Dan and Dan Podcast

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The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe ®


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24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.


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World Cafe Archives

Join Talia Schlanger as she navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.


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Meet Jake Brennan of Disgraceland

Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! Disgraceland is a true crime podcast as it relates to music and musicians. The Dan’s are joined by Jake Brennan, the host of this captivating podcast, who calls in to talk about how he developed the show and how each episode comes together. Plus, Jake tips us on some upcoming ideas that he’s working on for Disgraceland! Dan and Dan also pick new ‘Songs of the Week’ and introduce a brand new theme song for the podcast! - Wed, 13 Jun 2018 19:19 EDT

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Memphis Rent Party – An Interview with Author Robert Gordon

Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! Acclaimed author Robert Gordon drops by the podcast to chat with the Dan’s about his latest book, ‘Memphis Rent Party’. Like his book, our interview paints an insider picture of one of music’s most influential cities. Robert tells tales dating back to the advent of Sun Records to his personal experiences with Jeff Buckley and more recently, Cat Power. It’s a masterful account of the history of music in Memphis. Plus, both Dan DeLuca and Robert Gordon are graduates of the University of Pennsylvania. Don’t miss the story of how they first met! - Wed, 23 May 2018 17:14 EDT

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Craig Braun

Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! You may not recognize his name, but you’ll surely be familiar with his work. From the zipper on the cover of Sticky Fingers to the peel-able banana on the cover of The Velvet Underground & Nico, Craig Braun created some of the most elaborate album covers of the late 60’s and 70’s. Craig recounts some great stories about working on some of these iconic projects. Plus, on this episode’s ‘Two Minute Drill’ Dan and Dan discuss the latest in Meek Mill news, and Kanye too! - Thu, 10 May 2018 11:45 EDT

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Amy Rigby and Wreckless Eric

Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! Dan and Dan debate stepping away from the music industry and entering the world of marriage counseling. Don’t worry, that notion doesn’t last too long. However, the Dan’s do welcome a husband and wife musical couple to the show. Amy Rigby and Wreckless Eric call in to talk about their own respective careers and what it’s like to be married to a fellow musician. Plus, the guys give their thoughts about the departure of Lindsey Buckingham from Fleetwood Mac during our ‘Two Minute’ Drill. - Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:54 EDT

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Grateful Dead – What’s So Great?

Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! What the heck makes the Grateful Dead so great anyway? The songs? The jams? The culture? Dan and Dan debate with longtime Deadhead and music industry veteran Jack Barton. Jack enlightens us on his experience with the Grateful Dead, the community it inspired and the bands musical legacy. Plus, hear new ‘Songs of the Week’ from Starcrawler and Tracey Thorn. - Thu, 29 Mar 2018 17:01 EDT

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