Dan and Dan Podcast

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Legs McNeil on 'Please Kill Me – The Uncensored Oral History of Punk'

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! This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the classic rock book 'PLEASE KILL ME - The Uncensored Oral History of Punk'. Authors Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain chronicled one of the most exciting and revolutionary periods in the history of music. On the podcast, Dan and Dan talk to Legs about the evolution of punk music and hear amazing stories about the emergence of artists like Iggy Pop, The Ramones, Debbie Harry and more! The book is a must-read and trust us, this podcast is a must listen! All that, plus the guys review the new Frank Ocean albums and pick their seminal punk anthems. - Thu, 01 Sep 2016 09:33 EDT

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Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers

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 It Means' is a socially and politically-charged new song from the southern rock band Drive-By Truckers. Patterson Hood, frontman for DBT, calls in to discuss the meaning of the song and the reaction that he has received so far. He also gives us some insight into the band's new album 'American Band' and their upcoming tour. - Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:53 EDT

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Music Rivalries with Author Steven Hyden

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! We talk music rivalries on this edition of the podcast! Steven Hyden is the author of a new book called 'Your Favorite Band Is Killing Me: What Pop Music Rivalries Reveal About the Meaning of Life'. Dan and Dan welcome Steven to talk Beatles vs. Stones, Oasis vs. Blur, Kanye vs. Taylor and what these rivalries say about us. Plus, with the DNC in Philly, Dan and Dan tell us which song they'd pick as a campaign song if they were running for President. Listen now to find out what they picked! - Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:42 EDT

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Insane Clown Posse

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! The Insane Clown Posse are one of the most polarizing acts in music, but as we find out on our podcast they're also one of the most misunderstood. They've created an unlikely empire and author Steve Miller details how in his new book 'Juggalo- Insane Clown Posse and the World They Made'. Steve offers a firsthand account of the band and their Juggalo fanbase subculture. It is truly fascinating. Plus as Dan and Dan return from Summer break, they offer a brand new two minute drill and pick their songs of the week. - Thu, 14 Jul 2016 11:22 EDT

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What Make a Great Frontman (woman)?

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! Mick Jagger? Bruce Springsteen? Iggy Pop? Beyonce? Yes, all great frontmen and women but the question we examine on this week's show is 'what make a great frontman'? Dan and Dan break down the qualities and characteristics of great band leaders, and decide which legendary frontmen are the best of the best. Plus, a brand new two minute drill and a homework assignment designed to honor the great Muhammad Ali. - Thu, 09 Jun 2016 11:22 EDT

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