Dan and Dan Podcast

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The Song Machine - An Interview with Author John Seabrook

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 week, the guys have a conversation with author John Seabrook. John has a new book called The Song Machine. It's a fascinating read and a detailed look at the current state of music recording. Dan and Dan ask John about the inspiration for the book and take a look at the formula for creating a hit! Also, Dan and Dan pick their Top 5 acts from this year's Hall of Fall nominees, tell us their favorite SAD songs, and offer up their Songs of the Week! - Thu, 15 Oct 2015 11:14 EDT

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Dan and Dan Meet Dad Rock!

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 week - podcasts collide! The Dad and Dan Music Podcast meet the guys from the Dad Rock Podcast - Jim Lenahan and Patrick Foster - and they talk music! We'll learn what Dan Rock is -by their definition- plus Jim and Patrick pick what they deem to be the Greatest Year In Music. Also don't miss an animated two-minute drill and the Dan's pick some interesting Songs of the Week! - Thu, 01 Oct 2015 10:04 EDT

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New Order - A Conversation with Bernard Sumner

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! Today Dan and Dan talk New Order! Founder of Joy Division and New Order, Bernard Sumner calls in to chat on this edition of the podcast. He talks about the band's new album 'Music Complete' and working with folks like Iggy Pop and Brandon Flowers. Dan and Dan also discuss the impact of New Order's music over the past 30 plus years. And if that's not enough the guys offer up their 'Songs of the Week' and divulge their first ever rock concerts! - Thu, 17 Sep 2015 10:23 EDT

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The Role of a Record Producer with Phil Nicolo

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! Ever wonder what a record producer actually does? We did too! That's why Dan and Dan invited legendary music producer Phil Nicolo - of the Butcher Bros. - to the studio to discuss this very topic. He'll answer that question and tell us some tales of working with Urge Overkill, Lauryn Hill, Yoko Ono and more! It's a fascinating discussion you won't want to miss. - Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:23 EDT

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Music's Worst Ideas

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! Summer Vacation is over and the guys are back! Dan and Dan present the Worst Ideas in the History of Music! From Garth Brooks deciding to record as his alter-ego Chris Gaines to Milli Vanilli and Limp Bizkit, what were the worst ideas in music? The guys discuss. Plus brand new Songs of the Week AND the guys pick their favorite opening album tracks of all-time! - Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:43 EDT

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