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! With the launch of Apple Music, Dan and Dan discuss the landscape of music streaming services. The guys discuss the positives, negatives and competitive advantages of all the parties involved. Plus some must-hear Songs of the Week from bands like BULLY and Philly soul-singer JAZMINE SULLIVAN. Plus, a Neil Young inspired Homework Assignment ... listen and enjoy! - Tue, 7 Jul 2015 09:12 EDT
It's Festival Season! Dan and Dan preview a very busy season in the world of music festivals. We're excited to welcome two special guests to the podcast this week - Sean O'Connell, Festival Director of the Hangout Music Festival and Ashley Capps of AC Entertainment and founder of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. We'll hear two insightful interviews about everything that goes into producing a major festival, the challenges of creating an identity and unique experience for fans, and much more! - Thu, 11 Jun 2015 12:12 EDT
The Role of Music Director
What does a Music Director at a radio station actually do? This week we find out from our very own Dan Reed. We pull back the curtain on what happens behind the scenes at a radio station - from keeping up with the massive amount of music submissions to picking the songs that go into rotation - we'll hear it all. Plus the guys pick their Songs of the Week and pick their favorite summertime jams! - Thu, 28 May 2015 18:12 EDT
WARNING: This podcast contains explicit language! This week it's an all encompassing conversation with iconic Philly artist Schoolly D! Dan and Dan host a no-holds-barred conversation that spans the life and career of Schoolly D - from his pioneering role in hip-hop to the current state of music, we'll hear it all! Plus the guys review the new Kurt Cobain documentary and actually agree on a Song of the Week - find out what it is! - Thu, 14 May 2015 10:29 EDT
Is the Album Dead?
This week, Dan and Dan try to answer the question 'Is The Album Dead?'. Listen to hear which Dan has the most optimism in the art of the album and which predicts its demise! In addition, the guys react to rumors of The Replacements recording new music and investigate the future of FM radio in Norway during the two-minute drill. PLUS, hear our Songs of the Week including new music from the Philly rockers Sheer Mag and a delightfully catchy tune from the band The Helio Sequence! - Thu, 30 Apr 2015 02:25 EDT