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Volume 1. Number 28. Your inbox just got a lot louder. 
Cooler than we'll ever be. 

The Week That Was: Jesse Dayton, Motown, New Jams

Wales to Detroit to Texas. 

Monday Oct. 14 - We've been really fortunate with the road trips lately. On Monday, Jim went to Detroit and saw some of the masters of Motown. 
Tuesday Oct. 15 - New Music Jim Style, with Growlers (not the beer kind) and Quiet Hollers. Plus, kool kover songs.
Wednesday Oct. 16 - New Music Patrick style, with Gruff Rhys and Messthetics. 
Thursday Oct. 17 - Part one of a great chat we had with the amazing singer, composer, badass DJ and all-around cool dude Jesse Dayton. Your welcome, peoples. 
Friday Oct. 18 - Part two of the Jesse chat, from backstage at the City Winery DC, where performers get a button on the elevator. 
Like father, like son? 

On Deck: Kinks, Baseball and Kid Brother

There's more to Chez Wilson than just the Tiki Bar. 

Monday Oct. 21 - It's Scott Parks, back on the mic with another thought-provoking topic. This time he takes on a lesser-known era of a well known band.
Tuesday Oct. 22 - It's time for the Fall Classic. No, not the annual Suburbs Pod hayride, but that baseball series they play ever October. Which is the perfect time to air this baseball related interview Patrick did in Louisville. 
Wednesday Oct. 23 - Meet Kid Brother, a quintet of super swell folks with a special connection to our show. 
Thursday Oct. 24 - Part two of our interview with Kid Brother, live from the TIki Bar at Chez Wilson. 
Friday Oct. 25 - This Friday episode is so special we can't even tell you what it is yet. No seriously, we're not just saying that. Of course we have a show ready for next Friday. This isn't some kind of fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants operation peoples. 

   Suburbs Pod Shoutout Corner©

     Gotta give a huge shoutout to Greg and Donna Wilson, who throw cool parties they way most people change their socks. It's just what they do. Thanks guys, let's hope it's the first of many. 

Wayback Machine: A chip off the ol' block 

Keepin' it in the family. Get ready for Sam by listening to Steven. It will all make sense when Wednesday rolls around. 

What We're Listening To:


Suburbs Pod Guests On Tour, Oct. 18-Nov. 3

Everybody's gonna move their feet, everybody's gonna leave their seat, etc. 

Nicole Atkins (episode 220

Nov. 1 - Charleston SC - Music Farm (opening for Susto)

Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires (episode 389

Oct. 18 - Atlanta GA - The Earl
Oct. 19 - Birmingham AL - The Nick
Oct. 29 - St. Petersburg FL - Lucky You Tattoo (St. Pete Pre-Fest)
Oct. 30 - Orlando FL - Pre-Pre-Fest
Oct. 31 - Gainesville FL - Loosey’s
Nov. 2 - Gainesville FL - High Dive (The Fest)
Nov. 3 - Gainesville FL - The Hippodrome (The Fest) (Lee solo show)

Jesse Dayton (episode 709)

Oct. 24 - Austin TX - Horton’s Continental Hayride
Nov. 2 - Austin TX - Continental Club

Dot Dash (episode 492)

Oct. 19 - Frederick MD - Sky Stage (opening for Miss Lonelyheart)

Fishbone (episode 628)

Oct. 26 - Huntington Beach CA - SeaLegs at the Beach

Matt Holubowski (episode 437

Oct. 26 - Joliette QC - Salle Roland-Brunelle

Dan Mangan (episode 571)

Nov. 2 - Red Deer AB - Bo’s Bar and Grill

Maggie Rose (episode 703

Oct. 18 - Oxford MS - Proud Larry’s
Oct. 19 - Memphis TN - The Bluff

Tommy Stinson (episode 110)

Oct. 18 - Green Bay WI - Lyric Room
Oct. 19 - Chicago IL - LiveWire Lounge

White Reaper (episode 399)

Oct. 19 - Los Angeles CA - Teragram Ballroom
Oct. 20 - Phoenix AZ - Valley Bar
Oct. 22 - Austin TX - Barracuda
Oct. 23 - Dallas TX - Deep Ellum Art Co.
Oct. 24 - Memphis TN - The Hi Tone
Oct. 26 - Gainesville FL - High Dive
Oct. 27 - Atlanta GA - Masquerade (Hell)
Oct. 28 - Charlotte NC - Amos’ Southend
Oct. 29 - Chattanooga TN - Songbirds South
Oct. 31 - Washington DC - U Street Music Hall
Nov. 1 - Philadelphia PA - Underground Arts
Nov. 2 - Cambridge MA - The Sinclair
Nov. 3 - Hamden CT - Space Ballroom

You Wanted the Best: Friday New Releases

I'll see you guys down at Tower Records, OK?

The Carter Family - Across Generations (Reviver Legacy)
If you watched Ken Burns' “Country Music” documentary series, you now know the importance of the “first family.” This album combines five generations in song - adding younger voices to recordings of some long passed - from Sara Carter to June Carter Cash to Carlene Carter and John Carter Cash and on through more descendants still carrying on the tradition of American music.

Corridor - Junior (Sub Pop)
This Montreal band makes its Sub Pop debut with chiming guitars, soaring vocals (in French), bright guitar riffs and many other elements that make you want to hit the repeat button.

Fastball - The Help Machine (Redeye)
It’s fitting that a band named Fastball would release a new album around World Series time. Some 20 years ago, these Texas popsters had a clutch hit with “The Way.” They’ve been in something of a slump since, but hey, they’re still out there taking their cuts.

Foals - Everything not Saved Will be Lost - Part 2 (Warner)
Part 1 came out in March. If you’ve been dying to find out how the grandiose drama ends, well, there’s plenty more bang, no whimper.

Guerilla Toss - What Would the Odd Do? (NNA Tapes)
This EP from a definite Suburbs Pod fave deals with singer Kassie Carlson’s open-heart surgery and subsequent opioid addiction. But don’t expect this to be a real downer. There’s a certain hope and joy in this band’s music that reflects the struggles and then the triumphs.

Jim James, Teddy Abrams & the Louisville Orchestra - The Order of Nature (Decca Gold)
Kentucky rock god Jim James (of My Morning Jacket) teams up with the avant-garde conductor of the local symphony. Based on the album’s title, they seem to have figured out how it all fits together.

Jimmy Eat World - Surviving (RCA)
If this ‘90s pop-rock band’s only contribution to music was the exceedingly endearing song “The Middle,” that would be enough. Take your bow. Collect your checks on the way out. Yet as the title of this new album suggests, they’ve made a substantial career out of recording and touring and satisfying a not-unsubstantial fanbase with now 10 albums to their credit.

Mark Lanegan Band - Somebody’s Knocking (Heavenly)
The former Screaming Trees singer - now on his 11th album credited to his name! - goes kinda New Order on this upbeat album. Don’t worry, his road-weary voice still gives the music some weight.

The Muffs - No Holiday (Omnivore)
Singer Kim Shattuck died just two weeks ago (Rest in Power), positioning a heavy cloud over the punky California band’s seventh album. But put your headphones on and tune out the world and imagine these 18 bright, propulsive songs as the constant soundtrack to a better place.

Jeff Rosenstock - Thanks, Sorry! (Really/Polyvinyl)
A live, 29-track triple-album with a 76-page photo book. This hyperactive rocker may have gotten something out of his system. Probably to be replaced by something else shortly.

Vagabon - Vagabon (Nonesuch)
Cameroon-born Laetitia Tamko follows up her impressive 2017 debut with this self-titled second release. She trades guitars for electronics here, creating a musical pastiche in which influences bubble up rather than sit on the surface.

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