show episodes
 
Join award-winning composer Max Richter, celebrated British violinist Daniel Hope, and Ensemble LPR as they discuss the recomposing process for Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons." The recording is part of Deutsche Grammophon's Recomposed series that's bringing classical music to a wider audience. Then hear the group perform an excerpt from this exciting new recording.
 
Classic Album Sundays tells the stories behind the albums that have shaped our culture and in some cases, our lives. We are the world’s most popular and respected classic album listening event with satellites in four continents. Our website, social media channels, and our podcast are the hub for classic albums and artists. Visit us at https://classicalbumsundays.com/.
 
Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell are giving listeners the inside story on some of Conan’s most iconic late-night moments, stretching from his 1993 debut on NBC’s Late Night to his recent CONAN on TBS finale. Starting from the very beginning, they’ll speak with some of Conan’s most iconic guests, writers, and the man himself. We’ve got all kinds of great stories this season - like that time Conan got in hot water with the government of Finland, or how the Late Night team helped J ...
 
Rough Trade proudly presents intimate Q&A conversations, originally recorded live as Rough Trade Zoom Q&A events, where artists ranging from Gary Numan, to BICEP, to Skin get asked questions by a special guest host as well as online audience members. The results are insightful, entertaining and not to be missed.
 
In November 2020, all roads really did lead to and through Pennsylvania. Besides for providing its crucial 20 electoral votes, suburban counties like Delaware and Chester highlighted exactly how Biden-Harris won–while more rural counties like Fayette and Lawrence, which Trump-Pence improved in, show the epitome of the Democratic problem. This podcast looks at the shifting tides in every corner of the Commonwealth, but it does so through an untraditional lens. We won’t just be interviewing el ...
 
Loading …
show series
 
The post-minimalist composer and the world renowned conductor discuss the blurring of boundaries between electronic and classical music in conversation with Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy at Spitalfields Music Festival. Read more about your favourite albums here: classicalbumsundays.com/By Classic Album Sundays
 
As he prepares to step down from the helm of the Committee of 70, David Thornburgh provides us a nuanced perspective on redistricting. David's team has empowered thousands of Pennsylvanians through a hands-on citizen mapping initiative. This non-partisan Philadelphia non-profit is the most comprehensive good government group in Pennsylvania with ce…
 
Andy Richter joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss his early promotion from writer to sidekick at Late Night, how to respond when Conan serenades you in the office, dealing with negative reviews, and a great Shelley Winters story. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@…
 
As we await the new lines, Season 3 will focus intensively on redistricting. Carol Kuniholm leads a volunteer army of Pennsylvanians. Carol and her diverse coalition believe that our government must be of, by, and for the people and this all begins with how the lines are drawn. She provides a nonpartisan perspective on the grassroots work of the la…
 
Late Night director Liz Plonka joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss her start in late night television, the time a live cow was lost in 30 Rock, filming an episode on a boat, and directing Norm Macdonald’s final comedy special. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gm…
 
Ego Ella May joins Classic Album Sundays’ Tina Edwards as part of our new series ‘My Classic Album’ for a deep dive into Sade’s Diamond Life. Ego is a songwriter and vocalist. Hailing from South London, she has an all-encompassing love of music, which she channels into her own neo-soul and contemporary jazz compositions. Read more about your favour…
 
Late Night writer Tommy Blacha joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss performing as The Gaseous Weiner, the freedom of writing the Satellite TV sketches, and how he gave a Conan line to Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insideconanpod@gmail.com…
 
Check out the full interview as Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy and DJ Yoda dig deep into the most inventive, assured, and playful debut in hip-hop history De La Soul’s 3 Feet High and Rising which not only proved that rappers didn’t have to talk about the streets to succeed, but also expanded the palette of sampling material with a kaleidoscope of sounds a…
 
Longtime Conan talent booker Paula Davis joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss sneaking into Saturday Night Live as a teenager, setting Abe Vigoda free, why Regis Philbin was her dream guest, and a fiddler’s on-air wardrobe malfunction. Got a question for Inside Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 209-5303 and e-mail us at insidecon…
 
Recorded between 1999 and 2000 at Electric Lady Studios in New York and released by Motown Records, Mama’s Gun incorporates elements of funk, soul, and jazz styles. It has confessional lyrics by Badu, which cover themes of insecurity, personal relationships, and social issues. Critics have also noted that while Baduizm contained its share of crypti…
 
Legendary Late Night writer Brian Reich joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss the origins of Masturbating Bear, the literature that inspired Pimpbot 5000, the Late Night office game that involved getting punched in the head, and how he pulled off what is possibly the craziest prank in Conan history. Got a question for Inside Cona…
 
Happy Halloween! Two days out from Election Day, we conclude Season 2 in Lancaster County. The race for Manheim Township Board of Commissioners features unprecedented spending and an intense debate about development and farmland preservation. Stella Sexton, who has lived in the county her whole life, discusses why Manheim Township has trended blue …
 
The former Ash Ra Tempel guitarist Manuel Göttsching joins Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy to discuss the creation of an album that almost wasn’t an album, yet went on to inspire influential dance producers such as Sueno Latino, Carl Craig, Juan Atkins and Derrick May. Read more about your favourite albums here: classicalbumsundays.com…
 
Legendary music booker Jim Pitt joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to discuss Conan’s most memorable musical guests. He talks about booking Radiohead as the first Late Night musical act, David Bowie’s willingness to perform sketch comedy, and how Disturbed’s performance of The Sound of Silence became the biggest Conan clip ever. Visit Te…
 
The boss man himself Conan O’Brien joins writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to preview this special look back season of Inside Conan. He discusses the finale of CONAN on TBS, why he can’t wear shorts in front of Martin Short, how his trip to Italy exemplifies his lifelong pursuit for stupid silliness, and why his upcoming HBO Max show won’t be…
 
Hey Inside Conan listeners - we know you love the deepest of dives so today we’re giving you a taste of a very special episode of Parks and Recollection featuring Chris Pratt! Chris opens up about his audition for Parks and Rec, working with Mouse Rat song writer Mark Rivers, adapting the character of Andy to a lovable loser, and so much more! Spre…
 
We sit down with the presumptive next Mayor of Allentown. A marathon runner and first time candidate, Matt Tuerk shares how he won a contested primary and what his vision is for the city and the region. Matt speaks to how he has engaged the large and growing Latino community. He offers sage advice to statewide candidates who hope to win big in Alle…
 
Celebrated jazz musician Gary Crosby OBE was a founding member of the group Jazz Warriors in the 80s and was awarded an OBE in 2009 for Services to Music, and in 2018 became the first jazz musician to be awarded the Queen’s Medal for Music. Here, he digs deep into one of the albums that influenced his career the most, Charles Mingus’ The Black Sain…
 
Next month, the hottest race on the ballot in Dauphin County is the open seat for Controller. This position oversees every dime of a $258M+ annual budget. For a generation, Eric Epstein has been a good government watchdog and an environmental activist. He is a member of the Central Dauphin School Board. We sit down for a unique perspective on how D…
 
Slave to the Rhythm is an audio biography of Grace Jones produced by Trevor Horn, it’s a sonic treat along the lines of Yes’s 90125 or Frankie Goes to Hollywood’s first album. The music ranges from slick R&B runaway grooves to striking audio montages, interrupted occasionally by conversation about Jones’s life. Serious ear candy. Read more about yo…
 
Welcome back for Season 2 where you'll meet unique candidates on the ballot this November with important messages for statewide candidates next year. Max Conway from Dunmore, Lackawanna, County, has only been eligible to vote for about a decade. Yet, he is poised to be Mayor in January. He discusses his impressive grassroots social media-driven cam…
 
The John Peel Archive and Classic Album Sundays teamed up to present an immersive album experience that Pulp and Peel fans will forever remember. CAS founder Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy spoke with special guest Jarvis Cocker about John Peel’s influence, Pulp’s Peel sessions and their classic album ‘Different Class’. Read more about your favourite albums…
 
Multi award winning saxophonist and compose Nubya Garcia joins Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy for a deep dive into Wayne Shorter ‘The Soothsayer’. Her debut album, ‘SOURCE’, released August 2020 under the iconic label Concord Jazz, has been received with wide critical acclaim. Following her album release, the London-based jazz player…
 
Spoken word performer, poet and recording artist Kae Tempest reveals the impact Roots Manuva’s Brand New Second Hand has had on their own work in a compelling interview with Raj Chaudhuri that will inspire viewers to give the album a spin themselves. Read more about your favourite albums here: classicalbumsundays.com/…
 
Celebrate 25 years of Smokers Delight with Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy and special guest George Evelyn of Nightmares on Wax. They will discuss his musical roots and the evolution of Nightmares on Wax alongside playing some of the samples Evelyn excavated from some of his most cherished LPs. Nightmares on Wax’ sophomore LP was a defining moment of ’90s t…
 
Twenty years after the darkest day in American history, we sit down with Governor Mark Schweiker. He reflects on the historic transition from Lt. Governor to Governor just three weeks after the attacks. He elaborates on the unprecedented collaboration Harrisburg had with Washington. We end with a discussion of the importance of bipartisanship.…
 
This album was voted as the greatest folk album ever by the listeners of BBC Radio 2 back in 2006, press play and enjoy producer Joe Boyd reliving the making of the album with Colleen at Camp Bestival. Read more about your favourite albums here: classicalbumsundays.com.By Classic Album Sundays
 
Yorkshire-raised, London-based jazz musician Emma-Jean Thackray joins Classic Album Sunday’s Tina Edwards as part of our ‘My Classic Album’ series for a look back at The Beach Boys ‘Pet Sounds’. Read more about your favourite albums here: https://classicalbumsundays.com/By Classic Album Sundays
 
Classic Album Sundays’ Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy and Steve Mason discuss one of his favourite albums: Public Image Ltd’s second album ‘Metal Box’ at Camp Bestival. Steve even shared a great tip on how to use the ‘Metal Box’ as a tin for making shortbread! Read more about your favourite albums here: www.classicalbumsundays.com…
 
Consider for a moment the unnerving prospect of creating a follow-up to one of the most passionately celebrated debut albums of the 21st century. This was the daunting task facing Australian band The Avalanches in the wake of their thrilling and technically fascinating masterpiece released to near universal acclaim in November 2000. Hear the full s…
 
Last November, all eyes were on President Biden's hometown. We end our first season examining this uniquely purple region. John Richter is also originally from Scranton. He worked in the trenches both in 2016 and 2020. He provides us a granular breakdown on how voter sentiment changed across the region and shares war stories from virtual grassroots…
 
KT Tunstall’s debut album was the album that just kept on giving. It spawned five singles including her biggest hit ‘Suddenly I See’, and was nominated for several awards including a Mercury Prize and two Grammy awards and won her an Ivor Novello. Listen as KT takes a look back at the album that transformed her career and life with Colleen ‘Cosmo’ …
 
In her Congressional campaign last year, Kristy Gnibus built a diverse coalition across Butler, Lawrence, Mercer, Crawford and Erie counties. She reflects on finding and energizing Democratic voters in rural and red counties. For first time candidates eyeing up 2022 and for statewide candidates preparing to campaign in NWPA, she has a unique perspe…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login