Ep005: Bradley R. Weissenberger (The Book-Burners, .22)
Conan talks with the prolific Bradley R. Weissenberger from the Book-Burners and rock band .22 about compiling the .22 anthology, songwriting, process, the Silkworm documentary, all things PRF, and lots more. All that and more great tunes than you can shake a stick at. Cool!
00:00:15 Tilts – Ozark Bowtie (Opening Theme)
Protonic Reversal opening
00:04:58 Marnie Stern – You Don’t Turn Down
00:07:59 The rutabaga – Come Back Big Brother
The Mission as a game of Paperboy, St. Vincent on SNL
00:16:11 St. Vincent – Birth in Reverse (Live on SNL)
Conan discusses the “Controversy” and then plays music.
00:22:23 Happy Fangs – Lion Inside You
00:25:20 Survival Knife – Fell Runner
Survival knife show round up, Ben Abraham graduation party, Radio Valencia benefit reminder.
00:32:33 Hurry Up Shotgun – Ghost Of Ursula
00:35:57 Body Futures – A Complete Divorce
more Cosmos, Conan Degrasse Tyson
00:43:37 B. Hamilton – Stupid As the Sun
00:50:01 The Loyalists – Gorilla With a Hardon
00:55:03 Minutes – Stolen Wallet
00:56:35 .22 – “Are You Still There, Cherie?”
01:00:54 Bradley R. Weissenberger interview, on the Dead Friends anthology, playing a first show the day they found Kurt Cobain’s body, pouring through the archives of the roaring 90s and more.
01:07:35 .22 – Spyrock
01:10:52 The Book-Burners – Come Home
01:14:26 back to Bradley R. Weissenberger, on People’s Songs, agitprop, the Silkworm Documentary…. the origin of the Book-Burners and the process of begin a band with people living so far away.
01:25:51 The Book-Burners – Fireman
01:27:07 Last BRW segment, the PRF BBQ On songwriting and process, songwriting as therapy, the band R.E.M., early and latter days. The story behind “You Won’t Hold My Hand When I Die.”
01:45:36 The Book-Burners – “You Won’t Hold My Hand When I Die.”
01:47:45 Bottomless Pit – Fleece
01:53:30 Shellac – The End of Radio (Closing Theme)