Blog Archives

Episode #18 “Evermore” / The final tracklisting

Posted on by

In this episode Zach and Dave discuss the running order of the mixtape and they each nominate two songs to “save” from earlier episodes. This is the final episode of Vol. 01.

Side A
01 Wake UpMad Season
02 Rusty CageSoundgarden
03 Shadow of the SeasonScreaming Trees
04 If I ThinkMudhoney
05 Come As You AreNirvana
06 JinxTad
07 Man in the BoxAlice in Chains
08 Chloe Dancer / Crown of ThornsMother Love Bone

Side B
01 (09) NutshellAlice in Chains (unplugged)
02 (10) ImmortalityPearl Jam
03 (11) Kick Out the JamsThe Presidents of the USA
04 (12) Heart FactorySleater-Kinney
05 (13) Asking For ItHole
06 (14) Heart-Shaped BoxNirvana
07 (15) ZombieThe Cranberries
08 (16) Black – Pearl Jam
09 (17) 4th of July – Soundgarden
Bonus 10 (18) In Bloom – Nirvana

Please let us know your thoughts on the podcast via twitter or facebook or instagram or email. Do we get it wrong? Are we talking bullshit? Tell us!

Zach and Dave recommend you support your local record-store rather than buying from some huge corporation or online retailer.

My Seattle Mixtape is edited by Adrian Shephard.

Category: Uncategorized

Episode #17 “Miscellaneous” / Multiple tracks from different bands

Posted on by

In this episode Zach and Dave are joined by guest David Pemberton to discuss twelve different songs by twelve different bands who were not from Seattle but who they feel belong or are connected to the Seattle sound.

The bands & songs discussed are as follows:

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Round 4

Please let us know your thoughts on the podcast via twitter or facebook or instagram or email. Do we get it wrong? Are we talking bullshit? Tell us!

Zach and Dave recommend you support your local record-store rather than buying from some huge corporation or online retailer.

My Seattle Mixtape is edited by Adrian Shephard.

Category: Uncategorized

Episode #16 “Just a bit” / Album: “8-Way Santa” by Tad

Posted on by

In this episode Zach and Dave discuss the album “8-Way Santa” by Tad, which was released on February 1, 1991 by Sup Pop.

If this is your first visit to the site we offer our congratulations since Dave got the url wrong in this episode.

Click here to see the original artwork for the album which was the subject of a lawsuit.

Click here to see the somewhat original artwork for the single “Jack Pepsi” which opens the show.

If you’re interested in the Irish bands Dave mentions see Kerbdog and Therapy?

Please let us know your thoughts on the podcast via twitter or facebook or instagram or email. Do we get it wrong? Are we talking bullshit? Tell us!

Zach and Dave recommend you support your local record-store rather than buying from some huge corporation or online retailer but it you have to buy online, you can get 8-Way Santa direct from Sub Pop here.

My Seattle Mixtape is edited by Adrian Shephard.

Category: Sub Pop, Tad

Episode #15 “Whatever” / Album: “Nevermind” by Nirvana

In this episode Zach and Dave discuss the album “Nevermind” by Nirvana, which was released on September 24, 1991 by DGC, a subsidiary of Geffen Records.

We are joined in this episode by Caitlin White, managing editor of music at Uproxx.

Zach expresses love for Sturgill Simpson’s cover of “In Bloom”. Dave keeps quiet about this as he has never heard of the aforementioned Simpson.

Here’s a great video of Butch Vig, Nevermind’s producer, breaking down the recording of “Drain You.”

Please let us know your thoughts on the podcast via twitter or facebook or instagram or email. Do we get it wrong? Are we talking bullshit? Tell us!

Zach and Dave recommend you support your local record-store rather than buying from some huge corporation or online retailer.

My Seattle Mixtape is edited by Adrian Shephard.

Category: Nirvana

Episode #14 “A Hole Nother Podcast” / Album: “Live Through This” by Hole

In this episode Zach and Dave discuss the album “Live Through This” by Hole which was released on April 12, 1994 by  Geffen Records.

We are joined in this episode by a very special guest, Adam Tod Brown, of the Unpops podcast network.

Dave was treating his co-host and guest to selected readings from Anwen Crawford‘s book in the 33 1/3 Series “Live Through This.” Which he highly recommends for anyone interested in rock music, grunge or feminism.

Here’s a youtube clip of Kurt Cobain adding backing vocals to “Asking For It”.

Please let us know your thoughts on the podcast via twitter or facebook or instagram or email. Do we get it wrong? Are we talking bullshit? Tell us!

Zach and Dave recommend you support your local record-store rather than buying from some huge corporation or online retailer.

My Seattle Mixtape is edited by Adrian Shephard.

Episode #13 “Quite Well Known” / Album: “Superunknown” by Soundgarden

In this episode Zach and Dave discuss the album “Superunknown” by Soundgarden which was released on February 18, 1994, through A&M Records. This was the band’s most commercially successful record.

We are joined in this episode by a very special guest, Corbin Reiff author of the new book Lighters in the Sky.

Dave was suffering with a cold during this recording and his heavy breathing can be heard at times. Also, some use was made of medicinal wine.

Please let us know your thoughts on the podcast via twitter or facebook or instagram or email. Do we get it wrong? Are we talking bullshit? Tell us!

Zach and Dave recommend you support your local record-store rather than buying from some huge corporation or online retailer.

My Seattle Mixtape is edited by Adrian Shephard.

Category: soundgarden

Episode #12 “10 Metre Smurfs” / Album: The Presidents of the United States of America

In this episode Zach and Dave discuss the album “The Presidents of the United States of America” by The Presidents of the United States of America which was released in March 1995 via independent label PopLlama Records. This was the Presidents’ debut album.

We are joined in this episode by a very special guest, Jeff Miller of the Travel Channel’s “Trip Testers” and the band Black Crystal Wolf Kids.

Please let us know your thoughts on the podcas via twitter or facebook or instagram or email. Do we get it wrong? Are we talking bullshit? Tell us!

Zach and Dave recommend you support your local record-store rather than buying from some huge corporation or online retailer.

My Seattle Mixtape is edited by Adrian Shephard.

Episode #11 “Tendresse” / Album: “Ten” by Pearl Jam

In this episode Zach and Dave discuss the album “Ten” by Pearl Jam which was released on August 27, 1991, on Epic. This was Pearl Jam’s debut album.

Pearl Jam’s first concert (back when they were known as Mookie Blaylock).

Please let us know your thoughts on the podcast via twitter or facebook or instagram or email. Do we get it wrong? Are we talking bullshit? Tell us!

Zach and Dave recommend you support your local record-store rather than buying from some huge corporation or online retailer. But maybe you should wait until the new vinyl re-issue of Ten is available.

My Seattle Mixtape is edited by Adrian Shephard.

Category: Uncategorized | Tags:

Episode #10 “Trees, Screaming Trees” / Album: “Sweet Oblivion” by Screaming Trees

In this episode Zach and Dave discuss the album “Sweet Oblivion” by Screaming Trees which was released on September 8, 1992, on Epic. Contrary to what Zach and Dave discuss in the episode, this was Screaming Trees’ sixth full-length album.

Dave talks about a Spin article by Mark Yarm about lead single “Nearly Lost You.”

Please let us know your thoughts on the podcast via twitter or facebook or instagram or email. Do we get it wrong? Are we talking bullshit? Tell us!

Zach and Dave recommend you support your local record-store rather than buying from some huge corporation or online retailer.

My Seattle Mixtape is edited by Adrian Shephard.

Episode #09 “Seattlandia” / Album: “Dig Me Out” by Sleater-Kinney

In this episode Zach and Dave discuss the album “Dig Me Out” by Sleater-Kinney which was released on April 8, 1997, on the indie label Kill Rock Stars. This was Sleater-Kinney’s third album but their first with drummer Janet Weiss.

Dave talks about Jovana Babovic’s book “Dig Me Out” which is another great book in the 33 1/3 series.

Sleater-Kinney guitarist Carrie Brownstein’s memoir “Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl” is also a fascinating read and a great insight into what makes Brownstein tick.

Here’s Corin Tucker’s twitter handle too. She’s worth following!

Please let us know your thoughts on the podcast via twitter or facebook or instagram or email. Do we get it wrong? Are we talking bullshit? Tell us!

Zach and Dave recommend you support your local record-store rather than buying from some huge corporation or online retailer. But if you must buy this online, maybe get it direct from Sub-Pop (S-K’s current label).

My Seattle Mixtape is edited by Adrian Shephard.