Dig Me Out - The 90s rock podcast

#097: Under The Western Freeway by Grandaddy

November 20, 2012

In our quest to knock out our backlog of listener suggestions, for episode #97 we're checking out the 1997 album Under the Western Freeway by Grandaddy. Some describe Grandaddy's sound as lo-fi space-rock, drawing comparisons to The Flaming Lips, Brian Wilson and Pavement, but we also heard some more straight-forward pop in the vein of Weezer and Guided By Voices. Question is, does is work, and what could Grandaddy learn from Journey? Tune in to find out.

Songs in this Episode:

Intro - A.M. 180

2:13 - History of the Band

6:08 - A.M. 180

9:39 - Summer Here Kids

13:50 - Poised at Hartsy Thai Food

Outro - Why Took Your Advice

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