Beyond The Pond
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Welcome to Beyond The Pond! We’re two massive Phish fans who are using the music of Phish to introduce you to new and interesting music we think you’ll love! Because we love the Phish. We are Phish fans. But sometimes you gotta break out of your comfort zone and go beyond the pond. A proud member of the Osiris Podcast Network.

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    Episode 049: Murat Antelope

    In Episode 049 we visit June 1994   - somehow our first 1994 jam   - to discuss the underrated, forward-thinking Run Like An Antelope from June 24, 1994 at The Murat Theatre in Indianapolis, IN. A classic 1994 jam, this is equal parts experimental, indulgent, confident and arrogant.

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    Episode 048: i rokk w/ Ben Greenfield & Phish's 2018 Vegas Storm

    In Episode 048 we are joined by friend of the pod, Ben Greenfield (@GuyForgetOPT) to discuss Phish's 2018 Halloween Album  -  Kasvot Vaxt: "i rokk " - and then we break down the rest of the band's phenomenal Las Vegas Run.

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    Episode 047: From Nashville & Chicago w/ Love

    In Episode 047 we focus on the second week of Phish's Fall 2018 Tour, highlighting two excellent jams - 10/24 Mike's & 10/26 Mercury - within the band's two night run in Nashville & three-night run at the former Rosemont Horizon, now Allstate Arena, just outside of Chicago.

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    Episode 046: Albany & Hampton Halloween Hints

    In Episode 046 we focus on the first five shows of Phish's Fall 2018 Tour, highlighting two standout jams - 10/16 Tube & 10/19 Golden Age - and using them as a springboard to make our Halloween Album picks!

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    Episode 045: Boise Bag w/ Jake Cohen

    In Episode 045 we're joined by our good friend and musicologist, Jake Cohen (@smoothatonalsnd) to discuss one of the best Phish jams of all time: the 09/14/1999 AC/DC Bag from Boise, ID.

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    Episode 044: Somewhere In Middle America w/ Grayson Haver Currin

    In Episode 044 we're joined by one of our favorite music writers, Grayson Haver Currin (@currincy) for a wide-ranging conversation about music, travel, current festival trends, and how some of our formative songwriters can regain their past glory.

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    Episode 043: Dick's Transitions

    In Episode 043 we discuss two phenomenal segments of music from Phish's 2018 Summer Tour Closing Weekend at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, CO.

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    Bonus: Rocks Off w/ Joel Cummins

    In this Bonus Episode, we feature an interview Brian had with Joel Cummins of Umphrey's McGee just prior to the band's July 7 show at Red Rocks Amphitheater. In addition to the interview, Joel requested we showcase the band's excellent jam off "Divisions" from July 5, the band's first performance of the song in 66 shows.

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    Episode 042: Phish Pandora II (Alpharetta - MPP)

    In Episode 042 we discuss four jams from the East Coast leg of Phish's Summer 2018 Tour. Each jam we selected received its own Pandora-esque playlist, which further helps to shed some artistic light on the last ten days of Phish's Summer Tour.

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    Episode 041: Set Your Soul Planet Free

    In Episode 041 we discuss not one, but two jams from the second week of Phish's Summer 2018 Tour. Focusing on the "Set Your Soul Free "from July 25th in San Francisco and the "Soul Planet" from July 28th in Los Angeles, we explore the inspiration the band has received through two of their newest songs, and the impact this is having on the band from an improvisational standpoint in the tour thus far.

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    Episode 040: The Gorge Chalk Dust

    In Episode 040 we return to our roots and discuss the first Chalk Dust Torture jam since our very first episode. A heroic, D-Major jam to the heavens, the Chalk Dust from the first night of The Gorge run immediately set itself apart as one of the best jams of the young tour.

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    Episode 039: Deer Creek Gumbo

    In Episode 039 we discuss the shimmering and blissful version Gumbo from July 22, 2003 at Deer Creek Amphitheater in Noblesville, IN.

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    Episode 038: Memphis 2001

    In Episode 038 we discuss the effect-heavy, funk-laden version of 2001 from Memphis, TN on September 29, 1999.

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    Episode 037: Walnut Creek Jim

    In Episode 037 we discuss the expansive, relentless, sometimes terrifying, others delicately beautiful, Runaway Jim from June 16, 1995 at Walnut Creek Amphitheater in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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    Bonus: Tribute To Bourdain

    In this Bonus Episode, we felt compelled to talk about the life, legacy, and personal impact of Anthony Bourdain, who died on June 8 at the age of 61. We also compiled a playlist that runs the last half of the episode featuring songs we know he'd love.

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    Episode 035: Great Woods DWD

    In Episode 035, we discuss the bass-driven version of Down With Disease from September 12, 2000 at Great Woods Amphitheater in Mansfield, MA.

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    Episode 033: U2 w/ Ryan Nichols (Boy - Zooropa)

    In Episode 033, we deep-dive into the history of one of our favorite bands, U2. To do so, we brought on one of our close friends, and U2-expert, Ryan Nichols (@ryannichols7) to help us out.

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    Episode 031: The Great Curve w/ Kathleen Hinkel

    In Episode 031, we are joined by a close friend, and excellent photographer, Kathleen Hinkel to discuss Phish’s performance of The Great Curve during the Remain In Light Halloween set on 10/31/1996.

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    Episode 030: Virginia Beach Birds

    In Episode 030, we discuss the dreamy and atmospheric version of Birds of a Feather from July 8, 1999 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Only the second ever Type-II version of Birds, the jam leaves the song’s theme after ten-minutes of hose for an ambient section of 99-era bliss jamming.

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    Episode 029: Nassau Piper

    In Episode 029, we celebrate our One-Year-Anniversary, as well as the Twentieth Anniversary of the Island Tour, by focusing on the version of Piper from 04/03/1998 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, NY.

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    Episode 028: Wingsuit w/ RJ Bee

    In Episode 028, we are joined by The Podfather himself, RJ Bee (@RJBee_2), CEO of the Osiris Podcast Network (@osirispod), and co-founder of The Helping Friendly Podcast (@hfpod) to discuss the 10/31/2013 Wingsuit Set.

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    Episode 027: Phish Pandora

    In Episode 027, we turned to Matt Burnham, Wolf Guitar, Jedd Marcus, and Colby Pacheco for inspiration! Through a poll run last month, we were recommended four excellent jams to cover. Rather than focus on each in a single episode, we spun these out into unique mini-playlists, creating thematic Pandora-esque deep-dives.

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    Episode 026: Nassau Tweezer

    In Episode 026, we celebrate the 15th anniversary of one of the best jams Phish has ever played: the 02/28/2003 Tweezer from Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, NY. To do so, we’re joined by our good friend, Ben Greenfield.

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    Preview: Osiris Podcast Network w/ RJ Bee

    This week, we were grateful and excited to be a part of the launch of the Osiris Podcast Network! We sat down with the Co-Founder & CEO, RJ Bee, to discuss the origins of the network, what this means for BTP, what to expect from Osiris in the next few months, as well as offered a brief preview of our sister podcasts.

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    Episode 025: From Genesis To Revelation w/ Tom Marshall (Pt II)

    In Episode 025, we sit down with Tom Marshall — Phish lyricist & longtime friend of Trey Anastasio — for a wide-ranging discussion about his songwriting, his musical influences, and the stories behind a number of great Phish songs.

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    Episode 024: From Genesis To Revelation w/ Tom Marshall (Pt I)

    In Episode 024, we sit down with Tom Marshall — Phish lyricist & longtime friend of Trey Anastasio — for a wide-ranging discussion about his songwriting, his musical influences, and the stories behind a number of great Phish songs.

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    Episode 023: Bellingham Weekapaug

    In Episode 023, we take a step back to Spring 1993 to discuss the Weekapaug Groove from 04/02/1993 in Bellingham, Washington.

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    Episode 022: MSG Ghost

    In Episode 022, we discuss the short, but fully connected jam that emerged from Ghost during Phish’s 2017 New Year’s Eve Run. The run was filled with high-quality improv from Phish, and this Ghost is a perfect example of full-band-connectivity throughout it’s 10 minutes.

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    Episode 021: Holiday Run Special

    In Episode 021 we take a step back, drink some mulled wine, light a nightly candle, and soak in the vibes of the season. We focus on two underrated Holiday Run Shows: 12/30/1995 and 12/29/1996, and discuss why they’re each worth a listen. In the second half of the episode we discuss our favorite holiday albums and feature some overlooked holiday gems. Songs featured in this episode are: Willie Nelson: “Pretty Paper,” Fountains of Wayne: “Alien For Christmas,” George Lynch: “Christmas / Sarajevo 12/24,” Jimmy Smith: “Greensleeves,” Booker Ervin: “White Christmas,” Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings: “8 Days of Hanukkah.” In addition, we discuss two 2017 records that served as slow burners for us: St. Vincent: “MASSEDUCTION,” and Kevin Morby: “City Music.” Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Songs You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and/or send us an email: beyondthepondpodcast@gmail.com. Please leave us a review on iTunes!

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    Episode 020: Top Albums of 2017

    In Episode 020 we look back on 2017 and discuss our favorite albums of the year. In addition to our Top Ten Albums of 2017, we’ve compiled a list of our Honorable Mentions, highlight our favorite concerts we saw, and share some of our listeners Top Five Albums of 2017. David’s Top Ten Albums of 2017: 10. Lorde: Melodrama; 9. Hiss Golden Messenger: Hallelujah Anyhow; 8. Gang Of Youths: Go Farther In Lightness; 7. Slowdive: Slowdive; 6. Turnpike Troubadours: A Long Way From Your Heart; 5. The War On Drugs: A Deeper Understanding; 4. Haim: Something To Tell You; 3. The National: Sleep Well Beast; 2. Ron Gallo: Heavy Meta; 1. Luke Elliot: Dressed For The Occasion Brian’s Top 10 Albums of 2017: 10. Luke Elliot: Dressed For The Occasion; 9. Kendrick Lamar: DAMN.; 8. Fleet Foxes: Crack-Up; 7. Hiss Golden Messenger: Hallelujah Anyhow; 6. Craig Finn: We All Want The Same Things; 5. Ryan Adams: Prisoner; 4. The National: Sleep Well Beast; 3. Slowdive: Slowdive; 2. Gang Of Youths: Go Farther In Lightness; 1. The War On Drugs: A Deeper Understanding (For the full list, including listener submissions, please visit our Medium Page) In addition, we discuss our two favorite Phish shows from 2017: Powder — 07/26/2017 and Double Chocolate — 07/28/2017. Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Songs You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and/or send us an email: beyondthepondpodcast@gmail.com. Please leave us a review on iTunes! We’ll be back on Tuesday, December 26 with Episode 021! Until then, we’ll see you beyond the pond…

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    Episode 019: Knoxville Mike's

    In Episode 019, we discuss a transformational jam in Phish History, the 11/06/1996 Mike’s Song from Knoxville, Tennessee. Just a week removed from their Halloween cover of the Talking Head’s "Remain In Light," we hear Phish fully embracing the lessons of the funk/minimalist in this sprawling jam. Songs featured in this episode are: Burial: “Kindred,” The Dismemberment Plan: “Superpowers,” “Otherside,” and “Ellen & Ben,” The Charlatans UK: “Back Room Window,” Radiohead: “Street Spirit (Fade Out)” and “Talk-Show Host.” In addition, we discuss two new 2017 records we highly recommend: Odonis Odonis: “No Pop” and Turnpike Troubadours “A Long Way From Your Heart.” Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Songs. You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and/or send us an email: beyondthepondpodcast@gmail.com. Please leave us a review on iTunes!

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    Episode 018: How Has Phish Gotten You Into Other Music? - w/ HFPod

    In Episode 018, we’re joined by the guys from the Helping Friendly Podcast to discuss how Phish has influenced our own musical interests, as well as the various directions we’ve all gone as listeners. Songs featured in this episode are: The War On Drugs: "Thinking Of A Place"; Father John Misty: "Ballad Of A Dying Man"; Ryan Adams: "Prisoner"; Woods: "Leaning To The Left"; Hiss Golden Messanger: "Lost Out In The Darkness"; Drive-By Truckers: "Kinky Hypocrite"; Wooden Wand: "Mexican Coke"; Chris Forsythe & The Solar Motel Band: "Have We Mistaken The Bottle For The Whiskey?" His Golden Messanger: "Domino" The National: "Empire Line" Luke Elliott: "This Gun Of Mine" Ron Gallo: "Young Lady, You’re Scaring Me" The War On Drugs: "In Chains"; The National: "I’ll Still Destroy You" Slowdive: "Sugar For The Pill"; Talking Heads: "The Great Curve"; Frank Zappa: "He Used To Cut The Grass"; The Del McCoury Band: "Streets Of Baltimore"; Pavement: "Gold Soundz"; My Bloody Valentine: "Only Shallow"; Oneida: "I Will Haunt You"; Destruction Unit: "Caveman"; The Cosmic Dead: "Anatta" Miles Davis: "Funky Tonk"; Deodato: "September 13th"; Mr. Bungle: "Stubb (A Dub)"; My Morning Jacket: "Steam Engine"; Animal Collective: "Banshee Beat"; Yo La Tengo: "Let’s Save Tony Orlando’s House"; Gang Of Youths: "What Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out?" Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Songs You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and/or send us an email: beyondthepondpodcast@gmail.com. Please leave us a review on iTunes!

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    Episode 017: Wilco w/ Josh Carver

    In Episode 017, we deep-dive into the history of one of our favorite bands, Wilco. To do so, we brought one of our good friends, and longtime Wilco fan, Josh Carver (Twitter: @nolasox) to help us out. Songs featured in this episode are: “Passenger Side”-AM (1995), “Misunderstood”-Being There (1996), “I’m Always In Love”-Summerteeth (1999), “I Am Trying To Break Your Heart”-Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (2002), “Spiders (Kidsmoke)”-A Ghost Is Born (2004), “Impossible Germany”-Sky Blue Sky (2007), “Bull Black Nova”-Wilco (The Album) (2009), “One Sunday Morning (Song For Jane Smiley’s Boyfriend)”-The Whole Love (2011), “Random Name Generator”-Star Wars (2015), “If I Ever Was A Child”-Schmilco (2016). In addition, we discuss three shows from Phish’s 1997 tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary of one of the most revered years in Phish’s history: Dallas, TX: 07/25/1997, Hartford, CT: 11/26/1997, and Worcester, MA: 11/28/1997. Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Songs You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and/or send us an email: beyondthepondpodcast@gmail.com. Please leave us a review on iTunes!

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    Episode 016: Phishgrass w/ Jonathan Hart

    In Episode 016, we discuss Phish’s long-standing practice of honoring and experimenting with Bluegrass music. To do so, we’ve called upon the help of one of our podcast brethren, Jonathan Hart,  of the excellent Dead-focused Brokedown Podcast. Songs featured in this episode are: John Hartford: “Steam-Powered Aeroplane,” David Grisman Quintet: “Minor Swing,” Fred Geiger: “Take The A-Train,” Punch Brothers: “When In Doubt,” Bill Monroe: “Uncle Pen” & “Blue Moon Of Kentucky,” Norman Blake: “Ginseng Sullivan” & “Bringing In The Georgia Mail,” Jim Eanes: “My Long Journey Home” & “Florida Blues.” In addition, we discuss three new 2017 records we highly recommend: David Rawlings: “Poor David’s Almanac,” The Horrors: “V,” and Hiss Golden Messenger: “Hallelujah Anyhow.” Check Jonathan out on Twitter: @brokedownpod & @rowj You can find Brokedown Podcast on iTunes & Google Play, as well as on his website: https://t.co/UlYndk6rxV Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Songs You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and/or send us an email: beyondthepondpodcast@gmail.com. Please leave us a review on iTunes!

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    Episode 015: Camden Scents

    In Episode 015, we discussed one of the best jams of 2003, the 07/30/2003 Scents & Subtle Sounds from Camden, New Jersey. A near-30 minute journey, this moves beyond its main theme into a blissful & ethereal space, before building into a foreboading peak. Songs featured in this episode are: The Amazing: “Picture You,” The Sea & Cake: “Afternoon Speaker,” Magnolia Electric Co.: “At Least The Dark Don’t Hide It,” and Mission of Burma: “Peking Spring.” In addition, we discuss two new 2017 records we highly recommend: Chad Van Gaalen: “Light Information,” and Cut Copy: “Haiku From Zero.” Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Songs You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and/or send us an email: beyondthepondpodcast@gmail.com. Please leave us a review on iTunes!

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    Episode 014: Dick's 46 Days

    In Episode 014, we take stock of the final run of Phish’s Summer 2017 Tour with an examination of the 46 Days from the seventh annual Dick’s Summer Tour Finale. One of the underrated highlights from the weekend, this is a torrential, Trey-led, wha-induced, true hose jam. Songs featured in this episode are: Preoccupations: "Monotony," Silver Jews: "Suffering Jukebox," Miles Davis: "Sivad," and The Strangers: "Onye Ije." In addition, we discuss two new 2017 records we highly recommend: Tony Allen: "The Source," and Partner: "In Search of Lost Time." Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Songs You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Instagram: beyondthepondpodcast, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and/or send us an email: beyondthepondpodcast@gmail.com. Please leave us a review on iTunes!

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    First Impressions 002: Sleep Well Beast

    In First Impressions 002, we discuss The National's seventh LP, "Sleep Well Beast." One of our most anticipated albums of 2017, here The National abandon whiskey for the vape pen, and conjure up a plodding, late-nite record, while still retaining the elegant songwriting that we've always loved about them. Songs featured in this episode are: "Day I Die," "Empire Line," and "Carin At The Liquor Store." Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Songs You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Instagram: beyondthepondpodcast, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and/or send us an email: beyondthepondpodcast@gmail.com. Please leave us a review on iTunes!

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    Episode 013: Binghamton Halley's

    In Episode 013 we discuss one of the best jams from (perhaps) the best month in Phish history: the 12/14/1995 Halley’s Comet from Binghamton, NY. The first ever Type II version of Halley’s, here the band latches on to a number of hypnotic riffs, riding wave after wave to a crest before jumping into yet another before seguewaying flawlessly into NICU. Songs featured in this episode are: U2: "Daddy's Gonna Pay For Your Crashed Car," REM: "Undertow," and Pearl Jam: "Smile." In addition, we discuss two new 2017 records we highly recommend: Grizzly Bear: “Painted Ruins,” and Luke Elliott: “Dressed For The Occasion.” Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Songs You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Instagram: beyondthepondpodcast, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and/or send us an email: beyondthepondpodcast@gmail.com. Please leave us a review on iTunes!

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    First Impressions 001: The War On Drugs - A Deeper Understanding

    Welcome to First Impressions! A new series from Beyond The Pond, these episodes will focus on Brian & David's first impressions of a newly released - and, in many cases, highly-anticipated - record. In the first episode of the series, we discuss The War On Drugs excellent fourth LP, "A Deeper Understanding." This is, unquestionably, the most anticipated album of 2017 over at BTP, and one that more than lives up to its hype. Songs featured in this episode are: "Thinking Of A Place," "Pain," and "Strangest Thing." Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Songs You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and Instagram: beyondthepondpodcast Please leave us a review on iTunes!

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    Episode 012: Magnaball Caspian

    In Episode 012, we discuss the peak jam from Magnaball, and one of the best jams from 2015: the 08/22/2015 Prince Caspian. This jam is so euphoric, and peaks with such unyielding energy, that it demanded a two-year-anniversary episode in its honor. Songs featured in this episode are: The National: "Little Faith," The Horrors: "Scarlet Fields," Radiohead: "Daydreaming," and Sleater Kinney: "Surface Envy." In addition, we discuss two new 2017 records we highly recommend: Golden Retriever: "Rotations," and Ron Gallo: "Heavy Meta." Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Songs You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and Instagram: beyondthepondpodcast Please leave us a review on iTunes!

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    Episode 011: MSG Tube / ASIHTOS

    In Episode 011, we discuss not one, but TWO jams from the first eight nights of the Baker's Dozen: the Tube from N5 (Powdered) 07/26/2017, and the A Song I Heard The Ocean Sing from N8 (Jimmies) 07/30/2017. Two polar opposite jams, they showcase the diverse playing, and consistent experimentation by Phish throughout the Baker's Dozen. Songs featured in this episode are: The Happy Mondays: "Step On," Primal Scream: "Come Together," The Charlatans, "The Only One I Know," Tim Hecker: "Live Room," Oneohtrix Point Never: "Child of Rage," and Boards of Canada: "Reach For The Dead." In addition, we discuss two new 2017 records we highly recommend: Wooden Wand: "Clipper Ship," and Nicole Atkins: "Goodnight Rhonda Lee." Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Songs You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and/or send us an email: beyondthepondpodcast@gmail.com. Please leave us a review on iTunes!

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    Episode 010: Chicago Simple

    In Episode 010, we discuss the most interesting and exploratory jam of Summer 2017, thus far: the 07/15/2017 Simple from Chicago, Illinois. A 27 minute, multifaceted jam, it's rare the band would begin a tour with jam this long or exploratory. Songs featured in this episode are: Rush: "Headlong Flight," Citay: "Careful With That Hat," Yes: "The Fish," Brian Eno: "Sky Saw," and Jimmy Smith: "Sagg Shootin' His Arrow." In addition, we discuss two new 2017 records we highly recommend: Fleet Foxes "Crack-Up," and Haim: "Something To Tell You." Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Songs You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and/or send us an email: beyondthepondpodcast@gmail.com. Please leave us a review on iTunes!

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    Episode 009: Top Albums of 2017 (So Far)

    In Episode 009, we’re taking a break from dissecting Phish jams to discuss our favorite albums of 2017 (so far). It’s been an exciting year for new music, and we’ve come up with a list that displays our diverse interests, and offers something for everyone. David’s Top 5 of 2017 (So Far): 5. The New Pornographers: Whiteout Conditions; 4. Cloud Nothings: Life Without Sound; 3. Dude York: Sincerely; 2. Lorde: Melodrama; 1. Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives: Way Out West Brian’s Top 5 of 2017 (So Far): 5. Mount Eerie: A Crow Looked At Me; 4. Kendrick Lamar: DAMN.; 3. Craig Finn: We All Want The Same Things; 2. Slowdive: Slowdive; 1. Ryan Adams: Prisoner In addition - and to keep with the larger themes of the show - we discuss two 2016 Phish shows we highly recommend: Mansfield, MA — 07/08/2016 and Charleston, SC — 10/15/2016. Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Songs You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and/or send us an email: beyondthepondpodcast@gmail.com. Please leave us a review on iTunes! We’ll be back on Tuesday, July 25 with Episode 010! Until then, we’ll see you beyond the pond…

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    Episode 008: Reading DWD

    In Episode 008, we discuss one of the happiest and most euphoric jams in Phish History: the 10/29/2013 Down With Disease. This jam is so melodic, and so purely joyful, that it just might make you want to run through a wall! Songs featured in this episode are: Husker Du: "Celebration Summer," Girls: "Honey Bunny," The Hotelier: "Goodness, Pt 2," Deerhunter: "Revival," tUnE-yArDs: "Bizness," and Mogwai: "The Sun Smells Too Loud." In addition, we discuss two new 2017 records we highly recommend: Mark McGuire: "Ideas of Beginnings," and Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit: "The Nashville Sound." Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Songs You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and/or send us an email: beyondthepondpodcast@gmail.com. Please leave us a review on iTunes!

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    Episode 007: Jones Beach Bowie

    In Episode 007, we discuss one of the most skronkiest and suffocating jams in a tour filled with them: the 06/29/1995 David Bowie. This particular David Bowie, while not as well known as the other BIG Bowie’s of 94/95, is a perfect example of where Phish was in Summer 1995. Songs featured in this episode are: Dawn of Midi: "Nix," Fennesz: "Made In Hong Kong," Unwound: "December," Tortoise: "Salt The Skies." In addition, we discuss two new 2017 records we highly recommend: Moon Duo: “Occult Architecture, Vol. 2,” and Hurray For The Riff-Raff: “The Navigator” Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Songs You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and/or send us an email: beyondthepondpodcast@gmail.com. Please leave us a review on iTunes!

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    Episode 006: Fukuoka Twist

    In Episode 006, we discuss one of the most patient Ambient jams Phish has ever played: the 06/14/2000 Twist. This is one of the peak jams of 2000, and the best representation of the sound the band explored post-Big Cypress during their week-long tour of Japan. Songs featured in this episode are: Stars of the Lid: "Requiem For Dying Mothers Pt. 1," William Basinski: "Disintegration Loop 1.1," Talk Talk: "Eden," Yo La Tengo: "Autumn Sweater," "Everyday," and "More Stars Than There Are In Heaven." In addition, we discuss two new 2016 records we highly recommend: The New Pornographers: "Whiteout Conditions," and The Necks: "Unfold." Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Playlist You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and/or send us an email: beyondthepondpodcast@gmail.com. Please leave us a review on iTunes!

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    Episode 005: Alpine Tweezer

    In Episode 005 we discuss the 08/01/1998 Tweezer. Midway through the Summer 1998 Tour, this is one of the most melodic bliss jams the band has ever played. Songs featured in this episode are: William Tyler: “Highway Anxiety,” Steve Gunn: “Fiction,” Kurt Vile: “On Tour,” Beach House: “Walk In The Park,” Hamilton Leithouser & Rostam: “Peaceful Morning,” and Kevin Morby: “Dorothy.” In addition, we discuss two new 2017 records we highly recommend: Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives: "Way Out West," and Slowdive: "Slowdive." Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Playlist You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and/or send us an email: beyondthepondpodcast@gmail.com. Please leave us a review on iTunes!

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    Episode 004: MSG Carini

    Welcome back to Beyond The Pond! Episode 004 focuses on the 12/30/2012 Carini from Madison Square Garden in New York City, NY. One of the strongest jams of the band’s 3.0 era (2009–Present), this is a prime example of purely evil Phish. Songs featured in this episode are: The Violent Femmes: “Kiss Off,” Radiohead: “A Punch Up At A Wedding,” Faith No More: “Smaller & Smaller,” The Haxan Cloak: “Excavation Pt. II,” Deafheaven: “Luna,” and Cass McCombs: “Buried Alive." In addition, we discussed some new music we’ve both been digging: Charly Bliss’ Guppy, Kamasai Washington’s “Truth”, and The War On Drugs’ “Thinking Of A Place,” the last two being 11+min singles from forthocoming releases.  Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Playlist You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond. Please leave us a review on iTunes! Finally, we want to give thanks to three fantastic Podcasts who have helped us immensely in getting up & running: Check out the Helping Friendly Podcast for ALL things Phish, Under The Scales for fantastic interviews with key members of the larger Phish community, and Brokedown Podcast for an inventive approach to curating Grateful Dead history.

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    Episode 003: Riverport Gin

    Welcome back to Beyond The Pond! Hosted by Brian Brinkman and David Goldstein, our goal is to use the music of Phish to introduce you, the listener, to a diverse assortment of music. Through the medium of great Phish jams, we’re going to dive into music history, draw parallels with a wide range of genres, and discuss some of our favorite bands & albums. We hope you dig it! Episode 003 focuses on the 07/29/1998 Bathtub Gin from the Riverport Ampitheatre in Maryland Heights, MO. The show's opener, this is one of the most popular Phish jams of all time, and one of the best examples of Phish's foray into Funk music from 1996-1998. Songs selected for this episode are: The Meters: "Live Wire," Orgone: "Sabi," 5ive Style: "Pledge Drive," Thundercat: "Oh Sheit It's X," and St. Vincent: "Digital Witness." In addition, we discuss two new 2017 albums we highly recommend: Jamiroquai "Automaton," and Ne-Hi "Offers." Check us out on Spotify: Beyond The Pond Podcast Playlist You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and/or send us an email: beyondthepondpodcast@gmail.com. Please leave us a review on iTunes! Finally, we want to give thanks to three fantastic Podcasts who have helped us immensely in getting up & running: Check out the Helping Friendly Podcast for ALL things Phish, Under The Scales for fantastic interviews with key members of the larger Phish community, and Brokedown Podcast for an inventive approach to curating Grateful Dead history.

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    Episode 002: Hampton Bag

    Welcome back to Beyond The Pond! Hosted by Brian Brinkman and David Goldstein, our goal is to use the music of Phish to introduce you, the listener, to a diverse assortment of music. Through the medium of great Phish jams, we’re going to dive into music history, draw parallels with a wide range of genres, and discuss some of our favorite bands & albums. We hope you dig it! Our second episode focuses on the 11/21/1997 AC/DC Bag from Hampton Coliseum. This is the first version of AC/DC Bag to ever leave its musical structure and improvise. It's also a great example of Phish's - and especially Trey Anastasio's - experimentation with the Shoegaze Genre. Songs selected for this episode are: My Bloody Valentine: "Only Shallow," Ride: "Leave Them All Behind," Galaxie 500: "Don't Let Our Youth Go To Waste," Animal Collective: "In The Flowers," and Miles Davis: "In A Silent Way." In addition, we discuss two new 2017 records we highly recommend: Craig Finn "We All Want The Same Thing," and Pallbearer "Heartless." Check us out on Spotify: "Beyond The Pond Podcast Playlist" You can find us on Twitter: @_beyondthepond, Medium: https://medium.com/beyond-the-pond, and/or send us an email: beyondthepondpodcast@gmail.com. Please leave us a review on iTunes! Finally, we want to give thanks to three fantastic Podcasts who have helped us immensely in getting up & running: Check out the Helping Friendly Podcast for ALL things Phish, Under The Scales for fantastic interviews with key members of the larger Phish community, and Brokedown Podcast for an inventive approach to curating Grateful Dead history.

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    Episode 001: Camden Chalk Dust

    Welcome to Beyond The Pond! Hosted by Brian Brinkman and David Goldstein, our goal is to use the music of Phish to introduce you, the listener, to a diverse assortment of music. Through the medium of great Phish jams, we're going to dive into music history, draw parallels with a wide range of genres, and discuss some of our favorite bands & albums. We hope you dig it! Our first episode focuses on one of the most popular Phish jams of all time: 07/10/1999 Chalk Dust Torture. Songs selected for this episode are: LCD Soundsystem "All I Want," David Bowie "Heroes," Brian Eno "The Big Ship," Broken Social Scene "KC Accidental," The War On Drugs "Burning," and Colin Stetson/Sarah Neufeld "Never Were The Way She Was." In addition, we both discuss two new 2017 albums we highly recommend you check out: Thundercat "Drunk" and Jay Som "Everybody Works." Check us out on Spotify: BeyondThePondPodcast Playlist You can find us on Twitter @_beyondthepond, Facebook: Beyond The Pond Podcast, and/or send us an email: beyondthepondpodcast@gmail.com. Please leave us a comment here and on iTunes! Finally, we want to give thanks to three fantastic Podcasts who have helped us immensely in getting up & running: Check out the Helping Friendly Podcast for ALL things Phish, Under The Scales for fantastic interviews with key members of the larger Phish community, and BrokedownPod for an inventive approach to Grateful Dead history.

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