Sp - A To Z Podcast

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Synopsis

SP - A to Z is the podcast where we discuss the music of the Smashing Pumpkins, and the Billy Corgan songbook, alphabetically, song-by-song, episode-by-episode, roughly 5 songs at a time.... Hosted by Jason and Jon.

Episodes

  • Episode 84: A Stitch in Time to Suffer

    Episode 84: A Stitch in Time to Suffer

    22/02/2021 Duration: 01h34min

    Jason and Jon get closer to finishing the letter S, and discuss a Teargarden tune, a song that maybe shares the same name origin as another popular band from the 90s, a haunting BC solo track, a classic demo-turned-album cut, and a Gish-era psych track sampled by Tricky!

  • Episode 83 - Star Song to Stellar

    Episode 83 - Star Song to Stellar

    08/02/2021 Duration: 01h21min

    Jason and Jon get cosmic in this episode devoted to all things celestial (although not the song "The Celestials"). Listen as they journey through the "stars," making contact with a MCIS outtake, a bonafide SP classic for the ages, a CYR standout, an early '89 demo, the most Zeitgeisty track on Zeitgeist, and the one that got away from Zeitgeist.

  • Episode 82 - Speed Kills to Stand Inside Your Love

    Episode 82 - Speed Kills to Stand Inside Your Love

    01/02/2021 Duration: 01h30min

    Jason and Jon continue their trip through the letter S and discuss a Machina-era song that has several versions, a Zwan live staple that may be the most SP-sounding Zwan song, an early SP song with a strange legacy, a Djali Zwan song, and one fo the best SP singles ever.

  • Episode 81 - Spangled to Speed

    Episode 81 - Spangled to Speed

    25/01/2021 Duration: 01h20min

    Jason and Jon continue through the letter S. This discuss a gem off of Teargarden by Kaleidyscope, a song that was slated for an SP record (or two) but ended up on a WPC solo album, an acoustic Adore outtake that somehow doesn't 'sound' like Adore to Jason and Jon, a live improvisation that captures the elusive fun side of SP, and a long lost MCIS outtake.

  • Episode 80 - CYR Part 1

    Episode 80 - CYR Part 1

    18/01/2021 Duration: 01h27min

    Jason and Jon are back and start off 2021 with a special episode, where they discuss five songs off of CYR!

  • Episode 79 - Sorrow to Spaced

    Episode 79 - Sorrow to Spaced

    21/12/2020 Duration: 01h26min

    Jason and Jon return for the last SP -A to Z episode of 2020. They share their initial reactions to "Cyr" and discuss 6 songs that span the BC songbook. A big thanks to all of our listeners for the continued support throughout this difficult year. Here's to a happy new one!

  • Episode 78 - Soma to Soothe

    Episode 78 - Soma to Soothe

    24/11/2020 Duration: 01h18min

    Jason and Jon get back to the music after a few weeks off and discuss a choice group of songs that put them both in a much needed mellow mood!

  • Episode 77 - Snail to Solara

    Episode 77 - Snail to Solara

    03/11/2020 Duration: 01h26min

    Feeling anxious and need a distraction? Why not listen to Jason and Jon discuss a few songs from the Billy Corgan songbook that begin with the letter S? This episode's got a Gish classic, a 1989 demo that makes the recent Cyr tracks sound like a return to form, an Iha Gravity Demo, a Djali Zwan meditation, and one of the most anticipated songs in SP history.

  • Episode 76 - Sinfony to Smiley

    Episode 76 - Sinfony to Smiley

    27/10/2020 Duration: 01h25min

    Jason and Jon continue on their way through the S songs. This week is all SP, with a few classics and a few rarities.

  • Episode 75 - Siamese Dream to Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)

    Episode 75 - Siamese Dream to Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)

    19/10/2020 Duration: 01h43min

    Jason and Jon share their initial thoughts about two new "Cyr" tracks before discussing a wide range of songs that include the Siamese Dream title track(s) that never made the album, a couple of Zwan live tracks, one of the most storied Pumpkins songs of all time, and a standout cut from SAOSB Vol 1.

  • Episode 74 - Shame to the Shining Path

    Episode 74 - Shame to the Shining Path

    12/10/2020 Duration: 01h16min

    Jason and Jon discuss a batch of "sh" songs, including one each from Adore and Ogilala, a pre-Siamese Dream demo, and a couple of firsts: a song played at Jimmy's first show with SP and a song played at Zwan's first live show.

  • Episode 73 - Say Goodbye to Settle Down

    Episode 73 - Say Goodbye to Settle Down

    05/10/2020 Duration: 01h32min

    Jason and Jon continue to work their way through the letter S. In this episode, they discuss what could have been a single from the Chicagokid/Chicago Songs project, the closing number in an early, quite significant live set, the final track on SAOSB Vol. 1, a classic MCIS b-side, and a Zwan album cut.

  • Episode 72 - The Sacred and the Profane to Saturnine

    Episode 72 - The Sacred and the Profane to Saturnine

    28/09/2020 Duration: 01h56min

    Jason and Jon begin with a discussion of all things Cyr! (Well, all things that we know so far.) They also talk a Machina track, an Iha classic (?), a couple of obscure tracks, and an Adore/Machina II track that Jason thinks is a bonafide ear-worm.

  • Episode 71 - Roctupus to Run2me

    Episode 71 - Roctupus to Run2me

    21/09/2020 Duration: 01h29min

    Jason and Jon finish up the letter R and discuss the only Jimmy-only track in the catalogue, a handful of acoustic numbers ranging from Zwan to MCIS to American Gothic, and a synth-heavy track from Monuments.

  • Episode 70 - Cotillions Pt. 2 (with Pedro)

    Episode 70 - Cotillions Pt. 2 (with Pedro)

    14/09/2020 Duration: 02h04min

    Jason and Jon welcome Pedro back for this special episode. They discuss 6 more songs off WPC's most recent solo album, Cotillions. Listen as they try to make heads or tails of the album's lyrical puzzles!

  • Episode 69 - Ring the Bells to Rocket

    Episode 69 - Ring the Bells to Rocket

    07/09/2020 Duration: 01h30min

    Jason and Jon discuss a handful of great songs, including some live Zwan cuts and a bonafide SP classic. Do you know where the bells are?

  • Episode 68 - Revolve to Rings

    Episode 68 - Revolve to Rings

    24/08/2020 Duration: 01h46min

    It will take more than a heat wave to keep Jason and Jon from discussing the important things in life, like the Spun soundtrack and the origins of the song name "Rhinoceros." And just what are those countdowns all about? Hear their best (and worst) guesses!

  • Episode 67 - Raindrops + Sunshowers to Red Dirt

    Episode 67 - Raindrops + Sunshowers to Red Dirt

    10/08/2020 Duration: 01h31min

    Jason and Jon begin their journey into the letter R! This week features a pair of Machina-era greats, a surprisingly enjoyable Gravity Demo, and a beautiful acoustic song lost to the ages, perhaps...

  • Episode 66 - Pulseczar to Quiet

    Episode 66 - Pulseczar to Quiet

    03/08/2020 Duration: 01h27min

    In an SP - A to Z first, Jason and Jon mind their Ps & Qs and finish two letters in one episode! Listen as they struggle to narrow down their respective favorite P songs, and the struggle to choose their favorite Q songs out of a very limited range of options!

  • Episode 65 - The Processional to Pug

    Episode 65 - The Processional to Pug

    27/07/2020 Duration: 01h33min

    Jason and Jon discuss 5 more P songs, including an historical WPC solo track, an early psychedelic rocker, and a song Jon thinks should have been a single!

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