Category Archives: Celebration Rock

Episode 27: Craig Finn

Episode 27: Craig Finn

Few people have written as many great rock songs in the past 15 years than Hold Steady singer, Craig Finn.

Episode 26:  In Defense of the Indie Snob

Episode 26: In Defense of the Indie Snob

For years, Steve railed against the indie-snob archetype — the judgmental expert in the horn-rimmed glasses who only likes obscure artists. But now, the indie snob has been marginalized in music culture.

Episode 24:  Rob Sheffield

Episode 24: Rob Sheffield

Rob Sheffield has been one of America’s top music critics for at least two decades, due to his work at Rolling Stone and books like Love Is A Mixtape and Turn Around Bright Eyes. His latest book, On Bowie, is a self-described love letter to the late icon.

Episode 23: Best Rock Records of 2016 So Far

Episode 23: Best Rock Records of 2016 So Far

Steve invites his friend and fellow critic Ian Cohen on the pod to discuss the year in rock so far. Ian feels more enthusiasm than Steve for the year’s output thus far, but they both have plenty of recommendations for quality new music.Sponsored by Blue Apron