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Mad Season 4

Posted by Andy Cahn On May - 2 - 2013

Our Mad Season episodes conclude with Mike and Barrett remembering their other late bandmember, bassist John Baker Saunders. He and McCready met at rehab, but sadly overdosed in 1999. They then finish the piece by detailing how Mark Lanegan (Screaming Trees) came to add his signature howl to “Locomotive” and two other unfinished instrumentals for the new release.


Mad Season – Above 2CD Legacy Edition – in stores now from Legacy Recordings

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Mad Season 3

Posted by Andy Cahn On April - 30 - 2013

Mad Season’s classic riff from “I Don’t Know Anything” kicks off episode 3, setting the dark tone that leads into Barrett Martin’s discussion of Layne Staley’s demons. “It might be dark,” he says, “but it’s a dark beauty…Layne was able to conjure that in his voice.


Mad Season – Above 2CD Legacy Edition – in stores now from Legacy Recordings

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Mad Season 2

Posted by Andy Cahn On April - 25 - 2013

Mike McCready and Barrett Martin look back on they eventually named the band “Mad Season,” and the Moore Theater (Seattle) show, It was previously immortalized in video form, and its audio is now available on the Above deluxe reissue.


Mad Season – Above 2CD Legacy Edition – in stores now from Legacy Recordings

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Mad Season 1

Posted by Andy Cahn On April - 19 - 2013

The four part Mad Season podcast hosted by Matt Pinfield tells the story of this Seattle supergroup and their one album, Above.  Mike McCready (Pearl Jam), Barrett Martin (Streaming Trees) and the late Layne Staley (Alice in Chains) describe how McCready’s rehab stint with late bassist Jon Baker Saunders inspired this acclaimed side project. 

Songs in the series include their mid-90s radio hits “River of Deceit,” “I Don’t Know Anything,” and newly released live recordings featured on the Above Deluxe 2cd Reissue in stores now from Legacy Recording.  You’ll also her “Locomotive,” featuring Mark Lanegan on brand new vocals laid over a previously unfinished instrumental track.  Matt Pinfield hosts.


Mad Season – Above 2CD Legacy Edition – in stores now from Legacy Recordings

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Pearl Jam Vs. + Vitalogy 10

Posted by Andy Cahn On April - 1 - 2011
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Pearl Jam Vs. + Vitalogy 9

Posted by Andy Cahn On March - 31 - 2011
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Pearl Jam Vs. + Vitalogy 8

Posted by Andy Cahn On March - 30 - 2011
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Pearl Jam Vs. + Vitalogy 7 – Alone

Posted by Andy Cahn On March - 29 - 2011

Mike McCready and band archivist Tim Bierman talks about their live shows, the band’s popular Bootleg live album series and the 4/12/94 Orpheum Theater show included in the new 3CD deluxe Vs/Vitalogy package.  Crew member Kevin Shuss remembers how the crew picked the setlist for that show, include this episode’s featured track “Alone”


Vs. + Vitalogy deluxe 3-CD reissue box set in stores 3/29 with 5 previously unreleased studio tracks, expanded packaging and the bonus disc, Live at the Orpheum (4/12/94).

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Host: Matt Cord (WMMR – Philadelphia). Producer: Joyride Media.

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Pearl Jam Vs. + Vitalogy 6 – Corduroy

Posted by Andy Cahn On March - 28 - 2011

Episode 6 of the Vs/Vitalogy podcasts includes the newly available alternate take of “Cordury.”   Journalist Jonathan Cohen talks about how Eddie Vedder wrote the song in response to the commercialization of the band’s image.


Vs. + Vitalogy deluxe 3-CD reissue box set in stores 3/29 with 5 previously unreleased studio tracks, expanded packaging and the bonus disc, Live at the Orpheum (4/12/94).

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Host: Matt Cord (WMMR – Philadelphia). Producer: Joyride Media.

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Pearl Jam Vs. + Vitalogy 5: Nothingman

Posted by Andy Cahn On March - 25 - 2011

Brendan O’Brien and Jeff Ament are back to reflect on how much the Vs. & Vitology recording sessions bled into each other, leading to two albums within a year of each other. The featured track is the “Nothingman” demo on the new Vitalogy reissue.


Vs. + Vitalogy deluxe 3-CD reissue box set in stores 3/29 with 5 previously unreleased studio tracks, expanded packaging and the bonus disc, Live at the Orpheum (4/12/94).

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Host: Matt Cord (WMMR – Philadelphia). Producer: Joyride Media.

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