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What Difference Does It Make

Summary: Welcome to What Difference Does It Make. Dave and Holly talk all things 80s, but mostly music.

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 Chris Frantz Interview Talking Heads Tom Club Tina | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1499

Our talk with Chris Frantz continues as we get into why Talking Heads initially passed on signing a record contract, the genesis of Tom Tom Club and the making of Stop Making Sense.  If you'd like to hear Chris narrate his book go to Audible for a free copy courtesy of What Difference Does It Make https://www.audibletrial.com/wddimpodcast --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

 Chris Frantz of Talking Heads | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1834

We are so thrilled to talk with a member of Talking Heads, drummer Chris Frantz.  Chris' book "Remain In Love" is out and we get into the details of how a guy growing up in Pittsburgh puts down his artistic paintbrush, picks up some drum sticks and ends up forming one of the most iconic rock bands coming out from the 1970s New York club scene.  This is part one in our talk with Chris Frantz. Remain in Love is available on Audible.  Download it for free at https://www.audibletrial.com/wddimpodcast --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

 Craig Rosen is back | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1776

Craig Rosen, journalist and friend of the show, returns with more stories involving Pete Buck and a beer, keeping Johnny Cash off of a speaker phone and refusing a collect call from Lou Reed.  Good stuff! Don't forget to check out Craig's Influences on Spotify https://spoti.fi/2WhWjtB Get a free Audible book at http://www.audibletrial.com/wddimpodcast --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

 The Pandoras return | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1896

Melanie Vammen, Karen Basset and Sheri Kaplan Weinstein are back to talk all things Pandoras and what happens when a band breaks up and creates new opportunities. These musicians have formed a bond that continues to inspire. We encourage you to donate to ALS and Team Shattuck  https://bit.ly/32kboie Also, relive the magic with a Spotify playlist https://spoti.fi/2ZeO7fB --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

 The Pandoras | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2141

Melanie Vammen, Karen Basset and Sheri Kaplan Weinsten join us for a talk about their band, The Pandoras.  They share their experiences as a young Southern Californian band coming of age in the 80s and keep the memories of Paula Pierce and Kim Shattuck alive.  These women are still the best of friends and it certainly shows in this episode. We made a Spotify playlist of some of our favorites. https://spoti.fi/2ZeO7fB Free Audible book available to you at http://www.audibletrial.com/wddimpodcast --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

 Nick Egan: Punk Rock Video Director | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2332

Sure he's directed videos for Kylie Minogue and Bon Jovi (just don't tell Thom Yorke) but Nick Egan takes a punk rock approach to his videos. This leads to some clashes (pun intended) with Oasis and memorably Alanis Morissette.  Nick dives deep into what went down which makes for a great listen. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

 Nick Egan Visual Artist | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 3058

Self-proclaimed "creative vandal" Nick Egan has created some of the most iconic album artwork from The Clash and Bow Wow Wow to INXS and Duran Duran.  In part one of our two part interview, we discuss how Nick got his start, all the way to working with Bob Dylan for his Biograph retrospective.  Great stories are told and Nick made us this amazing Spotify playlist. https://spoti.fi/3i102os Enjoy! Sign up for our newsletter at https://www.wddimpodcast.com --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

 Alison Ellwood Director of Laurel Canyon documentary | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2784

We talk with director Alison Ellwood to discuss her latest documentary centered around the Laurel Canyon music scene of the 60s and 70s. Alison provides some great insight into what it takes to bring a documentary such as this to life. It's a really great film that is now available to view on the EPIX chennel  --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

 Kathy Valentine of The Go-Go's Part 2 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2906

Our conversation with Kathy Valentine continues as she looks to the future as a Mother, Musician and Go-Go.  We start off talking about the music she composed for her book "All I Ever Wanted", which leads to family life  and the future of the Go-Gos.    If you want to hear the Audible book for free use this link https://www.audibletrial.com/wddimpodcast.com --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

 Kathy Valentine of The Go-Gos | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2743

Anyone that has listened to our podcast for even a short period of time would probably recognize that we are huge fans of The Go-Gos.  You can imagine how much of a thrill it is to talk to Kathy Valentine, bassist of The Go-Gos.  Kathy co-wrote "Can't Stop The World"  and "Vacation", two songs that are easily in our top ten Go-Go favorites.  Kathy's memoir is "All I Ever Wanted".  It covers her childhood up to the early 90s and we try to cover as much as we can in our two-part interview.    By the way, the music in this episode is composed by Kathy and you can hear the album on Spotify https://spoti.fi/3eMdWbF --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

 Doug "Cosmo" Clifford Drummer for Creedence Clearwater Revival | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2018

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Doug Clifford joins us at What Difference Does It Make.   Our discussion starts with the Golliwogs, the band that eventually morphed into Creedence Clearwater Revival and leads into  Doug's solo album, Magic Window, an album created from recently located tracks and recorded back in 1985. Side note: Doug's audio during our Zoom call was sketchy at best but we know you will still enjoy hearing from this rock legend. Sign up for our monthly newsletter at https://www.wddimpodcast.com  --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

 Drummer Glen Sobel talk continued | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2065

It's another great talk on What Difference Does It Make as Glen Sobel tells us the secret to getting into Alice Cooper's Band, his experience on a major label with Beautiful Creatures and we go way back to Glen's high school days to hear how he won the talent show with his percussive unit Offbeat. We highly suggest you check out Glen Sobel's Spotify Influence playlist https://spoti.fi/2ZjPeuV Check out past episodes and additional playlists on our website https://www.wddimpodcast.com --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

 Glen Sobel Interview | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2093

Glen Sobel, drummer extraordinaire for Alice Cooper and Hollywood Vampires tells us about his start in the business and  the prep that needs to be done to make a  show seamless.  We had some much fun talking with Glen, so enjoy part one of this two part journey with one of the finest rock drummers working today. Follow our podcast at https://www.wddimpodcast.com --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

 Valley Girl 2020 | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2669

We got the opportunity to talk with Producer Steven Wolfe and Director Rachel Lee Goldenberg for the just released re-imagining of the film Valley Girl. This jukebox musical version is set in the present and Alicia Silverstone plays the grown up character of Julie originally played by Deborah Foreman.  Her daughter is Jessica Rothe and her Randy, originally played by Nicolas Cage, is now played by Josh Whitehouse. Valley Girl is now available via video on demand and for a limited times in drive in theaters. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

 Andrew Gold "Something New" Part 2 talk with Leslie Kogan Gold | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1974

Our talk continues as Leslie Kogan Gold tells us all the exciting ideas she has to keep Andrew Gold's music fresh and exciting.  Besides the new album "Something New" out now via Omnivore Recordings, Leslie discusses the possibility collaborations, a Broadway musical  and of course the viral sensation that is Spooky, Scary Skeletons.  We also try to figure out which Golden Girl would be Andrew's favorite.   Thanks to Leslie and Omnivore Recordings for giving us permission to play Andrew's amazing music on this episode. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/wddim/message

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