Dan McGee and John P. Strohm

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Summary: Tom Scharpling talks to Dan McGee of Spider Bags about his time playing in his first band, the controversial DC Snipers. McGee also discusses the transition from playing punk rock to writing music that has more in common with Townes Van Zandt, in addition to his practice of lying to journalists about the bands' origins. Maggie Serota sits down with entertainment lawyer John P. Strohm to chat about his roots in the Boston music scene of the late 80s, founding The Blake Babies with ex-girlfriend Freda Love and Juliana Hatfield and playing in The Lemonheads with Evan Dando. He also discusses the shift from trying to eke out a living as an indie musician to becoming an attorney specializing in working with artists. At the top of the show, Daniel Ralston pays tribute to Jason Molina of Magnolia Electric Company and Songs: Ohia who passed away over the weekend at age 39. Dan McGee photo by Jeremy M. Lange. John P. Strohm photo by Steve Ebrahimi. Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Download: Episode 27 Play: