Featuring new music from Yo La Tengo, songs about Illinois, a Valentine’s Day inspired set, and more, Scrappy hopes that future podcasts will be less rare than UFO sightings near Highland, Illinois.
With Thanksgiving almost upon us and a chill in the air, Scrappy once again goes under the covers. This week’s podcast features covers tunes from the likes of Bettye LaVette, Billy Brag. The Vitamin String Quartet, Sondre Lerche and many more.
It’s time to turn up your podcast (little bit higher – podcast), turn the lamp down low for some backstreet jelly roll, and join Scrappy under the covers.
After a failed attempt at writing and starring in a sitcom about a podcaster, Scrappy is back at the mic actually being a podcaster. This week’s show featuring songs from Pete Krebs and the Gossamer Wings, Satchmo, Quartetto Cetra, Iris Dement and much more.
Join Scrappy as he licks his wounds from his failed bid at TV glory. The big money contract might be gone, but the podcast is still here, and after all, that’s what really matters.
From Das Racist to Alabama Shakes, from Radiohead to The Beach Boys, from Phish to Red Baraat, this week’s podcast may not feature copious amounts of sweaty young adults, but it does feature some of the musical diversity you’ll find down in Manchester, TN this weekend. So if you’re sad you couldn’t make the ‘Roo, come spend an hour with Scrappy, and maybe you’ll feel a bit better.
Broadcasting from the road, this week’s podcast features new tunes from Glen Hansard and The Shins, along with tracks from Lambert Hendrix and Ross, The Derek Trucks Band, and many others. If you want to know why’s kept Scrappy away and why he’s tired of fighting, this week’s podcast will get you up to date.
This week’s podcast features lots of new tunes from artists Ben Lee, Mumford and Sons and Florence and the Machine. Come join Scrappy for a beguiling musical stew that features a little bit of Dr. John here and a little bit of Julian Casiblanca there.
The show also features a great cover of the Bob Marley classic, “The Little Birds” done by the not-for-profit organization “Playing For Change, which brings together musicians from all over the world – literally.
Watch the video for “Three Little Birds” and learn more about Playing For Change.
From soulful NOLA favorites from the late 50’s and early 60’s, to a set dedicated to his bunkhead brethren, to white-boy hipster sounds, today’s show has something foe everyone.
Mere weeks after the last podcast and fresh from giving a keynote speech to educators in Las Vegas, Scrappy is back at the mic. This week’s podcast Features a set that includes a sunny new tune from Josh Rouse, a new medley from Bon Iver, along with tracks from the likes of Release The Sunbird, Florence and the Machine, Clarence Carter and Brigitte Bardot (when was the last time you listened to Brigitte Bardot sing, huh?).
As summer wains and autumn waits in the wings, come join Scrappy as he takes you One Toke Over The Line just In The Nick of Time.
The comebacks keep ‘a comin’! After yet another absence, Scrappy is back at the mic again with his patented mix of tunes. Featuring tracks from the likes of They Might Be Giants, the recently reunited Jayhawks, Big Joe Lewis & the Honeybears and a new track from Peter Bjorn and John, Scrappy is happy to share his musical favorites and finds. The music might take you places you’ve never been before. So come on everybody, let Scrappy take you to Booty City!
Turning 30 is traditionally a time when folks look both behind and forward to see if they are where they want to be in life. With podcast 30 now available, I thought I’d take the opportunity to ask some questions myself.
So to celebrate podcast number 30, I’m putting up the first ever Broadcasting From Home listener survey! That’s right, now’s your chance to tell me what you really think – Do I talk too much on the podcast? do I play too much Yo La Tengo and not enough Celine Dion?
AND as a special bonus, not only do you get to voice your opinion, those who want can be entered into a drawing to win one of two copies of a very special CD that I’ve been saving for this very occasion. So, you get to sound off and win at the same time.
On podcast number 30 Scrappy celebrates in song the legalization of gay marriage in New York. He also remembers musical pioneer Gil Scott-Heron. This week’s podcast also features the likes of The Generationals, Passion Pit, Lee Morgan, Two Nice Girls, The Rolling Stones, and much, much more.
After a two month absence (and three weeks in rehab), Scrappy’s back at the helm with his trademark mix that takes you from great American rock ‘n roll to cheesy Bollywood dance music all in one set.
Featuring a new track from Emmylou Harris, the soulful crooning of Richard Hawley, and tracks from Dirty Projectors and Local Natives that were given the thumbs-up by Scrappy’s 20-year-old daughter with discerning taste, Scrappy hopes you’ll forgive him for his leaving you in the musical lurch for so long. Oh, and as always, the request lines are open.
Why is the podcast going up on a Wednesday and not a Sunday you ask? Why Daddyo was hacked and Scrappy just got everything up and running. Yes that’s right – hacked! Michigan Governor Rick Snyder tried to take over Daddyo.com the way he’s taken over the town of Benton Harbor. But Scrappy fought back against the jackboot of tyranny and once again Daddyo.com and Broadcasting From Home are back on the air with a message of freedom and great music.
Now that the show is finally up, this week’s podcast is entitled Pop Goes The Podcast! That’s right, this week’s podcast features all sorts of fun, upbeat, offbeat and jangly music. Featuring pop gems from Ben Folds, Paul Westerberg, Jump, Queen, Spoon and other bands with one word names, come join Scrappy with this week’s mix of pop delights.
This week’s podcast features a number of hard to pronounce international tracks, which luckily, Scrappy does not slaughter. Also, Scrappy is set straight by a listener as to what kind of music is truly danceable. Add to that tracks from the likes of Beth Orton, The Trashcan Sinatras, Ryan Adams, Neil Young, Sinead O’Connor and more, and you’ve got one hour’s worth of pure Scrappy goodness.
This week Scrappy looks back at some artists who used to make great music before they achieved Orson Wells status. He also pays tribute to Texas with a rousing set from Joe Ely, James McMurtry, Townes Van Zandt, and more great artists from the Lone Star State.
If you want to know Why Does Love Got To Be So Sad and why Things Ain’t What They Used to Be, stick with Scrappy, he has the answer – For You.
Broadcasting from home makes it to the quarter century mark with a show that features tunes from Mutabaruka, The Republic Tigers, Jellyfish, Elvis Costello along with a track from the new Devotchka album.
Come join Scrappy and his love vibration! You won’t see it coming, but it will make you want to stay home.
Spring is here and Scrappy is celebrating with the appropriate tunage.
This week’s podcast features a St. Patty’s set in honor of Scrappy’s native home along with songs from Sweden’s First Aid Kit, Ween and and a little Egoverride from Bob Mould. Come join the springtime podcast and if you need to rank it you’d bet on they that canter and them that need fly spray.
Fresh from a trip to see Jo Jo in concert, this week’s podcast features a thee-part journey to Jerusalem and new music from Ron Sexsmith. Fanfarlo, and Scrappy’s boyhood hero, Jonathan (Jo Jo) Richman.
Join Scrappy this week as he explains that you can’t blame the woes of the world on him. He also explains that all a man really needs is love, tenderness and macaroons – really, he does.
Scrappy fights back against the endless winter with a spirited and upbeat start and a set of summer songs.
Join Scrappy on this week’s podcast as he features the new Lucinda Williams album as well as playing tracks from The Crusaders, Fatboy Slim, Aaron Copland, Eliza Carthy and more. So tune in and consider yourself Blessed.
Yes, the podcast is a day late, but there’s a good reason – the podcast decided to celebrate turning 21 by going out on the town with Charlie Sheen. While on the town they dealt with soft targets, and according to the podcast, “it’s just strafing runs in my underwear before my first cup of coffee…”
That said, this week’s podcast features songs to a Sweet Pumpkin, celebrates Peter Pumpkinhead, and gets down with some funky saxophone from the grandfather of soulful screamin’ sax, Pharaoh Sanders. More importantly the podcast’s got magic and poetry in its fingertips, most of the time, and this includes naps.