State of Love & Trust: A Pearl Jam Podcast
Write Your Own PJ Song: Binaural
Jason and Paul welcome a new segment to the show from listener Static Attic where they "write" a new Pearl Jam song by combining separate lyrics from different songs. It's a fun exercise and one they'll repeat on a per album basis. This week's focus is Binaural. They also analyze the new single from Ani Difranco and Stone Gossard that criticizes the recent overturning of Roe v. Wade. All that and the Lyric and Live Cut of the Week - Thin Air.Below are 10 ways to donate in the name of the pro-choice movement:PLANNED PARENTHOODNATIONAL BLACK WOMEN'S REPRODUCTIVE AGENDANARAL PRO-CHOICE AMERICANATIONAL ABORTION FEDERATIONCENTER FOR REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTSRAPE, ABUSE & INCEST NATIONAL NETWORK (RAINN)GUTTMACHER INSTITUTENATIONAL WOMEN'S LAW CENTERNATIONAL NETWORK OF ABORTION FUNDSIPAS
The Playlist: Escape
Jason and Paul dip back into their series The Playlist and this week's theme is Escape. They also analyze the Pinkpop 2022 setlist. All that and the Lyric and Live Cut of the Week - Other Side.
Jeff Ament's Horrifyingly Beautiful Soundtrack
Jason and Paul dive into the latest musical journey from bassist Jeff Ament with help from Josh Klinghoffer and John Wicks - the soundtrack to the FX limited series Under the Banner of Heaven. That and the Lyric and Live Cut of the Week - Help Help.
Painted Shield 2 & Vitalogy's Most Essential Song
Jason and Paul review the sophomore album from Stone's side project Painted Shield. Then they debate the most essential song from Vitalogy. Plus the Lyric and Live Cut of the Week - Last Exit.
Analyzing Gun Violence Through Pearl Jam
Jason and Paul unfortunately feel compelled to wade into regretful and depressing waters of gun violence. Pearl Jam has written a few songs around this topic over the years and are staunch advocates for change in this space. Jason and Paul invite an expert in the trauma field to help them parse through why people might find themselves at the crossroads of gun violence, be it perpetrator or victim, and how music can positively affect those involved. All that and the Lyric and Live Cut of the Week - Glorified G.
The Return of Dave Krusen & 5 Best Drum Songs
Jason and Paul react to a wild week from a drumming perspective. From Josh Klinghoffer and Rich Stuverud filling in for the ailing Matt Cameron to the return of Dave Krusen to the drum throne after 31 years. Plus a few thoughts on the Taylor Hawkins Rolling Stone interview before the guys reveal their five favorite drum performances from the studio catalog. All that and the Lyric and Live Cut of the Week - Evacuation.
Top 5 Songs You've Never Seen
Jason and Paul, fresh off the two concerts in LA discuss the top five songs they've never heard and want to! Prior to that they react to Matt's sudden COVID contraction and how the band have managed to pull off shows without him. All that and the Lyric and Live Cut of the Week - Low Light.
Live From The Forum
Jason and Paul were in attendance for both Pearl Jam shows at The Forum in Los Angeles and detail their experiences. There are night-of analysis and interviews as well as a not-so-instant reaction back in the studio 48 hours later. All that and the Lyric and Live Cut of the Week - Animal.