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Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed is the Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca is a Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philly.com. Dan and Dan don’t just theorize about music, they bring it to us firsthand. From artists to producers to authors, Dan and Dan welcome guests that have put their stamp on rock and roll. It’s a podcast for the music fan in all of us.


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Seymour Stein

Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! Dan and Dan welcome Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and legendary music executive Seymour Stein to the podcast. From signing Depeche Mode to Madonna to The Pretenders, Seymour tells some amazing stories from throughout his years in the industry. As the founder of Sire Records, Seymour has been as influential as anyone in the music industry. He shares stories about signing The Ramones, The Talking Heads, Richard Hell, The Smiths, Ice T and more. He also gives his insight on the current state of the music industry and talks about an upcoming auction, just outside of Philadelphia, that he’s participating in. - Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:30 EDT

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Lou Reed: A Life – an interview with Anthony DeCurtis

Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! Dan Reed calls ‘Lou Reed: A Life’, by Anthony DeCurtis, the best rock biography he’s ever read. The book chronicles the life of one of the most intriguing, and complicated, artists of all-time. Anthony stops by the studio to talk with the Dan’s about Lou’s career, the task of writing this book, as well as his own relationship with Lou. - Thu, 21 Dec 2017 07:30 EDT

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Lukas Nelson

Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! The Dan’s welcome Lukas Nelson to the show. Lukas was in Philadelphia for a show with his band, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, and stopped by our studio for an extended conversation. Dan Reed asks Lukas about his work recording with Neil Young, growing up the son of Willie Nelson, and about his own evolution as a singer and songwriter. The Dan’s also break down happenings in the music world during their ‘Two Minute Drill’ and pick brand new ‘Songs of the Week’. - Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:04 EDT

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Sticky Fingers – Author Joe Hagan on his Jann Wenner Biography

Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! Jann Wenner is the cofounder and publisher of Rolling Stone magazine. Joe Hagan is the author of the new biography ‘STICKY FINGERS: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine’. The book looks at the life of a pivotal player in the history rock and roll, but it has also caused a stir. Despite authorizing it, Jann is on record calling the biography ‘deeply flawed’. Dan and Dan welcome Joe to the podcast to talk about accepting the project, the actual process of writing the book and the reaction it has received. - Thu, 02 Nov 2017 11:14 EDT

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A&R with Steve Ralbovsky (Part 2)

Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! It's part 2 of our conversation with Canvasback Music founder Steve Ralbovsky, and this time in person! Steve took the trip to Philadelphia to continue the conversation about the role of a modern-day A&R person in the music industry. Steve gives some insightful advice for young bands and shares unique stories about some of the talented artists he has worked with over his career including Joe Henry and David Gray. Also, the Dan’s remember the late Gord Downie, frontman of the Tragically Hip, and pick new 'Songs of the Week' - Thu, 26 Oct 2017 13:40 EDT

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