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Rock Docs

Jul 16, 2024

Today's episode is about "Scott Walker: 30 Century Man", from 2006, directed by Stephen Kijak.

Our guest today is Zara Hedderman, who listens to albums & writes (mostly) & talks (sometimes) about them in The Quietus, Aquarium Drunkard, Northern Transmissions, RTÉ Arena, and The IMRO Podcast.

The movie is about Scott...


Jul 2, 2024

Today's episode is about "The Decline of Western Civilization", from 1981, directed by Penelope Spheeris.

Our guest today is Ian Grant of the Jokermen podcast and media empire. This is Ian's second Rock Docs appearance, having previously joined us to discuss "Bob Dylan: 1978-1989 - Both Ends of the Rainbow" with his...


Jun 18, 2024

Today's episode is a rare one where the subject is not a specific documentary (although there is some rock doc talk). We're joined by returning guest Steven Hyden to discuss his new book "There Was Nothing You Could Do: Bruce Springsteen's “Born in the U.S.A.” and the End of the Heartland" and all things...


Jun 4, 2024

Today's episode is about "Let It Be", from 1970 and 2024, directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg.

Our guest today is Jeremy Kaplan of the band Dogs in a Pile.

A restored version of the original Let It Be movie has shown up on Disney+. We talk about it. It's the Beatles, you know the story. How does this movie fit into the...


May 21, 2024

Today's episode is about "Joan Baez I Am A Noise", from 2023, directed by Miri Navasky, Karen O'Connor, and Maeve O'Boyle.

Our guest today is Allison Rapp, a music writer and the host of the brand-new podcast all about Joni Mitchell, Big Yellow Podcast. Check it out!

Joan Baez I Am A Noise covers the life of the folk...