Four Skins

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Drummer-leaders comprise this round's selections, as Pat and Mike check out a couple of historical goodies and two more recent releases. What makes a good drummer-led date? Just how loud should the leader be miked? Why does Pat think the Rolling Stone's drummer is a closet masochist? The answers may surprise you. Ladytron and Stevie Ray Vaughn round out the pop matters section.


  • Discussion of Jonathan Barber's album Vision Ahead (Self Released) 1:50
  • Discussion of Charlie Watts's album Long Ago and Far Away (Virgin) 17:20
  • Discussion of Pete La Roca's album Basra (Blue Note) 33:10
  • Discussion of Philly Joe Jones' album Showcase (Riverside) 45:30
  • Pop Matters: 1:06:20


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