The Better Band Podcast

by Branden Palomo

As a fan of Pearl Jam, Branden has searched, but he still can't find a Better Band... The Better Band Podcast is an all encompassing trip through every song in the Pearl Jam catalog, track-by-track with guest interviews & analysis. 

Podcast episodes

  • E197 - Education (S8.Ep34)

    E197 - Education (S8.Ep34)

    Education (S8.Ep34) Guest: Lila Barzegar “Education” was written by Eddie Vedder and recorded during the BINAURAL sessions, and was released on LOST DOGS. As a teacher herself, Lila has some things to say about the track “Educatio...

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  • E196 - 4/20/02 (S8.Ep33)

    E196 - 4/20/02 (S8.Ep33)

    4/20/02 (S8.Ep33)*CW: Substance Abuse, SuicideGuest: Thomas Gregory“4/20/02” (written by Eddie Vedder) was originally recorded during the RIOT ACT sessions, and was released as a hidden track on LOST DOGS. A fairly heavy episode, ...

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  • E195 - Jingle Bells (S8.Ep32)

    E195 - Jingle Bells (S8.Ep32)

    Jingle Bells (S8.Ep32) Guest: Molly Palomo It’s that time of year again: Time to celebrate the holidays Pearl Jam Style! For the month of December, we’re exploring the final group of Christmas songs in the PJ catalog. This week, t...

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  • E194 - Santa Cruz (S8.Ep31)

    E194 - Santa Cruz (S8.Ep31)

    Santa Cruz (S8.Ep31) Guest: Kevin Lessard It’s that time of year again: Time to celebrate the holidays Pearl Jam Style! For the month of December, we’re exploring the final group of Christmas songs in the PJ catalog. This week … t...

    30:39
  • E193 - Better Band Bonus B-Side #6 (exerpt)

    E193 - Better Band Bonus B-Side #6 (exerpt)

    Here’s a sample of the Bonus Episode that my supporters on Ko-Fi & Patreon are getting this week. In the spirit of the holidays, if you would like to hear the complete episode and ALL past bonus episodes, then make a donation to y...

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