Cover to Cover with Matt Tarka

by Matt Tarka

A podcast featuring musical conversations about an album or song which has changed and enhanced someone’s life. 
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Podcast episodes

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  • Episode 68: Jake Joyce (from the Jake Joyce Band)

    Episode 68: Jake Joyce (from the Jake Joyce Band) Explicit

    In this week's episode, we dialed up Jake Joyce from The Jake Joyce Band to talk about Bob Dylan's 1966 record Blonde on Blonde side by side. To paraphrase Barry Judd in High Fidelity: "You don't have Blonde on Blonde? *sigh* It...

    Feb 23 2021
    Feb 23 2021
    46:47
  • Episode 67: James Hearne (King Pine / Musician)

    Episode 67: James Hearne (King Pine / Musician)Explicit

    Our guest this week is from the Hudson Valley in New York State. He is one James Hearne, formerly of The Way Home and who has recently released a new solo record under the moniker King Pine.We sat down one evening to discuss the l...

    Feb 09 2021
    Feb 09 2021
    30:08
  • Episode 66: Anthony Musumeci (American History teacher/Podcaster)

    Episode 66: Anthony Musumeci (American History teacher/Podcaster)

    Our guest today is American history teacher and musicologist Anthony Musumeci, as well a co-host of The Music Draft podcast. We discussed a living legend - songwriter Bob Dylan and his landmark album released on May 27, 1963 title...

    Jan 26 2021
    Jan 26 2021
    48:47
  • Episode 65: Angela Sclafani (Performer/Songwriter/Theatre-maker)

    Episode 65: Angela Sclafani (Performer/Songwriter/Theatre-maker)

    New York City-based performer, songwriter, and theater-maker Angela Sclafani stopped by the program in late 2020 to discuss Fiona Apple and her fourth studio record The Idler Wheel. Idler Wheel was recorded in Los Feliz, CA and re...

    Jan 12 2021
    Jan 12 2021
    39:04
  • Episode 64: Scott Kurt (Country Recording Artist)

    Episode 64: Scott Kurt (Country Recording Artist)

    Country recording artist Scott Kurt (of Scott Kurt and Memphis 59) stopped by the show to talk about Tom Petty's first solo record from 1989 titled Full Moon Fever! This was a pivotal source of inspiration for Scott as he began to...

    Dec 22 2020
    Dec 22 2020
    27:08
  • Episode 63: Eric Taft (The Great Heights Band, Record Producer)

    Episode 63: Eric Taft (The Great Heights Band, Record Producer) Explicit

    Eric Taft is a producer, engineer and songwriter from Baltimore, MD. He works closely with both local and regional artists, helping them develop their sound and writing style. He has also worked with national artists such as Under...

    Dec 08 2020
    Dec 08 2020
    38:19
  • Episode 62: Sam Snow (of Ill Uma Naughty, Motion Quotient)

    Episode 62: Sam Snow (of Ill Uma Naughty, Motion Quotient)Explicit

    DJ/Writer/Editor/Drum Monkey Sam Snow (of Ill Uma Naughty, Motion Quotient) is our guest on today's podcast. We sat down one morning to discuss in length Frederick, MD's Clutch and their eponymous 2nd album, Clutch.Clutch was reco...

    Nov 24 2020
    Nov 24 2020
    54:39
  • Episode 61: Jim Logrando (Manager of Punchline, Co-Founder of Craft Services)

    Episode 61: Jim Logrando (Manager of Punchline, Co-Founder of Craft Services)Explicit

    We dialed up Jim Logrando (Co-Founder of Craft Services and Manager of Punchline) to discuss the debut record from English glam rock band Spacehog - and their landmark released by Sire Records and Elektra. That of course dear list...

    Nov 10 2020
    Nov 10 2020
    36:15
  • Episode 60: Kasvot Växt (Scandinavian Prog Rock)

    Episode 60: Kasvot Växt (Scandinavian Prog Rock)

    We recently made contact with Jules Haugen, Cleif Jarvinen, Horst Guomundurson, and Georg Guomundurson, who are members of an obscure and influential prog rock quartet from Scandinavia known as Kasvot Växt. Some say they do not ex...

    Oct 27 2020
    Oct 27 2020
    15:32
  • Episode 59: Chris Tondevold (Ambition Radio Podcast)

    Episode 59: Chris Tondevold (Ambition Radio Podcast) Explicit

    Our guest today is Chris Tondevold from the Ambition Radio podcast! We discussed The Doors compilation The Future Starts Here, which runs the gamut of the very best from Jim, Ray, John and Robby, plus a few surprise selections. Wh...

    Oct 13 2020
    Oct 13 2020
    53:29
  • Episode 58: EP Jackson (Musician/Producer)

    Episode 58: EP Jackson (Musician/Producer)

    Our guest today is Fredericksburg, VA’s EP Jackson from the band EP Jackson and The Last Well and Fill Your Boots Studio, also in Fredericksburg.We spent one morning this past July digging into The White Stripes and their 4th albu...

    Sep 29 2020
    Sep 29 2020
    34:25
  • Episode 57 - Kerriann Curtis (Japanese edition)

    Episode 57 - Kerriann Curtis (Japanese edition)

    Today we have a guest who paid us a visit back in Episode 17. She is one Kerriann Curtis. Kerriann has created an Instagram series of paintings showcasing her own work titled Art for the Afterlife, which you should most certainly ...

    Sep 15 2020
    Sep 15 2020
    21:50
  • Episode 56: So Sure (Noise Rock)

    Episode 56: So Sure (Noise Rock)Explicit

    Matt dials up members of a new band known as So Sure, which includes Brendan Kelly and Sean Kelly of A Fragile Tomorrow as well as drummer Kyle Polk. So Sure can be described as dream pop, shoegaze, post punk, and influenced by al...

    Sep 01 2020
    Sep 01 2020
    57:0
  • Episode 55: Cathy DiToro (Musician)

    Episode 55: Cathy DiToro (Musician)Explicit

    We telephoned DC-area artist Cathy DiToro (of Party Like It's..., Project Hera) to discuss Alanis Morrisette's landmark album, Jagged Little Pill, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year! Cathy and I spoke extensively...

    Aug 25 2020
    Aug 25 2020
    56:41