The Itch

The Itch

The Itch is a longtime rock radio show on 89.1 KCLC-FM. Now its hosts have entered the podcasting world with rock news, reviews, and interviews exploring the deep connection between people and music. If it gets your head banging and your blood flowing, it's an itch we're here to scratch.

Recent Episodes

Music Reviews

E113 Flavor of the Week: Bad Omens - The Death of Peace of Mind

Aug. 16, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch to go back in time! Bad Omens released The Death of Peace of Mind earlier this year and, well, we just didn't get to it until now. But that's not because the album isn't worthwhile. Rathe…

Concert Reviews

E112 The Itch On Tour: Cam Cole

Aug. 9, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch for an overdue follow-up! KC took a road trip to Chicago to see Itch favorite (and Ted Lasso's own) Cam Cole at Martyrs ! Along the way we'll discuss live show setups, what to do when you…

Concert Reviews

E111 The Itch On Tour: Des Rocs (featuring Filthy Animals Heidi and Kai!)

Aug. 2, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch to get EVEN FILTHIER! After our interview with Des Rocs , KC had the chance to see him live at Delmar Hall in St Louis. But he wasn't alone! He ran into a couple of Itch friends, who made…

Guests: Heidi , Kai
Interviews

E110 A Conversation with Des Rocs

July 26, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch to get filthy! Des Rocs, whose album A Real Good Person In A Real Bad Place took home our 2021 Debut Album of the Year award and earned a spot on our 2021 Top 20 Albums, joins us to talk …

Guest: Des Rocs
Music Reviews

E109 Q2 Rock Roundup: Dorothy, Nova Twins, & The Warning

July 19, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch for a Roundup! It's been a while. An entire quarter, in fact. And while there were a ton of albums worth talking about in Q2, we opted to zero in on one of our favorite topics: women who …

Short Cuts

[Short Cuts] Kids'll Make You Modest

July 14, 2022

This short cut was part of last week's recording session, but it foreshadows a couple of topics we touch on in next week's episode, so we had to give it to you for advance context and hopefully a couple of laughs. Enjoy the …

Music Reviews Concert Reviews

E108 The Itch On Tour: Teenage Wrist, Softcult, & Soul Blind

July 12, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch to run it back! Aaron saw another show and we've got things to say about it! Listen to this 90s-sounding goodness as Teenage Wrist becomes the first true Itch On Tour two-timer, Softcult …

About the Hosts

The Itch

The Itch is a longtime rock radio show on 89.1 KCLC-FM. Now its hosts have entered the podcasting world with rock news, reviews, and interviews exploring the deep connection between people and music. If it gets your head banging and your blood flowing, it's an itch we're here to scratch.

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Dan

Dan co-founded The Itch in a tiny room on the campus of Lindenwood University in February 2004 with one goal in mind: to rock as much of St. Louis as the signal would allow.

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KC

KC inadvertently named the show when he misheard the station manager's advice to "find a niche" as "find an itch," to which he replied: "One that needs to be scratched."

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Aaron

Aaron has spent half of The Itch's existence living in a different city, but found a way to bridge the gap with his Itch brethren by producing the podcast.