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

Interviews

E139 A Conversation with Bryan Kuznitz of Fame on Fire

Jan. 24, 2023

This week, we're scratching an Itch that's, well... pretty fiery. The Shiprocked Series continues with Bryan Kuznitz, frontman of Fame on Fire . He's a charismatic and self-reflective guy who wears his emotions on his sleeve…

Guest: Bryan Kuznitz
Interviews

E138 A Conversation with Giovannie Yanez of Giovannie and the Hired Guns

Jan. 19, 2023

This week, we're scratching The Itch for a new series: a Shiprocked Series! We've been talking about it for ages, and it's finally here. As Dan prepares to dock, we're unleashing the first of a trio of interviews with artist…

Music Reviews

E137 The Itch Awards Part 2: Winners and Top 20 Albums of 2022

Jan. 16, 2023

This week, we're scratching The Itch for closure! You hear us talk about the Top 20 all year long, now it's time for the payoff! We're dropping this episode a day early because we want to get it to your ears (and to clear th…

Music Reviews

E136 The Itch Awards Intermission: Memories and Honorees

Jan. 9, 2023

This week, we're scratching The Itch to drop 20 extra albums on you... the Almost Top 20! We've done the calculatin' and collaboratin' and chosen the The Itch's official Top 20 albums of 2022... but we also had some individu…

Music Reviews

E135 The Itch Awards Part 1: Nominees and Top EPs

Jan. 5, 2023

This week, we're scratching The Itch for awards season, and you have a say! In part 1, we're presenting a few categories of our own, a few for you to vote on, and our top 5 EPs of the year! Click the links below to help us d…

Music Reviews

Flavor of the Week: Kid Kapichi - Here's What You Could Have Won

Jan. 3, 2023

As we put the finishing touches on The 2022 Itch Awards, we're tiding you over with a preview of an album that you'll soon hear more about. Taken from our live radio show on KCLC-FM, enjoy the first Flavor of 2023: Kid Kapic…

Interviews

E134 New Year's Evarela: A New Year's Conversation with Joey Varela of VRSTY

Dec. 31, 2022

This week, we're scratching The Itch for a New Year's celebration! Our friend Joey Varela of VRSTY joins us for the second time to discuss his recent and upcoming music, translating songs into Spanish , and the value of havi…

Guest: Joey Varela

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.