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October 05, 2021

E69 44 Days in 1991 with Russ from Infectious Groove

It's time for some rock history! In this episode, The Itch is joined by our friend Russ from the Infectious Groove Podcast to discuss August and September of 1991, aka "two months that changed rock music," capped by the relea...

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September 14, 2021

E66 9/11 and the S.C.I.E.N.C.E. of Censored Songs

In this episode, The Itch is forced to improvise! A delay to the episode idea we wanted to record forced us back to the drawing board, leading to perhaps the strangest split of episode topics yet. First, as this episode was r...

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September 07, 2021

E65 The Itch On Tour: P.O.D., From Ashes to New, All Good Things, Sleep Signals

The Itch has a new segment! Since concerts are happening more frequently these days, we're gonna see ourselves some shows and report back with our findings. First up: P.O.D. 's Satellit e 20th Anniversary tour, featuring From...

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August 24, 2021

E63 10 Turning 10: A Few Favorite Albums From 2011

In this episode, The Itch turns back the clock a decade to revisit two handfuls of our favorite albums from 2011! We won't spoil the surprise by listing them all here, but trust that Stefon voice this episode has EVERYTHING! ...

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July 26, 2021

30 Years of 311 (Rock Matters Revisited)

The Itch is still on vacation! But even so, we've got some nu content for you... nu metal content, that is. After appearing on our Jimmy Eat World episode a few weeks back, our friends from Podioslave invited us to join them ...

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July 12, 2021

Red, White, and Foo (Rock Matters Revisited)

The Itch is taking a few weeks off from recording new episodes. But as we prep to launch season 3, we decided to take a trip down memory lane by revisiting a few of our favorite episodes from season 1, aka the Rock Matters Er...

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July 05, 2021

E60 Season Finale: Bleed American with Podioslave

It's season finale time! It's 'Murica time! And most importantly, it's twinsie time! In this episode, The Itch welcomes our friends and the podcast peanut butter to our jelly, Podioslave ! Join us for our first ever six-man r...

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February 22, 2021

E41 Season Premiere: Who Is The Itch?

We're back and we're mildly rebranded! While we put the finishing touches on everything from guest spots to new art, we're here to celebrate our Itchiversary with a mission statement, a few teases about what's to come, and a ...

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December 28, 2020

E36 Millennium Mania: 20 Albums That Turned 20 in 2020

In this episode, The Itch travels through time to revisit the rock albums that brought in the new century! Join us as Aaron explains the dangers of Christian rock, teenage Dan’s band chooses a bold cover song, and KC speaks t...

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November 02, 2020

E27 The System Is Down: Music and the Toxicity of American Politics

Yep, The Itch is going there too. The election is here, and in this episode the guys discuss how art relates to politics, raising questions about the current relevance of socially-minded rock heavyweights System of a Down and...

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August 31, 2020

E18 Going for Broke: The Growth and Graduation of (Hed) P.E.

In this episode, The Itch discusses the ups and downs in the career of G-punkers (Hed) P.E. , from their breakthrough album Broke to their new (and final?) release, Class of 2020 . Join us to decipher the meanings behind thei...

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August 17, 2020

E16 Omaha Stylees: 30 Years of 311

In this episode, The Itch celebrates 311 and (give or take) three decades of anniversaries ! Along the way they discuss middle school idiocy, how to craft a concert setlist , and the ghosts of radio stations past . Plus, we d...

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June 29, 2020

E9 Red, White, and Foo: Dave Grohl and Songs that (Almost) Fly the Flag

This week, The Itch discusses the greatest red, white, and blue music in rock, and recognize the importance of Foo Fighters on their 25th anniversary . The conversation touches on the tension of being American, how Snoop Dogg...

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June 22, 2020

E8 The Itch and Pony Show: Deftones and Evolving Beyond Nu Metal

This week, the guys celebrate the 20th anniversary of Deftones’ seminal album White Pony ! Along the way they touch on: How an awful thought can become a great song How to use music to end an unwanted relationship The benefit...

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June 01, 2020

E5 Primus Time(us): Tales from the Punchbowl and Good Live Gimmicks

In this episode, the guys write a love letter to Primus on the 25th anniversary of Tales from the Punchbowl , a foundational piece of The Itch's history. Topics include: How to mine a live album debut for a decade When funk m...

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