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9 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Jody Stephens. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Jody Stephens, often where they are interviewed.

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9 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Jody Stephens. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Jody Stephens, often where they are interviewed.

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Ep. 3 – Jody Stephens (Big Star/Those Pretty Wrongs)

Comfort Monk Podcast
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For Comfort Monk 3, Dylan Dickerson has a chat with the power pop legend Jody Stephens. They talk about sneaking motorcycles into Ardent Recording Studio, touring without a booking agent, and Jody’s work after Big Star.

Mar 02 2020

32mins

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Jody Stephens / Katie Mullins

Sending Signals
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Howdy! This week Big Star drummer Jody Stephens is here! Big Star are one of the greatest bands "evs" and they have such a mystique around them; it was so cool to talk to Jody from Ardent Studios where Big Star created most of their records, and where he now works!

Also on the show, Professor of Creative Writing, poet, music writer Katie Mullins. We had an awesome conversation about teaching and grading creativity, the difference between lyrics and poetry, the desire to be liked, and er, Billy Joel's "River Of Dreams".

Find Katie on Twitter @katieuwsf

Find Jody on Twitter @jody_bigstar and on Facebook

Visit thoseprettywrongs.com

Find me on Twitter @signalspodcast

Tell your friends!

Jul 09 2019

54mins

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Ep. 39 - Jody Stephens

The Music History Project
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The Music History Project welcomes returning guest, Zach Phillips, as they examine the career of Big Star drummer and Ardent Studios CEO, Jody Stephens. Big Star, out of Memphis, Tennessee, made three albums before splitting and the loss of Chris Bell. As the last surviving member of Big Star, Jody reflects on the impact of the band as well as other influential moments in his life and career.

Dec 19 2018

1hr 17mins

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1. Jody Stephens

Nashville2Memphis
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On todays episode of N2M I dialed the digits of 901 native and legend Jody Stephens. Jody was the drummer for one of the most influential bands to ever come out of Memphis. Big Star whose legacy has far outlasted the band and inspired bands like REM, Wilco, The Replacements, and Teenage Fanclub. Jody has also worked at Ardent studios and record label for years on the marketing side of things.

Feb 08 2018

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282 - Jody Stephens of Big Star - Complete Third

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Big Star’s first two LPs were full of chiming guitars, heavy drums and melodic hooks, yet somehow both albums failed to meet the high expectations. Those failures loomed large as Alex Chilton and Jody Stephens went to work on their next project.

Eventually called Third or Sister Lovers, the songs recorded for these sessions seemed at times to be the polar opposite of their first two records - alternating between haunting moments of despair, and fragile beauty. The album, never officially completed, has been issued over the years in many forms and track listings. But, Omnivore Recordings has assembled quite possibly the final word on the legendary project.

Complete Third is s three-disc set, bringing together virtually every note recorded for these sessions. Through acoustic demos, rough mixes, and about as final version of the album as we’ll ever hear, we get a peek behind the scenes of this fractured masterpiece.

We talk to Big Star drummer Jody Stephens about recording the album, what producer Jim Dickinson brought to the project, and how a song he wrote, “For You,” helped shape the rest of the record.

Sep 05 2017

26mins

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#606 1977 – The Year Punk Broke (Pt. 1), Opinions on Fleet Foxes, and Jody Stephens

Sound Opinions
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In part one of our two-part series on the historic year 1977, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot explore the punk explosion in the UK with music writer Jon Savage. They discuss important British bands like The Buzzcocks, The Sex Pistols and The Clash and what made them so influential. Plus, they'll review the new record from indie folk band Fleet Foxes, and Big Star's Jody Stephens shares the song that got him Hooked on Sonics.

Jul 07 2017

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074: Jody Stephens (Big Star, Golden Smog, Those Pretty Wrongs)

The Trap Set with Joe Wong
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Jody Stephens drummed for Big Star, a band that was criminally overlooked during its initial lifetime but eventually became monumentally influential. Jody tells Joe about how he fell in love with drums, why he studied accounting and marketing, his creative role in Big Star, and how he has stayed busy at Memphis's legendary Ardent Studios.

Jun 08 2016

24mins

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RSR039 - Jody Stephens - Big Star and Ardent Studios

Recording Studio Rockstars
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My guest today is Jody Stephens a rock star, session drummer, songwriter, composer, producer, and studio administrator at Ardent Studios in Memphis TN. Jody’s music has had a great influence on me through his work as the drummer for the legendary band, Big Star. 

Get full show notes at RecordingStudioRockstars.com

Jun 03 2016

45mins

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Those Pretty Wrongs (interview w/ Jody Stephens [of Big Star] and Luther Russell)

The Great Albums
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Bill and Brian welcome legendary Big Star drummer Jody Stephens and acclaimed LA musician Luther Russell for a slightly different than usual episode. We had the pleasure to have the artists themselves provide a track by track commentary! Bill and Brian took the opportunity to head down to Memphis, spend time at Ardent Studios, and chat with Jody and Luther about the making of their album, the self titled debut from Those Pretty Wrongs (due out May 13th, 2016 from Ardent Music and Burger Records). Jody and Luther discuss the beginnings of the band, the cross continent writing process, recording at the historic Ardent using some of Chris Bell's guitars, their influences (such as Willis Alan Ramsey), and the positivity inherent throughout the album before we discuss the entire album, one song at a time. As we make our way through, we talk about how mean Eva Gardner could be (in film), Jody's dog's journey through some health issues, empty Chinese cities, arranging harmonies (that feature Danny De La Matyr!), a great story about a toy cube and sideshow freaks, the influence of Big Star's Alex Chilton and Chris Bell on the songwriting and their presence in the DNA of the music, remaining positive in the face of loss, and so so much more! Make sure to check out the album from Those Pretty Wrongs, due out May 13th from Ardent Music in partnership with Burger Records! www.thoseprettywrongs.com ardentmusic.11spot.com www.burgerrecords.org Many thanks to Addison Hare for making this happen!

May 09 2016

1hr 45mins

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