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Pete Townshend

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Why Pete Townshend’s Tinnitus Success Story is So Important

Treble Health Tinnitus & Hearing Podcast

Pete Townshend, guitarist of the famous rock band The Who, has suffered from tinnitus and partial deafness for decades. Due to constantly being surrounded by loud music, Townshend's hearing issues became so bad that the Who was forced to back out of numerous shows. Watch this video to find out how he is now able to cope with this!


22 Aug 2022

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Track-by-track w/Dr. Fukk - Chris Youlden’s “Nowhere Road” vs. Pete Townshend’s “All The Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes”

Lee Gerstmann's show

In this episode, we compare two albums that are different from each other but somehow needed to be pitted against each other. Listen to some critiquing and hitching. It’s oddball fun with plenty of insults and good-neighborly cheer.


13 Jul 2022

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TRAINING MONTAGE – Mountain Goats, SPITTING OFF THE EDGE OF THE WORLD – Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs w/Perfume Genius, TANGLED – Ceramic Animals, FIRST HIGH – Nikke Lane, VIVA LAS VENGEANCE – Panic! At the Disco, SUMMER TO FALL – Chronophage, HE WHO DARES OR IS TIRED – The Clash, PAIN WITHOUT A TOUCH – Sweeping Promises, LAY ON, TAKE OFF – The Wild Things, Pete Townshend, GET HER OFF MY MIND – John Myrtle, PASSION – PinkPantheress, SURRENDER TO THE RHYTHM – Elvis Costello and Rusty, SOMETIMES (“FIRE ISLAND” SOUNDTRACK – Muna, LAVENDER GIRL – Caamp, ONE AND ONLY – Gabriels, IKYK – Ogi, FATAL LINE – 1969 Collective, LULLABY – Grace Ives, I’M WAITING FOR THE MAN (demo) – Lou Reed

1hr 17mins

16 Jun 2022

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Mark Brzezicki (Big Country - Pete Townshend - Nik Keshaw - Midge Ure - Sessions)

Percussion Discussion.

Percussion Discussion - Episode 90 - Mark Brzezicki Joining me today is a british drummer with an instantly recognisable sound and style, the fabulous Mark Brzezicki! Mark has played for the likes of Nik Kershaw, Pete Townshend, The Cult, Fish, Ultravox but is best known for his magnificent playing with Big Country. Join Mark and myself as we celebrate his incredible career so far, he tells us how excited he was seeing a drum kit in the flesh for the first time as a child, through to practicing in the back of his van!! Drawing from his early influences such as Phil Collins with Brand X, Steve Gadd, Billy Cobham, Harvey Mason & Rod Moregenstein its quite easy to understand how Mark developed his very poished and musical drumming style. Of course we talk about Big Country and the incredible success that the band have had over the years. Mark goes into real detail about his input to The Cult's 1985 masterpiece Love including some incredible insights in to how he got some of the sounds on the album using some very interesting items! (you will have to listen to find out what!) We also talk about Pete Townshend, Fish and Nik Kershaw whom Mark has done so much with over the years. Chatting to Mark was a total privilege, he shares so many incredible nuggets of information with us all! Thank you Mark!

1hr 6mins

11 Jun 2022

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The Wild Things on Working with Pete Townshend, Concept Albums, and Face Crystals

Kyle Meredith With...

The Wild Things sit down with Kyle Meredith to talk about Afterglow, the band’s sophomore album that was co-produced by Pete Townshend.The duo of Sydney Rae White and Rob Kendrick tell us about how the record slowly morphed into a type of concept album, how they landed The Who guitarist as their guide, and what it was like to have their first post-lockdown show as openers for The Who at Royal Albert Hall. The husband-and-wife team also gives us the backstory on first single "Only Attraction," live favorite "Drunk Again," and their love of face crystals.Listen to The Wild Things's chat with Kyle above, or watch the conversation at Consequence. Then, make sure to like and subscribe to Kyle Meredith With… wherever you get your podcasts, and you can also follow the Consequence Podcast Network for updates on all our shows.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy


1 Jun 2022

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JBJS Reviews, Shaking Pete Townshend’s Hand, and Rediscovering What’s Important (with special guest Tom Einhorn)


In this episode, Marc and Mo are joined by Tom Einhorn, Editor of JBJS Reviews (and accomplished guitarist and singer) in a captivating discussion about the past, present, and future of JBJS Reviews; the practical application of Team Approach and Critical Analysis articles in optimizing patient care; and the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance by pursuing creative interests in the arts. (Spoiler alert: in the late 1960’s, Tom’s bands opened for such renowned artists as The Who, Cream, and The Association.) OrthoJOE Mailbag: feedback, comments, and suggestions from our audience can be sent to orthojoe@jbjs.org Links: Tom Einhorn’s cover version of Land of Hope and Dreams by Bruce Springsteen Einhorn TA, Swiontkowski MF. What Types of Articles Does JBJS Reviews Prefer to Publish? JBJS Rev. 2022 Mar 15;10(3). doi: 10.2106/JBJS.RVW.22.00012. PMID: 35290254. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Subspecialties: Basic Science Education and Training Ethics Foot and Ankle Hand and Wrist Hip Infection Knee Oncology Orthopaedic Essentials Pain Management Rehabilitation Pediatrics Spine Shoulder Elbow Sports Medicine Trauma


4 Apr 2022

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Top 5 Pete Townshend / The Who

The 5v5 Podcast

The Who may be the world’s loudest band, but they may also be the most creative. While the song writing and recording got more and more complex, they never stopped taking their unique version of Rock ‘n’ Roll to the stage demonstrating that they were never shy of the spotlight. Roger Daltrey the shirtless and bellowing front man. Pete Townshend the ever-active bordering on violent guitar player. John Entwistle the calm and quiet giant on bass, and Keith Moon the manic wild man behind the drum kit. While their contemporaries were getting a lot of the accolades, The Who broke barriers as song writers with complex songs and concept albums, iconic live performances at the Monterey Pop festival and Woodstock, and making solo records while remaining a group. Throughout it all Pete Townshend remains the driving force behind the Who as the main songwriter and creative engine that has driven the group for almost 60 years. That is why on this episode Mike and Louis not only discuss their favorite Who recordings, but also their favorite Pete Townshend solo songs. Please follow up us on social media and listen to the episode’s companion playlists on Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube. Go to www.the5v5podcast.com for details and links. Also please subscribe, rate, and review wherever that is available. We would like to thank our producer and editor Billy Gardella, Larry Gendron for our logo, Jay Reason for graphics and technical support, and our executive producer Ethan Isaac and everyone at the Factory Underground. KEY WORDS/TAGS #thewho, #petetownshend, #rogerdaltrey, #johnentwistle, #keithmoon, #babaoreilly, #thekidsarealright, #tommy, #woodstock, #magicbus, #mygeneration--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

1hr 42mins

28 Mar 2022

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94: Jeff Slate - Pete Townshend, Earl Slick and on The Beatles' Get Back!

The StageLeft Podcast

Imagine being asked to write the liner notes for the 50th anniversary reissue of Sgt. Peppers, being produced by Pete Townshend, interviewing members of The Beatles, touring with Bowie's guitarist Earl Slick, and having a successful solo career to boot. A.K.A What a life! Ladies and gents, enjoy Jeff Slate on The StageLeft Podcast! Produced by Bastian Hues.

1hr 9mins

10 Jan 2022

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"Eminence Front" by The Who: Pete Townshend's midlife crisis

Behind the Song

“Eminence Front” by The Who was recorded at a crucial time for the band, after the death of drumming legend Keith Moon and during a very rocky period in songwriter Pete Townshend’s life. Listen to the story in the new episode of Behind The Song. Watch the video episode on the Behind The Song Youtube channel: https://bit.ly/2DBF4wJ


3 Nov 2021

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#54 Pete Townshend (The Who) 1996 Interview

The Tapes Archive

In this episode, we have a founding member of The Who, Pete Townshend. At the time of this interview in 1996, Townshend was 51 years old and was promoting his greatest hits record. In the interview, Townshend talks about his plan to no longer make records, the remixing process of Quadrophenia, what’s now important to him, and finding a Jimi Hendrix master in his warehouse. The interview is conducted by Steve Harris. To learn more about Steve please check out our podcast-only interview with him, which is out now.Full transcript 00:00 - Intro01:00 - Start of Pete Townshend interview01:38 - His non-defined image of himself04:19 - His ability to write story-oriented albums05:41 - Why it’s very hard to write songs06:51 - His plan to no longer make records08:26 - Why he is releasing a compilation album09:33 - The notion that he hates the Japanese11:30 - Developing Quadrophenia for a concert theater piece12:57 - Which album he thinks is The Who’s best15:08 - The backstory of when The Who revived ‘Quadrophenia’ for Prince’s Trust Concert18:58 - Remastering old Who albums20:23 - Writing chamber plays21:32 - The difficulty of working in movies22:26 - His lack of enjoyment for music theater23:28 - What connects music from the ’50s and animation24:37 - What’s important to him now26:12 - The remixing process of Quadrophenia26:57 - The previous poor mastering process of Who records28:36 - Finding a Jimi Hendrix master in his warehouse29:38 - The unfinished rock opera “Lifehouse”32:04 - The mods 30 years later33:35 - What he found hypocritical playing Black music37:39 - Chapter 2539:01 - The songwriting that went into “My Generation”41:32 - Kurt Cobain and the song “My Generation”43:18 - Seeing Jimi Hendrix a couple of weeks before he died Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


15 Sep 2021