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In The Pocket

A podcast for Heads & Non-Heads alike. Follow as we deep dive into the Grateful Dead and discuss other music and life related topics. For those of you that aren't on the bus yet, this pod is a great place to start!

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*Bonus* Ep. 8 – Ad Read Bloopers

We effin' messed up big on this one dog. We got a big time mess up right here! Oh em gee, are we embarrassed. Our cheeks are bout as pink as an eraser in the middle of July. Pull up a barrel and grab yourself a chuckle... she's on the house. 

4mins

22 Jul 2021

Rank #1

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Ep. 8 – It Ain’t My Cup Of Meat

Strap in Jack, cuz this one's a long-y but a goodie! We sit down for a much needed rap about everything from baseball, beer, golf, our favorite song writers, if there ever has been a "good year" and much much more. We hear a word from our brilliant, cutting edge, and resolute sponsor before going into this weeks super unique Dead Deep Dive. We get nerdy. We get dramatic. We get repetitive. But all you have to do is kick back, smell a rose, paint your face, and enjoy.  "They say every man needs protection, They say that every man must fall, Yet I swear I see my reflection, Somewhere so high above this wall" – Bob Dylan

2hr 7mins

22 Jul 2021

Rank #2

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Ep. 7 – Blooming Like A Red Rose

In this week's episode we breakdown our weekend debauchery, get a quick show rundown from Adam's first live experience since COVID, and look forward to September, where our live music adventure will truly begin. We also discuss who our favorite members of the core Dead are compared to Dead & Company before getting into a Dead Deep Dive of our Dead song of the week. All that and more on Episode 7 of In The Pocket.   "We don't need no piece of paper from the city hall keeping us tied and true no, my old man keeping away my blues" – Joni Mitchell

1hr 10mins

28 Jun 2021

Rank #3

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Ep. 6 – Restless & Hot

The stage is set for a summer/fall of great music and the resurgence of "The Jam". We each list the 10 artists we'd choose to listen to if we couldn't listen to anyone else ever again. We also discuss what our favorite first and second set openers are, plus some of the usual banter before our Dead Dead Dive Song of the Week. Stay hydrated folks, it's hot out there.  "I crawl like a viper through these suburban streets. Make love to these women, languid and bittersweet." – Walter Becker & Jay Fagen

59mins

13 Jun 2021

Rank #4

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Ep. 5 – For Janis

On this episode, we talk about our musical journeys leading up until now and how we got to the point where we talk about the Grateful Dead every week. We also tell stories and reminisce about our favorite live music moments of the past as we look forward to new ones that sit just over the horizon. We discuss some other bands that we listened to this past week before going into a Dead Deep Dive of our Grateful Dead song of the week... all that and more on In The Pocket. "Don't it always seem to go, that you don't know what you've got till it's gone" - Joni Mitchell

1hr 30mins

2 Jun 2021

Rank #5

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*Bonus* Ep. 4 – Ad Read Bloopers

Voice acting is hard - especially when no one pays you for it, and your mic isn't that good, and you're sight reading the lines. But we persevere and rise like cream. 

2mins

25 May 2021

Rank #6

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Ep. 4 - The Mark of the Wolf

We catch up after a short hiatus and discuss the various upcoming tour announcements following COVID relaxations. Find out what we've been listening to lately as well as some general Grateful Dead discussion before we hit the Dead Deep Dive Song of the Week. As usual, anything goes. "A man walks down the street, He says, "Why am I short of attention? Got a short little span of attention and, whoa, my nights are so long, where's my wife and family? What if I die here? Who'll be my role model now that my role model is gone, gone?" – Paul Simon 

1hr 2mins

25 May 2021

Rank #7

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Ep. 3 – One Man Gathers What Another Man Spills

We discuss our favorite Jerry licks, being young heads in an old game, that middle–of–a–jam dance feeling, and what sets the Grateful Dead apart from other jam bands. We also embark on our Dead Deep Dive with the song of the week. All that and more on episode 3 of In The Pocket. "You know my love will not fade away" – Norman Holly & Buddy Holly

1hr 16mins

10 May 2021

Rank #8

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Ep. 2 - It Costs A Lot To Win

We take a look at the many keyboardists of the Grateful Dead and pick which albums we would save from a fire. We discuss our favorite concert venues, throw some good past show memories on the fire and embark on a Dead Deep Dive for our song of the week. All that and more on Episode 2 of In The Pocket.  "Check my pulse, it don't change. Stay seventy-two come shine or rain." – Jerry Garcia & Robert Hunter

1hr 9mins

3 May 2021

Rank #9

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Ep. 1 - A Rare and Different Tune

What are we listening to right now? Which current touring band takes our number 1 spot? How do we rank the 3 blues Kings? Are we assholes? What's our Grateful Dead song of the week? All that and more gets answered on episode 1 of In The Pocket.  "Holes in what's left of my reason, holes in the knees of my blues" –John Barlow & Bob Weir

55mins

25 Apr 2021

Rank #10