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Under the Scales

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Under the Scales is a podcast by Tom Marshall, longtime songwriter for the band Phish. The podcast captures and brings to light the rich and complex culture surrounding Phish and its diverse, devoted fanbase. Phish's quirky sense of humor pervades and steers the podcast. Tom will interview the band, fans, insiders, outsiders...and dare to go UNDER THE SCALES to uncover the beating heart of Phish!

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Under the Scales is a podcast by Tom Marshall, longtime songwriter for the band Phish. The podcast captures and brings to light the rich and complex culture surrounding Phish and its diverse, devoted fanbase. Phish's quirky sense of humor pervades and steers the podcast. Tom will interview the band, fans, insiders, outsiders...and dare to go UNDER THE SCALES to uncover the beating heart of Phish!

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Excellent insight into important topics

By lastubbe - Sep 05 2019
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Love how Tom digs deep into the topics fans what to know about. Tom really gets it!

Great story telling

By spink6 - Jan 07 2019
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Great stories, moving the conversation forward while still looking back.

iTunes Ratings

1022 Ratings
Average Ratings
984
25
6
3
4

Excellent insight into important topics

By lastubbe - Sep 05 2019
Read more
Love how Tom digs deep into the topics fans what to know about. Tom really gets it!

Great story telling

By spink6 - Jan 07 2019
Read more
Great stories, moving the conversation forward while still looking back.
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Under the Scales

Updated 6 days ago

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Under the Scales is a podcast by Tom Marshall, longtime songwriter for the band Phish. The podcast captures and brings to light the rich and complex culture surrounding Phish and its diverse, devoted fanbase. Phish's quirky sense of humor pervades and steers the podcast. Tom will interview the band, fans, insiders, outsiders...and dare to go UNDER THE SCALES to uncover the beating heart of Phish!

Rank #1: 039:Trey's Ghost Story

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Osiris co-founder RJ Bee interviews me on Under the Scales for the 20th anniversary of Phish's album Story of the Ghost. We call a special guest to answer some additional questions.

Jun 11 2018
1 hour 35 mins
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Rank #2: 011:TreyGuitars1

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Trey Anastasio shares years of guitar insights with me and Dan Kanter. YouTube version of this podcast.

Feb 06 2017
57 mins
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Rank #3: 021:Questions Answers 1

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A new type of episode, in which Tom answers your questions, or at least makes an attempt... YouTube version of this podcast.

May 08 2017
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #4: 012:TreyGuitars2

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Trey Anastasio explains the magic of Paul Languedoc's guitars to me and Dan Kanter.

Feb 13 2017
46 mins
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Rank #5: 048:Mike Gordon Part 1

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Mike Gordon joins Tom for the Under the Scales Season 3 opener. This is Part 1 of 2. Mike is a bass player, bandleader, consummate collaborator, songwriter, inventor. Mike speaks on the metaphysics of groove. See where this is going? WAS MIKE ALMOST IN THE WHO??
Crazy how many topics we covered, couldn’t get it done in one hour, so enjoy part 1 of the interview now, part 2 coming at you next Monday!

Feb 11 2019
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #6: 040:Brad Sands

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Brad Sands, Phish's longtime road manager - from 1991 to 2004 - talks to Tom and Tebo about the good old days, and has some great behind the scenes stories.

Jun 25 2018
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #7: 051:Deep Dive into Lyrics

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In this episode, Tom dives into the meaning of five popular Phish songs, chosen by co-hosts Tebo Thomas and RJ Bee: Wading in the Velvet Sea, Blaze On, Horn, Bug and Life Boy.

Apr 28 2019
1 hour 9 mins
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Rank #8: 032:Phil and Friends Q&A

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Big Phil and Medium Phil, both longtime Phish friends and fans, stop by to ask Tom questions...only, they forgot the questions. YouTube version of this podcast.

Sep 04 2017
1 hour 34 mins
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Rank #9: 002:Riding the Rail

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Derek Gregory joins me in the studio to discuss his extensive experience with Phish...he likes it up close to the band. Real close. I try to figure out the hows and whys of "riding the rail" as it's called. YouTube version of this podcast.

Nov 07 2016
40 mins
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Rank #10: 007:Dude of Life

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Steve Pollak, also known as THE DUDE OF LIFE, talks to me about the early days with Trey in Taft and brings us up to the present musically. YouTube version of this podcast.

Dec 19 2016
59 mins
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Rank #11: 029:Posters

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in the studio with Jim Pollock and David Welker, the two cornerstones of the Phish poster phenomenon. YouTube version of this podcast.

Aug 07 2017
58 mins
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Rank #12: 027:Tale of Two Songs

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Tom puts the songwriting and recording process under the microscope with two co-writers and two new songs. YouTube version of this podcast.

Jul 10 2017
1 hour 11 mins
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Rank #13: 028:Petrea Kelly Q+A

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Petrea Davis and Kelly Baines swim Under the Scales to inflict another Q&A upon Tom. YouTube version of this podcast.

Jul 17 2017
54 mins
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Rank #14: 003:Tapers

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Co-hosts RJ and Jonathan and I take a DEEP DIVE into Tapers. Tapers are a huge part of Phish's history...but what are they? Who are they? Let's find out. Take a deep breath and jump in with us. YouTube version of this podcast.

Nov 14 2016
52 mins
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Rank #15: 049:Mike Gordon Part 2

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A sampling of Mike’s music accompanies further discussion about the creative process. Mike’s solo projects are covered, and songs highlighted. Mike’s motives for each subsequent project seems to change as his collaborations with admirable artists continues to abound. However, Scott Murawski emerges as possibly Mike’s longest collaborator. Mike discusses his extensive journals he keeps about his playing, and gives us a glimpse into these as he shares the best jams from previous tours. Mike turns the mic around and interviews Tom about songwriting with a few insightful questions.

Feb 18 2019
1 hour 8 mins
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Rank #16: 004:Timer

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I interview David Steinberg, long-time Phish fan and the band's unofficial statistician. He's an author and extreme long-distance touring expert. He also times shows...and has the scars to prove it. YouTube version of this podcast.

Nov 21 2016
55 mins
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Rank #17: 035:Andy Gadiel

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For our Season-ending episode I am joined by the founder of Jambase.com -- Andy Gadiel ushered Phish and fans into the internet age with one of the very first band websites on the World Wide Web. YouTube version of this podcast.

Oct 23 2017
1 hour
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Rank #18: 031:Live Stream

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Eli Tishberg tells us about directing the video feed that allows us to see Phish live in our living rooms in unparalleled quality. YouTube version of this podcast.

Aug 21 2017
44 mins
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Rank #19: 019:Holly Bowling 1

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Holly Bowling stops by the studio to educate us musically -- my piano has never sounded better! YouTube version of this podcast.

Apr 17 2017
47 mins
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Rank #20: 005:PhantasyTour

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Paul Glace, founder of PhantasyTour.com, is featured. We discuss the site's origins and how it grew to the incredible Phish fan destination it is today. YouTube version of this podcast.

Dec 05 2016
53 mins
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