Stephanie & Stephanie Talk Tunes

We have stories to tell: These are the songs you want to forget but love to remember. It's our soundtrack and probably yours too. Hosted by Stephanie Myers and Stephanie Peña. New episodes every other Wednesday! Part of Pantheon Podcasts.

Music Commentary
Music History
Music Interviews
Iggy Pop, "Little Drummer Boy" | Episode 64
Happy holidays, Talk Tuners! In this Very Special Holiday Episode, we talk about the absolute wonder that is Godfather of Punk Iggy Pop's "Little Drummer Boy."
20 min
White Stripes, "Seven Nation Army"
The White Stripes begin and end with the enigmatic Jack White. In this episode, we discuss our memories and stories around the White Stripes and "Seven Nation Army," including Stephanie M's story of seeing them play in breezy Coney Island and Stephanie P's story of a close Jack encounter.
35 min
Pixies, "Where Is My Mind?" | Episode 62
The Pixies' journey from critical darlings to a band who holds the title of having one of the most licensed songs ever is a fascinating one. On this episode, we talk about Frank Black/Black Francis, the surprising ways the band has embedded themselves in pop culture, and how you truly get bang for your buck when you see them live.
24 min
Encore Episode | The Misfits, "Halloween" (Re-R...
Get in the spooky spirit of the Halloween season by joining us as we talk about our memories and stories around The Misfits' classic "Halloween"!
42 min
Weezer, "Say It Ain't So" | Episode 61
Weezer is one of the most prolific modern-day bands in existence, and in this episode, we chat about Rivers Cuomo's musical ambitions, the band's deep pop culture impact, their longtime ability to shape and embrace "nerd chic" aesthetics, and what it's like to see them in concert stunning an audience.
24 min
Violent Femmes, "Blister in the Sun" | Episode 60
The Violent Femmes have the longevity and the loyal fan base that have carried them through more than four decades.
26 min
M.I.A., "Paper Planes" | Episode 59
M.I.A. has not lived her life without controversy, and in this episode, we discuss those instances, along with her deep hip-hop roots, who she loves to sample, who she's pissed off, and what it was like seeing her play at the now-defunct Siren Fest on Coney Island in 2007.
28 min
Santo & Johnny, "Sleepwalk" | Episode 58
Santo & Johnny's musical story, which began as teenagers, is quite the tale. In this episode, we talk about their Brooklyn-based origins, the story of "Sleepwalk" (including a secret version with lyrics), being a part of La Bamba's legacy, and as always, the memories we connect with the music.
25 min
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, "Maps" | Episode 57
With the memorable and bittersweet lyric "they don't love you like I love you," the Yeah Yeah Yeahs secured their place in music history.
24 min
Echo & the Bunnymen, "The Killing Moon" | Episo...
Echo & the Bunnymen, "The Killing Moon" | Episode 56
26 min
Creedence Clearwater Revival, "Bad Moon Rising"...
Creedence Clearwater Revival has weathered a tumultuous trajectory, including with lead singer/songwriter John Fogerty.
24 min
Daft Punk, "Around the World" | Episode 54
Some might argue that Daft Punk was put on this earth to help us welcome our inevitable robot overlords. But delving into their musical trajectory and breakup, Daft Punk has shown us a surprising but topical reason from walking away from music -- the rise of AI.
25 min
Jane's Addiction, "Been Caught Stealing" | Epis...
Jane's Addiction began with -- who else? -- Jane herself, and in this episode, we delve into the band's history, their legendary live shows, and even how Perry Farrell designed the Lollapalooza festival.
34 min
Butthole Surfers, "Pepper" | Episode 52
The Butthole Surfers were known for their early outlandish shows, but (no pun intended) they're so much more than that.
33 min
"The Crow" Soundtrack | Episode 51
41 min
50th Anniversary Episode w/ Giveaway! Stone Tem...
44 min
Sponge, "Plowed" | Episode 49
Continuing our '90s series, we're pleased to talk about Sponge and their hit "Plowed," and the memories and stories we associate with both!
28 min
Public Enemy, "Fight the Power" | Episode 48
Public Enemy has never hesitated to speak their truth, and "Fight the Power" is no exception.
25 min
Salt-N-Pepa, "Push It" | Episode 47
Salt-N-Pepa have seasoned our lives for many years, and as we continue our '90s miniseries, we're talking about the memories and stories we associate with their music, including their classic "Push It."
26 min
Foo Fighters, "This Is a Call" | Episode 46
The Foo Fighters have been around since 1994, and boy, do they ever have a backstory.
37 min
The Refreshments, "Banditos" | Episode 45
The Refreshments put their indelible stamp on pop culture with their '90s classic "Banditos," but they didn't stop there -- they did everything from creating the theme song for "King of the Hill" to putting on high-energy live shows that cemented their reputation.
23 min
Offspring, "Bad Habit" | Episode 44
29 min
Encore Episode | Meat Loaf Interview + Meat Mem...
60 min
Green Day, "When I Come Around" | Episode 42
It's the season 3 opener of Stephanie & Stephanie Talk Tunes! And we're going back to the '90s, talking about our memories and stories connected to the the Green Day classic "When I Come Around." Hear about the magical experience of seeing them play at Giants Stadium, growing up with "Dookie," secret songs on CDs, and more. On the way, we talk about the concerts we have on the horizon, including the new Metallica tour for 2024. Enjoying the show? Tell us what you think on the socials at @stephaniestalktunes/@stephaniestalk, or give us a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts or Goodpods! Proud member of Pantheon Podcasts. (*Please excuse our minor audio issues in the first few minutes of this episode.)
29 min
Ozzy Osbourne & Jessica Simpson, "Winter Wonder...
On this very special holiday episode of Stephanie & Stephanie Talk Tunes, we talk about the borderline unhinged holiday duet, Ozzy Osbourne and Jessica Simpson's "Winter Wonderland." How did this unholy collaboration come about, you might ask? Never fear! We have all the answers for you in this episode. And as always, hear about the memories and stories we connect with the music that has shaped our lives. On the way, we talk about live music we've seen recently, including Joyous Wolf at the soon-to-be-sunsetted Viper Room, and what's next for Los Angeles music venues. Enjoying the show? Tell us what you think on the socials at @stephaniestalktunes/@stephaniestalk, or give us a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts or Goodpods! Proud member of Pantheon Podcasts.
28 min