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Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed is the Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca is a Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philly.com. Dan and Dan don’t just theorize about music, they bring it to us firsthand. From artists to producers to authors, Dan and Dan welcome guests that have put their stamp on rock and roll. It’s a podcast for the music fan in all of us.


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Rick Allen of Def Leppard

Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! In addition to being the drummer for - soon to be - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Def Leppard, Rick Allen is also an artist. Rick calls in to talks with the Dan’s about his current art show ‘Legends and Dreams’, which is out on tour now. We’ll learn about the inspiration behind his artwork and some of the organizations that Rick has teamed up with. Plus, the guys talk about the recent Hall of Fame nomination and what other plans Rick has in the year ahead. Also on the show, Dan and Dan pick new songs of the week and tell us their New Year resolutions in song form. - Mon, 14 Jan 2019 10:12 EST

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Ben Vaughn

Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! Happy New Year from Dan and Dan. The guys usher in 2019 with the most musical of guests, Mr. Ben Vaughn. From his early days listening to AM radio just across the river from Philadelphia to his current gig hosting ‘The Many Moods of Ben Vaughn’ radio show, music is life for Ben Vaughn. He’s done it all as a songwriter, performer, producer and DJ. Ben shares some stories with the Dan’s on our first podcast of 2019. - Wed, 02 Jan 2019 13:18 EST

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Michael Azerrad

Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! You know Michael Azerrad’s work as a music journalist and author. He has received acclaim for his books Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana and Our Band Could Be Your Life. His latest work, Rock Critic Law is a clever and humorous take on the clichés that have worked their way into rock journalism. The Dan’s talk to Michael about both his new book, his past successes and what he’s working on now. Also, the guys debate the latest round of artists who have been selected for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. - Wed, 19 Dec 2018 13:22 EST

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Jon Wurster

Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! Jon Wurster is a man of many talents. He’s the drummer for some incredible rock bands like Superchunk, The Mountain Goats, and Bob Mould. He’s also an actor, comedy writer and a must follow on social media, as you’ll hear. Jon drops by the podcast to talk about some his current projects, his favorite music books and films, and growing up in the Philadelphia area. Lots of laughs, and lots of music with Jon Wurster. - Thu, 08 Nov 2018 09:28 EST

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Dorothy Carvello

Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! Dorothy Carvello was the first female A&R executive in the history of Atlantic Records. She chronicles her career in a new book ‘Anything for a Hit: An A&R Woman’s Story of Surviving the Music Industry’. It’s a shocking portrait of an industry already known to be somewhat lawless. Dorothy talks to Dan and Dan about her intentions for writing the book, how the culture within the industry has changed and what it was like to working alongside industry icons like Ahmet Ertegun. - Thu, 25 Oct 2018 14:07 EDT

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