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Dave explores the evolution of the New York music scene. Interviews include Paul Stanley, Jimmy Iovine, Nora Guthrie, Thurston Moore, Chuck D, LL Cool J, Mike D, Rick Rubin and Barack Obama. Foo Fighters record a song at The Magic Shop. The song "I am a River" is recorded during this episode.
The episode was rated #1 Best episode of Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways from 57 votes.
Chicago has been a mecca for music of all sorts. At Electrical Audio studios, Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters connect with owner Steve Albini, a Chicago musical icon as founding member of Big Black, Shellac and more, and who produced/recorded Nirvana's third album 'In Utero.' Later, they're joined by Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen.
The episode was rated #2 Best episode of Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways from 109 votes.
While Foo Fighters set up to record with Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard at Robert Lang Studio, Dave Grohl chats with Lang, Duff McKagen (Guns N Roses), Chris Cornell (Soundgarden) and Nancy Wilson (Heart) about Seattle's northwest sound. Dave delves deep into Seattle's rich musical heritage and also interviews the co-founders of the famed Sub Pop Records.
The episode was rated #3 Best episode of Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways from 61 votes.
Foo Fighters head to the Music City: Nashville, TN, home of the Grand Ole Opry and legendary artists like Johnny Cash, Kenny Rogers, and more. Dave sits down with Dolly Parton, Tony Joe White, Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris and producer Tony Brown to talk about Nashville's musical influences. Meanwhile, the Foo Fighters prepare to record at Southern Ground studio.
The episode was rated #4 Best episode of Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways from 65 votes.
Dave Grohl chats with Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Cyril Neville and Trombone Shorty about New Orleans' unique history, 'jazz funerals,' Mardi Gras Indians, and the effects of Hurricane Katrina. Meanwhile, Dave bonds with Ben Jaffe, scion of a famous jazz family and leader of the legendary Preservation Hall Jazz Band, before recording the latest Foo Fighters song at the venue.
The episode was rated #5 Best episode of Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways from 57 votes.
Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl and Pat Smear, an L.A. native whose band The Germs were pioneers of the city's punk scene, visit legendary KROQ DJ Rodney Bingenheimer. Dave and the Foos then head to the desert to record with Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh at Rancho de la Luna, an iconoclastic studio in Joshua Tree.
The episode was rated #6 Best episode of Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways from 63 votes.
Dave Grohl chats with Terry Lickona, executive producer of TV's 'Austin City Limits.' Dave delves into the roots of the Austin music scene: from the blues of Jimmie Vaughan, to the psychedelic rock pioneered by Roky Erickson's 13th Floor Elevators, to punk bands Scratch Acid and the Big Boys. He also discusses the impact of commercialization with guitarist Gary Clark, Jr.
The episode was rated #7 Best episode of Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways from 66 votes.
A transient town where few are born and raised, Washington, D.C. is in many ways a city of extremes. Dave Grohl sits down with Trouble Funks' Big Tony Fisher to talk about D.C.'s Go-Go music. He also chats with Don Zientara, owner of Inner Ear Studio, members of the punk band Bad Brains; and Ian MacKaye of Teen Idles, Minor Threat and Fugazi, who all recorded at Inner Ear.
The episode was rated #8 Best episode of Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways from 80 votes.
Last updated: oct 09, 2020
I'm not a Foo Fighters fan, I actually don't think i ever put a record on by myself. But this was a very good documentary series, not focusing on the band Foo Fighters, but telling the history and stories form the cities they vistited. VERY good.
This was terrific. The use of Explosions In The Sky was a genuine goosebumps moment. Bravo Dave.
While we celebrated the Pride month just now, why not talk about some awesome TV shows focused on LGBT characters. What if you want to learn about the people at large but you realize that there is no diversity in your close social circles. That’s when a good TV series can enlighten you with the ideas and realities. It can also save you from awkward moments in the real life by providing the right insights.
Like I mentioned before, during these times, you have to be able to relax and is there a better way than sitting back and binging on a really good series? I don’t think so! We’ve already covered some series that are available on Netflix, but what about other services? Well, now we’re going to see what Hulu has to offer.
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