July 26, 2018
Fresh off Bastille Day, the Troubled Men convene a tribunal with New Orleans royalty and lifelong friend, Scott Plauché. Their reign of terror resumes as they discuss the new TMP stickers, the Ben Franklin High School accent, Scott's movie biz career, old N.O. television, Cal-Mex food, Croatian defeat/complicity, the generosity of Keith Carradine, Manny's interview with the Smashing Pumpkins, the Best Life Pharmacy Restaurant, and much more. Subscribe and rate in Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast app. ...
March 04, 2021
The G. Love & Special Sauce drummer discovered singer and guitarist G. Love in an empty Irish bar in his hometown of Boston. As a duo expanding to a trio, the hip hop/blues group hit with “Cold Beverage” on their first release, and it’s been a wild ride of world tours, records, and TV ever since. A New Orleans residency leading rock steady group 007 and Nashville session work with Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys round out his stellar resume. Jeffrey currently hosts the weekly Atomic Cocktail Hour. Tonight he endures the radioactive fallout with the Troubled Men. Topics include a vaccine, a birthday, the Mars landing, Mt. Rushmore, a sold out gig, dog walkers, Certs, Ramones shows, lessons with Alan Dawson, a bar mitzvah band, Boston rock, Mark Sandman, Sony records, an acoustic approach, space, moving to N.O., Keith Keller, Chez Flames, Katrina flooding, a trio with Kenny Vaughn and Dave Roe, touring plans, a COVID case, a Letterman story, and much more. Support the podcast here. Join the Patreon page here. Shop for Troubled Men’s Wear here. Subscribe, review, and rate (5 stars) on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or almost any podcast aggregator. Follow on social media, share with friends, and spread the Troubled Word. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break and outro music: “Cold Beverage” and “Baby’s Got Sauce” from the self-titled album by G. Love & Special Sauce ...
July 01, 2021
He’s a Grammy-winning songwriter, singer, guitar player, record producer, and founding member of the legendary Blasters, who burst onto the early L.A. punk scene with a powerhouse mix of rockabilly, blues, country, and r’n’b. Major label records and worldwide touring followed. With teenage mentors like Big Joe Turner and T-Bone Walker, and a stellar career of solo recordings and top-tier collaborators, Dave has probably seen every scoundrel west of the Pecos. He spots the Troubled Men a mile away. Topics include a return to miserable, Jazzfest, Father’s Day, a flashback, a freaky-looking dog, troubled loners, Downey, the Carpenters, a sweet spot, musical cousins, L.A. radio, Jimmy Rabbit, Mom and Dad, Lee Allen, the Ash Grove, a music lesson, headhunting, getting signed, the Go-Go’s, Chris Gaffney, Dale Spalding, “The Third Mind,” and much more. Support the podcast here. Join the Patreon page here. Shop for Troubled Men’s Wear here. Subscribe, review, and rate (5 stars) on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or almost any podcast aggregator. Follow on social media, share with friends, and spread the Troubled Word. Intro music: Styler/Coman Break music: “Marie, Marie” from “American Music” by the Blasters Outro music: “On the Way Downtown” from “From an Old Guitar: Rare and Unreleased Recordings” by Dave Alvin Troubled Men Podcast Facebook Troubled Men Podacst Instagram Dave Alvin Homepage Dave Alvin Facebook ...