The Tapes Archive

A podcast that unearths never-before-heard conversations with world-class musicians and comedians.

The Tapes Archive Episodes

A never before heard interview with Izzy Stradlin from 1993. (Formerly w/Gun N’ Roses)In the interview Izzy talks about:• Growing…

A never before heard interview with Ace Frehley from 1994.In the interview Frehley talks about:• What “sucks” about rock’n’roll.• His…

A never before heard interview with Dave Matthews from 1996In the interview Matthews talks about:• His fancy footwork• His band’s…

A never before heard interview with Neal Peart from the band Rush in 1991.In this episode, we have our second…

When I asked Frank Zappa if he had any regrets about the first 25 years of his career, he was…

In the story I wrote in 1994 based on this interview with Dweezil Zappa, the lead paragraph summed up the…

When I spoke to Shannon Hoon in September 1995, he and his band, Blind Melon, were on the verge of…

Bill Maher is a huge part of the comedy and talk-show landscape, thanks to his HBO show Real Time, which…

Jeff Tweedy is often described as a reticent interview subject, but I found him to be relaxed and easygoing when…

I interviewed Neil Peart several times over the years and thoroughly enjoyed every conversation. In addition to being a great…

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