• Movies,  Nostalgia,  Pop Culture

    Trampled Underfoot Podcast – 122 – The Trampled Underfoot Podcast 2020 Christmas Special

    This year, it’s out of our hands. We just have to let it go. Even this episode fell victim to the 2020 gremlins, where we were plagued with connection issues. That out of the way, we talk about the joy of the season, and whether that has changed for us as the years have passed. Also, what was that one toy you just had to have? How about the Christmas food that you had growing up? The things that you ate then, that still bring you that holiday vibe? And how the heck does David Gilmour figure into all of this? It’s a jingle bell-ish romp through the memories of…

  • Music,  Nostalgia,  Pop Culture,  Technology

    Trampled Underfoot Podcast – Episode 76 – Shining Like a National Guitar

    Shining Like a National Guitar – Episode 76 The imagery that lyrics invoke in songs can be very powerful. They can take us back in time to the place we first heard them. They’re like an anchor or placeholder in a way, if you think about it. Lyrics set to music can also launch us into new worlds altogether. The mind is a powerful instrument and certain themes and stories told through music are mysterious to us still. Mark Lindsay and Eloy Escagedo talk about this topic using the song Graceland by Paul Simon as an example. The hosts then get into the conversation of famous guitars. We’ve all heard…

  • Music,  Nostalgia,  Pop Culture

    Trampled Underfoot Podcast – Episode 67 – We Want to Rock!

    In this episode, Mark finally asked Eloy about his music background – when he started learning the guitar, what was his motivation, and who were his early influences. They talk about his experiences in playing with a band, performing live, and studio recording sessions. Then they get into a discussion about their favorite songwriters – the musical poets who they feel are the best storytellers. As the discussion evolves, they ended up talking about the meanings of song lyrics from the 60s. Do later generations really understand the meaning of some of the songs of the Vietnam era? Finally, for some odd reason, the subject of hippies and the Haight-Ashbury…

  • Comedy,  History,  Music,  Podcast,  Pop Culture

    Trampled Underfoot Podcast Episode – 38 – Stevie, Jimi, and the Whale

    In this episode Mark Lindsay and Eloy Escagedo talk rock legends. We tackle the conversation of who’s better? SRV or Jimi Hendrix? Well we love them both, but we go into the details of their guitar licks and styles. So much to cover in this one, you will enjoy it. Oh, we also tell the tale of a whale out in Oregon that washed up on the shore. The locals had to figure out how to remove it from the beach so they did the unthinkable. Enjoy!