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Helping Friendly Podcast/Osiris Media


    • Jan 13, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    HFPod On Tour (Live) - Hampton '03 Historical Overview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 63:26

    Welcome back to HFPod On Tour (Live)! We're excited to hang out for another season talking through Phish's career. In this week's episode we're talking through Phish's three-show 2003 return at Hampton Coliseum from January 2-4, 2003. In this episode we discuss the context of the run, breakdown the shows, and discuss our feelings on 2.0 overall.Tune into our LIVE SHOWS every Wednesday at 4:30pm ET.Visit Sunset Lake CBD and enter the promo code HFPOD for 20% off your order.HFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee and Megan Glionna. Brought to you by Osiris Media. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour (Live - 1/1) - 12/31/2021 Rock Lititz, PA

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 2022 82:02

    In our eighth & FINAL episode of HFPod on Tour (Live) presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis and Sec 119, we discuss Phish's first ever virtual show from Rock Lititz, PA on 12/31/2021. We talk about the vibe of the show and deep-dive the setlist. Finally, we share our thoughts on what's next for Phish as we turn to 2022. Tune into our LIVE SHOWS every Tuesday & Thursday at 3pm ETHFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee and Megan Glionna. Brought to you by Osiris Media Shift Genuine Cannabis and Sec 119.Visit Section119.com and use promo code HFPOD for 15% off Donut and Grateful Dead apparel. Your purchase may also be eligible for up to 30% off during the Holiday season. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour (Live - 12/23) - Reaction To MSG Announcement

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 76:23

    In our seventh episode of HFPod on Tour (Live) presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis and Sec 119, we live react to Phish's decision to postpone their 2021-22 MSG Run to April 20-23, 2022. We discuss our thoughts on what Phish's touring may look like in 2022, how this postponement impacts the Mexico Run, what MSG in April may be like, and share happy Phish shows to get us through the next week.Tune into our LIVE SHOWS every Tuesday & Thursday at 3pm ETHFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee and Megan Glionna. Brought to you by Osiris Media Shift Genuine Cannabis and Sec 119.Visit Section119.com and use promo code HFPOD for 15% off Donut and Grateful Dead apparel. Your purchase may also be eligible for up to 30% off during the Holiday season. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour (Live - 12/21) - Phish MSG History

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 66:39

    In our seventh episode of HFPod on Tour (Live) presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis and Sec 119, we discuss Phish's history at Madison Square Garden, what the venue has meant to them, while focusing on their 1996, 2009, and 2017 runs there. In addition, we discuss comparable venues to MSG, and each highlight our favorite shows at the world's most famous arena.Tune into our LIVE SHOWS every Tuesday & Thursday at 3pm ETHFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee and Megan Glionna. Brought to you by Osiris Media Shift Genuine Cannabis and Sec 119.Visit Section119.com and use promo code HFPOD for 15% off Donut and Grateful Dead apparel. Your purchase may also be eligible for up to 30% off during the Holiday season. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour (Live - 12/16) - Phish 12/31's Through History

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 97:25

    In our sixth episode of HFPod on Tour (Live) presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis and Sec 119, we discuss Phish's New Year's Eve shows through history. We chat about the vibe of a 12/31 show vs the rest of the run, the growth the band showcased on these night's through the 90s, and how they've evolved into a display of the band's showmanship in 3.0. We march through them, at a marathon pace, highlighting the best moments of each.Tune into our LIVE SHOWS every Tuesday & Thursday at 3pm ETHFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee and Megan Glionna. Brought to you by Osiris Media Shift Genuine Cannabis and Sec 119.Visit Section119.com and use promo code HFPOD for 15% off Donut and Grateful Dead apparel. Your purchase may also be eligible for up to 30% off during the Holiday season. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour (LIVE) Interview w/ Brian Harding - Philm 1.0 Coffee Table Book

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 64:01

    In our fifth episode of HFPod on Tour (Live) presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis and Sec 119, we are joined by Brian Harding, the man behind the Phish on Philm Instagram account. We discuss his upcoming book: Philm 1.0 - The Coffee Table Book, as well as his intro to Phish, his favorite shows, and spend some time digging into the book itself. You can pre-order the book at the link in the description; expect shipments in early-February.Tune into our LIVE SHOWS every Tuesday & Thursday at 3pm ETHFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee and Megan Glionna. Brought to you by Osiris Media Shift Genuine Cannabis and Sec 119.Visit Section119.com and use promo code HFPOD for 15% off Donut and Grateful Dead apparel. Your purchase may also be eligible for up to 30% off during the Holiday season. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour (LIVE - 12/9) - Phish 12/30's Through History

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 76:15

    In our fourth episode of HFPod on Tour (Live) presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis and Sec 119, we look back at Phish's History of shows on 12/30s. We discuss the vibe of 12/30 shows, as well as our favorite shows & jams from 12/30s throughout Phish history.Tune into our LIVE SHOWS every Tuesday & Thursday at 3pm ETHFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee and Megan Glionna. Brought to you by Osiris Media Shift Genuine Cannabis and Sec 119. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour (LIVE - 12/7) - Phish 12/29's Through History

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 65:39

    In our third episode of HFPod on Tour (Live) presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis and Sec 119, we look back at Phish's History of shows on 12/29s. We discuss the vibe of 12/29 shows, as well as our favorite shows & jams from 12/29s throughout Phish history.Tune into our LIVE SHOWS every Tuesday & Thursday at 3pm ETHFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee and Megan Glionna. Brought to you by Osiris Media Shift Genuine Cannabis and Sec 119. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour (LIVE - 12/2) - December Phish History

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 67:00

    In our second episode of HFPod on Tour (Live) presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis and Sec 119, we look back at Phish's December History, with a specific focus on 1995, 1997, and 1999. We discuss the best shows from the month, the differences between a December show and NYE Run show, and pick our favorite December in Phish history. Tune into our LIVE SHOWS every Tuesday & Thursday at 3pm ETHFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee and Megan Glionna. Brought to you by Osiris Media Shift Genuine Cannabis. and Sec 119. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour (LIVE - 11/30) - A Look Back at 2021 Phish

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 77:07

    In our first episode of HFPod on Tour (Live) presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis and Sec 119, we look back once again at Phish 2021, discussing the evolution from Summer To Fall, our favorite shows & jams + our thoughts on Sci Fi Soldiers and its potential impact on Phish going forward.Tune into our LIVE SHOWS every Tuesday & Thursday at 3pm ETHFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee and Megan Glionna. Brought to you by Osiris Media Shift Genuine Cannabis. and Sec 119. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour Recaps - Week Fifteen (SEASON FINALE)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 75:19

    In our fifteenth episode of HFPod on Tour - and our SEASON FINALE - presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis, we dive deep into Phish's 2021 Fall Tour, and focus heavily on the Santa Barbara - Vegas Run with a bit more time to consider it all. In addition, we get a bit of insight into the origins of Sci Fi Soldiers - Get More Down. Thanks so much to Dawn Jenkins for hanging with us!Tune into our live video show recaps every day after a show at 1pm ET.Visit OsirisPod.com/LivePhish to hear our Jam Of The Week selections!HFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee. Produced by Matt Dwyer, David Goldstein and Brad TenBrook. Brought to you by Osiris Media and Shift Genuine Cannabis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour Recaps - Week Fourteen (10/26 - 10/31)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 67:03

    In our fourteenth episode of HFPod on Tour, presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis, we discuss Phish's Fall Tour Finale in Las Vegas and the Get More Down album they debuted on Halloween.Tune into our live video show recaps every day after a show at 1pm ET.Visit OsirisPod.com/LivePhish to hear our Jam Of The Week selections!HFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee. Produced by Matt Dwyer, David Goldstein and Brad TenBrook. Brought to you by Osiris Media and Shift Genuine Cannabis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour Recaps - Week Thirteen (Fall Tour 2021 Overview)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 51:33

    In our thirteenth episode of HFPod on Tour, presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis, we are joined by Brian, RJ, Matt & Jonathan to discuss the first eight shows of Phish's Fall 2021 Tour. We discuss the major themes of the tour + offer our predictions for the upcoming Vegas run. Tune into our live video show recaps every day after a show at 1pm ET.Visit OsirisPod.com/LivePhish to hear our Jam Of The Week selections!HFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee. Produced by Matt Dwyer, David Goldstein and Brad TenBrook. Brought to you by Osiris Media and Shift Genuine Cannabis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPOD On Tour Recaps - Week Twelve (SF Live Event)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 58:08

    In our twelfth episode of HFPod on Tour, presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis, we head to San Francisco to do a live show from THRIVE CITY. We were joined by Undermine Head Writer, Benjy Eisen as well as Eliza Allechant of SiriusXM Phish Radio. We chat about Phish's history in San Francisco, the differences between Summer and Fall Tour, as well as the wild Tour Opener in Sacramento. We'll be back next week to breakdown the tour in full!Tune into our live video show recaps every day after a show at 1pm ET.Visit OsirisPod.com/LivePhish to hear our Jam Of The Week selections!HFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee. Produced by Matt Dwyer, David Goldstein and Brad TenBrook. Brought to you by Osiris Media and Shift Genuine Cannabis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour Recaps - Week Eleven (10/27/1994)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 54:04

    In our eleventh episode of HFPod on Tour, presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis, we chat about the great 10/27/1994 show from Charlottesville, VA. Featuring a classic setlist, some jamming hints and a ton of energy leading into the band's first cover Halloween show, it's a great show to check out as we get set for Phish's 2021 Fall Tour.Tune into our live video show recaps every day after a show at 1pm ET.Visit OsirisPod.com/LivePhish to hear our Jam Of The Week selections!HFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee. Produced by Matt Dwyer, David Goldstein and Brad TenBrook. Brought to you by Osiris Media and Shift Genuine Cannabis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour Recaps - Week Ten (Fall 2018)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 48:18

    In our tenth episode of HFPod on Tour, presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis, we chat about Fall 2018, running through the shows and our highlights from a really strong tour. In addition, we breakdown the final week of TAB tour & discuss our thoughts on the really inspiring tour Trey led.Tune into our live video show recaps every day after a show at 1pm ET.Visit OsirisPod.com/LivePhish to hear our Jam Of The Week selections!HFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee. Produced by Matt Dwyer, David Goldstein and Brad TenBrook. Brought to you by Osiris Media and Shift Genuine Cannabis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour Recaps - Week Nine (TAB Tour)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 47:20

    In our ninth episode of HFPod on Tour, presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis, we chat about the 2021 TAB tour, highlighting the unique sounds Trey has brought to this tour, the differences between 2021 TAB and past years, say a word of love for Tony Markellis, praise Dezron Douglas, and discuss the immediate shift in jamming following the positive COVID-19 Test results for Jen Hartswick. It's a unique episode, a blend of awe and sadness and wonder at the world we're currently living in.Tune into our live video show recaps every day after a show at 1pm ET.Visit OsirisPod.com/LivePhish to hear our Jam Of The Week selections!HFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee. Produced by Matt Dwyer, David Goldstein and Brad TenBrook. Brought to you by Osiris Media and Shift Genuine Cannabis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour Recaps - Week Seven (Flow)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 38:17

    In our eighth episode of HFPod on Tour, presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis, we step back to discuss Phish's September 17, 2000 performance from Merriweather Post Pavilion. We chat about the themes of the tour + examine any comparisons between Fall 2000 and Summer 2021.Tune into our live video show recaps every day after a show at 1pm ET.Visit OsirisPod.com/LivePhish to hear our Jam Of The Week selections!HFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee. Produced by Matt Dwyer, David Goldstein and Brad TenBrook. Brought to you by Osiris Media and Shift Genuine Cannabis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour Recaps - Week Seven (Dick's Live Event)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 47:06

    In our sevent episode of HFPod on Tour, presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis, we are so happy to share the recording of our Live Event from the Dick's Lot. We were joined by Ryan Chiachiere of Trey's Guitar Rig, Benjy Eisen, and Scott Marks to discuss Phish's Summer 2021 Tour. In addition, we heard from The Dude of Life & Andy Greenberg's new project, Space Armadillo. It's a fun & lively hour of chatter. Thanks so much to everyone who joined us!Tune into our live video show recaps every day after a show at 1pm ET.Visit OsirisPod.com/LivePhish to hear our Jam Of The Week selections!HFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee. Produced by Matt Dwyer, David Goldstein and Brad TenBrook. Brought to you by Osiris Media and Shift Genuine Cannabis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour Recaps - Week Six (8/31-9/5)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 105:59

    In our sixth episode of HFPod on Tour, presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis, we look back on the Shoreline and Dick's runs and discuss the last week of Phish Summer 2021 in full. In addition, we pick our Jam of The Week.Tune into our live video show recaps every day after a show at 1pm ET.Visit OsirisPod.com/LivePhish to hear our Jam Of The Week selections!HFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee. Produced by Matt Dwyer, David Goldstein and Brad TenBrook. Brought to you by Osiris Media and Shift Genuine Cannabis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour Recaps - Week Five (8/27-29)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 50:05

    In our fifth episode of HFPod on Tour, presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis, we look back on the August 27-29 three show run at The Gorge. We break down the run in full & pick our Jam of The Weekend.Tune into our live video show recaps every day after a show at 1pm ET.Visit OsirisPod.com/LivePhish to hear our Jam Of The Week selections!HFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee. Produced by Matt Dwyer, David Goldstein and Brad TenBrook. Brought to you by Osiris Media and Shift Genuine Cannabis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour Recaps - Week Four (Between Tour)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 39:14

    In our fourth episode of HFPod on Tour, presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis, we take a wide-angle look at the first leg of the Summer 2021 Tour, discussing the major themes & chat about how our perspective has changed since the band briefly closed shop in AC. We also spend some time discussing the upcoming West Coast Run & our thoughts on what might be in store. Tune into our live video show recaps every day after a show at 1pm ET.Visit OsirisPod.com/LivePhish to hear our Jam Of The Week selections!HFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee. Produced by Matt Dwyer, David Goldstein and Brad TenBrook. Brought to you by Osiris Media and Shift Genuine Cannabis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour Recaps - Week Three (8/10-8/15)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 58:47

    In our third episode of HFPod on Tour, presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis, we dive into the Hershey-Atlantic City run of tour, and try to identify the best jams and moments of the tour thus far, with an embarrassment of riches to choose from. Then we hear from Jonathan and Ryan Siebert, a taper who's on tour, to help us follow and break down the shows thus far.Tune into our live video show recaps every day after a show at 1pm ET.Visit OsirisPod.com/LivePhish to hear our Jam Of The Week selections!HFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee. Produced by Matt Dwyer, David Goldstein and Brad TenBrook. Brought to you by Osiris Media and Shift Geniune Cannabis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour Recaps - Week Two (8/3-8/8)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 33:28

    In our second episode of HFPod on Tour, presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis, we dive into the Nashville-Deer Creek run of tour, and try to identify the best jams and moments of the tour thus far, with an embarrassment of riches to choose from. Then we hear from Jonathan and Ryan Siebert, a taper who's on tour, to help us follow and break down the shows thus far.Tune into our live video show recaps every day after a show at 1pm ET.Visit OsirisPod.com/LivePhish to hear our Jam Of The Week selections!HFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee. Produced by Matt Dwyer, David Goldstein and Brad TenBrook. Brought to you by Osiris Media and Shift Geniune Cannabis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HFPod On Tour Recaps - Week One (7/28-8/1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 31:41

    In our first episode of HFPod on Tour, presented by Shift Genuine Cannabis, we dive into the first four shows in the tour, and try to identify the best jams and moments of the tour thus far, with an embarrassment of riches to choose from. Then we hear from Jonathan and Ryan Siebert, a taper who's on tour, to help us follow and break down the shows thus far. And listen for a very special contest announcement from Shift and Osiris! Get your costumes ready and try your luck.Tune into our live video show recaps every day after a show at 1pm ET.Visit OsirisPod.com/LivePhish to hear our Jam Of The Week selections!HFPod on Tour is hosted and produced by Jonathan Hart, Brian Brinkman and RJ Bee. Produced by Matt Dwyer, David Goldstein and Brad TenBrook. Brought to you by Osiris Media and Shift Geniune Cannabis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    HF Pod On Tour!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 1:08

    Phish tour is back, and so is the Helping Friendly Podcast! HF Pod On Tour will feature live video Quick Hits at 1pm the day after every show—on Osiris Media's Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube channels.We'll also have podcast episodes every Tuesday with a rundown of the tour thus far. Featuring great conversation, fans who were at the shows, and lots of laughs and music. Subscribe to the Helping Friendly Podcast wherever you get your podcasts.We'll also be doing a very special event around Dick's, and an amazing contest that will be announced soon. HF Pod On Tour is presented by Shift Cannabis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Cluster Flies from JamBase

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2021 60:08

    We have a special episode for you today, looking in depth at JamBase's Cluster Flies, the covers compilation reimagining Phish’s album Farmhouse. The limited-edition 3LP release was mastered by engineer Joe Lambert and features custom artwork and a poster created by longtime Phish collaborator Jim Pollock. You can pre-order the LP and Pollock poster here through Monday, May 3, or pre-order the digital version, which will be released on Friday, April 30.This episode includes an interview with JamBase CEO Dave Onigman, conducted by Dave and Brian from the Undermine team. We also have a song recommendation from Cluster Flies from each member of the Undermine team. We hope you enjoy this amazing compilation.These Phish covers were recorded by Umphrey’s McGee’s Brendan Bayliss, Club d’Elf, Daniel Donato, Chris Forsyth, Neal Francis, Jennifer Hartswick, Amy Helm, Lindsay Lou, Reed Mathis, White Denim’s James Petralli, Strand Of Oaks, Sylvan Esso, William Tyler, Sadler Vaden, Vetiver, Ryley Walker, and a supergroup led by Tim Palmieri (which includes our very own Amar Sastry). See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Undermine Episode 1: The Origins

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 4, 2021 59:14

    Hey, HFPod listeners! We're proud to bring you the first episode of our new Phish podcast, Undermine. Check out the first episode here and subscribe on Apple, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. How did a band with no major label from a small city in Northern Vermont become one of the biggest bands in music within a decade? What were the origins of Phish and what laid the foundation for their cultural timeline and organic growth?In the first episode of Undermine, Phish lyricist Tom Marshall brings in the perspectives of fans and collaborators who saw their rise in Vermont and helped to create the scene that was critical as the band found their groove and structure in the early 80s. Undermine is sponsored by Upslope Brewing Company.Undermine is brought to you by Osiris Media. Executive Producers are Tom Marshall, RJ Bee, Brian Brinkman and Matt Dwyer. Produced and Edited by Brian Brinkman. Mixed and Mastered by Matt Dwyer. Co-hosted by David Goldstein, Jonathan Hart and Brad TenBrook. Production assistance and writing by Noah Eckstein. Production Assistance from Christina Collins and Dawn Jenkins. Original music by Amar Sastry. Show logo from Mark Dowd. Thank you to all of our interviewees. We’ll see you next week. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Episode 189: End Of Session

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2020 101:30

    This is the end! Not really. All four of us will be back in February for the premier of Undermine. We can't wait to bring you more great conversation in 2011.This week, RJ, Brad, Jonathan, and Matt get together one last time under the "HFPod" moniker to chat about the past seven-plus years of podcasting adventures. In an unedited recording, you will get to hear how Helping Friendly Podcast episodes begin, and end—as a conversation between friends.We would like to thank the guests who have given us their time over the years: Scott Reese, Steve Olker, Rob Mitchum, Wally Holland, Craig Hillwig, Lenny Stubbe, Scott Bernstein, Scotty B Scott Bernstein, Nathan Rabin, Justin Bolognino, Matt Burnham, Kate Phillips, Wade Wilby, Chop, Allie, Drew Hitz, David Steinberg, Josh Carver, Steve Judd, Jake Sherman, Felicia, Dave Calarco, Josh Korin, Dianna Hank, Ali (hi), Graig Adler, Patrick Brannan, Adam Menzo, Steven Hyden, Tyler Curtis, Jackson Richards, CJ Ferrell, The Vic, Andy Greenberg, Zac Cohen, George, Brian Brinkman, Dave Goldstein, Dawnee, Alan Paul, Macon Phillips, Scott Ferber from The Jauntee, Andy Keathley, Ari Fink, Todd Ahrens, Justin Bruce, all of our Quick Hit guests, Myke Menio, Tom Marshall, Adam Lioz from PHRE, Shaunea Robinson, Jen Bernstein, Shelly, Marco Walsh, Jefferson Waful, Holly Bowling, Chris Pandolfi, Joel Cummins, Katy Tur, Brando Rich, Kate, Modi and Jeremy of our spirit family, Jason Ronk, Mike Ferguson, Tom Wassell, Nick Sanborn, Jon Barber, Sadler Vaden, Ben Atkind. Special thank you to Patrick, our good buddy, who gave us some amazing early episodes and so many great memories — and has been a HUGE booster of our work from the beginning. We love you all.Finally, a special thanks to our wives who not only tolerate us but also encourage us to follow through on our crazy dreams. Rachel, Jen, Kylie, Amy — thank you. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Episode 188: Ben Atkind (Goose)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2020 60:20

    Hello friends! As we near the finish line for the Helping Friendly Podcast and prepare to join with our friends to create Undermine, we spend this hour chatting with Ben Atkind of the band Goose. Ben is a relatively recent convert to Phish fandom thanks to his friends in Goose's inner-circle.We chat with Ben about Goose's rise to fame in the las 18 months, his impression of Phish as a trained musician, and his experience at his first show, 12/29/16.Join us next week for one final official episode of HFPod where we'll look back on the last seven years in the way only we can.Grady's Cold Brew isn't just for summer! Cold or hot, it's all delicious. Use promo code HFP20 for 20% off your first order.Harry's is a great holiday gift, and their razors are awesome. Go here to learn more. Visit SynLawn to learn about their terrific synthetic grass surfaces. They have a contest running until December 9th where you can win a 5x7' patch of synthetic lawn for your home! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Episode 187: November 1995

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2020 92:10

    Welcome back! In another collaboration with our friends at Under the Scales and Beyond the Pond, we're turning our attention to November 1995. Jonathan, Matt, Brad and RJ each chose one jam that we thought captures the spirit of the month, and we talk the tour overall, some other special moments, why Jonathan is a parrothead, and more. Here is our November 1995 playlist. Here are the tunes Jonathan has been creating. Give them a listen. And check out the new episode of the Talkhouse Podcast with Leo Kottke and Mike Gordon. Please give us a review on Apple Podcasts. We appreciate you listening. And for some great stuff from our sponsors: Check out our newest sponsor, Grady's Cold Brew and try out their cold brew kit. Cold or hot, it's all delicious. Use promo code HFP20 for 20% off your first order.Check out the fine threads at Section 119 and use promo code HFPOD for 20% off your first order. Harry's is a great holiday gift, and their razors are awesome. Go here to learn more. Visit SynLawn to learn about their terrific synthetic grass surfaces. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Episode 186: October 2000

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2020 95:39

    The Harder They Fall 2000! This month, we join our friends at Under The Scales and Beyond The Pond in looking back at the Fall 2000 tour and the end of Phish 1.0. Here on HFPod, we’ll focus on the last week of the tour, in October of 2000. Our friend Justin Bruce, who has been listening to every show since the start of 1999, fills us in on these shows and how they fit into the context of the new millennium. We discussed September of 2000 in episode 141. Check that out, too!Check out this amazing Hershey 2000 story! Have you checked out Jambase’s video portal yet? They have tens of thousands of videos from the artists you love, all searchable. It’s a great way to connect with live music while we’re all stuck inside. Check out our newest sponsor, Grady's Cold Brew and try out their cold brew kit. Perfect for summer sipping! Use promo code HFP20 for 20% off your first order. Visit SynLawn to learn about their amazing synthetic grass surfaces and enter the contest to win a free putting green! Check out the fine threads at Section 119 and use promo code HFPOD for 20% off your first order. We love their masks! Please give us a review on Apple Podcasts! We'll see you soon. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Happy Birthday, Trey!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2020 56:39

    Happy Birthday, Trey! This week, we keep it simple by celebrating Trey Anastasio’s birthday and recognizing some of our all-time favorite “Trey Moments.” Join us for a listen back at four very tasty segments of Trey playing that have inspired us over the years. THE HARDER THEY FALL 2000: We will be back on October14th as we join forces with Under The Scales and Beyond The Pond to bring you a comprehensive look back at October 2000, AKA the end of Phish 1.0. Send us your memories on Twitter or at helpingfriendlypodcast@gmail.com. Have you checked out Jambase’s video portal yet? They have tens of thousands of videos from the artists you love, all searchable. It’s a great way to connect with live music while we’re all stuck inside. Check out our newest sponsor, Grady's Cold Brew and try out their cold brew kit. Perfect for summer sipping! Use promo code HFP20 for 20% off your first order. Visit SynLawn to learn about their amazing synthetic grass surfaces and enter the contest to win a free putting green! Check out the fine threads at Section 119 and use promo code HFPOD for 20% off your first order. We love their masks! Please give us a review on Apple Podcasts! We'll see you soon. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Episode 184: Best First Sets (Remixed)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2020 96:53

    This week, we’re revisiting an episode from early 2018 when our friend Ben joined us to discuss the best first sets Phish has played. We talked about what makes a great first set, how the amazing moments in first sets have evolved over time, and finish by talking about the state of the band just after the monumental year of 2017 came to a close. This episode has been remixed from the original recordings. Let us know if you’d like for us to go back and polish up any other classic HFPod episodes!THE HARDER THEY FALL 2000: In October, we’ll be joining forces with Under The Scales and Beyond The Pond to bring you a comprehensive look back at October 2000, AKA the end of Phish 1.0. Send us your memories on Twitter or at helpingfriendlypodcast@gmail.com. Have you checked out Jambase’s video portal yet? They have tens of thousands of videos from the artists you love, all searchable. It’s a great way to connect with live music while we’re all stuck inside. Check out our newest sponsor, Grady's Cold Brew and try out their cold brew kit. Perfect for summer sipping! Use promo code HFP20 for 20% off your first order.Visit SynLawn to learn about their amazing synthetic grass surfaces and enter the contest to win a free putting green!Check out the fine threads at Section 119 and use promo code HFPOD for 20% off your first order. We love their masks!Please give us a review on Apple Podcasts! We'll see you soon. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Episode 183: Summer 2010

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2020 91:44

    This week, we look back on the 10th anniversary of the Summer 2010 tour. Has it been overlooked? Was it better or worse than early 3.0 years? The gang debates this while sharing a few choice nuggets from the tour. Check out our newest sponsor, Grady's Cold Brew and try out their cold brew kit. Perfect for summer sipping! Use promo code HFP20 for 20% off your first order.Visit SynLawn to learn about their amazing synthetic grass surfaces and enter the contest to win a free putting green!Check out the fine threads at Section 119 and use promo code HFPOD for 20% off your first order. We love their masks!Please give us a review on Apple Podcasts! We'll see you soon. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Episode 182: Sadler Vaden

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2020 84:46

    Matt and Jonathan chatted with Sadler Vaden, guitarist for The 400 Unit and a solo artist in his own right. The guys talk with Sadler about his musical upbringing, playing with Jason Isbell, the East Nashville music scene, and of course, Phish.Check out Sadler's new album ANYBODY OUT THERE? as well as his live albums on Bandcamp.Check out our newest sponsor, Grady's Cold Brew and try out their cold brew kit. Perfect for summer sipping! Use promo code HFP20 for 20% off your first order.Visit SynLawn to learn about their amazing synthetic grass surfaces and enter the contest to win a free putting green!Check out the fine threads at Section 119 and use promo code HFPOD for 20% off your first order. We love their masks!Please give us a review on Apple Podcasts! We'll see you soon. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Episode 181: Lonely Trip

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2020 47:28

    We are back to discuss the new Trey Anastasio album, Lonely Trip. This 15-song quarantine album provided us with a ton of great new music, and a lot to dig into and discuss. Brad and RJ talk about the music and lyrics, the influences, and tell some stories along the way. Oh, and there's music. We hope you enjoy.Check out our newest sponsor, SynLawn, and enter the contest to win a free putting green!Check out the fine threads at Section 119 and use promo code HFPOD for 20% off. We love their masks!Please give us a review on Apple Podcasts! We'll see you soon. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Episode 180: TAB 1.0

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2020 71:24

    This week, Matt and RJ go deep on “TAB 1.0,” looking at Trey’s band from 2001-2003. We go through tour by tour, play a lot of songs, and talk about what changed along the way. Shout out to Jamstreams, the best way to listen to shows from this era. Hope you enjoy—and don't forget to weigh in on Matt and RJ's haircut controversy.Check out our newest sponsor, SynLawn, and enter the contest to win a free putting green!Check out the fine threads at Section 119 and use promo code HFPOD for 20% off. We love their masks!And go to Harry's to check out a special offer for HF Pod listeners.Please give us a review on Apple Podcasts! We'll see you soon. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Episode 179: First Summer Shows

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2020 163:58

    This week, since we're all missing summer tour, we are re-sharing our 2017 episode where we discussed our first Summer Phish show. We hope this helps to get you through a summer without live Phish.OSIRIS SUMMER TOURCheck out the fine threads at Section 119 and use promo code HFPOD for 20% off. We love their masks! And go to Harry's to check out a special offer for HF Pod listeners.Please give us a review on Apple Podcasts! We'll see you soon. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Festival Circuit: New Orleans!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2020 3:24

    We wanted to share the trailer of a brand new podcast from Osiris that premieres on Thursday, July 9. If you like what you hear, please subscribe via Apple, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Episode 178: Alpine Valley 8/1/98

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2020 68:10

    RJ, Matt, and Jonathan discuss 8/1/98 at Alpine Valley, which is the new release from LivePhish.We love our face masks from Section 119. Check out the masks and their other great Phish and Grateful Dead-inspired clothing lines at Section 119 and use the promo code HFPOD for 20% off.If you want to start shaving better today, click here to claim your special trial offer from Harry’s!Mint Mobile makes it easy to cut your wireless bill down to just 15 bucks a month. Check them out and save money on your wireless bill!Please give us a review on Apple Podcasts! We'll see you soon. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Perspective from a Phish Fan of Color

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2020 134:26

    Osiris stands in solidarity with those who are protesting police violence and racial injustice. Black lives matter. We encourage our listeners to donate to organizations working toward change, including Color of Change, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Campaign Zero, Black Lives Matter, National Bail Fund Network. This episode is a rebroadcast of a conversation we brought to you first in 2017 with Phish fans Shaunea Robinson, and Adam Lioz, who wrote a blog post about the whiteness of the Phish scene for Headcount and later went on to start Phans for Racial Equity. We talk about Adam and Shaunea’s Phish journeys, the post Adam wrote, the feedback from the piece, and hear about Shaunea’s experience at Phish shows. And then we play some music that they both chose. We hope you enjoy the episode. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Episode 176: New Mexico 1993

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2020 51:20

    This week, RJ and Matt discuss the latest archival release from LivePhish: 3/8/93 from Santa Fe, NM. Check out the release at LivePhish. Our friends at Section 119 invite you to check out their Phish and Grateful Dead-inspired merchandise. We all wear their masks and have received compliments in public from other phans! Enter the code HFPOD at checkout for 20% off. Join us in watching Ekoostik Hookah's "In The Cloud" virtual Hookahville this weekend, May 29-30 on Nugs.tv See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Episode 175: Basis For A Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2020 79:32

    This week we are joined by special guest Jon "The Barber" from The Disco Biscuits and the Touchdowns All Day podcast. Jon tells us about the early influence of Phish on The Disco Biscuits and some of his own experiences seeing Phish, including at Arrowhead Ranch! We also listen to both Phish and Disco Biscuits jams and Jon helps us break down what the bands are doing in the moment.Also check out....New podcast, Eric Krasno Plus One. Please subscribe!If you want to start shaving better today, click here to claim your special trial offer from Harry’s!Mint Mobile makes it easy to cut your wireless bill down to just 15 bucks a month. Check them out and save money on your wireless bill!Please give us a review on Apple Podcasts!Stay safe and keep on rockin'! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Episode 174: Back Tracking - Rift

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2020 80:53

    This week we’re continuing our Back Tracking series, and it’s time for the momentous Rift.Some things mentioned in the show:New podcast, Eric Krasno Plus One. Please subscribe!HF Pod Live videos, every Monday at 8:30pm ET.If you want to start shaving better today, click here to claim your special trial offer from Harry’s!Mint Mobile makes it easy to cut your wireless bill down to just 15 bucks a month. Check them out and save money on your wireless bill!We mentioned our new daily news podcast, The Drop.We’re pleased to be supporting Sweet Relief.Please give us a review on Apple Podcasts!Hope everyone is doing well out there—see you next time! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Episode 173: Hamburg 96

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2020 50:13

    We’re back with a look at a tour that is somewhat overlooked, but still deserves some attention, and a deep dive on one show, 7/23/96.Some things mentioned in the show:New podcast, Eric Krasno Plus One. Please subscribe! HF Pod Live videos, every Monday at 8:30pm ET.If you want to start shaving better today, click here to claim your special trial offer from Harry’s!Mint Mobile makes it easy to cut your wireless bill down to just 15 bucks a month. Check them out and save money on your wireless bill!Please give us a review on Apple Podcasts!Hope everyone is doing well out there—see you next time! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Episode 172: We Want You To Be Happy

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2020 119:11

    The gang is in isolation! Luckily, we can still share bad opinions with you while we're shuttered in our homes. This week, we share Phish jams that make us happy so that we can all share in a little Joy. In a break from our recent format, we'll share the full jams at the end of the episode so that you have a megamix of bliss in your ears!We're proud to partner with Dancesafe, a non-profit organization that provides adulterant screening services, as well as peer-based education, to help support people in making informed decisions about their health and safety.Is there is something that interferes with your happiness or is preventing you from achieving your goals? BetterHelp online counseling is there for you. Connect with your professional counselor in a safe and private online environment—and get 10% off your first month with discount code HFPOD.Mint Mobile makes it easy to cut your wireless bill down to just 15 bucks a month. Check them out and save money on your wireless bill!Check out the new 27 Club podcast from Jake Brennan, the creator and host of Disgraceland.If you enjoy what we do, please give us a review on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. Thanks for listening. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Episode 171: Inside This Silent Scene

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2020 72:11

    On this special episode, we speak with a group of deaf and hard of hearing fans and interpreters about their experiences at Phish shows and their experiences with music in general. Special thanks to Joel Gershon, a lecturer at the Communications school of American University, who has done research on this topic and who set this up for us. We're proud to partner with Dancesafe, a non-profit organization that provides adulterant screening services, as well as peer-based education, to help support people in making informed decisions about their health and safety.Is there is something that interferes with your happiness or is preventing you from achieving your goals? BetterHelp online counseling is there for you. Connect with your professional counselor in a safe and private online environment—and get 10% off your first month with discount code HFPOD.Mint Mobile makes it easy to cut your wireless bill down to just 15 bucks a month. Check them out and save money on your wireless bill!Check out the new 27 Club podcast from Jake Brennan, the creator and host of Disgraceland.If you enjoy what we do, please give us a review on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. Thanks for listening. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Episode 170: Mexico 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2020 87:38

    Phish on the beach! RJ, Matt, and Jonathan break down this year's Riviera Maya run.Check out the new 27 Club podcast hosted by Jake Brennan, the creator and host of DISGRACELAND and iHeartRadio’s 2020 Best Music Podcast winner. 27 Club tells the stories of musical icons who all died at the age of 27, and season 1 is all about Jimi Hendrix.We're proud to partner with Dancesafe to raise awareness about this danger. Dancesafe is a non-profit organization that provides adulterant screening services, as well as peer-based education, to help support people in making informed decisions about their health and safety. Dancesafe prevents harm from consumption of mis-identified substances for thousands of people every year.Is there is something that interferes with your happiness or is preventing you from achieving your goals? BetterHelp online counseling is there for you. Connect with your professional counselor in a safe and private online environment – it’s so convenient.Mint Mobile makes it easy to cut your wireless bill down to just 15 bucks a month. Check them out and save money on your wireless bill!If you enjoy what we do, please give us a review on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. Thanks for listening. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Episode 169: Back Tracking: A Picture Of Nectar

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 12, 2020 60:39

    Jonathan and Matt continue our "Back Tracking" series with Phish's major label debut, A Picture of Nectar.Going to Mexico? Look for RJ and Matt on the beach!Check out Freak Flag Flying and Politics Of Truth on the Osiris Podcast Network. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Episode 168: Drew's Corner - 12.31.93

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 29, 2020 57:08

    This week, we begin a new recurring feature: Drew's Corner. Drew Hitz is a friend of the podcast and a professional musician who brings excellent insight into Phish as both a longtime phan as well as a master of music theory. He will join us occasionally to share deep insight into shows he has experienced over his 25+ year career seeing Phish.Drew is a board member of The Mockingbird Foundation. Please support Mockingbird and their crusade to bring music education to children from all walks of life.Check out Mint Mobile and save money on your monthly mobile phone bill!Have you listened to Freak Flag Flying yet? What are you waiting for? This series goes deep with the legendary David Crosby in conversation with his friend, Steve Silberman. All four episodes of their conversation are available now.Check out The 27 Club, a new podcast series from the creator of Disgraceland. Their first season explores the life of Jimi Hendrix, including stories you may have never heard before.And if you haven't heard the conversation with Goose from the Brooklyn Podcast Festival, you can check out Under the Scales. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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