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Olivia Ladd / We Own This Town
Host Olivia Ladd sits down with Nashville musicians, artists, scenesters and friends to talk about the history behind our favorite cult bands.
May 6, 2020
Lucinda Williams with Heaven Honey
Jordan Victoria (Heaven Honey) chats with host Olivia Ladd about the literary songwriting legacy of Americana trailblazer Lucinda Williams.
1 hr 33 min
Feb 25, 2020
Brandi Carlile with Lorie Liebig
Crowded Table: Host Olivia Ladd is joined by journalist Lorie Liebig to discuss the modern accomplishments of Brandi Carlile.
Jan 27, 2020
Women in Country Music
Host Olivia Ladd presents a conglomeration of data studies, statistics and reporting to help listeners understand the severity of the imbalance Women in Country face.
Nov 21, 2019
Patti Smith with Elena Franklin (Reality Something)
Devotion: Elena Franklin (Reality Something) joins Olivia to discuss Patti Smith's status as the godmother of punk rock and the legacy of her writing.
1 hr 14 min
Oct 16, 2019
The Slits with Olivia Jean
Punky Reggae Party: Olivia Jean guests on the podcast to examine the history of prototypical British punk group The Slits, who incorporated world music and feminism into a budding genre and set a precedent for many artists who came after.
May 15, 2019
10: Bikini Kill with Beth Cameron
Girls to the Front: Beth Cameron (Forget Cassettes, Black Bra) sits down for a deep dive discussion about the work of prolific riot grrl band Bikini Kill and the personal meaning within their songs to women in punk rock.
1 hr 15 min
Apr 24, 2019
9: Joy Division with Alex Fowler
Dying Star: Alex Fowler (Drama Club, Dream Girl Records) and Olivia tell the story of the quick rise and fall of Joy Division, who laid groundwork for post-punk and goth rock.
1 hr 5 min
Feb 15, 2019
8: Brian Jonestown Massacre with John Condit
What a Trip: John Condit (The Inscape, Lilly Hiatt) and Olivia talk about one of psychedelic's most genre expansive, infamous and maniacally creative bands, The Brian Jonestown Massacre.
Jan 9, 2019
7: Death Grips with John Connor Coulston
The Powers That Be: Nashville journalist John Connor Coulston comes on the podcast to delve into the mystery behind experimental hip-hop/metal group Death Grips.
Nov 21, 2018
6: The Avett Brothers with Collin Fidler and Luke Adamson
From the Heart: Collin Fidler and Luke Adamson join Olivia to wax nostalgic and discuss the evolution of one of Americana's most impassioned bands.
1 hr 48 min
Oct 1, 2018
5: Squeeze with Charlie Zaillian
Intro To New Wave: Nashville journalist Charlie Zaillian sits down with Olivia to discuss the weaving history of one of UK's finest, mostly unsung, pop bands.
1 hr 5 min
Aug 30, 2018
4: Animal Collective with Patty Greer
The Modern Day Grateful Dead: Patty Greer hops on Bandsplainer to talk about experimental indie pop pioneers Animal Collective.
Aug 10, 2018
3: Black Flag with Zach Prosser
Origin Story: Zach Prosser (of Nashville band Z) and Olivia discuss prolific hardcore punk outfit Black Flag by tracing their origins within the SoCal scene, analyzing their political message and examining the zine and art culture surrounding the band.
1 hr 11 min
Jul 26, 2018
2: Pulp with Taylor Cole
For the People: Olivia sits down with Taylor Cole (of Tayls and Creature Comfort) to talk about Pulp's journey from experimental rockers to Brit-pop legends.
Jul 18, 2018
1: Devo with Todd Campbell
De-Evolution Into Tomorrow: Todd Campbell joins Olivia to talk about the history of influential new wave pioneers DEVO, who were way ahead of their time.
1 hr 1 min