Bob Castrone and Dan Hanzus present “The Throwback Podcast,” a music commentary series looking back at albums and artists from various genres, one track at a time. The hosts are joined by guests to discuss significant releases they love and continue to throw into their listening rotations, delving into classics. Listen in as songs are played throughout each episode.
Since 2017, “The Throwback Podcast” has released over 130 episodes and counting. Start the series in any order, with each standalone episode focusing on one particular album. If you’re looking for countdown episodes pertaining to a specific year, check out the podcast descriptions for episodes like “July ’97 Alt Rock Countdown,” “Throwback to the Future,” and “May ’87,” just to name a few. The episodes run 90 minutes long on average.
Tune in to hear about ’90s favorites like Radiohead’s The Bends, Oasis’ Be Here Now, Metallica’s The Black Album, and Nirvana’s In Utero and Nevermind. Bob and Dan unpacked Prince’s Purple Rain, one of the best-selling albums of all time.
On the Britney Spears’ Baby One More Time episode, Bob and Dan shared they were college freshmen at the time of this album’s release. They explored the pivotal year 1999 was for bubblegum pop, and how Britney’s brand set her apart from her musical peers.
In November 2020, the hosts devoted an entire episode to ’90s Britpop that included artists like Blur, Pulp, Elastica, Supergrass, Manic Street Preachers, and more.
For 2000s fans, check out episodes on Green Day’s American Idiot, My Chemical Romance’s The Black Parade, The Killers’ Sam’s Town, Kings of Leon’s Because of the Times, and Coldplay’s Parachutes, just to name a few. Fans of The Strokes might enjoy the episodes on Room on Fire and First Impressions on Earth. Dan and Bob rounded up their fave rock song picks from the 2000s in their “21st Century Rawk” episode.
If you’re on a Beatles kick after watching the Get Back documentary, check out “The Throwback Podcast” episode on Revolver. For fans of the “Breaking Waves: Seattle” podcast, check out “The Throwback Podcast” episodes on grunge artists like Soundgarden, Nirvana, and Pearl Jam.
Tune into “The Throwback Podcast” wherever you listen to your favorite shows.