44 episodes

Dear Young Rocker is a scripted non-fiction storytelling and audio memoir podcast featuring stories from women and trans musicians. In seasons 1 and 2, host/creator Chelsea Ursin tells her own story of finding an outlet for anxiety and her place in the world via falling in love with listening to and playing rock music. Along the way she writes letters of advice to her younger self on topics from mental health to relationships. In season 3, guest musicians are invited to tell their stories and write to their own younger selves.

Dear Young Rocker Double Elvis

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    • 4.5 • 422 Ratings

Dear Young Rocker is a scripted non-fiction storytelling and audio memoir podcast featuring stories from women and trans musicians. In seasons 1 and 2, host/creator Chelsea Ursin tells her own story of finding an outlet for anxiety and her place in the world via falling in love with listening to and playing rock music. Along the way she writes letters of advice to her younger self on topics from mental health to relationships. In season 3, guest musicians are invited to tell their stories and write to their own younger selves.

    Introducing 27 Club Season 4: Amy Winehouse

    Introducing 27 Club Season 4: Amy Winehouse

    The 27 Club Season 4 launches on Thursday December 2, 2021.

    • 2 min
    E25: PRELUDE

    E25: PRELUDE

    Chelsea tells the origin story of Dear Young Rocker.

    • 37 min
    E27: CRYING IN H MART FEAT. MICHELLE ZAUNER OF JAPANESE BREAKFAST

    E27: CRYING IN H MART FEAT. MICHELLE ZAUNER OF JAPANESE BREAKFAST

    Michelle Zauner joins Chelsea to discuss her new book Crying in H Mart.

    • 37 min
    E28: DOC MARTENS FEAT. MIA BERRIN OF POM POM SQUAD

    E28: DOC MARTENS FEAT. MIA BERRIN OF POM POM SQUAD

    Mia Berrin of Pom Pom Squad gives some advice to her younger self about the importance of practice and patience.

    • 31 min
    E29: THE BLAZER FEAT LIRA MONDAL OF SWEEPING PROMISES

    E29: THE BLAZER FEAT LIRA MONDAL OF SWEEPING PROMISES

    Lira Mondal of Sweeping Promises shares her story of growing up as a nerdy kid who didn't quite fit in with her peers

    • 39 min
    E30: FOLK PUNK FEAT. KATIE LAU OF PAINTED ZEROS

    E30: FOLK PUNK FEAT. KATIE LAU OF PAINTED ZEROS

    Katie Lau of Painted Zeros tells the story of how she came out of her shell when she fell in love with punk music.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
422 Ratings

422 Ratings

bee1000. ,

Neither young nor a rocker, but

I love this podcast. Chelsea's storytelling is entertaining and her advice for her younger self (and us listeners) is insightful. I'm a sucker for a coming-of-age story, and this one is very well told! The later episodes from other rockers have been fun to hear, too. Check out Mia Berrin's and LG's if you want a place to start. But really, go back to the beginning of Chelsea's story even though it's been out for a while now - it's timeless and really enjoyable.

girly555555 ,

i LOVE this podcast

This is so relatable. Helped me get through a lot of Middle School issues! Chelsea please make more podcasts!!❤️❤️❤️❤️👌🙏❤️

the paintedcowboy ,

Definitely one of my favorite podcasts

Its strange how you can feel a connection to someone so different from you but in some ways the same. I am a 47 year old Harley riding guy who marred early, joined the Army, had kids and grand kids but still felt a kinship and connection to the girl the first seasons. I did dabble in garage bands as a teen and can relate to being shy but when I recommend this podcast I get strange looks. But i think anyone who experienced the awkwardness of growing up should be able to relate to this podcast the way I did. Mayne I can see my daughters and grand daughter's in this. Thank you, you made lots of long miles working fly by

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