11 episodes

Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson and Chris Baio take an honest look at the life of a touring musician through conversations with their peers, idols, and rivals. The truth lies somewhere between the penthouse suite and a sleeping bag on the floor, between a private jet and a 2004 Honda Odyssey, between a sold-out Madison Square Garden and 10 paid attendees at Rubber Gloves in Denton, Texas. Tune in to find out!

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Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson and Chris Baio take an honest look at the life of a touring musician through conversations with their peers, idols, and rivals. The truth lies somewhere between the penthouse suite and a sleeping bag on the floor, between a private jet and a 2004 Honda Odyssey, between a sold-out Madison Square Garden and 10 paid attendees at Rubber Gloves in Denton, Texas. Tune in to find out!

    Chris Tomson and Chris Baio of Vampire Weekend | The Road Taken With CT and Baio

    Chris Tomson and Chris Baio of Vampire Weekend | The Road Taken With CT and Baio

    For the Season 1 finale of ‘The Road Taken,’ CT and Baio sit down with … each other!

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Chris Hillman of the Byrds, the Flying Burrito Brothers, and Manassas | The Road Taken With CT and Baio

    Chris Hillman of the Byrds, the Flying Burrito Brothers, and Manassas | The Road Taken With CT and Baio

    CT and Baio sit down with country rock legend Chris Hillman to discuss playing in the Byrds in the 1960s while rubbing shoulders with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, partnering with Gram Parsons to originate the Flying Burrito Brothers, working with the late, great Tom Petty, and much more.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Albert Hammond Jr. of the Strokes | The Road Taken With CT and Baio

    Albert Hammond Jr. of the Strokes | The Road Taken With CT and Baio

    CT and Baio share their latest tour exploits from Amsterdam before sitting down with Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. to discuss crafting a tour persona, “hubbing,” the irony of tour finances, and much more.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Malcolm Mooney, Original Vocalist of Can | The Road Taken With CT and Baio

    Malcolm Mooney, Original Vocalist of Can | The Road Taken With CT and Baio

    CT and Baio share their experiences touring in the U.K. before sitting down with Malcolm Mooney, the legendary original singer of German experimental rock band Can, about his remarkable life and career.

    • 1 hr 50 min
    Michelle Branch | The Road Taken With CT and Baio

    Michelle Branch | The Road Taken With CT and Baio

    CT and Baio share their experience resting at home in between tour legs before sitting down with iconic singer-songwriter Michelle Branch to discuss her early start in the music industry, how featuring on Santana’s ‘The Game of Love’ led to performing alongside Beyoncé at the Super Bowl XXXVII pregame show, how to navigate through the trappings of the music industry, and much more.

    • 1 hr 35 min
    Ray Suen, Hired Gun | The Road Taken With CT and Baio

    Ray Suen, Hired Gun | The Road Taken With CT and Baio

    Childish Gambino. Lorde. The Killers. Passion Pit. The Flaming Lips. What do these artists have in common? They've all employed the services of “hired gun” multi-instrumentalist Ray Suen, a classically trained violinist whose oeuvre now spans a variety of genres. CT and Baio sit down with the San Diego native to discuss his unique and multifarious career.

    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

Alba White ,

Love this show

Found this from Three Moves Ahead, and the hosts has the same enthusiasm, insight, and friendliness (thank goodness for the lack of gamebro snark!) I hope they branch out from Paradox - as I’d love to hear takes on other games too!

b haus ,

A giddy delight

CT

Sway_14 ,

Awesome

An absolute joy!

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