Unplugged with Tyler Winters and John Pearman

All Punked Up

Welcome to Unplugged (formerly The All Punked Up Podcast), your essential weekly music fix, hosted by best friends and former bandmates Tyler Winters and John Pearman. Tune in as they break down the latest music news and deliver exclusive interviews with top artists and emerging talents in alternative rock, pop-punk, emo, indie, country, and beyond. With their finger on the pulse of the music scene, Tyler and John offer fresh insights, laced with humor and a touch of sarcasm, ensuring you’re both entertained and in the know.

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Episodes

Unplugged with You (Tommy the Doctor)
Mar 27 2024
Unplugged with You (Tommy the Doctor)
Send us a Text Message.This is a special episode where we talk to fans of the music scene, get to know them a bit more as fans of music, and dive into what they do for a living.This week, we talk to one of you, Dr. Tom, a podiatrist (foot doctor) and a fan of the scene. Dr. Tom is a supporter of the show and (full disclosure) a long-time friend of both Tyler and John, as well as Tyler's personal foot doctor. Before moving into music-related topics, the boys interview the doctor about his work by asking him all kinds of questions, from sawing off feet to the worst feet he's seen to his craziest experiences while practicing podiatry. Tommy also shares his favorite bands, best concerts, a wild concert story, the most he's paid for a single concert ticket, and what albums and tours he's looking forward to most in 2024. To wrap it up, Dr. Tom turns the tables and asks the hosts about the most embarrassing concert they've attended.Support the Show.As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal.If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here.Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now!Check out our merch store here!Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.
Why pop punk (and emo) failed to stay mainstream
Mar 4 2024
Why pop punk (and emo) failed to stay mainstream
Send us a Text Message.This week on Unplugged, Tyler and John dive headfirst into this week's news and a handpicked topic to debate.Sum 41 dethrones Blink-182! After 22 years, Sum 41 blasts back to the top of the charts with their song "Landmines," knocking Blink-182's "One More Time" out of the No.1 spot on Billboard's Alternative Airplay Chart. Are we surprised?Hardcore band fires singer... for estrogen? In a story that's sure to leave you scratching your head, Tyler and John unpack the bizarre tale of a hardcore band firing their vocalist for allegedly dosing the bassist with estrogen. Is this real? We use ChatGPT to find out.Why do we think pop punk is no longer "mainstream'? Pop punk (and emo) have seen a resurgence of sorts over the last couple of years. With only a select few artists hitting the mainstream during that time, why has pop punk failed to stay?Support the Show.As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal.If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here.Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now!Check out our merch store here!Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.
Emo and pop-punk have peaked
Feb 12 2024
Emo and pop-punk have peaked
Send us a Text Message.In this episode of Unplugged with Tyler Winters and John Pearman, the hosts discuss various topics, starting with an overview of the Grammys, highlighting Taylor Swift's record-breaking wins and Paramore's historic achievement. They also touch upon Paris Jackson teasing new music, and boygenius' hiatus, and they share thoughts on Jay-Z's comments about Beyoncé's Grammy snub. The hosts then express their views on the current state of pop-punk, declaring that it has peaked and discussing the lack of innovation in the genre.The conversation takes an interesting turn as they delve into Kanye West's unauthorized sample of Ozzy Osbourne's song "War Pigs," leading to legal and ethical concerns. The hosts also explore the shocking revelation that Talking Heads turned down an $80 million offer to reunite for festivals in 2024. The episode concludes with a humorous discussion about Kid Rock's claim of getting more "ass" than Mark McGrath, with McGrath himself confirming the statement. But the hosts wonder, of the two artists, who got the more quality of ass?Support the Show.As always, thanks for listening! Want to listen to this podcast on your favorite podcast player? You can do so here. Please consider rating and reviewing this podcast. A solid rating can really help us reach more listeners just like you, and that's our ultimate goal.If you’re interested in supporting our show, you can do so here.Want even more news? Sign up for our weekly newsletter and get all of the relevant music news and music releases from the week. It really is the best way to keep up with all of the happenings from the scene. Sign up now!Check out our merch store here!Are you a fan of the scene and want to be a guest on the pod? Fill out the form here.