What is a Paltrocast?
– In July 2018, New York-based writer and editor Darren Paltrowitz launched the Paltrocast in partnership with PureGrainAudio (now V13 Media). This bi-weekly podcast features exclusive interviews with top entertainers, entrepreneurs and other cultural influencers. More info on Darren and the Paltrocast can be found online at https://v13.net/paltrocast and paltrowitz.com.

Episode #048:
– On this edition of the Paltrocast podcast, host Darren Paltrowitz spoke with the award-winning singer (and The Yungblud Show host) Yungblud, musician Roger Joseph Manning Jr. (The Lickerish Quartet, Jellyfish, Imperial Drag, Beck), and Radiohead guitarist Ed O’Brien (new album Earth).

Additional topics discussed include Jerry Finnblink-182, Nathan East, Omar Hakim, quarantining, eating raw, and mindfulness. All 3 interviews were recorded by phone in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Theme song by Steve Schiltz. Audio mix by Mark Piro.

Our guests, from top to bottom: Yungblud, The Lickerish Quartet’s Roger Joseph Manning Jr. & Radiohead’s Ed O’Brien

The Lickerish Quartet by Jay Gilbert
Ed O’Brien of Radiohead

About Your Host:
– Darren Paltrowitz is a New York resident with over 20 years of entertainment industry experience. He began working around the music business as a teenager, interning for the manager of his then-favorite band Superdrag. In the years following, he has worked with a wide array of artists including OK GoThey Might Be GiantsMike ViolaTracy BonhamLoudnessRachael Yamagata, and Amanda Palmer.

Darren’s writing has appeared in dozens of outlets including the New York Daily News, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago TribuneThe Daily MealThe Hype MagazineAll Music GuideGuitar World, PureGrainAudio, and the Jewish Journal.

Darren Paltrowitz is also the author of the new book Pocket Cash: Your Happy Money, as available for sale via Amazon and published by Book Web Publishing. His second book, Good Ideas From Professional Wrestling, was authored with D.X. Ferris and features a foreword by Diamond Dallas Page; it is now out via Amazon.