Pitch Control



Three lifelong record collectors from Josey Records wax poetic on new releases, classics and current events in the world of music. Tune in with Jeff Schroer, Luke Sardello & Wil Brooks as they banter with guests on the best (and worst) new & classic releases on vinyl and trade stories about a life spent in the ever evolving world of crate digging.


  • Bastards of Soul -- Danny Balis

    04/01/2020 Duração: 57min

    Jeff “Skin” Wade hijacks the podcast to interview Bastards of Soul co-founder and bassist Danny Balis about the history of the band and their forthcoming debut LP Spinnin’ on Eastwood Music Group/Josey Records

  • Ep. 22 - Best and Worst Christmas Songs

    14/12/2017 Duração: 01h20min

    Title: Ep. 22 - Best and Worst Xmas Songs   Description: The crew talks about their personal favorite holiday music and reminds you that the Ying Yang Twins once recorded a Christmas album called Ho Ho Ho (Dirty Christmas). They also discuss Apple's acquisition of Shazam and the passing of Dallas funk legend Timothy McNealy. (including exclusive interview audio from 2001 courtesy of our own Wil Brooks)

  • Grammy Nominations and Guilty Pleasures

    30/11/2017 Duração: 01h11min

      The crew discusses the events and performances of #RSD17, this year's Grammy Nominations and favorite guilty pleasures in Heavy Rotation.

  • Legalizing the Remix

    16/11/2017 Duração: 01h22min

    Title: Ep. 20 - Legalizing the Remix   Description: Live from Josey Records world HQ in Dallas Tx, the crew previews the final tracks from the Josey RSD17 release, in Heavy Rotation right now is music from Acid Carousel, The Frightnrs, Paxtons, Hypnotic Tango, Expansives, Wet, The Greenskeepers, Lil Louis & a discussion of Sony's announcement to legalize (and monetize) the remix. Plus the  "Customer Service" game show.

  • Episode 19 #RSD17 Preview and Live Albums

    02/11/2017 Duração: 01h20min

    #RSD17 Preview and Live Albums   Description: In Heavy Rotation this week: DVSN, Sugai Ken, Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile, plus the crew previews #RSD17 releases, talks about the future of live albums and plays Name that Record Store Sweeps. 

  • Ep 18 Will Robots Replace DJs

    19/10/2017 Duração: 01h20min

        Description: We continue to preview the Josey Dallas #RSD17 release, in Heavy Rotation this week is Rami, King Gizzard and Lizard Wizard, Charley Crockett, Honey Dijon, Zerfas, Fading Jane and more. Then we discuss the future of artificial intelligence and DJing.

  • Ep 18 Will Robots Replace DJs

    19/10/2017 Duração: 01h18min

        Description: We continue to preview the Josey Dallas #RSD17 release, in Heavy Rotation this week is Rami, King Gizzard and Lizard Wizard, Charley Crockett, Honey Dijon, Zerfas, Fading Jane and more. Then we discuss the future of artificial intelligence and DJing.

  • Ep 17 DFW 45s

    05/10/2017 Duração: 01h22min

    Title: Ep. 17 - DFW Funk 45s   Description: The crew discusses Tom Petty, a Josey #RSD17 release preview and Wil shares funk and soul 45s from the DFW area. Luke calls in from secret digging trip with a hip hop lyrics gameshow.

  • Ep. 16 The Golden Record

    21/09/2017 Duração: 01h34min

    Title: Ep. 16 The Golden Record   In Heavy Rotation this episode - The Texas Gentlemen, RPBGV, Jaimie Branch, Ariel Pink, Run-DMC + more. Then the crew discusses the 40th anniversary of the Voyager Golden Record that was launched into space in September of 1977 and was recently reissued via Kickstarter. Originally compiled by a committee led by Carl Sagan, the Golden Record has 90 minutes of music and sounds from earth. What music would you send into space to represent humanity? 

  • EP 15 Soundtrack Talk

    07/09/2017 Duração: 01h39min

    The crew discusses the passing of Walter Becker, what's in our Heavy Rotation (War on Drugs, LCD Soundsystem, Dangermouse with Daniel Luppi & more) plus our favorite soundtracks and a game of name that tune.

  • Ep 14 - Shuffle Roulette

    24/08/2017 Duração: 01h20min

    Solar Eclipse talk, for Heavy Rotation we play "Shuffle Roulette" then try to find musical artists separated by more than 3 degrees.

  • Worst Wedding Songs

    10/08/2017 Duração: 01h20min

      We discuss what's in Heavy Rotation incl. Man Bartlett, Kool A.D, Amerigo Gazaway, Sufjan Stevens, Here We Go Magic, Standing on the Corner, Daniel Spaleniak, Q Lazzarus and Mike Huckaby. Plus: What are the best and worst wedding songs of all time? And we reprise our Tuesday Night Record Club appearance.   

  • Vinyl Roadshow

    27/07/2017 Duração: 01h47min

    Jeff "Skin" Wade joins the guys from Josey Records for the first "Vinyl Roadshow" Live at Josey Records. This episode is just like Antiques Roadshow on PBS except, you know, records instead of junk from grandma's attic. And for a podcast instead of TV  

  • Finish the Lyric

    13/07/2017 Duração: 01h28min

    Now in Heavy Rotation: Au.Ra, Cold Beat, The Mulholland Free Clinic, Convextion, Sir Bumpin, JAY-Z, Shabazz Palaces, Drugdealer, Paul And The Tall Trees + Visible Cloaks. The crew discusses the new HBO mini-series The Defiant Ones and play Wil's new game: "Finish the Lyric".

  • The Art of Listening

    29/06/2017 Duração: 01h36min

    What's in Heavy Rotation amongst the crew? We discuss the music documentary The Art of Listening, the first ever TED Talk about crate digging and play a game of "Name that Genre".

  • Summer Session

    15/06/2017 Duração: 01h36min

    The guys talk Summer Playlists.  They also share there music confessions. And, Wil and Luke battle it out in a "Beat Shazam" competition.

  • New Math Records

    25/05/2017 Duração: 43min

    JT Donaldson stops by to discuss the genesis of New Math Records and the New Math Fest. We listen to the music of label artists Norvis Junior, SPK, Swarvy and Pink Siifu and discuss many more that will be playing at Club Dada on Memorial Day. 

  • The Music of Arthur Russell

    18/05/2017 Duração: 01h16min

    Special guest Joshua Graham (Tuesday Night Record Club) stops by to take a deep dive into the artistry of Arthur Russell. The crew discusses the crazy influences on Russell's career and how a kid from rural Iowa changed disco music. Full playlist and extra media available on Twitter @JRPitchControl

  • Special Guest Joel Salazar

    27/04/2017 Duração: 01h03min

    Special Guest Joel Salazar (Fresh 45s and Too Fresh Productions) joins the crew to discuss Record Store Day 2017, the genesis of Fresh 45s Night, teaching a college level Hip Hop course, Kendrick Lamar's new album and some of our favorite TV shows

  • #RSD17 Preview

    13/04/2017 Duração: 01h07min

        Exclusive preview of Josey releases for Record Store Day 2017 from Astronautalis and the full Kansas City store EP feat.    The Bad Ideas, The Whiffs, Faultfinder, Monta at Odds feat. Your Friend and Hermon Mehari. The crew also discusses the their most anticipated releases from the #RSD17 list. 

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