Their latest gift? A ten-part podcast, Ten Code -- Pearl Jam Radio, featuring previously unreleased tracks and band interviews.The series isn't set to premiere on radio stations until March 16 -- but SPIN.com has an exclusive stream of the first episode, for your listening pleasure!
Below, hear bassist Jeff Ament discuss how a show in Switzerland laid the groundwork for the band's breakthrough 1992 acoustic performance on MTV Unplugged. And enjoy a clip of Pearl Jam performing "Black," taken straight from the Unplugged broadcast.
Listen: Pearl Jam, "Ten Code -- Pearl Jam Radio, Part One"
For more Pearl Jam -- Ten Code podcasts, check your local radio listings, or visit the Legacy Recordings site. Here's the release schedule for the rest of the series:
3/16, Part 1
3/17, Part 2 (Why Go)
3/18, Part 3 (Jeremy)
3/19, Part 4 (Once)
3/20, Part 5 (State of Love and Trust)
3/23, Part 6 (Alive)
3/24, Part 7 (Just a Girl)
3/25, Part 8 (Porch)
3/26, Part 9 (Garden)
3/27, Part 10 (Brother)