On this week’s episode of SPIN Presents Lipps Service, host Scott Lipps caught up with Chris and Rich Robinson of the Black Crowes. In their conversation, Lipps and the Robinsons reflect on the duo’s career, which began in Atlanta in the 1980s while in high school, performing as Mr. Crowe’s Garden.
Additionally, Lipps and the Robinsons talked about how they ran into each other in Los Angeles years ago, their upcoming summer tour, how they wrote their hit “She Talks to Angels” and the new music they’re working on with Shake Your Money Maker producer George Drakoulias. The brothers also discussed the secret band they had with Jellyfish.
Since its beginnings in 2018, the acclaimed podcast has featured many of the biggest voices and personalities in music, including exclusive interviews with Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis, David Lee Roth, Shepard Fairey, Courtney Love, Dove Cameron and many, many more.
In the last episode, Lipps had K.Flay on. They discussed the evolution of Flay’s career, from a rapper to an alt-rock singer-songwriter. She discussed role models, including Santigold, Missy Elliott and M.I.A. Flay also detailed her time working with Pharrell Williams and performed a cover of the Offspring’s “Self Esteem.”
Additionally, Lipps spoke with Jane’s Addiction/Porno for Pyros singer and Lollapalooza co-founder Perry Farrell. The two discussed Jane’s Addiction’s origins in the ’80s, how he managed to receive previously unheard and unreleased Jim Morrison tracks from folks in Israel that landed on his new career-spanning box set, and what it was like to be a male escort in Los Angeles.
Every week, a new episode of SPIN Presents Lipps Service is available wherever you consume podcasts (Apple, Spotify, Stitcher, etc.), and you can listen to the full episode with the Black Crowes below.