In My Cd Player



A weekly podcast in which host Brian Hendrickson, an obsessive music fan, invites a guest to discuss one of their favorite albums.


  • Lemonade (feat. Tory Martinez)

    04/12/2018 Duration: 54min

    This week, friend of the pod Tory Martinez is back. And what album are she and Brian discussing? Only the literal masterpiece that is 'Lemonade' by the Queen herself: Beyonce.

  • Loopified (Guest Host: Brian Wanamaker)

    27/11/2018 Duration: 56min

    In honor of his fifth appearance, favorite guest Brian Wanamaker takes over the studio this week and leads a discussion about 'Loopified': the 2014 debut from Swedish jazz fusion trio Dirty Loops.

  • Led Zeppelin (feat. Julien Cohen)

    20/11/2018 Duration: 54min

    This week, repeat guest Julien Cohen sits down with Brian to discuss the iconic debut album from Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, Robert Plant and John Bonham. Or, as they're perhaps more commonly known: Led Zeppelin.

  • Hours (feat. Andrew Varilone)

    13/11/2018 Duration: 38min

    This week, Brian's best friend and former bandmate Andrew Varilone is back in the studio to discuss the 2005 album 'Hours' by Welsh post-hardcore band: Funeral for a Friend. 

  • SBTRKT (feat. Marissa Dunlevy)

    06/11/2018 Duration: 33min

    This week, Brian is joined in the studio by the lovely Marissa Dunlevy, making her podcast debut to discuss the self-titled debut album by electronic artist: SBTRKT.

  • Enema of the State (feat. Lucas Stahl)

    30/10/2018 Duration: 44min

    To begin Season 4 of 'In My CD Player', Lucas Stahl returns to the studio to discuss the breakout album 'Enema of the State' by pop-punk pioneers: Blink 182.

  • I and Love and You (Guest Host: Ian Holme)

    16/10/2018 Duration: 45min

    This week, return guest Ian Holme exercises his right as a fifth-timer to host an episode. The album: One of Brian's all-time favorites. 'I and Love and You,' the debut studio release from folk icons, The Avett Brothers.

  • Rumours (feat. Brian Wanamaker)

    09/10/2018 Duration: 41min

    A couple of Brians (host Hendrickson and guest Wanamaker) come together to discuss the infamous 'Rumours,' the eleventh album by 70's rock icons: Fleetwood Mac.

  • Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs (feat. Dustin Jefferson)

    02/10/2018 Duration: 34min

    This week, Brian is joined by repeat guest, comedian Dustin Jefferson to discuss 'Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs,' the 1970 release by Eric Clapton-led blues group, Derek and the Dominos.

  • Hadestown (Guest Host: Tory Martinez)

    25/09/2018 Duration: 48min

    For her fifth appearance on the podcast, Tory Martinez conducts an interview with Brian about one of his favorite albums: Anais Mitchell's folk opera, 'Hadestown.'

  • You Get What You Give (feat. Steve Kaptur)

    18/09/2018 Duration: 31min

    This week, repeat guest Steve Kaptur joins Brian in the studio to discuss 'You Get What You Give,' the sophomore album from country genre-benders: Zac Brown Band.

  • Music From the Motion Picture: Almost Famous (feat. Abby Watterworth)

    11/09/2018 Duration: 40min

    This week, Brian is joined by the fantastic Abby Watterworth to break the format of the show and discuss a compilation album: Music collected for use in the 2000 Cameron Crowe film, 'Almost Famous.'

  • Jagged Little Pill (Guest Host: Lucas Stahl)

    04/09/2018 Duration: 41min

    In honor of his fifth appearance on the show, we're switching up the format. Today, longtime contributing guest Lucas Stahl takes control of the show and talks about an album Brian has selected: 'Jagged Little Pill' by Canadian alt-rock icon, Alanis Morissette. 

  • Special Patreon Announcement

    31/08/2018 Duration: 03min

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  • Rage Against the Machine (feat. Brian Wanamaker)

    28/08/2018 Duration: 38min

    A couple of Brians (Hendrickson and Wanamaker) sit down to discuss one of their all-time favorite albums; The powerful eponymous release from rock group: Rage Against the Machine.

  • Fly (feat. Caiti Wanamaker and Rachel Perrell)

    21/08/2018 Duration: 36min

    This week, Brian is joined by TWO beautiful women (and former guests), Caiti Wanamaker and his wife Rachel Perrell, to discuss the megahit country album 'Fly' by The Dixie Chicks.

  • Oh, Inverted World (feat. Tory Martinez)

    14/08/2018 Duration: 37min

    This week Tory Martinez returns to the podcast with 'Oh, Inverted World,' the debut release from indie rock royalty The Shins. 

  • The ArchAndroid (feat. Ben Brown)

    07/08/2018 Duration: 50min

    This week, Brian is joined by friend and music guru Ben Brown to discuss 'The ArchAndroid,' the full-length debut album from the incomparable Renaissance Woman: Janelle Monae.

  • Licensed to Ill (feat. Julien Cohen)

    31/07/2018 Duration: 45min

    This week, Brian sits down with first-time guest (and new friend) Julien Cohen to discuss 'Licensed to Ill,' the debut album from hip hop band: The Beastie Boys.

  • Lateralus (feat. Ian Holme)

    24/07/2018 Duration: 50min

    This week, Ian Holme returns to discuss one of Brian's favorite albums, 'Lateralus,' the masterpiece of a third release from rock icons: Tool.

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