Under the Scales

Under the Scales is a podcast by Tom Marshall, longtime songwriter for the band Phish. The podcast captures and brings to light the rich and complex culture surrounding Phish and its diverse, devoted fanbase. Phish's quirky sense of humor pervades and steers the podcast. Tom will interview the band, fans, insiders, outsiders...and dare to go UNDER THE SCALES to uncover the beating heart of Phish!
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Oct 23, 2017

For our Season-ending episode I am joined by the founder of -- Andy Gadiel ushered Phish and fans into the internet age with one of the very first band websites on the World Wide Web.

Oct 9, 2017

Andy Bernstein, founder of HeadCount, talks to Tom about multiple Phish-related projects.

Sep 18, 2017

Scott Herman and Tebo inflict severe Q&A upon Tom. Scott, for those unaware, has 18 or more Phish songwriting credits to his name. Also: the REAL *Helping Friendly Book* is revealed.

Sep 4, 2017

Big Phil and Medium Phil, both longtime Phish friends and fans, stop by to ask Tom questions...only, they forgot the questions.

Aug 21, 2017

Eli Tishberg tells us about directing the video feed that allows us to see Phish live in our living rooms in unparalleled quality.

Aug 14, 2017

Jazz Is Phish drummer Adam Chase illuminates the intricate workings of one of the most creative Phish cover bands.

Aug 7, 2017

in the studio with Jim Pollock and David Welker, the two cornerstones of the Phish poster phenomenon.

Jul 17, 2017

Petrea Davis and Kelly Baines swim Under the Scales to inflict another Q&A upon Tom.

Jul 10, 2017

Tom puts the songwriting and recording process under the microscope with two co-writers and two new songs.

Jul 3, 2017

Kelly Morris, creator of the captivating video accompaniment to the Phish song 'More', tells us what MORE she has in store!

Jun 19, 2017

Yossarian Kelly, early friend of the Dead, early phan, early bird when it comes to growing cannabis legally, calls UTS from Washington to check in.

Jun 12, 2017

Garrett Phillips -- also known as PlusSizeModel on PhantasyTour -- describes, among other things, how to pack for a 35 month prison vacation.

Jun 5, 2017

GroupMe founder and Phish super-fan Steve Martocci talks about collaboration and inspiration on a beautiful day in New York City.

May 15, 2017

Andrea is an amazing Phish photographer who shares secrets on how her hobby took off! She also captures moments and the feeling we forgot.

May 8, 2017

A new type of episode, in which Tom answers your questions, or at least makes an attempt...

May 1, 2017

Holly Bowling continues entrancing us with her musical powers...and disassembles my piano!

Apr 17, 2017

Holly Bowling stops by the studio to educate us musically -- my piano has never sounded better!

Apr 10, 2017

The second half of the Benjy Eisen interview in which we cover Phish and Reed Mathis...oh, and life and lyrics.

Apr 3, 2017

Benjy Eisen talks about the wonderful book, Deal, he co-wrote with Bill Kreutzmann of the Grateful Dead

Mar 20, 2017

Phan Art Pete (Mason) created a vibrant art enterprise which has grown beyond the Phish community where it started. And that's just ONE thing he's doing...

Mar 13, 2017

I speak with Phillip Zerbo, co-editor for the incredible Phish Companion Volume 3. Can 30 years fit into 900 pages?

Mar 6, 2017

Mike Greenhaus gives us an amazing perspective on how Relix magazine has been involved in and crucial to the jam scene since its inception.

Feb 20, 2017

RJ and I talk to Andy Greenberg, guitarist for Phish cover-band Runaway Gin.

Feb 13, 2017

Trey Anastasio explains the magic of Paul Languedoc's guitars to me and Dan Kanter.

Feb 6, 2017

Trey Anastasio shares years of guitar insights with me and Dan Kanter.

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