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Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen, both veteran musicians, are the stars of the IFC comedy series Portlandia. Chris Hornbecker/IFC hide caption

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Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen, both veteran musicians, are the stars of the IFC comedy series Portlandia.

Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen, both veteran musicians, are the stars of the IFC comedy series Portlandia.

Chris Hornbecker/IFC

Portlandia isn't a show about music, but there's plenty in it for the rock nerds. The IFC comedy series, set and filmed in Portland, Ore., is the creation of Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen — both of whom have spent enough time in bands (Brownstein in Wild Flag and Sleater-Kinney, Armisen in the punk group Trenchmouth) to see the humor in amateur DJ nights and men with Pearl Jam tattoos. On this week's show, the two sit down with Bob Boilen to talk about the music they grew up with, their favorite Portland bands, and a fateful trip to the home of punk icon Glenn Danzig.

Guest DJs Carrie Brownstein And Fred Armisen

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Paul McCartney/Wings

  • Album: Band on the Run
  • Song: Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five
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Cover for Wild Planet

The B-52's

  • Album: Wild Planet
  • Song: Dirty Back Road
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Cover for Walk Among Us

Misfits

  • Album: Walk Among Us
  • Song: I Turned Into a Martian
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Cover for Freedom of Choice [Bonus Tracks]

Devo

  • Album: Freedom of Choice [Bonus Tracks]
  • Song: Girl U Want
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Cover for Murder the Mountains

Red Fang

  • Album: Murder the Mountains
  • Song: Wires
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Cover for Survivalist Tales!

Holy Sons

  • Album: Survivalist Tales!
  • Song: Chapter Must Be Closed
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Cover for Sleep & A Forgetting

Islands

  • Album: Sleep & A Forgetting
  • Song: This Is Not a Song
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Cover for Come Together

Ike and Tina Turner

  • Album: Come Together
  • Song: It Ain't Right (Lovin' to Be Lovin')
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