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Tom Nixon and John Nixon
"Out of the Main"
A Yacht Rock Podcast
“Out of the Main” is a podcast celebrating yacht rock, west coast AOR, and related sophisticated music from one of the most proficient and accomplished eras of musicianship and studio production, perhaps ever. Take a deep dive into the history, the musicianship, the production mastery, and now even the future potential of the West Coast sound of the late 70s and early 80s. Join the revelry. Partake in the nostalgia. Tune in to artist interviews. Discover buried treasures. And explore new, perhaps even uncharted, waters of yacht rock and more. Dive in! Support this podcast:
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Ratings & Reviews
4.5 stars from 38 ratings
My regular go-to yacht rock pod!
Love the balance of technical and non technical content. Every time I listen I start feeling like I’m one step closer to learning the secret to identifying a songs yachty attributes only to have the seeds of doubt once more planted in my pea brain until the next episode! But I’m a sucker for...Read full review »
Uncle Rickie ⚓️🇨🇦😎 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 08/11/22
The Best Podcast in the Business!
🎶🎶💎💎💎🛥💎💎💎🎶🎶 John and Tom are the best Yacht Rock Professors on the open seas! Definitely worth checking out! Enjoy!
Blessed Man Indeed via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/17/20
Great podcast
Great podcast guys! Love the more technical stuff you share on that podcast!
Mr.Chateauvert via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 12/02/20
Recent Episodes
John Zaika, the filmmaker behind the forthcoming Bobby Kimball documentary “Kite on a String,” returns to the podcast to answer the most-asked question on our YouTube channel: “When is the Bobby Kimball story coming out?!” John provides updates, shares new stories, and reveals things we never...
Published 11/21/23
Captain G climbs aboard to take the class to school on the history of disco, including its relation and adjacency to yacht rock. On loan from Yacht Rock Miami, DJ Alex brings us back to the 70s and the origin of disco, including the differences between New York, west-coast, and Miami disco. Were...
Published 11/16/23
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