Doing an end-run around the music industry machine: the former singer of I Mother Earth joins us to talk about paying musicians in digital currency and fans with digital extras — and it’s all about the most complicated technology today made simple. Wouldn’t it be nice to strip out the instruments on all music? We’ll play you the Beach Boys in a way you’ve never heard before. Plus — Alan rolls around on the floor of an 1800s Wild West saloon like a lily livered varmint — virtually. And why next week’s episode is brought to you by a chihuahua.