Episode 23: The Greatest Hits

Arya was unable to join us for this week’s episode, but we made up for it by having our usual guest, Kelly, but we also managed to snag Michael and Rachel Renee Levasseur of The Els! Holy hell! You can listen to the episode above, or right-click HERE to download! Topic:

  • Greatest hits/Best-Of albums
  • What purpose do they serve?
  • Which ones work the best, and which ones fail to do an artist’s material justice?

Songs Used:

  • Songs: Ohia – “Farewell Transmission
  • My Chemical Romance – “Dead!
  • The Els – “Last Time” (Live at Faces On The Radio)

Bands Mentioned:

  • Thurston Moore / Chelsea Light Moving
  • Grass Widow
  • Richard Hell
  • The Els
  • Kitty Pryde
  • Danny Brown
  • Kreayshawn
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Drake
  • Thomas Bangalter / Daft Punk
  • LCD Soundsystem
  • Jason Molina / Songs:Ohia
  • My Chemical Romance
  • Prince
  • The Beatles
  • Radiohead
  • The Buzzcocks
  • Don Caballero
  • The Rolling Stones
  • Thelonious Monk
  • Dave Brubeck
  • Sonic Youth
  • Françoise Hardy
  • Echo & The Bunnymen
  • U2
  • Joy Division
  • New Order
  • R.E.M.
  • Pavement
  • Dave Dondero
  • Camper Van Beethoven
  • Morrissey / The Smiths
  • Iron & Wine
  • Nirvana
  • Godspeed You! Black Emperor
  • Dave Matthews Band
  • Nine Inch Nails
  • The Dismemberment Plan
  • Modest Mouse
  • Minor Threat
  • Saetia
  • Cap’n Jazz
  • Ian MacKaye / Brendan Canty / Fugazi
  • The The
  • Phoenix
  • Steve Albini
  • Low
  • The Strokes
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