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Episode 113: The End of 2014!

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Thanks to Bob Ham and Colin McLaughlin for joining us this week! You can listen to our special end-of-the-year episode above, or download it right here.

Topic:

  • 2014: The best-of!
  • We talk about our favorite albums and shows of 2014, the things we loved and hated, and touch briefly on what we’re looking forward to in 2015.

Songs:

  • Joe Cocker – “With a Little Help From My Friends”
  • Aphex Twin – “180db”
  • Guided by Voices – “Echos Myron”
  • Thug Entrancer – “Death After Life 1”
  • Total Control – “Glass”

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Episode 99: Project Pabst

Many thanks to Max Bauske for joining us this week! You can listen to this episode above, or download it right here.

Topic:

  • Project Pabst!
  • Where did this festival come from? What is its purpose?
  • When did this festival enter the planning stage?
  • What bands are we most excited to see?
  • Does Portland “need” another festival?

Songs:

  • Guided By Voices – “I Am a Scientist”
  • GZA – “Liquid Swords”
  • Built to Spill – “Big Dipper”
  • Aphex Twin – “180db_”

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Episode 97: Time-Based Art

Many thanks to and Alley Frey and Will Elder for joining us! You can listen to the episode above, or download the episode right here.

Topic:

  • Time-Based Art Festival
  • What do our guests do within the festival?
  • Where did they get their start?
  • What are our histories with the festival?
  • What are we most interested in seeing this year?

Songs:

  • Aphex Twin – “minipops 67 [120.2]”
  • Tim Hecker – “Chimeras”
  • Melissa Etheridge – “I Want to Be In Love”
  • Joan Rivers on Ed Sullivan, 1967

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Episode 96: One Hit

Thanks to Jacob Heiteen for joining us this week! You can listen to the episode above, or download it right here.

Topic:

  • One-Hit Wonders
  • What exactly makes something a “one-hit wonder”? What qualifies as a “hit”?
  • Where do one-hit wonders come from? Why do they become so popular?
  • Can a song be a one-hit wonder if produced by a highly popular/influential band?
  • Do record sales/airplay work as a way to judge if a song is or isn’t a one-hit wonder, or even just a “hit”?
  • What makes a song a “hit” in the first place?
  • Do they still exist in the internet age? Does a YouTube play count tell you as much as sales used to?
  • Why do people love the concept of the “one-hit wonder” so much?

Songs:

  • John Williams – “Jurassic Park Theme”
  • Len – “Steal My Sunshine”
  • Swans – “Song For a Warrior”
  • Castanets – “Tell Them Memphis”

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