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Episode 129: Unreleased!

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A quick note: As you can hear from our disclaimer, this week’s episode was partially lost due to a malfunction with our recording device. We apologize for this! Please enjoy the discussion that was not lost!

Big thanks to Bob Ham for joining us this week! You can listen to the episode above, or download it right here.

Topic:

  • Unreleased albums
  • What defines an “unreleased” album? Does an album still fall under this category if it is eventually released?
  • What long-awaited albums are we still hopeful for?
  • What are some albums that were never created as planned, or were never released, that we want to hear the most?
  • Why is the idea of the unreleased album so appealing?

Songs:

  • HEALTH – “New Coke”
  • Beach Boys – “Vega-Tables”
  • Liturgy – “Quetzalcoatl”
  • Blur – “Lonesome Street”

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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 89: The Year So Far

Thanks to Bob Ham for joining us this week! You can listen above, or download the episode here.

Topic:

  • 2014: The year so far!
  • Favorite albums of the year?
  • Favorite shows of the year?
  • Things we’re looking forward to in the second half of the year?

Song:

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Episode 84: Music on the Television

Big thanks to Bob Ham for joining us this week! You can listen above, or download the episode here.

Topic:

Songs:

  • Maya Angelou – “Life Doesn’t Frighten Me”
  • Black Flag – “TV Party”
  • Eagulls – “Molting”
  • Guided by Voices – “Game of Pricks”

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Episode 55: No Expectations

Thanks to Bob Ham for joining us for this episode! You can listen up top, or you can download it HERE!

Topic:

  • Hype/expectations: what are hype and expectations, and what do they mean for music?
  • What bands have fallen victim to the “hype machine”?
  • Are there bands that subvert the concept of “hype” by fairly living up to the expectations?
  • Are there bands that create their own hype?

Songs:

Bands Mentioned

  • MIA
  • Reggie Watts
  • Arcade Fire
  • Macklemore
  • Eminem
  • Justin Bieber
  • OK Go
  • The 1975
  • Kevin Devine
  • Now, Now
  • Cut Copy
  • Modern Kin
  • Charli XCX
  • Janelle Monae
  • Davey Havok / AFI
  • Coming
  • Joy Division
  • Touche Amore
  • The Features
  • Tegan & Sara
  • Kanye West
  • Brendan Urie / Panic at the Disco
  • Fiona Apple
  • Radiohead
  • Pet Shop Boys
  • Public Enemy
  • Death Grips
  • Haim
  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Tapes n Tapes
  • Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
  • The Vaccines
  • Perfect Pussy
  • Mo Troper / Your Rival
  • Carlos D. / Interpol
  • Rivers Cuomo / Weezer
  • Lou Reed
  • Franz Ferdinand
  • Death Cab for Cutie
  • Bloc Party
  • Paul McCartney / The Beatles
  • The Clash
  • The Kinks
  • The Who
  • Elvis Presley
  • Pixies
  • Chris Gaines
  • XTC
  • Aphex Twin
  • The Firemen
  • The Rolling Stones
  • Bono / U2
  • Michael Stipe / REM
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Drake
  • Jay Z
  • Lorde
  • 50 Cent
  • Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill ‘Em All
  • Tyler, The Creator
  • Earl Sweatshirt
  • Shaun Ryder / Happy Mondays
  • Teenage Fanclub
  • Fear
  • Katy Perry
  • Robyn
  • The Ting Tings
  • !!!
  • LCD Soundsystem
  • Hot Hot Heat
  • The Walkmen
  • Joggers
  • The Woolen Men
  • The National
  • Father John Misty
  • Florence + The Machine
  • Foster the People
  • Kaiser Chiefs
  • Kasabian
  • Futureheads
  • Maximo Park
  • Palma Violets
  • Stereophonics
  • Living Color
  • Bush
  • Typhoon
  • Yo La Tengo
  • AD/DC
  • The Ramones
  • Slayer
  • The Killers
  • Coldplay
  • Mazzy Star
  • Emmylou Harris
  • Rodney Crowell
  • Richard Thompson
  • Shabazz Palaces
  • Natasha Kmeto
  • Minden
  • Autistic Youth
  • Piss Test
  • Cass McCombs
  • Minor Alps
  • Nada Surf
  • Atlas Genius
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.
  • Family of the Year
  • Bill Frisell
  • Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks
  • Rose Window
  • Sun Angle
  • Lightning Bolt
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