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Episode 137: Eyelids With Chris and John!

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Welcome back, everybody! BIG thanks to Chris Slusarenko and John Moen for joining us this week! You can listen to this episode above, or download it right here!

Topic:

  • This week, we chat with Chris and John about their backgrounds in music, how Eyelids came to be (and the band’s future), and what makes the creative processes of Eyelids different from the other bands they’ve been in over the years.

Songs:

  • of Montreal – “The March Of The Gay Parade”
  • Eyelids – “Bound to Let You Down”
  • Death Cab For Cutie – “No Room In Frame”
  • James Horner – “Humanoids from the Deep Main Theme”

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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 86: The Scene

Thanks to Gabriel Mathews for joining us! You can listen to the episode above, and download it right here.

Topic:

  • What does a music “scene” look like?
  • How does Portland’s scene compared to that of LA?
  • How do scenes get started?
  • Can one be started, or does it have to grow organically?
  • What makes Portland’s scene different from those elsewhere in the country?
  • What about scenes throughout history? Or based around a specific venue, or a record label?

Songs:

  • ibid. – “Hum”
  • Les Savy Fav – “Sleepless in Silverlake”
  • Death From Above 1979 – “Turn It Out”
  • Death Grips – “Up My Sleeves”

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Episode 43: Just for Laughs

Here’s our new episode! You can give us a listen up above, or download it right HERE.

Topic:

  • Comedy in music
  • Who are some of the greats of comedy-based music?
  • What about the cornerstones of parody, or style parody?
  • What place does comedy have in hip-hop, with ever-present skits?

Songs Used:

Bands Mentioned:

  • Kevin Shields / My Bloody Valentine
  • Psy
  • Daft Punk
  • Skrillex
  • Deerhoof
  • The Shivas
  • Sun Angle
  • Zach Hill / Death Grips
  • Drumgasm
  • Robin Thicke
  • Pharrell Williams
  • Nile Rodgers
  • Johnny Marr / Morrissey / The Smiths
  • Tim DeLaughter / The Polyphonic Spree
  • Flight of the Conchords
  • Spike Jones
  • Tim Lehrer
  • Dr. Demento
  • The Beatles
  • Weird Al Yankovic
  • Richard Cheese and Lounge Against the Machine
  • Garfunkel & Oats
  • Regina Spektor
  • Kings of Convenience
  • Jack White / The White Stripes
  • Reggie Watts
  • Tenacious D
  • The Lonely Island
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Eminem
  • Big Boi
  • Raekwon / Wu-Tang Clan
  • Kanye West
  • Gotye
  • Rebecca Black
  • William Hung
  • Sufjan Stevens
  • James Blunt
  • Josh Groban
  • Mumford & Sons
  • Steve Martin
  • Bo Burnham
  • Tim Minchin
  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Steely Dan
  • Dillinger Escape Plan
  • Travis Morrison / Dismemberment Plan
  • Girl Talk
  • Band of Horses
  • The Dan Band
  • Death Cab for Cutie
  • Manfred Man
  • Man Man
  • Aimee Man
  • Panic at the Disco
  • Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes
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Episode 42: The Evolution of Hip-Hop

Many, many, many thanks to Ryan Feigh for joining us on this week’s episode! You can listen to this beauty above, or you can right-click HERE to download!

Topic:

  • The evolution of hip-hop
  • Where did hip-hop start?
  • Who were some of the earliest pioneers of the genre?
  • What are our best memories with the genre, and how did we each grow up with it?
  • Who can we look to in the local spotlight for talent?
  • Who in the mainstream is really worth watching?

Songs Used:

Bands Mentioned:

  • TV on the Radio
  • Lou Barlow / Jason Lowenstein / Sebadoh
  • Archers of Loaf
  • J Mascis / Dinosaur Jr.
  • Folk Implosion
  • Steely Dan
  • Isaac Brock / Modest Mouse
  • Skinny Puppy
  • Buddy Holly
  • Tough Fuzz
  • Frank Black
  • Octagrape
  • Ian MacKaye / Minor Threat
  • Fugazi
  • Bob Mould
  • Death Grips
  • Jack White
  • Karen Elson
  • Daft Punk
  • Eric B.
  • Rakim
  • Public Enemy
  • Run DMC
  • Grandmaster Flash
  • Nas
  • Sunny Day Real Estate
  • At The Drive-In
  • Massive Attack
  • Kanye West
  • Michael Jackson
  • Easy E
  • Ol’ Dirty Bastard / Raekwon / Ghostface Killah / Method Man / GZA / RZA / Inspectah Deck / Wu-Tang Clan
  • Snoop Dogg
  • A Tribe Called Quest
  • Guns ‘n’ Roses
  • Metallica
  • Hank Williams
  • Dwight Yoakam
  • Sugar Hill Gang
  • Beastie Boys
  • Biz Markie
  • DJ Shadow
  • Dr. Dre
  • 2Pac Shakur
  • Biggie Smalls
  • Das EFX
  • Luck-One
  • Suge Knight
  • Jay Z
  • The Doors
  • Wale
  • Rick Ross
  • Chance the Rapper
  • Kendrick Lamar / Black Hippy
  • NWA
  • Tope
  • Cloudy October
  • Vinnie Dewayne
  • Rasheed Jamal
  • Glenn Waco
  • Talkdemonic
  • The Roulettes
  • The Snuggleups
  • Horse Feathers
  • Please Step Out of the Vehicle
  • Wooden Indian Burial Ground
  • Calvin Valentine
  • Radiation City
  • Stewart Villain
  • Magic Fades
  • TxE
  • The Coup
  • Destro
  • MF DOOM
  • Gustavo Santaolalla
  • Trent Reznor / Nine Inch Nails
  • HEALTH
  • Alan Singley
  • Papi Fimbres
  • Chill Crew
  • Nancy King
  • Load B
  • Danny Brown
  • Guilty Simpson
  • MC5
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