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Episode 140: The Best of 2015 (So Far)

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Thanks to Jordan Portlock for joining us this week! You can listen above, and download this one right here.

Topic:

  • The best of the first half of 2015! We talk about our favorite records, favorite shows, biggest surprises – and disappointments.

Songs:

  • Sleater-Kinney – “Price Tag”
  • Sorority Noise – “Corrigan”
  • Kendrick Lamar – “Mortal Man”
  • Beat Connection – “So Good”

 

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Episode 100: Our Hundredth Episode!

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This week is just us, but thank YOU for listening to us for two years and 100 episodes! You can listen to this MEGA-SIZED episode above, or download it right here.

Topic:

  • One hundred episodes!
  • We look back on the last 99 episodes of Faces on the Radio, the things we loved, the things that make us do what we do, and the things you can expect from the next 100 episodes.
  • PLUS: We give our advice to anybody looking to get into podcasting (or into a creative project in general).

Songs:

  • Kendrick Lamar – “i”
  • David Byrne & St. Vincent – “Who”
  • The Mountain Goats – “Estate Sale Sign”
  • Gordon Lightfoot – “Early Morning Rain

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Episode 68: The Day the Music Died

Thanks to Nick Winterfeld for joining us this week! Listen above, download here.

Topic:

  • Buddy Holly: 1936 – 1959
  • We discuss the influence Buddy Holly had on music in such a short time
  • “The day the music died”: the plane crash that killed Holly, Richie Valens, and JP “The Big Bopper” Richardson
  • What if Buddy Holly had lived on? What would music look like today?

Songs:

Bands:

  • Pete Seeger
  • Bob Dylan
  • Cannon Riggs / Asher McKenzie / Mr. Bones
  • Fringe Class
  • Soft Skills
  • The Fourth Wall
  • Tool
  • No Kind of Rider
  • Cambrian Explosion
  • No Tomorrow Boys
  • Charming Birds
  • Mayhaw Hoons
  • Lubec
  • Ash
  • Vendetta Red
  • Deaf Havana
  • Daft Punk
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Sara Bareilles
  • Lorde
  • Katy Perry
  • Beyonce
  • Stevie Wonder
  • Nile Rodgers
  • Nine Inch Nails
  • Lindsey Buckingham
  • Queens of the Stone Age
  • The Walkmen
  • Arcade Fire
  • Mumford & Sons
  • Putts
  • Wormbag
  • Sioux Falls
  • Lights Over Paris
  • The Distillers
  • The Gaslight Anthem
  • Deafheaven
  • Mo Troper / Your Rival
  • Johnny Flynn
  • Michael Hurley
  • Lewi Longmire
  • Beck
  • Broken Bells
  • James Mercer / The Shins
  • Danger Mouse
  • Xiu Xiu
  • Buddy Holly
  • Paul McCartney / John Lennon / The Beatles
  • Isaac Brock
  • Lou Reed
  • Elvis Presley
  • Roy Orbison
  • Rivers Cuomo / Weezer
  • Richie Valens
  • Raffi
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • JP “The Big Bopper” Richardson
  • Marshall Crenshaw
  • James Taylor
  • Linda Ronstadt
  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo
  • Carole King
  • Bob Dylan
  • Sallie Ford
  • Bobby Darin
  • Don McLean
  • Phil Everly / Everly Brothers
  • Weird Al Yankovic
  • Ray Charles
  • Mahalia Jackson
  • U2
  • Action Bronson
  • The Helio Sequence
  • Modern Kin
  • Genders
  • Oneohtrix Point Never
  • Bevelers
  • Fresh Hair
  • Justin Timberlake
  • Janet Jackson
  • Bruno Mars
  • Flea / Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Adam Brock
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Episode 54: Remembering Lou Reed

A special, incredible thank you to Douglas Jenkins of the Portland Cello Project, who joined us for an episode on classical music, but what became an episode about the late, great Lou Reed. Listen to the episode up top, or download it HERE.

Topic:

  • Lou Reed: 1942-2013
  • Where did we all start with Reed/Velvet Underground?
  • What made him so influential?
  • What have we taken from his music?

Songs:

Bands Mentioned:

  • Douglas Jenkins / Portland Cello Project
  • Kanye West
  • Lou Reed
  • John Cale / Mo Tucker / Sterling Morrison / Bob Yule / Velvet Underground
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Flying Lotus
  • Macklemore
  • Peter Gabriel
  • Rogue Valley
  • Wild & Scenic
  • Your Rival
  • Miley Cyrus
  • The Who
  • Frank Turner
  • The Head & the Heart
  • Wavves
  • Palma Violets
  • Wildcat! Wildcat!
  • Fringe Class
  • Adventure Galley
  • Wolf Parade
  • The Cars
  • World’s Greatest Ghosts
  • The Ecstatics
  • Just Lions
  • Lubec
  • Shy Girls
  • Kingdom Crumbs
  • Willy Mason
  • Errata Note
  • Ellis Pink
  • Brett & Blake
  • The Blow
  • Au Revoir Simone
  • John Vanderslice (The band Vanderslice used to be in was MK Ultra – ed.)
  • Starfucker
  • Chrome Sparks
  • Dead Moon
  • The Obituaries
  • Vince Clarke / Depeche Mode
  • Martin Rev / Suicide
  • Author & Punisher
  • David J / Bauhaus
  • Paul Barker / Malekko
  • Dandy Warhols
  • Philip Glass
  • Watain
  • In Solitude
  • OK Go
  • March Forth Marching Band
  • Rufus Wainwright
  • Lucy Wainwright Roche
  • Johnathan Richmond
  • Metallica
  • David Bowie
  • Asher Roth
  • Thurston Moore / Sonic Youth
  • Oasis
  • Wilco
  • Julian Casablancas / The Strokes
  • Led Zeppelin
  • Aerosmith
  • David Byrne / Talking Heads
  • Iggy Pop
  • Morrissey
  • The Fall
  • Johnny Cash
  • Michael Jackson
  • Bono / The Edge / U2
  • The Beatles
  • Aaron Carter
  • Cut Copy
  • Andrew WK
  • The 1975
  • Janelle Monae
  • Poolside
  • Antwon
  • White Lung
  • AFI
  • Sean Carter / Jay Z
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Episode 44: We’ll Do It Live


Here’s the new episode! You can listen to it up there, or download it by right-clicking HERE.

Topic:

  • Live albums
  • What purpose do they serve?
  • Are live albums less important now than they used to be?
  • What are some of the most worthwhile live albums we can think of?

Songs Used:

Bands Mentioned:

  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Big Sean
  • Jay Electronica
  • Donald Fagen / Steely Dan
  • Stepkids
  • Dam-Funk
  • Peanut Butter Wolf
  • Tim DeLaughter / The Polyphonic Spree
  • Harper Simon
  • Friends & Family
  • Paul Simon
  • Wayne Coyne / The Flaming Lips
  • The Black Keys
  • The White Stripes
  • Chance the Rapper
  • Macklemore
  • Mac Miller
  • Kanye West
  • Asher Roth
  • Pure Bathing Culture
  • Onuinu
  • Magic Mouth
  • Peter Frampton
  • Bob Dylan
  • The Band
  • Isis
  • Nirvana
  • Leadbelly
  • Meat Puppets
  • David Bowie
  • Neil Young
  • The Who
  • Andy Cochran
  • Johnny Cash
  • Merle Haggard
  • The Rolling Stones
  • Judas Priest
  • Slayer
  • The Mars Volta
  • Daft Punk
  • KISS
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • The Eagles
  • Jeff Tweedy / Nels Cline / Wilco
  • The Grateful Dead
  • Pearl Jam
  • Isaac Brock / Modest Mouse
  • Paul McCartney / The Beatles
  • Chuck Berry
  • Bjork
  • Dawes
  • Vampire Weekend
  • Kurt Vile
  • Foals
  • Kings of Leon
  • Led Zeppelin
  • Pink Floyd
  • Van Morrison
  • John Lee Hooker
  • LCD Soundsystem
  • Buddy Rich
  • Gene Kruper
  • Nine Inch Nails
  • Miguel
  • Janelle Monae
  • Erykah Badu
  • Prince
  • 3rd Eye Girl
  • Elvis Costello
  • Elvis Presley
  • No Age
  • My Bloody Valentine
  • The Horrors
  • The BeeGees
  • Yes
  • Martin Zarzar
  • Daft Punk
  • Robin Thicke
  • Harry Styles / One Direction
  • Backstreet Boys
  • Katy Perry
  • Justin Bieber
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