Tag Archives: Mo Troper

REVIEW: Turtlenecked – Pure Plush Bone Cage

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By Arya Imig

Turtlenecked is the latest, but perhaps greatest, find by Good Cheer Records, who have dedicated themselves to chronicling the emergence of the best potential Portland has to offer. They succeed. Turtlenecked mastermind Harrison Smith exemplifies the aesthetic the label best strives for with his debut album, Pure Plush Bone Cage. Songwriting comes first for Smith and you can tell by the myriad of sound that are taken into account into developing his sound.

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Episode 142: Good Cheer

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Thanks to Blake Hickman and Mo Troper of Good Cheer Records for joining us this week! You can check it out above, or download it here.

Topic:

  • Blake Hickman and Mo Troper of Good Cheer Records join us to talk about the challenges of starting a label, the foolishness of small pressings of vinyl, and the future of their label.

Songs:

  • EL VY – “Return to the Moon (Political Song for Didi Bloome to Sing, with Crescendo)”
  • Sabonis – “More Time”
  • Royal Headache – “High”
  • Stone Temple Pilots – “Interstate Love Song”

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Episode 116: Going All The Way

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Thanks to Mo Troper and Mayhaw Hoons for joining us this week! You can listen above, or download the episode right here.

AND, as an added bonus, you can watch Mo and Mayhaw’s Apartment Story right here:

Topic:

  • Power Pop and Bubblegum Pop
  • Where do these genres start? How do they relate to each other?
  • How did our guests get into these genres?
  • Are there any bands today making this kind of music?

Songs:

  • Father John Misty – “Chateau Lobby 4 (in C for Two Virgins)”
  • The Shivvers – “Teen Line”
  • Big Star – “September Gurls”
  • Bjork – “Quicksand”

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Episode 95: Always True

Thanks to Mo Troper for joining us this week! You can listen to the episode above, and download it right here!

Topic:

  • Elvis Costello!
  • Our introductions to his music
  • The importance of his work, and the impact he’s had on rock music
  • The versatility of Costello as an artist

Songs:

  • Saturday Night Live theme
  • Elvis Costello – “Radio, Radio”
  • Elvis Costello – “Uncomplicated”
  • Slint – “Breadcrumb Trail”
  • The Replacements – “Unsatisfied”

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Episode 80: It’s Not Irony, It’s Just Rock ‘n’ Roll

Thanks to Jeremy Petersen and Mo Troper for joining us this week! You can listen above, and download the episode HERE!

Topic:

  • Irony in music
  • What does it look like when a band makes “ironic” music?
  • Is it too prevalent in today’s music?
  • How can you tell the difference between irony and sincerity?

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Episode 69: A Proggier Shade of Faces

Thanks to Ned Lannamann and Mo Troper for joining us this week! Listen above, and download right here.

Topic:

  • Progressive rock
  • What is prog rock, anyway?
  • What are some of the best and biggest bands in prog?
  • Are there any bands making prog rock today?
  • Is prog a genre that was confined to a certain period of time?

Songs:

Bands:

  • The Raspberries
  • Mo Troper / Your Rival
  • TeenSpot
  • Mark Kozelek / Sun Kil Moon
  • Poison Ring
  • Bruno Mars
  • Flea / Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • The Undertones
  • Morrissey
  • Janelle Monae
  • Mayer Hawthorne
  • Black Eyed Peas
  • Beyonce / Destiny’s Child
  • Action Bronson
  • Party Supplies
  • Aan
  • Paul McCartney / John Lennon / George Harrison / Ringo Starr / The Beatles
  • Nico
  • Big Star
  • Blondie
  • Sweeping Exits
  • Elvis Costello
  • Jeremy Petersen / This Charming Man
  • Eurythmics
  • The Rolling Stones
  • The Who
  • Led Zeppelin
  • Prince
  • The Helio Sequence
  • Drew Grow / Modern Kin
  • Genders
  • Oneohtrix Point Never
  • Bevelers
  • Fresh Hair
  • Gashcat
  • Mayhaw Hoons
  • Procol Harum
  • Electric Light Orchestra
  • Pink Floyd
  • Moody Blues
  • Bob Marley
  • Wings
  • Phil Collins / Peter Gabriel / Tony Banks / Genesis
  • Cedrix Bixler-Zavala / Omar Rodriguez-Lopez / At The Drive-In
  • The Mars Volta
  • King Crimson
  • Kurt Cobain / Nirvana
  • Ryan Miller / Guster
  • Gong
  • Dismemberment Plan
  • Jethro Tull
  • Rush
  • Kansas
  • Styx
  • Boston
  • Asia
  • Yes
  • Emerson Lake & Palmer
  • Dream Theater
  • Run DMC
  • Tool
  • Mastodon
  • Sigur Ros
  • Radiohead
  • Joggers
  • Phish
  • Frank Zappa / The Mothers of Invention
  • Captain Beefheart
  • The Turtles
  • Dweezil Zappa
  • Dark Star Orchestra
  • Grateful Dead
  • Steely Dan
  • Smash Mouth
  • Wolf People
  • Brian Eno
  • oOoOO
  • Sunn o)))
  • Off!
  • Scott Walker
  • Steven Wilson / Porcupine Tree
  • Iggy & the Stooges
  • The Fourth Wall
  • Settlers
  • Nurses
  • Hands In
  • Forest Park
  • Bustling Townships
  • Wampire
  • Radiation City
  • Family Night
  • Homunculus
  • Color Coder
  • Rosewood
  • Falling in Reverse
  • Lights Over Paris
  • Sum 41
  • Skrillex
  • Mac DeMarco
  • Blood on the Dance Floor
  • OutKast
  • The Replacements
  • Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
  • Kraftwerk
  • Soundgarden
  • New Order
  • Frank Ocean
  • The National
  • Queens of the Stone Age
  • M.I.A.
  • Foster the People
  • Cut Copy
  • Violent Femmes
  • Elbow
  • Kid Cudi
  • Neko Case
  • Rodriguez
  • Deafheaven
  • Neutral Milk Hotel
  • Spoon
  • Röyksopp
  • Robyn
  • Black Angels
  • Deltron 3030
  • Junip
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Episode 53: Not Fade Away

Thank you to Mo Troper of Your Rival for coming on this week! You can listen up top, and download it HERE.

Topic:

  • The dearly departed: musicians who died too soon
  • What questions do they leave behind?
  • What would have happened if they had lived?
  • Who are the most tragic losses to date?
  • Do we over-glamorize these people?

Songs:

Bands Mentioned:

  • Mo Troper / Your Rival
  • Vince Clarke
  • Martin Rev / Suicide
  • Cevin Key / Skinny Puppy
  • Kanye West
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Philip Glass
  • Soft Skills
  • The Moonshine
  • Katy Perry
  • Gwar
  • Iron Reagan
  • Whitechapel
  • Agalloch
  • Justin Bieber
  • Keith Moon / The Who
  • Kansas
  • Insane Clown Posse
  • Tony Lash / Heatmiser
  • Elliott Smith
  • Peter Ham / Tom Evans / Badfinger
  • Nick Drake
  • Beck
  • Darby Crash / The Germs
  • Chris BellBig Star
  • Buddy Holly
  • Frankie Lymon
  • Lorde
  • Kurt Cobain / Nirvana
  • Jimi Hendrix
  • Janis Joplin
  • Jim Morrison
  • Amy Winehouse
  • John Lennon / The Beatles
  • Billy Joel
  • Evan Dando / The Lemonheads
  • Kind of Like Spitting
  • Gotye
  • Mark Linkous / Sparklehorse
  • Thom Yorke / Radiohead
  • Cliff Burton / Metallica
  • Jeff Buckley
  • Stone Temple Pilots
  • Freddie Mercury
  • Brian Jones / The Rolling Stones
  • Weezer
  • Tyler, The Creator / Odd Future
  • Marc Bolan
  • Dimebag Darrell / Pantera
  • Brian Wilson / Carl Wilson / Mike Love / The Beach Boys
  • John Bonham
  • Richie Valens
  • Chubby Checker
  • Jason Molina / Songs:Ohia
  • David Bowie
  • Lou Reed
  • Ian Curtis / Joy Division
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • Michael Jackson
  • Shy Girls
  • James Blunt
  • Ellis Pinker
  • Errata Note
  • Rufus Wainwright
  • Lucy Wainwright Roche
  • Martha Wainwright
  • Loudon Wainwright III
  • Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks
  • Elton John
  • U2 / Bono / The Edge
  • Fringe Class
  • Adventure Galley
  • Wildcat! Wildcat!
  • Passion Pit
  • OK Go
  • Watain
  • Abiotic
  • The Zombies
  • KISS
  • Linda Ronstadt
  • Modest Mouse
  • Deep Purple
  • Yes
  • The Replacements
  • N.W.A.
  • The Eagles
  • Link Wray
  • Hall & Oates
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Episode 52: A Year in the Life

Approximately eighteen million thank-yous to Michael Mannheimer, who has been a fan of our work, and sat in to interview us for this episode, which you can hear up top, and download right HERE.

Topic:

  • IT’S OUR ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY!!!
  • Michael Mannheimer interviews the FOTR team about the first year of life, the origins of the show, dream guests, inspirations, and more!!

Songs Used

  • Macy Gray – “I Try
  • Crocodiles – “Teardrop Guitar
  • Your Rival – “Sydney” (Go preorder this fucking album, out Oct. 22nd – ed.)

Bands Mentioned:

  • Dan Croll
  • Blue Skies for Black Hearts
  • Wild Ones
  • Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside
  • Fitz & the Tantrums
  • Paul McCartney
  • Jacco Gardener
  • Le1f
  • Antwon
  • Lakutis
  • RiFF RAFF
  • Kitty Pryde
  • 3oh!3
  • Magnetic Fields
  • White Lung
  • Slayer
  • Pig Champion
  • Cocteau Twins
  • Washed Out
  • Kronos Quartet
  • Mogwai
  • Amon Tobin
  • Charles Bradley
  • Code Orange Kids
  • Little Green Cars
  • Laura Stevenson
  • Tim Kasher
  • Kris Orlowski
  • Cursive
  • The Good Life
  • Bright Eyes
  • Nurses
  • Stereophonics
  • Trevor Solomon / Monkey Trick
  • Kathleen Hanna
  • Bikini Kill
  • Le Tigre
  • The Julie Ruin
  • Alexis Krauss / Derek Miller / Sleigh Bells
  • Poison the Well
  • Doldrums
  • Loch Lomond
  • Agalloch
  • Botanist
  • Sunn o)))
  • Behold… The Arctopus
  • Macy Gray
  • Crocodiles
  • The Soft Pack
  • The Bears
  • Muse
  • Chris Martin / Coldplay
  • U2
  • Mumford & Sons
  • The Twilight Sad
  • Arab Strap
  • Savages
  • Peter Hook
  • Miles Davis
  • Steve Albini
  • Colin Meloy
  • John Darnielle
  • Morrissey
  • Johnny Marr
  • Cody ChesnuTT
  • Kanye West
  • Pearl Jam
  • Ian Curtis / Joy Division
  • One Direction
  • John Mayer
  • Vampire Weekend
  • Skinny Puppy
  • Drake
  • The Love Language
  • Mo Troper / Your Rival
  • The Moonshine
  • Soft Skills
  • King Khan & the Shrines
  • Whitechapel
  • Gwar
  • Thee Oh Sees
  • Kansas
  • Palma Violets
  • Metric
  • Holy Ghost!
  • Rogue Valley
  • Radiation City
  • Starfucker
  • Feeling
  • Chrome Sparks
  • Vince Clarke / Depeche Mode
  • Erasure
  • Martin Rev / Suicide
  • Cevin Key / Skinny Puppy
  • David Jay / Bauhaus
  • Paul Barker / Ministry
  • Otto von Schirach
  • Our First Brains
  • Lee Corey Oswald
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • John Vanderslice
  • Joy Formidable
  • Passion Pit
  • Frank Turner
  • Hunx and his Punx
  • Philip Glass
  • Wavves
  • The Blow
  • Kisses
  • Dilated Peoples
  • Radiohead
  • Nine Inch Nails
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