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BEST OF 2013: Darren Hicks

Our good friend & collaborator Darren Hicks put together a list of his favorite (and least favorite) musical moments of 2013. Check ’em out below:Songs:
1. The Knife – A Tooth for An Eye
2. Vampire Weekend – Ya Hey
3. Little Green Cars – The Kitchen Floor
4. Disclosure – Latch
5. Arcade Fire – Here Comes the Night Time

Honorable mentions:
Chrome Sparks – Send the Pain On
Kanye West – Black Skinhead
Blood Orange – Chamakay
Chvrches – Lungs
James Blake – Life Round Here

Albums:
1. Typhoon – White Lighter
2. Little Green Cars – Absolute Zero
3. Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires of the City
4. Arcade Fire – Reflektor
5. Chvrches – The Bones of What You Believe

Honorable mentions:
Kanye West – Yeezus
Disclosure – Settle
The Knife – Shaking the Habitual
Daft Punk – Random Access Memories

Yo La Tengo – Fade

Shows:
1. Dan Deacon @ Pioneer Square
2. The Rest of MFNW
3. Phoenix @ Crystal Ballroom
4. Yo La Tengo @ Wonder Ballroom
5. Anamanaguchi @ Backspace

Disappointments:
Chris Owens – Lysandre
Lady Gaga – ARTPOP
Blurred Lines hype
Fall Out Boy – Save Rock & Roll
Justin Timberlake – 20/20 Experience Pt. 2

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Episode 63: It Was A Very Good Year

Thank you to Colin McLaughlin and Jordan Portlock for joining us this week, for our wrap-up show! This bad boy is mighty long, and below are links to download the different sections individually, or the single-file version of the episode. We hope you enjoy it!

Topic:

  • 2013: A year in review!
  • We go over our favorite songs, albums, shows – and our biggest disappointments.

Songs Used:

Bands Mentioned:

  • Pusha T / Clipse
  • Danny Brown
  • Chance the Rapper
  • Vampire Weekend
  • Kanye West
  • Phoenix
  • Fanno Creek
  • Just Lions
  • Bright is Black
  • Foo Fighters
  • Dropkick Murphys
  • Bono / U2
  • Rolling Stones
  • Bob Dylan
  • The Band
  • Thee Oh Sees
  • Norah Jones
  • M. Ward
  • Nine Inch Nails
  • Autre Ne Veut
  • Majical Cloudz
  • Grimes
  • A$AP Ferg
  • Fiona Apple
  • Blake Mills
  • Savages
  • Crystal Castles
  • Gary Numan
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Flying Lotus
  • Thundercat
  • Captain Murphy
  • Drake
  • Soundgarden
  • Jeff Mangum / Neutral Milk Hotel
  • Animal Collective
  • Foals
  • The National
  • Deerhunter
  • Neko Case
  • Eric Bachmann / Archers of Loaf
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Explosions in the Sky
  • The Blow
  • James Murphy / LCD Soundsystem
  • Postal Service
  • Big Freedia
  • Mudhoney
  • J. Mascis
  • Metz
  • Father John Misty
  • Shabazz Palaces
  • Shearwater
  • Joyce Manor
  • Ural Thomas
  • Johnny Marr / The Smiths
  • Big Boi
  • Steely Dan
  • Philip Glass
  • Pearl Jam
  • Sleater Kinney
  • Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks
  • Typhoon
  • Cut Copy
  • Sebadoh
  • Graham Nash
  • The Breeders
  • James Blake
  • Little Green Cars
  • Iceage
  • Shuggie Otis
  • Patti Smith
  • The Walkmen
  • Anamanaguchi
  • Portland Cello Project
  • Emmylou Harris
  • The Bats
  • Pet Shop Boys
  • Miguel
  • Rudimentals
  • Arcade Fire
  • Michael Stipe
  • David Bowie
  • Pharrell Williams
  • Julian Casablancas
  • Panda Bear
  • Giorgio Moroder
  • My Bloody Valentine
  • Boards of Canada
  • The Knife
  • Jay Z
  • Justin Timberlake
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Beyonce
  • Madonna
  • Modest Mouse
  • Tegan & Sara
  • Dawes
  • Lightspeed Champion
  • Mike Will Made It
  • Danny Brown
  • Busta Rhymes
  • Q-Tip
  • Janelle Monae
  • Kevin Gates
  • Laura Mvula
  • Merchandise
  • Yo La Tengo
  • Nina Simone
  • Big Sean
  • Jay Electronica
  • Los Campesinos!
  • Violent Femmes
  • Typhoon
  • Wild Ones
  • Mo Troper / Your Rival
  • Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
  • The Flaming Lips
  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra
  • Foxygen
  • The Haxan Cloak
  • Run The Jewels
  • Camera Obscura
  • Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
  • Volcano Choir
  • D’Angelo
  • Our First Brains
  • Nana Grisol / Defiance, Ohio
  • St. Lucia
  • Stuart Villain
  • Disappears
  • RiFF-RAFF
  • Phil Anselmo / Pantera
  • Author & Punisher
  • Oneohtrix Point Never
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Episode 38: Beloved Bands We Behate

Many thanks to Toby Edelhart and Nicole Staudinger for joining us this week! You can listen to the episode above, or right-click HERE to download!

Topic:

  • The beloved bands we behate: what bands do we hate, that those around us love?
  • Why do we dislike these bands?
  • Is there ever a sense of missing something?
  • Is there ever a sense of shame?

Songs Used:

Bands Mentioned:

  • Jay-Z
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Boards of Canada
  • The Bats
  • Eat Skull
  • Fairweather Watchers
  • Tienanmen Bear
  • Ten Foot Mouse
  • Miss Massive Snowflake
  • Pity Sex
  • Lee Corey Oswald
  • The World Is A Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid to Die
  • Dad
  • Drunk Dad
  • Gay Dad
  • Grandparents
  • Wild Ones
  • My Body
  • Jeffrey Lewis
  • Valkyrie Rodeo
  • Places We Must Save
  • Scared Crow
  • Little Pilgrims
  • Rollerball
  • Ezra Koenig / Vampire Weekend
  • Mumford & Sons
  • John Lennon / Paul McCartney / George Harrison / Ringo Starr / The Beatles
  • Paul Simon
  • Simon & Garfunkel
  • Radiohead
  • Can
  • Richard D. James / Aphex Twin
  • Kanye West
  • Death Grips
  • Moby
  • Mission of Burma
  • The Rolling Stones
  • Neil Young
  • Big Back Cloud
  • Envy
  • At the Drive-In
  • Rorschach
  • Fugazi
  • Rites of Spring
  • Moss Icon
  • Jim Morrison / Ray Manzarek / John Densmore / Robby Krieger
  • The Jam
  • From The Jam
  • Peter Hook
  • Peter Green / Lindsey Buckingham / Stevie Nicks / Mick Fleetwood / Fleetwood Mac
  • Harry Chapin
  • Pink
  • Mariah Carey
  • Tom Tom Club
  • Joanna Newsom
  • Sallie Ford
  • John Lydon / Sex Pistols
  • The Slits
  • Led Zeppelin
  • Pink Floyd
  • Journey
  • Boston
  • Kansas
  • Europe
  • Asia
  • Thin Lizzy
  • Hall & Oates
  • Coolio
  • Elton John
  • Joy Division / Ian Curtis
  • Warsaw
  • Hellhammer
  • Celtic Frost
  • Spoon
  • The Strokes
  • Billy Ray Cyrus
  • Justin Bieber
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Bono / U2
  • John Cage
  • Elliott Smith
  • Heatmiser
  • Puddle of Mudd
  • Prince
  • Sinead O’Connor
  • Tracey Chapman
  • Eddie Vedder / Pearl Jam
  • Axl Rose / Slash / Guns ‘n’ Roses
  • Buckethead
  • Ratt
  • Poison
  • Twisted Sister
  • Metallica
  • Jimi Hendrix
  • Joni Mitchell
  • Janis Joplin
  • Slayer
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Weezer
  • Mudhoney
  • Built to Spill
  • J Mascis
  • Father John Misty
  • Greg Dulli / The Afghan Whigs
  • Shabazz Palaces
  • THEEsatisfaction
  • Cotton Dick
  • Mansions
  • Mattress
  • Cunt Bat
  • Passion Pit
  • Coldplay
  • Nazareth
  • Pictorials
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