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H Is For The Helio Sequence

7/2/2018
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Click Here To Listen To Our Episode On The Helio Sequence This episode, Steve and Doug look at Beaverton, Oregon, band The Helio Sequence! The fellas also chat about the rise of Modest Mouse, and working in a record shop, while Doug continually tries to sidetrack Steve with Menomena. The Helio Sequences’s Official Site The … Continue reading H Is For The Helio Sequence →

Duration:00:57:51

G Is For Grand Hallway

6/7/2018
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Click Here To Listen To Our Grand Hallway Episode The fellas take a jump over to Seattle to look at Grand Hallway, the chamber pop project spearheaded by Tomo Nakayama. The guys talk a bit about Spotify, Sasquatch Music Festival, and doing chores. Grand Hallway’s Official Site Grand Hallway’s Bandcamp Tomo Nakayama’s Tumblr Music featured … Continue reading G Is For Grand Hallway →

Duration:01:10:17

F Is For First Aid Kit

5/11/2018
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Click Here To Listen To Our First Aid Kit Episode We’re back after a quick April break and looking at Swedish sisters First Aid Kit. Steve and Doug talk about musical families, the resurgence of folk into the pop world, and the return of ABBA! First Aid Kit’s Official Site Music featured this week: It’s … Continue reading F Is For First Aid Kit →

Duration:00:47:54

E Is For Elliott Smith

4/1/2018
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Click Here To Listen To Our Elliott Smith Episode A! What is ‘E up to?”, said A to Z. Long story short, Z replied “Elliott Smith”, and then the fun began. Join us as we take on the influential indie / lo-fi darling of the 1990s, and chat about songwriting tactics, substance abuse, experimentation, and … Continue reading E Is For Elliott Smith →

Duration:01:54:16

D Is For De Lux

3/21/2018
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Click Here To Listen To Our De Lux Episode From sunny Los Angeles, Doug and Steve look at New Wave (new New Wave? Newest Wave?) duo De Lux, and chat about awesome videos, observational lyrics, and how track length effects an album. It’s hard not to show your influences, but while some bands are derivative, … Continue reading D Is For De Lux →

Duration:01:07:25

C Is For Chairlift

3/6/2018
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Click Here To Listen To Our Chairlift Episode Doug and Steve tackle another long-awaited request this week with Chairlift. The guys chat about the influence of Beyonce, the power of singles, and visually awesome music videos, while Sidewalk Safari plays on repeat in their heads. Chairlift’s Official Website Music featured this week: Bruises – Does … Continue reading C Is For Chairlift →

Duration:00:50:19

B Is For Bee Gees

2/4/2018
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Click Here To Listen To Our Bee Gees Episode Steve and Doug tackle one of the biggest challenges of their podcast history: the monstrous discography of pop act Bee Gees. The duo cover five decades worth of album releases and weigh the different eras of Bee Gees music against each other. They also chat about … Continue reading B Is For Bee Gees →

Duration:01:53:46

A Is For The Alan Parsons Project

1/4/2018
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Click Here To Listen To Our Episode On The Alan Parsons Project Steve and Doug explore the history of The Alan Parsons Project as they move from progressive rock into pop and back again. The guys talk about music production, strange compilations, and skirting the pop culture line. Music featured this week: Eye In The … Continue reading A Is For The Alan Parsons Project →

Duration:02:18:53

First Run Follow Up

12/4/2017
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Click Here To Listen To Our Episode It’s been three and a half years since we started this podcast, and most of the artists we chatted about in our first run have continued soldiering on in their careers! So we took a bit of time to catch up with them. Music featured this week: Back … Continue reading First Run Follow Up →

Duration:01:25:10

An Interview With Maya Rae

11/20/2017
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Click Here To Listen To Our Interview With Maya Rae We kick off a new alphabet cycle by interviewing the lovely and talented Maya Rae! The group chat about the impact of social media on distribution, making connections with independent artist, and pursuing art just because you love it. Also, Steve quizzes Maya with a … Continue reading An Interview With Maya Rae →

Duration:00:39:36

1 Is For The 1975

10/13/2017
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Click Here To Listen To Our Episode On The 1975 Straight from Manchester comes the four fellas of The 1975. Listen as Steve and Doug chat about how a band can find it’s identity, where they show off their influences, and why track order is critical for an album. The 1975’s Official Website Music featured … Continue reading 1 Is For The 1975 →

Duration:00:54:22

Z Is For ZONK

9/22/2017
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Click Here To Listen To Our ZONK Episode From San Francisco are the eclectic and fun ZONK! Steve and Doug chat about genres, live shows, productions, and Blade Runner. ZONK’s Facebook page ZONK’s Allmusic entry ZONK’s CDBaby page Music featured this week: Tittle Tattle – Our Five Worst Songs EP Hard.Full.Often – Tongue In Cheeks … Continue reading Z Is For ZONK →

Duration:00:51:20

Y Is For _yi.

9/8/2017
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Click Here To Listen To Our _yi. Episode Steve and Doug return to chat about plunderphonic artist _yi. What is the place of plunderphonics in the music world? What sort of distinctions exist between those kinds of artists? Steve also chats about some of the musical connections he made while in Spain. _yi.’s Homepage _yi.’s … Continue reading Y Is For _yi. →

Duration:00:29:58

X Is For XTC

8/13/2017
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Click Here To Listen To Our XTC Episode Steve and Doug ring in August to examine classic rock, post-punk band XTC. The guys reflect on the punk movement, studio bands vs touring, and a mysterious group known as The Dukes of Stratosphear. Who are they? And will they tour?? Sorry for the sparse release between … Continue reading X Is For XTC →

Duration:01:31:47

W Is For White Town

7/15/2017
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Click Here To Listen To Our White Town Episode Steve and Doug’s examination into 90’s One Hit Wonders continues as they investigate the fascinating and stylized career of Jyoti Mishra, also known as White Town. The guys also chat about student-filmed music videos, fluid sexuality, and Steve’s plan b birthday present. White Town’s Homepage Music … Continue reading W Is For White Town →

Duration:01:10:36

V Is For Victor Wooten

6/19/2017
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Click Here To Listen To Our Victor Wooten Episode Back from Sasquatch Music Festival, Doug and Steve ponder Victor Wooten and his incredible music language. Although best known as one of the great bassists, Wooten’s talent for song writing and love of teaching music to youth permeates through every song and surpasses every genre. Also, … Continue reading V Is For Victor Wooten →

Duration:01:06:41

U Is For Unified Theory

5/23/2017
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Click Here To Listen To Our Unified Theory Episode Doug and Steve examine the short-lived but awesome career of Unified Theory, the super group comprised of members from Blind Melon, Pearl Jam, and Celia Green. Why didn’t their astounding debut album take off? Was it because of Limp Bizkit, or Backstreet Boys? The duo also … Continue reading U Is For Unified Theory →

Duration:01:01:10

T Is For Tame Impala

5/12/2017
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Click Here To Listen To Our Tame Impala Episode Steve and Doug jump over to Perth, Australia, to cover psychedelic rock act Tame Impala. The fellas ponder the experimental nature of the music, Kevin Parker’s creative process, and teenage sexuality. Lots of teenage sexuality. Holy cow. Tame Impala’s Official Website Music featured this week: Elephant … Continue reading T Is For Tame Impala →

Duration:01:07:14

S Is For The Smiths

4/29/2017
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Click Here To Listen To Our Episode On The Smiths This episode, Doug and Steve dive into the fascinating but short-lived career of The Smiths. Frequently cited as one of the UK’s most important musical movements, the guys bring some fresh ears to the music and its place in cultural history. Doug gives his thoughts … Continue reading S Is For The Smiths →

Duration:01:04:42

R Is For Radiohead

4/5/2017
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Click Here To Listen To Our Radiohead Episode Steve and Doug rebound with the long awaited Radiohead episode, joined by guest cohost Daniel Ferguson of 1UPU and Nintendo Prime. The guys chat about playing the long game, experimentation in music, and how much Daniel hates Creep. Radiohead’s Official Website Music featured this week: Idioteque – … Continue reading R Is For Radiohead →

Duration:02:54:28