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A podcast where three Generation X-ers from the midwest (a mobile D.J., a writer, and a professional musician) discuss music from their generation. 80's and 90's music are fond to their hearts but they explore older and current music with contrasting opinions, wit, and candor. Guests occasionally pop in and lend a voice as well. Funny, insightful, and nostalgic; there are no rules. So sit down, download, plug in, and STICK THIS IN YOUR EAR!

A podcast where three Generation X-ers from the midwest (a mobile D.J., a writer, and a professional musician) discuss music from their generation. 80's and 90's music are fond to their hearts but they explore older and current music with contrasting opinions, wit, and candor. Guests occasionally pop in and lend a voice as well. Funny, insightful, and nostalgic; there are no rules. So sit down, download, plug in, and STICK THIS IN YOUR EAR!
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A podcast where three Generation X-ers from the midwest (a mobile D.J., a writer, and a professional musician) discuss music from their generation. 80's and 90's music are fond to their hearts but they explore older and current music with contrasting opinions, wit, and candor. Guests occasionally pop in and lend a voice as well. Funny, insightful, and nostalgic; there are no rules. So sit down, download, plug in, and STICK THIS IN YOUR EAR!

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English


Episodes

EPISODE 024 - PINK FLOYD - Dark Side of the Moon

4/16/2018
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In this Episode the panel celebrates one of the best selling albums of all time, Pink Floyd's masterpiece Dark Side of the Moon. Does this 45 year old album stand the test of time? Are the panelists sick of hearing this albums' tracks ad naseum? The only way to find out is to sit down, plug in, cue up the Wizard of Oz, and Stick This In Your Ear!

Duration:00:48:51

EPISODE 023 - "WEIRD AL" YANKOVIC - Weird Al Yankovic & Even Worse

4/12/2018
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In this episode, the panel celebrates the most prolific man in musical comedy, Weird Al! We celebrate the 35th anniversary of Weird Al’s first record and the 30th anniversary of his 80’s comeback Even Worse. How geeky do our music nerds for the prince of polka? The only one way to find out is to Sit back, plug in, Dare To Be Stupid, and Stick This In Your Ear!

Duration:01:16:24

EPISODE 022 - Giving Gold Records A Bad Name? BON JOVI Games the System!

4/5/2018
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In this short topic episode, we discuss a story from March 4th on how Bon Jovi jumped back to top the top of the charts with an album that was released over a year ago! Do we think these rockers gamed the system or staged a brilliant marketing stunt? The only one way to find out is to Sit back, plug in, and stick this in your ear! https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/chart-beat/8230391/bon-jovis-back-at-no-1-on-billboard-200-albums-chart

Duration:00:09:38

EPISODE 021 - VAN HALEN - Van Halen (I)

3/28/2018
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In this episode, the Stick This In Your Ear panel talks about the 40th anniversary of Van Halen’s self-titled debut record. Rich proclaims this the official celebration of the album’s anniversary! Is this seminal album as beloved by our panel as it is by Rich? The only one way to find out is to sit back, plug in, run with the devil, and Stick This In Your Ear!

Duration:01:09:28

EPISODE 020 - The Best of 2017 Part 2!

3/21/2018
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It’s part 2 of our best of 2017 Episode! When John, Rich, and RJ made their picks for the top 5 albums of 2017 there were two crossovers and Rich thought that anomaly was worth talking about! Mike Kevill and Matt join in the fun! Will all of the panelists end up loving these crossovers? The only one way to find out is to sit back, plug in, and stick this in your ear!

Duration:00:48:59

EPISODE 019 - MORRISSEY - Viva Hate

3/12/2018
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In this Episode, the Stick This Crew reminisces on the 30th anniversary of Morrissey’s first post-Smiths album Viva Hate! Does our panel think that his solo debut is a great record? Or is Viva Hate more than just a catchy title? There’s only one way to find out! So Sit back, plug in, and stick this in your ear!

Duration:00:31:36

EPISODE 018 - THE BEST OF 2017!

3/5/2018
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It’s our best of 2017 Episode! John, Rich, and RJ present their picks for the #1 album of 2017. John introduces the others to an alternative songstress, Rich carries the flame for a rock icon, and RJ puts up the poppy-est outing yet for a modern alternative rock legend. Mike Kevill and Matt join in the fun! Who get the love and gets John’s wrath? There’s only one way to find out! Sit back, plug in, and Stick This In Your Ear!

Duration:01:05:17

Episode 017 - THE OSCARS 2018!

2/26/2018
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IT’S OUR SECOND ANNUAL OSCARS EPISODE! DAVE IS BACK IN THE STUDIO TO JOIN US FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF DISCUSSING THE NOMINEES FOR THE 2018 ACADEMY AWARD FOR BEST ORIGINAL SONG!. RJ ONCE AGAIN SUBJECTS OUR PANELISTS TO HIS MISGUIDED QUIZ OF PAST WINNERS AND LOSERS AND MIKE KEVILL JOINS THE PANEL FOR THE FIRST TIME! SO SIT BACK, PLUG IN, TRIPLE CHECK THE ENVELOPES, AND STICK THIS IN YOUR EAR!

Duration:01:04:01

Episode 016 - TERRIBLE MOVIES / GREAT SOUNDTRACKS - DIRTY DANCING

2/19/2018
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In this episode, we introduce a new recurring theme TERRIBLE MOVIES / GREAT SOUNDTRACKS. For this episode, we examine the Soundtrack for the iconic 80’s motion picture Dirty Dancing! at the time of this recording, it was also the 30th anniversary of the soundtrack! So Sit back, plug in, Get ready to go crazy for Swayze, and stick this in your ear!

Duration:00:43:48

Episode 015 - THE CURE - KISS ME KISS ME KISS ME

2/5/2018
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In this episode, the gang celebrates the 30th anniversary of The Cure’s double album opus Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me. Dave and Paul join the panel to discuss this long playing dirge from the Godfathers of goth! Will the panel spiral into moody melancholy while reminiscing about this alternative rock classic? The only to way to find out is to sit back, plug in, wonder why you can’t be us, and stick this in your ear!

Duration:01:02:26

Episode 014 - DEPECHE MODE - Music For The Masses

1/29/2018
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In this lost episode from 2017 the guys are joined by guest panelists Matt Turner, Paul Wharton, and David Cornelius to discuss the 30th anniversary of Depeche Mode's album Music for the Masses.

Duration:00:39:42

Episode 013 - Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Nominees

11/20/2017
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In this Episode, the guys discuss the roster of the 2018 Rock Hall Induction nominees. The discussion turns to utter chaos resulting in a Stick This In Your Ear declaration... of sorts. LET FREEDOM ROCK! Or something...

Duration:00:19:02

Episode 012 - PINK FLOYD - A Momentary Lapse Of Reason

11/13/2017
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In this episode, the gang celebrates the 30th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s 80’s masterpiece A Momentary Lapse of Reason. The panelists break the album down track by track and discuss Pink Floyd in 1987.

Duration:00:52:00

Episode 011 - R.E.M. - Document

11/6/2017
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In this episode, the gang celebrates the 30th anniversary of R.E.M.’s 5th album DOCUMENT. They break it down track by track and debate R.J.'s claim that this is the pinnacle album of R.E.M.'s discography. Rich remembers how good this album is... and RJ and Rich may have finally turned John onto an album!!! Matt Turner drops in and lends some commentary as well!

Duration:00:49:11

Episode 010 - GUNS 'N' ROSES - Appetite For Destruction

10/30/2017
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It’s the Episode the world has been waiting for! In this episode, the gang celebrates the 30th anniversary of Guns N Roses' debut album Appetite for Destruction. Will John and Rich finally have it out over this album? Or will Rich and RJ win John over with this heavy metal gem from their adolescence?

Duration:01:00:48

Episode 009 - INXS - Kick

10/23/2017
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The guys celebrate the 30th the anniversary of INXS's best selling album Kick. Is this the best album of the 80's? Or should it have been an EP? Also, friend of the show Matt Turner crashes the podcast and hangs in the studio for this episode!

Duration:00:39:45

Stick This In Your Ear! Episode 008 - What’s In A Name? The Saga of Band Line Up Changes!

8/25/2017
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In this episode RJ raises the question What’s in a name? The guys discuss what happens when founding members leave a band. When is a band no longer a band? Is a band’s name a question of semantics? What happens when founding members are replaced? The guys hash out all this and more!

Duration:00:38:52

Stick This In Your Ear! Episode 007 - The Smiths - Louder Than Bombs

8/15/2017
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The panel discusses the 30th anniversary of the Smiths compilation Louder Than Bombs. Spoiler alert: someone was not impressed!

Duration:00:27:00

Stick This In Your Ear! Episode 006 - U2's The Joshua Tree

6/23/2017
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The Joshua Tree is the fifth studio album by Irish rock band U2. It was produced by Daniel Lanois and Brian Eno, and was released on 9 March 1987 on Island Records. Or at least that’s what wikipedia says… but who cares about Wikipedia? What do RJ, Rich, and John think? Well that's what this episode explores! The guys reminisce on the 30th anniversary of U2's seminal album the Joshua Tree.

Duration:00:40:38

Stick This In Your Ear! - EPISODE 005 - Wayne's World

6/15/2017
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In this episode the guys welcome back friend and filmmaker Dave Cornelius to talk about the soundtrack track to the movie that is a modern day classic, WAYNE’S WORLD! They break down the cultural significance of an SNL dumb comedy movie and how it made a lasting impression on the musical landscape in the 90’s.

Duration:00:40:48

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