The Music Digest-logo

The Music Digest

Music Podcasts >

More Information

Episodes

Thrice (Not The Band) Digest

1/19/2019
More
What happens when a new music review show reviews a review of the last episode? Basically, things get super meta when our pal Michael drops us a voicemail this week. Also, we check out some great new music from Business Of Dreams, Rosie Tucker, Jeffrey Silverstein, Royal Canoe, Danc Francia, and Tropa Magica! PLUS you too can get your voice (or perhaps an awkwardly read transcription of your message) on the show by calling (408) SUB-INEV, or (408) 782-4638! 00:00 - // Sponsor + intro 01:02...

Duration:00:58:31

Introducing The Music Digest Digest...

1/12/2019
More
We’ve got a new single from Lisa Papinau another single from Georgia, and album tracks from Fulton Lights, Mattiel, Say Siue Me, and Wussy. 00:00 - // Sponsor + intro 01:07 - // Voicemail!!!! 12:09 - “Little Hell” - Lisa Papineau 16:59 - // Phrasing… 19:32 - “Channel Changing With the Holy Ghost” - Fulton Lights 23:24 - // Longtime fan over here… 28:21 - “Mellow” (feat. Shygirl) - Georgia 31:57 - // Aquaman Aquaman Aquaman... 40:59 - “Follow My Name” - Mattiel 43:58 - // Atlanta...

Duration:00:59:59

Things That Look/Feel good

1/5/2019
More
We’re kicking off 2019 with new tracks from Telekinesis, Warbly Jets, Cape Francie, Burly, Arre!Arre!, and Jane Church! 00:00 - // Sponsor + intro 01:01 - // Let’s not tangent just yet 06:57 - “Set A Course” - Telekinesis 10:26 - // Welcome back! 15:34 - “Propaganda” - Warbly Jets 19:00 - // Vinyl matters 28:23 - “Nobody” - Cape Francis 32:12 - // Feels like a time warp 42:37 - “Infinite Broken” - Burly 45:49 - // Do you know what i’m saying? 50:25 - “A.T.T.A.C.K.” - Arre!Arre! 52:58 - //...

Duration:01:04:34

Year End, Pt 3: Chatfest 2018

12/29/2018
More
Over the course of 2018 we interviewed four different musicians who had new music out: Nikkiesha McLeod, Kyle Wilson from Milagres, Tom D’Agustino from Active Bird Community, and Gabriel Birnbaum from Wilder Maker. In this episode, we collect all those discussions together and play some extra tracks from each. 00:00 - // Sponsor + intro 00:56 - // Welcome… 02:04 - “Deep Cry” - Nikkiesha McLeod 07:08 - // J talks with Nikkiesha McLeod 17:58 - // Mic break… 18:20 - “Pindrop” - Milagres 22:26...

Year End, Pt 2: How’d We Miss That?

12/22/2018
More
While we do our best to cover as much new music as possible here on The Music Digest, there's always going to be stuff we miss. Here, we revisit some tunes and bands that we missed in 2018 to try to make up for our shortcomings, if only just a little bit. 00:00 - // Sponsor + intro 01:09 - // More music, less talkings 06:07 - “Stay Disappointed” (album: ‘Wax Chattels’) - Wax Chattels 09:27 - // Release date: May 18, 2018 / Label: Captured Tracks 11:38 - “Con Conn Was Impatient” (album:...

Duration:01:31:07

Year End, Pt 1: Alternates

12/15/2018
More
We took a look back at every artist we played in 2018 and assembled a batch of tracks by those artists we either found ourselves revisiting most throughout the year or still do want to revisit. All of the songs here are additional tracks by those artists, none of which have been played on this podcast previously. 00:00 - // Sponsor + intro 01:00 - // Welcome / Laying it all out... 10:11 - “Pews” (album: ‘oh my’) - NADINE 14:44 - // Release date: January 26, 2018 / Label: Father/Daughter...

Duration:01:57:25

We’re the puppets, now with more Max (again)

12/8/2018
More
For our final “new music” episode of the show in 2018, our buddy Max Goransson makes his third appearance - ready to react to brand new music from The Glow, El Silver Cabs, Grandchildren, Chasms, Tallies, and Justus Proffit & Jay Som and get down to business. We also get another lovely voicemail from our longtime listener, longtime caller, Michael. 00:00 - // Sponsor + intro 01:12 - // Max challenges michael’s chicken 09:42 - // A message from Michael 10:25 - // On Angel Olsen and not...

Duration:01:16:26

A Coupla Idioms

12/1/2018
More
The usual duo is back at it, thick in the midst of year-end prep but ready to keep the new jams coming. We’ve got brand new music from Gabriella Rose, Patrick Damphier, Jason Lytle, and more - and want to hear from YOU: call our hotline at (408) 782-4638 for your chance to be the next Mythical Michael! Here's the new Patrick Damphier performance video (for a different track than we played on this episode) that we mentioned: 00:00 - // Sponsor + intro 01:00 - // Bryan actually listened to...

Duration:00:59:42

Only The Good Butter w/ Elena Childers + Ms. Lottie

11/24/2018
More
BTRtoday’s Ms. Lottie and Elena Childers are here with J to discuss new singles by FEWS, Du Blonde, and Homeshake and album tracks from Rick Rude, Rose Droll, Two Medicine, and Surfbort. 00:00 - Sponsor + intro 01:02 - // Brussels, Porcupine, and Clean Spill… 04:29 - “Paradiso” - FEWS 08:32 - // Thanksgiving in Sweden? 11:50 - “Buddy” - Du Blonde 14:11 - // Lung butter? 18:35 - “Like Mariah” - Homeshake 21:57 - // Chillllllllllllllll… 26:22 - “All Lock” - Rick Rude 29:34 - // Ninetiezzz…...

Duration:00:58:10

UNTAINTED.

11/17/2018
More
This week, we have new singles from Foxwarren, Mike Krol, Piroshka, and Toro y Moi as well album tracks off of new releases by BOYO and Gestures. Also, wanna hear every track we’ve played on the podcast in 2018 so far? Well, there’s a Spotify playlist for that. 00:00 - Sponsor + intro 01:02 - // UNTAINTED. 09:13 - “Everything Apart” - Foxwarren 13:30 - // Andy Shauf and co. / 2018 playlist... 19:20 - “Little Drama” - Mike Krol 22:08 - // primitive rock riff challenge... 24:45 -...

Duration:00:54:35

Whatever you want or nothing at all

11/10/2018
More
New singles and album tracks, plus some sage-like advice from an old friend! Come along for the adventure and check out tunes by Jasmi Kaset & Quichenight, Azure Ray, DEHD, Art Feynman, Moving Panoramas, and Deep State, then give us a call at (408) 782-4638. 00:00 - Sponsor + intro 01:02 - // Any messages via carrier pigeon? 06:38 - “The Things I Wanted” - Jasmin Kaset & Quichenight 09:12 - // The rising star of YK Records 13:46 - // A message from our listener, Michael. 19:31 - “Last...

Duration:00:57:19

Technology: Boom!

11/3/2018
More
We lead off with some new music from old friends, Mancino, followed by an album track from Stove’s new one and singles from Westerman, Ten Fé, and Royal Trux. 00:00 - // Sponsor + Intro 01:02 - // Spotify! End of the year planning! Housekeeping! 07:56 - “At the Vaccine” - Mancino 12:27 - // Miss you, Misters... 19:22 - “Favorite Friend” - Stove 23:19 - // Steve > St_ve > Stove... 27:23 - “Albatross” - Westerman 30:27 - // Blue Flowers, you say? 34:58 - “Won’t Happen” - Ten Fé 38:59 - //...

Duration:00:55:43

Good Show, Would Show Again

10/27/2018
More
This week, we cover our YouTube watching habits, the nature of prog rock, biomusicology, and more! We also check out new tunes from Justin Dean Thomas, Surfbort, Doe Paoro, We Are The City, Cloud Nothings, and Palmas! 00:00 - // Sponsor + Intro 01:02 - // J went to a show! 07:11 - “Circuit Breaker” - Justin Dean Thomas 10:40 - // Side note: A word about our friend, Jesse R. Berlin 17:44 - “High Anxiety” - Surfbort 19:58 - // But I like creepy. 27:05 - “Cruelty of Nature” - Doe Paoro 31:19...

Duration:00:59:42

Declastified (sic)

10/20/2018
More
This week, we play (and, duh, react to) nothing but singles. We have new ones from Anemone, Girlpool, Soccer Mommy, Speedy Ortiz, and Go Dark. Plus we may be building a time machine? 00:00 - // Sponsor + Intro 01:02 - // Spotify / NIN / all singles… 09:52 - “Sunshine (Back To The Start)” - Anemone 14:50 - // debut album out in February from Luminelle Records… 19:10 - “Where You Sink” - Girlpool 22:30 - // I’m working on a time machine… very slowly, but I have time... 29:51 - “Henry” -...

Duration:00:56:13

Don’t be a music jerk

10/13/2018
More
This week we get turned on to excellent new music from Timmy’s Organism, Les Big Byrd, Miss Information, David August, and Dead Tooth, all while managing to talk about just about anything and everything that has nothing to do with that music! Come along for the ride, why dontchya? 00:00 - // Sponsor + Intro 01:03 - // Some off topic Comic Con talk to get us started 12:43 - “Guzzle Gasoline” - Timmy's Organism 16:49 - // I hear goblins 20:12 - “I Tried So Hard” - Les Big Byrd 27:11 - //...

Duration:01:03:44

Like A Disease (But Not A Bad One)

10/6/2018
More
We have new singles by Monteagle, Django Django, and PAINT. And we have new album tracks from Kero Kero Bonito, Madeline Kenney, and Adrianne Lenker. Q: What else could you want? A: Nothing. 00:00 - // Sponsor + Intro 01:02 - // Dogs, Films, and Beer // 10:53 - “EAST L.A.” - Monteagle 14:33 - // album: Midnight Noon / out 11/30 // 19:46 - “Swimming” - Kero Kero Bonito 22:57 - // album: Time ‘n’ Place / out 10/1 from Polyvinyl // 28:56 - “Swimming At Night” - Django Django 31:49 - // album:...

Duration:00:58:02

Fun with a porpoise (and also Lottie)

9/29/2018
More
In which we don’t really talk about the songs, because J’s off working on some super duper top secret project (watching movies), BTRtoday Music Drector Lottie is back in the hot seat, free associating and bringing the jams. But, really, on this episode we check out some cool new music from the likes of Frontperson, Das Body, Great Lake Swimmers, Hello June, and Hypoluxo! 00:00 - // Sponsor + Intro 00:55 - // Why’d you walk thru that door?! 11:05 - “Tick - Tock (Frontrunner)” - Frontperson...

Duration:01:00:04

All Singles, No Shingles.

9/22/2018
More
It’s nothing but singles in this week’s episode. We’ve got new ones from Cat Power (featuring Lana Del Rey), Morabeza Tobacco, Pom Poko, FADE, Tasha, and Baxter Dury, Etienne de Crécy & Delilah Holiday. And most of them have new albums coming out in the next few months. 00:00 - // Sponsor + Intro 01:00 - // ALL SINGLES! 05:05 - “Woman” (feat. Lana Del Rey) - Cat Power 09:04 - // Cat Power returns 13:49 - “TTYL” - Morabeza Tobacco 17:36 - // V a P o R w A v E . . . 24:41 - “Follow The...

Duration:00:56:07

Either You’re Lying Or That’s Amazing

9/15/2018
More
This is the episode in which we make sense of it all. Every lingering questions. Every tricky riddle. Every hankering hankering. You know what we mean. We also receive a transmission in regards to Michael genres. None of this makes sense? Just listen in, and be enlightened while we spread some sweet, sweet music. 00:00 - // Sponsor + Intro 01:00 - // This is not a soundboard 03:52 - “Fix It Up” - Beachtape 06:52 - // It’s a cuspy thing 13:11 - “PINK” - Mothers 19:55 - // Crowd rocky 24:31...

Duration:00:59:09

The Salve For Your Dark Wound

9/8/2018
More
J is back from vacay. And so is Bryan. Together, they enjoy new singles from BRONCHO, Hippo Campus, and Skylar Spence. And they also enjoy new album tracks from Teleman and Neil & Liam Finn. Look, it’s just a bunch of enjoyable music, okay? 00:00 - // Sponsor + Intro 01:03 - // Vacation from vacation? 08:40 - “Boys Got To Go” - BRONCHO 11:36 - // Gripin’ With Bryan... 17:41 - “Bambi” - Hippo Campus 20:54 - // The Salve For Your Dark Wound... 27:00 - “Family of Aliens” - Teleman 30:55 - //...

Duration:00:55:23