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Ep. 99: Daniel Caesar, Kim Petras, Ed Sheeran, Poppy, Uboa, Tom MacDonald, "Old Town Road" Music Video

7/30/2019
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Anthony reviews Daniel Caesar's Case Study 01, Kim Petras' Clarity, Ed Sheeran's No.6 Collaborations Project, Poppy's Choke EP, Uboa's The Origin of My Depression, and Tom MacDonald's "If I Was Black." He also comments on his own appearance in the "Area 51" music video for Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road," as well as the phenomenon of remixing remixes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:38

Ep. 98. Dreamville, The Raconteurs, Pi'erre Bourne, Jaden Smith, Old Town Road Remix, Billie Eilish & Justin Bieber, Jermaine Dupri, Morrissey

7/18/2019
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Anthony reviews Dreamville's Revenge of the Dreamers III, The Raconteurs' Help Us Stranger, Pi'erre Bourne's The Life of Pi'erre 4, Jaden Smith's ERYS, Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" remix featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, Young Thug and Mason Ramsey, and Billie Eilish's remix of "Bad Guy" featuring Justin Bieber. He also weighs in on Jermaine Dupri's recent comments regarding female rappers, and discusses whether or not Morrissey is ruining The Smiths' legacy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:56:50

Ep. 97: Kanye West, Post Malone, AJR, Prince, Thom Yorke, Kirin J. Callinan, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib

7/10/2019
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Anthony reviews Kanye West's "Brothers" ft. Charlie Wilson, Post Malone's "Goodbyes" ft. Young Thug, AJR's Neotheater, Prince's Originals, Thom Yorke's ANIMA, Kirin J. Callinan's Return to Center, and Freddie Gibbs & Madlib's Bandana. Then in a podcast exclusive LET'S ARGUE segment he shares his thoughts on so-called "type beats." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:12

Ep. 96: Baroness, Bill Callahan, Daphni, Lil Nas X, black midi, Rich Brian, Taylor Swift

7/3/2019
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Anthony reviews Baroness' Gold & Grey, Bill Callahan's Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest, Daphni's Sizzling EP, Lil Nas X's 7 EP, black midi's Schlagenheim, and Rich Brian's "Yellow." He also weighs in on the recent Taylor Swift song ownership controversy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:02

Ep. 95: Young Nudy & Pi'erre Bourne, Megan Thee Stallion, DJ Khaled, Flying Lotus, Rammstein, slowthai

6/7/2019
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Anthony reviews Young Nudy & Pi'erre Bourne's Sli'Merre, Megan Thee Stallion's Fever, DJ Khaled's Father of Asahd, Flying Lotus' Flamagra, Rammstein's untitled album, and slowthai's Nothing Great About Britain. Plus an exclusive LET'S ARGUE segment, as well as commentaries on Anthony's "unbearably white" audience and the inherent value of the number of writers involved in a song. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:22

Ep. 94: Tyler the Creator, Vampire Weekend, Big Thief, Carly Rae Jepsen, Injury Reserve, Denzel Curry

5/30/2019
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Anthony reviews Tyler, the Creator's IGOR, Vampire Weekend's Father of the Bride, Big Thief's UFOF, Carly Rae Jepsen's Dedicated, Injury Reserve's self-titled album, and Denzel Curry's "Speedboat." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:25

Ep. 93: Rico Nasty, ScHoolboy Q, Tyler the Creator, Slipknot, Mac DeMarco, Logic, Gus Dapperton, Slauson Malone

5/21/2019
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Anthony reviews Rico Nasty & Kenny Beats' Anger Management, ScHoolboy Q's CrasH Talk, Tyler the Creator's "Earfquake," Slipknot's "Unsainted," Mac DeMarco's Here Comes the Cowboy, Logic's Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Gus Dapperton's Where Polly People Go to Read, and Slauson Malone's A Quiet Farwell 2016-2018. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:56

Ep. 92: Beyoncé, Cage the Elephant, Dos Monos, Lizzo, FKA twigs, Kanye West

5/2/2019
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Anthony reviews Beyoncé's HOMECOMING: The Live Album, Cage the Elephant's Social Cues, Dos Monos' Dos City, Lizzo's Cuz I Love You, FKA twigs' "Cellophane," and comments on Kanye West's Sunday Service performance at Coachella. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:56

Ep. 91: BTS, PUP, Aries, The Chemical Brothers, Anderson .Paak, Kevin Abstract, Flying Lotus, Juice WRLD

4/24/2019
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Anthony reviews BTS's Map of the Soul: Persona, Kevin Abstract's "Baby Boy," Flying Lotus' "Fire Is Coming" ft. David Lynch, PUP's Morbid Stuff, Aries' Welcome Home, The Chemical Brothers' No Geography, Anderson .Paak's Ventura, and in a podcast exclusive LET'S ARGUE segment he comments on the matter of Juice WRLD being a "corporate-friendly XXXTentacion." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:52:42

Ep. 90: Quelle Chris, Weyes Blood, Ibibio Sound Machine, Show Me the Body, ScHoolboy Q ft. Travis Scott, Kevin Abstract, Lil Uzi Vert

4/17/2019
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Anthony reviews Quelle Chris' Guns, Weyes Blood's Titanic Rising, Ibibio Sound Machine's Doko Mien, Show Me the Body's Dog Whistle, ScHoolboy Q's "CHopstix" ft. Travis Scott, Kevin Abstract's ARIZONA baby, and Lil Uzi Vert's "That's a Rack" & "Sanguine Paradise." Also, in a podcast exclusive LET'S ARGUE segment, he comments streaming's possibly negative impact on the music industry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:14

Ep. 89: Billie Eilish, The Comet Is Coming, Billy Woods & Kenny Segal, La Dispute, Ariana Grande, Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus, JPEGMAFIA

4/10/2019
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Anthony reviews Billie Eilish's When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go, The Comet Is Coming's Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery, Billy Woods & Kenny Segal's Hiding Places, La Dispute's Panorama, Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" remix featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, and JPEGMAFIA's "The Who." Plus in a podcast-exclusive LET'S ARGUE segment, he comments on whether or not detractors of his reviews for Billie Eilish and Ariana Grande have listened to the albums themselves. Learn more about your...

Duration:00:50:46

Ep. 88: Nav, Logic, Stella Donnelly, American Football, Lil Nas X, Warner Music & Endel

4/2/2019
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Anthony reviews Nav's Bad Habits, Logic's Supermarket, Stella Donnelly's Beware of the Dogs, and American Football's third album. He also comments on Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" being kicked off Billboard's country charts and Warner Music's recent signing of Endel, a mood music algorithm. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:02

Ep. 87: Flume, Matmos, Dave, Logic, Tame Impala, Billie Eilish

3/27/2019
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Anthony reviews Flume's Hi This Is Flume, Matmos' Plastic Anniversary, Dave's Psychodrama, Logic's "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind," and Tame Impala "Patience." He also examines the question of whether or not Billie Eilish is an industry plant and, in a podcast-exclusive portion of LET'S ARGUE, responds to the theory that streaming numbers have replaced music review scores. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:47

Ep. 86: Juice WRLD, Sun Kil Moon, Foals, Spellling, Little Simz, ScHoolboy Q

3/20/2019
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Anthony reviews Juice WRLD's Death Race for Love, Sun Kil Moon's I Also Want to Die in New Orleans, Foals' Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Part 1, Spellling's Mazy Fly, Little Simz's GREY Area, and ScHoolboy Q's “Numb Numb Juice.” Anthony also examines the question of how many of his followers agree with his reviews. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:53

Ep. 85: Weezer, 2 Chainz, Solange, Blu & Oh No, Mac DeMarco, Vampire Weekend, Rap Lyrics in Court Cases

3/13/2019
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Anthony reviews Weezer's Black Album, 2 Chainz's Rap or Go to the League, Solange's When I Get Home, Blu & Oh No's A Long Red Hot Los Angeles Summer Night, Mac DeMarco's "Nobody," and Vampire Weekend's "Big Blue / Sunflower." He also gives his stance on rap lyrics being admissible as court evidence and responds to a tweet arguing that 85% of rap lyrics will age poorly. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:27

Ep. 84: Gunna, Lil Pump, Offset, SeeYouSpaceCowboy, Kankyō Ongaku, Bhad Bhabie, The Misfits

3/4/2019
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Anthony reviews Gunna's Drip or Drown 2, Lil Pump's Harverd Dropout, Offset's Father of 4, SeeYouSpaceCowboy's Songs for the Firing Squad, and Kankyō Ongaku: Japanese Ambient, Environmental & New Age Music 1980-1990. Plus an exclusive podcast commentaries on Anthony's prior hatred for The Misfits' Earth A.D. and whether or not Bhad Bhabie gets enough credit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:18

Ep. 83: Czarface & Ghostface Killah, Jessica Pratt, Drake, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Tierra Whack, Imagine Dragons, Kids See Ghosts

2/26/2019
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Anthony reviews Czarface and Ghostface Killah's new collaborative album, the latest LP from singer-songwriter Jessica Pratt, the reissue of Drake's breakthrough mixtape So Far Gone, as well as fresh singles by Freddie Gibbs, Madlib, and Tierra Whack. Also discussed is the question of whether or not Imagine Dragons is currently the worst rock band. Plus an exclusive podcast segment of LET'S ARGUE in which Anthony considers whether or not his score of 10 for Kids See Ghosts was valid. Learn...

Duration:00:42:48

Ep. 82: Ariana Grande, Panda Bear, LCD Soundsystem, Xiu Xiu, Cardi B & Bruno Mars, Yesterday

2/20/2019
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Anthony reviews new releases by Ariana Grande, Panda Bear, LCD Soundsystem, Xiu Xiu, and Cardi B & Bruno Mars. Plus his thoughts on the premise of the forthcoming Danny Boyle film, Yesterday, which is set in a world where The Beatles never existed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:20

Ep. 81: Comethazine, Maggie Rogers, Beirut / George Clanton Interview

2/14/2019
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Anthony reviews new releases by Comethazine, Maggie Rogers, and Beirut. Plus an interview with George "The Vaporwave David Bowie" Clanton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:31:13

Ep. 80: Boogie, Bring Me the Horizon, Deerhunter, Weezer

2/6/2019
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Anthony reviews new releases by Boogie, Bring Me the Horizon, Deerhunter, Weezer, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, and Lil Peep, iLoveMakonnen & Fall Out Boy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:14