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The Ringing Ear Podcast (brought to you by KillBoringMusic.com) is a show hosted by two middle aged music nerds who like to discuss all things music and serve as your metaphorical captains, navigating the murky waters of the auditory sea. Co-hosts Jeff & Jobe are hear to let you know what to avoid and what will keep your ears ringing.

The Ringing Ear Podcast (brought to you by KillBoringMusic.com) is a show hosted by two middle aged music nerds who like to discuss all things music and serve as your metaphorical captains, navigating the murky waters of the auditory sea. Co-hosts Jeff & Jobe are hear to let you know what to avoid and what will keep your ears ringing.
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The Ringing Ear Podcast (brought to you by KillBoringMusic.com) is a show hosted by two middle aged music nerds who like to discuss all things music and serve as your metaphorical captains, navigating the murky waters of the auditory sea. Co-hosts Jeff & Jobe are hear to let you know what to avoid and what will keep your ears ringing.

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Episodes

Episode 23: World Music

9/24/2018
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Bienvenidos to a special international episode! Jeff and Jobe discuss some of their favorite music from outside the U.S., Canada, and the UK. Music from Mexico, Africa, Cuba, and more, plus music from De La Soul, the Spotify Wager, The Family Feud in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, Jobe's review/reaction to Magus, the new album from sludge metal's Thou, and the guys discuss the suckage that is Meallica covering Prince.

Duration:01:32:01

Episode 22—Our Kids' Songs

9/17/2018
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From the mouths of babes: Jeff and Jobe step out of their comfort zone to tackle their kids' 3 favorite songs—aged 10 and 15, respectively. Can they meet the self-imposed challenge of completing the episode without cursing? Plus Jobee's reaction/review of Loved by KENmode, music from Idles, the Spotify Wager, Seattle's Djime in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and the guys weigh in on the Baby Oksana controversy from Episode 20. iTunes: https://apple.co/2L48YsH Google Play:...

Duration:01:37:22

Episode 21: Funny or Die Presents The Poop Episode

9/10/2018
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It’s a very special episode of The Ringing Ear, brought to you by the fine folks at Funny or Die! Inspired by Season 2 of the Netflix hit American Vandal (out September 14), Jeff and Jobe look at poop in music—both literal and metaphorical, and share some embarrassing poop stories of their own. Jeff gives his reaction/review of Hell Hath No Futy by Clipse, music from Lando Chill, Arse in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, the Spotify Wager, and Jobee seeks the answer to the question—is there...

Duration:01:24:20

Episode 20: Songs About Work

9/4/2018
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**NOTE** If you downloaded Episode 20 yesterday, please delete and download this one instead. It had some technical issues. Jeff and Jobe celebrate Labor Day by discussing songs about work, working, etc. Jobe gives his review/reaction to Turn to Gold by Diarrhea Planet, plus music from Doc Hammer, the Spotify Wager, and the absolute worst act ever featured in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight. iTunes: https://apple.co/2L48YsH Google Play: https://bit.ly/2IGroS9 Stitcher:...

Duration:01:29:02

Episode 20: Songs About Work

9/3/2018
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Happy Labor Day everyone! In this special holiday episode, Jeff Nd Jobe look at songs about working—and their definition of work may surprise you. Jobe gives his review/reaction to Turn to Gold by Diarrhea Planet, plus music from Doc Hammer, the Spotify Wager and the absolute worst act ever featured in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight. Episode 20: Songs About Work is out now, check it out!

Duration:01:29:02

***Bonus Episode***—Exclusive Interview with Barney from Napalm Death!

8/31/2018
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In this Ringing Ear Exclusive, Kill Boring Music correspondent Liliana chats with Napalm Death vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway before their recent headlining show in San Diego. They (plus Ringing Ear co-host and Kill Boring Music Senior Music Critic Jeff) discuss Napalm Death’s 5 week tour, the new album, influential early rock albums, books that currently hold his attention, empathy and humanity, and more!

Duration:00:23:49

Episode 19: Car Songs

8/27/2018
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Jeff and Jobe kick things into high gear and hit the road for songs about the automobile. Jobe gives his review/reaction to Queen from Nicki Minaj, plus Musical Currents, the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and the infamous Spotify Wager. Episode 19: Car Songs is out now!

Duration:01:27:25

Episode 18: The Drinking Episode

8/20/2018
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In their infinite wisdom, Jeff and Jobe decide that if they’re going to talk about drinking music they should do so while drinking themselves. The guys proceed to imbibe liberally as they discuss songs about booze, Jobee recaps his trip to OKC to see Slayer on their farewell tour, Jeff gives us his review/reaction to the new album from The Magpie Salute featuring Rich Robinson, and Jobe recounts the blast from the past in hearing his old band AYP’s demo tape. Plus music from South Korea’s...

Duration:01:37:10

Episode 17: “Hot” Songs

8/13/2018
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With summer drawing to a close, Jeff and Jobe turn up the heat and check out “hot” songs—songs with hot in the title, or generally dealing with heat, fire, etc. What made the cut? Listen in to find out! Plus Jeff’s album review/reaction to Semi Crazy by Junior Brown, music from Australia’s The Chats, and Eat Sleep Catapult in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, Episode 17: “Hot” Songs is out now!

Duration:01:19:59

Episode 16: Country Music

8/6/2018
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Jeff and Jobe finally tackle country music! The guys play some of their favorites songs from the genre, and talk a little about where country music lost its way. Plus Jeff’s album review/reaction to Mama Said by Lenny Kravitz, music from France’s Grauss Boutique, and The Whole Bolivian Army in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight.

Duration:01:33:03

Episode 15: Best Sophomore Albums

7/30/2018
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No sophomore slumps here! Jeff and Jobe review their picks for the second albums from artists who really knocked it out of the park. As always, we have our Spotify Wager and Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and there’s a new feature, too! In the first ever Listener Challenge, Ringing Ear fan Eddie asks the guys to review and debate the album Aftertaste from Helmet. Episode 15: Best Sophomore Album is out now!

Duration:01:44:56

Episode 14: Best Live Sets

7/23/2018
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This week Jeff and Jobe share up their picks for favorite live performances. Be it live album or bootleg, the guys run the gamut from alternative to punk to hip hop to straight ahead Rock 'n' Roll and let you know what live sets will get your ears ringin'. Plus Jeff's reaction/review of Streams of Thought, Vol. 1 from Black Thought & 9th Wonder, music from Canada's Carmanah, the Spotify Wager, and Drifting Roots in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight. Episode 14: Best Live Sets is out now!

Duration:01:54:06

Episode 13: Movie Music

7/16/2018
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The guys countdown their favorite songs featured in a film—from comedy to horror to mind-bending thriller, see what Jeff and Jobe pick as their Top 3. Plus, Jobee's reaction/review of Errorzone from Vein, music from Iceage, Alley Cats in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, the Spotify Wager, and see what album one of the guys deems Album of the Year so far. Episode 13: Movie Music is out now! iTunes: https://apple.co/2L48YsH Google Play: https://bit.ly/2IGroS9 Stitcher: https://bit.ly/2jWi52u ...

Duration:01:43:13

Episode 12: Dead Heroes—Kurt Cobain

7/9/2018
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A new feature on the show, Dead Heroes, finds Jeff and Jobe shining a light on one of the most iconic rock stars of the 90s—Nirvana's Kurt Donald Cobain. Plus, the guys discuss the uncertain future of Tool in the face of allegations against Maynard James Keenan, a remembrance of Vinnie Paul, not to mention music from The Dead South and Neko Case, and Tortuga Shades in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight. Episode 12: Dead Heroes—Kurt Cobain is out now! iTunes: https://apple.co/2L48YsH Google Play:...

Duration:01:38:31

Episode 11: The Heaviness of Our Youth

7/2/2018
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It's A Very Special Episode of The Ringing Ear, as Jeff and Jobe talk about the music that made them the weirdos they are today—Metal. From the early days of thrash's Big Four through the changing tide of metal in the 90s, the guys talk about the metal that shaped them.

Duration:01:33:11

Episode 10: Best Debut Albums

6/25/2018
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Jeff and Jobe discuss their picks for top 3 debut albums of all time, plus Jeff's review of Daytona from Pusha-T, music from Black Math, and a brief discussion of the transgressions of the band Pinegrove. All that plus Absinthe Father in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight—Episode 10 is out now! iTunes: https://apple.co/2L48YsH Google Play: https://bit.ly/2IGroS9 Stitcher: https://bit.ly/2jWi52u Spotify playlist: https://spoti.fi/2IEOxEA

Duration:01:34:06

Episode 9: Funny Songs

6/18/2018
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Jeff and Jobe share their picks for favorite funny songs, plus music from The Decemberists and Babymetal. Get ready to laugh, Episode 9 is out now!

Duration:01:19:21

Episode 8: Chef's Choice

6/11/2018
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Put away the menus and let renowned Chefs Jeff and Jobe make the picks they want you to hear. Some picks are bold, some are daring, and one of Jobe's picks almost broke up the duo and ended the show! Episode 8 is out now! iTunes: https://apple.co/2L48YsH Google Play: https://bit.ly/2IGroS9 Stitcher: https://bit.ly/2jWi52u Spotify playlist: https://spoti.fi/2IEOxEA

Duration:01:28:04

Episode 7: Songs About Fucking

6/4/2018
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Pour some wine, light some candles, turn your lights down low...and listen to Jeff and Jobe's picks for songs involving sex—songs about it, and songs to playing while doing it. Steve Empire is featured in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and find out how the guys almost went through with a very different Spotify Wager involving the Untitled album from Nas. iTunes Stitcher Google Play Spotify Playlist

Duration:01:20:40

Episode 6: Breakup Songs

5/28/2018
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What can mend a broken heart? Maybe Jeff and Jobe's picks for best breakup songs! Episode 6 is up now, featuring the guys' Top 3 breakup songs, plus Musical Currents, the Spotify Wager, and music from The Stranger in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight. Follow the desired link to listen, and don't forget to SUBSCRIBE!!! iTunes Stitcher Google Play Spotify Playlist

Duration:01:26:19