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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 229: Hits We Hate

9/15/2019
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Jobe is back with Jeff, and the guys talk hit songs they absolutely hate. They give joint reviews of Willenium by Will Smith and Yourself or Someone Like You by Matchbox 20, and cheat a little bit by showcasing Matthew Ryan in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight.

Duration:01:29:14

Episode 228: Drinking Again (w/Doug Collins)

9/9/2019
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We're back on our bullshit with a new drinking episode! We discuss: – Jukebox etiquette – the importance of lyrics – Beatles vs. Stones – Are Led Zeppelin & Bruce Springsteen sacred cows who needs to be spayed? – Doug talks about filming a music video in his home – We answer the question why you can't hear a pterodactyl go to the bathroom

Duration:01:14:52

Episode 227:Music of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

9/3/2019
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Jeff welcomes his wife (and bonafide MCU authority) Casey onto the show to talk about their favorite songs and uses of music in the movies of Marvel Comics.

Duration:01:40:10

Episode 226.5: Jeff Nale Vanity Project

8/26/2019
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Kenneth Jobe is benched this week, so Jeff picked up the slack and recorded a solo ep., which includes: – Music from Black Foxxes & Superchunk – Some music headlines – Jeff actually (kind of) reviews Taylor Swift – Reviews of albums assigned by listeners

Duration:00:39:30

Episode 226: Best of 2019 So Far

8/19/2019
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The guys recap their favorite releases so far this year. Highlights include: – Jeff coins the term Stepdad Rock & LitRock – Jobe on Jeff's #2: I don't feel...anything. – A brief (and yet, existential) discussion about middle age and mortality (inspired by Bob Mould)

Duration:01:37:55

Episode 225: Noise Rock (w/Tavis Werts)

8/12/2019
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Jeff and Jobe welcome back Tavis Werts (The Cineramas) to discuss their favorite noise rock, from its origins to today.

Duration:01:52:35

Episode 224.5: ANIMA (Netflix)

7/29/2019
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Jeff and Jobe try something different with this Bonus Episode: they record as they watch Anima, the new collaborative release on Netflix from Thom Yorke and Paul Thomas Anderson, in real time, MST3K style. *It is recommended you listen to this episode when you're able to watch Anima along with them

Duration:00:43:01

Episode 224: 2002

7/22/2019
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This episode finds Jeff and Jobe stepping in the time machine that is their random year generator and traveling back to the Year of Our Lord 2002 to play some of their favorites. Plus, Jeff reviews I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside by Earl Sweatshirt, music from Drug Church, and The Surrealists from the UK in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight.

Duration:01:15:57

Episode 223: Summer Songs

7/15/2019
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It's the dog days of summer, and Jeff and Jobe acknowledge the season with their episode devoted to all things summer—heat, the sun, etc. Jeff reviews Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots by Flaming Lips, Jobee spins a tune from Khruangbin, music from Sun House in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and the guys discuss the importance of letting their kids hurt themselves.

Duration:01:26:11

BONUS Episode: Festival Talk

7/8/2019
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Jeff and Jobe talk about festivals—why so many of them seem to be such lackluster affairs, and what could improve them to the point that the guys would actually want to attend one.

Duration:00:10:07

Episode 222: RESISTANCE

7/1/2019
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It's time for songs of resistance, just in time for our nation's Independence Day! Protest songs of all sorts, and what makes a good protest song, anyway? Plus, Jobee's review of Keep It Like a Secret from Built to Spill, music from Todd Snider, Brett Max in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and gear one of Jobe's favorite AYP stories.

Duration:01:30:06

Episode 221: Daughters

6/24/2019
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In honor of The Nale family welcoming new baby Alice into the world, the guys do songs with a daughter theme—having a daughter, being a daughter, or songs dedicated to a (new) daughter. Plus, Jeff gives his review of the classic Prince album 1999, Kansas City sibling power trio Hammerhedd in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and the guys don't quite see eye to eye on the new single from Car Bomb.

Duration:01:07:32

Episode 220: Dogs

6/17/2019
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The guys are huge dog lovers and this week they devote an episode to songs about "dogs", whether literal or metaphorical, you'll have to listen to find out! There's also music from Marissa Nadler (w/Stephen Brodsky), Jobe gives his review of They Say I'm Different by Betty Davis, WYNT in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and find out who thinks you should get naked with your dog.

Duration:01:09:59

Episode 219: Bluegrass (w/Bob Nale)

6/10/2019
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With Father's Day around the corner, Jeff took the opportunity to talk with his dad, multi-instrumentalist Bob Nale, about his favorite genre: Bluegrass. And finally we have an episode you can listen to around your kids!

Duration:01:12:21

Episode 218: Metal, Matured

6/3/2019
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No musical currents, no Spotify Wager, just heavy fucking metal. Jeff and Jobe pick up where last season's metal episode left off—talking about the metal they warmed up to later in life (ie, the 2000's to present day), and debating whether or not there's a certain immaturity inherent in most metal. Without Sacrifice returns to the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, so get your horns up and rock out!

Duration:01:13:39

Episode 217: Jazz

5/27/2019
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The guys welcome back Tavis Werts (The Cineramas, Reel Big Fish) to talk about some of their favorite jazz, from traditional to avant garde. Plus music from The Coathangers, Mdou Moctar, Jobee's review of Nest from Belgian post-hardcore trio Brutus, and Why Everyone Left in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight.

Duration:01:41:00

Episode 216: Tavis Werts (The Cineramas, Reel Big Fish)

5/21/2019
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Jeff interviews trumpeter Tavis Werts, currently of The Cineramas and formerly of Reel Big Fish, to talk about his life so far as a working musician. Tavis talks about what it's like to spend record label money, the realities of a sophomore slump, getting arrested with Reel Big Fish, what it's like to play with "Weird" Al Yankovic, and more.

Duration:01:46:49

Episode 216: Tavis Werts (The Cineramas, Reel Big Fish)

5/20/2019
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Jeff interviews trumpeter Tavis Werts, currently of The Cineramas and formerly of Reel Big Fish, to talk about his life so far as a working musician. Tavis talks about what it's like to spend record label money, the realities of a sophomore slump, getting arrested with Reel Big Fish, what it's like to play with "Weird" Al Yankovic, and more.

Duration:01:46:49

Episode 215: For Our Moms

5/12/2019
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It's Mother's Day, so Jeff and Jobe remember their moms by playing some of their favorite songs, from 50's doo wop to 80s pop. There's also music from Hannah Kate, Jeff gives his review of the 1972 Al Green classic Let's Stay Together, and Tired Eyes in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight.

Duration:01:20:57

Episode 214: ¡Viva México!

5/5/2019
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The guys pick some of their favorite songs from south of the border, along with some help from The Ringing Ear's Designated Mexican, Jeff's friend Maria. Plus, Jeff and Jobe talk about the Beatles, close the door on Metallica for a while, music from Metalachi, Trauma Queen in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and Jeff and Maria discuss why two of Jobee's picks suck and Cinco de Mayo is bullshit.

Duration:01:54:12