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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

***BONUS EPISODE: Greta van Shit

1/17/2019
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Jeff And Jobe air their grievances with one of the hottest new buzz bands around: Greta Van Fleet.

Duration:00:17:00

Episode 134: Season Finale—Best of 2018

12/10/2018
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It's the final episode of Season One and the final episode of 2018, so the guys run down their favorites of the year—Albums, Songs, Live Shows, Unsigned, you name it! This episode is packed wall-to-wall with music, with a lot of songs played in their entirety, so check it out and see how your own personal best of stacks up!

Duration:01:32:06

Episode 133: Christmas Music That Doesn't Suck

12/3/2018
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It's beginning to look like (a Ringing Ear) Christmas! Jeff and Jobe deck the halls and try to trap each other under the mistletoe as they set out to find Christmas music that doesn't suck. Also, Jobee tries to muster the energy to give his reaction/review to Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 from The Smashing Pumpkins, Tunnel Ratz are featured in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and Jobe (partially) explains why he believed in Santa until he was seventeen.

Duration:01:33:03

Episode 132: Housecleaning

11/26/2018
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Over the course of Season One, the guys ended up with more music than they could handle, so Jeff and Jobe devote an episode to all the Musical Currents they couldn't get to. Jeff gives his reaction/review to the debut EP from supergroup Boygenius, a very close Spotify Wager, and People With Bodies in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight. This episode is jam-packed with more music than any other episode, you are guaranteed to be turned onto some new music in this one!

Duration:01:45:15

Episode 131: Gratitude

11/19/2018
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Jeff and Jobe talk about the music-related things they're grateful for. Plus, Jeff gives his review/reaction to You Won't Get What You Want from Daughters, music from LOOPRAT out of St. Louis, NYC's Jeff Baker Sounds in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and find out who Jobee thinks has been "touched by the hand of God."

Duration:01:45:56

Episode 130: Cold Music

11/12/2018
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Jeff and Jobe get in front of a warm fire and talk about music that evokes the cold, in more ways than one. Jobee gives his take on Capture the Flag from War on Women, Jeff talks about his experience at Dia de Los Deftones, music from San Diego’s Blood Ponies, Pet Weapon in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and Jobe discloses a rather odd cold weather fetish.

Duration:01:22:30

Episode 129: 420 Music

11/5/2018
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Puff puff pass! Jeff and Jobe elevate the show to another level as they discuss songs to listen to while getting (or being) high. Plus, music from Australian punks C.O.F.F.I.N., Burbot in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, the guys discuss Anthrax's sixth album Sound of White Noise and Jeff tries to offend every Anthrax fan with a high school diploma.

Duration:01:32:40

Episode 128: Skeletons in Our Closet

10/29/2018
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Jeff and Jobe reveal some deep dark secrets from their musical past on Episode 28: Skeletons in Our Closet —music they might be ashamed they like...or are they? Plus the guys talk about Mule Variations from Tom Waits, and music from Noehart in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight.

Duration:01:29:02

Episode 127: FRIGHTENERS!

10/22/2018
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It's a super spooky episode! Just in time for Halloween, Jeff and Jobe share songs they find, dark, diabolical, disturbing, and dastardly. Jobe shares his review/reaction to LP5000 from Restorations, Italian death metal in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight from Coiled Around Thy Spine, and a new band from Portland, OR the guys are excited about called Hair Puller. Plus, find out who Jobe calls "music for people with above average credit". All this and more on Episode 27: FRIGHTENERS!

Duration:01:36:39

Episode 126: Murder Songs

10/15/2018
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In a sinister new episode, the guys discuss songs of a nefarious nature—Murder. Plus, Jeff has a retrospective review of Late Registration, and the guys discuss the difficulty in separating art from artists. Also, music from Japan’s Mass of the Fermenting Dregs, the Spotify Wager, Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and Jobe tries to depress the hell out of everyone.

Duration:01:39:52

Episode 125: Songs From Stephen King

10/8/2018
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The guys join The Losers’ Club as they dig into songs mentioned in the works of the Master of Horror, Stephen King. Plus, Jobee gives his review/reaction to Mith by Lonnie Holley, music from Mitski, the Spotify Wager, music from France’s Jerome B. Sedeyn in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and see who Jeff calls the 1950s version of death metal band Deicide.

Duration:01:38:24

Episode 124: Ruined Songs

10/1/2018
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In a personal and at times dark episode, Jeff and Jobe discuss songs that, for whatever reason, they can no longer listen to—songs that have been ruined for them. Plus music from The Bullseyes, Jeff's review/reaction to Negro Swan from Blood Orange, Pegasus Window in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and Jobee gets called a big fat racist.

Duration:01:47:34

Episode 123: 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 122: 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.

Duration:01:37:22

Episode 121: 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 120: Songs About Work

9/4/2018
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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.

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 119: 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.

Duration:01:27:25

Episode 118: 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 117: “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.

Duration:01:19:59