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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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English

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Episodes

Episode 212: Classic Punk

4/22/2019
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It's The Ringing Ear's first Punk episode, with special guests Matt Saincome and Bill Conway from The Hard Times! The guys talk about punk that has stood the test of time, focusing on releases from 1989 or before. From household names to more obscure acts to the "word's fattest junkies", the guys talk about what makes punk good. They also talk about nazi punks, "nice guys", straight edge, discover they have some differences of opinion about the Ramones and someone compares Fugazi to the Red...

Duration:01:48:42

Episode 211: Chef's Choice

4/15/2019
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It's baaaack! The return of the infamous Chef's Choice! Jeff and Jobe play whatever the hell they want, with no topic or theme whatsoever. From the band Jeff wishes would've been huge instead of Coldplay to some of Jobe's New Age bullshit, see what the guys have up their sleeves. There's also music from Helms Alee, Houston's Godhand in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, the show's first Cheerio break, and the guys decide retsin wouldn't be shit without Certs.

Duration:01:27:00

Episode 210: Good Music by Bad People

4/8/2019
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Jeff and Jobe explore the conundrum of liking music made by unsavory individuals (including a Beatle!). They discuss where the line is between being a truly bad person vs. simply an asshole, why junkies always seem to cap their drug habits at $1000 a day, and Jobee's disinterest in Jeff's picks goes full bore. There's also music from Ruby Gill, Nefyn in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and Jeff reluctantly agrees that there might be two Megadeth songs on Rust In Peace that don't suck.

Duration:01:30:09

Episode 209: Instrumentals

4/1/2019
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Singers, who needs 'em? Jeff and Jobe discuss some of their favorite instrumental tracks, both from strictly instrumental bands and from bands who gave their vocalists a rest. Jobe gives an extremely lukewarm review to Sistahs from Big Joanie, Jeff tries to understand the band Baroness and the people who like them, Clean Cut in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and the guys spend some time talking about smelly ferrets.

Duration:01:12:34

Episode 208: The 'F' Word

3/25/2019
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Jeff and Jobe examine their favorite uses of the word "fuck" in popular music. A very appropriate song from Mick Flannery, Jeff discusses Stranger Today by Our Girl and the guys ponder how much their age dictates their taste in new music, and K-GIZZLE in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight.

Duration:01:07:17

Episode 207: Sad Songs to Make You More Sad When You're Already Sad

3/18/2019
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Like an episode of Bojack Horseman, the guys try to make you laugh while also depressing the shit out of you, playing some of the saddest songs of all time. Jobee gives his review to White Zombie's mega-hit La Sexorcisto: Devil Music Vol. 1, Jeff and Jobe discuss the new single from Bad Religion, and Charles David Sharp is in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight. Find out whose # 1 elicited the reaction "Fuck...everything" from their co-host, and made their spouse ask them "What the fuck is wrong...

Duration:01:12:53

Episode 206: Irish Artists

3/11/2019
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A: Shamrocks, Guiness, Leprechauns with pots of gold. Q: What stereotypes do Jeff and Jobe try to avoid in this episode dedicated to Irish artists? From classic rock to folk to punk, the guys touch on Irish acts you may not be aware of, and avoid playing a certain band with a two digit name. Plus, music from Shea Diamond, Ashes of Abaddon in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and find out which of these fools laughed at the movie Precious.

Duration:01:07:23

Episode 205: Walls

3/4/2019
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Brick by painstaking brick, Jeff and Jobe tackle songs about walls—any type of barrier, threshold, or waste of taxpayer dollars to stop a "National Emergency" that doesn't exist, the guys touch on them all. Jobe gets in touch with his inner Beelzebub as he reviews Behemoth's The Satanist, Jeff shares his excitement for devastating UK band Ithaca, and Paradise Burning in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight.

Duration:01:04:56

Episode 204: TV Themes

2/25/2019
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Jeff and Jobee offer up their all time favorite TV theme songs—watch out for falling nostalgia! Jobe gives his review/reaction to Lost in the Dream by War on Drugs, the guys have wildly different opinions on Jeff’s current, Cass McCombs, and San Diego’s Casual Yak in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight.

Duration:01:06:06

Episode 203: Travelling

2/18/2019
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Head out on the highway and hit the open road as Jeff and Jobe discuss songs about traveling—planes, trains, automobiles, and more. Jeff gives his review of the 1976 debut album from Boston, music from political punks Redbait from St. Louis, and Inversions in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight.

Duration:01:09:13

Episode 202: The Love Episode

2/11/2019
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Just in time for Valentine's Day, Jeff and Jobe bust out the Axe Body Spray to tackle the single most covered topic in all of music: Love. From wanting someone, to being in love with someone, to the fallout after a breakup, the guys cover all the bases with songs of love, desire, and even some anti-love. Jobee gives his review/reaction to Low Cut Connie, music from Ghostemane, and Gil Kaneda in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight.

Duration:01:13:39

Episode 201: One Hit Wonders

2/4/2019
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The Ringing Ear is back! In their Season Two debut, Jeff and Jobe talk about their favorite one hit wonders—the good, the bad, and the ugly. Also, music from Azusa and Ezra Furman, Keith Fallico from Chicago in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and the return of the Spotify Wager.

Duration:01:05:03

***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