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The world is mad, but the music is great. How come no one talks about music shapes culture around us? On Audioface, sometimes-friends and music critics Sean and Dan deliver a no-B.S. look at the week in music news, music culture, politics, art, morality, and all the other stuff that (mostly) matters. Subscribe so you don't miss an episode!

The world is mad, but the music is great. How come no one talks about music shapes culture around us? On Audioface, sometimes-friends and music critics Sean and Dan deliver a no-B.S. look at the week in music news, music culture, politics, art, morality, and all the other stuff that (mostly) matters. Subscribe so you don't miss an episode!
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The world is mad, but the music is great. How come no one talks about music shapes culture around us? On Audioface, sometimes-friends and music critics Sean and Dan deliver a no-B.S. look at the week in music news, music culture, politics, art, morality, and all the other stuff that (mostly) matters. Subscribe so you don't miss an episode!

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#107 - Rezz, Rich Brian, DJ Snake

8/5/2019
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On Episode 107 of Audioface: Reviews: "Beyond the Senses" by Rezz, "Carte Blanche" by DJ Snake, and "The Sailor" by Rich Brian New singles: "Black Bull" by Foals, and "I Been Born Again" by BROCKHAMPTON A$AP's rocky week is over, and Donald Trump made that joke first. Cardi B teams up with Bernie Sanders. The Beyond the Senses review. Old Town Road shatters a Billboard record, but Lil Nas X won't remix the song with just anyone. The Carte Blanche review. Gaslamp Killer and the woman who...

Duration:00:47:07

#106 - Chance The Rapper, Of Monsters and Men, YBN Cordae

7/29/2019
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On Episode 106 of Audioface: Reviews: "The Big Day" by Chance the Rapper, "FEVER DREAM" by Of Monsters and Men, and "The Lost Boy" by YBN Cordae New singles: The 1975/Wake Up (Notes Opener) by The 1975, 3 Years Sober by Vic Mensa & 93PUNX, and Seoul Town Road by Lil Nas X and BTS' RM. #FreeA$AP is becoming a mess. Woodstock is an even bigger mess. The Big Day review. Megan Thee Stallion is the latest rapper to try to trademark a catchphrase. Janelle Monae hits Hollywood. The FEVER DREAM...

Duration:00:54:15

#105 - Nas, Music Recommendations

7/22/2019
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On Episode 105 of Audioface: Review: "The Lost Tapes II" by Nas New single: How Do You Sleep by Sam Smith In a weird twist, Donald Trump wants to rescue A$AP Rocky from Swedish jail, but Janelle Monae is onto him. We name the artists who crossed Nicki's line against Saudi Arabia, and Cardi B claps back to a sexist rant about female rappers. The Lost Tapes II review. Did a man get fired for his love of Tupac? An update on extremely normal Grimes, and Soulja Boy sees the light. Music...

Duration:00:46:22

#104 - Ed Sheeran, Big K.R.I.T., Africa Express, Tycho

7/15/2019
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On Episode 104 of Audioface: Reviews: "No. 6 Collaborations Project" by Ed Sheeran, "EGOLI" by Africa Express. "Weather" by Tycho, and "K.R.I.T. IZ HERE" by Big K.R.I.T. New single: Bad Guy by Billie Eilish feat. Justin Bieber Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke is a Billie Eilish fan, not a Muse fan. The Collaborations review. Freddie Gibbs ups the ante in the 'better-than-DOOM' debate, and Nicki Minaj stands up against the Saudi government. The EGOLI review. M83 is returning with a special...

Duration:00:59:56

#103 - Revenge of the Dreamers III, Song of the Summer 2019

7/8/2019
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On Episode 103 of Audioface: Review: "Revenge of the Dreamers 3" compilation album by J.Cole's "Dreamville". New single: I Wanna Thank Me by Snoop Dogg PSA: Drake is still creepy around that one "Stranger Things" star. Controversy surrounds Halle Bailey's Disney movie casting, and Spotify takes aim at independent artists. The Revenge of the Dreamers 3 review. The 1975's frontman serves tea on Imagine Dragons. A$AP Rocky faces serious prison time in Sweden, and not all is Okurrr in the...

Duration:00:43:52

#102 - The Black Keys, Thom Yorke, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib

7/1/2019
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On Episode 102 of Audioface: Reviews: "Let's Rock" by The Black Keys, "ANIMA" by Thom Yorke and "Bandana" by Freddie Gibbs and Madlib. New singles: "Yellow" by Rich Brian feat Bekon and "Higher Love" by Kygo & Whitney Houston The BROCKHAMPTON group is renewing their approach to making music, and Playboi Carti can't catch a break. The Let's Rock review. Don't presave albums from Spotify, a company that wants to have its cake and eat it too. Genius catches Google stealing red handed. The...

Duration:01:01:20

#101 BONUS - The Black Keys Wanna Rock

6/27/2019
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Charting the musical path of Dan Auerbach & Patrick Carney. Audioface #102 will feature a review of The Black Keys' new album "Let's Rock", plus new music from Thom Yorke and Freddie Gibbs & Madlib. Subscribe so you don't miss an episode! Hit the "subscribe" button in your podcast player so you don't miss our summer episodes of Audioface! Follow @audiofacepod on Twitter or Instagram and we'll check it out. We appreciate it, and you. Thank you for listening with us! 🎧

Duration:00:19:32

#101 - Lil Nas X, Two Door Cinema Club, Hot Chip, The Raconteurs

6/24/2019
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On Episode 101 of Audioface: Reviews: "7 EP" by Lil Nas X, "False Alarm" by Two Door Cinema Club, "A Bath Full of Ecstasy" by Hot Chip, and "Help Us Stranger" by The Raconteurs. He testified against reparations in Congress this week, but did you know he's also a Soundcloud rapper? The 7 EP review. Cardi B gets indicted, Noname cancels her summer tour, and a french DJ falls to his death. The False Alarm review. Steph Curry snubs Space Jam 2, and old music videos are getting a makeover. The...

Duration:00:53:40

#100 - Goldlink, X Ambassadors, Jordan Rakei (+ No Chill Island #11)

6/17/2019
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On the one hundredth! episode of Audioface: Reviews: "Diaspora" by Goldlink, "ORION" by X Ambassadors, and "Origin" by Jordan Rakei. New Single: "Giannis" by Freddie Gibbs & Madlib feat. Anderson .Paak Brief reflection on 100 episodes of Audioface. A Geto Boys member dies. Biggie gets a street named after him. The Diaspora review. Woodstock update. A storied fire at Universal Studios was more drastic than previously reported. The ORION review. Ariana Grande donates proceeds from her...

Duration:01:06:07

#99 BONUS - XXXTentacion: One Year Later

6/13/2019
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XXXTentacion was killed on June 18, 2018. Just a week before that, Sean and Dan looked at his impact on music and culture. Subscribe to Audioface in your podcast player so you don't miss any of our episodes! Follow @audiofacepod on Twitter or Instagram and we'll check it out. We appreciate it, and you. Thank you for listening with us! 🎧

Duration:00:16:17

#99 - Avicii, Silversun Pickups

6/10/2019
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On the ninety-ninth episode of Audioface: Reviews: "TIM" by Avicii & "Widow's Weeds" by Silversun Pickups. This episode contains a brief, non-graphic conversation about suicide. If you (or a loved one) are struggling, please consult available resources at the Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Jay Z and Rihanna rake it in. Weather vs The Governor's Ball, and what is NYPD's "Rap Unit"? The TIM review. SZA forces Sephora to close for a day. Radio stations aren't airing a song by a band with...

Duration:00:38:54

#98 - Denzel Curry, Skepta, Duckwrth

6/3/2019
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On the ninety-eighth episode of Audioface: Reviews: "ZUU" by Denzel Curry, "Ignorance Is Bliss" by Skepta, and "THE FALLING MAN" by Duckwrth. New Singles: "All My Friends" by Madeon, "Do You Love Her Now" & "He" by Jai Paul R. Kelly faces more charges. The NBA Commissioner speaks out about Drake's antics. The ZUU review. The end of iTunes is nigh but Apple customers are still suing over it, and a popular European festival is heading stateside. The Ignorance Is Bliss review. Kanye's...

Duration:00:57:53

#97 - Flying Lotus, Lucky Daye, Steve Lacy

5/27/2019
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On the ninety-seventh episode of Audioface: Reviews: "Flamagra" by Flying Lotus, "Painted" by Lucky Daye, and "Apollo XXI" by Steve Lacy New Single: "Pissy Pamper/Kid Cudi" by Playboy Carti Playboy Carti's alleged single gets leaked. The NBA is united against Drake. Tyler, the Creator's "Earfquake" features that never were, and YG's latest album is partially for Nipsey's kids. The Flamagra review. Is Moby a creep? (YES). A sound engineer unexpectedly goes on an acid trip, and presidential...

Duration:01:06:01

#96 - Tyler The Creator, Rammstein, The National

5/21/2019
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On the ninety-sixth episode of Audioface: Reviews: "IGOR" by Tyler the Creator, "Untitled" by Rammstein, and "I Am Easy To Find" by The National New Singles: "Old Town Road (Remix)" music video, "Freakazoid" by Silversun Pickups, "Higher" by DJ Khaled & Nipsey Hussle, "Pink & Blue" by Tycho & Saint Sinner Does Woodstock 50 have a chance? Vampire Weekend's new album is #1 on the rock charts. The 1975's Matty Healy & Travis Scott turned their Alabama performances into activism. The IGOR...

Duration:00:54:04

#95 - Mac Demarco, HÆLOS, Holly Herndon

5/13/2019
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On the ninety-fifth episode of Audioface: Reviews: "Here Comes The Cowboy" by Mac Demarco, "Any Random Kindness" by Hælos, and "PROTO" by Holly Herndon New Singles: "Johannesburg" by Africa Express, "RICKY" by Denzel Curry, & "Alligator" by Of Monsters & Men. Have you been to the Wu-Tang District? The Here Comes The Cowboy review. Thom Yorke reveals his next album and the musician that inspired him to make it. Woodstock 50 is turning into this year's FYRE fest, The Any Random Kindness...

Duration:00:45:54

#94 - Vampire Weekend, ScHoolboy Q, No Rome

5/6/2019
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On the ninety-fourth episode of Audioface: Reviews: "Father of the Bride" by Vampire Weekend, "CrasH Talk" by ScHoolboy Q, & "Crying in the Prettiest Places" by No Rome Sean's journey to see The 1975 did not go as planned. Herpes cases spiked at Coachella, Tinder didn't get the memo, and Cardi B gives the paparazzi an anatomy lesson. The Father of the Bride review. Jaden Smith teams up with Kanye. Moby touched Donald Trump with which body part? An update on Soulja Boy's legal troubles. The...

Duration:01:05:36

#93 - LSD, Cage The Elephant, The O'Jays

4/22/2019
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On the ninety-third episode of Audioface: Reviews: "LSD" by Labrinth, Sia, & Diplo, "Social Cues" by Cage The Elephant, and "The Last Word" by The O'Jay's New singles: "Saw Lightning" by Beck Rapper Lil Dicky wants climate change action. The LSD review. BTS is eyeing future collabs with western artists, the rap world comes after Fox News, and Woodstock might be in trouble. The Social Cues review. An update on Noted Little Bitch Offset. Drake bows down to Old Town Road. The Last Word...

Duration:00:35:41

#92 - BTS, Anderson .Paak, Chemical Brothers, Double Albums

4/15/2019
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On the ninety-second episode of Audioface: Reviews: "MAP OF THE SOUL : PERSONA" by BTS, "Ventura" by Anderson .Paak, and "No Geography" by The Chemical Brothers New singles: "SOS" by Avicii & Aloe Blacc, "Gawpers" by Thom Yorke, and "Dysfunctional" by KAYTRANADA & Van Jess. Billie Eilish breaks records and hearts. Taylor Swift awakens slightly. The MAP OF THE SOUL : PERSONA review. Stars align for a Game of Thrones inspired album. Nipsey Hussle receives posthumous honor, and Soulja Boy...

Duration:00:53:25

#91 - Khalid, Jai Wolf, GRiZ, Music Recs

4/8/2019
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On the ninety-first episode of Audioface: Reviews: "Free Spirit" by Khalid, "The Cure To Loneliness" by Jai Wolf, and "Ride Waves" by GRiZ New singles: "Hungry Child" by Hot Chip, "RIP Harambe" by Elon Musk The assassination of LA rapper Nipsey Hussle. How "Old Town Road" is trolling country music and winning the internet. The Free Spirit review. Lil Uzi Vert's new single gets pulled from streaming platforms, and his unreleased songs are leaked on Discord. Mos Def's new music can only be...

Duration:01:13:53

#90 - Billie Eilish, LION BABE, No Chill Island X

4/1/2019
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On the ninetieth episode of Audioface: Reviews: "WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?" by Billie Eilish, and "Cosmic Wind" by LION BABE Avicii's family continues to honor him after death, Cure is readying new music, and The 1975's frontman wants real interaction. The ASLEEP review. A silver lining amongst mounting legal troubles for R. Kelly. Rammstein's new video is deemed offensive, but have critics missed the point? Police decline to pursue allegations against Sheck Wes. The Cosmic...

Duration:00:49:49