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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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#112 - Charli XCX, The Lumineers, Metronomy

9/16/2019
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On Episode 112 of Audioface: Reviews: "Charli" by Charli XCX, "III" by The Lumineers, and "Metronomy Forever" by Metronomy. The Charli review. Sorry Azealia Banks, Truth Hurts. The III review. A charity supported by Jay Z and the NFL has a cringey, racist past. The Metronomy Forever review, and a pro-Kremlin rapper qualifies himself for the Offset Noted Little Bitch award. Follow @audiofacepod on Twitter, Instagram, or YouTube for extra Audioface. We appreciate it, and you. Thank you for...

Duration:00:34:55

#111 - Post Malone, Moon Boots, Mahalia

9/9/2019
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On Episode 111 of Audioface: Reviews: "Hollywood's Undead" by Post Malone, "Bimini Road" by Moon Boots, and "LOVE AND COMPROMISE" by Mahalia. Nicki Minaj: Retirement of publicity ploy. Lil Nas X vs Kevin Hart. The Hollywood's Bleeding review. Azelia Banks calls Lizzo out. The Bimini Road review. A$AP Rocky's swedish lawyer is shot, and the backstory is incredibly strange. The LOVE AND COMPROMISE review. Fetty Wap gets arrested in Vegas, Morrisey free-speeched himself into empty concerts,...

Duration:00:39:04

#110 - Lana Del Rey, TOOL, !!!

9/3/2019
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On Episode 110 of Audioface: Reviews: "Norman Fucking Rockwell!" by Lana Del Rey, "Fear Inoculum" by Tool, and "Wallop" by !!!. New singles: "Rewind/Shallow End" by Neil Frances, and "She Plays Bass" by Beabadoobee. The MTV VMA's are more irrelevant than ever, but Missy Elliot made a great point while protestors outside the event demanded clean drinking water in their city. The Norman Fucking Rockwell review. We told you not to listen to Taylor Swift or Young Thug, but y'all did anyways....

Duration:00:51:28

#109 - Taylor Swift, Shannon Lay, BROCKHAMPTON, 93PUNX

8/26/2019
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On Episode 109 of Audioface: Reviews: "Lover" by Taylor Swift, "August" by Shannon Lay, "GINGER" by BROCKHAMPTON, and "93PUNX" by 93PUNX. New singles: "People" by The 1975, "So What" by Vince Staples, and "Daily Battles" by Thom Yorke & Flea A board game company owns an iconic rap label. The Lover review. Has Taylor Swift seen the light? The August review. Everyone reacts to Jay Z's new relationship with the NFL. The GINGER review. After their frontman's death, The Prodigy return to the...

Duration:00:43:22

#108 - Young Thug, A$AP Ferg, Dirty Heads, Bon Iver, Red Hearse

8/19/2019
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On Episode 108 of Audioface: Reviews: "So Much Fun" by Young Thug, "Floor Seats" by A$AP Ferg, "Super Moon" by Dirty Heads, "i,i" by Bon Iver, and "Red Hearse" by Red Hearse. New singles: "Hot Girl Summer" by Megan Thee Stallion, Nicki Minaj, and Ty Dolla $ign The So Much Fun review. The Floor Seats review. A$AP Rocky receives his verdict. Foster the People's wild Epstein conspiracy theory, Jay Z's major NFL partnership. The Super Moon review. Taylor Swift defends her apolitical stance,...

Duration:00:49:41

#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