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Music news and releases from the folks that brought you...well, so far just this...but you should check it out. Join us for a weekly discussion of the music and stories that made us think.

Music news and releases from the folks that brought you...well, so far just this...but you should check it out. Join us for a weekly discussion of the music and stories that made us think.
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Music news and releases from the folks that brought you...well, so far just this...but you should check it out. Join us for a weekly discussion of the music and stories that made us think.

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#013 - Lizzo Goes on Offense, Baby It's Cold Outside v2, Prince's Memoir

11/7/2019
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Jay brings us a story about Lizzo's lawsuit against some people that claim they suggested an idea for a lyric in her song "Truth Hurts" & should likewise get a piece of the pie. [NY Times] Song: Tom Waits - Get Behind the Mule Nick addresses a recent update to the lyrics of a classic Holiday song "Baby It's Cold Outside" & there's some agreement on the premise but not as much on the execution of the effort. [NY Times] Song: Wilco - Everyone Hides Greg shares the news that Prince, prior...

Duration:00:38:53

#012 - Bon Iver Concert Review, Tom Petty, Black Crowes Tell All Book

10/31/2019
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Nick went to see Bon Iver in concert (so did Jay!) and shares his thoughts (so does Jay!) [Setlist]. Song: The Doobie Brothers - Listen to the Music Greg saw an article about Tom Petty's guitars and guns being stolen and it reminded him of the time he and Jay followed Tom Petty around a vintage guitar shop... [Fox] Song: Stevie Nicks w/ Tom Petty - Stop Dragging My Heart Around Jay's about half way into drummer Steve Gorman's tell-all book about the Black Crowes... [Alabama News] Song:...

Duration:00:44:58

#011 - Vulfpeck Sells Out, 2020 Rock Hall of Fame Nods & When is a Song Ready to Ship?

10/24/2019
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This week... Vulfpeck sells out Madison Square Garden without a label or even a manager... How does a band do that? Greg tells us the story. [Billboard] Song: Vulfpeck - Dean Town Jay brings us this year's nominees for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and we all weigh in. [NY Post] Cast your vote for the 2020 Rock Hall of Fame Song: MC5 - Back in the USA Nick discusses the delay of Tame Impala's new album and poses the question, is it okay to edit a song you've already released?...

Duration:00:21:59

#010 - The Darkness, Fair Pay for Artists, Ginger Baker Remembered

10/17/2019
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This week… Jay discusses the new "concept" album from The Darkness. Here's a fun review from Hot Press. Song - The Darkness - "Easter Is Cancelled" Nick geeks out on some ideas surrounding paying artists fairly for their music & a lively conversation ensues. [Story from The Pitch]. Greg remembers Ginger Baker, who passed last week at age 80, and we listen to a some of his favorite songs to close things out. Ginger Baker Songs: Cream - White Room Fela Kuti - Let's Start Do What You...

Duration:00:41:00

#009 - Rick Wakeman's stories, Richard Thompson's birthday, Tom Delonge's...hobby?

10/10/2019
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This week… Nick completely phones it in and talks about a Rick Wakeman concert he recently attended...and then offers up a John Coltrane track from the recently released Blue World: Song: John Coltrane - "Blue World" Greg - If you haven't heard, Tom Delonge has some things to tell us about UFOs and Greg is all in! [NY Times] If that's not wacky enough for you, here he is on The Joe Rogan Experience - #1029 Song: The Messthetics - "Touch Earth Touch Sky" Jay found a story about Richard...

Duration:00:36:52

#008 -YSCIO Special: Frank Zappa - The Art and Irreverence of a Musical Genius (Part 3)

10/4/2019
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In the third and final part, we end on a discussion of Zappa by looking at his "serious music", as well as some of his more public opinions on a variety of a subjects. If you liked this series, please let us know by rating the show! We were honored to have the opportunity to guest host for a few days on Rockin the Suburbs, be sure to check them out too! Clips:

Duration:00:42:09

#007 -YSCIO Special: Frank Zappa - The Art and Irreverence of a Musical Genius (Part 2)

10/3/2019
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In part two we discuss Zappa's contribution to commercial music, as well as some of the musicians that rose up the ranks under his tutelage and, of course, we listen to some more great tracks. We were honored to have the opportunity to guest host for a few days on Rockin the Suburbs, be sure to check them out too! Clips:

Duration:00:34:14

#006 -YSCIO Special: Frank Zappa - The Art and Irreverence of a Musical Genius (Part 1)

10/2/2019
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Who is Frank Zappa and why did we decide to do a three part series on him? In part one we also discuss Zappa's influences, early life and listen to some of his more popular hits along the way. We were honored to have the opportunity to guest host for a few days on Rockin the Suburbs, be sure to check them out too! Clips:

Duration:00:29:15

#005 -Death Row Records meet Hasbro, Tool reviewed, RIP David Berman

9/2/2019
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This week… Greg shares the exciting news Hasbro has acquired Death Row Records, which makes total sense... Rolling Stone article Song: Snoop Dogg - "Lodi Dodi (feat. Nancy Fletcher)" Jay reviews the new Tool album from the perspective of the guy 'least likely to listen to metal' Song: Tool - "Descending" Side note, Greg decided to show how much he loves the new album by recording a cover of Pneuma Nick brings the mood down considerably with news of the loss of David Berman from the...

Duration:00:37:29

#004 -Henry Rollins on Punk in 2019, Bon Iver's new album, church with Kanye West

8/18/2019
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This week… HuffPost article Ramones - "Pet Semetary"Washington Post Purple Mountains - "Darkness and Cold" Gigi Gryce - "Minority"

Duration:00:38:01

#003 -New Tool, Katy Perry's Copyright Woes, Woodstock 50 Cancelled

8/7/2019
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This week… Variety King Crimson - "Three of a Perfect Pair"Newser article Wild Wild Wets - "The Fix"Pitchfork article Tool - "Fear Inoculum"

Duration:00:33:53

#002 -A$AP Rocky, Ryan Adams & a fake documentary about Bob Dylan

7/21/2019
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This week… ET Online Roy Hargrove - "Strasbourg/St. Denis"Variety article Nick Lowe - "Trombone"Pitchfork article Black Midi - "953"

Duration:00:32:51

#001 - Radiohead responds/archiving media in 2019/is this jazz?

6/30/2019
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This week… Rolling Stone article Nick Lowe - "Trombone"NY Times article Flying Lotus - "More"reddit post Mac DeMarco - "Choo Choo"

Duration:00:29:30