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Repeater is a talk show hosted by comedian and writer Evan Forde Barden where a special guest is invited to discuss that one song they’ll never forget. Co-hosted by Patrick Cartelli, each show features an interview with the guest, comedic segments, and a live performance of the guest’s song. Think “You Made It Weird” meets “VH1 Storytellers.” Repeater is supported in part by Astoria's own HiFi Records & Cafe. Check them out online at http://www.hifi-records.com/

Repeater is a talk show hosted by comedian and writer Evan Forde Barden where a special guest is invited to discuss that one song they’ll never forget. Co-hosted by Patrick Cartelli, each show features an interview with the guest, comedic segments, and a live performance of the guest’s song. Think “You Made It Weird” meets “VH1 Storytellers.” Repeater is supported in part by Astoria's own HiFi Records & Cafe. Check them out online at http://www.hifi-records.com/
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Repeater is a talk show hosted by comedian and writer Evan Forde Barden where a special guest is invited to discuss that one song they’ll never forget. Co-hosted by Patrick Cartelli, each show features an interview with the guest, comedic segments, and a live performance of the guest’s song. Think “You Made It Weird” meets “VH1 Storytellers.” Repeater is supported in part by Astoria's own HiFi Records & Cafe. Check them out online at http://www.hifi-records.com/

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Episodes

LIVE: Repeater’s Top 10 Countdown of 1997

5/14/2019
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Evan and Pat are back, along with seven special guests, as they count down the best tracks of 1997. Comedians include Kyle Gordon, Sally Ann Hall, Anjali Desai, Mic Nguyen, Ty Portis, Nanie Méndez, and Harris Mayersohn. Recorded LIVE at QED in Queens, NY.

Duration:01:10:04

LIVE: Repeater’s Top 10 Countdown of 2009

5/7/2019
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It's our first-ever top 10 countdown! Join Evan and Pat, along with ten of their hilarious friends, as they count down the best tracks of 2009. Comedians include Amanda Giobbi, John Ross, Addie Weyrich, Taylor Garron, Tom Sanchez, Michelle Francesca Thomas, Fumi Abe, Patrick Sweeney, Rachel Joravsky, and Bridgette Rizkalla. Plus, music from Kaylyn Marie Scardefield. Recorded LIVE at QED in Queens, NY.

Duration:01:10:19

Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks “Little Fang” with Taylor Garron

4/23/2019
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On Repeater this week, we talk with comedian, satirist, writer, and editor Taylor Garron (Reductress, Vulture) about Avey Tare Slasher Flick’s “Little Fang,” Taylor’s undying love for anything in the Animal Collective family, and how the jangle-y 60’s cocktail sound of Little Fang got her through this past year with its power to pep and […]

Duration:00:51:49

Betty Who “Heartbreak Dream” with Mariah Smith

4/16/2019
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This week on Repeater, we sit down with comedian, writer, and producer Mariah Smith (Keeping Up With the Kontinuity Errors, Time Magazine) about Betty Who’s “Heartbreak Dream”, and talk about Mariah’s deep passion for pop, and how her upbringing influenced her current pop culture expertise.

Duration:00:55:40

Shura “2Shy” with Michael Stevens

4/9/2019
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This week on Repeater, we talk with comedic performer Michael Stevens (Magnet Theater) about Shura’s "2Shy” and how the song got him through a post-break-up year and reminds him to feel his feelings. Michael takes us on a personal journey through his 2018, with setbacks, highlights, and his experiences re-entering the dating world.

Duration:00:41:44

Jonathan Nelson “My Name Is Victory” with Rachel Pegram

3/26/2019
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This week on Repeater, we’re talking with comedian Rachel Pegram (UCB, That Shit Ray, Low Fi NYC) about Jonathan Nelson’s “My Name Is Victory”, and how it got her through the year, and kept her writing. Pat, Evan, and Rachel talk about the uplifting nature of gospel music, and hash out the “god” of it […]

Duration:00:46:06

Cardi B ft Bad Bunny & J Balvin “I Like It” with Bailey Swilley

3/26/2019
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This week on Repeater, we talk with comedian and writer Bailey Swilley (BoogieManja, Pretty Women: A Real Housewives Musical Review) about “I Like It” by star of 2018, Cardi B. In this episode, we explore music that can’t help but lift you up, empower, and push through the cold, dark winters…even if you don’t, say, […]

Duration:00:46:07

Paul McCartney & Elvis Costello “Tommy’s Coming Home” with Mikey Erg

3/19/2019
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This week on Repeater, we talk with drummer, guitarist, and vocalist Mikey Erg (The Chris Gethard Show, Worriers, Early Riser The Ergs!, 100 Other Bands) about “Tommy’s Coming Home” by unbelievable dream team Paul McCartney & Elvis Costello. This episode, we dive into how this song got Mikey through this past year and how the […]

Duration:00:57:51

H.E.R. ft. Daniel Caesar “Best Part” with Corin Wells

3/12/2019
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This week on Repeater, we talk with Corin Wells (Above Average, UCB) about "Best Part" by H.E.R. featuring Daniel Caesar. Hear why Corin picked this straightforward and beautiful love song to be the track that got her through the last year and stick around for topics like friendship, relationship songs, and a little James Blake.

Duration:00:40:58

Weezer “Endless Bummer” with Woody Fu

3/5/2019
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Hold on to your hash pipes, it’s the WEEZER EPISODE!!! The inedible Woody Fu (Crashing, The Last O.G.) joins us to talk about how Weezer’s “Endless Bummer” got him through 2018, a year that saw the release of Black Panther and an American Royal Wedding. Spoiler alert, we talk about Weezer—from what we love to […]

Duration:00:42:37

Mitski “I Don’t Smoke” with Milly Tamarez

2/26/2019
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The inconceivable Milly Tamarez (Vice, BET, FLEXX) joins us on the show to talk about how Mitski's "I Don't Smoke" got her through the rollercoaster year that was 2018.

Duration:00:48:39

Young Fathers “Only God Knows” with Addie Weyrich

2/19/2019
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The unbelievably charming and hilarious Addie Weyrich (Crashing, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), joins Evan and Pat to snack and talk about the song “Only God Knows” by Young Fathers, and how it creates action movie worthy scenes in her mind. This season of Repeater we’re talking to guests about songs that got them through 2018, […]

Duration:00:49:47

Bobby Matos “Nadie Baila Como Yo” with Oliver Wang

10/4/2018
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Oliver Wang (Author, Heat Rocks Podcast, NPR) joins us from California for our first-ever remote interview. Oliver initially sent us three songs (including Fela Kuti's "Water No Get Enemy" and Bobby Reed's "The Time Is Right For Love") but ultimately settled on "Nadie Baila Como Yo" by Bobby Matos. (“Nadie Baila Como Yo” translates to “Nobody dances like me." )

Aimee Mann “Save Me” with Friends Who Folk

8/17/2018
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It's our third birthday! To celebrate, we invited Friends Who Folk over to QED for a very special LIVE show where they serve as both the interview and musical guests. We talk with bandmates Ned Riseley (Six Degrees of Separation on Broadway) and Rachel Wenitsky (Reductress, The Story Pirates Podcast) about "Save Me" by Aimee Mann, a song that they both absolutely love.

Duration:00:50:51

Against Me! August 3rd, 2018

8/10/2018
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Evan and Pat are back to talk about seeing Against Me! Cherry Glazerr, and Taking Meds at the House of Vans in Brooklyn! Against Me! has been a mainstay in our lives since 2003 and it was a blast to go together and sing our little hearts out. We talk about discovering Against Me!, Warped Tour, the […]

Duration:00:29:01

Lauryn Hill “Mystery of Iniquity” with Kerry Coddett & Attia Taylor

8/3/2018
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This week on Repeater we have a LIVE EPISODE featuring Kerry Coddett (Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas) on the show to talk about Lauryn Hill's poetic masterpiece "Mystery of Iniquity." Attia Taylor of the band Strange Parts joins us to play a solo set featuring a cover of the Lauryn Hill tune!

Duration:00:49:44

The Feeling “Sewn” with Jake Cornell

7/27/2018
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The delightful JAKE CORNELL (UCB, your goddamn dreams) joins Evan and Pat to talk about the song "Sewn" by The Feeling and how it relates to his middle school experience as a closeted teen in rural Vermont. We also discuss the value of straightforward lyrics, what makes a perfect song, and how GPS can ruin an otherwise lovely road trip.

Duration:00:39:31

Jewel “Near You Always” with Chrissy Shackelford & April Kae

7/20/2018
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Chrissy Shackelford (Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas) is on the show to talk to us about Jewel - Near You Always. April Kae (Imanigold) plays the cover, and then brings up the rest of Imanigold for a few more songs! This is a jam-packed episode!

Duration:00:57:17

UGK ft. OutKast “Int’l Players Anthem (I Choose You)” with Johnathan Ross

7/13/2018
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Actor, improviser, director, and developer Johnathan Ross joins us in the studio this week to discuss UGK's “Int'l Players Anthem (I Choose You)” featuring OutKast. John describes listening to this song in his white Volvo S70 as he drove back and forth from his academically advanced high school in Georgia.

Duration:00:45:26

Jawbreaker “Want” with Branson Reese & Matt Costabile

7/6/2018
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On this *live* episode of the podcast, we talk with comedian, writer, and illustrator BRANSON REESE about the Jawbreaker song "Want" and we hear some music from our dear friend MATT COSTABILE.

Duration:00:48:50