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SEASON 13 FINALE!

01. Hidden Driver - LVL UP
02. Christa - Totally Mild
03. Nights - Totally Mild
04. The Next Day - Totally Mild
05. Acid Wash Ocean - Dreamgirl
06. High Dive - Dreamgirl
07. Medecine - Francois Virot
08. I'm Coming Home - Busman's Holiday
09. This Strange Effect - The Shacks
10. No Surprise - The Shacks
11. Hymn on the 45 - Allo Darlin'
12. Weird Year - The Eversons

This episode features a clip from Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah's last episode of 2016.


SPECIAL "INTERESTING INSTRUMENTALS" EPISODE!

01. A Walk - Tycho
02. Jeux - Uncle Skeleton
03. Now and Then - Uncle Skeleton
04. Speaking Gently - BadBadNotGood
05. Lavender (feat. Kaytranada) - BadBadNotGood
06. Daytona - Frank LoCrasto
07. Exotica! - Kolumbo
08. Full Sail - Monster Rally
09. Duumbi - BABES
10. Pineapple - BABES
11. Sweetwater - Ramin Djawadi
12. A Forest - Ramin Djawadi
13. Fake Plastic Trees - Ramin Djawadi
14. Deserts - Andrew Applepie
15. Planet Earth II Suite - Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea and Jasha Klebe

This episode features a clip from Weird Al's 1989 film UHF where Bob and George pretty well sum up how I feel every day these days. Also, a clip from John Powers' review of HBO's West World on WHYY's Fresh Air with Terry Gross.


SPECIAL ALL CHRISTMAS MUSIC EPISODE!

01. Just Like Christmas (In Cottonopolis) - Help Stamp Out Loneliness
02. Teenage Christmas - Eux Autres
03. I've Got a Great Big Christmas Tree - The Werewandas
04. (We Like) Eggnog! - The Rory McBrides
05. Merry Christmas, Baby (Please Don't Die) - Crocodiles
06. Santa Claus - The Sonics
07. Christmas in Haiti - Would-Be-Goods
08. Afehyia Pa - African Guitar Summit
09. End of Year Letter - Garfunkel & Oates
10. The Coldest Night of the Year - She & Him
11. Trump’s Nuts Roasting on an Open Fire - Fiona Apple
12. White Wine in the Sun - Tim Minchin


01. Alive/Intergalactic - COINS (Beastie Boys vs. Daft Punk)
02. '74 No - The Magnetic Fields
03. '93 Me and Fred and Dave and Ted - The Magnetic Fields
04. She Shakes - Pure Bathing Culture
05. Ivory Coast - Pure Bathing Culture
06. Give Me More - The Eversons
07. London City Song - The Eversons
08. Haenim (햇님) - Kim Jung Mi
09. Blow Spring Breeze (불어라 봄바람) - Kim Jung Mi
10. Popcorn - Yo La Tengo
11. Never My Love - Yo La Tengo
12. Different Drum - Yo La Tengo
13. Beautiful Strangers - Kevin Morby

This episode features a clip from a recent episode of Sam Harris' Waking Up podcast (Trumping the World) where Sam talks to his guest, conservative journalist James Kirchick, about the depressing next four years. I only pulled 2 mins, but I wholeheartedly recommend the whole episode.


01. Young Girls - PINS
02. Counting Stars - The Hidden Cameras
03. Big Blue - The Hidden Cameras
04. Swedish Guns - The Radio Dept.
05. Committed to the Cause - The Radio Dept.
06. Mon autre - Juniore
07. Marabout - Juniore
08. Soulevant - Cléa Vincent
09. Je M'y Attendais Pas - Cléa Vincent
10. When You Make Up Your Mind - Fascinations Grand Chorus
11. Can't Make Everyone Happy - Fascinations Grand Chorus
12. Firefly - gobbinjr

This episode features clips from Saturday Night Live's Weekend Updates for the past two Saturday's following the election.


01. Feeling So Sad - Spiritualized
02. Mad World - Gary Jules
03. Dark Days (Main Theme) - DJ Shadow
04. Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometimes - Beck
05. Trouble - Cat Stevens
06. Disaster - Saturday Looks Good To Me
07. Sad Times, Bad Times - Original Cast Members of King Kong
08. Cry - The Sundays
09. King's Crossing - Elliott Smith
10. Everybody Hurts - R.E.M.
11. The Saddest Story Ever Told - The Magnetic Fields
12. Sadness is a Blessing - Lykke Li
13. It's Over - Squirrel Nut Zippers

This episode features a clip from Sam Harris' Waking Up podcast episode #51 — The Most Powerful Clown.


SPECIAL HALLOWEEN EPISODE!

01. Halloween Song - DQE
02. Terror - The Stockholm Monsters
03. You Want the Candy - The Raveonettes
04. Candy Candy - I Was a Teenage Satan Worshipper
05. Sympathy for the Devil - The KVB
06. Halloween in Hollywood - Petite League
07. Horror Show - The Libertines
08. Pumpkin Seeds - Devendra Banhart
09. Black Cat John Brown - Alamo Race Track
10. Haunted - Shane MacGowan & the Popes feat. Sinead O'connor
11. Night Scare - Chris Joss
12. Lovers' Carvings - Bibio

This episode features clips from Jerry Seinfeld's I'm Telling You for the Last Time where he talks about Halloween and Candy. Also Woody Allen from The Night Club Years 1964-1968 talking about that time he was Down South for Halloween. Also, Bill Maher has some New Rules for politicians who want to pass out candy tonight.


01. The Hillary Shimmy Song - Jonathan Mann
02. Drummers - Deepakalypse
03. Fall on In - Deepakalypse
04. Wait! Wait! - Jonathan Richman
05. Outside o' Duffy's - Jonathan Richman
06. Between the Lines - Peter Bjorn & John
07. Pretty Dumb, Pretty Lame - Peter Bjorn & John
08. Don't Want to Feel It All - White Lies
09. Summer Didn't Change a Thing - White Lies
10. Queens - La Sera
11. Where Eagles Dare - Katy Goodman & Greta Morgan
12. Under the Spell - Springtime Carnivore
13. Face in the Moon - Springtime Carnivore
14. Waiting on an Answer - Tele Novella
15. Victorian Terrarium - Tele Novella
16. Hatcher Creek - Tele Novella

This episode features a great campaign ad for Hillary Clinton, called "Progress Is On The Ballot" in which President Obama talks about what has been accomplished during his tenure and the importance of voting.


01. Fat Girl Slim Boy - Hard Queen
02. Promise I Do - Whyte Horses
03. The Snowfalls - Whyte Horses
04. Tatiana - La Femme
05. Elle Ne T’aime Pas - La Femme
06. Ode to My Next Life - Kishi Bashi
07. M'lover - Kishi Bashi
08. Fancy Man - Devendra Banhart
09. Fig in Leather - Devendra Banhart
10. Silver Car Crash - Majical Cloudz
11. Downtown - Majical Cloudz
12. Let's Start It Over - Cosines

This episode features a clip from HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher about tonight's first, much anticipated, Clinton vs. Trump presidential debate. And obviously we use the term "debate" loosely in America.


SPECIAL BERLIN EPISODE!

01. Road Movie to Berlin - They Might Be Giants
02. Berlin Lovers - Still Corners
03. In Berlin - Electrelane
04. Berlin Got Blurry - Parquet Courts
05. Berlin Wall - The Heavenly States
06. Docteur Love - Stereo Total
07. Zu Schön Für Dich - Stereo Total
08. Berlin - Stanley Brinks and The Wave Pictures
09. Berlin -Lou Reed
10. Road Movie to Berlin - Frank Black

This episode features a clip from a ABC News Special Report with Peter Jennings from November 9th, 1989 where he announced the fall of Berlin Wall.