Mon, 12 October 2015
S12,E16: 10/12/15 (Jacco Gardner, Beirut, Los Bonsáis, Kickstand Band, Doug Hoyer, Cage the Elephant, Spector)
01. Paper Sun - Jacco Gardner
This episode features a clip from Pete Holmes wonderful podcast You Made it Weird, with special guest Ellie Kemper (from Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) where they discuss juices and healthy vs American living.
Mon, 28 September 2015
S12,E15: 09/28/15 (HAWAII! Blackbird Blackbird, Johnny Aloha (Richard Cheese), Kitty, Daisy and Lewis, Hawaiian Beach Combers, Lena Machado, Makaha Sons, Ohtoro, Fourth Wall, The Rightovers, Dream Dragons, Muppets, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole)
SPECIAL HAWAII EPISODE!
01. Hawaii - Blackbird Blackbird
This episode features a clip from Alexander Payne's great movie The Descendants. You should also listen to a great segment from NPR's Morning Edition about Israel Kamakawiwo'ole which I link to on the site, even though I couldn't figure out how to shoehorn a clip from it into the show.
Mon, 14 September 2015
S12,E14: 09/14/15 (EZTV, Mac DeMarco, Beach House, Laetitia Sadier, Blind Bud and the Loire Valley Calypsos, Ricky Nelson, Alex Burey)
01. Calling Out - EZTV
02. Another One - Mac DeMarco
03. I've Been Waiting for Her - Mac DeMarco
04. Space Song - Beach House
05. 10:37 - Beach House
06. Then I Will Love You Again - Laetitia Sadier
07. Echo Port - Laetitia Sadier
08. Gin & Coconut Water - Blind Bud & the Loire Valley Calypsos
09. Not Me - Blind Bud & the Loire Valley Calypsos
10. Waitin' in School - Ricky Nelson
11. Lonesome Town - Ricky Nelson
12. A Long Vacation - Ricky Nelson
13. Family Stone - Alex Burey
This episode features a clip from Sam Harris’ always interesting Waking Up podcast where he expresses astonishment at the silence from the media in response to the remarkably unethical views on abortion that many of the GOP presidential candidates express. Also, a few “Musician Jokes” from Prairie Home Companion’s Pretty Good Jokes album.
Mon, 31 August 2015
01. We Walk - R.E.M.
02. I Am Superman - R.E.M.
03. Fall On Me - R.E.M.
04. It's the End of the World as We Know it (and I Feel Fine) - R.E.M.
05. Exhuming McCarthy - R.E.M.
06. Tom's? - Bingo Hand Job (aka R.E.M.)
07. Man on the Moon - R.E.M.
08. The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite - R.E.M.
09. The Lion Sleeps Tonight - R.E.M.
10. Photograph - R.E.M.
11. What's the Frequency, Kenneth? - R.E.M.
12. Strange Currencies - R.E.M.
13. Almond Kisses - Spacehog feat. Michael Stipe
14. Daysleeper - R.E.M.
15. Aftermath - R.E.M.
16. Leaving New York - R.E.M.
17. Supernatural Superserious - R.E.M.
18. ÜBerlin - R.E.M.
This episode features clips from the 2014 documentary R.E.M. by MTV. I wanted to include clips from Episode 124: Longbox of the podcast 99% Invisible about how the packaging for R.E.M.'s album Out of Time changed American politics, but I couldn’t find a short enough soundbite for this over-inflated episode. So just go listen to the whole thing if you haven’t—it’s great!
Mon, 17 August 2015
S12,E12: 08/17/15 (Mrs. Magician, Yo La Tengo, Free Cake for Every Creature, Broncho, Rodney Cromwell, The School, The Hi-Life Companion, Martha)
01. Friday Night - Mrs. Magician
02. Friday I'm in Love - Yo La Tengo
03. My Heart's Not in It - Yo La Tengo
04. It's the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) - Free Cake for Every Creature
05. What - Broncho
06. Class Historian - Broncho
07. Cassiopeia - Rodney Cromwell
08. Barry Was an Arms Dealer - Rodney Cromwell
09. All I Want From You Is Everything - The School
10. Do I Love You? - The School
11. Meet Me at the Pier - The Hi-Life Companion
12. Sabatini - The Hi-Life Companion
13. 1997, Passing in the Hallway - Martha
This episode features a clip from Louis CK's new comedy album Live at Madison Square Garden where he talks about taking his kids to activities like tap dancing or soccer… or school.
Mon, 3 August 2015
S12,E11: 08/03/15 (ALL BANDS I'VE NEVER PLAYED! Bear Driver, Mammoth Penguins, Blue Minkies, Pretty Sad, Yumi Zouma, Sweet Baboo, Withered Hand, Cristina Quesada)
01. No Time to Speak - The Bear Driver
02. When I Was Your Age - Mammoth Penguins
03. Make a Difference - Mammoth Penguins
04. Boyfriend In a Box - The Blue Minkies
05. You Make Me Blush - The Blue Minkies
06. Wish You Knew - Pretty Sad
07. Never Falling - Pretty Sad
08. Catastrophe - Yumi Zouma
09. Second Wave - Yumi Zouma
10. Build You a Butterfly - Sweet Baboo
11. Cate's Song - Sweet Baboo
12. Black Tamborine - Withered Hand
13. Not Alone - Withered Hand
14. Just Like Honey - Cristina Quesada
This episode features a clip from one of the last few episode's of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart during which Jon discusses how the GOP's self-diagnosed previous electoral failings are perfectly embodied by their current front-runner in the polls (meaningless early-stage) Republican Primary for the 2016 Presidential Election.
Mon, 20 July 2015
S12,E10: 07/20/15 (Flavien Berger, Leon Bridges, Jacco Gardner, Tame Impala, Arp, The Wendy Darlings, "Weird Al" Yankovic)
01. La Fête Noire - Flavien Berger
02. Coming Home - Leon Bridges
03. Flowers - Leon Bridges
04. Clear the Air - Jacco Gardner
05. Hypnophobia - Jacco Gardner
06. ‘Cause I’m a Man - Tame Impala
07. Reality in Motion - Tame Impala
08. New Persuasions (Version by Le Révélateur) - Arp
09. Pulsars e Quasars - Arp
10. Tell Me Why - The Wendy Darlings
11. Enormous Pop - The Wendy Darlings
12. Trigger Happy - "Weird Al" Yankovic
Mon, 29 June 2015
S12,E09: 06/29/15 (Widowspeak, Juan Wuaters, The Holydrug Couple, Orchestre du Montplaisant, Cayucas, Cat's Eyes, Domotic, Air)
01. All Yours - Widowspeak
02. Todo Terminó - Juan Wauters
03. Woodside, Queens - Juan Wauters
04. Grey Matter - Juan Wauters
05. If I Could Find You (Eternity) - The Holydrug Couple
06. Concorde - The Holydrug Couple
07. Ayna Miftar Galbik - Orchestre du Montplaisant
08. La Cuisine Asiatique - Orchestre du Montplaisant
09. Champion - Cayucas
10. Dancing at the Blue Lagoon - Cayucas
11. The Duke of Burgundy - Cat's Eyes
12. Carpenter Arrival - Cat's Eyes
13. Le Démon (thème) - Domotic
14. Meurtre d'un Pêcheur - Domotic
15. Playground Love (KCRW L.A Radio January 2000) - Air
This episode features a clip from the monologue on this past week's Real Time with Bill Maher, where Bill recaps the heaps of incredibly big news in America: SCOTUS Rulings legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states, upholding the Affordable Care Act, and the removal of the racist symbol of the Old South, the Confederate Flag.
Mon, 15 June 2015
S12,E08: 06/15/15 (Trails and Ways, Ham Sandwich, Allah-Las, Django Django, The Vaccines, Les Fils de Joie, X Ray Pop, Unknown Mortal Orchestra)
01. Skeletons - Trails and Ways
02. Satellite - Ham Sandwich
03. To Replicate - Ham Sandwich
04. Catamaran - Allah-Las
05. Catalina - Allah-Las
06. Vibrations - Django Django
07. Shot Down - Django Django
08. Stranger - The Vaccines
09. Give Me a Sign - The Vaccines
10. Les Plaisirs Chers - Les Fils de Joie
11. La machine à rêver - X Ray Pop
12. Swing Lo Magellan - Unknown Mortal Orchestra
This episode features a clip from HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher where Bill reads from Be Still My Bleeding Heart, a new erotic fiction novel specifically for liberals.
Mon, 25 May 2015
S12,E07: 05/25/15 (The Vaccines, Crocodiles, Marietta, Mac DeMarco, Fool's Gold, Finnmark!, Cristallin, and Silver Firs)
01. Handsome - The Vaccines
02. Crybaby Demon - Crocodiles
03. Blue - Crocodiles
04. Chewing Your Bones - Marietta
05. Death to the Music - Marietta
06. The Way You'd Love Her - Mac DeMarco
07. Flying Lessons - Fool's Gold
08. Another Sun - Fool's Gold
09. Can't Go On - Finnmark!
10. Transpennine Express - Finnmark!
11. Talking to the Sun - Cristallin
12. Hinterland - Silver Firs
This episode features a clip from Louis CK's monologue during his recent appearance on the season finale of Saturday Night Live. In it he analogizes his children to never ending conflict in the middle east.