Jeff and Jobe reveal some deep dark secrets from their musical past on Episode 28: Skeletons in Our Closet —music they might be ashamed they like...or are they? Plus the guys talk about Mule Variations from Tom Waits, and music from Noehart in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight.
The guys join The Losers' Club as they dig into songs mentioned in the works of the Master of Horror, Stephen King. Plus, Jobee gives his review/reaction to Mith by Lonnie Holley, music from Mitski, the Spotify Wager, music from France's Jerome B. Sedeyn in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and see who Jeff calls the … Continue reading Episode 25: Songs From Stephen King
In a personal and at times dark episode, Jeff and Jobe discuss songs that, for whatever reason, they can no longer listen to—songs that have been ruined for them. Plus music from The Bullseyes, Jeff's review/reaction to Negro Swan from Blood Orange, Pegasus Window in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and Jobee gets called a big … Continue reading Episode 24: Ruined Songs
Bienvenidos to a special international episode! Jeff and Jobe discuss some of their favorite music from outside the U.S., Canada, and the UK. Music from Mexico, Africa, Cuba, and more, plus music from De La Soul, the Spotify Wager, The Family Feud in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, Jobe's review/reaction to Magus, the new album from … Continue reading Episode 23: World Music
From the mouths of babes: Jeff and Jobe step out of their comfort zone to tackle their kids' 3 favorite songs—aged 10 and 15, respectively. Can they meet the self-imposed challenge of completing the episode without cursing? Plus Jobee's reaction/review of Loved by KENmode, music from Idles, the Spotify Wager, Seattle's Djime in the Unsigned … Continue reading Episode 22—Our Kids’ Songs
It's a very special episode of The Ringing Ear, brought to you by the fine folks at Funny or Die! Inspired by Season 2 of the Netflix hit American Vandal (out September 14), Jeff and Jobe look at poop in music—both literal and metaphorical, and share some embarrassing poop stories of their own. Jeff gives his … Continue reading Episode 21: Funny or Die Presents The Poop Episode
Jeff and Jobe celebrate Labor Day by discussing songs about work, working, etc. Jobe gives his review/reaction to Turn to Gold by Diarrhea Planet, plus music from Doc Hammer, the Spotify Wager, and the absolute worst act ever featured in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight.
In this Ringing Ear Exclusive, Kill Boring Music correspondent Liliana chats with Napalm Death vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway before their recent headlining show in San Diego. They (plus Ringing Ear co-host and Kill Boring Music Senior Music Critic Jeff Nale) discuss Napalm Death's 5 week tour, the new album, influential early rock albums, books that currently … Continue reading ***Bonus Episode*** Exclusive Interview with Barney from Napalm Death!
Jeff and Jobe kick things into high gear and hit the road for songs about the automobile. Jobe gives his review/reaction to Queen from Nicki Minaj, plus Musical Currents, the Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and the infamous Spotify Wager. Episode 19: Car Songs is out now!
In their infinite wisdom, Jeff and Jobe decide that if they're going to talk about drinking music they should do so while drinking themselves. The guys proceed to imbibe liberally as they discuss songs about booze, Jobee recaps his trip to OKC to see Slayer on their farewell tour, Jeff gives us his review/reaction to … Continue reading Episode 18: The Drinking Episode