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
**NOTE** If you downloaded Episode 20 yesterday, please delete and download this one instead. It had some technical issues. 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 … Continue reading Episode 20: Songs About Work
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) discuss Napalm Death's 5 week tour, the new album, influential early rock albums, books that currently hold … 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! Check out this episode!
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
With summer drawing to a close, Jeff and Jobe turn up the heat and check out "hot" songs?songs with hot in the title, or generally dealing with heat, fire, etc. What made the cut? Listen in to find out! Plus Jeff's album review/reaction to Semi Crazy by Junior Brown, music from Australia's The Chats, and … Continue reading Episode 17: “Hot” Songs
Jeff and Jobe finally tackle country music! The guys play some of their favorites songs from the genre, and talk a little about where country music lost its way. Plus Jeff's album review/reaction to Mama Said by Lenny Kravitz, music from France's Grauss Boutique, and The Whole Bolivian Army in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight. Check … Continue reading Episode 16: Country Music
No sophomore slumps here! Jeff and Jobe review their picks for the second albums from artists who really knocked it out of the park. As always, we have our Spotify Wager and Unsigned Artist Spotlight, and there’s a new feature, too! In the first ever Listener Challenge, Ringing Ear fan Eddie asks the guys to … Continue reading Episode 15: Best Sophomore Albums
This week Jeff and Jobe share up their picks for favorite live performances. Be it live album or bootleg, the guys run the gamut from alternative to punk to hip hop to straight ahead Rock 'n' Roll and let you know what live sets will get your ears ringin'. Plus Jeff's reaction/review of Streams of … Continue reading Episode 14: Best Live Sets