Episode 22—Our Kids’ Songs

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

Episode 21: Funny or Die Presents The Poop Episode

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

Episode 20: Songs About Work

**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

***Bonus Episode***—Exclusive Interview with Barney from Napalm Death!

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!

Episode 15: Best Sophomore Albums

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

Episode 14: Best Live Sets

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