In the 20 years since Death Cab for Cutie made their debut with 1998's Something About Airplanes, the band has had their ups and downs: indie cred that built to mainstream success, followed by a couple of lackluster albums with dwindling sales and, most recently, the departure of a core member. With the release of their ninth … Continue reading Death Cab For Cutie Drive Down the Middle of the Road with Thank You For Today
Hannah Van Loon, aka Tanukichan, is not exactly reinventing the wheel on her debut LP Sundays, as much as she's modifying it. She creatively toys with shoegaze and dream pop, with plenty of indicators to give one the inkling that, while this is clearly familiar territory for the Oakland-based musician, it may be only a temporary … Continue reading Album Review: Tanukichan—Sundays
A new feature on the show, Dead Heroes, finds Jeff and Jobe shining a light on one of the most iconic rock stars of the 90s—Nirvana's Kurt Donald Cobain. Plus, the guys discuss the uncertain future of Tool in the face of allegations against Maynard James Keenan, a remembrance of Vinnie Paul, not to mention … Continue reading Episode 12: Dead Heroes—Kurt Cobain
Jeff and Jobe give their picks for Song of the Year for 2015, 2016, and 2017, plus Jobe's review/reaction after listening to Radiohead's OK Computer, music from Turnstile, and San Diego's Nolander is featured in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight. Check out Episode 5: Song of the Year for the Past 3 Years, out now! iTunes: https://apple.co/2L48YsH … Continue reading Episode 5: Song of the Year for the Past 3 Years
Jeff and Jobe offer up their top 3 albums of 1993, plus music from Whores and Calexico, and Space Bus in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight. Check out Episode 3: Top 3 Albums of 1993, out now! iTunes: https://apple.co/2L48YsH Google Play: https://bit.ly/2IGroS9 Stitcher: https://bit.ly/2jWi52u Spotify playlist: https://spoti.fi/2IEOxEA
In this episode, Jeff and Jobe each countdown their top 3 cover songs by the likes of Helmet, Afghan Whigs, and Michelle Branch among others. Plus music from R.E.M. and Somali Yach Club, and San Diego's The Visiters in the Unsigned Artist Spotlight. Check out Episode 2: Our Top 3 Cover Songs now! iTunes: https://apple.co/2L48YsH Google … Continue reading Episode 2: Our Top 3 Cover Songs
"This just ain't no fun; My life has become a bore." So Jack White sings on What's Done is Done, the penultimate track from his third solo album, Boarding House Reach. And while the song is certainly not autobiographical, it's hard not to find irony in the lyric of an album that reeks so strongly … Continue reading Album Review: Who the Fuck Does Jack White Think He Is?