Episode 11 finds our hosts discussing Wilco's tenth studio album, Schmilco. Featuring mellow instrumentation and personal lyrics, Schmilco finds the band pulling back on the guitar wizardry and amping up the intimacy.
The force is strong with this one. McCoy and Blair gab about Wilco's Star Wars. Though critically lauded, Star Wars is not often cited as a fan favorite. What do our hosts think? Listen to this episode to find out, you must.
Self-proclaimed Springsteen scholars Alex and Seth take a journey through The Boss's latest release, Letter to You. How does the twentieth album measure up in the eyes of two die-hard fans? Find out in episode sixteen!
Nada Surf’s fourth album, 2005’sThe Weight is a Gift, is the sound of self-actualization. Marked by singer Matthew Caws’s wistful lyrical insight, this coming-of-age record was a hard-won triumph for the New York power-pop trio - after a brief invite into the music industry's in-crowd.
Willie Nelson has never exactly been picky as to who he’ll lend a verse, having released numerous LPs full of duets. Perhaps there’s no better proof of Willie’s generosity than his 2008 joint effort with Snoop Dogg, “My Medicine.”
There’s no doubt that Adele prefers the impact of paramount quality over bottom-line-boosting quantity. Her trio of studio LPs over the past dozen years has yielded but a pair of cover songs. But what covers they are.