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Redemption Song

Jan 10, 2020

In 1978, Marvin Gaye turned his acrimonious divorce from Anna Gordy into a double album fueled in equal parts by spite and self righteousness. Featuring lyrics improvised based on the proceedings from that day in divorce court and cover art depicting crumbling Roman temples, this album gives new meaning to the term "a...


Dec 16, 2019

What happens when genius producer and certifiable lunatic Phil Spector teams up with morose poet/songwriter Leonard Cohen? Pretty much the least sexy album that's mostly about doin it that you've ever heard! Hop in Phil Spector's insanity powered wayback machine and enjoy all the misguided 50's nostalgia that is Death...


Nov 8, 2019

On this super-sized ep, we dive into the 20 song opus that is the full band debut by They Might Be Giants. It's another one for the "Why are you doing THAT record??" file. Well, as odd as it may seem at this far remove, when this album hit the racks in 1994, a large portion of the band's fan base wrote them off...


Oct 2, 2019

Extra long albums mean extra long eps! It's a mega sized Redemption Song as we dive into the 2009 collaboration between Timbaland and Chris Cornell. Phat Beats and lazy treats clash with one of rock's mightiest voices. And we do mean "clash." Grab an extra large bucket of popcorn and a family sized soda and settle...


Aug 26, 2019

Some bands never get over the loss of a frontman (Nirvana, Blind Melon). Some take some time off and ultimately find someone to take the place at the front of the stage (AC/DC, Sublime). And then some take the album they were already working on, slap some old songs that were rejected from previous albums, and have a new...