Happy New Year! We’re back to give you our favorite albums of 2018 from our totally biased points of view. These albums ended up here based on how much we listened to them, what they meant to us, what they meant to the world, and how great we thought they were. Unlike last year, we didn’t […]
I came across Austin Lucas’ music while I was on a road trip in Arizona. Austin, described as the “Rust Belt punk rocker-turned-alt-country troubadour,“ recently released Immortal Americans which fit the landscapes perfectly. Processed with VSCO with fn16 preset Country, folk, and bluegrass still feel like new territory for me, especially in a live setting. Taking that […]
We both just got back from Los Angeles and “self-care” is the name of the game! We’re trying something new and releasing an episode with NO GUEST. For this inaugural hosts-only episode, Pat talks about “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” by The Beach Boys. The #podbros discuss summer camps, getting outdoors, and the constant need to […]
Hello folks! We’re about half way through the year, so we thought we’d share a few more songs that we’re excited about! Illuminati Hotties – (You’re Better) Than Ever The first time I heard this song I knew it’d be an incredible song for the summer. It’s a surprisingly relatable song with lyrics like “All […]
Jesse Roth is in the studio to talk about “Supercut” by Lorde. According to Jesse, Melodrama is the album of her life. While Jesse’s favorite song on the album changes all of the time, Supercut is the perfect cinematic soundtrack to walking or riding the subway. We’re pretty sure Supercut was made for Jesse. Prior […]
Maeve Higgins (Maeve in America, Inside Amy Schumer) joins us to talk about Frank Ocean – White Ferrari. Maeve is from Cobh, Ireland and now resides in NYC. White Ferrari is a beautifully simple song that is as emotional as it is ambient. Maeve discusses what it’s like to write a book and how this song helped her sit down and write.
The venerable James Arthur M. joins us on this episode to discuss Janet Jackson’s masterpiece “Love Will Never Do (Without You).” James is New York-based actor, a correspondent for THWIP!: The Big Marvel Show, and the co-host of Minority Korner, your next favorite podcast. Add dancer, choreographer, and writer to the resumé and you’ll start to understand […]
Writer, actor, and classically trained vocalist, Eliot Glazer, uses his best public radio voice to tell us about his favorite song: Janet Jackson’s “If.” Our friend Mikki Hommel makes her first appearance on the show and performers a beautiful improvised song for you in addition to the “If” cover! We talk to Eliot about growing up on Long Island, the makeup of the island, and discovering this song. We all agree that the artwork for “Janet” is the quintessential Janet Jackson album cover and how, back in the day, Janet’s portrayal of herself felt more real and important.
We’re very excited to have Caitlin Brodnick, the author of Dangerous Boobies, on this archival episode of Repeater. This episode was our second ever, recorded in December 2015! Caitlin is our neighbor, we’re roommates, and now we’re all friends!
Maris Kreizman (Slaughterhouse 90210) brought her favorite sad song with her: Concrete Blonde – Joey. Joey has been one of Maris’ favorites for years, and even sang it from a porch for the world to hear! We talk about how Maris found herself connecting to sad songs about complicated relationships and thinking she related to them on some level. We talk about aspirational sadness and the cathartic power that sad music has.