Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks “Little Fang” with Taylor Garron

On Repeater this week, we talk with comedian, satirist, writer, and editor Taylor Garron (Reductress, Vulture) about Avey Tare Slasher Flick’s “Little Fang,” Taylor’s undying love for anything in the Animal Collective family, and how the jangle-y 60’s cocktail sound of Little Fang got her through this past year with its power to pep and […]

Shura “2Shy” with Michael Stevens

This week on Repeater, we talk with comedic performer Michael Stevens (Magnet Theater) about Shura’s “2Shy” and how the song got him through a post-break-up year and reminds him to feel his feelings. Michael takes us on a personal journey through his 2018, with setbacks, highlights, and his experiences re-entering the dating world.

Cardi B ft Bad Bunny & J Balvin “I Like it” with Bailey Swilley

This week on Repeater, we talk with comedian and writer Bailey Swilley (BoogieManja, Pretty Women: A Real Housewives Musical Review) about “I Like It” by star of 2018, Cardi B. In this episode, we explore music that can’t help but lift you up, empower, and push through the cold, dark winters…even if you don’t, say, […]

Bobby Matos “Nadie Baila Como Yo” with Oliver Wang

Oliver Wang (Author, Heat Rocks Podcast, NPR) joins us from California for our first-ever remote interview. Oliver initially sent us three songs (including Fela Kuti’s “Water No Get Enemy” and Bobby Reed’s “The Time Is Right For Love”) but ultimately settled on “Nadie Baila Como Yo” by Bobby Matos. (“Nadie Baila Como Yo” translates to “Nobody dances like me.” )

Aimee Mann “Save Me” with Friends Who Folk

It’s our third birthday! To celebrate, we invited Friends Who Folk over to QED for a very special LIVE show where they serve as both the interview and musical guests. We talk with bandmates Ned Riseley (Six Degrees of Separation on Broadway) and Rachel Wenitsky (Reductress, The Story Pirates Podcast) about “Save Me” by Aimee Mann, a song that they both absolutely love.

The Feeling “Sewn” with Jake Cornell

The delightful JAKE CORNELL (UCB, your goddamn dreams) joins Evan and Pat to talk about the song “Sewn” by The Feeling and how it relates to his middle school experience as a closeted teen in rural Vermont. We also discuss the value of straightforward lyrics, what makes a perfect song, and how GPS can ruin an otherwise lovely road trip.

Jewel “Near You Always” with Chrissy Shackelford & April Kae

Chrissy Shackelford (Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas) is on the show to talk to us about Jewel – Near You Always. April Kae (Imanigold) plays the cover, and then brings up the rest of Imanigold for a few more songs! This is a jam-packed episode!

UGK ft. OutKast “Int’l Players Anthem (I Choose You)” with Johnathan Ross

Actor, improviser, director, and developer Johnathan Ross joins us in the studio this week to discuss UGK’s “Int’l Players Anthem (I Choose You)” featuring OutKast. John describes listening to this song in his white Volvo S70 as he drove back and forth from his academically advanced high school in Georgia.

Jawbreaker “Want” with Branson Reese & Matt Costabile

On this *live* episode of the podcast, we talk with comedian, writer, and illustrator BRANSON REESE about the Jawbreaker song “Want” and we hear some music from our dear friend MATT COSTABILE.

Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (IZ) “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” with Evan

For the second ever hosts-only episode, Evan talks about “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” by Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (IZ). Evan tells us about how he discovered this song from his late mother and we talk about how music discovery differed between his mom and dad. Evan also shares some lovely stories about his incredible mom, high school sports, suburban personalities, and family.