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M Is For Moby

Moby

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This week, Steve and Doug tackle the varied and long-lasting career of Moby, from heady techno to punk to sampling a capella gospel to ambient insomnia cures. The guys also chat about break up songs, sexy songs, abstract songs, and Top of the Pops.

Moby’s Official Website

Music featured this week:
Disco Lies – Last Night
Feeling So Real – Everything Is Wrong
Natural Blues – Play
Lucy Vida – Last Night

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Musique” from Daft Punk’s “Musique, Vol. 1”.

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L Is For LCD Soundsystem

LCD Soundsystem

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Steve and Doug take on the brainchild of James Murphy, LCD Soundsystem, in this episode. The duo tackle questions about pacing in a song, self-deprecation, dance, and writing for Seinfeld.

LCD Soundsystem’s Official Website

Music featured this week:
Daft Punk Is Playing At My House – LCD Soundsystem
Drunk Girls – This Is Happening
All My Friends – Sound Of Silver

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Musique” from Daft Punk’s “Musique, Vol. 1”.

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G Is For The Go! Team

The Go! Team

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This episode, Steve and Doug chat about what happens when you mix Sonic Youth guitars, Charlie Brown piano, double dutch chants, and car chase sequence horns – the answer is UK’s The Go! Team! The boys also chat about the alternative music scene is 2004 / 2005, and if it’s kosher to be using all these audio clips.

The Go! Team’s Official Website

The Go! Team’s Bandcamp

The Go! Team’s Soundcloud

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Music featured this week:
Ladyflash – Thunder, Lightning, Strike
Keys To The City – Proof Of Youth
What D’you Say – The Scene Between

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Musique” from Daft Punk’s “Musique, Vol. 1”.

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F Is For Faded Paper Figures

Faded Paper Figures

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A film composer, a doctor, and an English prof collaborating long distance; they are Faded Paper Figures. Steve and Doug talk about their fantastic music (and Highlander) in this week’s episode.

Faded Paper Figures’ Official Website

Faded Paper Figures’ Bandcamp

Music featured this week:
Piledrive – The Matter
Breathing – Relics
Metropolis – Dynamo

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Musique” from Daft Punk’s “Musique, Vol. 1”.

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E Is For Empire Of The Sun

Empire of the Sun

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This week Steve and Doug delve deep into the electronic pop duo Empire Of The Sun, with their epic album journeys, cinematic music videos, and silly hat parties.

Empire Of The Sun’s Official Website

Empire Of The Sun’s Soundcloud

Music featured this week:
Walking On A Dream – Walking On A Dream
Alive – Ice On The Dune
High And Low – Two Vines
We Are The People – Walking On A Dream

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Musique” from Daft Punk’s “Musique, Vol. 1”.

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C Is For Caravan Palace

Caravan Palace

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Doug and Steve are joined by Daniel Ferguson in a look at Parisien electroswing experts Caravan Palace. What’s the difference between sampling for an EDM track, and blending older music with contemporary beats? Caravan Palace seems to have it figured out.

Caravan Palace’s Official Website

Music featured this week:
Dramophone – Panic
Comics – < |°_°|>
Jolie Coquine – Caravan Palace
Suzy – Caravan Palace

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Musique” from Daft Punk’s “Musique, Vol. 1”.

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A Is For AIR

AIR

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Steve and Doug soldier forward into the alphabet once more, taking a gander at the fascinating and wonderful music of French electronic duo AIR. They also chat about artillery, the 60’s, and the wonderful world of copyright.

AIR’s Official Site

Music featured this week:
Radio #1 – 10’000 Hz Legend
Sexy Boy – Moon Safari
Surfing On A Rocket – Talkie Walkie

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Musique” from Daft Punk’s “Musique, Vol. 1”.

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X Is For Xiu Xiu

Xiu Xiu

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On to the strange and bizarre world of experimental music act Xiu Xiu. It’s challenging, emotional, intriguing, and sometimes abrasive, but there’s always something rewarding to be found.

Xiu Xiu’s Official Website

Music featured this week:
Boy Soprano – The Air Force
Bog People – La Forêt
I Luv The Valley OH – Fabulous Muscles

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Writing On The Wall” from Adrian Belew’s Side One.

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W Is For Washed Out

Washed Out

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Washed Out may be one of the most intriguing stories of artistic discovery covered on the podcast. Steve and Doug look into the Georgia native’s library aspirations, musical talents, and what the internet has done for the industry. Amor fati.

Washed Out’s Official Website

Music featured this week:
All I Know – Paracosm
Olivia – High Times EP
Feel It All Around – Life Of Leisure EP

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Writing On The Wall” from Adrian Belew’s Side One.

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T Is For Team Rockit

Team Rockit

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Steve and Doug take a request this episode with the techno trance New Age Nordic rappers Team Rockit. Phew…get all that?

Team Rockit’s Soundcloud

Music featured this week:
Aura – Anima
Jordskred – 1988
Omega – Neo Bahamut

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Writing On The Wall” from Adrian Belew’s Side One.

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S Is For St Germain

St Germain

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This week on the show, Steve and Doug cover nu-jazz and electronica legend St. Germain. They also wax on about jazz in pop culture, first jobs, and sweet hotels in San Diego.

St. Germain’s Home Page

Music featured this week:
Alabama Blues (1965 mix) – Alabama Blues single
Rose Rouge – Tourist
Real Blues – St. Germain
Montego Bay Spleen – Tourist

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Writing On The Wall” from Adrian Belew’s Side One.

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R Is For Röyksopp

Röyksopp

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Steve and Doug jam it all in this episode! ABBA, Ace of Base, the Bergen Wave, mispronounced movie titles, Robyn, 90’s techno, and a few minutes in there talking about Röyksopp.

Röyksopp’s Home Page
Robyn’s Home Page

Music featured this week:
Happy Up Here – Junior
Monument – Do It Again EP
Remind Me – Melody A.M.

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Writing On The Wall” from Adrian Belew’s Side One.

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P Is For Pogo

Pogo

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Steve and Doug ring in 2016 with a look at one of their all-time favorites: plunderphonics mix-master Pogo. They take many deep walks down nostalgia lane, but also delve into what defines an artist.

Pogo’s Home Page
Pogo’s Bandcamp Page

Music featured this week:
Alice – Wonderland EP
Bangarang – Misc release
Jumpy Jive – Misc release
Sing 2 Self – Table Scraps EP

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Writing On The Wall” from Adrian Belew’s Side One.

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O Is For The OPUS

The OPUS

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Trip Hop never sounded so amazing (yet so dark). Steve and Doug dig deep and chat about The OPUS, the collaboration between The Isle of Weight and Mr. Echoes. Also, is music a product, and can you ever create art with making it a commodity? Steve and Doug discuss the Lavachild Conundrum.

The OPUS’ Bandcamp Page

Music featured this week:
March Of The Termites – March Of The Termites single
In The Oak (Boda Mix) – Praying Mantis EP
Skywalker – Blending Density
Serpent’s Fruit – Praying Mantis EP

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Writing On The Wall” from Adrian Belew’s Side One.

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N Is For Neon Indian

Neon Indian

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Steve and Doug chat about one of their all-time favorite artists, Alan Palomo, and his dance, New Wave-inspired, electronic project Neon Indian. Also, always bring Sharpies to concerts guys.

Neon Indian’s Facebook Page

Music featured this week:
Deadbeat Summer – Psychic Chasms
Annie – VEGA Int. Night School
Polish Girl – Era Extraña
Heart: Release – Era Extraña

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Writing On The Wall” from Adrian Belew’s Side One.

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K Is For Keep Shelly In Athens

Keep Shelly In Athens

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This week Steve and Doug look at the Greek band Keep Shelly In Athens, and chat about independent electronica, touring, and the return of Phil Collins.

Keep Shelly In Athens’ Blogspot
Keep Shelly In Athens’ Bandcamp
Keep Shelly In Athens’ Soundcloud

Music featured this week:
Our Own Dream – Our Own Dream EP
Time Exists Only To Betray Us – At Home
Fractals – Now I’m Ready

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Writing On The Wall” from Adrian Belew’s Side One.

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J Is For Jack Ü

Jack Ü

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Steve and Doug take another request this week and look at the collaboration project between Diplo and Skrillex, Jack Ü. There’s also some talk about Burning Man, electronic acts pushing boundaries, and Canadians showing up in unlikely places.

Jack Ü’s Homepage

Music featured this week:
Take Ü There – Jack Ü
Where Are Ü Now? – Jack Ü
To Ü – Jack Ü

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Writing On The Wall” from Adrian Belew’s Side One.

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H Is For Her Space Holiday

Her Space Holiday

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This week, Steve and Doug cover Her Space Holiday, the solo project of Marc Bianchi, and the fascinating music stylings. Also, Doug gets a special package in the mail mid-episode!

Her Space Holiday’s Homepage

Music featured this week:
This Seat Is Definitely Taken – Sleepy Tigers [EP]
Sleeping Pills – Home Is Where You Hang Yourself
Japanese Gum – The Young Machines

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Writing On The Wall” from Adrian Belew’s Side One.

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G Is For Ghostland Observatory

Ghostland Observatory

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Steve and Doug reflect on Ghostland Observatory, and contemplate Sasquatch Music Festival, ornery music critics, and one of Steve’s secret crushes.

Ghostland Observatory’s Homepage

Music featured this week:
Sad Sad City – Paparazzi Lightning
Rich Man – delete.delete.i.eat.meat…
Codename: Rondo – Codename Rondo

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Writing On The Wall” from Adrian Belew’s Side One.

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C Is For Chase And Status

Chase And Status

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This week, Steve and Doug tackle the big electronica duo from London, Chase and Status, getting into how techno became dubstep and all the juicy details in there.

Chase And Status’ Homepage

Music featured this week:
End Credits – No More Idols
Count On Me – Brand New Machine
Pieces – More Than Alot

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Writing On The Wall” from Adrian Belew’s Side One.

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B Is For Blackbird Blackbird

Blackbird Blackbird

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This week, Steve and Doug cover San Francisco chillwave electronica artist Blackbird Blackbird. The guys also chat about the glories of bandcamp (again), Bobs and Lolo, and “Big Lenny.”

Blackbird Blackbird’s Homepage
Blackbird Blackbird’s Bandcamp
Blackbird Blackbird’s Soundcloud

Music featured this week:
Love Unlimited – Tangerine Sky
Pure – Summer Heart
Heartbeat -Summer Heart

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Writing On The Wall” from Adrian Belew’s Side One.

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P Is For The Philosopher Kings & Prozzäk

Philosopher Kings

Prozzak

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Double the fun on the Canadian run! Steve and Doug talk about the Canadian powerhouse known as The Philosopher Kings, and their offshoot band Prozzäk. Also a bit of Track & Field, and Jarvis Church in there too.

Music featured this week:
You Stepped On My Life [single version] – One Night Stand
Charms – The Philosopher Kings
Cry – Famous, Rich And Beautiful
Strange Disease – Hot Show
www.nevergetoveryou – Saturday People
Sucks To Be You – Hot Show

And that Canadian classic, “Money City Maniacs” from Sloan’s Navy Blues.

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E Is For Esthero

Esthero

Esthero

Doug and Steve continue the Canadian run with Esthero, the collaborative darling of the music industry. Three albums later, and she’s still cranking it out from the heart.

Esthero’s Blog
Esthero’s Website

Music featured this week:
We R In Need Of A Musical Revolution – Wikked Lil Grrrls
Never Gonna Let You Go – Everything Is Expensive
That Girl – Breath From Another

And that Canadian classic, “Money City Maniacs” from Sloan’s Navy Blues.

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C Is For Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles

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Merry Christmas! What better way to celebrate the holidays than to plug in and listen to our Crystal Castles episode? Also, Doug hypothesizes on how to get a really good Crystal Castles music video

Crystal Castles’ Website
Crystal Castles’ Bandcamp Page
The Complete Crystal Castles YouTube Channel

Music featured this week:
Celestica – Crystal Castles (II)
Plague – Crystal Castles (III)
Alice Practice – Alice Practice EP
1991 – Crystal Castles

And that Canadian classic, “Money City Maniacs” from Sloan’s Navy Blues.

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A Is For Austra

dep

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Oh Canada! This week, Steve and Doug start their Canadian run: 26 Canadian bands you may not have heard of but probably should have. They start with Toronto’s Austra, and it seems Doug and Steve don’t see eye to eye on the group. Is it the electronic soundscapes? Is it the operatic voice of Katie Stelmanis? Or is it because Doug and Steve live in Vancouver? Find out in this week’s episode!

Hey, write us a review in iTunes, and you could win Zero 7’s “The Garden”! Listen to the podcast for details.

Austra’s Website

Music featured this week:
Habitat – Habitat (EP)
Home – Olympia
Lose It – Feel It Break

And that Canadian classic, “Money City Maniacs” from Sloan’s Navy Blues.

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Z Is For Zero 7

dep

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This week, Steve and Doug finish up this alphabet run with those chill trip-hop dude, Zero 7. Also, they briefly discuss a recent article that told them to stop hatin’ on Nickelback.

Zero 7’s Soundcloud

Music featured this week:
This Fine Social Scene – The Garden
Destiny – Simple Things
Mr. McGee – Yeah Ghost

Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah appears courtesy of Disney. Please don’t sue us. Oh please.

And of course, ID from Kasabian’s self-titled album.

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P Is For Paul White

Paul White

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One-Handed Music’s shining star takes center stage this week as Steve and Doug talk about Paul White.

Paul White’s Homepage
Paul White’s Bandcamp
Paul White’s Soundcloud
One-Handed Music’s Homepage

Music featured this week
The Punch Drummer – The Strange Dreams Of Paul White
Pride – Paul White & The Purple Brain
The Doldrums – Rapping With Paul White

And of course, ID from Kasabian’s self-titled album.

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M Is For Miami Horror

Miami Horror

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This week we ponder the dance fun of Miami Horror, and Doug shares his theory on music orgies.

Miami Horror’s Official Website

Music featured this week
Don’t Be On With Her – Bravado EP
I Look To You – Illumination
Real Slow – Real Slow single

And of course, ID from Kasabian’s self-titled album.

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G Is For Gorillaz

Gorillaz

Albarn Hewlett

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This week: THE CURSED EPISODE. Our second attempt at recording our look at Gorillaz, and hit with a bit of technical difficulty. Apologies, of course, but we hope the content is intriguing enough for you to spare us the occasional crack and pop. A quick word: we discuss Damon Albarn’s project called “Gorillaz”, not the fictional band’s bio. Plenty of info though!

Gorillaz’s Homepage

Damon Albarn’s Homepage

Jamie Hewlett’s tumblr

Music featured this week:
“Clint Eastwood” (Gorillaz)
“Stylo” (Plastic Beach)
“Feel Good Inc” (Demon Days)

And of course, “ID” from Kasabian’s self-titled album.

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E Is For Eiffel 65

Eiffel 65

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This week we talk about Eiffel 65, a band known for distorted vocals, vocals about how great life is, and being Italian.

Eiffel 65’s Homepage

Music featured this week:
“Blue (Da Ba Dee)” (Europop)
“DJ With The Fire” (Contact)
“Dub In Life” (Europop)

And of course, “ID” from Kasabian’s self-titled album.

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D Is For dep

dep

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This week we talk about dep, in all his lovely sonic landscape goodness.

dep’s Homepage

Music featured this week:
“On A Friday Afternoon” (Start Loving The Robots)
“Haunted Puppeteer” (nothing to undo : nothing to redo)
“At Your Helm” (Rivers & Ghosts)

And of course, “ID” from Kasabian’s self-titled album.

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