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V Is For Victor Wooten

Victor Wooten

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Back from Sasquatch Music Festival, Doug and Steve ponder Victor Wooten and his incredible music language. Although best known as one of the great bassists, Wooten’s talent for song writing and love of teaching music to youth permeates through every song and surpasses every genre. Also, what did he say?

Victor Wooten’s Homepage

Music featured this week:
Soul Circus – Soul Circus
The Lesson – palmystery
What Did He Say – What Did He Say
2 Timers – palmystery

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

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Q Is For Queen

Queen

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Back from the depths of 15 studio albums, Steve and Doug emerge from hiding to reveal their thoughts on the discography of Queen. They also chat about Highlander, the six degrees from King Crimson, and that awkward state when you realize you’re in the 80’s.

Queen’s Official Website

Music featured this week:
Princes of the Universe – A Kind of Magic
Killer Queen – Sheer Heart Attack
Bohemian Rhapsody – A Night At the Opera

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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Z Is For Zubatto Syndicate

Zubatto Syndicate

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As we round out this cycle, Steve and Doug tackle Seattle jazz act Zubatto Syndicate and discuss what it takes to get money in the digital age of music. It may just be vinyl.

Zubatto Syndicate’s Official Website
Zubatto Syndicate’s Bandcamp

Music featured this week:
Inspector Automaton (Z7) – Zubatto Syndicate
Ares And Gaea (Z29) – Zubatto Syndicate
Master Of Puppets – Zubatto Syndicate 2

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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D Is For D’Angelo

D'Angelo

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This week, Steve and Doug take on their next request, in the form of the troubled and intriguing career of neo-soul gem D’Angelo.

D’Angelo’s Homepage

Music featured this week:
Lady – Brown Sugar
Really Love – Black Messiah
Untitled (How Does It Feel?) – Voodoo

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

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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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J Is For Jamiroquai

Jamiroquai

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This week we talk about how you know this boogie is for real. Now dance! Dance! It’s Jamiroquai!

Jamiroquai’s Homepage

Music featured this week:
“Canned Heat” (Synkronized)
“Virtual Insanity” (Travelling Without Moving)
“Emergency On Planet Earth” (Emergency On Planet Earth)

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

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