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Y Is For _yi.

_yi.

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Steve and Doug return to chat about plunderphonic artist _yi. What is the place of plunderphonics in the music world? What sort of distinctions exist between those kinds of artists? Steve also chats about some of the musical connections he made while in Spain.

_yi.’s Homepage

_yi.’s Bandcamp page

_yi.’s Tumblr

Music featured this week:
sayonara – irasshaimase x sayonara [EP]
hello – OTNJ_B
towers – NULUV

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

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W Is For White Town

White Town

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Steve and Doug’s examination into 90’s One Hit Wonders continues as they investigate the fascinating and stylized career of Jyoti Mishra, also known as White Town. The guys also chat about student-filmed music videos, fluid sexuality, and Steve’s plan b birthday present.

White Town’s Homepage

Music featured this week:
Your Woman – Women In Technology
Make The World Go Away – Don’t Mention The War
You Fill Me Up – Monopole
Oh, David – Oh, David single

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

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R Is For Radiohead

Radiohead

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Steve and Doug rebound with the long awaited Radiohead episode, joined by guest cohost Daniel Ferguson of 1UPU and Nintendo Prime. The guys chat about playing the long game, experimentation in music, and how much Daniel hates Creep.

Radiohead’s Official Website

Music featured this week:
Idioteque – Kid A
Karma Police – OK Computer
Creep – Pablo Honey

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

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P Is For Plants And Animals

Plants and Animals

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This week, Steve and Doug tackle Montreal trio Plants and Animals. The guys also chat about the Junos and the Polaris Music Prize, and what Canadians value in music.

Plants and Animals’ Official Website

Music featured this week:
Control Me – The End Of That
Feedback In The Field – Parc Avenue
The Mama Papa – La La Land
Stay – Waltzed In From The Rumbling

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

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O Is For OMC

OMC

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For this episode, Steve and Doug tackle New Zealand alternative project OMC, the Ōtara Millionaires Club, best remembered for their huge international hit “How Bizarre.” The duo also ponder the pop hits of the 90’s, the age of downloads, and Steve busts out his hip hop skills.

OMC’s Entry On Discogs

Music featured this week:
How Bizarre – How Bizarre
Land Plenty – How Bizarre
We R The OMC – Proud: An Urban-Pacific Streetsoul Compilation

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

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N Is For No Doubt

No Doubt

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This week on the show, Steve and Doug tackle the pop / rock juggernaut No Doubt, discussing the various ups and downs of their career, as well as pop radio sacrifices and dated Reggae guest vocalists.

No Doubt’s Official Website

Music featured this week:
Hella Good – Rocksteady
Simple Kind Of Life – Return Of Saturn
Just A Girl – Tragic Kingdom

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

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K Is For Kenna

Kenna

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This episode, Steve and Doug look at the short but oh so sweet career of eclectic songwriter Kenna. The duo also say farewell to 2016, and chat about music licensing and when music supports a cause.

Kenna’s Official Website

Kenna’s Soundcloud

Music featured this week:
Out Of Control (State Of Emotion) – Make Sure They See My Face
Freetime – New Sacred Cow
Long Gone – Land 2 Air Chronicles II: Imitation Is Suicide Chapter 2 EP

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

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H Is For Hope & Social

Hope & Social

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From Leeds England, coming straight from The Crypt, Doug and Steve present to you Hope & Social! The fellas also chat about loving vinyl, the joys of Bandcamp (again), and that wonderful instrument known as the piano.

Hope & Social’s Official Website

Music featured this week:
Back To The Green – sleep sound
Stuck Like Glue – Architect of this Church
Sunrise Laughing – FEEL

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

the go! team 4play documentary 05 from bob jaroc on Vimeo.

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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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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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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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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N Is For Nelly Furtado

Nelly Furtado

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This week on the Canadian run, Steve and Doug look at the highs and lows of Nelly Furtado, one of Canada’s biggest acts.

Nelly Furtado’s Official Website

Music featured this week:
Powerless (Say What You Want) – Folklore
Maneater – Loose
I’m Like A Bird – Whoa Nelly!

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

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L Is For LEN

LEN

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As Steve and Doug continue through their Canadian run of musicians, they take time to travel back to the summer of 1999: The Summer Of LEN. Don’t pretend you haven’t missed it.

LEN TV On YouTube

Music featured this week:
It’s A Brother Sister Thing – We Be Who We Be
Candy Pop – Superstar
Steal My Sunshine – Can’t Stop The Bum Rush

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

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H Is For Hey Ocean!

Hey Ocean!

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This week, Doug and Steve look at one of the biggest bands to come out of Vancouver in recent years, and for good reason! Also, they chat a bit about My Little Pony, and other manly things.

Hey Ocean’s YouTube Channel

Music featured this week:
A Song About California – It’s Easier To Be Someone Else
Big Blue Wave – IS
Warning – Stop Looking Like Music

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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W Is For Weird Al Yankovic

dep

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This week, Steve and Doug are joined by Kurtis Findlay of the Pullbox Podcast to discuss the discography and antics of Weird Al Yankovic.

Weird Al’s website

Music featured this week:
Amish Paradise – Bad Hair Day
Word Crimes – Mandatory Fun
Eat It – “Weird Al” Yankovic In 3D
Dare To Be Stupid – Dare To Be Stupid

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

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U Is For U2, Part 2

dep

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We jump into the second half of U2’s career, with Steve, Doug, Stuart, and Travis reflecting on the highs, lows, and yawns. Also included: the inevitable Linkin Park / U2 mashup.

U2’s website

Music featured this week:
The Troubles – Songs Of Innocence

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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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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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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B Is For Belle And Sebastian

Belle+and+Sebastian

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This week we discuss the ladies from Hell themselves, Belle And Sebastian.  A career spanning a couple decade and…wait, which one is Sebastian?

Belle And Sebastian’s Homepage

Music featured this week:
“White Collar Boy” (The Life Pursuit)
“Electronic Renaissance” (Tiger Milk)
“Seeing Other People” (If You’re Feeling Sinister)

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

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A Is For Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

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This week we discuss those crazy Quebecois hipsters, Arcade Fire.  Are they truly indie, or just plain weird?

The interactive music video for “We Used To Wait” called “The Wilderness Downtown”

Arcade Fire’s Homepage

Music featured this week:
“Abraham’s Daughter” (The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 and Beyond)
“Rebellion (Lies)” (Funeral)
“No Cars Go” (Neon Bible)

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

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