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The Listening Party Podcast http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com A Conversational Music Podcast Fri, 20 Jul 2018 03:44:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.7 http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/cropped-2016_icon3-32x32.png The Listening Party Podcast http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com 32 32 263 – Waste by Zeal & Ardor http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/2018/07/17/263-waste-by-zeal-ardor/ Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:00:08 +0000 http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/?p=2114 […]]]> This week on the LPP, we explore the songs and influences of Zeal & Ardor as they blend Norwegian black metal with American slave spirituals.  Whether you‘re like Moksha and that makes you instantly excited or like Rod and need some convincing to find the joy in that pairing, Zeal and Ardor will make an impact on you.

  • CHAPTER 1: Spirituals
    • “Devil Is Fine” by Zeal & Ardor
    • “No More, My Lord” Recorded by Alan Lomax
    • “No More Auction Block” by Ella Jenkins
    • “Me and the Devil” by Robert Johnson
    • “If I had My Way I’d Tear the Building Down” by Blind Willie Johnson
    • “I Put a Spell On You” by Screamin Jay Hawkins
    • “Lord, I’ve Been Changed” by Tom Waits
    • “Gravedigger’s Chant” by Zeal & Ardor
  • CHAPTER 2: Black Metal
    • “Jesus Tod” by Burzum
    • “Quintessence” by Darkthrone
    • “Dream House” by Deafheaven
    • “Blood in the River” by Zeal & Ardor
  • CHAPTER 3: Musical Chimeras
    • “Kit” by Kauan
    • “Third Revelation” by Yuma Sun
    • “Have You Seen My Son” by Benjamin Booker
    • “You Ain’t Coming Back” by Zeal & Ardor

Zeal & Ardor: WebsiteFacebook | Twitter | Instagram

Show References: “Sorrow: I” by Henryk Gorecki

Below is the companion Spotify playlist for this episode, enjoy!

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262 – Self Care by Brown Calculus http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/2018/07/03/262-self-care-by-brown-calculus/ Tue, 03 Jul 2018 07:00:30 +0000 http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/?p=2099 […]]]> This week on the LPP, the long awaited Portland episode featuring Freeform Portland DJ Joshua Justice. We dissect the Portland music scene, discuss the importance of Self-Care, and do some serious research on the Scooby-Doo Movie soundtrack.

  • FEATURED SONG
    • “Self Care” by Brown Calculus
  • CHAPTER 1: Bio
    • “$3 Kung Fu” – first song with Vaughn from Brown Calculus on lead vocals
  • CHAPTER 2: Influences
    • “Black Magic Woman” – Blossom
    • “Wade” – Amenta Abioto
    • “95 Radios” – Open Mic Eagle
    • “Squadron” – the last artful dodgr
    • “Cherry Blossom” – Brown Calculus
  • CHAPTER 3: Black Music in Portland

Brown Calculus: BandcampFacebook | Twitter | Instagram

Joshua Justice: WebsiteInstagram | Facebook | Twitter | Mixcloud | Freeform Portland

Show References: “The Man Eye” Music VideoBrown Calculus XRAY Interview

Below is a special Portland inspired Spotify playlist, enjoy!

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261 – Dads http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/2018/06/19/261-dads/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 07:00:24 +0000 http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/?p=2089 […]]]> This week on the LPP, Rod and Moksha feature music that covers all things Dad. From happy to sad. From fatherly advice to fears of what sort of world we are bringing our children into. From sweet to…that one hilarious song about the guy that slaughters his kids so he doesn’t have to be a Dad anymore.

  • CHAPTER 1: Advice from Fathers to their Kids
    • “Daughter” – Loudon Wainwright III (Strange Weirdos – 2007)
    • “Memo to My Son” – Randy Newman (Sail Away – 1972)
    • “Welcome to Earth (Pollywog)” – Sturgill Simpson (A Sailor’s Guide to Earth – 2016)
    • “Adrian” – Mason Jennings (Century Spring – 2002)
  • CHAPER 2: Songs from Kids About their Dads
    • “Kids” – The Frights (DeathFrights 2014)
    • “Before the World Was Big” – Girlpool (Before the World Was Big – 2015)
    • “Papa Don’t Take No Mess” – James Brown (Hell – 1974)
  • CHAPTER 3: Shitty Fathers
    • “Father” – The Front Bottoms (The Front Bottoms – 2011)
    • “dad jeans” – worlds greatest dad (Get Well Soon – 2018)
  • CHAPTER 4: Songs about Becoming a Father
    • “Young Fathers” – Typhoon (White Lighter – 2013)
    • “The Rake’s Song” – The Decemberists (Hazards of Love – 2009)

Show References: “Good Ship Venus” by Loudon Wainwright III

Below is the companion Spotify playlist for this episode, enjoy!

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X28 – Prestidigitation http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/2018/06/12/x28-prestidigitation/ Tue, 12 Jun 2018 07:00:37 +0000 http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/?p=2084 […]]]> Mike Fallek joins us for a bonus episode of the LPP to share the track “Hi” by Hannah Diamond. We talk about the importance of being a showman, J-Pop/K-Pop, gaming, music video treatments, social media, and learn all about prestidigitation.

Hannah Diamond: SoundCloud | Twitter | Instagram
Mike Fallek: 
WebsiteTwitter | Instagram
HACKTHOUGHT – Let’s Start A Cult Podcast: iTunes | RSS

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260 – Night Shift by Lucy Dacus http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/2018/06/05/260-night-shift-by-lucy-dacus/ Tue, 05 Jun 2018 07:00:56 +0000 http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/?p=2070 […]]]> This week on the LPP, Moksha’s former podcasting partner, Jesse finally gets his way and makes us dive into the vulnerable and emotionally honest music of Richmond-based singer-songwriter Lucy Dacus. Also on the episode, Rod continues to find reasons to love his local library, we check in with our music brothers over at Our Liner Notes, and…and Fuzz. Lots and and lots of beautiful musical fuzz.

  • FEATURED SONG
    • “Night Shift” – Lucy Dacus (Historians – 2018)
  • CHAPTER 1: Early Influences
    • “Five Years” – David Bowie (The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars – 1972)
    • “Sweetest Kill” – Broken Social Scene (Forgiveness Rock Record – 2010)
    • “Dilettante” – St. Vincent (Strange Mercy – 2011)
  • CHAPTER 2: People Professionally Linked With Her
    • “Addictions” – Lucy Dacus (Historian -2018)
    • “Appointments” – Julien Baker (Turn Out the Lights – 2017)
    • “Will You Love Me” – Matthew E. White (Big Inner – 2013)
    • “Rivers and Roads” – The Head and the Heart (The Head and the Heart – 2010)
  • CHAPTER 3: Social Expectations
    • “I Don’t Want to Be Funny Anymore” – Lucy Dacus (No Burden – 2016)
    • “Why Don’t You Love Me” – John Grant (Pale Green Ghosts – 2013)
    • “Nameless, Faceless” – Courtney Barnett (Tell Me How You Really Feel – 2018)
  • CHAPTER 4: Vibes/Feels/Sounds/Indescribables
    • “Pillar of Truth” – Lucy Dacus (Historian – 2018)
    • “The Future” – Jolie Holland with Jim White (The Living and the Dead – 2008)
    • “Our Hearts Are Wrong” – Jessica Lee Mayfield (Tell Me – 2011)
    • “Every time the Sun Goes Down” – Sharon Van Etten (Are We There – 2014)
    • “Poison Oak” – Bright Eyes (I’m Wide Awake, It’s Morning – 2005)

Lucy Dacus: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Show References: Rolling Stone Interview | Lucy Dacus on What David Bowie Taught Her | Song Exploder #127: Julien Baker | John Grant Audio Bonsai Playlist“Sunrise” by Black Rainbows

Below is the companion Spotify playlist for this episode, enjoy!

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259 – Alcohol by FIDLAR http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/2018/05/22/259-alcohol-by-fidlar/ Wed, 23 May 2018 06:35:58 +0000 http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/?p=2046 […]]]> This week on the LPP, we venture into the music scene of Rod’s home town of L.A. to explore the web of musical context surrounding the second generation punk royalty, FIDLAR. Rod tells us why the Planet Earth II series is worth your time even if you don’t have a 4k screen yet. Moksha finds inspiration in his friend, Tommy, the 13-year-old weatherman (check out his YouTube channel). And for our second stage, we weigh in on a bedroom musician from L.A. with a dreamwave vibe who may (or may not depending on your opinion) have a sound worth paying attention to.

  • FEATURED SONG
    • “Alcohol” – FIDLAR (2018)
  • OLD-SCHOOL L.A. PUNK VIA THEIR DAD
    • “Black Magic” – T.S.O.L (1984 Change Today?)
    • “No Way” – Adolescents (1981 Adolescents)
    • “No Waves” – FIDLAR (2012 EP Don’t Try)
  • SOUTHERN ROCK/MIDWESTERN GARAGE INFLUENCES
    • “It’s So Easy” – Jay Reatard (2006 Blood Visions)
    • “Family Tree” – Black Lips (2011 Arabia Mountain)
    • “Lodi” – Creedence Clearwater Revival (1969 Green River)
    • “Gimmie Something” – FIDLAR (2013 Self-Titled)
  • THE DIY GARAGE SCENE IN SAN FRANCISCO
    • “My Sunshine” – Ty Segall (2010 Melted)
    • “Rainbow” – Thee Oh Sees (2009 Help)
  • THEIR BIG BREAKS
    • “Cheap Beer” – FIDLAR (2013 Self-Titled)
    • “Main Offender” – The Hives (2000 Veni Vidi Vicious)
  • L.A. PUNK SCENE
    • “Sober” – FIDLAR (2015 Too)
    • “Smoking Crack” – Tartar Control (2011 Holy Crap!!)
    • “50 Shades of Fuck You” – Neighborhood Brats (2014 Recovery)
    • “Up and Down Around” – The Muffs (2014 Whoop Dee Doo)
    • “Badillac” – togetherPANGEA (2014 Badillac)
    • “40 oz on Repeat” – FIDLAR (2015 Too)
  • CONTEMPORARIES FAR FROM THE WEST COAST
    • “Crawling After You” – Bass Drums of Death (2013 Bass Drums of Death)
    • “Pills” – White Reaper (2015 White Reaper Does It Again)
    • “Black Francis” – Orwells (2017 Terrible Human Beings)
  • WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD?
    • “Kids” – The Frights (2016 You Are Going To Hate This)
    • “Stupid Decisions” – FIDLAR (2015 Too)

FIDLAR: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Show References: Five Albums That Influenced FIDLAR’s Debut | Tommy Microcasting Interview | “Devil Wave” by TALKER

Below is the Spotify playlist Moksha put together for this episode, enjoy!

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258 – Handshake by Suzanne Santo http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/2018/05/15/258-handshake-by-suzanne-santo/ Tue, 15 May 2018 07:00:26 +0000 http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/?p=2040 […]]]> On this week’s episode of the LPP, former-podcast-member Denise returns to share a fiery track by Americana roots singer Suzanne Santo. Rod wants to spread knowledge through a magazine subscription and Denise urges you to support local artists. Also, the Gren cries wolf with Numblife.

Show References: Taggart & Torrens | Mascot Diaries | Suzanne Santo Audiotree | Denise’s Emulate Playlist

Suzanne Santo: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

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257 – Andy Warhol’s Dream by Trevor Sensor http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/2018/05/08/257-andy-warhols-dream-by-trevor-sensor/ Tue, 08 May 2018 07:00:25 +0000 http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/?p=2030 […]]]> Warning: This  episode of the LPP contains high concentrations of philosophical discourse, existential angst, and absurdity. If you choose to disregard this warning you will be subjected to Midwestern philosopher-poet Trevor Sensor, L.A.-based Dead Sara, also Rod’s new found love of Renaissance Fairs. And an overly technical lecture from Moksha on the making of float glass, both annealed and tempered.

Trevor Sensor: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | SoundcloudNotes From The Underground Podcast

Show References: Rod guests on Our Liner Notes | Dead Sara Article

Below is the Spotify playlist Moksha put together for this episode, enjoy!

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256 – Crime Scene Part One by The Afghan Whigs http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/2018/05/01/256-crime-scene-part-one-by-the-afghan-whigs/ Tue, 01 May 2018 07:00:48 +0000 http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/?p=2020 […]]]> This week on the LPP, friend of the show Reece shares his love of all things Afghan Whigs and Mitsuru Adachi. Rod continues to alienate people with more HBO programming. And Moksha introduces us to some old-school plantation death metal courtesy of Zeal and Ardor.

Show References: Reece’s Previous Guest Spot742 Evergreen Terrace Podcast | Tom Waits Playlist | Song Exploder Weezer Episode

The Afghan Whigs: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

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255 – Domino (Time Will Tell) by Hiss Golden Messenger http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/2018/04/24/255-domino-time-will-tell-by-hiss-golden-messenger/ Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:00:25 +0000 http://www.thelisteningpartypodcast.com/?p=2006 […]]]> This week on the LPP, we delve into the heavyhearted happiness of Hiss Golden Messenger. Also, Rod puts a hex on his beloved Kings, just to get better ticket prices. Moksha tries his best to explain how gay space rocks are helping his daughter bond with her grandma. And Zola Jesus, a less Bjorki Bjork, has Moksha excited about a murder down by the river.

Hiss Golden Messenger: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Soundcloud

Below is the Spotify playlist Moksha put together for this episode, enjoy!

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Reach The Gren: Twitter | E-Mail

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