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Anthony Fantano, the Internet's busiest music nerd, rounds up his weekly rants and reviews, occasionally chatting with artists and other content creators.

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Anthony Fantano, the Internet's busiest music nerd, rounds up his weekly rants and reviews, occasionally chatting with artists and other content creators.

    Ep. 99: Daniel Caesar, Kim Petras, Ed Sheeran, Poppy, Uboa, Tom MacDonald, "Old Town Road" Music Video

    Ep. 99: Daniel Caesar, Kim Petras, Ed Sheeran, Poppy, Uboa, Tom MacDonald, "Old Town Road" Music Video

    Anthony reviews Daniel Caesar's Case Study 01, Kim Petras' Clarity, Ed Sheeran's No.6 Collaborations Project, Poppy's Choke EP, Uboa's The Origin of My Depression, and Tom MacDonald's "If I Was Black."  He also comments on his own appearance in the "Area 51" music video for Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road," as well as the phenomenon of remixing remixes.
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    • 56 min
    Ep. 98. Dreamville, The Raconteurs, Pi'erre Bourne, Jaden Smith, Old Town Road Remix, Billie Eilish & Justin Bieber, Jermaine Dupri, Morrissey

    Ep. 98. Dreamville, The Raconteurs, Pi'erre Bourne, Jaden Smith, Old Town Road Remix, Billie Eilish & Justin Bieber, Jermaine Dupri, Morrissey

    Anthony reviews Dreamville's Revenge of the Dreamers III, The Raconteurs' Help Us Stranger, Pi'erre Bourne's The Life of Pi'erre 4, Jaden Smith's ERYS, Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" remix featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, Young Thug and Mason Ramsey, and Billie Eilish's remix of "Bad Guy" featuring Justin Bieber.  He also weighs in on Jermaine Dupri's recent comments regarding female rappers, and discusses whether or not Morrissey is ruining The Smiths' legacy.
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    • 58 min
    Ep. 97: Kanye West, Post Malone, AJR, Prince, Thom Yorke, Kirin J. Callinan, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib

    Ep. 97: Kanye West, Post Malone, AJR, Prince, Thom Yorke, Kirin J. Callinan, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib

    Anthony reviews Kanye West's "Brothers" ft. Charlie Wilson, Post Malone's "Goodbyes" ft. Young Thug, AJR's Neotheater, Prince's Originals, Thom Yorke's ANIMA, Kirin J. Callinan's Return to Center, and Freddie Gibbs & Madlib's Bandana.  Then in a podcast exclusive LET'S ARGUE segment he shares his thoughts on so-called "type beats."
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    • 54 min
    Ep. 96: Baroness, Bill Callahan, Daphni, Lil Nas X, black midi, Rich Brian, Taylor Swift

    Ep. 96: Baroness, Bill Callahan, Daphni, Lil Nas X, black midi, Rich Brian, Taylor Swift

    Anthony reviews Baroness' Gold & Grey, Bill Callahan's Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest, Daphni's Sizzling EP, Lil Nas X's 7 EP, black midi's Schlagenheim, and Rich Brian's "Yellow." He also weighs in on the recent Taylor Swift song ownership controversy.
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    • 50 min
    Ep. 95: Young Nudy & Pi'erre Bourne, Megan Thee Stallion, DJ Khaled, Flying Lotus, Rammstein, slowthai

    Ep. 95: Young Nudy & Pi'erre Bourne, Megan Thee Stallion, DJ Khaled, Flying Lotus, Rammstein, slowthai

    Anthony reviews Young Nudy & Pi'erre Bourne's Sli'Merre, Megan Thee Stallion's Fever, DJ Khaled's Father of Asahd, Flying Lotus' Flamagra, Rammstein's untitled album, and slowthai's Nothing Great About Britain. Plus an exclusive LET'S ARGUE segment, as well as commentaries on Anthony's "unbearably white" audience and the inherent value of the number of writers involved in a song.
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ep. 94: Tyler the Creator, Vampire Weekend, Big Thief, Carly Rae Jepsen, Injury Reserve, Denzel Curry

    Ep. 94: Tyler the Creator, Vampire Weekend, Big Thief, Carly Rae Jepsen, Injury Reserve, Denzel Curry

    Anthony reviews Tyler, the Creator's IGOR, Vampire Weekend's Father of the Bride, Big Thief's UFOF, Carly Rae Jepsen's Dedicated, Injury Reserve's self-titled album, and Denzel Curry's "Speedboat."
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    • 54 min

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