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Our writers share some of their favorite indie and local music tracks in a mix tape format and discuss each track with the listener.

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Our writers share some of their favorite indie and local music tracks in a mix tape format and discuss each track with the listener.

    Episode 40: So-Called Critics

    Episode 40: So-Called Critics

    This week, the guys ask “why people feel the need to pick sides?” And discuss metaphoric bass lines with songs by: Giant Sky – Snow [14:45 – 23:56] The Trees the Trees – When It’s Over [23:57 – 34:15] The Great Emu War Casualties – I’m a Yes Man [34:16 – 44:37] El Michels Affair […]

    • 56 min
    Mixtape Episode 39: La Brea Bayou

    Mixtape Episode 39: La Brea Bayou

    This week, the guys reminisce about Treefort (it’ll be back!). Things go sci-fi with talk about synthesizers, robots, time travel, and F-Zero. Soundtrack provided by: Zenith Volt – Supercomputer [6:00 – 19:43] The Natvral – Sun Blisters [19:44 – 31:11] New Madrid – Queen For A Day [31:12 – 40:33] Max Foreman – Open Eyes […]

    • 50 min
    Mixtape Episode 38: Flags at Half Yorke

    Mixtape Episode 38: Flags at Half Yorke

    Welcome to Season 3! We kick off asking U2’s The Joshua Tree: Over/under/laterally rated? Where will music be in the next 5-10 years and should you go full Yorke? We hang out in the UK for this weeks tracks: Gizelle Smith – King of the Mountain [17:15 – 27:30] Mutant-Thoughts – Hold On [27:31 – […]

    • 58 min
    Mixtape Episode 37: Lightspeed Through Cleveland

    Mixtape Episode 37: Lightspeed Through Cleveland

    It’s the end of Season 2! We look back on 10 years of Nanobot Rock and share some of those memories. Topics covered include video game imagery, needy Tamagotchis, Corvallis vs. Eugene, and what makes a good pop song as well as these tracks: Shourov – Shudhu Tumi [11:50 – 25:39] Michaela Slinger – Make […]

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Mixtape Episode 36: Guy Fleaman

    Mixtape Episode 36: Guy Fleaman

    This week, the guys the 90s film “Mother Night,” Sam Rockwell, the Jaded Hearts Club band, and music that makes you feel. Tracks covered this episode: The Los Sundowns – Al Final de la Tarde [17:00 – 25:46] Andrew Waite – Ain’t Goin’ out Like That [25:47 – 36:59] Benjamin Walker – Quiero Verte Hoy […]

    • 57 min
    Mixtape Episode 35: Art Art, Baby

    Mixtape Episode 35: Art Art, Baby

    This week, the guys discuss the glorious cinematography that came out of 1991’s “Cool As Ice,” Greg’s standard of approval for well-covered songs, doing math in your head, why you shouldn’t apply makeup while you run, and what if an AI wrote a song only using a catalog from the early 2000s? Crown Lands – […]

    • 52 min

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