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Two long-time friends and music lovers recommend albums new and old. Genres covered include rock, hip-hop, pop, blues, country, r&b, jazz, and electronica. New episodes every other week.

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    • 4.3, 9 Ratings

Two long-time friends and music lovers recommend albums new and old. Genres covered include rock, hip-hop, pop, blues, country, r&b, jazz, and electronica. New episodes every other week.

    Rose City Band, John Moreland, Betty Davis, and The Darkness

    Rose City Band, John Moreland, Betty Davis, and The Darkness

    A new release recommendation from the spaced-out, country-tinged rock group Rose City Band. Plus a new folk album from John Moreland that tests the limits of the genre.







    Our Old Dog picks feature a classic 70s funk record from pioneer Betty Davis. And a fun rock record from The Darkness that pays homage to the glam rock of the 70s and 80s.







    Here’s the full list of album recommendations from the show:







    Rose City Band – Summerlong (2020) (Psychedelic Rock)John Moreland – LP5 (2020) (Folk/Country)Betty Davis – They Say I’m Different (1974) (Funk)The Darkness – Permission to Land (2003) (Rock)







    What do you think of these records? What great albums are we missing out on? Email us, podcast@albumnerds.com.







    Hope you enjoy and thanks for listening!

    • 34 min
    The Black Moods, Run the Jewels, Lenny Kravitz, and Darkside

    The Black Moods, Run the Jewels, Lenny Kravitz, and Darkside

    New release recommendation from the Tempe Arizona rock group The Black Moods that’s sure to add a little jangle to your day. Plus a very 2020 rap release from east coast mainstays Run the Jewels.







    And we dig into our collections for a classic album recommendation from Lenny Kravitz that sees him writing and playing most every instrument on the record. As well as a moody electronic album from duo Darkside that’s perfect for your relaxing and chilling out needs.







    Here’s the full list of album recommendations from the show:







    The Black Moods – Sunshine (2020) (Rock)Run the Jewels – RTJ4 (2020) (Rap)Lenny Kravitz – Let Love Rule (1989) (Rock)Darkside – Psychic (2013) (Electronic)







    What do you think of these records? What great albums are we missing out on? Email us, podcast@albumnerds.com.







    Hope you enjoy and thanks for listening!

    • 37 min
    Fiona Apple, The Naked Six, The Chats, and More

    Fiona Apple, The Naked Six, The Chats, and More

    New album recommendations from folk-rock vet Fiona Apple, UK-based indie-rockers Naked Six, Australian ‘shed-rock’ 3-piece The Chats, and the hilarious country group Hot Country Knights.







    Plus classic albums from Afro-beat multi-instrumentalist Sinkane. And a record from super-group The Gracious Few featuring members of Candlebox and Live.







    Here’s the full list of album recommendations from the show:







    Fiona Apple – Fetch the Bolt Cutters (2020) (Folk-Rock)The Naked Six – The Lost Art of Conversation (2020) (Indie Rock)The Chats – High Risk Behaviour (2020) (Punk)Hot Country Knights – The K is Silent (2020) (Country)Sinkane – Mars (2012) (Afro-Beat)The Gracious Few – The Gracious Few (2010) (Rock)







    What do you think of these records? What great albums are we missing out on? Email us, podcast@albumnerds.com.







    Hope you enjoy and thanks for listening!

    • 31 min
    American Aquarium, Lido Pimienta, Annihilator, and More

    American Aquarium, Lido Pimienta, Annihilator, and More

    New album recommendations from alt-country group American Aquarium, Canadian/Colombian artist Lido Pimienta, thrash metal group Annihilator, and Chicago-based grunge band Melkbelly.







    Plus classic albums from the reconstructed rock group Blind Melon. And an influential debut record from guitar rock group Mogwai.







    Here’s the full list of album recommendations from the show:







    American Aquarium – Lamentations (2020) (Alt-Country)Lido Pimienta – Miss Colombia (2020) (Afro-Pop)Annihilator – Ballistic, Sadistic (2020) (Thrash Metal)Melkbelly – PITH (2020) (Grunge)Blind Melon – For My Friends (2008) (Rock)Mogwai – Young Team (1997) (Post-Rock)







    What do you think of these records? What great albums are we missing out on? Email us, podcast@albumnerds.com.







    Hope you enjoy and thanks for listening!

    • 30 min
    Melt Yourself Down, The Strokes, Nadia Reid, and More

    Melt Yourself Down, The Strokes, Nadia Reid, and More

    New album recommendations from Afro-Punk group Melt Yourself Down, Indie Rock mainstay The Strokes, New Zealand-based folk artist Nadia Reid, and Americana singer White Buffalo.







    Plus classic albums from progressive rock legend Frank Zappa and RnB singer Anita Baker.







    Here’s the full list of album recommendations from the show:







    Melt Yourself Down – 100% Yes (2020)The Strokes – The New Abnormal (2020)Nadia Reid – Out of My Province (2020)White Buffalo – On the Widows Walk (2020)Frank Zappa – Zoot Allures (1976)Anita Baker – Rapture (1986)







    Hope you enjoy and thanks for listening!

    • 29 min
    Pearl Jam, Kvelertak, Gabe Lee, and More

    Pearl Jam, Kvelertak, Gabe Lee, and More

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

sheepdogger ,

Funny and good music recommendations

These guys are pretty funny and talk about some cool music I had not heard of before. I now love the band the sheepdogs. Thanks guys!

LunafishCookieBear ,

Love these nerds!

Great listen for a music centric podcast, covering lots of ranges, genres and random music things - always interesting and makes me laugh! Really dig Andy's deep voice and way with words, and the Dude's humor. Def worth a listen

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