Hi there, welcome to Pop Filter! Welcome to Pop Filter! Pop Filter is an oral review of new albums, with the aim of digging into what makes an album tick and worth giving a listen to. We’re here to listen to some of the latest albums that have dropped so you know which gems catch the ear and highlight just what makes them so cool.
Episode 4 - Drunk Tank Pink
In this episode we're listening to the second album released by shame, a post-punk band from south London. We'll talk about the tension between isolation and crowdedness and how Shame balance these two opposing forces.
Episode 3 - South Loop Summer
In this episode we're listening to the debut album by Chicago's Hospital Bracelet, a brief history of emo music and why South Loop Summer is a great demonstration of the best aspects of midwest Emo.
Episode 2 - Man on the Moon III: The Chosen
In this episode we're listening to Kid Cudi's latest album: Man on the Moon III: The Chosen. Check it out if you're into emotionally fraught rap!
Episode 1 - Mamalarky (S/T)
In this episode of Pop Filter we review Mamalarky's first full-length album of the same name. Give it a listen if you like really funky garage rock!