49 episodes

Music fanatics Gabe, Dan, and Darin (formerly of the Metafork Music Review) use your favorite artists and albums to get at bigger trends and phenomena in the world of popular music.

Pop Shield: Perspectives on Music Past and Present Gabe, Dan, and Darin

    • Music Commentary
    • 4.4 • 15 Ratings

Music fanatics Gabe, Dan, and Darin (formerly of the Metafork Music Review) use your favorite artists and albums to get at bigger trends and phenomena in the world of popular music.

    Ranking Every Song on Radiohead’s Kid A

    Ranking Every Song on Radiohead’s Kid A

    We're celebrating the 20th anniversary of Radiohead's Kid A by attempting to rank every song.

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    • 1 hr 48 min
    The Top 5 Autumn Albums

    The Top 5 Autumn Albums

    The fall season has officially begun, so we're counting down the five greatest autumn albums of all time.

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    • 1 hr 36 min
    Cocteau Twins’ Heaven or Las Vegas Turns 30

    Cocteau Twins’ Heaven or Las Vegas Turns 30

    We celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Cocteau Twins classic, Heaven or Las Vegas, by getting into the album for the very first time.

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    • 1 hr 25 min
    Revisiting The Microphones’ The Glow Pt. 2 (and Microphones in 2020!)

    Revisiting The Microphones’ The Glow Pt. 2 (and Microphones in 2020!)

    We celebrate Phil Elverum's return to The Microphones with a deep dive into Elverum's 2001 masterpiece, The Glow Pt. 2.

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    • 1 hr 32 min
    Lou Reed and Neil Young (Flashback!)

    Lou Reed and Neil Young (Flashback!)

    We're taking a brief summer break, so here's an assortment of Lou Reed and Neil Young reviews from our archives to hold you over.

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    • 1 hr 25 min
    Reassessing Pink Floyd and Meddle

    Reassessing Pink Floyd and Meddle

    We reflect on our past obsessions with Pink Floyd by diving deep into the band's 1971 LP, Meddle.

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    • 1 hr 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

gdksisibamab ,

Great, thoughtful music podcast

The guys discussions have expanded my knowledge of music. I love hearing them chat about many different generes and topics.

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5 Stars

The best music podcast around!

NotDarrensHusband ,

gr8 😎

gabe: nina simone cant have one of the best albums of the 60s because the songs dont fit together
also gabe: the best type of albums follow after the white album by rejecting cohesion

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