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The Casual Sound playing only the finest Indie, Brit-pop, Shoegaze, Baggy, Post-Punk, Twee, and Garage tunes. Every week award-winning club DJ Tyler Jacobson, Jake Ryan (formerly of Danger Radio), and Lenny compile a setlist of the best counter-culture sounds, both new and old. Born of Denver, CO's Indie 101.5 in 2009, the station's weekly Danger Radio show morphed into a podcast at the station's demise. Over its five year lifespan, the podcast generated a healthy international following. After a three year hiatus, Tyler and Jake brought the show back to life as The Casual Sound, and included their good friend Lenny as co-host.

The Casual Sound Tyler Jacobson, Jake Ryan, Lenny

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    • 5.0, 4 Ratings

The Casual Sound playing only the finest Indie, Brit-pop, Shoegaze, Baggy, Post-Punk, Twee, and Garage tunes. Every week award-winning club DJ Tyler Jacobson, Jake Ryan (formerly of Danger Radio), and Lenny compile a setlist of the best counter-culture sounds, both new and old. Born of Denver, CO's Indie 101.5 in 2009, the station's weekly Danger Radio show morphed into a podcast at the station's demise. Over its five year lifespan, the podcast generated a healthy international following. After a three year hiatus, Tyler and Jake brought the show back to life as The Casual Sound, and included their good friend Lenny as co-host.

    Episode 22: The Jake Ryan’s Shelter In Place Playlist

    Episode 22: The Jake Ryan’s Shelter In Place Playlist

    As we record and publish this, much of America is under some sort of “shelter-in-place” order so we don’t infect each other with coronavirus. Jake felt that it would be inhumane to deprive you of some of the great new music he’s come across. Here it is.







    The Powder Room Plan – MarionVoice Box – Why BonnieBeat The Heart – TalliesLook Around – BlankenbergThe Modern Day Saints – The Orange KyteOvergrown – Crushed BeaksBeach Side – ARBESConcrete – ShameGlow – Slow CrushTime In Common – Rolling Blackouts Coastal FeverWinter In The Sun – Fontaines D.C.

    • 43 min
    Episode 21 – The End of a Decade

    Episode 21 – The End of a Decade

    There’s no commentary on this episode, so you’ll just have to imagine Tyler at the wheel, Jake riding shotgun, and Lenny in the back, traveling up to the casino town of Central City, Colorado, listening to this playlist that we all contributed to. It begins with Northside’s “A Change Is On Its Way”, as both a tribute to their recently passed guitarist Tim Walsh and also for the lines “It tastes like heaven and it feels so nice / to roll that 7 on the lucky dice.” This was a craps trip after all – and one that was quite successful. Enjoy this episode of The Casual Sound – one that ends the decade. We’ll see you in 2020… I’m sure of it.







    PLAYLIST:







    Northside – A Change Is On Its Way

    The Ocean Blue – Paraguay, My Love

    One Way Glass – Manfred Mann Chapter III

    Fontaines D.C. – Boys In The Better Land

    The Murder Capital – Don’t Cling to Life

    Slaves – The Hunter

    Hotel Lux – English Disease

    Moaning – Don’t Go

    Liam Gallagher – The River

    Doves – Blue Water

    Viagra Boys – Sports

    Kit Sebastián – Tyranny 20

    • 42 min
    Episode 20 – The return AKA the Third Coming

    Episode 20 – The return AKA the Third Coming

    Jake Ryan takes the wheel after far too long of being out of gas. All two fans have told us you want some more and with a chorus like that hammering away – how could we say no. Happy 2019. The Casual Sound lives up to its name.







    Jake has dedicated episode 20 to our beautiful friend Dave Cleland.







    PLAYLIST:







    Tallies – EdenHatchie – Sugar and SpiceSnail Mail – ThinningEchobelly – BellyacheSoccer Mommy – CoolAlvvays – Lollipop (Ode To Jim)The Beths – Future Me Hates MeFazerdaze – Lucky GirlMiniatures – To The LakeCurve – ClippedJuliana Hatfield – The Fact Remains

    • 42 min
    Episode 19 | It’s not all British music. In fact…

    Episode 19 | It’s not all British music. In fact…

    Episode 19 contains what Lenny calls “The most Australian thing that has ever happened.” To be fair, the video has a lot to do with it (maybe everything to do with it.)

    PLAYLIST:

    Lush – De-Luxe

    The Chats – Smoko

    Clinic – D.T.

    Adorable – Sistine Chapel Ceiling

    Suede – My Dark Star

    Sulk – Diamonds In Ashes

    Prolapse – Chill Blown

    Wildhoney – Seventeen

    Railway Children – Another Town

    Catherine Wheel – God Inside My Head

    • 55 min
    Episode 18 | It only took us 4 months to make this.

    Episode 18 | It only took us 4 months to make this.

    I think we’re beyond expecting this to garner a massive audience. So I’m not going to put a lot of time into optimizing these posts. Sure, call it lazy – cos it is. But if you’re in – you’re in. If you know someone who should be in – that’s how they are gonna find it. Enjoy – let us know what you think. Tell your friends.

    PLAYLIST:

    Shame – One Rizla

    Ride – Pulsar

    New Order – Fine Time

    Enablers Anonymous – 39

    Airiel – You Sweet Talker

    Darker My Love – Summer Is Here

    Splashh – Waiting A Lifetime

    The Fall – Bill Is Dead

    Gypsy Death and You – Crocus

    Anna Burch – 2 Cool 2 Care

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

los anglophyle ,

...This is this!

Remember those friends that could take one band you loved and turn you on to 10 more you never heard of before? Listening to The Casual Sound is like that, without all the cigarette burns on your couch. Get ready to hear classic baggy and britpop, along with new music inspired by the masters.

T. Harp ,

Good Stuff

Not usually a big fan of podcasts, but this one is terrific. The tracklists are always great and the banter is enjoyable without being distracting. Definitely worth a listen if you like shoegaze/baggy/indie or are just a fan of music snobbery in general.

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