133 episodes

"Every album: ranked."

The Chartographers is your go-to pop music podcast. Founded by Evan Sawdey & Taran O'Reilly, The Chartographers invites guests to come by and rank an artists' entire album discography from worst to best. We debate, we joke, and have those music-nerd discussions you've always wanted to have, now streaming on demand.

So with its Season Five now premiering, keep on listenin' -- 'cos you know that we'll be!

The Chartographers The Chartographers

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"Every album: ranked."

The Chartographers is your go-to pop music podcast. Founded by Evan Sawdey & Taran O'Reilly, The Chartographers invites guests to come by and rank an artists' entire album discography from worst to best. We debate, we joke, and have those music-nerd discussions you've always wanted to have, now streaming on demand.

So with its Season Five now premiering, keep on listenin' -- 'cos you know that we'll be!

    #56.5 Happy Hour Minisode: Modest Mouse

    #56.5 Happy Hour Minisode: Modest Mouse

    The ocean may breathe salty, but we always breathe in some sweet alcohol when doing a Happy Hour Minisode, especially when the artist in question is Modest Mouse! Join Evan, Taran, and Chartographers All-Star Nico Pashka as we talk about Ugly Casanova, Isaac Brock's secret band signings, and oh so much more. Trust us: you might need some Dramamine for this one ...

    /// Our theme song for this episode is "Turquoise (Skyline)" by Brothertiger off of their 2012 album GOLDEN YEARS(Mush Records). Support them by snagging it here [ brothertiger.bandcamp.com/album/golden-years ]. Used with permission.

    • 36 min
    #56 The Chartographers: Modest Mouse

    #56 The Chartographers: Modest Mouse

    If my favorite album gets low on the ranking, would you please bury me with it? That's right: this week is all about everything Modest Mouse, as Evan, Taran, and special guest (and Chartographers All-Star) Nico Pashka join together to do the cockroach, board some boats, and set some lampshades on fire in order to rank all things Modest Mouse. You'll float on with us, all right?


    /// Our theme song for this episode is "Everything" by Sam Sparro from his 2020 studio album BOOMBOX ETERNAL. Get that record here [ linktr.ee/samsparro ]. Used with permission.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    #55.5 Happy Hour Minisode: Metallica

    #55.5 Happy Hour Minisode: Metallica

    Podcast, Rise! That's right: after ranking all of the albums of Metallica, leave it to Evan, Taran, and special guest Phil O'Reilly to go all-in on the group's many other legacies and side-projects, talking about everything from their worst song to their documentary to the inexplicable weirdness of THROUGH THE NEVER and so much more. We hope you forgive us though: we want to be Unforgiven, 2.

    /// Our theme song for this episode is "Turquoise (Skyline)" by Brothertiger off of their 2012 album GOLDEN YEARS(Mush Records). Support them by snagging it here [ brothertiger.bandcamp.com/album/golden-years ]. Used with permission.

    • 47 min
    #55 The Chartographers: Metallica, Pt. 2

    #55 The Chartographers: Metallica, Pt. 2

    If you're wondering for whom the bell tolls for, it's for Evan, Taran, and special guest Phil O'Reilly as they rank the albums of Metallica! Join the trio as they get down to a daring Top 5, eventually settling on one album that truly is the MAS-TER! MAS-TER! It may not be what you think, but something tells us you'll enjoy the journey, wherever it may roam.

    /// Our theme song for this episode is "Everything" by Sam Sparro from his 2020 studio album BOOMBOX ETERNAL. Get that record here [ linktr.ee/samsparro ]. Used with permission.

    • 45 min
    #55 The Chartographers: Metallica, Pt. 1

    #55 The Chartographers: Metallica, Pt. 1

    Gimme fuel, gimme fire, give me a podcast I can admire! That's right, it's Metallica time at Chartographers HQ, which involves Evan, Taran, and special guest Phil O'Reilly figuring out which Metallica record they want to rank at number "One". Join them on this headbanging journey where our opinions are so strong that nothing else matters.

    /// Our theme song for this episode is "Everything" by Sam Sparro from his 2020 studio album BOOMBOX ETERNAL. Get that record here [ linktr.ee/samsparro ]. Used with permission.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    #54.5 Happy Hour Minisode: Childish Gambino

    #54.5 Happy Hour Minisode: Childish Gambino

    This week is a wild one, friends. After two whole ranking episodes, leave it to Evan, Taran, and special guest Cody Gordon (IG: kid_kody92) to argue everything Childish Gambino and Donald Glover, arguing over ATLANTA, GUAVA ISLAND, and oh so much more. Also we talk about The Mandolorian a bit. It gets weird.

    /// Our theme song for this episode is "Turquoise (Skyline)" by Brothertiger off of their 2012 album GOLDEN YEARS(Mush Records). Support them by snagging it here [ brothertiger.bandcamp.com/album/golden-years ]. Used with permission.

    • 35 min

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