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Jim and Greg review the new album from former Danity Kane member Dawn Richard. Her new solo album, Second Line, is strongly inspired by her hometown of New Orleans.
The hosts review the debut album by British post-punks Dry Cleaning. The deadpan vocals of Florence Shaw on New Long Leg draw comparisons to Protomartyr, The Fall and Joy Division.
The guys welcome Jeff Chang back to the show 15 years after his first appearance. Chang and co-author Davey D talk about their new youth edition of the hip hop history Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop. Together they trace the changes in hip hop over the past 15 years.
Producer Alex Claiborne caught up with Chicago band Beach Bunny’s Lili Trifilio about the song that got her inspired to make music in a new way during quarantine, Grimes’s
Kill V. Maim.
Boomerang,Second Line, Merge, 2021
Bussifame,Second Line, Merge, 2021
Mornin Streetlights,Second Line, Merge, 2021
Jacuzzi,Second Line, Merge, 2021
Her Hippo,New Long Leg, 4AD, 2021
Scratchcard Lanyard,New Long Leg, 4AD, 2021
More Big Birds,New Long Leg, 4AD, 2021
From The Ground Up (feat. Too $hort and K-Ci and JoJo),The Element Of Surprise, Jive, 1998
12 Problems,12 Problems (Single), Roc Nation, 2020
Alright,To Pimp A Butterfly, TDE, 2015
Ooouuu,Her-story, M.A. Music, 2016
I Ain’t Got Time!,Flower Boy, Columbia, 2017
I Need Love,Bigger and Deffer, Def Jam, 1987
Loose Cannon,Angelz Wit Dirty Faces, Outhouse, 2000
Language of Violence,Hypocrisy Is the Greatest Luxury, Island, 1992
Roses,Late Registration, Roc-A-Fella, 2005
Cloud 9 (feat. Tegan and Sara),Cloud 9 (feat. Tegan and Sara) (Single), Mom+Pop, 2021
Kill V. Maim,Art Angels, 4AD, 2015
Crazy On You,Dreamboat Annie, Mushroom, 1975
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