Chase McMullen and Colin Joyce join Erik, Rob, and Will to talk about an officially announced Sigur Ros album, The Morning Bender’s name change, more announcements from The Tallest Man On Earth and Japandroids, more Third Man Records activity, Air France’s untimely breakup, and Curren$y and The Weeknd controversies. Newly released albums from Odd Future, Zammuto, Bear In Heaven, Quakers, and Chromatics also get picked apart.
Intro/Outro: Shabazz Palaces – “Blastit”
Interlude: The Weeknd – “The Party & The After Party”
Odd Future – “Rella”
Zammuto – “The Shape of Things to Come”
Bear In Heaven – “The Reflection of You”
Quakers – “Big Cat”
Chromatics – “Kill For Love”
Plugging away since 1999, The National finally hit mainstream success with the release of their 2010 album High Violet. Of course, this entailed their first world tour, but in the new documentary Mistaken For Strangers, it’s only the backdrop for the relationship between lead singer Matt Berninger and his younger brother Tom, who had no idea that these short videos he was shooting would turn into a public document of their troubled, if still loving brotherhood.
We talk with Israeli rockers Vaadat Charigim about some of their favorite records.
We talk with Yvonne Ambree and Jesse Barnes of Take Berlin about some of the records which influenced the recording of their debut EP, Lionize.
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