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Synthwave and Retrowave is making a comeback, we discuss why and check out music from The Midnight, a duo that encapsulates this genre. Also, chill electronic tunes from Monster Rally's lastest album due out in December, ambient electronic from Teen Daze, and the new Django Django single.
This month marks the 10th year anniversary of In Rainbows by Radiohead. In this episode AudioHammock looks back at the widely debated release of In Rainbows, its mark on the music industry, where In Rainbows ranks within the Radiohead Discography, and offer track-by-track analysis for every song on the album.
Andrew Bird returns with his second of five planned albums of recorded improvisations out in nature.
You've heard of monthly vinyl subscription services like Vinyl Me, Please and VNYL. Are they worth it? What do you get? AudioHammock investigates! Plus music from AntiLilly & Phoniks.
At initial glance it seems like an unlikely pairing. Phoniks, a 23-year old producer from Portland, Maine, and AntiLilly, a rapper who resides in Houston, Texas. The album, which features jazz samples under AntiLilly's slick rhymes, evokes a feeling of sunshine immediately to the mind and therefore It's Nice Outside becomes appropriately named.
Ealdor Bealu is a four-piece psychedelic rock band from Boise Idaho. Their 2017 album Dark Water At the Foot of the Mountain is everything you want from the genre: deserty guitars, hauning etheral vocals, compelling bass lines, and tight and tribal drumming when called upon. Russ meets with the band to discuss their latest album, stories from tour, Dungeons and Dragons, Frank Zappa, and much more.
Mega Episode! Music from The War on Drugs and reviews on all the major album releases from August and early September: The War on Drugs, The National, Oh Sees, Queens of the Stone Age, Ghost Poet, LCD Soundystem, Iron and Wine, Brand New, and Grizzly Bear! Plus, smoothies, Anthony's new job, and more.
Joe and Russ take a roadtrip to Missoula, Montana, to see the Decemberists, Real Estate, The Head and the Heart, Sylvan Esso, Julien Baker, Shakey Graves, and more!
Fresh off trips to New York City, Russ & Tim recap all the music from the east coast's best festival of 2017. Discussions on Frank Ocean, Tame Impala, Alt-J, Spoon, Vince Staples, Nine Inch Nails, A Tribe Called Quest, Tyler the Creator, MGMT, Future Islands, Solange, Mitski, and many more!
June got the summer going with some amazing albums and we're here to talk about them. Russ, Dylan, and Tim have reviews for Alt-J, Fleet Foxes, Vince Staples, London Grammar, Kevin Morby, and more!
New music from around the Pacific Northwest: Bart Budwig, Chastity Belt, Nevada Sowle, and Tispur.
With summer in full swing AudioHammock looks at 3 albums that might've went under your radar that are worth checking out. New music from Eastern Souvenirs, Maggie Rogers, and Woods.
AudioHammock takes an in depth look at one of the best albums of the '90s, Radiohead's OK Computer. How the album so prophetically described the world we live in today, track by track analysis, and more. An episode for Radiohead fans by Radiohead fans.
AudioHammock looks back fondly on the life of Chris Cornell.
Reviews on new albums from Gorillaz, Mount Eerie, and Future Islands. Plus discussion on the new War On Drugs single.
Rising ticket prices, low attendance, an underwhelming lineup, asking attendees to sell tickets, is the end near for Sasquatch Festival? AudioHammock speculates.
With releases from The XX, Sampha, Spoon, The Shins, Temples, Real Estate, and more, 2017's first quarter was a dream come true for music fans. With even more amazing music due out soon from bands and artists like Syvan Esso, War on Drugs, Woods, Fleet Foxes, National, Gorillaz, Alt-J and more, AudioHammock decided to sit down and sort out what's already out and which of it ranks amongst our favorites so far. Join us for our favorite albums of the first quarter of 2017!
Russ interviews Jonny Alan and Ash Cooper from the UK band Happyness about their upcoming album Write In, their recording process, stories from the road, and more!
Treefort veterans Russ and Anthony sit down to analyze the Treefort festival lineup down in Boise, talk about prior festival experiences, and feature music from nearly 20 bands! It's our largest festival preview ever. Fresh tracks from Mac Demarco, Angel Olsen, Kishi Bashi, East Forest, Jeffrey Martin, Anna Tivel, Carpenter Brut, Skinny the Kid, Step Brothers, ANN, Transistor Radio, Cave Green, Alanna Royale, Emma Ruth Rundle, BOYTOY, Ben Walden, Sun Blood Stories, Dead Meadow, Sama Dams, and more!
AudioHammock staf discuss new albums from Run the Jewels, The XX, and feature music from The Proper Ornaments. Also round table excitement for new albums from The Shins, The National, Gorillaz, Arcade Fire, Fleet Foxes, Kendrick Lamar, Grizzly Bear, Queens of the Stone Age, Spoon, and tons more.
What albums would you take with you to a desert island? Audiohammock staff discuss their picks for if they were stranded for all eternity. Led Zeppelin, Tupac, The Beatles, King Crimson, The War on Drugs, The Roots, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Radiohead, Panda Bear, The Avalanches, and many more bands discussed.
Russ, Dylan, and Bryan run through their top albums of 2016. Radiohead, Frank Ocean, Whitney, and more!
Anthony and Russ discuss the new Childish Gambino album and check out relaxing electronic music by UK artist Vanilla Beats. Lastly, they run through their latest vinyl purchases. Listen for your chance to win the new STRFKR album.
Russ hosts a solo show featuring music from Monster Rally (electronic surf, plunderphonics), Mother Yeti (rock), and Rick Barry (neo-folk). Get your new music here folks!