For the Record

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About For the Record

For each show, we take an in-depth look at one new album that we think is worth sharing, and play some selections from it. An archive of all our episodes is available at ForTheRecordPodcast.com. Contact us at FTR@ForTheRecordPodcast.com.

  • Thursday 9:30 – 10:00am (bi-weekly)

Archives

  • Portland supergroup Slang’s debut album is diverse, tightly-performed, and creatively-produced, and both deeply weird and unexpectedly catchy. We discuss “Cockroach in a Ghost Town” on episode…

    E171

  • British band Porridge Radio's third album is cathartic, emotional, and invigorating, with unusual song structures and instrumentation. We discuss "Waterslide, Diving Board, Ladder to the Sky"…

    S1 E170 30 mins

  • On his new album, singer-songwriter Kevin Morby takes inspiration from Memphis' diverse musical traditions, creating a collection of timeless, joyfully meditative songs. We discuss "This is…

    S1 E169 30 mins

  • Arcade Fire‘s ambitious sixth album, “WE,” takes big swings at universal themes with complex, multi-part songs of grand scope and earnest emotion. We discuss it in-depth…

    S1 E168

  • Wet Leg's self-titled debut, preceded by the most intense hype in our recent memory, is packed with catchy, tightly-crafted, and frequently hilarious rock songs. We discuss…

    S1 E167

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