For the Record

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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 Contact us at

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


  • 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…


  • 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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