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)

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  • Pom Pom Squad’s debut LP, “Death of a Cheerleader,” combines a Motown girl-group sound with a modern punk attitude and excellent pop sensibilities. We discuss it…

    S1 E151 30 mins

  • Sleater-Kinney's tenth album, "Path of Wellness," represents a new direction for a band that has never stopped changing. We discuss it in-depth on episode #150 of…

    S1 E150

  • The third album from Japanese Breakfast, "Jubilee," swings for the fences with a much bigger, poppier sound, complete with horn and string arrangements. It's a major…

    S1 E149 30 mins

  • Rosie Tucker's debut for Epitaph Records, "Sucker Supreme," is a surprising indie pop gem. Witty lyrics and concise songwriting, together with some interesting experimental moments, result…

    S1 E148

  • Squid's debut LP, "Bright Green Field," defies categorization. It's an electrifyingly creative mix of post-punk, jazz, and experimental rock that explores the anxiety and excitement of…

    S1 E147

  • Covering the map with everything from pop to heavy rock to country-tinged ballads, Prism Bitch's varied and energetic debut LP is worth a listen. We discuss…

    S1 E146

  • Tune-Yards are back with an album of politically-charged tracks that you can't help but sing along to -- and they're from right here in the Bay…

    S1 E145 30 mins

  • Adult Mom's third album is their first for Epitaph Records, and the fullest realization yet of their charming, intimate sound. We discuss "Driver" on episode #144…

    S1 E144 30 mins

  • Julien Baker's third album is a triumph. It's major departure from her previous sound, with a richness of production that matches its emotional expansiveness. We discuss…

    S1 E143 30 mins

  • London quintet Shame made a splash with the brash post-punk of their debut record, but come back with a more complex and contemplative sound for their…

    S1 E142 30 mins

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