Cast Category: MusicCast

Jan 16, 2020

Crispy Critics: A Year In Review Part 2

In part 2 of “A Year in Review”, John drake and Syd talk about more releases they loved in 2019 including music from MN based artists Lizzo and Remo Drive, and international artists such as Eerie Wanda and Aldous Harding.

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Jan 16, 2020

Crispy Critics: A Year In Review Part 1

This episode specifically show cases Syd, Jo, and John Drake’s favorite songs and artists of 2019. This episode includes Miles Island, PUP, and King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard.

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Dec 11, 2019

Crispy Critics: Decade in Review Series

This is a continuation of the “Decade in Review” series. Joe and Syd take to the studio this episode to discuss specifically hip-hop and who were the most influential in the 2010’s. Artists discussed include Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, and Tyler the Creator.

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Dec 4, 2019

Crispy Critics: Decade in Review Series

This episode marks the first “Decade in Review” series. John Drake and Syd each discuss two songs/ artists that they feel influenced alternative music in the 2010’s. This episode covers Courtney Barnett, Mac DeMarco, Modern Baseball, and Cass McCombs.

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Nov 27, 2019

Crispy Critics: Beck & Girl Ray

Syd and John Drake have much to talk about with two artists who changed up their sound. First heard is artist Beck, with his 14th record called “Hyperspace”, and next up is London trio, Girl Ray, with their sophomore record “Girl”.

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Nov 20, 2019

Crispy Critics: Guided by Voices & Jimmy Eat World

John Drake and Syd hit the studio to discuss two new records from veteran rock groups. First up is the latest release from Ohio-based rockers, Guided by Voices, and their 29th record “Sweating the Plague”. Up next is the 10th record from emo-rock legends , Jimmy Eat World, called “Surviving”.

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Nov 13, 2019

Crispy Critics: Rex Orange County & Hannah Williams & the Affirmations

John Drake and Syd hit the studio to talk about two new records with “old soul” sound. First up is the latest record from Rex Orange County “Pony”, and also discussed is Hannah Williams & the Affirmations new record “50 foot woman”.

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Nov 6, 2019

Crispy Critics: Omni & Clippings.

John Drake and Syd team up to discuss two albums from sub pop records. First up is post-punk rockers, Omni, and their 3rd LP called “Networker”. Next up is a spookier record with hip-hop and horrorcore elements, is Clipping. with “There Existed An Addiction to Blood”.

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Oct 30, 2019

Crispy Critics: Kanye West

In this episode, Syd is joined by Joe and Alex and they team up to bring you a 30 minute special, focused on the strange new Kanye West record called “Jesus is King”.

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Oct 23, 2019

Crispy Critics: Chris Farren & Wilco

John Drake and Syd team up to talk about two very different records. First up is the new record from pop-punker,Chris Farren, “Born Hot”. Then next up is the 11th record from alt-rock verterans, Wilco, with “Ode to Joy”.

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