John Drake and Syd hit the studio to first talk of the latest record, fueled from America’s political climate, from Drive By Truckers and their latest album “The Unraveling”. Up next is singer Frances Quinlan and her first solo release apart from band Hop Along called “Likewise”.
Lots of conversation centers around this episode of Crispy Critics. John Drake and Syd first discuss the controversial new Pinegrove record “Marigold”, and then they take time to talk of the dark cynicism of the new of Montreal record “Ur Fun”.
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.
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.
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.
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”.