The Sound Board #14: Hey Thanks

Just Another Day

This podcast generally covers music and other transgressions. This episode is hosted by Prof. Rob Levy with Dr. J.M. Tuffley and Widgett Walls attending.

This episode’s central topic is music we are thankful for. Also discussed: new releases; re-releasing Nine Inch Nails; Regina Spektor; Daft Punk; soundtracks; house and techno…a little; Kanye West; The Beatles on iTunes; Blip.fm and more.

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Special thanks to Hyperbubble for our lead-in music. Show them love and buy their stuff.

Headsup: You can find the music we discuss at our Amazon Store.
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By | 2017-09-24T22:45:47+00:00 November 25th, 2010|Podcasts, Sound Board|1 Comment

The Sound Board #13: The Great Podcast in the Sky

Eastwick

This podcast generally covers music and other transgressions. This episode is hosted by Widgett Walls with tremendous support from Dr. J.M. Tuffley and Prof. Rob Levy.

This episode’s central topic is twofold. One: death. The death of musicians. The 27 Club. What certain musicians would be doing today if they were still around. What certain musicians are worth, even dead. Elvis. John Lennon. And more. Also: Halloween. Our picks for great Halloween albums.

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Special thanks to Hyperbubble for our lead-in music. Show them love and buy their stuff.

Headsup: You can find the music we discuss at our Amazon Store.
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By | 2017-09-24T22:47:23+00:00 October 14th, 2010|Podcasts, Sound Board|0 Comments

The Sound Board #12: The Album is Dead, Long Live the Album

Needcoffee podcasting

This podcast generally covers music and other transgressions. This episode is hosted by Dr. J.M. Tuffley with Prof. Rob Levy and Widgett Walls in attendance.

This episode’s central topic is the album. Is it dead? If so, who killed it? If not, why not? What is the difference between a good album and a concept album? And what are some albums that we consider to be shining examples of, well, albums?

Other topics include new releases, David Gilmour meets The Orb, Cee-Lo’s latest single, Klaxons and No Age, WTF is up with Lauryn Hill, the latest on Wyclef and more.

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Headsup: You can find the music we discuss at our Amazon Store.
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By | 2017-09-24T22:48:38+00:00 September 17th, 2010|Podcasts, Sound Board|0 Comments

The Sound Board #11: Old Rockers Never Die, They Just Book Another Tour

Needcoffee podcasting

This podcast generally covers music and other transgressions. This episode is hosted by Prof. Rob Levy, with Dr. J.M. Tuffley and Widgett Walls in attendance.

This episode’s central topic is aging musicians: can you be too old to rock? Should they stop? Are they embarrassing themselves…or just embarrassing themselves with ongoing riches?

Other topics include new releases, Gwyneth Paltrow, Wyclef, the Beach Boys and Katy Perry, Radiohead, the Library of Congress, Soundgarden and Guitar Hero, Arcade Fire and more.

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Headsup: You can find the music we discuss at our Amazon Store.
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By | 2017-09-24T22:49:20+00:00 August 17th, 2010|Podcasts, Sound Board|0 Comments

The Sound Board #10: That’s Really Super, Supergroups

Needcoffee podcasting

This podcast generally covers music and other transgressions and is co-hosted by Tuffley, Rob Levy and myself. Let us know what you think.

This episode’s central topic is supergroups: what happens when people known for being in one group (or outside a group altogether) decide to join forces.

Other topics include Prince vs. the internet, Al Jarreau, Kings of Leon vs. pigeons and nuns.

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Headsup: You can find the music we discuss at our Amazon Store.
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By | 2017-09-24T22:49:33+00:00 August 1st, 2010|Podcasts, Sound Board|4 Comments

The Sound Board #9: Technology: Of Tunes & iTunes

Needcoffee podcasting

This podcast generally covers music and other transgressions and is co-hosted by Tuffley, Rob Levy and myself. Let us know what you think.

This episode’s central topic is technology. What is it doing to our ability to enjoy music, create music and chat amongst ourselves about music?

Other topics include Michael Jackson: One Year Later, MP3 pricing, the iTunes anti-trust issue, Apple conspiracy theories, E3 announcements (the Michael Jackson game, Rock Band 3, DJ Hero 2 and Guitar Hero) plus Daft Punk.

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Headsup: You can find the music we discuss at our Amazon Store.
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By | 2017-09-24T22:50:28+00:00 June 29th, 2010|Podcasts, Sound Board|0 Comments

The Sound Board #8: The Books About Music Episode

Needcoffee podcasting

This podcast generally covers music and other transgressions and is co-hosted by Rob Levy, Tuffley and myself. Let us know what you think.

This episode’s central topic is books about music. What are ones you should check out? And literacy is important.

Other topics include our summer new music guide, UK vs US release dates, Dave Matthews Band’s hiatus, Ozomatli’s cause, and more.

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Headsup: You can find the music we discuss at our Amazon Store.
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By | 2017-09-24T22:51:26+00:00 June 3rd, 2010|Podcasts, Sound Board|4 Comments

The Sound Board #7: Musicians Who Want to Act & Actors Who Want to Make Music

Needcoffee podcasting

This podcast generally covers music and other transgressions and is co-hosted by Rob Levy, Tuffley and myself. Let us know what you think.

This episode’s central topic is musicians who think they’re actors and actors who think they’re musicians. Some people can pull off one or the other–some can do both. And why is it easy for some musicians to naturally make the transition over?

Other topics include Billy Joel vs. his drummer, Paul McCartney jumps ship from EMI, Primus returns–and sucks, Cirque announces their Michael Jackson show and even more.

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Headsup: You can find the music we discuss at our Amazon Store.
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By | 2017-09-24T22:52:12+00:00 May 12th, 2010|Podcasts, Sound Board|4 Comments

The Sound Board #6: The Record Store in its Natural Habitat

DJ Shadow: Entroducing

This podcast generally covers music and other transgressions and is co-hosted by Rob Levy, Tuffley and myself. Let us know what you think.

This episode’s central topic is the record store. Record Store Day is one thing, but what do we do with the other 364 days of the year? Do independent stores still serve a purpose in a world of Amazon and the iTunes store? And where do big box stores fit in with this mess?

Other topics include Lollapalooza, Glastonbury, Snoop Dogg vs. Willie Nelson (we wish), other festival nonsense, M.I.A. vs. Lady Gaga, Elton John vs. The Mayans, Rage Against the Machine in the UK, Amanda Palmer unchained, OKGo slight return, The Vatican forgives The Beatles, The Runaways and remembering Malcolm McLaren.

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Headsup: You can find the music we discuss at our Amazon Store.
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By | 2017-09-24T22:52:48+00:00 April 22nd, 2010|Podcasts, Sound Board|2 Comments

The Sound Board #5: The Festive Episode

Needcoffee podcasting

This podcast generally covers music and other transgressions and is co-hosted by Rob Levy, Tuffley and myself. Let us know what you think.

This episode’s central topic is musical festivals. The good, the bad, and the expensive. Within you will find the discussion of the return of Pavement, the death of Alex Chilton, the litigious victory of Pink Floyd, the WTFery of Green Day, the WTFery of Bjork and Michel Gondry, and more.

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Headsup: You can find the music we discuss at our Amazon Store.
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By | 2017-09-24T22:53:33+00:00 March 30th, 2010|Podcasts, Sound Board|0 Comments