It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for… Part 2 of The Music Digest’s favorite records of 2014! What are they? You’ll have to tune in to find out!
It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for… Part 1 of The Music Digest’s favorite records of 2014! What are they? You’ll have to tune in to find out!
Today Patrick K and Matt react to songs from Flowers, Noname Gypsy, Tipi and Sylvester Stallone, Markaria Rho, TEENAGE CHAINSAW and Fingers In The Noise
On this episode, the cool duo of DJ Lehtola and DJ Patrick K discuss tracks from Gifted Gab, King Khan, Omecs, Dizzy Davis, Dirty Art Club, and Songs: Ohia!
Today Patrick K and Matt react to songs from J Dilla, Charlie McAlister, Flying Lotus, S.E. Rogie, Kevin Boyer and Mr Scruff
Two Talkin’ Tunes from bands like Frank Leone, Korallreven, Cold Foamers, Green Trees, Lee Fields, & holmium!
Today Patrick K and Matt react to songs from Miserable Chillers, Lee, Chris Weisman, Knxwledge, Labryyynth and the Go Betweens
We sit down to chat about new tunes from Frost, The Courtneys, Too Many Zooz, John Carpenter, Bracken, & Jessica Pratt!
Today Patrick K and Matt react to songs from Leporids, Black Milk, Gripkompote, Totems, Crushing Love and Dan Phelps
On today’s edition of the Music Digest, we discuss tunes by Ewonee, Cassie Lopez, Glish, Away Game, Andy Stott, and The Rebel.
Today Patrick K and Matt react to a fresh crop of songs on an all-new episode of the Music Digest!
On today’s episode, we’re checking out favorites both NEW and OLD from the likes of Kero Kero Bonito, Caribou, Puzzled, Flying Lotus, Useless Eaters, & Women! It’s a lot of fun, and you just might learn something!
Today Matt and DJ Patrick K react to songs from milo, Foxygen, Salad Boys, Allison Crutchfield, DJ Harrison and SoundGenesis and Peaking Lights
Today on the ‘gest, we’re talkin’ tunes from Kero Kero Bonito, Mr. Elevator and the Brain Hotel, Further, Trace Mountains, electric eels, and Shamir!
In today’s all-new-and-better-than-ever edition of the Music Digest, Patrick K and Latola are react to songs from Treehouse, bugseed, Hamish Kilgour, Mr. Twin Sister, Nang Nang and Pyramid Vritra.
On today’s Digest, we examine new songs from Aphex Twin, Zammuto, Tom Misch, Cy Dune, J Fernandez, & So Cow! It’s an exciting conversation that you can’t afford to miss.
For the 72nd episode of the World Famous Music Digest, legendary DJs Patrick K and Matthew L of the Deep Web Music Critic Vanguard react to 6 new songs from Jens Lekman, Brain F, strangehead, Kero Kero Bonito, Rat Columns and Flying Lotus.
On this week’s edition we’re rockin’ rude tunes from rude rockin’ dudes like Ty Segall, Photay, Milk Dick, B1ack Boy, and more!
On today’s episode, we discuss tracks from Sea Oleena, Trance Farmers, Lindsay Lowened, Twerps, and more!
Welcome Back to the Music Digest! In today’s episode DJ Patrick K and Latola react to songs from Law$uits, Mono/Poly, G. Green, Silk Rhodes, Oblivians and Baked. Party!
Today the Music Digest crew of two chews into new tunes from such illustrious acts as OBN III’s, The Wavelengths, Mr Twin Sister, and more! We were hungry this week!
Today’s episode is quite eclectic… Hard-hitting hits from high-quality acts like Ultrathin, Les Sins, Sophie, Tonstartssbandht, Lewis Baloue, and White Lung!
Are you famished and ready to feast upon new music? Then bask in the glorious sound of sonic dinner bells on THE MUSIC DIGEST! 00:00 Patrick K and Latola 01:39 Contact High – Pro Teens 05:48 Patrick K and Latola 10:14 I Ain’t Going To Church – Buck Biloxi and the Fucks 11:19 Patrick K and Latola 15:35 Forerunner Foray – Shabazz Palaces 19:24 Patrick K and Latola 24:00 No Fun No More – The Real Kids 27:00 Patrick K and Latola 33:13 The Way I Feel – Doss 37:35 Patrick K and Latola 42:18 Don’t Wanna Let’s Do It – GFOTY 44:08 Patrick K and Latola 52:19 Elephant Men – Pleasure Leftists 55:58 Finish Contact High art Pro Teens Culture Demanufacturer art Buck Biloxi and the Fucks Lese Majesty art Shabazz Palaces Shake Outta Control art The Real Kids Doss EP art Doss GFOTY art GFOTY
Today we’re doing exclusive, in-depth coverage of new tracks from The Reigning Sound, Natural Velvet, Markaria Rho, Mannequin Pussy, Bad Cs, and Ed Schrader’s Music Beat! Enjoy!
Patrick K and Latola react to songs from So Cow, Comets On Fire, Zula, Bueno, Lee(Asano+Ryuhei) and Blank Realm
Songs you need to hear by Failed Flowers, TunaBunny, TOPS, Juan Wauters, GOAT, Wilderness and Dicktations!
ON this week’s thrilling episode, we chew on tunes from MEXICAN SLANG, PETER JEFFRIES, CAYETANA, ZOLA JESUS, TIMBER TIMBRE, & LIFE STINKS! You’re gonna love it!
Today we’re talkin’ ’bout TUNES! (What else?) And dontcha know, we’ve got tracks from all your faves, like Shilpa Ray, Paul Cary, Ohbliv, Trance Farmers, Frankie Cosmos, and Vexx. I’m so excited!
Today Patrick K and Latola react to songs from Secret Cities, The Resonars, Darling Chemicalia, Sinkane, Clampa and Dave Sparkz
On this week’s episode, we discuss HOT new tracks from Caribou, Dicktations, Taylor McFerrin, Hannah Diamond, and MORE!
Today Patrick and K Latola digest songs from Curtis Harding, Total Control, Hundred Waters, Radar Eyes, Mold Boy and Monagamy
00:00 Latola and Patrick K 02:12 In Between Stations – Cretin Stompers 04:22 Latola and Patrick K 08:44 Your Love Is Killing Me – Sharon Van Etten 14:55 Latola and Patrick K 20:27 Lynch Mob – Maurice Hartman 25:17 Latola and Patrick K 29:10 Browneyees ft. Danny Watts (prod. by Ewonee Thee Beatnik) – Stanley Ipkuss 31:49 Latola and Patrick K 37:42 Let Down (And Hanging Around) – Psychedelic Horseshit 40:10 Latola and Patrick K 45:27 Joy – Alex G 50:05 Latola and Patrick K 54:32 Backstrokin’ – Mr. Bungle 56:58 Finish (“Looking Forward To Being Attacked” art) Cretin Stompers (“Are We There” art) Sharon Van Etten (Soundcloud photo) Maurice Hartman (“Indefinite” art) Stanley Ipkuss and Ewonee Thee Beatnik (“Too Many Hits” art) Psychedelic Horseshit (“Joy” art) Alex G
On today’s exciting episode, we discuss songs from The Beverlys, Mirah, Chad VanGaalen, Miserable Chillers, Shabazz Palaces, and Jolie Holland… I hope you’re as excited about it as we are!
Today on The Music Digest, Patrick K and Latola discuss new releases from Eastlink, Main Attrakionz, Sonic Chicken 4, Star Rover, Songs: Ohia and Ricky Eat Acid
Today on The Music Digest, Patrick K and Lehtola discuss new releases from Thee Oh Sees, Protomartyr, The Fresh & Onlys, Woods, and Nat Baldwin… PLUS an old tune from NZ’s favorite son Pumice! It’s an exciting episode. You’re not gonna wanna miss it!
On today’s episode, esteemed DJs Lehtola and Patrick K digest tunes from Obnox, Jesse Futurman, EELS, Secret Cities, Royal Trux, and Crater! And boy oh boy, do they have a lot to say about them!
Today’s episode is a momentous one! Not only are we celebrating the one year anniversary of The Music Digest, we’re also lamenting the departure of DJ Margaret, who will unfortunately be leaving BTR and the podcast. BUT! This show is a good one – we all showcase our three favorite artists or tracks that we were exposed to during our year-long run. Artists that we wouldn’t have heard of or listened to had it not been for the show. And, no worries! Pat and Matt will be carrying on The Music Digest torch and opening a new great chapter in the show’s legacy.
Today we review the most recent album from Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs, All Her Fault, which was released April 4th on Transdreamer Records. This is the 6th album Holly Golightly has released under this moniker, but she has put out over 20 LPs, collectively with different bands and as a solo artist. This particular album is very iconic country rock, with witty lyrics, and lots of washboard. Think gritty knock-your-teeth-out honky tonk swagger. Enjoy.
To celebrate our 50th episode we decided to try something new – a wildcard episode! Today we choose six somewhat random tracks from the last two BTR music updates, listen to them in real time, and discuss the musical elements to the songs. What we liked, what we didn’t like, etc. We’re putting ourselves on the spot with this one, hope you like it!
Today we talk about the latest LP from Philadelphia based band The War on Drugs. Lost in the Dream, released on March 18th by Secretly Canadian, is the first album from the group since 2011’s Slave Ambient. Melding grassroots American indie rock, psychedelia, and shoegaze, this timeless record offers a lot of good grooves in the vein of Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Sting, and ‘80s production in general. It is very referential, but does transcend those influences at points through compelling chord changes and interesting song structures. Definitely worth checking out.
Though a short album, Shipa Ray’s It’s All Self Fellatio EP, released on October 21st, covers lots of ground in it’s four tracks. Her velvet voice, full of expression, ties together musical shifts as the instrumentation touches upon several different genres including blues, motown, punk, and indie rock. The EP came about as a request from Nick Cave, who she toured with last year. He recognized her talent and so do we. Tune in to hear more.
It had been 44 years since psych folk artist Linda Perhacs released an album. But the inspiration she drew from nature and the cult following devoted to her first LP, awakened her inclination for songwriting. Released on March 4th by Asthmatic Kitty Records, The Soul Of All Natural Things, revisits Perhacs’ 70s era new age tendencies and couples them with modern production. The album is an exploration of beautiful tones, the elements of the universe, and 70-year-old Perhacs’ spiritual worldview.
Today we review the fourth mixtape from 18-year-old up-and-comer Tink. Self-released on January 10th, Winter’s Diary 2 exhibits a maturity and songwriting ability that’s rare in someone so young. It’s an intimate return to her vulnerable R&B tendencies and showcases smooth nostalgic 90s style. A versatile performer, Tink has proven she’s both comfortable and great at singing, rapping, and songwriting. She’s definitely one of the many talents coming out of Chicago to note.
Today we review BUM, the third LP from the French band Cheveu. The album, released February 6th by Born Bad, is a bit of a musical rollercoaster. The band takes everything with a grain of salt, adding a good dose of humor to an eclectic mix of different genres. Musically proficient, Cheveu offers a slew of surprises, great grooves, and a large collection of variations on rock, synth-punk, and more. This band is not to be categorized in any certain way; they’re definitely unique. Tune in for more.
Today we review the sophomore LP from Angel Olsen, Burn Your Fire For No Witness, which came out on February 18th through Jagjaguwar records. It is her first release with a full backing band and it’s obvious her sound has progressed into territory much edgier than her folk singer-songwriter roots. The album is sonically pleasing, full of twang, candor, vulnerability, and aggression. It’s explorative and promising, it should interesting to see how the full band’s sound continues to develop.
Today we discuss shine, the January 21st release from sample master Asano Ryuhei, who creates under the moniker lee. It is a 22-track LP that pulls samples from an array of nostalgic genres. The beats are chill, warm, and skillfully arranged. Surprises are scattered throughout the album as lee seamlessly shifts from dub samples to a soul samples to rock samples and back, with tonal accents tying everything together. Definitely a worthwhile listen.
Today we talk about the new old album, Boom Pow Awesome Wow, from the circa 2003-2004 band The Traps. John Dwyer toured with The Traps when they were still together. He recently salvaged old demo CDrs and cassettes to put together this LP, which he released on January 18th via his label Castle Face. The Providence band long broke up, but their hard-hitting, loud and aggressive take on garage rock lives on through this release.
Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings’ newest LP, Give the People What They Want, which was released on January 14th by Daptone Records, displays the 11-piece group’s musical prowess. The album touches upon funk, soul, pop, and a variety of different ‘60s and ‘70s reference points. As always, the music is a pleasant, catchy, well-produced offer from the talented ensemble.
Today we review the debut album, This Hopeful, from the Brooklyn band Zula. The 9-song collection, released by Inflated records on October 29th, provides a modern take on psychedelic pop. Fuzz-infused composition laced with electronic nuances create textures that develop a hazy, pleasant soundscape. It’s somehow simultaneously accessible and experimental.
Today, the Music Digest Crew chews on Scott Deadelus’s seventh album Tiny Screens.
Time to revert back to our solid show format – reacting to new albums after about a week’s worth of “digestion.” The EP we’re discussing today is Destroyer’s album Five Spanish Songs, which came out via Merge on November 26th. The five song release is actually covers of the Spanish singer Antonio Luque and his band Señor Chinarro. Dan Bejar wanted to have fun in the studio, make something instantly gratifying, and sing in Spanish. This was the result.
Greetings, everybody! Welcome to the Music Digest’s “Best of the ‘Gest 2013, Part 4” Countdown! This week, the gang each picks their individual TOP THREE ALBUMS of 2013. I don’t want to spoil it for you, but I think you’re gonna really be surprised by our picks. So push play, and get ready for a real rock and roll (and folk) thrill ride through the finish! Happy New Year!!

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