53: Stuck With Stupid Nelson Mandela Place

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This week: Our classic album for this month is J Dilla’s Donuts. Chris and Graham talk about how much it means both to them and to hip hop more widely, Dilla’s influence on the development of hip hop in the early to mid 2000s, and his relationship with peer, friend and fellow traveller Madlib. Continue reading

52: Drake Is Like Fall Out Boy Emo

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This week: Chris and Graham rattle through some of their personal listening highlights from the year so far, including Drake, Wild Beasts, John Carpenter, Panda Bear, and Bob Dylan’s album of Sinatra covers. Continue reading

51: I Have A Professed Soft Spot For Dicks

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This week: the first proper episode of the year finds Graham and Chris playing catch-up on three months’ worth of new releases, looking at the collaborative album from BADBADNOTGOOD and Ghostface Killah, Ibeyi’s debut and the new Fránçois & The Atlas Mountains EP, and airing their anticipation for whatever Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West have in store over the coming months. Continue reading

49: Best of 2014 – Music

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This week: Because this is the world we’ve created for ourselves, Chris and Graham each present their top ten albums of the year. Continue reading

44: The BBC Going ‘Look How Good We Are With Music, Blah Blah Blah’

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This week: Chris and Graham continue to batter through their month in music, taking in Caribou’s Our Love, that thing the BBC are referring to as a cover of “God Only Knows”, The Vaselines’ third album in 25 years and The Hold Steady live. Continue reading

39: Illmatic for the People

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This week: our first run of music episodes in the new shorter format concludes with talk of live shows taken in over the summer – including Prince, Neutral Milk Hotel and Aidan Moffat – and an outpouring of love for this month’s classic album, Nas’ superlative Illmatic. Continue reading

37: The JFK Assassination Isn’t As Mysterious As Jai Paul

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This week: after a three month hiatus, the podcast comes back from its summer break with a new-ish format and chat from Chris and Graham about what they’ve been listening to over the summer, including Spoon, FKA twigs and Caribou, with much more to come next week in part two of three. Continue reading