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 →
This week: Chris and Graham each count down their ten favourite albums of the year, with only two overlaps between each list, including a probably highly predictable shared number one. Best of movies to follow in January. Continue reading →
This week: Chris, returned from teaching Christian children about punk, has some sort of epiphany at a Bruce Springsteen show, Graham gets stuck into new releases from Boards of Canada, Mount Kimbie and Gold Panda and both pop a wheelie on the zeitgeist as Kanye West finally drops Yeezus. Continue reading →
This week: a killer monkey! How Mia Farrow won Twitter! A theory that the Illuminati killed Tupac! Noomi Rapace’s squid by C-section! Movie reviews! Album reviews! A half-arsed cover of “Flashing Lights”! And more!
This week: the first of an epically-hyphenated two-part year-end best-of round-up sees Chris counting down his ten favourite albums of the year, with contributions along the way from past show guests Ali Braidwood, Ian Gregson, Anna Casey and Ross Watson. Part two (on movies and stuff) to follow later in the week.
This week: Ross Watson, host of Source Tags and Mixtapes and writer for The Skinny, comes in to talk about his show, music journalism, and the state of hip hop in 2011; and Chris argues that Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life is the cinematic equivalent of The Beach Boys’ SMiLE.
This week: Ali Braidwood of Scots Whay Hae! comes in to talk about the tracks that should have been included on STV’s Scotland’s Greatest Album, and Vincent Gallo features in a film that, unusually, doesn’t make Chris want to break his TV.
Presenting, for your delectation and delight, the premiere episode of the Seen Your Video podcast. This week, Chris is joined by his auld Subcity muckah Anna Casey to talk about the pop cultural summer that was.