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The second part of our Yeah Yeah Yeahs miniseries. We investigate the 2003 full length, "Fever To Tell."This is episode 009, The Case of the Pale Devil.Support our podcast through Patreon.com/stereoconfidential.Learn more about your ad choices. Vis…
After Hours is Stereo Confidential's monthly news show. For April 2019, we hit Carly Rae Jepsen, Record Store Day, and superlatives for this month and beyond.Support our podcast through Patreon.com/stereoconfidential.Learn more about your ad choice…
The new case immediately feels bigger. Bigger band, obviously. Bigger scene, so more story to tell. But also a bigger responsibility. I’ll keep that abstract for now, as it’s something that needs multiple hours of conversation, along with new guest…
A listener calls in a case about a fake album leak. We officially open shop on a Sunday morning, picking through possible cases, clearing the red from the blinking answering machine. Having just cleared a 2-month investigation, we were excited just…
The final part of our Copeland miniseries. We investigate the 2019 album, "Blushing."To close the case, we gathered, partially beaten down by 5 hours of emotional catharsis. Well, it’s 4 hours and 52 minutes if we’re being exact with the combined l…
Part 5 of our Copeland miniseries. We investigate the 2014 record, “Ixora.”A band departs...under the burden of modern day music economics, away from the stressors of constant touring. But their fanbase never seems to quiet, rallying to a side proj…
Part 4 of our Copeland miniseries. We investigate the 2008 record, “You Are My Sunshine.”“You Are My Sunshine,” a song first recorded in 1939, closes each chorus with the line, “Please don’t take my sunshine away.” And while yes, it’s actually a fe…
Part 3 of our Copeland miniseries. We investigate the 2006 record, “Eat, Sleep, Repeat.”When we sit down to look at "Eat, Sleep, Repeat," the third step in our six Copeland episodes, a majority of the investigators, plus our trusty producer, sit in…
Part 2 of our Copeland miniseries. We investigate the 2005 record, “In Motion.”10 years after the fact, a band talks about a record. And while not totally trashing it, the frontman is dubious about whatever the band’s aims were at the time. Saying …
Part 1 of our Copeland miniseries. We investigate the 2003 record, “Beneath Medicine Tree.”A songwriter puts together a record so intimate, so genuine, he would later admit that he’d “maybe never again write anything that intensely personal.” That’…
On episode 228, we name our Label of the Year for 2018. From releases, to signings, and everything in between, we discuss what stood out, along with the purpose of a label today. LinksSnail Mail/Liz Phair InterviewEpisode PlaylistGet advanced episo…
In episode 227, we mess with the Grammy nomination lists until we're happy. Categories: Album of the Year; Song of the Year; Record of the Year; Best Alternative Music Album; Best Rock Album; Best Song Written for Visual Media.Read the nomination l…
On episode 226, we review the new record from The 1975, titled "A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships." We also start with some holiday gift ideas (for the music lovers in your life) and end with some recommendations. Get advanced episodes and …
We celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Forgive Durden's "Razia's Shadow" with an extended talk on the album/musical. We discuss the plot, the weakness of the back half, and what happened after the release. What a splendid mess we've made in episod…
Part 5 of our Revisiting The Beatles series dives into "Help!," their August 1965 release. We discuss how the band's rising fame seeps into their songwriting, Chris gets a crash course on "Paul is Dead," and we continue building our Beatles Perfect…
Episode 224 of Modern Vinyl features a review of Justin Courtney Pierre's new album, "In The Drink" (14:17), and a couple rounds of Quickfire (Weezer, Charli XCX, Andrew McMahon). Sponsors:Rockabilia: Use "PCJABBERJAW" for 15% off your order.Get ad…
Part 4 of our Revisiting The Beatles series dives into "Beatles For Sale," their December 1964 release. We talk the weirdly fascinating first three songs, seeing the legendary band in a "burnt out" state, and Lennon's surprising appreciation of Rin…
Episode 223 of Modern Vinyl centers around Carly Rae Jepsen's "Tug of War," which is celebrating its 10-year anniversary. We also talk our Chicago trip and play a little Music God.Sponsors:Rockabilia: Use "PCJABBERJAW" for 15% off your order.Get ad…
Our newest edition of "MV Goes To The Movies" celebrates the 15-year anniversary of the Jack Black-led "School of Rock" (8:09). We talk the movie's lessons, what it says about creative pursuit, and the 10-year reunion performance. Sponsors:Rockabil…
Episode 221 of Modern Vinyl is live from NYC and Limited To One Record Shop. The guest was Paul Dechichio, who for the past 16 years has headed up Tor Johnson Records. We discuss that label, the music community in Providence, and much more. Make su…
Episode 220 of The Modern Vinyl Podcast centers around Death Cab for Cutie's new record, "Thank You For Today." It may be a good "collection" of songs, but is it a good album? Is Ben Gibbard an "old man yelling at cloud"? Before that, we talk our f…
Part 3 of our Revisiting The Beatles series dives into "A Hard Day's Night." We start at the end of the record, which houses some of the more lyrically interesting tracks, while then working back to the big hits.Sponsors:Rockabilia: Use "PCJABBERJA…
Part 2 of our Revisiting The Beatles series focuses on the second UK album, "With The Beatles." We talk how certain originals could be seen as toxic today, what covers are actually worth discussion, and more.Sponsors:Rockabilia: Use "PCJABBERJAW" f…
Episode 219 features our discussion on The Academy Is... and "Fast Times At Barrington High" for its 10-year anniversary. Part anniversary, part Second Chance Spin, we talk the album's high-school setting, the top tier of Academy Is... songs and mo…
So, for our next Revisiting series, we wanted to knock out one of the big ones. For Revisiting The Beatles, we designed a series that hopefully will be an educational experience for casual fans, while the research is still intensive enough that lon…
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Started
Apr 21st, 2014
Latest Episode
Apr 19th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
237
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour

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