Robot Friends w/ Cherie Hu & GABI


Recorded live from Pete’s Candy Store! Doug covers Willie Nelson & Jerry Paper and then debuts a song off his forthcoming second album; Jordan talks to journalist Cherie Hu about the usage and implications of artificial intelligence in the music industry; and GABI visits us from Yale to grace us with her beautiful voice and experiments with some improvising.

Check out Cherie Hu online (website / Twitter) and GABI too! (Bandcamp / Twitter / Instagram)

timestamps
0:00 “Theme from Special Delivery” by Dougie Poole
1:42 “(How Will I Know) I’m Falling in Love Again” by Willie Nelson (COVER)
4:27 “Reprogram Ourselves” by Jerry Paper (COVER)
8:10 “Natural Blues” by Dougie Poole (NEW SONG)
11:56 Doug and Jordan talk about capitalism getting in the way of Love
14:09 conversation between Jordan and Cherie Hu
36:38 “Where” by GABI
39:33 “Koo Koo” by GABI
42:36 “Let’s Not Exist” by GABI
45:02 “Da Void” by GABI
49:45 “Until the End” by GABI
53:15 “All Summer” by GABI (NEW SONG)

Digital Me w/ Carta Monir & thanks for coming

Recorded live from Pete’s Candy Store! Doug covers the Kinks, Drugdealer, and the Exciters; Jordan talks to Carta Monir about her usage and portrayal of the Internet as well as her various portrayals of herself. There were some technical problems at the beginning of the show with Jordan’s microphone, but not major and apologies in advance!

Check out Carta Monir online (website / Twitter / Instagram) and thanks for coming too! (Bandcamp / Twitter / Instagram)

timestamps
0:00 “Theme from Special Delivery” by Dougie Poole
1:18 “Waterloo Sunset” by the Kinks (COVER)
6:03 “Wild Motion” by Drugdealer (COVER)
9:48 “He’s Got the Power” by the Exciters (COVER)
11:57 Doug and Jordan talk about if being an artist sucks, and Jordan’s mic sounds like garbage.
15:15 conversation between Jordan and Carta Monir
38: 38 “losing touch” by thanks for coming
41:27 “of age” by thanks for coming
44:49 “clue” by thanks for coming
47:47 “those golden days” by thanks for coming
49:46 “pandora” by thanks for coming
52:14 “love in the age of killer robots & melting ice” by thanks for coming
54:44 “eve” by thanks for coming

Life After Music Journalism w/ Duncan Cooper & Poppies

Recorded live from Pete’s Candy Store! Doug covers the Ramones, Kenny Rogers, the Jarmels and debuts a new song; Jordan talks to Duncan Cooper about getting fired from The FADER and the future of cultural journalism; and Poppies comes by to play a mix of old and new songs.

Check out Duncan Cooper online (Substack / Twitter) and Poppies too! (Bandcamp / Instagram)

timestamps
0:00 “Theme from Special Delivery” by Dougie Poole
1:31 “A Little Bit of Soap” by the Jarmels (COVER)
3:43 “Questioningly” by the Ramones (COVER)
6:48 “Who’s Who of Who Cares” by Dougie Poole (NEW SONG)
10:31 “The Gambler” by Kenny Rogers (COVER)
14:13 Doug and Jordan discuss feeling insignificant
16:08 conversation between Jordan and Duncan Cooper
38:02 “[Untitled 1]” by Poppies (NEW SONG)
41:08 “[Untitled 2]” by Poppies (NEW SONG)
45:09 “Anything” by Poppies
47:44 “Anyone ?” by Poppies
50:33 “Politician” by Poppies
52:56“Funny Games” by Poppies
55:09 “[Untitled 3]” by Poppies (NEW SONG)
58:20 “Sunburn” by Poppies

SCAMS(?) w/ David Turner & Mutual Benefit

Recorded live from Pete’s Candy Store! Doug covers The Sound of Music, ZZ Top, the Magnetic Fields and debuts a new song; Jordan talks to David Turner about power dynamics between users and social media companies and whether or not new media empowers or alienates artists; and Mutual Benefit comes by to play a few songs.

Check out David Turner and Mutual Benefit too! (Bandcamp / Twitter)

timestamps
0:00 “Theme from Special Delivery” by Dougie Poole
2:35 “Edelweiss” by Rodgers and Hammerstein (COVER)
6:01 “Jesus Just Left Chicago” by ZZ Top (COVER)
8:48 Doug and Jordan discuss Easter, hymns and church sucking
12:05 conversation between Jordan and David Turner
38:49 “Claire” by Dougie Poole (NEW SONG)
43:30 “Boa Constrictor” by the Magnetic Fields (COVER)
45:54 “Stormcellar Heart” by Mutual Benefit
50:23 “New History” by Mutual Benefit
53:43 “Shedding Skin” by Mutual Benefit
59:06 “Waves, Breaking” by Mutual Benefit
1:04:32 “Lost Dreamers” by Mutual Benefit

Clearly Communication w/ India K & Anna Altman

 

Recorded live from Pete’s Candy Store! Doug covers the Beatles, Dixie Chicks and debuts a new song; Jordan talks to India K about social media, marketing and how she feels about her recently partnership with Urban Outfitters; Anna Altman plays several new songs; and Doug dedicates a song for our recently deceased friend Mark Fletcher.

Check out India K online (website / Instagram / Twitter) and Anna Altman too! (Bandcamp / Twitter)

timestamps
0:00 “Theme from Special Delivery” by Dougie Poole
1:48 “Hello Mr. Heartache” by Dixie Chicks (COVER)
6:03 “For No One” by the Beatles (COVER)
8:50 Doug and Jordan discuss smells
11:00 conversation between Jordan and India K
29:11 “How Sweet It Would Be to Not Have a Brain” by Dougie Poole (NEW SONG)
33:55 “Port Authority Hymn” by Dougie Poole
36:57 “Clearer” by Anna Altman (NEW SONG)
40:50 “Baby Harmini” by Anna Altman (NEW SONG)
44:36 “Never” by Anna Altman
49:40 “90” by Anna Altman (NEW SONG)
53:54 “No Elation” by Anna Altman (NEW SONG)
58:10 “M.C. PhD” by Anna Altman

Being Ourselves w/ Brett Davis & Lily Konigsberg

Recorded live from Pete’s Candy Store! Doug and Jordan learn how to have real jobs at the age of 30, Brett Davis talks about his character-based comedy and music from Palberta’s Lily Konigsberg.

Check out Brett Davis online (website / Twitter) and Lily Konigsberg too!
(Lily & Horse Horn / Palberta)

timestamps
0:00 “Theme from Special Delivery” by Dougie Poole
2:03 “Freight Train” by Elizabeth Cotten (COVER)
5:16 “Roll Another Number (For the Road)” by Neil Young (COVER)
7:34 Doug and Jordan discuss new careers and the dog days of winter
10:36 conversation between Jordan and Brett Davis
33:26 “Elbow” by Dougie Poole
38:10 “I Lost It” by Lucinda Williams (COVER)
41:45 9 songs by Lily Konigsberg

Big and Tough w/ Neon Mashurov & Eyes of Love

Recorded live from Pete’s Candy Store! Doug covers some songs that convey how tough and masculine he is, and Jordan talks to Neon Mashurov historicize nu-metal. Additional music by the great Eyes of Love!

Check out Neon Mashurov online (website / Twitter) and Eyes of Love too!

timestamps
0:00 “Theme from Special Delivery” by Dougie Poole
1:47 “Hungry Heart” by Bruce Springsteen (COVER)
5:00 “Pancho and Lefty” by Townes Van Zant (COVER)
9:23 Dougie and Jordan talk about Bruce Springsteen fandom in relation to being / not being blue collar
11:02 conversation between Jordan and Neon Mashurov
22:19 “Auld Lang Syne” by Dougie Poole (TRADITIONAL)
25:21 “Tougher Than The Rest” by Bruce Springsteen (COVER)
28:28 Jordan talks about getting bullied at the gym
31:00 8 songs by Eyes of Love

Art Gigs w/ Brandon Stosuy & Yohuna

Recorded live from Pete’s Candy Store! Doug premieres a new song about honkin’ on a vape pen during day job downtime, and Jordan talks to The Creative Independent Editor-In-Chief Brandon Stosuy about working art into your day-to-day life. Doug also covers a classic Joni Mitchell song! Additional music of mostly new songs by Yohuna accompanied by Adelyn Strei.

Also, Jordan says the next taping is December 17th, but Jordan is an idiot and not good at reading the notes that he wrote on his goddang phone, so please know that the next show is taping December 27th! Not the 17th. It’s a 2 not a 1.

Check out Brandon Stosuy online (The Creative Independent / Basilica SoundScapeTwitter) and Yohuna too! (Bandcamp / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram)

timestamps
0:00 “Theme from Special Delivery” by Dougie Poole
2:05 “Vaping on the Job” by Dougie Poole (NEW SONG)
8:02 “Don’t You Think I’m Funny Anymore” by Dougie Poole
10:52 Jordan and Doug talk about dicking around at work
13:34 conversation between Jordan and Brandon Stosuy
30:51 “Both Sides Now” by Joni Mitchell (COVER)
34:26 “Tripping With the One You Love” by Dougie Poole
39:02 Jordan gets confused about Forrest Gump
40:51 “Knowing U” by Yohuna (NEW SONG)
41:38 “Lake” by Yohuna
44:18 “Fades to Blue” by Yohuna (NEW SONG)
48:45 “See Me” by Yohuna (NEW SONG)
51:47 “Dead 2 Me” by Yohuna (NEW SONG)
56:00 “Mirroring” by Yohuna (NEW SONG)

Streaming Hellscape w/ Liz Pelly & Thelma


Recorded live from Pete’s Candy Store! Doug and Jordan talk to Baffler columnist Liz Pelly about our new future where everything is free but nobody gets paid. Appropriately and at Liz’s request, Doug covers Gillian Welch’s modern classic “Everything Is Free” and premieres his new song “Los Angeles” which is about convincing yourself that if you move to LA it will solve all your New York problems, or whatever. Additional music from the truly fantastic Thelma.

This is a fun but weird one! Listen and watch out for Jordan who was clearly on the verge of a nervous breakdown when we were taping!

Check out Liz Pelly online (websiteBaffler articlesTwitter /
Instagram) and Thelma too! (BandcampFacebookTwitterInstagram)

timestamps
0:00 “Theme From Special Delivery” by Dougie Poole
2:51 “Los Angeles” by Dougie Poole (NEW SONG)
8:14 “Laptop” by Dougie Poole
11:17 Jordan does a really bad job with the intro to the show
13:20 Liz Pelly Reads reads segment from “The Problem with Muzak”
18:00 conversation between Doug, Jordan and Liz
34:21 “Everything Is Free” by Gillian Welch (COVER)
41:14 “No Dancing Allowed” by Thelma
45:26 “Stranger Love” by Thelma
50:30 “Orlando” by Thelma
54:04 “Sway” by Thelma
57:37 “Chosen Ones” by Thelma

The Bush Years w/ Eve Peyser & Crosslegged

Recorded live from Pete’s Candy Store! Doug and Jordan talk to VICE columnist Eve Peyser about coming of age in the Bush Era, the banal appeal of Jimmy Fallon, and humor under Trump. Doug covers his favorite Dixie Chicks songs and premieres his new song “These Drugs Aren’t Working” from his upcoming LP. Additional music from Brooklyn’s Crosslegged!

Check out Eve Peyser online (websiteVICE articles / Twitter / Instagram) and Crosslegged too! (Bandcamp / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram)

timestamps
0:00 “Theme From Special Delivery” by Dougie Poole
2:32 “Less Young But As Dumb” by Dougie Poole
8:35 “Goodbye Early” by Dixie Chicks cover by Dougie Poole
12:15 Jordan begins talking about a movie it turns out Doug hasn’t seen.
15:33 Eve Peyser reads “The ‘Freedom Fries’ Congressman Is Now an Anti-War Crusader”
24:10 conversation between Doug, Jordan and Eve
42:33 “If I Fall” by Dixie Chicks (COVER)
45:54 “These Drugs Aren’t Working” by Dougie Poole (NEW SONG)
50:45 “He Don’t Call” by Crosslegged
54:12 “Untitled” by Crosslegged
57:48 “Fonder” by Crosslegged
1:02:30 “Sunbeam” by Crosslegged

reference guide
“Less Young But As Dumb” by Dougie Poole
“Goodbye Earl” by Dixie Chicks
Dixies Chicks: Shut Up and Sing
“The ‘Freedom Fries’ Congressman Is Now an Anti-War Crusader” by Eve Peyser
“If I Fall You’re Going Down with Me” by Dixie Chicks
“Fonder” by Crosslegged
“Sunbeam” by Crosslegged