Picking Up Something Good


STEELY DANUARY IV: Aja

  Nicky Flowers and Echo Vessel are two best friends with a lifelong love of music. They also happen to have an infrequent podcast about it. Picking Up Something Good is a limited event prestige podcast from Noise Space and neo-detritus where Nicky and Meys run through all of Steely Dan's output, all Dancember... er, Danuary long. This week, we're sorry for taking so long to put out the Aja episode. Alex Riggs and Rose join us to talk the Big One. This was recorded just after Xmas. Nicky's got some Glup Shittos in this one. We promise we'll get…

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STEELY DANCEMBER III: The Royal Scam / PUSG Mailbag!

Nicky Flowers and Echo Vessel are two best friends with a lifelong love of music. They also happen to have an infrequent podcast about it. Picking Up Something Good is a limited event prestige podcast from Noise Space and neo-detritus where Nicky and Meys run through all of Steely Dan's output, all Dancember long. This week, we recognize that many of our listeners are actively listening to other bands. However, we will no longer allow free promotion of bands besides Steely Dan on Picking Up Something Good. Listen to 1976's The Royal Scam with us. We'll also answer some questions…

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STEELY DANCEMBER II: Pretzel Logic / Katy Lied

  CONTENT WARNING: We discuss a song on Katy Lied that is impossible to talk about without delving into general creepiness and discussion of a pedophile. This was uncomfortable for us to cover and is likely uncomfortable for some to listen to. The segment happens from 01:26:58 - 01:31:16. Please exercise caution when listening. Nicky Flowers and Echo Vessel are two best friends with a lifelong love of music. They also happen to have an infrequent podcast about it. Picking Up Something Good is a limited event prestige podcast from Noise Space and neo-detritus where Nicky and Meys run through…

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STEELY DANCEMBER I: Can’t Buy a Thrill / Countdown to Ecstasy

Nicky Flowers and Echo Vessel are two best friends with a lifelong love of music. They also happen to have an infrequent podcast about it. Picking Up Something Good is a limited event prestige podcast from Noise Space and neo-detritus where Nicky and Meys run through all of... huh!? SURPRISE - We're back! Escape the bleak cold of the 2022 holiday season and come with us to the halcyon days of the early 70s, where two guys could just pump out jazz rock bangers without a care in the world. This is the first episode of our brand new mini-season…

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S2E10 – KID A MNESIA EXHIBITION (Catboy Museum)

Nicky Flowers has never listened to Radiohead. Meys has. Picking Up Something Good is a limited event prestige podcast from Noise Space and neo-detritus where Nicky and Meys run through all of Radiohead’s output, album by album. THIS IS THE AUDIO VERSION OF THE EPISODE. This version of the episode won't make any sense to you and is extremely meandering - more so than usual. We really intend for you to watch the video version! It's a fun Let's Play! Watch it here! This week, we're live for the season finale. We're closing out PUSG Season 2 by exploring the…

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OK Human (Cry Me Some Rivers, Cuomo)

Nicky Flowers has never listened to Radiohead. Meys has. Picking Up Something Good is a limited event prestige podcast from Noise Space and neo-detritus where Nicky and Meys run through all of Radiohead’s output, album by album. This is an EMERGENCY WEEZER BULLETIN. We are covering Weezer's new LP OK Human. We consider this album an existential threat to our podcast. I'm not even going to tell you what we cover. Jesus christ.

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S2E9 – Earth (No Bangers Just Mash)

Nicky Flowers has never listened to Radiohead. Meys has. Picking Up Something Good is a limited event prestige podcast from Noise Space and neo-detritus where Nicky and Meys run through all of Radiohead’s output, album by album. Whoa, hey, what did we miss? We're back with our second to last episode of Season 2 - this week, we're covering Ed O'Brien's solo album as EOB, Earth. That's right - we're talking about the 'yob. We spend a lot of time talking about a puzzle that had just come out at the time, as well as the worst cover of "Creep"…

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S2E8 – Anima (These Are Me Loops)

Nicky Flowers has never listened to Radiohead. Meys has. Picking Up Something Good is a limited event prestige podcast from Noise Space and neo-detritus where Nicky and Meys run through all of Radiohead’s output, album by album. This week, Bran from The Children's Television Workshop and New Nintendo Podcast XL joins us to talk Thom Yorke's 2019 solo album Anima. Come check out our loops! Also: an unbearably long review of 2019's Anima screening, Hollywood's Thom Yorke Denny's, and a quick review of the w.a.s.t.e. store.

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Radjacent Family Feud!

Nicky Flowers has never listened to Radiohead. Meys has. Picking Up Something Good is a limited event prestige podcast from Noise Space and neo-detritus where Nicky and Meys run through all of Radiohead’s output, album by album.SURPRISE! This week, let's take a break from the endless pursuit of Radiohead and join our friends from RadIsh and Kid Nation Nation for a Radjacent crossover spectacular: Family Feud! This week, Tyler's your host - it's Team PUSG (Nicky, Meys, Sean) vs. Team KNN (Will, Gary, Michael) in a race to discover the undisputed champion of knowing what a ton of surveyees think!…

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S2E7 – Suspiria (Live Action Yaoi)

Nicky Flowers has never listened to Radiohead. Meys has. Picking Up Something Good is a limited event prestige podcast from Noise Space and neo-detritus where Nicky and Meys run through all of Radiohead’s output, album by album.This week, al riggs and Dustin Britt join us to discuss Suspiria (1977) and Suspiria (2018). Don't worry! Thom Yorke did the score for the latter film so this is thematically appropriate to the show. Mamma mia! Also: more bad accents, Italian Thom Yorke, and the grand conspiracy concerning Billy Joel.

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