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18 – Fevers And Mirrors by Bright Eyes (5.4, 9.0)

We got double Minnesota action on this one. Charlie from Live Free, Twi Hard joins us to discuss that most important album of the year 2000 if you were a sad teen, Fevers And Mirrors by Bright Eyes. Conor Oberst does a lot of warbling about Russian space stations on this one and somehow we end up talking about that goddamn Quizno's commercial again. Join us, won't you? David | Matt | Charlie Tuning Fork

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17 – Fleet Foxes by Fleet Foxes (9.0)

Jordan from Juergen' It, Like A Podcast, and Slappers Only joins us to talk about some bearded white men and their tendency to pronounce words incorrectly. There's some discussion of losing your Melee save file, stuff about Mumford And Sons, and of course dancing shirtless with a saxophone. And who could forget Dad Johnny Wet? David | Matt | Jordan Tuning Fork

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16 – Make Believe by Weezer (0.4)

Stephanie from City Girls Make Do joins us again to talk about the much-maligned Make Believe by Weezer. Rivers Cuomo's side project is Incel and the Troubled Relationship. There's a surprising amount of discussion about Shrek in this one too. David | Matt | Stephanie Tuning Fork

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15 – Frances The Mute by The Mars Volta (2.0)

CW for some lyrical content about sexual assault. Roy from Podcasting Is Forbidden In The Cloud Recesses, and previous guest Trevor of Giants Confirmed join us to talk about the most big-brained album of the Prog Aughts. Pitchfork really really hates these guys. But hey, there's two members of Red Hot Chili Peppers on this album so it can't be all bad. David | Matt | Roy | Trevor Tuning Fork

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14 – Travistan by Travis Morrison (0.0)

Greg from This Might Be A Podcast and Best Midwestern joins us to tackle our first 0.0 review, Travistan by Travis Morrison. We also unexpectedly end up talking about Thomas Jefferson and Harambe. I promise they come up naturally and in relation to the album. David | Matt | Greg Tuning Fork

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13 – This Is Happening by LCD Soundsystem (9.2)

Since today is the album’s 10 year anniversary, it’s time to revisit James Murphy’s irony-coated dance LP. For some reason everyone said this one was inspired by David Bowie. We don’t really get it. David and Matt are joined by Matt (the Scottish one!) of HKIPGTD.Tron Legacy! Tron Legacy! Tron Legacy! Tron Legacy!David | Matt | Matt STuning Fork

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12 – Fetch The Bolt Cutters by Fiona Apple (10.0)

CW for discussion of sexual abuse.Well, we promised we’d name a woman. So how about we get 3 dollars for naming THREE WOMEN? Stephanie and Alex of City Girls Make Do take over the podcast to have a candid discussion about the first Pitchfork Perfect Ten since that one guy’s Relatively Pretty Dark Edgelord Fantasy. That, of course, being Fiona Apple’s Fetch The Bolt Cutters. Is it worth a perfect 10?Stephanie | AlexCity Girls Make DoTuning Fork

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11 – King of the Beach by Wavves (8.4)

Content warning for drug usage, but you probably already knew that if you’re listening to an episode about Wavves.We’re back with the ultimate statement of skateboard-surfer-stoner-slacker culture, King of the Beach by Wavves. We talk about such things as owning two copies of the same album, horses with no shoes, convertible balloons, and Dananananaykroyd. We don’t know what business Nathan Williams is in nowadays, but I’m sure it’s a valuable contribution to society.David | MattTuning Fork twitterMusic by Animal StyleArt by Nicky Flowers

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10 – Spiderman of the Rings by Dan Deacon (8.7)

David and Matt are joined by …absolutely nobody! It’s kind of just a David and Matt one this time. We forgot to mention that Dan Deacon’s setup included an iPod taped to a banana. However, we did not forget to mention that Dan Deacon does in fact have a rattlesnake gun AND an Aerosmith gun.Sometimes nihilism can create the wildest dance party you’ve ever seen.Every Album Is Aerosmith:https://every-album-is-aerosmith.tumblr.com/David | Matt | Tuning ForkArt by Nicky FlowersTheme Music: “Open Air” by Animal Style

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9 – Treats by Sleigh Bells (8.7)

David and Matt are joined by our friend Zøe (@monsantobama), famous Washington goth girl and poet, to discuss the ultimate in teen swag, Treats by Sleigh Bells. We had no choice but to stan the short king of Derek Miller. Some day Matt’s nuts will fall back through the atmosphere to earth and be reclaimed by the ocean.Artwork by Nicky Flowers (@yiffpolice)Music by Animal Style (@nmlstyl)

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