Saturday, October 26, 2013

Love That Album Episode 52 - Portis Attack





It's becoming more of a trend at LTA studios that I've been programming the show's discussions based on the suggestions of my co-presenters, rather than finding a mutually loved record. So it goes with episode 52.

I am joined by John Ross, the manager of the wonderful Facebook page "Feed My Ears", and  Shooting the Shit regular, Tim Merrill to discuss Portishead's "Dummy" and Massive Attack's "Mezzanine" - two albums I never thought I'd be talking about on this podcast. I confess the whole trip hop movement passed me by in the nineties, but I am truly grateful to John Ross for telling me to get out of my musical comfort zone and discuss these two records. I think we had a fascinating conversation  as we touched upon issues such as whether sometimes music has to have a context to appeal, or whether the music itself evokes images. Record scratching aside, was Dummy just a traditional pop  or soul record with nineties production values? What did we actually think of these records - do we love those albums? Tune in and find out.

Eric Reanimator once again contributes his segment more to discuss a band he loves rather than a specific album. This time around he talks about Sky Cries Mary, a perfect companion piece to this episode's albums.

If you’ve been enjoying the show, please pass the word that the show exists to your music loving friends, write an iTunes review, make me some chocolate muffins….any kindness will be gratefully appreciated.

You can download the podcast at iTunes by searching for “love that album”. You can stream or download it at “http://lovethatalbum.blogspot.com”.

The podcast can also be listened to via Stitcher Radio. Download the app from stitcher.com, and listen to any episode streaming over your Android or Apple device after searching for “love that album”.

Send me any feedback at rrrkitchen@yahoo.com.au (written or mp3 voicemail) or join the Facebook group a thttp://www.facebook.com/groups/lovethatalbum and let us know your thoughts on trip hop, whether you prefer the attempt at a slightly new format, or just anything music related that you’d like to chat about.



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Saturday, October 5, 2013

Love That Album episode 51 - King Lips






I am joined by JuanJose DeLa Cruz of the wonderful List Music Podcast (happy birthday Juan) and first timer to LTA, David Blom. Each of these fellow music fans has suggested an album for discussion. Juan picked King Crimson’s “In The Court of the Crimson King” and Dave selected The Flaming Lips’ “Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots”. Both albums have a prog flavour so I thought it was a good pairing. As well as the music, the discussion turns to war, illness, death, old computer games, Benny Hill….the usual stuff discussed on LTA. I hope you enjoy.

For his Album I Love segment, Eric Reanimator discusses Monster Magnet and their album “All Dopes To Infinity”. Hear a little Stooges in there? Good. Hold that thought……

If you’ve been enjoying the show, please pass the word that the show exists to your music loving friends, write an iTunes review, make me some chocolate muffins….any kindness will be gratefully appreciated.

You can download the podcast at iTunes by searching for “love that album”. You can stream or download it at “http://lovethatalbum.blogspot.com”.

The podcast can also be listened to via Stitcher Radio. Download the app from stitcher.com, and listen to any episode streaming over your Android or Apple device after searching for “love that album”.

Send me any feedback at rrrkitchen@yahoo.com.au (written or mp3 voicemail) or join the Facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/groups/lovethatalbum and let us know your thoughts on prog, whether you prefer the attempt at a slightly new format, or just anything music related that you’d like to chat about.


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