⌚️ 1Min Reviews
The Vapors - Together
Thirty-nine years may have passed, but from the opening riff of the lead-off title track to the radio-ready single "Crazy," the unique vocal and guitar interplay between David Fenton and Edward Bazalgette haven't missed a beat …
Moby - All Visible Objects
While Moby has been busy the past five years, releasing an album a year plus two different memoirs, very little calls back to his commercial heyday of 1999's Play or 2002's 18 …
🎙 New 90s Episode
Dig - Dig
We revisit the debut 1993 album by Dig with lead singer and guitarist Scott Hackwith
Thanks to an old friend of the show Chip Midnight, when patron Dewey Cole suggested revisiting the 1993 self-titled debut album from Dig, Chip reached out to lead singer and guitarist Scott Hackwith to have him join us to revisit this record. Dewey only came to record recently, so he provides a unique perspective of discovering an album seventeen years after its release. Chip interviewed Scott when the band was just starting out, gigging around the country with frequent stops in Ohio in the early-to-mid 1990s. Scott, who started out as a guitarist in T.S.O.L., learned to be a producer on the spot making the debut album, which led him to work on records by the Ramones, Spiritualized and other, shares stories and insights on album artwork, demo'ing tracks on a four-track machine, making music videos, and working on new Dig music. Special guests: Dewey Cole - DMO UNION, Chip Midnight - music journalist, Scott Hackwith - vocals & guitar, Dig
📅 New Releases
Steve Earle & The Dukes - Ghosts of West Virginia
Centers on the Upper Big Branch coal mine explosion that killed twenty-nine men in that state in 2010, making it one of the worst mining disasters in American history.
The Lickerish Quartet - Threesome, Vol. 1 - EP
A supergroup of former members of Jellyfish and Imperial Drag
Quarantine Songs - Quarantine Songs Vol. 1
Songwriting exercise where people submit lyrics to Ben London (Alcohol Funnycar) and he writes and records a new song for them
Kevin Tihista - Home Demons Vol. 2
Former bassist for the Chicago group Triple Fast Action and contributed songs to the Veruca Salt album Resolve.
Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Shut It Down 2020 - Single
Dan Wilson - The Real Question - Single
🎙 Coming Soon on Dig Me Out
Last chance to vote
Our May listener suggestion poll is about to close. Looks like The Smoking Popes are about to pull this one out and get a podcast episode.
Smoking popes are such an amazing band. My wife and I’s first dance at our wedding is a smoking popes song (I know you love me) - Andrew OC
Going with Gorky's Zygotic Mynci, I remember them getting played loads by John Peel back in the early to mid nineties and always really enjoying their psychedelic folk sound. Plus, as already mentioned, it should be entertaining to hear Tim's pronunciation attempts with this one. - Mike Bond
While I love the Smoking Popes, The Hardship Post need to get some attention. Great Canadian band with excellent catchy songs. They likely won't win, but please give them a listen. - David Haverland
this was down to the Smoking Popes, Hardship Post, and Gorky's Zygotic Mynci. In the end I went with Gorky because, sonically, the album just grabbed my attention. It may slow down just a bit in the middle but at 15 songs in under 40 minutes, there is plenty to enjoy. Plus, the albums title track was covered by Of Montreal and has a bit of nostalgia for me. I would like to see Hardship Post covered in another episode though. - Thomas Crymes
Since I live in wales I should vote for Gorky's zygotic Mynci but I'm going for the Hardship post... I had never heard of them before so its was another pleasant surprise brought to me by dig me out!!! thanks to dig me out I have discovered more Canadian bands that I really like now. - Richard Waterman
Coming Soon: Electro-Shock Blues by Eels
Thanks to a pick by Andrew OC we'll be checking out the 1998 sophomore album Electro-Shock Blues by Eels. Give it a listen, leave a comment, and vote in our poll so we can share your thoughts when we record next Sunday, May 24th at 9:00 PM EST.
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🎙 From the podcast archive
Jellyfish - Bellybutton
You are about to learn everything you ever wanted to know about the most under-appreciated band of the 90s. Released: 1990 Label: Charisma Producer: Jack Joseph Puig, Albhy Galuten
Imperial Drag - Imperial Drag
Combine T. Rex grooves with analog synths, topped with radio-friendly hooks and you get Imperial Drag. Released: 1994 Label: The Work Group Producer: Brad Jones, Roger Joseph Manning Jr.
Alcohol Funnycar - Weasels
We try to determine if Weasels is the sound of '90s - a little punk, a little grunge, some melody, and edginess, but pretty much just rock. Released: 1995 Label: C/Z Records Producer: Alcohol Funnycar
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