Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Episode #25: Not Just Biafra

In this episode, William and Carter discuss historical and contemporary political developments in Nigeria.
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Sunday, 4 June 2017

Bonus Episode: 2017 Half-Year Music Review

In this bonus episode, Isaac and Carter take a look at the half-year mark in music with their favourite albums and singles of 2017 so far.

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Isaac's List:

Tracks:

Hon. Mention: XO Tour Lif3 - Lil Uzi Vert

5. Tear It Down - Spoon
4. Thinking of a Place - The War on Drugs
3. American Dream - LCD Soundsystem
2. Chanel - Frank Ocean
1. Third of May - Fleet Foxes


Albums:

Hon. Mentions:

Rocket - (Sandy) Alex G
Pleasure - Feist
Everybody Works - Jay Som
All Amerikkkan Badass - Joey Badass
This Old Dog - Mac DeMarco


5. Slowdive - Slowdive
4. Dirty Projectors - Dirty Projectors
3. DAMN - Kendrick Lamar
2. Forget - Xiu Xiu
1. A Crow Looked at Me - Mount Eerie


Carter's List:

Tracks:

Hon. Mention: So Now What - The Shins

5. Reverse Faults - Sampha
4. Total Entertainment Forever - Father John Misty
3.  Ran - Future Islands
2. Radio Kids - Strand of Oaks
1. Modern Act - Cloud Nothings


Albums:

Hon. Mention: The Navigator - Hurray for the Riff Raff

5. DAMN - Kendrick Lamar
4. Tourist in This Town - Alison Crutchfield
3. A Crow Looked at Me - Mount Eerie
2. Everybody Works - Jay Som
1. Pleasure - Feist



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Sunday, 28 May 2017

Bonus Episode: 2017 Half-Year Movie Review

In this episode, Edward and Carter chat about their favourite films of the first half of 2017.

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Edward's List:

5. A Cure for Wellness
4. Trainspotting 2
3.  Free Fire
2.  Get Out
1. John Wick: Chapter 2

Honourable Mention: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Disappointment: Split



Carter's List:

5. A Cure for Wellness
4. Paterson
3. Logan
2.  John Wick: Chapter 2
1. Get Out

Honourable Mention: Trainspotting 2

Disappointment: Bitter Harvest


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Thursday, 18 May 2017

Episode 24: Tamaribuchi Heavy Manufacturing Concern

In this episode, Juntae, Alex and Carter break down the current situation in South Korea.
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Thursday, 11 May 2017

Episode #23: Les Politiques

In this episode, Edward and Carter review the results from the French election and tackle a grab bag of recent topics in Canadian politics.

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Intro (0:00 - 2:00)

Segment 1: Macron's In; Now What?  (2:00 - 41:00)


Segment 2: What's Happened in Canada Over the Past Few Months? (41:00 - 1:35:00)

Recommended Reading & Outro (1:35:00 - 1:47:00)

Edward's Recommendation: Defining Islamophobia

Carter's Recommendation: The Socialist Roots of the British Home Army


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Thursday, 30 March 2017

Bonus: All the Decades Gone

In this episode, Isaac and Carter talk about some of the important album anniversaries (and one new album) that have converged in March 2017.

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50th Anniversary: The Velvet Underground & Nico - Self-Titled

40th Anniversary: The Clash - Self-Titled (UK Edition)

30th Anniversary: U2 - The Joshua Tree

20th Anniversary: Radiohead - OK Computer

10th Anniversary: LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver & Panda Bear - Person Pitch

New Release: Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me


Sunday, 19 March 2017

Episode #22: Basically, Income

In this episode, Taylor and Carter discuss the ins and outs of the newly popular concept of basic income.

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All basic income policy wonkery in this episode (0:00 - 1:11:00)


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