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Dec 29, 2020

This week we hung out with Georgia Black!

We talk music, how staying at home is heroic, what has kept her sane during the pandemic, and what went wrong in Game of Thrones.

Music featured in this episode:

“The Morning’s Just Begun”

“Invisible Enemy”

“Repeat & Play”

Dec 25, 2020

Top 10 Xmas Movies Ever!

Francis and Dan countdown their favorite Xmas movies ever!

We also talk about the right time to start playing Christmas music, what Netflix Christmas film to avoid, and what we want from Santa!

Grab a glass of egg nog, unwrap some presents, and listen to us be ridiculous!

Music in this episode:

"Like It's Christmas" by the Jonas Brothers

"Underneath the Tree" by Kelly Clarkson

"Yule Shoot Your Eye Out" by Fall Out Boy

"Rudolph (feat. DMX)" by DJ Suede The Remix God

Dec 24, 2020

We Review Evermore, the new album from Taylor Swift with special guests Radley and Amanda!

How is this album compared to Folklore? Is it better? Do we miss the “Old Taylor Swift?”

Also, we share our predictions for the next album and what we want under the Christmas tree!

Press play and find out!

Music featured in this episode:

“willow”

“evermore (feat. Bon Iver)”

“’tis the damn season”

“marjorie”

Dec 21, 2020

Bayside has dropped another Acoustic album! Does this album belong on the naughty list? Or is this a great stocking stuffer for your rock/emo pal?

Press play and find out!

Dec 18, 2020

This week we hung out with Josh from Stuck Out!

We talk the new EP, playing shows again, accidental “portrait-mode live streams,” if Endgame ruined the Black Widow movie, and which Marvel movie was the worst.

Music featured in this episode:

“Inverse”

“Mindless (feat. Mikaila Delgado)”

“Who You Are”

“False Promise”

Dec 16, 2020

This week we hang out with The Weekend Run Club!

We talk music, the pop star we both love, how feeling like a “secret” sucks, the different levels of loneliness, a solo project, and Super Smash Bros.

Music featured in this episode:

“All My Friends Are Dead”

“Always”

“Never”

“I Don’t Know”

Dec 11, 2020

This week we hung out with Emma Charles!

We talk the new EP, wishing for an “instruction manual” for relationships, the right time to play Christmas music, and why she stress-watched Harry Potter movies.

Music featured in this episode:

“Fog”

“Osmosis”

“Book”

“25”

Dec 9, 2020

This week we hung out with Hyro the Hero!

We talk music, streaming on Twitch, PS5 struggles, retro gaming, and why he “understands how Kim Kardashian feels.”

Music featured in this episode:

“Bullet”

“We Believe (feat. David Draiman)”

“Never Back Down”

Dec 7, 2020

This week we hung out with Zach Brandon!

We talk music, bad experiences with celebrities, why he believes in kindness, what the “devil’s gift to the earth” is, and Rocket League.

Music featured in this episode:

“Top of the Hill”

“Live and Let Live (feat. Jallal)”

“Tell Everybody I Don’t”

Dec 2, 2020

This week we hung out with TJ from Mighty Tortuga!

We talk the new EP, “Maximum Emo Coffee,” driving tips during the pandemic, what he Netflix binges, “real age vs. actor age,” and High School Musical.

Music featured in this episode:

“Out of Reach”

“Reverie”

“Soul Searching”

“Song 2”

Nov 25, 2020

This week we hung out with Taylor Colson!

We talk music, toxic relationships, “waiting for Ashton Kutcher,” the importance of keeping a schedule, and what she would cook in an Iron Chef Battle!

Music featured in this episode:

“Tiffany’s”

“Hurt Me”

Nov 23, 2020

This week we hung out with Bluprint!

We talk music, being “proud of 50,000 words,” recording at Sonic Ranch, why video game friendships are important, and Down to Earth.

Music featured in this episode:

“The Answer”

“Everything’s Alright”

“Dancing With a Stranger”

“Nothing Left to Lose”

Nov 18, 2020

This week we hung out with tiny deaths!

We talk the new EP, how mental illness can motivate you, “cashew milk/hip hop/weird stains,” her podcast, and why we want bad words in the NBA.

Music featured in this episode:

“Extra Life”

“The Jump”

“If I’m Dreaming”

“Stay”

 

Nov 16, 2020

This week we hung out with Saint Raymond!

We talk music, jumping out of his comfort zone, his personal fight for mental health, how the pandemic has affected him, Netflix binging, and the video game he is is addicted to.

Music featured in this episode:

“Right Way Round”

“Wide Eyed Blind”

“Love This Way”

“Solid Gold”

Nov 13, 2020

This week we hung out with Wax Owls!

We talk music, how COVID has affected us mentally, being featured in a feature film, “socially-distant walking dogs,” Scott Pilgrim, and bad Marvel films.

Music featured in this episode:

“Come On”

“Set It Free”

Nov 12, 2020

This week we hung out with Lincoln!

We talk about his viral hit, new music, “bats in sync,” how podcasts can be comforting, and what he does to maintain his mental health.

Music featured in this episode:

“Saint Bernard”

“Saint Bernard (Sam Means Remix)”

Nov 11, 2020

This week we reviewed the new self-titled album from punk duo girlfriends!

Is it worth a listen?

Press play and let's find out!

Music featured in this review:

"Eyes Wide Shut"

"California"

"Up All Night"

"Where Were You (feat. Travis Barker)"

Nov 9, 2020

This week we hung out with Stop.Drop.Rewind!

We talk music, “GopherWatch2020,” Billie Backlash, elbows instead of handshakes, how COVID has affected TV, Star Trek, and rewatching “The Red Wedding.”

Music featured in this episode:

“Main & Lincoln”

“Space Force”

“Words in Scary Stories”

Nov 3, 2020

This week we hung out with Natti from Fickle Friends!

We talk music, how songs can help you can “escape,” a brave step she took, what she took for granted about normal life, a milkshake that can make you cry, and Professor Lupin.

Music featured in this episode:

“92”

“What a Time”

“Pretty Great”

“Eats Me Up”

Oct 29, 2020

This week we hung out with Jennifer from Lokella!

We talk music, the inspiration behind “Of Remorse,” how COVID has affected life, bullying, Phantasy Star 4, and the reality TV show she sent an audition video to.

Music featured in this episode:

“Messiah Complex”

“Of Remorse”

“Wicked”

“Good Girls, Like You,”

Oct 27, 2020

This week we hung out with Doctor Sung from TWRP!

We talk the new album, Moms on FB, the real Space Force, recording in isolation, what he took for granted, why he streams scary games, and The Expanse.

Music featured in this episode:

“Computer Wife”

“Only the Best”

“Somewhere Out There”

“Black Swan (feat. Dan Avidan)”

 

Oct 23, 2020

This week we hung out with Nick Wilson!

We talk the new EP, “it’s scary to ask for help,” being nominated for a UK Music Video Award, how video games help friendships, and the hobby we have in common.

Music featured in this episode:

“Built For This”

“Everybody But Me”

“Enough to Know You”

"All the Same"

Oct 21, 2020

This movie is the must-see scary film of the year!

What is it?

Press play and find out!

Oct 20, 2020

This week we hung out with Sushi from GhØstkid!

We talk the new album, fighting for change, what he misses most about normal life, and “starting a fight.”

Music featured in this episode:

“THIS IS NOT HOLLYWOOD (feat. Johnny 3 Tears)”

“SUPERNOVA (feat. Marcus Bischoff)”

“START A FIGHT”

Oct 19, 2020

This week we hung out with Major Moment!

We talk music, Chester Bennington, 320 Changes Direction, if they have stayed sane during this crazy time, and the importance of using your platform to spread awareness.

Music featured in this episode:

“Living Your Life Like This”

“The Flood (Reimagined)”

“May Leave Scars (Reimagined)”

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