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Audioface: Music News, Reviews, & Culture

How come no one talks about the way music shapes culture around us? On Audioface, sometimes-friends and music critics Sean and Dan deliver a no-B.S. look at the week in music news, music culture, politics,...more

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*UNLOCKED* #245 BONUS - Arctic Monkeys: The Band From The Internet

Episode 246

October 19, 2022

*UNLOCKED* #245 BONUS - Arctic Monkeys: The Band From The Internet

Dan and Sean update their 2018 episode "The 35 Minute Arctic Monkeys Primer" by going back to the Arctic Monkeys' very beginning. What happens when a band shuns tradition and uses the internet to rise to fame? That story is history, and it's in this podcast along with the best songs that got them there.  Arctic Monkeys' 2022 album "The Car" is coming out soon, and will be reviewed on a future episode of Audioface.  NEW: Hear the band's best songs in one place with "The Essential: Arctic Monkeys" playlist on Spotify. This episode is available first for Syndicate 23 members as a special thank you for your support. Happy members appreciation month! Make sure you check out the brand-new 1975 Bonus episode as well, and stay tuned for another bonus episode on Junior Boys in the upcoming weeks. GET MORE AUDIOFACE WITH SYNDICATE 23 MEMBERSHIP. More info at join.syndicate23.co -- AUDIOFACE'S 2022 NEW MUSIC PLAYLIST:https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5re14dHv4E6iOA9yj1PmtB?si=480f679829c0471b SUPPORT AUDIOFACE!Subscribe to this podcast (or Follow on Spotify) so you don’t miss new episodes every week. Tell some friends about this show to keep it growing! We appreciate it, and you. Reach out to us: https://twitter.com/audiofacepod/https://intsagram.com/audiofacepod/https://www.youtube.com/audiofacepod?sub_confirmation=1 For advertising opportunities, email info (at) syndicate23 (dot) co ...

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#246 - Kid Cudi's "Entergalactic", Freddie Gibbs' "$oul $old $eparately", Björk's "Fossora"

Episode 246

October 19, 2022

#246 - Kid Cudi's "Entergalactic", Freddie Gibbs' "$oul $old $eparately", Björk's "Fossora"

On Episode 246 of Audioface: REVIEWS: “Entergalactic” by Kid Cudi, “$oul $old $eparetely” by Freddie Gibbs, “Fossora” by Björk. For members: Keep a look out at your members feed -- Bonus episodes every week are just on the horizon and Syndicate 23 members get the first look at everything. The Muse bonus is in the Audioface Members feed and the podcast feed. Enjoy the surprises!  GET MORE AUDIOFACE WITH SYNDICATE 23 MEMBERSHIPMore info at join.syndicate23.co -- AUDIOFACE'S 2022 NEW MUSIC PLAYLIST:https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5re14dHv4E6iOA9yj1PmtB?si=480f679829c0471b SUPPORT AUDIOFACE!Subscribe to this podcast (or Follow on Spotify) so you don’t miss new episodes every week. Tell some friends about this show to keep it growing! We appreciate it, and you. Reach out to us: https://twitter.com/audiofacepod/https://intsagram.com/audiofacepod/https://www.youtube.com/audiofacepod?sub_confirmation=1 For advertising opportunities, email info (at) syndicate23 (dot) co ...

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#245 - Alex G, EST Gee. Sudan Archives

Episode 245

October 19, 2022

#245 - Alex G, EST Gee. Sudan Archives

On Episode 245 of Audioface: REVIEWS: “God Save The Animals" by Alex G, “I Never Felt Nun” by EST Gee, “Natural Brown Prom Queen” by Sudan Archives Adam Levine's cringey sexts, take the wheel! For members: Keep a look out at your members feed -- Bonus episodes every week are just on the horizon and Syndicate 23 members get the first look at everything. The Muse bonus is in the Audioface Members feed and the podcast feed. Enjoy the surprises!  GET MORE AUDIOFACE WITH SYNDICATE 23 MEMBERSHIPMore info at join.syndicate23.co -- AUDIOFACE'S 2022 NEW MUSIC PLAYLIST:https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5re14dHv4E6iOA9yj1PmtB?si=480f679829c0471b SUPPORT AUDIOFACE!Subscribe to this podcast (or Follow on Spotify) so you don’t miss new episodes every week. Tell some friends about this show to keep it growing! We appreciate it, and you. Reach out to us: https://twitter.com/audiofacepod/https://intsagram.com/audiofacepod/https://www.youtube.com/audiofacepod?sub_confirmation=1 For advertising opportunities, email info (at) syndicate23 (dot) co ...

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*UNLOCKED* #244 BONUS - The 1975: How To Build Your Legacy

Episode 245

October 11, 2022

*UNLOCKED* #244 BONUS - The 1975: How To Build Your Legacy

Dan and Sean take their deepest dive yet into not only the history of The 1975, but how carefully they were crafting their own stories from The Moment of The Band's The Inception. The 1975's 5th album "Being Funny In a Foreign Language" will be available in October 2022, and will be reviewed on a future episode of Audioface.  NEW: Hear the band's best songs in one place with "The Essential The 1975" playlist on Spotify. This episode and others were available first for Syndicate 23 members as a special thanks for their support. GET MORE AUDIOFACE WITH SYNDICATE 23 MEMBERSHIP. More info at join.syndicate23.co -- AUDIOFACE'S 2022 NEW MUSIC PLAYLIST:https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5re14dHv4E6iOA9yj1PmtB?si=480f679829c0471b SUPPORT AUDIOFACE!Subscribe to this podcast (or Follow on Spotify) so you don’t miss new episodes every week. Tell some friends about this show to keep it growing! We appreciate it, and you. Reach out to us: https://twitter.com/audiofacepod/https://intsagram.com/audiofacepod/https://www.youtube.com/audiofacepod?sub_confirmation=1 For advertising opportunities, email info (at) syndicate23 (dot) co ...

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#244 - Rina Sawayama's "Hold the Girl", Djo, The Mars Volta

Episode 244

September 27, 2022

#244 - Rina Sawayama's "Hold the Girl", Djo, The Mars Volta

On Episode 244 of Audioface: REVIEWS: “Hold the Girl” by Rina Sawayama, “DECIDE” by Djo, “The Mars Volta” by The Mars Volta New Singles: “PACMAN” by Hardwell, “Forever” by Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (TEED) and “There Had Better Be a Mirrorball” by The Arctic Monkeys And in the news: Disclosure’s Howard Lawrence drops out of tour to “look after” himself, R Kelly finally found guilty on CP charges, Post Malone speaks out after onstage injury, YouTuber Anthony Fantano trolls Drake into revealing threatening DMs. For members: Keep a look out at your members feed -- Bonus episodes every week are just on the horizon and Syndicate 23 members get the first look at everything. The Muse bonus is in the Audioface Members feed and the podcast feed. Enjoy the surprises!  GET MORE AUDIOFACE WITH SYNDICATE 23 MEMBERSHIPMore info at join.syndicate23.co -- AUDIOFACE'S 2022 NEW MUSIC PLAYLIST:https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5re14dHv4E6iOA9yj1PmtB?si=480f679829c0471b SUPPORT AUDIOFACE!Subscribe to this podcast (or Follow on Spotify) so you don’t miss new episodes every week. Tell some friends about this show to keep it growing! We appreciate it, and you. Reach out to us: https://twitter.com/audiofacepod/https://intsagram.com/audiofacepod/https://www.youtube.com/audiofacepod?sub_confirmation=1 For advertising opportunities, email info (at) syndicate23 (dot) co ...

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#243 - Ari Lennox's "age/sex/location", Preoccupations, Sampa The Great

Episode 243

September 18, 2022

#243 - Ari Lennox's "age/sex/location", Preoccupations, Sampa The Great

On Episode 243 of Audioface: REVIEWS: “age/sex/location” by Ari Lennox, “Arrangements” by Preoccupations, “As Above, So Below” by Sampa The Great New Singles: “Hoax” by JORDI UP LATE and “21” by Nolune And in the news: The Inaugural Noted LIttle Bitch Edwin Farnham Butler III faces numerous sexual harassment allegations in the midst of Arcade Fire's world tour. How is everyone responding? Vince Staples content news, Ukraine quotes Pusha T, what Eminem and Tokimonsta have in common, and Ozzy Osbourne knows where he doesn't want to die. For members: Keep a look out at your members feed -- Bonus episodes every week are just on the horizon and Syndicate 23 members get the first look at everything. The Muse bonus is in the Audioface Members feed and the podcast feed. Enjoy the surprises!  GET MORE AUDIOFACE WITH SYNDICATE 23 MEMBERSHIPMore info at join.syndicate23.co -- AUDIOFACE'S 2022 NEW MUSIC PLAYLIST:https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5re14dHv4E6iOA9yj1PmtB?si=480f679829c0471b SUPPORT AUDIOFACE!Subscribe to this podcast (or Follow on Spotify) so you don’t miss new episodes every week. Tell some friends about this show to keep it growing! We appreciate it, and you. Reach out to us: https://twitter.com/audiofacepod/https://intsagram.com/audiofacepod/https://www.youtube.com/audiofacepod?sub_confirmation=1 For advertising opportunities, email info (at) syndicate23 (dot) co ...

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