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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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#254 - AUDIOFACE AWARDS 2022 (6th Annual!)

Episode 254

December 28, 2022

#254 - AUDIOFACE AWARDS 2022 (6th Annual!)

Syndicate 23 presents the 6th Annual Audioface Awards! Thanks for listening this year, we appreciate listening with you. Award categories and nominees are listed below: “FROM DUSK TO DAWN” BEST MUGSHOT AWARD:SLIM JXMMISpotemGottem Kodak Black Mystikal WORST MUSIC ON FLAT SCORCHED EARTH, NUKED HAWAII, NO QUID PRO QUO, BLEACH INJECTION,RIPPED SKULL DIAMOND,FTX TRADING LTD. BAHAMAS 2022:“God Did” by DJ Khaled“Mainstream Sellout” by Machine Gun Kelly"Palaces" by Flume BEST INDIE ALBUM“Ants From Up There” by Black Country, New Road“DECIDE” by Djo“Skinty Fia” by Fontaines D.C.“Wet Leg” self titled “Ugly Season” by Perfume Genius “Big Time” by Angel Olsen“And In The Darkness, Hearts Aglow” by Weyes Blood BEST ELECTRONIC ALBUM“Fragments” by Bonobo“Actual Life 3” by Fred Again..“Paradise Again” by Swedish House Mafia “Cherry” by Daphni “Fossora” by Björk“RENAISSANCE” by Beyoncé“Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 2” by Calvin Harris MAINSTREAM AWARD (BEST OVERPLAYED SONG)“Moth to a Flame” by Swedish House Mafia and The Weeknd“Rich Flex” by Drake & 21 Savage “As it Was” by Harry Styles“Break My Soul” by Beyoncé “Titi Me Pregunto” by Bad Bunny“Unholy” by Sam Smith & Kim Petras“The Loneliest Time” by Carly Rae Jepsen RETURN TO FORM AWARDPhoenixBROCKHAMPTONSpoon BEST POP ALBUM“Un Verano Sin Ti” by Bad Bunny“MOTOMAMI ”by ROSALÍA“Multitude” by Stromae“Midnights” by Taylor Swift“Hold the Girl” by Rina Sawayama“Harry’s House” by Harry Styles“Crash” by Charli XCX BEST NEO-POP ALBUM“SMITHEREENS” by Joji “Gemini Rights” by Steve Lacy“You Can’t Kill Me” by 070 Shake“WASTELAND” by Brent Faiyaz“Caprisongs” by FKA ...

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#253 - The Courtpacking Episode 2022 + Metro Boomin, Grammys Reacts, Ye Fallout, The 1975 Live Review

Episode 253

December 25, 2022

#253 - The Courtpacking Episode 2022 + Metro Boomin, Grammys Reacts, Ye Fallout, The 1975 Live Review

On Episode 253 of Audioface: REVIEWS: “HEROES & VILLAINS” by Metro Boomin. Plus: reactions to Grammys 2023 nominations, we finally get to air our thoughts on Ye nuking his career, and we review our live experience seeing The 1975 Live in Los Angeles. Then, our 6th annual courtpacking episode; (basically) our last chance at qualifying an album for our own awards. Featuring, Spoon, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Angel Olsen, Weyes Blood and a nod to The Weeknd. Stay tuned for the 6th Annual Audioface Awards, next episode! Thank you Syndicate 23 members: Muse, The 1975, Arctic Monkeys, and Junior Boys bonus episodes are in the Syndicate 23 Community Page under Audioface members content. Look out at your email: more bonus episodes and members gifts will be arriving shortly. Enjoy the surprises and thank you again for your support.  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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#252 - BROCKHAMPTON, Roddy Ricch, SAULT

Episode 252

November 25, 2022

#252 - BROCKHAMPTON, Roddy Ricch, SAULT

On Episode 252 of Audioface: REVIEWS: “The Family” & "TM" by BROCKHAMPTON, “Feed Tha Streets III” by Roddy Ricch, “11” by SAULT And In The News: Will Swifties finally bring down Ticketmaster? Trent Reznor quits Twitter thanks to Muskrat. Jack Antonoff: Venues “fuck artists so hard” by “taxing merch” Thank you Syndicate 23 members: Muse, The 1975, Arctic Monkeys, and Junior Boys bonus episodes are in the Syndicate 23 Community Page under Audioface members content. Look out at your email: more bonus episodes and members gifts will be arriving shortly. Enjoy the surprises and thank you again for your support.  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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#251 - Drake & 21 Savage's

Episode 251

November 12, 2022

#251 - Drake & 21 Savage's "HER LOSS", Joji, Phoenix

On Episode 251 of Audioface: REVIEWS: “Her Loss” by Drake & 21 Savage, “SMITHEREENS” by Joji, “Alpha Zulu” by Phoenix New Singles: “Munch (Feelin’ U)” & “Bikini Bottom” by Ice Spice, “Lift Me Up” by Rhianna, “Big Pussy” by Brockhampton, “Baby Queen” by Gorillaz And In The News: Kanye West can’t sell his “White Lives Matter” shirt…because the trademark is already owned by two black men. Drake’s botched album roll out. Cops investigate an argument over basketball that led to Takeoff’s death, gruesome videos of the scene have spread like wildfire. And Aaron Carter’s untimely death. Thank you Syndicate 23 members: Muse, The 1975, Arctic Monkeys, and Junior Boys bonus episodes are in the Syndicate 23 Community Page under Audioface members content. Look out at your email: more bonus episodes and members gifts will be arriving shortly. Enjoy the surprises and thank you again for your support.  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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#250 - Fred Again.., Junior Boys, Smino

Episode 250

November 01, 2022

#250 - Fred Again.., Junior Boys, Smino

On Episode 250 of Audioface: REVIEWS: “Actual Life 3 (January 1 - September 9 2022)” by Fred Again.., “The Waiting Game” by Junior Boys, “Luv 4 Rent” by Smino Plus, at the very end, a message about the milestone of hitting Audioface #250 with you all from Dan and Sean. Special thanks to those mentioned and not mentioned in the outro!  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 + an exclusive. The 1975 and Muse bonus episodes are in the Audioface Members video feed in the Syndicate 23 Community as well as the podcast feed. Enjoy the surprises and thank you again for your support.  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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#249 - Taylor Swift's

Episode 249

November 01, 2022

#249 - Taylor Swift's "Midnights", Arctic Monkeys' "The Car", Will Cherry

On Episode 249 of Audioface: REVIEWS: “Midnights” by Taylor Swift, “The Car” by Arctic Monkeys, “ULTRAVIOLET” by Will Cherry New Singles: “The Loneliest Time” by Carly Rae Jepsen ft. Rufus Wainwright, “Anguished Reins” by Misanthropes And in the news: Bono finally atones for his greatest sin 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 + an exclusive. The 1975 and Muse bonus episodes are in the Audioface Members video feed in the Syndicate 23 Community as well as the podcast feed. Enjoy the surprises and thank you again for your support.  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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