Zola Jesus returns! Hear a new track plus discover Just Mustard and more on issue #66 out now!
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Zola Jesus returns! Hear a new track plus discover Just Mustard and more on issue #66 out now!
Love this artwork and music! Discover on issue #66 out now!
Discover a Portland-based independent electronic artist from 1981 and more great new music on Issue #64 out now!
Take a trip down the rabbit hole into psych wonderland and discover the cosmic rock fuzz of punk pioneers on issue #60 out now!
Discover new music from NYC's Elise Okusami who records as Oceanator plus other rad stuff you won't hear on the radio! Issue #59 out now!
Discover new music from French musician Melody Prochet (aka Melody's Echo Chamber), an eerie score from Portland musician My Name Is Clyde plus a vintage track from a band I claim is "one of the best Southern indie rock bands, ever" on issue #58 out now! Listen on: Spotify, Apple and Google Podcasts or free online at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
Issue 55 out now featuring new music from Afghan Whigs, Blushing (pictured), Stars and more. Plus, an early '90s band from Leeds that I'd heard of but never actually heard until recently. Listen FREE wherever fine podcasts are found or online at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
Weekend edition! New tunes from BODEGA (pictured), Kurt Vile and more. Plus, a track that once contained the most F-bombs in the history of music!
Discover the "euphoric collision of post-punk, trance, and deconstructed opera" in the sounds of Sky Creature! Issue 53 out now!
"Instant classic", "electric", "nostalgic", "smart", "funny", "captivating", "absurd" and "confident" have all been used to describe this Leeds band's debut. Discover them and more on issue #53 out now!🤘🎧🎛📡📻💻
Stop on by CrossRoads Music and grab some vinyl! 🤓🤘
Quinquis (aka Emilie Tiersen) is the latest signing to the legendary Mute label. Her "soothing yet unpredictable pulsations" can be discovered on issue #51 out now!
Ritual Veil beckons fans of the darker side of Depeche Mode. Discover them and more on issue #50 out now!
This Canadian's avant-country tunes are delivered in a style reminiscent of a couple of VU alums. The release "Two Years" was the most-recent addition to my "best of" 2021 stack. Hear a track and others you may have missed on issue #49 out now via the usual suspects or free online at: www.achor.fm/thebottomforty
Los Angeles band Adult Books released their sophomore LP "Grecian Urn" in 2021. It went a bit under the radar but was one my favorites to listen to start-to-finish (both strolling with Biscuit to the park in summer and dragging him there this winter). Fans of The Cure's not-too-dark side should enjoy it. I'm playing songs from my favorite releases of 2021 on the next couple of issues of The Bottom Forty podcast. Listen via the usual suspects, by instructing "Alexa" to play it or FREE online at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
Decided to step out for a bit and let you get caught up! If you enjoyed the podcast this past year please consider becoming a supporter at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty/support Hope to beam you in the New Year!
Tummyache is led by Soren Bryce (pictured) and will remind you of staying up late to watch 120 Minutes on MTV circa 1995 or...well...listening to this podcast circa 2021! Issue #47 out now!
Discover danceable post-punk from NYC's Gustaf and more on this week's issue! Available via the usual suspects or FREE at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
New music for the weekend! Issue #45 out now featuring: Psychedelic P**n Crumpets (they had me at the name), Sports and a few other bands you either forgot about or never knew. Available via the usual suspects or FREE online link here: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
Issue #42 (turkey loaf edition) now available! New music from: Foals, Placebo and Alex Lahey (pictured). Plus, a few curveballs to keep your ears on their toes (or something like that). Listen wherever fine podcasts are found or FREE direct link here: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
A band booted from Lollapalooza for being "too loud"? Another who hailed from "Cabbage Town"? Hear them and discover new music from: Liily (pictured), Spiritualized, Cola and more on isssue #43 out now! Available wherever you get your pods or FREE online at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
Issue #42 out now! Nation Of Language (pictured) are keeping the '80s alive and relevant with an excellent new track plus hear an ode to McDonalds (?), classic shoegaze and more. Available wherever you get yer pods or FREE online at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
Issue #41 out today! Buddy Wynkoop (pictured) have been causing a racket on our block the past couple of summers and you'll hear the results with a track from their new EP. Plus, hear new music from Jose Gonzalez, Little Hag and more. We'll also go back to 1992 and re-discover an American shoegaze band from the early '90s that was actually accepted and by the UK press. Available wherever you grab your podcasts or FREE online at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
Our namesake issue (#40) is now on virtual stands! Discover new music from: Cuffed Up (pictured), Rubber Band Gun, Psychedelic P**n Crumpets and more. Plus, hear a track from a '90s band once featured in Sassy Magazine's 'Cute Band Alert' section.🥰 Available where fine pods are grabbed or FREE online at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
Issue #39 out now! Hear new music from: Death Valley Girls (pictured), Near Beer, Wet Leg and more. Also, discover a "lost" private press release that dates back to 1981 from a Portland electronic pioneer! Available wherever you get your pods or FREE online at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
Issue #38 out now! Discover Norwegian multi-instrumentalist Arne Kjelsrud-Mathisen (pictured) who records as Rural Tapes. His wonderful debut featuring sprawling soundscapes was described by The Independent as "an odyssey in eight songs" and features contributions from both Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey. Plus, hear new music from Kate Vargas, Gold & Youth and a track from a 1976 release originally limited to only 300 copies. Available wherever you grab your podcasts or online at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
Have you listened to the lastest issue yet? Discover these Toronto indie rockers with a track from their overlooked 2007 release. Fans of: Archers of Loaf, Pavement and Sebadoh will surely dig. Available on: Spotify, Apple Music, Google podcasts or online at: www.anchor.fm
Issue #37 of The Bottom Forty podcast now on virtual stands worldwide. New music from Dean Wareham (pictured), Son Volt and more. Also, hear Electric Six covering The Jam and a track from one of my old school faves who've just released their first LP in 26 years. Available wherever fine podcasts are found or FREE online at: www.anchor.fm
Issue #36 out now featuring new music from: Sports, Fotocrime, Good Morning and more. Also, hear Clinic's (pictured) eerie cover of the 1973 Ann Peebles Memphis soul classic “I Can’t Stand The Rain”. Available wherever fine podcasts are found or online at: www.anchor.fm
Issue #35 out now featuring new music from: Sea Power, The Cribs, They Might Be Giants and more. Also, discover a "lost" track from this wonderful Welsh wrestler who has been said to have influenced Bowie and glam rock! Available wherever fine podcasts are found or online at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
New issue out today featuring new music from: Field Music (pictured), The Connells, Phantom Limb and more! Available wherever fine podcasts are found or online at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
Issue #33 on virtual stands today! Discover hotly tipped Brooklyn band Geese (pictured), the first new music in three years from Saint Etienne and a new band featuring members of: Helmet, The Life and Times, Errortype: 11, Saetia and others. Available wherever fine podcasts are found or online at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
Issue #32 now on virtual stands for you to grab for FREE! New music from Pilot To Gunner, Wavves and more. Plus, discover this fantastic Sacramento-based band (pictured) from 1983 that'll please fellow fans of The Fixx. Enjoy on Spotify, Google and Apple podcasts etc. Listen online at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
This is Amyl & The Sniffers (pictured). Their forthcoming sophomore release was inspired by: AC/DC, Wendy O. Williams and Motorhead! Hear them, a "lost Americana classic" from 1989 and more on issue #31 of The Bottom Forty™ podcast out today. Available FREE worldwide wherever fine podcasts are found or online at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
Issue #30 out now! New music from The Shivas (pictured), Mini Trees, Pond and more. Plus, hear a track from a Belgian band whose live set ranks among the best I've ever seen! Available for free wherever fine podcasts are found. Listen and support online at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
Issue #29 out today on virtual stands worldwide. Discover new music from teen punks The Linda Lindas (pictured), Mac McCaughan (Superchunk), Come Closer and more. Also, hear a track from the first LP produced by Dave Fridmann following his work with The Flaming Lips on ‘The Soft Bulletin’. Available on Spotify, Google and Apple podcasts etc. Support and listen online at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty 🤘🎛🎙🎧📡📻
Issue #28 out today on virtual stands worldwide! New music from: Ora The Molecule, The Parrots, Parts N’ Rec and more. Also, hear a track from an LP released in 1979 that was deemed “the greatest album ever recorded” by Stereo Review. Plus, discover the beautiful music of unsigned Icelandic band Hrim (pictured). RIYL: Cocteau Twins, DJ Shadow, Enya, Portishead, Julee Cruise. Listen on Spotify, Google and Apple podcasts, telling your device to "play The Bottom Forty podcast" or online at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
Issue #27 out today! New music from: A Place To Bury Strangers, Efterklang, Courtney Barnett and more. Plus, hear some "classic rocque" from this lot in powdered white wigs. Listen on Spotify, Google/Apple podcasts etc. or online at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
Discover Aussie teens Teenage Joans (pictured), a new solo project from a member of Broken Social Scene, Robbing Millions and more in issue #26 of The Bottom Forty podcast. Out now on Apple/Google Podcasts, Spotify, telling Alexa to "play The Bottom Forty podcast" or online at: www.anchor.fm/thebottomforty
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