85 - Blondie - Eat To The Beat
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85 - Blondie - Eat To The Beat

84 - The Wonder Years - Suburbia I’ve Given You All and Now I’m Nothing

Welcome back for another “surprise” episode! This is another album I’ve been wanting to cover since starting the show I just never felt like the time was right. Well, that’s over now because here we are. I think this record is hard to discuss because Soupy’s writing is so good an ...  Show more

83 - Mahna Mahna

Well hello, and welcome back for a quick, surprise episode! This song is a household favorite but also has quite the interesting backstory so, come along with me as I discuss this week. Here are links to articles I used to research this episode: http://amuchdeeperlevel.blogspot.c ...  Show more

82 - Justin Martell and Aaron Hamel of Ship to Shore Phono Co.

Hello, and welcome to the second installment of Record Label Month! This month, I’ll be sharing my conversations with a couple of different label owners who have cornered the market in different vinyl communities. This week, I had the pleasure of speaking with Justin Martell and ...  Show more

81 - Jake Sulzer of Counter Intuitive Records

Hello, and welcome to Record Label Month! This month, I’ll be speaking to a couple of different label owners who have cornered the market in different vinyl communities. This week, the DIY scene gets discussed with the owner of Counter Intuitive Records, which has Origami Angel, ...  Show more

80 - LINGUA IGNOTA - CALIGULA

Oh man, yet another episode I’ve been pushing off for months! I’ll be diving into LINGUA IGNOTA’s 2019 masterpiece, “CALIGULA”. This record is just so hard to categorize but I know that it moves me emotionally and is also somewhat terrifying in the process? It’s an absolutely bea ...  Show more

79 - The Mountain Goats - The Sunset Tree

Hello and welcome back everybody! This week I will be discussing The Mountain Goats, “The Sunset Tree”. I just want to say up top for this one, CW/TW: abuse (physical, substance and emotional) will be discussed in this episode so, I just want you all to be aware of that. “The Sun ...  Show more

78 - Hawthorne Heights - The Silence In Black and White

Hey there! Welcome back to another episode of The Vinyl Countdown. On this week’s episode, I’ll be diving into another “scene” classic, a record that meant so much to me then and still does to this day, “The Silence in Black and White” by Hawthorne Heights! 2004 was an incredible ...  Show more

77 - Kendrick Lamar - DAMN.

Welcome back! Oh man, this record is one I’m so glad I finally was able to pick up. 2017’s Pulitzer Prize winning, “DAMN.” by Kendrick Lamar aka K. Dot aka Kung-Fu Kenny! I can’t wait to dive into this record and what it means to not only me, but to the culture as well. 

76 - My top 5 albums of 2020!

As the title says, I’ll be diving into my top 5 releases of the year but also, the top 5 records I purchased regardless of when they originally released as well! It should be a good time! 

75 - Thursday - War All The Time

Oh man, this week I will diving into what is probably my 2nd favorite album of all time, #1 favorite by Thursday...War All The Time, from 2003. This album changed my life in a few ways and opened my eyes to so many bands I otherwise would’ve missed...I can’t wait to get into it a ...  Show more

74 - Chiodos - All’s Well That Ends Well

Hello, and welcome back for this very special “Thanksgiving” edition of the show! I mean, it’s not really but it just so happens to be releasing on Thanksgiving so just go with it lol I will say, I’m thankful for the represses of this album this year because the OG presses are su ...  Show more

73 - Armor For Sleep - What To Do When You’re Dead (15th Anniversary Edition)

I’m back this week with another one of my all time favorites, this time from a band that broke up waaaay before their time: Armor For Sleep and their second album, “What To Do When You’re Dead”. This album has so many things associated with it for me (both good and bad) and I’m e ...  Show more

72 - Touché Amoré - Lament

Welcome back everyone! I told you this month would be filled with classics both new and old and this week, I’m covering a new one. Touché Amoré latest, “Lament”! This album is just classic TA, from start to finish its incredible and I cannot wait to dive into it for you all! 

71 - Coheed and Cambria - In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3

Oh man, I’m excited for this week! This whole month is going to be filled with classics (both new and old, but mostly old), albums that defined my music tastes for years to come. First up, 2003’s “IKSSE:3” by Coheed and Cambria, my favorite from them hands down. Come along with m ...  Show more

70 - October Spooktacular: The Return - The Exorcist: Extended Director’s Cut

This is it. The last week of the October Spooktacular and what a way to go out. “The Exorcist” is considered by many as the scariest movie of all time and for good reason: it’s still downright terrifying at times. I can’t wait to get into all this week! 

69 - October Spooktacular: The Return - Jacob’s Ladder

“Jacob’s Ladder” is one of the creepiest, unsettling films I’ve ever seen and I cannot wait to discuss it and its equally disturbing score for all of you! This is probably the one no one wants spoiled for them so if you haven’t seen it, do not listen yet lol 

68 - October Spooktacular: The Return - Get Out

Oh boy, another classic one this week. 2017’s “Get Out”! This movie, my god. A movie so scary for me and other people of color (for obvious reasons) that’s still relevant and unfortunately will be for the foreseeable future. Come along with me as I break it down! 

67 - October Spooktacular: The Return - The Omen

Welcome back to week 2 of the October Spooktacular! I’ll be discussing the super influential and downright creepy classic, 1976’s “The Omen”! I love this movie so much and the score is also great. “Look at me Damien! It’s all for you.” 💀💀💀 

66 - October Spooktacular: The Return - It Follows

October Spooktacular: The Return is here! And I’m back baybeeeeeeee!!! After Hurricane Laura blew in and uprooted our lives, I took a month off to regroup and get things settled and I’m so excited to be back. It’s even better that it’s Spooky Season too! First up, 2015’s “It Foll ...  Show more