Episode 116: Mikal Cronin - MCIII / Patrick Watson - Love Songs For Robots

This week on ye olde podcast we’re strong with indignation, curmudgeon, and wonder.  First up, Prince’s “surprise” show in Baltimore last Sunday was billed as a “Rally 4 Peace”, but with millions in potential monetary donations to be generated, and only a “portion” of the proceeds going to charity, should “good vibes” really count as currency? We resurrect our fan favorite “Prince is a dick” segment to investigate.

Next up, tune in as we review new records from power-pop wunderkind Mikal Cronin and Montreal’s masterful Patrick Watson.  Both albums are two of the mostly hotly anticipated albums of 2015, but do they deliver the goods?

PLUS!!! Are you a Dylan Fan? Ryan Adams? How about just a great song? If the answer is yes “The Jester and the Queen” by Chicago based singer/songwriter PM Buys is the track for you!

 

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Show Notes

  • "Thousands turn out for Prince's 'Rally 4 Peace' benefit concert" [Baltimore Sun]
  • You don't need to wait to see how much Prince is actually donating to help the people of Baltimore. Check out the Open Society Institute Now and donate directly if you are so moved [link]
  • Celebrate GNR's entire catalog with Use Your Illusion 1 [Rdio] and Use Your Illusion 2 [Rdio]
  • Learn more about PM Buys over at his Bandcamp page [link] PROTIP: BUY HIS STUFF.

Can't wait till the end of the podcast? Go ahead and stream PM Buys' "Jester and the Queen" below

 
  MCIII   Mikal Cronin   Kevin: Pass Paul: Stream It Patrick: Pass   Official Site   Facebook  |  Twitter

MCIII
Mikal Cronin

Kevin: Pass
Paul: Stream It
Patrick: Pass

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  Love Songs For Robots   Patrick Watson    Kevin: Buy It   Paul: Buy It   Patrick: Stream It    Official Site   Facebook  |  Twitter

Love Songs For Robots
Patrick Watson

Kevin: Buy It
Paul: Buy It
Patrick: Stream It

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