Giving a friend an album recommendation can be a tricky prospect. There's a lot that can go wrong, but when it works, it's magical.
On this episode we talk over 2 albums recommendations we gave to each other - Benjamin Booker's blues rocker 'Witness' and Canadian punk group Propagandhi's new release 'Victory Lap'.
Tell us your thoughts on these records @albumnerds on the Twitters. Nerd it!
As much as we love talking about albums, recent events have caused us to take a step back and reflect a bit on more serious matters.
The Dude expresses our sympathy to the victims and loved ones of the Las Vegas shootings as well as to Tom Petty and his family.
We'll be back next week with a full dose of album nerdiness. Hug the ones you love and we'll talk to you then.
We've got some hot n' fresh new release recommendations for ya! Both of our picks are tasty treats from the rock music world, but they come from very different places.
Industry mainstays, the Foo Fighters, have a new record out that has caught our interest. We also recommend the first full-length from a lesser known Scottish band named Dvne.
Turn that nerd up to 11 for all the juicy details. Tell us what new records you're enjoying @albumnerds.
Let's go back - back all the way to the glorious year that was 1993. Bill Clinton's cigars were still clean, the Internet was just a baby and lots of great music was released. We highlight 2 of our favorite records from the year - Counting Crow's August and Everything After and Pearl Jam's Vs.
Get your nerd on and tell us your favorite records from this year on Twitter @albumnerds!
Join us for the next installment of our Future Classics recommendations where we talk over 2 recent records we feel will be classics in the years to come. Our nominations are Janelle Monae's 2010 Pop/R&B album The ArchAndroid as well as Michael Kiwanuka's 2012 soulful debut Home Again. What records from the last 5-10 years would you nominate?
Early last month, country music up-and-comer, Tyler Childers put out a record we both have taken a liking to. Join us as we talk about this new class of outlaw country as well as this record's strengths and weaknesses.
We also give a proper shout-out to Netflix show 'Ozark' as well as bluetooth headphones from TaoTronics.
What do you think of Tyler Childers' Purgatory? Tell us your thoughts on Twitter, @albumnerds.
Join us for another installment in our essential jazz and country listening series. We focus on a classic country record from outlaw country legend, Kris Kristofferson as well as a modern jazz record from Grammy winning drummer Terri Lyne Carrington. Hear why they should be part of any music fan's collection. Nerd it up!
The best part of having a secret is telling someone. We have two 'secret' albums to share with you today. Two records that are lesser known, though still of Album Nerds quality.
We recommend early 90's singer/songwriter Jefferey Gaines self-titled debut as well as early 2000's hardcore group Circle Takes the Square first full length. Hear why we think these hidden gems are worthy of digging up.
We dig into the Bee Gees' catalog and are surprised to find a lot of good music outside of the disco grooves you'd expect. Join us as we highlight two of the bands influential records.
Music streaming services like Spotify and Google Play Music have revolutionized how we listen to and discover music. We talk over the pros and cons of the technology - how well do they know our tastes and do they truly support the artists? We also highlight two albums that we discovered via our streaming services - The Como Mamas 'Move Upstairs' and the Glorious Sons 'The Union'. Take 2 nerds and tweet us in the morning.