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Wednesday, February 19th, 2020  
My Favorite Album: Jay Baruchel on Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s “Yanqui U.X.O.”

Feb 03, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

Godspeed You! Black Emperor's Yanqui U.X.O is just the soundtrack to a fucking mental odyssey. I grew up in Montréal and if you were a kid in Montréal in the '90s you obviously knew who the fuck Godspeed were.  More

My Favorite Album: Lucy Dacus on LCD Soundsystem’s “This Is Happening”

Jan 31, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

The best record ever is Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie. But my favorite record, that's just personal to my experience, is This is Happening by LCD Soundsystem, which might come as a surprise to people. More

My Favorite Album: Richard Reed Parry of Arcade Fire on Talk Talk’s “Spirit of Eden”

Jan 30, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

I found it when I was 22 or 23. Or maybe it found me. I'd been at the big Salvation Army thrift store not far from my house and someone had dropped off this crate of really amazing recordsan actual record collection of someone deep into musicwhile I was there. More

My Favorite Album: Ellis Ludwig-Leone of San Fermin on Kate Bush’s “Hounds of Love”

Jan 29, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

There are a few formative albums that have been with me since I was a kidGracelandAbbey RoadOdelaywhich are like old friends; and then there are albums that came along at the right time that became influentialCome On Feel the IllinoiseIs This It, Visions. But for an album that continues to challenge and excite me over many listens, I would have to say it's Hounds of Love by Kate Bush.

My Favorite Album: Alan Tudyk on Loudon Wainwright III’s “Grown Man”

Jan 28, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

Loudon Wainwright III's Grown Man-it's hard to narrow down to any one album, but that album is important as far as when it came along in my life. And it's a classic Loudon album. More

My Favorite Album: Black Belt Eagle Scout on Cat Power’s “Moon Pix”

Jan 27, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

I attended college in Portland, Oregon, and moved there primarily because of the music scene and the Rock and Roll Camp for Girls. I was dating somebody at the time whose favorite artist was Cat Power, and, of course, my favorite artist then became Cat Power, and I discovered this album Moon PixMore

The End: Carl Newman of The New Pornographers

Jan 24, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

To end out the week, we ask Carl Newman (aka A.C. Newman) of The New Pornographers some questions about endings and death. More

Jimmi Simpson on “Perpetual Grace, LTD,” “Westworld,” Morrissey, and Bill Callahan

Jan 23, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

As a self-described gothy teen longing for angst soothing anthems, future Emmy nominee Jimmi Simpson was enamored with The Smiths from the first time his skateboarder buddy gave him a copy of the iconic Brit rockers' album The Queen is Dead in the late 1980s.  More

My Favorite Album: Jimmi Simpson on The Smiths’ “The Queen Is Dead”

Jan 22, 2020 Issue #66 - My Favorite Album - Angel Olsen and Sleater-Kinney

For an actor who relies on music as much as Jimmi Simpsonhe carefully crafts playlists while prepping characters for Westworld (for which he was nominated for an Emmy)House of CardsBlack Mirror, the recent critical darling Perpetual Grace, LTD, and morepicking a favorite album can be a very tricky proposition. More