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Amanda Dobbins, writing for Vulture:
This is usually when someone raises his hand and is like, “Oh, I’ve really been enjoying the new Spoon single, that’s my Song of Summer.” Which ... no. Let’s be clear about how this works: There is no such thing as a “personal” song of summer. We do not anoint multiple songs of summer. There can only be one; the Song of Summer, by its very definition, is a consensus choice. It is the song that wrecks wedding dance floors. It is the song that you and your mother begrudgingly agree on (even though your mom has no idea what rhymes with “hug me” and won't stop yelling it in public.) It does not necessarily have to hit No. 1 on the charts, but it should...
Jason Tate on 07/08/14 - 11:58 AM
Friend of the site, Sara Scoggins, is launching a brand new show on the idobi network called "Let's Talk Music." It'll premiere July 8th at 9pm ET.
Jason Tate on 07/02/14 - 12:12 PM
Looks like Walk the Moon just debuted the new song "Shut Up and Dance With Me" on the radio. If streams show up anywhere, we'll update this post.
Jason Tate on 06/18/14 - 06:24 PM
Roadtrip Mixtape is a cool app you may be interested in; it generates a Spotify playlist of artists based on location for long trips.
Alex DiVincenzo on 06/18/14 - 09:15 AM
Friend of the site Ray Harkins, you may know him from the 100 Words or Less Podcast which I was once a guest on, has launched a Patreon campaign to raise some money to continue the podcast.
Jason Tate on 05/22/14 - 02:23 PM
American Hi-Fi are back and did an interview on TheGunzShow -- check out the interview here.
Zac Djamoos on 05/08/14 - 03:07 PM
You get a podcast, you get a podcast, everyone gets a podcast! I was asked last night on Twitter what other music related podcasts I listen to, assuming you've already checked out the AP.net Podcast -- here's some other ones I think are great: 100 Words Podcast, Voices and Verse Podcast, Modern Vinyl's Podcast, and Off the Record.
Jason Tate on 05/06/14 - 12:28 PM
If you're looking for something to listen to today, and need a little break from music, I'd like to recommend this episode of the Debug podcast. The topic is "Sexism in Tech" and I'm totally crossing the streams for my love of technology with my "music blog" or whatever we call this site these days. That said: the conversation and topic absolutely has applications to our music world and how macro and micro aggressions play a huge role in all of our lives.
Jason Tate on 04/30/14 - 12:39 PM
Head to BBC Radio 1 to hear The 1975 discuss their story.
In this Radio 1 Story, for the first time, all four members of the band give their viewpoint on The 1975's career. From meeting at school as 13 and 14 year olds, to playing their first gigs, evolving their sound and song writing, forming their identity as The 1975, getting their first air play on Radio 1... and then adjusting to a whole load of success.
Ryan Gardner on 04/28/14 - 06:56 PM
Mark Hoppus (Blink-182) and Sean Mackin (Yellowcard) will be guests on tonight's season finale of "Full Frontal" on idobi Radio hosted by Alex Gaskarth and Jack Barakat of All Time Low. Tonight's season 3 finale will be a 2-hour special, airing at 7pm EST. Mark has said he'll be discussing his new project Nothing and Nobody and Blink-182.
Jason Tate on 04/28/14 - 02:38 PM
One of my favorite tech podcasts, ATP, dove into a little cross over terroitory this week: discussing the myth that vinyl sounds better than CDs. If you're up for the very nerdy discussion, it starts around the one hour and fifty-one mark of this episode.
Jason Tate on 04/12/14 - 12:18 PM
Raw Feed Radio's 3rd Battle of the Unsigned Bands Contest kicks off today at 7PM Eastern. Featuring Tilian Pearson, Sloss Minor (Andy Jackson formally of Hot Rod Circuit), Coma Prevail (Tyson Stevens formally of Scary Kids Scaring Kids), Happy Hollows, Kiven, Night Riots, Belle Noire, Hollowealth, Makari, Streetlight Fire, Rescue Kid, and Ayer! Tune in on 100.7 FM (in north Texas), or KXTR.net for PC users, Tunein app (search KXTR) for mobile devices.
Jonathan Bautts on 03/27/14 - 09:13 AM
The 1975 were guests on the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show this morning and took part in the "Call or Delete" prank phonecall game. Matty Healy not only prank called Niall Horan and Harry Styles of One Direction but also confirmed that he is writing music for the group (which may add more of an explanation to this photo). Listen to the whole bit in the replies.
Kyle Huntington on 03/26/14 - 02:33 PM
John Nolan of Taking Back Sunday had an interview with The Gunz Show about his new album, Happiness Is..., what album they won't be playing songs off on their upcoming tour, and even a Straylight Run reference. You can listen to it on idobi.
Christian Wagner on 03/26/14 - 07:52 AM
American Authors have hit #1 on the Adult Top 40.
"Best Day of My Life" lifts 2-1 on Adult Top 40. First released on the Brooklyn band's self-titled EP, which topped Heatseekers Albums for two weeks in January/February, the song doubles as the lead track from its debut full-length "Oh, What a Life," due on next week's Billboard 200. The song (up 23-21 on the Hot 100) is a band's first career-opening single to rule Adult Top 40 since the Lumineers' "Ho Hey," which led for eight weeks and became the format's top title of 2013.
Jason Tate on 03/17/14 - 10:31 AM
Justin Timberlake's third single, "Not A Bad Thing," will be issued to Top 40 radio on February 25th. The radio edit can be heard in the replies.
Joe DeAndrea on 02/20/14 - 12:46 PM
Kevin Lyman of the Vans Warped Tour will be on The Gunz Show tonight to address critics of this year's lineup, to tease more bands, and to talk about what fans can expect. Listen at 9 PM EST at idobi.
Christian Wagner on 02/12/14 - 05:08 PM
The National were a guest on Bret Easton Ellis' recent podcast.
Jason Tate on 01/28/14 - 10:19 AM
John Roderick was recently interviewed on the CMD+Space podcast, and he brought up some intereting thoughts on the internet, bands, marketing your music, and how having more of everything has led to us being statisfied with worse. I found the podcast from Marco's blog, and he pulled out some interesting quotes:
I hate to sound curmudgeonly, but … what is inevitable is that the mean quality of everything is declining. In the early ’70s, it was very expensive to make a record, and you had to be really good at it to even get into the studio to give it a shot. The record companies were very selective, and the music that made it all the way out to the marketplace was astonishingly good....
Jason Tate on 01/21/14 - 03:41 PM
Matt Berninger (The National) was a recent guest on the Pete Holmes' podcast.
Jason Tate on 01/08/14 - 10:49 AM
Starting at 5pm Central Raw Feed Radio will be live on the air for the last time in 2013. They will be talking with Jon Benjamin, the voice of Archer and Bob Belcher of Bob's Burgers, Kristian Hallbert of Crime In Stereo, and Will Salazar of Fenix TX. Tune in on 100.7 FM, PC online stream at KXTR.net, or Apple/mobile users use tunein app (search kxtr).
Jonathan Bautts on 12/19/13 - 10:34 AM
Big Snackers (Ryan of Mixtapes and Justin Schaefer's podcast) this week talks to Vinnie Fiorello of Less Than Jake/Fueled by Ramen/Paper and Plastic, Ryan drinking “Lean” and his terrible diet starting decisions, why people fool everyone with disgusting treats at christmas, how weird it is to go to Christian school, and then play a game of "Bad High School Poetry or Imagine Dragons Lyric?", a story about the Fake Boys, and give Super Bowl predictions.
Christian Wagner on 12/19/13 - 09:27 AM
Big Snackers (Ryan of Mixtapes and Justin Schaefer's podcast) has surpassed 200k downloads. This week they answer questions about England, other podcasts, AP.net shred videos, Slenderman, what’s so great about Cincinnati, the seasons, T-Pain coming out for gay rights, our listener Pete’s band, upcoming music, Boston, we talk to Eric Mueller about his involvment in the band Allister, the Rolling Stone top 50 albums of 2013 list, the Saskatchewan Sissy Sucker and movies.
Christian Wagner on 12/12/13 - 06:26 PM
Big Snackers (Ryan of Mixtapes and Justin Schaefer's podcast) is surprised and happy to celebrate over 150,000 downloads of their podcast. This week they take listener questions, it's the year in review for music and video games so everyone shares their top lists. They talk to the man who left behind making the Bioshock series to start a 4 man indie company and make a game with ZERO action, and how that risk payed off. They talk to Food Network star Guy Fieri about movies this year, they talk about the Lostprophets frontman and how creepy he looked anyways and much more.
Christian Wagner on 11/27/13 - 07:58 AM
Of Mice & Men frontman will be hosting a new radio show on idobi Howl called "Rat Pack." It debuts Nov. 21st at 7 PM EST.
Christian Wagner on 11/19/13 - 10:31 AM
On The Gunz Show, Gunz spoke with The Neighbourhood where they discussed new music they are working on and how it's some of the, "most exciting stuff they've done."
"We have some new music coming up. We have a whole new project that’s done. I don’t know when it’s coming out, but when it does I think that’s really going to be the “Oh shit!” moment….It’s something that us 5 wrote on the road. No studio. We recorded straight onto the computer, all ourselves. It’s us now, which is a little bit different. But I’m more proud of it than anything we put out in a long time. "
Christian Wagner on 11/14/13 - 06:31 PM
On tonight's The Gunz Show, Gunz debuts a brand new track from Oh Honey. Also, Tay from We Are The In Crowd and Echosmith are on as well. It starts at 9 PM EST on idobi.
Christian Wagner on 11/06/13 - 03:29 PM
New music by Mogwai will be debuted on BBC Radio 6 on Monday.

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Jason Tate on 10/25/13 - 12:20 PM
Anamericangod will be hosting Idobi's The Retrospect tonight at 7 EST.
Ryan Gardner on 10/15/13 - 01:27 PM
Jason Lancaster (Go Radio, Mayday Parade) spoke with The Gunz Show about the breakup. He says he was completely caught off-guard that the band was going to release a statement, and he talks about the way everything went down. You can listen to it here.
Christian Wagner on 10/08/13 - 04:49 AM
Apparently Mr. Belding from Saved By The Bell is big Sing It Loud and Mod Sun fan and is also in the new MEST video. He also talks SBTB off-show gossip and more on The Gunz Show.
Christian Wagner on 10/03/13 - 07:42 PM
On The Gunz Show last night, The Morning Of spoke about their reunion, their new music and upcoming new songs, as well as their show this Sunday at Webster Hall in NYC. You can listen to the whole interview here.
Christian Wagner on 09/26/13 - 03:36 PM
Ryan of Mixtapes has released the 2nd episode of his podcast. This week he talks about the irony of someone hating yourself for hating things, they field calls from Soupy of The Wonder Years and others, meeting people from chat lines, getting McDonalds and more.
Christian Wagner on 09/20/13 - 11:12 AM
Ryan Rockwell from Mixtapes and comedian Justin Schafer have started a podcast called Big Snackers. The weekly podcast mainly focuses on music, movies, and other forms of pop culture. This week they discuss Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, One Direction Hating Beliebers, pop punk, getting old, and playing laser tag against 15 year olds. You can follow on Twitter, subscribe on itunes and listen here.
Christian Wagner on 09/15/13 - 05:20 PM
On tonight's The Gunz Show at 9 PM EST, Jocelyn will be live in studio and performing 2 songs acoustic. Also, ITCH and Marky from Glamour Kills are on.
Christian Wagner on 08/28/13 - 03:43 PM
Matt Berninger of The National was on a recent edition of the Nerdist podcast.

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Jason Tate on 08/28/13 - 10:38 AM
If you're in the Augusta, GA area, you can request and listen to a new Veara song called "None Of The Above" on 95 Rock.
Christian Wagner on 08/22/13 - 07:58 AM
Just announced on tonight's episode of The Gunz Show, it was announced that TEAM is made up of the following band members: Bryan Donahue (ex-Boys Like Girls), Jay Vilardi (The Almost), Rico Garcia & Caleb Turman (Forever The Sickest Kids), and Ally Hoffmann. You can download their first single "Am I Alive" for free here.
Jake Denning on 08/11/13 - 06:42 PM
On The Gunz Show, Down With Webster announced that they will be touring the US for the first time in over a year in the fall, and also that they're about ready to wrap up recording their new album. You can listen to it here.
Christian Wagner on 08/02/13 - 06:30 AM
Complete Control Radio is celebrating the life of Tony Sly on the one year anniversary of his passing. Hosted by Joe Sib (SideOneDummy Records), the entire two hour show will be centered around Tony and his solo work, as well as his work with No Use For A Name. There will be many guests and premieres. Tune in this Sunday at 10 PM PST to 98.7FM in Los Angeles (also available via iHeartRadio). More info is in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 08/01/13 - 10:12 AM
We The Kings and Car Party will both be debuting brand new songs on The Gunz Show tonight at 9 PM EST. The We The Kings track will be featured in an upcoming major blockbuster film, with more details to be revealed tonight.
Christian Wagner on 07/10/13 - 02:58 PM
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