blind spots

blind spots

Mike Kinsella Listens to Vampire Weekend: "Was this on 'The O.C.'?"

Ahead of the release of American Football (LP3), the Owen, and Cap’n Jazz veteran listens to Vampire Weekend’s 2008 debut for the first time.
Josh Terry
2.26.19
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Stephen Malkmus Listens to LCD Soundsystem: “It’s a Dance-Rock Workout”

Ahead of the release of his experimental electronic album, 'Groove Denied,' Stephen Malkmus listens to LCD Soundsystem's 2005 self-titled album for the first time.
Josh Terry
1.29.19
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Cloud Nothings Listens To Rush’s ‘2112’ for the First Time

Frontman Dylan Baldi finally dives into his parents’ favorite band’s best album.
Josh Terry
12.27.18
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Mike Shinoda Listens to 'Reign In Blood': "I'm Going to Piss Off Slayer Fans"

The Linkin Park co-founder and solo artist might be the only person who’s played Ozzfest and worked with Rick Rubin who's never checked out Slayer’s 1986 thrash classic.
Josh Terry
11.28.18
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Laura Jane Grace Listens to Deftones: “Are These Guys Actually Nu Metal?”

On the release of her adventurous new album, 'Bought To Rot,' we had the frontwoman listen to Deftones' bold third album, 'White Pony,' for the first time.
Josh Terry
11.1.18
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Natalie Prass Listens to Bruce Springsteen: "This Sax Solo Just Keeps Going"

Bruce’s career-making 'Born to Run' is considered a rock’n’roll masterpiece, but Natalie Prass had never heard it. Now she likes it. Kinda?
Josh Terry
10.1.18
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Ryley Walker Listens to Leonard Cohen for the First Time: "Fuck This Guy"

Leonard Cohen is one of the most universally admired songwriters ever and his 1971 third album is a fan and critic favorite. We played it for Ryley Walker.
Josh Terry
8.29.18
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Porches Listens to New Order’s ‘Power, Corruption, & Lies’ for the First Time

New Order's sophomore album is one of the most significant synth-pop records of the 1980s. We played it for Aaron Maine.
Josh Terry
7.31.18
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Geoff Rickly Listens to Sun Ra's 'Space Is the Place' for the First Time

After a stint of shows in Chicago where Thursday played their iconic albums 'Full Collapse' and 'War All The Time' in full, Rickly sat down with Noisey to recoup from performing by listening to some psychedelic and abrasive jazz.
Josh Terry
6.27.18
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Unknown Mortal Orchestra Listens to Dave Matthews Band for the First Time

Welcome to Blind Spots, in which we force some of our favorite artists to finally check out the most famous albums they've never heard.
Josh Terry
5.31.18
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Soccer Mommy Listens to Patti Smith's ‘Horses’ For The First Time

Welcome to Blind Spots, in which we force some of our favorite artists to finally check out the most famous albums they've never heard.
Josh Terry
4.30.18
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Joey Purp Listens to John Coltrane's ‘A Love Supreme’ for the First Time

Welcome to Blind Spots, in which we force some of our favorite artists to finally check out the most famous albums they've never heard.
Josh Terry
3.29.18
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