PLAYLIST
3.6 On The Road Again

3.6 On The Road Again

April 25, 2018

Featuring: Charlie (In Sight / Impact Statement), Haley (Murder Road Trip), Steven (Is This Adulting)

Today we're sharing our favorite road trip songs.
Plus: Josh has more flashbacks to Mormon Church activities. Charlie opens up about her strange dream job. Haley learns what a greasy spoon is. And a song makes us all question what exactly home is to each of us.

This week's playlist:
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) by The Proclaimers (Steven)
Love Shack by The B-52s (Haley)
Take It Easy by The Eagles (Charlie)
Nowhere We Cannot Go by Hayden (Josh)
Somebody Told Me by The Killers (Steven)
Comin' Home by City and Colour (Haley)
Travel Song from Shrek the Musical (Charlie)
Welcome Home by Radical Face (Josh)

Listen to the playlist at our-americana.com/playlist

3.5 Tainted Love

3.5 Tainted Love

April 25, 2018

Featuring: Lanie Hobbs (True Crime Fan Club / We're All Just Pretending), Rebecca Olarte (The Binge Movie Podcast), and Sara Stapleton (The Karen & Ellen Letters / The Beth Chronicles)

Today we're talking about messed up love.
Plus: Jason’s elusive co-host Rebecca makes her PLAYLIST debut. Josh goes on a tirade against Millennial hook-up culture. We try and fail to sort out whether one song is about young love or a serial killer. The great I Will Always Love You debate returns. One song makes 3/4 of us cry. And Teacup the Cat saves the day.

This week's playlist:
Back to Black by Amy Winehouse (Lanie)
Ms. Fat Booty by Mos Def aka Yasiin Bey (Rebecca)
Tyrone by Erykah Badu (Sara)
Lost Kitten by Metric (Josh)
Run Right Back by The Black Keys (Lanie)
Jolene by Dolly Parton (Rebecca)
Piece by Piece by Kelly Clarkson (Sara)
Your Love Is Killing Me by Sharon Van Etten (Josh)

Listen to the playlist at our-americana.com/playlist

3.4 I’m Coming Out

3.4 I’m Coming Out

April 18, 2018

Featuring: JV Hampton Vansant (The Redwing Audio Drama Podcast), Katie Ward (The Enthusiasm Enthusiast), Kristi Lee (Canadian True Crime), and Kwame Corbett (Blaze Entertainment & I'd Rather Not)

Today we're celebrating gay musicians.
Plus: We're deep-diving gay culture, including Paris Is Burning, Rupaul's Drag Race, generational gay culture, gay culture across ethnic barriers, gay slang, gay war music, gay history, and even excellent pony tail work. 

This week's playlist:
Queen by Perfume Genius (Josh)
Father Figure by George Michael (Katie)
Beat and The Pulse by Austra (Kristi)
Fierce by Azealia Banks (JV)
Cocky by Shea Coulee (Kwame)
Freak Like Me by Haelstorm (JV)
Little Respect by Erasure (Katie)
Hell by Tegan & Sara (Kristi)
Our Man by Chris Garneau (Josh)
Breathe Me by Sia (Kwame)

Listen to the playlist at our-americana.com/playlist

3.3 A Time & Place

3.3 A Time & Place

April 11, 2018

Featuring: Anna (listener), Jennifer (listener), and Kevin (Mirths & Monsters)

Today we're sharing the songs that take us back to a specific time and place in our lives.
Including: A song that led to marriage. A song for military families. A song for the road. And a song that led to ice cream. Also, Josh can't seem to escape Michael Buble.

This week's playlist:
Starlings by Elbow (Jennifer)
You're My Home by Billy Joel (Anna)
Sonny Cried by Harry Connick, Jr. (Kevin)
Stars by Elk City (Josh)
Stay (I Missed You) by Lisa Loeb (Jennifer)
Pour Some Sugar On Me by Def Leppard (Anna)
Welcome to the Jungle by Guns 'n Roses (Kevin)
To Build A Home by Cinematic Orchestra ft. Patrick Watson (Josh)

Listen to the playlist at our-americana.com/playlist

3.2 Changes

3.2 Changes

April 4, 2018

Featuring: Amanda (Wine & Crime), Dan (Podcast Meander), Hannah (Film Roast), and Jason (The Binge Movie Podcast)

Today we're sharing the songs that changed the ways we listened to music. And as Jason says, 'This whole tracklist is totally fucked.'
Plus: A song that inspired IKEA's nomenclature, a song to trash a grocery store to, and a song to lap dance to. Dan and Josh share a kiss. Jason fights a man over miscarriages. Dan is concerned about the state of home furnishings in 90s music videos. And a song that actually causes one of our guests to walk out on a job.

This week's playlist:
Svefn-G-Englar by Sigur Ros (Josh)
I Luv The Valley OH by Xiu Xiu (Dan)
Life Itself by Glass Animals (Hannah)
Love You Madly by Ella Fitzgerald (Amanda)
Pretty Good Year by Tori Amos (Jason)
Spark by Tori Amos (Josh)
Caroline Shaw's Allemande by Roomful of Teeth (Dan)
Through The Wire by Kanye West (Hannah)
Good Times by Chic (Amanda)
Dragon Lady by The Geraldine Fibbers (Jason)

Listen to the playlist at our-americana.com/playlist