Flawless - A Music Podcast
39. The Go! Team - Thunder, Lightning, Strike w/ Kylie Challenor

39. The Go! Team - Thunder, Lightning, Strike w/ Kylie Challenor

August 20, 2019

What do you get when you mix double Dutch chants, Bollywood soundtracks, old school hip hop and electro? The Go! Team's debut album, that's what.


Special guest Kylie Challenor joins us to discuss her love of an album that is just pure fun.

All music samples used in this episode are copyright Memphis Industries.

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Backstage Series #4: Girls Rock! Fest (part 2)

Backstage Series #4: Girls Rock! Fest (part 2)

August 6, 2019
Here's part 2 of our special, recorded backstage at Girls Rock! Fest:


 
Buttercats love the smooth pop of Rhye's Woman

Adele Pickvance nominates vintage Lou Reed

Other Erin go back to punk's roots with The Clash

Full Power Happy Hour get swept up in The Maes' gentle country

and Some Jerks bring us Throwing Muses classic album.
 
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Backstage Series #3: Lorde - Melodrama and Weezer - The Blue Album w/ Charly Bliss

Backstage Series #3: Lorde - Melodrama and Weezer - The Blue Album w/ Charly Bliss

July 26, 2019

In this very special backstage episode, Eva and Sam from Charly Bliss join us to nominate two flawless albums - Lorde's Melodrama and Weezer's The Blue Album.



They talk about why the lyrics, the songwriting and the musical craft mean so much to them, and how both artists have fundamentally influenced Charly Bliss's own music and songwriting.

This episode of Flawless recorded at The Curtin, Melbourne. It was hosted by Liam McGinniss with special guests Charly Bliss.

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All music samples used in this episode are copyright DGC (Weezer) and Universal Music (Lorde)

Backstage Series #2: Girls Rock! Fest (part 1)

Backstage Series #2: Girls Rock! Fest (part 1)

July 16, 2019
Last weekend we were honoured and excited to record live from Girls Rock! Fest. We chatted with the bands on the lineup about some of their flawless albums, and how they influenced their own sounds.


 
BLUSSH nominated Hole's Celebrity Skin.
Koko Uzi talked about The Scientists' Swampland.
The Stress Of Leisure talked about all the scales in Television's Marquee Moon.
The Cutaways rocked out to some Judas Priest with British Steel.
And Guava Lava talked about how their love of Bikini Kill's Pussy Whipped brought them together as a band.

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38. Bon Jovi - New Jersey

38. Bon Jovi - New Jersey

July 2, 2019

Hands up anyone who's ever sung Bad Medicine at karaoke?



Now that everyone's got their hands up, check out our new episode. Grant reckons Bon Jovi's 4th album is flawless - will George and Liam agree?

All music samples used in this episode are copyright Mercury Records/Vertigo Records.

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37. Strike Anywhere - Change Is A Sound

37. Strike Anywhere - Change Is A Sound

June 18, 2019

George takes us on a trip down memory lane to her protesting youth when she was introduced to Strike Anywhere's debut album.

 She thinks it's a Flawless album - will Liam and Grant agree?

All music samples used in this episode are copyright Jade Tree.

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36. Titus Andronicus - The Monitor

36. Titus Andronicus - The Monitor

June 4, 2019

What happens when some New Jersey punks who love Bruce Springsteen want to make a US Civil War concept album?

 You get Titus Andronicus' The Monitor.



Liam reckons it's flawless - will George and Grant be on board?

All music samples used in this episode are copyright XL Recordings.

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35. Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly w/ Jamilla

35. Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly w/ Jamilla

May 21, 2019

Kendrick Lamar's 3rd album was generally recognised as the best album of 2015, a stunning opus that fuses jazz, funk, soul, R&B, hip-hop and more, sometimes in the one track.



Jamilla joins us mid-tour to talk about what it means to her, and why she thinks it's flawless.

All music samples used in this episode are copyright Aftermath, Interscope, Top Dawg.

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34. Frightened Rabbit - The Midnight Organ Fight w/ Timothy Poitras

34. Frightened Rabbit - The Midnight Organ Fight w/ Timothy Poitras

May 5, 2019

In May 2018, Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison took his life.



One year on, we're joined by Tim Poitras to look at Frightened Rabbit's Midnight Organ Fight, generally considered one of the best break-up albums of all time. 



Content Warning: This episode contains discussion of suicide. If this is a topic which you prefer not to hear about, please avoid this episode.

All music samples used in this episode are copyright Fat Cat Records.

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33. Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker w/ Catalano

33. Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker w/ Catalano

April 23, 2019

On October 16, 2016, Leonard Cohen released his final studio album, before passing away just 19 days later. It's a sombre and thoughtful album, with Cohen delivering his final thoughts to the world. 

Izzy and Ruby from Catalano think it's Flawless - will Liam and Grant agree?

All music samples used in this episode are copyright Columbia Records.

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