Flawless - A Music Podcast
35. Frightened Rabbit - The Midnight Organ Fight w/ Timothy Poitras

35. 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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34. Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker w/ Catalano

34. 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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33. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy w/ CJ Wallace

33. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy w/ CJ Wallace

April 9, 2019

Special guest CJ Wallace returns to nominate the always controversial Kanye West, whose 5th album has been heralded as one of the greatest of all time. Will Liam and Grant be on board?

All music samples used in this episode are copyright Def Jam/Roc-A-Fella Records.

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32. The Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs w/ Catalano

32. The Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs w/ Catalano

March 26, 2019

Wait, how many? 

Izzy and Ruby from Catalano join us to talk The Magnetic Fields' epic 3-hour, 3-volume opus. Can a 69-song album be Flawless?

All music samples used in this episode are copyright Feel Good All Over/Merge Records.

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31. Pearl Jam - Ten

31. Pearl Jam - Ten

March 10, 2019

The godfathers of grunge. The architects of alt-rock. Whatever you want to call them, Pearl Jam's role in shaping 90s rock and more is undeniable. Grant thinks their debut album is flawless - will Liam and George agree?

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

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30. Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill w/ CJ Wallace

30. Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill w/ CJ Wallace

February 24, 2019

Special guest CJ Wallace joins us to discuss one of her favourite albums, the acclaimed, beloved debut solo album from Lauryn Hill. Will Liam and Grant think it's Flawless?

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All music samples used in this episode are copyright Ruffhouse Records/Columbia Records

29. Nick Drake - Pink Moon

29. Nick Drake - Pink Moon

February 10, 2019

George is going back to her English folk well to nominate Nick Drake's final album. Will Liam and Grant think that it's flawless?



CONTENT WARNING: This episode contains discussion of suicide and depression. Please take care when listening.

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All music samples used in this episode are copyright Island Records

28. They Might Be Giants - Flood w/ Spencer Howson

28. They Might Be Giants - Flood w/ Spencer Howson

January 27, 2019

Can an album with 19 songs be flawless? 

Spencer Howson makes the case for the major label debut for They Might Be Giants - will the team be on board?

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All music samples used in this episode are copyright Elektra Records

27. Backstage Series #1: Van Morrison - Astral Weeks w/ The Vasco Era

27. Backstage Series #1: Van Morrison - Astral Weeks w/ The Vasco Era

January 20, 2019

Welcome to our Backstage Series!

For our first Backstage episode, Liam sits down with Ted and Michael from The Vasco Era to talk Astral Weeks, which is not only an amazing musical composition, it also has one of the weirdest backstories ever.

This episode of Flawless recorded at the Corner Hotel, Melbourne. It was hosted by Liam McGinniss with special guests The Vasco Era.

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All music samples used in this episode are copyright Warner Brothers Music.

26. Matchbox 20 - Yourself Or Someone Like You

26. Matchbox 20 - Yourself Or Someone Like You

January 13, 2019

"It might get a bit heavy, this one."



We all have stories about our favourite albums, but Grant's love of Matchbox 20's debut album is tied to a family tragedy, and how it connected to him in a moment of darkness, which he opens up to us about on this episode.

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All music samples used in this episode are copyright Atlantic Recording Company.