The Sixth Listen show

The Sixth Listen

Summary: The show where we listen to an album at least six times and talk about it.


 Episode 21 | Death from Above 1979 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 40:53

After a ten year hiatus, Death from Above 1979 hits us with Physical World.  It’s good and we have a lot of fun talking about it and the overachieving nature of a drum and bass duo.   We also get a little excited about Foo Fighters’ new single and discuss the hype cycle in our […]

 Episode 20 | Godsmack | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 49:54

It’s been a while, but believe us, we have missed you! Godsmack has put out a new album called 1000hp.  We decided to try and prove a point by giving it the whole sixth listen treatment thing.  In the end, the point was proven… six listens did not help us like this album any more […]

 Episode 19 | The Balconies | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:42

Not only have The Balconies put out a brand new album in the past few weeks, we were also take them in live just a few days before recording this.  Listen to our thoughts the album and the show and all its impressive glory. We’ve also been doing this podcast for more than a year! […]

 Episode 18 | Half Moon Run | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 32:51

Montreal’s Half Moon Run released their debut Dark Eyes in 2012, but the attention and buzz continues to build behind these guys that work hard on their craft.  Fahim also gives us his thoughts on relationships as we discuss the album. Liam ushers in the new year with a ribbiting story and we announce some […]

 Episode 17 | Protest The Hero | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:10

Protest The Hero managed to raise enough funds directly from their fans via crowdfunding early in 2013.  The result is their latest album, Volition, which we give our treatment. Fahim also sounds off on his thoughts about Windsor in response to a phallic obsessed resident. We initiate our hall of shame with two inductees in […]

 Episode 16 | Lorde | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:49

New Zealand teenager Ella Yellich-O’Connor had a big hit with her song Royals in the summer of 2013 and followed that up with the release of her debut album “Pure Heroine.”  Have a listen to our thoughts on a new kind of pop. You’ll also hear a more in depth discussion about pop star Britney […]

 Episode 15 | Pearl Jam | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:54

In their 22nd year, Pearl Jam has released their tenth studio album, Lightning Bolt.  We have a healthy discussion on the best parts of this album from a great band. Later on, Liam exacts his revenge in the challenge, except Fahim might like it? We also have a discussion on how this whole vinyl thing […]

 Episode 14 | Nine Inch Nails | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:56

Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nail’s latest, “Hesitation Marks” gets the Sixth Listen treatment this time around. Also, look forward to the end of the episode to hear Liam’s real time reactions to watching the video that Fahim challenged him to watch.  It gets explicit.   Check out NIN’s Hesitation Marks on Rdio

 Episode 13 | Black Joe Lewis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:44

We have returned after our hiatus!  We’ve got a new format to make the shows an easier length to digest, starting with this first one where we will be discussing Black Joe Lewis’ latest, Electric Slave. We’ve enjoyed Black Joe Lewis’ work for a while, and it’s great to get a chance to give the […]

 Episode 12 | Chevelle and Foo Fighters | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 58:10

We take the opportunity to explore two of our favourite albums as part of our Changed Our Outlook series. First up is 2011’s Hats off to the Bull by Chevelle followed by 1997’s The Colour and The Shape by Foo Fighters. We also discuss the mating habits of swans and give a preview for what’s […]

 Episode 5 | Tomahawk and Puscifer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:07

This week, we give Mike Patton and Tomahawk's Oddfellows the sixth listen treatment as well as Maynard James Keenan's Puscifer and their latest release, Donkey Punch the Night. The puns will still fly at you, and Fahim says fun a lot. Also, here's another great cover of Bohemian Rhapsody: Check out these albums on iTunes or Rdio! Puscifer | Rdio Tomahawk | Rdio

 Episode 5 | Checkup | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3:46

We just wanted to share a quick chat about the upcoming episode where we'll be talking about Tomahawk's 'Oddfellows' and Puscifer's 'Donkey Punch the Night EP'

 Episode 4 | Mumford & Sons and Rival Sons | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 55:07

Check out episode four, where we make good on our promise to discuss the Grammy winner for album of the year, Mumford & Sons and their album Babel. We also give the sixth listen treatment to Rival Sons' latest, Head Down. Listening to Babel made us feel like this all week: Check out Mumford and Sons on: | Rdio Check out Rival Sons on: | Rdio and their official website for current tour dates.

 Special Episode | Sound City Movie | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:17

This is a special episode that breaks from our standard format.  We had to take the opportunity to discuss one of our favourites, Mr. Dave Grohl.  Check out this special episode as we take on the amazing film, Sound City, put together by Rock's best hero.   Buy the movie directly from Dave:

 Episode 3 | Silvergun & Spleen and Serena Ryder | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:42

Here is Episode number 3!  In this week's episode:  We talk about Silvergun & Spleen's latest disc, "Semi-Truck", and we take a listen to Serena Ryder with her newest Album "Harmony" Check out Silvergun & Spleen from Maple Music or on Amazon Check out Serena Ryder on iTunes or Amazon


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