AYFB S01E13: Elliott Smith, “Pop Music For Depression”

This week, Alex and Jenn delve into one of those artists who has informed so much of the alternative musical landscape, Elliott Smith. He departed from this world far before his time, but he left behind a back catalog that will mostly set you into a tailspin if you listen to the lyrics, but can […]

AYFB S01E12: Beach Boys, “Holding Hands on the Beach”

You’ve probably heard of this album, and definitely some of the songs on it, but in this episode Jenn and Alex discuss some of the history behind the making of this iconic album and delve into some deep cuts that you probably don’t remember ever hearing before. The topic of the dreaded Concept Album also […]

AYFB S01E11: Matchbox 20, “How Far We’ve Come”

Season 1 Episode 11: Matchbox 20 Cast your mind back more than 20 years along with Alex and Jenn as they revisit one of the most quintessential mid-90s “alternative” bands. If you remember the 90s even a little, you’ll remember at least one of their songs, even if it’s buried in the back of your […]