57. The True Horror of Norwegian Black Metal (feat. Mason Sisk)
Grammar Matters and Stuff That Isn't Funny
by Mat and Tim
3M ago
Just in time for Halloween, Mat and Tim welcome Mason Sisk back to the show to discuss the Norwegian black metal scene of the early 1990s. Violent deaths, burning buildings, and awkward dinner table conversations abound in this nightmare of an ep. Content warning: this episode contains discussion of self-harm and suicide. Sponsored by Spirit Halloween ..read more
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76. Clair de Lune: The Story of a Song
Grammar Matters and Stuff That Isn't Funny
by Mat and Tim
3M ago
Hon hon hon! In this ep, Tim is flying solo and talking through one of the most beloved classical music pieces of all time. LINK: Gilles-Claude Thériault reads Paul Verlaine's Promenade sentimentale ..read more
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97. Pentaholics Anonymous: Why Pentatonix Falls Flat
Grammar Matters and Stuff That Isn't Funny
by Mat and Tim
6M ago
Grab your pitch pipes! In this ep, Mat and Tim discuss the world's preeminent a cappella group, Pentatonix. They ask (and answer!) so many questions: Are they a Christmas band? Why do they make those faces all the time? How in the world do they sound like that? Do they actually like being an a cappella group? And so on and so forth. Buckle up, choir nerds. SONGS PLAYED: Pentatonix - Mary, Did You Know? Pentatonix - E.T. (from NBC's 'The Sing-Off') Pentatonix - Somebody That I Used To Know Pentatonix - God Only Knows Pentatonix - The Sound of Silence Pentatonix - Be My Eyes Eric Whitacre - Slee ..read more
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89. 1989 is the Roblox of Taylor Swift Albums
Grammar Matters and Stuff That Isn't Funny
by Mat and Tim
6M ago
Don't say we didn't warn you! In this ep, Mat and Tim discuss 1989 (Taylor's Version). Were the buddies wrong to be worried about this one? Is it good that Taylor's a billionaire now? Answers lie within! SONGS PLAYED: Taylor Swift - Bad Blood (Taylor's Version) Taylor Swift - Blank Space (Taylor's Version) Taylor Swift - You Are In Love (Taylor's Version) Taylor Swift - "Slut!" (Taylor's Version) [From the Vault] Taylor Swift - Now That We Don't Talk (Taylor's Version) [From the Vault] Taylor Swift - Suburban Legends (Taylor's Version) [From the Vault] Taylor Swift - Is It Over Now? (Taylor's ..read more
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83. The People vs. Ed Sheeran
Grammar Matters and Stuff That Isn't Funny
by Mat and Tim
6M ago
This one's for all you mathematicians! In this ep, Mat and Tim finally consider the life and times of Ed Sheeran, who 1) just released a new album, and 2) just saved pop music(?!). SONGS PLAYED: Ed Sheeran - Shape of You Ed Sheeran - Boat Ed Sheeran - The A Team Justin Bieber - Love Yourself Ed Sheeran - Sing One Direction - Little Things Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud Ed Sheeran - Bad Habits Damien Rice - The Blower's Daughter Taylor Swift - Picture To Burn Taylor Swift - Blank Space Ed Sheeran - Shivers Ed Sheeran - Borderline Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On Sponsored by the H ..read more
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76. The Story of a Song: Clair de Lune
Grammar Matters and Stuff That Isn't Funny
by Mat and Tim
6M ago
Hon hon hon! In this ep, Tim is flying solo and talking through one of the most beloved classical music pieces of all time. LINK: Gilles-Claude Thériault reads Paul Verlaine's Promenade sentimentale ..read more
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62. At the THRMFT Shop
Grammar Matters and Stuff That Isn't Funny
by Mat and Tim
6M ago
Sharpen your #2 pencils! In this ep, Mat and Tim talk about THRMFTing – a method of listening to music more actively! SONGS PLAYED: Vulfpeck - Wait For the Moment Louis Cole - Let It Happen Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Punch Brothers - Movement and Location Dua Lipa - Don't Start Now Nadia Batson - Fattt Manchester Orchestra - I Can Feel a Hot One John Denver - Leaving On a Jet Plane One Direction - Story of My Life Coldplay - Fix You Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah Vulfpeck - The Sweet Science Kendrick Lamar - Swimming Pools (Drank) Coldplay - True Love MUNA - Silk Chiffon (fe ..read more
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94. It’s Time To Take The Carpenters Seriously
Grammar Matters and Stuff That Isn't Funny
by Mat and Tim
6M ago
Please stop asking about Tim! In this, yet another solo ep, Mat takes us down into his music laboratory to analyze one of the great “middle of the road” musical groups of our time: The Carpenters. Why do so many of us only listen to them in December? Why don't we talk about their tunes very much? It's time to change things the only way Mat knows how to: for the better. -- Disclaimers: Under section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for “fair use” of copyrighted material in a manner that constitutes quotation, criticism, review, parody, caricature, pastiche, and other legal copyr ..read more
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91. Dua Lipa: Pop Music's Empty Vessel
Grammar Matters and Stuff That Isn't Funny
by Mat and Tim
6M ago
Go buddies, give us nothing! In this ep, Mat and Tim try to discern the superstardom of Dua Lipa, the reigning queen of disco pop in 2023. What's beneath the surface of her tunes? Listen and find out, maybe! SONGS PLAYED: Dua Lipa - Houdini Dua Lipa - Levitating Dua Lipa - Dance the Night Zetta Bytes - Nothing's Wrong With Me Dua Lipa - Don't Start Now Kesha - TiK ToK Chic - Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) Dua Lipa - New Rules Kylie Minogue - Can't Get You Out of My Head Rihanna - Umbrella (feat. JAY-Z) -- Disclaimers: Under section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made ..read more
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88. The People Are Starving: What "Fast Car" Says About Music in 2023
Grammar Matters and Stuff That Isn't Funny
by Mat and Tim
6M ago
Maybe together, we can get somewhere! In the season three premiere of Earbuddies, Mat and Tim consider the state of country music – and heck, all of music – and heck, all of art, maybe! – by examining the massive success of Luke Combs's cover of Tracy Chapman's "Fast Car". SONGS PLAYED: Tracy Chapman - Fast Car (performed by Cover Orchestra) Tracy Chapman - Fast Car Luke Combs - Fast Car Cole Swindell - She Had Me At Heads Carolina Jo Dee Messina - Heads Carolina, Tails California Jake Owen - On the Boat Again Tracy Chapman - Fast Car (piano arrangement by heavypiano on YouTube) Zach Brya ..read more
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