On Episode 87, we review first album in seven years from The Strokes – The New Abnormal along with songs from The Streets, Tame Impala, Charli XCX and we check in what’s going on or not going on to be more precise with upcoming festivals and emergency funds for artists after last week’s special.
Reasons To Be Cheerful (10:00)
One Direction reunion rumours and Cardi B’s interview schtyle.
Songs of the week (20:00)
- Phoebe Bridgers – Kyoto
- Charli xcx – Forever
- Hamilton Leithauser – Isabella
- The Streets x Tame Impala – Call My Phone Thinking I’m Doing Nothing Better
Album of the week (41:00)
The Strokes – The New Abnormal
The New Yorkers’ sixth studio album and first in 7 years since 2013’s Comedown Machine. Is it any good?
What’s Consuming You? (58:00)
Watching: Frozen II, Ozark, The Happening
Listening: Broken Record – Richard Russell in conversation with Rick Rubin
Reading: Convenience Store Woman by Sakaya Murata. My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh.
Closing track: Selky – Quelle Suprise