Squat Cobbler 42: Alice Cooper – The Last Temptation

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC42.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSS This week we review Alice Cooper’s 20th album “The Last Temptation”.  Mike and I both agreed this marks a turning point in Alice’s solo career with really wonderful material coming from here on out.  In The Last Temptation Alice returns in full form – strong guitar rock, humor, and touches of sinister. Plus Steven is back. SMLTBCBPB (Song most likely to be covered by Pat Boone): Mike – Cleansed By Fire Kelly – It’s Me THE RANKINGS Mike Love It To Death … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 41: Alice Cooper – Hey Stoopid (review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC41.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSS This week we review Alice Cooper’s 19th album “Hey Stoopid”.  Lots of guests on this record, a few pretty great songs, and it marks the end of Alice’s minor hair band detour. Oh, and the title track video was pretty sweet! SMLTBCBPB (Song most likely to be covered by Pat Boone): Mike – Feed My Frankenstein Kelly – Wind Up Toy THE RANKINGS Mike Love It To Death Billion Dollar Babies Killer From the Inside School’s Out Welcome To My Nightmare Flush … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 40 – Wrong Way Mike

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC40.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSSHeads up. The second half of this show involves a recommendation (from GUESS who) of an adult nature. Plan your listening accordingly.  But be sure to catch our spiffy new end bump. Kelly’s Recommendation Wrong Way Up – Brian Eno and John Cale (1990) This is a truly enable album.  The sound is the special nexus of Eno, Cale and the Talking Heads.  While Mike took great offense, listen to “Crime in the Desert” and justify how it is NOT somehow utilized in … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 39: The Pumpkin Spice Must Flow

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC39.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSSOur favorite guest, and Kelly’s favorite podcast co-host (until this show) Mel returns to the Cobblerplex! Recommendations Kelly – Because Geek YouTube channel Val rocks it with loads of Game of Thrones materials… fan theories, trailer breakdowns, episode reviews and live chats.  She is smart and engaging.  Check her channel out!   Mel – Rare Breed by  Zayde Wolf Zayde Wolf music is written, produced and largely performed by Dustin Burnett.  His material has appeared in a variety of places including video games, … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler: Alice Cooper – Paranormal – Part 2 (review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SCSE3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSS‘Cause my mama says the world’s an oyster and I’m the pearl Here is part 2 of our review on Paranormal.  In the episode we discuss the two new original Alice Cooper group songs and the live tracks from his current band – all this on the bonus material included with Paranormal! Also, since we mentioned how cool the stage show is for “Feed My Frankenstein”… SMLTBCBPB (Song most likely to be covered by Pat Boone): Mike  – Holy Water Kelly – Genuine … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 38: Alice Cooper – Trash (review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC38.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSS“I’ll drive you like hammer on the bed of nails” This week Mike and Kelly discuss Alice Cooper’s 18th album, “Trash”. They are pretty sure this is still the best selling of all of Alice’s albums and it featured a major return to the singles chart with “Poison”. While it certainly can be debated, both Mike and Kelly felt this was a good album, just not a good Alice Cooper album.  Tons of guest stars including Jon Bon Jovi, Steven Tyler and Kip … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler: Alice Cooper – Paranormal – Part 1 (review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SCSE2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSSYour phone knows more about you than your daddy or your mother We couldn’t wait to review the newest Alice Cooper release.  While all of Alice’s recent albums have been very strong, Paranormal really stands out.  A full (and awesome) new release, PLUS a bonus material that features the original Alice Cooper group members and some live tracks from his current band. Since there is SO much here, we decided to break it into two reviews.  The second review (of the bonus material) … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 37: A very very very very special Squat Cobbler

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC37.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSSRather than recommendations this week, Mike and I go behind the scenes on the various podcasts we do and also discuss my recent troubles with “The Man”.  Ironically, for a show where we talk about “cleaning up” audio, there are a few rough patches this show.  The original recording had some warbling here and there – sorry! You’ll hear about the tools and processes we use, favorite guests for Squat Cobbler, the Alice Cooper reviews and A Saul and Battery.  You will also … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 36: Alice Cooper – Raise Your Fist and Yell (review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC36.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSSYou can take my head and cut it off, but you ain’t gonna change my mind For the first time in these reviews, a guest joins Mike and Kelly to discuss Kelly’s much dreaded analysis of Alice Cooper’s 17th album, “Raise Your Fist and Yell”. Terry brought some great insight and humor to what could have been an EXTREMELY short review otherwise.  We hope to have him back! In other big news, there is no longer a tie at the top of Kelly’s … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 35: Shudder and Explode

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC35.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSSMike and Kelly reflect upon Squat Cobbler’s “evil doppelganger” relationship to the Nurture and Support podcast and then go on to recommend… Kelly’s recommendation: Song Exploder (podcast) Hosted by Hrishikesh Hirway, Song Exploder is a podcast that breaks down a song each episode with the participation of musician(s) who created it.  Very interesting and tightly edited (each show is less than 15 minutes). There are episodes with Björk, U2, Metallica, Solange, Iggy Pop and many more. Mike’s recommendation:  Shudder (Streaming service) Sponsored by … Continue reading