Squat Cobbler 54: Ace Frehley – Ace Frehley (review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC54.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS Mike and Kelly continue their album review “music prisoner exchange” with Ace Frehly’s 1978 solo album.  Kelly admits to be a recovering Kiss fan and that he shelled out money for all four Kiss solo albums to secure this wonderful piece of fine art.. There was agreement it was a very enjoyable album due to some great music and guitar work, but the lyrical content was a tad thin… and we don’t mean maybe. Mike mentioned a Lords of London … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 53: Vond – Selvmord/Suicide (review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC53.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS  For round 2 of our “music prisoner exchange” Mike and I discuss Vond’s “Selvmord” (Suicide).  Mike shares the fairly unique original packaging, Kelly quibbles the cover is more murder-y than suicide-y.  So, basically a knee-slapper episode 🙂 Actually this is a great ambient album and you all should take a listen. Vond is a side project of Mortis, and you might want to check that work out as well.  Huge variety in musical style, including this gem…  

N&S Ep 151 – Cellos make everything better, Meatbags

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Squat Cobbler 52: Tonio K. – Amerika (review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC52.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS Since we are all out of Alice Cooper albums (for now), Mike and I decided to do a “music prisoner exchange” where we share albums with each other that the other person is less aware of. We are starting with Kelly’s offering:  Tonio K.’s “Amerika“.  This is a great album overall, but if nothing else, listen to “Merzsuite”.  More on Merz here. See? Culture and stuff for our Squaties 🙂 Here it is..      

Squat Cobbler 50: Alice Cooper playlists

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC50.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSSI am the Fox and I go where I want This week, Mike and I share our playlists of “must hear” Alice Cooper.  Here they are: MIKE Long Way to Go Under My Wheels Billion Dollar Babies Cold Ethyl Nurse Rosetta Clones He’s Back (The Man Behind he Mask)  Feed My Frankenstein Poison (live) Gimme  Sex, Death and Money  I’ll Bite Your Face Off  Rats The Garden (with Guns and Roses) Identity Crisises KELLY Halo of Flies Public Animal #9 Who … Continue reading

N&S – Ep 148 – Call a Clown

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS148.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSSYouTube hates Kelly. Mel likes a clown.   Kelly’s Recc: App: MP3 Skype Recorder a free app that records Skype calls on Windows OS, because sometimes you just need to. Very useful when YouTube and Google Hangouts hate you. There’s a Pro version for businesses if you need a little more.       Mel’s Recc: Youtube Channel: Puddles Pity Party Yes, he’s a clown. Yes, he’s that clown that was on America’s Got Talent. Yes, Mel is scared of clowns. … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 49: Alice Cooper – Paranormal (review ranking)

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Squat Cobbler 48: Alice Cooper – Welcome 2 My Nightmare (review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC48.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS“And in the totally fiery pit of boiling death… the lawyers, pimps and mimes” This week we review Alice Cooper’s 26th album “Welcome 2 My Nightmare”, a sequel to “Welcome To My Nightmare”.  Bob Ezrin returns, the original Alice Cooper group returns (sorta), Ke$ha, Vince Gill, and many other pop in as well.   We both like this album, but expectations were high going in – and it fell a bit short of them for us. In editing the podcast I noticed … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 47: Alice Cooper – Along Came a Spider (review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC47.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS“It’s your world, but it’s my street” This week we review Alice Cooper’s 25th album “Along Came a Spider”.  Both Mike and Kelly feel this has been an underappreciated album – and possibly Alice’s best concept album execution ever.  BTW, it was the Spinal Tap song “Hell Hole” that Kelly saw similarities with in the chorus of “I’m Hungry”.  Just a little 🙂 BONUS: Here is the promotional video we mentioned in the review…   BONUS BONUS: Mike and Kelly’s best harmonica … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 46: Alice Cooper – Dirty Diamonds (review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC46.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS“I’m in jail in a Texas town, in my sister’s wedding gown” This week we review Alice Cooper’s 24th album “Dirty Diamonds”.  This was a tricky album.  The highs were VERY high (Woman of Mass Distraction, Saga of Jesse Jane, Dirty Diamonds), while the lows were kind of low (Pretty Ballerina).   Still… it is Alice and therefore awesome. BTW, in case you thought Kelly was trying to pull a fast one on saying “Stand” was an Olympic song, check out track … Continue reading