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

Squat Cobbler 34: Alice Cooper – Constrictor (review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC34.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSSThe world needs guts This week Mike and Kelly discuss Alice Cooper’s 16th album, “Constrictor” and talk tattoos at the end of the show.  After a couple years of “retirement”, Alice teams with Kane Roberts for a most encouraging return.  Perhaps a little filler here and there, but this is a very fun album overall.  The clear standout song is “He’s Back (The Man Behind the Mask)” from the Friday the 13th series. SMLTBCBPB (Song most likely to be covered by Pat Boone): … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 32: Alice Cooper – DaDa (review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC32.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSSI love that mountain with them four big heads… This week Mike and Kelly discuss Alice Cooper’s 15th album, “DaDa”.  Bob Ezrin and Dick Wagner return – and you can tell.  It is a mix of strong songs (Da Da, I Love America) and some not so strong ones (Dyslexia, Fresh Blood).  Also, we get Dali cover art. SMLTBCBPB (Song most likely to be covered by Pat Boone):  I Love America DaDa ended up at #8 on Mike’s list and #9 on Kelly’s. … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler SPECIAL EDITION – Alice Cooper’s new single “Paranoiac Personality”

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SCSE1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSSMike and Kelly put together a special Squat Cobbler to discuss the hard to say, but easy to listen to, new single from Alice Cooper… “Paranoiac Personality”.

Squat Cobbler 31: Hail to the Pagan

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC31.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSSJam packed show this week including the announcement of the Bilinski/Thul 2020 presidential ticket. Mike’s recommendation – Korg monotron delay An affordable way to start to play with analog music.  You get an amazing amount of capabilities from a device not much larger than a smart phone.  Also much safer than Mike’s water-based keyboard. Kelly’s recommendation – Better Call Saul Insider Podcast This is the second best recap show for Better Call Saul, after “A Saul and Battery“.  Show creators Vince Gillian and … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 30: Alice Cooper – Zipper Catches Skin (review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC30.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSSIf I aint cool my daddy’s gonna send me to military school…   This week Mike and Kelly discuss Alice Cooper’s 14th album, “Zipper Catches Skin”.  Twitchy, strange, different than any Alice we have heard so far – this is a flawed, but enjoyable album. The album features Zorro, Scrooge, dead pets returning to save their master and an “On Golden Pond” reference.  So, you probably get the idea this is a tad different than other outings by Mr. Cooper. Mike VASTLY under-rated … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 29 – Shock the Riverdale

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC29.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSSAfter some questionable disclaimer work from Mike, we have some live music and TV for you this week… Kelly’s Recommendation – Peter Gabriel Plays Live An outstanding 2 CD live album by Peter Gabriel.  Kelly actually attended one of the shows used on this album. Strong throughout… highlights include The Rhythm of the Heat and Biko (of course). Mike’s Recommendation – Riverdale A joint venture between the CW and Netflix, Riverdale is basically the classic Archie comic crew, with a hint of the … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 28: Alice Cooper – Special Forces (review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC28.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSS This week Mike and Kelly discuss Alice Cooper’s 13th album, “Special Forces”.  Grittier and tougher than its predecessor “Flush the Fashion”, Special Forces is a fun listen but seldom soars to the heights of some of the best material from Alice. That said, check out You’re a Movie, Skeletons In My Closet, and Who Do You Think We Are… fun songs! There was a tour to support this album (which Kelly saw) and here is pretty complete documentation of it in glorious … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 27 – Ice Cream and Soy Sauce

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC27.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSSThis week is not for the children.  Fair Warning. Mike’s bandmate Corey joins the show and things get off to a rocky start right off the bat regarding the episode number.  Then Mike is Mike.  Then the recommendations… Mike’s Recommendation – Synthwave artist Vampire Stepdad Synth wave music plus a vampire pitching why he will be awesome as your step dad.  Full show below. Corey’s Recommendation – Critical Role Critical Role on the Geek and Sundry YouTube channel features several outstanding voice actors … Continue reading