Squat Cobbler 129: Review of Guns N’ Roses album Chinese Democracy

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Squat Cobbler 122: Frank Zappa / Captain Beefheart / The Mothers of Invention – Bongo Fury (album review)

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Squat Cobbler 104: Alice Cooper – Breadcrumbs (album review)

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Squat Cobbler 82: The Who – Quadrophenia (album review)

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Squat Cobbler 81: Nine Inch Nails – The Fragile (album review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC81.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS“I try to save myself, but myself keeps slipping away” Tangent Tally: 2.5 This week Mike and I discuss the sprawling, 23 song long Nine Inch Nails album, “The Fragile”.  As is our wont, we get right to business with Mike saying “Let’s jump right into this.” at around the 11 minute mark of the podcast.   Want to subscribe to the Nurture and Support podcast, which is also home to the Squat Cobbler podcast?? Our feed – http://nurtureandsupport.net/feed/podcast, iTunes – Nurture … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 79: Tonio K. – La Bomba (album review)

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Squat Cobbler 78: Dwarves – Blood Guts & … (album review)

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Squat Cobbler 76: The Clash – London Calling (review)

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Squat Cobbler 71: Ian Hunter – Welcome to the Club (album review)

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Squat Cobbler 70: Type O Negative – October Rust (album review)

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