The Second Spin
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The Second Spin is a podcast dedicated to the albums that either divide fans or have been completely forgotten. You may use them as a litmus test to prove your worth as a true fan or they may be a secret guilty pleasure.
||CleanExtended Play: Scott Weiland - December 2015||In this episode of extended play we discuss the death of ex-Stone Temple Pilots/Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland, the potential significance of Adele’s impressive record sales for the music industry, and the future plans of The Second Spin podca||12/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: Trans by Neil Young||After signing a highly lucrative deal with Geffen Records, Neil Young delivered his most puzzling album to date: the electronic infused Trans.||12/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 16: Other Voices and Full Circle by The Doors||In this episode, look at two albums from The Doors released after the death of their front-man Jim Morrison.||11/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExtended Play: More Blaze Bayley! - September 2015||In this episode of extended play, we celebrate our first year anniversary and briefly discuss Blaze Bayley's solo career. The next album up for review will also be announced.||9/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 14: "The Blaze Bayley Era" by Iron Maiden||In this episode we will discuss both The X Factor and Virtual XI, their critical and commercial reception, while evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of Blaze’s contributions to the classic Maiden sound.||8/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExtended Play: Led Zeppelin – August 2015||In this episode, we continue our discussion of Led Zeppelin’s swansong, In Through The Out Door, this time focusing on the songs that didn’t make the final version but found their way onto Coda. The recent Zeppelin reissues will also be discussed.||8/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: In Through the Out Door by Led Zeppelin||Dogged by break-up rumours and declining record sales, In Through The Out Door was the band’s tentative response to a changing musical landscape.||7/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExtended Play: Queen’s Innuendo Revisited – July 2015||Luke tries to convince John that Innuendo is a better album than he originally thought. Each track will be played and evaluated briefly, and hopefully the result is a trip down memory lane that persuades a stubborn mind!||7/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Hot Space by Queen||After the phenomenal success of Another One Bites The Dust, Queen ventured further into dance-funk-pop territory, much to the distress of many of their loyal fans who adored their now classic pomp rock sound.||6/21/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitExtended Play - No New Music After Age 33?/Sol Invictus Review - June 2015||In this episode, we broadly discuss the findings of a study that suggests people generally stop listening to new music after the age of 33. The new Faith No More album, Sol Invictus, will also be reviewed.||6/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 11: Album Of The Year by Faith No More||In this episode we will discuss the album’s songs, its critical and commercial reception, and its place within Faith No More’s discography.||5/24/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExtended Play – Record Store Day/Smashing Pumpkins – May 2015||We discuss the significance of Record Store Day and the status of physical media in an increasingly digital world. The Smashing Pumpkins' latest album, Monuments To An Elegy, will also be reviewed.||5/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10 - Adore by The Smashing Pumpkins||In this episode, we revisit the album that killed the Pumpkins’ commercial momentum and critically assess its merits and shortcomings.||4/26/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExtended Play – The Prodigy – April 2015||We continue our look at The Prodigy and review their new album, The Day Is My Enemy.||4/5/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 9 - Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned by The Prodigy||Reinvention or Regression? This episode focuses on The Prodigy's 4th album: Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned||3/22/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitExtended Play – Madonna – March 2015||we answer your comments and corrections. Also, writer/poet James Jackson returns to give his own unique assessment on Madonna's American Life.||3/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8 - American Life by Madonna||Material or Military Girl? In this episode we look at Madonna's 2003 album American Life.||3/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExtended Play - Guns N' Roses solo albums – February 2015||we briefly look at the solo albums released by members of Guns N’ Roses following the Use Your Illusions tour, leading up to the writing of Chinese Democracy.||2/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 7: Chinese Democracy by Guns N' Roses||In this episode we draw your attention to Guns N Roses' divisive 2008 comeback record Chinese Democracy.||1/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitExtended Play - Leonard Cohen - January 2015||We talk to writer/poet James Jackson about the work of Leonard Cohen and his album Death of a Ladies Man.||1/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 6: Death Of A Ladies Man by Leonard Cohen||Leonard Cohen's musical collaboration with the infamous Phil Spector.||12/21/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExtended Play - The Mini Episode - December 2014||A quick rundown of the next episode.||12/13/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5: Dirty Work by The Rolling Stones||Successful reinvention or the height of desperation?||11/22/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExtended Play - The Mini Episode - November 2014||A quick rundown of the next episode.||11/2/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4: Invincible by Michael Jackson (Part 2)||Part 2 of our look at Michael Jackson's final studio album Invincible - which divided fans and critics at its time of release and remains the most expensive album to date.||10/29/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 3: Invincible by Michael Jackson (Part 1)||An overlooked masterpiece or a wasteful display of ego and excess? Hosts: Luke Winterton and John Dions.||10/20/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitExtended Play - The Mini Episode - October 2014||A quick rundown of the next episode. Hosts: Luke Winterton and John Dions.||10/5/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 2: The Soft Parade by The Doors||The band's fourth album was filled with horns, brass, strings and alcohol. We take a look at the band's most critically reviled album. Hosts: Luke Winterton and John Dions.||9/20/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitExtended Play - The First Mini Episode||A recap of the previous episode, a quick look at the next, news and other odds and sods.||9/7/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 1: Turbo by Judas Priest||Guitar Synthesizers and reverb soaked drums. This episode we look at the 1986 Judus Priest album Turbo.||8/16/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
New music podcast to love
Listened to the podcast for the first time 02/15 and can't rate it high enough. Very informative podcast for music lovers. Please add more shows (weekly?). Requests: White Album, Sticky Fingers, Joshua Tree, 5150, Born to Run, Done with Mirrors. Thanks guys - keep up the good work.
A well researched show...
These guys did a great job. I keep waiting for more...