Episode 0157: The Shadow

Naked Giants Naked Giants

You will hear their thunderous approach before you see them, and you will be surprised, for despite their name and the glorious stadium-sized riffing, Naked Giants are the size of mere mortals and usually appear dressed in public.

In this episode: All Them Witches, Bellatrix, Bill Callahan & Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Daniel Johnston, The Deathray Davies, Django Django, Free Radicals, The Goldstars, Joe Jack Talcum, Kevin Seconds, Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, The Kinks, Lilys, Link Wray, The Mabuses, Mano Negra, Menahan Street Band, Naked Giants, Pom Poko, Ral Partha Vogelbacher, The Rave-Ups, The Republic Of Persevere, Sex Clark Five, Sonetic Vet, The Squirrels, Stereo Total, Superchunk, TLO, TLO, Viagra Boys, Vulfpeck, Worm Quartet, The Wrens

  Song Artist Notes
1 The Shadow Naked Giants Darkness abounds
2 King Kong Five Mano Negra Burning up
3 She Collides With Me Sex Clark Five With a spray of elementary particles
4 Gelati Sonetic Vet Fuzzy feelings
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6 Oh Stars The Deathray Davies Back with the zaps
7 (Are You) Ready, Freddy? Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds Hit them with the past blaster
8 Watercooler TLO
9 Ataraxia King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Odd men indeed
10 Bulls All Them Witches A fair amount of grinding
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12 Accepting Applications at University Lilys Let’s get Kinky
13 Dark Star The Mabuses Drifting in space
14 Andy Go To School Pom Poko Nervous energy cataclysm
15 When I Laugh Superchunk Originally by The Glands
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17 Little Bird Bill Callahan & Bonnie 'Prince' Billy Mildly euphoric
18 Moonbeams Dance From Your Eyes Into Mine Joe Jack Talcum Getting serious
19 A Random Thought Kevin Seconds Unmistakeable
20 Birthday In Beijing Ral Partha Vogelbacher It’s an unusual journey
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22 Holiday The Kinks What a lovely day today
23 Crazy Love Daniel Johnston Baring his soul
24 Rave-Up/Shut-Up The Rave-Ups Ducky was robbed
25 Wild Honey Pie The Squirrels Nice choice
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27 Wir Tanzen Im 4-Eck Stereo Total Farewell Françoise
28 Dear God Worm Quartet Gilbert Gottfried in disguise?
29 Ó, Ég Er Svo Svöng! Bellatrix Icelandic girl punk
30 William The Wrens Pensive piano
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32 New Fragility Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Making progress
33 Got Me Worried Django Django Snake dancing
34 Cosmos TLO
35 In Spite of Ourselves Viagra Boys Yes, the John Prine song
36 Ramble Link Wray Like a leisurely rumble
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38 3 on E (feat. Antwaun Stanley) Vulfpeck Instructions come on the package
39 Out of the Ordinary The Republic Of Persevere Call the movers
40 Comin' Home Baby The Goldstars Warbling out
41 Estamos En La Lucha (feat. Karina Nistal) Free Radicals In the fight
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43 Rainy Day Lady Menahan Street Band Slow and measured