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The Sound and the Story

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The Sound and the Story is a podcast about music. I, David Kallison, dive deep to uncover the story behind and inside your favorite records. I take artists at their words.Are you ready to listen?

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The Sound and the Story is a podcast about music. I, David Kallison, dive deep to uncover the story behind and inside your favorite records. I take artists at their words.Are you ready to listen?

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Best podcast ever

By Mynicknameisjustmyregularname - Aug 18 2017
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Only 2 episodes in and my fav cast ever. Can not stop listening

Great pod

By thursdayswaiting - Apr 28 2017
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I really enjoy this pod and the genres that are being covered.

iTunes Ratings

48 Ratings
Average Ratings
45
1
1
1
0

Best podcast ever

By Mynicknameisjustmyregularname - Aug 18 2017
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Only 2 episodes in and my fav cast ever. Can not stop listening

Great pod

By thursdayswaiting - Apr 28 2017
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I really enjoy this pod and the genres that are being covered.
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The Sound and the Story

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The Sound and the Story is a podcast about music. I, David Kallison, dive deep to uncover the story behind and inside your favorite records. I take artists at their words.Are you ready to listen?

Rank #1: Episode 8: Bon Iver's For Emma, Forever Ago

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In the Sound and the Story we go behind and inside the meaning of your favorite records. In this episode we dive deep into Bon Iver’s For Emma, Forever Ago, a minimalist masterpiece born out of a Wisconsin winter.

Songs in order (all songs by Bon Iver unless otherwise noted):

Skinny Love

DeYarmond Edison - Silent Signs

Flume

Lump Sum

Skinny Love

The Wolves (Act I and II)

Blindsided

Creature Fear

Team

For Emma

re: Stacks

Blood Bank

The Gaslight Anthem - Blood Bank (Bon Iver cover)

Dec 23 2016
40 mins
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Rank #2: Episode 13: The Menzingers's After the Party

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The Menzingers and I take a good, hard look at who we’ve been and who we want to end up with after the party.

Feb 07 2018
42 mins
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Rank #3: Episode 6: Brand New's The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me

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In the Sound and the Story we go behind and inside the meaning of your favorite records. This month, we dive in to Brand New’s The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me, a treatise on death, loss, and heartbreak.

Songs played in order:

Brand New - “Sowing Season (Yeah)”

Brand New - “Archers”

Rites of Spring - “Hain’s Point”

Brand New - “Jude Law and a Semester Abroad”

Taking Back Sunday - “Cute Without The ‘E’ (Cut from the Team)”

Brand New - “Jaws Theme Swimming”

Brand New - “I Will Play My Game Beneath the Spin Light”

Brand New - “1996” (Leaked Demo 2006)

Brand New - “You Won’t Know”

Brand New - “Sowing Season (Yeah)”

Brand New - “Degausser”

Brand New - “Luca”

Brand New - “You Won’t Know”

Brand New - “Archers”

Brand New - “Limousine”

Brand New - “Jesus Christ”

Richard Kipling - “If–” narrated by Ralph Fiennes

Brand New - “Welcome to Bangkok”

Brian Fallon - “Sowing Season (Yeah)” (Brand New cover)

Oct 10 2016
40 mins
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Rank #4: 7 Inch Singles Club: Brand New vs. Taking Back Sunday

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The 7 Inch Singles Club takes a dives as deep we can into one song. Exclusive for Patreon members, this first episode is available for everyone! In this episode, we compare Brand New’s “Seventy Times Seven” and Taking Back Sunday’s “There’s No ‘I’ in Team,” which was written about the same salacious incident.

Song at the end is some live version of Jeff Rosenstock’s “Beers Again Alone” I found.

Jun 15 2017
21 mins
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Rank #5: Episode 15: The Wonder Years's Suburbia, I've Given You All, and Now I'm Nothing

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The Wonder Years deliver a genre-defining album about surburbia and coming home.

Full chronilogical playlist (all songs by The Wonder Years unless otherwise noted)

  • Local Man Ruins Everything
  • Came Out Swinging
  • Buzz Aldrin: The Poster Boy for Second Place
  • My Last Semester
  • Allen Ginsberg and Tom Waits - America
  • Pool scene from Garden State
  • My Life As a Pigeon
  • Came Out Swinging
  • Woke Up Older
  • The Mountain Goats - Woke Up New
  • Local Man Ruins Everything
  • Suburbia
  • Okkervil River - Singer Songwriter
  • Summers in PA
  • I Won’t Say the Lord’s Prayer
  • Coffee Eyes
  • I’ve Given You All
  • The Get Up Kids - I’ll Catch You
  • Don’t Let Me Cave In
  • Hoodie Weather
  • And Now I’m Nothing
  • Aaron West and the Roaring 20’s - ’67 Cherry Red
Oct 22 2018
1 hour 8 mins
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Rank #6: Episode 14: Jawbreaker

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The iconic grandfathers of emo and saints of the East Bay scene get the full Sound and the Story treatment.

Full playlist (all songs by Jawbreaker unless otherwise listed):

  • The Boat Dreams from the Hill
  • Lurker II: Dark Son of the Night
  • Shield Your Eyes
  • Tour Song
  • Donatello
  • In Sadding Around
  • Nirvana - Lithium
  • Million
  • Jet Black
  • Save Your Generation
  • Ache
  • Want
  • Chesterfield King
  • Boxcar
  • Condition Oakland
  • Jack Keourac and Steve Allen - October in the Railroad Earth
  • Jinx Removing
  • West Bay Invitational
  • Accident Prone
  • Kiss the Bottle
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Check out my buddy’s podcast, Good Grief, about one man’s struggle with his mothers death from cancer, featuring music that you hear on this podcast!

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Sep 03 2018
57 mins
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Rank #7: Episode 12: Julien Baker's Sprained Ankle

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In the Sound and the Story, I tell the stories of your favorite records. In this episode, I explore the pain and faith in Julien Baker’s Sprained Ankle.

Songs in order (all songs by Julien Baker unless otherwise noted)

Something

The Get Up Kids - I’ll Catch You (Live)

Clip from Before Sunrise

Something

The Star Killers - Dallas

Rejoice

Blacktop

Vessels

Go Home

Sprained Ankle

Accident Prone (Jawbreaker cover)

Oct 27 2017
39 mins
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Rank #8: Episode 4: Death Cab For Cutie's Transatlanticism

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Death Cab For Cutie’s Transatlanticism changed the indie rock scene for the better. Find out the story behind and inside the record, including why Ben Gibbard was so dang sad.]]>

Jun 22 2016
34 mins
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Rank #9: Episode 5: Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

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With My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy __ Kanye stopped making hip-hop records and started making Kanye records. Find out the story behind and inside his masterpiece.

Aug 17 2016
34 mins
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Rank #10: Episode 9: The Gaslight Anthem's The '59 Sound

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In the Sound and the Story we go behind and inside the meaning of your favorite records. In this episode we dive deep into The Gaslight Anthem’s The ’59 Sound, a rock trying to capture a time gone by.

Songs in order (all songs by The Gaslight Anthem unless otherwise noted):

Great Expectations

The ’59 Sound

Casanova, Baby!

Snippets of Great Expectations/Old White Lincoln/High Lonesome/Miles Davis and the Cool/Casanova Baby!

Meet Me By The River’s Edge

Here’s Looking at You, Kid

Brian Fallon - Blue Jeans and White T-Shirts (live)

Miles Davis and the Cool

The ’59 Sound

The Backseat

Clip from Mad Men - The Wheel

Old White Lincoln

Tom Waits - Cold Cold Ground

Brian Fallon - Smoke

Jan 31 2017
36 mins
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