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Dreams: September 14, 2019

And in this sleep of WAFFLES!, what dreams may come? Suck it, Shakespeare! Matt and Marisa rule your dreams now, with two hours of dream-based music to make you dream of the widest variety of music on earth. WAFFLES theme :: Teen Titans Dream That Dream :: Thelonious Monk :: Sueno de Munecas :: Gonzales Continue Reading

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Clocks: September 7, 2019

Matt and Marisa are all about clocks this week, with Ke$sha’s ‘Tik Tok’ covered — twice — and an epic run of o’clocks! Ladies Love Cool James, Los Colorados, Nick Drake and Brandon Flowers all come to play on this episode of WAFFLES! WAFFLES theme :: Teen Titans The Clock Symphony 101 in D Major Continue Reading

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Monsters!! August 31, 2019

Dan joins us from Valcourt, Quebec as we do a show on monsters! All kinds of monsters, including Draculas, Frankensteins, Creature of the Blacks Lagoon, and — oh, wait. No, it turns out songwriters are really big on metaphor and there are almost no Draculas at all. There are lots of great songs, though, as Continue Reading

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More Youth! August 24, 2019

Youth culture killed their dog! Matt and Marisa are back (and not playing that TMBG song) on the second Youth show of 2019 — mostly leftovers from the first one, and in retrospect nothing by the popular ’90s big beat remixer Youth. Disappointing, really. Hm. Sorry! WAFFLES theme :: Teen Titans The Invincible Youth :: Continue Reading

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Instrumentals: August 17, 2019

No words! NO WORDS! Instrumentals rule the day on WAFFLES! this week, with everything from usually-no-words music (classical, jazz) to usually-words music (Neil Young through the Pogues) holding down two hours of stellar tunes. WAFFLES theme :: Teen Titans Tanti anni prima :: Geir Draugsvoll & Mette Rasmussen Confessions Pt. II :: BADBADNOTGOOD Ki-Gen :: Continue Reading

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Hello! August 10, 2019

Hello! Is it WAFFLES you’re looking for? Then you’ve found it, as we slap two hours of “hello” songs together, with a few howdys for good measure. WAFFLES :: Teen Titans Hello My Lovely :: Charlie Haden Hello Sunday! Hello Road! :: Gil Scott-Heron Hello Love :: Hank Snow Michigan City Howdy Do :: Johnny Continue Reading

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Mothers: August 3, 2019

Matt and Marisa play host to Marisa’s mom, Mary, as they play music about mothers and Matt strives valiantly to get Mary to give up the dirt on Marisa’s mysterious past and childhood. Does he succeed? Does Mary throw Marisa under the bus? Find out — and listen to some awesome music besides! WAFFLES! :: Continue Reading

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Songs about Songs: July 27, 2019

Matt and Marisa play songs about songs! From Superman’s Song to The Same Old Song, from the Song of Songs to This is Not a Love Song, from Song for Whoever to a couple of Towers of Song, we’re covering all the songs about the songs by singers who sing the songs about songs. So Continue Reading

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Doomed Love: July 20, 2019

Broken hearts! Broken people! Horror movie plots sung to the tune of Gordon Lightfoot’s If I Could Change Your Mind! This week’s WAFFLES! has it all, including three versions of “Tainted Love,” a double-shot of Nick Cave, some profound disagreements about the DiCaprio version of Romeo & Juliet, and much more! Songs this ep: WAFFLES Continue Reading

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Long, long titles!

Matt and Marisa go on the hunt for the longest titles in music history, with regular suspects and new-to-WAFFLES! faves joining the fray. What’s the longest title in music history? Find out! It’s not the Rednex (which we wound up not playing; the song is super gross). WAFFLES theme :: Teen Titans Don’t Let the Continue Reading

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