A Band of Gamers
Gamers who love music. Stay current with video games and discover new music with one podcast. Two hobbies in separate segments by aging best mates who love keeping up with the latest trends in gaming and recommending great records.


Joel could take a hint from Shane's mastery of the whole body cleansing thing in order to gain  more coffee and guitar time. Great music, impressions of Gaslight Anthem's Get Hurt album and side B content that goes off the rails in a new episode of ABOG Podcast.

Ice Breaker- How long does it take you to get ready in the morning?

Music (0:07:00)

News- Highest selling vinyl for first time in over 20 years, Paul McCartney scores video game soundtrack and is set to release an upcoming single in support of, Tom Petty finally has a #1 record after 37 years of hits, Jeff Lynne professional glommer, authorized Nick Drake biography, Foo Fighters preorder vinyl offerings with varying album cover choices

Listening To- Rob Zombie (Hellbilly Deluxe) via Enjoy the Ride Records, Gaslight Anthem (Get Hurt), .357 String Band, Joseph Huber (The Hanging Road), The Good Luck Thrift Store Outlet, Phox live at Turner Hall in Milwaukee (video), This Wild Life vinyl, Rodrigo y Gabriela (9 Dead Alive)

All music played with permission

 Side B (1:10:40)

Video Games- Last of Us: Remastered (PS4), Ultra Street Fighter 4 (PS3), Surgeon Simulator (PS4), FIFA 14 (PS4), Mario Golf World Tour (3DS), Super Mario Land 3D (3DS), Nano Assault EX (3DS), Road Not Taken (PS4), Remastered games almost better than nothing

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Direct download: ABOG_Podcast_Ep46_Jeff_Lynnes_100_Billionth_1.mp3
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Joel and Shane buy new guitars and can't help but talk about them in Side B but only after they cover a few covers in Side A. Beers, music conversation and a generous mix of great songs round out the episode.

Ice Breaker- What was your first job?

Music (0:07:15)

News- RIP Johnny Winter, Singing contests are not what music is about, new Foo Fighters is finished, blur to release Live at Budokan on 8/11, King of covers, Weird Al has the first No 1 comedy record in over 50 years, Primus Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Listening To- Joey Cape/Tony Sly, Pennywise (Straight Ahead), Rise Against (The Black Market), Band of Horses (Cease To Begin), Jack White live in Milwaukee (article from Milwaukee Record), Jack White hates the Cubs?, Beck (Song Reader)

All music played with permission

Side B (1:01:45)

Video Games- Lego Marvel Super Heroes (PS4), Battlefield 4 new maps (PS4), The Last of Us: Remastered (PS4), Pixel Junk Shooter Ultimate (PS4), Mario Golf: World Tour (3DS)

Guitars- Joel and Shane buy new guitars and talk about them, Union Jack Sheraton, American Standard USA Telecaster, upcoming gig

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Direct download: ABOG_Podcast_Ep45_A_Band_of_Covers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:54pm CDT