A Band of Gamers (ABOG) - Video Games & Music
Three best mates podcasting about video games and music. Formerly a more serious endeavor and now an excuse to hang out, talk about their favorite hobbies and drink a few brews. Listen in for gaming talk and to discover new music you may have missed otherwise.

It's important to buy a stanjo for your banjo. This and other valuable life lessons provided by Joel and Shane in another entertaining episode of ABOG Podcast.

Ice Breaker- What's the last movie that you saw?

Side A: Music (0:05:45)

News- Antemasque's album due out in October, September 23rd is David Bowie Day in Chicago, Bowie's personal archive exhibit, Malcolm Young retires but AC/DC continues on, U2 and Apple working on a new digital music service, Fugazi's First Demo, Qello concert streaming service on the PlayStation

Listening To- Chris Cresswell One Week Records, Queen Live at the Rainbow '74, Black Diamond Heavies A Touch of Someone Else's Class, Death From Above 1979 The Physical World, Royal Blood, Ryan Adams, Fugazi In On The Killtaker, new/old Pioneer SX-636 receiver and EPI speakers, Deadmau5 White(1<2)

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Side B: Video Games (1:11:30)

Video Games- NHL 15 (PS4), Surgeon Simulator (PS4), Madden 15 (PS4) Grid Autosport (PS3), FIFA 15 (PS4), Minecraft (PS4)

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Direct download: ABOG_Podcast_Ep49_Heart_Farming.mp3
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Shane, born wearing ice skates, makes Joel and Death From Above 1979 Canadians and Joel eats all the cookies.

Ice Breaker- What is your favorite dessert?

Side A: Music (0:05:00)

News- Wilco to release 20 year anniversary box set and will tour in support of, The Tweedy Father/Son gig, Iggy Pop is world's greatest dad, Faith No More announce 7" to release on Black Friday, Jackals (aka 16 year old girls) are raiding record stores, Clerks soundtrack on vinyl,  George Harrison and Paul McCartney tributes, Cure covers The Beatles,  

Listening To- Brodie Dalle Diploid Love, U2 descending back to Earth with Songs of Innocence, Jayke Orvis and the Broken Band Bless This Mess, Joseph Huber, Death From Above 1979 The Physical World, Royal Blood, Benjamin Booker, Sylvan Esso live in Milwaukee at The Pabst Theater 9/5/14, The Black Keys/Cage the Elephant live at BMO Harris Bradley Center 9/9/14, Packers lose to Seahawks and Joel loses the wager- Deadmau5/Minecraft

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Side B: Video Games (1:28:30)

Video Games- September is mandatory tube top month, Walking Dead Season 2 (Vita), upcoming Telltale games, NHL 15 (PS4), Madden 15 (PS4)

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Direct download: ABOG_Podcast_Ep48_Cookie_Probed.mp3
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Shane and Joel are joined by long-time friend of the show Karl Palmer and he fits in tighter than Michael Jackson's glove. Together they share fresh tunes from the best local/independent artists, talk lots of music and then hit up a full side B of video game discussion.

Ice Breaker- What is your favorite app?

Music (0:06:30)

News- J Mascis releases Tied To A Star, music streaming becoming more relevant, Faith No More to reunite (again, permanently this time?), Scorsese creating Ramones biopic, love for the Rolling Stones, great concert experiences (Jack White live), Pearl Jam

Listening To- Luluc Passerby, random playlists, Gaslight Anthem Get Hurt, Stone Roses reissue debut album, Thomas Zwijsin Nylonized, Jack White live at Deer Lake Park 8/28/14, Rodrigo y Gabriela live at The Riverside Theater 8/14/14

All music played with permission

Side B (1:19:00)

Video Games- 3DS street passing in airports, Velocity 2X, Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare (PS4), Diablo III Ultimate Evil Edition (PS4), FIFA 14, NHL 15 Demo, Hearthstone (PC), Burnout Paradise The Ultimate Box UK (PS3), Infamous First Light (PS4), you can trade hard copy games for a few quid, Killzone Shadowfall (PS4)

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Direct download: ABOG_Podcast_Ep47_Dont_Look_Up.mp3
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