Playlists

Tosh & Kimley have created playlists for each episode showcasing some of the music discussed.

You can listen on either Spotify or Apple Music except as noted.


Episode 54 – Common Tones: selected interviews with artists and musicians 1995-2020 by Alan Licht on Spotify

Episode 54 – Common Tones: selected interviews with artists and musicians 1995-2020 by Alan Licht on Apple Music


Episode 53 – You Are Beautiful and You Are Alone: The Biography of Nico by Jennifer Otter Bickerdike on Spotify

Episode 53 – You Are Beautiful and You Are Alone: The Biography of Nico by Jennifer Otter Bickerdike on Apple Music


Episode 52 – The Lyrics of Syd Barrett on Spotify

Episode 52 – The Lyrics of Syd Barrett on Apple Music


Episode 51 – Why Labelle Matters and Peter and the Wolves by Adele Bertei on Spotify

Episode 51 – Why Labelle Matters and Peter and the Wolves by Adele Bertei on Apple Music


Episode 50 – Excavate! The Wonderful and Frightening World of The Fall edited by Tessa Norton and Bob Stanley on Spotify

Episode 50 – Excavate! The Wonderful and Frightening World of The Fall edited by Tessa Norton and Bob Stanley on Apple Music


Episode 49 – Dennis Wilson and Charlie Manson by Jack Skelley on Spotify

Episode 49 – Dennis Wilson and Charlie Manson by Jack Skelley on Apple Music


Episode 48 – Roxy Music’s Avalon (33 1/3) by Simon Morrison on Spotify

Episode 48 – Roxy Music’s Avalon (33 1/3) by Simon Morrison on Apple Music


Episode 47 – You Lose Yourself, You Reappear: Bob Dylan and the Voices of a Lifetime by Paul Morley on Spotify

Episode 47 – You Lose Yourself, You Reappear: Bob Dylan and the Voices of a Lifetime by Paul Morley on Apple Music


Episode 46 – Liner Notes for the Revolution: The Intellectual Life of Black Feminist Sound by Daphne A. Brooks on Spotify

(Please note that Daphne shared this Spotify playlist with us to accompany her book. We couldn’t possibly have created a better list so we’re linking to hers.)


Episode 45 – A Band With Built-In Hate: The Who From Pop Art to Punk by Peter Stanfield on Spotify

Episode 45 – A Band With Built-In Hate: The Who From Pop Art to Punk by Peter Stanfield on Apple Music


Episode 44 – Carole King’s Tapestry by Loren Glass on Spotify

Episode 44 – Carole King’s Tapestry by Loren Glass on Apple Music


Episode 43 – Shonen Knife’s Happy Hour: Food, Gender, Rock and Roll by Brooke McCorkle Okazaki on YouTube
(Please note that unfortunately most of the music we discuss isn’t readily available on Spotify or Apple Music but Brooke has created a fantastic playlist on YouTube.)


Episode 42 – The Velvet Mafia: The Gay Men Who Ran the Swinging Sixties by Darryl W. Bullock on Spotify

Episode 42 – The Velvet Mafia: The Gay Men Who Ran the Swinging Sixties by Darryl W. Bullock on Apple Music


Episode 41 – Relax Baby Be Cool: the Artistry and Audacity of Serge Gainsbourg by Jeremy Allen on Spotify

Episode 41 – Relax Baby Be Cool: the Artistry and Audacity of Serge Gainsbourg by Jeremy Allen on Apple Music


Episode 40 – Elvis Presley’s From Elvis in Memphis by Eric Wolfson on Spotify

Episode 40 – Elvis Presley’s From Elvis in Memphis by Eric Wolfson on Apple Music


Episode 39 – She Bop: The Definitive History of Women in Popular Music by Lucy O’Brien on Spotify

Episode 39 – She Bop: The Definitive History of Women in Popular Music by Lucy O’Brien on Apple Music


Episode 38 – It Came from Memphis by Robert Gordon on Spotify

Episode 38 – It Came from Memphis by Robert Gordon on Apple Music


Episode 37 – Maybe the People Would Be the Times by Luc Sante on Spotify

Episode 37 – Maybe the People Would Be the Times by Luc Sante on Apple Music


Episode 36 – Side by Side: Selected Lyrics by Robert Wyatt and Alfie Benge on Spotify

Episode 36 – Side by Side: Selected Lyrics by Robert Wyatt and Alfie Benge on Apple Music


Episode 35 – A Sound Mind: How I Fell in Love with Classical Music (and Decided to Rewrite Its Entire History) by Paul Morley on Spotify

Episode 35 – A Sound Mind: How I Fell in Love with Classical Music (and Decided to Rewrite Its Entire History) by Paul Morley on Apple Music


Episode 34 – I’m Your Fan: The Songs of Leonard Cohen (33 1/3) by Ray Padgett on Spotify

Episode 34 – I’m Your Fan: The Songs of Leonard Cohen (33 1/3) by Ray Padgett on Apple Music


Episode 33 – Recombo DNA-The Story of Devo or How the 60s Became the 80s by Kevin C. Smith on Spotify

Episode 33 – Recombo DNA-The Story of Devo or How the 60s Became the 80s by Kevin C. Smith on Apple Music


Episode 32 – Sweet Dreams: From Club Culture to Style Culture, the Story of the New Romantics by Dylan Jones on Spotify

Episode 32 – Sweet Dreams: From Club Culture to Style Culture, the Story of the New Romantics by Dylan Jones on Apple Music


Episode 31 – Suicide’s Suicide (33 1/3) by Andi Coulter on Spotify

Episode 31 – Suicide’s Suicide (33 1/3) by Andi Coulter on Apple Music


Episode 30 – Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music by Alex Ross on Spotify

Episode 30 – Wagnerism: Art and Politics in the Shadow of Music by Alex Ross on Apple Music


Episode 29 – Judy Garland’s Judy at Carnegie Hall (33 1/3) by Manuel Betancourt on Spotify

Episode 29 – Judy Garland’s Judy at Carnegie Hall (33 1/3) by Manuel Betancourt on Apple Music


Episode 28 – Go All the Way: A Literary Appreciation of Power Pop by Paul Myers and S. W. Lauden on Spotify

Episode 28 – Go All the Way: A Literary Appreciation of Power Pop by Paul Myers and S. W. Lauden on Apple Music


Episode 27 – Remain in Love: Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club, Tina by Chris Frantz on Spotify

Episode 27 – Remain in Love: Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club, Tina by Chris Frantz on Apple Music


Episode 26 – Niche: A Memoir in Pastiche by Momus on Spotify

Episode 26 – Niche: A Memoir in Pastiche by Momus on Apple Music


Episode 25 – My British Invasion by Harold Bronson on Spotify

Episode 25 – My British Invasion by Harold Bronson on Apple Music


Episode 24 – Along Comes the Association: Beyond Folk Rock and Three-Piece Suits by Russ Giguere and Ashley Wren Collins on Spotify

Episode 24 – Along Comes the Association: Beyond Folk Rock and Three-Piece Suits by Russ Giguere and Ashley Wren Collins on Apple Music


Episode 23 – Five Years Ahead of My Time: Garage Rock from the 1950s to the Present by Seth Bovey on Spotify

Episode 23 – Five Years Ahead of My Time: Garage Rock from the 1950s to the Present by Seth Bovey on Apple Music


Episode 22 – The Kinks: Songs of the Semi-Detached by Mark Doyle on Spotify

Episode 22 – The Kinks: Songs of the Semi-Detached by Mark Doyle on Apple Music


Episode 21 – Awopbopaloobop Alopbamboom: The Golden Age of Rock by Nik Cohn on Spotify

Episode 21 – Awopbopaloobop Alopbamboom: The Golden Age of Rock by Glenn Hendler on Apple Music


Episode 20 – David Bowie’s Diamond Dogs (33 1/3) by Glenn Hendler on Spotify

Episode 20 – David Bowie’s Diamond Dogs (33 1/3) by Glenn Hendler on Apple Music


Episode 19 – It Gets Me Home, This Curving Track by Ian Penman on Spotify

Episode 19 – It Gets Me Home, This Curving Track by Ian Penman on Apple Music


Episode 18 – William S. Burroughs and the Cult of Rock ‘n’ Roll by Casey Rae on Spotify

Episode 18 – William S. Burroughs and the Cult of Rock ‘n’ Roll by Casey Rae on Apple Music


Episode 17 – Reel Art Press on Spotify

Episode 17 – Reel Art Press on Apple Music


Episode 16 – Bowie’s Bookshelf by John O’Connell on Spotify

Episode 16 – Bowie’s Bookshelf by John O’Connell on Apple Music


Episode 15 – Tony Conrad Writings on Spotify

Episode 15 – Tony Conrad Writings on Apple Music


Episode 14 – Wendy Carlos’s Switched-On Bach by Roshanak Kheshti on Spotify

Episode 14 – Wendy Carlos’s Switched-On Bach by Roshanak Kheshti on Apple Music


Episode 13 – Scott Walker and the Song of the One-All-Alone by Scott Wilson on Spotify

Episode 13 – Scott Walker and the Song of the One-All-Alone by Scott Wilson on Apple Music


Episode 12 – Face It by Debbie Harry on Spotify

Episode 12 – Face It by Debbie Harry on Apple Music


Episode 11 – This Searing Light, the Sun and Everything Else: Joy Division: An Oral History by Jon Savage on Spotify

Episode 11 – This Searing Light, the Sun and Everything Else: Joy Division: An Oral History by Jon Savage on Apple Music


Episode 10 – Golden Hits of the Shangri-Las by Ada Wolin on Spotify

Episode 10 – Golden Hits of the Shangri-Las by Ada Wolin on Apple Music


Episode 9 – Year of the Monkey by Patti Smith on Spotify

Episode 9 – Year of the Monkey by Patti Smith on Apple Music


Episode 8 – A Voice of the Warm: The Life of Rod McKuen by Barry Alfonso on Spotify

Episode 8 – A Voice of the Warm: The Life of Rod McKuen by Barry Alfonso on Apple Music


Episode 7 – Doctor Faustus by Thomas Mann on Spotify

Episode 7 – Doctor Faustus by Thomas Mann on Apple Music


Episode 6 – L.A. Punk on Spotify

Episode 6 – L.A. Punk on Apple Music


Episode 5 – Charles Mingus on Spotify

Episode 5 – Charles Mingus on Apple Music


Episode 4 – Ennio Morricone on Spotify

Episode 4 – Ennio Morricone on Apple Music


Episode 3 – Song Lyric Books on Spotify

Episode 3 – Song Lyric Books on Apple Music


Episode 2 – “Journey to the End of Taste” on Spotify

Episode 2 – “Journey to the End of Taste” on Apple Music


Episode 1 – Lou Reed on Spotify

Episode 1 – Lou Reed on Apple Music