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Who Charted?: Shit Fits

The man. The myth. The legend. Giancarlo Chersich finally graces us with his presence on today’s Who Charted! Giancarlo shares stories about the first time he met Howard, his time patrolling West Hollywood as a police officer, and rushing to get to a show in Austin with Howard & Nick Swardson during the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart. He also tells us what he thinks about Howard wanting to get a smart car, talks about his & Howard’s experience on the Jillian Michaels Wellness Cruise, and gives his thoughts on Howard’s business ventures as we countdown the Movie Chart. Plus, we hear about the search for a certain special fragrance as Giancarlo gets acquainted with Hermes the Chart Goose!

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Jon Daly’s Rafflecast: Building The Track Pt. 5

Jon Daly and guest John Gemberling don’t make it easy on themselves when they decide they want to write a mighty Queen opus in 20 minutes! With the help of Brett Morris on guitar and bass, Cyrus Ghahremani on keys and effects, and both producing the final track, did the Rafflecast pull it off again? Listen to the end to find out.

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Shots Fired!: The Indie Episode

Stones Throw rapper Jonwayne & Hellfyre Club rapper Milo join MC Nocando & Jeff Weiss this week to talk about everything independent. Milo and Jonwayne discuss being influenced by independent rappers such as MF DOOM & Open Mike Eagle, the benefits of being on an independent label, and the pros and cons of coming up in the digital age of rap music. Also, Nocando tells us a funny Australia story, we learn why gangsters love Dragon Ball Z, and we are treated to some music from Jonwayne & Milo.

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The Fogelnest Files: Legitimate Passion

Jake’s longtime friend Jon Glaser stops by to be blown away by the garage rock band The Monks, take a look at some great rock covers, and more on this week’s edition of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Jon tells us about the origin of his book My Dead Dad Was in ZZ Top, the various Quadrophenia references scattered in Delocated, and why he turned down the offer to direct the big screen adaptation of Jersey Boys. Jake & Jon watch some amazing clips that include; David Bowie on Soul Train, the Chris Holmes pool interview from The Decline of Western Civilization Part II, and late period Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Make sure to go leave reviews for The Monk’s “Black Monk Time” in “The Fogelnest Files” section on iTunes. If you’re in Los Angeles on the day this drops, come to the LIVE taping of a special Burning Love episode of THE FOGELNEST FILES with Nick Kroll and June Diane Raphael at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre! Get tickets at www.ucbtheatre.com

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Nocturnal Emotions: Preppy Aunt

Matty McLoughlin of The Soft Pack catches up with Har Mar on today’s Nocturnal Emotions! Matty & Har Mar talk about the late Kirby Puckett, staying in strange places while on tour, and how Matty has always attracted others to push his buttons. They then create a comedy about shitty Americans abroad and play a game of Let Me Ruin Your Favorite Song with Bobby Brown’s “My Prerogative.”

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Who Charted?: LIVE from SF Sketchfest

Ku-Ku & Wie-Wie brought the charts to the bay area with special guest Michael Showalter! Recorded live from the San Francisco Sketchfest, they talk Digital Underground & other bay area rappers as they count down Complex’s Greatest Bay Area Rap Songs. We hear about Michael’s first time smoking weed as they countdown Total Film’s Coolest Movie Monkeys and he also gives us an oral history of his sketch group The State as he shows off his incredible whacking skills at a game of Chart Piñata. KOALA!

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Jon Daly’s Rafflecast: Building The Track Pt. 4

Building The Track is back with a vengeance! Axmaster Brian Huskey and Jon Daly predicted and then made the next big indie rock hit called “Some People’s Other Friends.” Look for it at the next Coachella & Bonnaroo. M83 watch yr back!

 (Cyrus Ghahremani on engineering & keys and Brett Morris on bass)

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Comedy Bang! Bang!: The Vicar of Yanks

Two immense stars from the world of music, “Weird Al” Yankovic & Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber are on today’s Comedy Bean Bag! After chatting with Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber about English accents, the Little Prince, and nautical bed bugs, the Vicar of Yanks himself joins in on the conversation. There will be talk of drugs, what we shouldn’t expect from the next “Weird Al” album, and an intense game of Would You Rather? Homonyms!

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Shots Fired!: The 22 2-Step

Producer Paul Salva and rapper Marcel Carrion join MC Nocando & Jeff Weiss to discuss the greatest and worse dance songs in rap history. They talk about Rapper’s Delight, Planet Rock, Egyptian Lover, 2 Live Crew, N.W.A’s “Panic Zone,” Good Vibrations, Deee-Lite’s “Groove Is In The Heart,” The Jungle Brothers, Technotronic, The Dogs’ “You Mama’s On Crack Rock,” Missy Elliot’s “Lose Control,” Kanye West’s “Stronger,” The Black Eyed Peas, and Azealia Banks. The guys also talk about Hip house, G-funk, the rise of trap music, and of course the Harlem shake. Plus, Jeff tells us about going to a porn star attended funeral. Don’t go into a K-hole!

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Nocturnal Emotions: Modern Chaka

The magnificent Ted Leo joins Har Mar today to talk about recording with Aimee Mann, drunk wrestling, and competitive yoga. They also chat about the insanity of touring alone, the brilliance of Phil Collins, and Ted shares a road story of a grueling gig in Columbia, South Carolina. Plus, the guys pitch a time traveling show that might change the future for the worse during Let’s Create A Show and have a tough time ruining Quit Your Dayjob’s “Look! A Dollar” while playing a game of Let Me Ruin Your Favorite Song.