Crossing the Streams with Brent and Aaron

Crossing the Streams with Brent and Aaron

Each week, Aaron and Brent will exchange 3 unfamiliar songs to one another based on a given theme. For each episode they’ll discuss the artists and songs they picked along with what they liked and didn’t like. It's a podcast to help expand Brent's and Aaron’s appreciation for different types of music. We hope you’ll discover new artists and songs as well. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy

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July 19, 2021 78 min
For their 69th Episode, Aaron and Brent recruit the help of special guest Ryan King, making his 7th appearance on the podcast, as they highlight "Sexually Suggestive Songs". Aaron, Brent and Ryan each pick out two songs to discuss that feature risqu? lyrics or themes. Visit www.crossingthestreamspodcast.com for extended show notes. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://ch...
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This week Aaron and Brent highlight a singer-songwriter who has a retro sound rooted in the music of the 1950s and a band from Georgia known for their melodic harmonies, quirky lyrics, and dance-friendly songs. With songs that evoke a vintage-inspired feel all while maintaining a contemporary sound, Aaron spotlights three songs from JD McPherson. Taking their name from the bouffant hairstyles worn by band members Kate Pierson and C...
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July 5, 2021 87 min
Aaron highlights the music of a Minnesota band known for their dedicated fan-base and deceptively cheery sing-along songs while Brent spotlights a pioneering group from Boston who carved out their own style of music and, in the process, influenced a number of those that followed. Featuring songs with lyrics about anxiety, insecurities and alienation disguised behind catchy hooks, Aaron looks at three songs from Motion City Soundtra...
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June 27, 2021 82 min
Episode 66 is getting a special Sunday morning release this week!!! Why? Well, it all has to do with the topic of the episode: “Weird Al” Yankovic. While researching this week, Aaron discovered that the number 27 has a strange and, possibly, not-so-coincidental association with “Weird Al” over the years. It’s a subject Aaron and Brent will discuss in detail during the episode. So, with Sunday being June 27th, Aaron and Brent though...
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June 21, 2021 74 min
Coming up Monday in Episode 65, Aaron highlights the music of a London-based ensemble that features members of three other distinct bands and Brent puts the spotlight on a Manchester group who, despite only releasing four albums, left a lasting impact on the music industry. Starting as a solo project for Myles McCabe but evolving over time to include members of The Happy Accidents and Cheerbleederz, Aaron looks at three songs from ...
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June 14, 2021 67 min
This week, Aaron and Brent highlight music from two different Pennsylvania rock bands: A Mechanicsburg group that helped define the 80s glam rock scene and a Philadelphia band that caught the ear of veteran music industry mogul Clive Davis. With a throw-back sound that makes you think they just stepped out of the ’70s, Aaron highlights three songs from Silvertide. Initially garnering attention for their teased hair and glam look be...
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June 7, 2021 74 min
This week, Aaron and Brent highlight music from a Los Angeles band that has a flair for elaborate fictional worlds in their music and a Grammy winning Texas-born musician known for incorporating various styles into his songs. Taking their name from the lake where frontman Ben Schneider grew up in Michigan, Aaron spotlights three songs from Lord Huron. Known for his Large Band, iconic look and love of his home state of Texas, Brent ...
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May 31, 2021 84 min
Visit www.crossingthestreamspodcast.com for extended show notes. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy
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May 24, 2021 78 min
This week, Aaron and Brent focus on music from a Australian pop punk band and a Wisconsin band fronted by a singer from Scotland. Dubbed by Kerrang! as "one of the hottest bands" after releasing their debut album in 2018, Aaron highlights three songs from Sydney-based band Stand Atlantic. With a lineup that includes the distinct voice of Shirley Manson on vocals and high-profile producer Butch Vig on drums, Brent singles ou...
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May 17, 2021 90 min
or their 60th Episode, Aaron and Brent look at the contrasting styles by which they source new music. Growing up during a time which saw the birth of music television, Brent highlights three songs discovered by watching the video for it on MTV. With an endless supply of music available on demand online, Aaron spotlights three songs he found using the Audiotree channel on Youtube. Visit www.crossingthestreamspodcast.com for extended...
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May 10, 2021 87 min
This week, Aaron and Brent look at the music of a 28 year old Welsh singer-songwriter and a multi-platinum selling band that helped define the college rock scene of the 80s and 90s. With musical influences ranging from Bon Iver to John Mayer, Aaron highlights three songs from the Welsh-born, Bristol-based musician George Glew. Taking their name from the 1964 low-budget horror movie Two Thousand Maniacs!, Brent spotlights three song...
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May 3, 2021 91 min
Aaron and Brent highlight two different Los Angeles-based bands; including one that was at the forefront of an "alternative movement". Taking their name from a term coined by John Lennon referring to art students, Aaron looks at three songs from The Exies. Initially breaking up just as Lollapalooza launched, the festival they?conceived and created in 1991, Brent spotlights three songs from Jane's Addiction. Visit www.cr...
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April 26, 2021 88 min
This week, Aaron and Brent welcome back friend and frequent guest Ryan King for the third installment of one of their favorite topics: Cover Songs. Highlighting both the original and covered version, Aaron, Brent, and Ryan look at songs from a variety of artists like Depeche Mode, Jimi Hendrix, Seal, The Beatles and more. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privac...
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April 19, 2021 83 min
This week, Aaron and Brent spotlight a group known for their lengthy atmospheric instrumental pieces and early-era music from one of the biggest progressive bands of all time. Led by guitarists Jeremy Galindo and Chris King and featuring effects-laden guitar and a heavy usage of dynamics, Aaron highlights the Texas-based band This Will Destroy You. Bypassing commercially successful albums in lieu of more collaborative and experimen...
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April 12, 2021 79 min
Aaron and Brent look at music from an Illinois-based brother band and a rock group with origins in west Tennessee. Featuring heavy riffs and aggressive lyrics from Pete Loeffler and backed by brother Sam Loeffler on drums, Aaron highlights the music of the band Chevelle. With two members growing up in the tiny Tennessee town of Kenton, Brent looks at the music of the multi platinum band Fuel. Visit www.crossingthestreamspodcast.co...
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April 5, 2021 77 min
This week, Aaron and Brent team up to learn more about the music of a beloved American singer- songwriter and pay tribute to his legacy. With an influence that has attracted fans from Bob Dylan to Sturgill Simpson, Aaron and Brent celebrate the music and career of John Prine in Episode 54. Aaron highlights three songs from Prine's early work while Brent focuses on three songs from various stages of his career leading up to his ...
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March 29, 2021 74 min
This week, Aaron and Brent look at music from an influential L.A.-based pop/punk band and a renowned math rock group from Benson, Minnesota. Fueled by their caffeine binges and songs with unbridled teen angst with a corny goofiness, Brent highlights three tracks from pop-punk band Descendents. Combining elements of pop-punk, emo and math rock, Aaron spotlights three songs from brother-based band, Tiny Moving Parts. Visit www.crossi...
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March 22, 2021 58 min
In Episode 52, Aaron and Brent look at two different California hip-hop groups with distinct styles. Integrating rhymes, vocals and guitars, Aaron highlights three songs from the Oakland group Flipsyde. Incorporating a delivery that included raps written in both English and Spanish, Brent spotlights the influential Los Angeles group Cypress Hill. Visit www.crossingthestreamspodcast.com for extended show notes. This podcast uses t...
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March 15, 2021 76 min
Aaron and Brent highlight two very different live albums to illustrate contrasting styles when performing in front of an audience. Aaron spotlights three tracks from Texas duo Penny And Sparrow’s 2020 release Live in Texas, 2019 which was recorded in theaters in both Dallas and Austin. Brent goes the other way by looking at three songs from the iconic album KISS Alive! which was recorded in arenas like Detroit’s Cobo Hall. Visit ww...
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March 8, 2021 118 min
To commemorate their 50th episode, Aaron and Brent welcome Toad the Wet Sprocket singer Glen Phillips to the Crossing The Streams podcast. Glen talks with Aaron and Brent about his weekly Facebook fundraising livestreams, musical gaps in life, love for Nickel Creek, various facets of christianity and religion and more. Plus, Glen joins Aaron and Brent in picking out two songs to highlight and discuss. Visit www.crossingthestreamspo...
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