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Best Song Ever

Brian and Luke LaBenne

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Best Song Ever

Best Song Ever

Brian and Luke LaBenne

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BSE 111: Dirty Projectors, Nap Eyes, Squid, Louis Prince, Jordana and Disq

E“Switcheroo Hullabaloo.” It’s a Switcheroo Hullabaloo on this episode as the cousins LaBenne trade songs during isolation. Luke talks about the cruise he just went on and the playlist Brian made to help calm his fears. We discuss having a beginner’s mindset, people assuming that they’re experts and Brian tells Luke to drink Essential Oils. We try to figure out if Mark Zuckerberg is a ghost, alien or robot and what the heck he does with all that sand!?! Brian sh*t talks a band he’s playing and pitches an erotic train conductor story while Luke does a flawless Jim Carey impression. All this while playing an incredible playlist of Quaran-Tunes. Songs Played In This Episode: Squid - Sludge out now on Warp Records Nap Eyes - Mark Zuckerberg from Snapshot of a Beginner out now on Jagjaguwar Dirty Projectors - Overlord from Windows Open out now on Domino Louis Prince - The Number Thirteen from Thirteen out now on Last Gang Records Jordana - Crunch from Classical Notions of Happiness out now on Grand Jury Music Disq - Loneliness from Collector out now on Saddle Creek

68 MIN6 d ago
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BSE 111: Dirty Projectors, Nap Eyes, Squid, Louis Prince, Jordana and Disq

BSE 110: Yves Tumor, Star Parks, Soccer Mommy, The Undercover Dream Lovers, Thundercat and JUICEBOXXX

E“Brian LaBenne: Dense and Difficult.” This week the guys play a game about Nicolas Cage and Samuel L. Jackson called Not The Bees or Motherfuckin’ Snakes. They have a Chardy Party and discuss their wine preferences. They talk about feeling like a failure, nostalgia for childhood and changing as you grow. They talk about having friends on the track and Luke shares his history with durags. All this while playing amazing songs from artists who do it their damn selves. Songs Played In This Episode: Yves Tumor – Gospel for a New Century from Heaven to a Tortured Mind out April 3rd on Warp Star Parks - Something More from The New Sounds of Late Capitalism out now on Modern Outsider Soccer Mommy – Circle the Drain from Color Theory out today on Loma Vista The Undercover Dream Lovers - Chardonnay from It’s All In Your Head out February 28th Thundercat – Dragonball Durag from It Is What It Is out April 3rd on Brainfeeder JUICEBOXXX - In The Basement from It’s Easy To Feel Like A Nobody When You’re Living In The City out February 28th on Dangerbird Records

62 MINFEB 28
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BSE 110: Yves Tumor, Star Parks, Soccer Mommy, The Undercover Dream Lovers, Thundercat and JUICEBOXXX

BSE 109: Austra, Ethan Gruska feat. Phoebe Bridgers, 070 Shake, The Districts, Westerman and Gladie

E“Send.” It’s the first BSE episode of 2020! The guys chat on a cutting edge, voice-controlled social media device and try not to talk about the Big Game. They discuss loving yourself and living in the moment. Luke learns what a Bellini is and that zip codes can have 3 digits. All this while playing a super playlist of amazing tunes. Songs Played in this Episode: Austra - Risk It out now on Domino Ethan Gruska feat. Phoebe Bridgers - Enough For Now from En Garde out now on Warner Records 070 Shake - Guilty Conscience from Modus Vivendi out now on GOOD Music/Def Jam The Districts - Cheap Regrets from You Know I’m Not Going Anywhere out March 13th on Fat Possum Westerman - Blue Comanche out now on Partisan Records Gladie - A Pace Far Different from Safe Sins out February 28th on Lame-O Records

69 MINFEB 7
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BSE 109: Austra, Ethan Gruska feat. Phoebe Bridgers, 070 Shake, The Districts, Westerman and Gladie

BSE 108: Dan Deacon, Xenia Rubinos, Your Smith, Thyla and Black Marble

E“Most Daddiest Daddy.” It’s list season so the guys play a game called Most Streams or Bad Dreams, and then they brainstorm ideas for a new podcast called Talkin’ Lists. They talk about numerical paradoxes and Luke gets confused by simple math. The guys do funny dances and they jam out to a playlist that puts all other lists to shame. Songs Played In This Episode: Dan Deacon - Sat By a Tree from Mystic Familiar out January 31st on Domino Xenia Rubinos - DIOSA from DIOSA vs. BUGEISHA out now on Anti Your Smith - In Between Plans from Wild Wild Woman EP out now on Neon Gold Records Thyla - Lennox Hill from Everything At Once out January 24th Black Marble - Private Show from Bigger Than Life out now on Sacred Bones

57 MIN2019 DEC 7
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BSE 108: Dan Deacon, Xenia Rubinos, Your Smith, Thyla and Black Marble

BSE 107: Sløtface, The Homesick, Wished Bone, Emily Yacina, Berhana and Basic Plumbing

E“I Would Like To Recognize Myself.” The guys catch up after being away for a few weeks and Luke shares his secret identity. They talk about the Impeachment hearings and the eyes and asses involved with that process. They discuss being overworked and the culture that promotes it and Luke gives his theories on what the acronym S.U.C.C.E.S.S. could mean. They talk about the importance of emphasis and the terrors of sleep paralysis. Finally, they break down their need for constant attention and most importantly play an unimpeachable playlist of songs. Sløtface - S.U.C.C.E.S.S. from Sorry for the Late Reply out January 31st on Nettwerk/Propeller Recordings The Homesick - I Celebrate My Fantasy from The Big Exercise out February 7th on SubPop Wished Bone - Trees We Couldn’t Tell The Size Of from Sap Season out now Emily Yacina - Bleachers from Remember The Silver out December 6th Berhana - Health Food from HAN out now on EQT Recordings Basic Plumbing - Constant Attention from Keeping ...

75 MIN2019 NOV 22
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BSE 107: Sløtface, The Homesick, Wished Bone, Emily Yacina, Berhana and Basic Plumbing

BSE 106: Caribou, Destroyer, Matt Berninger & Phoebe Bridgers, Frances Quinlan, Porches and Girl Ray

E“We don’t want Don’t-ets. We want Duets.” The guys talk about Star Wars and music plagiarism cases concerning Yellowcard and JUICE WRLD & Cece Peniston and Lizzo. They remember times when they had to go home and start over. They talk about the Between Two Ferns Movie, Comedy Bang Bang and put an end to The War of Duets. They discuss how they like their steak cooked and Brian talks about driving to a Creed concert in a Range Rover. All this in addition to the finest playlist of songs you’ve ever experienced. Songs Played In This Episode: Caribou - Home out now on Merge Records Destroyer - Crimson Tide from Have We Met? Out January 31st on Merge Records Matt Berninger and Phoebe Bridgers - Walking on a String out now on Dead Oceans Frances Quinlan - Rare Thing from Likewise out January 31st on Saddle Creek Porches - rangerover out now on Domino Recording Co. Girl Ray - Girl from Girl out November 8th on Moshi Moshi

78 MIN2019 OCT 25
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BSE 106: Caribou, Destroyer, Matt Berninger & Phoebe Bridgers, Frances Quinlan, Porches and Girl Ray

BSE 105: Wilco, Spearmint, Little Scream, Great Grandpa, Kiwi Jr. and Dry Cleaning

E“Jared Leto-ing All Over The Podcast.” Luke is damaged as he talks about seeing Joker, complains about his Roomba and tells the story of Joker parade that he encountered. Luke tells a strange tale from his childhood and Brian talks about how he’s missing his childhood memories. They talk about making something beautiful out of your past hardships and play a beautiful playlist of songs to end your week on. Songs Played In This Episode: Spearmint - 24 Hours In A&E from Are You From The Future out November 1st on hitBACK label Dry Cleaning – Sit Down Meal from Boundary Road Snacks and Drinks out October 25th on It’s OK Little Scream - Disco Ball from Speed Queen out October 25th on Merge Records Great Grandpa – Bloom from Four of Arrows out October 25th on Double Double Whammy Kiwi Jr. - Salary Man from Football Money out January 17th on Persona Non Grata Records Wilco – Hold Me Anyway from Ode to Joy out now on dBpm Records

80 MIN2019 OCT 11
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BSE 105: Wilco, Spearmint, Little Scream, Great Grandpa, Kiwi Jr. and Dry Cleaning

BSE 104: A Giant Dog, Georgia, L’Orange & Jeremiah Jae, Teebs feat. Panda Bear, Stevan and Bonnie Prince Billy

E“Propensity for Flailure.” The guys celebrate the arrival of October by playing Hymn or Horror, talking about catholic weddings, Jesus impersonators and Luke does a dramatic reading of one particularly intense hymn. They discuss albums from previous eras that still have pertinent themes today. They talk about what to do when the world is crashing down around you and having a heart that’s too full of love. Also, hear a clip from Luke’s interview with L’Orange and Jeremiah Jae, full feature on Offshelf.net on Tuesday, October 8th. All while playing a fantastic lineup of songs. Songs Played In This Episode: A Giant Dog - Keep The Car Running from Neon Bible out now on Merge Records Georgia – Never Let You Go from Seeking Thrills out in January 2020 on Domino L’Orange & Jeremiah Jae - Dead Battery from Complicate Your Life With Violence out now on Mello Music Group Teebs feat. Panda Bear – Studie from Anicca out October 25th on Brainfeeder Stevan - LNT out now on Honeymoon Bonni...

77 MIN2019 OCT 4
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BSE 104: A Giant Dog, Georgia, L’Orange & Jeremiah Jae, Teebs feat. Panda Bear, Stevan and Bonnie Prince Billy

BSE 103: Brittany Howard, KAZU, DIIV, Field Music, Sis and Corridor

E"Kiss Me Fatboy." Luke is angry that the government is going to take his guns and Brian may be possessed by Pennywise the Clown. They talk about the stigma around mensuration, male birth control and gene editing with CRISPR. They talk about their hopes for the year 2020, Tom Delong exposing aliens and Luke beats the clown out of Brian. All while playing an amazing playlist of funky and positive tunes. Songs Played In This Episode: DIIV – Blankenship from Deceiver out October 4th on Captured Tracks Sis - Night From Scratch from Gas Station Roses out now on Native Cat Recordings Field Music – Only in a Man’s World from Making a New World out January 10, 2020 On Memphis Industries KAZU - Meo from Adult Baby out now on Adult Baby Records Corridor – Domino from Junior out October 18th on Sub Pop Brittany Howard - Stay High from Jamie out TODAY September 20th on ATO Records

76 MIN2019 SEP 20
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BSE 103: Brittany Howard, KAZU, DIIV, Field Music, Sis and Corridor

BSE 102: Whitney, Hovvdy, Jamie Drake, clipping., Ezra Fruman, and Danny Brown

E"Sex Jokes and Sail Ships." The boys are back in town as Luke returns from his honeymoon and fills Brian in on his time in France and Spain. Luke tells Brian about the best meal of his life and an incriminating video of him. The boys talk relationships, friendships, sail ships and bands that use VV’s instead of W’s. They talk about movies about dogs movies, Disney movies that scarred them as children. They get real and talk about gun violence and mental health. All this while playing the best lineup of songs this side of the Atlantic. Songs Played In This Episode: Whitney - Giving Up from Forever Turned Around out now on Secretly Canadian Hovvdy - Ruin (my ride) from Heavy Lifter out October 18th on Double Double Whammy Jamie Drake - Redwood Tree from Everything’s Fine out September 20th on AntiFragile Music clipping. - Nothing is Safe from There Existed an Addiction to Blood our October 18th on Sub Pop Ezra Furman - Transition From Nowhere to Nowhere from Twelve Nudes out now on Bella Union Danny Brown - Dirty Laundry from uknowhatimsayin¿ out October 4th on Warp Records

83 MIN2019 SEP 13
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BSE 102: Whitney, Hovvdy, Jamie Drake, clipping., Ezra Fruman, and Danny Brown

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BSE 111: Dirty Projectors, Nap Eyes, Squid, Louis Prince, Jordana and Disq

E“Switcheroo Hullabaloo.” It’s a Switcheroo Hullabaloo on this episode as the cousins LaBenne trade songs during isolation. Luke talks about the cruise he just went on and the playlist Brian made to help calm his fears. We discuss having a beginner’s mindset, people assuming that they’re experts and Brian tells Luke to drink Essential Oils. We try to figure out if Mark Zuckerberg is a ghost, alien or robot and what the heck he does with all that sand!?! Brian sh*t talks a band he’s playing and pitches an erotic train conductor story while Luke does a flawless Jim Carey impression. All this while playing an incredible playlist of Quaran-Tunes. Songs Played In This Episode: Squid - Sludge out now on Warp Records Nap Eyes - Mark Zuckerberg from Snapshot of a Beginner out now on Jagjaguwar Dirty Projectors - Overlord from Windows Open out now on Domino Louis Prince - The Number Thirteen from Thirteen out now on Last Gang Records Jordana - Crunch from Classical Notions of Happiness out now on Grand Jury Music Disq - Loneliness from Collector out now on Saddle Creek

68 MIN6 d ago
Comments
BSE 111: Dirty Projectors, Nap Eyes, Squid, Louis Prince, Jordana and Disq

BSE 110: Yves Tumor, Star Parks, Soccer Mommy, The Undercover Dream Lovers, Thundercat and JUICEBOXXX

E“Brian LaBenne: Dense and Difficult.” This week the guys play a game about Nicolas Cage and Samuel L. Jackson called Not The Bees or Motherfuckin’ Snakes. They have a Chardy Party and discuss their wine preferences. They talk about feeling like a failure, nostalgia for childhood and changing as you grow. They talk about having friends on the track and Luke shares his history with durags. All this while playing amazing songs from artists who do it their damn selves. Songs Played In This Episode: Yves Tumor – Gospel for a New Century from Heaven to a Tortured Mind out April 3rd on Warp Star Parks - Something More from The New Sounds of Late Capitalism out now on Modern Outsider Soccer Mommy – Circle the Drain from Color Theory out today on Loma Vista The Undercover Dream Lovers - Chardonnay from It’s All In Your Head out February 28th Thundercat – Dragonball Durag from It Is What It Is out April 3rd on Brainfeeder JUICEBOXXX - In The Basement from It’s Easy To Feel Like A Nobody When You’re Living In The City out February 28th on Dangerbird Records

62 MINFEB 28
Comments
BSE 110: Yves Tumor, Star Parks, Soccer Mommy, The Undercover Dream Lovers, Thundercat and JUICEBOXXX

BSE 109: Austra, Ethan Gruska feat. Phoebe Bridgers, 070 Shake, The Districts, Westerman and Gladie

E“Send.” It’s the first BSE episode of 2020! The guys chat on a cutting edge, voice-controlled social media device and try not to talk about the Big Game. They discuss loving yourself and living in the moment. Luke learns what a Bellini is and that zip codes can have 3 digits. All this while playing a super playlist of amazing tunes. Songs Played in this Episode: Austra - Risk It out now on Domino Ethan Gruska feat. Phoebe Bridgers - Enough For Now from En Garde out now on Warner Records 070 Shake - Guilty Conscience from Modus Vivendi out now on GOOD Music/Def Jam The Districts - Cheap Regrets from You Know I’m Not Going Anywhere out March 13th on Fat Possum Westerman - Blue Comanche out now on Partisan Records Gladie - A Pace Far Different from Safe Sins out February 28th on Lame-O Records

69 MINFEB 7
Comments
BSE 109: Austra, Ethan Gruska feat. Phoebe Bridgers, 070 Shake, The Districts, Westerman and Gladie

BSE 108: Dan Deacon, Xenia Rubinos, Your Smith, Thyla and Black Marble

E“Most Daddiest Daddy.” It’s list season so the guys play a game called Most Streams or Bad Dreams, and then they brainstorm ideas for a new podcast called Talkin’ Lists. They talk about numerical paradoxes and Luke gets confused by simple math. The guys do funny dances and they jam out to a playlist that puts all other lists to shame. Songs Played In This Episode: Dan Deacon - Sat By a Tree from Mystic Familiar out January 31st on Domino Xenia Rubinos - DIOSA from DIOSA vs. BUGEISHA out now on Anti Your Smith - In Between Plans from Wild Wild Woman EP out now on Neon Gold Records Thyla - Lennox Hill from Everything At Once out January 24th Black Marble - Private Show from Bigger Than Life out now on Sacred Bones

57 MIN2019 DEC 7
Comments
BSE 108: Dan Deacon, Xenia Rubinos, Your Smith, Thyla and Black Marble

BSE 107: Sløtface, The Homesick, Wished Bone, Emily Yacina, Berhana and Basic Plumbing

E“I Would Like To Recognize Myself.” The guys catch up after being away for a few weeks and Luke shares his secret identity. They talk about the Impeachment hearings and the eyes and asses involved with that process. They discuss being overworked and the culture that promotes it and Luke gives his theories on what the acronym S.U.C.C.E.S.S. could mean. They talk about the importance of emphasis and the terrors of sleep paralysis. Finally, they break down their need for constant attention and most importantly play an unimpeachable playlist of songs. Sløtface - S.U.C.C.E.S.S. from Sorry for the Late Reply out January 31st on Nettwerk/Propeller Recordings The Homesick - I Celebrate My Fantasy from The Big Exercise out February 7th on SubPop Wished Bone - Trees We Couldn’t Tell The Size Of from Sap Season out now Emily Yacina - Bleachers from Remember The Silver out December 6th Berhana - Health Food from HAN out now on EQT Recordings Basic Plumbing - Constant Attention from Keeping ...

75 MIN2019 NOV 22
Comments
BSE 107: Sløtface, The Homesick, Wished Bone, Emily Yacina, Berhana and Basic Plumbing

BSE 106: Caribou, Destroyer, Matt Berninger & Phoebe Bridgers, Frances Quinlan, Porches and Girl Ray

E“We don’t want Don’t-ets. We want Duets.” The guys talk about Star Wars and music plagiarism cases concerning Yellowcard and JUICE WRLD & Cece Peniston and Lizzo. They remember times when they had to go home and start over. They talk about the Between Two Ferns Movie, Comedy Bang Bang and put an end to The War of Duets. They discuss how they like their steak cooked and Brian talks about driving to a Creed concert in a Range Rover. All this in addition to the finest playlist of songs you’ve ever experienced. Songs Played In This Episode: Caribou - Home out now on Merge Records Destroyer - Crimson Tide from Have We Met? Out January 31st on Merge Records Matt Berninger and Phoebe Bridgers - Walking on a String out now on Dead Oceans Frances Quinlan - Rare Thing from Likewise out January 31st on Saddle Creek Porches - rangerover out now on Domino Recording Co. Girl Ray - Girl from Girl out November 8th on Moshi Moshi

78 MIN2019 OCT 25
Comments
BSE 106: Caribou, Destroyer, Matt Berninger & Phoebe Bridgers, Frances Quinlan, Porches and Girl Ray

BSE 105: Wilco, Spearmint, Little Scream, Great Grandpa, Kiwi Jr. and Dry Cleaning

E“Jared Leto-ing All Over The Podcast.” Luke is damaged as he talks about seeing Joker, complains about his Roomba and tells the story of Joker parade that he encountered. Luke tells a strange tale from his childhood and Brian talks about how he’s missing his childhood memories. They talk about making something beautiful out of your past hardships and play a beautiful playlist of songs to end your week on. Songs Played In This Episode: Spearmint - 24 Hours In A&E from Are You From The Future out November 1st on hitBACK label Dry Cleaning – Sit Down Meal from Boundary Road Snacks and Drinks out October 25th on It’s OK Little Scream - Disco Ball from Speed Queen out October 25th on Merge Records Great Grandpa – Bloom from Four of Arrows out October 25th on Double Double Whammy Kiwi Jr. - Salary Man from Football Money out January 17th on Persona Non Grata Records Wilco – Hold Me Anyway from Ode to Joy out now on dBpm Records

80 MIN2019 OCT 11
Comments
BSE 105: Wilco, Spearmint, Little Scream, Great Grandpa, Kiwi Jr. and Dry Cleaning

BSE 104: A Giant Dog, Georgia, L’Orange & Jeremiah Jae, Teebs feat. Panda Bear, Stevan and Bonnie Prince Billy

E“Propensity for Flailure.” The guys celebrate the arrival of October by playing Hymn or Horror, talking about catholic weddings, Jesus impersonators and Luke does a dramatic reading of one particularly intense hymn. They discuss albums from previous eras that still have pertinent themes today. They talk about what to do when the world is crashing down around you and having a heart that’s too full of love. Also, hear a clip from Luke’s interview with L’Orange and Jeremiah Jae, full feature on Offshelf.net on Tuesday, October 8th. All while playing a fantastic lineup of songs. Songs Played In This Episode: A Giant Dog - Keep The Car Running from Neon Bible out now on Merge Records Georgia – Never Let You Go from Seeking Thrills out in January 2020 on Domino L’Orange & Jeremiah Jae - Dead Battery from Complicate Your Life With Violence out now on Mello Music Group Teebs feat. Panda Bear – Studie from Anicca out October 25th on Brainfeeder Stevan - LNT out now on Honeymoon Bonni...

77 MIN2019 OCT 4
Comments
BSE 104: A Giant Dog, Georgia, L’Orange & Jeremiah Jae, Teebs feat. Panda Bear, Stevan and Bonnie Prince Billy

BSE 103: Brittany Howard, KAZU, DIIV, Field Music, Sis and Corridor

E"Kiss Me Fatboy." Luke is angry that the government is going to take his guns and Brian may be possessed by Pennywise the Clown. They talk about the stigma around mensuration, male birth control and gene editing with CRISPR. They talk about their hopes for the year 2020, Tom Delong exposing aliens and Luke beats the clown out of Brian. All while playing an amazing playlist of funky and positive tunes. Songs Played In This Episode: DIIV – Blankenship from Deceiver out October 4th on Captured Tracks Sis - Night From Scratch from Gas Station Roses out now on Native Cat Recordings Field Music – Only in a Man’s World from Making a New World out January 10, 2020 On Memphis Industries KAZU - Meo from Adult Baby out now on Adult Baby Records Corridor – Domino from Junior out October 18th on Sub Pop Brittany Howard - Stay High from Jamie out TODAY September 20th on ATO Records

76 MIN2019 SEP 20
Comments
BSE 103: Brittany Howard, KAZU, DIIV, Field Music, Sis and Corridor

BSE 102: Whitney, Hovvdy, Jamie Drake, clipping., Ezra Fruman, and Danny Brown

E"Sex Jokes and Sail Ships." The boys are back in town as Luke returns from his honeymoon and fills Brian in on his time in France and Spain. Luke tells Brian about the best meal of his life and an incriminating video of him. The boys talk relationships, friendships, sail ships and bands that use VV’s instead of W’s. They talk about movies about dogs movies, Disney movies that scarred them as children. They get real and talk about gun violence and mental health. All this while playing the best lineup of songs this side of the Atlantic. Songs Played In This Episode: Whitney - Giving Up from Forever Turned Around out now on Secretly Canadian Hovvdy - Ruin (my ride) from Heavy Lifter out October 18th on Double Double Whammy Jamie Drake - Redwood Tree from Everything’s Fine out September 20th on AntiFragile Music clipping. - Nothing is Safe from There Existed an Addiction to Blood our October 18th on Sub Pop Ezra Furman - Transition From Nowhere to Nowhere from Twelve Nudes out now on Bella Union Danny Brown - Dirty Laundry from uknowhatimsayin¿ out October 4th on Warp Records

83 MIN2019 SEP 13
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BSE 102: Whitney, Hovvdy, Jamie Drake, clipping., Ezra Fruman, and Danny Brown
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