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Listening to the Chris and Amanda Show is like eating a delicious ice cream cone on an 80-degree day. It is the ultimate he said she said. We each pick 3 songs that we think the other has never heard before, then we have a discussion about them. It’s like listening to your friends' conversations at lunch or coffee break. Together we rate the songs on a sliding scale of 1-5 records with 1 being a dumpster fire and 5 being a song that will never leave our ears. If you’re a music fan or a fan o ...
 
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We're paying tribute to tribute songs this week. Jon from Jon Breaks Bad News joins us this week to see what is worse, a rehashing of another song that's filled with dumb baseball references, or a slow Neil Diamond knock off dedicated to Long Island. You get to decide between: Scott Stapp: Marlins Will Soar vs Kenny Mannetta: Long Island Boy…
 
There's nothing like a good instrumental solo—that moment when a lone player stands in the spotlight and takes the helm, leading the band in an uncharted direction. On the first edition of Strong Solos, Kirk takes apart a few of his favorite solos, which a special focus on players who use motivic development, also known as theme and variations. SOL…
 
In Episode 0087 of The Classic Rock Album-By-Album podcast Chris is joined by CRABA veteran co-producer Fraser Moffatt. They go way back to 1953 to look at a 10" 33 1/3 rpm long player. But does Hank Williams have enough rock to be considered a rock and roll pioneer? Or is he just of many progenitors? Or is he the most imprtant one? Oh and there wi…
 
On this episode of The Chris and Amanda Show, we each share 3 Classic MOTOWN songs for each other to react to and rate! We rate each song on a scale of 1-5 records, with 1 RECORD being "Meh" and 5 RECORDS being "HEAVENLY"! Will you agree or disagree with our ratings? Watch or Listen NOW! Amanda's List: I Heard It Through the Grapevine by Marvin Gay…
 
Benedict Cumberbatch is back in this Marvel sequel, with the same patchy American accent and a new soul patch. Also discussed: Moon Knight finale (Disney+), Girls5Eva (Peacock), Heartstopper (Netflix), Grace and Frankie (Netflix), Drag Race Espana (World of Wonder), The House Next Door (Anne Rivers Siddons), The Broken Girls (Simone St. James), Big…
 
It’s 2022 - there are a plethora of ways for music fans to consume high-quality audio with ease… so why the heck are cassettes still being produced by bands and labels?! Furthermore, who is actually going out of their way to buy new music in a physical format that even at the height of its popularity was considered inconvenient to use and inferior …
 
It's time to break out the razor blades as we go through music you asked us to cover, Emo Rap. It's an artist vs content episode this week as we try to figure out what is worse; a really repetitive rap with almost no emo content. Or a whiny vocal fry rap about getting high and dying. You get to decide between: Lil Peep: You Can't Touch Me vs Jumex:…
 
I hear you singin' in the wire... I can hear you through the whine... and the Strong Songs podcast is talking about one of the best songs of all time. On this episode, Kirk takes on Jimmy Webb & Glen Campbell's ethereal workin' song "Wichita Lineman," an ode to the profound poetry within all of us. It's a song without a chorus or a bridge that stil…
 
​​On this episode of The Chris and Amanda Show, we each share 3 new songs for each other to react to and rate! Amanda's List: Invisible String by Taylor Swift Ooh La La by Rod Stewart Suspicious Minds by Elvis Presley Chris's List: Country Girl by Belmont Never Meant by American Football Loser by Beck Give us a call, leave us a voicemail and tell u…
 
In 2022, "South Park" celebrates 25 years as one of TV's most popular, clever, and sometimes controversial animated shows. And as the show's use of crude humor to lampoon pop culture has evolved, so its use of music. But which three musical moments from "South Park" would we declare as the best? Find out our choices in this episode of Epic Footnote…
 
This week Teresa from Bad Poets Society joins the show to take a look at some artist that attempt country music. One of us brings a country song about trucks (go figure) and one of us brings a song that is actually good. You get to decide which is worse between: Joey Dennis: The Truck Song vs Buck Satan and the 666 Shooters: Quicker than Liquor…
 
Happy 1 Year Anniversary to US! 🥂 Its' officially been 1 whole year since The Chris and Amanda Show started back in April of 2021 and what better way to celebrate than taking a look back at the first songs we reviewed. We'll be discussing our first song selections for one another and see if our ratings hold up. Did they get better or worse? Tune in…
 
We review the new Bullock/Tatum flick, Lost City. Also discussed: Severance finale (Apple), The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (theaters), Moon Knight (Disney), The Baby (HBO) Romancing the Stone (HBO), Frayed (HBO), The Batman (HBO), Great Pottery Throwdown S5 (HBO), Grown-Up (Gillian Flynn), The Woman in Black (Susan Hill), Song: Sprints (Ho…
 
Wait, didn’t Rammstein JUST release their self-titled album? Don’t get us wrong - we’ll always happily take new music from the Neue Deutsche Härte pioneers. But does the German group’s eighth studio album, “Zeit”, prove they’re still the most dangerous band in the world? Or has the time (or as they say in Germany, “zeit”) come for them to say adieu…
 
It's a wildcard episode this week as Adam comes back on the show with some of the most confusing music we've gone through. Can a song with everything wrong with it and horrible shrieking beat a song with unconventional instruments and pretentious bullshit. You get to decide between: OneDay: Whatever Floats Your Boat (Or Sink It) vs Superorganism: T…
 
Ever wonder what makes some music sound scarier than other music? Same. Kirk answers listener questions about music in horror movies, Tune-Yards horn arrangements, funky drum sounds in Biggie and Paul Simon tunes, randomly generated music, and why musicians are their own worst critics. He also revisits the intro to Guns 'n Roses' "Welcome To The Ju…
 
On this episode of The Chris and Amanda Show, we each share 3 new songs for each other to react to and rate! On this go-around, Chris shares some real bangers by Stryper, Underoath, and August Burns Red with Amanda this week. Amanda shared some great tuns by Sara Bareilles, Carrie Underwood, and Joy Oladokun. Watch/Listen to find out their reaction…
 
In Episode 0086 of The Classic Rock Album-By-Album podcast Chris is joined by yet another keyboardist this time Steve Smith. Can 1977's The Stranger deliver the goods in 2002? Does Billy Joel's anglophilia get n the way of a good time? And how about that whistling... this is a concept album of sorts after all. Find out this time on The Classic Rock…
 
Results may vary when already established artists combine their talents into a new entity. So which bands did it right and lived up to the title "supergroup"? Find out which three supergroups we declare as the best in this episode of Epic Footnote Productions’ “If You Have to Pick 3 … ,” a podcast where we have to pick our top three choices on any …
 
On this episode of the show, Chris and Amanda will be celebrating National Pet Day by sharing a couple of their favorite songs about pets! It's also National “Louie Louie” Day, so C&A will also share their favorite versions of the Kingsman classic "Louie Louie”. Watch/Listen to find out their reactions and ratings! Amanda's List: Feed Jake by Pirat…
 
This week Karl from Who Are These Podcasts joins the show to go through some of the worst rock songs of the 2000's. Can a douche rock song with reggaeton vocals and cheerleaders for background singers beat a metal song with horrible everything and a snare drum that is a crime against nature? You get to decide between: Skindred: That's My Jam vs Met…
 
Few video game series have a musical tradition as rich as The Legend of Zelda. From Zelda's Lullabye to Epona's Song to the Great Fairy Fountain and Dragon Roost Island, Kirk unravels some of his favorite Zelda music and explores how Nintendo's composers keep weaving them back together into beautiful new patterns. Written by: Main themes by Koji Ko…
 
Jack White is one of modern rock's most eccentric performers. So how does his first of two new albums being released in 2022 - the harder-edge sounding "Fear of the Dawn" - stand up against his vast catalog that spans multiple bands and solo offerings? Find out what Matt and Zach think in Epic Footnote Productions’ “2 Minutes to Review,” a podcast …
 
On this episode of The Chris and Amanda Show, we each share 3 new songs for each other to react to and rate! On this go-around, Chris shares some great rock tunes by Superdrag, Foo Fighters, and Livin Colour with Amanda this week. Amanda this week gave Chris some country-rock tunes by Firefall and The Zac Brown Band and a song by Australian blues r…
 
On this episode of The Chris and Amanda Show, we each share 3 new songs for each other to react to and rate! Chris shares all classic 80's tunes with Amanda this week, while Amanda shares 2 country legends and a song by emerging Aboriginal artist, Emily Wurramara with Chris. Amanda's List: "I Believe In You" by Don Williams "One Piece at a Time" by…
 
A new Red Hot Chili Peppers album with John Frusciante for the first time in more than 15 years is enough to make “Unlimited Love” one of 2022’s most anticipated releases. But does RHCP’s 12th studio offering live up to its hype and potential? Find out what Matt and Zach think in Epic Footnote Productions’ “2 Minutes to Review,” a podcast that’s pa…
 
Discussed: Moon Knight (Disney), The Academy Awards (ABC), The Adam Project (Netflix), We Need to Talk About Cosby (Showtime), House of Gucci (VOD), Central Park (AppleTV+), Bad Vegan (Netflix), The Minx (HBO), Pam & Tommy (Hulu), Afterparty (Appletv+), Reacher (Amazon Prime), Upload (Amazon Prime), As We See It (Amazon Prime), Peacemaker (HBO Max)…
 
Calling all Music Lovers!!! If you love hearing people talking about music this is your show!! ​​On this episode of The Chris and Amanda Show, we each share 3 new songs for each other to react to and rate! Amanda's List: Count on Me by The Lone Bellow Heavenly Day by Patty Griffin Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald by Gordon Lightfoot Chris's List: Mer…
 
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