Nerd Monster Radio Episode 02

This is the second episode of Nerd Monster Radio. This episode focuses on some new tracks and music, mostly from the last 12 months. Tracks range from full on dance pop, to beach washout punk. Full tracklist below:

1. Psylla - Glass Animals - ZABA (itunes | amazon)
2. Coffee - Sylvan Esso - Sylvan Esso (itunes | amazon)
3. Lets Go Surfing (Moustache Mix) - The Drums - Summertime EP (itunes | amazon)
4. Forgiven/Forgotten - Angel Olsen - Burn Your Fire For No Witness (itunes | amazon)
5. Cut Your Bangs - Radiator Hospital - Torch Song (BandCamp)
6. When You Walk In The Room - Architecture In Helsinki - Now + 4Eva (itunes | amazon)
7. We Sink - Chvrches - The Bones of What You Believe (itunes | amazon)
8. I Try To Talk To You - Hercules and Love Affair - I Try To Talk To You EP (itunes | amazon)
9. Digital Witness - St. Vincent - St. Vincent (itunes | amazon)
10. Water Fountain - tUnE-yArDs - Nikki Nack (itunes | amazon)
11. Bad Law - Sondre Lerche - Please (itunes | amazon)
12. Drowning Butterflies - Bipolar Sunshine - Drowning Butterflies EP (itunes | amazon)

Download the episode 2 podcast here.


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