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Sockscast Episode 162
November 20th, 2022
Run Time: 2:24:33




It's our last regularly scheduled Sockcast of the year, and we're taking you out in style with John's exciting Baldur's Gate adventures, Polly's fascination with aging and increasingly irrelevent performance arts, and Rhete's insatiable desire to DEVOUR!


Sockscast Episode 161
October 16th, 2022
Run Time: 2:13:25




If you ever thought to yourself, "Gosh, I sure would like to listen to a 2 hour podcast that is about 75% comprised of discussion about Falcom's Trails series," well we've got the episode for you! But Polly also discusses The Good Place in this episode too, if you wanna find out how that went!


We Like Bad Music Only: August 2022
September 25th, 2022
Run Time: 1:23:01

Just because summer's starting to lazily wind down over here in WLBMOland doesn't mean that the party don't keep goin'? Your pals Taylor, Polly, and Psychic Heist are back with another grip of good tunes for your earholes!

Albums Discussed:
Russian Circles - Gnosis
Muse - The Will of the People
Amon Amarth - The Great Heathen Army
Conan - Evidence of Immortality
Danger Mouse / Black Thought - Cheat Codes
Panda Bear & Sonic Boom - Reset
JID - The Forever Story
Hot Chip - Freakout / Release
Beyonce - Renaissance
Osees - A Foul Form
The Mountain Goats - Bleed Out
Boris - Heavy Rocks (2022)




Sockscast Episode 160
September 19th, 2022
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Autumn begins to descend upon your pals at the Sockscast and we're gonna do the only thing we know how to do! Talk into microphones about all the dumb things we've been up to! Rhete put the cap on Xenoblade Chronicles Episode 3, John's latest AliceSoft adventure also comes to a close, and Polly finds out that there truly is no return from eighty-six.


We Like Bad Music Only: Vaxis II Review
September 5th, 2022
Run Time: 2:20:21




As promised, the We Like Bad Music Only crew finally gets around to talking about Coheed and Cambria's latest entry in their ongoing space opera, Vaxis II: A Window of the Waking Mind. In this episode we're joined by special guest and fellow Coheed nerd, DrDoobie!


Sockscast Episode 159
August 21st, 2022
Run Time: 2:34:21




And the heat rolls on here on the Sockscast's site of the world, but we're here with some refreshing new conversation with Rhete's hot new Xenoblade adventures, John digging through his big ol bag of SNES tapes, and Polly serving up a hot cup of meh!


We Like Bad Music Only: July 2022
August 14th, 2022
Run Time: 1:21:55

The first half of the year is over and now we're ready to dive head-first into the second half of the year to find the best that Planet Music has to offer!

Albums Discussed:
Wormrot - Hiss
The A's - Fruit
black midi - Hellfire
Chat Pile - God's Country
Interpol - The Otherside of Make Believe
Jack White - Entering Heaven Alive
Viagra Boys - Cave World
Joey Bada$$ - 2000
Bad Breeding - Human Capital
Imperial Triumphant - Spirit of Ecstasy
Moor Mother - Jazz Codes
Telekinetic Yeti - Primordial


Sockscast Episode 158
July 31st, 2022
Run Time: 1:45:48




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Corpse Factory Spoilercast
July 27th, 2022
Run Time: 3:31:10




On this very special spoilercast edition of the Sockscast, Polly is joined by AFlatCap, Nert, and Twintail_Nami, for an extensive deep-dive into River Crow Studio's psychological thriller visual novel Corpse Factory. Are you prepared to explore all the secrets sealed within Corpse Girl's sarcophagus?


We Like Bad Music Only: June 2022
July 24th, 2022
Run Time: 1:50:31




Beat the heat with your pals at We Like Bad Music Only, with Taylor, Psychic Heist, and Polly delivering the coolest and most refreshing releases that dropped in June!

Albums Discussed:
Coheed and Cambria - Vaxis II: A Window of the Waking Mind
Regina Spektor - Home, before and after
Post Malone - Twelve Carat Toothache
Nova Twins - Supernova
700 Bliss - Nothing to Declare
Weezer - SZN Summer
Motionless in White - Scoring the End of the World
Kreator - Hate Über Alles
Perfume Genius - Ugly Season
Lupe Fiasco - Drill Music in Zion
Gwar - The New Dark Ages
MJ Noble - Kind Blade


Sockscast Episode 157
July 4th, 2022
Run Time: 2:52:23




Kept you waiting, huh? Don't worry, your Sockscast Pals are all back up in your grill and in this episode we've got Rhete reaching the end of another chapter of the Trails saga, Polly's playing with corpses and invading dreams again, and John's relationship with witches is getting, well...a little bumpy.


We Like Bad Music Only: May 2022
June 12th, 2022
Run Time: 2:04:05




May comes stormin' in with a hot new slate of fantastic musical offerings for your pals at the Album Listening Club to parse out and we definitely got some bangers for ya this time around!

Albums Discussed:
Kendrick Lamar - Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers
Ou - One
Undeath - It's Time To Rise from the Grave
The Smile - A Light for Attracting Attention
JER - BOTHERED // UNBOTHERED
Quelle Chris - Deathfame
Pure Reason Revolution - Above Cirrus
Primitive Man - Insurmountable
HAAi - Baby We're Ascending
Wilco - Cruel Country
Watain - The Agony and Ecstasy of Watain
Arcade Dire Fire - WE
Otoboke Beaver - Super Champon
Jon Ekstrand - Morbius (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)


Sockscast Episode 156
June 5th, 2022
Run Time: 3:05:45




Why not turn off the worries of the world for a little bit and have a nice little three-hour chill with your pals at the Sockscast? This episode's packed to the gills (because it's a fish!) with John's big adventure game...adventures, Rhete's glorious return to the troubled land of Erebonia, and Polly's crystal ball materializing things of the future.


We Like Bad Music Only: April 2022
May 29th, 2022
Run Time: 1:34:57




Real life gets in the way sometimes, but that doesn't mean that yer pals Taylor, Polly, and Psychic "Dad Vibes" Heist won't still make time to go over their notable music releases for the month of April!


Sockscast Episode 155
May 15th, 2022
Run Time: 2:48:53




It feels like we've finally left the world's longest winter behind us and your Sockspals are feeling quite a bit more energized this episode! This time around, John's gone waaaay down the CRPG hole a few decades, Rhete's rogueish legacy may have hit a snag or two along the way, and Polly's hoping to make sure the future remains connected.


We Like Bad Music Only: March 2022
April 24th, 2022
Run Time: 1:45:30




The year's getting into full-swing music-wise and March was quite the heavy haul of really good tunes to be checked out, and your pals at We Like Bad Music Only are gonna break it all down for ya!


Sockscast Episode 154
April 17th, 2022
Run Time: 2:32:05




It's Chocolate Bunny day here in America Podcast Land and we're filling your holiday basket full of some of the best podcast conversation around! In this episode, Polly's building a giant robot, Rhete's Elden Ring journey sees its conclusion, and John's Torment will be laid bare for all to see!


Sockscast Episode 153
March 27th, 2022
Run Time: 2:53:22




Spring has sprung and that doesn't have anything at all to do with the fact that we got you a whole new episode of the Sockscast! This time around Rhete's Elden Ring journey continues, the stars have aligned for John and Rhete's Review of Revue Starlight extravaganza, and Polly's selections for this episode can only be deemed as truly "Defintiive."


We Like Bad Music Only: February 2022
March 20th, 2022
Run Time: 1:53:16




February of 2022 has come and gone and you know what that means! Your pals Taylor, Psychic Heist, and Polly in the very special We Like Bad Music Only treehouse have the Top Picks For You for the month!


Sockscast Episode 152
March 6th, 2022
Run Time: 2:57:26




We got ourselves an absolutely packed episode this time around with John making sure that Final Fantasy IX gets the send off it so rightly deserves, Rhete making absolutely sure he's not Maidenless, and Polly's running from the amazing sound of the killing hordes!


We Like Bad Music Only: January 2022
February 27th, 2022
Run Time: 1:15:58




Welcome to our brand-new music-related podcast "We Like Bad Music Only," with your pals Taylor, Polly, and Psychic Heist! In this new monthly show, we'll talk about the past month of releases that caressed our ears and then each of us will pick one that particularly grabbed us for a full-throated recommendation! This episode will cover releases from December/January, so sit on back and enjoy, and we hope you find something new to jam on!


Sockscast Episode 151
February 13th, 2022
Run Time: 2:50:24




No need to feel lonely on Valentine's Day! Your pals at the Sockscast are here to fill your heart with nothing but the warmest of affections! Up first, we discover some hard truths about Final Fantasy IX, Rhete's diving even deeper into the Erebonian crisis, Polly's stricken by beautiful art, and John's goin' to the movies!


Sockscast Episode 150
January 24th, 2022
Run Time: 2:39:02




Your pals at the Sockscast may be stuck inside freezin' through the winter, but that doesn't mean we didn't have time to get up to some good good content. Polly took a trip back to Fairune in search of fantasy walls, John arrived fresh-faced and ready for good times on Rokkenjima Island, and Rhete's virtual experiences are making him feel more badass than ever.


Sockscast Episode 149
January 10th, 2022
Run Time: 2:45:32




Welcome to 2022, the year after the last seven years of the last two years! Your Sockscast pals are back with a glut of things they've been up to in order to keep your ears nice and warm through all these cold fronts! Up first, Rhete's Revue review will leave you reviewing your own feelings, Polly's rejoined Monika's literature club after having second thoughts, and John may be the Bluest Revolver we know.




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