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Auriculum (Ep. 6): Rob Sheffield and the First Quarterly Pazz & Jop Report

The first Quarterly Pazz & Jop Report

In the first Quarterly Pazz & Jop Report, Robert Christgau and Rob Sheffield talk about some of their favorite records of Q1 of 2023 (or late 2022). Under discussion: Gina Burch, I Play My Bass Loud; boygenius, the record; Iris DeMent, Working on a World; Pictoria Vark, The Parts I Dread; Robert Forster, The Candle and the Flame; Lil Yachty, Let's Start Here; 100 gecs, 10,000 gecs; Softcult, See You in the Dark; Balka Sound, Balka Sound. Executive Producer is Sandy Smallens from Audiation. Mixed by Matt Noble. Thanks as always to Wussy for the Auriculum theme music.

'I'm a City Girl. I'm a Warrior.' Punk-Rock Legend Gina Birch Plays Her Rage Out Loud

Pictoria Vark Is Heading Into Parts Unknown, And Finding Herself As She Goes

The Debut Album From Boygenius Is Even Better Than Everyone Had Hoped

And It Don't Stop, June 29, 2023