It's Christmas! In the fifth episode of Old Mansion, Teddy and Conor celebrate the best of festivity with two Christmas-themed albums of the week: Arcade Fire's bootleg, A Very Arcade Xmas, and Sufjan Stevens' two-hour Songs For Christmas. They reflect on the live debut of Teddy's band, Mister Savage, and talk about OneFourOne events to come.
In the fourth episode of Old Mansion, Teddy's barely alive. He talks us through his experience at Meredith Music Festival and the acts he caught, waxing some on the importance of live performance in shaping his musical tastes. Conor considers Jaden Smith's debut album, SYRE, whilst Teddy discusses the viral debut from Australian newcomers The Teskey Brothers.
In the third episode of Old Mansion, strange things are afoot in the music world. The Vans Warped Tour is finally coming to an end - Conor and Ted discuss the legacy it leaves behind in acts such as Paramore, My Chemical Romance and Green Day. Eminem followed up on his BET cypher with a percussionless single, which only stokes speculation about his place in modern hip hop. Finally, Neil Young's new online archive sounds interesting.
In the second episode of Old Mansion, Teddy and Conor talk a little about the OneFourOne collective, discuss music personalities Weird Al and Willie Nelson and try to guess songs based off split-second fragments. Teddy's album of the week is Willie Nelson's Red Headed Stranger (1975) whilst Conor's is King Geedorah's Take Me To Your Leader (2003). The weekly playlist includes Tears for Fears, Nina Simone, Chromeo and Sufjan Stevens.
Teddy Hookey and Conor Herbert - music fans - discuss the latest and greatest in all things music. This week: who are we? Why do we love music? Whatever happened to Janet Jackson after the 'wardrobe malfunction,' and is it just of the NFL to invite JT back in 2018? Click through to check out our 'albums of the week' and peep our ten-track playlist of what we're listening to.