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We are a podcast and music commentary site based in the Pacific Northwest.

  • September 20th, 2017
  • Podcast hosted by Anthony Saia, Dylan Brown, and Russ Bashaw

AudioHammock Podcast #76 - August and Early September Album Reviews

Mega Episode! Music from The War on Drugs and reviews on all the major album releases from August and early September: The War on Drugs, The National, Oh Sees, Queens of the Stone Age, Ghost Poet, LCD Soundystem, Iron and Wine, Brand New, and Grizzly Bear! Plus, smoothies, Anthony's new job, and more.

  • September 18th, 2017
  • Podcast hosted by Russ Bashaw and Joe Hightower

AudioHammock Podcast #75 -Travelers' Fest Festival Recap

Joe and Russ take a roadtrip to Missoula, Montana, to see the Decemberists, Real Estate, The Head and the Heart, Sylvan Esso, Julien Baker, Shakey Graves, and more!

  • August 23rd, 2017
  • Podcast hosted by Russ Bashaw, Tim Cassagrande, and Bryan Kocurek

AudioHammock Podcast #74 - Panorama Festival Festial Recap

Fresh off trips to New York City, Russ & Tim recap all the music from the east coast's best festival of 2017. Discussions on Frank Ocean, Tame Impala, Alt-J, Spoon, Vince Staples, Nine Inch Nails, A Tribe Called Quest, Tyler the Creator, MGMT, Future Islands, Solange, Mitski, and many more!

  • July 19th, 2017
  • Podcast hosted by Russ Bashaw, Dylan Brown, and Tim Cassagrande

AudioHammock Podcast #73 - Recapping the Albums of June

June got the summer going with some amazing albums and we're here to talk about them. Russ, Dylan, and Tim have reviews for Alt-J, Fleet Foxes, Vince Staples, London Grammar, Kevin Morby, and more!

  • June 29th, 2017
  • Podcast hosted by Russ Bashaw, Joe Hightower, and Anthony Saia

AudioHammock Podcast #72 - New Music from Around the PNW

New music from around the Pacific Northwest: Bart Budwig, Chastity Belt, Nevada Sowle, and Tispur.

  • June 26th, 2017
  • Podcast hosted by Russ Bashaw and Joe Hightower

AudioHammock Podcast #71 - 3 Great Albums You Might've Missed this Spring

With summer in full swing AudioHammock looks at 3 albums that might've went under your radar that are worth checking out. New music from Eastern Souvenirs, Maggie Rogers, and Woods.

  • June 2nd, 2017
  • Podcast hosted by Russ Bashaw and Bryan Kocurek

Audiohammock Podcast #70 - 20th Anniversary of Radiohead's Ok Computer

AudioHammock takes an in depth look at one of the best albums of the '90s, Radiohead's OK Computer. How the album so prophetically described the world we live in today, track by track analysis, and more. An episode for Radiohead fans by Radiohead fans.

  • June 1st, 2017
  • Podcast hosted by Russ Bashaw, Anthony Saia, and Joe Hightower

Audiohammock Podcast #69 - Remembering Chris Cornell

AudioHammock looks back fondly on the life of Chris Cornell.

  • May 8th, 2017
  • Podcast hosted by Russ Bashaw and Dylan Brown

Audiohammock Podcast #68 - April Album Reviews

Reviews on new albums from Gorillaz, Mount Eerie, and Future Islands. Plus discussion on the new War On Drugs single.

  • April 20th, 2017
  • Podcast hosted by Russ Bashaw, Dylan Brown, & Bryan Kocurek

Audiohammock Podcast #67 - The Decline of Sasquatch Festival

Rising ticket prices, low attendance, an underwhelming lineup, asking attendees to sell tickets, is the end near for Sasquatch Festival? AudioHammock speculates.

  • April 3rd, 2017
  • Podcast hosted by Russ Bashaw, Dylan Brown, & Bryan Kocurek

Audiohammock Podcast #66 - Our Top Indie Albums of Q1 2017

With releases from The XX, Sampha, Spoon, The Shins, Temples, Real Estate, and more, 2017's first quarter was a dream come true for music fans. With even more amazing music due out soon from bands and artists like Syvan Esso, War on Drugs, Woods, Fleet Foxes, National, Gorillaz, Alt-J and more, AudioHammock decided to sit down and sort out what's already out and which of it ranks amongst our favorites so far. Join us for our favorite albums of the first quarter of 2017!

  • March 20th, 2017
  • Podcast hosted by Russ Bashaw

Audiohammock Podcast #65 - An Interview with Happyness

Russ interviews Jonny Alan and Ash Cooper from the UK band Happyness about their upcoming album Write In, their recording process, stories from the road, and more!

  • March 1st, 2017
  • Podcast hosted by Russ Bashaw and Anthony Saia

Audiohammock Podcast #64 - Treefort Music Fest 2017 Preview!

Treefort veterans Russ and Anthony sit down to analyze the Treefort festival lineup down in Boise, talk about prior festival experiences, and feature music from nearly 20 bands! It's our largest festival preview ever. Fresh tracks from Mac Demarco, Angel Olsen, Kishi Bashi, East Forest, Jeffrey Martin, Anna Tivel, Carpenter Brut, Skinny the Kid, Step Brothers, ANN, Transistor Radio, Cave Green, Alanna Royale, Emma Ruth Rundle, BOYTOY, Ben Walden, Sun Blood Stories, Dead Meadow, Sama Dams, and more!

  • January 25th, 2017
  • Podcast hosted by Russ Bashaw, Dylan Brown, and Tim Cassagrande

Audiohammock Podcast #62 - January Album Reviews and Hyped Albums of 2017

AudioHammock staf discuss new albums from Run the Jewels, The XX, and feature music from The Proper Ornaments. Also round table excitement for new albums from The Shins, The National, Gorillaz, Arcade Fire, Fleet Foxes, Kendrick Lamar, Grizzly Bear, Queens of the Stone Age, Spoon, and tons more.

  • January 16th, 2017
  • Podcast hosted by Russ Bashaw and Anthony Saia

Audiohammock Podcast #61 - Desert Island Discs

What albums would you take with you to a desert island? Audiohammock staff discuss their picks for if they were stranded for all eternity. Led Zeppelin, Tupac, The Beatles, King Crimson, The War on Drugs, The Roots, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Radiohead, Panda Bear, The Avalanches, and many more bands discussed.

  • January 2nd, 2017
  • Podcast hosted by Audiohammock Staff

Our Favorite Albums of 2016

Russ, Dylan, and Bryan run through their top albums of 2016. Radiohead, Frank Ocean, Whitney, and more!

  • December 13th, 2016
  • Podcast hosted by Russ Bashaw & Anthony Saia

Childish Gambino and Vanilla Beats

Anthony and Russ discuss the new Childish Gambino album and check out relaxing electronic music by UK artist Vanilla Beats. Lastly, they run through their latest vinyl purchases. Listen for your chance to win the new STRFKR album.

  • December 5th, 2016
  • Podcast hosted by Russ Bashaw

New Music for Your Holiday Fix

Russ hosts a solo show featuring music from Monster Rally (electronic surf, plunderphonics), Mother Yeti (rock), and Rick Barry (neo-folk). Get your new music here folks!

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