By Jeff Payne & Kevin Toon
The Pick™Jan 11, 2021
#6-1 part 2 "The Pick 100" (episode 33b)
We did it! Finally at our top 2. Be sure to listen to part 1 before this one. Details, playlists, and more at https://thepickcast.com/
#6-1 part 1 "The Pick 100" (episode 33a)
The wait is over! After two-plus years and dozens of great albums, we reveal the top of our lists. Our Favorite Albums of all time. (Part 2 will drop January 21st).
#13-7 part 2 "The Pick 100" (episode 32b)
PART TWO of our picks from 13 to 7. The final Pick 100 episode is coming, and it's your LAST CHANCE to call The Pick Line and tell us some of your favorite albums. Dial 1-484-374-2534, and leave your picks at the beep! See all picks thus far and more at www.thepickcast.com.
#13-7 part 1 "The Pick 100" (episode 32a)
The top is intractable. The end is ineluctable. The finish is forthcoming. We resume the revealing of our revered records of rock with picks 13 through 7. It's your LAST CHANCE to call The Pick Line and tell us some of your favorite albums. Dial 1-484-374-2534, and leave your picks at the beep! Part 2 of this episode will drop August 26. See all picks thus far and more at www.thepickcast.com.
#21-14 "The Pick 100" (episode 31)
As we push our way to #1, we tick off picks from Zeppelin, Liz Phair, Rage Against The Machine, The Police, and Marvin Gaye. We have our first guest on a Pick 100 episode, Leif Sandaas, college friend and man responsible for our love for R.E.M. And a "radio play" to tell the story of Pink Floyd's "The Wall." See all picks thus far and more at www.thepickcast.com.
#30-22 "The Pick 100" (episode 30)
Our Favorite 100 Albums countdown continues... Beastie or Blondie; Mac or Boy; Uh-Huh or Hum; Steely or Straits; Prince or PJ; Ten or 1999; Earth, Wind, Fire, Hell, or Purple Rain... which will rank higher? Go to www.thepickcast.com for lists, links and more. And please rate & review us on whichever platform you are listening!
A Family Affair: 2021 Year-End Special
The whole fam damily is here! Jeff’s dad, mom, sister, other sister, nephew and stepson join the discussion on movies, TV, and sports from 2021. Also, in our second annual sports segment, Kevin is challenged to appear at least somewhat competent next to sportswriting legend Bob Payne. Join us for The Pick podcast’s Year-End Special.
#40-31 "The Pick 100" (episode 28)
As the numbers get smaller, the albums get better. Our countdown of our Favorite 100 Albums of all time continues with more records from some old favorites and a few others mixed in... from The Replacements to Wolf Alice; Madonna to Lorde; INXS to Groove Armada. We have reached our Top 40.
Episode 27 - New Music Listening Party
We’re listening to the music you should add to your playlist NOW… new releases from favorites such as The Black Keys, Leon Bridges, Sleater-Kinney, Lorde, and Billie Eilish, and new artists including Wet Leg, Yeek, Ora the Molecule, Shungudzo and more. Michelle and Kenichi join Jeff to listen to new releases from 2021 to build your late summer/fall playlist. Playlist, music videos, and more at https://thepickcast.com/episodes/
#45-41 "The Pick 100" (episode 26)
The forties continue with the second half of The Pick 100 #50-41… In this batch we get more Pink Floyd, Rush, Radiohead and Queen, and the first appearance by PJ Harvey. Playlists and more at https://thepickcast.com/100
#50-46 "The Pick 100" (episode 25)
Never mind the gap, because The Pick is back! And now in shorter, easier to consume portions. We start our top 50 with the first appearances of AC/DC, The Who, and Liz Phair on our lists. And to ease the daunting nature of long episodes, we're cutting this one in half.... Picks #50-46 are here, and the next episode will be released right afterward with numbers 45-41. Playlists and more at https://thepickcast.com/100
Episode 24 - Kelsey Cook and 2021 preview
From appearances on The Tonight Show and her living room during Covid, our guest this episode is Kelsey Cook. First and foremost for Kevin and Jeff, she's a WSU graduate! She joins us to to discuss her comedy roots performing at a Wazzu dining hall; how to succeed in Hollywood with really trying; her podcast "Self-Helpless"; how foosball literally created her; and she even faces off against Kevin in another installment of The Pick's Crack That Track™ song-guessing game. Plus, we preview movies and TV shows releasing in 2021. More details and links at https://thepickcast.com/episodes/
#60-51 "The Pick 100" (episode 23)
Things starting getting thick as we make our way toward #1. In our 5th installment of the Pick 100 we get our first appearances of Nirvana, Radiohead, and The Police, as well as a double-shot of Jane's Addiction. Playlists and more at https://thepickcast.com/100
Episode 22 - 2020 Is Hindsight (Part 2)
Music, Sports, and Crack.... what more does one need to round out a year like 2020? Part 2 of The Pick's year in review, with top music picks of the year, our first ever sports segment, featuring a special guest and sports trivia... and finally Kevin is put to the test again with Crack That Track. Playlists and more at https://thepickcast.com/episodes
Episode 21 - 2020 Is Hindsight (Part 1)
Our first season finale! Year One of The Pick comes to a close, as Michelle joins Kevin & Jeff to discuss which movies and TV shows reigned supreme in an otherwise hellish year. Plus, Bob Fuller brings his patented New Year’s predictions to The Pick… AND, a discussion of the crapload dumped upon us with Wonder Woman 1984 and The Midnight Sky.
#70-61 "The Pick 100" (episode 20)
The countdown continues with pick numbers 70-61.... Which will rank higher? Murmur or Monster? XO or xx? Leon or Lyle? M.I.A. or R.E.M? Steve, Stevie, or Stevie? The Kings or The Keys? The Best, the Greatest, or the Very Best? (ok, I'll stop now). See lists, links, playlists and more at https://thepickcast.com/100
The PickQuick - Christmas List Much
A brief review of the Coolest Christmas Playlist Ever plus many other suggestions so you can build your Holiday Playlist in style. See links to all songs and playlists at https://thepickcast.com/quick/
Episode 19 - Steady Streaming
Winter Lockdown Woes? We've got a steady stream of movie and TV picks. The hosts of The Pilot Podcast, BJ and Mitu, join us to help cover TV offerings, and they also stick around to challenge Kevin in Crack That Track™ (TV theme songs version). Go to https://thepickcast.com for more info.
#80-71 "The Pick 100" (episode 18)
Hendrix or The Beatles... Thriller or The Godfather of Soul... Moby or The Killers... How will they rank? The countdown continues as Kevin and Jeff rank their favorite albums of all time, with picks 80 through 71. And Pick-Line callers Bob & Ed reveal their favorites, including a tribute to one of the greatest comedy albums of all time. Go to https://thepickcast.com for the full list of The Pick 100 thus far, and playlists galore.
#90-81 "The Pick 100" (episode 17)
Zeppelin or the Stones. Justin or Billie. The Replacements or Broken Bells. How will they rank? The countdown continues of our favorite albums of all time with our picks for 90 through 81. For playlists and details go to https://thepickcast.com/100
Episode 16 - New Music Geek Out!
We take a break from The Pick 100 countdown to present some brand new songs, our favorite new artists, and our picks for best album of 2020 (so far). Michelle Staley Mahoney and Kenichi Hackman join in as Kevin takes a mental health day. Playlists and more details at https://thepickcast.com/episodes/
Introducing "The Pick 100" #100-91 (episode 15)
We start our countdown of our favorite albums of all time with our picks for 100 through 91. For playlists and details go to https://thepickcast.com/100
Episode 14 - The Batman seeks a Most Excellent 1BR in 70's Atlanta
The Batman cometh / Bill & Ted faceth / Atlanta Rhythm Section jammeth / Two, count 'em, TWO installments of Crack That Track: 70's TV theme songs and the Top(?) rock songs of all-time. Michelle Staley Mahoney and Brian Lamay are our guests.
Call The Pick Line now!
The Pick is counting down our favorite albums of all time. The Pick 100 is coming soon, and you can be a part of it! Call the Pick Line, 4-THE-PICK-34 and leave a message with 1, 2, or even 5 of your favorite albums. Have some fun with it, and we may play your picks during our countdown. Call 4-THE-PICK-34 (484-374-2534).
Episode 13 - The Hack is Back
Pick That Flick guessing game, and New Music Picks from our favorite millennial, Kenichi Hackman. Plus, the MARVELous Miss Larson, The Go-Go's rock doc, Motherless Brooklyn, and we preview The Pick 100. More details, links, and playlists at https://thepickcast.com