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04

Apr

Episode 47: Tropical Resort Playlist

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Dear listener, are you at a tropical resort right now? Do you want to be? This playlist episode will transport you to the sunny and disturbing shores of Florida, where I will be heading this weekend! It’s a mix of chill/new/hip, Southern rap, and Latin music, with true tales from Florida and some exciting spa packages. If you can’t be on the beach, this is the next best thing. Plus: Who’s covering The Rains of Castamere (now)? Who’s getting a reality TV show? And whose armadillo got stolen?

"Digital Witness," St. Vincent
"Palm Trees," Lowell
"Caaalifornia (feat. Ghost Beach)," French Horn Rebellion
"Relax," Starchild
"Warm Water," BANKS
"No Angel," Beyonce
"Tiny Soldiers," M&O
"Klapp Klapp," Little Dragon
"Jerk Ribs (Will Saul & Komon Remix)," Kelis
"The Devil Is a Lie (feat. Jay Z)," Rick Ross
"My Potna," T.I.
"R.I.P. (feat. 2 Chainz)," Young Jeezy
"No, No, No," Gucci Mane
"Camina," Manolito Simonet y Su Trabuco
"Llego," Conjunto Los Latinos
"Bailando (feat. Descemer Bueno & Gente de Zona)," Enrique Iglesias
"Noche No Termina," Pitbull

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21

Mar

Episode 46: Fresh Meat Winter 2014

It’s a special late night episode of I Forgot My Sweater! Recorded in the wee hours of the morning, this one gets a little weird and a little Zzzz. I’m sorry, I fell asleep trying to write this synopsis. There’s talk of a favorite NJ talk radio host of yesteryear, the best rainy day music, and another noisy neighbor. That’s not even to mention all the awesome new music! Plus: Who eschews lobster? What happened for three straight days? And what, dear God, are Magnises?

"Rattlesnake," St. Vincent
"Holy Ground (Taylor Swift Cover)," Bad Cello
"Rumble," Kelis
"Sanctified (feat. Kanye West & Big Sean)," Rick Ross
"Losing to the Dark," La Sera
"Crimson Wave," Tacocat
"Get Lost," L.A. WITCH
"Fall In Love," Phantogram
"King Slayer," Wale
"Love Letters," Metronomy
"Red Eyes," The War on Drugs
"Battle Cry," Angel Haze & Sia
"Don’t Mess With Me," Brody Dalle
"Cloud 69," Lowell
"Different Days," The Men
"Go," Meg Myers

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14

Mar

Episode 45: David Billingsley of Mary’s Roommate, Part 2

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Don’t you love repeat guests? I do! David Billingsley makes his triumphant return to I Forgot My Sweater, with a brand new EP hot off the presses! Useless! by Mary’s Roommate is out now on marysroommate.bandcamp.com, and you’ll get a good dose of it in this episode as we dig into why themes come second, how being a musician makes you a better lawyer, and why creative work involves so much f***ing scheduling. There’s also a non-spoily round of Game of Thrones Music Trivia and a LIVE mini-concert! I know, right? Plus: Whose house is on the market? Who got sued by Chipotle? And why does SXSW have to grind music news to a halt?

"The Ladder Song," David Billingsley (LIVE)
"My Lord," David Billingsley (LIVE)
"Humans Are Useless," Mary’s Roommate
"Jesus (The Carpenter)," Mary’s Roommate

If you’re in NYC, check out Mary’s Roommate at Lit Lounge on Saturday, 3/15 at 8:00 pm! Tickets are $5 on Ticketfly, get ‘em fast!

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28

Feb

Episode 44: Oscars Party 2014

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The glitz! The glamour! The garbage! It’s all here in I Forgot My Sweater’s annual Oscar party! Hear the nominees for Best Original Song and other music from 2013’s most notable movies. There’s also ideas for alternative Oscar party games and two rounds of Name That Movie! Plus: Who was honored with a hideous statue in their hometown? Who wants to make the subway more musical? And who hired a hitman to murder his wife?

"The Liberace Boogie," The BTC Orchestra feat. Michael Douglas
"In the Middle of the Night," Fantasia
"Where the Wind Blows," Coco O.
"Let It Go," Idina Menzel
"Fare Thee Well (Dink’s Song)," Oscar Isaac & Marcus Mumford
"Their Pie," Mark Orton
"Roll Jordan Roll (feat. Chiwetel Ejiofor)," Topsy Chapman
"The Moon Song (Film Version)," Scarlett Johansson & Joaquin Phoenix
"Everytime (Britney Spears cover)," James Franco
"Happy (From ‘Despicable Me 2’)," Pharrell Williams
"Ordinary Love," U2
"Young and Beautiful," Lana Del Rey
"Desperation," Judith Hill
"Everybody Wants To Rule the World," Lorde
"Insane In the Brain," Cypress Hill
"Uncontrollable Urge," Devo
"Long Black Road," Electric Light Orchestra (ELO)
"Hell and Back," The Airborne Toxic Event

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21

Feb

Episode 43: Surf Rock 4 Winter

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What’s better in the dead of winter than music made for the beach? This week’s IFMS is a rad mix of modern surf rock, perfect for transporting yourself away from the ice and snow. There’s the return of Wavves/Best Coast fan fiction, a look into a very special Angelfire site from 1999, and even some serious talk about a troubling lawsuit in the news. It’s fun in the sun and then a serious part! Plus: Who’s getting a cooking show? Who could’ve written the Mad Men theme song? And who the f is playing Bonnaroo?

"Eat Tacos," Wild Balbina
"Blow Dumb," Nobunny
"Creature," Tijuana Panthers
"Answer to Yourself," The Soft Pack
"I Come From the Mountain," Thee Oh Sees
"Bridge to Hawaii," TacocaT
"Would You Be My Love," Ty Segall
"Do Wah Diddy," PEACH KELLI POP
"Pet Shop Eyes," The Growlers
"Nightlife," Mrs. Magician
"Sleep Talk," Shannon and The Clams
"Slow Days Fast Company," Blonde Summer
"This Lonely Morning," Best Coast
"Wake Bake Skate," FIDLAR
"Sun Medallion," King Tuff
"Mallrats (La La La)," The Orwells
"BAGBOY," The Pixies

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14

Feb

Episode 42: ’90s & ’00s Break-Up Songs

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Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s all bullshit. On this week’s I Forgot My Sweater, we celebrate the anti-holiday with some amazing break-up songs from the ’90s and early ’00s. It’s chock full of angry white people! There’s also Valentine’s Day gift ideas from famous couples in music, Seventeen’s most devastating celeb break-ups, and even a little love science. Plus: Who’s “disgusted” with Rolling Stone magazine? Who’s the new band leader on Late Night? And who’s too good for celebrity boxing?

"You Oughta Know," Alanis Morissette
"Fuck And Run," Liz Phair
"Sleep To Dream," Fiona Apple
"The Hunger," The Distillers
"Never Ever," All Saints
"Nothing Compares 2 U," Sinead O’Connor
"Don’t Speak," No Doubt
"How’s It Going To Be," Third Eye Blind
"Hey, Johnny Park!" Foo Fighters
"The Hardest Part Of Breaking Up (Is Getting Back Your Stuff)," 2gether
"Nookie," Limp Bizkit
"Mudshovel," Staind
"Dammit," blink-182
"Hey Ya!" OutKast
"Survivor," Destiny’s Child
"Fighter," Christina Aguilera
"Since U Been Gone," Kelly Clarkson
"No More Drama," Mary J. Blige
"I Will Always Love You," Whitney Houston

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24

Jan

Episode 41: Best of 2013, Part Two

Finally! It’s the epic conclusion of I Forgot My Sweater’s Best of 2013 series. To make up for the wait, there’s extra long blocks of the year’s best music, the best news stories of 2013, and Spin’s list of the worst albums of the year. Plus: remember that time Robin Thicke’s penis fell off? You’ll find a recap in this episode!

"Don’t Let Me Die In Florida," Patty Griffin
"Workin’ Woman Blues," Valerie June
"Unhappily Married," Pistol Annies
"In Our Hands," Jenny O.
"I Like the Things About Me," Mavis Staples
"Oh Come On," The Julie Ruin
"Bitter Rivals," Sleigh Bells
"Who Needs You," The Orwells
"IE," WRITER
"I Saw Her Face," The Men
"Peace and Quiet," Waxahatchee
"The Keepers," Ty Segall
"They Told Me," Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside
"28 Days," U.S. Girls
"Birth In Reverse," St. Vincent
"Strictly 4 My Jeeps," Action Bronson
"Batches & Cookies," Lizzo
"Problem," Natalia Kills
"Jerk Ribs," Kelis
"Partition," Beyonce

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16

Jan

Programming Interruption.

Hey guys—

I had an awesome Best of 2013, Part Two planned for you on Friday, but sadly my Avo* passed away yesterday and I’m going to be unable to put out a podcast this week. I Forgot My Sweater will return next Friday. Thanks for your understanding.

xox
Liz

*Portuguese for Grandma.

13

Jan

Episode 40: Best of the Guests 2013

NOT A CLIP SHOW. You’ve heard the rest, but are you ready for the best (of the guests)? I Forgot My Sweater was #blessed with many great #guests this year, so we’re revisiting the songs they brought to the show. It’s a musical romp from coast to coast with L.A. rock, Portland folk, Brooklyn grassroots, and even a song LIVE from my apartment! Plus: What got cut out of the show? Who made the best of the non-musical guests? And what are these lovely people up to now? 

"Walking Past Midnight," Basement Babies
"Cats and Dogs Living Together (The Waltz)," The Eskalators
"Branches & Beams Live," Siren and the Sea
"Jesus (the Carpenter) Live," David Billingsley/Mary’s Roommate
"Cold," Angkst

Intro music by Heureuses Dispositions

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***Come back on Friday for the extra-packed finale of I Forgot My Sweater’s Best of 2013!

10

Jan

Episode 39: Best of 2013, Part One

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BAM! I waited until we were just well enough into 2014 to make sure it was safe to do a best of 2013 episode. And it’s a supersized episode at that, with extra long blocks of the year’s best music, the best-selling CDs of 2013, my favorite concerts of the year, and what we have to look forward to in 2014. It’s worth the wait! Plus: 228 people were arrested at which concert? Which rocker is writing an advice column? And who’s apologizing (again)?

"Cheap Beer," FIDLAR
"Next Stop," Bleached
"I Sat By The Ocean," Queens of the Stone Age
"Minotaur," Thee Oh Sees
"Came Back Haunted," Nine Inch Nails
"Hare Tarot Lies," No Joy
"Waiting Game," BANKS
"Tennis Court," Lorde
"Fly," The Child of Lov
"Whoa (feat. Tyler, The Creator)," Earl Sweatshirt
"Bound 2," Kanye West
"NaNa (ft. Action Bronson)," Chance The Rapper
"SuperLove," Charli XCX
"Roar," Katy Perry
"Dirty Love," Gin Wigmore
"Work B**ch," Britney Spears
 ”***Flawless (feat. Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche),” Beyonce

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***Come back on Monday for the mini Best of the Guests episode, and next Friday for part 2 of the Best of 2013!

23

Dec

Episode 38: The I Forgot My *Christmas* Sweater Christmas Spectacular!

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For the last I Forgot My Sweater of 2013, it’s a Christmas spectacular! Fan favorites Ross and Paul return to discuss the creepiest parts of Love Actually, why nobody’s winning the “war on Christmas,” and why New Year’s Eve is for amateurs. We also get into some Christmas do’s and don’ts and wrap it all up with some favorite holiday tunes! Plus: Who got a pizza named after them? Which theme park pissed off Joan Jett? And who spent last Friday night at Wal-Mart?

"Christmas Is All Around," Billy Mack a.k.a. Bill Nighy
"Last Christmas," Wham
"The Nutcracker: Trepak (Russian Dance)," Orchestra of the Kirov Opera, St. Petersburg & Valery Gergiev
"F**ck You If You Don’t Like Christmas," Crudbump
"Welcome Christmas," The Who Village Choir

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06

Dec

Episode 37: A ’90s Pop Christmas

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Merry ’90s Pop Christmas! I Forgot My Sweater gets into the holiday spirit with some of the goofiest Christmas songs of yesteryear. After all, what goes better with the holidays than nostalgia? There’s also excerpts from last year’s I’m Down For The Holidays, including an ode to oversized bows and tips for your miniature Christmas village. Plus: Who’s vegan for the next 22 days? Who smoked pot with Miley Cyrus? And which celebrity baby is a fascinating person?

"My Only Wish (This Year)," Britney Spears
"8 Days of Christmas," Destiny’s Child
"Christmas Time," Christina Aguilera
"Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays," *NSYNC
"Everybody Knows the Claus," Hanson
"The Christmas Song," Hootie & The Blowfish
"Oi to the World," No Doubt
"I Won’t Be Home for Christmas," blink-182
"Santa Baby," Everclear
"All I Want For Christmas Is You," Mariah Carey
"Sleigh Ride," TLC
"Ahh Hell Nah," 3LW
"Silent Night," Boyz II Men

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*Check out I’m Down For The Holidays at imdownforwhatever.com!

05

Dec

#ThrowbackThursday: A '90s Pop Christmas

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For pop singers, a holiday album is a no-brainer. You don’t have to write most of the songs, it comes out during the biggest shopping season of the year, and if you’re a well-known singer, it’s an easy platinum platinum record. During the ’90s and early ’00s, it was strange if a popular…

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27

Nov

Episode 36: Happy Thanksgivukkah!

You better stuff that turkey and spin that dreidel, because it’s Thanksgivukkah, motherf***ers! We celebrate the hybrid holiday with songs from both traditions and a bottle of wine. Hear the story of the first Thanksgivukkah, some Thanksgivukkah tips for horrible people, and find out what I’m thankful for this year. Plus: Who was the highest paid musician of 2013? Which singer does the president of Mexico deny meeting? And who did Kanye West watch impale himself?

"Happy Chanukah," 2 Live Jews
"Hush Hush," Pistol Annies
"I Won’t Be Home For Chanukah," TeamMate
"Don’t Ever Be Afraid to Go Home," Frank Sinatra
"Feast of Lights," They Might Be Giants
"Pocahontas," Johnny Cash
"Skin and Bone," Heartless Bastards
"Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah," Barenaked Ladies
"Thanksgiving," Stephen Kellogg
"Ridin’," Chamillionaire & Krayzie Bone
"Happy Hanukkah," Matisyahu
"The Thanksgiving Song," Adam Sandler
"Santa Claus Is Coming to Town," Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters

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21

Nov

New Thanksgivukkah Episode Drops on Wednesday!

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I Forgot My Sweater will return on Wednesday, 11/27 with a special Thanksgivukkah episode, just in time for your grueling holiday travel!

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