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No Skips

By No Skips Podcast
A habitual song-skipper and her music-fiend husband casually listen to and discuss some of the most iconic albums of all time. New episodes released weekly.
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Episode 26: Queen - A Night at the Opera
We are discussing Queen’s 1975 behemoth album “A Night at the Opera.” This is the album that features the GOAT that is “Bohemian Rhapsody,” but do the rest of the songs hold a candle to that massive single? Listen and find out.
July 28, 2021
Episode 25: Nine Inch Nails - The Downward Spiral
We cover the 1994 release of “The Downward Spiral” from Nine Inch Nails this week. A dark, grimy, loud, angry album, but a masterpiece in and of itself. A difficult listen, but one worth a go if you can make it to the end.
July 21, 2021
Episode 24: Deftones - White Pony
For Lisa's birthday week we are tackling her favorite album of all time, "White Pony" by Deftones. Dropped in 2000 and two decades later is still as strong as it was when it first came out. Definitely an album all fans of rock should know. Listen now! 
July 7, 2021
Episode 23: OutKast - Stankonia
We are covering the 2000 wonder that was OutKast’s “Stankonia” this week. An absolutely massive album full of some huge hits like Ms. Jackson B.O.B., and So Fresh, So Clean. An enormously huge album even without those singles. Give it a listen! 
July 2, 2021
Episode 22: Beyonce - Lemonade
This week we are discussing Beyonce’s incredible 2016 drop of “Lemonade.” An album with many heartbreaking themes, but a beautiful and dynamic masterpiece that hits hard. Not a perfect album, but an incredible one that's absolutely worth your time. Listen now! 
June 23, 2021
Episode 21: David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars
Up this week is David Bowie’s “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars.” Some of Bowie’s greatest hits are on this album, and it’s the record that set him on the path to becoming one of the most iconic musicians of all time. But does it land for Lisa? Spoiler alert: it does not.
June 16, 2021
Episode 20: Big Brother and the Holding Company feat. Janis Joplin - Cheap Thrills
Up this week is Big Brother and the Holding Company featuring Janis Joplin’s “Cheap Thrills.” A big title for a big album. The intensity of this band paired with Janis’ vocals is incredible and absolutely worth giving an in-depth listen to. Listen to this episode to hear our hot takes on this absolutely raucous album.
June 9, 2021
Episode 19: The Beatles - Abbey Road
The Beatles had an amazing run chock full of incredible albums and songs, and this week we are covering their iconic “Abbey Road” album. With several mega hits like "Come Together" and "Here Comes the Sun," this album is one everybody should know (whether or not Lisa likes it). 
June 2, 2021
Episode 18: Air - Moon Safari
We are covering a quieter but still unique album this week - Air's debut album "Moon Safari." It dropped in 1998 and helped lead the way for other downtempo artists, as well. Full of quirky and unique melodies, definitely worth listening to. 
May 21, 2021
Episode 17: Led Zeppelin - IV
This week we are covering Led Zeppelin's monster of a fourth album. With songs like "Stairway to Heaven" and "Black Dog," this album is undeniably incredible. If you didn't go through a Led Zeppelin phase, the time is now!
May 12, 2021
Episode 16: Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
We are covering one of the most influential hip hop albums of the 90s (and of all time) this week on No Skips! Wu-Tang Clan's 1993 debut album "Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)" was on repeat this past week. Listen now to hear how this amazing lineup of rappers paved the way for rap to take over in the 90s. 
May 5, 2021
Episode 15: Billie Holiday - Lady in Satin
We cover one of the most amazing jazz singers on this week's episode - Billie Holiday's "Lady in Satin." A heart-breaking but beautiful album at the end of her career and life. An absolutely amazing album by a truly one-of-a-kind musician. Give it a listen! 
April 28, 2021
Episode 14: Michael Jackson - Thriller
Don't mind us, we're just covering the greatest album of all time this week on No Skips! Michael Jackson's "Thriller" has sold 66 million copies worldwide and features some of his absolute best songs, period. Listen in as we discuss this mammoth album! 
April 21, 2021
Episode 13: Fleetwood Mac - Rumors
We are going our own way this week and covering Fleetwood Mac's 1977 magnum opus "Rumors." Lots of interpersonal relationship issues boil over with the band and the result is this really creative and beautiful album. Listen now to hear what we thought! 
April 7, 2021
Episode 12: DJ Shadow - Endtroducing
This week Lisa and Jack are sampling DJ Shadow's groundbreaking album "Endtroducing." This album is a masterpiece made up of almost entirely of samples and influenced so many of the artists we both love today. Give it a listen or go on our super secret side quest mentioned in this episode. ;) 
March 31, 2021
Episode 11: Nirvana - Nevermind
We are back after a quick week off and are here to tackle Nirvana's second studio album, "Nevermind." Full of some of their biggest hits, this album is undeniably iconic. But did we like it? Listen and find out! 
March 24, 2021
Episode 10: Kraftwerk - Trans Europe Express
We are tackling an iconic electronic album this week on No Skips: Kraftwerk's 1977 hit "Trans Europe Express." The album was truly monumental for the electronic genre. If you're not familiar, this is definitely one to check out! Also, we are taking a one-week break from the show for spring break and will be back in two weeks with a big, big album. See you then!
March 10, 2021
Episode 9: Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
This week we are tackling Kanye West's 2010 mega-hit "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy." Every track on here is big enough to basically be a single of its own. From "All of the Lights" to "Runaway" to "Lost in the World," this album 100% owns. Listen now! 
March 3, 2021
Episode 8: Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness (Pt. 2)
After a week of no power or water and freezing temperatures in Texas, we are back to finish up the second disc from "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness!" What a finale to this giant album. Lots of gigantic laughs and a lot of fun in this episode. We are back to our regularly scheduled programming - see you next week! 
February 24, 2021
Episode 7: The Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness (Pt. 1)
We are tackling The Smashing Pumpkin's 1995 mega hit of "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness." Because it's a huge two-disc album with 28 tracks, we are breaking the review into two episodes. This week we cover the first disc titled "Dawn to Dusk" which featured many of the album's singles including "Tonight, Tonight," "Zero," and "Bullet with Butterfly Wings." Disc two is up next week. Listen now! 
February 10, 2021
Episode 6: Neko Case - Fox Confessor Brings the Flood
On this week's episode we cover one of Jack's all-time favorite singers, Neko Case. "Fox Confessor Brings the Flood" was dropped in 2006 - how does it hold up to a 2021 listen by Lisa? Listen to find out! 
February 3, 2021
Episode 5: Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon
We are throwing it back to one of the most undeniably amazing albums of all time. This week we are covering the one and only "Dark Side of the Moon" by Pink Floyd. Released in 1973 and yet it still hit the Billboard Top 200 in 2020. Just amazing. Listen now! 
January 26, 2021
Episode 4: Erykah Badu - Baduizm
This week we are taking on the queen of neo-soul, Erykah Badu and her debut album "Baduizm." This album is a force to be reckoned with! Listen as we discuss one of the most soulful albums of the 90s in its entirety. Share your thoughts on the album and the episode with us on Twitter @noskipspodcast and on
January 20, 2021
Episode 3: Beach Boys - Pet Sounds
This week Lisa and Jack take on an incredibly influential album, "Pet Sounds" by the Beach Boys. God only knows what we thought of this album. ;) Listen now to hear our thoughts and epiphanies, and feel free to share your thoughts with us on social media! We are on Twitter @noskipspodcast and on 
January 13, 2021
Episode 2: Prince - Purple Rain
Dearly beloved! We are here this week to tackle Prince's most famous album, "Purple Rain." This one Lisa at least knew of the hits - sort of- and Jack's appreciation of Prince only grew even more. Join us as we discuss the album from the insanity of "Darling NIkki" all the way to the undeniable powerhouse that was "Purple Rain." Want to connect with Lisa and Jack? Follow the show on Twitter at @NoSkipsPodcast and on Facebook in our No Skips Podcast group. Cheers! 
January 6, 2021
Episode 1: Radiohead - Kid A
On the first episode of No Skips, Jack and Lisa take on Radiohead's critically acclaimed "Kid A" album. This is one Jack knows very well, but one that Lisa definitely does not (despite calling herself a Radiohead fan). Join in as we discuss this magical album, all of Jack's personal memories of its release, and Lisa describing "The National Anthem" as "a chaotic farty saxophone."
December 30, 2020
No Skips Podcast Introduction
No Skips Podcast starts now! Lisa has always predominantly been a singles-only music listener, skipping songs with reckless abandon, while Jack has always dove deep into each album he's listened to. After being together for 10 years, Lisa's finally willing to change her music listening habits. Tune in as we discuss the greatest albums of all time, laugh at our own nonsense, and skip absolutely no songs! New episodes released weekly. 
December 30, 2020