The Chopping Block

Join host Peter Gillen and his various guests as they break down and discuss various musical albums, their origins, techniques, and strengths.

Host: Peter Gillen

Production by Leo Amaral and Emily Barkin

Episode 5: Luv Is Rage 2 & 808s & Heartbreaks: Peter Gillen is joined by Jose Cruz (aka ZAY KANASHI) as they dive into Lil Uzi Vert’s Luv Is Rage 2 and Kanye West’s 808s & Heartbreaks.

Episode 4: Fallen & good kid m.A.A.d. city: On this episode, host Peter Gillen and guest Madeline Martinez talk about Fallen by Evanescence and good kid, m.A.A.d city by Kendrick Lamar. How will these two classics from two contrasting genres go over?

Episode 3: Era Vulgaris & For the first time: Join Peter Gillen and special guest, Connor Lloyd, as they discuss two outstanding rock albums: Era Vulgaris by Queens of the Stone Age and For the first time by Black Country, New Road.

Episode 2: Voodoo and Madvilliany: Join Peter Gillen and his guest (Eli Pace) as they breakdown and discuss this week’s albums. The first album being Voodoo by D’Angelo and the second being Madvillainy by hiphop duo Madvillain (comprised by MF DOOM and Madlib). How do these two classics hold up nowadays? Only one way to find out!

Episode 1: Big Fish Theory and The Money Store: Welcome to the first week of The Chopping Block. Today we go over two Hip-Hop albums on the experimental side of things. Vince Staples’ sophomore album, Big Fish Theory and Sacramento’s own, Death Grips with their debut studio album, The Money Store. With special guest, Bryan Raber, what will they crack open in this discussion of these two classics?


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