YSPodcast Ep. 2 – Available Now!

Like your favourite arrowroot snack, Mike, Ben, and Alex are back to help you digest everything the internet sends your way. The second YSPodcast is a socio-political, cultural evaluation looking at the potential of an Olympic boycott, Youtube as a plea-bargaining tool, and a discussion of government spying. Also featuring music from Iron & Wine, Grouplove, July Talk and more, you don’t want miss this. And after listening, don’t forget to join the discussion in the comments or drop us a line at yongestreetportage@gmail.com so that we can feature you on the next episode. Check out the full content list below! And, feel free to download our podcast from the Box.com widget, or from our YSPodcasts “Downloads” page in the menu bar.

The YSP does not claim rights to any of the music used in this video. All songs are rights of their respective owners. We do not wish to infringe on copyright laws, only to provide an outstanding aural experience and we’re extremely grateful for the use of the audio tracks found herein.

Kings of Leon – “Rock City”: Distributed and Administered by SME

Grouplove – “Ways to Go”: Distributed and Administered by WMG

Iron & Wine – “Singers and the Endless Song”: Distributed and Administered by WMG, Beggars

ElliotBROOD – “Write it all Down for You”: Distributed and Administered by IODA

0:00 — 1:07 — Introduction

1:08 — 5:13 Rapid Fire Debate on Miley’s new video Wrecking Ball

5:14 — 14:38 — Mailbag: TIFF, the Wikileaks scandal and the NSA

14:39 — 17:57 — July Talk — “Paper Girl”

19:10 — 39:18 -Matthew Cordle’s Youtube Confession/George Zimmerman

39:19 — 42:50 Grouplove “Ways to Go”

43:04 — 1:00:42 Boycotting the Olympics, Chelsea Manning, Jason Collins and Ungendering the Locker room

1:00:43 — 1:04:15 — Iron & Wine “Singers and the Endless Song”

1:04:16 — 1:05:42 – Outro and Sign-off

1:05:43 — 1:09:39 — Elliot BROOD — “Write it all Down for You”

Relevant Links:

“The Fifth Estate: http://tiff.net/filmsandschedules/festival/2013/fifthestate

“Wrecking Ball”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=My2FRPA3Gf8

Matthew Cordle: http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/09/09/220676706/video-i-killed-a-man-confessor-is-indicted

Johnny Weir Speaks Out: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/10/johnny-weir-sochi-olympics_n_3901530.html

Putin’s Letter to Obama: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/12/opinion/putin-plea-for-caution-from-russia-on-syria.html?_r=0

iTunes Links:
July Talk: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/july-talk/id569689675

Mountain Meadows: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/mountain-meadows/id283333810

Spreading Rumours: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/spreading-rumours-deluxe/id654438896

Ghost on Ghost: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/ghost-on-ghost/id609037846

Album Art Credits:
July Talk: http://exclaim.ca/images/july2.jpg

Mountain Meadows: http://www.soulshine.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/101123-Elliott_Brood_-Mountain_Meadows.jpg

Spreading Rumours: http://cdn2.thelineofbestfit.com/media/2013/06/grouplove-spreading-rumors.jpg

Ghost on Ghost: http://cdn2.pitchfork.com/news/49371/a3685ade.jpg

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