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The Musical Moment is a bite-sized weekly podcast created by musician Pete Gidlund and filmmaker Matt Silas (the guys behind the long-form music podcast Clicktrack). Each week, Matt, Pete, or a musical guest share a favorite moment from a song they love and explain what makes it great.

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December 9, 2016

25. Damien Jurado presents Smoke Gets in your Eyes by The Platters


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We are honored to have Indie Legend Damien Jurado host this weeks episode. He presents "Smoke Gets in your Eyes" by The Platters.
Listen to "Smoke Gets in your Eyes": click here
Learn more about Damien Jurado: click here

November 25, 2016

24. Pete presents Johnny Cash at San Quentin


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This week Pete walks us through the musical moment he had listening to Johnny Cash at San Quentin.
Listen to the album: click here

December 31, 1969

23. Corey Smith-West presents Frank Ocean's Solo


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This week we are excited to be joined by Corey Smith-West, a music journalist and musician/producer, to share Frank Ocean's song Solo.

He recently wrote an article for Pitchfork called "The Sounds of Black Lives Matter". We recently interviewed him for our other podcast, Clicktrack.

Read Corey's article here: click here

Listen to his playlist--
on Spotify: click here
on Apple Music: click here

Check out Frank Ocean's Solo on Apple Music: click here

November 4, 2016

22. Andrew Jones presents Cracked Windshield by Hiss Golden Messenger


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This week's episode is hosted by special guest Andrew Jones, a writer and professor of Creative Writing in Iowa. He shares Cracked Windshield by Hiss Golden Messenger.
Check out the song on Apple Music: click here
Check out Andrew's chapbook of poetry, Moving Like Dim Ghosts: click here

October 28, 2016

21. Pete presents City on the Hill by Desaparecidos


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This week Pete presents City on the Hill by Desaparecidos.
Check out the song on Apple Music: click here
Learn more about the band: click here

October 21, 2016

20. La Sera presents Queen + David Bowie and The Smiths


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This week we welcome special guest hosts Katy Goodman and Todd Wisenbaker from the band La Sera.
Katy shares "Under Pressure" by Queen and David Bowie: click here
Todd shares "I Want the One I Can't Have" by The Smiths: click here

Be sure to check out La Sera's fantastic new EP Queens: click here

October 13, 2016

19. Pete and Matt present Destroyer's Rubies


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This week Pete and Matt look at two songs from one of their favorite all time albums, Destroyer's Rubies:
Painter in my Pocket: click here
European Oils: click here

October 6, 2016

18. Matt presents Billy Joel's Piano Man


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Listen to Billy Joel's Piano Man on Apple Music: click here
Learn more about Billy Joel: click here

September 29, 2016

17. Pete presents Sunny Day Real Estate's 47


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Listen to Sunny Day Real Estates' 47 on Apple Music: click here
Learn more about the band: click here

September 22, 2016

16. Half Waif presents FKA Twigs' In Time


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This week, guest host Nandi Rose Plunkett from the band Half Waif shares FKA Twig's In Time.

To hear the song in it's entirety on Apple Music: click here
Learn more about Half Waif: click here
Learn more about FKA Twigs: click here

September 15, 2016

15. Matt presents Spinning Away by Brian Eno and John Cale


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This week, Matt takes a look back at Brian Eno and John Cale's Spinning Away, a cut off of their remarkable 1990 collaboration Wrong Way Up.

To hear the song in it's entirety on Apple Music: click here
Learn more about Brian Eno: click here
Learn more about John Cale: click here

September 8, 2016

14. Pinegrove's Evan Hall presents Goodness Pt. 2 by The Hotelier


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Guest host Evan Hall, lead singer and songwriter for Pinegrove, shares a musical moment from the song Goodness Pt. 2 by The Hotelier. Listen to the song: click here

Learn more about The Hotelier: click here

Learn more about Evan and Pinegrove: click here

We also had the opportunity to interview Evan and the band on our most recent episode of The Clicktrack Podcast. Check it out: click here

September 1, 2016

13. Pete and Jill Gidlund present Your Best American Girl by Mitski


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Pete is joined by his wife Jill Gidlund to discuss Mitski's brilliant new track "Your Best American Girl" from her new album Puberty 2.
To hear the song: click here
Learn more about Mitski: click here

August 25, 2016

12. Fantastic Negrito presents Louis Armstrong, George Clinton, Led Zepplin and EPMD


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This week special guest host Fantastic Negrito takes us on a tour of his formative Musical Moments:
St. Louis Blues by Louis Armstrong: click here
(Not Just) Knee Deep by The Clinton Administration: click here
Heart Breaker by Led Zeppelin: click here
You Gots to Chill by EMPD: click here

Fantasic Negrito's website: click here
Fantastic Negrito's music: click here

August 18, 2016

11. Matt presents We Used to Wait by The Arcade Fire


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Listen to We Used To Wait by The Arcade Fire: click here

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August 11, 2016

10. Wye Oak's Andy Stack presents Djed by Tortoise


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This week, we are excited to have guest Andy Stack from the band Wye Oak share a Musical Moment from the song "Djed" by Tortoise.
Listen to Djed by Tortoise: click here
Listen to Wye Oak's fantastic new album Tween: click here
Learn more about Wye Oak: click here

If you're enjoying the show, leave us a review. Here's how: click here

August 4, 2016

9. Pete presents Bullet the Blue Sky by U2


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Listen to Bullet the Blue Sky by U2: click here

July 28, 2016

8. Matt presents Title Music From Bombay Talkie


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Listen to Title Music (from Merchant Ivory's Film "Bombay Talkie"): click here
Learn a bit more about Wes Anderson: click here
Watch his film The Darjeeling Limited: click here

July 21, 2016

7. Pete presents Redemption Song By Bob Marley


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Listen to Redemption Song by Bob Marley: click here

July 13, 2016

6. Rozie Castoe presents Money By Pink Floyd


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Bassist Rozie Castoe guest hosts this weeks episode.
Listen to Money by Pink Floyd: click here

July 7, 2016

5. Pete presents Tyrone by Erykah Badu


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Listen to Tyrone by Erykah Badu: click here

June 30, 2016

4. Matt presents Spirit Voices By Paul Simon


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Listen to Spirit Voices by Paul Simon: click here

June 23, 2016

3. Pete presents Fake Empire by The National


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Listen to Fake Empire by The National: click here

June 16, 2016

2. Matt presents Sometimes (Lestor Piggot) By James


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Listen to Sometimes (Lestor Piggot) by James: click here

June 11, 2016

1. Introduction


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Welcome to our brand new podcast, The Musical Moment. It's a podcast about the our favorite moments in the music we love the most.

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