Fave Albums of 2020...So Far

Fest Friends Podcast Episode 12 Two best friends podcasting about concerts, music festivals, and so much more! Your best friends are Shaun Johnson (@shaunsjohnson) and Nick Gandy (@bazooka_nick). We're live music veterans who want to share our joy and excitement for concerts and music festivals with the world! We also go on tangents about a bunch of other stuff we love, like movies, TV shows, and video games. Follow the show on social media at @festfriendspod! Send your letters to FestFriendsPod@gmail.com, and we will feature on the show.



In this episode:

Intro/Wild world 

Election is coming up! September flew by! Let’s dive right into the Afterglow

Afterglow - Breckinridge, CO & Bridgeman, MI, and Whiterock conservancy for Mitch’s birthday, and celebrating my 1st anniversary with Led



Shauntelle’s birthday is Monday. The first debate & thoughts on addiction and the lifelong struggles that go with it, FDT 



Shoutout to the Indiecast with Steven Hyden and Ian Cohen



Check in with our favorite records of the year

Shaun’s favorites so far:

Bully - Sugaregg

Code Orange - Underneath and Under the Skin

Hundredth - Somewhere Nowhere

Land of Talk - Indistinct Conversations

Touche Amore - Lament

Whitney - Candid

Phantogram - Ceremony

Stay Inside - Viewing - No Sleep Records, could this be the start of the next golden age for NSR?

Pay for Pain - Pain EP

COVET - technicolor

Run the Jewels - RTJ4

Juelz - High Octane EP

Kardashev - The Baring of Shadows EP - Black metal, incredible

weave - The Sound II - Japanese (sung in English), emo alternative

Waxahatchee - Saint Cloud

Trippie Redd - A Love Letter to You 4 - Pegasus is out 10/30



Need more time with:

Bartees Strange - Live Forever

Sufjan Stevens - The Ascension

Deftones - Ohms

beabadoobee - Fake It Flowers

Bright Eyes - Down in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was

CloZee - Neon Jungle

Mansions - Big Bad

Remo Drive - Portrait of an Ugly Man

Ezra Feinberg - Recumbent Speech

Terror Reid - Hot Vodka 1

Big Gigantic - Free Your Mind

HYPE - Two weeks off from things and then Halloween! Seeing Alex Bush and Kassie! WOOHOO!!