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It’s Been Too Long (Encore Episode 134) Podcast

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    It’s been a few weeks since Thomas and I have sat down and talked, so we really enjoyed catching up on this episode of Encore. There’s some talk about new Apple products, AirPods, Apple Watches, and then a lengthy talk about seeing Blink-182 live and all the bands that opened for them on their recent tour. We end with a bunch of really fun listener questions about albums, music, life, an and had a blast trying to decide what band we’d want to see if we could travel anywhere in the world. This is a fun one.


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    Show Notes

    • Pre-show: We are recording early. This is Episode 134 but we recorded on September 21, so if some of this stuff is boring to you, blame all of the past — your entire personal past and entire life. Jason saw blink-182, and fell in love with A Day To Remember. Old men, they are just like you teens!
    • Lots of chatter about the Apple Event. See how old this episode is now? We go deep on the lack of a headphone jack and AirBuds … no, sorry, that’s the cinematic masterpiece featuring a dog who’s very good at sports … I meant AirPods. Tweet @ThomasNassiff if you actually enjoy reading the show notes.
    • Listener questions: How many singles should you release from an album? How many is too many? How does Jason feel about the current state of and its forums? We will talk about best autumn records for Jake in much more depth on probably the next podcast. Do we worry about our hearing and do we wear “ear protection” at shows? Something about Paramore. We can see any band play anywhere in the world for free — who, and where?
    • If we talked about anything else….I don’t remember.
    • JT Recommends: You’re The Worst Season 3, new Yellowcard album, new Jimmy Eat World album.
    • TN Recommends: For the life of me I cannot remember what I recommended at all. I did write a thing about AirPods on my blog,, if that interests you.

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  2. Oh wow. Forgot that we were due for an episode this week. Awesome!!
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  3. Fucking Dustin

    Hey now we'll be okay Supporter

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  4. sean_rugy

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    @Thomas Nassiff I don't even listen to the podcast, just read the notes
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  5. Eric Wilson

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    I've had a pair of Earasers for a little over a year now for concerts and such, and really love them. Always nice when my ears aren't ringing after a show!
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  6. kwilcox


    I don't know why, but this is one of my favorite episodes from you guys! Thanks!
  7. Colby Searcy

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    Thanks for answering my question! That's exactly what I was curious about. Glad that you feel more comfortable about Chorus @Jason Tate!

    To me, in general, there's definitely a better aura and camaraderie/unity to the user base here and seems WAY more civil even when there are disagreements.
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  8. timcsheehan


    I want to see The Killers (with The 1975 opening) at the O2 Arena in London. I feel like seeing those bands in the UK would be dope.

    Also, I hope the Paramore record sounds like Future.
  9. MikeERayner


    Just listened to this episode. In regards to the seeing one band anywhere in the world, I basically just did this haha. I'm from Australia (Jason, hit me up if you ever want to come see TLE down here haha) and Biffy Clyro play to ~1000 people when they tour here which is awesome knowing how big they are in the U.K. but after a while I decided I wanted to see the other side of it. So in August I flew to the UK to see them play a headline show to 35,000 people in Glasgow and then see them headline Reading Festival. Was 1000% worth it!