It’s all kicking off in the fifth episode of the Secret Cave podcast. Lee and I have arguments about turn-based combat, the best Radiohead album, Final Fantasy’s finest era, and Rasta samples in the Predator movies.
…But for now, listen to this week’s episode:
📻 in this episode, we discuss:
- Thoughts on Radiohead’s A Moon Shaped Pool
- How your listening environment affects music
- On True Love Waits
- Does a high production value affect emotional reaction?
- Radiohead albums, ranked
- Why Amnesiac can’t be Radiohead’s best album
- Consistent themes in Radiohead albums
- On Hatewatching
- How does hatewatching work?
- The complexity of Karl Pilkington
- How much of Karl Pilkington’s personality is real?
- Hatewatching and familiarity
- On the hilarity of Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of the Worlds
- Attraction to things with huge back catalogs
- A heated argument about Predator
- On Final Fantasy XV
- 2D Final Fantasy vs 3D Final Fantasy
- Does FFXV depart too much from the FF blueprint?
- The much-anticipated features of FFXV
- Turn-based combat vs. Active combat
- Is turn-based combat dying?
- Getting the platinum trophy in Rayman Legends
- Text-based RPGs
- Inside the filter bubble
- How algorithms impact the way we discover content online
- Will new voices have a tough time being heard?
- When counterculture becomes culture
- Popping the filter bubble
- A bit of fourth wall-breaking chat about Secret Cave
🔗 links mentioned:
- A Moon Shaped Pool review
- In Rainbows
- True Love Waits
- OK Computer
- Pablo Honey
- Kid A
- Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
- The Bends
- Carry On up the Charts: The Best of the Beautiful South
- An Idiot Abroad
- Hatewatching: The Silent Taste-Maker
- Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of the Worlds
- Final Fantasy XV
- Final Fantasy IV
- Final Fantasy XII
- Batman: Arkham City
- Rayman Legends
- Filter bubble
- Stewart Lee
- Jim Cornette
- Shawn Michaels
Music credit: Nuclear Winter — Baby Mawson
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