Condition Mint
Episode 70: A.O.R.F.T.W

Episode 70: A.O.R.F.T.W

March 13, 2020

Condition Mint attempt to cut through to commercial audiences with this weeks deep dive into the genre of Adult Orientated Rock. The results will delight 70s FM radio management but also deliver content to less key demographics including guitar racists, heavy metal Mr Bean fans and those interested in charting Ronnie James Dio’s mystical form.

Songs discussed in this episode include

Since You’ve Been Gone by Rainbow
From: Down To Earth (1979)

Barracuda by Heart
From Little Queen (1977)

Episode 69: Paging Michael Bevan

Episode 69: Paging Michael Bevan

February 20, 2020

Condition Mint pad up and head into the middle for a game changing innings where they dismantle the bowling attack of musical ignorance and bring home the Ashes of sonic wisdom. Yes there’s even more cricketing metaphors than usual with “Paging Michael Bevan” an episode dedicated to closing album tracks.

Music discussed on this week's episode includes

Everybody’s Getting A Three Piece Together - The Fauves
From: Future Spa (1996)

Promotion Man - Highway Robbery
From: For Love Or Money (1972)

Episode 68: The First Cut Is The Deepest

Episode 68: The First Cut Is The Deepest

February 7, 2020

Condition Mint delve into the hidden territories where fan faves are nowhere to be seen and smash hits fear to tread. It's the deep cut episode where Fox and Jase put a couple of sonic dark horses under the microscope, get to the bottom of a few hereto unreported Jimmy Page curses and get close to re-opening the Condition Mint Sex Pest investigation.

Songs discussed in this episode include

Bring It On Home by Led Zeppelin From: Led Zeppelin 2 (1969)
Bell Boy by The Who From: Quadrophenia (1973)

Episode 67: Memoirs Of A Rat Queen

Episode 67: Memoirs Of A Rat Queen

January 24, 2020

The Condition mint team turn the nepotism up to 11 with another special featuring Fox’s band The Neptune Power Federation. This episode focuses on their latest album Memoirs Of A Rat Queen and features TWO persons of minterest specials. Be warned - It runs pretty long but editing it would mean losing 234 River Styx swear words and Jaso explaining how Ian Chappell helps guide stoner rock song arrangements.

 

Songs featured in this episode include

“I’ll Make A Man Out Of You”
“Watch Our Masters Bleed”
and “Rat Queen”

from: Memoirs Of A Rat Queen by the Neptune Power Federation.

 

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Episode 66: 2019 - A Mintrospective

Episode 66: 2019 - A Mintrospective

December 30, 2019

As 2019 draws to an end join the Condition Mint team as they perform a thorough exit interview on the outgoing year. Stats freaks will love the forensic analysis of Fox and Jaso's Spotify habits whilst there is also something for guitar buyers on strict budgets and hypothetical net session enthusiasts. 

Songs featured in this episode include:

Say Hello - Fuzz
From: Fuzz II (2015)

Sour Grain - Humble Pie
From: Rock On (1971)

Episode 65: Cover Oneself In Glory

Episode 65: Cover Oneself In Glory

September 13, 2019

Cover bands, Tribute acts. Sonic shape shifters. Audio imposters. They go by many names, but sing other peoples songs into our hearts. In this very special episode Fox and Jaso pay tribute to these popular music photocopiers by recounting their own experiences on the cover act circuit.

Songs discussed in this weeks episode include:

Roadhouse Blues - The Doors
From: Morrison Hotel (1970)

Apartment - Custard
From: Weisenheimer (1995)

Episode 64: We Gotta Get Out Of This Place

Episode 64: We Gotta Get Out Of This Place

August 29, 2019

The Condition Mint team get on the move with an episode dedicated to transport themed tuneage. Though be warned - approximately 90% of the episode is dedicated to a detailed assessment of Paul Revere and The Raiders time travelling capabilities.

Songs discussed on this weeks episode include

The Great Airplane Strike - Paul Revere and The Raiders
From: The Spirit of 67 (1966)

Get in The Car - Snout
From: Circle High and Wide (1998)

 

 

Episode 63: You’ve Made A Meal Of That

Episode 63: You’ve Made A Meal Of That

August 8, 2019

Condition Mint crack down on shitty cover versions that soil the memory of perfectly good originals. As the truth bombs rain down Fox and Jaso also manage to forget the meaning of their own acronyms, rate their favourite Robbies and increase the caseload on an already overworked Condition Mint legal system.

Songs discussed in this weeks episode include

Venus - Shocking blue (1969)

Smokin In The Boys Room - Brownsville Station
From: Yeah (1973)

Episode 62: Take That Back!

Episode 62: Take That Back!

July 25, 2019

No artist is above feeling the Condition Mint critical boot make firm contact with their discographic behind, even if they thought they may have penned the perfect tune. Yes in this episode Jaso and Fox discuss songs that are great but have one bit that ruins them! They also turn their eye to psychedelic list management, Coles shoppers music taste and how 70s London sex parties were the nemesis of decent guitar takes.

Music discussed on this week’s podcast includes

Time Of The Season - The Zombies
From: Odyssey and Oracle (1968)

Juniors Wailing - Status Quo
From: Ma Kelly’s Greasy Spoon (1970)

Episode 61: A Most Profound Gentleman of the Twateratti

Episode 61: A Most Profound Gentleman of the Twateratti

July 11, 2019

Fox and Jaso charge into the Condition Mint hall of mirrors to take a good hard look at themselves and analyse their personal musical snobbery. It’s a bumper episode jammed packed with insights into the minds of your humble hosts, as well as another visit to Condition Mint Sex Pest Court, yet another of Jaso’s award winning impressions of Rodney Dangerfield doing a Gene Simmons impression, and Fox’s bombshell revelation of how Nick Maxwell’s perfect pitch may have led to Collingwood losing the 2011 AFL premiership.

Music discussed on this week’s podcast includes

Paradise By The Dashboard Light - Meatloaf
From: Bat Out Of Hell (1977)

Cheap Wine - Cold Chisel
From: East (1980)