Ed's back with a new collection of songs that should be On Your Radar!


Lizzo "Good as Hell"
Raury "Devil's Whisper"
The Japanese House "Still"
Jill Scott "Hear My Call"
Avicii "Touch Me"
RAY BLK "Chill Out" featuring SG Lewis
Lion Original Soundtrack "Layers Expanding Time"


More Episodes

Round 007 - Songs of 2016

February 21, 2017

Josh, Jen and Ed are joined by director Ryan Maples to look back at last year and pick their favorite songs of 2016!

Jen's song: Justin Timberlake, "Can't Stop The Feeling" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ru0K8uYEZWw
Josh's song: Angel Olsen, "Shut Up Kiss Me" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nleRCBhLr3k
Ed's song: Leonard Cohen, "You Want It Darker" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YD6fvzGIBfQ
Ryan's song: Bon Iver, "22 (Over Soon)" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISCEilPMNak


Round 006 - Creepy Love Songs

February 14, 2017

Josh, Jen and Ed get dangerously romantic with Mike Axelsen to find the best Creepy Love Song!

Ed's song: Shakespeare's Sister, "Stay" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AX-MyKQlndo
Jen's song: Garbage, "#1 Crush" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PX7LLua5NCM
Josh's song: U2, "With Or Without You" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmSdTa9kaiQ
Mike's song: Elvis Costello, "I Want you" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CykE5DFJVr0


Round 005 - Songs About Winning

February 7, 2017

Josh, Jen and Ed are joined by Jen's neice Jillian to talk about how music supports and commemorates success!

Jen's song: David Bowie, "Heroes" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tgcc5V9Hu3g
Ed's song: Panic at the Disco, "Victorious" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUChk0lxF44
Josh's song: Paramore, "Misery Business" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCyGvGEtOwc
Jill's song: Eminem, "Lose Yourself" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFYQQPAOz7Y


Round 004 - Murder Ballads

January 31, 2017

Josh, Jen and Ed are joined by producer/musician Brian Lerner to talk about songs of death and murder. Get dark this week!

Josh's song: Queen, "Bohemian Rhapsody" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJ9rUzIMcZQ
Ed's song:
Carrie Underwood, "Two Black Cadillacs" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVEBZLrjpw4
Jen's song: The Boomtown Rats, "I Don't Like Mondays" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yteMugRAc0
Brian's song: Skid Row, "18 And Life" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8O317T6Zlno

Beatdown Bonus: On Your Radar - January, 2017

January 27, 2017

Ed brings a Beatdown podcast bonus, a collection of his favorite songs that should be On Your Radar!

Ray BLK - "My Hood"
Dawn Richard - "Renegades"
Pinegrove - "Old Friends"
Wolffe - "Shoot You Down"
Blajk - "French Class"
The Crimson Peak Soundtrack - "The Gramophone"


Round 003 - Songs from GLEE

January 24, 2017

Josh, Jen and Ed take a look back at where it all began: GLEE. And they're joined by longtime Gleeful listener, @SamiHiggins!


Round 002 - Songs of the Year

January 17, 2017

Candi Bartlett join Josh, Jen and Ed to battle over songs that won Song of the Year at the Grammy's!


Round 001 - Songs About Beginnings

January 9, 2017

Josh, Jen and Ed convene for the first episode of Beatdown! This week the theme is "Songs About Beginnings" and the gang discusses their first concert.


Ed: Blue Sky Riders, "Little Victories"
Jen: Michael Kiwanuka, "Home Again"
Josh: Nina Simone, "Feeling Good"