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Esoteric is described as of special, rare, or unusual interest.

Esoterica the Podcast is discussions and reviews of the obscure, offbeat and unusual. Music, movies, board games, books, hobbies… anything that strikes our fancy!

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S3E8 Mister Asylum

This week we continue our journey through Aaron’s “laid back and heavy” motif with Highly Suspect. Highly Suspect  is an American rock band from Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The band consists of twin brothers Rich (bass guitar, backing vocals) and Ryan Meyer (drums, backing vocals), Johnny Stevens (guitar, lead vocals), and Matt Kofos (guitar, synthesizer, backing vocals). After starting as a bar … More S3E8 Mister Asylum

S3E7 Cure for Pain

So, here’s the thing. Morphine was one of the best bands to come out of Boston in the 90’s. You can argue the point, and you can be wrong. Formed in 1989 by Mark Sandman, Dana Colley and Jerome Deupree, Morphine combined blues and jazz elements with more traditional rock arrangements, giving the band an unusual sound. Sandman sang distinctively in … More S3E7 Cure for Pain

S3E6 Royal Blood

This week we listen to and discuss one of Aaron’s picks: English rock duo Royal Blood. Formed in Brighton in 2011, Royal Blood consists of Mike Kerr on vocals and bass and Ben Thatcher on drums. Their sound is anchored in Kerr’s unique bass playing technique, in which he uses various effects pedals to make his electric bass sound like … More S3E6 Royal Blood

Happy Birthday, Esoterica the Podcast!

One year ago today we began this journey. In honor of the occasion, Aaron and I go back to our roots, recording in the woods of Myles Standish and take a listen to Dog Police. Join us in celebrating this milestone!

1 on 1 with Julie Anderson!

So we’re trying a few new things here at Esoterica the Podcast. This is our debut episode of “1 on 1′” Short conversations with people we find interesting. This is exclusive YouTube content, and not part our regular podcast. For this episode, Chris talks to TikTok sensation and unofficial Gen X spokesperson Julie Anderson. Turns … More 1 on 1 with Julie Anderson!


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