RISK! Podcast
  • Episode:#850
  • Date:September 25, 2017
  • Run Time:1:52:03
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The Best of RISK! Music #13

Our thirteenth collection of our favorite music from the most recent RISK! episodes...is no longer avaible on the podcast feed. However, most if not all of these songs can now be found in The Best of RISK! Music playlist on Spotify.

Glass Works by David Buchs
U’Huh by Sinkane
Feel It Still by Portugal. The Man
Edge of Town by Middle Kids
White Iverson by Post Malone
Hollywood (feat. Penguin Prison) by RAC
Come Down by Anderson .Paak
Emoticons by The Wombats
Dog Days Are Over by Florence + The Machine
Hold On We’re Going Home by ASTR
Astrovan by Mt. Joy
Violins by I’m From Barcelona
Gravity Rides Everything by Modest Mouse
Classic (feat. Powers) by The Knocks
Cruel to be Kind by Nick Lowe
When It Don’t Come Easy by Patty Griffin
I Don’t Recall by Lavender Diamond
Lazy Eye by Silversun Pickups
Broken Hearts/Bones by Parlour Tricks
Capsized by Andrew Bird
Halloween Mask by Electric Owls
It Serves You Right To Suffer (The Avener Rework) by John Lee Hooker and The Avener
Upside Down by Jack Johnson
How Long Do I Have to Wait for You? by Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings
Morning Time (feat. Nicki Bluhm) by The Brothers Comatose
Freckle Song by Chuck Prophet
Shambala by Three Dog Night
Genghis Khan by Miike Snow
We Are the Tide by Blind Pilot
Little Movies by Aaron Lee Tasjan

Need more music?

Check out The Best of RISK! Music #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #14, #15, #16, and #17!

Also, all songs featured in the Best of RISK! Music episodes can also be found on Spotify by clicking HERE




  1. I absolutely love the music of Risk!. I’m so happy whenever these episodes come out. I just wish these episodes were actual albums so that I could totally listen to them everywhere! Thank you for the Spotify playlist. <3

  2. I also feel compelled to say how much I adore the music episodes. Also adore how the playlist is available here! I was hoping it would be. Now I can buy all the songs I love! Thank you!

  3. Thanks guys! We love hearing when people appreciate the music episodes. Finding all this music takes tons of research but we feel it adds so much energy and life to the show. I often play these mixes at social gatherings or when I’m out walking. Sometimes a song will remind me of a story that preceded it. Or just a particular era that RISK! was going through when we discovered that song. Lately I’ve been reviewing the oldest episodes from 2009 – 2013 and I’m shocked how many great songs didn’t even make it onto the Best of RISK! Music compilations from back then!

  4. This mix is outstanding! How do you afford the royalties? However you do it, your taste is impeccable! And the music really enhances what is already a fantastic show. Big up!

  5. Love your musical selections. I often hunt them down and add them to my playlists. These compilations make it much easier to do that successfully! Thanks.

  6. I’m not sure if someone has previously done this or on other platforms, but I compiled a playlist of all the “best of” music tracks from RISK! on iTunes.


  7. I was just watching a music reviewer talk about “Feel It Still” and how he can’t really like the song because the first place he heard it was in an ad and he can’t shake that initial association in his mind. He went on to talk about how the only way new musicians can even make money these days is via such ads and so his first exposure to new music is always in some ad and so he finds himself not really listening to new music any more. The first place I heard “Feel It Still” was this podcast and I’ll be forever grateful. The need for exposure for new music via podcasts can not be overstated in the current musical climate.

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