Hidden Jukebox

Your favorite 90s albums, celebrated

About the show

Jake Amster and Matthew Amster-Burton, two Seattle music nerds and actual brothers, take you on an audio tour of the best albums of the 90s, from R.E.M. to T.L.C., Snoop Dogg to Phish.

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  • 22: Illmatic

    March 2nd, 2020  |  40 mins 7 secs

    Life is parallel to hell, but I must maintain.

  • 21: Tragic Kingdom

    February 1st, 2020  |  51 mins 28 secs

    Leave a message and I'll call you back.

  • 20: (What's the Story) Morning Glory?

    January 1st, 2020  |  56 mins 31 secs

    How many special people change? (Featuring George McCleary!)

  • 19: Little Earthquakes

    December 1st, 2019  |  49 mins

    CONTENT WARNING: Sexual assault.

    Wearing my naughties like a jewel.

  • 18: Vs.

    November 1st, 2019  |  54 mins 53 secs

    Tunnel vision!

    Content Warning: Several references to sexual assault, plus we criticize the band Sublime.

  • 17: Odelay

    October 1st, 2019  |  52 mins 32 secs

    Put your skeletons in jail.

  • 16: CrazySexyCool

    September 1st, 2019  |  51 mins 39 secs

    Take a good look at it. Look at it now.

  • 15: The Bends

    August 1st, 2019  |  44 mins 24 secs

    Who stole Thom's vodka cup?

  • 14: A Live One

    July 1st, 2019  |  54 mins 36 secs

    Jake is a Phish fan. Matthew is a Phish skeptic. Naturally they're tackling the Phishiest possible release, 1994's A Live One, which features a 30-minute song.

  • 13: Out of Time

    June 1st, 2019  |  1 hr 6 mins

    Special Guest Rich McLaughlin (Sirius XM, I Heart Radio, WFUV, Amazon Music) joins us on a journey through “Time.” On this month’s Hidden Jukebox, we discuss REM’s Out of Time (1991) as well as what made the band great, what made the band fall apart, and why Rich is so damned obsessed with these guys.

  • 12: Doggystyle

    May 1st, 2019  |  54 mins 51 secs

    We'll be here till six in the morning.

  • Episode 11: Dookie

    April 1st, 2019  |  50 mins 38 secs

    Green Day’s Dookie (1994) was punk rock your parents could enjoy in the car. Deceptively upbeat (until you listen to the lyrics), Dookie’s strong hooks and clever lyrics brought punk to a mass audience—and is still loads of fun today.