What is the best album ever created?

ES: Neutral Milk Hotel's "In the Aeroplane Over the Sea."

SB: "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot," by Wilco or maybe "Aha Shake Heartbreak," by Kings of Leon.

What's the best band to see live?

ES: I really like the Fiery Furnaces, but I always like the Fiery Furnaces, so I might be biased.

SB: Wilco.

What song pumps you up?

ES: Anything by Annie. Norwegian pop is fun.

SB: "You Only Live Once," by The Strokes.

What song brings you down?

ES: I don't know...emo? Bright Eyes?

SB: "She Paints Me Blue," by Something Corporate, or any other song that has unhappy memories attached to it.

If you were dictator of a small country, what would be your national anthem?

ES: "Strongest Man in the World," by Menomena, to be played to me every morning by my adoring citizens.

SB: "Redemption Song," by Bob Marley, or I'd make up my own song.

If you were onstage with a mic in front of thousands of screaming fans, what would you say?

ES: "Get me out of here." That doesn't sound like a situation I'd have entered into willingly.

SB: "I love you too."

Smith and Broge can be heard on "Roomie Rock," 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday mornings on WBOR 91.1 FM.