The only bad thing about Song Exploder is that I've spent a lot more money on music I otherwise might not have found. Woe is me.
Be sure not to miss the year-end episode Sea of Love by the National. You can go through the year-long archives and find plenty of gold. The access that Hrishikesh Hirway has been able to gain over 52 weeks is a great example of how thoughtful, interesting, and insightful commentary opens doors.