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Review of "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2"

Episode 192 • May 21, 2017

This film's predecessor was lauded for its prominent soundtrack featuring a mix of classic songs. How does this one stack up in comparison?

The Million Dollar McDonald's Record

Episode 191 • May 14, 2017

In the late 1980s, McDonald's ran a peculiar ad campaign featuring flexi-records, a song about their menu, and a chance to win $1,000,000.

What Was the Voice-O-Graph?

Episode 190 • May 8, 2017

Introduced in the 1940s, this unique booth found at fairgrounds and arcades allowed patrons to record themselves onto vinyl records.

A Look Back at HitClips

Episode 189 • May 2, 2017

This unique series of music toys made a big splash in 1999, but did the growing prominence of MP3 players lead to HitClips' quick demise?

Review of "The Shapes" by Miami Horror

Episode 188 • Apr. 27, 2017

This short EP packs a serious punch of 80s pop & new wave influence, showing that this musical style can still be wonderfully relevant.

Is Stevie Wonder Really Blind?

Episode 187 • Apr. 22, 2017

In a world full of dumb conspiracy theories, it's not surprising that some people believe Stevie Wonder is faking his lifelong disability.

Review of Netflix's "The Get Down: Part II"

Episode 186 • Apr. 15, 2017

While this musical miniseries is great overall, its second half shows some weaknesses that are likely reflective of the show's cancellation.

Indie / Soul Collaborations

Episode 185 • Feb. 23, 2017

Something old and something new. These independent musicians have collaborated with legendary soul artists to create some great new songs.

What's the Deal With the Seinfeld Bass Riff?

Episode 184 • Feb. 15, 2017

Just about everyone knows the theme song from "Seinfeld." But who was the man behind this musical gem of the 90s, and why was it so funky?

Why Do So Many Rap Songs Mention Grey Poupon Mustard?

Episode 183 • Feb. 12, 2017

Sparked from a popular ad campaign in the early 80s, this rich man's condiment found itself in dozens of rap songs in the years following.