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Did They Steal It? Rockwell vs. Imagination

Episode 168 • September 22, 2016

These two songs share fairly similar music videos and lyrical themes. Is this "just an illusion" or was there something else going on here?

Did They Steal It? Flo Rida vs. Pretty Lights

Episode 167 • September 18, 2016

When songs use the same music sample, does that mean one artist stole the idea from another? Does sampling even lend itself to "ownership"?

Demo Tapes vs. Master Recordings

Episode 166 • September 14, 2016

Whether leaked from the studio or officially released, early demo recordings of songs can offer interesting insight into their development.

The Depressing 4-Year Anniversary Special!

Episode 165 • September 6, 2016

What have we accomplished with this show in 4 years? There's no fanbase of listeners or stacks of money, but we still enjoy it anyway.

Review of Netflix's "The Get Down"

Episode 164 • August 30, 2016

Set in the Bronx in the 1970s, this new Netflix series details a somewhat fictionalized history of the budding years of hip hop music.

What is Paulstretch?

Episode 163 • August 18, 2016

"Paul's Extreme Sound Stretch" is an open-source program that can stretch music by extreme proportions. It's beautiful, but is it practical?

Artificial Intelligence & Music

Episode 162 • August 14, 2016

AI's role is rapidly growing in today's tech-driven music experience. How are computers defining what we listen to? Should we even let them?

The Schizophrenic Stylings of Wesley Willis

Episode 161 • August 7, 2016

Wesley Willis, a singer with schizophrenia, garnered a cult following in the 90s with his strange, minimalist songs with nonsensical lyrics.

Review of "Wildflower" by The Avalanches

Episode 160 • July 25, 2016

The Avalanches have finally returned with their sophomore album—a psychedelic masterpiece of "plunderphonics" nearly 16 years in the making.

The Led Zeppelin Trial / The Rise of USB Headphones

Episode 159 • July 24, 2016

In recent music news, the "Stairway to Heaven" ruling was decided, and new technology could force you to throw away all of your headphones.