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Review of "Changes" by Charles Bradley

Episode 151 • May 1, 2016

Charles Bradley is among the finest contemporary voices carrying the torch for soul music. Here's our thoughts on his latest album release.

The College Radio Reunion Special!

Episode 150 • April 24, 2016

We've brought together all four DJs from our original college radio show. It's time to share a few laughs and recall those formative years.

Why are Compilation Albums a Thing?

Episode 149 • April 16, 2016

There are many variations of compilation albums, but why do they exist in the first place? Do they serve a purpose alongside studio albums?

Is Shuffling Your Songs Actually Random?

Episode 148 • April 10, 2016

Conspiracy theories have formed around the ubiquitous "shuffle" feature, but could it be that our perceptions of randomness are all wrong?

The Role of Songs in Movie Trailers

Episode 147 • April 3, 2016

When a song is featured in a movie trailer, does it actually help sell the film? If so, why is it often not featured in the film itself?

"Musical Compatibility" in Relationships

Episode 146 • March 16, 2016

What does it mean to be "musically compatible" with your partner? Are musical tastes enough to make or break your attraction to someone?

Campaign Songs are Often Used Illegally

Episode 145 • March 12, 2016

Political campaigns usually play songs without permission from the respective artists. As you might expect, this frequently leads to issues.

Bastardizing Song Lyrics for TV Commercials

Episode 144 • March 6, 2016

Advertisers will periodically modify the lyrics to a popular song to help sell their products on TV. Is it as effective as it is shameless?

Shaquille O'Neal's Rap Career

Episode 143 • February 27, 2016

A lot of people don't know that this NBA all-star had a rap career that spanned 8 years and several albums. So, how good was Shaq's music?

Black History Month: "I'm Black and I'm Proud" by James Brown

Episode 142 • February 20, 2016

After finding success with audiences of all colors, James Brown's famous empowerment song managed to drive away his entire white audience.