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Is the Brown Note a Real Thing?

Episode 225 • Jul. 29, 2018

According to a decades-old urban legend, listening to a specific low-frequency tone will make you poop your pants. Challenge accepted.

Review of "Head Over Heels" by Chromeo

Episode 224 • Jul. 22, 2018

This contemporary funky duo has had a special place in our hearts for years. Are they getting stagnant, or are we just ready for something new?

The History of Chiptune Music

Episode 223 • Jun. 9, 2018

These beeps and boops were once a technological breakthrough for video game music, but this style is more widespread than you might think.

Review of "Good Thing" by Leon Bridges

Episode 222 • May 20, 2018

In his sophomore album, Bridges expresses his passion for branching out into new musical styles, but does so in a subtle and tasteful way.

Review of "Disorderlies"

Episode 221 • May 16, 2018

In 1987, the rap trio The Fat Boys starred in a comedy film full of mystery, suspense, old people and chocolate cakes. It was terrible.

Video Game Music From Our Childhoods

Episode 220 • May 13, 2018

While these may not be historically significant examples of video game music, they've proven to be some memorable bits of nostalgia for us.

Should We Reconstruct the Voices of Dead Singers?

Episode 219 • Apr. 14, 2018

Old JFK recordings were recently reconstructed into a speech he never gave. Could this technology have implications on the future of music?

All About Boy Bands

Episode 218 • Apr. 9, 2018

These dreamy young men have been stealing our hearts for generations. But what qualities make boy bands such a unique form of pop music?

Rap Songs That Reference 90s Cartoons

Episode 217 • Apr. 2, 2018

Contemporary rappers often mention the cartoons that many of us grew up with, either in a single line of a song, or a more significant homage.

The History of Karaoke

Episode 216 • Feb. 17, 2018

Karaoke has long established itself as a staple of drunk bar patrons with an inflated sense of vocal ability. But where did it all begin?