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The Most Expensive Music Auctions of All Time

Episode 301 • Feb. 14, 2021

Some music releases are extremely rare, either by their age or how they were originally released. So which ones have pulled in the most money?

Reacting to Our First Episode

Episode 300 • Jan. 22, 2021

We've become the listeners! To celebrate 300 episodes, we're reflecting on our humble beginnings and discussing how our vision has evolved.

Review of "Black Pumas"

Episode 299 • Dec. 21, 2020

Musicians Eric Burton and Adrian Quesada have produced an impressive debut album, taking plenty of stylistic cues from classic soul and R&B.

Review of "We Will Always Love You" by The Avalanches

Episode 298 • Dec. 17, 2020

While their third album is a departure from their earlier work, the Avalanches prove they're still fully capable of putting out some great music.

Racial Expectations of Electronic & R&B Music

Episode 297 • Dec. 9, 2020

In this second half of the discussion we're exploring the history of electronic and R&B music, both of which have surprising racial origins.

Racial Expectations of Hip Hop & Country Music

Episode 296 • Nov. 22, 2020

Musical genres are often historically skewed toward a single race of people. But what about the white rappers and the black country singers?

The Music of Space Dandy

Episode 295 • Oct. 21, 2020

Few words can fully describe this irreverent and psychedelic anime, but it packs a refreshing funky disco soundtrack... in space, baby!

The Music of Samurai Champloo

Episode 294 • Oct. 9, 2020

This acclaimed anime from 2004 remixed elements of Japanese history with modern hip-hop culture, blurring the line between fact and fiction.

Did the CIA Kill Bob Marley?

Episode 293 • Sep. 26, 2020

Bob Marley lost a battle against cancer in 1981, but conspiracy theories have continued to cause doubt about the true nature of his passing.

Jackie Chan's Music Career

Episode 292 • Sep. 20, 2020

Martial arts legend Jackie Chan has been a successful singer in East Asia for over 30 years. So why is this largely unknown in the Western world?