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What the Funk Was Crunk?

Episode 315 • Feb. 4, 2022

This Atlanta-based subgenre of hip hop was only in the mainstream for a few years, but it is remembered for its party beats and shouted lyrics.

Musicians With Their Own Alcohol

Episode 314 • Jan. 30, 2022

The only thing better than enjoying a good song is pairing it with a tasty beverage. Musicians have caught on to this, and now they're cashing in.

Poorly Received Music Releases

Episode 313 • Jan. 16, 2022

Musical tastes are completely subjective, but some songs and albums have been so widely hated that it's impossible to ignore their notoriety.

Video Games on Vinyl?

Episode 312 • Oct. 20, 2021

In the early days of home computing, vinyl records and flexi discs were used to distribute games, software and even rudimentary music videos.

Janet Jackson's "Wardrobe Malfunction"

Episode 311 • Sep. 4, 2021

In the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show, Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson were involved in one of history's most scandalous musical performances.

Why Are Songs Getting Shorter?

Episode 310 • Aug. 27, 2021

The last decade has seen a sharp decline in average song length. In fact, it's the lowest it's been in 50 years. So what's the deal?

A Few More Bygone Media Formats

Episode 309 • Jul. 30, 2021

The 80s, 90s and 2000s were chock full of unusual media formats. We've talked about a few before, but we couldn't resist digging up a few more.

What Were Cassingles?

Episode 308 • May 24, 2021

The sale of individual songs has been a mainstay of music distribution for decades. So it only makes sense that cassettes had this, too, right?

Is Elvis Actually Alive?

Episode 307 • May 14, 2021

It's generally accepted that Elvis Presley died in 1977, but dozens of conspiracies over the years have claimed that he's still alive and well.

The Legacy of Daft Punk

Episode 306 • May 9, 2021

The recent breakup of this legendary duo marks the end of an era, but it's hard to overstate just how influential they were on electronic music.