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In Memoriam: Prince

Episode 305 • Apr. 24, 2021

To honor the fifth anniversary of Prince's unfortunate passing, we're taking a casual look back at his storied career and immense popularity.

The History & Philosophy of the Skype Ringtone

Episode 304 • Apr. 4, 2021

As an early pioneer of video calls, Skype set out to create a ringtone that served not only a functional purpose, but an emotional one, too.

Musicians With Theme Park Rides

Episode 303 • Mar. 26, 2021

White it's not incredibly common, a handful of bands and musicians have actually been featured in their own rides at various amusement parks.

Musicians With Interesting Investments

Episode 302 • Feb. 26, 2021

Many famous musicians have diversified their hard-earned cash by taking ownership in well-known brands, franchises or other unusual investments.

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?