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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?

The Life Cereal Rock Music Mystery

Episode 291 • Sep. 14, 2020

Life Cereal held a musical trivia sweepstakes in 1986. With the original records in hand, can we guess the songs and win a new LaserDisc system?

The Disappearance of Glenn Miller

Episode 290 • Sep. 10, 2020

Famed bandleader Glenn Miller stepped onto a plane in 1944 and was never seen again. Buckle up for some wild conspiracy theories with this one!

The Quick & Dirty Failure of Playboy Records

Episode 289 • Sep. 5, 2020

In a strangely off-brand move, Playboy Enterprises entered the music industry in the mid-1970s. You can probably guess how long that lasted.

The Evolution of Video Game Music

Episode 288 • Sep. 1, 2020

From their humble beginnings of beeps and boops, the quality and role of music in video games has seen astounding growth over the years.

The Disappearance of Jim Sullivan

Episode 287 • Aug. 27, 2020

In 1975, folk-rock singer Jim Sullivan left his family in LA to find work in Nashville. Two days later in New Mexico, he vanished without a trace.

Musicians With Their Own Video Games

Episode 286 • Aug. 22, 2020

From arcade machines to home computers, several musical artists and bands have been immortalized in video game form over the past few decades.