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Let's Play the Motown Quiz! (Part 1)

Episode 277 • Jun. 15, 2020

More than just a record studio, Motown defined a new era of racially integrated music in the 1960s & 70s. But how much trivia can we recall?

Let's Play the '70s Music Quiz!

Episode 276 • Jun. 10, 2020

We have pretty decent knowledge of 70s pop music... or so we think. It's time to test our knowledge and learn some fun facts along the way!

Let's Play the Funk Bands Quiz!

Episode 275 • Jun. 5, 2020

It's been a while since we've specifically focused on funk music history. Do we still have what it takes to get through these trivia questions?

A Serious Note About Racism

Episode 274 • Jun. 3, 2020

Amidst our society's ongoing racial crisis, we wanted to take a few minutes to address this serious topic and share our personal commitments.

Do You Have a Clue About Steve Burns?

Episode 273 • May 30, 2020

You probably remember him from Blue's Clues, but Steve is a talented musician who has released a few albums since his departure from the show.

Coronavirus & the Vinyl Record Industry

Episode 272 • May 25, 2020

Independent record shops have been fundamental to the resurgence of vinyl, but these small businesses are now struggling in these uncertain times.

What Are Sample Rate, Bit Depth & Bit Rate?

Episode 271 • May 21, 2020

These technical aspects of digital audio aren't exactly common knowledge, but they define the quality of the music you listen to every day.

The Magic of Music Recognition Apps

Episode 270 • May 11, 2020

Apps like Shazam and SoundHound are really useful for identifying songs. The process takes seconds, but it's surprisingly complex under the hood.

Music for Cats?

Episode 269 • Mar. 26, 2020

We love kitties. But do kitties love music? Composer David Teie sought the answer with his experimental music scientifically designed tor cats.

Understanding Pitch

Episode 268 • Feb. 16, 2020

The concept of auditory pitch is surprisingly subjective. In fact, this psychological phenomenon is at the very root of how we perceive sound.