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Music for Plants?

Episode 252 • Aug. 22, 2019

Since the 1970s, a lot people have believed that playing music can help their plants grow. Science doesn't back it up, so why is this a thing?

Review of "Mr. T's Commandments"

Episode 251 • Aug. 18, 2019

In 1984, Mr. T made his musical debut with this utterly absurd rap album of positive life lessons for the children. What a time to be alive!

A History of Podcasting

Episode 250 • Jul. 25, 2019

To celebrate our biggest milestone ever, we're discussing the medium of podcasting itself, including its history, trends and possible future.

Meme Songs

Episode 249 • Jun. 9, 2019

Shenanigans are always afoot on the internet, and music is no exception! Some songs have enjoyed unexpected fame from bizarre trolls and jokes.

Why Are Silent Songs a Thing?

Episode 248 • May 19, 2019

Silent musical compositions are more common than you might think, and their purpose ranges from simple humor to the exploitation of royalties.

Unusual Music Players

Episode 247 • May 9, 2019

The consumer music market has seen a number of odd devices over the last few decades, from undersized CD players to stylish vertical turntables.

Songs Written or Recorded in the Bathroom

Episode 246 • May 4, 2019

They say the greatest ideas come from the bathroom. Music is no exception, as a few well-known songs have originated from this magical place.

A Quick Look at Mini Vinyl Records

Episode 245 • Apr. 23, 2019

While it's been treated more as a gimmick than a serious music format, the 3-inch record has made a few interesting appearances over the years.

A Quick Look at Mini CDs

Episode 244 • Apr. 16, 2019

Although the format is still alive and kicking today, the music industry really only embraced mini CDs for a couple of years in the late 80s.

Is High-Speed Internet to Blame for Music Piracy?

Episode 243 • Apr. 11, 2019

A new lawsuit from the big record companies begs the question: are internet providers enticing digital pirates by selling high-speed internet?