This Song Podcast #6

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Has a song ever changed your life? That’s the question KUTX’s This Song asks each episode. Artists like Spoon, Thundercat, and Run The Jewels sit down with host Elizabeth McQueen, zeroing in on specific songs and explaining how they impacted their personal lives and helped shape their own sound. Memorable episodes include Raury describing how […]

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United States of Music Podcast #4

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Spotify releases a new original podcast, “United States of Music,” hosted by comedian Sasheer Zamata. The podcast series consists of six episodes, and uses Spotify listening data to uncover stories about people who make music, people who love music and the stories that connect them, one city at a time. Sasheer Zamata, who is herself […]

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The Empire Film Podcast #3

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Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) is held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the Galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and dashing Captain Han Solo (Harrison Ford) team together with the lovable robotic duo, R2-D2 and C-3PO, to rescue the beautiful princess and restore justice in the Empire. Lorem […]

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Eminem Revival

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Few texts in hip-hop are as bizarre as Eminem’s debut LP, Infinite. Released on a local Detroit label in 1996, it was either ignored or dismissed by those who rejected his whiteness and his borrowed aesthetic. Were it released in 2017, it might be celebrated for its scholarship of the form’s early classics, a la Joey Bada$$ or Roc Marciano. […]

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A Beginner’s Guide To Garage-Rock

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«My motto is: try everything, life is short,” says John Dwyer, the leader of San Francisco garage rockers Thee Oh Sees. “We are growing at every turn. Every day you get a little older, a little closer to the grave – you should taste it all.” A master of contemporary garage rock, he came into […]

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