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Episode 77: Madonna Part 2 – Primetime Butts

We conclude the tale of total pop icon Madonna with her boom into the 90’s that turned into her current presence in today’s music scene. With more hot takes than we initially thought possible. Her movie career takes off, she finds love and family, and after her music career takes a turn for the mature, […]

Beyond the Band

Episode 73: Talking Heads – So New, So Wavey

We’re back at it this week to talk about a band whose music you know oh so well, but whose story is a little harder to get the deets on. Talking Heads started out as a trio of art students just trying to express their disdain for the status quo using sarcasm and metaphors. Little […]

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Episode 70: Elliott Smith- The Woodwind Boys

In our continuing series for Mental Health Awareness month, we talk depression with the amazing singer/songwriter Elliott Smith. You may be surprised when we tell you what fantastic movie soundtracks you may remember him from. Covering his abusive childhood, to his struggles to create his music despite the things that hindered him from wanting success. […]

Who's That Girl?

Episode 69: Karen Carpenter- Square AF

This week we deal with a different kind of mental illness with a completely different kind of musician. Karen Carpenter was a wholesome, everywoman type of artist with the silkiest voice one could ever ask for. But she was haunted by the need to have control over her weight. In the end, she would succumb […]

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Episode 68: Daniel Johnston- Accidental Puns

We continue Mental Health Awareness month with another musician who has used his art as a way to live with his schizophrenia. We do spend some time comparing and contrasting him to last week’s subject, but Daniel Johnston has a very interesting and different story. A little more mainstream and very celebrated in the outsider […]

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