Author: RockCandy

Unknown Pleasures

Episode 123: Guilty Pleasures – Hashtag Glowed Up

We all got em- guilty pleasure songs! The tunes you bop to when no one is looking. It’s just about summer time, which is a perfect time to dig up music that you never wanted anyone to see on your playlist. This week we got together and discussed our favorite shame-filled songs, despite how much […]

Bad Reputation

Episode 122: The Prodigy – Pretzel and the Ball

This fearless group took electronica to a whole new level in the 90’s. Breaking the boundaries of genre by incorporating the sounds of techno, hip hop, rock, and everything in between to create the most unique music the world had heard up to that point. They made it ok for metal heads to want to […]

Unsung Heroes

Episode 121: Thin Lizzy – He Was Somethin’

This week we’re not just going into the story of the legendary Thin Lizzy, but especially so to talk about the life of frontman Phil Lynott. He had the charisma to get all eyes on him during a performance, but he was not born with it, it took years to adapt to the rock star […]

Unsung Heroes

Episode 120: The Specials – The 2 Tone Towers

Ska may not always get the respect it deserves, but this band sure should! The Specials are the originators of 2 Tone, a style of music that fused together Jamaican ska with punk and sprinkled in some new wave here and there. They changed the game and influenced the worlds of rock and pop to […]

Bad Reputation

Episode 119: Fiona Apple – Fan Adjacent

You may only remember Fiona Apple from her risque music video for Criminal back in the late 90’s, but she is so much more. An artist who has taken her pain and displayed it for all the world to see and relate to. She learned early on that if you can’t please everyone, then at […]

Beyond the Band

Episode 114: R.E.M. – Alliteration, Acronyms, Eyebrows

This week we talk about the quintessential alt rock band, R.E.M. If it weren’t for these guys, indie music wouldn’t exist and rock would be a much blander genre. A group that refused to bend to anyone else’s rules and spent years paying their dues as a cult success. But when they finally hit radio […]

css.php