Category: Beyond the Band

Beyond the Band

Episode 52: Queen Part 2- Have You Been To A Spin Class

In our second installment on the story of Queen, we get to the real meat of their discography with albums that contained some of their most massive worldwide hits. And while the fans had nothing but complete adoration for them, the critics couldn’t find any room in their hearts for an “elitist” band when punk […]

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Episode 51: Queen Part 1- Beyond The Mercury

We are kicking off this year with the deepest dig of our heaviest hitters. Queen is a band with a myriad of hits and four stand-out talents contributing on every album, but many only know a handful of songs and know that Freddie had a mustache in the 80’s. But this band has one of […]

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Episode 49: Daft Punk- Feet Baguette

This week we discuss the group that not only helped to bring techno into the mainstream, but has spent over the past 2 decades crossing musical genres and evolving their sound with each album. But most impressive may be the fact that we know nothing of their personal live, except that they are robots. Listen […]

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Episode 48: Salt N Pepa- Weekend Hip Hop

Today we discuss the first ladies of hip hop- Salt N Pepa (of course accompanied by Spinderella)! We talk about their humble beginnings in Queens, NY, where a stable career choice of nursing is quickly pushed aside once they discover their talents on the mic. We also take a lot of time to discuss the […]

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Episode 47: Spice Girls- I Don’t Think That’s Her Thing

This week we take some time to celebrate Girl Power! This girl group came out of left field and shot up to worldwide success faster than you could imagine. They turned the pop world on its head for women with their songs sprouting positivity and the importance of friendship. But the hard work and dedication […]

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Episode 30: Heart- If 3’s Company

Never has a voice had the ability to shake you to the core like Ann Wilson, and never has a story had more ups and downs than Heart. This week we cover their journey from small family band to super mega-stars and everything in-between. From rumors of incest to collaborations with grunge rockers, they’ve got […]

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Episode 29: Blondie- Underground Hashtags

This week we cover a band whose music you know real well, but the story maybe not so well. Blondie’s short, but impressive run could be a result of a large group of personalities all vying for attention. Or perhaps it was the usual suspect- coke. Join the boozy babes this week while they discuss […]

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Episode 25: Beth Ditto- The Gossip beat The Hoff

For our final installment of pride month, Ashleigh and Maggie discuss the life of femme fatale Beth Ditto! This southern girl moves out to the northwest to start the band Gossip and has now made her way to successful solo artist. And we’re gonna tell you how she got there. All while drinking some tasty […]

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