Category: Beyond the Band

Beyond the Band

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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Episode 23: Against Me!- Laura Jane Grace finds her voice

This week Ashleigh and Maggie continue the Pride month celebrations with the transgender lead singer of the punk band Against Me!, Laura Jane Grace. Hear the story of growing up in the 80’s-90’s as a transgendered person and the escape and therapy that she found in music. Keep the beer pairing real simple this week […]

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Episode 17: Norwegian Black Metal Part 1- Step 4=Profit

Welcome to the first episode of METAL MAY-NIA! This week is Part 1 of our telling of the story of 80’s-90’s Norwegian Black Metal. Tales of burning churches and committing murder in the name of Satan (or in the name of saving face), and let’s not forget about the suicides and crop tops. Would they […]

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