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 […]

Beyond the Band

Episode 113: Hall And Oates – 18 Part Harmony

This week we’re talking about one of our favorite duos- Darryl Hall and John Oates. They may come from different backgrounds with different styles, but put them together and the magic is undeniable. These guys brought soul and R&B into mainstream pop with huge success! But what you may not know is how much help […]

Who's That Girl?

Episode 112: Janis Joplin – Good Chet

We close off Women’s History Month with one of the most influential women in all of music. Janis Joplin had a short career, but that doesn’t take away from the impact she made. Her rise may have been quick, but it wasn’t easy, she had many stumbles along the way. We look to demystify the […]

Bad Reputation

Episode 111: Joan Jett – Today Times Are Extra Spicy

It’s time for us to give this feminist Rock N Roll icon the attention she deserves! Joan Jett helped pave the way for women to be as tough and confident as they dared, especially in the music world. She began with the legendary all-girl rock band, The Runaways, alongside other empowered rocker babes. But even […]

css.php