Tag: podcast

Beyond the Band

Episode 65: The Grateful Dead- Good ‘Nuff History

This week we put our money where our mouths are, no matter how filthy it is! Upon receiving a 6 pack of American Beauty by Dogfish Head from a loyal listener, we are covering the quintessential hippie band, The Grateful Dead. But this is going out to all those non-Deadheads out there, the ones who […]

Bad Reputation

Episode 64: Megadeth- Good For Him, I Think, Maybe

Big time episode this week as we cover another of the Big 4 metal bands- Megadeth! We talk about both Dave Mustaine’s and Ellefson’s upbringings and how they tried to hold together one of the biggest bands in the world throughout drug addictions, deaths, and all around madness. But also there are hot takes aplenty […]

Who's That Girl?

Episode 62: Siouxsie Sioux- Shoegaze Dancing

We chose a true bad ass, undercover lady to close out Women’s History Month! Siouxsie not only started her own band but played a big part in the career of Robert Smith and even got us to like The Sex Pistols a little. She has truly one of the most diverse careers of any artist […]

Who's That Girl?

Episode 61: Tori Amos- The Legend of Bathtub Mary

This week we are talking about the beautiful enigma that is Tori Amos! This woman was a child prodigy and still shows off her amazing talents today. We discuss her strict religious upbringing and how it plays a heavy part in her music and how that speaks to us as listeners. We address some of […]

Roc Doc

BONUS Episode: Leaving Neverland- Why Is Everything Terrible

You never asked for it, so here’s our opinions on the recent HBO documentary, Leaving Neverland. In it two men come forward to discuss how the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, spent years grooming and molesting them. It only came out a couple of weeks ago, but the fallout has been earth-shattering and has divided […]

Bad Reputation

Episode 60: Cyndi Lauper- A Resounding Meh

As we continue on with Women’s History Month, we talk about one strong, independent woman- Cyndi Lauper! Her rough beginnings as a homeless youth helped her to gain the perspective and courage she needed as she climbed her way up into not only the world of music, but also film and (our personal fave) WRESTLING! […]

Bad Reputation

Episode 59: M.I.A.- We Are Not A Political Podcast

Happy Women’s History Month at Rock Candy! We are kicking things off with the amazing story of M.I.A. She had a pretty tough childhood as a refugee from the Sri Lankan Civil War, and the injustices she witness would become the main topics in her hit music later in life. She took her desire to […]

Bad Reputation

Episode 58: Nina Simone- The “Devil’s Music”

For our final artist to celebrate Black History Month, we mix music and politics with Nina Simone. You may know her story, but we’re here to tell you that you probably don’t as much as you think. Not only has her music changed the course of history, but her activism went hand-in-hand with her influence. […]

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