Tag: podcasting

Who's That Girl?

Episode 69: Karen Carpenter- Square AF

This week we deal with a different kind of mental illness with a completely different kind of musician. Karen Carpenter was a wholesome, everywoman type of artist with the silkiest voice one could ever ask for. But she was haunted by the need to have control over her weight. In the end, she would succumb […]

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Episode 68: Daniel Johnston- Accidental Puns

We continue Mental Health Awareness month with another musician who has used his art as a way to live with his schizophrenia. We do spend some time comparing and contrasting him to last week’s subject, but Daniel Johnston has a very interesting and different story. A little more mainstream and very celebrated in the outsider […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Episode 56: Queen Latifa- Justice For Gay Bank Robbers

This week we talk about a true Renaissance Woman! Dana Owens was born to do it all, except under a different name. Queen Latifa has been in plenty of movies, but today we put a little more focus on her underrated music career. From a young age she was involved in the arts and as […]

Bad Reputation

Episode 54: Type O Negative- My Sad, Dank Soul

We are using the last week in the darkest and coldest month to talk about the most metal of goth bands- Type O Negative, but Peter Steele, specifically. We’ll cover their confused beginnings when they weren’t sure if they wanted to be punk or metal and also discuss (at length) the controversies of their lyrics […]

Big Bag of Nope

Bonus Episode: Christmas Songs- The Worst Of Em!

We couldn’t leave you hanging this year without a quick segment about the songs playing on current rotation that really make us want to stand in traffic. Enjoy a shorty of hot takes on just a few select popular Christmas jams (and one that’s a surprising favorite)! Rocker Chicks by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) […]

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