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Modern Musicology #105 - KISS 50th Anniversary

Modern Musicology #105 – 50 Years of KISS

KISS The first KISS album was released on February 18, 1974! To help celebrate that momentous occasion, Alan is joined by good friend Matt Alschbach of the Rock and Metal Profs Podcast! We talk about the brilliance of that debut album and how it set the template for everything that followed; Matt tells us about seeing the End

Modern Musicology #104 - Grammys and Rock Hall Coverage

Modern Musicology #104 – Grammys and Rock Hall

Grammys and Rock Hall Coverage It’s Awards Season again! In this episode we review the 2024 Grammy Award Ceremony. We talk about some of the outstanding musical moments from the show (like performances by Joni Mitchell, Tracy Chapman, Miley Cyrus, Billie Eilish, Olivia Rodrigo, and more) and share our reactions to some

Modern Musicology #101 - She's a Badass

Modern Musicology #101 – She’s a Badass!

She’s a Badass! We’re very excited to have the opportunity to chat with Katherine Yeske Taylor, author of the new book She’s a Badass: Women in Rock Shaping Feminism, available now from Backbeat Books. In the book, Katherine talks to 20 musicians, from legends like Ann Wilson, Gina Schock, Suzi Quatro, Exene Cervenka,

Modern Musicology #99 - Holiday Music

#99 – Holiday Music

Holiday Music The Winter Holidays are full of great music! Anthony, Stephanie and Alan share some of their favorite holiday traditions and talk about their favorite Christmas music. And as you’d expect, it’s an eclectic mix to say the least, ranging from traditional Latin hymns to heavy metal holly! We have a couple of

Modern Musicology #98 - GINA SCHOCK of the Go-Go's!

Modern Musicology #98 – GINA SCHOCK

Gina Schock To continue our 2nd Anniversary celebration, we are pleased to welcome back to our show Go-Go’s drummer GINA SCHOCK! She has an insane amount of stuff going on right now. She tells us all about reviving her band House of Schock, and gives us the lowdown on their new single, “Smile Pretty.” Gina tells us

Monkeeing Around – Head Soundtrack – Episode 41

This week we’re Monkeeing Around with Alan Siler of Modern Musicology and Cary Gordon of Metal Geeks to discuss the Head soundtrack! Monkeeing Around is a part of the ESO Podcast Network, Executive Producer Mike Faber.

Modern Musicology #96 - Reviewing the Rolling Stone list of 250 Greatest Guitarists

Modern Musicology #96 – Rolling Stone 250 Guitarists

250 Guitarists Rolling Stone Magazine is at it again! Another list specifically crafted to make music fans’ heads spin! This time they count down their ranking of the 250 Greatest Guitarists of All Time! And, this being Rolling Stone, there are both some very odd inclusions and exclusions. Anthony and Alan dive into this controversial list

Modern Musicology #95 - The Beatles RED and BLUE Collections

Modern Musicology #95 – The Beatles RED and BLUE

The Beatles RED & BLUE Collections With the release of “Now and Then”, the new single from The Beatles, comes reissues of the iconic two-volume collection, 1962 – 1966 (The Red Album) and 1967 – 1970 (The Blue Album). This week we are joined by Alan J. Porter, author of Before They Were Beatles: The Early Years 1956

Modern Musicology #94 - Great Producers

#94 – Great Producers

Great Producers No matter how good a band or artist is, a producer can make or break them. A good producer can elevate mediocre material, and a bad producer can turn great songs into sludge. This week we’re talking about some of the GREAT producers, those geniuses who work magic

Modern Musicology #93 - The Beatles "Now and Then"

Modern Musicology #93: “Now and Then”

“Now and Then” We’re at a moment in history — the release of “Now and Then”, the very last new recording by the greatest rock band in history, The Beatles. We’re joined by Ira Elliot, the drummer of Nada Surf and the Beatles tribute band Bambi Kino, to analyze this old/new track and the “long and

Monkeeing Around – Head – Episode 39

It’s the 55th Anniversary of HEAD! This week we’re Monkeeing Around with Alan Siler, host of Modern Musicology, and Derek Miner, of Mixing Links: The Monkees on Disk and CutOut Bin, for a discussion of The Monkees’ landmark 1967 film! Monkeeing Around is a part of the ESO Podcast Network,

Modern Musicology #91 - GHOST

Modern Musicology #91 – GHOST

GHOST (and Other Horror Bands) In time for Halloween, we thought we’d do a show all about our favorite spooky band, Ghost! Alan and Anthony are joined by our good friend Vicki Hudson, lead singer of the Atlanta-based Rush tribute band, The Spirit of Rush, to do a deep dive into the culture of Ghost; seeing the

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