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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 Podcast #84 - Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon

#84 – Dark Side of the Moon at 50

Dark Side of the Moon This week we celebrate the (belated) 50th Anniversary of arguably the greatest rock album ever recorded, Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd. We’re joined by DJ, journalist, and self-professed Floydian Widgett Walls of to discuss the history and impact of this groundbreaking album, its importance, and its legacy. It’s the

Modern Musicology #72 - Rob and Steph Show

Modern Musicology #72 – Rob and Steph

Rob and Steph Super Awesome Musical Explosion Show! What do you do when two of your co-hosts are absent and you had a guest cancel at the last minute? You improvise! That’s exactly what happened this week as Stephanie Seymour and Rob Levy find themselves in the Modern Musicology studios alone! So what did they do?

Modern Musicology #71 - Ricky Byrd Interview

Modern Musicology #71 – Ricky Byrd Interview

Ricky Byrd This week we have the pleasure of chatting with RICKY BYRD — guitarist, songwriter, current solo artist, former member of the classic line-up of Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee. In this interview, Ricky talks about learning Beatles and Stones songs off the radio as a kid, seeing bands

Modern Musicology #69 - John Robb Interview

Modern Musicology #69 – John Robb Interview

This week on Modern Musicology we have the extreme pleasure of chatting with bassist, author, radio and TV presenter, journalist, DJ, publisher, and founder of Louder Than War JOHN ROBB, talking about his new book The Art of Darkness: The History of Goth, which releases in the US on Tuesday, May 16. We chat with John

Modern Musicology #68 - Rock's Greatest Comebacks

Modern Musicology #68 – Greatest Comebacks

Greatest Comebacks This week we recount the stories of the greatest comebacks ever in pop music! The discussion includes bands and artists that actively left music and then reentered the scene, as well as those who bounced back from disastrous periods in their career. Our topic ranges from Elvis (of course) and Tina (of

Modern Musicology #67 - It's a SPARKS Show!

Modern Musicology #67 – It’s a SPARKS Show!

SPARKS Show! This week, with Stephanie and Alan away for the week, the podcast is taken over by Rob and Anthony, who take the opportunity to do a deep-dive on one of their favorite bands, SPARKS! They discuss how they became Sparks fans, what they love about the band, seeing the band live, the Mael Brothers’ importance

Modern Musicology #60 - Punk Photographer Theresa Kereakes

Modern Musicology #60 – Theresa Kereakes

This week Alan and Stephanie — joined by Steph’s husband Bob Perry — chat with Theresa Kereakes, one of the 150 or so core members of the original LA punk rock scene. Theresa began taking photos at a very young age, and by extension, she chronicled the early LA punk scene with her camera. Her famous photos

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