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

She Blinded Me with Science

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Modern Musicology #87 - Novelty Songs

Modern Musicology #87 – Novelty Songs

Novelty Songs Have we got a fun one for you this week! Thanks to a suggestion by one of our regular listeners, Bill Lemmond, we are delving into the massive catalog of Novelty Songs and Parody Songs! And when you mention Parody Songs, obviously the first name that comes to mind is Weird Al

Modern Musicology #81 - The Music of 1988 (part 1)

Modern Musicology #81 – The Music of 1988 (Part 1)

The Music of 1988 The Modern Musicologists (Anthony, Rob, Stephanie and Alan) take a look at the albums that were released in the first half of 1988! We hit the highlights in rock (Robert Plant, Cinderella, Van Halen), rap (Boogie Down Productions, DJ Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince, Run DMC),

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Desert Island Discs, Music We Couldn’t Live Without

Here’s the tale of five castaways with no single luxury, except for a homemade sound system that can play all their favorite cds. Mike, Mike, Michelle, Ricky, and Bambi queue up their favorite albums at the risk of being voted off the island. All this, along with Angela’s A Geek

Cigar Nerds Podcast: Retaliators Mount Up

Cigar Nerds Podcast: Retaliators Mount Up. This week we answer the question what happens when a bunch of Metal guys decide to help make a horror movie. We are reviewing The Retaliators. Will the movie be as good as the amazing soundtrack? Listen to find out. In science we talk

Modern Musicology #54 - Second Albums

Modern Musicology #54 – Second Albums!

Second Albums! This week the Modern Musicology gang, joined by our good friend JM Tuffley, chats about those difficult, stressful, tricky second albums! You’ve had your entire early career to write, perform, and perfect the songs that’ll go on your first album. But what then? What about the second album? If your first album

Mike of the Monkees standing at a 60s style computer on a black background

Monkee vs. Machine – Monkeeing Around Episode Twenty

This week the Monkeeing Around gang discuss the Monkee’s episode “Monkee Vs. Machine” and how it relates to hiring and manufacturing practices today. Monkeeing Around is a part of the ESO Podcast Network, Executive Producer Mike Faber.

Modern Musicology #42 - Great Collaborations

Modern Musicology #42 – Collaborations

This week the Modern Musicology gang celebrates some of the greatest musical collaborations of all time! What happens when two artists, two songwriters, an artist and a producer, or two bands come together to create something entirely new? The results are always amazing, right? Well, most of the time, but not always!

Modern Musicology #32 - Travel Music

Modern Musicology #32 – Travel Music

Travel Music! The Modern Musicology Team is joined by Julianne Wurden, a travel advisor for Rick Steves Europe and a host of Monday Night Rick, to talk about the role music can play in international travel as a way of learning a language, immersing in a culture, and getting to know the locals. She also tells us about

Modern Musicology #28 - Kate Bush

Modern Musicology #28 – Kate Bush

Kate Bush is having an extraordinary resurgence due to one of her most iconic songs, “Running Up That Hill”, being used in the new season of Stranger Things. A whole new generation is being introduced to the mysterious, reclusive rock chanteuse. Here, we delve into the career of this extraordinary artist and unveil all

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