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Modern Musicology #113 Jeff Slate and Earl Slick

113 – Jeff Slate and Earl Slick

Jeff Slate and Earl Slick first met over 15 years ago. In that time they have performed and recorded together many times. Jeff is a guitarist, producer, frontman, journalist, regular guest host on SiriusXM. and ASCAP songwriter. Earl is a legendary guitarist, most known for his long association with David Bowie,

Modern Musicology #110 We Are the World

Modern Musicology #110 – “We Are the World” Doc

Following the 1985 American Music Awards, the reigning elite of pop music all convened at A&M Studios to record the vocals for what would become one of the biggest singles in music history, “We Are the World”. Spearheaded by Harry Belafonte, Quincy Jones, Lionel Richie and Michael Jackson, the session gathered together some of

Modern Musicology #109 - Craig Alvin Interview

Modern Musicology #109 – CRAIG ALVIN Interview

This week we have the pleasure of chatting with Grammy Award-winning recording engineer Craig Alvin. Craig has worked with artists like Hanson, Little Big Town, Amy Grant, Andrew Bell, and Brittany Howard, as well as on projects ranging from metal to symphonic to African marimba bands. He engineered the three

Modern Musicology #108 - RUSH 50th Anniversary

Modern Musicology #108 – RUSH 50th Anniversary

RUSH On March 18, 1974 the debut album by Canadian power trio RUSH was released. Since then, they have become one of the biggest bands in the world, with a fanbase unlike any other. This week, Alan is joined by Gerry Schramm of the Something For Nothing podcast, and Vicki Hudson, lead vocalist of the tribute band The

Modern Musicology #107 - Changing Genres

Modern Musicology #107 – Changing Genres

Changing Genres On February 11, Beyonce surprise-released a new country-western single, “Texas Hold ‘Em”, along with a second song “16 Carriages”, the first two singles from her upcoming country music album. The song became the first recording by a Black woman to gain the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, despite

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 #103 - Immedate Family Documentary

Modern Musicology #103 – Immediate Family

Immediate Family As soon as we saw the trailer for the Immediate Family documentary last year, we knew we wanted to review it on our show! The film covers the extraordinary careers of Russ Kunkel, Leland Sklar, Danny Kortchmar, and Waddy Wachtel, and the amazing music they’ve made over the years. They’ve been

Modern Musicology 102 - Beatles Covers

Modern Musicology #102 – BEATLES Covers

Beatles Covers The Beatles, like most bands, started out as a cover band, but became arguably the most covered musical act in history. You can find covers of Beatles songs in literally every genre of music. This week, we talk about many of our favorite covers of Beatles classics, including

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

Earth Station One Podcast Ep 738 | An Intro To Film Noir

An Introduction To Film Noir | Earth Station One

In the back alleys and dark shadows of the golden city of Tinsel Town, lives a genre of desperation, seduction, temptation, and brutality that all fall under the label Film Noir. Mike, Mike, Roby Levy, and Nick Fraser serve up their favorite sexy, smoky, and sour cinematic concoctions from the

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

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