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Popular Music: The Podcast

Oct 16, 2017

In episode THIRTY-FOUR of Popular Music: The Podcast, Analise and Steven go into deep analysis over Frank Ocean’s “Nikes,” the first single from his album, “Blonde.” We’ll go through everything from Frank’s early years, how he departed ways from Def Jam with a “contract” album, and how there might even...


Oct 9, 2017

BABY, I’M SORRYYYYYY (I’m not sorry!)!  In the THIRTY-THIRD episode of Popular Music: The Podcast, Analise and Steven talk about how what once was a ubiquitous 2011 Twitter hashtag has now become a pop hit heard round the world. Your hosts talk about Demi’s rise to fame (all the way from Barney and Friends!) to...


Oct 2, 2017

In this episode of Popular Music: The Podcast, there will be three lessons you learn. 1 - How to properly name a band, as taught by The Supremes, 2 - Never play The Supremes when Analise has had a few drinks (unless you want her to start crying happy (?) tears) and 3 - All we could ever hope for in life is the approval...


Sep 25, 2017

WHEN THE WORK-ING DAY IS DONE, all Steven and Analise want is to discuss Cyndi Lauper’s seminal hit from 1983. Everything about it! From its sneaky chorus (it kind of arrives and leaves out of nowhere!) to the fact that Cyndi didn’t even WANT to sing this song. On this episode of Popular Music: The Podcast, your...


Sep 18, 2017

GET YOUR BACK OFF THE WALL! Missy needs absolutely no introduction. On this week’s episode of Popular Music: The Podcast, Analise and Steven go deep into her 2005 hit, “Lose Control.” They discuss everything from Missy’s long time creative relationship with Timbaland to why her vocal delivery in this track...