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The Business of College Sports
Using Data to Increase Fan Engagement and Revenue

The Business of College Sports

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 38:14


This episode I'm joined by industry veteran Steve Hank, currently an Executive Vice President at Affinaquest, to talk about how athletic departments can leverage the data they already have to increase fan engagement and revenue for the department. We discuss:The main revenue struggles he sees over and over again in college athleticsHow pro teams have done a better job creating a personal connection with fansOvercoming silos in athletics and higher educationHow to collaborate better with the universityThe opportunities and challenges conference realignment brings for engaging with fansEngaging fans who might consider staying home or out at the tailgate instead of going to the gameLeveraging data to give fans a better experience while also making more moneyHow NIL might play a role in the future of fan engagementHank also shared about his career journey in college athletics. In his current position, Hank oversees the collegiate athletics market at Affinaquest and strategies for clients with a focus on business intelligence, fan engagement, revenue outcomes.Prior to joining Affinaquest, Hank worked as the Chief Revenue Officer at the University of Texas at Austin where he led the sales, marketing, and revenue operations of the nation's largest collegiate athletic department.  Prior to Texas, Hank was with at Arizona State University for twelve years, where he led the revenue generating areas of Sun Devil Athletics, including marketing, ticket sales and operations, branding, licensing, contract negotiation, and sponsorship relations. He also led the rebranding of Sun Devil Athletics culminating with the launch of the Pitchfork logo in April 2012.You can follow Affinaquest on social media: YouTube | Twitter | LinkedInYou can also follow me on Twitter and Instagram to discuss further, ask additional questions or suggest future episodes.You can find more of my analysis on the business of college sports at BusinessofCollegeSports.com and Forbes.

Bang On
#228: Funeral Spider, Nick Cave's Pottery, Mariah's Grunge

Bang On

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 35:54


Yeah look it's a bit of a weird one this week. All good, Myf Warhurst and Zan Rowe make sense of it for you as per. The Queen's funeral has taken place and in amongst the meticulously planned ceremony, some outlier events have all of us talking. Yes, we're referring to the spider, and that bit of paper on the ground. The end of this long period of mourning, respect, and reflection has been felt in different ways across different communities. Stan Grant's brilliant and heartbreaking editorial for ABC News asks us to consider how the past two weeks has felt for those who were colonised by the Crown. Meanwhile high in a Collins Street skyscraper in Melbourne, a hectic love triangle is playing out and only one will survive. Myf wraps up the Peregrine Falcon drama playing out for all to see. And fans of the original Serial podcast; we have an update on the case of Adnan Syed. Mariah Carey revealed she once recorded a grunge album when she unveiled her brilliant biography a couple of years ago. Now she's planning on releasing it with new vocals to the world. And speaking of things we didn't see coming, Nick Cave and Brad Pitt are just like us: they've been doing pottery during lockdown and have something to show for it. We go inside their ceramics exhibition in a Finnish gallery. Told you. Wild week. Myf is banging on about a great read from one of our fave writers Brigid Delaney, while Zan is lapping up the brilliant new Björk podcast which unpacks her whole back catalogue of albums. Show notes: Funeral spider: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2022/09/19/queen-funeral-spider-coffin-fame-flowers/ Stan Grant piece: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-09-18/queen-death-indigenous-australia-colonisation-empire/101445508 Peregrine Falcons: https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/game-of-thrones-intrigue-intruder-threatens-melbourne-s-collins-street-falcons-20220914-p5bi1l.html Adnan Syed: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/19/us/adnan-syed-murder-conviction-overturned.html Mariah Carey grunge album: https://www.stereogum.com/2199843/mariah-carey-will-reissue-her-secret-90s-grunge-album-with-restored-lead-vocals/news/ Nick Cave and Brad Pitt pottery: https://www.hs.fi/kulttuuri/art-2000009071261.html Brigid Delaney: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2022/sep/19/inject-that-stoicism-into-my-veins-10-tools-of-ancient-philosophy-that-improved-my-life Björk in Pitchfork: https://pitchfork.com/features/cover-story/bjork-interview/ Björk's Sonic Symbolism podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/5v34nqXoeV8A3VyDoDvP5p?si=5701550bf5824fe5 Email us: bangon.podcast@abc.net.au Bang On is an ABC podcast, produced by Double J. It is recorded on the lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation. We pay our respects to elders past and present. We acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the First Australians and Traditional Custodians of the land where we live, work, and learn.

Popcast
The Perseverance of Megan Thee Stallion

Popcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 48:38 Very Popular


The rapper's rise has been accompanied by outside noise. How has she grown on record, and how have extra-musical narratives shaped her career? Guests: Rolling Stone's Mankaprr Conteh and Pitchfork's Heven Haile.

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Podcast 649 | Featuring Mountain Goats, Cheekface and MUNA

[edit] radio - Weekly New Music Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022


On this week’s podcast, Ben Marwood reflects on the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth before embarking on another uplifting dose of music both new and used for you to enjoy. Artist “Track” [Album] MUNA “what i want” [MUNA] beach bunny “weeds” [emotional creature] cheekface “when life hands you problems” [too much to ask] the beths... The post Podcast 649 | Featuring Mountain Goats, Cheekface and MUNA appeared first on .

Beginnings
Episode 551: Lean Year

Beginnings

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 75:38


On today's episode, I talk to musician Emilie Rex and musician/filmmaker Rick Alverson AKA Lean Year. As a musical duo, Emilie and Rick have been making music together for a number of years, and their first self-titled album was released in 2017 to acclaim from publications like Pitchfork and NPR Music. In addition to their musical work, Rick is also a lauded indie film director, whose movies include The Comedy starring Tim Heidecker and The Mountain starring Jeff Goldblum. Lean Year's latest album Sides was just released on Western Vinyl, and it's great! This is the website for Beginnings, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, follow me on Twitter.

After the Deluge: An Unofficial Jackson Browne Podcast
6. Digital Ash in a Digital Urn w/ Todd Fink (The Faint) + More

After the Deluge: An Unofficial Jackson Browne Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 85:59


Todd Fink is the lead singer of The Faint, a vital and important band that grew up alongside Bright Eyes in those early Saddle Creek years in Omaha. We talk about touring with Bright Eyes on the Digital Ash tour, life in Joshua Tree, the Desert Oracle, creative Saddle Creek bands, going electronic, masterful Mogis production, keeping imperfections, me having Covid, Todd's parents didn't love young-kid squealing Conor but Todd saw his talent, the Fevers & Mirrors radio interview and Pitchfork review, Conor's and Bright Eyes' writing and recording process, what's next for The Faint, Recapitate Headwear, and Tim Kasher's early encouragement. At 53:00, I'm joined by a few of the After the Deluge Patreon supporters to talk about this record and some select tracks. The voices you'll hear are Reed, Per, Jon, Lyzi and myself. We dig into specific Digital Ash tracks, moments, and lyrics. Extra shit and a Bright Eyes zine! patreon.com/afterthedeluge Todd Fink: instagram.com/toddthefink Justin Cox: twitter.com/routinelayup --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/afterthedeluge/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/afterthedeluge/support

Full Rigor: Florida True Crimes
The Docket - Fried Raccoon on a Pitchfork

Full Rigor: Florida True Crimes

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 5:01


A Sarasota father and daughter face felony aggravated animal cruelty charges for stabbing a raccoon with a pitchfork and lighting it on fire. The dumb duo posted their handiwork on social media and it went viral. Also, Port St. Lucie police officers need help tracking down a serial pickpocket they accuse of targeting women in grocery stores by stealing their wallets from open purses in shopping carts.

YAP - Young and Profiting
#YAPClassic: Bentoism For A Better World with Yancey Strickler

YAP - Young and Profiting

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 55:42


Are you ready to build a better world?  How do we dig ourselves out of this hyper-individualistic hole? When it comes to cultivating a mindset that focuses on serving the collective alongside the individual, there is no one better to talk to than Yancey Stricker. Yancey is the co-founder of Kickstarter and the creator of the strategic decision-making method, Bentoism, which offers an alternative approach to making decisions that mindfully consider our current self, the people around us, our future selves, and the people we will be surrounded by in the future.  In this episode of #YAPClassic, Yancey and Hala talked about the components of Bentoism and how to use to make more informed decisions in any scenario. They discuss Kickstarter's come-up story and why they initially had trouble getting investors on board. He described what it was like to co-found Kickstarter with no business experience and how that led to imposter syndrome.  They also talk about the dangers of embracing financial maximization, The Bento Society, and Yancey's predictions for the next several years of our society. Topics Include: - Yancey's experience getting bullied  -Yancey's early career as a writer  -Where the idea for Kickstarter began  -Co-founding Kickstarter with no business experience  -Imposter syndrome  -What is a PBC?  -Financial maximization  -Other ways to measure business success  -Roles models and their effects on society  -The characteristics of Bentoism  -The Bento Society  -How Telsa embodies the “future us” mindset  Yancey Strickler is an author, entrepreneur, and creator of Bentoism. He co-founded Kickstarter in 2009 with Perry Chen and Charles Adler. He also co-founded Metalabel and the artist resource The Creative Independent.  Yancey began his career as a music critic writing for Pitchfork, Spin, and The Village Voice, and he later created the record label eMusic Selects.  Yancey has a lot of ideas on improving the world by realigning our motives to better serve the world around us and how we can measure value and success with metrics other than profit.  He's also the author of This Could Be Our Future: A Manifesto for a More Generous World, which outlines how we built this hyper-individualistic society and how we can change course.  Sponsored By: Resources Mentioned: YAP Episode #81: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/81-bentoism-for-a-better-world-with-yancey-strickler/id1368888880?i=1000492019933  Yancey Stricker's Website: https://www.ystrickler.com/  Bentoism's Website: https://bentoism.org/  Weekly Bento Talks: https://bentoism.org/blog/the-weekly-bento  Yancey's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/yancey-strickler-486b4557/?originalSubdomain=ca  Yancey's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ystrickler/?hl=en  Yancey's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ystrickler?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor  Connect with Young and Profiting: Hala's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/htaha/     Hala's Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/yapwithhala/     Hala's Twitter: https://twitter.com/yapwithhala  Clubhouse: https://www.clubhouse.com/@halataha   Website: https://www.youngandprofiting.com/  Text Hala: https://youngandprofiting.co/TextHala or text “YAP” to 28046 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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Podcast 648 | Featuring Niko B, chloe moriondo and The Orielles

[edit] radio - Weekly New Music Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022


After a week’s holiday, [edit] radio is back. On this week’s show, host Kev Lawson takes us warmly by the hand, settles us down and delivers another amazing playlist of genre-hopping, new music. Artist “Track” [Album] Jean Dawson “THREE HEADS*” [Single] Arctic Monkeys “There'd Better Be A Mirrorball” [The Car] The Orielles “Beam/S” [Tableau] U.S.... The post Podcast 648 | Featuring Niko B, chloe moriondo and The Orielles appeared first on .

KEXP's Sound & Vision
Wake Up, Win Butler: A Roundtable

KEXP's Sound & Vision

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 33:13


Four people have accused Arcade Fire's frontman, Win Butler, of sexual misconduct. It's another in a long list of musicians who have abused their fame to harm others. A team of badass women joins Rachel Stevens to find hope for the future: Alexandra Brodsky, a civil rights lawyer and the author of the book “Sexual Justice”; Jill Krajewski, a culture writer based in Toronto whose work has appeared in Vulture, SPIN, Pitchfork, and more; Evie Stokes, a KEXP DJ who has played Arcade Fire more than any other woman DJ on KEXP (besides Cheryl Waters); and Ashley McDonald, a KEXP DJ and lead teacher of the station's Youth DJ program. Support the show: https://www.kexp.org/sound/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

After the Deluge: An Unofficial Jackson Browne Podcast
Teaser: Digital Ash in a Digital Urn w/ Todd Fink of The Faint

After the Deluge: An Unofficial Jackson Browne Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2022 2:45


Full episode is live at patreon.com/afterthedeluge -- Todd Fink is the lead singer of The Faint, a vital and important band that grew up alongside Bright Eyes in those early Saddle Creek years in Omaha. We talk about touring with Bright Eyes on the Digital Ash tour, life in Joshua Tree, the Desert Oracle, creative Saddle Creek bands, going electronic, masterful Mogis production, keeping imperfections, me having Covid, Todd's parents didn't love young-kid squealing Conor but Todd saw his talent, the Fevers & Mirrors radio interview and Pitchfork review, Conor's and Bright Eyes' writing and recording process, what's next for The Faint, Recapitate Headwear, and Tim Kasher's early encouragement. At 53:00, I'm joined by a few of the After the Deluge Patreon supporters to talk about this record and some select tracks. The voices you'll hear are Reed, Per, Jon, Lyzi and myself. We go dig into specific Digital Ash tracks, moments, and lyrics in that second section. Extra shit and a Bright Eyes zine! patreon.com/afterthedeluge Todd Fink: instagram.com/toddthefink Justin Cox: twitter.com/routinelayup --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/afterthedeluge/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/afterthedeluge/support

Blocked and Reported
Episode 130: Arcade Fire Is Canceled, Student Loans Are Canceled, Everyone Is Canceled

Blocked and Reported

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2022 74:42 Very Popular


Get $20 tickets to our October 29th show in D.C. while they're still available!https://www.arlingtondrafthouse.com/shows/186960Too cheap? Not lucky enough to be American? Write in to our advice column! Send an MP3 to blockedandreportedpodcast@gmail.com with “ADVICE” in the title and you might be lucky enough to be mocked/advised by Jesse Singal and Katie Herzog on B&R. All are welcome to write in, whether or not you are a Primo.This week: Jesse gets sent directly to Jewish Hell for misrepresenting Judaism, Men's Health becomes the next to fall to ideological capture and publishes the worst advice column of all time, and Win Butler of Arcade Fire fame becomes the next to be canceled due to allegations of sexual misconduct. But as usual, there may be more to the story…Links:Nathan Robinson review WITH MAJOR SPOILERhttps://www.currentaffairs.org/2022/08/j-k-rowlings-new-novel-shows-why-having-an-editor-is-importantNPR on Rowling's new bookhttps://www.npr.org/2022/08/31/1120299781/jk-rowling-new-book-the-ink-black-heartTrace's article on Biden's student loan cancellation programJudaism lore: on graven imageshttps://www.myjewishlearning.com/article/ask-the-expert-graven-images/Men's Health publishes the worst advice column ever (a record soon to be shattered)https://www.menshealth.com/sex-women/a41018711/sexplain-it-vagina-fetish-sex-bisexual/Pitchfork breaks news of allegations against Win Butler of Arcade Fire famehttps://pitchfork.com/news/arcade-fires-win-butler-accused-of-sexual-misconduct-by-multiple-women-frontman-responds/Image: DUBLIN, IRELAND - AUGUST 30: Richard Reed Parry, Win Butler, Tim Kingsbury, Régine Chassagne and Sarah Neufeld of Arcade Fire perform at The 3Arena Dublin on August 30, 2022 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Debbie Hickey/Getty Images) This is a public episode. If you'd like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit www.blockedandreported.org/subscribe

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day
grandiose

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 1:58 Very Popular


Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for September 2, 2022 is: grandiose • gran-dee-OHSS • adjective Grandiose is most often used disapprovingly to describe something that seems impressive or is intended to be impressive, but is either not possible or practical. // The committee eventually scaled back the most outlandish parts of its plans for the festival, including a grandiose scheme to bring in live peacocks for the event. See the entry > Examples: “Dave says their engineer had ‘grandiose ideas about wanting to make songs sound like Phil Spector,' but the group steered the sound in a more austere direction, inspired by the first two Strokes albums, along with grungier records by Sheer Mag and fellow Aussies Royal Headache.” — Evan Minsker, Pitchfork, 7 Apr. 2022 Did you know? When it comes to bigness, there's grand and then there's grandiose. Both words can be used to describe something impressive in size, scope, or effect, but while grand may lend its noun a bit of dignity (i.e., “we had a grand time”), grandiose often implies a whiff of pretension. The difference between a grand plan for the city park and a grandiose one, for example, might be the difference between a tasteful fountain and a garden full of topiaries cut in the shapes of 19th century literary figures. So if you're choosing between the two, a helpful mnemonic might be that the extra letters in grandiose suggest that one's ideas, claims, promises, schemes, dreams—you get the idea—are a bit extra.

The LIFERS Podcast
81. LIFERS - Paul Massaro

The LIFERS Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 102:33


Some sound guys are assholes — and some sound guys are beloved low-key gods. Paul Massaro falls into the second category. This week we talk to the former Local H sound guy about his remarkable life working with Cheap Trick, Mastodon, Brazilian Girls, Paul Anka, Triplefastaction, Seam, and supervising the sound for the Pitchfork music festival. He also tells Scott's favorite story.

The Art of Longevity
The Art of Longevity Season 5, Episode 3: Interpol

The Art of Longevity

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 61:27


Interpol have honed their craft over 20 years since they ‘blasted' onto the scene in 2002 with Turn On The Bright Lights - another one of those infamous overnight successes (actually the culmination of five years of hard graft). The album received a 9.5 Pitchfork review, with music journalist Eric Carr expressing unobjective fandom with some pretty colourful adjectives:“Interpol's debut full-length is wrought with emotional disconnection and faded glory, epic sweep and intimate catharsis.”Indeed. Yet this band, somewhat badged over the years as art-rock, gloom-rock and what have you - has changed over 25 years - to the extent that The Other Side Of Make Believe surprised their immediate circle of friends, management, label, publishers. Interpol has seen almost every longevity trend this podcast has discovered: the much hyped yet long-in-coming debut, the adventure with major labels and global stardom (and then being dropped), the madness of the rock & roll lifestyle, the loss of a founding member (bassist Carlos Dengler left in 2009) and the realisation that the industry they are part of isn't all it's cracked up to be. Since Interpol came on the scene, everything about the music industry has changed, yet Interpol has built on a distinctive and sturdy brand.  There is a sense of the collective unit about everything they do. As Daniel puts it: “I would bet on Paul and Sam as creative forces every time.”There are extended write-ups for all episodes at https://www.songsommelier.com/Support the show

Savage Beast: Indie Music Podcast
Wincel Pickup Lines (Ep. 106)

Savage Beast: Indie Music Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 53:16


Arcade Fire frontman and Indie Rock Paragon of Supposed Virtue Win Butler has been credibly accused of sexual assault and harassment by multiple people. We read through the Pitchfork report to discuss the degree to which he sucks and what particular flavor of douchebag he is. If you like Arcade Fire, listen to them one last time before this pod.

Deep Dive Divas
014: Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Deep Dive Divas

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 62:31


HE'S GOT HIGH HOPES! Guest: Mr. Jack Owen Discography Developing Diva: Max Daniel Support the Show DDD Yeah Yeah Yeahs Playlist Citations: Battan, Carrie. "Yeah Yeah Yeahs." Pitchfork. January 14, 2013. Blistein, Jon. "Yeah Yeah Yeahs Announce First Concert in Four Years." Rolling Stone. June 20, 2017. Bloom, Madison and Monroe, Jazz. "Yeah Yeah Yeahs Sign to Secretly Canadian, New Music Coming This Fall." Pitchfork. May 2, 2022. Bouwman, Kimbel. "Interview with NICK LAUNAY." Hit Quarters. November 16, 2009. Chi, Minnie. "Half Korean, 100% Rock Star." USLA Asia Institute. July 18, 2003. Ganz, Caryn. "Yeah Yeah Yeahs Get Free." SPIN. April 2, 2013. Goodman, Lizzy. "Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011." Dey Street Books. May 23, 2017. Goodwyn, Tom. "Karen O: 'I have been working on new Yeah Yeah Yeahs music'." NME. December 9, 2011. Gordon, Jeremy. "Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O Announces First Solo Record, Crush Songs." Pitchfork. June 25, 2014. Hanley, Lynsey. "Affirmative action." The Guardian. February 26, 2006. Maher, Dave. "Yeah Yeah Yeahs to Release New EP of Old Songs." Pitchfork. June 13, 2007. nadiakhomami. "Karen O says Yeah Yeah Yeahs 'are on a bit of a hiatus'." NME. December 22, 2014. NME. "Yeah Yeah Yeahs to release album early due to leak." NME. March 3, 2009. Payne, Chris. "Here's How Ezra Koenig Squeezed the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' 'Maps' Into Beyonce's 'Lemonade'." Billboard. April 26, 2016. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Jo's Boys: A Little Women Podcast
Scrap Bag: "Saoirse Ronan" by RXK Nephew

Jo's Boys: A Little Women Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 4:10


This week, we're hosting the world premiere of RXK Nephew's new song "Saoirse Ronan." RXK Nephew is a rapper based in Rochester, New York. He's been profiled in Rolling Stone and the Washington Post, and his song "American tterroristt" came in at #44 on Pitchfork's list of the best 100 songs of 2021. Pitchfork also published a list of the best 100 RXK Nephew songs of 2021; Neph was the only artist to get his own list. I asked him to watch Greta Gerwig's Little Women and report back in a song. Here it is. Not safe for work. Do not listen if you have kids around or if you are my dad. Our cover art is by Mattie Lubchansky. It interpolates the cover art for Bethany C. Morrow's book "So Many Beginnings: A Little Women Remix," with permission from Macmillan Children's Publishing Group. It also interpolates the cover art for Hena Khan's book "More to the Story," with permission from Simon & Schuster. Our theme music is Mozart's Piano Sonata No. 16 in C Major.

Design Of Podcast
S8 Episode 51: Dessa - The Design Of a Unique Sound, Approach, and Style

Design Of Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 39:57


Singer, rapper, and writer Dessa has made a career of bucking genres and defying expectations. Her résumé as a musician includes performances at Lollapalooza and Glastonbury, co-compositions for 100 Voices Choir, performances with the Minnesota Orchestra, and Top 200 entries on the Billboard charts. She contributed to the number-one album The Hamilton Mixtape and the RBG documentary; her track “Congratulations” has notched over 20 million streams. As a writer, she's been published by the New York Times and National Geographic Traveler, broadcast by Minnesota Public Radio, and published a memoir-in-essays (My Own Devices, 2018) in addition to two literary collections. As a speaker, Dessa has delivered keynote speeches and presentations on art, science, and entrepreneurship; guest lectures at universities and colleges across the United States; and a TED Talk about her science experiment on how to fall out of love.  She's also the host of Deeply Human, a podcast created by the BBC and American Public Media. Dessa has been covered by Pitchfork, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and more. The LA Times says she “sounds like no one else.” NPR's All Songs Considered calls her “a national treasure.” On the stage and on the page, Dessa's style is defined by ferocity, wit, tenderness, and candor.

[edit] radio - Weekly New Music Podcasts
Podcast 647 | Featuring Lauran Hibberd, Megan Thee Stallion and Dodie

[edit] radio - Weekly New Music Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022


Sharing her favourite finds of the past month, Jenessa Williams returns to chat emo upbringings, angry black womanhood and changing perceptions of internet stardom as a legitimised route to musical success. Parental Advisory Recommended. Artist “Track’ [Album] Lauran Hibberd “Still Running (5k) featuring DJ Lethal” [Garageband Superstar}Megan Thee Stallion “Not Nice” [Traumazine]Beyoncé “America Has A... The post Podcast 647 | Featuring Lauran Hibberd, Megan Thee Stallion and Dodie appeared first on .

Having a GAS...
Having a GAS with...Shawn Everett

Having a GAS...

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 86:26


Today, I'm having a GAS with Shawn Everett, a six-time Grammy Award-winning producer and mix engineer. I genuinely believe that Shawn is one of the architects of the sound of pop music between 2010 and 2020. Not that his career ends in 2020, just to say that the huge, deep, wide and saturated sound of that decade is certainly exemplified by his productions. -- After graduating high school, Everett was accepted as a Work-Study participant in the Audio program in Music & Sound at The Banff Centre, Alberta. He took the opportunity to immerse himself in unconventional audio practices over the following four years, experimenting in the campus studios and working on sonic installations. Everett relocated to Los Angeles in 2005 and expanded his industry network through producer Eric Valentine. He began engineering for producer Tony Berg, former A&R executive for Geffen Records and Virgin Music. Hailed in 2017 by Pitchfork as “indie rock's new go-to sound engineer”, Shawn Everett has infused his creative flair into records by a multitude of renowned artists including Weezer, John Legend, Phantom Planet, Blake Mills, Perfume Genius, Haim, Warpaint, Grizzly Bear, The Killers, and Beck. -- Having a GAS™ is the podcast that talks to the great and the good of the creative industries, and in particular finds out what makes great music for film, for TV, for advertising; for dancing to, for cooking to, f*cking to, and more... -- GAS™ Music is a music production agency in Manchester, UK. We compose and produce original music, create awe inspiring sound design and have a fully integrated audio post-production studio. We also have a great record collection, and welcome any additions, recommendations or criticisms. -- http://www.gasismusic.co.uk​​​ -- © GAS™ Music 2022

Second Avenue Podcast
Guessing Pitchfork Scores for Our Favorite Albums (Pt. 2)

Second Avenue Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 50:00


Jonathon and Elijah are back with another edition of guessing Pitchfork ratings for rap albums. This week they each picked ten albums for the other to guess how Pitchfork scored them. Then, they discuss this week's releases, a Supreme and Andre 3000 collab, and Blonde's sixth anniversary.

Reel Notes w/ CineMasai
S2 Episode 27: Apollo Brown

Reel Notes w/ CineMasai

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 99:58


My guest this week is Detroit producer Apollo Brown. We spoke about Euphoria, Atlanta, Mr. In-Between, Flatliners, The Land Before Time, Steven Spielberg's debut movie Duel, his personal top 5 movies, discovering hip-hop through DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Main Source, and The D.O.C., his production aesthetic, the importance of consistency in hip-hop, a handful of his projects, and the creative process behind his latest album This Must Be The Place. This Must Be The Place is available wherever music is sold, streamed, or stolen. Consider copping directly from Apollo's Bandcamp page here.Read my review of Apollo and Stalley's collab album Blacklight at Pitchfork here. Follow Apollo on Instagram  and Twitter: @ApolloBrown Follow me on Instagram (@cinemasai), Twitter (@CineMasai_), TikTok (@cinemasai) , and Letterboxd (@CineMasai)   Support the show

[edit] radio - Weekly New Music Podcasts
Podcast 646 | Featuring Loyle Carner, Blood Cultures and The Smile

[edit] radio - Weekly New Music Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022


Introduced by Faye from Steps, we present this week’s podcast hosted by Tom Crook, Paul Whitty and Ben Smith who brave the August heat to bring us another hour of top chatter and music both new and used. The Magic Gang “Think” [Death Of The Party] Blood Cultures “Set It On Fire” [Single] The Smile... The post Podcast 646 | Featuring Loyle Carner, Blood Cultures and The Smile appeared first on .

Deep Dive Divas
013: Aphex Twin

Deep Dive Divas

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 83:27


MY ANTI-DRUG IS MY FUTURE! Guest: Dan Discography Developing Diva: Beware! Beware! Support the Show DDD Aphex Twin Playlist Citations: Breihan, Tom. "Aphex Twin Says He's Got Six Albums Completed." Pitchfork. October 29, 2010. Danluck, Meredith. "Richard D. James." Index Magazine. 2001. Jones, Richard Hector. "Is the Aphex Twin completely mad?" Jockey Slut. November 1996. Khawaja, Jemayel. "In Order to Dance: The Story of R&S Records." Noisey. August 26, 2014. Lester, Paul. "Tank Boy." The Guardian. October 4, 2001. Marcus, Tony. "Aphex Twin & Mixmaster Morris." Mixmag. December 1992. Murray, Janet. "College Days." The Guardian. June 12, 2007. Nosnitsky, Andrew. "Aphex Twin's Mask Collapses." Crack Magazine. Pattison, Louis. "Dancing in the dark." The Guardian. May 26, 2007. Reynolds, Simon. "A Classic Aphex Twin Interview." The Quietus. June 21, 2010. Snapes, Laura. "The Wheal Thing: Aphex Twin's Alternative Cornish Language." The Quietus. September 13, 2016. Turenne, Martin. "Aphex Twin: The Contrarian." Exclaim. April 1, 2003. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Yollocalli
Wattz Up! - Yollo @ Pitchfork 2022

Yollocalli

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 67:50


Wattz up! is produced by Yollocalli Arts Reach youth and broadcast through Lumpen Radio, WLPN 105.5FM Chicago. Yollocalli was invited to this year's Pitchfork Music Fest! We covered the music acts, Renegade craft fair, Chirp record fair, food vendors, and our overall thoughts on the weekend. Yollo also participated in a series of DoorDash backstage conversations with artists, and YSYW student Kaelah Serrano got the opportunity to interview Chicago singer, song-writer, producer, and all around creative artist Kaina.

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day
melancholia

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 1:55 Very Popular


Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 12, 2022 is: melancholia • mel-un-KOH-lee-uh • noun Melancholia refers to a feeling of sadness or depression. It is also used to refer to a sad tone or quality that one perceives in something, such as a work of art or literature. // He confessed to a bit of melancholia after the final performance—although he was proud of the successful Broadway run, he would miss his fellow cast members dearly. See the entry > Examples: “His last single, 2020's 'Finding Rest In a Weary World,' was impressive but relatively subdued, tinged with ambient melancholia even as the beat hit its stride.” — Sue Park, Pitchfork, 18 Mar. 2022 Did you know? When is a word full of humor yet far from humorous? Melancholia traces back to Greek melan- ("black, dark") and cholē ("bile"). Medical practitioners once adhered to the system of humors—bodily fluids that included black bile, yellow bile, blood, and phlegm. An imbalance of these humors was thought to lead to disorders of the mind and body. One suffering from an excess of black bile (believed to be secreted by the kidneys or spleen) could become sullen, unsociable, and liable to depression. Today, doctors no longer ascribe physical and mental disorders to disruptions of the four humors, but the word melancholia is still used in psychiatry as a general term for despondency.

Town Hall Seattle Arts & Culture Series
203. Nabil Ayers with Cheryl Waters: Music, Roots, and Redefining Family

Town Hall Seattle Arts & Culture Series

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 55:47


Nabil Ayers has been part of the music scene in many capacities: musician, record-label creator, band manager, music executive, and founder of Seattle's Sonic Boom Records. He is also an author, writing about music and race for the New York Times, Rolling Stone, and many others. Now Ayers has written a new memoir, My Life in the Sunshine: Searching for My Father and Discovering My Family, about his relationship with his father, Black jazz musician Roy Ayers; being a mixed-race person in the United States; and his work in the music industry. While Ayers' famous musician father was rarely present in his life, he still turned out to be a strong influence, showing up in Ayers' love of music and his eclectic career in the music industry. Motivated by his father's absence, Ayers researched and connected with other extended family members and discovered the existence of several half-siblings, as well as a paternal ancestor who was enslaved. Following these new family connections, Nabil meets and befriends the descendant of the plantation owner, which strangely paves the way for him to make meaningful connections with other extended family he never knew existed. In conversation with KEXP's Cheryl Waters, Ayers discusses his drive to understand his roots and redraw the lines that define family and race. Nabil Ayers has written about race and music for The New York Times, NPR, Pitchfork, Rolling Stone and GQ. Ayers is the President of Beggars Group US, where he has run campaigns for The National, Big Thief, Grimes, Future Islands and St. Vincent, as well as reissue campaigns including Pixies' album Doolittle which was certified Platinum in 2019. At age 25, Ayers and his business partner opened Seattle's Sonic Boom Records store, which they sold to a longtime customer in 2016. As a drummer Ayers has performed in several bands including The Long Winters and Tommy Stinson. On his own record label, The Control Group/Valley of Search, Ayers has released music by Cate Le Bon, Lykke Li, The Killers, PJ Harvey, Patricia Brennan, and his uncle, the jazz musician Alan Braufman. Ayers lives with his wife in Brooklyn, NY. For more than 25 years, radio DJ and producer Cheryl Waters has been enriching people's lives through artist advocacy and music discovery at the influential Seattle radio station KEXP. A lifelong music lover, Cheryl's career in radio began in 1994 as a volunteer DJ at the station, then-known as KCMU, while she was working as an environmental scientist. Since 2005, Cheryl has been the host of the Midday Show on KEXP, a daily music program where she interviews and champions a wide spectrum of musicians from KEXP's studios in Seattle, WA, as well as at remote broadcasts in cities ranging from New York and Austin to Mexico City and Reykjavik. In her role as the station's Live Performances Manager, Cheryl curates and books more than 300 live sessions at KEXP each year, which have collectively received over 1 billion views worldwide on KEXP's YouTube channel, which has over 2 million subscribers. My Life in the Sunshine: Searching for My Father and Discovering My Family (Hardcover) Elliott Bay Books

Crime With My Coffee
The Birth of DNA Evidence - Colin Pitchfork

Crime With My Coffee

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 31:42


In the mid 1980s in England two teenage girls were found raped and strangled.  Their murderer, Colin Pitchfork, was eventually identified by his semen that he left behind through the discovery of Alek Jefferys' DNA identification.Sources for this episode:Wikipedia - Colin PitchforkWikipedia - Newbold VerdonWikipedia - LeicesterThe Guardian - Killer breakthrough - the day DNA evidence first nailed a murdererBBC - Colin Pitchfork: Parole hearing for double child killer and rapistThe Daily Mail - EXCLUSIVE: The disturbing truth behind sex killer Colin Pitchfork's return to jail: Urgent calls for parole reform after predator 'walked up to' teenage women in the streetSupport the show

Reel Notes w/ CineMasai
S2 Episode 26: Anonymuz

Reel Notes w/ CineMasai

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 81:32


My guest this week is Florida-bred rapper, producer, and label head Anonymuz. We spoke about the magic of A24 movies, Spider-Man, superhero fatigue, Willem Dafoe, Silence, the work of Martin Scorsese, One Piece, Hunter x Hunter, the value of art, putting himself in his music, his path to becoming a rapper-producer, the significance of the Radicxl movement, striving to be regular, and the creative process behind his latest project ANAGO.ANAGO is available wherever music is sold, streamed, or stolen. Check out my review of its lead single "MORPHEUS" for Pitchfork here. Follow Anonymuz on Instagram and Twitter: @Anonymuzkilla Follow me on Instagram (@cinemasai), Twitter (@CineMasai_), TikTok (@cinemasai) , and Letterboxd (@CineMasai)   Support the show

Andrew's Daily Five
The Greatest Songs of the 90's: Episode 1

Andrew's Daily Five

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 14:35


#100-96Intro/Outro: Cherub Rock by Smashing Pumpkins100. Friends in Low Places by Garth Brooks *99. Girls and Boys by Blur98. I'll Make Love To You by Boyz II Men97. Are You That Somebody by Aaliyah96. Regulate by Warren G *Vote on your favorite song from today's episodeVote on your favorite song from Week 4 of the 80'sThe nineteen lists used: Pitchfork, Fourth Estate Audio, NME, Time Out, Rate Your Music, VH1, Cleveland Hall of Fame, Soul Tracks, Hip-Hop Golden Age, Country Thang, Billboard Hot 100, Rolling Stone, Music Grotto, Glamour, Spinditty Rock, More FM, Live About, Acclaimed Music, Digital Dream Door* - Previously played on the podcast

Shaken and Disturbed
#80 - The Devil's Pitchfork

Shaken and Disturbed

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2022 33:38


A man in the United Kingdom gets put away for some of the most heinous crimes imaginable, and somehow gets released. What happens next will boil your blood. To learn more about microdosing THC just do a quick search online or go to Microdose.com and use code: shaken to get free shipping & 30% off your first order. OUR MERCH STORE IS LIVE! Click here to browse our store and support our show! T-Shirts, hoodies, notebooks, phone cases, pillows, and more! Do you want first access to exclusive Shaken and Disturbed t-shirts, and other merch? Patreon subscribers are going to get first dibs! Sign up for Patreon now to receive a special announcement when our merch store opens VERY soon! Sign up for Patreon here: http://patreon.com/shakenanddisturbed And if you've already signed up for Patreon, thank you, Mom and Dad love you.

Every Rom Com
Every Rom Com 41: High Fidelity

Every Rom Com

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2022 136:03


This week on Every Rom Com we’re discussing the music and the misery of “High Fidelity” with Courtney E. Smith, author of the 2011 book Record Collecting For Girls and host of the podcast “Songs in The Key Of Death.” We discuss John Cusack and Nick Hornby, memorable breakups on and off screen, and a whole lot of music! Courtney gives her picks for the top 5 rom com soundtracks, lays out some mixtape-making wisdom, and reviews your picks for best breakup songs! It’s an intersection of music nerds, film nerds, and feminists that you won’t want to miss! 0:00-16:06 Introducing Our Guest, Courtney E. Smith, Author Of Record Collecting For Girls; Courtney’s Top 5 Romantic Comedy Soundtracks Follow our guest Courtney E. Smith on Twitter @courtneyesmith or on Instagram @thecourtneyesmith. And be sure to check out her podcast, Songs in the Key of Death anywhere you get your podcasts! Courtney E. Smith is the author of RECORD COLLECTING FOR GIRLS (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011), a music critic, and a recovering music industry gatekeeper. She began her career at MTV, quickly moving into the music programming department and yelling at everyone about indie rock until they listened and agreed to play it. She feels very lucky that worked out. While at MTV, Smith was the label rep for all the indie record labels in the known universe and programmed the only national indie rock video show, MTV2’s Subterranean. She also co-helmed the music programming for mtvU, the college music network, as well as creating their video award show, The Woodies. Since transitioning to music journalism and criticism, Smith has since been published by Billboard, Pitchfork, Salon, No Depression, Yahoo, and in a screed for Lenny Letter about the Rock Hall’s lack of women nominees that launched trend pieces in the New York Times and People, and caused Steve Miller, a curmudgeon rock star, to yell at the whole place that they needed to stop ignoring women. The trend has continued at every induction ceremony since. She’s been an editor and staff writer for CBS’s Radio.com and at Refinery29. At the latter, she made so much noise covering the Grammys and their mishandling of #MeToo and representation for women that the Recording Academy hired a crisis PR firm to handle her. Her coverage of the lack of representation for women at country radio caused tongues to wag all over Nashville and earned her a spot contributing an essay to WOMAN WALK THE LINE (UT Press, 2017). Presently, she’s the editor of Eater Dallas and yes, she will give you a food recommendation on request. Smith is the host and writer of the po

On The Rekord
Episode 75 - July 5th, 2022 (DJ Shy Interview) 

On The Rekord

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 137:03


Episode 75 - July 5th, 2022 (DJ Shy Interview)  - Giving People their Roses  - DJ Dre x DJ Nawtee x DJ Cram aka Velo Sicum x DJ A-One x DJ Shy  - The Origins of DJ Shy  - New Jersey DJs x DJing to Stay out of Trouble  - Newark, NJ x Irvington, NJ x New Jersey Drive (Essex County, NJ)  - Behind The Scene Records x Sic-With-It x Crookside Cartel x A-Team (New Jersey Radio) x Pirate Radio Stations  - Brick City Bandits (Brick Bandits Crew) x Brick City Club Music  - DJ Uncle Al  - Jersey Club x Baltimore Club x Philly Club x Chicago Club Music  - Black Culture Influence on House Music  - Jersey Club (Broken down by Regions & Era's)  - New York Parties vs New Jersey Parties  - Paterson Legendary DJs DJ Quest Flavor x DJ Goldfingers  - Jay-Z “Brooklyn Love”  - RIP Truck  - Paterson, NJ DJs  - The DJ Golden Ticket  - DJ Shy “The Producer” (The Triple Threat x The Sheesh Bros)  - Kitty Kat “Pop That” Sample  - Brick City Bandits w/ Corey Booker x Mad Decent x Diplo  - Nadus x Big O x DJ Sega x DJ Sliink x Dirty South Joe  - The Structure of Brick City Bandits  - The FADER Interview ( Fader TV Interview )  - Songs Of The Episode #1 - 4G4L Freedo “On Go”  - @Im_Waltttt Lesson on Practice  - DJ Shy The Mad Decent's Block Party (Circa 2014)  - Diplo Hanging Out & Chilling in Newark, NJ (Hanging out in The Number Blocks)  - The Internet was the Best Thing for DJs (DJ A-Trak x DJ Craze x DJ AM x DJ Shiftee)  - DJ Shy x Snootie Wild x Hot97  - Songs Of The Episode #2 - DJ Spaz x DJ Shy “Bring It To The Wall”  - Club Abyss (Sayreville, NJ)  - A-List Radio (Internet Radio) x DJ Enuff  - The Importance of DJ Mister Cee  - Angie Martinez leaves Hot97 (Aug. 5th, 2016) and goes to Power105  - Hot97 vs Power105 Radio Beef  - The Palace (Passaic, NJ) x Mr. B's Gentlemen's Club x Dekko NightClub x Liquid Access  - The HomeTeam DJs  - Angels Nardones x Jersey Girls (Elizabeth, NJ)  - DJ Doughboy  - Club Exotics (Club Escape) *Elizabeth, NJ*  - @Im_Waltttt Praises DJs that Play Album Cuts  - Dec. 2009 Young Money “BedRock” heard on OnSmash x RnBXclusive  - DJ Shy x Wiz Khalifa “Say Yea”  - Songs Of The Episode #3 - A. Money “Fast Life”  - Internet Sites Shaping Music Industry Today (OnSmash, RnBXclusive, DatPiff, LiveMixtapes, HotNewHipHop, GreenHitz, HotBlends, NahRight, ThisIsRnB, RunTheTrap, StereoGum, PitchFork, ThatsEnuff)  - Social Media x HillDilly x BeforeTheData Sharping Music Today  - DeeJay Remixing Songs Online (Soundcloud) - Dave Luxe x Ciara “Overdose”  - Social Media Ruining Party Scene  - River Outpost Brewery House (Peeskill, NY)  - Change of the DJ Scene from Old School DJs compared to the New School DJs  - Always Keep Moving, Every Good Thing Comes To An End  - DJ Shy DeeJay Stories (Traveling New Jersey - Connecticut - Baltimore - New Jersey)  - DeeJaying a Concert  - DJ Shy Newest Ventures (Apple Music x LoudPA Radio)  - Bob Proctor  - B1GGL x Supreme Security  - Songs Of The Episode #4 - Cruch Calhoun “Zaza”  - @MixedByKamillion Follow Him On All Social Media Platforms. @MixedByKamillion

Breaking Walls
The Adventures of Philip Marlowe: The Girl from Pitchfork Corners—07/05/1950

Breaking Walls

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 29:57


On the July 5th, 1950 episode of The Adventures of Philip Marlowe starring Gerald Mohr, Donna Rollins has hired Marlowe by special delivery letter. The letter includes $50. He's to find out where Arnold Latimore went. When Marlowe is unable to locate Latimore he goes to Donna Rollins to return her $50. Marlowe is alarmed and put off when Ms. Reed is now unconcerned about Latimore, but nervous about something else.

Reel Notes w/ CineMasai
S2 Episode 25: Chuck Strangers

Reel Notes w/ CineMasai

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 120:03


My guest this week is rapper, producer, Pro Era member, and label head Chuck Strangers. We spoke about Harold's fried chicken, The Wire, Breaking Bad, White People Can't Jump, Toy Story, the Friday series, the art of bootleg CDs, how JAY-Z's “Hard Knock Life” changed his perspective on music, his work with Pro Era, the 10th anniversary of Joey Bada$$' 1999, and his current position within the rap underground. Chuck's latest solo project Too Afraid To Dance is available wherever music is sold, streamed, or stolen. Chuck's production can also be heard on "Brand New 911" and "Wanna Be Loved" from Joey Bada$$' comeback record 2000, which is also available wherever music is sold, streamed, or stolen. Check out my review on Pitchfork here. Follow Chuck Strangers on Instagram (@chuckstrangers) and Twitter (@Chuck_Strangers). Follow me on Instagram (@cinemasai), Twitter (@CineMasai_), TikTok (@cinemasai) , and Letterboxd (@CineMasai)   Support the show

CHIRP Radio Podcasts
Jeff Parker Interview

CHIRP Radio Podcasts

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 10:31


Jeff Parker is a guitarist and composer, famous for his jazz session work and his contributions to the Chicago band Tortoise. After his performance at Pitchfork Fest in July 2022, he returned home and took a call from his home studio from features co-director Mick R. They talked about his performance at Pitchfork and chatted about the origins and creation of his 2021 solo album, Forfolks. It's a wonderful and warm conversation that we hope you'll enjoy. "The New Breed was a kind of posthumous tribute to my father. Suite for Max Brown was the kind of tribute to my mom, who's still around. And Forfolks is for all of us. It's for the folks." - Jeff Parker Produced by Mick R. Image: Courtesy of Artist.

Those Guys From Wichita
A woman selling Teddy bears behind Publix with pitchfork and whip

Those Guys From Wichita

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 55:16


Conrad is in the shed and he talks about a woman selling teddy bears behind a grocery store with a pitchfork and a whip. He talks about losing a intimate item and then being like its ok because unless you knew what this item was you wouldn't know it was intimate. He talks about buzz aldrin going to space and selling his space stuff. Subscribe to Conradio on Youtube Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/conradio/id772967885 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7InK6IzBqK3KVK2uSHkLdA?si=97ea8f1be2634786 Visit our Patreon www.patreon.com/conradio Connect With us on Social Media: www.Facebook.com/conradio www.Instgram.com/conradio_show https://twitter.com/conradioshow Website: https://www.oktacocompany.com/podcasts

Song Exploder
Sudan Archives - Selfish Soul

Song Exploder

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 16:06 Very Popular


Sudan Archives is a singer, songwriter, producer, and violinist. She grew up in Cincinnati before moving to LA. Her music has been called "viscerally gorgeous" by The Guardian, and "stunning" by Pitchfork, who gave her in ‘Best New Music.' This year, she's releasing her second album, and one of the tracks on it is "Selfish Soul." She told me the idea for this song started when she asked her boyfriend, James (who is the rapper Nocando) to shave her head. Cutting off her hair made her reflect on her whole hair story, from experiences she had as a kid, to the cultural and racial issues that have historically surrounded Black women's hair. For more, visit songexploder.net/sudan-archives.

Wheels Off with Rhett Miller

Craig Finn is a Minnesota-bred singer/songwriter based in New York City, best known as the singer of The Hold Steady. He joins Rhett to talk about his podcast, That's How I Remember It, which is about the connection between memory and creativity. Craig and Rhett discuss the inspiration behind the podcast as well as Craig's songwriting process, the importance of a band's first record, and why he feels that albums have ‘seasons'. Craig shares the tricks he uses every day to dispel anxiety, depression, and remove any self generated obstacles. Finn spent the '90's leading Minneapolis indie band Lifter Puller, which released 3 albums and an EP. After relocating to New York, he joined with Lifter Puller member Tad Kubler to form The Hold Steady in 2003. The Hold Steady quickly achieved critical acclaim and a worldwide fanbase with their unique pairing of dense lyrical narratives with big rock guitars. Pitchfork has described Finn as “a born storyteller, who has chosen rock as his medium.” When performing his solo material live, Craig Finn is joined by a dynamic group of musicians called The Uptown Controllers.Craig's latest album, A Legacy Of Rentals, is available now. Wheels Off is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted and produced by Rhett Miller. Co-produced by Kirsten Cluthe in partnership with Nick Ruffini (Revoice Media). Editing by Matt Dwyer. Production Assistance by Matt Bavuso. Music by OLD 97's. Episode artwork by Katherine Boils. Show logo by Tim Skirven. This podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. You can also ask Alexa to play it. Please leave us a rating or review on iTunes. Revisit previous episodes of Wheels Off with Rosanne Cash, Rob Thomas, Will Forte, Lydia Loveless, Allison Moorer, Ted Leo, Paul F. Tompkins, Jen Kirkman, and more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Colleen & Bradley
7/25 Mon Hr 3: CSI: Sales pitchfork

Colleen & Bradley

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 29:57


PLUS: Where's the weirdest place you've fallen asleep? AND the mystery of the "Longfellow Boom:" We're not solving it, but it is fascinating!

Soundcheck
Andrew Bird Puts His Personal Demons To Work on 'Inside Problems'

Soundcheck

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 35:56


Singer, songwriter, violinist, guitarist, whistler, glockenspielist, and actor (on Fargo), Andrew Bird, continues “his subversion of indie rock”, (-Schaefer) by including classical, folk, expansive violin solos, and old-time jazz; and has made a remarkable document of tilting at the windmills of his inner demons during these last few years of isolation and insularity. This latest record, 2022's Inside Problems, sees Bird once again as an entertaining thinker who can couch dark cultural commentary in joyfully buoyant pop songs, (he prefers this exercise in contrasts.) Especially entertaining is a counting/numbers song (in the vein of Schoolhouse Rock), “Eight”, which, he says, is his favorite number -  and both this live version, and the album version of this song feature a pretty epic classic rock-length violin solo. As The Thinker, he invites us into getting literary with references to the late novelist and essayist Joan Didion (and related work by Irish poet William Butler Yeats), Greek mythology (Icarus and Orpheus), The Velvet Underground, and Beethoven. Interestingly, Bird says that rather than compartmentalizing the various musical genres and conservatory training experiences (“I spent…four years trying not to let them educate me”, Pitchfork), he says that he approaches riffs and melodies like folk music in the oral tradition, whether they are classical riffs of Ravel or Beethoven, old time music, Irish tunes, jazz standards, or Lou Reed/John Cale. So it makes perfect sense that when his internal jukebox kept spinning a piano reduction of Beethoven's Allegretto from the 7th Symphony, which he'd heard in the movie, Howard's End, he turned that riff into a bridge in his own song “Atomized.” Over the past few years, Andrew Bird has also taken up acting (Fargo), scored a Judd Apatow film, earned a Grammy nomination for My Finest Work Yet (2019), and continued his wide-ranging musical collaborations. Additionally, his work, “Hover”, was performed at the most recent 2022 Ojai Festival, in an early music instrument arrangement by Emi Ferguson (Artist Propulsion Lab Class of 2022). All this to say, we are excited and honored (ok, I am BEYOND EXCITED) that Andrew Bird plays remotely and chats about his new album for the Soundcheck Podcast. – Caryn Havlik Set list: “Eight”, “Atomized” “Make a Picture” Watch "Eight": Watch "Make a Picture":

Weird AF News
Floridaman steals apple juice while showing genitals. Lady stabs a mini van with a pitchfork.

Weird AF News

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 19:59


FLORIDA FRIDAY - Floridaman exposed himself to the elderly as he sipped apple juice. Florida woman wields a pitchfork and whip outside a Publix. Floridaman wakes up with headache realizes he was shot. Frozen Stiffs ice cream in a hearse. Florida man called 911 reported himself kidnapped. // Weird AF News is the only daily weird news podcast hosted by a comedian and recorded in a closet. Show your SUPPORT by joining the Weird AF News Patreon where you'll get bonus episodes and other weird af news stuff http://patreon.com/weirdafnews  - WATCH Weird AF News on Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/weirdafnews - check out the official website https://WeirdAFnews.com and FOLLOW host Jonesy at http://instagram.com/funnyjones or http://twitter.com/funnyjones or http://facebook.com/comedianjonesy or http://Jonesy.com

The Twitch and MJ Podcast Podcast
Florida or Not: A Whip, A Pitchfork, and Teddy Bears?

The Twitch and MJ Podcast Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 5:57


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Roadcase
Special Pitchfork Episode featuring Xenia Rubinos, Kaina, and Arooj Aftab

Roadcase

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 59:11


Welcome to Roadcase for this Special Episode where Josh takes it on the road to feature in-person interviews from the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago last weekend (July 15-17) with three amazing artists, Xenia Rubinos, Kaina and 2022 Grammy Award winner Arooj Aftab. All three of these extraordinary artists each performed amazing, not-to-be-missed sets at Pitchfork and all have super diverse and interesting backgrounds, which we explore in these short-format live interviews direct from the Pitchfork festival grounds. Even more interesting, all three women have unique stories to share with a common thread about how they arrived where they are today; Arooj is Brooklyn-based but grew up in Pakistan, and Kaina and Xenia are both first-generation Americans of immigrant parents, and all their unique musical journeys express a deep influence of these beautiful, multicultural traditions.  And what's even more cool is that they're all super fun and amazing humans!!   So jump on the Roadcase bus and head to Union Park in Chicago to learn more about what these uber-talented artists are all about. It's a great time!!To learn even more about these extraordinary artists click the below links.Xenia Rubinos: https://www.xeniarubinos.com/Kaina: https://www.kaina.live/Arooj Aftab: https://www.aroojaftabmusic.com/For more information about Roadcase: https://linktr.ee/roadcasepod and https://www.roadcasepod.comContact Us by email: info@roadcasepod.comTheme music:  "Eugene (Instrumental)" by Waltzer

Hey, Remember the 80's?
Even More Obscure Soundtrack Songs

Hey, Remember the 80's?

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 39:49


Episode 167: What's your favorite 80's soundtrack? There are so many great ones out there, so Joe and Kari decided to take a look at some of the more obscure offerings. Cyndi Lauper's first movie role resulted in the song "Hole in My Heart"…does the song give you the Vibes? Vision Quest had some big hits, but it's also got overlooked gems from Don Henley and Sammy Hagar. Finally, the soundtrack for Ruthless People was packed full of superstars like Mick Jagger and Billy Joel, but the contributions from Dan Hartman and The Machinations deserve some love too. Number 167: Treblezine and Pitchfork ranked their Top 200 songs of the 80's. Number 167 on those lists come from LL Cool J and Yoko Ono. Were they ranked correctly? 

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
Puja Patel

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2022 47:40 Very Popular


Puja Patel, editor-in-chief of Pitchfork, plays our game about ceremonial first pitches in baseball games. Tom Papa guest hosts and is joined by panelists Adam Burke, Paula Poundstone and Emmy Blotnick.

All Of It
Listening Party: 'Humble Quest' with Maren Morris

All Of It

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 27:09


[REBROADCAST FROM April 13, 2022] Maren Morris has dominated pop charts and been a member of the country supergroup The Highwomen. Pitchfork describes her latest solo album, Humble Quest, as "matter-of-factly masterful." Morris joins us for a Listening Party.

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for July 3, 2022 is: teem • TEEM • verb To teem with something is to be full of that thing, or to have much of that thing inside. // The river teems with fish. // The students' minds were teeming with ideas. See the entry > Examples: "Emily Wells' orchestral pop teems with grandly despairing gestures—synth tones as thick and black as crude oil, woodwinds like fluttering wings in the upper reaches of a condemned building." — Jayson Greene, Pitchfork, 21 Apr. 2022 Did you know? Teem and team are not just homophones, they are also etymological kin. Teem comes from Old English tīman or tǣman, which originally meant "to bring forth offspring" or "to give birth to.” That word is related to the ancestor of team, the Old English noun tēam, meaning "offspring, lineage, or group of draft animals." Team can still be used to refer to a brood of young animals, especially pigs or ducks, but both teem and team have otherwise largely left their offspring-related senses behind.

How I Built This with Guy Raz
Pitchfork: Ryan Schreiber

How I Built This with Guy Raz

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 81:05 Very Popular


While working at his local record store at age 20, Ryan Schreiber dreamt that his scrappy music review webpage might one day grow into an influential music publication. Working out of his parents' house, he wrote about indie music because he loved it, and recruited like-minded friends to do the same. In 2000, a rhapsodic review of Radiohead's “Kid A” got huge attention online, and soon Ryan's site began to attract tens of thousands of users—building a reputation for pointed reviews that could make or break careers. In 2015, Pitchfork joined The New Yorker and Vogue when it was acquired by Condé Nast, one of the most prestigious magazine publishers in the world.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.