Music for the masses

This channel provides an introduction to a handful of great podcasts that focus on music.

by Pastime

    Music for the masses

    Feb 20 2019

  • The Jerry Springer Podcast / Jerry's Take on the Virginia Blackface Scandal - EP 200

    OMG, a website is up ( where people are signing a petition to put Jerry’s face on the rock of Mt. Rushmore. We discuss.The idea of Judge Jerry officiating marriages is catching on, as is the concept of people coming before him to renew their marriage vowels. Jene and Bonnie would like to get on the list. Unfortunately, Bonnie doesn’t usually come to podcasts, so is it possible to do it over Facebook Live or on the phone? And will Jerry’s role in this be as effective as wh...more

  • All Songs Considered / Palehound, Aldous Harding, Sego, Molly Sarlé, Westkust, Empath and Ellis

    On this week's All Songs Considered we premiere new music from Aldous Harding. The artist from New Zealand made Bob Boilen's number two album from 2017 (Party) and her latest song, "The Barrel," indicates that she'll be another year-end favorite of mine in 2019. Marissa Lorusso and Lyndsey McKenna join Bob as co-host for the first time together and fill out the show with some new, great unknowns, including Sweden's Westkust and an artist who goes by the name Ellis. Ellis is the musical project o...more

  • KEXP Song of the Day / Sir Babygirl - Everyone Is A Bad Friend

    Sir Babygirl - Everyone Is A Bad Friend - from the 2019 album Crush on Me on Father/Daughter Records.

  • Today's Top Tune / Band of Skulls: “Cool Your Battles”

    April brings the spring and in this case, a new album by UK rockers Band of Skulls. Our first listen is "Cool Your Battles," full of swagger - this anti-war song tells us to stop spending energy fighting and do something positive.

  • The Anfield Wrap / TAW Player Preview - Liverpool v Bayern Munich: Under The Lights

    'Under The Lights' is our preview show, hosted by John Gibbons, covering the Reds upcoming fixtures in European competition and here is a 5 minute preview of our latest show looking towards tomorrows clash with Bayern Munich. Joining John on this weeks show are Kevin Walsh, Lizzi Doyle, Paul Senior and Paddy Fitzsimons. Subscribe to TAW Player on the following link:

  • Soundcheck / Mandolin Orange's Bittersweet Pickin' Tunes

    Mandolin Orange is the folk duo of North Carolinians Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz, who blend traditional Americana roots music – folk, country, bluegrass – in their warm and intimate, bittersweet acoustic songs. They met at a bluegrass jam, and have been known to wield mandolin, guitar, banjo and violin between them, with Marlin mostly doing lead vocals and Frantz, who thinks of herself as a harmony singer. Mandolin Orange sometimes expands to five instrumentalists for the live shows, but stil...more

  • Popcast / Behind the Ryan Adams Investigation

    The musician has been accused of dangling career opportunities while pursuing female artists for sex, then turning domineering and vengeful. He denies the claims. Guests: The New York Times's Joe Coscarelli and Melena Ryzik.

  • Rolling Stone Music Now / Best and Worst Moments of the 2019 Grammys

    Did the Grammys pull off a course correction this year? Rob Sheffield and Brittany Spanos break the show down with host Brian Hiatt

  • Alt.Latino / Alt.Latino: The Many Shades of Latinx Culture

    Through four wide-ranging conversations — with a punk singer, a reporter, a group of Latin American expats and singer Rita Moreno — Alt.Latino took a wide-lens survey of the cultural landscape.

  • Talk Is Jericho / The Fyre Festival Fraud

    Young Hollywood host, Austin Mills, went to the Fyre Festival in 2016, but not as a social influencer or media reviewer. He bought a ticket, and went with a bunch of his friends with the intention of enjoying an awesome concert festival vacation in the Bahamas! But that’s not what happened as Austin documented on his Vlog during the trip, and as has been depicted in two documentaries about the ill-fated festival which resulted in its creator and promoter being convicted of fraud and incarc...more


    BJ and Jon Lamoreaux from The Hustle discuss the career of R.E.M. and how this once very significant band has seemingly faded from the public consciousness.

  • Sound Opinions / #690 Songs About Writers, Opinions on Bob Mould & Sneaks

    This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot explore literature’s influence on popular music and how famous scribes like Shakespeare, Oscar Wilde and more get name drops. They'll share some of their favorite songs about writers. They'll also review the latest from rocker Bob Mould and techno-indie artist Sneaks.

  • Pop Culture Happy Hour / The Oscar-Nominated Documentaries And Foreign-Laungage Films

    We're diving into the Oscar-nominated documentaries and foreign language films. We'll tell you which ones to watch and where to find them, which might make you the star of your Oscar party.

  • Tiny Desk Concerts - Audio / Mountain Man

    The voices of Amelia Meath, Molly Erin Sarlé and Alexandra Sauser-Monnig come together behind the Tiny Desk, with songs that conjure a simpler life: dogs, friends, moonlight or skinny dipping.

  • Afropop Worldwide / The Invisible Line - Haiti and the Dominican Republic

    The island of Hispaniola, located in the western Caribbean, is divided in two by an invisible line that snakes down its central mountain range. On one side is Haiti, the other the Dominican Republic: one colonized by the French, the other by Spain. The island was the first place in the Americas colonized by Europeans, and was the place where trans-Atlantic slavery was first implemented. It was also home to the first--and only--successful slave revolt when Haiti rebelled against France in 1791. Y...more

  • Irish and Celtic Music Podcast / Sporting Paddy Reel Celtic Music #397

    Sporting your reel Celtic music on #397 of the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast. ChildsPlay, Cady Finlayson, Tami Curtis, Wicked Tinkers, Tullamore, Paddy Glackin, Rambling Sailors, The Tea Merchants, Beth Patterson, Patrick O'Flaherty, Claire Roche, Redhill Rats, Skelpin, Rise, Event Horizon, An Triur I hope you enjoyed this week's show. If you did, please share the show with ONE friend. The Irish & Celtic Music Podcast is dedicated to growing our community and helping...more

  • Talkhouse Podcast / V-Day with 5 Famous Artist Couples!

    Happiest of Valentines Days to ya, listeners! To celebrate the duality of this love-filled and oh-so-fraught time, the Talkhouse Podcast asked five of our favorite artist couples to answer two questions: What’s the best thing about being in a two-artist relationship? And, what’s the worst?? Answering both Cupid’s and our calls are: Katie Crutchfield (Waxahatchee) and Kevin Morby;  Maliibu Miitch and Chase Money Marz;  Heather Matarazzo and Heather Turman;  Sadie Dupuis (Speedy Ortiz, Sad13) and ...more

  • Wonderful! / Wonderful! 71: Baby Like It Sweet

    Griffin’s favorite software preservation effort! Rachel’s favorite vitamin consumption method! Griffin’s favorite place to walk around! Rachel’s favorite new taste! Music: "Money Won't Pay" by bo en and Augustus -