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

    Jun 17 2019

  • Soundcheck / Australian Bass Virtuoso Tal Wilkenfeld Shines a Light

    Australian-born Tal Wilkenfeld has made her sizable reputation by playing bass for some of the music world’s biggest stars – Prince, Mick Jagger, Jeff Beck, the Allman Brothers. In March she released her first album of her own singing and songwriting, Love Remains, and perhaps unsurprisingly, it went right to the top of Billboard’s Heatseekers chart. Tal Wilkenfeld joins us in-studio with her band to play some of these tunes in-studio. Set list: Killing Me Love Remains Corner Painter Watch the...more

  • The Anfield Wrap / The Anfield Wrap: Transfer Standstills & Pre-Season Preparations

    It's all a bit quiet on the transfer front as clubs jockey for position over the big names, but how will that affect preparations for the new season?Joining Neil Atkinson to discuss the latest Liverpool news are Ian Salmon, James Sutton and Rob Gutmann.

  • Twenty Thousand Hertz / #69 | Plants that Sing

    Have you ever wondered what your dog or cat would say to you if they could talk? How about your plant? In this episode we explore the world of bioacoustics and cognitive ecology. Featuring MIDI Sprout creator, Joe Patitucci, and ecologist, Monica Gagliano, who is the author of Thus Spoke the Plant.Twenty Thousand Hertz is produced out of the studios of Defacto Sound, and hosted by Dallas Taylor.Follow the show on Twitter & Facebook. Become a monthly contributor at you know ...more

  • Today's Top Tune / Maverick Sabre: “Into Nirvana”

    Personal and poignant, Maverick Sabre's sound cuts like a knife. For the past 2 years, the Irish artist has been piecing his new album together alongside friends and collaborators. "Into Nirvana" is just that.

  • All Songs Considered / New Music Friday: June 14

    Our list of the week's best new albums includes Bruce Springsteen's wistful ode to orchestral pop, the rock artistry of Baroness, DMV rapper Goldlink, the spoken-word artist Kate Tempest and more. FEATURED ALBUMS: 1. Baroness: Gold & Grey; 2. Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars; 3. Kate Tempest: The Books of Traps and Lessons; 4. Bill Callahan: Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest; 5. Calexico + Iron & Wine: Years to Burn; 6. House and Land: Across the Field; 7. John Luther Adams: Become Desert; 8. Goldl...more

  • ROCK AND/OR ROLL / 265 - AOR????????????? AOK!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    We survived the Motley series! Let's cleanse the collective palette with some choice AOR!

  • Sound Opinions / #707 Roky Erickson, Dr. John & Jim DeRogatis on R. Kelly

    Roky Erickson and his group the 13th Floor Elevators spread the psychedelic gospel in the heart of Texas in the 1960s and influenced groups like R.E.M. and ZZ Top. After a tumultuous life that included a long battle with schizophrenia, Roky died last month at 71. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot pay tribute this week on Sound Opinions. Plus, Greg interviews Jim about what he learned about the nature of music in 19 years of investigating R. Kelly and they say goodbye to Dr. John.

  • Pop Culture Happy Hour / Late Night And What's Making Us Happy

    In the movie Late Night, Mindy Kaling plays Molly Patel, a woman who gets her big break in the writers' room of late night host Katherine Newbury. Newbury, played by Emma Thompson, is on thin ice with the network and wants to add Molly as a way of diversifying her very white and very male writing staff. But once Molly gets there, she finds that being considered a diversity hire comes with challenges of its own. Late Night also features John Lithgow, Denis O'Hare, and Reid Scott.

  • Drink Champs / Episode 166 w/ Kareem "Biggs" Burke

    N.O.R.E & DJ EFN are the Drink Champs. On this episode the Champs sit down with Kareem "Biggs" Burke. Known as a co-founder of the legendary Roc-A-Fella Records. Biggs chops it up with your favorite Drunk Uncles. In this episode Biggs shares the story about the first time meeting Diddy, introduces his new artist SAINt JHN, shares some of his favorite drunk stories with NORE, shed’s light on the Roc-A-Fella Family Tree and even lays to rest old rumors from the Roc-A-Fella era and much much mo...more

  • Alt.Latino / Africa Speaks to Carlos Santana In New Album

    Carlos Santana is having a big year: the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, the 20th anniversary of Supernatural, and now a new album featuring Spanish vocalist Buika, Africa Speaks.

  • Popcast / Can Record Labels Be Trusted to Preserve Music History?

    A 2008 fire destroyed master recordings for a who’s who of popular music. A new investigation explores the damage done. Guest: The New York Times Magazine's Jody Rosen

  • Afropop Worldwide / What's New at WOMEX

    The annual WOMEX gathering is a feast for the eyes and ears. At the 2018 edition in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, over 300 artists performed in 60 official showcases. Afropop Worldwide recorded both intimate exclusive sessions and official showcases. We also interviewed globetrotting artists: Moonlight Benjamin (Haiti/France), Dawda Jobarteh(Gambia/Denmark), Tita Nzebi (Gabon/France) and Serge Ananou (Benin/France). And, we collected a load of new releases from artists you know, like Salif Keita, an...more

  • Irish and Celtic Music Podcast / Celtic Harp with Anne Roos #413

    Harpist Anne Roos will introduce  you to some of the beautiful Celtic harp music that inspired her in this Celtic Harp special of the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast. William Jackson, Sylvia Woods, Anne Roos, Susan Toman, The Duplets, Leah Jorgensen, Mark Davies, Catriona McKay, Ricky Kej 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 the incredible artists who so generously s...more

  • Talkhouse Podcast / Father’s Day Edition (Prince Paul, DJ PForReal, Larry Fessenden, Jack Fessenden)

    I'm a father. It's awesome. The best! Seriously. And also simultaneously exhausting and sleepless. And complicated. But eminently worth it! This week, we here at Talkhouse salute the dads, and father figures, of music and cinema. Our Father's Day episode pairs two creative father-and-son duos; one pair defining the sound of hip hop, the others prolific film multi-hyphenates. Segment one: Prince Paul & DJ PForReal aka Paul Huston Sr. and Jr. The legendary hip-hop producer Prince Paul — known for ...more

  • Wonderful! / Wonderful! 87: 200 Mile Moon Journey

    Griffin's favorite table sport! Rachel's favorite Texas gas station! Griffin's favorite cookie meal! Rachel's favorite poem about fame! Music: "Money Won't Pay" by bo en and Augustus -

  • Song Exploder / Sheryl Crow - Redemption Day (feat. Johnny Cash)

    Sheryl Crow is a singer-songwriter from Missouri. She’s released ten studio albums, sold over 50 million records, and has won nine Grammys. In April 2019, Sheryl Crow released a new version of her song “Redemption Day,” which was first released on her self-titled album in 1996. This new version features vocals from Johnny Cash, who recorded a cover of the song that was released posthumously in 2010. And in this episode, Sheryl Crow breaks down how it all came together.

  • Rolling Stone Music Now / Justin Townes Earle: The Rolling Stone Interview

    Songwriting secrets, addiction, the glories of Springsteen and much more in a wild conversation between Justin Townes Earle and host Brian Hiatt 

  • Tiny Desk Concerts - Audio / Foxing

    Foxing is at the forefront of an emo revival, heavily influenced by late-'90s and early 2000s groups like Sunny Day Real Estate and American Football.

  • The Kitchen Sisters Present / 117 - Dieter Kosslick’s Last Red Carpet Ride

    Dieter Koslick is is one of the film world’s most gregarious, hilarious and controversial Film Festival Directors. He’s put his stamp on the legendary Berlin Film Festival for 18 years and kicked up a lot of dust in the process. The Kitchen Sisters Present a portrait of Dieter, who celebrated his last Festival in 2019, and the Berlinale's dramatic history. The Berlin International Film Festival, features some 400 films across 14 theaters across 10 days. The Festival unfolds across the first wee...more