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Episode 141: Major Label Debut

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Thanks to Veronica Medici for joining us this week! You can listen above, and download this one right here.

Topic:

  • Major labels
  • How did Veronica begin working with a major label?
  • How do majors compare to indie labels, in regards to artist communication and inner workings?
  • What is the role of a big label in the modern day?
  • How does streaming tie into the business of major label operations?
  • What direction is the music industry going in, and how can it be saved?

Songs:

  • Rowdy Roddy Piper’s theme
  • Disclosure – “Latch (Ft. Sam Smith)”
  • Wilco – “Either Way”
  • Jason Isbell – “If It Takes a Lifetime”

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Episode 34: True Love Will Find You In The End

Many thanks to our friend Matthew Sweeney for joining us this week! Give it a listen above, or right-click HERE to download!

Topic:

  • Outsider Art
  • What separates music that is popular from music that is considered “niche” or “under-the-radar”?
  • Are there artists who deliberately make music that is meant to alienate the listener?
  • Are there artists who might be more/less well-known or popular if circumstances were different?

Songs Used:

Further Reading:

Bands Mentioned:

  • Trent Reznor / Nine Inch Nails
  • The Ramones
  • Peter Gabriel
  • Jose Gonzales / Junip
  • On and On
  • Barbarossa
  • !!!
  • White Arrows
  • Anamanaguchi
  • The Beach Boys
  • My Bloody Valentine
  • Orange Juice
  • Death Grips
  • Tiger’s Jaw
  • Pianos Become Teeth
  • Sam Amidon
  • Ceremony
  • Shy Girls
  • Magic Mouth
  • Minden
  • Adventurous Sleeping
  • Kaki King
  • King Khan & the Shrines
  • Disclosure
  • Robyn Hitchcock
  • Peter Buck
  • Tim Buckley
  • Kenny Chesney
  • Drive-By Truckers
  • Robyn
  • Eternal Tapestry
  • Can
  • Henry Cow
  • Captain Beefheart
  • Neu!
  • Faust
  • 13th Floor Elevators
  • Roky Erikson
  • Daniel Johnston
  • Wesley Willis
  • Rodriguez
  • Rocket From the Tombs
  • Rocket From the Crypt
  • Death
  • Hanatarash
  • Merzbow
  • Jandek
  • The Kingsmen
  • Thom Yorke / Radiohead
  • Kanye West
  • Scott Walker / The Walker Brothers
  • Yoko Ono
  • Liz Phair
  • Antony Hegarty / Antony & The Johnsons
  • Matmos
  • White Fang
  • Jobriath
  • David Bowie
  • Die Antwoord
  • Brian Eno
  • The Beatles
  • Sonic Youth
  • Randy Newman
  • Christopher Owens / Girls
  • Os Mutantes
  • Kronos Quartet
  • Konono NÂș1
  • Free Energy
  • The Bats
  • The Estranged
  • Your Rival
  • Awkward Energy
  • Method Man
  • Red Man
  • Wu-Tang Clan
  • Boards of Canada
  • Elanor Friedberger
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