My favorite podcast app, Overcast, launched version 2.0 today. The new version is completely free. This means you get SmartSpeed, which almost imperceptibly speeds up podcasts for faster listening and has saved me over 70 hours of time, for free. Trust me: it's totally worth it. You can grab the app on the App Store or read a great review over at MacStories if you need more convincing. Also, with the new update comes a new recommendation engine with a music podcasts section ... and our podcast is featured in it. Thank you to everyone that "starred" or "recommended" our podcast in the app -- that's really, really cool. It brought the biggest smile to my face to see our little artwork (at...
The message I should’ve gotten across was, ‘You can dress however you want and I’m not going to treat you any differently.’ Jesus loves you anyway. But I guess I come at it from a different perspective because I’ve been married for nine years now, and I look at my wife and how special she is to me and our intimate relationship and how specific that is to us, so when you think of people offering that part of themselves up to the world before they have a chance to offer it up to one person...
In this episode, Mike Kinsella, Steve Holmes, and Steve Lamos of American Football break down the first song they wrote together, “The One with the Tambourine,” from their self-titled EP. They talk about being influenced by the Chicago music scene of the ‘90s, and how they combined alternative tunings, unconventional time signatures, and naiveté to craft their sound.
WTSR, the radio station of The College of New Jersey, has announced their WTSR Underground roster for the Fall 2015 semester. New Jersey and Pennsylvania area bands, including Absolute 100 band The Blithedale Romance, In Writing, Grayscale and others, will be recording live sessions in the brand new live studio. For the first time, the WTSR Underground recording will be free and open to the public, and will take place on September 5th and 6th. The full roster of bands is in the replies.
Welcome to Missaligned, the first extension of the MV Podcast family and a biweekly show produced and created by Deanna Chapman, Ashley Aron and Caitlin DeWeese. Personally, I wanted a show that featured strong women, talking about issues that pertain to our female readers and beyond. And while I’m sure their focus will expand throughout the podcast’s lifetime (which I hope is long and extensive) I think we’ve found just that. Can’t tell you how excited I am for this to...
Run the Jewels will be running their own show on Apple Music's Beats 1. The show will air on Fridays at 9pm EST. If you're interested in even more more Apple Music / Beats 1 talk -- check out this week's podcast.
“It’s the perfect platform for us to be like this is how we’re starting this new cycle, this new life of the band. It makes so much sense to start it here, right where it all started” Vernon explained to Minneapolis’ KARE 11.
Our friends over at the SongExploder podcast have teamed up with Wired to release new episodes.
Each episode of the podcast, created and produced by Hrishikesh Hirway, features a musical guest discussing the ideas and decisions behind a single song by isolating the different pieces. Song Exploder invites the audience to change the way they listen to music by hearing a recording deconstructed to uncover hidden details in the sounds and the creative process.
Previous podcast guests include The Postal Service, Spoon, The National, Ghostface Killah, Toro y Moi and more.
"Listeners will have access to more diverse and pluralistic radio-content, and enjoy better sound quality and new functionality," Minister of Culture Thorhild Widvey said in a statement. "Digitization will also greatly improve the emergency preparedness system, facilitate increased competition and offer new opportunities for innovation and development."
How a group of 80’s Cuban misfits found rock-and-roll and created a revolution within a revolution, going into exile without ever leaving home. In a collaboration with Radio Ambulante, reporter Luis Trelles bring us the story of how punk rock’s arrival in Cuba allowed a small band of outsiders to sentence themselves to death and set themselves free.
Cody Carson and Dan Clermont from pop-rock band Set It Off were recent guests on my podcast, This Is What I'm Into. We talk about the band's ongoing headlining tour, their most recent release Duality, and more. In addition, we learn what things they're into at time.
Welcome to the brainchild of three veteran producers who decided to record their conversations about music, audio, bands, and life. They provide personal perspective and commentary on everything from listener submitted mixes to recording techniques and career advice.
Drummer Ryan Seaman of Falling In Reverse was a recent guest on my podcast, This Is What I'm Into. We talk about the Soundwave and Self-Help festivals, and the band's new album, Just Like You. In addition, discuss what we're both into at the time. Also, bassist Dallon Weekes of Panic! At The Disco makes a brief appearance near the end.
Dear friend of the site Jeremy Bolm (Touché Amoré) is hosting the new weekly Secret Voice radio show on Dash Radio Indie station every Thursday night at 6 PM PST/ 9 PM EST. Tonight's guest is AFI's Davey Havok. You can tune in via the Dash Radio app.
Staff interviewer Jake Denning has started his own new podcast called "This is What I'm Into" where he interviews different guests and talks to them about what they're into. The first guest is Levi Benton of Miss May I and it's available in the replies and on Soundcloud.
Gunz recently spoke with Matchbook Romance, their first interview in years. In the interview, they talk about being on this summer's Vans Warped Tour, as well as the possibility of releasing new music. Head here to listen to the interview.
“Matchbook has always kind of gone with the flow. You know, music’s just sort of fallen out of the sky, our record contract with Epitaph sort of fell out of the sky, and things just sort of happened… I know we would all love to have that third record.”
Jesse Cannon has launched a new podcast where he discusses the creative process with musicians. First up is Tim Landers of Off & On, Misser and Transit discussing his process and most notably a look at his role in writing the new Transit record. You can stream it in the replies.
USA Today is reporting that Lorde's "Royals" has been pulled from rotation in San Francisco for the duration of the World Series.
Even though Lorde sings, “We’ll never be royals….” in the chorus of her hit Royals song, two San Francisco radio stations have banned the song from their airwaves – at least while their town’s beloved San Francisco Giants are taking on the Kansas City Royals in the World Series.
It's all about women in the Billboard Hot 100's top five again, as Meghan Trainor's "All About That Bass" heads up an all-female top five for a second straight week. [...] Below "Bass," Taylor Swift's former two-week No. 1 "Shake It Off" holds at No. 2 for a second week; Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" stays at No. 3 for a third week after reaching No. 2; Iggy Azalea's "Black Widow," featuring Rita Ora, rises to a new high (5-4); and Minaj's "Bang Bang," with Jessie J and Ariana Grande, backtracks to No. 5 from its No. 4 peak.
Taylor Swift sets a record for the highest debut in the history of Billboard's Adult Pop Songs radio airplay chart, where "Shake It Off" blasts in at No. 9. On the Pop Songs chart, "Shake" soars in at No. 12, tying the record for the best-ever launch.