The Deaf Ears Podcast
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||Deaf Ears Podcast Episode 35: Outkast||Outkast = back! So before you dust off your copy of ATLiens and jet down to Coachella, listen to Cam and Ryan conduct their own “Players’ Ball” in audio form. Light on gushing, this episode attempts to ID where Outkast falls in the annal||1/9/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Deaf Ears Podcast Episode 34: Polaris Music Prize Picks 2013||Leading online music publication “Wikipedia” refers to the prestigious Polaris Music Prize as “a music award annually given to the best full-length Canadian album based on artistic merit, regardless of genre, sales, or record label.̶||9/4/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Deaf Ears Podcast Episode 33: Justin Timberlake||A modern day “song and dance man”, Justin Timberlake is perhaps 2013’s most broad-based entertainer in the music biz. Accordingly, Cam and Ryan both take the piss out of him AND give him “mad props”. Sometimes in the same sentence.||8/2/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Deaf Ears Podcast Episode 32: Neil Young||A difficult artist but by no means a difficult listen, Deaf Ears 32 breaks down 40+ years of Canadian icon Neil Young and where he fits within the popular music continuum. We don’t quite figure it out, but we do manage to segue into a lengthy discou||5/7/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Deaf Ears Podcast Episode 31: Frank Ocean||Deaf Ears 31 discusses Frank Ocean and R&B in the modern context. From Motown through Miguel/The Weeknd, Cam and Ryan try to make sense of yet another genre that has become blurred by history. Veteran and esteemed music writer/journalist Dave Morris (||3/19/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Deaf Ears Podcast Episode 30: State of the Game 2013||Now 30 episodes and three years into the equation, Cam and Ryan finally take a step back, examine the music industry as a whole and assess where popular music is heading in 2013 (and beyond). Longtime music critic Aaron Brophy of Spinner Canada guests as||2/15/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Deaf Ears Podcast Episode 29: Daft Punk||Let’s go to France! It’s the home of all-ages drinking, l’attitude and the subject of Deaf Ears 29, Daft Punk.Listen to Cam and Ryan break down one of the more unlikely music superstar acts of the past quarter century and inadvertently d||1/23/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Deaf Ears Podcast Episode 28: Eminem||Marshall Mathers. Slim Shady. That annoying piece of &#%&!!. Eminem has been called a lot of things over the years but is still riding (reasonably) high in his second decade in the spotlight. Cam and Ryan take a look back at Eminem’s career||10/12/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Deaf Ears Podcast Episode 27: Discussing the 2012 Polaris Music Prize Shortlist||It’s Polaris Music Prize time again! In this very special edition of the Deaf Ears Podcast (VERY special), newly-christened 2012 Polaris Grand Jury member Ryan and co-host Cam welcome Toronto-based blogger and music dork Gary Edgar to the microphone||9/5/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Deaf Ears Podcast Episode 26: Blondie||Cam and Ryan size up Blondie Listen and learn… – A few reasons why Blondie are kinda sorta the perfect band – Would there be a Madonna without Deborah Harry? – One of the most important bad raps of all time – Talking Heads vs||7/24/2012||Free||View In iTunes|