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From Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, and Bruce Headlam, liner notes for the digital age. Digressions, arguments, back-stories, and random things to disagree with about music.
||CleanRick Rubin||Our introductory episode is a conversation between Rick Rubin and Malcolm Gladwell, covering everything from Rick’s role in the very beginning of hip-hop to his role in introducing Johnny Cash to a new generation of writers, performers and music lover||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing Broken Record||From Malcolm Gladwell, Rick Rubin, and Bruce Headlam: Conversations. Arguments. Stories. Remembering old music. Discovering new music. Broken Record: Liner notes for the digital age. Coming to your podcast feed on November 13th.||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPilot: Walk on Water||In the fall of 2017, Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, and Bruce Headlam sat down with Eminem and talked about his song 'Walk on Water', featuring Beyonce.||11/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
It's the editing, stupid
Guys, get it together. You have three voices in this podcast, and you don't identify Eminem's until 4 minutes into it. There's not even a synopsis of the episode to help you understand who you're listening to. I know you can do better than this.
Come on. Rick Rubin and Malcolm Gladwell?!! Two genius producers - you can do so much better!!!!
So much potential, but...
Smart hosts, solid first guest, awesome idea...but poor execution. Eminem is a great storyteller, and hearing him talk about his creative process is fascinating. But the editing needs a *lot* of work. Felt like it was put together without a full narrative arc in mind. Sorta came off as an ad for Em's new song. Hope it gets better.