By Play Too Much
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Signal Cannon delves into the history of a particular sound, song, or form of audio that helped shape pop culture.
||CleanEpisode 5 | Elephant 6 Recording Company||It began as a group of friends making experimental 4-track cassette recordings in rural Louisiana but became the country-wide lightning rod for lo-fi underground talent in the 90’s. Bands like Neutral Milk Hotel, orbited a nucleus of childhood...||8/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 04 | Weird Al's UHF||A budding comedian looking to make the leap to film. A studio on the ropes. This movie needed to be a hit. This week, Signal Cannon looks back at a cult classic film from one of the world’s most prolific musicians and comedians. Hear how...||8/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 03 | The Forgotten Verses Of The Star-Spangled Banner||September, 1814. British naval forces begin moving toward Fort McHenry in Baltimore after setting fire to Washington. A lawyer and soldier by the name of Francis Scott Key is dispatched by President James Madison on a peaceful...||8/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 02|The History Of Video Game Music||The history of video game music offers a look into the history of computers themselves. In the early days computing power was very limited and playing graphics and sound together was an expensive engineering and programming challenge. The Apple II in...||7/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 01 | The Golden Record||In 1977 NASA sent the Voyager spacecraft to take pictures of the outer Solar System: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. But it also carried a very special piece of cargo: a phonograph record containing the sights and sounds of Earth in...||7/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Really fun and beautiful design!
I never knew about The Golden Record! So incredible. Can’t wait to see what else they teach me!
Love the blog PlayTooMuch and I'll listen to anything they put out. Super cool sideways look at music and culture. Really enjoying the first few eps.