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Switched On Pop

By Nate Sloan & Charlie Harding

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Pop music surrounds us, but how often do we really listen to what we’re hearing? Switched on Pop is the podcast that pulls back the curtain on pop music. Each episode, join musicologist Nate Sloan and songwriter Charlie Harding as they reveal the secret formulas that make pop songs so infectious. By figuring out how pop hits work their magic, you’ll fall in love with songs you didn’t even know you liked.

Customer Reviews

Entertained and Smarter for Listening

Okay, let me start by saying I listen to a lot of podcasts. A LOT. Witched on Pop, new on the scene, blew me away on my drive home today. In a single 23 minute commute I teared up (no crying, just tears coming up), literally said out loud "This is SO COOL," laughed out loud and definitely learned something. Like all of you, I listen to This American Life, Serial, Love & Radio, and Start Up. Switched on Pop is now right up there. I want to binge listen.

You do not need to be a music lover to love Switched on Pop. You just need to be ready to be entertained. Not being afraid of words such as palimpsest and inextricably linked also helps, but is not required.

Download, listen, love. By the way, they even have a fake first ad. Too cool.

My Favorite Music Podcast

Charlie and Nate are great hosts, and created a series that I really enjoy listening to and that I talk about after. They are smart in a way that is inspiring and clear - they make great pop songs feel incredible, accessible and closer to home.

Really well done!

The hosts are extremely talented and professional with a clear vision for how to run their show. I always love to hear the “story” behind the songs we hear in pop culture, without which would be rather banal. Thanks for bringing the songs we all know to life!

Switched On Pop
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  • Category: Music
  • Language: English

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