By Brian Barone & John Lagomarsino
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Tuner is a podcast about music hosted by Brian Barone and John Lagomarsino. They go inside your favorite pop songs to find out what makes them tick, and why we really like them. New episodes released every other Monday.
||Clean#13: Same Old Song and Dancehall||When Rihanna released her song “Work,” one public…||7/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#12: House of the Rising Hanson||Hanson’s “MMMBop”—one version of it, anyway—turne…||5/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#11: With a Little Helper from My Friends||More often than not, April Fools' jokes just aren…||4/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#10: Here, There, and Everywhere You Look||The opening of ABC’s “Full House” is full of memo…||3/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#9: Can You Seal the Love Tonight||Fans love to debate musical genres: which ones we…||2/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#8: Ain't No Valli Low Enough||In the pantheon of pop classics, Frankie Valli’s …||1/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTiny Tuner: Frankincense, Gold, and Mariah||Twenty-one years after its debut, Mariah Carey’s …||12/24/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6: Bat Out Adele||Adele is setting insane records with her new albu…||12/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5: If I Needed Some One Direction||Boy bands come and boy bands go. But the Beatles …||11/22/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4: Hamiltuner||The musical “Hamilton” and its cast album have be…||11/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3: Thrill Crazy After All These Years||Michael Jackson's "Thriller" is arguably the grea…||10/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2: Sittin' on the Dock of the Bey||If there's one pop song practically everybody lov…||10/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1: Shut Up and Podcast||On this, our first episode, we take apart Walk Th…||9/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Please, new episodes. Yours was the best pop music podcast.
Great for Music Nerds
I discovered this podcast last year and I loved it. The guys take the essence of a pop song and study tone, similiar music, patterns etc... It's a bummer it hasn't been on in a while.
Good podcast overall but missing something
I appreciate the theme of the most recent episode about Work by Rihanna, but I felt like I was missing something the entire time I was listening. As someone who is very unfamiliar with dancehall and the other genres they mentioned, my ears haven't been trained to hear the differences between tropical house and the dancehall-inspired music they kept talking about. I wish they had spent more time talking about what makes dancehall dancehall and what differentiates the dancehall-inspired music from tropical house. I felt kind of inadequately ignorant each time they said it was so obvious that Work was dancehall-inspired when, instead, I think they should have been breaking down the music like they do in some of the other episodes (and like they did briefly with the beats in the chorus) and teaching me about it. Isn't the whole point of listening to this podcast to learn about these things and become a little less ignorant? I'm so uncomfortably curious now.