Musicians’ podcasts you need to hear

Here’s a list of seven.

Here's a list of seven.

Podcasts are digital audio files that people download to personal devices. Some podcasting services offer a convenient way to manage different playback devices. Music podcasts have evolved over the years. Some music enthusiasts are often in a dilemma when choosing podcasts. The following are seven musician’s podcasts you need to hear.

1. KCRW’s ‘Lost Notes’

Music podcasts narrate stories of a wide selection of songs. ‘Lost Notes’ interrogates and reconciles differences between the past and the present. Jessica Hopper hosted the podcast. She perfected her storytelling skills while working on ‘This American Life’. The radio program sought music stories from different people. KCRW’s ‘Lost Notes’ is available on Spotify and Apple Music.

2. Demi Adejuyigbe and Miel Bredouw’s ‘Punch Up the Jam’

Most comedians cannot improve Pop songs. Demi collaborated with Miel to champion several enduring music hits. The duo breaks down one hit song every week and tries to re-arrange it. They have worked on several hits like ‘Escape’, ‘Welcome To The Jungle’, and ‘Guns N’ Roses’. You can listen at ‘Punch Up the Jam’ on Apple Music and Spotify.

3. Charlie Harding and Nate Sloan’s ‘Switched On Pop’

Pop songs are among the top casino songs worldwide. Charlie and Nate strived to make Pop songs catchier. ‘Switched On Pop’ ponders various formulas of Pop songs. They include secret formulas used in the 1990s to those of ‘Dancing In The Street’. You can listen to the podcast on Apple Music or Spotify.

4. Scott Aukerman’s ‘R U Talkin REM Re:Me’

Scott is a popular comedy writer and a TV show host. He made several comedy-musical podcasts before he made ‘R U Talkin REM Re:Me’. The writer partnered with Adam Scott to make the podcast. It started as several sporadic episodes. The podcast is available on Spotify and Apple Music.

5. Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis’ ‘Sound Opinions’

‘Sound Opinions’ is a unique roll talk show. It was first incarnated in Chicago in 1993 and later changed to various forms. Jim and Greg hosted the Rock podcast. They have been in the music industry for over a decade. Greg and Jim changed several hits including the ‘Paisley Underground’, ‘De La Soul’, and the Legend of Robert Johnson. ‘Sound Opinions’ has more than 722 episodes. You can download it at Spotify and Apple Music.

6. Jon Caramanica’s ‘New York Times Popcast’

Jon Caramanica hosted the music podcast and it covers a wide variety of genres. The podcast covers a variety of subjects such as Ashley Simpson’s unfair hand, Jazz’s future, and the legacy of Chris Cornell. Each episode has an expert guest on its main topic. Caramanica, Jon Pareles, Caryn Ganz, and Joe Coscarelli work tirelessly to make the podcast more interesting. It is available on Spotify and Apple Music.

7. Cole Cuchna’s ‘Dissect’

Many music podcasts focus on artists, music genres, and classic songs. But, ‘Dissect’ dismantles one title per season. It breaks down To ‘Pimp a Butterfly’ and ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’. Cole Cuchna started it as a short project. You can listen to it on Spotify and Apple Music.

Podcasts have gained popularity in the recent past. ‘Lost Notes’, ‘Switched On Pop’, ‘Punch Up the Jam’, ‘R U Talkin REM Re:Me’, ‘Sound Opinions’, ‘New York Times Popcast’, and ‘Dissect’ are some of the best musicians’ podcasts in 2020. They suit individuals who love different music genres.

Written by Manny King John

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