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Popular Music: The Podcast

Oct 28, 2019

Are you ready to do the MONSTER MASH? Only if you’re prepared...to GIVE DRACULA ROYALTIEEESSSS BWA HAHA! That’s right, Popettes. For this very special Halloween week episode, we’re finally covering Bobby Pickett’s signature Halloween hit, “Monster Mash.” We say “signature” because you may not...


Oct 21, 2019

We ain’t ‘fraid of no ghosts. That’s right, Popettes. We continue on our spooky musical journey through the month of October with Ray Parker Jr.’s “Ghostbusters” theme! We know this song is LESS on the spook factor, but what IS scary is copyright infringement, which is a big theme of this week’s episode....


Oct 15, 2019

We continue our Halloween playlist with a song that we feel shouldn't be included in Halloween playlists! Join us as we get into the history and theory behind Zombie by The Cranberries and offer up some alternative hits to keep the spooky vibes going. 

 

No guilt. Only pleasure. Popular Music is a pop music...


Oct 7, 2019

Take a Wrong Turn with us as we face off against Knives, <demons> and bad o m e n s because we are reviewing Kim Petras's TURN OFF THE LIGHT. Join us for this Halloween spooktacular as we dive into this  horror-themed album and discuss what makes a song alluring, what makes a song terrifying, and how all of these tracks...