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Popular Music: The Podcast

Feb 25, 2019

It’s like maaaaaagic! “Livin’ Thing”  is FULL of magic - so how appropriate that Omar and Analise are talking to Epic Space Synth Rock artist, Ihui Wu (aka Polartropica) to discuss what it is that makes ELO such a magical band (Ihui thinks it has something to do with the cinematic nature of their music), while...

Feb 18, 2019

L-A-T-E-R THAT WEEK. You can’t stop the bumrush, Popettes! Last week, we hung out with Charli and Troye in 1999, but THIS week, Omar and Analise travel back to 1999 for one of its GREATEST singles, Len’s “Steal My Sunshine.” Why is this song so fucking HAPPY? What are the lyrics even SAYING? We actually take a...

Feb 11, 2019

WE JUST WANT TO GO BACK - BACK TO 1999. This week, Omar and Analise delve into the retro-inspired Charli XCX and Troye Sivan collaboration, all with help from guest, retro synthpop artist, Lauren Kop aka Mini Bear! Lauren talks about her early love for rave music and how it spawned her work as a pop artist (as well as...

Feb 4, 2019

We’re giving you EVERYYYYTHING! It’s another Spice Girls episode, Popettes! Omar and Analise are obsessed with “Say You’ll Be There.” But, everyone is. PERIOD.




No guilt. Only pleasure. Popular Music is a pop music podcast hosted by Omar Najam and Analise Nelson. New episodes every Monday.

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