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Geeks&Beats Episode 67: Show Notes! Lots of Show Notes!

I thought I was going to finish my supply of the dreaded soju during this broadcast, but I couldn’t stand it. Next time… First up, I go through the whole story behind my return to Corus/102.1 the Edge.  What, you thought I was going to give this scoop away to someone else? The rise of [&hellip.. more

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The Top 10 Stadium Songs

The Hollywood Reporter has an interesting article on the songs we hear at sporting events.  Supporting the story is this list of the ten most popular crowd-pumping songs these days. Turn Down for What – DJ Snake and Lil John Happy – Pharrell Williams Summer – Calvin Harris Get Low – Dillion Francis I’m Ready [&hellip.. more

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Forget the Mozart Effect. Science Says It’s the Blur Effect!

Chances are you’ve heard about the Mozart Effect, the contention (now mostly discredited) that playing classical music–Mozart, specifically–to babies still in utero will help them grow into creative human beings. Well, before your throw the baby out with the “Eine kleine nachtmusik,” hang on.  Maybe we just need to refine our musical selections to, say, [&hellip.. more

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Zach Galifianakis and Ted Danson Have Fun with The National

Maybe you’ve seen Mistaken for Strangers, the documentary featuring Tom Berninger and his non-musical brother, Tom.  It’s a terrifically funny and poignant film.  Naturally, someone wanted to make fun of it. Mistaken for Strangers: The Play from Funny Or Die.. more

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KISS + Football = 4th and Loud

It probably won’t fill any holes created by the loss of Breaking Bad, but the new AMC-produced docu-drama about KISS’ Arena Football League team has the potential of being fun.  At least a little. The show, 4th and Loud, is a “behind-the-scenes view of the LA Kiss Arena Football team’s inaugural season…4th and Loud will follow [&hellip.. more


More Music From The Inbox 23 Jul 2014 Tom Vek, Sergeant Six, Mister Susan and More!

Artist: Tom Vek, “Pushing Your Luck” Album: Luck I really like this UK artist. Great vocals. Sounds like: A swirl of electronics and fun Link/Listen/Watch: Artist: Sergeant Six, “Illusion” Album: N/A I find this German band interesting… Sounds like: A twisted poppy/rocky affair Link/Listen/Watch: Artist: Mister Susan, “Ha!” Album: N/A This London band is self-described [&hellip.. more


Random Music News for July 23, 2014

The Commonwealth Games open in Glasgow today.  Try to contain your excitement. If you’re into the nerdity that goes into algorithm music analysis, check out Senzari.  Be advised that your head will hurt. Times are really, really tough for cover bands.  Here’s why. Jack White’s Third Man Records launches Third Man Books. Bieber, Bieber, Bieber. [&hellip.. more

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