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Organized Sound

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Music tells us so much about mind, emotion, values, and the overall human experience, but what is it and how do we judge it? The closest thing to a definition we have of music is that it is "organized sound." From the basic chord to the musical mashup, this is a playlist that inspires deeper thinking about music.

All Episodes

  • 35:15

    #10 Circle of Fifths

    #10 Circle of Fifths

    From “what is a note” to “what is a beautiful chord progression”, this episode inspires wonder from the simplest music theory.

  • 35:11

    39. When Good Music Happens To Bad People

    39. When Good Music Happens To Bad People

    Great music created by terrible human beings sometimes inspires hatred of the music, but sometimes not. How should we respond?

  • 15:31

    #10: Here, There, and Everywhere You Look

    #10: Here, There, and Everywhere You Look

    When you cover a song, what does it mean to add your own artistic mark?

  • 44:39

    The Cops of Pop

    The Cops of Pop

    Two obscure recordings from 1983 inspired an entirely new genre of pop music in the age of digital media.

  • 36:22

    Hallelujah

    Hallelujah

    The creation of great music is sometimes not inspired all at once, but the result of decades of revision by multiple artists.

  • 34:58

    37. All About Those Baseline Assumptions About Feminism in Pop

    37. All About Those Baseline Assumptions About Feminism in Pop

    Are there particular gendered sounds in popular music evoking feminism, and is it a real feminism?

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