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Switched On Pop | Slay Bells, All Year Long

26th December 2018 | Music

Pop music surrounds us, but how often do we really listen to what we’re hearing? Switched on Pop is the podcast that pulls back the curtain on pop music. Each episode, join musicologist Nate Sloan and songwriter Charlie Harding as they reveal the secret formulas that make pop songs so infectious. By figuring out how pop hits work their magic, you’ll fall in love with songs you didn’t even know you liked.

This winter season unwraps a deep dive through a pop subgenre of monumental importance: non-holiday songs that feature sleigh bells, from Bonnie Tyler to Nas; on Side B, we rebroadcast our episode on Mariah Carey's classic 'All I Want for Christmas Is You'... and more sleigh bells.

Slay Bells, All Year Long

This winter season unwrap a deep dive through a pop subgenre of monumental importance: non-holiday songs that feature sleigh bells. (39 minutes)

Not 97 | Season Four — Episode Six

26th December 2018 | Music

This is NOT 97, a home for discovering new music from talented, under-the-radar artists around the world.

On each episode, three hosts and a guest meet around a table at Only NY to discuss fresh music found in the depths of the Internet. They present two tracks each, released in the last six to eight months from artists with under ten thousand followers. Discourse and context round out each show, as the team breaks down what they hear and what each sound means to them.


Today's episode features Nigil Mack, Republic Records' Vice President of A&R, who has spent years in the industry and played a critical role in the careers of Kid Cudi, DRAM, and more.

Nigil introduces Virginia-born crooner Marco McKinnis and Queens-bred up and comer Deem Spencer. We talk through the dynamic, ever expanding sounds of global hip hop with artists like Ireland’s Biig Piig and London’s Deji Okeze. And Berlin’s Gianni Mae stuns in her latest “They Say.” Amongst much more.

This Week Featuring
01 "Raze : Plan B" by Biig Piig (feat. Benny Mails)
02 “Is” by Deem Spencer
03 "019 Bonnie and Clyde" by Deji Okeze
04 "They Say" by Gianni Mae
05 "Cargo" by Fade Em All
06 “Another Love” by Marco McKinnis
07 "Pressure" by RiverKinn08 "Amen" by EMAN8

Season Four — Episode Six

Today's episode features gil Mack, Republic Records' Vice President of A&R, who has spent years in the industry and played a critical role in the careers of Kid Cudi, DRAM, and more. (53 minutes)

Alec Feldman gets it very wrong about MNEK

26th December 2018 | Music

During the songs, Alec Feldman and his producer James Gilmore will chat. Sometimes James will impart facts about the song currently on-air. Occasionally, Alec will repeat those facts and try to pass them off as his own on-air.

And on this particular occasion, he totally misunderstood what James said and got it very, very wrong.

Broadcasted exclusively worldwide on W!ZARD Radio Station.

Alec Feldman gets it very wrong about MNEK

Alec Feldman misunderstands James Gilmore's fact and gets it very, very wrong on-air. (1 minutes)



Click here to listen to Alec Feldman's latest radio show, on demand on W!ZARD Repeats.