A difficult artist but by no means a difficult listen, Deaf Ears 32 breaks down 40+ years of Canadian icon Neil Young and where he fits within the popular music continuum.
We don’t quite figure it out, but we do manage to segue into a lengthy discourse on the history of Citytv and MuchMusic. So there’s that.
Veteran and esteemed music writer/journalist Dave Morris (Globe and Mail, Eye Weekly) guests to offer his insights, anecdotes and some LOLz.
Now 30 episodes and three years into the equation, Cam and Ryan finally take a step back, examine the music industry as a whole and assess where popular music is heading in 2013 (and beyond).
Longtime music critic Aaron Brophy of Spinner Canada guests as the DE Boys talk about a wide range of artists – including A$AP Rocky, My Bloody Valentine, Ke$ha, Mumford and Sons, the xx and many, many more.
This is over 100 years of collected music fandom distilled down into a brisk 85 minutes. A must listen!
Or something like that.
Marshall Mathers. Slim Shady. That annoying piece of &#%&!!. Eminem has been called a lot of things over the years but is still riding (reasonably) high in his second decade in the spotlight. Cam and Ryan take a look back at Eminem’s career and speculate on future endeavours as he veers towards M.O.R. Land. Includes a bonus real-time commentary to be synched up to the video for “Stan”. What!!!
- A few reasons why Blondie are kinda sorta the perfect band
- Would there be a Madonna without Deborah Harry?
- One of the most important bad raps of all time
- Talking Heads vs R.E.M.: kinda similar, right?