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Deaf Ears Podcast Episode 28: Eminem

12/10/2012

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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!!!

Deaf Ears Podcast Episode 27: Discussing the 2012 Polaris Music Prize Shortlist

05/09/2012

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It’s Polaris Music Prize time again! In this very special edition of the Deaf Ears Podcast (VERY special), newly-christened 2012 Polaris Grand Jury member Ryan and co-host Cam welcome Toronto-based blogger and music dork Gary Edgar to the microphone to dissect, celebrate and prognosticate pithily on the 2012 Polaris Short List(purely for entertainment only purposes of course).
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Deaf Ears Podcast Episode 26: Blondie

24/07/2012

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Cam and Ryan size up Blondie
Listen and learn…
– 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?
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Deaf Ears Podcast Episode 25: Snoop Dogg

05/07/2012

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Cam and Ryan take a look back at the shnizzles and dizzles of Snoop Dogg
Listen and learn…
– Snoop’s slow descent in self parody
– The timelessness of the original G-funk era
– The Dogg Pound: (shudder)
– Fashion tips with Warren G
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Deaf Ears Podcast Episode 24: Jay-Z

02/03/2012

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Cam and Ryan trade words about Jay-Z and how this sucka MC rose to become king of the world.
Listen and learn…
– Assessing “Watch the Throne” without the burden of expectation or ego
– A 10-year revisit of the Jay-Z vs Nas beef
– Ryan goes into the deep cuts
– Beyonce kinda sucks

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Deaf Ears Podcast Episode 23: Red Hot Chili Peppers

10/02/2012

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Cam and Ryan talk about the Red Hot Chili Peppers, examine their punk and funk roots, plus their invention of punk/funk. Whatever the eff that is.

Listen and learn…

– Jumping around on stage: The first 200 years
– Fashion chat about Flea’s plus slacks
– How the Chili Peppers brought loud guitars into the weight room
– A scientific discussion about the aerodynamic of a man walking around with a tube sock on his genitals

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Deaf Ears Podcast Episode 22: KISS

14/12/2011

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Cam and Ryan drop the masks, get out the grease paint and examine the marketing exercise that is KISS.

Listen and Learn:
–          KISS versus Scooby Doo
–          The true value of “Lick It Up”, as we have a hunch there was some innuendo
–          A grown man dress up as a cat
–          Does KISS even qualify as rock and roll? Seriously!

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