Lost Notes

A collection of the greatest music stories never told. Music journalist and author Jessica Hopper takes the reins for season two.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 31m. Bisher sind 23 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich
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episode 8: Song of a Gun


As long as there have been guns, there have been songs about guns. But American culture's relationship with guns is changing. Does popular music reflect that? We take a look at the history of music's relationships with guns, and gun control...


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 2019-06-13  28m
 
 

episode 7: Beyond Disco: Nermin Niazi and Feisal Mosleh


In the early ‘80s, two teenage siblings in London recorded an album that fused Pakistani pop and British New Wave. It became a perfect harmony of the two worlds they lived in. This is the story behind their lost masterpiece.


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 2019-06-06  33m
 
 

episode 6: Imagining Billy Tipton


Jazz pianist Billy Tipton has been celebrated by some as a trans pioneer – but his story resists an easy telling.


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 2019-05-30  27m
 
 

More on John Fahey and Legacy


As a supplement to our episode on John Fahey, we share a conversation between Jessica Hopper and Carla Green about artist legacies in the era of cancel culture and #MeToo.


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 2019-05-28  13m
 
 

episode 5: Living with John Fahey aka A Room Full of Flowers


John Fahey’s guitar playing influenced the sound of the American underground for generations. But how does that legacy change when you hear from three of the women who knew him best?


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 2019-05-23  38m
 
 

episode 4: A Castle On Top of A Hill: The True Story of Fanny


The rock band Fanny ruled the Sunset Strip in the 1970s, and they were supposed to be the next big thing. They explain the price women pay for being ahead of their time.


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 2019-05-16  34m
 
 

episode 3: Sonic Sculptor: Suzanne Ciani


Synth pioneer Suzanne Ciani used an esoteric instrument to design some of the most well-known commercial sounds of the 20th century.


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 2019-05-09  39m
 
 

episode 2: To Chan Marshall: A Letter to Cat Power


Poet and author Hanif Abdurraqib's letter to Cat Power about how her album The Greatest worked its way into his life.


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 2019-05-02  22m
 
 

episode 1: Teenage Offenders: Reckoning with a Punk Past


The Freeze were an early American punk band. Now, 40 years later, two members reckon with the lyrics they wrote as teenagers.


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 2019-04-25  41m
 
 

Season 2 is Coming Soon


On this season of Lost Notes, the music journalist and author Jessica Hopper is looking at artist legacies. How do they hold up? How do they change over time? Learn how decades on a song can find new meaning, something different than when it was...


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 2019-04-03  2m
 
 
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