Song by Song

Podcast by Song by Song podcast

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 17m. Bisher sind 298 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 days 19 hours 25 minutes

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episode 1: Alice background [285a]


Before embarking on our Alice season, we thought a little context on the books, the play, and the biography of the major players would be relevant (for us as well as you, dear listener). So we welcome Carrolian scholar Justine Houyaux to talk about...


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 2021-05-26  31m
 
 

episode 2: Alice, Alice, Tom Waits [286]


Carrollian scholar Justine Houyaux rejoins Sam & Martin to look at the eponymous opening track for our 19th season, Alice. We chat about the sorrow and violence in the song, the lyrical density and the overlap between the writing of Waits and...


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 2021-06-02  23m
 
 

episode 3: Everything You Can Think, Alice, Tom Waits [287]


Producer and DJ Ashleyanne Krigbaum joins Sam & Martin for the worst lullaby in the world, as Waits aggressively welcomes us into the body of the album. We discuss the sonic tone of this track, the use of sound effects, and the meaning of...


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 2021-06-09  20m
 
 

episode 4: Flower's Grave, Alice, Tom Waits [288]


There's some examination of the value and impact of this song, as Ashleyanne discusses the prettiness and depth of music with Martin and Sam. We talk about the context of the play, as well as the presence of hope and optimism in music with a...


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 2021-06-16  19m
 
 

episode 5: No One Knows I'm Gone, Alice, Tom Waits [289]


Our third week with Ashleyanne sees our hosts expressing some differing opinions on both the Waits and interval tracks. Portrait of bleak mortality or optimistic reach for freedom? Upbeat flirty plan for adventure or bloodless cover? All opinions are...


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 2021-06-23  21m
 
 

episode 6: Kommienezuspadt, Alice, Tom Waits [290]


Waits mangles both minds and the German language, as translation expert Justine Houyaux rejoins Sam and Martin for this call to punctuality. We explore linguistic alterations in other directions, as well as the image of madness and the ways that...


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 2021-06-30  21m
 
 

episode 7: Poor Edward, Alice, Tom Waits [291]


As Waits takes a left-turn into a very different story from the 19th century, we're joined by Miranda Horvath and Jo Lewis to take a look at some of the gender politics in the tale of Edward Mordrake, and how nostalgia/fear/obsession are represented...


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 2021-07-07  20m
 
 

episode 8: Table Top Joe, Alice, Tom Waits [292]


Miranda returns alongside Jo (not currently available on table-tops) to talk about parody and joy in this Waits track as well as it's 1992 demo version. We dig into a discussion of the entertainment industry, images of American exceptionalism, and the...


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 2021-07-14  17m
 
 

episode 9: Lost In The Harbour, Alice, Tom Waits [293]


Never lost for a conversation, Jo, Miranda, Martin and Sam take a look at the theatrical and political context of Waits's less-mannered song of longing. We return to some conversations from recent episodes, consider Kathleen Brennan's presence in...


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 2021-07-21  20m
 
 

episode 10: We're All Mad Here, Alice, Tom Waits [294]


Multi-instrumentalist and 99pi music producer Sean Real joins Sam & Martin to discuss coherent and incoherent images of madness. Our discussion revolves around the song's gothic viscerality, the texture of both album and demo versions, and head...


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 2021-07-28  21m
 
 
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