Switched On Pop
About This Show
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.
Most Recent Episode
66. The Many Worlds of "Despacito"
What has catapulted Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito" to the top spot on the Billboard charts? Sorry, typo—to its status as the biggest song in the world? Your hosts explore the many worlds of "Despacito" in search of an answer.Featuring:Lusi Fonsi ft Daddy Yankee - DespacitoLuis Fonsi ft Daddy Yankee y Justin Bieber - Despacito (Remix)Luis Fonsi y Juan Luis Guerra - Llegaste TúMajor Lazer ft Justin Bieber - Cold WaterLos Del Rio - MacarenaDaddy Yankee - GasolinaAvril Lavigne - ComplicatedToto - AfricaFurther reading:Petra River-Rideau Interview in The AtlanticRemezcla Roundtable on Despacito w Isabel Herrera and Julianne Escobedo Shepherd
Rated 5 out of
Highly recommend it.
I listen to a LOT of podcasts and this is up there with Start-up, This American Life, Reply-All, etc. My favorite of all of the music podcasts.
Date published: 2016-01-08