Backstreet Boys,*NSYNC & 90s and Early 2000s Nostalgia – Episode 61

After seeing the Backstreet Boys live on their ‘DNA’ world tour, we took a trip down memory lane of 90s and early 2000s boy band nostalgia. On today’s episode we discuss some of our favorite boy bands, we talk about the Backstreet Boys vs. *NSYNC debate, and I give Erick a pop quiz on some of the most popular boy bands from our childhood.

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Jon Bellion: Glory Sound Prep – Episode 60

Today marks our 60th episode of the Music Matters Media podcast! For the big 60, we dive into the world of Jon Bellion. We discuss seeing him live for his big hometown show at Jones Beach Theater, we review his latest album ‘Glory Sound Prep’, and we give our top five favorite songs from his sophomore release!

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Blink-182: GMA Show & New Album Details – Episode 59

On July 19th at the Good Morning America summer concert series, Blink-182 announced that their new album will be dropping on September 20th! On today’s episode we discuss the GMA concert, we rank blink’s three latest singles from the new album, and we give five tips of advice to future concert goers for live TV show tapings.

The Marshall Tucker Band: Concert & Review Featuring My Dad – Episode 58

The Marshall Tucker Band is an American rock band from South Carolina known for incorporating blues, country, and jazz elements into their sound. The band also helped establish the “Southern rock” genre in the early 1970s. Today my dad and I (you read that right!) will be discussing their show from the ‘Through Hell and High Water…and Back Tour 2019.’ We talk about his experience seeing them live now compared to his college days, we discuss how The Marshall Tucker Band were way ahead of their time by breaking and bending genre barriers, and we discuss whether or not they should be eligible for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

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Ariana Grande: Sweetener World Tour & thank u, next – Episode 57

‘thank u, next’ is the fifth full-length studio album that was released by Ariana Grande earlier this year via Republic Records. On today’s episode we talk about her live performance during her ‘Sweetener World Tour 2019’, we review ‘thank u, next’ and discuss our least favorite and favorite tracks off of the album, and we talk about her choice of lead singles from her latest effort.

Dat Boy DOPE: Hip-Hop Artist & Creator of D.O.P.E University – Episode 56

David Rust a.k.a Dat Boy DOPE, D.O.P.E standing for “Defying Other People’s Expectations”, is an up-and-coming hip-hop artist from Long Island, New York. In my interview with David, we talk about the creation of his debut full-length album titled “Reroute” and we dive into the meaning behind certain songs off of the album. We also discuss why David chose to name the album “Reroute” and the inner workings of the music industry. Make sure you stay tuned until the end of today’s episode to hear the opener from the album called “Welcome Back”!

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How Elitism Kills The Enjoyment of Music – Episode 55

Lil Wayne and Blink-182 are going on tour together this summer and the response from both of their fan bases sparked the idea behind this episode! On today’s episode we discuss different genre crossovers, we analyze today’s current state of hip-hop compared to the community of rock music, and we give three tips to help avoid elitism among music lovers.

Casey Cole: Alternative Rock Vocalist & Guitarist From Bass And Sound – Episode 54

Casey Cole is the lead singer and guitarist from the alternative rock band Bass and Sound. In my interview with Casey we discuss the origin and history of the band, we talk about the dynamics of Bass and Sound additionally being a cover band, and we dive into the meaning behind their new song “Born in the Movies” and the potential of a future EP centered around the same theme. Make sure you stay tuned until the end of today’s episode to hear “Born in the Movies”!

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Vikki S: R&B, Pop, & Jazz Singer-Songwriter – Episode 53

Vikki S is an extremely versatile singer and songwriter. She is known for experimenting with Pop, Jazz, R&B and most recently, EDM. On today’s episode we discuss Vikki’s very humble beginnings and her many accomplishments and accolades that she has achieved since starting out when she was only four years old. We also talk about her latest single featuring our former guest JonOne called “Digital Love”. Stay tuned to the end of our interview with Vikki to hear the new track!

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David Dross: Punk Rock Vocalist & Bassist From No Advisory – Episode 52

David Dross is the co-vocalist and bassist from the punk rock band No Advisory. In our interview with David we discuss the origin and history of the band, David announces the name of their new EP coming out on May 16th, and we go over a track-by-track of what you can expect on their new EP. Stay tuned until the end of today’s episode to hear the premiere of a brand new No Advisory song called “Homegrown”.

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