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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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

The Maine: You Are OK – Episode 51

‘You are OK’ marks the seventh studio album from Arizona pop rock band, The Maine. With ten songs and 45-minutes at length, The Maine attempt to break the mold for their most experimental album yet. Listen as we discuss our favorite and least favorite tracks, we rank The Maine’s entire discography and we explore if… Read more

Simple Creatures: Strange Love Concert & EP – Episode 50

Welcome to our 50th episode of the Music Matters Media podcast! Today we talk about Mark Hoppus and Alex Gaskarth’s new project together called Simple Creatures. The two pop punk powerhouses step outside their comfort zone of their respective bands and dive into the world of self-proclaimed, “trash pop”. Listen now as we discuss seeing… Read more

Blink-182: Discography Run-Through & Albums Ranked – Episode 49

A new blink-182 album is on the horizon with an expected early summer 2019 release date and to celebrate, we decided to give a rundown of their entire discography! Listen as we talk about our top three favorite tracks from each album, we discuss what Tom and Matt have brought to the table in the… Read more