Synth-Pop (Part 1) with guests Martyn Ware (Human League and Heaven 17) & Richard Evans
The podcast totally devoted to the greatest decade ever – the 80s! Join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) and special guests as they discuss the music, movies and pop culture of everyone’s favorite decade.
When we think of the quintessential music of the '80s, we think of the sound of synthesizers. It's the music that sounded like the future then and years later it sounds like it now. In Part 1, join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Music Entertainment Editor) and this week's guests musician, arranger, composer, record producer and founding member of Human League and Heaven 17, Martyn Ware and author of "Listening to the Music the Machines Make: Inventing Electronic Pop (1978-1983)," Richard Evans, as they discuss the golden age of electronic pop.
Host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) is joined by Margaret Cho ("I'm The One That I Want", "Drop Dead Diva", "The Masked Singer" and The Margaret Cho) and the other John Hughes to talk about all the fashion trends of the 80s. From gender bending to Madonna-bes, New Romantics to Hair Metal, we cover it all!
Host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) is joined by Jake Fogelnest ("Billy on the Street", "Difficult People", The Fogelnest Files) and the other John Hughes to talk about all the huge charity events of the 80s. From Band Aid to Hands Across America, we cover them all - the good, the bad and the whaaa?
No! No! Notorious! Join host Lyndsey Parker (SiriusXM Volume/Yahoo Entertainment) as she and special guests Sam Hollander (writer/producer for Fitz & The Tantrums, Weezer, Panic! At The Disco) and John Hughes (Rhino Records) talk about being hardcore Durannies. Favorite albums? Best tracks? Underrated gems? It's all here, so join us as we make patterns rhyme and talk Duran Duran!
Listen to this week’s playlist on Spotify, Apple Music, YouTube or Deezer here.
Do you remember your first time? Special guest Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne, Ivy, "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" joins host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment/Sirius XM Volume) to talk about the early, formative days of MTV - the videos, the commercials, and the impact it had on 80s kids and pop culture.