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.
This week, we grab our Aqua Nets, studded leather wrist bands and zebra-striped bandanas and rock out with our favorite hair metal bands! Host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume) shouts at the devil and chats about Poison, LA Guns, Motley Crüe, Ratt and much more. Who's still credible and who's just plain fun? Listen and tell us!
Everybody's got a bomb, we could all die any day...so let's dance! Join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor and SiriusXM Volume Host) as we talk about how the music of the 80s put the anxiety of the time to a dance beat. Nena, Men At Work, Prince, and many more join the party at Ground Zero.
This week, the focus is on the undisputed Queen of Pop, the Material Girl herself, Madonna. We explore the good, the bad and everything in-between, from her early days in the NYC music scene, to her triumphant turn in "Desperately Seeking Susan", the glory of "Like A Prayer" and more obscure gems like..."Gambler"?? Host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor and SiriusXM Volume Host) is your guide to all things Madonna.
Transitioning to the MTV era was tough for some artists from the 1970s , but others went all in, going full New Wave. Hear who pulled it off and who didn't quite hit the bullseye, including Alice Cooper, the Steve Miller Band, Lindsey Buckingham and...the Village People! Geek out down the New Wave rabbit hole with host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor and SiriusXM Volume Host).