500 Gigabytes

500 Gigabytes is a musical variety show that seeks thematic connections between songs from different genres throughout the 20th Century and beyond. 

 

Past Episodes

  • 500 GIGABYTES - 27AUG23 - 21 Aired: Sunday, August 27, 2023

    Songs about things that are twenty-one, whether you're a person or time or other stuff. Note: it's not all sunshine and roses.

  • 500 GIGABYTES - 20AUG23 - DJ ROULETTE Aired: Sunday, August 20, 2023

    What happens when the DJ is completely unprepared for his show? Find out on today's episode!

  • 500 GIGABYTES - 30JUL23 - June & July 2023 New Releases! Aired: Sunday, July 30, 2023

    Everything on the show came out in June & July of 2023! Featuring songs by Lizzo, Andrew Bird, Deer Tick, Albert Hammond Jr., Emeli Sande, Saloli, Greta Van Fleet, Palehound, Molly Tuttle, Lindstrom, Karol G, Janelle Monae, Let's Eat Grandma, and Brigid Mae Power.

  • 500 GIGABYTES - 23JUL23 - Fish! Aired: Sunday, July 23, 2023

    Songs that refer to fish, of course! Whether or not they're actually ABOUT fish, though...
    Featuring songs by Big Mama Thornton, Rockabye Baby, Jimi Hendrix, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Yes, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Caspar Babypants, Emiliana Torrini, Badly Drawn Boy, Porcupine Tree, Peter Case, Funkadelic, Guided By Voices, Willie Dunn, Hot Rize, Lana Del Rey, and Spoon!

  • 500 GIGABYTES - 2JUL23 - CARNIVAL! Aired: Sunday, July 2, 2023

    Songs related to or referencing carnivals! Featuring tracks by Blink 182, RADWIMPS, Weird Al Yankovic, ABBA, Miriam Makeba, Blitzen Trapper, Joe Hisaishi, Beethoven's Wig, P!nk, Bleachers, Travis Scott, Richard & Robert Sherman, Owl City, Tenth Avenue North, Jason, Brian Eno, and The Gothic Archies.

  • 500 GIGABYTES - 25JUN23 - CELEBRATING AMY Aired: Sunday, June 25, 2023

    Songs celebrating my wife on her birthday as well as 15 wonderful years of marriage together! Featuring tracks by Jack Johnson, Guitar Tribute Players, Sara Bareilles, Captain Dipper and the Strawberry Girl, Branches, Suzanne Vega, Peter Gabriel, Stars, Regina Spektor, Ivan & Alyosha, Mizo Beat, Taylor Swift, Delta Rae, P!nk, Hassan Ibrahmi, Nicole Kidman & Ewan McGregor, and Freddie King.

  • 500 GIGABYTES - 18JUN23 - MINI THEMES Aired: Sunday, June 18, 2023

    Basically Stuff I've been listening to lately. Officially, theme #1 would be "artists in my collection I've never really listened to": The Moody Blues and Traffic. Theme #2 would be "Black women in folk": Kara Jackson and Joy Oladokun. It flows better than you think it will!

  • 500 GIGABYTES - 4JUN23 - HERE COMES THE SUN Aired: Sunday, June 4, 2023

    Songs about or referring to the sun! Featuring tracks by The Violent Femmes, Rockabye Baby, Color Me Badd, Dokken, Willie Dunn, Anna & Elizabeth, Sleeping at Last, VNV Nation, Adorable, La Luz, Kilbey Kennedy, Our Native Daughters, Christina Perri, Cigarettes After Sex, Bjork, and Lowland Hum.

  • 500 GIGABYTES - 21MAY23 - AAPI HERITAGE MONTH SHOWCASE Aired: Sunday, May 21, 2023

    Celebrating Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month by featuring AAPI artists, whether solo or as part of a band. Featuring songs by The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Yo Yo Ma, Yaeji, Rina Sawayama (yes, I know she's British), Cibo Matto, Deerhoof, The Black Eyed Peas, Smashing Pumpkins, and Miss Grit.

  • 500 GIGABYTES - 14MAY23 - HAIR METAL BALLADS Aired: Sunday, May 14, 2023

    Every hair metal album had one...here are some favorite hair metal ballads from the late eighties and early nineties to take you back to your glory days! Featuring songs by Night Ranger, Vixen, Winger, Saigon Kick, Heart, Cheap Trick, Warrant, and Rockabye Baby covers of Bon Jovi, Def Leppard, and Van Halen. You don't wanna miss this one!

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