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 - 7MAY23 - CALIFORNIA STORIES Aired: Sunday, May 7, 2023

    Songs about the great western state and stories about my travels there. Featuring tracks by The Mamas and the Papas, John Fahey, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Childish Gambino, The Eagles, Rockabye Baby, Wilco, The Western States motel, Rihanna, Katy Perry, CHVRCHES, Led Zeppelin, and 2Pac.

  • 500 GIGABYTES - 23APR23 - 2023 SO FAR Aired: Sunday, April 23, 2023

    We'll listen to some new releases that have been getting my attention this year so far... Includes songs by NF, El Ten Eleven, Ghost, CHVRCHES, Sam Smith, M83, VNV Nation, Marketa Irglova, ONBC, boygenius, Waveshaper, Memphis LK, Kele, Miley Cyrus, Ingrid Michaelson, MONO, and The Tallest Man on Earth.

  • 500 GIGABYTES - 16APR23 - ONE HIT WONDERS (FT. THE DOWNTOWN LIGHTS) Aired: Sunday, April 16, 2023

    Special 2 hour episode with Justin from The Downtown Lights! We revisit a selection of one-hit wonders going back to the 1960s and discuss the phenomenon of one-hit wonders: why this song, and why now? Featuring tracks by Ace, Shocking Blue, The Buggles, Barry McGuire, Thelma Houston, Patti Smith, Snow Patrol, The Weather Girls, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Baltimora, Double, Jane Child, Biz Markie, Marc Cohn, Gnarls Barkley, and Warren Zevon.

  • 500 GIGABYTES - 9APR23 - 80s Covers, part 2 Aired: Sunday, April 9, 2023

    Week two of covers of your favorite 80s songs! Not sticking strictly to "indie" artists this time. Featuring covers by In Living Colour, Rockabye Baby, Weezer, Sixpence None the Richer, Charlotte Martin, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Maxwell, Nouvelle Vague, Mika, Dragonette, Captain Dipper and the Strawberry Girl, and Bhi Bhiman.

  • 500 GIGABYTES - 2APR23 - Indie Cover the 80s, part 1 Aired: Sunday, April 2, 2023

    Indie rock/folk/pop artists cover your favorite 80s hits! Includes songs by STRFKR, Rockabye Baby, The National, First Aid Kit, Kate Rusby, The Wind and the Wave, Brandi Carlile, Anni B Sweet, Sleeping at Last, The Bird and the Bee, Bing Ji Ling, Black Pumas, and Cigarettes After Sex.

  • 500 GIGABYTES - Indie Covers the 80s, part 1 Aired: Sunday, April 2, 2023

    Indie rock/folk/pop artists cover your favorite 80s hits!

  • 500 GIGABYTES - 26MAR23 - Women in Folk Aired: Sunday, March 26, 2023

    Celebrating women in folk music! Featuring songs by Brandi Carlile, Patty Gurdy, The Indigo Girls, Dar Williams, Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Joy Oladokun, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Lau & Karine Polwart, Tracy Chapman, and Buddy & Julie Miller.

  • 500 GIGABYTES - Women in Folk Aired: Sunday, March 26, 2023

    Celebrating women in folk music!

  • 500 GIGABYTES - Women in concert Aired: Sunday, March 19, 2023

    In this pre-recorded show, we showcase recent mini concerts from three notable women in music: Danielle Ponder (KEXP), Shana Cleveland (KEXP), and Soccer Mommy (NPR Tiny Desk).

    • Danielle Ponder Live at KEXP 01:49
    • Shana Cleveland Live at KEXP 20:41
    • Soccer Mommy NPR Tiny Desk Concert 39:05
  • 500 GIGABYTES - Mini concerts for women's history month Aired: Sunday, March 19, 2023

    In this pre-recorded show, we showcase recent mini concerts from three notable women in music: Danielle Ponder (KEXP), Shana Cleveland (KEXP), and Soccer Mommy (NPR Tiny Desk).

    • Danielle Ponder - Live at KEXP @ 01:49
    • Shana Cleveland - Live at KEXP @ 20:41
    • Soccer Mommy - NPR Tiny Desk Concert @ 39:05

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