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 - Black & Beautiful Women, part 3 Aired: Sunday, March 12, 2023

    Week 3 of celebrating the voices and talents of Black women in music history!

  • 500 GIGABYTES - Black & Beautiful Women, part 2 Aired: Sunday, March 12, 2023

    Week 2 of celebrating the voices and talents of Black women in music history!

  • 500 GIGABYTES - 12MAR23 - Black & Beautiful Women, part 3 Aired: Sunday, March 12, 2023

    Our third week of showcasing the voices and talents of Black women in music! Featuring songs by Gloria Gaynor, Florence Price, Corinne Bailey Rae, Koko Taylor, Mary J. Blige, Rhiannon Giddens, Joy Oladokun, Tracy Chapman, Elizabeth Cotten, The Shirelles, Labelle, Sweet Honey in the Rock, and Danielle Ponder.

  • 500 GIGABYTES - Black & Beautiful Women, part 2 Aired: Sunday, March 5, 2023

    We continue the celebration of Black women in music with this second installment of Black & Beautiful Women!

  • 500 GIGABYTES - 5MAR23 - Black & Beautiful Women, part 2 Aired: Sunday, March 5, 2023

    Week 2 celebrating Black women in music! Featuring songs by Gladys Knight & the Pips, Aaliyah, Aretha Franklin, Destiny's Child, Arlo Parks, TLC, Big Mama Thornton, Calypso Rose, FKA Twigs, Rihanna, Beyonce, Mariah Carey, and Emeli Sande.

  • 500 GIGABYTES - 26FEB23 - Black and Beautiful Women, part 1 Aired: Sunday, February 26, 2023

    A walk through music history highlighting the contributions of Black women! We'll hear at least one song for each decade from a notable Black woman performer from the 1920s to the 2020s! Featuring tracks by Mamie Smith, The Carolina Chocolate Drops, Dinah Washington, Billie Holiday, Big Mama Thornton, The Supremes, Tina Turner, Donna Summer, X-Ray Spex, Diana Ross, Salt-n-Pepa, Aaliyah, Alicia Keys & Nicki Minaj, Beyonce, Janelle Monae, and Lizzo.

  • 500 GIGABYTES - 19FEB23 - Time Machine: 1973 Aired: Sunday, February 19, 2023

    Our time machine has arrived at its final destination (for now) FIFTY years ago to 1973! What was dominating the airwaves in the early seventies? Featuring tracks by Marvin Gaye, Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Aerosmith, Grand Funk Railroad, Jim Croce, Bob Seger, Robert Fripp & Brian Eno, Betty Davis, Roberta Flack, Billy Joel, ABBA, Rick Wakeman, Pink Floyd, and Sparks.

  • 500 Gigabytes - Time Machine: 1973 Aired: Sunday, February 19, 2023

    Our time machine has arrived at its final destination (for now) FIFTY years ago to 1973! What was dominating the airwaves in the early seventies?

  • 500 GIGABYTES - 12FEB23 - Time Machine: 1983 Aired: Sunday, February 12, 2023

    I can hardly believe 1983 was FORTY years ago! Let's check out what the kids were listening to on the radio back then...Featuring songs by Irene Cara, Phillip Glass, Journey, U2, Talking Heads, Tangerine Dream, The Pointer Sisters, The Eurythmics, The Police, The Surf Raiders, Yes, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Lionel Richie, Leo Kottke, and Cyndi Lauper.

  • Time Machine: 1983 Aired: Sunday, February 12, 2023

    I can hardly believe 1983 was FORTY years ago! Let's check out what the kids were listening to on the radio back then...

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