(((Sound Affects)))

Hosts Jim and Keven examine how "music makes the world go around" (and vice-versa), exploring and discussing relevant history, science, culture and more through the prism of music. 

Past Episodes

  • Food Aired: Tuesday, September 1, 2020

    It was on this day in 1914, that the last known Passenger pigeon on earth—a female named Martha—died in captivity at the Cincinnati Zoo. A staple food of Eastern Native American Indian groups like the Seneca who called them, jahgowa, meaning  “big bread,” Passenger Pigeons could be found in such vast numbers that their flocks blackened the sky. After the arrival of Europeans, this tasty and plentiful bird—eaten at the first Thanksgiving—was eventually hunted out of existence.

  • Marooned! The Desert Island Mix Tape part 3 Aired: Tuesday, August 25, 2020

    It was on this day in 1875 that Captain Matthew Webb became the first person to swim across the English Channel, traveling from Dover, England, to Calais, France, in just under 22 hours. It is in honor of Matthew Webb’s successful escape from the Island of warm beer, black pudding, bad teeth and haggis, to France—the home of sexy accents, healthy, refined palates and Universal healthcare, that we are calling tonight’s episode, “Marooned!--- The desert island mix tape part 3.” 

  • Abandoned - The Desert Island Mix Tape part 2 Aired: Tuesday, August 18, 2020
  • Castaway! (Desert Island Mixtape Vol. 1) Aired: Tuesday, August 11, 2020

    Who of us hasn’t thought about being on a deserted tropical island somewhere? For some this idea may be a fantasy, others a nightmare, and of course it all depends on the surrounding circumstances. How long would you be there for?  Are you alone? Is there food, water, shelter? Is a rescue imminent or unlikely? How big are the mosquitoes? And of course, more important than anything …WHAT IS THE MUSIC SITUATION?!?! Well in this episode--the first in our series-- Jim and I have asked each other and some very important guests one of humanity’s most pressing and perplexing questions?

  • Animals (Greatest Bits re-mixed) Aired: Tuesday, July 28, 2020
  • Summertime (part 2) Aired: Tuesday, July 21, 2020

    Join hosts Keven and Jim and their very special guests: Djs L Cat and Jimmy Benbow, as they share some of their favorite Summertime Jams! 

  • Summertime (pt 1) Aired: Tuesday, July 14, 2020
  • In & Out Aired: Tuesday, June 23, 2020
  • Black and Blue Aired: Tuesday, June 9, 2020

    It is in honor of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Aubery, Eric Gardner, Michael Brown, Phillip White, Oscar Grant, Tommy Yancy, John Crawford, Michael Sabbie, Timir Rice, Abner Louima, Amaduo Diallo, Rodney King, Fred Hampton and so many more people of color who have suffered at the hands of our criminal justice system that we are dedicating  this episode, which we are calling …“Black and Blue”

  • Home Aired: Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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