Six years ago, fate and college brought California native, Adrienne Beckham, and Florida native, Katarina Kapetanakis, together in Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love. Through laughs, questionable decisions, and a love of music, the two created memories and learned life lessons that carried them to the graduation stage. Now embarking on a new adventure into the real world, Adrienne and Katarina are once again turning to the music they love in order to survive, understand, and enjoy life as they know it; and this time, they're bringing you along for the ride.
Boys Get Straight: Spooky Halloween Tales and Discussions Inspired By Johnny Marr's "Boys Get Straight"
Note: This episode contains stories that deal with death, frightening imagery, mild sexual themes and violence. Listener discretion is advised.
Welcome back, Rhapsody Fam, as we rise from our graves just in time for the end of October! This week, Adrienne and Katarina introduce their brand new format by focusing on the song “Boys Get Straight” by Johnny Marr. Inspired by the song, Adrienne and Katarina have put pen to paper, writing short spooky stories just in time for Halloween! So plug in your headphones, get cozy, and get hyped for a new exciting season of Rhapsody in Reverie!
0:00 - A Special Announcement Regarding The Show
2:18 - Theme
2:31 - Intro
5:01 - “Boys Get Straight” by Johnny Mar
12:52 - Katarina’s Story (“Splinter”)
22:57 - Discussion
28:27 - Up & Comers: Laura Murray
30:33 - Adrienne’s Story (“Boys Get Straight”)
42:18 - Discussion
47:34 - The Long Goodbye
54:28 - Outro
It's Broadway, Baby!: Discussing Favorite Broadway Hits and Classics from American Psycho, Phantom of The Opera, Hadestown and More!
There’s no business like show business! This week, Adrienne and Katarina take on the bright lights of Broadway, discussing everything from old standards to modern classics. So what makes a musical good? What makes a stand-out Broadway hit? Will Katarina be able to stay focused long enough for Adrienne to make sense of her rants? There’s only one way to find out. Let’s go on with the show!
Cookin' Up Something Good: Discussing Our Favorite Songs to Cook to From Artists Like Jack Johnson, The 1975, Childish Gambino, Four Tops and More!
Fire up the grills! Turn up your stoves! Hit start on that microwave! This week, Adrienne and Katarina talk about the best music to cook to, whether you feel like making a three-course meal or simply want to microwave a burrito. Tune in for the best songs for making brunch, barbecuing on a hot Summer day, or even a romantic evening with your partner and a bottle of wine in a dimly lit kitchen; we’ve got songs for every meal you could think of. Featuring hits by Jack Johnson, Charles Trenet, Mitski, Hozier, Harry Styles and more, Rhapsody in Reverie has you covered in the kitchen. Get cooking!
Songs for the Moms: Discussing the Music That Make Us Miss Mom From Artists Like Phil Collins, Carole King, Teena Marie and More!
Happy (Belated) Mother’s Day to all the fantastic mamas out there! This week, Adrienne and Katarina are diving into their favorite tunes that they associate with their favorite Mom-Related Memories! From wild disco anthems by Frankie Smith and ABBA, to classic hits by The Beatles, Eagles, and Prince, our hosts take a leisurely drive down memory lane with the best possible soundtrack. So give your mom a call, and then strap in: Rhapsody in Reverie is celebrating Mother’s Day!
Around The World In 80 Songs: Discussing Our Favorite Songs Outside The US From Artists Like Clarice Falcão, Sigur Rós, BTS and More!
We’re taking a journey around the world this week...through music! Join hosts Adrienne and Katarina as they discuss their favorite international bops, from bossa nova to K-pop, Italian pop to french rock, German R&B to salsa. Featuring artists like Clarice Falcão, Sigur Rós, BTS, Caterina Valente, Édith Piaf, and many more, you’ll be sure to enjoy a playlist full of incredible hits from all around the world. So grab your passports, listeners! It’s time to go around the world in 80 songs! (...Give or take).
Cleared for Departure: Discussing Our Favorite Songs for the Airport By Artists Like Talking Heads, Simon & Garfunkel, A Tribe Called Quest and More
Pack your bags and get ready for takeoff! No, Adrienne and Katarina haven’t gone completely stir-crazy; this week, Rhapsody in Reverie is headed to the airport as we talk about Travel Songs! We may be stuck at home, but this playlist is sure to make you feel like you’re off on an adventure with hits from Night Beds, Chet Faker, A Tribe Called Quest, Wham, Simon & Garfunkel, and many more! Adrienne and Katarina help you get in the zone by reminding us all what it was like to sail the skies, from the irritating TSA lines, to the liminal space of the airport food court, to resist the urge to look at your seatmate’s laptop: you’ll swear you were right up there with them.