38 episodes

On each episode of ONE SONG, friends Diallo Riddle ( Emmy-nominated star and creator of HBO Max’s South Side and IFC’s Sherman’s Showcase) and Blake "LUXXURY" Robin (Music Producer & TikTok creator) will hilariously break down ONE SONG from the pop music canon that you know - or need to know - but have never heard quite like this.

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    • 5.0 • 30 Ratings

On each episode of ONE SONG, friends Diallo Riddle ( Emmy-nominated star and creator of HBO Max’s South Side and IFC’s Sherman’s Showcase) and Blake "LUXXURY" Robin (Music Producer & TikTok creator) will hilariously break down ONE SONG from the pop music canon that you know - or need to know - but have never heard quite like this.

    Radiohead's "Creep"

    Radiohead's "Creep"

    You love this song. But the band who wrote it? They hate it. And in many ways, that’s entirely appropriate. Because on this episode of One Song Diallo Riddle and LUXXURY are wading deep into a song that ’s an ode to self-loathing, anxiety, obsession, neurosis, self-lacerating rage, and … being kind of a creep.

    • 54 min
    Rihanna's "Umbrella"

    Rihanna's "Umbrella"

    Usually on One Song we focus on the music's cultural impact. But this time we're talking about the meteorological impact! When Rihanna's Umbrella topped the charts in the UK, it coincided with a period of heavy rain and flooding. The same thing happened in Romania and New Zealand. Coincidence, or did Rihanna's hit change the weather?

    On this episode of One Song, Diallo Riddle and LUXXURY explore the song's backstory, delve into the stems, and get to the bottom of how Rihanna arrived as a global megastar and made it rain. Literally.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Bob Marley's "Jamming'"

    Bob Marley's "Jamming'"

    Bob Marley’s music is everywhere. And, in a sense, so is Bob Marley: He was the subject of a recent biopic, there are murals painted of him around the world, and his poster is still common in college dorm rooms. But has that ubiquity taken away from his music? On this episode of One Song, you’ll hear Bob Marley’s Jamming like never before. LUXXURY has the stems, the interpolations, and the contrafacts; and Diallo Riddle has the Bob backstory and some hot takes on music biopics.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Daft Punk, Part Two: "Get Lucky"

    Daft Punk, Part Two: "Get Lucky"

    It’s time: The peak of the pyramid! On this episode of One Song, Diallo and LUXXURY explore what is, arguably, Daft Punk’s creative and commercial zenith: Get Lucky. Together with generational defining acts, Pharrell and Nile Rodgers, Daft Punk craft a song that became an instant classic. Luxxury, of course, has the stems. And is ready to take you inside this infectious slice of funk.

    • 44 min
    Daft Punk, Part One: The Road To Get Lucky

    Daft Punk, Part One: The Road To Get Lucky

    Hey One Song listener, did you ever wonder how much Diallo and LUXXURY like Daft Punk? Well, the answer is a lot. So much, in fact, that one episode could not contain their love of robot helmets, French house music, obscure samples, and pyramids. So we’re doing a special Two Part deep dive into Daft Punk and their feel-good pop masterpiece, "Get Lucky". This is Part One: The early years of Daft Punk, their inspirations, and how they changed pop music with their triumphant Coachella performance in 2007.

    • 45 min
    Empire of the Sun's "Walking on a Dream"

    Empire of the Sun's "Walking on a Dream"

    Today on One Song the ultimate pop music dichotomy: It’s a record that is simultaneously huge. But also very niche. The chances are you know the breezy synth pop masterpiece, Walking on a Dream. But how much do you know about Empire of the Sun, the duo who made that song? Probably not a lot. Diallo Riddle and LUXXURY are here to right that wrong. The duo will also take you on a tour of 2000s synth pop, and break down the making of the Pnau remix of Cold Cold Heart (it ties in! We promise!).

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

peacheskd ,

Open your ears!

This podcast is definitely a must for lovers of music. I just came across this podcast and simply just enjoy the enthusiasm and knowledge Diallo and Luxxury put into each episode. I absolutely love hearing the isolation of each instrument and vocals that has contributed to make any of the songs played a classic; all the while the hosts give you tidbits of analysis as they breakdown the song. As I love listening to my favourite songs across many genres I love hearing the nuances that I can pick up as I play them over again, but this podcast has already and most definitely got me to open my ears and take more notice to how a song has come together, carefully listening to each vocal and instrument that makes me appreciate the song even more than I thought I did. Thank you!

mistersnappy ,

Love it!

This is the podcast that I recommend to literally anyone who will listen to me. If you want to get under the cover of some of the greatest songs of all time and disappear down an aural rabbit hole for a little while, then you’ve come to the right place. Diallo and Luxxury are your guys.

ljhooray ,

Intelligent, entertaining and feels like a whole new level of music is unlocked

Dissecting music tracks by two self confessed music nerds? OK that may not sound like the most universally popular format but when those two hosts are, warm, self effacing, knowledgable and generous with their love of the craft, it’s wonderful. Try out the Missy Elliott, Sister Nancy and Queen/David Bowie episodes and you’ll never look back. It’s like rediscovering music all over again

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