58 episodes

Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss their deepest, darkest thoughts about the millennial lifestyle: rap music, video games, anime, Youtube, social media, etc. and their underlying themes. 

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    • 4.6 • 9 Ratings

Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss their deepest, darkest thoughts about the millennial lifestyle: rap music, video games, anime, Youtube, social media, etc. and their underlying themes. 

    Why Do Artists and Fans Crave Validation From the Grammys? | Sound Only

    Why Do Artists and Fans Crave Validation From the Grammys? | Sound Only

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters are talking about rappers and respect. They address Young Thug criticizing André 3000 on T.I.’s ‘expediTIously’ podcast (1:00) before discussing the ongoing cycle between award shows like The Grammys and their nominations (13:00) and why artists crave validation in the form of award shows (24:30).

    For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KPKujGyjm0w0Gni8zDNqtNTN-9xNUsNv4G_ZfUlRjEY/edit

    Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    • 42 min
    The Sound Only Guide to ‘Cowboy Bebop’ | Sound Only

    The Sound Only Guide to ‘Cowboy Bebop’ | Sound Only

    The 'Sound Only' guide to ‘Cowboy Bebop’ is here! Justin Charity and Micah Peters are breaking down the legacy, story structure, writing, production, and sound design of 'Cowboy Bebop' and much more! They then weigh in on the future live-action Netflix adaptation that may be released in 2021. 
    For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the 'Sound Only' syllabus here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KPKujGyjm0w0Gni8zDNqtNTN-9xNUsNv4G_ZfUlRjEY/edit

    Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Is Tekashi 6ix9ine Interesting Enough for a Documentary? | Sound Only

    Is Tekashi 6ix9ine Interesting Enough for a Documentary? | Sound Only

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss the surprise documentary ‘69: The Saga of Danny Hernandez.’ They weigh in on how the documentary captures the image of Tekashi 6ix9ine: his persona vs. the person described by his peers (1:30), his music and how he compares to rappers such as 50 Cent and Eminem (18:15), and his unique provocations (42:30).
    For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only’ syllabus here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KPKujGyjm0w0Gni8zDNqtNTN-9xNUsNv4G_ZfUlRjEY/edit
    Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Dave Chappelle During the Trump Years | Sound Only

    Dave Chappelle During the Trump Years | Sound Only

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss the role that comedian Dave Chappelle has found himself in as our society looks to him for guidance through his political and racial commentary. They examine his role as a Black comedian in moments such as Donald Trump's election, the George Floyd protests, and Joe Biden's victory last week (1:00) while further discussing the expectations his audience has (16:20) and whether or not he remains up to the task (29:10).
    For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only’ syllabus here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KPKujGyjm0w0Gni8zDNqtNTN-9xNUsNv4G_ZfUlRjEY/edit
    Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    • 50 min
    Star Wars Talk: 'The Mandalorian,' Squadrons, and Relitigating 'The Rise of Skywalker' | Sound Only

    Star Wars Talk: 'The Mandalorian,' Squadrons, and Relitigating 'The Rise of Skywalker' | Sound Only

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters discuss 'The Mandalorian' and its role in the Star Wars franchise. Charity and Micah also talk about Squadrons, the latest Star Wars video game (20:30), and Charity complains about 'The Rise of Skywalker,' which he only recently forced himself to watch for the first time (23:00). Micah and Charity then discuss the future of Star Wars in movies and TV (37:50).

    For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only’ syllabus here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KPKujGyjm0w0Gni8zDNqtNTN-9xNUsNv4G_ZfUlRjEY/edit

    Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    • 56 min
    No Country for Lovecraft | Sound Only

    No Country for Lovecraft | Sound Only

    Justin Charity and Micah Peters argue about the HBO series 'Lovecraft Country.' They discuss the show's unusual appeal (1:00), its polarized reception (17:00), and its political imperatives as a story about Black characters and racist violence (41:10).
    For episode guides and further readings and recommendations, check out the ‘Sound Only’ syllabus here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KPKujGyjm0w0Gni8zDNqtNTN-9xNUsNv4G_ZfUlRjEY/edit

    Hosts: Justin Charity and Micah Peters

    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Olivier UK ,

RIP?

So I loved this podcast. An engaging host, knowledgable guests. Great discussions about hip-hop & R&B. One of my week's highlights. And then it stopped. Early January. No warning. No goodbyes. So yeah I miss it

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