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Snobbish taste. Outrageous takes. Welcome to the podcast where your favorite music lovers discuss, debate, and deconstruct the music and musicians who fascinate and frustrate them.

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    • Music Commentary

Snobbish taste. Outrageous takes. Welcome to the podcast where your favorite music lovers discuss, debate, and deconstruct the music and musicians who fascinate and frustrate them.

    The Music Snobs on Film

    The Music Snobs on Film

    For the first time ever, The Music Snobs meets Snobs On Film in one unforgettable episode to celebrate both podcasts’ season finales!!! Listen as the Snobs combine the two shows to go deep on the (im)perfect marriage of cinema and sound. The crew explores the natural relationship between music and movies while questioning which artform impacts the audience the most. The ensuing debate inevitably leads to a wild roundtable: What movie soundtrack do you absolutely love even though you have no desire to ever see the movie again?

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Stevie Wonder and the 6 Wonders That Changed the World

    Stevie Wonder and the 6 Wonders That Changed the World

    This is an episode you don’t want to miss. As we celebrate the 45th anniversary of his seminal LP, "Fulfillingness’ First Finale", The Music Snobs dedicate an entire ep to the incomparable Stevie Wonder. The crew examines a specific period of Stevie’s career long enough to ask a vital question: what is it that makes the albums Stevie released between 1971 and 1976 so classic, and how can we explain the undeniable impact they’ve had on music ever since? Join TMS in paying tribute to a musician whose work helped to shape our lives and forever changed our world.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Will the REAL Artists Please Stand Up?

    Will the REAL Artists Please Stand Up?

    What determines whether or not a musical artist is authentic? Are artists like Solange and Tyler, The Creator showing us who they really are, or are modern celebrities more manufactured than ever before? Sht gets real on the latest episode of The Music Snobs. The crew dives into the very definition of authenticity in the music biz, then takes it up a notch by calling out the fakers and questioning why "keeping it real" is so important in black music. Before the episode ends, the Snobs get even realer during the roundtable by admitting: what universally beloved artist, album, or song is—in your opinion—actually terrible?

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Are You A Stan?

    Are You A Stan?

    On this episode The Music Snobs are asking our Stans to answer an important question: Are the superfans of today valued experts and a vital force for the world to hear new music, or are they a cancer on music appreciation? Get ready to confront your truths and admit your biases while we explore fandom in the age of online armies and off the rails obsession. To wrap up the ep, we ask each Snob: what was your most memorable encounter with a celebrity?

    • 53 min
    OutKast 25

    OutKast 25

    Have you ever wondered how an unknown Atlanta duo broke through a landscape dominated by the East and West coasts to become, arguably, the greatest hip-hop group of all time? So did The Music Snobs. To answer that question, and many more, we invited singer Keisha Jackson—an eyewitness to the rise of music’s favorite ATLiens—to sit-in with us and dive deep into the legacy of André Benjamin and Antwan Patton. Along the way, the Snobs discuss everything from the origins of the Dungeon Family to the dichotomy of tour buses. Join us as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of OutKast.
    Special Guest: Keisha Jackson.

    • 59 min
    Let’s Be Frank—You Don’t Know Sinatra

    Let’s Be Frank—You Don’t Know Sinatra

    Although he defines the term ‘iconic’, it’s a safe bet that you don’t know enough about the artist whose career has influenced everyone from Amy Winehouse to Drake. The Music Snobs dive into the style and legacy of Ol’ Blue Eyes and examine the impact of Sinatra’s cool on every aspect of pop culture.

    • 44 min

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