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It's All Dead is a free-flowing music conversation featuring a variety of guests, bands, artists and music aficionados discussing the music they love and why they love it.

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    • Music Commentary
    • 5.0, 13 Ratings

It's All Dead is a free-flowing music conversation featuring a variety of guests, bands, artists and music aficionados discussing the music they love and why they love it.

    Interview with Hanif Abdurraqib

    Interview with Hanif Abdurraqib

    Hanif Abdurraqib is a poet, essayist, and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio, who has recently launched a new project called 68to05 in which he pinpoints the arc of years that made him the music listener and lover he is today. Hanif joined Kiel Hauck on the latest episode of It's All Dead to discuss the project and how he is tracing his musical influence and lineage forward and backwards. He also discusses the ways in which music education in America is flawed and what we lose when black artistic influence is erased or forgotten. Listen in!

    • 47 min
    The Best of Taylor Swift

    The Best of Taylor Swift

    It's summer and we've got nowhere to go, so why not go ahead and rank the albums from Taylor Swift? Kiel Hauck is joined by Kyle Schultz as they share their personal journey with one of this generation's musical icons and discuss how her fascinating transition from country to pop. The duo break down all seven studio albums from Taylor Swift and rank their top 10 songs from her discography. They also share their thoughts on Taylor's legacy as a musician and one of our largest pop culture figures. Listen in!

    • 54 min
    Building the Perfect Summer Music Festival

    Building the Perfect Summer Music Festival

    Unfortunately, we won't be celebrating in the sun this summer while attending our favorite music festivals, so we decided to dream big. What if we could create the perfect lineup for our own summer music festival? Kiel Hauck is joined by Kyle Schultz and Nadia Paiva on the latest podcast as they take turns selecting bands to fill out their lineup card. The catch? Each band must be selected from a specific year and no two bands can appear on the same lineup. Fun and chaos ensue. Listen in!

    • 56 min
    Making Sense of Childish Gambino's "3.15.20"

    Making Sense of Childish Gambino's "3.15.20"

    Last month, a surprise new album from Childish Gambino hit the web with little promotion and few details. A month later, we're still trying to figure out 3.15.20. On this episode of the podcast, Kiel Hauck is joined by Richard Clark to discuss the twists and turns of the new album and debate 3.15.20's place in Childish Gambino's discography. They also take a look back at the artistic growth of Donald Glover, one of the most fascinating pop culture figures and artists of our time. Take a listen!

    • 48 min
    Dua Lipa's Rise to Pop Stardom with Evan Sawdey

    Dua Lipa's Rise to Pop Stardom with Evan Sawdey

    A new album from Dua Lipa is here - and it is good. Future Nostalgia sees the U.K. singer rising to pop stardom amidst an array of disco hits. Kiel Hauck welcomes Evan Sawdey of PopMatters onto the podcast to discuss Future Nostalgia and how Dua Lipa's new music arrives at the perfect time. The two break down the album's highlights, discuss what could be the strangest summer for music in history, and share their way too early album of the year candidates. Listen in!

    • 53 min
    Music Therapy During the Covid-19 Lock-In

    Music Therapy During the Covid-19 Lock-In

    It's been a strange few weeks, to say the least. As the country takes measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus, we take some time on our podcast to discuss how we're handling a new reality. Kiel Hauck, Kyle Schultz and Nadia Paiva discuss how music is providing comfort during this time, debate the best band discographies to binge, and share some of the new music released in 2020 that has left its mark. Take a listen.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

LoLBiebz ,

Great Listen

I heard about this podcast through the Dissect Music podcast and am certainly glad I did! The It’s All Dead crew views music through a refreshingly unbiased point of view.

lazyjocelynlazy ,

Love!

Great, passionate discussion! I love hearing your opinions but I wish there was a way to suggest music for you to listen to

J Hay ,

Wonderfully Produced

A wonderfully produced podcast from a seasoned radio vet who seems as passionate about music as he is talented on the air.

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