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DanO's Ones and Ohs

DanO's Ones and Ohs

By Dan O. Becker
A music enthusiast, guitar player, and former radio disc jockey talks about popular music, artists, albums, recording, and broadcasting.
Episode 008 - New Music, Part 2
In Episode 8,  Dan  talks about artists that have made great albums  and songs mostly from the past two years (2018-2020). The music spans  genres from rock, alternative,  groovef, and pop. Artists in this episode include Jackie Venson, Vampire Weekend, Spoon, Foster the People, Katie Pruitt, Kurt Vile, the Raconteurs, and White Reaper.
49:57
June 28, 2020
Episode 007 - New Music, Part 1
In Episode 7,  Dan  talks about artists that have made great albums and songs mostly from the past two years (2018-2020). The music spans genres from rock and roll, groove and soul, surf, and pop. Artists in this episode include Courtney Barnett, Fontaines D.C., Raphael Saadiq, Gorillaz, the Electric Mess, Lizzo, and more. New music suggestions from Rich Giorgi, Dave Wuethrich, Shawn Catoe, and others.
53:44
June 21, 2020
Episode 006 - Artists Making Music for Decades, Part 2
In Episode 6,  Dan  continues on the theme of his  favorite artists that are still making new music. Each artist has had  one or more great early albums and then a new great album at least two decades later. In fact all four of these artists have new albums in 2020. Dan plays music from their early catalog and then more recent works. Artists in this episode include the Strokes, the Boomtown Rats, X, and the Pretenders.
50:24
June 14, 2020
Episode 005 - Artists Making Music for Decades, Part 1
In Episode 5, Dan switches the theme to talk about some of his favorite artists that are still making new music. Each artist has had one or more great early albums and then a new great album at least two decades later. Dan plays music from their early catalog and then more recent works. Artists in this episode include, Iggy Pop, Blondie, the English Beat, and Sleater-Kinney.
47:12
June 7, 2020
Episode 004 - Four Influential Albums of the 90s
A Facebook challenge from friends: "Name 10 albums that influenced  my musical tastes and upbringing. One per day for 10 days. No  explanation or reviews. Just post the cover art. Every day I’m supposed  to nominate someone else to do the same." "I am not going to do that. Here I will post sixteen influential  albums in one mega-post with lots of commentary. And I won't be  nominating anyone  else. You can comment and make your own posts if you  like. Here are 16 albums that have influenced me and represented some of my greatest loves." This podcast covers the four albums that influenced me in the late 80s and 90s:  the Replacements, Big Audio Dynamite, Pavement, and the New Radicals.
54:49
May 31, 2020
Episode 003 - Four Influential Albums of the 80s
A   Facebook challenge from friends: "Name 10 albums that influenced my musical tastes and upbringing. One per day for 10 days. No explanation or reviews. Just post the cover art. Every day I’m supposed to nominate someone else to do the same." "I am not going to do that. Here I will post sixteen influential albums in one mega-post with lots of commentary. And I won't be nominating anyone  else. You can comment and make your own posts if you like. Here are 16 albums that have influenced me and represented some of my greatest loves." This podcast covers the four albums that influenced me in the 80s:  the Clash, Pretenders, Elvis Costello, and Malcolm McLaren.
58:01
May 24, 2020
Episode 002 - Four Influential Albums of the 70s
A  Facebook challenge from friends: "Name 10 albums that influenced my  musical tastes and upbringing. One  per day for 10 days. No explanation  or reviews. Just post the cover art.  Every day I’m supposed to nominate  someone else to do the same." "I am not going to do that. Here I will post sixteen influential  albums in  one mega-post with lots of commentary. And I won't be  nominating anyone  else. You can comment and make your own posts if you  like. Here are 16 albums that have influenced me and represented some of my greatest loves." This podcast covers the four albums that influenced me in the 70s: Mott the Hoople, This is Reggae Music, Bruce Springsteen, and the Talking Heads.
49:26
May 17, 2020
Episode 001 - Influential Albums of the 50s and 60s
A Facebook challenge from friends: "Name 10 albums that influenced my musical tastes and upbringing. One  per day for 10 days. No explanation or reviews. Just post the cover art.  Every day I’m supposed to nominate someone else to do the same." "I am not going to do that. Here I will post sixteen influential albums in  one mega-post with lots of commentary. And I won't be nominating anyone  else. You can comment and make your own posts if you like. Here are 16 albums that have influenced me and represented some of my greatest loves." This podcast covers four albums that influenced me from the 50s and 60s: Elvis Presley, the Beatles, the Beach Boys, and Motown.
41:45
May 12, 2020