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Infectious Groove Podcast

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The Fab Three Talk The Fab Four
 In this very special one of a kind episode, we've decided to first off announce to all of you out there that we've replaced Kyle. We finally got tired of his potty mouth and just overall had enough—juuuuuuuuust kidding he just wasn't able to make recording this time due to a scheduling conflict, but luckily for all of you, we were able to catch up with friend of the show Josh and have him fill in while Kyle was away. This week we discuss all things about this little old group that maybe some of you have heard of, but most probably have not—The Beatles. That's right, an entire episode dedicated to what many say is the first "boy band" ever created. No one can deny the influence they've had throughout the years when it comes to music. Whether you consider yourself a fan or not, you're not going to want to miss this brand spanking new episode of your favorite Imperfect Foods delivery driver's favorite music podcast. LET'S GO!
1:01:45
September 14, 2020
Do Yourself A Favor And Listen To This
 It's Season 2 (Episode 2)! New and improved! Now with 50% more explosive topics, jammy jams, controversy, outrage, and a fresh new car scent! But wait there's more! 2X MORE grunge, grit, and glamour than the other leading music podcasts. This exclusive offer is available only on Anchor and literally every other place you listen to your favorite podcasts! Don't delay! Listen now! And take advantage of this Labor Day special!
1:05:23
September 7, 2020
Music For The Masses w/ Aaron Ruby
 New look who dis? Juuuuuust kidding. You know what it is, it's season two and your favorite musical podcast tripod is back in action. After a much-needed break to recharge our batteries, manage our cords, adjust our mics and figure out more shit we think you guys would want to hear us talk about— we decided to start this season off with a BANG!  In episode one of season two, we're talking about our favorite live music venues. We also had the pleasure of catching up with someone that we not only consider a personal friend but who is also the bass player for a little band named WALLS OF JERICHO. Give a round of applause for Aaron Ruby ya'll. Aaron was kind enough to sit down with us and talk about touring, being in a very well known band (that he swears isn't very well known), his favorite venues to play a show at, see a show at, and so much more. It's the start of a brand new season of your pool guys' favorite music podcast. LET'S GO!  For everything WALLS OF JERICHO visit their official website here.  Check out one of their badass music videos here.  Give them a listen on any of your favorite music streaming platforms.  Don't forget to listen along to the songs we talk about via our Infectious Groove Podcast Companion Songs playlist that you can find here.  Also, WE LIVE. Visit our brand new official website here to find anything and everything Infectious Groove.  
1:22:50
August 31, 2020
The Show Must Go On: Live Do's and Don'ts
 Let's talk Pizza for a second. Simple ingredients but not always created equal from one pie to another. It absolutely depends on who makes the pizza, where said pizza is made, and with what ingredients. The same can be said for live music—as it's definitely not all created equal for nearly the exact same reasons. This is also a good factor on which to judge if someone is trustworthy. Mama always said, "if they don't like pizza or live music, boy they probably ain't for you". Okay, okay Mama didn't actually say that, but she probably wanted to, and that's close enough.  In the Season One Finale of Infectious Groove Podcast we're talking concerts. The good, the bad, the great, and the in-betweens. All live shows are obviously not created equal and we explore the reasons why we think that is. Whether your first concert is on the horizon or you've been to so many you lost count 10 years ago, you're not going to want to miss this one—the 29th episode of your neighbor's, son's, third cousin once removed's favorite music podcast.  We'll see you back here in two weeks for the premiere of Season Two. Same Place. Same day. Same time. Don't be late. LET'S GO!
1:23:06
August 10, 2020
IGP PRESENTS: THE IN THE ROUND BRACKET CHALLENGE - AND THE WINNER IS...
*DISCLAIMER - This episode contains spoilers about the outcome of the tournament. If you're behind on episodes it is advised that you get all caught up before starting this episode.  Well, it's been a wild ride over the last 16 weeks and we hope that you have enjoyed this experimental tournament of sorts as much as we did. Michelle came, saw, and conquered her way through the first half of the bracket, but was soon dethroned as it was advised we leave the decision making up to you (the listeners) in lieu of continuing to receive death threats based upon her extremely controversial rating system —just kidding (kind of). There have been ups, downs, shocking revelations, and huge disappointments—and you've probably almost driven your car off the road a time or two while tuning in. It's okay we understand, and now you no longer have to worry about the airbag going off because you're punching your steering wheel so hard while screaming at the stereo.   We want to say thank you from the bottom of our hearts for tuning in, engaging with us, and voting. You all are the ones that made this thing possible at a time where we all needed something to keep our minds off the news.  AND THE WINNER IS...
28:22
August 7, 2020
Who Are You?
 Okay okay, so you've read the title of this episode and I am willing to bet you're either singing (out loud) the theme song from CSI: Las Vegas (shame on you), or maybe you're thinking about when you got super stoned and watched Alice meet the Caterpillar for the first time. Either way, you're on to something here, and hopefully, it isn't an ongoing love for a certain band that will remain anonymous. With that being said, the only who's we talk about around here are from Whoville, but there is no need to be a Grinch about it. This week we are talking about the long musical road that got us to where we are now. The good, the bad, the emo, and the ugly. We take a deep dive into what made us the musical maniacs we are today. Music has a way of shaping those who listen to it, and each and every person has a different story to tell.  It's the 28th episode of Pete Townshend's favorite  Uber driver's favorite music podcast. LET'S GO!  Like what you heard? Interested in new (to you) music? Don't forget to follow along each week with our Spotify Podcast Companion Playlist where you can listen to everything we listen to and talk about on the show. New week. New episode. New playlist.  Don't miss out!
1:08:18
August 3, 2020
IGP PRESENTS: THE IN THE ROUND BRACKET CHALLENGE - ROUND 15
Well, as you all now know, March was full of madness— it just wasn't the kind of madness we were all expecting. So in order to satisfy everyone's hunger for a good old battle of the titans, we here at Infectious Groove Podcast put together a good old fashioned tournament with brackets and everything. Each week some of our favorite artist's albums go head to head for a shot at moving forward and clutching the coveted title. LET'S GO! ROUND 15 PRINCE - PURPLE RAIN VS. LED ZEPPELIN - IV Who will clutch the coveted title? Your guess is as good as ours and the only real way to know is to tune in and find out.
27:02
July 31, 2020
Front & Center w/ Friend Of The Show Joe
front·man /ˈfrəntˌman/ noun noun: frontman; plural noun: frontmen; noun: front man; plural noun: front men 1. the lead singer of a pop or rock group. 2. a person who represents an organization and works to make its image more appealing to the public. "Harry wanted Teddy to act as the respectable frontman for his business interests" 3. (in soccer) a forward or attacker. "once again, Wigan's frontmen failed to take their chances" By definition, the lead singer of your favorite band is technically a Frontman/Frontwoman—or well for lack for a better term and to be all-inclusive a Frontperson. But are they though? What makes someone a frontperson? Can you be out front in the spotlight and not be THE frontperson? Can you hide in the stage shadows and be the frontperson that everyone makes you out to be?   It's episode 27, and this week the constant on-air harassment of our number one fan has led to us having our first in-studio guest. We'd like everyone to give their best round of golf claps for Friend Of The Show Joe. Yes, you read that right, we finally caught up with him to get his thoughts on what he considers a Frontperson to be. We talk the best, worst, our favorites and so much more on the newest episode of your favorite pizza guy's favorite music podcast. You're not gonna wanna miss this one. LET'S GO! Don't forget to listen along with our Spotify podcast companion playlist where we load up as much of the music and artists we can—that we talk about weekly so you can listen for yourselves and tell us what you think. New week. New playlist. Every week.
1:34:32
July 27, 2020
IGP PRESENTS: THE IN THE ROUND BRACKET CHALLENGE - ROUND 14
Well, as you all now know, March was full of madness— it just wasn't the kind of madness we were all expecting. So in order to satisfy everyone's hunger for a good old battle of the titans, we here at Infectious Groove Podcast put together a good old fashioned tournament with brackets and everything. Each week some of our favorite artist's albums go head to head for a shot at moving forward and clutching the coveted title. LET'S GO! ROUND 14 PEARL JAM - TEN VS. PRINCE - PURPLE RAIN Who will move forward? Your guess is as good as ours and the only real way to know is to tune in and find out.
29:01
July 24, 2020
A Perfect Pair
There is nothing better than being able to really connect with two musicians that are looking into the eyes of one another as they sing one of the greatest love songs you think you've ever heard. You know, when you can really feel the love they're singing to you about? When you think of a classic duet you might think Sonny and Cher or maybe Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton—Or wait are those features? Is a duet a feature? Is a feature a duet? Are they technically the same thing? What makes something a duet even though it's technically featuring another artist? Either way, I digress and as you've probably figured out by now, this week we're talking duets—the best of all time, our favorites, ones you might have forgotten about and everything in between. It's the 20 + 6th episode of every Karen's favorite music podcast. LET'S GO!
1:20:22
July 20, 2020
IGP PRESENTS: THE IN THE ROUND BRACKET CHALLENGE - ROUND 13
Well, as you all now know, March was full of madness— it just wasn't the kind of madness we were all expecting. So in order to satisfy everyone's hunger for a good old battle of the titans, we here at Infectious Groove Podcast put together a good old fashioned tournament with brackets and everything. Each week some of our favorite artist's albums go head to head for a shot at moving forward and clutching the coveted title. LET'S GO! ROUND 13 CAROLE KING - TAPESTRY VS. LED ZEPPELIN - IV Who will move forward? Your guess is as good as ours and the only real way to know is to tune in and find out.
43:41
July 17, 2020
The Greatest Love Of All w/ Jeff Scott Soto
 What makes a good love song? What makes a good love song great? What would you consider to be one of the greatest love songs of all time? Does a love song have to be great for it to be good? What does Jeff Scott Soto think about love songs? What are some of his favorites? Lucky for you we had the chance to catch up with one of the hardest working guys in the music business and talk to him about life, love songs, and what the hell he's been up to. It's not every day that you're able to snag a few minutes with a rock legend for a podcast interview, it's even rarer to have that same rock legend be willing to join in on an entire episode of your show. Well, today is our lucky day—as well as yours You're not going to want to miss this one. It's the 25th episode of grandma's favorite music podcast so LET'S STAND UP AND SHOUT... AND LET'S GO! Find more out about Jeff and everything he has going on at JeffScottSoto.com. Order the BRAND NEW album here: http://radi.al/Retribution or at the links listed below: Frontiers: http://www.frontiers.shop (CD & VINYL) Amazon: http://Amazon/Retribution iTunes: http://Tunes/Retribution Google Play: http://GooglePlay/Retribution Follow Jeff on Spotify: http://Spotify/JeffScottSoto and Apple Music: http://AppleMusic/Retribution Don't forget to head over to Spotify to listen along with our podcast companion playlist featuring all of the music mentioned in this episode.
56:40
July 13, 2020
IGP PRESENTS: THE IN THE ROUND BRACKET CHALLENGE - ROUND 12
Well, as you all now know, March was full of madness— it just wasn't the kind of madness we were all expecting. So in order to satisfy everyone's hunger for a good old battle of the titans, we here at Infectious Groove Podcast put together a good old fashioned tournament with brackets and everything. Each week some of our favorite artist's albums go head to head for a shot at moving forward and clutching the coveted title. LET'S GO! ROUND 12 MICHAEL JACKSON - THRILLER VS. PRINCE - PURPLE RAIN Who will move forward? Your guess is as good as ours and the only real way to know is to tune in and find out.
32:18
July 10, 2020
And The Award Goes To...
 It's 1989, your half in the bag—full of pizza and beer while sitting in your living room at your very own Grammy party. You've decided to go all-in because Metallica is up for Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal recording, and there is no way they're not going to win. The time has come as Alice Cooper makes his way to the stage and opens the envelope—"and the award for Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Recording goes to....JETHRO TULL!". You look at your friends the same way everyone in the audience is looking at one another—in utter confusion and disbelief. Fast forward a few decades and the disbelief still stands, but are awards and award shows any more or less important than they used to be? Does it matter if your favorite musician has ten awards or even any at all? Is a Grammy more important or prestigious than a VMA? We talk about this famous mishap, and so much more on episode 24 of your girlfriend's favorite music podcast.
1:06:41
July 6, 2020
IGP PRESENTS: THE IN THE ROUND BRACKET CHALLENGE - ROUND 11
Well, as you all now know, March was full of madness— it just wasn't the kind of madness we were all expecting. So in order to satisfy everyone's hunger for a good old battle of the titans, we here at Infectious Groove Podcast put together a good old fashioned tournament with brackets and everything. Each week some of our favorite artist's albums go head to head for a shot at moving forward and clutching the coveted title. LET'S GO! ROUND 11 DERMOT KENNEDY - WITHOUT FEAR VS. PEARL JAM - TEN Who will move forward? Your guess is as good as ours, and the only real way to know is to tune in and find out.
33:31
July 3, 2020
As Heard on TV
 What's that you ask? That screeching is your brand new baybay needing your attention from the next room over. While you're getting your wipe on (and the poop off), you hear what think is Phil Collins coming from the tv in the other room, so you run to check it out—only to find a gorilla drumming to Phil Collins in a  Cadbury Egg Easter commercial. What does a Gorilla have to do with Phil Collins or Easter candy? Your guess is as good as ours. Music and television commercials go way back, and the music that is used in a commercial can make or break whatever is being advertised. More often than not this works in favor of the company that's doing the advertising, but every now and then they drop the ball and miss the mark completely. Which famed musician was featured not only in a Burger King commercial but also one for Preparation H? You'll have to tune in to find out. We talk about that and so much more on this, the 23rd episode of your favorite music podcast. LET'S GO!
58:18
June 29, 2020
IGP PRESENTS: THE IN THE ROUND BRACKET CHALLENGE - ROUND 10
Well, as you all now know, March was full of madness— it just wasn't the kind of madness we were all expecting. So in order to satisfy everyone's hunger for a good old battle of the titans, we here at Infectious Groove Podcast put together a good old fashioned tournament with brackets and everything. Each week some of our favorite artist's albums go head to head for a shot at moving forward and clutching the coveted title. LET'S GO! ROUND 10 METALLICA - BLACK ALBUM (SELF TITLED) VS. LED ZEPPELIN - IV Who will move forward? Your guess is as good as ours, and the only real way to know is to tune in and find out.
26:48
June 26, 2020
Political Advisory Complicit Content
 Music and Politics go way back, and your favorite musician speaking out about them is nothing new. But is it something they should do? Should they just "shut up and sing" or use their platform for something more than just the music? From Ice-T making a song called "Cop Killer" and then going on to play a cop on a very popular television series, to Roger Waters overtly political lyrics. We're raging against the machine on the 22nd episode of your favorite music podcast. As Eminem once said, "mosh, push..............". LET'S GO!
55:59
June 22, 2020
IGP PRESENTS: THE IN THE ROUND BRACKET CHALLENGE - ROUND 9
Well, as you all now know, March was full of madness— it just wasn't the kind of madness we were all expecting. So in order to satisfy everyone's hunger for a good old battle of the titans, we here at Infectious Groove Podcast put together a good old fashioned tournament with brackets and everything. Each week some of our favorite artist's albums go head to head for a shot at moving forward and clutching the coveted title. LET'S GO! ROUND 9 EMINEM - MUSIC TO BE MURDERED BY VS. CAROLE KING - TAPESTRY Who will move forward? Your guess is as good as ours, and the only real way to know is to tune in and find out.
16:59
June 19, 2020
All About The Visuals Baby w/ Royal
Disclaimer: When sitting down to record this episode, we all thought Michelle had seen way more music videos than she has. What you're hearing now, is what ensued next.   You look left, you look right, and then down at your hand. You look back up and sweat begins to bead on your brow. This time you're not taking your eyes off of the purveyor of carded wealth. You look back down at your hand as the sweat moves further down your face. "HIT ME!", you say nervously as the card makes its way in front of you. You look down, you've done it...IT'S EPISODE 21 AND WE'RE BACK. This week we're talking music videos. The history, the importance, some of our favorites, and so much more. We also had the chance to catch up with Eric Zayne— frontman for the LA-based rock band ROYAL. You won't believe this guy's story. You just got BLACKJACK and this episode is everything but a BUST. So put your money where your mouth is and LET'S GO!  Don't forget to check out our brand new Spotify episode companion playlist to help get you in the mood for our new episodes. New episode each week. New playlist each week. Listen, like, and share.
1:01:51
June 15, 2020
IGP PRESENTS: THE IN THE ROUND BRACKET CHALLENGE - ROUND 8
Well, as you all now know, March was full of madness— it just wasn't the kind of madness we were all expecting. So in order to satisfy everyone's hunger for a good old battle of the titans, we here at Infectious Groove Podcast put together a good old fashioned tournament with brackets and everything. Each week some of our favorite artist's albums go head to head for a shot at moving forward and clutching the coveted title. LET'S GO! ROUND 8 SILVERSUN PICKUPS - CARNAVAS VS. MICHAEL JACKSON - THRILLER Who will move forward? Your guess is as good as Russ and Kyle's, and the only real way to know is to tune in and find out.
29:49
June 12, 2020
Sweet Emotion w/ The Nixons
Music has the capability to bring not only the best but also the worst out in people. But what is it exactly that makes a song hit you so hard that it's hard to breathe? What makes a song help you run ten miles on a treadmill when you put it on? What is it about a song that makes you want to spend your hard-earned cash on saving abused and neglected puppies when you see them on TV? What do Waka Flaka Flame, Prince, and Sarah McLachlan have in common? It's Episode 20 and If you haven't guessed by now, this week we're talking about music that makes us emotional—wether it is happy, sad, mad, or motivated to run a marathon, we talk about it all. We also had the pleasure of catching up with Zac Malloy frontman for The Nixons, where we got him to weigh in on the topic, discuss their new album, and so much more. LET'S GO!  To find more about The Nixons visit www.thenixonsofficial.com  Sonic Boom EP out now on all streaming platforms.
59:05
June 8, 2020
IGP PRESENTS: THE IN THE ROUND BRACKET CHALLENGE - ROUND 7
Well, as you all now know, March was full of madness— it just wasn't the kind of madness we were all expecting. So in order to satisfy everyone's hunger for a good old battle of the titans, we here at Infectious Groove Podcast put together a good old fashioned tournament with brackets and everything. Each week some of our favorite artist's albums go head to head for a shot at moving forward and clutching the coveted title. LET'S GO! ROUND 7 FLEETWOOD MAC - RUMOURS VS. PRINCE - PURPLE RAIN Who will move forward? Your guess is as good as Russ and Kyle's, and the only real way to know is to tune in and find out.
38:11
May 29, 2020
It's Supposed To Sound Like This w/ The Dodies
 It's not every day that a rock duo from the Southern desert of Israel decides to carry on the torch for the likes of MC5, The Stooges, The White Stripes, Link Wray, The Gories and so many more, but that's exactly what The Dodies have done with their explosive debut album "It's One Hell Of A Ride". It's episode 19, and we just got ungrounded (kind of) so the tripod is all back in the studio together for the first time, in a long time—and damn does it feel good. This week we talk "Garage Rock" and boy do we have a treat for you. We summoned the Garage Rock Gods (and our good friend Bumblefoot) for this one and they pointed us in the direction of a little band from Israel that is about to take the industry by storm. That's right, we got the chance to catch up with The Dodies and ask them all of the burning questions that everyone wants to ask. What did they have to say? Wouldn't you like to know? You're not gonna wanna miss this one. LET'S GO!  Don't forget to check out our brand new Spotify episode companion playlist to help get you in the mood for our new episodes. New episode each week. New playlist each week. Listen, like, and share.  Love ya'll!
58:22
May 25, 2020
IGP PRESENTS: THE IN THE ROUND BRACKET CHALLENGE - ROUND 6
Well, as you all now know, March was full of madness— it just wasn't the kind of madness we were all expecting. So in order to satisfy everyone's hunger for a good old battle of the titans, we here at Infectious Groove Podcast put together a good old fashioned tournament with brackets and everything. Each week some of our favorite artist's albums go head to head for a shot at moving forward and clutching the coveted title. LET'S GO! ROUND 6 DERMOT KENNEDY - WITHOUT FEAR VS. THE BEACH BOYS - PET SOUNDS Who will move forward? Your guess is as good as Russ and Kyle's, and the only real way to know is to tune in and find out.
27:25
May 22, 2020
Double Live - Disc Two
Carole Baskin. Killed her husband—whacked him, can't convince me—that it didn't happen, fed him to tigers—they snackin. What's happnin? Carole Baskin. Okay, Okay now log off of TikTok, put the kids to bed, throw on your favorite band tee, pour yourself a cold one while charging yourself $11, and have a seat. It's episode 18,  we're live and always 6 feet apart. This week is part two of a two-part discussion about live albums. A live album certainly has a place in recorded music, but not everyone agrees on what that place is or even how important a live album is overall. This week we talk more about "fake" live albums, our overall favorites, live albums that are considered iconic, their relevancy in today's music, and more. We cover it all in this jam-packed two-parter! Disc 2 of 2, LET'S GO!!! #TellKyleWhatToDo
59:42
May 18, 2020
IGP PRESENTS: THE IN THE ROUND BRACKET CHALLENGE - ROUND 5
Well, as you all now know, March was full of madness— it just wasn't the kind of madness we were all expecting. So in order to satisfy everyone's hunger for a good old battle of the titans, we here at Infectious Groove Podcast put together a good old fashioned tournament with brackets and everything. Each week some of our favorite artist's albums go head to head for a shot at moving forward and clutching the coveted title. LET'S GO! ROUND 5 THE WEEKND - TRILOGY VS. PEARL JAM - TEN Who will move forward? Your guess is as good as Russ and Kyle's, and the only real way to know is to tune in and find out.
33:35
May 15, 2020
Double Live - Disc One
 We're all bored in the house, cause we're in the house bored— so put the kids to bed, throw on your favorite band tee, pour yourself a cold one while charging yourself $11, and have a seat. It's episode 17,  we're live and always 6 feet apart. This week is part one of a two-part discussion about live albums. A live album certainly has it's place in recorded music, but not everyone agrees on what that place is or even how important a live album is overall. If anything a live album gives you a window into a time and a place that you weren't able to be at, and if it's really good it might even feel like you're there while you listen. Or hey, maybe you were lucky enough to be at a show that was recorded for a live album, and now when you listen—it takes you straight back to that exact moment. We cover it all in this jam-packed two-parter! Disc 1 of 2, LET'S GO!!! #TellKyleWhatToDo
56:04
May 11, 2020
IGP PRESENTS: THE IN THE ROUND BRACKET CHALLENGE - ROUND 4
Well, as you all now know, March was full of madness— it just wasn't the kind of madness we were all expecting. So in order to satisfy everyone's hunger for a good old battle of the titans, we here at Infectious Groove Podcast put together a good old fashioned tournament with brackets and everything. Each week some of our favorite artist's albums go head to head for a shot at moving forward and clutching the coveted title. LET'S GO! ROUND 4 METALLICA - METALLICA (THE BLACK ALBUM) VS. PINK FLOYD - THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON Who will move forward? Your guess is as good as Russ and Kyle's, and the only real way to know is to tune in and find out.
35:45
May 8, 2020
Voice of Reason w/ Oceanship
 It's episode 16 and boy do we have a treat for you. It turns out that Lars was onto something when he thought you shouldn't be able to steal Metallica's life work with the click of a button via Napster. Fast forward several years and it turns out people still love trying to get what they consider to be the most "bang for their buck" aka FREE. A bit of a continuation of episode 15, but this time we have Canadian singer/songwriter/musician Brad Lyons aka Oceanship here with us to discuss music industry ethics, piracy, the state of the music industry today—where it's headed, and how we can change the dynamic one artist at a time. This is going to be good, LET'S GO!  Want to continue the conversation? Share this episode with your friends. With your help, we can change direction and begin to construct ethical relationships one at a time. Join the movement at www.artists-united.org Buy Oceanship music on bandcamp! For all your other Oceanship needs, visit his official website.
1:13:12
May 4, 2020
IGP PRESENTS: THE IN THE ROUND BRACKET CHALLENGE - ROUND 3
Well, as you all now know, March was full of madness— it just wasn't the kind of madness we were all expecting. So in order to satisfy everyone's hunger for a good old battle of the titans, we here at Infectious Groove Podcast put together a good old fashioned tournament with brackets and everything. Each week some of our favorite artist's albums go head to head for a shot at moving forward and clutching the coveted title. LET'S GO! ROUND 3 GARTH BROOKS - NO FENCES VS. LED ZEPPELIN - IV Who will move forward? Your guess is as good as Russ and Kyle's, and the only real way to know is to tune in and find out.
32:43
May 1, 2020
Copyright Firefight
 Ever try to record your kid dancing to one of their favorite songs and post it on social media—only to have some robot designed by a bunch of suits either mute the audio or make your video unavailable entirely because you simply had a snippet of a random song playing in your video (which was the entire point of you recording your kid dancing, to begin with)? Yeah, us too and we're none too happy about it. Ever try to live stream music you've already paid for so that your friends can enjoy a little music appreciation time together while you're apart? I think you see where we're going here. IT'S EPISODE FIFTEEN AND WE'RE F!@#$N' FIRED UP! This week we talk copyright strikes, music on social media, being shut down while live streaming, and why we think all of this madness is happening. Turn on, tune in, drop out. LET'S DO THIS!
48:38
April 27, 2020
IGP PRESENTS: THE IN THE ROUND BRACKET CHALLENGE - ROUND 2
Well, as you all now know, March was full of madness— it just wasn't the kind of madness we were all expecting. So in order to satisfy everyone's hunger for a good old battle of the titans, we here at Infectious Groove Podcast put together a good old fashioned tournament with brackets and everything. Each week some of our favorite artist's albums go head to head for a shot at moving forward and clutching the coveted title. LET'S GO! ROUND 2 EMINEM - MUSIC TO BE MURDERED BY VS. GUNS N' ROSES - APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION Who will move forward? Your guess is as good as Russ and Kyle's, and the only real way to know is to tune in and find out.
35:20
April 24, 2020
The Art of Censorship
 It's not every day that your album gets banned, and stores refuse to carry it because there is a toilet in the photo you've chosen to use as your album artwork—but it's happened. From poor taste to just simply having bad timing. IT'S EPISODE 14 AND WE BACK! In this episode, we take a deep dive into some of the most well known and little known controversies surrounding some of the most famous musical acts album artwork from around the world. Who gets the final say when it comes to wanting to use artwork that the powers that be have deemed as unsavory? Tune in to find out what we think about censorship, the artist's perspective, and whether or not we agree with certain things being censored for mass consumption. DO. NOT. MISS. THIS. ONE.
53:33
April 20, 2020
IGP PRESENTS: THE IN THE ROUND BRACKET CHALLENGE - ROUND 1
 Well, as you all now know, March was full of madness— it just wasn't the kind of madness we were all expecting. So in order to satisfy everyone's hunger for a good old battle of the titans, we here at Infectious Groove Podcast put together a good old fashioned tournament with brackets and everything. Each week some of our favorite artist's albums go head to head for a shot at moving forward and clutching the coveted title. LET'S GO! ROUND 1 AEROSMITH - GET A GRIP VS. CAROLE KING - TAPESTRY Who will move forward? Your guess is as good as Russ and Kyle's, and the only real way to know is to tune in and find out.
28:58
April 17, 2020
Seeing Sounds
 SHOW NOTE: This episode contains audio that is being recorded remotely and not in a studio setting. Please bear with us as we continue to find the best ways to bring you the highest quality audio experience our equipment will allow while we all wait for things to return to some state of normalcy and we are all able to record in the studio with one another again. Thank you for your patience and understanding.  Lucky number 13, and the tripod is BACK! Things got a little weird there for a sec, but we're all back together without having to be together. YAY! In this highly anticipated episode, we talk soundtracks, musicals, and the music we find most appealing in television shows. Music has a ton to do with what we like or dislike about our favorite movies or tv shows and most of us probably don't even realize it. There is little more appealing than a perfectly curated string of tunes to carry a film from good to great while you're shoving your face full of $20 popcorn. Pop in your special edition double-disc Titanic soundtrack and get ready for this one. LET'S GO! #TellMichelleWhatToDo
1:06:38
April 13, 2020
Heal The World
 It's Episode 12 and you're all well aware that things are quite a bit different now. We're currently witnessing in real-time the true power of music and what it can do for us all in such uncertain times. From countless musicians doing live stream concerts from their living rooms to entire city blocks all singing and cheering in unison to keep one another's spirits in bloom. There is scientific proof that music can help you learn in more ways than one. Music also has the ability to heal, almost like medicine for the soul. In this episode, Russ discusses his experience with the healing powers of music and how it has affected him over the years. I think we can all agree that music holds a special place in all of us and it is certainly becoming more apparent now if that fact was ever put into question at all. Stay home. Stay safe. We got this.
19:26
April 6, 2020
Live In Five
 There are many elements that go into making a live show a great one. For some, it's the sound. For others, it's stage presence. For many more, it's simply the environment. Sometimes it's Marilyn Manson drunkenly forgetting his own lyrics and then falling off a stage. What almost never makes that list is constantly being on your phone throughout the show. From firsts, the worst, and our favorites we talk live shows (while sitting six feet apart from one another—kind of) on this brand new self quarantined episode. From NSYNC to The Lone Bellow and everyone in between—it's Episode 11. LET'S GO!
1:11:49
March 30, 2020
The Grapevine
 "Hey, I tell ya what I'm gonna give you, Snakes. I'm gonna give you to the count of 10, to get your ugly, yella, no-good keister off my property, before I pump your guts full of lead! 1... 2... 10!"   TEN!!! We made it to Episode 10, and we are seriously blown away by how much positive feedback we've gotten from all of you. 6 months ago this was merely a thing we talked about doing every now and then but never got around to it. Now we are 10 episodes in and as promised still going strong for all of you despite the craziness going on all around us. With that being said, what does a ship full of sailors, the devil, a clone, and a ham sandwich have to do with music? More than you might think, but to find out for sure you'll have to tune in like everyone else. Thank you all, and here's to another 10. Cheers!
1:09:14
March 23, 2020
Undercover: A Different Spin On It
 Stuck in the house? Kids screaming and fighting with each other all day?  Husband/Wife driving you nuts? Sink into that recliner, and slowly slide those earbuds into your ears while you fade into podcastland. It's Monday and you're on your way to a brand new episode of your favorite podcast. COVID-19 might be more popular than we are currently but it isn't the only thing out there that's infectious. In this week's episode, we discuss covers—and we're not talkin' sheets. From Cocaine to Cover me Up (no pun intended), we talk about the good, the bad, and of course our favorites—come groove with us, you won't regret it.
1:02:37
March 16, 2020
Castaway Three Play
You and your pals were having a chat about music the other day..... fa·vor·ite /ˈfāv(ə)rət/ adjective 1. preferred before all others of the same kind.  We all have our favorites. Favorite kid. Favorite food. Favorite drink. Favorite animal. Favorite beer. Favorite bar. Favorite music venue. Favorite song. Favorite vacation destination. Favorite way to show someone they once again forgot to use their turn signal.  A long way from one, and almost to ten. In this episode, the crew talks about their favorite album(s) of ALL TIME. You know, the album that when your now ex-wife threw your life all over the front lawn it was the one thing you were worried about being damaged and thankfully it was not. That one album that when a global pandemic strikes and you have to head for the hills and hunker down in your Unabomber style shack you'll be able to listen to on repeat via your solar-powered listening device while eating canned dog food because life as we know it is over. The one, or in some cases three albums that you and your volleyball friend will be able to listen to over and over again because you're stuck on an island in the middle of nowhere.  That one album that you just can't imagine going on without. Our favorite.  Episode Eight brought to you by Daylight Saving Time.  #TellMichelleWhatToDo
1:07:06
March 9, 2020
Parental Advisory: The Tipping Point
So what exactly happened on that one stormy evening that Mary Elizabeth decided to pop in the soundtrack to a very popular R Rated film and give it a listen? (okay so that's not exactly how it went down, but it sounds good so take it) I'll give you a hint. It wasn't [CENSORED] Healing and Marvin Gaye had nothing to do with it.  From Darling Nikki to [CENSORED] panic, we cover all the things the PMRC didn't want you to see (or hear). Is the [CENSORED] in the details? We don't honestly know, but we also don't have a husband that we're trying to help shove up a political ladder either. When all is said and done, controversy sells—unless your beer has the same name as a viral pandemic. Don't forget to #TellMichelleWhatToDo .
56:28
March 2, 2020
A Rose By Any Other Name
5 + 1 = 6. Arithmetic sure is something, isn't it? The late great Billy Shakespeare once said: "The beauty of me is that I am very rich". Wait, that was our (one and hopefully only) commander and thief, I must have somehow confused my notes. Ahhhh here we go let's start again, shall we? The late great Billy Shakespeare once wrote “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose / By Any Other Name would smell as sweet.” and he may have been onto something. Is it the members that make the band, or is it the band that makes the members? Does it even matter what members are in the band? When is a band, no longer a band—after all they're still selling out shows right? We dive in headfirst to try and figure it out.
55:26
February 24, 2020
Sharing Is Caring
Good googly moogly this pod is juicy. Okay, well maybe it's not all that juicy but damn are these topics getting good. This week we're talking about Napster. Okay now that's just a downright lie, the only people still talking about Napster are the people who are pissed they have to pay for music now—and of course Metallica (We love you Lars). Speaking of Napster, how do you find music? How do we find music? We give you all the inside info on this freshly pressed episode. Oh and Kyle threatens to cough on Michelle in order to assist her in getting Beiber Fever. Apparently it's spreading like Coronavirus?  #TellMichelleWhatToDo
49:47
February 17, 2020
Initial Impact
Making it alllllll the way to Episode 4 meant we had to celebrate the only way we knew how—by cracking open a nice tall can of FOUR LOKO. Just kidding, we haven't hammered one of those down since it was banned for killing people, but we would love to if they wanted to sponsor this podcast. All jokes aside, do you remember that feeling you got the first time you heard Mickey's classic rap album (and no we're not talking about Mickey Avalon)? Well, you're in luck if you don't, because Michelle does—and she tells us all about it. 
1:14:51
February 10, 2020
Our Lips Are Sealed
 Weeeeeeeee'rrrrrreeee Baaaaaaaaaaack! Episode 3 is a fun one. Wait, is he even singing? It's something at one time or another we will all end up wondering. Sometimes the answer is yes, sometimes no—and for all sorts of different reasons. What do we have on deck this time? You guessed it, Lip-syncing! The good, the bad, and all of the meltdowns in between. Chances are your favorite artists have done the lip-sync tango at one time or another and maybe you got mad, didn't even notice, or didn't care at all. Russ also blows our minds with a little-known fact about the late great Whitney Houston. WHOA!
1:02:48
February 3, 2020
Opening Act
Whoa! We made it to episode 2. Who would have thought? In this week's episode, we discuss our first concerts and talk about some of our most memorable show moments. We also welcome our new permanent co-host, making us a trio—or a good ol "TRI-pod" if you will. Everyone say hi to  Michelle or she might have a tantrum, throw stuff, storm off and most likely quit. And we definitely don't want that.
1:10:11
January 27, 2020
Side A, Song 1 - Pilot
Our First run at creating our brand new Infectious Groove Podcast. Introductions to us, some great songs and a little bit about what's to come.  Enjoy!
49:41
January 20, 2020