What Difference Does It Make

What Difference Does It Make

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By Dave Sloan and Holly Cantos
Welcome to What Difference Does It Make. Dave & Holly talk about 80's music and beyond.
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Episode 18 Favorite Albums 1982 Part 2
Dave and Holly continue their talk about their favorite albums from 1982. Holly seems to favor bands from Down Under like INXS and Split Enz while Dave goes for odd looking Englishmen like Elvis Costello and Richard Thompson. Listen to the music discussed on our Spotify playlist https://spoti.fi/2z057bJ
36:35
November 9, 2018
Episode 17 Favorite LPs 1982 Part 1
Dave and Holly talk about their favorite albums from 1982. Holly liked to dance and swoon citing Yaz and ABC. Dave liked to feel morbid citing Springsteen's Nebraska. However, they agree that 1999 was what made 1982 special. Thanks Prince! Our Spotify playlist is https://spoti.fi/2yLcXpt
37:44
November 2, 2018
Halloween Part 2 What Difference Does It Make Episode 16
Dave and Holly continue their discussion of their favorites songs honoring this haunted holiday. Dave seems to like goofy hip hop songs while Holly likes love songs. I guess they don't like scary things. Plus, Holly's 80's Heavy Metal knowledge is put to the test. Listen to all songs discussed on Spotify at https://spoti.fi/2PVPoRC
25:57
October 26, 2018
Halloween Episode 15
In our special two part edition of our favorite Halloween songs, we have a lively discourse on our favorite candies, Holly talks about her favorite Godfather of Goth, Robert Smith and Dave discusses all things Bela Lugosi and his favorite Godfather of Goth, Peter Murphy. Spotify playlist can be found at https://spoti.fi/2NQM9ZJ
31:40
October 19, 2018
KROQ 1981 Part 5 Episode 14
We've reached number 11 as we do our deep dive into the top 106.7 songs played on KROQ in 1981. The women reign supreme as Chrissie Hynde, Lene Lovich and The Go-Go's, dominated the KROQ airwaves. In addition, Holly fawns over Adam Ant and Dave wonders whatever happened to Su Tissue of Suburban Lawns. Follow along on our What Difference Does It Make Spotify playlist http://www.spoti.fi/2xPOduZ
26:33
October 12, 2018
KROQ 1981 Part 4 Episode 13
Dave and Holly continue to count down the songs played on KROQ in 1981. Dave reminisces about The Waitresses and Square Pegs, attempts to remind Holly about the Adam Ant Prince Charming dance and making mixtapes. Holly reminisces about high school boyfriends in bands. Holly had a much better high school life than Dave. Spotify playlist is at spoti.fi/2xPOduZ
20:41
October 3, 2018
KROQ Part 3 Episode 12
Holly and Dave discuss songs 39 to 30 of the KROQ countdown from 1981. Strange but true KROQ played Rush's Tom Sawyer in 1981 so Holly gets to geek out over her favorite prog rock band and Dave still doesn't know how to pronounce the drummer's name. Holly also gets to fan over The Go-Go's and Billy Idol. Give a listen to the Spotify playlist at https://spoti.fi/2xPOduZ Start following us! https://twitter.com/wddimpodcast https://www.instagram.com/wddimpodcast/
28:26
September 26, 2018
KROQ 1981 Top 106.7 songs Episode 11
Holly and Dave continue their discussion of the top 106.7 songs played on KROQ in 1981. In this Ep we go through songs 69 to number 40. So many dirty songs on this list. What Does Sex Mean To Me, indeed! Spotify playlist is at https://spoti.fi/2O3ONw4
19:47
September 19, 2018
Episode 10 KROQ 1981
Holly and Dave talk about the top 106.7 songs played on Los Angeles radio station KROQ in 1981. In this first part we get up to song #70. If you want to hear the music on Spotify you should go to https://spoti.fi/2O3ONw4
31:10
September 10, 2018
Episode 9 Jeff Lynne's ELO
Holly sees Jeff Lynne's ELO and we see if there's any difference between shows from 1978 and 2018. Holly frets about the alleged meaning behind Livin' Thing and since this is an 80s podcast, we touch on ELO's 1981 album "Time".
33:22
August 31, 2018
Episode 8 Tribute Bands
Dave and Holly discuss tribute bands. And would Holly actually take a couple Sheryl Crow albums as her Desert Island Discs? Would Dave take The Smithereens?
17:39
August 22, 2018
Episode 7 Retro Futura
Dave and Holly discuss the expectations and realities of seeing a nostalgic 80s show featuring ABC, Modern English, Tony Lewis of The Outfield, Limahl of Kajagogo and Annabella of Bow Wow Wow.
26:37
August 15, 2018
Episode 6 on MTV Part 2
Dave and Holly talk about the first 25 videos that were played on MTV on August 1, 1981. In this episode we agree that Iron Maiden seguing into REO Speedwagon is a horrible idea. Holly learns about Mr. Briefcase and she teaches Dave about the real meaning behind Phil Collins "In The Air Tonight"
24:21
August 8, 2018
Episode 6 Part 1
Dave & Holly talk about the day that was August 1, 1981. The launch of MTV. We'll discuss the first 25 videos played. Part one includes everyone's favorite music trivia question, the musical direction of Styx and Holly learns the definition of brass when it's in your pocket.
33:16
August 1, 2018
The Count Episode 83
This week as we count down the top ten Alt Rock songs in the country. We’ll play you new music from Muse, Death Cab for Cutie and Greta Van Fleet. We’ll introduce you to a band called Let’s Eat Grandma and in honor of MTV’s anniversary we’ll flashback with The Buggles.
55:50
July 29, 2018
Episode 5
Dave & Holly continue to discuss their love (and hate) of music from 1980. Dave does the dirty work and watches Forbidden Zone, the film debut for The Mystic Knights of The Oingo Boingo and scored by recent high school grad, Danny Elfman. We also discuss the ultimate Yacht Rock concert from Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins and Christopher Cross. Listen to the Episode 5 playlist on Spotify at https://spoti.fi/2LiRpJm
29:06
July 23, 2018
The Count Alternative Rock Countdown Episode 82
This week as we count down the top ten Alt Rock songs in the country. We’ll play you the latest from 21 Pilots and indie duo Matt & Kim. We’ll introduce you to Mona and Holychild and in honor of France taking home the World Cup we’ll Flashback with Phoenix.
44:29
July 20, 2018
The Count Alternative Rock Countdown
The show that airs weekly on DASH Radio on Dash Alt X. This week as we count down the top ten Alt Rock songs in the nation. We’ll give you new music from Portugal the Man, Lord Huron and Mondo Cozmo. We’ll introduce you to The Wallows and we’ll flashback to 1995 for a song by Live.
55:11
July 16, 2018
Episode 4
Dave & Holly discuss more music from the year 1980 and we discover that we need an assistant to help us remember everything. You can her the music interspersed through our conversation on Anchor or listen to the playlist on Spotify https://spoti.fi/2IYHRgr
36:13
July 5, 2018
The Count
Dave Sloan counts down the top ten Alt Rock songs in the country for the week ending June 24 2018. We also play new music from The Record Company, The Struts, Johnny Marr, Ivory Blue and a flashback from Rage Against The Machine.
11:42
June 29, 2018
Episode 3 KROQ 1980
Dave and Holly discuss the 1980 KROQ playlist and love that both Squeeze and AC/DC are on it. Plus, why does Holly hate Devo?
44:53
June 25, 2018
What Difference Does It Make Episode 2
This week Holly reports on seeing two of her favorite artists; Maroon 5 and Pink. Dave talks about Johnny Marr and Ray LaMontagne. We discuss set list strategies and I ask Holly if she can name a member of Maroon 5 not named Adam Levine
33:10
June 13, 2018
The Count
The top 10 Alt Rock songs in the nation for the week ending June 2. Plus, new music from The 1975, Gorillaz, Rex Orange County and Jealous of the Birds. Plus a Flashback from Paramore
08:00
June 7, 2018
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