Every episode the creators behind the popular YouTube channels 12tone and Polyphonic discuss the latest in music news, how they approach analysis and they even might touch on what they are listening to right now.
Ghost Notes is coming soon.
In the first episode of Ghost Notes we discuss how we go about finding new music and touch on some recent controversies in the music academia and share some thoughts on music analysis.
Cory and Noah discuss the role of genre in musical analysis and why so many people seem to use it wrong.
Cory and Noah discuss the myth of the lone genius and why it's a bad way to think about music.
Noah and Cory discuss how artists use lyrics in their songs and how the removal of lyrics can even enhance the listening experience sometimes.
What is a cover song and what makes one great? Cory and Noah discuss the different types of covers from good to bad to Limp Bizkit's Behind Blue Eyes to find out what artists do to make their covers interesting to the audience.
Do albums still have a place in a world of playlists and auto-generated mixes? Noah and Cory chat about what defines an album, how artists have used them throughout history and how they could be best used today and in the future.
We've talked a lot about music on the podcast so far but what actually is music? Sure, the latest pop hits are but what about 4:33 and more art-house pieces like Pendulum Music. Cory and Noah discuss different definitions of music and a variety of examples that you not have heard of yet.