Podcast by Pitch

Total Episodes19
3 minutes
In this Bonus Track from Take A Little Ride With Coors Light, Andrew Hampp explains why brands would want to use product placement in song lyrics.
6 minutes
If you were making a mixtape for your current crush, what song would you put on it? With your help we are putting together the ultimate Valentine's Day #crushtape. Tweet us your suggestions http://twitter.com/hearpitch.
5 minutes
Bonus Track! A personal essay from Whitney about being a guy named Whitney growing up during the pop reign of Whitney Houston.
16 minutes
Brands pop up all over song lyrics, and they're mostly just included by artists to create a more realistic world in their tunes. But corporations are exerting their influence on song lyrics by working with artists. How much does it compromise the music we listen to?
22 minutes
Whitney is still on his honeymoon, so we have another Bonus Track this week. Switched on Pop is a podcast from songwriter Charlie Harding and musicologist Nate Sloan that decodes the meaning in pop music. This is one of our favorite episodes, where Charlie and Nate try to figure out if Carly Rae Jepsen's "I Really Like You" is the worthy sequel to the greatest pop song of our generation ("Call Me Maybe"), or if it's just a pale imitation of a possible one hit wonder.
17 minutes
Re-Issue: Karaoke is the single greatest celebration of amateur music making. This episode explores karaoke's cultural history in Japan and the United States and the essential role it continues to play in the the current music ecosystem. Subscribe to Pitch on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/pitch/id815088332?mt=2.
15 minutes
Mish Way is the front-woman of the band White Lung. More screamer than singer, her voice is aggressive, and powerful. But she has also struggled with vocal injury. In this episode we talk with Mish about the intersection of vocal health and vocal identity and how a punk singer recovers when she loses her voice. For more, visit www.pitchpodcast.org.
5 minutes
Bonus Track! One additional clip from Ellen's interview with singer Talia Billig. She talks about losing her voice and learning to work with her new voice. For more visit us online at pitchpodcast.org
2 minutes
We have an announcement to make about the next season of Pitch!
13 minutes
This is a reissue of one of our favorite episodes: Paintings To Sing. A second grade class in Seattle created a work of art that encourages public musical performances from everyone. And amazingly, it's part of their nontraditional public school curriculum.