What does soccer dad angst and America's future president have in common? The answer used to be nothing until an Ohio State University student saw fit to mash up Weezer and Kanye West into the beautiful, Yeezer.
“Through music, children learn the songs and games that their parents knew as children. It’s good for their self esteem and it’s good for the mother tongue,” says Jose-Luis Orozco, who at 67, is is the grandfather of Spanish children’s music in the United States. “During Hispanic Heritage Month, it’s important to emphasize that we contribute to society and so does Latin music.”
Courtney Barnett is enjoying a breakout 2015, riding high off the momentum of her debut LP, "Sometimes I Sit and Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit." She’s got a new single on the way, courtesy of Jack White and Third Man Records.
On this week’s very special episode — it’s Jason’s final show as a Pop Shop Podcast co-host! — singer-songwriter stops by to discuss his rising single “Wasn’t Expecting That,” signing to Ed Sheeran’s label and taking advice from a folk-pop superstar.
For Jam, the 35-year-old Puerto Rican singer currently living in Colombia, “El Perdon” represents more than just a breakout single — it’s a shot at redemption for an artist whose career was derailed by drugs and alcohol a half-decade ago.