Listen to the episode: Subscribe via iTunes | Listen via Stitcher Go to previous episode | Go to next episode The Song And here are the lyrics. Supporting Videos “25 or 6 to 4,” by Chicago “Babe I’m Gonna Leave You,” by Led Zeppelin “Blurred Lines,” by Robin Thicke, ft. Pharrell Williams and T.I. “Brain Stew/Jaded,” by Green Read more about Ep. 37 Notes (“Black Hole Sun,” by Soundgarden)[…]
Plagiarism, creativity, and meaning. Soundgarden, Green Day, Led Zeppelin, the Beatles, and more help us make sense of some fun and complex issues.
Sometimes part of a melody will “sound like” a phrase. If you can then rhyme the phrase, you’re well on your way to creating some good filler lyrics.
Learn a bit more about rhythm notation for writing lyrics. Still nothing fancy, and still very useful.
A good rhythm gets you moving. So, to understand rhythm, you need to understand dance. Today we explore the origins of dance in walking and talking.
Does death give life urgency and meaning, or mean that nothing makes a lasting difference? It’s the Easter season, so what if we believe in reincarnation or resurrection? Listen to the episode and explore background material.
Do you love or hate your roots? Is anyone self-consistent? And can postmodernism help? Listen to the episode and explore background material.
We explore nihilism, revolutions, and Hegel’s dialectic in Nirvana’s most famous song. Listen to the episode and explore background material.