Pretty Much Pop #23: The Singer Not the Song w/ Ken Stringfellow

Pretty Much Pop #23: The Singer Not the Song w/ Ken Stringfellow

By Mark Linsenmayer, Wes Alwan, Seth Paskin, Dylan Casey

The Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast

Tuesday, 17 December

Do you just embrace the pure sound of music or does context matter to you, i.e. the artist's intentions and body of work?

Ken Stringfellow (Posies, R.E.M., Big Star) joins Mark, Erica, and Brian to talk about what grabs us about music, it it gets to your ears, singers vs. songwriters, the concept "genius," and how this attitude towards music translates to our intake of other media (e.g. favorite film directors).

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