I'm sick and I sound like it, but the show must go on (about a day late! sorry!) Happy birthday Flavor Flav, vinyl outsells CDs for the first time in 35 years, and Flea interviews Iggy...
Zappagram Podcast show notes (S1:E48)
Chris Zappa expresses gratitude to subscribers for their positive feedback on the first episode of the Zappagram podcast. To reward the overwhelmingly positive response, the Zappa discusses plans to expand the podcast with interviews featuring new and established artists, music journalists, producers, and more, in addition to weekly news recap episodes. Zappa encourages readers to subscribe to the podcast and stay tuned for exciting content.
The newsletter also includes a poll asking readers if they can separate art from the artist, a topic that has become increasingly relevant in today's society. The results of this poll will give readers insight into the prevailing opinions and attitudes towards this important issue.
The newsletter features a weekly playlist, which includes new music from various artists, new and old. The playlist is designed to keep readers up-to-date with the newest releases and to provide a sampling of different genres and styles of music.
In music news, the newsletter highlights several significant events, including the rise of vinyl sales, which have outpaced CD sales for the first time in 35 years. The newsletter also reports on the deaths of Lynyrd Skynyrd's last original member, Gary Rossington, and MTV VJ Lewis Largent. Additionally, the newsletter shares the news of the return of the Death Row record label to streaming services and highlights new releases from Jane's Addiction, Rufus Wainwright, Angel Olsen, and Sqürl.
Overall, the Zappagram podcast continues to be a valuable resource for music lovers, providing them with news, insights, and updates on the latest happenings in the music industry.