An in-depth look at the careers and discographies of the artists that have defined popular music. Hosted by Ryan Gibbs, the music editor for TheYoungFolks.com
Episode 12: Steely Dan07/09/2017 Duração: 02h48s
On the twelfth episode of This is Pop?, We discuss the career and legacy of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted jazz rock Steely Dan, and remember its co-leader Walter Becker, who died on September 3, 2017. Hosted by Ryan Gibbs with special guest Jon Winkler.
Episode 11: Sia13/08/2017 Duração: 01h03min
We discuss the career of Sia, from her days an acid jazz and indie singer to her mainstream pop breakthrough as a songwriter for the stars and a musician in her own right.
Episode 10: Justin Bieber30/07/2017 Duração: 01h10min
We discuss the career and influence of Justin Bieber, who has gone from a teen sensation to one of the most popular musical artists of the past 10 years. Hosted by Ryan Gibbs with guest Camille Espiritu. Created for TheYoungFolks.com
Episode 9: Shania Twain23/07/2017 Duração: 01h18min
We take a look at the career of country music superstar Shania Twain, one of the best selling artists of all time, before the release of her fifth album. Hosted by TheYoungFolks.com music editor Ryan Gibbs, with special guest, Katie Gill of The Young Folks and The Singles Jukebox.
Episode 8: Prefab Sprout16/07/2017 Duração: 01h16min
In our eighth episode, we explore the career of Prefab Sprout, one of the leading lights of the 1980s sophisti-pop genre. Hosted by Ryan Gibbs with special guest David Plumer.
Episode 7: Beach House09/07/2017 Duração: 01h30min
In our seventh installment, host and TheYoungFolks.com music editor Ryan Gibbs is joined by writer Drew Devine - our first off-site guest - to discuss the career of Baltimore indie duo Beach House.
Episode 6: Katy Perry02/07/2017 Duração: 01h09min
On this week's episode, music editor Ryan Gibbs is joined by video game journalist Jenny Norman to discuss the career of Katy Perry, an artist they both have conflicting feelings about.
Episode 5: Soda Stereo25/06/2017 Duração: 01h44min
In this installment, we discuss the career of Soda Stereo, an alternative and new wave band from Argentina who are among the most popular and influential rock bands in Latin American history. We're joined in this episode by Leonel Manzanares, one of the most recent additions to The Young Folks' staff. Hosted by Ryan Gibbs.
Episode 4: Vampire Weekend19/06/2017 Duração: 01h19min
On our fourth episode,, we are once again joined by TYF music writer and columnist Matt Rice, as we discuss the career and albums of Vampire Weekend. Hosted by Ryan Gibbs.
Episode 3: R.E.M.11/06/2017 Duração: 02h10min
We discuss the 31 year career of alternative rock legends R.E.M. in the third installment of This is Pop?, the first with new and improved audio! TYF music editor Ryan Gibbs is joined by music and film journalist Will Ashton for this installment.
Episode 2: Gorillaz03/06/2017 Duração: 01h34min
TYF music editor Ryan Gibbs and guest Jon Winkler discuss the career of everyone's favorite virtual band, Gorillaz.
Episode 1: Talking Heads20/05/2017 Duração: 01h15min
In the inaugural episode of This is Pop?, TheYoungFolks.com music editor Ryan Gibbs and music writer Matt Rice discuss the career of Talking Heads.