Stuff From the B-Side
Whether you're into classical music, zydeco, punk rock or anything in-between, the genre-hopping B-Side team is ready to explain all things musical in this HowStuffWorks podcast with John Fuller and Mark Larson.
Recent episodes include:
- In 1895, Stagger Lee killed William Lyons in an argument. Usually, a crime like this would disappear into the footnotes of history, but this event was different. Learn the true story behind one of America's most popular folk songs in this podcast.
- Kraftwerk is a legendary German electronic music band that has actively influenced the development of modern popular music. In this episode, Mark and John trace the development of Kraftwerk, as well as its effect on other bands and musical genres.
- Everyone's familiar with the ear-wrenching screech that unexpectantly blasts from speaker systems during a public address -- but what exactly is it? John and Mark investigate the unpleasant phenomenon of feedback in this episode.