January 14, 2016
EPISODE 3: THE NEW YORKER'S JOHN SEABROOK ON HOW TOP 40 GETS MADE
New Yorker staff writer John Seabrook recently published "The Song Machine," a look at how today's Top 40 gets made. We discuss the future of Spotify, why death metal is more relevant than classic rock, and what the Backstreet Boys and Dylan have in common.
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