Music Features

The No RipCast: Volume 5

Recipe for Podcast 5:

  • No Ripcord writers (x4)
  • Beer
  • Whisky
  • Pepsi
  • Sleep deprivation
  • A list of topics for discussion

Mix all ingredients together using Skype, headphones and microphones and leave to settle for around an hour. Best served with high quality speakers.

This month, the team (Joe Rivers, David Coleman, Matt Montgomery and Juan Edgardo Rodriguez) discuss The Stone Roses reunion, what it means for music and whether there are any bands left who'll never reunite. We then move onto the hype machine and how the music industry creates stars, paying particular attention to the astronomical rise to fame of Lana Del Rey. Finally, we have a listen to some female-fronted post-punk, new-wave and indie, discuss feminism in music and whether sexism in the business is endemic.

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