Switched On Pop

Panoply

Pop music surrounds us, but how often do we really listen to what we’re hearing? Switched on Pop is the podcast that pulls back the curtain on pop music. Each episode, join musicologist Nate Sloan and songwriter Charlie Harding as they reveal the secret formulas that make pop songs so infectious. By figuring out how pop hits work their magic, you’ll fall in love with songs you didn’t even know you liked.

Episodes

One Direction wunderkind Harry Styles has just released his first ever single, "Sign of the Times," and it's a doozy. Strap in for a discussion of the apocalypse, late Beatles, teen wisdom, and the amen cadence--among other demons exorcised in this most peculiar pop tune. Featuring:*Beethoven 5th Symphony - Scherzo*Harry Styles - Sign of the Times*Prince - Sign o' the Times*David Bowie - Space Oddity*Zayn Malik - Pillowtalk*Steve Aoki + Louis Tomlinson - Just Hold On*John Lennon - #9 Dream*George Harrison - All Things Must Pass*The Beatles - The End*British Pathe Broadcast*Meg Says YouTube Channel*Megan Elizabeth YouTube Channel