Alex and Max are back with some new music fit for a new decade.
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Hosts Max and Alex discuss new releases from the past couple weeks, including Frank Ocean and Kanye West.
Beats on the Bricks hosts Alex and Max discuss new album releases and compared rap from past and present in their most recent episode.
Beats on the Bricks hosts Alex and Max discuss new (and old) music they’ve been listening to, as well as the current state of rap and music videos.
Back for the new school year, Beats on the Bricks hosts Alex and Max talk about their favorite music from the summer and discuss shows they attended when they arrived back in Athens.
Beats on the Bricks: The wild saga of 'Old Town Road' and the tragic losses of Her's and Nipsey Hussle
On this week’s “Beats on the Bricks,” hosts Alex and Max talk about the wild, weird, seemingly random story of Lil Nas X’s country-trap megahit “Old Town Road,” including its rise on TikTok, its initial entry onto the charts and the new remix featuring Billy Ray Cyrus.
On this week’s “Beats on the Bricks,” hosts Alex and Max chat about some recent releases in music, including the two new Vampire Weekend songs, “Sunflower” and “Big Blue,” as well as new singles from Tame Impala and the Black Keys, both of which are returning from years-long hiatuses.
Hosts Alex and Max chat about the Jonas Brothers’ comeback after six years on hiatus. They discuss the group’s new single, “Sucker,” and the impact of 2000s-era Disney stars.
Hosts Alex and Max walk through the majority of Radiohead’s long catalog of albums and analyze each one. They first chat about the band’s debut, Pablo Honey, and breakthrough song, “Creep.” They then dive into The Bends, OK Computer, Kid A and Amnesiac before concluding with Radiohead’s most recent album, 2016’s A Moon Shaped Pool.
Beats on the Bricks: Talking Grammys and Emo Prom, plus thoughts on new Homeshake and Ariana Grande songs
On this week’s episode, hosts Alex and Max discuss this year’s Grammys, including their opinions on big wins for Kacey Musgraves, Cardi B and Greta Van Fleet. They also question whether or not the award show is relevant or comprehensive in the age of streaming.
Beats on the Bricks: Discussing Saturday's show at The Union and hot takes about the new Vampire Weekend songs
Hosts Alex and Max get back into the studio for the first time since Fall Semester. They chat about Saturday’s show at The Union Bar & Grill featuring Sweat Workers and Crooked Spines.
Beats on the Bricks: A listen to Earl Sweatshirt's 'Some Rap Songs' and a look at Frank Ocean's Instagram
Hosts Max Semenczuk and Alex Boddie discuss the new Earl Sweatshirt album, Some Rap Songs, talk about Frank Ocean’s Instagram going public and share what they've been listening to lately.
Hosts Max Semenczuk and Alex Boddie sat down with Molly Schramm, the assistant blogs editor at The Post. They discuss the local music scenes in Athens and Cincinnati. Molly, a music critic and writer of the “New Music Friday” blog, shares recommendations of Ohio bands.
Hosts Alex Boddie and Max Semenczuk discuss the internet’s influence on rap and hip-hop, and break the stigmas and stereotypes regarding rap being entirely gang-related and territorial. The two speak on the infamous East Coast-West Coast rivalry of the ‘90s and how it has become less prominent since.
Hosts Max Semenczuk and Alex Boddie sit down with Bobby Booshay, a DJ and senior studying music production. They talk about establishing a career as a performer, misunderstandings about DJs and the business side of music.
Max and Alex talk with Matt Harrison, a freshman studying music performance.
Hosts Max Semenczuk and Alex Boddie discuss music they’ve listening to last week, including a review of Beach House’s Teen Dream. Max listened to some Kevin Morby and shares his thoughts about the songwriter’s similarity to Leonard Cohen.
Hosts Max Semenczuk and Alex Boddie talk about recent live shows in Athens and interview Speaking Suns — an indie group from Yellow Springs, OH. They also talk about music recommendations ranging from John Denver and Van Morrison to Courtney Barnett and Kendrick Lamar.
Hosts Alex Boddie and Max Semenczuk introduce The Post's new podcast about all things music in Athens. "Beats on the Bricks" will feature guests and conversations about everything from international releases to the latest acts on Court Street.