The Spacebomb Sound with Matthew E. White

Sound Decisions with Mac DeMarco

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Matthew E. White and his studio team dissect some choice productions with a track-by-track lightning round, and talk songwriting with eccentric LA-via-Queens wordsmith Mac DeMarco.

From Harry Nilsson’s appropriately political “Beehive State” and Pet Sounds’ jangly “I Know There’s An Answer” to the Jay Z classic “Big Pimpin’‘” and D’Angelo’ … Read more

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17:53

By the way, that's how you use an MPC, courtesy of Erick Sermon.

24:57

What exactly is the "John Cage method"? Hint: it's related to the I Ching.

28:00

Listen to this supreme tribute to Charles Stepney, then [learn]((http://daily.redbullmusicacademy.com/2016/02/key-tracks-earth-wind-and-fire-thats-the-way-of-the-world) how he shaped Earth, Wind & Fire's "That's The Way Of the World."

35:36

Revisit Matthew's interview with the Meters' George Porter, Jr. for the Spacebomb Sound's special on New Orleans music.

50:00

Watch Kendrick Lamar's insane video for "For Free?"

1:01:00

Listen to the debut EP from Beach Fossils frontman Dustin Payseur's other project Laced, over at his label Bayonet Records' website.

1:21:00

For more on Bob Dylan, read Bard scholar Greil Marcus' Harvard lecture on "The Ballad of Hollis Brown".

1:37:14

Van Dyke Parks on Brian Wilson's mastery of the control room during the recording of the Beach Boys' classic "Good Vibrations."