This week on the show, Adam Young of Owl City walks us through some of his favorite tracks from their new album “Mobile Orchestra". Also, we launch a new segment called “Outlaw Hero” that is sure to be the next big thing in true-crime podcasting. This weeks episode is sponsored by Stamps.com and Squarespace. Read More

A mysterious hero has become an instant Internet star after this inspiring video captured his truly majestic dance moves at a Vamps concert in the U.K. With his polo shirt tucked into jeans, white tennis shoes and vast array of mind-altering dad moves, this dancing supernova in a sea of hipsters is a normcore icon, and he doesn’t even know it. Dance like nobody’s watching, dad. Dance like nobody’s watching. Discuss

Thom Yorke, Flea and Patti Smith are among the artists who are performing at the Pathway to Paris concert, an event that will take place alongside the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris. According to organizers, the goal of the event is to bring together “musicians, artists, activists, academics, politicians and innovators to participate in a series of concert events to help raise consciousness around the urgency of climate action.” All of the proceeds from the Pathway to Paris will benefit the climate and environmental advocacy group 350.org. Discuss

Taylor Swift has just done something no artist has done since 2011: Her latest foray to pop, 1989, has just sold its 5 millionth copy. The last album to cross that threshold? Adele’s 21. It only took Swift 36 weeks to move 5 million records; that’s seven weeks faster than it took Adele to hit the same mark. That officially makes 1989 the fastest-selling album in a decade. Hater’s gonna hate, but at this point, nothing can stop Taylor Swift. Discuss

On the episode this week, Gungor performs some amazing new songs live in the studio. Also, we celebrate July 4th by playing Indie Band or Firework, go behind-the-scenes of the new issue of RELEVANT featuring Joy Williams, reveal details of the upcoming podcast anniversary party, and of course talk about the landmark SCOTUS ruling and Charleston. It's a packed show! This episode is brought to you by Squarespace and Harry's. Read More