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Self-proclaimed music obsessive Joel Freimark (AKA thedailyguru) brings you in-depth artist interviews, conversations with other music fanatics, compelling commentary, and brutally honest music reviews spanning the entire world and history of music.

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    049: Unsung Women Then & Now

    Many women changed the course of music history, but have been forgotten by time. This week, I discuss a few of them, as well as some current performers you need to know.

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    048: Chuck Berry

    Chuck Berry passed away this weekend, so I discuss his unparalleled influence on both music and culture across more than half a century.

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    047: My Favorite Female Performers

    For Women's History Month, I am spending this week discussing my favorite female performers, and why they are so important to music history. I also review the new album from Valerie June.

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    046: CBGB - A Brief History

    CBGB is one of the most important venues in music history. Today, I dig into the odd circumstances that led to its status, and many of the bands that owe their careers to that stage. I also check out the new album from Thundercat.

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    045: Sexy-Time Tunes

    Valentines Day vibes are in the air, so I've got a special guest this week to dig into what exactly it is that makes certain songs more appealing in an intimate setting, as well as some of our favorite sexy-time tunes!

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    044: Protest Songs

    This week, I delve into some of the best songs of rebellion and protest from across the decades and genres. I also review the new record from Julie Byrne.

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    043: 5 Albums That Shaped My Teens

    Today I discuss 5 albums that shaped me as a teen, all of which I still play on a regular basis. I also review the new record from The XX.

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    042: Domo Arigato, Japan

    From amazing vinyl to strange sounds on the subway, I discuss my musical discoveries from my trip to Japan. I also review the new albums from Run The Jewels and Nine Inch Nails.

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    041: Best Albums of 2016

    My favorite albums and honorable mentions of 2016 might surprise you, but there's no question they are the best this year had to offer.

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    040: Misinterpreted Songs: Outkast, REM & More

    From Outkast to REM to Woody Guthrie, some of the most famous songs ever remain completely misunderstood. This week, I reveal the true meaning behind a handful of classic tracks, along with thoroughly reviewing the new album from Metallica.

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