Strong Songs

Strong Songs

Music: it's good. On each episode of Strong Songs, host Kirk Hamilton takes listeners inside a piece of music, breaking it down and figuring out what makes it work.

August 12, 202200:55:1650.61 MB

"Help Me" by Joni Mitchell

When I get that crazy feeling, I know I'm in trouble again.

July 29, 202200:12:5311.8 MB

A Jazz Mystery, Solved

After more than two years, a Strong Songs jazz mystery is finally solved.

July 15, 202200:40:3437.15 MB

The Music of Final Fantasy VII

Let's take a journey into Midgar.

July 01, 202201:00:1255.12 MB

"Wuthering Heights" by Kate Bush [Recast]

Heathcliff! It's us, it's Strong Songs, we've come home!

June 17, 202200:51:4547.39 MB

"Silent All These Years" by Tori Amos

What if I'm a mermaid?

June 03, 202200:57:4652.89 MB

Three to Tango, with Alex Krebs and Andrew Oliver

Grab your partner and hit the dance floor, because it's time for some tango.

May 20, 202200:53:3849.12 MB

Strong Solos, Vol. 1

Kirk breaks down some of his favorite solos, with a highlight on the use of theme and variation.

May 06, 202200:53:1548.77 MB

"Wichita Lineman" by Jimmy Webb & Glen Campbell

I hear you singin' in the wire... I can hear you through the whine... and the Strong Songs podcast is talking about one of the best songs of all time.

April 22, 202200:56:0551.34 MB

Robot Composers & Horror Music

Ever wonder what makes some music sound scarier than other music? Same.

April 08, 202200:54:3249.92 MB

The Music of The Legend of Zelda

Few video game series have a musical tradition as rich as The Legend of Zelda.