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.

July 12, 2024

Post-Season Update, Summer Plans, & Some Music Recs

An update on what's next now that Season Six is complete. Also, some music recommendations!

June 28, 2024x

"Born to Run" by Bruce Springsteen

Everybody's out on the run tonight, but there's no place left to hide.

June 14, 2024x

Summer Synths, Fluteception, and "The Diablo Chord"

Kirk answers your musical questions, from "Summertime" synth tones to heavy metal saxophone.

May 31, 2024x

"Easter Theatre" by XTC

Enter Easter and she's dressed in yellow yolk!

May 17, 2024x

"Limb by Limb" by Phish

Up or down, it's up to you.

May 03, 2024x

"Heart of Glass" by Blondie

We could've made it cruising, yeah.

April 19, 2024x

"The Way" by Meshell Ndegeocello

The light is so blinding.

April 05, 2024x

Strong Covers, Vol. 3

"All Along the Watchtower" and "Jolene" get the Strong Covers treatment.

March 08, 2024x

"Black Hole Sun" by Soundgarden

No one sings like you anymore.