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Episode 10 of Pop Unmuted looks at legendary pop producer/songwriter Max Martin, his 30 year career, and his latest hit with Ellie Goulding's "Love Me Like You Do."

Pop Unmuted is a podcast dedicated to in-depth discussion of pop music from varying critical and academic perspectives. On Episode 10, Scott Interrante and Kurt Trowbridge are joined by Melbourne, Australia-based pop podcaster Daniel Gregg and Music Theory PhD candidate Megan Lavengood to talk about legendary pop producer and songwriter Max Martin. We then delve deeper into his most recent hit, Ellie Goulding's "Love Me Like You Do", and close with a special Max Martin themed Unmuted Pop Songs segment.

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Scott Interrante is a contributing writer to PopMatters and a Master’s student in Musicology at CUNY Hunter College.

Kurt Trowbridge is a music blogger, web developer and designer.

Megan Lavengood is a Music Theory PhD Candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center focusing on timbre in pop/rock music.

Daniel Gregg is the host of the Popchops podcast.

Splash image from the cover of the "Love Me Like You Do" single.

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