Pop Unmuted is a podcast dedicated to in-depth discussion of pop music from varying critical and academic perspectives. On Episode 11, Scott Interrante and Kurt Trowbridge are joined by Toronto-based music blogger Bill Smith and Music and Culture undergraduate Missy Kyzer to talk about pop artists who are far into their careers and what they do or don’t do to stay relevant. We start with a discussion of Brian Wilson’s latest solo album No Pier Pressure and close, as always, with out Unmuted Pop Songs recommendation segment.
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.
Bill Smith is the co-administrator of the M4B Charts Central message board and author of the BILLCS Music Blog.
Missy Kyzer is an undergraduate at the University of California, Riverside studying Music and Culture.