Mon, 30 January 2017
Terry comes on board as the new co-host of SOTW. We welcome him by forcing him to introduce himself. The guys discuss the streetcar and the future of development in Kansas City. Ben also gives his show suggestion for the month. Geoff tells us about Lunar New Year. 320 is Jam packed with lots of fun (And lots of sounds!) Also in Episode 320:
0:00 - New Intro!
10:20 - Terry's introduction
13:42 - Lunar New Year
17:20 - SOTW Show Suggestion: Colony
27:30 - Sounds of the Week
1:12:15 - Main Story: The KC Streetcar and City Development
Songs: Radkey - "Romance Dawn" Shooting Star - "You've Got What I Need" Beautiful Bodies - "Invincible"
Mon, 23 January 2017
It's Tyson's final episode of Soundtrack of the Week. In this episode Ty helps take an extensive look at the question "Is the American Dream Dead?" Also, Ben talks about the minimum wage drama in KC, Grizzly family, Betsy (Bill Bev) Devos and more! In Episode 319:
0:00 - Ty's Final Into
9:00 - KC's Minimum Wage Drama
14:17 - Ty's Grizzly Family
28:50 - Sounds of the Week
1:03:25 - Main Story: Is The American Dream Dead?
1:42:50 - Ty's Farewell Speech
Songs: The Offspring - "The Kids Aren't Alright" Toadies - "Quitter" Spacehog - "In The Meantime" 311 - "Sever"
Mon, 16 January 2017
"Trump tweeted" is probably going to be this era's buzzphrase. And that is how the whole L. L. Bean "controversy" started. The guys talk about corporate shaming and if it really is a tool for change. Geoff makes an announcement and Ty talks about his personal connection to the current problems with the ACA. Also in 318:
0:00 - Icepocalypse Intro
8:09 - Ben quickly talks about the TCAs because it has consumed his life (again!)
19:30 - Geoff got engaged
22:20 - Ty talks about the ACA
38:00 - Sounds of the Week
1:08:40 - Main Story: L. L. Bean boycott and corporate shaming.
Songs: Queen - "I Want It All" The Heavy - "Coleen" AC/DC - "Moneytalks"
Mon, 9 January 2017
Ty, Geoff, and Ben cover the tragic hate crime that occurred in Chicago over the week. Ty brings in his theory of how everything is connected by socioeconomic status and how the beating of a disabled white kid is an extension of that. Also, Ty tells an interesting story of how he was scammed and the lengths he went to to find that out. Also in 317:
0:00 - The Weird Year Intro
11:24 - Ty Got Scammed
35:44 - Sounds of the Week
1:00:38 - Chicago Hate Crime
Songs: Alice Cooper - "Go To Hell" 2Pac - "Fuck The World" The Beatles - "Blackbird"
Mon, 2 January 2017
First episode of 2017! Ben takes the wheel for the first time and friend of the show Terry Blastenbrei (@elSicomoro) returns to help discuss marketing & advertising strategies and why everything seems so familiar. We also give the final celebrity death pool update and some information on what's in store for Celebrity Death Pool 2017. Also in Episode 316:
0:00 - Ben Takes The Wheel Intro
3:07 - Final Celebrity Death Pool Update
24:45 - SOTW Show Suggestion: Sweet/Vicious
35:16 - Sounds of the Week
1:18:25 - Marketing To The People
1:55:30 - The Future of Soundtrack of the Week
Songs: Dead Kennedys - "MTV Get Off The Air" David Bowie - "Space Oddity" System of a Down - "Toxicity" Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - "Money Becomes King"