Oct 14, 2023
We hope this email finds you well and ready for another exciting installment of the Brand X Podcast. In this episode, titled "Spinning The Hits," our hosts Deuce and John Jamingo dive into a plethora of fascinating topics that are sure to keep you entertained. First up, we have a special treat for you!
First up, John talked about his run in with failed Radio host Eric Zane. Eric Zane begged John to do an episode together, John agreed and Zane's audience was so offended. So offended, That Eric Zane cut all ties like the coward he is.
As we venture into the episode, Deuce and John explore the evolving music industry. They discuss the limited number of modern artists who can fill large concert venues, such as Taylor Swift, Beyonce, and Kanye West. They reminisce about their own experiences growing up when many artists had the power to pack stadiums. They even touch on the legendary "dinosaur bands" like Aerosmith and The Who, who can still draw massive crowds. Plus, they talk about Metallica and Kiss's farewell tours, making it a conversation you won't want to miss.
Switching gears, our hosts bring their unique perspectives to the world of dating. Deuce shares his own experience with dating after divorce, particularly in the realm of online dating. If you're looking for some first-date advice, Deuce suggests skipping the usual dinner routine and opting for a casual atmosphere like a bar or coffee shop. Discover why he believes this can set the stage for a more enjoyable and relaxed experience.
In the midst of all the music and dating discussions, Deuce and John don't shy away from current events. They express their concerns about Congress and its handling of a bribery allegation against Joe Biden. With an impeachment inquiry finally initiated, they discuss the potential consequences and the panic surrounding this political development. As always, our hosts take a trip down memory lane. Remember MTV? They discuss how MTV revolutionized the music industry and changed consumer behavior. Before MTV, kids were spending their money on video games like Space Invaders, Space Wars, Gallica, and Defender. But with the introduction of MTV, the focus shifted back to buying albums, cassettes, and CDs. It's a fascinating exploration of the impact of music videos on popular culture.
But wait, there's more! Deuce shares some intriguing anecdotes from his past, including encounters at the Philadelphia Electric Company and a Monday Night Football game. He reflects on how times have changed and how his comments would be received differently today.
The Brand X Podcast team isn't afraid to tackle controversial topics either. They question the accuracy of sales data for digital downloads and whether bots are inflating the numbers. They ponder the differences between digital downloads and physical records, reminiscing about the days when record companies had exact sales figures. And let's not forget the captivating stories about car salesmen, race grifters, and the pressure of producing content for our beloved podcast.
It's a jam-packed episode you won't want to miss! Remember, if you want to stay up to date with all things Brand X Podcast, be sure to subscribe and never miss an episode. We'll keep you posted on social media, so make sure to follow us there too. Until next time, keep spinning the hits and tuning in for the latest from Deuce and John Jamingo on the Brand X Podcast!