On Episode 14 of Pop Unmuted, Scott Interrante and Kurt Trowbridge are joined by Annie Galvin, a Ph.D. candidate in English at the University of Virginia and Alice Bolin, a poet and essayist to talk about different aspects of pop lyrics. The panel then discusses the latest album from country singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves, Pageant Material.
For more reading:
Lori Burns, “Vocal Authority and Listener Engagement: Musical and Narrative Expressive Strategies in the Songs of Female Pop-Rock Artists, 1993-95,” in Sounding Out Pop: Analytical Essays in Popular Music, ed. Mark Spicer and John Covach.
People in this episode:
Alice Bolin is a poet and essayist, the editor of Okey-Panky, and a creative writing teacher.
Annie Galvin is a Ph.D. candidate in Literature and a writer for Slant, PopMatters, and the LA Review of Books.
Scott Interrante holds a Master’s degree in Musicology from CUNY Hunter College focusing on contemporary pop music and masculinity. He hosts Pop Unmuted and K-Pop Unmuted