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Songs of the summer. Ryan Gosling, as Ken in the Barbie movie, holds a fist, shirtless in the Barbie mansion.
Songs of the summer. Ryan Gosling, as Ken in the Barbie movie, holds a fist, shirtless in the Barbie mansion.

Songs of the summer

   

Today’s episode starts with our friends Araceli Gomez-Aldana of WBEZ and Traci Thomas, host of The Stacks podcast. We chat about finding back-to-school vibes in scorching hot weather, why Zoomers are collecting CDs, and the biggest search for the Loch Ness Monster in over 50 years.

Then, Houston Chronicle critic Joey Guerra catches us up on some of the biggest stories in the music world, from the allegations against Lizzo to ticket prices.

Plus, we dance it out to the songs of the summer! WXPN’s Kristen Kurtis shares new tracks and we hear YOUR votes for song the summer! Find all of the music mentioned in today’s episode and more in our Spotify playlist.

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