Best of 2018, part 1 | WBEZ
Skip to main content

Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen

Best of 2018, part 1

Some of our favorite stories from the past year. First, the musical equivalent to stock art, library music, where composers anonymously churned out some of the strangest, funkiest — and most recognizable — music of the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s. The Domino’s Pizza mascot, The Noid, was just a whimsical advertising mascot — until it became part of a really dark story. And Kurt Andersen talks with Angélique Kidjo, a superstar of African music, about her recent album: a song-by-song cover of the 1980 Talking Heads classic “Remain in Light.” 

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Get the WBEZ App

Download the best live and on-demand public radio experience. Find out more.

CLOSE X