Pop Culture 1983 Podcast

Our 2 part look at Pop Culture year from 1983. We talk jobs, fashion, movies and TV. It’s a nice review of the year that gave us the A-Team and Staying Alive

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What Difference Does It Make Halloween Podcast

What Difference Does It Make Halloween Podcast
Cat People, Ed Wood, The Hunger and I Was A Teenage Werewolf.

Halloween movies, music and candy: We love them all, but not necessarily in that order. We talk about our favorites. And don’t forget to give a listen to the What Difference Does It Make Podcast Spotify Playlist.

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Dan McGrath: The Sound Man Interview

Holly Cantos, Dan (The Sound Man) McGrath and Dave Sloan at Amoeba Music

A two part podcast talk with Dan McGrath, composer of The Strictly Come Dancing series in the UK and self-proclaimed 80s music nerd.  Dan talks about his love of Depeche Mode, Gary Numan and Yazoo and shares a few encounters he’s had with Annie Lennox and his ultimate favorite, David Bowie.   Dan also made his own What Difference Does It Make Podcast Spotify playlist. Enjoy!

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Nick Bedding Record Promotions Guy

Nick Bedding, Holly Cantos & Dave Sloan

In our talk with self-described Record Promotions guy, Nick Bedding we learn about all about his musical journey from early musical influences to doing business with those same musical influences. It’s a great story so dig right in!

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Trevor Steel of The Escape Club Interview

Holly Cantos, Trevor Steel of The Escape Club and Dave Sloan for What Difference Does It Make Podcast
Holly, Trevor Steel of The Escape Club and Dave

A great talk on our What Difference Does It Make Podcast as we dig into the in and outs of The Escape Club, a band that hit the top of the Billboard Charts in 1988 with Wild, Wild West.

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Pasadena Daydream Festival

The Cure Pasadena Daydream Festival August 31, 2019

Since the What Difference Does It Make Podcast started we always seem to sneak The Cure into our discussion. In anticipation of our attending the Pasadena Daydream Festival, we look at the ten bands on the bill and pick out the most Cure like lyrics in one of each band’s songs. Podcast and Spotify playlist are below.

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Nick Longo Interview on Album Covers and Artist Logos

What Difference Does It Make Podcast
Holly Cantos and Nick Longo discuss their favorite 80s album covers

We talk with Nick Longo of Longo Designs and the designer of the What Difference Does It Make Podcast logo as well as co-host for the Deeply Graphic Designcast. Holly and I learn about what makes an effective album cover and why some band logos have become iconic. It’s a great talk and exclusively on the What Difference Does It Make Podcast.

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What Difference Does It Make Podcast 80s Summer Songs

Chelsea and Holly Cantos inside the What Difference Does It Make Podcast Studios

We welcome special guest Chelsea Cantos into our What Difference Does It Make studio.  Holly’s daughter just wanted to tag along and see how the “magic” happens but she happily strapped on the “cans” and became a big part of our show offering up her unique perspective as we look into some favorite songs from the 80s.  Another very special guest is the first appearance of the WDDIM Theme song as created by Joel Graves.  We’ll be mentioning him more on future episodes.  Hear all the music discussed on our Spotify playlist.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees 2019 on What Difference Does It Make

Harry Styles shows the correct way to greet Stevie Nicks

Miss Janet Jackson
Vivian Campbell, Joe Elliott and Phil Collen of Def Leppard
Robert Smith of The Cure

Holly and I talk as we do about each of the seven inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I wish we were as excited as this woman was when she got to actually talk to Robert Smith of The Cure (special shout out to South Park).

Here is our two part “What Difference Does It Make” Podcast. Enjoy!

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What Difference Does It Make Christmas

Kirsty MaColl and Shane McGowan Cheers
Cheers!

In this 4 part podcast, Holly and Dave talk about their love and “appreciation” Christmas Pop Culture.

 

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