The Downbeat Ep. 6 - Adele
Dec 1, 2021 • 00:42:06
In music today, the name on everybody’s lips is Adele. Returning to the global stage after 6 years, Adele recently released her fourth studio album, 30. This week, Megan discusses the artist’s career and why she has become one of pop’s most celebrated artists.
The Downbeat Ep. 5 - Rock & Roll Rebels
Nov 17, 2021 • 00:44:42
Rock & Roll was born out of the youthful desire to rebel against the society built by generations past. This week, Megan highlights some of the most important figures in rock to shake things up, tear constructs down, and build them back up again.
The Downbeat Ep. 4 - Women in Rock
Oct 27, 2021 • 00:46:13
From the first punk single to charitable organizations, women in rock music have accomplished a lot. This week, Megan covers a plethora of female-identifying artists who made great strides in the music industry, paving the way for the sexually liberated and highly successful female artists of the current music landscape.…
The Downbeat Ep. 3 - How David Bowie Made a Career Out of Being Someone Else
Oct 20, 2021 • 00:39:31
Over the span of his 59-year career, David Bowie never shied away from experimentation. This week, Megan continues her exploration of Bowie’s career and analyzes how through constant reinvention, he managed to change the way that the modern rock star functions.
The Downbeat Ep. 2 - How David Bowie Made a Career Out of Being Someone Else
Oct 6, 2021 • 00:41:11
Over his 59-year career, David Bowie has donned many faces other than his own. This week, Megan dives deep into Bowie’s career and analyzes how through the power of persona, he managed to change the way that the modern rock star functions.
The Downbeat Ep.1 - The Death & Legacy of Kurt Cobain
Sep 29, 2021 • 0:00:00
From underground grunge rocker to pop culture icon, the career of Kurt Cobain was short-lived – but immeasurably influential. In this episode, Megan gets into the events leading up to his suicide, the theories behind his death and the dangers of fan-based conspiracy. The importance of upholding Kurt’s legacy is…
Rock history with a Gen Z perspective – The Downbeat is a weekly deep dive into the hot topics of rock and roll. From guitar heroes to hit albums to underground movements, each episode covers a topic surrounding the prominence of the genre and its impact on culture both past and present. Wednesdays at 4 pm with host Megan Fulsom!