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Speed of Sound


Speed of Sound is the podcast that breaks down the stories behind the pop songs - and sounds - that topped the charts and shaped the soundtrack of generations. Hosted by Steve Greenberg, a multi-Grammy Award winning record producer and all-around music obsessive, Speed of Sound is your all-access pass to music's biggest moments from sock hops to hip hop to k-pop; you won't want to miss a beat.

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Join Steve for an unbelievable, personal and twisting tale of intertwining paths with the silver-toned king of the top 40 countdown, Casey Kasem. It's a story that reaches back through the years to very much validate Kasem's signature sign off: "keep... more

a year ago

On the final episode of Season One, Steve finishes up the TRL Era of the late 90s, complete with the strategies and romances that drove the acts that topped the charts. Steve's joined by music mavens Taylor Hanson, Danny Goldberg, Tom Poleman, Phil Q... more

3 years ago

The inside story behind Pop's resurgence in the mid 1990s from the power players who orchestrated it- including the iconic voice behind MMMBop, Taylor Hanson of Hanson. Steve's also joined by music mavens Danny Goldberg, Tom Poleman, Phil Quartararo,... more

4 years ago

Dive into the frighteningly wild backstory behind Bobby Pickett's iconic novelty song "Monster Mash"- which hit the top of the charts not once, but twice, more than ten years apart. Steve's also joined by The Munster's iconic wolfboy, Butch Patrick, ... more

4 years ago


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4.8 out of 5 stars from 195 ratings
  • Love this

    Love diving in my childhood in the late 90s

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 years ago
  • Excellent Disco Episodes

    Well done, bravo! I learned a lot! Thanks, Steve and team!

    Apple Podcasts
    United States3 years ago
  • Great stories

    I loved season 1. I haven’t unsubscribed cause I am hopeful there will be a season 2.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States3 years ago
  • That’s it?

    Dude, more

    Apple Podcasts
    Tired of picking new nicknames
    United States3 years ago
  • Season 2??

    Is there season two in the works?? It might be interesting to learn about resurgence of the 70s 80s and 90s in today’s music, just a thought!

    Apple Podcasts
    United States3 years ago

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