What is Poptimism?
April 21st, 2020
58 mins 58 secs
About this Episode
Music critic Ned Raggett joins us to discuss rockism, poptimism, and why Eurovision songs are worthy of critique.
What is Poptimism? Summary
- Welcome, Ned! (1:00)
- Newsdesk: Eurostream 2020, Eurovision in Concert, Europe Shine a Light, Blas Cantó duets with Kelly Clarkson (4:32)
- What is "poptimism"? (12:36)
- Poptimism vs. Rockism (23:56)
- The Rise of Eurovision in the US (34:15)
- Where to find Ned: Twitter @nedraggett | Patreon | By-the-Bywater
- 333Sound (33 1/3 Project)
- The Reconsideration of Abba, a Band Beyond Taste (Pitchfork)