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Isn't That Spatial

Isn't That Spatial is a podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever.
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May 3, 2018

Isn't That Spatial is the podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. On this episode, we're looking at the geography of music scenes - the major scenes in popular music, what set those cities apart stylistically, and the spatial factors for how it all came together in that time and place.

You can view the Show Notes, this episode's playlist, and related content on our website at IsntThatSpatial.net!

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At some point during this episode, I say "Slowdown Records" when I meant to say "Saddle Creek Records". Oops!

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Playlist From This Episode:

Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message
Nas - New York State of Mind
N.W.A. - Cruisin' In My 64
Ludacris - Southern Hospitality ft. Pharrell
New York Dolls - Jet Boy
The Ramones - Beat on the Brat
The Strokes - New York City Cops
Jazz Gillum - I Want You
Frankie Knuckles - The Whistle Song
Common - The Food (Featuring Kanye West)
Diana Ross & The Supremes - Come See About Me
MC5 - Kick Out The Jams
J Dilla - Time- The Donut of the Heart
Pearl Jam - Breath
Dolly Parton - Down On Music Row
REM - Shaking Through

Apr 12, 2018

Isn't That Spatial is the podcast dedication to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. On this episode, we're exploring the deep dark regions of coal country - what and where is it exactly, how it developed and how it was exploited, and where it belongs in today's world.

 

You can view the Show Notes and related content at IsntThatSpatial.net!

Mar 22, 2018

Isn't That Spatial is the podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. On this episode, we're exploring the representation of women in the city - monuments, streets, schools, and other odes to women. OK - we're exploring the LACK of those memorials to women.

You can view our Show Notes and related content on our website at IsntThatSpatial.net!

Mar 8, 2018

In a follow up to ITS010 on popular music's odes to urban renewal, this episode covers what "urban renewal" actually was - and how it led to so much displacement and the destruction of so much good stuff in our cities.

You can view our Show Notes on our website at IsntThatSpatial.net!

Feb 22, 2018

Isn't That Spatial is the podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. In this episode of our Spatial Topics In Music feature, we're listening to the songs of skid row and life on the wrong side of wherever.

You can view the Show Notes on our website at IsntThatSpatial.net!

Feb 9, 2018

Isn't That Spatial is the podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. On this episode, let's dive into the hype of the Amazon HQ2 selection process that is driving hundreds of cities (and many of us) into a frenzy. We’ll take a look at likely selection criteria, incentives cities are doling out, and what all this is worth anyway.

 

You can view the show notes and related content on our website at IsntThatSpatial.net!

Jan 25, 2018

Isn't That Spatial is the podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. On this episode, we're exploring the wild world of logistics - from the original Amazon (the US Postal Service) to actual Amazon. We're taking a peek behind these "hidden" infrastructures and seeing how they impact our urban areas.

 

You can view the Show Notes and related content on our website at isntthatspatial.net!

Jan 11, 2018

Isn't That Spatial is the podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. On this episode, we're exploring the geography of streets named after Martin Luther King Jr. and their legacy since the designation.

View the Show Notes on our website at IsntThatSpatial.net!

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