riffs on riffs

who was 24-carat black?

hosts joe watson and toby brazwell take a hard look at legendary tracks of the past and present, connecting the dots on the music they sample and the songs that inspired them. join us for season 3, where riffs takes a deep dive into the tragic world of 24-carat black, the band everyone has heard, but nobody has heard of.

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welcome back to riffs on riffs, season 3!

this season, we're doing things a little differently - we're bringing you the story of a dark, musical savant with a dream, a van full of teenage musicians with otherworldly talent, and an epic record that has been sampled by hip-hop royalty, even though the group lives in obscurity to this day. we're telling the tale of 24-carat black, and on this episode, you'll hear the first of our four part series about the band that everyone's heard, but nobody has heard of.

riffs on riffs is a production of 2022年世预赛非洲区直播 . hosted by joe watson and toby brazwell. our audio engineer is eric koltnow and our producer and sound designer is noah foutz. executive producers gerardo orlando and david allen moss.

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introducing: riffs on riffs season 3

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riffs on riffs is back and this season, we're doing things a little differently: a four-part series about the band that everyone has heard, but no...
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chainsmoking and the nickelback effect

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join joe and toby as they throw shade towards groups that people (for some reason) love to hate...
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am i wrong for loving k pop?

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join joe and toby as they look into bts and the korean wave....
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songs that are just plain wrong

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join joe and toby as they examine tracks from royce da 5’9”, apathy, benny mardones, neil diamond, and others....
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joe watson and toby brazwell bring a unique blend of personality and musical prowess to riffs on riffs. joe is a lifelong musician and guitarist, and toby is a hip hop producer and emcee.

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wwii fighter ace bud anderson, in his own words

in this second half of his two-part interview, col. anderson describes how and why he joined the air force, his training, his appreciation for his squadron, and more. col. clarence (bud) emil anderson served during world war ii, and is a triple-ace fighter pilot. he’s the highest-scoring living american fighter ace and the 10th highest-scoring mustang ace of all time.

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joe watson

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joe is a lifelong musician, guitarist, and music connoisseur. he is the co-founder of go big creative lab, a cleveland-based design and brand strategy firm.

toby brazwell

host
toby is a hip hop producer and emcee. his local hip hop group, edotkom, has opened for several established acts like fugees, cypress hill, to name a few.

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