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The robots are coming! The robots are coming! And they're after our jobs—as lounge singers. Skynet would not be amused. But we kind of are—at least, Mike says his first encounter with a vocaloid will be ever imprinted upon his brain. Don't worry—this episode isn't all about our electronic replacements qua masters. We look at music by flesh and blood performers too, one of which has a crush on Indianapolis native and renowned writer Kurt Vonnegut. Pop matters takes a quick walk on the wild side.


  • Discussion of Lloyd McNeill's album Tori (Soul Jazz Records) 3:35
  • Discussion of Glenn Dickson's album Wider Than the Sky (Naftule's Dream Recordings) 15:29
  • Discussion of Jason Yeager's album Unstuck in Time: The Kurt Vonnegut Suite (Sunnywide) 24:53
  • Discussion of Randy Paserntes Trio's album At Last (Self Produced) 40:51
  • Pop Matters 1:01:46



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