Ticketmaster/Live Nation w/ Ben Sisario & Opinions on Caroline Polachek
Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with New York Times reporter Ben Sisario about the latest developments in the long and winding saga of Ticketmaster/Live Nation. Plus, they’ll review the new album by Caroline Polachek.
Caroline Polachek began her career in the indie duo Chairlift, but has branched out into the pop world as a songwriter for Beyoncé, Travis Scott and Charli XCX. On her second official solo album, Desire I Want To Turn Into You, she successfully avoids clichés, but might have squeezed too many ideas into her songs.
After Taylor Swift’s ticket sale failed spectacularly, Ticketmaster / Live Nation has been under increased scrutiny. Executives were grilled on Capitol Hill and our guest this week was there to listen. Ben Sisario of the New York Times is covering every step of the Ticketmaster story and he joins Jim and Greg to discuss the latest developments.
Beyoncé, "COZY," RENAISSANCE, Parkwood and Columbia, 2022
The Beatles, "With A Little Help From My Friends," Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Capitol, 1967
Caroline Polachek, "Bunny Is a Rider," Desire, I Want to Turn Into You, Sony and the Orchard, 2023
Caroline Polachek, "I Believe," Desire, I Want to Turn Into You, Sony and the Orchard, 2023
Caroline Polachek, "Blood and Butter," Desire, I Want to Turn Into You, Sony and the Orchard, 2023
Culture Club, "Karma Chameleon," Colour By Numbers, Virgin, 1983
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