In this special, one-hour, year-end episode, we feature clips from some of our more popular episodes. If you’re just discovering The Next Track, this highlight reel will give you an idea of the topics we cover in the show.
- Alex Ross on classical music
- Sunny Nam on mastering records
- Elijah Wald on the blues
- Timo Andres on composing classical music
- David Browne on the Grateful Dead
- Will Hermes on discovering new music
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Below are links to for each of the original episodes featuring our guests, other episodes mentioned in the show, and links to their websites, books, and more.
- Episode 18: Alex Ross on classical music
- Episode 7: Music and genres
- Alex Ross’s website, The Rest is Noise
- Alex Ross’s writings on The New Yorker
- Alex Ross’s books: The Rest is Noise, Listen to This
- Episode 15: Sunny Nam or mastering and remastering
- Sunny Nam’s company Jacob’s Well Mastering
- Sunny Nam’s recordings on Discogs
- Episode 20: Elijah Wald on the blues
- Elijah Wald’s website
- Elijah Wald’s Songobiography
- Elijah Wald’s book: Escaping the Delta: Robert Johnson and the Invention of the Blues
- Episode 24: Timo Andres on contemporary classical music
- Timo Andres’s website
- Timo Andres on Nonesuch Records
- Episode 23: David Browne on the history of the Grateful Dead
- David Browne’s website
- So Many Roads: The Life and Times of the Grateful Dead
- Episode 9: Will Hermes on discovering new music
- Will Hermes’ website
- Will Hermes’ writing on Rolling Stone; his reviews on WNYC; All Things Considered
- Love Goes to Buildings on Fire: Five Years in New York that Changed Music Forever
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