Don't Alert The Stans is a music and pop-culture podcast with a marked focus on stan culture. Join your hosts Nic (@IAmNtyrell), Sope (@SopeSoetan) and Eden (@EedsMcKenzie) as they examine the trending topics of the week, new releases and mercilessly debate your favourite artists. Controversial and wild options aplenty, no artist is safe. This isn't for the faint-hearted or easily triggered. Get involved in the conversation at #DATSPOD
Welcome back to Don't Alert The Stans!
This week’s show is a much shorter affair in light of the last few lengthy episodes.
During the listen’s section, Nic’s review of Syd’s new album ‘Broken Hearts Club’ prompts an impromptu discussion around the different types of vocalists.
Noting that Syd wouldn’t be termed a “real vocalist” in the traditional sense, the boys discuss the negative perception around “whisper singers”. Looking at in how they’re received in comparison to singers who are known for their power, range, runs and why it's not necessary for everyone in the music marketplace to be a “sanger”.
Rounding out the episode is a discussion around the plethora of sexual misconduct allegations against DJ/Presenter Tim Westwood. Questioning why the music industry is yet to have the same reckoning that the film and television industry has around sexual harm. While also looking at the commentary from many in the black community who’ve previously attempted to overlook Westwood’s actions because of his work in increasing the visibility of black artists.
Please Note: This content may include explicit language and references which may not be suitable for young listeners.
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