The Spin on Original and Sampled Tracks

Hosts, Joe Watson and Toby Brazwell, connect the musical dots between legendary tracks and the often lesser-known songs they sampled. Uncover how these epic songs borrow from music of the past, enriching the musical landscape for generations to come.

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Season 1 Trailer

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Get a little taste of what's in store for Season 1 of Riffs of Riffs. Join musicians, Joe Watson and Toby Brazwell, as they put the spin on original and sampled tracks. From Joe Cocker to Prince, from Alicia Keys to Stevie Nicks, you'll love discovering how your favorite tunes got their sound. Find us on iTunes, Stitcher or your favorite podcast app or visit EvergreenPodcasts.com.

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Getting Igor’s Attention

Riffs on Riffs | S:1 E:24
Joe and Toby connect the musical dots from Tyler, the Creator’s hit track “Igor’s Theme” (2019) and trace it back to a Paris-based 70’s soul group. 
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Donny is Too Short

Riffs on Riffs | S:1 E:23
Joe and Toby connect the musical dots from Too $hort’s hit track “The Ghetto” (1990) and trace it back to an unforgettable 70’s soul singer.
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The Shape of My Lucid Dreams

Riffs on Riffs | S:1 E:22
Good night and sweet Lucid Dreams… Joe & Toby dive into a fan favorite by Juice WRLD and the 1993 sample he used to make this hit!
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Old Town Ghosts

Riffs on Riffs | S:1 E:21
A rappers plight… is country music friend or foe? Joe & Toby answer this and more in a discussion about Hip-Hop Cowboy Lil Nas X with hints of NIN.
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