Audio Scrambler is a podcast about music, hosted by Bob Waller.
Ep 10: Arcade Fire's Everything Now: 5 Delicious Paradoxes23/08/2017 Duration: 12min
Bob Waller reviews Everything Now, the new album by Canadian alt rock superstars, Arcade Fire, a band that is fascinated with paradox.
Ep 09: Ten Far Out Facts About the Summer of Love14/08/2017 Duration: 23min
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, host Bob Waller highlights ten odd and little known facts about this watershed period in music history.
Ep. 08: The Summer Before the Summer of Love30/06/2017 Duration: 32min
The first in a three-part series commemorating the 50-year anniversary of the Summer of Love, Episode 8 of Audio Scrambler looks at what happened in pop music in 1966--the summer BEFORE the Summer of Love.
Ep. 07: Funsters, Failures, and Murderers: A History of Clowns in Song21/06/2017 Duration: 21min
As a follow-up to his memorial for the recently defunct Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, host Bob Waller looks at the history of clowns in popular music.
Ep. 06: Circus Sounds31/05/2017 Duration: 24min
In memory of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, which went out of business this month, host Bob Waller recounts the history of circus music from ancient times to modern pop and rock.
Ep. 05: Rehab Revisited26/05/2017 Duration: 32min
As a follow-up to Episode 4: Different Minds: Five Songs That Shed Light on Mental Health Issues, host Bob Waller rebroadcasts a story from his old podcast, Songland Diaries. It examines Amy WInehouse's signature song, "Rehab," and asks, "Will we continue to think of 'Rehab' as the quintessential Amy Winehouse song? Or will other songs emerge in the public mind as better representations of her talent?"
Ep. 04: Different Minds: Five Songs That Shed Light on Mental Health Issues13/05/2017 Duration: 21min
Host, Bob Waller, commemorates Mental Health Awareness Month with five songs that shed light on mental health issues and were written by artists who know about these issues firsthand. Also, a review of Seafoam Green, the new album by indie rockers, the Brangs.