Lost Notes

Lost Notes

A collection of the greatest music stories never told. Music journalist and author Jessica Hopper takes the reins for season two.

The Freeze were an early American punk band. Now, 40 years later, two members reckon with the lyrics they wrote as teenagers.

On this season of Lost Notes, the music journalist and author Jessica Hopper is looking at artist legacies. How do they hold up? How do they change over time?

The strange story of the postwar pop standard "Nature Boy" and its enigmatic creator, eden ahbez.

Legendary DJ/crate-digger Cut Chemist professes his love for Cymande’s 1972 self-titled debut.

A global pop icon appears in a most unexpected place in this story from Pod Planet’s Clive Desmond.

We resurface a story from Falling Tree Productions that takes a look at the empowering flip-side of pop fandom.

In the wake of the swinging ‘60s, a young woman named Aisha Ali travels to North Africa in search of her roots.

In 1989 McDonald’s ran the biggest flexi-disc promotion ever, sending out 80 million discs (playing the “Menu Song”) as inserts in newspapers all over the country.