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Selected Podcast was set up by two music fans in Dublin, Cian & Sarah, who want to share with you some of their favourite music. Join them as they chat about all things music and the world of showbiz (food also gets mentioned regularly too). Get in touch by emailing them at helloselected@gmail.com. Check out their ever changing Spotify playlist or catch older episodes on iTunes, Soundcloud & Stitcher.

Selected Podcast was set up by two music fans in Dublin, Cian & Sarah, who want to share with you some of their favourite music. Join them as they chat about all things music and the world of showbiz (food also gets mentioned regularly too). Get in touch by emailing them at helloselected@gmail.com. Check out their ever changing Spotify playlist or catch older episodes on iTunes, Soundcloud & Stitcher.
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Selected Podcast was set up by two music fans in Dublin, Cian & Sarah, who want to share with you some of their favourite music. Join them as they chat about all things music and the world of showbiz (food also gets mentioned regularly too). Get in touch by emailing them at helloselected@gmail.com. Check out their ever changing Spotify playlist or catch older episodes on iTunes, Soundcloud & Stitcher.

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Episodes

SixSongSelection 06: Montauk Hotel

10/17/2018
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This week we have Shell & Claudia from the brilliant Monatuk Hotel. They tell us about their single 'Hands', how the band met, who has inspired their sound and how it's like to breakthrough in a world of streaming.

Duration:00:48:25

Episode #27: Puttin' You On Hold

10/10/2018
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This week we discuss one of the music industry's lesser known awards, the MARCE awards which are given to companies which create the best hold music. Sarah is in a happy mood with her song selections, Cian chats about his recent concert goings and as always our top ten tracks of the last two weeks.

Duration:00:40:28

SixSongSelection 05: Victoria Secret

10/3/2018
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This week we have the fabulous Victoria Secret in conversations. She is Dragged Up's HBIC and books many drag queens to come and perform in Dublin. She smuggled us up to the dressing room in the George to record and shared with us some tea on the Drag scene and shared with us some of her favourite tunes.

Duration:00:56:33

Episode #26: Selected Samples Pt. 2

9/26/2018
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This week we are discussing the samples in some recent songs and who used it better, we have Dynoro v Gigi D'Agostino, Jaosn Derulo v Andrea Bocelli & Nicki Minaj v Tracy Chapman. Cian catches Sarah up with the Eminem v Machine Gun Kelly rap diss beef and as always we have our Top Ten tracks of the last two weeks.

Duration:00:37:34

SixSongSelection 04: Lydia Sasse

9/19/2018
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This week we have podcaster and yoga teacher Lydia Sasse who came in to speak about the benefits of yoga for the entire body and also informed us about her family connections to Bob Marley & Van Morrison.

Duration:01:04:50

Episode #25: Mercury Prize Album Rundown

9/12/2018
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This week Cian shares his experience at Electric Picnic, Sarah talks about her time in Malaga and they both review and chat about this year's nominees in the Mercury Music Prize. Find out their favourite and least favourites and who they think will win.

Duration:00:37:32

Episode #24: VMAs & The Picnic

8/29/2018
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Electric Picnic 2018 kicks off today and Cian is about to embark for the first time. Him and Sarah discuss his most anticipated acts. Also we are chatting about the VMAs which were on last week and Sarah gives her red carpet review. As always they spoke about our top ten tracks of the last two weeks.

Duration:00:50:38

SixSongSelection 03: Colman Hayes

8/22/2018
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This week we have Actor & comedian Colman Hayes in conversation, discussing his sketch comedy duo "Half A Shillin'", his foray into stand-up, and his experience in Atlanta strip clubs. He shared with us some of his favourite music in his #SixSongSelection. Those songs were: Dire Straits // "Romeo & Juliet" Mick Flannery // "In The Gutter" Bob Marley // "Roots, Rock, Reggae" Eminem // "Marshall Mathers" System Of A Down // "B.Y.O.B." The Avett Brothers // "If It's The Beaches"

Duration:00:55:10

Episode #23: Now 100

8/15/2018
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We are celebrating the old with the new when it comes to the "Now! That's What I Call Music" series as it reaches its 100th issue. We delve into the first ever edition and the 100th and some along the way. We also chat about Nicki Minaj's new album "Queen" and our Top Ten Tracks of the Last Two Weeks.

Duration:00:39:36

SixSongSelection 02: Jamie O'Crowley

8/8/2018
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Welcome back to episode 2 of the #SixSongSelection and we are speaking to Jamie from the band Spacevolk ahead of their performance in EP this Summer. We discuss some of his musical influences, his listening habits in his teenage years and Cian tries his hand at writing some lyrics.

Duration:00:34:16

Episode #22: Bad Bad Good Bad

8/1/2018
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This week we try out a new feature Bad Bad Good Bad, an opportunity to discuss music and songs that we don't like or feel guilty for liking. let us know your Bad Bad songs and your Good Bad songs. We briefly discuss this year's Mercury Music Prize nominations, we wish Demi Lovato well on her recovery and chat about 6ix9ine's abduction. As always we speak about our Top Ten Tracks of the last two weeks.

Duration:00:43:43

SixSongSelection 01: Ella

7/26/2018
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Welcome to #SixSongSelection, our new interview series where we get guests in to share with us 6 songs of their choosing. There are no rules no theme, they can choose any 6 songs. This week we have Ella, Sarah's sister on as she is the reason this podcast exists. Ella is currently living in the UK and this interview took place when she was home in May. We discuss cheese and musical instruments in Sarah's house growing up and we hear a lot of sibling rivalry.

Duration:00:30:22

Episode #21: Groove Is In The Heart

7/18/2018
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We are back and with as much to chat about as ever! We discuss Drake and his BBC Radio 1 Xtra Fire in The Booth along with his guest appearance at Wireless festival, Cardi B's baby and Will Smith's #InMyFeelings challenge. We have also been podcasting from Groove festival in Kilruddery House & Gardens so we bring you our audio from there, the acts we've seen and the food we have been eaten. As always we speak about our Top Ten Tracks of the last two weeks.

Duration:00:46:14

Episode #20: New Album Lowdown

7/5/2018
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There has been so much news in the last 2 weeks we didn't have any more time than to chat about the new albums from Nas, Teyana Taylor, Drake & Beyoncé & Jay-Z aka The Carters. June has also had some high profile news, the Charts have Dua Lipa style new rules, the BET awards took place and in shocking news xxxtentacion has been murdered. We round the episode off with our Top Ten Tracks of the Last Two Weeks.

Duration:00:49:38

Episode #19: RuPaul Extravaganza

6/21/2018
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Another fortnight and another release from GOOD Music, we discuss Kanye & Kid Cudi's "Kids See Ghosts", ahead of the finale of RuPaul's Drag Race season 10 we delve into the world of Drag Queen Music with our first special guest Lindsay, Drag Race super fan. As always we talk you through our top 10 tracks of the last two weeks.

Duration:00:54:31

Episode #18: The Streams

6/6/2018
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This week we discuss the elephant in the hip-hop room which is the beef between Drake & Pusha T! Nick Grimshaw is leaving the BBC Radio breakfast show and there is a new Kanye album! Our feature piece this week is the effect that streaming has been having on charts and the music industry in general including fake streams, fake artists and fake plays. As always we have our top ten tracks of the last two week

Duration:00:49:02

Episode #17: The Summer Playlist

5/23/2018
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May is almost over and we are amping up to summer, to get hyped we decided to chat about our favourites summer sounds from then and now and have compiled them as a playlist on our Spotify page (link below). On top of that, Cian gives his low down on being at Eurovision, Rita Ora is in trouble for her new song "Girls" and Spotify are now talking ethics. As always we discuss our top 10 tracks of the last 2 weeks. Those ten tracks were: Disclosure "Ultimatum" // Amber Mark "Love Me Right" //...

Duration:00:50:30

Episode #16: Eurovision Rundown

5/10/2018
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It's Eurovision week and Cian has cajoled Sarah into having a Eurovision special. However, not until all usual business is done. We discuss Kanye and his recent tweeting and as always we have our Top Ten Tracks of the last two weeks. Those ten tracks were: Hayden James "Just Friends" // Janelle Monáe "I Like That" // MELVV "Not Me" (feat. Two Feet) // J. Cole "Motiv8" // Swell "I'm Sorry" (feat. Shiloh) // Cardi B "I Like It" (feat. Bad Bunny & J Balvin) // Disciples "48 Hrs" // Folly Rae...

Duration:00:54:02

Episode #15: Selected Samples Pt 1

4/25/2018
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Inspired by Drake & Cardi B using the same Lauryn Hill sample recently, we go through some popular songs which sample other popular songs and discuss who did it better, we discuss the passing of Avicii, Beyoncé's Coachella success and, as always, the Top Ten Tracks of the last two week. Those ten tracks were: Ariana Grande "No Tears Left To Cry" // Nilüfer Yanya "Keep On Calling" // Kyle "Playinwitme" feat. Kehlani Khalid 6LACK & Ty Dolla $ign "OTW" // Sigrid "High Five" // Guilty Beatz...

Duration:00:48:28

Episode #14: Drake Extravaganza

4/18/2018
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This week is a Drake special, from "Best I Ever Had" to "God's Plan" and everything in between, from Drake's meme-ability to his emotional moments and how he may have reinvented a genre. Also, Cian was over in London to see Jessie Ware, is Lil Dicky gonna be the new Luis Fonsi? and, as always, the top ten tracks of the last two weeks which includes a track from, you guessed it, Drake! This really is a Drake extravaganza.

Duration:00:52:00