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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

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

Episode #13: The Festival Lowdown

3/29/2018
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This week on Selected is the festival overview, there are so many festivals in Ireland over the summer so check out the festival guide for an overview of lineups, genres and age group attending each and more importantly how many brallets will be there. The ten tracks of the last two week, boy and girl band which dissolve when the lead singer departs, hem - Fifth Harmony - hem and what did Cian and Sarah did for St. Patrick's Day. The songs we played this week are: Duke Dumont feat....

Duration:00:54:00

Episode #12: The Choice Music Prize Aftermath

3/15/2018
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This week we have all the news from the Choice Music Prize which took place in Vicar Street on the 8th March, we have our top ten tracks of the last two weeks and we discuss Sarah's trip to Chicago, Barbra Streisand's cloned dogs and Katy Perry's current lawsuit. The songs we played this week are: Lily Allen - "Three" // Erykah Badu - "Phone Down" // 5 Seconds Of Summer - "Want You Back" // Baby Bash - "Suga Suga" (feat. Frankie J) // Lavengro - "Think" // Khalid - "Love Lies" (feat,...

Duration:00:47:29

Episode #11: RTE Choice Music Prize

2/28/2018
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This week, we discuss Sarah's most recent travels, the Brit Awards and the nominees for Song & Album of the year of the upcoming Choice Music Prize on the 7th March. The songs we played this week are: Fangclub - "Bad Words" // Ships - "I Can Never" // New Jackson - "On Solid Air" // James Vincent McMorrow - "True Care" // Fionn Regan - "Up Into The Rafters" // Talos - "Tethered Bones" // Chasing Abbey - "That Good Thing" // Aine Cahill - "Plastic" // Soulé - "Good Life" This week we have...

Duration:00:52:48

Episode #10: The Greatest Fifty Shades of Black Panther

2/14/2018
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This week we are discussing the new soundtrack releases, The Greatest Showman, 50 Shades Freed and Black Panther. Sarah also runs us through her week of concert hopping. As always, we talk through our 10 tracks from the last two weeks which are: James Bay - "Wild Love" // MIST - "Wish Me Well" (feat. Jessie Ware) // Marmozets - "Major System Error" // James Blake - "If The Car Beside You Moves Ahead" // Grace Weber - "More Than Friends" // Blocboy JB - "Look Alive" (feat. Drake) // Rhye -...

Duration:00:47:39

Episode #9: The Grammy's Aftermath

2/7/2018
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This week we are discussing the Grammy Awards ceremony, from the winners to the fashion. Whose leg is that on the thumbnail? listen to find out. We discuss the new music from Migos & Drake and, as always, talk through our 10 tracks from the last two weeks.

Duration:00:46:13

Episode #8: BBC Sound of 2018

1/17/2018
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It's 2018 and we're back with a new episode. We chat about what we have been listening to in the last two weeks, how Sigrid won the BBC Sound of 2018 list and our celebrity spotting over Christmas. This week our songs are: Smino - "Amphetamine" // Huncho Jack - "Go" // TOKiMONSTA - "Steal My Attention" // KAYTRANADA - "Weight Off" // One Bit & Noah Cyrus - "My Way" // Miguel - "Told You So"// DEAN - "instagram" // N.E.R.D & Kendrick Lamae - "Don't Do It!" // Nothing But Thieves -...

Duration:00:46:27

2017 Christmas Special: Our Selection of the Year

12/21/2017
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A Christmas special and the G&Ts have been poured! We discuss this year in music and select some of our favourite albums and tracks of the past 12 months. Let us know your faves! Email us at helloselected@gmail.com

Duration:00:45:40

Episode #7: Grammy Noms

12/8/2017
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On this episode we talk through the recent announcement of the Grammy nominations for 2018. Sarah tells us about her time at a recent Bryson Tiller concert and we, as always, talk through our ten tracks from the last two weeks. This weeks tracks are: SZA - "Supermodel" YONAKA - "Run" U2 - "Get Out Of Your Own Way" Kiesza & Skygge - "Hello Shadow" Ebenezer - "Survival" Manus - "I Got It" French Montana feat. Pharrell Williams - "Bring Dem Things" Jai Paul - "BTSTU" Bryson Tiller - "Run Me...

Duration:00:38:56