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Beats Per Minute (BPM)

Beats Per Minute (BPM) explores a wide range of styles, genres, sub-genres, and generally whatever musical flavor pleases the host that day. Frequent guests appear on the show, both in and outside of the music industry. Learn more about the host here.

BPM airs every 1st and 3rd Thursday.



BPM today (6/21/18 4-6pm) - Two Themes! Print E-mail
Thursday, 21 June 2018
On today's show, Brendan welcomes summer by playing an hour long mix of tunes that acknowledge the change of the season. In the second hour, we react and rebel against episode 9 (the strings episode), where Brendan plays tunes that are all stripped and sparse. Tune in!
 
Beats Per Minute 5/17/2018 (4-6pm) slappa da bass Print E-mail
Wednesday, 16 May 2018

 

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Tune in to Beats Per Minute on Thursday from 4-6pm for an exploration into the method of playing bass known as slap. Brendan and guest, bassist and educator Tim Wolfe, will take a journey throughout the 20th century to present music through all ages and genres that spotlight the slap bass style of playing. From Seinfeld to 70's funk, and all things in between and outside. It may fascinate and/or horrify you!

 

 
going to the movies Thursday 4-6pm (5/3/2018) Print E-mail
Thursday, 03 May 2018

In this episode of Beats Per Minute, Brendan explores some of his favorite musical moments in film and TV. Whether it's theme songs, instrumental musical scoring, or a classic rock song perfectly placed in a movie, Brendan will cram in as much music as his show will hold. Sit back, perhaps with some popcorn (eaten as outrageously as the people below), and enjoy this episode's theme of music for film and TV.

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ga-nu on BPM (4/19/2018) Print E-mail
Thursday, 19 April 2018

ImageToday on the show, Brendan interviews electronic artist and producer ga-nu (Morgan Fouse). They discuss her music, love, relationships, and Morgan curates a playlist of songs she digs the most. Tune into Beats Per Minute today from 4-6pm.

 

 
BPM Today from 4-6 PM (4/5/18) Print E-mail
Thursday, 05 April 2018

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Brendan continues his unregulated, free form musical programming, and welcomes guest Craig Stover, executive director of the Allens Lane Art Center. Craig will discuss Vision Through Art, an art and sculpture class for the blind/visually impaired.

 
About the Host Print E-mail
Wednesday, 14 March 2018
Brendan McGeehan is a musician, composer, producer, audio engineer, and Germantown resident. He is active in the Philadelphia music scene performing with various groups, scoring films, and working with artists of all genres in the studio.