Dizzy Heights

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Dizzy Heights #28: When the Doorbell Strangely Rang

In which I rave about a Pernice Brothers song, and then throw Joe Pernice under the bus for being a jerk to the guy on the mixing board at...

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Dizzy Heights #27: Shouting at Windmills

Thomas Dolby is one of the few people to have enough money to have Oprah killed. Not that he would. ...

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Dizzy Heights #26: Mom

Have you thanked your mother lately? No, seriously, thank your mother. ...

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Dizzy Heights #25: Get Blood on Your Hands, Have an Alibi

*Enters 'Holiday' into iTunes search bar* Hey, I think I can make this work! ...

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Dizzy Heights #24: Maybe Now Baby

For the first time in this show's history, I stay in my ('80s) lane. ...

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Dizzy Heights #23: The Way That I Roll (Pelotonia Special)

Alan Arkin is a national treasure. That is all. ...

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Dizzy Heights #21: In the Snow We All Look Cold

Fair warning: this week's show was heavily influenced by "Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs That Defined the 1980s."...

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Dizzy Heights #20: There’s No Rehearsal

This week's show is a love letter to next week's Summerfest. $13 weekday tickets. That is not a typo. ...

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Dizzy Heights #19: Definitely Doomed

Five acts from Scotland, and a cover of a sixth Scottish act. And remember, if it's not Scottish......

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Dizzy Heights #18: Nineteen Tequilas Later

I do a set of cover songs that may make the writer of both songs call me a wanker. One can only hope, anyway. ...

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Dizzy Heights #17: Gone to the Dark Side

The lesson to be learned here is, don't say 'power pop' to Marshall Crenshaw. Also, don't call Kerli a Goth. She will hurt you. ...

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Dizzy Heights #16: Kids Wanna Rock

Today is Take Your Child to Work Day. I took that one step further. ...

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Dizzy Heights #15: That Thing Which Makes Us Smile

In which my cat unintentionally makes his Dizzy Heights debut. ...

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Dizzy Heights #14: 10,000 Miles Away

If you were a modern rock club rat in the late '80s, this mix will speak to you....

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Dizzy Heights #13: Cruisin’

Vacation, all I ever wanted. Vacation, have to post a show. Vacation, happy birthday to my son. ...

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Dizzy Heights #12: Marry Her, and Soon

Welcome to Mope Like Me, the audio book version! Wait, where are you going?...

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Dizzy Heights #11: Under Cardiac Arrest

My first request: will you play a melodic pop/prog set? Yes, Yes, I will. ...

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Dizzy Heights #10: Tightrope of Weird

Seven years from the 1990s are represented this week. But you should listen, anyway. ...

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Dizzy Heights #9: We’re Not Superstars

Not gonna lie, this is a strange show, but it all makes sense in the Medskerverse, if you take a step back....

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Dizzy Heights #8: One Two

Fans of a-ha, Sigue Sigue Sputnik and the Thompson Twins might want to tune in, you know, in case I play any bands similar to them....

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Dizzy Heights #7: Surround Surround

If you're married to me, you will really, really like this show....

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Dizzy Heights #6: Look So Gloomy

Dizzy Heights is proud to present its first world premiere of a band. But you have to listen to the very end to hear it, because I am a...

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Dizzy Heights #5: Run for Cover

I’m still laughing that I went from Ellie Goulding to an ’80s hard rock icon with only two songs in between. What hard rock...

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Dizzy Heights #4: Marbles in the Sun

Join us for this week's show, in which The 1975 travel back to 1989. ...

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Dizzy Heights #3: Covered With Sin

Featured artists this week include Julian Cope, Keane, and Electronic, and we close with arguably the two greatest singers of all time....

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Dizzy Heights #2: A Very Special Day

Dizzy Heights celebrates a very big day for a very important person. We'd say more, but...spoilers. ...

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New Podcast! David Medsker Presents Dizzy Heights

Unpopular pop. That's the best description of my music collection. Let's listen to some!...