Switched On Pop | Metro Boomin Wants Some More
A podcast breaking down the music of pop hits.
Switched On Pop
Published 06 October 2023
Metro Boomin

Pop music surrounds us, but how often do we really listen to what we’re hearing? Switched on Pop is the podcast that pulls back the curtain on pop music. Each episode, join musicologist Nate Sloan and songwriter Charlie Harding as they reveal the secret formulas that make pop songs so infectious. By figuring out how pop hits work their magic, you’ll fall in love with songs you didn’t even know you liked.

Few producers have had such a demonstrated impact on the the last decade of music as Metro Boomin.

Described by GQ as the “architect of Atlanta rap”, Metro has netted collaborations as far-ranging from Coldplay to Gucci Mane, garnered three #1 projects on the Billboard 200 and is credited with bolstering trap music’s presence both in and out of the South.

From “Jumpman” to “Bad & Boujee” to “Creepin’”, we’ve been hearing his productions for years – all of which manage to capture the ear due to his penchant for eerie soundscapes and light and dark dichotomy.

This episode of Switched on Pop, we take a closer look at Metro Boomin’s career, highlighting what makes his production style so versatile.

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