Live Concerts are Back?!

May 18, 2022

Concerts are back!? In this episode, Ciyadh talks about concerts, her love of them, and what they’re missing. Leave a Review: Review Musically Cogitating on Apple Podcasts Review Musically Cogitating on Podchaser Review Musi…

Magic of Musical Places: The Concert Hall

May 11, 2022

What about the concert hall? Isn’t that the most magical musical place of them all? In this episode, Ciyadh talks about how the concert hall is her favorite space to perform and visit and why you should care about them. Leav…

Magic of Musical Places: Religious Spaces

May 4, 2022

There’s something interesting about spaces that serve multiple functions, especially in the context of music. In this episode, Ciyadh talks about religious spaces and how music made in and for those spaces can have a profoun…

Magical Musical Places: My Musical Office

April 27, 2022

In a stroke of genius, Ciyadh decides to give you a tour of her own magical, musical place-her office. Leave a Review: Review Musically Cogitating on Apple Podcasts Review Musically Cogitating on Podchaser Review Musically C…

Magic of Musical Places: Music Stores

April 20, 2022

Music stores are important places within the music community. In this episode, Ciyadh talks about the magical experiences you can have when you go to a record store and why it’s important to support ones local to you. Leave …

Magic of Musical Places: Music Libraries

April 13, 2022

Music libraries are important for many reasons. In this episode, Ciyadh talks about why music libraries are necessary in a digital world and why you should go visit one in your community. Leave a Review: Review Musically Cog…

Magic of Musical Places: Virtual Spaces

April 6, 2022

Virtual spaces are musical places! In this episode, Ciyadh talks about how virtual spaces will continue to be vital for artists and art lovers and what’s so magical about a virtual space in the first place. Leave a Review: R…

Magic of Musical Places: Cars & Public Transportation

March 30, 2022

Listening to music in the car is fun. In this episode, Ciyadh talks about the relationship we have to listening to music in our cars and how that is just so special. Show Notes: Brief History of the Car Radio History of in C…

Magic of Musical Places: Our Homes

March 16, 2022

Where did you relationship with music begin? Was it at home? In this episode, Ciyadh gives us a tour through the house and how each of the rooms in our homes impact the magic of music. Leave a Review: Review Musically Cogita…

Magic of Musical Places: Outside & Nature

March 9, 2022

Do you hear music when you step outside on a brisk Wednesday morning? In this episode, Ciyadh talks about the most magical musical place, nature, and discusses why we should think carefully how we should treat it moving forw…

Magic of Musical Places: Practice Rooms & Music Studios

March 2, 2022

Music often begins where we don’t see it. It starts in practice rooms and in music studios. These places are definitely something. In this episode, Ciyadh introduces the first set of magical musical places and talks about wh…

The Magic of Musical Places Series Introduction

Feb. 23, 2022

The places where we make music are magical, so let’s explore them. In this episode Ciyadh introduces a new series called the Magic of Musical Places and talks about the inspiration for this series and what you can expect to …

Listen to the B-Sides and Deep Cuts

Feb. 16, 2022

Do you listen to the b-sides? What about the deep cuts? In this episode, Ciyadh talks about why we should all slow down and take some time to listen to the b-sides and the deep cuts. Topics also discussed: 1. Consistency vs.…

My Favorite Thing about Beyoncé

Feb. 9, 2022

Everyone loves Beyoncé, right? In this episode, Ciyadh talks about her favorite thing about Beyoncé and how that thing can and should impact how you continue to view artists. Topics Discussed: 1. Artists and social media 2. …

Musicians Take a Stand & Spotify Did What?!

Feb. 2, 2022

A lot of things have been going on in the music and podcasts universe. Have you heard? Spotify stood by their most famous podcaster and some musicians decided to take a stand and leave. In this episode, Ciyadh discusses this…

So you can a Doctorate in…Music?

Jan. 19, 2022

Doctorates or equivalent degrees exist across many, many fields and even music! Ever wondered what getting a doctorate in the arts entails or curious as to why these degrees even exist? In this episode, Ciyadh answers those …

On Keeping a Musical to be Listened List (TBL)

Jan. 5, 2022

Do you keep a to be read list (TBR)? What would happened if we applied that same concept to listening to music? In this episode, Ciyadh makes the case for why we should create to be listened (TBL) lists to keep up with our m…

2021 Wrap Up & 2022 Goals

Dec. 22, 2021

Show Notes: 2020 Reflections and Looking Ahead episode Music Recommendation: Ride or Die by Durand Jones & The Indications Spotify Playlist: Musically Cogitating Spotify Playlist Podcast Links: Musically Cogitating Podcast S…

What's Up with Social Music Sharing

Dec. 8, 2021

Do you post your# Spotifywrapped every year? Spotify Wrapped and similar social music sharing trends have become ubiquitous and have large impacts on our musical lives. In this episode, Ciyadh talks about what social music s…

2021 Gift Guide for the Music Obsessed

Nov. 24, 2021

In this episode, Ciyadh gives gift recommendations for the music obsessed person in your life. Show Notes: Recommendation Blog Post Musically Cogitating Podcast T-Shirt Store Donate to the Margins Guitar Collective Gift Cate…

Listening Tracking Challenge Part 2

Nov. 10, 2021

In this episode, Ciyadh shares her findings and results from the listening tracking challenge. Show Notes: BRAND NEW MUSICALLY COGITATING PODCAST T-SHIRT STORE Last.fm | Play music, find songs, and discover artists Marvis Pr…

Tracking Challenge Experiment Reminder!

Oct. 20, 2021

Show Description: In this podcast episode snack, Ciyadh reminds you that the next full episode is NEXT WEEK! Keep on tracking that music. Spotify Playlist: Musically Cogitating Spotify Playlist Podcast Links: Musically Cogit…

Listening Tracking Challenge Part 1

Oct. 6, 2021

In this episode, Ciyadh talks introduces a 3-week music listening tracking challenge. Show Notes: BRAND NEW MUSICALLY COGITATING PODCAST T-SHIRT STORE Last.fm | Play music, find songs, and discover artists Marvis Pro on App …

What it’s like Living with a Musician: An Interview with Katelyn Deatherage

Sept. 22, 2021

In this episode, Ciyadh interviews her partner Kate. They discuss what it is like living with a musician, owning an orange cat, and the stress of an artistic life. Show Notes: Musically Cogitating Podcast 1 Year Celebration …