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What Bands Did Tara Giancaspro Discover From Josh Schwartz's TV Series, The OC (2003-2007)?
Episode 189th October 2023 • Soundtrack Your Life • Ryan Pak
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Pop culture writer and songwriter, Tara Giancaspro, returns to the podcast to talk to Nicole and Ryan about Josh Schwartz's television series, The OC, which ran 4 seasons between 2003-2007 and launched the career of Schwartz (Chuck, Gossip Girl, Marvel's Runaways) and the many bands that were featured on the show. From Phantom Planet's iconic theme song, "California", to Seth Cohen's favorite band, Death Cab for Cutie, we try to cover as much of the music as possible, including the bands that played The Bait Shop.

Since The OC was so music heavy, we also discuss the show's soundtrack supervisor, Alexandra Patsavas, who it turns out, has been pretty busy the last 25 years or so. She's also responsible for the music in shows such as Grey's Anatomy, Gossip Girl, Mad Men, and Riverdale while also supervising for the Twilight and Hunger Games franchises.

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