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The 2016-17 90 Degree Show: Hopefully Not The Last Honda

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Welcome to the 2016-17 90 Degree Show. In this podcast we discuss the Granddaddy of battles The Honda BOTB from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. We welcome Christy Walker and Rashad Watters to the podcast to talk about their 2017 experience. We ask if this was a great Honda and if the performances were worthy of the circumstance. We will discuss what jumped out at us from the event and we will ponder over if this will be the last Honda BOTB. We talk briefly about some of the articles written about the Honda and about HBCU Bands and we wrap up with some schools that we would have liked to see this year and some schools to see in 2018. This podcast is brought to you by Double Time Entertainment. DaEdge 1 Productions, Block Band Music & Publishing. Check out our website http://www.themarchingpodcast.com/ you can email the show at marchingpodcast@gmail.com, tweet us @marchingpodcast, and follow our blog at http://bit.ly/17Gl2e2t

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The 2016 90 Degree Show: The 2017 Honda Preview

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Welcome to the 2016 90 Degree Show. In this podcast we welcome back Christy Walker and Rashad Watters to talk about what they did this week and their experience with the 2016 US presidential election. We then get into the the 2017 Honda Battle of the Bands where we discuss the bands selected, if there were some bands that were not selected that we want to see, and bands that are on the come up that we hope to see in the Honda in 2018. This podcast is brought to you by Double Time Entertainment. DaEdge 1 Productions, Block Band Music & Publishing. Check out our website http://www.themarchingpodcast.com/ you can email the show at marchingpodcast@gmail.com, tweet us @marchingpodcast, and follow our blog at http://bit.ly/17Gl2e2t

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The 90 Degree Show 2015 Week 8

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Welcome to the 2015 90 Degree Show Week 8! This week we say RIP to Edward Duplessis. We go to homecoming at JC Smith, Jackson State, and we watched some footage from Chavezz Anderson at Delaware State. The battle between Southern and Texas Southern and the halftime with North Carolina Central and Morgan State. We will also ask the listener about polls to judge band battles, should we use them or not? Tonight we welcome the great Christy Walker and the owner and founder of Block Band Music and Publishing, Rashad Watters.

 

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2014 Marching Podcast Award Winners!!

We had another great year of marching band performances and were blessed to do another show for the Marching Podcast Awards. I will be announcing the winners and honorable mentions on Twitter. This year Rashad Watters and James McDaniel from BandTube.com and Brian Rhodes, our marching Aggie, were on the show with me; and we had a good time. Shout out to my crab brother, Troy Milton, who was stuck in a snow storm in Detroit and could not call in to the show. Just like last year, our overlapping decisions were awarded the consensus selection, and we had to mention other schools because it is hard sometimes to settle on one band.  Here are the winners and the honorable mentions for the 2014 Marching Podcast Awards!

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  • Best Songs – (Consensus) SC State: “Love and War”
    Mentions – Southern: “Beyond”, “On My Grind”, “Contusion” and “Stranger in My House” Alabama A&M: “Pretty Girls” and “Prototype” Livingstone College and Clark Atlanta: “Neck” North Carolina A&T: “When I Was Your Man”
  • Sleeper Battles – (No Consensus) Alcorn vs. Mississippi Valley, Prairie View A&M vs. Texas Southern, and Alcorn vs. Taladega
  • Best 5th Quarter (not only 5th Quarter but good match-ups of the year) – (Consensus) The Magic City Classic (Alabama State vs. Alabama A&M)
    Mentions  – Alabama State vs. Southern, The Boombox Classic II (Jackson State vs. Southern), Tennessee State vs. Jackson State, Texas Southern vs. Southern, and Florida A&M vs. Bethune Cookman
  • Sleeper Band – (Consensus) Miles, Taladega, and UAPB
    Mentions – St. Augustine, Alabama AM, Savannah State, Morgan State, Virginia State, Grambling, and Mississippi Valley
  • Best Halftime Show – (Consensus) North Carolina A&T (Honda Show, The Gangster Show, and Adrian Carroll BOTB)
    Mentions – Southern (Soul Train dance routine)
  • Best in the Stands – (Consensus) Southern
    Mentions – Tennessee State, Bethune Cookman, and North Carolina A&T
  • Best Overall Band – (Consensus) Bethune Cookman
    Mentions – North Carolina A&T, Southern, and Jackson State
  • Best Book (Repertoire) – (Consensus) Tennessee State
  • Best Drill – (Consensus) Southern
    Mentions – Howard, Ohio State, North Carolina A&T, and Bethune Cookman
  • Best Conference – (Consensus) SWAC

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The 2014 Marching Podcast People’s Choice Award Winners!

The results are in for another great season, and we appreciate all of the support and the turnout this year in our voting system. The people have spoken, so here are the results from the 2013 People’s Choice Awards for The Marching Podcast. Our next voting poll will be for The 2014 Honda Battle of the Bands! Thanks for being a part of The 2013 90 Degree Show!

TMPTrophyWeek 1: Bethune Cookman 56%  vs.  Tennessee State 44%

Week 2: Florida A&M 53% vs. Tennessee State 47%

Week 3: Jackson State 32%  vs. Tennessee State 68%

Week 4: Edward Waters College 56% vs. Livingstone College 44%

Week 5: Jackson State 49% vs. Southern University 51%

Week 6: South Carolina State 13% vs. North Carolina A&T 87%

Week 7: Grambling State University 55% vs. Alcorn State University 45%

Week 8: Hampton University 29%  vs. Norfolk State University 71%

Week 9: Alabama State University 91% vs. Alabama A&M University 9%

Week 10: Texas Southern University 28% vs. Southern University 72%

Week 11: Shaw University 33% vs. St. Augustine University 67%

Week 12: Miles College 56% vs. Albany State University 44%

Week 13: Florida A&M University 83% vs. Bethune Cookman University 17%

Week 14: Grambling State University 40% vs. Southern University 60%

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2013 SWAC BATTLE OF THE BANDS

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Alabama State University: 36%

Alabama A&M University: 8%

Alcorn State University: 11%

Mississippi Valley State University: 7%

Prairie View A&M University: 16%

Texas Southern University 22%

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2014 HONDA BATTLE OF THE BANDS

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Alabama State University: 13%

Alabama A&M University: 21%

Bethune Cookman University: 15%

Morehouse College: 5%

North Carolina A&T University: 20%

South Carolina State University: 2%

University of Arkansas Pine Bluff: 16%

Winston Salem State University: 7%