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The 2016 PrunAlysis Part 4: The Magic City Classic

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Welcome to the fourth installment the 2016 Prunalysis Podcast Series. We are happy to welcome Rashad Watters for another year to discuss marching band at our beloved schools. Part 4 will be the breakdown of the historical Magic City Classic pitting Alabama A&M against Alabama State University. This podcast will discuss the zero quarter, halftime and the fifth quarter that took place Oct. 29, 2016 in Birmingham, AL. 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/17Gl2e2

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The 90 Degree Show 2015 Week 9

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Welcome to the 2015 90 Degree Show Week 9! This week is the great Magic City Classic between Alabama State and Alabama A&M University and we take a look at SC State at their homecoming. The bands for the Honda 2016 have been revealed!! How do you feel about the lineup this year? Lastly, is there a strike at Howard? Tonight we welcome the great Christy Walker to the podcast.

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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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