Welcome to theFNPS, the online home of The Friday Night Parkdale Special!

The Friday Night Parkdale Special is a weekly online radio show that takes a look at different styles and genres, often taking into account their historical and political contexts. If you miss the live show, you can catch it as a podcast in a day or two.

Oh, and there are cats.
Some Upcoming Themes

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The Patreon-only miniseries is coming soon! Visit the News page for details.

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Where did prog rock come from, and how has it evolved over the decades?

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We've talked about East Coast, and touched on the rivalry between east and west, but let's take a look at the roots and evolution of West Coast.

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80s JAPANESE EXPERIMENTAL

City Pop opened up a small Pandora's box. How does it connect to experimental, techno, 8-bit, and chiptunes?

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TRAP AND WITCH HOUSE

Two genres that you wouldn't think have similarities, right? Well...it seems there are.

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There are two drum loops that changed the face of music forever: The Amen break, and the Funky Drummer. 

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