The Poe Underground - Poetry and Music Podcast

The Poe Underground - Poetry and Music Podcast

The Poe Underground is a music project that incorporates spoken word instead of singing into the music.


June 1, 2024 7 mins

Episode twenty four features "musical poems" by Amy Lowell, Rupert Brooke, and D.K. Mckenzie. Clear, with Light, Variable Winds, is a poem by Amy Lowell.

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Episode 23 features three musical poems. The first poem is by American poet, Paul Laurence Dunbar, and a suite of poems called "The Outer Fringes Suite".

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April 19, 2024 6 mins

Episode twenty two features three musical poems that feature classical guitar. Featuring poems by Emily Dickinson, George Parsons Lathrop, and D.K. Mckenzie.

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April 5, 2024 7 mins

Episode 21 features three musical poems that vary in genre and mood. This show features classical guitar, analog synthesizers, and the debut of the song, Everything Everywhere.

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March 21, 2024 7 mins

Episode 20 features three musical poems of different genres including a piece by T.S. Eliot and the classic poem "Ode" AKA "We are the Music Makers".

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March 7, 2024 10 mins

Episode 19 is a recap of four previous poems / musical tracks, featuring poetry by William Blake and Robert Browning.

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February 22, 2024 6 mins

Episode 18 features the poem Paradox, by Amy Lowell put to a funky, rock piece with African rhythms.

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February 8, 2024 8 mins

Episode 17 features three music / poetry pieces that vary in genre. In this episode you'll find EDM, rock, electronic music, with lush strings and deep beats.

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January 25, 2024 7 mins

Episode 16 features original music with a poem by English poet Rupert Brooke and a suite of four poems called the M.I.O Suite.

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January 11, 2024 6 mins

Episode 15 features two pieces that were put together in opposite ways. Featuring a piece that is a suite of 6 poems and full of lush instrumentation while the second piece is a single poem with minimal instrumentation.

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December 28, 2023 7 mins

This episode showcases two pieces that were meant to be radically different in mood. The first poem/song is an electronic "symphony" for the ears, while the second piece is a slimmed down re-mix.

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December 14, 2023 4 mins

Episode 13 features a poem by Amy Lowell backed by acoustic guitar and one piece featuring cello, violin, viola and more....

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November 30, 2023 6 mins

Episode 12 features three poems accompanied by gorgeous sounding (baby) grand piano and a poem by Robert Browning.

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November 16, 2023 8 mins

Episode 11 features a jazzy upbeat remix put to an original poem and a mellow, funky, erotic piece called Digging the Teeth.

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November 9, 2023 6 mins

Episode 10 features a spoken word piece, a poem written during world war one, and a poem accompanied by the classical guitar.

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November 2, 2023 5 mins

Episode 9 features a poem by William Wordsworth and a suite of 8 poems pieced together called, Night Opera both accompanied by unique music.

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October 26, 2023 8 mins

This episode features three poems / songs of different genres. Featuring an EDM, Blues Rock and Ragtime piano (?) track.

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October 19, 2023 6 mins

Episode 7 features the 19th century poem "Enosis" put to new music and a sci-fi sounding piece featuring synthesizers and strings.

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October 12, 2023 6 mins

Episode six features a suite of five poems in one musical piece and a poem written before 1908 put to a lovely piano composition.

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October 5, 2023 7 mins

Episode five showcases two spoken word "songs" / pieces that share the common theme of "night". The 2nd piece called The Darkest Night was inspired by Francis Ford Coppola's Dracula.

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