Clinical BOPulations

Introducing music therapists to new bops and new bops to music therapy

About the show

Clinical BOPulations is a music therapy podcast hosted by a collective of music therapists and music therapy educators. Every episode, the hosts introduce a new or undiscovered songwriter and/or producer, explore their music, and discuss the therapeutic implications of the featured bop (slang for “song”).

Available on here, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, GooglePodcasts, Amazon Music, and Castbox!

Our views are our own and do not represent AMTA or CBMT.

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Episodes

  • Episode 45: Barricades by Action/Adventure

    March 16th, 2021  |  Season 6  |  50 mins 32 secs
    music, music therapy, songwriting

    Listen to "Barricades” by Action/Adventure, a pop punk band based out of Chicago and join us as we explore its possible uses in the field of music therapy.

  • Episode 44: Season 5 Wrap Up with the Bop Squad

    December 22nd, 2020  |  Season 5  |  27 mins 47 secs
    music, music therapy, songwriting

    Reflect and laugh with the Bop Squad and guests from Season 5. Have a safe and healthy winter! Thank you so much for hanging around during Season 5...we'll be back in the February with Season 6!

  • Episode 43: Oh, Friend by Jasmine Gillison [with The Feeling is Musical!!!]

    December 8th, 2020  |  Season 5  |  39 mins 52 secs
    music, music therapy, songwriting

    Listen to "Oh, Friend” by Jasmine Gillison, a singer-songwriter based out of Washington D.C. and join us as we explore its possible uses in the field of music therapy.

  • Episode 42: Daffodils by Haunting Portraits

    November 24th, 2020  |  Season 5  |  41 mins 53 secs
    alternative, music, music therapy, songwriting

    Listen to "Daffodils” by Haunting Portraits, a band based out of Florida and join us as we explore its possible uses in the field of music therapy.

  • Episode 41: Lighthouse by Paradox [with Make More Music & Navigating Adulthood and IDD!!!]

    October 20th, 2020  |  Season 5  |  45 mins 16 secs
    hip hop, music, music therapy, songwriting

    Listen to "Lighthouse” by Paradox, a rapper based out of Denver, Colorado and join us as we explore its possible uses in the field of music therapy.

  • Episode 40: Undercover by Valere [with Creative Therapy Umbrella & Music Therapy Chronicles!!]

    October 6th, 2020  |  Season 5  |  42 mins 12 secs
    music, music therapy, new zealand, songwriting

    Listen to "Undercover” by Valere, a singer-songwriter based out of New Zealand and join us as we explore its possible uses in the field of music therapy.

  • Episode 39: Hemisphere by Moshe Singer from Creative Gatherings

    September 22nd, 2020  |  Season 5  |  24 mins 7 secs
    music, music therapy, songwriting, south africa

    Listen to "Hemisphere” by Moshe Singer, singer-songwriter and co-founder of Creative Gatherings based out of Johannesburg, South Africa and join us as we explore its possible uses in the field of music therapy. This episode is part of our World Congress of Music Therapy 2020 presentation and done in collaboration with Creative Gatherings - South Africa.

  • Episode 38: Music Recognition by Ma'anza from Creative Gatherings

    September 8th, 2020  |  Season 5  |  19 mins 28 secs
    music, music therapy, songwriting, south africa

    Listen to "Music Recognition" by Ma'anza, a singer-songwriter based out of Johannesburg, South Africa and join us as we explore its possible uses in the field of music therapy. This episode is part of our World Congress of Music Therapy 2020 presentation and done in collaboration with Creative Gatherings - South Africa.

  • Episode 37: Mphatlhalatsana by AZURI Street Symphony from Creative Gatherings

    August 25th, 2020  |  Season 5  |  30 mins 53 secs
    music, music therapy, songwriting, south africa

    Listen to "Mphatlhalatsana” by AZURI Street Symphony, a band based out of Johannesburg, South Africa and join us as we explore its possible uses in the field of music therapy. This episode is part of our World Congress of Music Therapy 2020 presentation and done in collaboration with Creative Gatherings - South Africa.

  • Episode 36: Bloopers with the Bop Squad

    June 2nd, 2020  |  Season 4  |  16 mins 27 secs
    bloopers, music, music therapy, outtakes, songwriting

    Listen to a few bloopers and outtakes with the Bop Squad and guests from previous episodes. Hope these bring you some laughs! Thank you so much for hanging around during Season 4...we'll be back in the fall with Season 5!

  • Episode 35: Sunshine by Amy de Jesus, MSW, MT Student

    May 19th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  55 mins 5 secs
    acoustic, bereavement, children, folk, grief, music, music therapy, perinatal, pregnancy, social work, songwriting

    Listen to "Sunshine” by Amy de Jesus, a social worker and soon-to-be music therapist based out of Nashville, TN and join us as we explore its possible uses in the field of music therapy.

  • Episode 34: Nice Negro by Hakeem Leonard, PhD, MT-BC

    May 6th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 7 mins
    critical, culture, diversity, health, hip hop, music, music therapy, psychology, rap, social justice

    Listen to "Nice Negro” by Hakeem Leonard, PhD, MT-BC, a professor, music therapist, and artist based out of Virginia and join us as we explore its possible uses in the field of music therapy.