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 51: New World by Van Gammon [with Black Creative Healing]

    November 2nd, 2021  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 15 secs
    music, music therapy, songwriting

    Listen to "New World” by Van Gammon, an artist, producer, songwriter, and designer based out of Dallas and join us as we explore its possible uses in the field of music therapy.

  • Episode 50: Qilakitsoq produced by Rob Carli [+ The Awesome Music Project]

    August 17th, 2021  |  Season 6  |  54 mins 59 secs
    music, music therapy, songwriting

    Listen to "Qilakitsoq” performed by Danny Michel and produced by Rob Carli, a film composer and co-founder of The Awesome Music Project charity, based out of Toronto, Canada and join us as we explore its possible uses in the field of music therapy.

  • Episode 49: Dear Old Friend (Things We Couldn't Change) by Andrew Blooms

    July 13th, 2021  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 7 mins
    music, music therapy, songwriting

    Listen to "Dear Old Friend (Things We Couldn't Change)” by Andrew Blooms, a singer/songwriter and producer based out of Atlanta and join us as we explore its possible uses in the field of music therapy.

  • Episode 48: Lost in Translation by LO

    June 8th, 2021  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 6 mins
    music, music therapy, songwriting

    Listen to "Lost in Translation” by LO, a singer/songwriter and producer based out of Dallas and join us as we explore its possible uses in the field of music therapy.

  • Episode 47: All Our Feelings are Okay by Mai Abe, MT-BC

    May 11th, 2021  |  Season 6  |  47 mins 12 secs
    music, music therapy, songwriting

    Listen to "All Our Feelings are Okay” by Mai Abe, MT-BC, a music therapist based out of California and join us as we explore its possible uses in the field of music therapy.

  • Episode 46: Lightning Bugs with Ben Folds

    April 13th, 2021  |  Season 6  |  1 hr 4 mins
    creativity, music, music therapy, songwriting

    On this episode, we interview singer/songwriter, composer, producer, New York Times Best-Selling author, podcast host, and photographer, Ben Folds. Join us as we discuss songwriting, music therapy, advocacy, creativity, and his new podcast Lightning Bugs: Conversations with Ben Folds!

  • 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.