MAC MILLER LIVES ON
Written by Nate Matthews on October 9, 2021
Spotify’s Dissect podcast has made waves with its academic approach to breaking down albums while peeling back the layers and exploring the themes of projects in ways most others can’t. On the heels of investigating Kanye’s chaotic world of Yeezus, Dissect is pivoting to the late Mac Miller’s final two albums Swimming and Circles.
“Two years in the making, it was an album that would stay true to the video central image of a man entrenched in his own psyche—observing, searching, scrutinizing,” said host Cole Cuchna. “It was an album that communicates a universal notion of seeking peace amidst the unrelenting currents of emotions. An album whose central symbol is water. The replenishing source of life that can just as easily pull you under. It was