Podcast for September 10th, 2021

Paul’s iPhone goes haywire, while Tony reveals a musical theater past.

Tracklisting:
10issues – Sayings [single]
Run Come See – Unhinged [Unhinged]
The Grey A – Providence [single]
Des Demonas – Cure for Love [Cure for Love]
Golden Girls – Blame [Afternoon Views]
C.M. Jenkins – Piano Etude in Agitato [single]

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Luce Listening Party feat. Flowerbomb

The Luce Listening Party, our collaboration with the Luce Foundation Center in the Smithsonian American Art Museum, continues with special guest Flowerbomb!

Tracklisting:
Flowerbomb – Sorry [pretty dark]
Flowerbomb – Comma [pretty dark]
Spring Silver – Hypnotist [The Natural World]
Color Palette – Change Your Mind [Shed Your Skin]
Flowerbomb – II [pretty dark]

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Podcast for August 13th, 2021

Tony visits the PNW, while young Miles Copps grooves to the hot new song by Islands. Plus, a special appearance from Honest Lee of Growroom Productions!

Tracklisting:
Scorpio – Post Its [single]
Deborah Bond – Cure for Pain [Growroom Interpretations Vol. 1 : Cure for Pain]
BRNDA – Service Loser [Do You Like Salt?]
Rock Abruham feat. Uptown XO & Kaimbr – Down [single]
Outerloop – Seeping Mirrors [Seeping Mirrors // El Control]
Jason Mullinax – Said and Done [Another Go]

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Luce Listening Party feat. Bartees Strange

The Luce Listening Party, our collaboration with the Luce Foundation Center in the Smithsonian American Art Museum, continues with special guest Bartees Strange!

Tracklisting:
Bartees Strange – Boomer [Live Forever]
Bartees Strange – About Today [Say Goodbye to Pretty Boy]
Bartees Strange – Mustang [Live Forever]
Broke Royals feat. Bartees Strange – Goldbrick Champion [single]
Dim Wizard – Whole Lotta Nothin [single]

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Podcast for July 9th, 2021

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Tony DJing 90s one-hit wonders, while Paul discovers a familiarly-named cryptocurrency.

Tracklisting:
Brown Royal feat. Kenny Allen – Epic  [single]
Washington Social Club – Drunk and Dreaming  [single]
Damu the Fudgemunk feat. Nitty Scott – Four Better Or Worse (Part 1)  [Conversation Peace]
Greenland – Cicada Summer  [single]
Amorous – In Light of Distant Events  [single]
Andalu – Earth  [WRAPture and Warming Waters Soundtrack]

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Luce Listening Party feat. Wes Felton

Luce Listening Party w Wes Felton

The Luce Listening Party, our collaboration with the Luce Foundation Center in the Smithsonian American Art Museum, continues with special guest Wes Felton!

Tracklisting:
Wes Felton – Dust and Limited Dreams feat. Pete Muldoon  [Diary of a Black Misanthrope]
Wes Felton – The Way Things Used To Be feat. Uptown XO & Kenny Allen  [Quarantine Love]
Wes Felton – Romancing the Wilderness  [Kings in the Wilderness]
Dante’ Pope – Big Facts feat. Wes Felton  [single]
The CrossRhodes – DC State of Mind feat. Asheru  [Black Boy Joy Mixtape]
Wes Felton – Malcolm Littles  [The Year of Return]

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Podcast for June 11th, 2021

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Paul pretends to DJ a wedding, while Tony borrows ice from work.

Tracklisting:
Freddy Hall – Something Good  [single]
DJ 2-Tone Jones – The Curry Out  [single]
Melk – Let’s Pretend This Never Happened  [single]
Matt Rippetoe – Ida  [Northwest]
Romance Languages – Let’s Get Out!  [Romance Languages EP]
Ice Out – Bougie  [single]

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Oh He Dead – The Foreigner (Tiny Desk Contest)

In February 2020, singer CJ Johnson told her Oh He Dead bandmates that she was pregnant. While they struggled to understand what this development meant for their big dreams as a powerhouse band, CJ penned this song about her life and the changes that were inevitable. Then the pandemic shut touring down for everyone, and Oh He Dead set out to connect to fans online instead of on stage. Their 2019 Tiny Desk entry “Lonely Sometimes” blew up big time, so we’re hoping “The Foreigner” catches fire with viewers and NPR Music in 2021.

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Micah Robinson – Waiting For You (Tiny Desk Contest)

Jazzy & soulful, singer Micah Robinson delivers the feelings on a new single “Waiting For You”, featuring a trio of talented musicians backing up Robinson’s powerful vox. We’d definitely love to see this classy gentlemen play a full set for the Tiny Desk!

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Justin Trawick – Starting Over (Tiny Desk Contest)

During the pandemic, musicians have had to get by without the large, attentive crowds they might have drawn previously. Some stream on social media platforms, while others perform on balconies or backyards. For the 2021 Tiny Desk Contest hosted by NPR Music, folk singer Justin Trawick decided to perform “Starting Over”, the title track from his 2009 solo EP, for a flock of sheep residing at Midnight Forest Farm in Lovettsville VA. How do the woolly farm animals take to his heartfelt songwriting? Watch the video to find out. 

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