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Sep 18, 2020

This week we hung out with Emily Vu!

We talk the new EP, staying connected with her fans, singing in front of an NBA star, “red cups on sleeping friends,” Ozark, and who her favorite super hero is.

Music featured in this episode:

“Weekend”

“Drifting”

“Just Wait”

“What Happened, Happened”

 

Sep 17, 2020

This week we hung out with Bo Baskoro!

We talk the new single, his Twitch stream, the face mask struggle, projectile vomit, drawing comics, and how “scary” is okay.

Music featured in this episode:

“Levee”

“Love You Now”

“Close Enough”

“Oasis”

Sep 16, 2020

This week we hung out with Jordan from LIMBS!

We talk the new single, his dream place to play, how he has stayed sane during the pandemic, and we go deep on Anime.

Music featured in this episode:

“Stare”

“Empty Vessel”

“Abandoned”

Sep 14, 2020

This week we hung out with Jacob Asher!

We talk the new video, “cleaning lady, drive a Benz,” the dish he would make in an Iron Chef Challenge, and The Office.

Music featured in this episode:

“Dream Car”

“Medusa”

“Joshua Tree”

“For Real”

 

Sep 11, 2020

This week we hung out with King Mala!

We talk the new single, why she took four showers in one day, her  cameo in a Movements video, the importance of sharing your feelings, and Grey’s Anatomy.

Music featured in this episode:

“Hurricane”

“Sugarblind”

“Shadows”

 

Sep 8, 2020

This week we hung out with Jackson from Designer Disguise!

We talk the new track, Chester Bennington, how he has stayed sane during the pandemic, rebooting “The Hulk,” why he doesn’t trust pull-up bars, and Warhammer.

Music featured in this episode:

“Stairway to Nowhere”

“No One’s Alright”

“Enemy Reimagined (Acoustic)”

“Undercurrent”

Sep 4, 2020

This week we hung out with Tyrone’s Jacket!

We talk about the new video, the honesty behind “Survival,” the upcoming album, how the pandemic has affected him, and the Marvel Universe.

Music featured in this episode:

“On Tilt”

“Streets”

“Survival”

“Whip on Smash”

Aug 28, 2020

This week we hung out with Levi Rowan!

We talk the new single, what movie helped inspire the music video for “Honest,” the difficulties of being in a relationship with a musician, Call of Duty, and The Last of Us 2!

Music featured in this episode:

“Night Terrors”

“Let It Go”

“Honest”

Aug 26, 2020

This week we hung out with Anna Straker!

We talk music, the emotional story behind “London Knows,” why she had pink armpits for two weeks, “cleaning office in heels,” and the show she has bingeing.

Music featured in this episode:

“Just Because”

“London Knows”

“Sweat”

“I Got The Beat”

Aug 25, 2020

This week we hung out with Alex from Run River North!

We talk music, why a writing session felt like a “tinder” date, almost changing their name, literally “diving” for someone’s heart, and crying over an animated boat.

Music featured in this episode:

“Cemetery”

“Pretty Lies”

“Spiders”

“Wake Up (Acoustic)”

Aug 21, 2020

This week we hung out with James from Kill the Lights!

We talk the new album, “confessing your sins,” his transparency about mental illness, playing the Download Festival, The Office, and the importance of sharing your feelings.

Music featured in this episode:

“Shed My Skin”

“Plagues”

“Through the Night”

“The Faceless”

 

 

Aug 20, 2020

This week we hung we hung out with Connor from Violet Night!

We talk the new album, “loving yourself unconditionally,” the inspiration behind his lyrics, Makoto Shinkai, Dragon Quest franchise, and what he uses to “escape.”

Music featured in this episode:

“hate me”

“freak me up”

“evergreen”

“Choir of Your Mind”

Aug 18, 2020

This week we hung out with Airports!

We talk music, collaborating with fans, podcasting, the job he would have if he wasn’t in music, the movie he could watch over and over again, and trauma reversal.

Music featured in this episode:

“Single Together”

“U Feel It 2”

“Don’t Sleep Anymore”

“LIMBO (feat. Sammi Constantine)”

Aug 17, 2020

This week we hung out with actor Eric Goins!

We talk Stargirl, how improv helped him, playing “The Gambler,” how the show tackles real life issues, what super power he would want the most, and mental health.

Aug 14, 2020

This week we hung out with 408!

We talk the new single, how COVID affected their new video, “The Rock Brothers,” video games, and “foot rubs and Satan.”

Music featured in this episode:

“Get What You Give”

“Drop Out (feat. Out of It)”

“Silent Nights”

“Keri”

Aug 12, 2020

This week we reviewed the brand new EP from State Champs!

Does the State Champs Unplugged EP deliver?

And are the remakes better than the original tracks?

Find out what we think, press play!

Aug 11, 2020

This week we reviewed Taylor Swift’s new album Folklore !

We talk about the album, the stigma of being a Taylor Swift fan, and how it compares to her previous releases, and the theories behind the lyrics.

Music featured in this episode:

“cardigan”

“august”

“this is me trying”

“the last great American dynasty”

“my tears ricochet”

“the 1”

Aug 10, 2020

This week we hung out of Will Wood!

We talk the new album, the interesting props used in one of his videos, his favorite Superhero, the video game that helped inspire the album, and mental health.

Music featured in this episode:

“2econd-2ight-2eer (that was fun, goodbye.)”

“…well, better than the alternative”

“Laplace’s Angel (Hurt People? Hurt People!)

“I / Me / Myself”

Aug 7, 2020

This week we hung out with Xelli Island!

We talk the new single, “Patio Sessions,” our love for Midsommar, Harry Potter, missing hot showers, and party food problems.

Music featured in this episode:

“Touch”

“02 20 20”

“Sometimes”

“F*****g Retrograde”

Aug 5, 2020

This week we hung out with Sarah Barrios!

We talk the EP, how jet lag and Sweden help her writing, life in self-isolation, “your Slytherin is showing,” Avatar: The Last Airbender, and Animal Crossing.

Music featured in this episode:

“I Didn’t Mean To”

“Emotional”

“Love Songs”

“Mourn The Living”

Jul 31, 2020

This week we hung out with AJ from Makeout!

We talk the new track, working with Travis Barker, playing Grand Theft Auto for homework, how video games have helped him, and mental health.

Music featured in this episode:

“Home”

Jul 29, 2020

This week we hung out with JanaeSound!

We talk music, battling your fears, “BeyDay,” Juneteenth!, the importance of using your voice, Death Note, and Upload.

Music featured in this episode:

“Feared”

“Diamonds”

Jul 27, 2020

This week we hung out with Loveday!

We talk music, #Icantdancechallenge, life in quarantine, what Harry Potter house she belongs in, and mental health.

Music featured in this episode:

“I Can’t Dance”

“Superficial Life”

Jul 24, 2020

This week we hung out with Lucy May Walker!

We talk the new EP, the life of a busker, being the ultimate couch potato, “sanitizing elbows,” board games, and Hufflepuff problems.

Music featured in this episode:

“Happy for You”

“Bad Day”

“You Say You’ve Moved On”

“You’re Not Alone”

 

Jul 22, 2020

We review the brand new Neck Deep album!

Did we love it? 

Press play and find out!

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