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Now displaying: August, 2020
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”

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