Episode 242: PODJAM - State Of The Union 2016
In our final regular podcast of 2016, we're enlisting Paul Vodra (Hometown Sounds), Joe Lapan (Owner, Songbyrd Music House), and Marcus Dowling (Pitchfork, Bandcamp) to work through the year that was here in our hometown of Washington, DC, take a look at the "big picture", and much, Much more.
PLUS: Thoughts on the tragedy of the Ghost Ship fire in Oakland, CA. What can we do to help, and what can we do to try and make sure this doesn't happen again.
- Ways to help with the Ghost Ship tragedy in Oakland:
- Donate to the Oakland Fire Relief [link]
- Donate to the Fire Relief Fund for Victims of Ghostship Oakland Fire [link]
- Thinking about running a DIY venue? Safety First! Here's your checklist in progress [link]
Some of the best that Washington, DC had to offer in 2016
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Episode 483: New Music From Lori Mckenna And The Return of The Chicks!
Season 10, Ep. 483
On her latest collection of songs,The Balladeer,Lori McKenna is continuing to prove that she is one of the all-time songwriting greats,and Country Music legends The Chicks return with the triumphant, genre-bustingGaslighter.Tune in as we dig into both of these releases, discuss the current dysfunctional state of country music, and more on an all-new episode of Discologist.Love this show? Let us know by supporting us. Quick. Easy. Makes you feel good.https://supporter.acast.com/Discologist
Episode 482: Jazz Odyssey with new music from Ambrose Akinmusire, Nduduzo Makhathini, and Daniel Carter
Season 10, Ep. 482
Welcome back fellow music loversJazz is American culture’s greatest gift to the world. More succinctly, it is one of African-American culture’s greatest gifts to the world.On this episode of Discologist we’ll be discussing the art form’s importance, sometimes daunting legacy, and helping you ease into a new life of jazz appreciation through the lens of three spectacular 2020 releases: Nduduzo Makhathini’sModes of Communication Letters From The Underworlds, Ambrose Akinmusire’sOn The Tender Spot of Every Calloused Moment,and Daniel Carter’s collaboration with Matthew Ship, William Parker, and Gerald Cleaver,Welcome Adventure! Vol 1.You’ve made enough sourdough in your quarantine. Now it’s time to feed your head.Love this show? Let us know by supporting us. Quick. Easy. Makes you feel good.https://supporter.acast.com/Discologist
Episode 481: Revisiting Aaron Abernathy's 'Dialogue'
Season 10, Ep. 481
As it was in 2017, Aaron Abernathy'sDialogueis a call to resistance and revolution. Revolution for people of color. Revolution for marginalized and oppressed communities here in America. Revolution that is is now playing out in the streets across our nation.In solidarity with those protests and, more importantly, to not just celebrate the art of people of color but make space for their voices and stories, we've "remixed" our 2017 conversation with "Ab" about the creation of Dialogue,the state of existing while black, and more.