Music First with DJ Dave Swirsky

New York City DJ and Songwriter Dave Swirsky plays great music from every genre imaginable. Dave also interviews interesting, talented musical guests!

, Featuring Deerhof, Rory Black, Shaggy with OMI, Dizzy Gillespie, Lenny Breau, James Maddock, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, Joe Quijano, ELO, and More!

March 19th, 2019

DJ Dave is back this week featuring music by Deerhof, Rory Black, Shaggy with OMI, Dizzy Gillespie, Lenny Breau, James Maddock, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, Joe Quijano, Electric Light Orchestra, the Poets of Rhythm, George Whittle, and Dionne Warwick!

 

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Podcast Featuring Jaheim, Ariana Grande, Arcade Fire, Deerhoof, The Beatles, Culture Club, Juice Wrld, Hall and Oates, Oscar Peterson!

March 12th, 2019

"I wasn't Lennon, or I wasn't McCartney. I was me. And the only reason I started to write songs was because I thought, 'Well, if they can write them, I can write them.'" George Harrison

This week DJ Dave is featuring music by Jaheim, Ariana Grande, Arcade Fire, Deerhoof, The Beatles, Culture Club, Juice Wrld, Hall and Oates, & Oscar Peterson!

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Podcast featuring Jason Derulo, Felix Cartal, David Bowie, Lil Wayne, Oscar Peterson, Lexter, Unwrapped, A Band Called Sad, and More!

March 5th, 2019

"I feel confident imposing change on myself. It's a lot more fun progressing than looking back. That's why I need to throw curve balls." - David Bowie

Kicking off March with an overwhelming amount of talent! This week, DJ Dave is featuring music by Jason Derulo, Felix Cartal, David Bowie, Lil Wayne, Oscar Peterson, Lexter, Unwrapped, Mimis Plessas, A Band Called Sad, Javiera Mena with Li Saumet, Luca Stricagnoli, and Lennon Stella!

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Podcast Featuring Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers, Wilco, Cardi B with Ozuna, Kes, Susie Hansen, Jimi Hendrix and More!

February 26th, 2019

"There's a constantly applicable nature to soul music, whereas sometimes pop music can be a periodical." - John Mayer

On this weeks episode, DJ Dave is featuring music by Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers, Wilco, Cardi B with Ozuna, Kes, Susie Hansen, Jimi Hendrix, John Mayer, Brother Jack McDuff, Skinny Banton, Lew Stone and his Band, and Mountain!

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Podcast Featuring Cardi B with Bruno Mars, Julie Mintz, The Strokes, The O’Neill Brothers, Mulatu Astatke, Ernie Ranglin, and More!

February 19th, 2019

Hello, hello! We are back with DJ Dave's picks of the week! On this week's show, we are featuring songs by Featuring Cardi B with Bruno Mars, Julie Mintz, The Strokes, The O'Neill Brothers, Mulatu Astatke, Ernie Ranglin, PJ Morton, The Har-you Percussion Group, Vulfpeck, and Quartette Tres Bien!

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Podcast featuring Jonathan Richman, Xoel Lopez, Ray Barretto, Dua Lipa, Lynyrd Skynyrd, James Maddock, Alicia Keys, Lil Wayne, Bruce Springsteen and more!

February 12th, 2019

This week DJ Dave and sound guy Andrew is back with a new episode featuring songs by featuring Jonathan Richman, Xoel Lopez, Ray Barretto, Dua Lipa, Lynyrd Skynyrd, James Maddock, Alicia Keys, Lil Wayne, Bruce Springsteen, Steve Cropper, Hiromi, and Sir Henry & His Butlers!

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Podcast Featuring Music by The Eels, Brigitte, Guster, Weezer, Norman Greenbaum, Beth Hart, Partynextdoor, Brown Sugar, Latin Music Club, The Beatles, and the Punch Brothers!

February 5th, 2019

"I've never been able to sit round on my own and play drums, practice in the back room, never been able to. I've always played with other musicians. It's how I play, there's no joy for me in playing on my own, bashing away. I need a bass, a piano, guitar, whatever, and then I can play." Ringo Starr 

On this weeks show, DJ Dave is featuring songs by The Eels, Brigitte, Guster, Weezer, Norman Greenbaum, Beth Hart, Partynextdoor, Brown Sugar, Latin Music Club, The Beatles, and the Punch Brothers!

 

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Jeff Tweedy, The Beach Boys, Yo-Yo Ma, Vampire Weekend, Sam Smith, Olivia King, Frankie Ruiz, The Early November and More!

January 29th, 2019

"A composition is always more than the sum of its parts. In other words, a really good piece of music is more than itself. It's sort of like a prism, which you can see from each facet a single totality." Yo-Yo Ma

This week, DJ Dave is featuring music by Jeff Tweedy, The Beach Boys, Yo-Yo Ma, Vampire Weekend, Sam Smith with Normani, Olivia King, Andy Shauf, Cab Calloway, Dr. Hook, Madison Beer with the Offset, Frankie Ruiz, and The Early November!

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Podcast Featuring Songs by Fania All Stars, Rick Astley, Blake Shelton, Inna, Aaron Neville, John Mayer, Anuel AA with Karol G, Mohammad Rashid, Cosmo Sheldrake, James Maddock and Big Mountain!

January 22nd, 2019

We have a really amazing collection of FUN music for our listeners this week. We hope most (or ALL!) of the songs make it to your playlist today.

Join DJ Dave as he features music from Fania All Stars, Rick Astley, Blake Shelton, Inna, Aaron Neville, John Mayer, Anuel AA with Karol G, Mohammad Rashid, Cosmo Sheldrake, James Maddock and Big Mountain!

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Podcast Featuring John Mellencamp, Ariana Grande, Drake with Bad Bunny, Credence Clearwater Revival, Dr. Hook, Post Malone, and More!

January 15th, 2019

"I just think if the song's good, sing it. I don't care who's doing it. I don't care if it's a country act. I don't care if it's a rock act. If the song's good, sing it." John Mellencamp

On this week's episode, DJ Dave will be featuring songs from John Mellencamp, Ariana Grande, Drake with Bad Bunny, Credence Clearwater Revival, Dr. Hook, Post Malone with Swae Lee, Sean Tizzle, Cannonball Adderley, George Clanton, and KC and the Sunshine Band!

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