February 21st, 2017
We hope you enjoyed your long weekend! Now that we're back in "work mode", we have some great melodic tunes to keep you company for the rest of the week! On this episode, DJ Dave will be featuring songs from Sia, France Gall, D.R.A.M., Heatwave, Electric Light Orchestra, Daft Punk with Panda Bear, Deadmau5, Marshall Crenshaw, Tommy James and the Shondells, Romeo Santos with Drake, McCoy Tyner, and Today Kid!!!
February 14th, 2017
Happy Valentine's Day, Everyone! Whatever your plans are today, we're sure you'll find this week's picks very entertaining! DJ Dave is featuring music by The Allman Brothers, Adele, Katy Perry, Blur, Burt Bacharach, Blank Banshee, America, Kendrick Lamar with Mary J Blige, JJ Cale, Joakim Karud, and an original from our very own Feyer!
February 7th, 2017
"I am a walking piece of art every day, with my dreams and my ambitions forward at all times in an effort to inspire my fans to lead their life in that way." - Lady Gaga
This week, DJ Dave shares some of his personal favorite songs from Keane, Lady Gaga, Alan Jackson, Miley Cyrus, Flaming Lips, Electric Wurms, Boz Scaggs, Berthold Basten, Joe Bataan, Diiv, and Jason Chen x Alyssa Bernal!
January 31st, 2017
We are back with a very exciting show for you guys!!! The incredibly talented Brian Ripps is joining us so stay tuned for a couple of amazing performances! This week, we are also featuring a song from Brian's Group, Jackson Massive, as well as some great music by Spencer Davis Group, Dorado Schmitt, Engelbert Humperdinck, The Regrettes, and Our Very Own David Swirsky!!!
January 24th, 2017
"When Van Halen started out, there was no path to fame. We just played what we liked. Even today it always comes down to the simplicity of rock and roll." Eddie Van Halen
WE ARE BACK with a new episode! This week, we are featuring songs from many, many amazing artists from a wide array of genres - namely MarcLo, the Rolling Stones, the Beatles, Jeff Beck, Shirley Scott, Ramrods, Ardijah, Van Halen, Fela Kuti & the Nigeria 70, Tiny Ruins with Bic Runga, Yamandu Costa, and Baby Metal!!! Tune in now!!!
January 17th, 2017
We were away yesterday due to the holiday (Martin Luther King Day!), so we hope you enjoy this throwback from June 2015 featuring our friend and special guest, Susan Friend! Also tune in for some of our all-time favorite songs from Freddie and The Dreamers, Doyle Lawson, B.B. King, The Pretenders, Silvio Rodriguez, Mongo Santamaria, Johnny Mathis, Louis Armstrong, and The Mahavishnu Orchestra!
January 10th, 2017
Welcome to our 252nd podcast! This is a very special hour of music and DJ Dave interviews jazz pianist, Ben Paterson. Ben has toured with Steely Dan and has cut some of the finest jazz records of the last decade. The hour flies by with great music and talk. Thank you for listening!
January 3rd, 2017
For the first podcast of 2017, the amazing world recording artist Maya Azucena is DJ Dave's guest! Maya and Dave discuss Maya's career as a songwriter, musician, performer, vocalist, band leader and even booking agent. This is a captivating 60 minutes with breathtaking music- please listen!
Also featuring songs by James Brown and Gil Scott Heron!
December 27th, 2016
Happy Holidays, everyone! We are away this week but check out one of our favorite episodes from January this year! Hope you are all having fun with your family and friends!
"It took me two and a half weeks to find my sound and when I did, I pulled out all the stops, all the stops I could find." What an inspiring quote by Jimmy Smith!
Tune in to hear one of his greatest songs and to hear more amazing music from our very talented featured artists: Electric Light Orchestra, Outkast, Shawn Lee, The Byrds, Kaminsky, Gabor Szabo, Jeremy Buck, Duane Eddy, LaBelle, & The Intruders!
December 20th, 2016
"I hope to refine music, study it, try to find some area that I can unlock. I don't quite know how to explain it but it's there. These can't be the only notes in the world, there's got to be other notes some place, in some dimension, between the cracks on the piano keys." - Marvin Gaye
We have a very special show for you this week! The Music First Podcast's original sound guy and DJ Dave's co-host, Taylor Roig, will be with us for the next hour! Also featuring songs by Inara George, King Curtis, James Maddock, Betty Carter, Marvin Gaye, Major Lazer, Crystal Waters, Angela Hunte, James Brown, Kendrick Lamar, and The Rolling Stones!!! Tune in NOW!