Podcast with Special Guest, Afro-Jazz Artist, Author and Professor, Chris Washburne! Featuring music by John Coltrane, Hall and Oates, Labi Siffre, and of course, Chris Washburne & The Syotos Band!

September 27th, 2016

WE ARE BACK with a brand new episode!!! This week we have a special guest, Afro-Jazz Artist, Author and Professor, Chris Washburne! Featuring music by John Coltrane, Hall and Oates, Labi Siffre, and of course, Chris Washburne & The Syotos Band! We hope you like it!!

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PODCAST FEATURING MIGUEL, LEO SAYER, MILEY CYRUS, THE METERS, GARY LEWIS AND THE PLAYBOYS, THE FALL OF TROY, RYAN LESLIE, AND MORE!

September 20th, 2016

This week, we are featuring an episode from December 2015!  We had a really interesting mix of songs that are worth re-visiting!!! Artists include Miguel, Leo Sayer, Tenor Saw, The Meters, Gary Lewis and the Playboys, The Fall of Troy,  Ryan Leslie, Röyksopp, The Meters, Vijay Iyer Trio, Xoel Lopez, and Mbongwana Star! 

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Podcast featuring Drake, Rooney, The Thorpedians, Keith Whitley, Cat Empire, U2, Wilco, A Tribe Called Quest and MORE!

September 13th, 2016

We are back with a BRAND NEW episode this week! We hope everyone enjoyed their Labor Day Weekend! This week, DJ Dave features music by Drake; Rooney; The Thorpedians; Keith Whitley; Cat Empire; U2; Wilco; Jugni; A Tribe Called Quest; Blank Banshee; Medeski, Martin and Wood; Gary Lewis and the Playboys; and James Vincent McMorrow! 

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PODCAST FEATURING JIMI HENDRIX, R.E.M., THE HOLLIES, THE VINCE GUARALDI TRIO, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, MILEY CYRUS, AHMAD JAMAL, RAMSEY LEWIS, THE EELS, AND SOFT CELL!

September 6th, 2016
We were away yesterday due to the holiday! We will be back next week but in the meantime, enjoy this throwback episode from Aug 2014! 
This week on the show, music from Ahmad Jamal, Ramsey Lewis, The Hollies, The Eels, The Vince Guaraldi Trio, Justin Timberlake, Jimi Hendrix, R.E.M., Miley Cyrus, and Soft Cell, plus a few thoughts from Paul Simon.
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Podcast with Returning Guest and Very Good Friend of the Show, Brian Ripps! Also Featuring Music by Wilco, John Mayer, Nine Inch Nails, Carole King, Roy Ayers, Laura Nyro and More!

August 30th, 2016

"Who I am as a guitarist is defined by my failure to become Jimi Hendrix." - John Mayer 

This week, the very talented Brian Ripps is back on the show! Tune in now to hear him play a few songs and to hear DJ Dave's music picks!

Featuring songs by Wilco, John Mayer, Nine Inch Nails, Carole King, Roy Ayers, Laura Nyro, Jack Johnson and Rhythms Del Mundo, Vivien Goldman, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross!

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Podcast featuring the Bee Gees, Willie Nelson, Fitz and the Tantrums, The Doors, The Temptations, Paul McCartney, Rihanna, Drake and More!

August 23rd, 2016
"There are things known and things unknown and in between are the doors." - Jim Morrison, The Doors.

We had the best time recording this week's podcast! We are featuring the Bee Gees, Willie Nelson, Fitz and the Tantrums, The Doors, The Temptations, Paul McCartney, Rihanna, Drake, Phil Collins, Dixie Fiddlers, The Game, 50 Cent, Pity Sex, and Flume! We hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

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Podcast featuring The Duke of Iron, Mariza, Avicii, Claude Francois, Courtney Barnett, The Jaggerz, Cream, Blink 182, and More!

August 16th, 2016
"Beyond a certain point, the music isn't mine anymore. It's yours." - Phil Collins

On this week's podcast, we are featuring The Duke of Iron, Mariza, Avicii, Claude Francois, Courtney Barnett, The Jaggerz, Cream, Blink 182, Barry Biggs, Billy Ray Cyrus, Kent Jones and Genesis!!! 

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Podcast with Special Guest, Jazz Fusion Drummer and Event Photographer, Brian Friedman! Also Featuring Music by Van Morrison, Pat Metheny, The Clash, Chic Corea, Jimmy Ruffin, and More!

August 9th, 2016

This week, we are so excited to have a special guest, jazz fusion drummer and event photographer, Brian Friedman! We are also featuring music by Van Morrison, Pat Metheny, The Clash, Chic Corea, Jimmy Ruffin, The Knights, Boogaloo Joe Jones, Gene Harris and the Three Sounds, Chico Hamilton, Friends of Dean Martinez, and Little Jackie!


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Podcast with Legendary Saxophonist Mitch Endick, featuring music by Chuck Berry, Blink 182, CHVRCHES, Bob Dylan, Jimmy Dorsey, The Shakers and More!

August 2nd, 2016

"The Big Band Era is my era. People say, 'Where did you get your style from?' I did the Big Band Era on guitar. That's the best way I could explain it." - Chuck Berry

This week, we have a special guest on the show - legendary saxophonist, Mitch Endick! Also featuring music by Chuck Berry, Blink 182, CHVRCHES, Bob Dylan, Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra, The JB's and Fred Wesley, The Shakers, Big Jay McNeely, and Chicago Transit Authority!
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Podcast featuring Bob Dylan, Nina Sky, Joe Cuba, Xoel Lopez, Bill Jennings, Marvin Gaye, DJ Snake, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and More!

July 26th, 2016
"I consider myself a poet first and a musician second. I live like a poet and I'll die like a poet. " - Bob Dylan

We're back with a new episode! This week, DJ Dave Swirsky is featuring Nina Sky, Joe Cuba, Xoel Lopez, Bill Jennings, Marvin Gaye, DJ Snake, Bob Dylan, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Declan McKenna, Sara Watkins, and Karel Ullner!

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