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The Bay’s own Adriel Luis got his start through poetry and music collective ILL-Literacy. Today, he works for The Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC as Curator of Digital and Emerging Media. Tune in as Matt and Adriel catch up in this special extended edition, as they discuss creative auras and activating your imagination. 

Direct download: Adriel.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:43pm PDT

Singer/songwriter David Paige’s career grew exponentially after competing on VH1′s Make a Band Famous, rubbing heads with Natasha Bedingfield and Tyson Ritter from All American Rejects. Tune in as Matt and David chat it up, as they discuss Chicago beginnings and honoring his father’s memory through music.

Direct download: DavidPaige.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:27pm PDT


Northeastern University alumn Micah is a songwriter in the thick of pitches and writing sessions in New York. Tune in as Matt and Micah chat in his bachelor pad, as they discuss the ins-and-outs of the music business, and their mutual love for Ryan Mitchell Grey.

Direct download: 1MICAH.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

The most decorated guest on the podcast to date, beatboxer Sung Lee has won national competitions including Kollaboration Star LA and Amateur Night at The Apollo. Tune in as Matt and Sung chat it up in Koreatown, as they discuss the lost art of being original.

Direct download: SUNG.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:41pm PDT

Wesleyan University's favorite sons The Rooks join the podcast this week straight from Midtown Manhattan. You can catch the band performing throughout residencies in New York. Tune in as Garth, Spencer and Matt chat it up, as they discuss comic book comparisons, acapella beginnings, and making practice perfect.

Direct download: therooksnew.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

YouTuber and rapper DANakaDAN joins this podcast this week LIVE from Kollaboration New York! Dan rose to fame through his work on ISATV, working hand-in-hand with acts ranging from David Choi to Dumbfoundead. Tune in as Matt and Dan chat it up in St. Marks, as they discuss his acclaimed documentary akaDan, a film capturing his journey pursuing his roots as a Korean American adoptee.

Direct download: DanAKADan.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:41pm PDT

Singer and arranger Kevin Redrico is the brainchild of acapella crooners SANFRAN6, now on tour with NBC’s The Sing-Off (Season 5). Tune in as Matt and Kevin chat it up, as they cover Avengers references, Catholic roots, and finding your own musical recipe. 

Direct download: SANFRAN6.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Comedian Becky Yamamoto began her career with classes at the legendary Groundlings, which eventually led to her self-produced web series “Uninspired.” Tune in as Matt and Becky have a conversation full of awkward humor and tangents, as they discuss bridezillas, Asian presidents, and the benefits of being an ethnic ninja.

Direct download: BeckyY.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

After attaining a degree in Biochemistry, Michael Kingston decided to take a different route and pursue his dream. Today, his HEADLOCKED comic series has gained much acclaim. From raising over $50,000 on Kickstarter, to having covers drawn by WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler. Tune in as Michael and Matt discuss DIY struggles, wrestling as an art form, and being drawn to storytelling at an early age.

Direct download: MichaelKingston.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Joshua Strauther brings a certain swag and sophistication to the keytar, supporting Alex Boyé of America's Got Talent. Tune in as Matt and Josh chat in this special extended edition, as they discuss his new EP, their favorite bible passages, and their mutual love for The Head and The Heart.

Direct download: JOSHUA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Adira Amram’s musical comedy has led her to features on Funny Or Die, UCB Comedy, and eventually the Emerging Comics of New York (ECNY) Awards as Best Musical Comedy Act. Tune in as Matt and Adira chat it up in midtown Manhattan, as they discuss motherhood, being the perpetual passenger, and not being afraid of the impossible.

Direct download: ADIRA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:05pm PDT

New Orleans' indie rockers Luxley join the podcast this week in a special extended edition. The band recently wrapped up a North American tour with Bombay Bicycle Club and Milo Greene. Tune in as Matt chats with frontman Ryan Gray, as they discuss punk rock roots, ventures into medical school, and their mutual love for the Red Hot Chilli Peppers. 


Direct download: Luxley.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Filmmaker JP Chan raised $30,000 in 30 days on Kickstarter for his first feature film A Picture of You. The Examiner rated the film 5 stars, with further nods in publications like LA Times, Village Voice and Tune in as Matt and JP chat in Washington Square Park, as they discuss Jersey roots, artistic pursuits, and wearing many hats.

Direct download: JPCHAN.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

UK-natives Until The Ribbon Breaks have been reimagining popular songs on YouTube through their ambient and electronic sound. You can catch them this year on tour with London Grammar throughout North America. Tune in as Matt sits down with James and Pete over Insomnia Cookies, as they discuss film inspirations, Midwest roadtrips and their mutual love for Boyz II Men.

Direct download: riibbon.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Singer/songwriter Travis Atreo joins the podcast this week in this special extended edition. From honing his craft in Nashville, fronting Seattle rockers New Heights, to his newest career path in Los Angeles. Tune in as Travis and Matt catch up, as they discuss common upbringings and their mutual love for Minji's pancakes.

Direct download: TRAVIS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Brooklyn's Ella Zoller and Gabriel Stanley combined their eclectic combinations of styles to form dream-pop fiends Prom. Tune in as Matt catches up with the duo in the Lower East Side, as they discuss collaborations, musical upbringings, and finding your own sound.

Direct download: PROM.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:35am PDT

Matt and Amanda crossed paths in past lives, mainly through the east coast dance community. You can now catch her acting and dancing in Los Angeles. Tune in to their conversation on this special extended edition, as they cover the music business, silver screen dreams, and being a queen of all trades.

Direct download: AmandaSuk.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:14pm PDT

Aussie singer/songwriter Tom West joins the first podcast of 2015! Matt and Tom linked up at CMJ Music Marathon, as they record this conversation at the backyard of Pete's Candy Store in Brooklyn. Tune in as they chat with Matt's band Wyland, as they discuss past lives, long flights, and capturing moments.

Direct download: tomwest.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:26pm PDT