Cast Category: MusicCast

Oct 16, 2019

Crispy Critics: Kindness & Blood Orange

This episode of Crispy Critics gets groovy with two British R&B artists/producers. First up for John Drake & Syd to discuss is the latest record from Adam Bainbridge A.K.A. “Kindness”. Also heard on the show is the latest record from Blood Orange, called “Angel’s Pulse”.

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Oct 9, 2019

Crispy Critics: Lisa Prank & The Menzingers

John Drake and Syd take to the studio to discuss two new rockin’ records. First up is the newest record from Seattle based rock group, Lisa Prank, A.K.A. the project of Robin Edwards. Also discussed is the latest release for Philly pop-punk veterans, The Menzingers, and their latest record Hello Exile.

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Oct 2, 2019

Crispy Critics: Long Beard & Chastity Belt

This week John Drake and Joe chat about New Jersey dream pop guitarist/ songwriter Long Beard, a.k.a. Leslie Bear’s new project, “Means to Me”. This is her first CD since 2015. They also talk about Chastity Belt‘s fourth CD, “Chastity Belt”. The Seattle band is coming back from a hiatus, and bringing a softer, more […]

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Sep 25, 2019

Crispy Critics: Brother Ali

Urban Invasion host, Doc, speaks with hip-hop artist, Brother Ali, on this week’s episode of Crispy Critics. They discuss the roots of hip hop, how it has changed in the last 20 years, and what Brother Ali will be bring to the show coming up on Sept. 28. The podcast also contains three Brother Ali […]

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Sep 18, 2019

Crispy Critics: Muna & Barns Courtney

John Drake and Syd take a detour from the normal genres discussed on Crispy Critics to talk about some catchy alt-pop music. First up is LA based pop rockers, MUNA, and their newest record, “Saves the World”. Also discussed is the 2nd record of brit pop artist Barns Courtney. Tune in as we dive into […]

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Sep 11, 2019

Crispy Critics: Lana Del Rey & Iggy Pop

John Drake and Syd hit the studio once again this week to discuss two more mellow sounding, but huge releases! First up is the 6th release from singer Lana del Rey a.k.a. Elizabeth Grant. Her songwriting is some of the best yet on the new record “Norman Rockwell!”. Next up is the new release for […]

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Sep 4, 2019

Crispy Critics: Bon Iver & Frankie Cosmos

John Drake and Syd sit down this week to discuss two big releases from the indie world. First up is the expansive and beautiful 4th album from Bon Iver. Also discussed is the latest record from NYC based project Frankie Cosmos.This episode features 3 tracks from both artists.

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Aug 28, 2019

Crispy Critics: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard & Penelope Isles

In this episode, John Drake and Joe team up to talk about a band from Melbourne, Australia, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, with their new album “Infest the Rats’ Nest”. The band tackles the genre of “Thrash Metal”. Then up next is the band Penelope Isles, from Brighton, UK, and their debut album “Until […]

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Aug 13, 2019

The Von Tramps Release “Sun’s Out: Strung Out!”

Just in time for the height of heat, Minneapolis punk rock quartet The Von Tramps return with a summery EP, “Sun’s Out: Strung Out!” Listen to KVSC’s Undercurrents Punk Rock host XAkk G. Asphodel chat with lyricist/vocalist/guitarist/everything Jenna Enemy about the new release, Grease, women in punk rock and other exciting fun.

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Aug 13, 2019

Crispy Critics: Kurt Neumann of BoDeans

John Drake had the opportunity to chat with founding member Kurt Neumann all about BoDeans, prior to the band’s appearance at the Hilde Performance in Plymouth on Saturday, August 17.

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