Frederick Playlist - Roy Ghim

For this edition of the Frederick Playlist podcast, host Colin McGuire welcomes in Roy Ghim, a vital part of the Frederick music scene, to talk about some of his favorite local releases of 2017. In addition to that, they also discuss Subversive zine, Frederick's music venue problem, how Roy made it to Frederick, his blog Western Machines, how the FNP could better its coverage of the local arts scene, and what he has in store for 2018. Stick around for the end, when we'll hear one of Roy's favorite tracks of 2017, Mr. Husband's "Riding A Lightning Bolt."

Frederick Playlist - Gloop

For this episode of the Frederick Playlist podcast, host Colin McGuire is joined by Max Detrich, drummer for local bands Gloop, Cosmic Halitosis and Bested. Among the things discussed are the reasons he moved to Frederick, the city's house show scene, what it's like to be in three bands at once, and his initial role in the development of Macrock, a music festival in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Stick around for the end of the episode, when you'll hear Gloop's song, "Rest Area 51."

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Frederick Playlist - Jeff Cosgrove

On this episode of the Frederick Playlist podcast, host Colin McGuire and guest, drummer Jeff Cosgrove, get way, way, way geeky about drums and discuss the role of improvisation in jazz, the local jazz music scene, Cosgrove's upcoming two - two! - releases in 2018, and his upcoming weekend, which features five shows in three days. Stick around for the end of the podcast, where you can hear a brand new track, "Song Of The Cuddle Fish," from his upcoming album, "Hunters & Scavengers."

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Frederick Playlist - Jonathan Townes

For this episode of the Frederick Playlist podcast, Jonathan Townes joins host Colin McGuire to talk about his latest single, his experiences while traveling the country and playing music, the merits of what constitutes jazz, and what's next for the singer/songwriter. Stick around for the end of the episode, where we hear Townes's latest single, "You Are The Reason For Everything."

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Frederick Playlist - Scott Marceron

On this episode of the Frederick Playlist podcast, Scott Marceron, co-owner of the Frederick Rock School, joins host Colin McGuire to discuss how the Rock School began, the successes of some of the school's bands, Marceron's own life in music and the school's upcoming open house this Saturday. Stick around for the end of the episode when you'll hear not one, but two - two! - songs. The first is "Everweight," from the band DoubleMotorcycle, who will be performing at this weekend's open house. The second is "No Comply," from the band The Xiles, who came together through the Frederick Rock School. 

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Frederick Playlist - Tuff Junior

For this episode of the Frederick Playlist podcast, host Colin McGuire is joined by Cory Springirth of Frederick indie rock act Tuff Junior. Springirth is formerly of well-known local rock act Old Indian, while his bandmate, Derek Salazar, is also formerly of a well-known local rock act, Heavy Lights. Among the things discussed are what it's like to be a father, how the band exists when one member lives in Frederick and another lives in Philadelphia, and the band's brand new single, "Sundried," which you can hear at the end of this episode. 

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Frederick Playlist - The Dirty Middle

For this episode of the Frederick Playlist podcast, Adrienne and Matt from Frederick blues/rock band The Dirty Middle join host Colin McGuire to talk about their latest EP, what it's like being in a band with someone to whom you are married, Jill Scott, balancing music with professional lives, and their experiences in the Frederick music scene. Stick around for the end of the episode, when we hear a song from their latest EP, "Change Wait."

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Frederick Playlist - Cosmic Halitosis

For this episode of the Frederick Playlist podcast, host Colin McGuire welcomes in Matt Henry, leader of local punk band Cosmic Halitosis. Among the the things they discuss are Frederick's DIY music scene, what it's like being in a band as a new father, and the release of their upcoming debut full-length. Speaking of that, we world premiere a song off that upcoming LP at the end of the episode, so stick around!

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Frederick Playlist - Imade Borha

For this episode of the Frederick Playlist podcast, host Colin McGuire sits with FNP Arts & Entertainment Reporter Imade Borha to discuss the local music scene, what some of her favorite albums of the summer were, the upcoming Weinberg season and the city's need for a music venue. At the end, we listen to a song from one of our favorite artists, Somi, who will be performing at the Weinberg in October. 

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Frederick Playlist - J Berd

For this episode of the Frederick Playlist podcast, we welcome in local rapper J Berd to talk about his brand new album, his upcoming concert opening for Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def) and the state of hip-hop in Frederick. Stick around for the end of the episode, when we world premiere his brand new song "Moonwalker." Note: J Berd's concert with Yasiin Bey has been postponed until a date later than the one discussed in this episode. 

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Frederick Playlist - One Blue Night

For this episode of the Frederick Playlist podcast, we welcome in two members of local Americana/hippie-country act One Blue Night, Jason and Michelle Hannan. Among the things the husband-and-wife duo discuss are how the group came together in such a short amount of time, what they believe is the greatest song ever written, and what could help the Frederick music scene move forward. Stick around for the end of the episode, where we'll hear their song, "Blue Days & Lonely Nights."

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Frederick Playlist - The Fun Boys

For this episode of the Frederick Playlist podcast, we welcome in one-half of Frederick rock band The Fun Boys. Singer Sam Whalen and drummer/singer Colin Shultzaberger join host Colin McGuire to discuss the recording of their new EP, how the band formed, how the Frederick music scene is evolving and how much they love each other. Stick around for the end of the episode, when we hear a track from their debut EP, "Hangin." 

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Frederick Playlist - Soren Dodge

For this edition of the Frederick Playlist podcast, Soren Dodge joins us to talk about what it's like to be the manager of The Record Exchange, how hard it is to get your music out there as a local band in 2017 and some of his previous bands, which includes, among others, Dead Monks. We also hear a song, "Good Omen," which is from his super secret still-in-progress solo project. 

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Frederick Playlist - Waylon K. Smith

For this episode of the Frederick Playlist podcast, we sit down with Waylon K. Smith of the Pennsylvania progressive folk group The Positronic Cats. We discuss horror stories from the road, Game Of Thrones, film soundtracks and the band's latest record, "Mortal Cathedrals." Stick around for the end, when you can hear the group's latest single, "Glitter."

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Frederick Playlist - Nick Ring

For this episode of the Frederick Playlist podcast, we catch up with Nick Ring, the lead singer of Frederick funk band Jack Funk. Among the things we discuss are the breakup - and subsequent reunion - of his band earlier this year, the influence of Dave Matthews, and what's next for the funky four-piece. We also listen to a live version of their song, "Beat City."

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Frederick Playlist - Kelsi Loos

For this episode of the Frederick Playlist podcast, we welcome in Kelsi Loos, guitarist for Baltimore rock band Santa Librada. We talk about how the band got together, some Baltimore groups people from Frederick should check out, and the neat story behind how the band got its name. We also listen to the group's song, "Unfit Mutter."

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Frederick Playlist- Bead Gawd

For this edition of the Frederick Playlist podcast, we welcome in local hip-hop artist Bead Gawd, who most recently used to go by the name Passport Sport. In recent months, however, he's changed his name and in this episode, you'll hear why. You'll also hear his thoughts on the new Jay-Z record, the Frederick hip-hop scene and when we can expect new music from the Bead Gawd moniker. 

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Frederick Playlist- Jordan Miller

 

Frederick musician Jordan Miller joins the podcast to chat about his bands Time Columns and Luna & The Lost Keys as well as what life is like on the road and his studio, Gypsy Cab Studios. When can we expect new music from any of his projects? Have a listen and find out!

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