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The Appetizer Radio Show

Series produced by D. Grant Smith

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Tasting, savoring and experiencing the flavors of great albums from known and emerging indie musicians. This free 59 minute weekly program delivers 2 hours of fantastic music from artists you know, and a few you don't. Building a music experience similar to the groovy restaurant all your close friends gather at to enjoy something profoundly interesting each and every week.

Music is a many splendid thing. Fortunately there is more than one way to serve up music, with a variety of styles and genres appealing to audiences who want to fully experience musical flavors. The Appetizer Radio Show is dedicated to providing this unique listening experience by serving up a blend of styles from a few artists you know while also introducing audiences to new and emerging talent.

Singles are fleeting. The real gold for a songwriter is in their songbook, experienced through the album. Each week, this syndicated program presents a variety of albums that highlight albums and the artists who make them. Featuring a blend of musical styles in folk, rock, singer-songwriter, alternative, and cross-over genres of R&B, soul, and blues, The Appetizer Radio Show delivers music discovery in an engaging way that showcases albums for your audience's music collection. Hide full description

Music is a many splendid thing. Fortunately there is more than one way to serve up music, with a variety of styles and genres appealing to audiences who want to fully experience musical flavors. The Appetizer Radio Show is dedicated to providing this unique listening experience by serving up a blend of styles from a few artists you know while also introducing audiences to new and emerging talent. Singles are fleeting. The real gold for a songwriter is in their songbook, experienced through the album. Each week, this syndicated program presents a variety of albums that highlight albums and the artists who make them. Featuring a blend of musical styles in folk, rock, singer-songwriter, alternative, and cross-over genres of R&B, soul, and blues, The Appetizer Radio Show delivers music... Show full description


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Our Valentine's Day Special continues with more great love songs that capture hearts and minds. We'll do some of the best romantic loves songs from...

Bought by KACU and WOUB


  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:31
  • Purchases: 2
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Our Valentine's Special continues with music that taps into the philosophical and transformational power of love. Go beyond the romance to capture ...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Feb 08, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This year for Valentine's Day, we're celebrating with a series of love songs that capture the fullness of LOVE, not just the romantic side. This h...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Feb 08, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In the US, the cultural climate is shifting. Polarizing is taking place and we find that dialogue around issues of love, peace, and unity become di...

Bought by WSLR, WOUB, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Our presentation continues with an introspective look at both sides of the coin on subjects of love, peace, and unity explored with primarily male ...

Bought by WSLR, WOUB, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 24, 2017
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Our episode continues with more entrepreneurial artists making great music in the indie realm, showcasing their latest albums including feature art...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KUPR low power FM, WSLR, and WOUB


  • Added: Jan 17, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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What if our interest in indie music isn't just about the songs? What if we're inspired by the idea of an artist carving their own path, not followi...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KUPR low power FM, WOUB, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 18, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Music is a soundtrack for many of life's events. Overcoming struggles is one such thing. Not all music that helps us fight through personal, relati...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio] and WOUB


  • Added: Jan 11, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We all experience difficulty, challenges, issues, and obstacles. What do you use to help get you through them? Sometimes music provides the right ...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio] and WOUB


  • Added: Jan 11, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We continue with more great starter albums to introduce to you for the new year. Making their debut on our show are new artists and albums from Qui...

Bought by WOUB and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 02, 2017
  • Length: 59:32
  • Purchases: 2
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New year and new music from some fantastic emerging, indie and unsigned artists give us a great start to 2017. Making their debut on our show are n...

Bought by WOUB and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 02, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 2
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Our special continues with more holiday music from indie and unsigned artists, performing original Christmas and seasonal music in rock, folk, sing...

Bought by KSRQ and WOUB


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 2
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Our annual Christmas & Holiday Special presents a blend of original holiday songs with a few classics. The overall theme is music in the key of pea...

Bought by KSRQ and WOUB


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Our exploration of the shared journeys we have with the music that connects with us most continues with new music from indie singer-songwriters in ...

Bought by KUPR low power FM and WOUB


  • Added: Dec 05, 2016
  • Length: 59:04
  • Purchases: 2
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When we connect with a songwriter or band's music, it engages us in unique ways. Sometimes that's on an intellectual level. Other times it's emotio...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, WTIP, and WOUB


  • Added: Dec 05, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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We conclude our look at the best music of 2016 with a collection of solid albums that should be in every music fan's library. Our final series of ...

Bought by KSRQ and WOUB


  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Our series continues in looking at the absolute best albums of 2016 from both known and unknown artists in folk, rock, singer-songwriter, alternati...

Bought by KSRQ and WOUB


  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In our 2nd hour, we continue with a two-song approach to examining the best albums of 2016, keying in on both known and unknown artists in the genr...

Bought by KSRQ and WOUB


  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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We're getting a jump on the process of picking our favorite albums of 2016. There are many to choose from, and this first part of a 2 part series d...

Bought by KSRQ and WOUB


  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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We continue with an exploration into artists and new albums that don't fit into one genre perfectly. Enjoy cuts from the songbooks of Sam Beam & Je...

Bought by KACU and WOUB


  • Added: Nov 14, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 2