The Appetizer Radio Show

Series produced by The Appetizer Radio Show

Series image

Savor and experience the flavors of great albums perfect for your music collection. Albums define the greatness of an artist, why they're celebrated and help music fans to chronicle their lives. On The Appetizer Radio Show, chef and host D Grant Smith serves up 2 cuts from great albums old and new from both known music icons as well as emerging indie and unsigned talent in this weekly 2-hour radio show.

When it comes to music, the endless list of new singles emerging daily can be overwhelming. What happened to the celebration of the album? Where can music aficionados turn to for great albums for their music library? The Appetizer Radio Show serves up b-sides and album cuts perfect for the music fan who is sick of just hearing the "hit single." Each week, music chef and host D Grant Smith curates a thoughtful and intriguing playlist of music that fits within themes to give you new albums to explore, and old classics to revisit. The Appetizer Radio Show is about the experience of music, one that transforms our appreciation and love for music in powerful ways. Discover new indie and unsigned artists while also savoring the flavors of great music from legends of the past.

**The Appetizer Radio Show is now available as a subscribable series!***

The Appetizer Radio Show is available by annual carriage fee. Please contact D Grant Smith at dgrantsmith@gmail.com for more information.

Please contact the PRX help desk at prxhelp@prx.org if you need help subscribing to the series. Hide full description

When it comes to music, the endless list of new singles emerging daily can be overwhelming. What happened to the celebration of the album? Where can music aficionados turn to for great albums for their music library? The Appetizer Radio Show serves up b-sides and album cuts perfect for the music fan who is sick of just hearing the "hit single." Each week, music chef and host D Grant Smith curates a thoughtful and intriguing playlist of music that fits within themes to give you new albums to explore, and old classics to revisit. The Appetizer Radio Show is about the experience of music, one that transforms our appreciation and love for music in powerful ways. Discover new indie and unsigned artists while also savoring the flavors of great music from legends of the past.**The Appetizer... Show full description


53 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Piece image
Our mini-series continues with more great artists who have made a personal connection to this radio show over the past 15 years.

  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Piece image
One thing we talk a lot about are the power of relationships. That matters between musicians and music curators like what you find on radio. In the...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Piece image
Picking up from where we left off, more alt-rock and punk tunes that dive deeper into areas of fear including social standing, popularity, crime an...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Piece image
Fear. It's something every person has experienced. This week we explore this subject through a curated selection of alt-rock and punk rock that div...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Piece image
This week we explore philosophy with a soundtrack. All of us want to experience more love in our lives, but often struggle with trying to control w...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Piece image
As we enter a new season, we transition out of the cold and into warmer experiences. This week our theme dives into this transition with both a sli...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Piece image
A glorious collection of new albums from indie artists like Callenburgh, Carla Olive, The Fugitives, plus a chance for listeners to win a copy of t...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Piece image
Experiencing great new music, perfect for your record collection. This time we dive into new cuts from singer songwriters like Brett Lee Miller, Ka...

  • Added: Mar 02, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Piece image
We all have albums in our library that hit us in powerful ways. Usually it's because of the non-radio tracks, or songs that only real fans know. Th...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Piece image
After spending the past several weeks exploring personal storyarcs told through music, we're going to shift into some inspirational songs and new r...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Piece image
The "My Story" in music series continues with more great albums in the indie pop genre from artists like Lily & Madeliene, Trevor Hall, Madi Diaz a...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Piece image
The My Story series continues with an all-female artist lineup, with music in the indie pop genre. Sync with the stories of Lindsay Katt, Feist, A ...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Piece image
Our series continues with more powerful storytelling in folk music from Brandi Carlile, James Vincent McMorrow, Kelley McRae and much more.

  • Added: Jan 21, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Piece image
Have you ever contemplated what your life story would be like as a soundtrack? It's something D Grant has been thinking about, especially coming ou...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Piece image
Continuing on with the theme we began last week, D Grant shares music that is both profound and personal in his life story. Keying in primarily on ...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Piece image
This week we go into a little more personal route my examining some key songs, artists and albums that reflect the values and passions of host D Gr...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
Piece image
It's been one heck of a ride this year. While we haven't played as much new music as in year's past, what we have done that's come from 2017 is wor...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Piece image
Our Christmas Favorites Special series concludes with some alternative music from great indie acts like Death Cab For Cutie, MxPx, The Killers, The...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
Piece image
It's the holiday season, and this time we're celebrating with some original Christmas and holiday music from indie acts like Matthew Mayfield, Over...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2017
  • Length: 59:00