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Episode 26: New Track City (Part 2)

PART 2 OF 2

Today is a special episode consisting of not one, not two, but THREE friends of the podcast. Hailing from Federal Way, these guys become the epitome of hustlers in the music game. We chat about everything from honing their craft, establishing an authentic brand, communicating with fans, and continuing to push the boundaries of hip-hop.

They’re currently preparing for a slew of out-of-town gigs. April 7th, they’re hitting “Your Mom’s House” in Denver, May 18th – Til 2 in San Diego. They’ll be bringing it home May 31st at Nectar Lounge, opening for The Pharcyde. Definitely don’t miss these guys when they come to town – we’re talking about NEW TRACK CITY.

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Episode 25: New Track City (Part 1)

PART 1 OF 2

Today is a special episode consisting of not one, not two, but THREE friends of the podcast. Hailing from Federal Way, these guys become the epitome of hustlers in the music game. We chat about everything from honing their craft, establishing an authentic brand, communicating with fans, and continuing to push the boundaries of hip-hop.

They’re currently preparing for a slew of out-of-town gigs. April 7th, they’re hitting “Your Mom’s House” in Denver, May 18th – Til 2 in San Diego. They’ll be bringing it home May 31st at Nectar Lounge, opening for The Pharcyde. Definitely don’t miss these guys when they come to town – we’re talking about NEW TRACK CITY.

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Episode 22: Marshall Hugh

This week’s friend of the podcast got is start free-styling with his friends. When he returned to Seattle from school in Pittsburgh, he started a rap duo with a random roommate who turned out to be a saxophone player, leading to frequent jam sessions and collaborations. After a year of scheming, he came out with Marshall Law Band, playing over 30 shows over the course of the year and is preparing to deliver Seattle’s first-ever “Hip Opera”. Say hello to a lover of crime podcasts, all things basketball related, and a guy with a knack for developing outside-the-box concerts, Marshall Law of Marshall Law Band.

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Episode 21: Shab Ferdowsi (Blushh)

Visiting with Made for Music on her first ever tour, the night after playing Black Lodge in Seattle, this LA singer-songwriter dropped by to chat about busking in Ireland, her debut release, tour management, and more great DIY music tips. She also just recently started working with episode 3 guest, Evan Johnson!

So without further ado, please welcome a lover of Cloud Nothings, Frankie Cosmos, and Great Grandpa - a talented photographer, taco connoisseur, and frontwoman of Blushh, Shab Ferdowsi.

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Episode 20: Casey G

From trombone in middle school to selling out rap shows at Neumos, this guy has had quite the musical journey. 8 years ago, upon his return to Seattle he founded hip hop group The Bad Tenants, who recently dropped an amazing new single "Switch" with prior pod guest, Nick Weaver. We chat about The Bad Tenants journey to selling out Neumos, being a new father, and how he and his wife manage to balance it all as they chase/support each others’ dreams. Please welcome this groovy lyricist, black belt, chocolate hater, and little spoon lover, Casey G.

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Episode 11: Ayo Dot

Today's friend of the podcast is one of the best front-man I've had the pleasure of seeing perform here in the local scene. Between his solo releases and his band, he delivers uncanny rhymes over smooth instrumentals, with tinge of soul and rock n roll. Coming off the release of his single "Two Wests" - he's gearing up to play Rhythm and Rye in Olympia, with is band, on June 2nd. Hailing from Lagos, Nigeria - a huge fan of Anderson Paak, Black Thought, Jay-Z, and Graphic Novels, the man who has advised me not to sleep on Flatstick Pub shows, say hello to Ayo Dot.

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Episode 3: Evan Johnson

Hailing from Minnesota, this man has become a pivotal piece of the Seattle scene on both the local and national level. He kickstarted his career in music as an intern at KEXP in the programming department. Shortly thereafter he moved into booking, and is now THE Talent Buyer for Neumos. Say hello to the man every local artist wants to be recognized by (and on good terms with), Evan Johnson.

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