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The Appetizer Radio Show

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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.

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

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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


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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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What better way to get into the holiday spirit than with a little Christmas music. Classic holiday favorites updated in a more modern style from in...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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We continue our mini series with a look at some fantastic indie and unsigned artists' songbooks that should be a part of every indie music fan's re...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:04
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Playing on the idea of some hooks are created better than others, we explore the songbooks of indie artists like Katie Lott, Randall Bramblett, Lil...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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We're all familiar with the notable jazz icons like Miles Davis and Charlie Parker, even more mainstream artists like Michael Buble and Gregory Por...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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What happens when you combine indie artists with relatively new albums in the styles of folk, rock, alternative, funk and soul? You get a fresh mix...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
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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: Oct 30, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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One thing we all share as people is common experiences. Broken heartedness is one of them. This time we dive into music from a variety of artists w...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
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We continue our series with a look at music that fits onto albums with a central theme of love, uplifting emotions and overcoming trials. We'll sam...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
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There are plenty of songs in our collective record libraries that focus on sadness. How about something more uplifting? This week we dive into some...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
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New music has a special ring to it. It shows us something fresh to look out for. This week we explore new albums from indie artists like Keeton Cof...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Adventure, life, death, loss, love and everything in between all told through songs by Adele, Counting Crows, Ayron Jones & The Way and more.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
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This week we explore some fantastic albums from across the spectrum, pairing them side by side with each other. New blues from Simo pairs well with...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Our series continues with music that captures the journey of life from beginning to end and the experiences we have throughout.

  • Added: Sep 11, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Life is a many splendid thing. Ups, downs, trials, victories, beginnings and endings. In the first of a 2 part series, we showcase music from both...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00