Manny Nomikos joins J. McVay to discuss how both the pandemic and his bi-racial identity – along with his Korean and Greek cultural backgrounds – have all played a part in the musical project known as Ilithios that he’s pursued over the course of the last year.
Later in the show, Charles Hinshaw joins J. McVay to discuss the film, ‘News of the World,’ directed by Paul Greengrass and starring Tom Hanks and Helena Zengel – distributed by Universal Pictures.
Plus live performances from Veronica Bianqui and LAPÊCHE, both recorded exclusively for BTRtoday.
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