Inching you closer to the holiday weekend (stateside), this week’s Listening Booth features a getaway mix that’s chock full of summer vibes, including surfer inspired tunes from Asbury Park band Black Flamingos, throwbacks from Mudhoney and Satan’s Pilgrims, and the amazing that is Los Straightjackets. Also tune in for info and artists playing the Vida Festival in Barcelona this weekend as well as the upcoming Main Square Festival in France. And don’t miss new folk from Will Stratton, electro alt via Sally Shapiro, and trippy electro with Sufjan Stevens. Fact: hitting up DJRePete’s mix will get you 2 hours closer to your holiday weekend. Check it!
Joyful Noise Recordings is an Indianapolis-based eclectic indie label begun in 2003 by Karl Hofstetter. In this episode, we'll hear a ton of great music from the label's releases, along with an interview with Karl where we cover the label's beginnings, the importance of physical art objects, and how… | listen
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