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Justice shares how he was able to embrace his identity and not change to meet any expectations when he moved to New York…
Letha talks about how she became a flight attendant and what personality traits she possesses that made her successful…
Kevin talks about aging and how his perspective on life has changed over time.
Kate recounts a time where she confronted a stranger as well how the aftermath of that event has affected her…
Doug talks about losing his home in Hurricane Sandy and what it was like to live in the NYC shelter system before…
This week we're taking a look at the young Brooklyn label Substitute Scene, featuring an interview with the label's…
Matt recounts the story of how he got Ariana Grande to follow him on Twitter, twice. 1st Person is presented by Urban…
This week we're taking a look at the Los Angeles-based label Danger Collective Records, speaking with founder Reed…
Harmony describes feelings of nostalgia from childhood and reminisces about a favorite toy store that is no longer open.
This week, creator of TheProcess.co podcast, Shannon Byrne, joins Bryan to share a little bit about the project and of…
Lio Kanine is back for a third look at the Brooklyn-based Kanine Records, catching us up on the label's very busy 2019…
Nifemi shares her thoughts on how an active childhood shaped her experience and the difference she notices in the way…
This week we're featuring the Richmond, VA-based record label, Egghunt Records. Created with the goal of discovering and…
Pat reminisces about what it was like to be involved with boxing as a young man, and how things have transformed over…
Reflecting on raising her son, Edie shares what she believes were poor choices in parenting. 1st Person is presented…
Marsha reminisces about her time living in Afghanistan more than four decades ago and shares what memories stand out…
This week we're taking a look at the Prince George, British Columbia-based label, Good Egg Records, including and…
Melissa talks about how she became a hairdresser before sharing some of the highs and lows she’s experienced…
Samantha describes how she feels after finding out that one of her professors is part of an alt-right group on her…
Ahead of the label's 10 year anniversary celebrations in NYC and Chicago, Fire Talk Records' Trevor Peterson returns to…
Gil describes how a close friend betrayed him and why he was able to forgive that betrayal.
Originating in Maryland around 2013 and currently based in Brooklyn, NY, the eclectic label Gentle Reminder Records has…
Kristen describes a recent situation in her workplace where she was wrongfully accused of behavior that she did not…
Devin talks about getting turned down by a crush and offers advice to anyone who might be about to share their feelings…
John shares his thoughts on movies and TV and how they have influenced his outlook on life. 1st Person is presented…
The Cleveland/NYC-based label began in 2002 and has an impressively eclectic catalog, running the gamut from jazz to…
Grace discusses how hear fear of noodles came about and how it has impacted her over the years. 1st Person is…
Justin talks about how he got involved with performing magic and how it allowed him to connect with others while also…
This week we're featuring the Philadelphia/L.A.-based label, Get Better Records. Two thirds of the team behind the label…
Kim talks about her educational journey and how it has taught her the way that work is valued in academia.
Sam recalls the worst teacher she encountered while in school a particular moment that has stuck with her many years…
Mareda recalls how having her mother as the director of her pre-school gave her a sense of authority and what she would…
Anastasia recalls an incident where she could have intervened to help someone in need but did not, and what means to be…
This week, Greg Vegas from Brooklyn label Declared Goods stops by to share his unique perspective on existing and…
Madeline recalls what brought on the most trivial fight she was part of and how it was resolved. 1st Person is…
Laura G.’s final episode of Jam Session features some of our most beloved songs from the last 13 years of the show.
Jo talks about what it’s been like to live life on the road since retiring and how her travels have given her a new…
In this episode, Molly shares her thoughts on the drawbacks of too much screen time.
We're checking in with No Trend Records, the eclectic Chicago-based independent label that's home to Absolutely Not,…
Jane talks about how being the oldest sibling taught her to take the lead and delegate when it came to chores and…
After sharing about some of the places he’s lived, Rafael talks about the places he and his service dog, Maria, plan…
Gloria relives her experience of meeting Michael Bloomberg and how he compared to her expectations.
Neelab reflects on what it was like to grow up as the oldest child in her family and how that experience shaped her as a…
Alison describes what she feels is different about growing up in the world today as compared to past generations and…
Interviews with Miles Doughty of Slightly Stoopid and Brett Wilson of Roots of Creation, ahead of their performances at…
Vanessa shares what prompted her move from Denver, Colorado, to New York City and why she regrets not making the move…
On a recent visit to the United States from Germany, Matthias explains how the depiction of America in the media…
This week we chat with Mike Schulman as his label Slumberland Records approaches the 30 year mark, covering everything…
Pieter shares what it has been like to travel around the world without a predetermined path.
This week, we're taking another look at the Brooklyn/London-based label, Partisan Records, including and interview with…
While recalling details from her first date, Dalin reflects on what she was like as a teenager and what advice she would…
Alma shares what it was like for her to move to China without friends or family and how she grew from that…
This week we revisit the Washington, DC- based label, Carpark Records, including an interview with founder Todd Hyman.
Doug shares what prompted him to shift his career later in life and offers advice to others who might wish to do the…
Elijah talks about his relationship with his grandmother and shares the most important lessons he’s learned from…
Emina describes her first date, which was something of a disaster. She also compares that to the best date she’s ever…
This week we’re taking a fresh look at the Toronto-based record label, Hand Drawn Dracula, including an interview with…
Donald recalls what it was like to live through the AIDS epidemic and how he dealt with losing a loved one to the…
China shares how she has used social media to seek out new relationships and discover new hobbies. 1st Person is…
Vivienne shares how her perspective on taking advice from her parents has changed as she has gotten older. 1st Person…
For our first record label interview of 2019, we're revisiting Tiny Engines, the Carolinas-based label now in its 11th…
Lorraine shares how her childhood was affected by illness and how it has impacted her life as an adult. 1st Person is…
Nicole reflects on the family dynamics of her family during her childhood and the role of religion in eventually…
Mike shares memories of what Miami was like when he was a child in the 1940s as compared to how the city is…

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