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Rise Rock n’ Shine: Talk Time + Athena


The birds are chirping and the music is playing. Bid farewell to your pillows, toss your comforter aside, it’s time to Rise Rock n’ Shine… Who: California indie-pop music makers Talk Time. What: “Desperate Weather” sounds like watching the rain fall outside while you reflect on life. Why: The clouds are about to get dark and the music is about to get moody, making “Desperate Weather” the perfect contender for your fall playlists. FFO: idobi Anthm “…when I was addicted to hate-watching cable news for a while I almost lost my marbles. All of them. It’s not just the negativity, it was… Read more »

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BDS: Michael Galante


Listen Up! Actor Michael Galante joins the show to talk about his role on Will and Grace! We also discuss his good looks, his grandmother, and Talking Heads …enjoy!

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Interview: Kenny Vasoli of Vacationer


idobi managing editor Eleanor Grace caught up with Kenny Vasoli in Toronto to talk about everything happening in the world of Vacationer, his songwriting approach on their most recent record Relief, navigating heartbreak and anxiety, his history with The Starting Line, and more.

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The Halloween Episode


Your favorite guy in the world is back to host an amazing First Person Halloween show. From a headphone giveaway to spooky songs, we’re stoked. Hear Geto Boys, Talking Heads, Black Flag, and a rendition of “I Put A Spell On You”!

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N.Y. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annex set to close


NEW YORK – Barely a year after it opened in Soho, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s New York annex is closing. The Cleveland-based parent Hall of Fame confirmed Friday that its New York affiliate, which required a $9 million investment and was part of a broader expansion plan, will shut its doors on Jan. 3.

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Obama’s Secret Record Collection


When Barack Obama moved into the White House on January 20th, he gained access to five chefs, a private bowling alley – and a killer collection of classic LPs. Stored in the basement of the executive mansion is the official White House Record Library: several hundred LPs that include landmark albums in rock (Led Zeppelin IV, the Rolling Stones’ Let It Bleed), punk (the Ramones’ Rocket to Russia, the Sex Pistols’ Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols), cult classics (Captain Beefheart’s Trout Mask Replica, the Flying Burrito Brothers’ The Gilded Palace of Sin) and disco. Not to mention… Read more »

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The top 10 things you didn't see at the VMAs


Backstage notes from the 25th annual MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday. 1. After winning three Moonmen, including video of the year, Britney Spears got cold feet before she met the press. She peeked into the media room with personal assistants and camera crew in tow, then promptly turned around and left. A few moments later, Chris Brown hurried in to take her place — prompting a round of disappointed “Awwwww!” from disappointed Britney-wannabe paparazzi (a reaction that seemed to miff Brown, who maybe didn’t understand that he wasn’t being booed personally.) Never fear, Britney returned after Brown; she said… Read more »

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Forgotten gems reissued for music connoisseurs


Every record collector’s library contains a handful of forgotten classics, great records mismanaged by labels and lost to the annals of history. In recent years, some specialty labels have started reissuing these records for new audiences. Among them, Hacktone Records, founded in 2005 by Rhino Records veterans David Gorman and Michael Nieves. “Our goal is not to cater to completists or to be a legacy label,” Gorman said. “We’re not putting out lost demos by famous acts or throwing a few bonus tracks on a well-known record and putting it back out.” Rather, they acquire the rights to lesser-known works… Read more »

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