The Appetizer Radio Show

Series produced by D. Grant Smith

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Tasting, savoring and experiencing the flavors of great albums from known and emerging indie musicians. This free 59 minute weekly program delivers 2 hours of fantastic music from artists you know, and a few you don't. Building a music experience similar to the groovy restaurant all your close friends gather at to enjoy something profoundly interesting each and every week.

Music is a many splendid thing. Fortunately there is more than one way to serve up music, with a variety of styles and genres appealing to audiences who want to fully experience musical flavors. The Appetizer Radio Show is dedicated to providing this unique listening experience by serving up a blend of styles from a few artists you know while also introducing audiences to new and emerging talent.

Singles are fleeting. The real gold for a songwriter is in their songbook, experienced through the album. Each week, this syndicated program presents a variety of albums that highlight albums and the artists who make them. Featuring a blend of musical styles in folk, rock, singer-songwriter, alternative, and cross-over genres of R&B, soul, and blues, The Appetizer Radio Show delivers music discovery in an engaging way that showcases albums for your audience's music collection. Hide full description

Music is a many splendid thing. Fortunately there is more than one way to serve up music, with a variety of styles and genres appealing to audiences who want to fully experience musical flavors. The Appetizer Radio Show is dedicated to providing this unique listening experience by serving up a blend of styles from a few artists you know while also introducing audiences to new and emerging talent. Singles are fleeting. The real gold for a songwriter is in their songbook, experienced through the album. Each week, this syndicated program presents a variety of albums that highlight albums and the artists who make them. Featuring a blend of musical styles in folk, rock, singer-songwriter, alternative, and cross-over genres of R&B, soul, and blues, The Appetizer Radio Show delivers music... Show full description


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In this holiday season, when there aren't as many themed programs for the Thanksgiving holiday, we invite listeners to enjoy music that celebrates ...

Bought by KHNS


  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Everyone dreams of love. Finding that special someone to partner with, have romance, share your story with. Whether you're searching for that speci...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Picking up from our previous episode, the mini-series concludes with more great music about the human story. A story of ups, downs, trials and vict...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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While compiling a massive playlist, we picked a series of songs from one particular group that focuses on various aspects of the human story that a...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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It's hard to believe that 15 years ago on September 20, 2003 we began our journey as a bearer of great musical offerings. This week we celebrate ou...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 59:02
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Playing on the theme of relationships that come and go, and those that come back again, this curated selection of music features songs about this s...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Our trilogy concludes with a curated selection of singer-songwriters including Bruce Springsteen, Iron and Wine, Susan Enan, Drew Holcomb and the N...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Our series continues with uplifting music in alt-rock from Smashing Pumpkins, Further Seems Forever and much more.

  • Added: Aug 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:02
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This week's curated playlist features music of an uplifting power, and celebrates many of the songwriters we've featured and introduced to the worl...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2018
  • Length: 59:02
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This year marks our 8th anniversary of our annual Cover Song special. This time we celebrate with re-invented versions of 80s classics originally p...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Our Valentine's Day Special continues with more great love songs that capture hearts and minds. We'll do some of the best romantic loves songs from...

Bought by KACU and WOUB


  • Added: Feb 07, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:31
  • Purchases: 2
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Our Valentine's Special continues with music that taps into the philosophical and transformational power of love. Go beyond the romance to capture ...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Feb 08, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This year for Valentine's Day, we're celebrating with a series of love songs that capture the fullness of LOVE, not just the romantic side. This h...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Feb 08, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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For Thanksgiving week, I have a series of songs from fantastic albums that are all about gathering together in appreciation. There’s a trend that...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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On a recent trip to a local record shop, D Grant Smith found a few golden nuggets that had been cast aside. Fortunately for him and now for you, it...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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Our 2nd hour continues with our theme, highlighting characteristics adn qualities of some songwriters who don't use the Pop form of repetition to c...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Aug 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This time we revisit a theme covered a few months back with a few additions. It's interesting the music that gets stuck in the heads of album fans....

Bought by WOUB and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 08, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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D Grant admits to being someone who doesn't pay much attention to pop music. For others who mainly stick to the indie routes, this hour will be a r...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This hour we cover the rock portion of our annual covers special with reinterpretations of classics from Springsteen, Led Zeppelin, Crowded House, ...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In our 2nd hour we'll explore a mix of brand new releases as well as some fantastic bargain bin picks like the soundtrack to White Man's Burden, 2 ...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio] and WOUB


  • Added: Jul 27, 2016
  • Length: 59:04
  • Purchases: 2