Hometown Sounds Podcast

Hometown Sounds Podcast

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December 5th, 2019
Dec 5
Tony visits the best of Nextdoor, while Paul recounts a high school musical play. Tracklisting: Heavy Breathing – Gonna Get You [C.P.R.] Kokayi – St. Fed UP [HUBRI$] Brassie – Should’ve Warned You [The Airstream EP] Stray Fossa – It’s Nothing [single]…
November 14th, 2019
Nov 14
Paul reveals his DC Dream Day, while Tony weatherproofs his back door. Tracklisting: Stranger in the Alps – The Days are Over Sooner (But The Light Is Better) [The Days Are Over Sooner] Sand Tiger – Summer Routine [single] My New Mixtape – Bang Spark…
October 31st, 2019
Oct 31
Paul & Tony recap spooky Halloween fun! And play the best new #DCmusic, of course. Tracklisting: hiphopmcdougal – Trick or Treat [single] Incredible Change – Stealing by Finding [single] Kev Brown & J Scienide – Buck Rogers [Drum Machine Cassette Tape]…
October 17th, 2019
Oct 17
Are Krispy Kreme flavored Jelly Bellys any good? How many cameras does Paul’s new phone have? Is a hot dog a sandwich? Find out! Tracklisting: Middle Kid – Queen of Rockledge [Queen of Rockledge] Silent Old Mtns. – People [single] The Make-Up – I Am…
October 3rd, 2019
Oct 3
Paul removes his public info from creepy websites, while Tony investigates the offerings at a popular convenience store. Tracklisting: Ducts – Do Have Be (DHAAFH) [Songs] Emperor Plum – To Be My Shadow [Several Dozen Hundred EP] Peanut Butter – Asteroid…
September 19th, 2019
Sep 19
Paul reveals another early influence on his obsession of DC music, while Tony does some friendly internet investigations. Tracklisting: Washington Social Club – Dance This Out [single] The OSYX – Six Feet Under [The OSYX] The Duskwhales – Hold Back Love…
September 5th, 2019
Sep 5
Paul reveals his favorite musical instruments, while Tony discovers a pricey new ketchup. Tracklisting: Oh He Dead – Lonely Sometimes [single] Terrill Mast – Exo [EEP] Ehmji – L.T.M. [Facades Never Last] DuPont Brass feat. Jake Vicious – Funk You [House…
August 22nd, 2019
Aug 22
Paul visits Philadelphia, while Tony deals with a precarious olive oil bottle. Tracklisting: Near Northeast – Draw the Sun [Cabin Sessions] Baughman Dynasty – Gun in My Hand [single] Shining Blade Theory – Guillotine [Live in the Studio] Swoll – Unwound…
August 7th, 2019
Aug 7
Tony meets his number neighbor, while Paul’s beard grows bigger. Tracklisting: The Messthetics – Better Wings [Anthropocosmic Nest] Magazine Beach – Far Out [Far Out / Beach Breath] Eli Lev – To the Stars [single] Sol Power All-Stars – Take Heed feat.…
July 25th, 2019
Jul 25
Tony hits the beach, while Paul gets meta with follow-up. Tracklisting: Hammered Hulls – Written Words [S​/​T] Peter Mayburduk – Apart! Together [single] Cecily – Clumsy [Awakening Pt. 1] The 5:55 – The Edge [The Five Fifty Five] Bumper Jacksons – I Sing…
July 11th, 2019
Jul 11
Paul recounts his washed-out Fourth of July, while Tony plays with a special beach ball. Tracklisting: Jason Mendelson – Where They Make Rum [Scenes EP] Yes Vacancy – Begin Again [Demos] Ardamus – You Just Had to Call the Cops [Stuck in Limbo EP] Giants…
June 26th, 2019
Jun 26
Tony hacks his summer with swimming, while Paul resists the human wheelbarrow pic. Tracklisting: Tony Porreco – Without Your Taste [single] Stranger in the Alps – Old Fears [single] Mark G. Meadows – Be The Change [Be The Change] Forgetter – Maple Seeds…
June 13th, 2019 feat. Beauty Pill
Jun 13
Chad Clark and new bandmate Erin Mitchell Nelson talk about what’s new with Beauty Pill before their special duo set at the Seventh Stanine Festival this weekend! Tracklisting: The Caribbean – Imitation Air [Moon Sickness] Beauty Pill – ann the word 2…
May 30th, 2019
May 30
Paul hears something strange in Amazon streaming music, while Tony invests in clown accessories. Tracklisting: Maryjo Mattea – A New Normal [single] Bobby Thompson – On the Ground [Songs of Love EP] Solia – Forever [Fast Cars & Midnight] Beauty Pill –…
May 8th, 2019 Fixed
May 8
Sorry friends, the first post goofed up. This one should have the correct episode in it. Paul recounts a band-related injury, while Tony remixes American history in dreamland. Tracklisting: Color Palette – Pieces [single] Clones of Clones – Mine [single]…
April 24th, 2019 feat. Javier Diaz & Lilly Schwartz
Apr 24
Javier Diaz of Spirit Plots and Lilly Schwartz of Erotic Thrillers take over the podcast to invite everyone to their show Friday May 10th at Slash Run! Tracklisting: Spirit Plots – The Aircraft Questions [Exit Acts] Erotic Thrillers – Mansplain It To Me,…
April 11th, 2019
Apr 11
Find out why Paul has been limping around with a cane all week. Tracklisting: The Archives feat. Puma Ptah – Home Is Where The Hatred Is [single] La Palma – One Foot In [La Palma] Frass Green – Asheville [single] Ice Out – Winds [Ice Out EP] Drew Gibson –…
March 28th, 2019
Mar 26
Paul meets a famous DC artist, while Facebook is bananas for Tony’s shirt. Tracklisting: Wall of Trophies – Something [Semaphore] Mister Goblin – Be Right There [Final Boy] Weston Smith – Crystal Kingdom [single] Strum the Fox – Undone [Vulpeculated]…
March 14th, 2019
Mar 14
Paul reviews a rock memoir, and Tony investigates a previous tenant. Tracklisting: Raw Poetic – Frosty Fogs [Gulliver] Honest Haloway – Atonement [single] Mystery Friends – Empty Nostalgia [single] Zen Warship – Robins Calling [single] Nicole Saphos &…
February 26th, 2019
Feb 26
We’re back! Tony shares his love for video game microblogging, and Paul dreams of Instagram inception. Tracklisting: Loi Loi – Don’t Know [Me Dystopia] The Mighty Heard – Still High [Still High / Karma] SYZYGYX – Blurred Visions [Is That All There Is]…
February 6th, 2019
Feb 6
Tony discusses his phrases to ease social interactions, while Paul reveals the genesis of Hometown Sounds. Tracklisting: Micah Robinson – Heart Song [single] Bleach Bones – Epic [Elysian Fields EP] We Were Pirates – You Don’t Owe Me Anything [Gone EP]…
January 21st, 2019
Jan 21
Tony and Paul discuss Black Mirror, choose your own adventure books, and of course all the hot new #DCmusic. Tracklisting: Priests – The Seduction of Kansas [The Seduction of Kansas] Manila Killa feat. Sara Skinner – All 2 U [single] Aaron Abernathy – I…
January 2nd, 2019
Jan 2
Tony’s tweet goes big, while Paul makes a new year’s resolution. Tracklisting: Sir E.U. – Ultra [African​-​American Psycho] Jason Mendelson – Twenty Steps (originally by Koshari) [Postcards from a One​-​Way Trip, Vol. 3] Wolf the Quarrelsome – If You Only…
Holiday Podcast for December 13th, 2018
Dec 13, 2018
It’s our annual holiday music roundup! Tony recaps the new Cirque de Soleil show, while Paul brainstorms about gift wrapping. Tracklisting: Sub-Radio – Santa Tell Me [Holiday Hangover] Broke Royals – Christmas Cookie Blues [single] Javier Diaz – Late…
November 29th, 2018
Nov 29, 2018
Paul attempts to explain Funko Pops, while Tony has a special gimmick to start the show. We won’t spoil it. Tracklisting: allthebestkids – Mistaken Identity [Have Mental Breakdowns] Makeup Girl – Plans [In Time] ROM – Love [single] Wylder – Ready To Break…
November 14th, 2018
Nov 14, 2018
Paul reviews the new Queen biopic, and Tony investigates the weird street names of Columbia MD. Tracklisting: Sneaks – The Way It Goes [Highway Hypnosis] Lightmare – Fool @ The Farmer’s Market [Dream Glitch] Space Phase – Trompe L’oeil [Cola Champagne]…
October 31st, 2018
Oct 31, 2018
It’s our Spooktacular Halloween episode! Paul DJs mashups at a Halloween party, while Tony tells a creepy tale. Tracklisting: Shamans of Sound – Love Lessons [single] 2DCAT – Carnivàle [Carnivàle] Nah. – Be Better [single] Alecia Renece – You’re Welcome…
October 17th, 2018
Oct 17, 2018
Paul misses soundtrack compilations, and Tony indulges in a cinnamon broom. Tracklisting: Innanet James – Better Without You [Keep It Clean] NUEX – Eyes [AFFECTUS] Anna Connolly – 21 [After Thoughts] Frend – Liars and Hiders [Exercise Your Demons, Pt I]…
September 27th, 2018
Sep 27, 2018
Tony discovers the origin of his hometown’s name, while Paul plays the songs in alphabetical order. Tracklisting: Astra Via – U Don’t Wanna Know [single] Black Masala – Trains and Moonlight Destinies [single] Color Palette – Sunburn [single] Crab Legs –…
September 14th, 2018
Sep 14, 2018
Paul laments the closing of his college radio station, while Tony gets shaken down by Facebook. Tracklisting: Ultra Beauty – Get Pure [S/T] Escape-ism – What Sign Was Frankenstein? [The Lost Record] Pet Parade – Paw Paw [Heart Full of Honey, Handful of…
August 29th, 2018
Aug 29, 2018
Paul reminisces about his entry into the DC music scene, while Tony reviews the DC indie movie theater Suns Cinema. Plus, every song we play is an email submission! Tracklisting: NoOne Sphere – Pictures In My Room [unreleased] Crosby Cofod – Breathing…
August 8th, 2018
Aug 8, 2018
Tony laments the loss of pay phones, while Paul shares some advice for band names. Tracklisting: Den-Mate – Sick [Loceke] La Roche – Dust [Thaum] Dot Dash – Unfair Weather [Proto Retro] Maimouna Youssef – GPS [single] American Television – Death Defier…
July 25th, 2018
Jul 25, 2018
Tony tries Fortnite, while Paul accepts a guest DJ spot at the next We Fought The Big One on Friday August 3rd. Tracklisting: Bal Boheme – So Bad [Bal Boheme] Champion Sound Band – Eyes Closed [single] Frass Green – Miss You (Waaaah) [Alright] Milo and…
July 11th, 2018
Jul 11, 2018
Tony is all about sweeties this week, while he and Paul discuss parking at the Wharf. Tracklisting: Jonny Grave – Fever [Jonny Grave] Color School – Own [Close Enough To Fix] We Capillaries – Reconteur [People Food] Mustafa Akbar – Get Down Wit It [DJ…
June 21st, 2018
Jun 21, 2018
Paul completes jury duty, while Tony praises horror movies. Tracklisting: Buster Friendly – Your Love [single] SHAED – Silver Knife [single] Damu the Fudgemunk & Flex Mathews – Deadin the Weight [Dreams & Vibrations] BOAYT – Young and Hungry [single]…
June 6th, 2018 feat. Matt Byars of The Caribbean
Jun 6, 2018
This week The Caribbean‘s Matt Byars dials in to to hype the upcoming Seventh Stanine Music Festival on June 16th at Rhizome! Tracklisting: Jon Camp – A Sizable Step [Stifled Hair​-​Trigger] Battles feat. Kazu Makino – Sweetie & Shag [Gloss Drop] Beauty…
May 23rd, 2018
May 23, 2018
This week, Tony has a bad case of the grumps, while Paul feels bad for short people. Tracklisting: Olivia Mancini – Be Where You Are (Unreleased Version) [If We Knew Then – A Compilation ] Governess – Space Garbage [Zero] Drew Kid – Wherever You Are feat.…
May 9th, 2018
May 9, 2018
Paul criticizes a venue’s wait service, while Tony’s home cooked dinner does him wrong. Tracklisting: Be Steadwell – Gay Sex [Queer Love Songs] Clones of Clones – This Means War [The Means War EP] Wes Tucker & The Skillets – Serve and Protect [Get It…
April 25th, 2018
Apr 25, 2018
Tony ponders what makes “pub rock”, while Paul reminisces about collecting remixes. Tracklisting: Bumper Jacksons – White Horse [single] Yesferatu – By Design [single] The New Travelers – Composure [single] Makeup Girl – Living Safe [single] Will Eastman…
April 11th, 2018
Apr 11, 2018
Paul gets blindfolded and kidnapped, while Tony hunts down a giant chicken. Tracklisting: Tony Porreco – Academic Passion Handsome Hound – Austin [Mountain On Fire] Young Summer – Crash [single] The Duskwhales – Hospital Dreams [Hospital Dreams] The…
March 28th, 2018
Mar 28, 2018
Tony contemplates compulsive hand washing, while Paul reveals his stance on the popular sparkling beverage of the day. Tracklisitng: Bad Moves – Cool Generator [single] CrushnPain – Bacchus Step [Tendrils Vol. 1] Bound – Hold [No Beyond] Odd Mojo – Sticky…
March 14th, 2018
Mar 14, 2018
Paul finds DC music through a British writer’s email list, and Tony muses about FM radio DJs in the modern age. Also a special intro from The Caribbean’s Michael Kentoff! Tracklisting: Des Demonas – The South Will Never Rise Again [Des Demonas] Time Is…
February 28th, 2018
Feb 28, 2018
Tony revisits 90s action movies, while Paul gives away a t-shirt. Tracklisting: April + VISTA – Own2 [single] Babbling April – Reputation [Holy Gold] The Iris Bell – Henrietta [single] Blue Magna – I’m Running [Magna Force] The Caribbean – The Go From…
February 14th, 2018
Feb 14, 2018
Paul reminisces about busking, while Tony encounters a new variant of skateboards. Tracklisting: DuPont Brass – I.L.M. [Eclectic Soul] OG Lullabies – Wanderlust [CRUESCONTROL] Coral Benders – Colours [Terra Foma] Peter Maybarduk – Failed States [single]…
February 1st, 2018
Feb 1, 2018
Tony gets a strange match on Tinder, while Paul admits his biggest embarrassing flaw. Tracklisting: MC Dara Z – Ode to a Bar [Fast Poems] Venray – Nobody’s Listening [Nobody’s Listening] Justin Trawick & The Common Good – Ten Long Years [The Riverwash EP]…
January 17th, 2018
Jan 17, 2018
Paul recaps his recent DJ night, while Tony wants to be a nerd rap mogul. Tracklisting: Lauren Calve & Run Come See – Ain’t Gonna Change My Mind [single] Hiphopmcdougal – Let Me See That Sushi Roll [El Returno] Carol From HR – Hurrd (Believe It) [LIVE!…
January 4th, 2018
Jan 4, 2018
Tony identifies the little pleasures in these colder temps, while Paul meets a “mystery friend”. Tracklisting: Astra Via – This Will Be Our Year [single] Mystery Friends – The Lost Ones [This Is Not What I Expected] Echelon the Seeker – Vesuvius [ɛʃəlan…
Holiday Podcast for December 13th, 2017
Dec 13, 2017
It’s our Holiday Spunktacular! Paul & Tony celebrate the season with some choice selections of DC holiday music. Tracklisting: Andrew Grossman of The North Country – Don’t Shop Just Love [single] The Harry Bells – Frosty the Snowman [Holidays with the…
November 29th, 2017
Nov 29, 2017
Tony’s got “tourist” maracas, while Paul replaces his coffee maker. Tracklisting: The CooLots – Y Don’t U [Rebirth] Elena y Los Fulanos – Morir Ballando [Volcán] Husbands – Lost Jam [single] Smart Went Crazy – A Good Day [Con Art 20th Anniversary Reissue]…
November 15th, 2017 feat. Maryjo Mattea
Nov 15, 2017
This week special guest Maryjo Mattea drops by to tell us about her new politically-charge single and spin some of her fave DC tracks. Tracklisting: Two Dragons and a Cheetah – November 8, 2016 [single] allthebestkids – DreaMastR [Go Out With A Bang] Loi…
November 1st, 2017
Nov 1, 2017
Paul overdoses on live music, while Tony gives a shout-out to his dog walking boss. Tracklisting: Sneaksbees – What’s Eating Harold Smith? [Blip] Rom – The Pizza [single] Matt Tarka – Vision Hazy [Vision Hazy] Backbeat Underground feat. Aaron Abernathy –…
October 18th, 2017
Oct 18, 2017
Paul’s having trouble snoring, while Tony cooks up a lightning round of questions. Tracklisting: Ardamus – Her Lips, Her Kiss [single] Sara Curtin – Or So It Seemed [Or So It Seemed] Mr. Daywalker – Porcelain [Warmth] Peyote Pilgrim – Steve McQueen…
October 3rd, 2017
Oct 3, 2017
Paul’s phone likes musicals way more than he does, and Tony reveals his favorite DC advice podcast. (It’s Advice! with Dave and Kat) Tracklisting: Light Beams – Feeling Good [Light Beams] American Electric – Crazy Eyes [American Electric] Aaron Abernathy…
September 19th, 2017
Sep 19, 2017
Tony updates his stolen car saga, while Paul laments the closing of Iota. Tracklisting: Zack Be – Wheels on a Family Church [Used To, Elsewhere] Makeup Girl – Think of You [Something New] Dissonance – [Screech] Reagan Bombs – Wind Me Up [Reagan Bombs] The…
September 5th, 2017
Sep 5, 2017
Paul’s new drums are still unplayed, while Tony fights off a summer time cold. Tracklisting: allthebestkids – Confetti [Confetti / Unafraid] ShowPony – CastlePonia [ShowParty Demos] Ms. Fridrich – Oh, Girl [Last Brick Laid] The NRIs – Brooks Was Here [An…
August 23rd, 2017
Aug 23, 2017
Tony and Paul are back in the game with a look at upcoming #DCmusic pre-orders with the theme Looking Forward! Tracklisting: Flex Mathews – Never Change [Hi I’m Flex Mathews] The North Country – E-Meditation (Forever, Forever) [In Defense Of Cosmic…
July 31st, 2017
Jul 31, 2017
Tony causes mayhem at a roller rink, while Paul acquires a drum kit. Tracklisting: Bells & Hunters – I Do [Modern Witch’s Songbook Vol. III] Dunc – All Night [A Way Home] Will Eastman & Haile Supreme – Evolution Supreme [single] Uptown Boys Choir –…
July 13th, 2017
Jul 13, 2017
The Hometown Sounds boys (of summer) compare music lifestyles in college. Also Tony shares some of his handcrafted parody lyrics, while Paul lets go of an old grudge. Tracklisting: Faunaphor (Louis Weeks & Noah Berman) – in a library, in the summer (when…
June 22nd, 2017
Jun 22, 2017
Tony recounts his high-flying weekend at the Firely music festival, while Paul kicks back and eats a muffin. Tracklisting: Loi Loi – 1985 [single] Bencoolen – Spotlight [single] Uptown XO – Spirit That Never Dies [4pac “The Spook that sat by the booth”]…
June 13th, 2017
Jun 13, 2017
Tony’s car gets stolen! But he got it back! And Paul recounts how he fell in love with ska. Tracklisting: The Greatest Hoax – As The Light Dims [Expiration Compositions] Kill Lincoln – Second Cities [Sheila] Reesa Renee – Tunnel Vision [single] Queue –…
May 24th, 2017
May 24, 2017
Tony puzzles over frozen burrito preparation, while Paul yearns for a comic book bro. Tracklisting: Be Steadwell – Sage (Witch Two) [Breakup Songs] Rare Essence & Backyard Band – You Can’t Run From The Crank [single] Jack on Fire – Ban White Men [War for…
May 10th, 2017
May 10, 2017
Paul recaps his recent trip to the Live Music Capital of the World, while Tony struggles with Facebook’s new colored posts. Tracklisting: Bat Fangs – Wolf Bite [single] Mellow Diamond – Where The Heart Grows [American God] Humble Fire – Taliesin [Builder]…
April 26th, 2017
Apr 26, 2017
Paul protects his personal space at a recent show, while Tony fears rogue flying mic stands. Plus a recap of our last Millennium Stage show with Olivia Mancini & The Mates! Tracklisting: The Obsessives – Surfer Rosa [The Obsessives] The Duskwhales – Good…
April 12th, 2017
Apr 12, 2017
Paul recalls beverage comedy at a New Year’s Eve house show, while Tony gets named Teacher of the Month. Tracklisting: Den-Mate – Fall [Entropii] ROM – Habit [single] Jackie and the Treehorns – A World Gone Mad [single] Lookout Gang – Shadow Chasers…
March 29th, 2017
Mar 29, 2017
Tony recaps his SXSW experience, while Paul gets his pronunciation corrected. Tracklisting: The Soulvation Society – Last Night [The Soulvation Society] Scanners – Bogus Existence [Bogus Existence] BathHouse – Thank U feat. Francesca Lola & NAPPYNAPPA…
March 16th, 2017
Mar 16, 2017
Tony heads to Texas, while Paul sets the record straight. Tracklisting: Will Eastman – Froggie [Hilo] Venn – Surreal [Venn EP] Dulio – Nostalgia Web [single] The Sea Life – Red Eyes [The Sea Life] Vegas with Randolph – Women in Airports [single] Yoko K –…
February 28th, 2017
Feb 28, 2017
Paul watches some classic 70s British sci-fi, and Tony pops the question on stage. Tracklisting: Coup Sauvage & The Snips – Hamburg [Heirs to Nothing] My French Roommate – LUV DG [MFR] Two Dragons and a Cheetah – Lessons [Something, Something​.​.​. Poetry…
February 15th, 2017
Feb 15, 2017
Tony introduces us to his keychain of wonders, while Paul wishes he could still give music as gifts. Tracklisting: Turtle Recall – DC Tour Company Run Come See – On and On [single] 1432 R Soundsystem – Want It Bad [Extended Family Comp 1] Channels –…
February 1st, 2017
Feb 1, 2017
Paul shares listener feedback from the front lines of the inauguration. Also Tony finally lands a joke. Tracklisting: Derek Evry – Armageddon [Exclusive Premiere!] Natalie York – Girlfriend [Ghosts EP] Street Stains – Street Stains [Street Stains]…
January 19th, 2017
Jan 19, 2017
Paul invents new magazines, while Tony invents a new restaurant. Tracklisting: The El Mansouris – The Grays [The El Mansouris] Sarah Stardust – Supernova [Sarah Stardust] Railsplitter – Tiger Papers [Tiger Papers] PHZ-Sicks – Hurt [single] Flash Frequency…
January 3rd, 2017
Jan 3, 2017
Paul DJs mashups at a burlesque show on New Year’s Eve, while Tony makes full use of an Olive Garden gift card. Tracklisting: Furniteur – Redundant Buzz [single] Tarica June – Four Unit (My Life) [Stream of Consciousness Vol. 1​.​5 EP] Stephen Redhead –…
Holiday Podcast for December 15th, 2016
Dec 15, 2016
It’s our 5th annual mix of DC holiday music! Also Tony’s feeling under the weather, so Paul serves up delicious cold remedies. Tracklisting: Aerialist – Little Drummer Boy [nuzak EP] DuPont Brass – This Christmas [Christmas Time Is Here] The Archives…
November 30th, 2016
Nov 30, 2016
The guys recap their second Kennedy Center Millennium Stage show, and Paul crunches numbers on the podcast while a song makes Tony nostalgic for a middle school video game. Tracklisting: Bad Moves – Shitty Tomorrow [Bad Moves EP] Jack On Fire – Pussy…
November 16th, 2016 feat. Benjamin Schurr of Blight. Records
Nov 16, 2016
Benjamin Schurr of Blight. Records and Br’er shares the inside story of his label and its new compilation BLIGHT. MAKES RIGHT. Tracklisting: Br’er – Brunch is for Assholes (Xiu Xiu Version) [BLIGHT. MAKES RIGHT] Hollow Boys – Another You [Violent…
November 2nd, 2016
Nov 2, 2016
Paul & Tony recap their Halloween weekends, and Paul reminisces about his sweet home stereo in the 90s. Tracklisting: Thunderball – Heart of the Hustler feat. Mustafa Akbar [Scorpio Rising] Stronger Sex – Dating [single] BRNDA – Lye To People [DC Punk…
October 20th, 2016
Oct 20, 2016
Tony bumps into a classic Dischord musician, while Paul reveals his Halloween plans. Tracklisting: Fort Knox Five – Cinco to the Brinco feat. Empresarios (Farid’s 22 & P Remix) [Pressurize the Cabin Remixed] Ardamus – Almost There [After I Replace You EP]…
October 5th, 2016
Oct 5, 2016
Tony shares the DC music origins behind his very magenta jacket, Paul is tickled by personalized Bandcamp thank-you emails. Tracklisting: Saba Abraha – You Are Not My Friend [How Things Fly] Aaron Abernathy – Bachelorette feat. Phonte & Black Milk…
September 22nd, 2016
Sep 22, 2016
Paul reminisces about DJing a Studio 54 party, while Tony can’t get stools at Ikea to save his life. Tracklisting: Eau Claire – All The Wonder [All The Wonder EP] The Scotch Bonnets – Tropical London [single] Sam Hesh – Lost Children [Sam Hesh] Prowess…
September 7th, 2016
Sep 7, 2016
Paul returns from vacation refreshed, while Tony returns from moving, the opposite of refreshed. Tracklisting: Ms. Fridrich – Lighter Bones and Eyes That See For Miles [Lighter Bones] The Beanstalk Library – Wait [Returns EP] Warm Sun – In A Moment [In A…
August 25th, 2016 feat. Ben Tufts
Aug 25, 2016
This week drummer extraordinaire Ben Tufts joins the podcast to pick out songs from the upcoming Ben Tufts & Friends show this Saturday at Jammin’ Java! Tracklisting: Tomas Pagán Motta – Small As We Are [unreleased] FuzzQueen – Sailing Empty Tonight…
August 12th, 2016
Aug 12, 2016
Paul spills about his unfashionably goth past, while Tony avoids sensitive subjects. Tracklisting: Bomani Armah – Libation [The Watermelon Man] Will Copps – Rush [Rush/Release] Clones of Clones – The Test [single] Haunts – Witches [Demo] Technophobia –…
July 28th, 2016
Jul 28, 2016
Tony attempts to fit into the haute brunch scene, while Paul gets DC music suggestions from the hot new tech gizmo. Tracklisting: Bells & Hunters – Timebomb Spirit Plots – Hey Custer [Spirit Plots] Greenland – Ghost at my Elbow [Shitty Fiction] Rorie –…
July 15th, 2016
Jul 15, 2016
Paul tells the story of his first favorite DC band, and he and Tony gush about a recent show at Songbyrd by Be Steadwell. Tracklisting: Young Summer – Alright [single] Alex Vans’ Bad Business – Love You All The Time [single] The Linemen – Sunday Driver…
June 29th, 2016
Jun 29, 2016
Tony makes Paul try the new drink of the summer, and tells of his recent gig judging a high school battle of the bands. Tracklisting: Three Man Soul Machine – Shaming The Game [Hold On (I’m Comin’ Home)] Head-Roc – Write My Life [The Black Leon Project]…
June 15th, 2016
Jun 15, 2016
Tony finds a new DC musician with ties to his past, while Paul tries to keep up with the complex world of hip-hop mixtapes. Tracklisting: Heather Mae – Hero [I Am Enough] Andy Shea – The Shovel Song [Lunar Songs] Albino Rhino – Walk in Squares [Albino…
June 2nd, 2016
Jun 2, 2016
Paul agonizes over smartphone antics at a recent live show, while Tony reviews another show’s cocktail menu. Tracklisting: Edy Blu – I Got You [Heart Opener] Color Palette – Rain [Vaporwave] Emily Henry – Bad For Me [Matchsticks] Jonny Grave – Wade…
May 18th, 2016
May 18, 2016
Paul recaps the Funk Parade and Tony explores the linguistic subtleties of the word “just”. Tracklisting: Party Like It’s – Clockwork Lover [single] Rare Essence – Turn It Up feat. DJ Kool [Turn It Up] K.A.A.N. – Phoenix [Eclectic Audio] Bells and Hunters…
May 4th, 2016
May 4, 2016
Paul and Tony preview this weekend’s Funk Parade and Mother’s Day, while wondering if a house plant is real or fake. Tracklisting: Cerulean City – My Love [single] Basement Freaks – Little Red Afro (Tribute to Jon H) feat. Mustafa Akbar [single] The…
April 20th, 2016
Apr 20, 2016
Set up in Tony’s new “music show room” home studio, the Hometown Sounds gents go through listener feedback and give you tips to catch up on your podcasts in the car and the shower. Tracklisting: The Harry Bells – Mathilda [Roosevelt Island EP] Paperhaus –…
April 5th, 2016
Apr 5, 2016
Tony shows off his new favorite app, while Paul bitches about how a certain U Street music venue is doing business. Tracklisting: Babeo Baggins – Stay With Me (Lykke Li cover) [Love Songs For Tough Guys] Javier Starks – Baby [Indigo Child: “D”-EITY (All…
March 22nd, 2016
Mar 22, 2016
Tony reminisces about a high school road trip to a show that ended disastrously, and Paul learns that scratching records is much harder than it looks. Tracklisting: Hotel Garuda – Smoke Signals Calm and Crisis – Traffic [In A Real Good Place] Drop Lockers…
March 8th, 2016
Mar 8, 2016
FACE SWAP! Tony’s enthusiasm for live music tests the boundaries of acceptable show-going behavior, and Paul shares an idea to sell albums to digital only fans. Tracklisting: Be Steadwell – Netflix [Jaded. dark love songs] Blankus Larry – Please (Don’t…
February 23rd, 2016
Feb 23, 2016
Tony’s ignorance of vinyl culture has some destructive consequences for his bro’s record collection, and Paul reports on how last Friday’s Union Arts benefit show was a wee bit bananas. Tracklisting: Sistr Mid9ight – Femaphilia [single] Maimouna Youssef…
February 9th, 2016
Feb 9, 2016
Tony teases some of his new bite-sized music and Paul gets spooked by an accidental video call through Facebook. Not enough? Then our new DC music should satisfy you! Tracklisting: We Were Pirates – Matter [single] Ménage À Garage – Die in a Fire [The…
January 28th, 2016
Jan 28, 2016
After finally digging out from Snowzilla, Tony tells of his days working with two very different DC musicians and Paul recounts a classic 70s teen violence movie. Also, Tony’s got Paul’s jorts needs covered, and sweet DC music to make the medicine go…
January 12th, 2016
Jan 12, 2016
It’s been a while, but Paul & Tony are back in 2016 with riffs on “peak dad-ness” and Tony’s history as a real bruiser on the roller rink. Plus an unexpected and lighthearted tribute to the artistic legend David Bowie, and of course a fresh dose of DC…
Holiday Podcast for Dec. 23, 2015
Dec 23, 2015
Andy Zipf of The Cowards Choir stops by to sing a Christmas song about Snoopy & The Red Baron, while Paul & Tony dish about their love of the holidays. And of course a special lineup of holiday music exclusively from DC musicians! Tracklisting: Andy Zipf…
Magnificent Intentions Podcast Takeover Dec. 1, 2015
Dec 1, 2015
DC musicians Ryan Walker and Brian Pagels take over the Hometown Sounds Podcast to preview the upcoming 2015 edition of the Magnificent Intentions Music Festival! Tracklisting: Middle Distance Runner – Real World [Secret Things] Sara Curtin – Song for…
November 20th, 2015
Nov 20, 2015
This week Tony drops some spoof rock news headlines and Paul reminisces about an old house venue. Tracklisting: GoldLink – Dance On Me [And After That, We Didn’t Talk] Time Is Fire – Violence (Brings Violence) [Time Is Fire EP] More Humans – Mt. Oblivion…
November 4th, 2015
Nov 4, 2015
This week Tony’s worn down from going to too many shows and Paul DJed next to a spinning boulder. In addition to recapping their Halloween outings, they serve up the great new songs from DC that you demand! Tracklisting: Black Masala – Too Hot To Wait [I…