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Low Profile explores small time heroes of music, cult favorites that fall below the radar of the masses. We try to get to better know these artists through interviews, research, panel discussions, speculating, and letting their music speak for itself.

Low Profile explores small time heroes of music, cult favorites that fall below the radar of the masses. We try to get to better know these artists through interviews, research, panel discussions, speculating, and letting their music speak for itself.
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United States

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Low Profile explores small time heroes of music, cult favorites that fall below the radar of the masses. We try to get to better know these artists through interviews, research, panel discussions, speculating, and letting their music speak for itself.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Gift Machine: In Person

5/12/2019
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The Gift Machine are a rock and roll band based in San Diego, and while on their west coast tour they stopped by studio B to play some new songs and chat for a while.

Duration:00:46:38

gimme that OLD TIME RELIJUN

4/25/2019
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on this BONUS EPISODE: Jeremy and I sit down with OLD TIME RELIJUN frontman Arrington DiDionyso, who are have recently returned from a ten-year hiatus with a new album "See Now and Know" and a new tour that started the night before this episode's release. We discuss the origins of the group, influences, lyrical themes and sonic aesthetics. This is a band on a mission to make you dance. Their formula is equal parts joy and terror.

Duration:00:54:09

Getting to know Gary Wilson

4/18/2019
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Gary Wilson has been making music since the 1960s and is more active than ever now. His music rides the fence that lies between lounge act and the avant-garde; fun to listen to and difficult to describe. Speaking with Gary, we pull back the curtain and dive into his mind, a place from which one can never return.

Duration:01:19:21

Focusing on Margo Guryan

4/6/2019
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She was a jazz pianist in the 1960s, uninterested in the spotlight. A friend played "Pet Sounds" for her and she became a pop fan, and recorded one of the finest pop records of all time in 1969, "Take a Picture." Radio silence followed, until her music had developed a cult following some 30 years later. Today we focus in on Margo Guryan. Special guest John Rosner gives us the inside scoop. Also, patreon.com/lowfprofile is now active (Hey Nick!)

Duration:01:34:37

Focusing On Margo Guryan

3/28/2019
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Margo Guryan was a jazz pianist in the 1960s who wanted nothing to do with the spotlight. Then a friend played her "Pet Sounds," and she was inspired to enter the pop music world with her jazz and classical cred in tow. She recorded "Take a Picture," widely regarded as one of the best pop albums of all time. And then, radio silence... literally. Some 30 years later, her music began to take on a second life as a cult following developed. Today my friends Mike and Andrew join me to discuss her...

Duration:01:25:14

Larry Norman: Christian Rock's Original Badass

3/7/2019
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Christian rock wasn’t always a thing, until the controversial singer-songwriter Larry Norman came around. In an era when the church deemed rock and roll evil, Larry wrote a song called “Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Music.” He threw a wrench in the gears of rock and roll history as we know it. My friends and I discuss this game-changing artist’s career (and his influence) at length.

Duration:01:26:02

Klaus Nomi: Space Diva

1/24/2019
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The late operatic new-wave pop phenomenon Klaus Nomi is discussed on today's round-table show, with my friend Vince Ynzunza (who is a big fan) and my friend Vicki Atkins (who has never heard of him). Jump in and get your ears wet. This episode was engineered by Miles Rozatti.

Duration:00:48:16

Pete Drake: Amazing and Incredible

1/24/2019
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For this first episode, we are exploring the bizarre moment in country music when "talking steel guitar" was all the rage, thanks to a man named Pete Drake. I spoke with several people who were close to him, curated a bunch of his music, and learned things I couldn't find out on the internet.

Duration:01:15:13

S1E0: Season one teaser

12/27/2018
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This is an introduction to Low Profile with Markly Morrison, featuring clips from upcoming episodes. Episode one coming in January 2019!

Duration:00:08:00