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CULTURE (counter, pop, and otherwise) and the people who shape it.

CULTURE (counter, pop, and otherwise) and the people who shape it.

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United States

Description:

CULTURE (counter, pop, and otherwise) and the people who shape it.

Twitter:

@llfofficial

Language:

English


Episodes

CONVOS: Nicholas Manting-Brewer & Feixue Tang, 'Lumpkin, GA'

2/9/2021
Check out our sit down with director Nicholas Manting-Brewer and cinematographer Feixue Tang as we talk about independent filmmaking and their short documentary, 'Lumpkin, GA' — a powerful examination of our immigration policies, private prison system, the American dream, and a small rural town trying to survive. WATCH LUMPKIN, GA: https://kanopy.com/product/lumpkin-ga-hidden-heart-american-immigrati FOLLOW NICHOLAS MANTING-BREWER: Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/__nickmb/ Website -...

Duration:01:45:24

What are our Top 25 Albums of 2020?

1/24/2021
As we tie a bow on the incredibly weird year that was 2020, we recap its equally weird year in music. In a lengthy discussion that's full of notably left-field projects, we come to a consensus on our Top 25 Albums of the Year, and for the first time ever, we give an actual ranking to each pick. 00:01:45 – 2021 starting off with a bang 00:10:30 – How was 2020 overall for music? 00:16:10 – What are our Top 25 Albums of the Year? 01:24:23 – Ranking the Top 25 --- TOPIC SUGGESTIONS, QUESTIONS,...

Duration:01:53:32

CONVOS: Jonathan Antoine, 'ChristmasLand'

12/14/2020
Check out our sit down with with world-renowned tenor, Jonathan Antoine, as we talk to him about his journey from a 'Britain's Got Talent' sensation to one of the world's bestselling tenors, how he developed his amazing voice, his love of Metal and Disney, his first Christmas album, 'ChristmasLand', upcoming live concert, and much more. Purchase tickets to livestream concert:...

Duration:00:58:25

CONVOS: Mike Casey, 'Law of Attraction'

12/10/2020
Check out our sit down with rising jazz musician Mike Casey as we talk to him about his studio debut album Law of Attraction, his process in making it, his thoughts on the current resurgence of jazz in pop music, covering artists like Jay Z and Daniel Caesar, and more. FOLLOW MIKE: Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/artist/33KVH120xKsKhJncJcaoe2 YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/mikecaseymusic?sub_confirmation=1 SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/mikecasey Instagram -...

Duration:00:32:24

CONVOS: Art Bell (Creator of Comedy Central)

12/6/2020
Recap of our sit down with Art Bell, the man who started Comedy Central, we talked to him about his recently released memoir, his journey through life, creating such a beloved channel, discovering talent like Bill Maher and Jon Stewart, and much more. Buy the Book: https://www.artbellwriter.com/ Follow Art: Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/artbellauthor/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/artbellauthor Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/artbell/ --- Follow Us:...

Duration:01:34:31

Cheeky Listening Party

12/6/2020
Originally Released: November 9, 2020 Recap of our live Zoom listening party with Cheeky, the self described bitch pop duo from Brooklyn, NY. We jammed out, got insight into each song, talked about their creative process, and more. --- Follow Cheeky: Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/514VT2EXUMbmlwxdnbpHVm Bandcamp: https://cheekyband.bandcamp.com/releases Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cheekyband Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cheekyband/ Band Website:...

Duration:00:54:26

Grammys 2021: Snubs, Surprises, and Our Predictions

11/29/2020
We're back talking about the latest happenings including Bandcamp's new live streaming service, the weird Rudy Giuliani TV movie, #BoycottChappelle, the Gucci/Jeezy Versuz, Tyson vs Jones, and more. Lastly, we talk about the recent Grammys 2021 nominations and make our predictions for the winners and losers. 00:01:42 – Latest News: Bandcamp live streaming, Spike Lee’s Viagra musical, Rudy Giuliani TV movie, and more 00:15:44 – #BoycottChappelle 00:23:49 – Is Gucci Mane vs Jeezy an all-time...

Duration:01:48:54

D̶a̶l̶e̶ ̶E̶a̶r̶n̶h̶a̶r̶d̶t̶ JR JR, 'Swish EP', and the NBA Finals

9/29/2020
We're back and joined by Dale Earnhardt JR JR to talk about their recently fully released Swish EP, their (and our) love for basketball, and all things NBA and the bubble playoffs just in time for the NBA finals. Check the full episode out above and tell us your thoughts, comments, and questions about the topics in the episode. Follow JR JR: Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3VAxb3UskTNiHAKh4UeOEv Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnThfrqE3Z6g07lrrAvmtjQ IG - @jrjrmusic...

Duration:01:28:43

JR JR Artist Talk

8/4/2020
Recap of our sit-down with Josh Epstein of Detroit-born indie pop band, JR JR. They’ve been featured on Conan, The Late Late Show with James Corden, Sausage Party, 13 Reasons Why, and many more places. We talked about their upcoming basketball inspired 'Swish EP' that’ll coincide with the NBA’s return, their journey as a band, what they’ve been up to during this pandemic, a little Pistons trivia, predictions for the NBA restart, and much more. Follow JR JR: Spotify -...

Duration:01:49:40

BLOOM: Benny Bing and Beauty in the Black Form

7/27/2020
We're back with special guest Benny Bing to talk about his latest art collection titled 'BLOOM,' which has recently released online. We get into his start in music, his unique art style, commissioning work for Dave Chappelle, having personal agency in the art world, taking back the narrative of the black experience, re-connecting the African diaspora, and much, much more. Check the full episode out above and tell us your thoughts, comments, and questions about the topics in the episode....

Duration:01:34:20

Albon: ‘Other Nicities…’ Listening Party

7/12/2020
Originally Released: July 13, 2020 Recap of our live listening party with LA-based singer-songwriter Albon, as he premiered his latest EP: 'Other Nicities…' We jammed out, got insight into each song from the project, talked about the process behind his unique sound, and more. --- Follow Albon: Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5QTcWD5FjcAJGIA2wv5eHs SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/loppaalbon Bandcamp: https://albon.bandcamp.com/music Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/___albon/...

Duration:00:50:10

Artist Talk w/ Dáreece Walker: “Black Fathers Matter”

6/21/2020
Originally Released: June 22, 2020 Recap of our live sit down with rising artist, Dáreece Walker, to talk about his latest show, 'Black Fathers Matter | Series II.' We discuss the thought process behind the series, some of the techniques used to achieve the style, the public response to the exhibition, what he hopes to convey with his work, the prescience of the series in relation to current events, and more. --- Track: KV - Frame [Audio Library Release] Music provided by Audio Library Plus...

Duration:01:08:31

Artist Roundtable: "Protest Art"

6/15/2020
Originally Released: June 16, 2020 Our wide-ranging talk with select artists about the current events and conversations being had around the country (and the world) and all things protest/political art. Featured Guests: Dáreece Walker: @artistdwalker | dareecejwalker.com Sara Z. Meghdari: @szmeghdari | szmeghdari.com Melvin Harper: @melvins.world | melvinharper.com Ventiko: @ventiko | ventiko.com Marvin Touré: @marvintoure | marvintoure.com Georgia Lale: @georgia_lale_studio |...

Duration:01:37:00

Tekashi 6ix9ine, 'The Last Dance', and 'Black Fathers Matter'

5/27/2020
We're back talking about the latest happenings including Tekashi 6ix9ine's predictable return, Joe Rogan's Spotify deal, our thoughts on 'The Last Dance', the release of our first digital art exhibition: 'Black Fathers Matter', and more. Check the full episode out above and tell us your thoughts, comments, and questions about the topics in the episode. 00:01:00 – R.I.P Little Richard 00:05:38 – Joe Rogan’s exclusive deal with Spotify 00:16:32 – News: Nicolas Cage as Joe Exotic, Zion...

Duration:01:21:26

The rise of Working Everday and the struggles of launching your own brand

4/13/2020
We're back with special guest Irvin Womack, a rising fashion designer and brand creator, and we're talking about his journey into fashion, the launch of Working Everyday, creating his first women's shoe and solo label, the struggles of launching and growing a business, and much more. Follow Irvin: Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/redcupboi/ Working Everyday - https://www.instagram.com/workingeveryday_collection/ Rainy Days Company - https://www.instagram.com/rainydayscompany/ 00:01:04 –...

Duration:01:19:46

Sports journalism in a world with no sports & flying home during a global lockdown

4/6/2020
We're back with special guest Mike Stefansson, a sports anchor and storyteller, and we're talking about his start in journalism, the impact Covid-19 has had on the world of sports, and the rapidly changing future (or non-future) of traditional sports journalism. I also go into detail about my crazy journey home during the global lockdown. Check the full episode out above and tell us your thoughts, comments, and questions about the topics in the episode. Follow Mike: IG -...

Duration:00:56:55

Bobby Jones' journey as a pro hooper & life under Italy's Covid-19 lockdown

3/29/2020
We're back with special guest Bobby Jones Jr., a professional basketball, filmmaker, and all-around creative. We talk about the crazy journey basketball has taken him on, his love for storytelling, his connection with Will Harris, and his recently dropped mini-doc about his experiences of living through the first week of Italy's Covid-19 lockdown. Check the full episode out above and tell us your thoughts, comments, and questions about the topics in the episode. 00:01:55 – Bobby Jones’ crazy...

Duration:01:10:04

Coronavirus shuts down the art world & Jay Electronica's 11-year debut

3/15/2020
We’re back discussing the impact Coronavirus is having across the globe (particularly in the art world), Erykah Badu’s response to it all, and finish with a lengthy discussion about all the music that’s dropped this year; with extra attention given to Jay Electronica’s brilliant yet disappointing debut after 11-years of waiting. Check the full episode out above and tell us your thoughts, comments, and questions about the topics in the episode. 00:00:53 – Coronavirus: It’s global impact, the...

Duration:01:32:35

Kobe, the Oprah dilemma, and our reactions to the Grammys and Oscars

2/19/2020
In our first show of the new decade we discuss the tragic passing of Kobe and the ensuing reactions, the growing debate about Oprah and her coverage of black male celebrities, the Supreme x Tupac controversy, Big Sean finally addressing the Kendrick Lamar “beef”, our thoughts about the Grammys and Oscars Awards Shows, and much, much more. Check the full episode out above and tell us your thoughts, comments, and questions about the topics in the episode. 00:01:13 – Dareece’s big time...

Duration:01:47:07

What's our top 25 albums of 2019?

12/31/2019
It’s that time of the year again! It’s time we try to sit down and come to a consensus about our Top 25 Albums of the year. It’s a lengthy discussion full of eccentric picks and notable snubs. But before we get into that debate we discuss Greta Thunberg, 50 Cent’s problem with Oprah, Star Wars, and more. Check the full episode out above and tell us your thoughts, comments, and questions about the topics in the episode. 00:02:53 – Gustav Klimt’s stolen ‘Portrait of a Lady’ has been found 23...

Duration:02:24:12