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Peter A talks to artists (musicians, filmmakers, media personalities, etc) about their craft. Support this podcast:

Peter A talks to artists (musicians, filmmakers, media personalities, etc) about their craft. Support this podcast:


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Peter A talks to artists (musicians, filmmakers, media personalities, etc) about their craft. Support this podcast:








MLU Level 100: Mental Health Check In with Ricky's Compass Co-Founder Alexis Thomas!

On the 100th episode of My Little Underground, Peter A checks in on his New Jersey friend, Alexis Thomas! Alexis returns to My Little Underground for a mental health check in to relieve some of the stresses she has been feeling over the last year and to share updates on Ricky's Compass; the 501(c)(3) dedicated to shattering the stigma surrounding mental health. Peter A and Alexis ask each other how they -REALLY- feel, no small talk! Listen in for big talks on police brutality, physical...


MLU Level 99: Robin Dann of Bernice

On Level 99 of My Little Underground, Peter A chats with Robin Dann of the Canadian outfit, Bernice! Robin talks up the latest Bernice album, Eau De Bonjourno, balancing pop and experimental songwriting, past Bernice songs like St. Lucia taking on many forms, and being open to remixes. Plus, Peter A and Robin discuss the annual Bernice holiday songs as well as Lauryn Hill's classic solo album, The Misseducation of Lauryn Hill. -- Listen to...


MLU Level 98: Lunarette

On Level 98 of My Little Underground, 2/4 of New York's Lunarette pulls up for a big talk with Peter A about their debut EP, 'Clair De Lunarette'! Brian Alvarez and Kevin Doxsey also discuss how the group reformed from the ashes of Gingerlys and what made some attach them to the new wave sound. Plus, Peter A and Kevin bond over a shared Long Island hometown in Valley Stream! All in all, Lunarette wants you to dance despite what you may have heard regarding the typical New York live...


MLU Level 97: Olivia Bradley-Skill on WFMU In 2021

On Level 97 of My Little Underground, WFMU Music Director, Olivia Bradley-Skill returns to talk with Peter A about her goals for the station in 2021! Listen to them discuss the recent successful WFMU fundraiser, her ideas for Radio Row and Radio Ravioli this year, her favorite music submitted to the station so far and more! Peter A will be taking over Radio Row tomorrow, March 28th at 5pm ET! Listen worldwide: --- Listen to Radio...


MLU Level 96: Lovehoney II

On Level 96 of My Little Underground, Tommy White & Aly Quinones of the New York soul-rock outfit, Lovehoney return to talk with Peter A about their new self titled full length album! Tommy and Aly also share their thoughts on guitar smashing, their relationship to music press, getting vinyl pressed and more! --- Listen to Lovehoney: All things My Little Underground: #mlupod --- Support this podcast:...


MLU Level 95: Crash Talk with Smiley Arriaga & Richard Arriaga

On Level 95 of My Little Underground, Peter A invites his brothers, Smiley Arriaga and Richard Arriaga to reflect on 20 years of Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex! This was not only the first Crash game on Playstation 2, it was first game the Arriaga brothers played on the console. Listen as they reflect on how this game holds up 20 years after its original release in October 2001, the difficulty compared the first three Crash games, the unique mechanics and more! -- Listen to Smiley...


MLU Level 94: Editrix

On Level 94 of My Little Underground, Peter A welcomes Wendy Eisenberg and Steve Cameron of Editrix to talk up their latest album 'Tell Me I'm Bad'! Wendy and Steve discuss dismantling "indie-rock", the sonic unpredictability of their new album, their love for both pop and experimental music, discussing politics in music, the effectiveness of ambiguous lyrics and more! -- Listen to Editrix: All things My Little...


MLU Level 93: Quality Sounds TV

On Level 93 of My Little Underground, Peter A has a big talk with Vicky Casis, the co-founder and producer of Quality Sounds TV and one of the hosts Chad Davis aka Dr. Vibesman! Quality Sounds TV aka QS TV is a web series showcasing all sorts of creatives such as rappers, producers, DJs and content creators. Vicky and Chad talk up the criteria that must be met in order to be a guest on the show, how they stand out amongst other music based content as well as their relationships with hip hop...


MLU Level 92: 2021 Anticipated II

On Level 92 of My Little Underground, Peter A talks up more albums he's excited about for 2021 as well as artists that don't have a set release date, but all signs point to new music! Listen in as Peter A previews upcoming projects from Death From Above 1979, Jane Weaver, CHAI, Lunarette and more! --- For all things Peter A and My Little Underground: #mlupod --- Support this podcast:


MLU Level 91: Thanya Iyer

On Level 91 of My Little Underground, Peter A talks with Montreal based artist Thanya Iyer about her incredible 2020 album KIND, initially not fitting into the music industry, studying violin, Bandcamp Day, inventing a new section in a record store, teaching residency for the inPath non-profit organization and more! -- Listen to Thanya Iyer: For all things My Little Underground: #mlupod --- Support this podcast:...


MLU Level 90: Celebrating Black Artistry

On Level 90 of My Little Underground, Alicia Gaines (bassist of Ganser) returns to kick off Black History Month with Peter A! Listen in for a celebration of Black artists from today and yesterday such as Miss Eaves, Poly Styrene of X-Ray Spex, The Equals, Tina Turner, Junior Kimbrough, Yola and more! Discover some black excellence you may not have heard! -- Listen to Ganser: All things My Little...


MLU Level 89: Old Man of The Woods

On Level 89 of My Little Underground, Miranda Elliot, the leader behind the fungus pop outfit, Old Man of The Woods talks to Peter A about her latest EP Dissolve, recording in isolation, the success of her initial cassette run with Totally Real Records, evolving her sound, local Richmond, VA artists to pay attention to and more! -- Listen to Old Man of The Woods: All things My Little...


MLU Level 88: Palberta

On Level 88 of My Little Underground, New York City [insert sub genre] outfit Palberta talks with Peter A about their new melody driven album, Palberta5000! They also discuss John Coltrane's influence on this project, buying instruments from restaurants, their favorite shoes as well as the difficult task of finding out their genre! -- Listen to Palberta: All things My Little Underground: #mlupod ---...


MLU Level 87: Peel Dream Magazine

On Level 87 of My Little Underground, Peter A talks with the leading man behind Peel Dream Magazine, Joe Stevens! Joe talked up the frequent comparisons to the likes of Stereolab, My Little Underground, etc and the idea of "wearing your influences on your sleeve." He also talked up the current Peel Dream projects such as Agitprop Alterna, Moral Panics and what he was planned for 2021! Joe and Peter A also discuss their shared appreciation for Harry Nilsson as well! -- Listen to Peel Dream...


MLU Level 86: Brothers Talk 'Brothers'

On Level 86 of My Little Underground, Peter A and his younger brother Smiley Arriaga discuss the recent 10th birthday of the commercial breakthrough album of The Black Keys, 'Brothers' and reflect on the recent passing of the legendary MF Doom. They also talk about the Danger Mouse era of The Black Keys compared to the early raw sound of their first three albums. -- Listen to Smiley Arriaga: Everything My Little...


MLU Level 85: 2021 Anticipated

On this bite sized Level 85 of My Little Underground, Peter A quickly discusses some of the albums he is looking forward to in 2021! Some these upcoming releases include Palberta's Palberta 5000, Bernice's Eau De Bonjourno, Madlib & Four Tet's collaboration Sound Ancestors and more! Peter A also discusses a few albums in the works but have no set release date such as Smol Data's Inconvenience Store & Dion Lunadon's untitled sophomore...


MLU Level 84: Best of 2020 II - Finals

Level 84 of My Little Underground is part 2 of the Best of 2020 series! This week, Conor Rooney returns to grade the best music of second half of 2020 with Peter A! They also reflect on some of the entire year of music and how it related to their roller coaster of emotions brought on my the COVID-19 outbreak and the continued wave of police misconduct incidents. Artists mentioned: Slow Pulp, Drew Citron, IDLES, Homeboy Sandman, Mulatto, Flo Milli, Phoebe Green, Protomartyr, Nana Adjoa, Dehd...


MLU Level 83: Best of 2020 I - Singles & EPs

It's the most wonderful time of the year. Year end lists!!! Level 83 of My Little Underground begins part 1 of Peter A's discussion of the best music of the year. This week, Peter A goes through some of the stand out singles and EPs of 2020 such as the very successful Kid Cudi and Travis Scott collaboration, The Scotts & Meet Me @ The Altar bringing a fresh black perspective of pop punk. Listen in for some exciting 2021 news regarding rising New York City band Lovehoney and why Felicia...


MLU Level 82: Nana Adjoa! Returns With 'Big Dreaming Ants'

On Level 82 of My Little Underground, Nana Adjoa is back after two years to talk up her debut full length album 'Big Dreaming Ants'! Nana and Peter A discuss of the concepts behind select tracks on the album as well as the album art itself! Nana also talks up her personal studio, her social media shyness, favorite vinyl records and more! -- Listen to Nana Adjoa: Follow My Little...


MLU Level 81: Bryce Segall

Level 81 of My Little Underground welcomes Bryce Segall, the Alternative Regional Brand Manager at Entercom and host of the new music show, New Arrivals! Bryce discusses with Peter A programming many Alternative radio stations under the Entercom umbrella, lack of diversity in Alternative radio and defining the term in 2020. Listen to New Arrivals every Sunday at 10pm ET on Alt 92.3 in NY and everywhere else online on the app! -- Follow My Little...