The Shangri-La Records Podcast-logo

The Shangri-La Records Podcast

Music Podcasts

Host and Shangri-La Records alum J.D. Reager presents monthly updates about the store, music recommendations from current Shangri-La staffers and exclusive live music performances from our favorite Memphis musicians.

Host and Shangri-La Records alum J.D. Reager presents monthly updates about the store, music recommendations from current Shangri-La staffers and exclusive live music performances from our favorite Memphis musicians.

Location:

United States

Description:

Host and Shangri-La Records alum J.D. Reager presents monthly updates about the store, music recommendations from current Shangri-La staffers and exclusive live music performances from our favorite Memphis musicians.

Twitter:

@ShangriLaTN

Language:

English


Episodes

May 2021 with John Paul Keith

5/21/2021
Host J.D. Reager talks to Shangri-La Records co-owner John Miller about opening the store up to half-capacity shopping, some exciting new arrivals, the upcoming Record Store Day haul, and the return of a Shangri-La alum. Then Memphis' own John Paul Keith performs an exclusive solo set live from his home studio.

Duration:00:41:30

April 2021 with PreauXX feat. C Major (Unapologetic)

4/23/2021
Host J.D. Reager chats with Shangri-La Records co-owner John Miller about recent happenings and new arrivals in the shop before looking ahead to the 2021 Record Store Days and the possible return to more regular store hours in the near future. Then PreauXX and C Major from Unapologetic perform a commanding set live from their studio.

Duration:00:29:15

March 2021 with Harry Koniditsiotis (The Switchblade Kid)

3/18/2021
Host J.D. Reager talks to Shangri-La Records co-owner John Miller about the store's recent record acquisitions and poster discoveries, new Shangri-La logo designs by Alex Harrison, and the prospects for outdoor events later in the year. Then special guest Harry Koniditsiotis, along with bandmates Tim Kitchens and Pat Mulheran, performs a career spanning acoustic set at 5 and Dime Recording including songs by his bands The Switchblade Kid, The Angel Sluts and The Turn-It-Offs.

Duration:00:42:06

February 2021 with Bailey Bigger

2/19/2021
Host J.D. Reager talks to Shangri-La Records co-owner John Miller about recent happenings in the shop, the epic snowstorm in Memphis, and a couple of under-appreciated Memphis records in honor of Black History Month. Then, Big Legal Mess recording artist Bailey Bigger performs a set live from 5 and Dime Recording.

Duration:00:45:13

January 2021 with Scott Taylor (Grifters)

1/21/2021
Host J.D. Reager checks in with Shangri-La Records co-owner John Miller about the holiday sales season, evolving pandemic policies and a recently unearthed treasure trove of cool records. Then musical guest and Shangri-La royalty Scott Taylor DJs a career-spanning set featuring both live performances and archival recordings of songs by Grifters, Hot Monkey, New Mary Jane and Turnt.

Duration:00:46:09

December 2020 with The Shangri-La Not Ready For Yuletide Players

12/18/2020
Host J.D. Reager talks to Shangri-La Records co-owner John Miller about the success of the last Record Store Day drop on Black Friday, new holiday records in-stock, some recent turntable and other gear acquisitions and more. Then J.D. spins a podcast-exclusive mix of Memphis holiday tunes: "Christmas Tree," by Two Way Radio, "Know By Now" by Jeff Hulett, "Santa, I Want a Time Machine For Christmas," by Loose Opinions, "Deck the Halls, Y'all," by Susan Marshall, "Holidays Ain't the Same...

Duration:00:40:31

November 2020 with Jesse James Davis (Yesse Yavis)

11/22/2020
Host J.D. Reager talks to Shangri-La Records co-owner John Miller about the final batch of RSD drops for Black Friday, a few recent arrivals in the shop and new projects on the horizon. Then Memphis musician Jesse James Davis (Yesse Yavis, Model Zero, 1000 Lights, TN Screamers) takes over the show.

Duration:00:29:36

October 2020 with Mark Edgar Stuart

10/13/2020
Host and Shangri-La Records alum J.D. Reager talks to store co-owner John Miller about the most recent batch of Record Store Day drops and other cool recent arrivals. Then critically acclaimed Memphis singer-songwriter Mark Edgar Stuart performs a dynamite 5-song set featuring new and signature tunes.

Duration:00:35:12

September 2020 with Graham Winchester

9/16/2020
Host and Shangri-La Records alum J.D. Reager talks to Shangri-La co-owner John Miller about recent happenings in the store, including the Record Store Day drops, the store's policy for shopping visits during the pandemic and some exciting new arrivals. Then musical guest Graham Winchester (The Sheiks, Jack Oblivian, Turnstyles, etc.) plays a dynamite four-song set and shares his love of Shangri-La.

Duration:00:29:43