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Repeater: A Little Show About Big Songs

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Repeater is a talk show hosted by comedian and writer Evan Forde Barden where a special guest is invited to discuss that one song they’ll never forget. Co-hosted by Patrick Cartelli, each show features an interview with the guest, comedic segments, and a live performance of the guest’s song. Think “You Made It Weird” meets “VH1 Storytellers.” Repeater is supported in part by Astoria's own HiFi Records & Cafe. Check them out online at http://www.hifi-records.com/

Repeater is a talk show hosted by comedian and writer Evan Forde Barden where a special guest is invited to discuss that one song they’ll never forget. Co-hosted by Patrick Cartelli, each show features an interview with the guest, comedic segments, and a live performance of the guest’s song. Think “You Made It Weird” meets “VH1 Storytellers.” Repeater is supported in part by Astoria's own HiFi Records & Cafe. Check them out online at http://www.hifi-records.com/
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Repeater is a talk show hosted by comedian and writer Evan Forde Barden where a special guest is invited to discuss that one song they’ll never forget. Co-hosted by Patrick Cartelli, each show features an interview with the guest, comedic segments, and a live performance of the guest’s song. Think “You Made It Weird” meets “VH1 Storytellers.” Repeater is supported in part by Astoria's own HiFi Records & Cafe. Check them out online at http://www.hifi-records.com/

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English


Episodes

Maris Kreizman & Parrot Dream – Joey

11/17/2017
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Maris Kreizman (Slaughterhouse 90210) brought her favorite sad song with her: Concrete Blonde - Joey. Joey has been one of Maris' favorites for years, and even sang it from a porch for the world to hear! We talk about how Maris found herself connecting to sad songs about complicated relationships and thinking she related to them on some level. We talk about aspirational sadness and the cathartic power that sad music has.

Duration: 03:53:39


Early Riser – “You Can Make Him Like You”

11/10/2017
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Two guests! One host! Oh, what a night! On this LIVE episode, Pat talks with Kiri Oliver and Heidi Vanderlee of the band Early Riser about a song they both love! With Evan out of town, Pat interviews Kiri and Heidi about "You Can Make Him Like You" by The Hold Steady.

Duration: 01:10:24


Pat May – “Bramble Blast / Stickerbrush Symphony”

10/27/2017
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Pat May joins us to talk about "Bramble Blast / Stickerbrush Symphony" from the video game Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest. That's right, another Pat! Two Pats! Innovation! Pat May loves video games more than anything and truly loves the music of video games more than most things.

Duration: 00:41:31


Landon Charles Hughes – “Breathe Me”

10/20/2017
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It's part 2 of 2 in the "Pat in Los Angeles" series! We have Landon Charles Hughes (Comedian) on the show to talk about "Breathe Me" by Sia. This song connected with Landon in a significant way. The interview spans a wide variety of topics all with some pleasant birds chirping in the background and a dog on the couch.

Duration: 00:54:11


Annalise Domenighini & Project Diem – “Africa”

10/13/2017
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On this very excellent episode of Repeater, we sit down with Annalise Domenighini, a social editor and music writer at Noisey, LIVE in front of an audience at QED in Astoria, Queens. Annalise brings with her the only good song in the world: "Africa" by Toto.

Duration: 00:45:32


Tessa Hersh – “Dancing”

10/6/2017
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The incredible Tessa Hersh (UCB, RIOT) stops by to talk about "Dancing" by Elisa. This song hits everyone hard! We talk about friendships, relationships, sadness, and love.

Duration: 00:23:20


Jo Firestone & shadow monster – “Groove Me”

9/29/2017
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The incredibly funny Jo Firestone joins us to talk about King Floyd's classic soul song "Groove Me." We hope you have your popcorn ready cause Jo has hers! We talk about the song for a little bit and then we we're off to the races with tangents galore. We cover everything from Abba’s greatest hits to high school reunions in this episode! Not enough? How about a Seth Rogen impersonation? Want to learn about Paladins? Strange regional foods? Your cool older brother? YOU WILL LEARN IT ALL....

Duration: 00:35:37


Bryan Berlin – “Photobooth” (Julien Baker Cover)

9/15/2017
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Storyteller, writer, and videographer Bryan Berlin joins us to talk about Julien Baker’s cover of “Photobooth” (originally by Death Cab for Cutie)! Staying true to the spirit of our live show, Bryan makes sure we not only have a great song to discuss but a cover of it as well. Clever girl... The song brings up numerous memories for all three boys gathered around the table and you'll find a lot of conversation about beautiful and sad songs in this episode. We talk about how a cover can make...

Duration: 00:48:05


Jamie Coletta – “Fake Happy”

9/1/2017
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Todays episode features Jamie Coletta, the director of marketing at Side One Dummy Records. This is our first episode recorded out of New York, our first without Evan, and our first with a label we absolutely adore. Jamie was excited to discuss the new Paramore album which Pat enjoyed as a soundtrack to drive around California. We covered a lot of ground in this one! The Paramore song had us discussing identity, expectations, and the seemingly dramatic shift in genre they took. Then we...

Duration: 01:03:57


Abby Russell – “Paris Is Burning”

8/18/2017
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Today we've got the very funny Abby Russell (Comedian with the Magnet Theater, Associate Producer for Giant Bomb). She's the real hero of this episode, so please say so in the comments below. We talk about listening to music between class, living across the street from your high school, and video games as art! We also nerd out about learning how to play St. Vincent songs and how cool Annie Clark is. Thank you to the Magnet Training Center for the recording space! And remember. Abby Russell...

Duration: 00:21:51


Adam Wade & Lindsay Dunphy – “Running Scared”

8/4/2017
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Classic good guy Adam Wade joins us to talk about Roy Orbinson – "Running Scared." We talk about all things Hoboken, New Jersey, growning up in New Hampshire, writing and storytelling, and how songs age along with their musicians. Linsday Dunphy kills the cover!

Duration: 01:10:57


Nikita Burdein – “Let the Sunshine In”

7/28/2017
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Nikita Burdein joins us for our first-ever studio episode to talk about "Let the Sunshine In" from Hair! Nikita is an all-star musical improviser here in New York and was very patient while Evan & Pat showed how naive they were regarding musical theatre. In this episode, we talk about crate digging for cast recordings and what makes for a good musical! Pat had just discovered how great Hamilton is, so we go pretty in depth with that, and Evan admits that he still hasn't listened to the...

Duration: 00:36:53


Christina Cola, Chrissie Gruebel, & Cory P Willis

6/2/2017
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A "blizzard" prevents our original lineup from getting to the venue so we instead play host to the incredible trio of Christina Cola, Chrissie Gruebel, and Cory P Willis who all join us for this spontaneous multi-guest episode. We discuss "Hazard" by Richard Marx, "They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.) by Pete Rock & CL Smooth, "Today" by Tom Scott & The Honeysuckle Breeze, and finally, "The Shakes" by The Menzingers. All three guests are hilarious and we of course end up talking about Dave...

Duration: 01:10:33


Courtney MaGinnis & Anielle Reid

4/7/2017
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Comedian Courtney MaGinnis (Caroline's, College Humor, NPR) joins us on the show to talk about drunken family vacations, designing underwear for teens, and the Otis Redding song "(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay." Hilarity ensues as we get to know our wonderful guest and, wouldn't you know it, there's even some arm wrestling. Plus! Singer, songwriter, banjo player, and excellent human, Anielle Reid, takes the stage to cover Redding's "Try A Little Tenderness" and to play a couple of her...

Duration: 01:00:28


Matt Rogers & Katie Buchanan

3/9/2017
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Actor, writer, and comedian Matt Rogers (Pop Roulette, MTV's Decoded, UCBT) stops by to talk with us about Pete Townshend's song "Let My Love Open The Door." We discuss VH1's Divas Live, Jimmy Buffet, musical sketch comedy, and so much more. Singer-songwriter Katie Buchanan also joins us to cover "Let My Love Open The Door" and play some of her own music.

Duration: 01:29:43


Anna Drezen & Jessy Tomsko

2/3/2017
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Anna Drezen (SNL, Reductress, How May We Hate You?) stopped by to talk about Dave Matthews Band - American Baby. What followed was an enjoyable episode filled with stories of summer romance, mic drops, and lots of goofs. Our musical guest this month was Jessy Tomsko. Check out her site for more of her music and tour dates!

Duration: 01:41:05


Bowen Yang & Keith Rubin – Beyoncé “Schoolin’ Life”

12/2/2016
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Bowen Yang (Live On Broadgay, Lake Homo High, Broad City, Pop Roulette) joins us to talk about Beyoncé's "Schoolin' Life". It's an incredible conversation about changing your mind, big life decisions, and doing things that makes you happy (and the Goofy Movie). Keith Rubin (Singer/Songwriter) came by to play the cover and one of his own. Bowen is a fricken delight! Follow him on twitter! This is for them bitter somethings Stop living in regret, baby, it's not over yet

Duration: 04:00:51


Ivan Anderson

11/4/2016
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Ivan Anderson joined us to talk about Imagine a Jump (John Lennon / Van Halen mashup) Ivan had a lot of thoughts on this mashup and we talk about everything from Jamiroquai's hats to social media overload.

Duration: 03:53:12


Nore Davis & Sharkside

10/7/2016
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Nore Davis (Comedian, "Home Game" available on iTunes & Spotify) came by to talk to us about DMX - Intro, from It's Dark and Hell Is Hot. Rap duo Sharkside performed a few songs! Nore was running AND we forgot to hit record! (we've all been there!) This episode picks up during a conversation with our musical guests Sharkside about West Side Story, which is where they got their name! They also unsurprisingly had a ton of thoughts on Hamilton. Enjoy and reach out to us on twitter or...

Duration: 06:10:31


Brendan B. Brown of Wheatus

9/8/2016
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This one certainly was surprising. We had Annalise Domenighini come in a few months ago and she chose Wheatus' "Teenage Dirtbag" as her song. Turns out Twitter is excellent and we managed to get Wheatus' main man, Brendan B. Brown, come in to talk to us about Steve Winwood's "Valerie."

Duration: 03:37:12

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