This week’s episode features the SLUG editorial staff (Angela H. Brown, Jeanette Moses, Ricky Vigil & Esther Meroño) in a roundtable discussion about their favorite local music picks for 2011. JP and the group talk in-depth about six very different songs and the bands over a couple of beers, analyzing what makes each track stand out. Let us know what you think by calling our automated voicemail line at 858-233-9324.

Host: JP
Executive Producer: Angela Brown
Lead Producer: Gavin Sheehan
Associate Producers: Jeanette Moses, Ricky Vigil, Esther Meroño, JP
Theme Song by Birthquake
Theme Producer: Jesse Ellis
Audio Mastering: Andrew Glassett (andrewglassett.com)
Art Design & Logo: Thy Doan
Technical Designer: Kate O’Connor

Interviewers: JP
Music This Episode: Dani Lion, The No-Nation Orchestra, OK Ikumi, Pretty Worms, Dwellers, SubRosa

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Episode #342 – PETR Chubak

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Episode #340 – PK Opal

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Episode #338 – MSKING

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