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Nina • Makeup and Vanity Set • Robert Parker • W O L F C L U B • Yota • Bunny X • Megan McDuffy • Michael Oakley • Thought Beings • Primo The Alien • Max Cruise • Kick Puncher • Jonathan Belle • Elevate The Sky • Retro Revolutions • and more



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S9E2 - Dennis and Jules Go The The Movies
  • S9E2 - Dennis and Jules Go The The Movies

    S9E2 - Dennis and Jules Go The The Movies

    Mar 9, 2023 • 02:15:53

    Groot and Neon Fawkes had a chance to sit down with Tony Fiala and Retrofuturism 101, featuring Michael Knight, to talk about their musical contributions to the movie, The Last Deal. The interview delved into the creative process and inspiration behind the music.

  • S9E1 - Dreamkid Cola

    S9E1 - Dreamkid Cola

    Mar 2, 2023 • 02:20:36

    It’s 1985, and Dennis and Fawkes chat with Dreamkid! They play music from their guest, as well as Cat Temper, Ace Buchannon, jacket. (with Dimi Kaye,) Moonraccoon, Andrew LeSynt, Sandor Gavin (Droid Bishop remix,) Neutron Dreams, MORGAN WILLIS, Anniee (Caspro remix,) MicroMatscenes, and Crime City Keytarist! Shoutouts to Outland TimeSlave…

  • S8E15 - Season Finale

    S8E15 - Season Finale

    Dec 28, 2022 • 02:51:09

    Groot and Neon Fawkes chat with The Paradise Arcade and artists VIKI.