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The MidnightLifelikeArcade HighCannonsStarcadianStreet CleanerDroid BishopAndy LastL'AvenueDeadlifeVon Kaiser

Nina • Makeup and Vanity Set • Robert Parker • W O L F C L U B • Yota • d r e a m k i d •  Sunglasses Kid
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S10E10 - Evevate the McRib
  • S10E10 - Evevate the McRib

    S10E10 - Evevate the McRib

    Dec 2, 2023 • 02:00:37

    Dennis and Jules are joined by LA based synthwave artist Elevate the Sky. This episode is not affiliated with or sponsored by the delectable McRib sandwich, which has made its return for a limited time.    

  • S10E9 - Just the Helmet w/ PYLOT

    S10E9 - Just the Helmet w/ PYLOT

    Nov 23, 2023 • 02:03:58

    Dennis and Jules chat with PYLOT about his latest NewRetroWave album, AXIOM. They also discuss his collaborations, including his most recent collaboration with The Midnight’s Tylor Lyle. Additionally, they drop premieres from Power Rob feat. MN1984 and Nightmares and Neon. No pants required.

  • S10E8 - In Search of w/ The Secret Chord

    S10E8 - In Search of w/ The Secret Chord

    Nov 8, 2023 • 01:35:36

    Dennis and Neon Fawkes chat with NewRetroWave artist The Secret Chord about his music, space travel, and whether or not there is life out there. The truth is out there!