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S10E1 - Talking Sexy w/ Oceanside85

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S10E1 - Talking Sexy w/ Oceanside85
  • S10E1 - Talking Sexy w/ Oceanside85

    S10E1 - Talking Sexy w/ Oceanside85

    Sep 13, 2023 • 02:08:49

    On this season premiere of The State of Synth, Oceanside85 joins Groot and Neon Fawkes to discuss her music, various collaborations, and how she found her zen through synthwave. Dennis openly shares his fascination with the PA manhunt.

  • S9E15 - Fawkes and Groot Go To Australia

    S9E15 - Fawkes and Groot Go To Australia

    Jun 30, 2023 • 03:08:00

    On this season finale, Dennis and Jules chat with the Aussies. Reinhold goes hunting and ends up tripping balls. Thanks for listening, it’s been a great season! We’ll see you in the fall!

  • S9E14 - You Can't Say No to Jennifer Connelly

    S9E14 - You Can't Say No to Jennifer Connelly

    Jun 22, 2023 • 02:13:38

    In this episode Groot and Fawkes chat with Daniel and Oliver from Pensacola Mist about they rad music, their live performances and how caught up they are on Black Mirror.  They play a bunch of rad tunes including a premiere from Aztec recording artist LAU.