Joy Sounds: Music You Need To Know

Joy Sounds: Music You Need To Know

Joy Sounds features the brightest emerging and breaking artists in music through in-depth interviews and live performances from the Joy Sounds studio. Produced and hosted by Chris Sampson.... Show More

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October 28, 2020 39 min
Shelly Peiken is following her joy. After writing hits for Christina Aguilera, Meredith Brooks, Brandy and Chrissie Hynde among many others, Shelly decided it was time to record her own versions of her songs. Her new record, 2.0 etc… is a creative re-imagining of some of her most familiar songs as well as new, previously unreleased material. After hearing some of the most iconic voices sing her songs, it’s inspiring to hear Shel...
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October 21, 2020 36 min
Monique DeBose wants you to #JoinTheRallyCall. The Los Angeles based artist-activist calls upon everybody to own all parts of ourselves and our history – the good and the bad – so that we can openly and honestly confront the challenges that face us as individuals, as a society, and as a country. Monique’s message and expression comes in multiple forms – as a singer, songwriter, actor, poet and playwright – making her a boundless a...
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October 19, 2020 31 min
Brit Drozda wants to spark human connection. In her new, six song EP, Seashells & Stories, the Charlotte, North Carolina based songwriter weaves through the range of human experience like isolation, fear, and gratitude for friends. Brit also tells the inspiring story of how she returned to music after a hiatus by confronting her own fears to become her most authentic self. During the show, we hear three tracks from the new E...
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October 14, 2020 26 min
Whitney Lusk is a storyteller. The Utah based, country singer-songwriter wants her brand of country music to echo previous eras where songs told stories and moved people emotionally. Whitney also talks about adjusting as a performing artist during the pandemic by playing “drive-in” shows and being surprised that instead of applause, she was met by a chorus of horns honking! Whitney also talks about her latest release – Anthems of...
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October 12, 2020 35 min
Retro Champ has confidence. St. Louis based hip hop artist, Retro Champ, has been knocked down a couple times during his life, but comes out swinging on his new EP, FYI. FYI is a breakthrough record for Retro Champ in which he writes with a new level of honesty and authenticity. You can hear his new found confidence in every track. During the show, Retro Champ shares the inspiring story of a how a high school teacher believed in ...
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October 7, 2020 28 min
Samantha Tieger gets personal. This Nashville based singer-songwriter gets *very* personal on her self-titled debut EP that draws from her own heartbreak and breakthroughs. In addition to music, Samantha has an equal passion for languages which is evident in the lyricism that is set against atmospheric soundscapes found in the tracks on the EP. During the episode, we hear three songs from the EP – “Losing My Mind,” “Whirlwind,” ...
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September 30, 2020 45 min
Bright Dog Red is making it up as they go. Literally. Bright Dog Red is a collective of adventurous musicians based in New York spearheaded by drummer, Joe Pignato, who perform and record all of their music through free improvisation. Although improvisation is at the center of Bright Dog Red, it’s not just jazz – you’ll also hear equal parts hip hop, electronica, psychedelia and noise influences as well. Bright Dog Red just relea...
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September 23, 2020 31 min
Carly and Martina are a pop power team. At first glance, you might think they are a couple of singers with a lot of producers and industry insiders behind them calling the shots. But, you’d be wrong. Carly and Martina are completely in control of their sound and their career. Their new album, Are You Listening? was completely written, recorded, mixed and produced by the Chicago based twin sisters – all during quarantine! Their...
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September 17, 2020 42 min
National YoungArts Foundation identifies the most accomplished young artists in the visual, literary and performing arts, and provides them with creative and professional development opportunities throughout their careers. This episode highlights the Voice program of YoungArts which encompasses classical, jazz, popular voice, and singer-songwriter. During the show, you’ll meet four amazing YoungArts Voice winners – Tippy Balady, A...
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September 1, 2020 1 min
After a summer long hiatus while we moved into a new studio, Joy Sounds returns this September with all new episodes featuring the brightest emerging and breaking artists in music!
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Meet Atlanta based, GRAMMY nominated drummer, songwriter, producer and entrepreneur, Terrell Sass, on this Daily Shot playing his song, "The Edge."
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This Daily Shot features a talented, up-and-coming hip hop artist, Stormakastorm, performing his song, "Tell."
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Today's Daily Shot introduces the always positive, Music Carolyn, performing her song, "I See Me and You."
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Check out Parker Meridien, recent winners of Best Hip Hop group by the San Diego Music Awards, performing their song, "Seven on the Mookie."
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June 8, 2020 4 min
This Daily Shot presents international artist, Marieme, performing her song, "Be The Change."
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Presenting Lucy Clearwater and her song "Insecurities" from her new EP, Feel Again.
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May 28, 2020 5 min
Today's Daily Shot features Sugi Dakks and a live performance of his song, "The Journey," from the Joy Sounds studio.
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May 27, 2020 3 min
On this Daily Shot, we feature Okudaxij performing his song, "Folk Rock Song 1" live from the Joy Sounds studio.
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Meet Anna Schulze and Maia Sharp of Roscoe & Etta and hear a live performance of their song, "Burn," from the Joy Sounds studio.
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May 25, 2020 5 min
Get to know Zac Clark as he performs his song, "Simple Touch," live from the Joy Sounds studio.
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