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City Soundtracks by Google Play Music is a traveling conversation about the people, places and moments that shape our musical lives. Each episode features an artist and a city. Host Hrishikesh Hirway invites musicians to lead listeners on a tour of the city through conversation and music.

City Soundtracks Google Play Music

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    • 4.8 • 11 Ratings

City Soundtracks by Google Play Music is a traveling conversation about the people, places and moments that shape our musical lives. Each episode features an artist and a city. Host Hrishikesh Hirway invites musicians to lead listeners on a tour of the city through conversation and music.

    Big Freedia – New Orleans, LA

    Big Freedia – New Orleans, LA

    Big Freedia, Queen of Bounce, is a musical ambassador of New Orleans. She has helped this local, underground scene turn into a national phenomenon. Join us as Big Freedia takes us on a tour of her personal musical landmarks in her native city of New Orleans.
    This podcast is made possible by Google Play Music. Search “City Soundtracks” in the Google Play Music app to instantly stream a playlist inspired by this episode and curated by Big Freedia.
    This episode features songs by Big Freedia, Diplo, Frankie Beverly and Maze, DJ Jubilee, Ms Tee, Katey Red, Vockah Redu, Cheeky Blakk, 10th Ward Buck and Reedy. This show is produced by Imprint Projects and Pineapple Street Media, edited and mixed by Ann Heppermann. 
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    • 15 min
    Spoon – Austin, TX

    Spoon – Austin, TX

    Spoon first formed in 1993, when Britt Daniel met Jim Eno in a recording studio in a basement at UT Austin. Over 20 years later, Spoon has released 9 albums including their most recent record "Hot Thoughts". Britt and Jim sit down with host Hrishikesh Hirway to take us on a tour of Austin, Texas. They share stories about their arrival in town, venues old and new, their home studio, and their motel hideaway for writing music.
    This podcast is made possible by Google Play Music. Search “City Soundtracks” in the Google Play Music app to instantly stream a playlist curated by Spoon and inspired by Austin.
    This episode features songs by Spoon, Alien Beats, Tear Dungeon, and Dale Watson. This show is produced by Imprint Projects and Pineapple Street Media, edited and mixed by Ann Heppermann. 
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    • 12 min
    Kehlani – Oakland, CA

    Kehlani – Oakland, CA

    Kehlani grew up all over the East Bay, and studied at Oakland School for the Arts. She is only 21 years old, but already has an impressive musical career. She’s put out two critically acclaimed mixtapes, and in 2017, dropped her debut album, SweetSexySavage. Here, she shares how growing up in the East Bay shaped her into the musician she is today.
    This podcast is made possible by Google Play Music. Search “City Soundtracks” in the Google Play Music app to instantly stream a playlist curated by Kehlani and inspired by Oakland.
    This episode features songs by Kehlani, India Arie, Erykah Badu, and Kamaiyah. This show is produced by Imprint Projects and Pineapple Street Media, edited and mixed by Ann Heppermann. 
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    • 10 min

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