67 episodes

Our mission is to make music lovers happy. Host Dave Leonard has been building a loyal following for over 30 years, programming with artistic integrity since he introduced his free-form fun to WKZE as their first Program Director in 1993 and to WDST as their VP/Programming in 1996. He is known and respected by industry leaders and fans of all ages. He established his reputation by consistently curating and exposing the best new music, helping emerging artists, and demonstrating a keen sensibility of how to beautifully segue music from all genres and time periods.Dave has endeared himself to music-loving fans with his fun personality, approachable style, and artistic integrity. His fans appreciate the way he keeps them in touch with what’s hip and ahead of the curve. He was crowdsourcing long before it became a modern marketing phenomenon.Famous for breaking new songs and acts, Leonard supports the artists in more ways than one, hosting Woodstock’s annual Davestock, which presents up to a dozen acts each year in this increasingly popular outdoor music fest.Dave is one of the top tastemakers in the country and recently has brought his loyal fan base to the podcast world after syndcating on over 30 on NPR and commercial Triple A radio across the country.

radio UNLEASHED Dave Leonard

    • Music
    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

Our mission is to make music lovers happy. Host Dave Leonard has been building a loyal following for over 30 years, programming with artistic integrity since he introduced his free-form fun to WKZE as their first Program Director in 1993 and to WDST as their VP/Programming in 1996. He is known and respected by industry leaders and fans of all ages. He established his reputation by consistently curating and exposing the best new music, helping emerging artists, and demonstrating a keen sensibility of how to beautifully segue music from all genres and time periods.Dave has endeared himself to music-loving fans with his fun personality, approachable style, and artistic integrity. His fans appreciate the way he keeps them in touch with what’s hip and ahead of the curve. He was crowdsourcing long before it became a modern marketing phenomenon.Famous for breaking new songs and acts, Leonard supports the artists in more ways than one, hosting Woodstock’s annual Davestock, which presents up to a dozen acts each year in this increasingly popular outdoor music fest.Dave is one of the top tastemakers in the country and recently has brought his loyal fan base to the podcast world after syndcating on over 30 on NPR and commercial Triple A radio across the country.

    radio UNLEASHED #1459 - Let Freedom Ring

    radio UNLEASHED #1459 - Let Freedom Ring

    Resurrecting one from the archives. Original Air date July 4th, 2017Cream I Feel Free Fresh Cream &nbs...

    • 1 hr 48 min
    WDST Friday December 21st, 1990 pt 1

    WDST Friday December 21st, 1990 pt 1

    Those of you that know me know that to be unleashed I need to be on top of my game behind the scenes. While quarantining I have spent a lot of time organizing my physical and digital space, deleting tons of files and folders on my computer, organizing and framing my photos, alphabetizing my vinyl and listening to some of my old radio shows that I recorded on cassette. These upcoming posts are the first of some of those shows recorded on cassette. A little context....

    • 43 min
    WDST Friday May 9th, 1990 pt 1

    WDST Friday May 9th, 1990 pt 1

    Those of you that know me know that to be unleashed I need to be on top of my game behind the scenes. While quarantining I have spent a lot of time organizing my physical and digital space, deleting tons of files and folders on my computer, organizing and framing my photos, alphabetizing my vinyl and listening to some of my old radio shows that I recorded on cassette. These upcoming posts are the first of some of those shows recorded on cassette.A little context. In the...

    • 45 min
    WDST Friday May 9th, 1990 pt 2

    WDST Friday May 9th, 1990 pt 2

    Those of you that know me know that to be unleashed I need to be on top of my game behind the scenes. While quarantining I have spent a lot of time organizing my physical and digital space, deleting tons of files and folders on my computer, organizing and framing my photos, alphabetizing my vinyl and listening to some of my old radio shows that I recorded on cassette. These upcoming posts are the first of some of those shows recorded on cassette. A little co...

    • 45 min
    WDST Friday December 21st, 1990 pt 2

    WDST Friday December 21st, 1990 pt 2

    Those of you that know me know that to be unleashed I need to be on top of my game behind the scenes. While quarantining I have spent a lot of time organizing my physical and digital space, deleting tons of files and folders on my computer, organizing and framing my photos, alphabetizing my vinyl and listening to some of my old radio shows that I recorded on cassette. These upcoming posts are the first of some of those shows recorded on cassette. A little co...

    • 41 min
    rU #1617

    rU #1617

    radio UNLEASHEDShow #1617Recorded 04.17.2021 Artist/Title Andy Frasco & The UN – My Recovery Frank Turner – Recovery Tom Petty – You Wreck MeThe Clash – Janie Jones (Demo)Pottery – Hank WilliamsThe Drums – Best Friend The Moody Blues – The Story In You EyesWeezer – All My Favorite SongsYumi Zouma – Cool For a SecondM...

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

epg- bookish ,

Best Music Podcast!

Best Music Podcast!

mberes ,

Divinely Perfect Music

I love radioUNLEASHED with Dave Leonard. It's always just right and the song choices always taste like a cold lemonade on a hot summer day or a rich hot cocoa on a cold bustery night while snowed in in a high mountain cabin. Thanks Dave for all you give.

MissVersatile ,

Great for workout!

I adore that I can put this podcast on (any episode) and let it play while working out or riding in the car. I apprecaite the effort and creative thought Dave puts into his podcast and always look forward to downloading new episodes.

Top Podcasts In Music

The Joe Budden Podcast
The Joe Budden Network
A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs
Andrew Hickey
Friday Night Karaoke
Friday Night Karaoke
New Rory & MAL
Rory Farrell & Jamil "Mal" Clay & Studio71
Song Exploder
Hrishikesh Hirway
The Story of Classical
Apple Music