ECLECTIMANIAC Radio Show 20200511 – Joe Pizza
Original air date: May 11, 2020
In this month’s episode, a conversation with the owner of Hudson Cake Co., Joe Pizza (@joe.pizza.3), about the pandemic’s impact on his business, growing up in Hudson and his experience attendng the Culinary Institute of America. The ECLECTIMANIAC Boys – Tony@Large, Seth Davis & Jeff McKinney- also talk about Jeff’s social media video baking his very first cake from scratch (for Seth’s birthday!) using only ingredients on-hand in the house, becoming proud “Cuomosexuals”, revisiting Madonna’s iconic “Blonde Ambition Tour” and Seth’s quarantine entertainment recommendations. Music from Paula Abdul, Doja Cat, Bananarama, Bill Withers, Travis Scott, Jennifer Lopez and more! Remixers featured on this episode: @division4, @valberdj, @theloneliesthunk & @jameshype.
ECLECTIMANIAC Radio Show 20200413 – Ben Smith
Original air date: April 13, 2020
In this episode, the return of songwriter and author, Ben Smith (@bensmithsongs), who joins us to discuss the release of his debut novel, “Darling Energy.” The ECLECTIMANIAC Boys — Tony@Large, Seth Davis & Jeff McKinney — also talk about pandemic mood swings and the Brady Bunch, the friendship between Harry Styles and Stevie Nicks, the joys of “Schitt’s Creek” and the upcoming Prince tribute concert. Music from The Weeknd, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Notorious B.I.G., Grandmaster Flash and more! Featured remixers in this episode: @rhythmscholar, @djshyboy, @daveaude and @dj_barry_harris.
ECLECTIMANIAC Radio Show 20200309 – Sheila O’Neal
Original air date: March 9, 2020
Disco will save the world! ECLECTIAMANIAC Radio Show returns with our annual disco tribute! Join Tony@Large (@tonyatlarge), Seth Davis (@sethdavisphoto) and Jeff McKinney (@jeffmmckinney) for some serious 70s realness with hot remixes of disco classics. Our guest this month is Sound Mixer & Photographer Sheila O’Neal, who chats with us about her colorful career working on projects with Billy Idol, Whitney Houston, National Geographic (The Human Footprint) and the History Channel (Weird US, Beltway Unbuckled). The ECLECTIMANIAC Boys also take up vacationing in the Exumas, the 11th Annual Disco Appreciation Week, Chaka Khan’s “Star Spangled Banner” at the NBA All-Star Game, and the Jackson’s “Torture” video. Music from Diana Ross, The Undisputed Truth, Rose Royce, Shalamar, KC & The Sunshine Band and more!
ECLECTIMANIAC Radio Show 20191016 – Brown Cranna
Original air date: October 16, 2019
Tony@Large chats with New York City-based interior designer Brown Cranna about growing up in the Hudson Valley, his beginnings as a decorative painter and founding his successful design firm. The ECLECTIMANIAC Boys (@tonyatlarge, @sethdavisphoto and @jeffmmckinney) also discuss Madonna canceling (at the last minute!) the Madame X performance Jeff & Seth had tickets for, Halloween preparations, Joaquin Phoenix, Ken Burns’ Country Music, the return of Lil’ Kim and pre-Purple Rain Apollonia. New music from Post Malone and Christina Aguilera plus The Midnight, Missy Elliott, The Cars, Miley Cyrus, S.O.S. Band and more!
ECLECTIMANIAC Radio Show 20190918 – Spike Priggen
Original air date: September 18, 2019
Spike Priggen, owner of Spike’s Record Rack in Catskill, NY, talks about his path to selling vinyl and his years in New York City working at the iconic Danceteria and Screaming Mimis. The ECLECTIMANIAC Boys (@tonyatlarge, @sethdavisphotoo & @jeffmckinney) also discuss their visit to A Midsummer Slay (the touring show featuring former contestants of RuPaul’s Drag Race), the no-cellphone policy for Madonna’s Madame X Tour, the new album from Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Glastonbury Festival performers and the joys of Vanity 6. Music from The Cover Girls, Danger Twins, TLC, Stevie Wonder, Todrick Hall, Billie Eilish and more.
ECLECTIMANIAC Radio Show 20190717 – Jen Bodner
Original air date: July 17, 2019
Tony@Large speaks with Jen Bodner about her new tip-filled Instagram page, @just_the_tip_nyc, New York City Pride, and summering in France. The ECLECTIMANIAC Boys (@tonyatlarge, @sethdavisphoto, @jeffmmckinney) also talk Beyoncé and the Lion King movie, Seth’s perfect summer drink, Madonna’s break-up letter from Tupac and Tony’s obsession with Ryan Tedder and the new reality show “Songworld.” Plus music from Quincy Jones, Childish Gambino, Jonas Brothers, Serge Gainsbourg, Shawn Mendes, Hot Chocolate and more!
ECLECTIMANIAC Radio Show 20190619 – Love Connie
Original air date: June 19, 2019
ECLECTIMANIAC welcomes LA-based drag artist Love Connie (@realloveconnie), who will chat about her brand new web series “Connie-Wood,” her featured appearance this season on RuPaul’s Drag Race and reflects on a scene-stealing moment in the hit comedy “Legally Blonde”. The ECLECTIMANIAC Boys — @tonyatlarge, @sethdavisphoto and @jeffmmckinney — also discuss Madonna’s “Madame X,” shenanigans at a NYC Chemical Brothers concert, the movie “Bohemian Rhapsody,” Prince’s “Originals” and Whitney Houston holograms. Plus music from The Clash, Lizzo, Hotmood, Charo, Queen, Mariah Carey and more!
ECLECTIMANIAC Radio Show 20190417 – Nora Burns
Original air date: April 17, 2019
This month’s guest is writer, actor, and comedian Nora Burns who talks about her new hit one-woman show David’s Friend coming to Hudson Hall on April 27th. The ECLECTIMANIAC Boys also discuss audiobooks, Maya Rudolph’s Prince cover band, Princess, Post Malone at the Elvis Tribute Special and World of Dance contestant, Poppin’ John! Plus music from Ariana Grande, Lizzo, Faith Evans, Lakey Inspired and R.E.M.!
ECLECTIMANIAC Radio Show 20190320 – Gary Jay
Original air date: March 20, 2019
It’s all systems DISCO! Tony@Large (@tonyatlarge) and co-hosts Seth Davis (@sethdavisphoto) and Jeff McKinney (@jeffmmckinney) go down their annual disco rabbit hole featuring tracks from Salsoul Orchestra, Two Tons of Fun, Taka Boom, First Choice, Village People , M.F.S.B. and so much more! Our March guest is President & CEO of Landshark Promotion Studio, Gary Jay, who chats with us about the commercial radio business, working with legendary bands and visiting SXSW in Austin. The ECLECTIMANIAC Boys also cover classic disco movies, the continued fallout from the “Leaving Neverland” documentary, what Annie Lennox is up to and getting an Instagram like from Chaka Khan!
ECLECTIMANIAC Radio Show 20190220 – Trixie Starr
Original air date: February 20, 2019
ECLECTIMANIAC celebrates the month of love with tracks from Blondie, Madonna, Mark Ronson featuring Miley Cyrus, Nirvana, Ben Smith, Freemasons and more! Our guest is founder and director of OUTHudson, Trixie Starr (aka Rich Volo) who discusses his relocation to Hudson, his work as a city alderman and his tireless efforts bringing Hudson’s annual Pride Parade and celebration to life. The Boys also discuss the doomed FYRE Festival, the Super Bowl Half-time Show, the new documentary, “Leaving Neverland” and where to find the best pina colada in the Bahamas.
ECLECTIMANIAC Radio Show 20190116 – Jelani Bandele
Original air date: January 16, 2019
The ECLECTIMANIAC Boys welcome 2019 with tracks from Cardi B., benny blanco, Robyn, John Grant, Calvin Harris, plus new music from Mariah Carey’s latest release, “Caution” and Chaka Khan’s first album in 12 years. Legacy Advocate, Jelani Bandele joins us to chat about the importance of honoring and telling your story this year! The Boys also discuss Prince’s favorite food, new year’s resolutions and the Clemson Tiger’s infamous Big Mac White House reception.
ECLECTIMANIAC Radio Show 20181017
Original air date: October 17, 2018
On the eve of Halloween, the ECLECTIMANIAC Boys explore “the night” with tracks from Pet Shop Boys, The Cure, Mariah Carey, Heatwave, Rebbie Jackson, plus new music from Jake Shear’s self-titled debut album and Cher’s ABBA tribute record, “Dancing Queen”. The Boys also ponder winning the lottery, treat or treating and the band, The Killers.
ECLECTIMANIAC Radio Show 20180919 – Ben Smith
Original air date: September 19, 2018
The ECLECTIMANIAC Boys take you “back to school” with classic tracks from Beastie Boys, Ramones, Lulu, The Smiths, Prince and Tupac. The Boys also celebrate the return of Mariah, chat about the new Bobby Brown Biopic, Trapper Keepers and give a fond tribute to Aretha Franklin! Singer/Songwriter Ben Smith talks about his new album, ‘Picardy’.
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