"This time on the show we attempt the impossible, to wrap up 2021 in 60 minutes! KC musicians and bands have put out so much music this year, we play songs from some of our favorite singles, EPs, and LPs of 2021."


"We’ve played hundreds and hundreds of New MidCoastal Releases in 2021 and interviewed 160special guests. We’ve squeezed & sifted our year long playlist of nearly 1000 tracks. These Singles represent the diversity of artists and genre within the MidCoastal Music Community."

Radio premiere of "Won't Be Here Forever" on 90.9 The Bridge

Aired: 6/22/21 on the eight one sixty, Episode #292 w/Chris Haghirian

KC area musicians continue to release so much new music and we’re happy to share it with you on our show. 

Hear a new single from The Greeting Committee who have a big show coming up on Saturday, August 7, THE GREETING COMMITTEE w/ JAKE WELLS @ LOUD & LOCAL. Also, hear one from Alyssa Murray’s brand new EP and you can catch her this Friday, Alyssa Murray & Miki P at FMK Social Gallery.

Then music from Mac LethalBob Walkenhorst and Una WalkenhorstSam ArjesThe Popper and They Call Me SauceStreetlevel Uprisingbabybrainband - a new band from Jo MacKenzie, We The People featuring Eddie MooreRedder Moon, and Deadspectres with Josh Hazeslip featuring Eddie Furlong - you may remember him as John Connor from Terminator 2.

There’s a lot of great music packed into our hour-long show!


Wednesday MidDay Medley, Indie Music KC

"So It Goes" by Sam Arjes - featured on KKFI 90.1 FM's "Wednesday MidDay Medley"

Aired: 4/14/21

Wednesday MidDay Medley plays with themes and special events. The show features new releases, local artists, glam, indie, punk, funk, folk, hip hop, classic country, jazz, lo-fi, electronic, soul, latin, broadway, cuban, african, ambient, and live in-studio performances from area musicians, performers, and writers.

This week Mark plays more New & MidCoastal Releases from: Eddie Moore, The Black Creatures, Stik Figa, Alyssa Murray, Making Movies with Calvin Arsenia & Jeremy Kittel, Christena Graves, Krystle Warren and the Faculty, Lesser Pleasures, Rob Rice with Teri Quinn & Stephen Roper, and Miki P & Mark Lowrey, Sam Arjes, duendita, Arlo Parks, Art d’Ecco, Octo Octa, The Weather Station, The Hold Steady, and Hurray For The Riff Raff.

Listen to the full episode here.

"Under the Radar" Local Music Kansas City

"Maryanne" by Sam Arjes, featured on "under the radar" on kkfi 90.1 fm

aired: Sunday 4/11/21

Every Sunday night on "Under the Radar", host John Thomson Todd compiles an array of eclectic tunes, both new and classic. Sunday's episode features "Maryanne" by Sam Arjes, local musician in KC.

Click here for the replay.

Interview with J. Jerome (Producer of Sam's Music) on 90.1 KKFI

w/Mark Manning of "Wednesday Midday Medley" (Aired: 3/31/2021)

This week, Mark talks to Kansas City music producer J. Jerome about his latest projects, including working with fellow KC musician Sam Arjes. Listen to the replay here

Also, tune in on 4/14/21 from 10-Noon CST to hear Sam's music featured on "Wednesday Midday Medley".

Radio Premiere of "So It Goes" on 90.9 the bridge

Aired: 8/11/20 on the eight one sixty, Episode #292 w/Chris Haghirian

"Chris is back with a load of new kc music for this episode of Eight One Sixty! Even as we find ourselves months into a pandemic, bands and musicians are finding creative ways to safely record and release new music and we’re happy to share a lot of that new music with you."

Hear the full episode at bridge909.org.

Radio Premiere of "Where I Have Been" on 90.0 The Bridge

Aired: 5/26/20 on the Eight One Sixty, Episode #281 w/ Chris Haghirian

"On this episode of Eight One Sixty, it's another show dedicated to new and recent releases from KC-area musicians! Even though we’re in the middle of a pandemic, musicians are getting creative on how they create, produce and distribute their art."

Hear the full episode on bridge909.org.

Radio Premiere of "Maryanne" on 90.9 The Bridge

Aired: 5/19/20 on the Eight One Sixty, Episode #280 w/ Chris Haghirian

"On this week's episode of Eight One Sixty, Chris is playing new music and giving a quick shout-out to those who helped with the KC Bands Together livestream over the weekend... 

"After that, we’ll dive into new music from KC musicians and bands. We’ll hear a beautiful, brand new song that debuted during KC Bands Together from The Elders called “We Are Same.” Then we’ll hear new ones from Sam Arjes, Good Saint Nathanael, Chase The Horseman, They Call Me Sauce, Hotel Leo, SHINER, The Jinxed, Timbers and Jo MacKenzie Music."

Here the full interview at bridge909.org.