Shock and Awesome

Chris "Shockwave" Sullivan, beatboxer from The Electric Company and Freestyle Love Supreme, interviews comedians, singer/songwriters, rappers and other musical guests to get to the bottom of their creative inspirations. Expect original music, deep...

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    Repost of my episode with Lin-Manuel Miranda, the brains behind Hamilton.. and so much more.

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    The man behind the music, Alex Lacamoire is not only the music director/orchestrator of Hamilton, but he is currently the music supervisor of Dear Evan Hansen and *woman in a red dress emoji* music directing/"cubanizing" Carmen Jones. His work can be seen all over Broadway from Wicked, High Fidelity and Annie to In the Heights, Bring it On, and Bat Boy: The Musical(!!!) We can't get you tickets to Hamilton but stay tuned till the end for an exclusive directorial tour of "the room where it (actually) happened." Follow @shckndwsm on all the social medias to keep up with future awesome! This episode is brought to you in part by Squarespace!

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    Half the size and bursting with music, this season finale is a compilation of musical features from every guest and their 'Shock and Awesome' theme song from Season Two!!! Sample them all!!! Featured songs play in the order of guest appearances, theme songs play from the last guest to the first. They meet in the middle! Does that even make sense!! This Mixtape is Fire!!! And it's Free!!!! This episode is sponsored by Squarespace

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    Master improviser Wayne Brady goes way beyond yes-anding as he writes his own script/score to life and shows no signs of slowing down. Join us as he shares and performs his secrets to freestyle rapping, inspires with his tremendous career moves and deconstructs his amazing role of Lola from the last four months in the TONY award winning Broadway hit, “Kinky Boots.”

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    Passing through New York City on his national tour, mc chris gives us his only free hour to talk Adult Swim discoveries, Upright Citizens Brigade collaborations, songwriting processes and his FANtastic base of supporters. Stay tuned till the end for a performance worth its weight in Carebears... may the Force be with you. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace!