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Spotlight On

Spotlight On

Host Lawrence Peryer takes listeners on a behind-the-scenes exploration of the past, present and future of modern culture and entertainment, through discussions with artists, musicians, thought leaders, industry pioneers, tech innovators and more.

Recent Episodes

Bart Wirtz and Emiel van Rijthoven of WAAN

Jan. 26, 2023

Today, the spotlight shines on musicians Bart Wirtz and Emiel van Rijthoven who perform and record together under the name WAAN (Dutch for ‘Craze’). WAAN have a new record, Echo Echo , out on February 24 through the Sonar Ko…

Michael Kuelker on The Ozark Mountain Daredevils

Jan. 19, 2023

Today, the spotlight shines on author and educator Michael Kuelker, here to talk about his recent book, The Ozark Mountain Daredevils On Record: A Narrative Discography . Michae is a teacher, writer, and reggae radio DJ in S…

That Petrol Emotion

Jan. 12, 2023

Today, the spotlight shines on the wildly influential post-punk group, That Petrol Emotion. Guitarist and songwriter Raymond Gorman and lead singer Steve Mack joined Spotlight On host Lawrence Peryer to mark the release of t…

Creativity and Innovation

Dec. 8, 2022

Brigadoon is a global affairs news and information platform for founders + thought leaders with global ambition. Brigadoon curates the emerging issues and the independent thinkers shaping commerce + culture. Brigadoon sees t…

Jeremy Rose

Dec. 1, 2022

Saxophonist-composer Jeremy Rose leads a multi-dimensional career spanning a dozen releases of original music with collaborative and solo projects across the world, including The Earshift Orchestra, Jeremy Rose Quartet, and …

Markus Reuter

Nov. 17, 2022

Markus Reuter is a music producer, composer, performer, and creative educator with international credentials and a vast discography. Reuter's work as a recording artist, solo performer, and collaborator spans (and frequently…

Guest: Markus Reuter

Recent Blog Posts

Spotlight On: The Music playlist - Season Four update

Throughout the run of Spotlight On, we have featured music by, about, related to and loved by our guests. The playlist project to highlight that music co…

Spotlight On: The Music playlist - Season Three update

Throughout the severn seasons (so far) of Spotlight On, we have featured music by, about, related to and loved by our guests. The playlist project to hig…

Spotlight On: The Music playlist - Season Two update

The playlist project we began last month, to feature music that has been part of the podcast, continues. With this update, we focus on tracks related to&…

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Craig Snyder

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