Adrian's Playlist of Conversations
Adrian's Playlist of Conversations
APOC
Adrian’s Playlist of Conversations (APOC) is a personal journal podcast hosted by Adrian Austin, covering topics with friends, family and other people of color. The show is filled with Adrian’s personal stories along with the stories of his co-conversationalists on topics such as friendship, fatherhood, family dynamics and joy presented in an almost music album format with interludes along the way.
Everybody’s Black is Different
In this third episode in his Race series where Adrian is exploring what Black in 2022 means, he is joined by his longtime friends Sanjay and Lillian. Both friends from various spots of the African Diaspora dealing with cultural and national alignment. Take a listen while they discuss intra-cultural dynamics and the consequences of divide and conquer, along with a few laughs throughout.  Follow Us On Social Media Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/adriansplaylistpodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Adriansplaylist
Sep 21
1 hr 2 min
Music Episode - Once Upon A Time
What a beautiful and eclectic ride this episode will take you on. This playlist, Once Upon a Time, is a diverse mix of songs inspired by Isaac Asimov, Toni Morrison, and James Baldwin. Listen as Donte, Ray, and Adrian speak on the songs and music that transport them back to their favorite pages.  Playlist Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5M6lcXFATfn45Mmk5NMn11?si=f3e957f6df924052 Tidal: https://tidal.com/browse/playlist/8e8b9f84-c190-4f9b-a9b1-d1310f99c4c6 Apple: https://tidal.com/browse/playlist/8e8b9f84-c190-4f9b-a9b1-d1310f99c4c6 Follow Us On Social Media Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/adriansplaylistpodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Adriansplaylist
Sep 16
12 min
Take a Look, it’s in a book
Listen as Adrian flips through the pages of his memory and discusses his favorite book alongside row friends, Ray and Donte. A discussion that was meant to be light and fun takes a few turns but helps rekindle the imagination started from a young age.  Follow Us On Social Media Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/adriansplaylistpodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Adriansplaylist
Sep 14
43 min
Interlude: 7/27
Happy Birthday Adrian!! Released on his 40th birthday, Adrian speaks about his connection to his birthday, what his birthday means to him, his favorite gifts, wish birthday wish, and what he’s learned so far.  Follow Us On Social Media Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/adriansplaylistpodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Adriansplaylist
Jul 27
31 min
Every Sunday
Adrian and Terrence connect again to discuss their relationship with their fathers; lessons learned, lessons taught, and some lessons still unknown. What was meant to be an exploration of fatherhood turned into a thought provoking conversation about being a son. Listen as both try to reconcile their own feelings about their fathers and how to find peace with a past that may never answered. Follow Us On Social Media Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/adriansplaylistpodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Adriansplaylist
Jul 20
56 min
Music Episode - Black is the new Black Pt. 2
In this episode, Adrian expands his Black is the new Black playlist by including songs brought by Ray, Nico, and Ari! Listen as they discuss songs that connect them to Race, Identity, and culture from a Latinx standpoint. Perfect blends. Perfect unions. Perfect connections.  Playlist Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0JxBH4pWN6v6MolZN2EjMn?si=c73899f1f4704875 Tidal: https://tidal.com/browse/playlist/e5e6c2c1-4c56-408e-89ab-f298a46ad51c Apple: https://music.apple.com/us/playlist/black-is-the-new-black/pl.u-BNA6rgXs1em5x6 Follow Us On Social Media Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/adriansplaylistpodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Adriansplaylist
Jul 15
11 min
¿Y Tú También?
In this second episode of his Blackness series, Adrian is joined by his friends Ari, Raymond, and Nico while they explore the idea of the expansion of what it means to be Black in America, specifically as it relates to the various Latino cultures. Race is no longer a Black and White issue, but has a new binary emerged? And just because you are not white, does that make you Black? Follow Us On Social Media Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/adriansplaylistpodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Adriansplaylist
Jul 13
53 min
Music Episode - Let's Talk About Love
From childhood crushes, to first loves, and first falls take a listen to this love soundtrack that was created by Amirah, William, and Adrian through their connection and memories. Each person couldn’t just bring the regular five songs. Take a deep listen to this wild ride of love. Let it inspire you and think of your own love memories. Playlist Spotify:https://open.spotify.com/playlist/37OXmmTI2pbLi0mOtlxiwI?si=91be9fece011419f Tidal: https://tidal.com/browse/playlist/d2e47c5b-05a9-4863-b297-0a0d8496f6e7 Apple: https://music.apple.com/us/playlist/lets-talk-about-love/pl.u-RRbV0X2C3mvo9D Follow Us On Social Media Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/adriansplaylistpodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Adriansplaylist
Jul 1
18 min
Let's Talk About Love
It’s summer-time and love is in the air. Take a stroll through Love’s memory lane with Adrian as he talks with his friends Amirah and William about their relationship with love. Through first crushes, to first loves, to heartbreak, building up self and settling into a love that works for them. Grab your lemonade, sit in the sun, feel the breeze, and feel the love. Follow Us On Social Media Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/adriansplaylistpodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Adriansplaylist
Jun 29
56 min
Music Episode - Chosen Family
What are the songs that will always be played during a spades game between Adrian, Troy, and Dante? Take a listen and find out as they discuss the songs that connect them to each other and to their friendship as a whole. Playlist Spotify:https://open.spotify.com/playlist/29HgnNWNP1mWH6NIL650PA?si=2f9ad371db42499e Tidal: https://tidal.com/browse/playlist/4814eb3b-8039-49a1-837e-6c77958e1ecc Apple: https://music.apple.com/us/playlist/chosen-family/pl.u-Ymb0980iPg91Bz Follow Us On Social Media Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/adriansplaylistpodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Adriansplaylist
Jun 24
8 min
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