A Spell For Winter - An Original Musical for Basic Wizards

Merry Christmas from Shadeaux Public Radio and the Shadeaux Bros!
A SPELL FOR WINTER is our 10th Christmas Album, but our first full original musical (!). 


WINTER, a struggling wizard focused on the difficult study of magic : AMY COENEN
SUMTER, a classmate : REBEKAH LEE
VENN, a classmate : MATT HARDY





Deep abiding thanks to our cast who mobilized for us with almost zero notice and delivered such great performances. This could not have happened without them. They are simply amazing.

Music: Jonathan Sparks
Book & Lyrics: G. Derek Adams
Sound Design & Production: Jonathan Sparks

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Episode 28 - Pivot to Murder Podcast

The Shadeaux Bros. return unapologetically to the airwaves, with absolutely nothing to show for their long absence. Their excuses are extremely weak to boot! Enjoy some piping hot news coverage, a burgeoning feud with local periodical, Flagpole, and a new song that’s just kind of upsetting and dark! All this AND long-winded navel-gazing about the purpose of art and why it’s Very Important that Derek Didn’t Like the Good Omens show.

Episode 27 - My My My Mystery

The Mystery Postcard is resolved/revealed in song form. This podcast now comes with terrible advertising. The Rumble in the Bros. weigh in on the the live action Last Airbender and their reaction...may surprise you. Mike Rugnetta should skip to [00:49:04] to hear the song we wrote. Mike Birbiglia did not appear in this episode. Asshole.

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Episode 26 - Song Rules (Listener Challenge)

The Shadeaux Bros. may have bitten off more than they can chew this week - a song written following 11 fiendish rules set by their listeners. Also - an exploration of a personal mystery and various grousing about Castle Rock. Secret message to Alonzo: BLUE BLUE BLUE 11. Christopher Lambert did appear in this episode, but was very, very, very, very, very quiet.

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Episode 25 - Technology Werewolf

BIG announcements about our MEDIA EMPIRE! Plenty of navel gazing about how hard it is to create content in the digital age. The shocking return of the Grey Cassette! The official Song of the Summer is written - accept no other Songs of the Summer in its place. Dave Bautista did not appear in this episode.

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Episode 24 - Take the Weight

The Brothers of Shadortz return in rare form (J. is back this week! And has SOME THOUGHTS about Luke Cage Season 2!) A special presentation that will push you past the brink of sanity - our Greatest Fears revealed! All this and a new song for Krull! Oh man, the content overfloweth! Ted Neely's cat did not appear in this episode. 

Things are really cooking now! Two podcasts going strong and a third spooky podcast just starting up! Help us keep moving forward with this little podcast network by joining our Patreon today! 

Episode 22 - KRULL! - Narrow of Purpose

The great work continues as the Shadeaux Bros. write another song for Krull! This time featuring Ergo the Magnificent. Some serious conversations are had about some topics. A special D&D podcast is featured since there aren’t enough of those. Drake did not appear in this episode.

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Episode 21 - Song Debt

Never let it be said that the Shadeaux Bros don’t keep their promises -- you know, really, really eventually. All outstanding song debts are PAID in this episode - unless we forgot about you? Also a refresher course on Krull! (the musical). Sally Sparrow did not appear in this episode.

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Episode 20 - Astonishing

This week we attempt to write a theme song for Astonishing Legends unreleased, untitled, and unknown podcast...that goes about as well as you’d expect! A special drop-in apperance by local gadabout Briton Dean and some INFINITY WAR SPOILS. Dan "The Man" Rydell did not appear in this episode.

The frost giants who tirelessly keep watch over the temperature of our inter-dimensional and time-displaced server towers are in desperate need of a new frozen coffee maker. If you find yourself moved by their plight, please consider giving to our Patreon.

Episode 19 - Listen Close, O Villain

This week’s song in honor of the RF and Steven King. Zuckerberg faces the music in Congress. Popcorn is such a delight. A fable is presented for your consideration. Macklemore did not appear in this episode. 

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Episode 18 - Chrono Break EXCLUSIVE REVEAL TRAILER

A change in D. Shadeaux’s schedule results in some anger, some tears, and a brand new song. Pacific Rim: Uprising and John Bolton’s rise National Security Advisor are discussed in tones of increasing alarm. PROMO CODE AND PASSWORD FOR EXCLUSIVE CONTENT ANNOUNCED AT UNDISCLOSED POINT IN EPISODE. Tom Arnold did not appear in this episode. 

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Bonus Episode: March!

A bonus episode to support the March for Our Lives nationwide! We discuss gun violence, gun control, and which Pokemon the Parkland kids might potentially use in their team (they are amazing humans). Also included an earnest song dedicated to protesters and survivors of gun violence around the world, a spoken word poetry/rap thing?, and quick challenge to write a song in less than 5 minutes to lighten the mood.

Episode 17 - Art is a Lie, Death is Illusion

Months after the release of their ninth studio album. The Shadeaux Bros. return to podcasting in triumph, glory, and heaped with the praise of their peers. Them dang broblangles write a song for the NPR Tiny Desk Concert Contest.  Local Athens news is discussed as well as we get into the shit with NDT.