Monthly Archives: June 2016

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The Staves – 6/27/16

    Photo: Graham Tolbert The Staves are our guests this week, playing songs from their two most recent projects, the 2015 album “If I Was” and this year’s EP “Sleeping In A Car.” Both projects were produced with Justin Vernon, and the U.K. trio found a whole new sound in the experience, but Emily, Jessica and

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    Peter Wolf – 6/20/16

      We’re thrilled to welcome back Peter Wolf and his fabulous band (Duke Levine, Kevin Barrie, Marty Ballew and Tom Arie) as our in-studio guests. The front man for The J Geils Band in the 70s and 80s has released his 8th solo album called “A Cure For Loneliness,” and Peter talks about this interesting collection,

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      Brett Dennen @ The Leon Loft – 6/13/16

        Brett Dennen joins us for songs from, and conversation about his new album called “Por Favor”. Always generous with his time and talents, Brett did a live session with us as a fundraiser for a nonprofit camp called North Star Reach (NorthStarReach.org) which is starting its first season in July, providing a camp experience for

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        Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop – 6/6/16

          Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop join us in the studio for songs from their first album together called “Love Letter For Fire”. As Iron & Wine, Sam has always written alone, and the same goes for Jesca’s songwriting for the last decade, so this project was an experiment to see what would come of teaming

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