Yearly Archives: 2016

Frances – 9/19/16

    British newcomer Frances (Sophia Francis Cook) joins us for songs from her forthcoming full-length debut album. A graduate of LIPA, Frances started songwriting in London, eventually getting signed as an artist and working with great producers like Greg Kurstin (Adele, Tegan & Sara) and Howard Lawrence (Disclosure). With several chart singles already, her debut is

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    The Head & The Heart – 9/5/16

      The Head & The Heart join us in the studio celebrating the release of their third album “Signs Of Light.” Each of the band members spent the time between “Let’s Be Still” and “Signs Of Light” pursuing non-musical projects, bringing lots of fresh energy and ideas to the new album, which they recorded in Nashville

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      Tom Wilson (Lee Harvey Osmond) – 8/29/16

        One of Canada’s finest, Tom Wilson, joins us for songs from the latest album as Lee Harvey Osmond. Also a member of the alternative rock band Junkhouse, and the roots music trio Blackie & The Rodeo Kings, Tom has been a fixture on the Canadian scene since the late 80s, and “Beautiful Scars” is the

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        Colvin & Earle – 8/22/16

          Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle join us this week in the studio for songs from their first album together. Although having crossed paths through their individual, storied careers, a tour together in 2014 gave rise to the idea of creating some new songs together, resulting in the Buddy Miller produced “Colvin & Earle” in June

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          Son Little – 8/8/16

            Songwriter and producer Son Little is our in-studio guest this week, playing songs from the 2014 EP (“Things I Forgot”) and his 2015 self-titled full-length debut. Aaron mixes styles, genres, eras and more in the creation of his interesting songs, which has also led to work with The Roots, and serving as producer for the

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            Sarah Jarosz – 8/1/16

              We start the new month with a visit from Sarah Jarosz for some songs from her new album “Undercurrent.” “Undercurrent” is the first album Sarah has released since finishing college, her fourth overall, and features co-writes with Joey Ryan from Milk Carton Kids, Aoife O’Donovan, Parker Millsap and more.

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              Michael Franti & Spearhead @ The Leon Loft- 7/25/16

                It’s another live show from The Leon Loft this week with Michael Franti & Spearhead. Michael is celebrating 30 years of making music, the last 20+ fronting Spearhead, and the release of the new album “Soulrocker.” Talk of music, activism, family and politics fills this week’s show, along with great performances of songs old and

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                Adia Victoria – 7/18/16

                  Newcomer Adia Victoria and her band join us in the studio this week for songs from Adia’s debut album “Beyond The Bloodhounds.” Adia’s songs have bite, a point of view and raw power, especially in the hands of her excellent Nashville band.

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                  Gregory Porter – 7/11/16

                    One of the world’s great vocalists, Gregory Porter, joins us this week as our in-studio guest. Known as a jazz vocalist primarily, Gregory has also collaborated with Common, Disclosure, Van Morrison, and other greats from the jazz world like Lizz Wright and Diane Reeves. Gregory Porter and pianist Chip Crawford perform songs from Gregory’s latest

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                    Judy Collins & Ari Hest – 7/4/16

                      Two great guests, together, are our in-studio guests this week as Judy Collins and Ari Hest play songs from their new album of duets called “Silver Skies Blue.” Folk legend Collins, now 77, teamed with pop rocker Hest, 36, to write and perform brand new duets, a first for both singer-songwriters. Pianist Russ Walden joins

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