Yearly Archives: 2016

The Lone Bellow @ The Leon Loft – 5/2/16

    It’s another Leon Loft show this week with The Lone Bellow, playing songs from their two albums and something brand new! Our Leon Loft shows are a continuing series, in collaboration with Leon Speakers and our Ann Arbor, MI affiliate WQKL – 107.1.

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    The Cactus Blossoms – 4/25/16

      The Cactus Blossoms join us in the studio this week for songs from their national debut called “You’re Dreaming.” Brothers Jack Torrey and Page Burkum started writing original songs in that old Everly Brothers style several years ago, and got to work with another new keeper of the old flame, J.D. McPherson on the new

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      Lake Street Dive – 4/18/16

        Lake Street Dive joins us for songs from their new album “Side Pony.” For “Side Pony,” the multi-instrumentalists, singers, and composers of Lake Street Dive went to Nashville to work with Dave Cobb in truly interesting ways. Hear Rachael Price, Bridgette Kearney, Mike Calabrese and Mike McDuck Olson tell the tale on this week’s show!

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        Graham Nash – 4/11/16

          Two-time Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Graham Nash joins us this week for songs from his first new album in 14 years, “This Path Tonight.” A founding member of The Hollies and Crosby, Stills & Nash, Graham has an interesting take on his life now, at age 74. CSN sideman Shane Fontayne joins Graham

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          Toadies – 4/4/16

            90s alt rockers Toadies are our in-studio guests this week, playing songs from their first acoustic record “Heretics.” With a history going back 25 years, Toadies started doing acoustic sets at their own Texas festival (Dia De Los Toadies) and club shows, resulting in interesting re-workings of their past catalog and some brand new songs.

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            Rayland Baxter – 3/28/16

              Nashville’s Rayland Baxter and his band The Unseens are our guests this week on Acoustic Café. Following up his full length debut in 2012 with last year’s “Imaginary Man,” Ray talks about the journey thus far, advice from his dad Bucky Baxter, lacrosse and much more!

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              Wild Child – 3/21/16

                Coming straight out of SXSW 2016, Austin’s Wild Child joins us for songs from their latest release “Fools.” Alexander Beggins and Kelsey Wilson formed Wild Child as a duo around 2007, and since then they’ve grown into an 8 piece band. Talking about the growth of Wild Child, and hearing the full band in our

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                Dylan LeBlanc – 3/7/16

                  Dylan LeBlanc is our guest this week, playing songs from his beautiful third album called “Cautionary Tale.” After his highly praised debut (“Pauper’s Field”), and a sophomore album, Dylan took some time off, went back to Muscle Shoals, Alabama, did non-musical jobs, before contacting John Paul White (The Civil Wars) and Ben Tanner (Alabama Shakes)

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                  Grant Lee Phillips & Steve Poltz – 2/29/16

                    It’s two in-studio guests this week as Grant Lee Phillips and Steve Poltz join us for songs from their respective new discs. Grant’s “The Narrows” is the lifelong Californian’s first since his move to Tennessee a couple years ago. Steve’s album “The Folksinger” is his new indie disc, filled with fun and poignant new songs.

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                    San Fermin – 2/22/16

                      The eight piece band San Fermin fills our studio with sound this week. The brainchild of Ellis Ludwig-Leone, San Fermin came together while Ellis was studying composition at Yale, and now has their second album called “Jackrabbit”, featuring the dual vocals of Allen Tate and Charlene Kaye!

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