Yearly Archives: 2017

This Week’s Show (1995 REVISITED): Week of 8/14/17

    Segment One: 1995 revisited 1995 in-studio moments from Guy Clark, Son Volt and Blues Traveler, plus Radiohead’s “The Bends” and Wilco’s debut. Segment Two: 1995 revisited One of my all-time favorite covers, Rolling Stones stripped, and in-studio stuff from Ani Difranco and Catie Curtis. Segment Three: 1995 revisited Tommy Shaw and Jack Blades, two 21 year olds

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    Lillie Mae – 8/7/17

      Lillie Mae (Rische) joins us in the studio for songs from her solo debut “over The Hill And Through The Woods.” A performer since she could hold an instrument, in 2014 Lillie spent time in Jack White’s band, with Jack stepping up to produce her debut. Lillie is joined in the session by her sister

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      Dispatch – 7/31/17

        The band Dispatch joins us for some songs from their latest called “America, Location 12.” The first album from the trio in 5 years marks a re-commitment to their band of 20 years, but comes with some interesting twists and turns, both musically and between the band members. Chad and Brad join us to tell

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        Valerie June – 7/24/17

          On this week’s show, Valerie June joins us for songs from her latest album “The Order Of Time.”  Valerie talks about her interesting, inspired songwriting process, her concept of time and much more.  

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          This Week’s Show (2012 REVISITED): Week of 7/17/17

            Segment One: 2012 revisited 2012’s offerings from The Shins, and Kathleen Edwards, plus in-studio moments from Rufus Wainwright, Steep Canyon Rangers and Michael Kiwanuka. Segment Two: 2012 revisited Fun unplugged, Bahamas live in our studio, one of the year’s biggest hits, and a Folk Alliance session with Jonatha Brooke. Segment Three: 2012 revisited Jack White flies solo,

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            LP at The Leon Loft – 7/10/17

              We’re back at The Leon Loft this time for a cool session with LP, recorded earlier this year. LP did a few songs from the new album called “Lost On You” in front of a wildly enthusiast crowd at The Loft, and explained the slow-motion international success of the new record. Photo by Brad Ziegler.

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              Tift Merritt (w/Eric Heywood) – 7/3/17

                Tift Merritt returns, with baby in tow, to play some songs from her 2017 album “Stitch Of The World.” The new songs were created during an interesting time for Tift which included getting divorced, doing time in Andrew Bird’s band, working with Hiss Golden Messenger, and ending with a move back to North Carolina to

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                Sam Outlaw & Molly Jenson – 6/26/17

                  This time it’s a fascinating visit with Sam Outlaw (and Molly Jenson), playing songs from Sam’s new album “Tenderheart.” Coming from the advertising business, Sam made a national debut in 2014 with the Ry and Joachim Cooder produced “Angelino,” and we chatted about the new album, the old life in advertising and much more!  

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                  Pokey LaFarge @ St. Cecilia Music Center – 6/19/17

                    Pokey LaFarge and his band are our in-studio guests this week, playing songs from his newest “Manic Revelations.” Taped in front of an audience at St.Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids, MI, Pokey discusses the new sounds he’s exploring on the album, his St. Louis neighborhood and more.  

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                    This Week’s Show (2007 REVISITED): Week of 6/12/17

                      Segment One: 2007 revisited Matt Nathanson’s big hit, Norah Jones’ third, Marc Cohn in our studio, Radiohead for any price, and an instant classic from Robert Plant & Alison Krauss. Segment Two: 2007 revisited Rihanna unplugged, M Ward and Suzanne Vega live in our studio. Segment Three: 2007 revisited Bright Eyes, Elizabeth Cook live here, Rufus Wainwright

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