Monthly Archives: March 2018


Shawn Lacy – 3/19/18

        Nashville singer and songwriter Shawn Lacy is our guest in the studio this week. Arriving from Pittsburgh in 2005, Shawn has been making his way with a band, as a solo artist, and now as a writer in Music City. Rolling Stone named Shawn one of Nashville’s new talents you “need to know,” and


    This Week’s Show (#1210): Week of 3/19/18

      Segment One: Ed Sheeran from “+,” LA punk from The Regrettes, hip-hop jazz from August Greene, Shawn Colvin’s new project and KT Tunstall live here 5 years ago. Segment Two: An ELO classic covered by Jesse Terry and Liz Longley and an in-studio visit with Shawn Lacy. Segment Three: Posthumous Elliott Smith, the soundtrack songs from Sufjan


      Ruth B – 3/12/18

            Ruth B joins us in the studio this week for a few songs from her 2017 full length debut “Safe Haven,” and something brand new. Ruth is nominated for 3 Juno awards this year (Artist, Single and Album of the year)! Ruth won the Canada’s Emerging Artist award at last year’s Juno Awards.  


        This Week’s Show (#1209): Week of 3/12/18

          Segment One: New Calexico, Everything Is Recorded, the last Joan Baez album, a powerful single from Dispatch and Dispatch live here last summer. Segment Two: A 25 year old classic covered by Ryan Adams and an in-studio visit with Ruth B. Segment Three: New Jules Shear, one of Jules’ biggest hits, new Darlingside and Lukas Nelson live


          Overcoats – 3/5/18

                The duo Overcoats are our guests this week for songs from their 2017 debut “Young.” JJ Mitchell and Hana Elion met in college, found that their voices sounded great together, and before they graduated they were writing original songs together. Fun stories and excellent harmonies on this week’s show!  


            This Week’s Show (#1208): Week of 3/5/18

              Segment One: A backstage recording from Hangout 2015 with X Ambassadors, Chance The Rapper and Jamila Woods, Lewis Capaldi and LP live at The Leon Loft. Segment Two: Jose Gonzalez and The Brite Lites and an in-studio visit with Overcoats. Segment Three: New Belle & Sebastian, Brandi Carlile, Chris Smither and Alvin Youngblood Hart here in 1998.


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