Monthly Archives: April 2018

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Chastity Brown – 4/30/18

        Minneapolis songwriter Chastity Brown joins us this week as our in-studio guest. Originally from Tennessee, Chastity moved to the Twin Cities and launched her career in 2006. Although her songs are usually personal rather than political, she notes that “just being a queer woman of color living in America right now is political.” Her

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    Bahamas @ The Leon Loft – 4/23/18

          Bahamas join us for a live session from The Leon Loft this week for songs from the latest album “Earthtones.” A multiple Juno award winner for his last album in 2015, Afie Jurvanen (Bahamas) started the new one in L.A. with D’Angelo’s rhythm section (Pino Palladino and James Gadson) forming the core sound for

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      Kenny White – 4/16/18

            Industry veteran Kenny White joins us this week. After the 80s and 90s in New York’s commercial music world, Kenny debuted in 2002, and started producing albums and touring with Peter Wolf, Judy Collins and many more. He stops by to play some songs from his 6th album “Long List Of Priors.”  

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        SongCraft Presents in Macon, Georgia

              It’s another edition of SongCraft Presents, creating a brand new song in a few hours in historic Macon, GA. In this segment, SongCraft’s Ben Arthur works with singer, songwriter and Grammy winning music historian Dom Flemons on a new song about one of Macon’s lost musical figures. Songwriting and recording took place in the

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          Dan Tyminski – 4/9/18

                Dan Tyminski is our guest this week, talking about his new album, done as “Tyminski,” called “Southern Gothic.” The album finds the Union Station singer and guitarist working with producer/DJ Jesse Frasure to create a hybrid of country, folk, EDM, rock, and of course, bluegrass.  

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            The Decemberists in Portland – 4/2/18

                  This time, in-studio guests The Decemberists share songs from their new album “I’ll Be Your Girl,” recorded 3/16/18 on a quick trip to Portland, Oregon. Colin Meloy discusses a broad range of topics, including the different sounds on the new album, working with a new producer, and the upcoming Traveler’s Rest festival that The

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