Yearly Archives: 2019

Jeff Tweedy – 4/22/19

      This week it’s an extended visit with Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy. Although Wilco is on a small hiatus, there’s a lot to talk about with Jeff’s recent memoir, a formal solo album last fall called “WARM,” and its brand new follow-up “WARMER.” Then there’s the work with Mavis Staples, his thoughts on addiction, anxiety, depression,

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    This Week’s Show (#1267): Week of 4/22/19

      Segment One: A classic from Stevie Wonder, new Hayes Carll, something short and dark from Adia Victoria, The Suitcase Junket and The Accidentals live here. Segment Two: Norah Jones working with Jeff Tweedy and our in-studio guest Jeff Tweedy. Segment Three: Tom Waits from 20 years ago, the 4th album from Weyes Blood, India Arie with a

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      David Wilcox – 4/15/19

        One of our earliest guests returns as David Wilcox drops by the studio this week. David tells us about the upcoming 9th Annual Wilcox Weekend (May 8-12, 2019), his latest album “The View From The Edge,” and plays a brand new song or two!

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        This Week’s Show (#1266): Week of 4/15/19

          Segment One: A couple from next week’s guest Jeff Tweedy… Wilco from 2004, and Jeff’s brand new solo song “Family Ghost,” Elle Varner’s new work, an interesting mix from Orville Peck and Guster live here. Segment Two: The 75th birthday bash for Joni Mitchell and in-studio guest David Wilcox. Segment Three: Mac Demarco’s forthcoming album, Lula Wiles’

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          Albin Lee Meldau – 4/8/19

              Sweden’s Albin Lee Meldau is our guest on the show this week, playing songs from his 2018 debut album “About You.” Albin’s song “Lou Lou” gained him attention a few years ago, and got him into co-writing with lots of folks in London, L.A., New York and Nashville.

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            Lula Wiles – 4/1/19

                If Lula Wiles is the future of folk music, that’s OK by us! Mali, Eleanor and Isa met while children, then came together at Berklee College of Music to form Lula Wiles. Using a multi-instrumental mix and 3-part harmonies, Lula Wiles are doing new songs of protest, empowerment and social change. Hear some songs

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              Hailey Knox – 3/25/19

                Pop singer and songwriter Hailey Knox joins us in the studio this week. Just 20, Hailey has had a label deal for 5 years, working with veteran writers and producers to create an EP a few years ago, and last year’s full-length “Hardwired Mixtape”. In our session, Hailey plays a few originals and a couple

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                Constance Hauman – 3/18/19

                  After a 30+ year career in opera, our guest this week, Constance Hauman, has been pursuing songwriting in the pop and funk worlds. Her band Miss Velvet & The Blue Wolf is touring with George Clinton this year, and Constance has also released her second solo record called “High Tides.”

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                  This Week’s Show (#1261): Week of 3/11/19 (Words & Music)

                    Segment One: Words and music from Jade Bird, Jamie Cullum in 2004, Grammy winners Brandi Carlile and Kacey Musgraves and Citizen Cope in 2002. Segment Two:   Words and music from Lee Fields & The Expressions, Aimee Mann in 1999 and My Brightest Diamond last fall. Segment Three: Words and music from Sharon Van Etten at Leon

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                    Sharon Van Etten – 3/4/19

                      New songs from Sharon Van Etten this week, performed at a recent Leon Loft session! And in addition to the newalbum (“Remind Me Tomorrow”), we also talked about acting (The OA), new motherhood, pursuing her degree (Psychology)… even stand-up comedy. A wonderful visit this week on Acoustic Café. (photo: Misty Lyn Bergeron)

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