Monthly Archives: June 2019

Rodrigo y Gabriela- 6/24/19

      Rodrigo y Gabriela join us in the studio this week for songs from their 2019 album “Mettavolution.” For their first album in 5 years, the instrumentalists tried new things to create the original work, and also re-imagined the 24 minute Pink Floyd classic from 1971 called “Echoes.” Our session was recorded at MusicTown Detroit.

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    This Week’s Show (#1276): Week of 6/24/19

      Segment One: A new wedding standard from Ben Folds, Kelsey Lu’s debut, Jamestown Revival with trad harmony and Hailey Knox in our studio earlier this year. Segment Two:     The new Promise Of The Real title track and a  visit with Rodrigo y Gabriela at MusicTown Detroit. Segment Three: A preview of episode #2 of the

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      Buddy & Julie Miller – 6/17/19

        This week marks the return of Buddy & Julie Miller! Their first album together in a decade is called “Breakdown On 20th Ave. South,” and that’s exactly where I spoke with both in their living room studio. While Buddy was busy playing on the road and producing in the studio (Robert Plant, Solomon Burke, Ralph

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        This Week’s Show (#1275): Week of 6/17/19

          Segment One: One of two new songs from Bon Iver (with Moses Sumney and Bruce Hornsby), India Arie in 2019, a new project from Ellis Paul and Ellis and Flynn with a Beatles cover here in ’07. Segment Two: A third cover collection from Rickie Lee Jones and a special visit with Buddy & Julie Miller

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          Susan Werner – 6/10/19

            Susan Werner returns to us this week, playing songs from her latest collection of themed tunes called “NOLA.” Susan created new songs in The Big Easy, and speaks to the influence of the late Dr. John, Professor Longhair, jazz, blues and more.

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            Lucius – 6/3/19

                The band LUCIUS stops by this week for some songs, old and new, from the latest album “NUDES,” and a great Motown cover! Holly, Jess and the band recorded “NUDES” quickly, while they were on tour with Roger Waters. Cool conversation and cool music this week on Acafe!

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