Monthly Archives: July 2019

The Strumbellas – 7/29/19

    Canadian rock sextet The Strumbellas join us this week, playing songs from their 2019 album “Rattlesnake.” After several Canadian albums, their 2016 song “Spirits” charted around the world and got the band into international touring. We recorded our visit with The Strumbellas in front of a live audience at The Leon Loft in June.


    Karla Bonoff & Nina Gerber – 7/22/19

      A leading light of the SoCal 70’s scene, Karla Bonoff, is our guest this week. Founding Bryndle in 1969 with Andrew Gold, Wendy Waldman and Kenny Edwards, Karla went on to write classic songs for Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt and many others. Karla and Nina Gerber play some of those classics, plus discuss the Laurel


      Elle Varner – 7/15/19

        This week Elle Varner is our in-studio guest, playing songs from a new mixtape called “Ellevation.” This is Elle’s first new set of songs since her 2012 hit debut “Perfectly Imperfect.” Now 30, Elle Varner expands beyond her early pop and hip hop sound, and talks about the evolution on this week’s show, recorded at


        Josh Ritter @ The Leon Loft – 7/8/19

          Josh Ritter, one of our favorites, joins us for songs from his new album “Fever Breaks.” His 10th album in 20 years, “Fever Breaks” was produced by Jason Isbell, and Jason’s band The 400 Unit backed up Josh for the recording. Our session with Josh was recorded at the end of May at The Leon


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