Yearly Archives: 2019

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


    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.


      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!


        Tyler Ramsey – 5/27/19

            This week, Tyler Ramsey is our in-studio guest, playing songs from his new album “For The Morning.” After 10 years with Band Of Horses, Tyler decided it was time to spend more time with his growing family, move to the country, and get back to his solo work.


          This Week’s Show (#1271): Week of 5/20/19 (Words & Music)

            Segment One: Words and music from Judy Collins, Jeff Tweedy, Ani Difranco and Ledisi with Robert Glasper Experiment. Segment Two: Words and music from the late J.J. Cale, newcomer Jade Bird, Shemkia Copeland at Americanafest 2018 and Hayes Carll this spring. Segment Three: Words and music from David Wilcox, the new trio Lula Wiles and Fitz &


            Hayes Carll – 5/13/19

              Texas songwriter Hayes Carll joins us in the studio this week, playing songs from his new album “What It Is.” Hayes was schooled on songwriting early by the likes of Guy Clark and Ray Wylie Hubbard, and his songs have been cut by some of Nashville’s finest. “What It Is” is Carll’s 6th album.


              Amos Lee @ The Leon Loft – 5/6/19

                Amos Lee is our guest this week, in an appearance recorded at The Leon Loft on April 2, 2019. Amos played songs from his latest album, 2018’s “My New Moon,” something brand new and unreleased, plus a beautiful cover of Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On” (we recorded on what would have been Marvin’s 80th birthday)!


                Robert Ellis – 4/29/19

                    Robert Ellis IS The Texas Piano Man, and as such he returns to our studio this week for songs from the album of the same name! Robert also explains the origin of The Texas Piano Man, and the different type of songs and show he can do in that character. Great fun!


                  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,


                    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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