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Leif Vollebekk – 8/28/17

    Montreal artist Leif Vollebekk joins us to play songs from his latest album, his fourth, “Twin Solitude,” and share some interesting thoughts on songwriting. Originally from Ottawa, his grandfather gave him a bunch of different instruments that Leif taught himself to play. For our session, he  decided on piano, guitar and Wurly!  

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    Real Estate @ The Leon Loft – 8/21/17

      The band Real Estate stops by to play songs from their latest album “In Mind,” and share stories from their personal friendships within the band which date back to elementary school! The session was recorded live at The Leon Loft back in May.  

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      Lillie Mae – 8/7/17

        Lillie Mae (Rische) joins us in the studio for songs from her solo debut “over The Hill And Through The Woods.” A performer since she could hold an instrument, in 2014 Lillie spent time in Jack White’s band, with Jack stepping up to produce her debut. Lillie is joined in the session by her sister

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        Dispatch – 7/31/17

          The band Dispatch joins us for some songs from their latest called “America, Location 12.” The first album from the trio in 5 years marks a re-commitment to their band of 20 years, but comes with some interesting twists and turns, both musically and between the band members. Chad and Brad join us to tell

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          Valerie June – 7/24/17

            On this week’s show, Valerie June joins us for songs from her latest album “The Order Of Time.”  Valerie talks about her interesting, inspired songwriting process, her concept of time and much more.  

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            LP at The Leon Loft – 7/10/17

              We’re back at The Leon Loft this time for a cool session with LP, recorded earlier this year. LP did a few songs from the new album called “Lost On You” in front of a wildly enthusiast crowd at The Loft, and explained the slow-motion international success of the new record. Photo by Brad Ziegler.

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              Tift Merritt (w/Eric Heywood) – 7/3/17

                Tift Merritt returns, with baby in tow, to play some songs from her 2017 album “Stitch Of The World.” The new songs were created during an interesting time for Tift which included getting divorced, doing time in Andrew Bird’s band, working with Hiss Golden Messenger, and ending with a move back to North Carolina to

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                Sam Outlaw & Molly Jenson – 6/26/17

                  This time it’s a fascinating visit with Sam Outlaw (and Molly Jenson), playing songs from Sam’s new album “Tenderheart.” Coming from the advertising business, Sam made a national debut in 2014 with the Ry and Joachim Cooder produced “Angelino,” and we chatted about the new album, the old life in advertising and much more!  

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                  Pokey LaFarge @ St. Cecilia Music Center – 6/19/17

                    Pokey LaFarge and his band are our in-studio guests this week, playing songs from his newest “Manic Revelations.” Taped in front of an audience at St.Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids, MI, Pokey discusses the new sounds he’s exploring on the album, his St. Louis neighborhood and more.  

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                    Laura Marling – 6/5/17

                      Laura Marling returns to our studio this week to discuss her sixth album “Semper Femina,” as well as the personal changes resulting in its songs. Laura’s move back home to the U.K. didn’t keep her from returning to L.A. to record “Semper Femina” with producer Blake Mills in 2016.  

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