Old Timey Singer Alice Gerrard With Hiss Golden Messenger Our guest today is Alice Gerrard, an 80 year old bluegrass and old-timey musician, who just released a new album Follow the Music produced by Hiss Golden Messenger's MC Taylor. He is here with some fellow musicians to accompany her today.
Our Favorite Interview With Neko Case Ever This interview from September 18, 2013 is one of our favorites ever with Neko Case. The singer, who is currently touring with the New Pornographers, has been releasing solo albums and developing a strong following since her initial breakthrough 2006's Fox Confessor Brings The Flood.
One Man Band Shakey Graves Now Collaborates With Esme Patterson Shakey Graves is having a pretty good year. His new album called And The War Came is getting his music around beyond his native Austin where he is well known for his one man band shows.
Electronica Duo Sylvan Esso Are Still feeling The Magic of Their Unusual Collaboration" Electronica Duo Sylvan Esso Are Still feeling The Magic of Their Unusual Collaboration Meet Nick Sanbourn and Amelia Meath. He is an electronic music producer and she has been a part of the Appalachian music inspired band Mountain Man.
Having just performed on David Letterman... Detroit's Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas are making quite the name for themselves with their debut full length CD Secret Evil! We're looking forward to their live session here at WCBE in advance of the show that night at The Basement with Van Dale and Dean Tartaglia.
CJ Chenier and The Red Hot Louisiana Band! When the king of zydeco Clifton Chenier died in 1989, his son CJ Chenier, already a part of the Red Hot Louisiana Band, shouldered the accordion and took over the band. He has led ever since.
Everything You Need To Know About Cajun Culture with Michael Doucet Cajun music and culture is the subject of today's part of our Sense of Place visit to Lafayette, Louisiana. To talk about the distinctions between Creole and Cajun culture we went to talk with the most visible proponent of Cajun music out of Lafayette, Michael Doucet, the fiddler and founding member of the great band Beausoleil.
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Guitar and Drums and Deep Hooks and Charm From Glasgow's Honeyblood Our guests today are from Glasgow. They are the drum and guitar duo of Honeyblood. The band's debut album was recorded with songwriter Stina Marie Claire Tweeddale on guitar and vocals, and Shona McVicar on drums. Shona has since left the band with Cat Myers taking over on drums for our session today.
Originally published on Sun November 16, 2014 8:59 pm
Damien Rice's creative ambition has always outstripped his personal ambition: The Irish singer-songwriter's 2002 debut O yielded many lavish orchestral flourishes, and even a foray into opera near the end, but Rice himself always seemed a reluctant star. After 2006's 9, he quietly retreated from the public eye and relocated to Iceland, barely popping up publicly since, so the arrival of these eight new songs comes as a welcome and periodically thrilling surprise.