Elliot Smith's Music From A Fan's Perspective With Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfiield Today's performance is with Seth Avett of the Avett Brothers and Ohio-based singer-songwriter Jessica Lea Mayfield. The two have run into each other on the road for years and developed a friendship based on many things including their mutual infatuation with the music of the late singer-songwriter Elliott Smith.
Houndmouth Do It All Again, Maybe Even Better on Little Neon Limelight We love the rootsy Louisville-based band Houndmouth. The four piece that formed in 2011 have just released their second album called Little Neon Limelight. Like their 2013 debut From The Hills Below The City it contains some very smart lyric writing and big sing-along choruses that prove hard to resist.
Originally from Downingtown, PA., Liz Longle, the folk/pop musician who now resides in Nashville will play a few songs in advance of her show that night with Brian Wright at the Columbus Rumba Cafe! The Berklee College Of Music grad is out on the road in support of her self titled album from Sugar Hill Records.
Tune in for live music, conversation and a chance to win tickets to the show!
It's all waiting for you on 90.5FM Columbus, 106.3FM Newark and on line at www.wcbe.org/listen!
After the band Joshua P. James And The Paper Planes came to an end, Joshua, and his drummer Brandon, recruited bassist Pete Mendenhall from the Hocking River String Band, and Jeremy Ebert from The Driftwood Motion for a new project.
Now calling themselves Yellow Paper Planes, these guys will be releasing "Feather's Touch", this week
CD release show is this Saturday night at Spacebar!
How Great Is It To Be Brandi Carlile Right Now? Lots of new things in Brandi Carlile's life. She just released her new album The Firewatcher's Daughter. It's on a new label for her, ATO records. She is also recently married and she and her wife have a new daughter.
Courtney Barnett Sits And Thinks Live On The Cafe We admit it. When Courtney Barnett combined her previously released Australian EPs into A Sea of Split Peas in 2013 and put them out in the US, we fell in love. An amazing writer, Barnett's wordplay manages to capture the stream of conscious of the everyday while never becoming overly clever.
Old Amps, Old Guitars And New Sounds From JD McPherson To hear JD McPherson say it, he heard Little Richard and there was no turning back. That and the music of Buddy Holly form the basis of the sound of the records JD has gone on to make.