James Williamson, Stooges Guitarist, Re-Records Lost Album, Without Iggy Our guest today is guitarist James Williamson. He was not the original guitarist with the legendary Detroit rock band The Stooges, but he is the one whose aggressive sound has had the most influence on punk bands over the years.
Sam Amidon Re-Imagines Folk With Jazz Guitarist Bill Frisell Sam Amidon is a music recycler. He takes older songs, folk songs, and makes them into his own music thru rearrangement and sensitive performance. Originally from Vermont where his parents were folk musicians he now lives in London.
When Decemberists Take A Break, Black Prairie Keeps Playing Any Decemberists fans out there? Then you will be happy to know that the band has a new album just about ready, ending lead singer and writer Colin Meloy's hiatus. That will undoubtedly put a crimp in the touring schedule of our guests today, Black Prairie.
Bono On The Social Media "Kerfuffle" Surrounding New U2 Album The physical release of U2's new album Songs of Innocence with bonus tracks is today. That's the album that is probably already in your iTunes account thanks to a deal the band made with Apple.
Justin Townes Knows About Single Mothers -He Was Raised By One Americana singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle is back with a new album Single Mothers on a new label Vagrant Records this time around. Justin has steadily gathered critical and popular support and his career really started taking off in 2007 with the album Midnight Moves.
Sense of Place: Baltimore - A Surprising Breadth Of Musicians We also look to Baltimore's rich music history on our Sense of Place visit to Baltimore. Erik Deathridge, host of the morning show on WTMD, plays some of the better and lesser known musicians from Baltimore.
Sense of Place: Baltimore -Future Islands Makes Baltimore Their Home It's not just Future Islands' recent success that makes them perfect for our Sense of Place visit to Baltimore. The band's new album Singles has found much more of an audience than their past three.