Ante Meridiem

Weekdays, 9:15am - Noon

Mike Taylor starts your musical day with a generous serving of world music followed by a variety of Triple A music, including singer songwriters, rock, blues, jazz, reggae and more. Listen to Pulse of the Planet (9:30 am), and on Fridays at 11:55 am, listen here for the Dick & Jane Project - Song of the Week.

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WCBE Exclusive
12:15 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Daniel Romano Live From Studio A March 6, 2013!

Credit Daniel Romano

He's on tour with Whitehorse and will be in Columbus at the Basement later that night.

Hear the country music of Daniel Romano on March 6 during the 11am hour.

That's on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, 106.3 FM in Newark, and online at wcbe.org

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Music
11:50 am
Sat March 2, 2013

Townes Van Zandt Tribute & Benefit For WCBE!

Townes Van Zandt Tribute

Please join us for The Eighth Annual Townes Van Zandt Tribute & Benefit For WCBE

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First Listen
5:23 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

First Listen: Jimi Hendrix, 'People, Hell And Angels'

Jimi Hendrix's new album, People, Hell and Angels, comes out March 5.
Brian T. Colvil Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed March 6, 2013 7:55 am

Audio for this feature is no longer available.

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
5:22 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Whitehorse Live From Studio A March 6, 2013 @ 2PM!

Whitehorse will perform Live From Studio A

  


Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland, the husband and wife duo behind Whitehorse, will perform a few songs live during the Global Village ahead of their show that night at The Basement!

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
5:01 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

Whitey Morgan & The 78's Live From Studio A Feb. 28, 2013 @ 2PM!

Whitey Morgan will perform Live From Studio A

Whitey Morgan and the 78's are a honky tonk country band based in Flint, MI.

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4:45 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

The Relatives On World Cafe Tonight @ 8PM On WCBE!

The Relatives.
Sam Butler Courtesy of the artist

Founded by brothers Rev. Gean West and Tommie West, The Relatives first surfaced in the 1970s with the single "Walking On." With its rhythmic fusion of traditional gospel and psychedelic funk, the quintet became known for its energetic live performances. However, the group disbanded in 1980, disappearing from the music world without so much as a full studio album to its name — until now.

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WCBE Exclusive
12:48 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

Annie And The Beekeepers Live From Studio A Feb 28!

Credit Annie And The Beekeepers.com

This band, fronted by Annie Lynch will be passing through Columbus on their way to their next gig in Washington DC.

They've played festivals including South By Southwest, and the Boston Folk Festival.

Tune in during the 11am hour to hear from Annie And The Beekeepers.

That's on 90.5 WCBE FM and HD Columbus, and 106.3 FM in Newark.

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
4:56 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

Eilen Jewell Live From Studio A Feb. 27, 2013 @ 2PM!

Eilen Jewell will perform Live From Studio A


  


Eilen Jewell will play a few songs during the Global Village ahead of her show that night at Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza

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First Listen
4:21 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

First Listen: Josh Ritter, 'The Beast In Its Tracks'

Josh Ritter's new album, The Beast in Its Tracks, comes out March 5.
Laura Wilson Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue February 26, 2013 7:41 am

As one of the most thoughtful singer-songwriters around, Josh Ritter isn't one to write angry, over-the-top, knee-jerk breakup songs — even though his new album, The Beast in Its Tracks, was written entirely in response to his own recent divorce. Gentility and empathy are wired into Ritter's songwriting, so his idea of a breakup anthem is the gorgeous and glorious "Joy to You Baby," in which he closes the book on a relationship by wishing everyone well, himself included.

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2:45 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

Richard Thompson On World Cafe @ 8PM Tonight On WCBE!

Richard Thompson.
Pamela Littky Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon April 1, 2013 5:08 pm

Richard Thompson started playing in "The British Byrds," Fairport Convention, when he was only 17.

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11:14 am
Tue February 26, 2013

All Good Music Festival Lineup Announcement!

The annual music & camping event features over 40 bands with no overlapping sets, held July 18-21 at Legend Valley Concert Venue & Campground!

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WCBE Exclusive
2:52 pm
Mon February 25, 2013

Delta Rae Live From Studio A Feb 26, 2013!

Credit deltarae.com

Delta Rae played in town last night with Z Z Ward and Martin Harley,

and she's staying in town to perform live for you during the 11am hour.

That's:

on 90.5 FM and HD Columbus, and 106.3 FM in Newark,

and online at wcbe.org

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
4:52 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Martin Harley Live From Studio A Feb. 25, 2013 @ 2PM!

Tune in for a live session during the Global Village with the UK's Martin Harley

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Music
6:18 pm
Tue February 19, 2013

McCartney, Mumford Top Eclectic Bonnaroo Lineup

 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — There will be a British invasion of the main stage at

  

this year.

Paul McCartney and Mumford & Sons are among the headliners for the 2013 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn.


The four-day festival, held on a rural 700-acre farm, always features an eclectic roster, but the June 13-16 event is even more varied than usual.

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WCBE Exclusive
8:40 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Freedy Johnston And Aaron Lee Tasjan Live From Studio A Feb 25, 2013!

They're currently touring and will be in our studio during the 11am hour.

Both will be at Woodlands Tavern later that evening.

Hear Freedy Johnston and Aaron Lee Tasjan both perform during the 11am hour.

That's on 90.5 FM and HD WCBE Columbus, and 106.3FM Newark, and online at wcbe.org.

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9:59 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

First Listen: Shout Out Louds, 'Optica'

Shout Out Louds' new album, Optica, comes out Feb. 26.
Frode & Marcus Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Wed February 27, 2013 7:11 pm

Audio for this feature is no longer available.

Say what you will about some of the biggest songs of the 1980s — go ahead and badmouth electric pianos, and by all means bemoan the prevailing production quality — but the decade continues to cast a long shadow over popular music. Given its enduring popularity on dance floors and on radios, not to mention the rise of '80s-emulating singers like Gotye, you could do far worse than look to that decade for tips on connecting with audiences.

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
9:42 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

The Shazzbots Live From Studio A Feb. 21, 2013 @ 2PM!

The Shazzbots will perform Live From Studio A

Local group The Shazzbots will perform live during the Global Village. 

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
5:58 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

The Pimps Of Joytime Live From Studio A Feb. 20, 2013 @ 2PM!

The Pimps Of Joytime will perform Live From Studio A

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1:59 pm
Sun February 17, 2013

Days With John And Yoko: A Writer Remembers

John Lennon and his wife, Yoko Ono, pictured above in January 1970, are the subjects of Jonathan Cott's new book Days That I'll Remember. Cott met Lennon in 1968 and was friends with the couple.
Anthony Cox Getty Images

Originally published on Sun February 17, 2013 5:00 pm

As the European editor of Rolling Stone, Jonathan Cott spent his time interviewing legendary musicians like Mick Jagger and Pete Townshend. But in 1968, he finally got the opportunity to meet his hero, John Lennon. Cott was nervous.

"He said, 'There's nothing to be nervous about,'" Cott recalls. "'It's going to be OK, and we're doing it together, and that's what really matters.'"

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
4:24 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

Vintage Trouble Live From Studio A Feb. 18, 2013 @ 2PM!

  

L.A.'s soulful four-man band will play a few songs for us during the Global Village a day after their show opening up for The Who at The Schottenstein Center!

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