• Mon
    Sep 25
    11:00 am -
    12:00 pm
  • Fri
    Sep 29
    7:00 pm -
    8:00 pm

You Bet Your Life it's Tori

Tori Amos ? ! ?

Honey, you bet your life it is! 

This week's show is all classic music from the Piano Goddess Herself, including a song from Tori's brand new 2017 album, Native Invader. Light some sage, summon the faeries, and journey to the underworld with us Monday @ 11am, Friday @ 7pm. 


Obvious World ~ Sunday Nights ~ 9e/8c/7m/6p ♥

  • Sat
    Sep 23
    2:00 am -
    4:00 am
  • Mon
    Sep 25
    4:00 am -
    6:00 am

Your Madrigal Fix

RRIn the first hour of the program, I will be playing the self-titled release from Madrigal. This was a no label private release in 1971, but I give these two a hearty two-thumbs up for their effort. Eight songs ranging from 2 to 13 minutes long, very experimental in nature. Hour two has three songs by Bob Morrison, a late sixties artist that has had a recent compilation released, and great songs by Alice Cooper, Bloodrock, and Sugarloaf.  Plus nine songs in a row from 1970. Can you imagine that? Cool Breeze

  • Fri
    Sep 22
    12:30 pm -
    1:00 pm
  • Sun
    Sep 24
    11:30 am -
    12:00 pm

The Filmosophers movie talk

It's set up to be a very intriguing show. Regular listeners have heard us mention Blade Runner posterMark Cole and his awesome home theater several times. Chris's long time friend and my great neighbor has a home theater system that, among other things includes speakers he has made that have literally jingled my bells while experiencing incredible films like Mad Max: Fury Road (Filmosopher's pick for Best Picture, 2015) on his system. Last week he turned us onto the 4K restoration of Blade Runner: The Final Cut on Blu-ray. This version makes fantastically clear that Blade Runner is one of the greatest films ever made (including whatever version you see, IMO. Fellow B. R. aficionado Ted Burghoff and myself always enjoyed the original release that included narration by star Harrison Ford who didn't want to do it). Spearheaded by the great Director Ridley Scott, Blade Runner is brilliant filmmaking on every level, including an electronic audio/ music soundtrack by Vangelis that was holographically experienced on Mark's 4K Dolby Atmos Blu Ray. We're happy he's agreed to join us to discuss this, his system and more.
Also very intriguing: Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, Noah, Pi) has made a polarizing new film titled "mother!" "Critics Consensus: There's no denying that mother! is the thought-provoking product of a singularly ambitious artistic vision, though it may be too unwieldy for mainstream tastes. - RT. Brother Chris has experienced it and wrote: "I will be discussing how enthralled I was with this moviegoing experience." This is exciting.

We look forward to hearing this and more on the Filmosophers with Chris Busch & Bruce Miller, "where we give our filmosophy on the movies and have filmosophical discussions."

If only you could see what I have seen with your eyes. I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched c-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate... All those moments will be lost in time... like tears in rain. - Roy Batty, Blade Runner

  • Thu
    Sep 21
    2:00 pm -
    5:00 pm
  • Wed
    Sep 27
    2:00 am -
    5:00 am

Making A Way Out of No Way

ShirtThe next three hours of interesting rock and roll are right around the corner for you Thursday at 2 PM. I like the turn of phrase above, it speaks to me in a sort of 'never give in' way. And lets face it, some days require a lot more energy to get through than others. Listening to music can moderate a stressful experience, as well as enhance a pleasant one. So we start with Good Advice from The Growlers, and Follow Your Way by The Holydrug Couple. I will have two songs by The Beatles and The Moody Blues, as well as The Bee Gees and Blue Oyster Cult. From the sixties to 2016, you can count on hearing some great old singles, and some obscure rock, and then everything in-between. Gonna be hot, might as well enjoy a cool bunch of tunes. The G Man

  • Wed
    Sep 20
    7:00 am -
    8:00 am
  • Fri
    Sep 22
    7:00 am -
    8:00 am

Vermont, Thailand, and Paris-We Move Around on this Week's Show

Ethan WestI love real maple syrup and maple sugar, and, what's crazy is most consumers, perhaps as high as 7 out of 10, have only tasted the artificial brands that are on every store shelf, and served in most "restaurants."  As our guest and maple syrup maker Ethan West pointed out during our discussion, some manufacturers and eating spots mix a bit of real maple syrup into their corn syrup and artificially-flavored product.  Buyer beware because they can say with a straight face that it contains "real" maple syrup.  CLICK READ MORE!

 

aimee mannthis week on deep tracks:

acoustic gems, unplugged guitars and pianos, with delicious fall voices, featuring:

brand new music from aimee mann (right) and iowa city's elizabeth moen, a non-cash-like classic sung by johnny cash, tragic genius nick drake, traditional folk music by nina simone, an original yet classic drinking/sailing song by gordon lightfoot, a fascinating trivial tale by the roches (be sure to see them in fairfield sunday night!), plaintive hope by leonard cohen, blur, and aztec camera.

  • Mon
    Sep 18
    1:00 pm -
    2:00 pm
  • Wed
    Sep 20
    7:00 am -
    8:00 am

Susan's "Genuine" Stories Win Award

Susan Smith DanielsInspired by a dead possum on a bike path, SUSAN SMITH DANIELS penned THE GENUINE STORIES, tales so riveting that they captured Fairfield University's MFA Book Prize for 2017. Featuring a young healer who wishes she were ordinary, the stories will be published by New Rivers Press in 2018.


Obvious World ~ Sunday Nights ~ 9e/8c/7m/6p ♥

You Bet Your Life Special Edition!

Monday @ 11am, Friday @ 7pm

 

Ancient Posse performing at the Street Heat Festival in Des Moines, 9/03/17

This week, we bring you coverage of the Street Heat Fest in Des Moines.
This music festival featured twenty independent, fresh and exciting bands from Iowa and around the Midwest. 

We were lucky enough to interview Closet Witch, Karen Meat, Fiji-13, Ancient PosseBad Bad Hats, and the Chicago rappers Psalm One and Angel Davanport, who were all on the main stage. 

Want to discover new music to love and artists to see at local venues near you? 

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