audio by artist dennisjames

1 - Gravel Road Radio - Romi Mayes

23:37 minutes (21.63 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)
 
Canadian roots songstress, Romi Mayes spends some time with Gravel Road Radio ahead of her Des Moines appearance.
 
Calling from Texas, "...one of the hardest working independent musicians in Canada" talks with Dennis James about her upcoming performance in Iowa, working with Gurf Morlix (Lucinda Williams, Warren Zevon, Buddy & Julie Miller), the craft of writing, the state of country music, and her distinct, straight forward style.


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- Gravel Road Radio - Starlings

38:31 minutes (35.27 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Dennis James interviewed the Starlings on Gravel Road Radio May 29, 2007.

Starlings - Aimee, Tom, Joy (photo: Eliza Truitt)Having captured the ears of fans both in the Northwest and beyond following their 2006 release of debut album “Songbook”. Based out of Seattle, The Starlings have had a successful 2006: accolades from notable sources as Maverick Magazine and Americana UK; a live appearance on renowned radio station KEXP's Audioasis; eight weeks on John Richards’ (KEXP) “Top Ten Northwest Bands”; prominent performances shared with the likes of Todd Snider, The Avett Brothers, Michelle Malone, and numerous NW artists. Featured in a 2-page spread in the March 2007 issue of Maverick Magazine (UK), The Starlings are bringing their blend of Americana country and folk music to an ever broader stage, garnering fans from all corners of the musical spectrum.

- Gravel Road Radio - 20071127 - Betse Ellis Interview

21:30 minutes (19.69 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

- Speaking Freely - 20090414 - Mario Orsatti

28:14 minutes (25.85 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

- Speaking Freely - 20090421 - Ed Peterson

19:07 minutes (26.26 MB) Stereo 44kHz 192Kbps (CBR)

- Speaking Freely - 20090428 - Ari Berman

29:57 minutes (27.42 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

- Speaking Freely - 20090428 - Ari Berman

29:57 minutes (27.42 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)
29:15 minutes (26.78 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

- Speaking Freely - 20090526 - Craig Mullaney

30:10 minutes (41.44 MB) Stereo 44kHz 192Kbps (CBR)

- Speaking Freely - 20090728 - Tom Newmark

29:48 minutes (27.29 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

- Speaking Freely - 20091013 - Rev. Irene Monroe

30:16 minutes (27.71 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Reverend Irene Monroe is the Coordinator of the African American Roundtable of the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry at the Pacific School of Religion, a Huffington Post blogger, and a syndicated religion columnist. Reverend Monroe is a graduate of Wellesley College and Union Theological Seminary at Columbia University, and served as a pastor at an African-American church before coming to Harvard Divinity School for her doctorate as a Ford Fellow. Monroe has been profiled in O, Oprah Magazine. http://www.irenemonroe.com