Part 3 of 3 of the best of 2013. I am stopping with three, because I could go on for about 5 more shows. I have only scratched the surface at six hours of show time. I am still discovering great music made last year. So you will hear the likes of Darkside, Jacco Gardner, Vampire Weekend, Shpongle, Date Palms, Julian Cope, and Blue Sky Black Death, just to name a few. Do not hesitate to check the playlist out, and research these bands. The G Man
(See link to play list below). On this week's program, DJ Andy Bargerstock offers a first-hour tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' explosion onto the American music scene.... not in the typical way, but rather in Fringe Toastian language. Don't expect any Beatles cover songs! No, no, instead we will explore original compositions of non-Beatles songwriters that reflect similar chord structures and/or instrumentation of the late-Beatles era circa 1967-70. Most of the music you will have never heard before! Andy MacKenzie will offer a few Beatlesque Station IDs. You will hear bands such as Klaatu and Emitt Rhodes ('70s), Utopia ('80s), Green Pajamas, Cotton Mather, Fraternal Order of Now, Siouxsie & the Banshees ('90s), and more contemporary artists such as Nick Nicely, Shadow Kabinet, and Edwyn Collins. Oh, you do not want to miss this delightful journey.
In the second hour Chill Session, band Temples lead with their own 2014 release "Shelter Song" from Sun Structures with its distinctive George-Harrison-like guitar intro. Then, we move into contemporary alternative electro-chill with London Grammar's Hannah Reid (photo above), Peter Bradley Adams, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, and S-Tone. Oh, yeah, listen closely for the funky sound of The Brand New Heavies (photo) too.
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Enjoying the winter weather? Need a little something that will satisfy and fortify while the winds blow? There's nothing that hits the flavor spot better in the throes of a deep freeze than a hearty soup. We've serving up two different soups in the studio this week and another over the phone.
I have to digress because all this talk of soup reminds me of a funny soup story. I was at an excellent Italian spot in New York, Pepolino, a number of years ago. A friend at the table, Stan, was talking about how he only ate soup if it was steaming hot. When the waiter took our orders Stan made certain to tell him that the soup had to be HOT. I took a good look at that cup of soup when it was brought to the table. The steam was pouring off of it. Stan sent it back saying it wasn't hot enough. I'm not certain what they did to it in the kitchen to get it any hotter, but the second try satisfied. That might have been one of those "you had to have been there" stories, but, trust me, it was hilarious.
This week we'll be entering the third year of our show and celebrating our 2nd birthday! We'll party hardy with recordings of live performances by: Tedeschi Trucks Band, Ricki Lee Jones, Dwight Yoakam, Van Morrison, Bonnie Raitt, Midnight River Choir, Chris Isaak & Shelby Lynn, Aztec Two Step, Damien Rice, Diana Krall, Buddy Emmons, Crosby-Stills-Nash, Allen Stone, Nickle Creek, Sonny Landreth, Tori Amos, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Ryan Adams, James Maddock, Hamilton Loomis, Lyle Lovett, Stephen Stills & Jimi Hendrix, Jonatha Brooke, Kim Richey, Aofie O'Donovan, Willie Nelson & Norah Jones, Joni Mitchell, The Infamous Stringdusters, James Taylor, Caleb Hawley, Norah Jones, Allison Krause & Shawn Colvin, Larry Calton and Robben Ford.
This week on The Skinny the kids are on the mic!
Host Africa Byongchan Yoon speaks with two radio action news team correspondants from the Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment, Hermela Gebremariam and Drew Schoenfeld, about weight issues, meditation and much more. And then they flip the mic and interview her right back as they are the hosts of Fairfield Radio Action News.
Fairfield Radio Action News can be heard Monday through Friday 6:10am, 12:10pm and 6:10pm (except Friday). A video highlighting their work with teacher Richard Incorvia is currently in production.
Community-powered solar radio KRUU 100.1 FM presents another segment of STATE BUSINESS.
On first and third week of each month, KRUU station manager James Moore talks with Iowa Rep. Curt Hanson. Our way of keeping you in the know about the latest haps from the Iowa Statehouse.
Tune in for STATE BUSINESS with Rep. Curt Hanson at 100.1 FM & online at www.KRUUfm.com, on TUE 12:30pm, THU 6:30pm, & the following MON 6:30am.
Segment alternates weekly with CITY BUSINESS with Michael Halley, airing on second and fourth weeks.
"Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government." --Thomas Jefferson
On this week's Rice Bowl I'll feature 2 bands of South Korea which probably couldn't have less in common.
One of them will be rookie group Lunafly (image) who are still on their way to the top and deserve a lot of international attention. The 2 1/2 Korean members (one of them is half British) fascinate with their acoustic performances and their unique cover versions of hits like "Mirrors" by Justin Timberlake and "Wake me up" by Avicii. In addition their lyrics are perfectly bilingual and I'm going to play some of their English as well as some of their Korean songs.
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Join host, Andrew Tint as he highlights the issues facing Generation Y.
This week Andrew Tint is joined first by Maggie Reardon of CNET. Maggie and Andrew discuss the recent court case, Verizon versus the FCC and what it means for your Internet. After Mrs. Reardon, Andrew is joined by Joshua Thomas, of The New Energy Industry, to talk all about the individuals and organizations that are pioneering the world of new energy technology.
Marguerite Reardon has been a CNET News reporter since 2004, covering cell phone services, broadband, citywide Wi-Fi, the Net neutrality debate, as well as the ongoing consolidation of the phone companies.
Joshua Thomas is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and currently serves as a writer, director and founder of The New Energy Industry, as well as the president of Ideation Specialist. The New Energy Industry is an educational organization intent on enlightening you, and everyone else, on the discoveries being made in new energy laboratories around the world. Their mission is to spotlight those individuals and organizations who are pioneering the cutting-edge world of new energy technology with the purpose to empower an energy revolution. A revolution from scarcity to abundance, and from fear to love. While at the same time revolutionizing the world of science by replacing “combustion technology” with “magrav technology.”
Generation whY explores the issues facing Millennials. The concerns confronting the millennial generation affect more than just a select few- the entire nation is deeply impacted by the tribulations of Generation Y as they come of age. Join Andrew as he discusses a wide range of topics that include; student loan debt, internships, social media, and more. His guests will include OURTIME.org co-founder Matt Segal, The host of the David Pakman show David Pakman, and more.
On Monday the 17th of February I will be broadcasting an Interview with Hugh Cornwell.
Hugh Cornwell is a British Musician, Singer Songwriter who had huge success during the eighties with the band The Stranglers being one of the premier bands in Britain alongside bands like the police and the clash. Despite their huge success in Europe scoring 23 top 40 singles and Albums the Stranglers remained largely unknown in the US. A phenomenon Hugh explained with their reluctance doing the extensive touring that would be necessary to become really popular in the US.
Hugh left the Stranglers in 1990 pursuing a solo career. Even so he could not reclaim the success of the Stranglers, he remains as one off the most revered and respected musicians on the British island.
Since about five years Hugh is touring the US regularly and I was lucky enough to catch him on his last tour in Minneapolis. I regard myself extremely lucky for this opportunity to have this conversation and I am sharing it with you tonight in my show. So join me for this one hour with one of the most fascinating Musicians on today's Music scene.
Plan a dual-continent cultural exchange for fourth graders to promote a kids' book? Why not? Fairfield, Iowa author Ron Louthan reasoned.
So, thanks to his persuasiveness, students in Byron Community Primary School in Byron Bay, NSW, Australia and in Pence Elementary School in Fairfield, Iowa have embarked on a joint literary venture that includes reading, cooperative story writing, and a bit of readers' theatre.
For details on how a lone author managed to convince public school officials on two continents to join forces to enhance their students' engagement with literature and each other (while promoting his book, The Unlikely Confederacy of Hoggy, Froggy, and Ernie), tune in this week to The Studio with Chery.