music

  • Wed
    Oct 01
    8:00 am -
    9:00 am
  • Sat
    Oct 04
    5:00 am -
    6:00 am

Coffee, Tea and Teresa Storch on Lyrical Venus!

Teresa StorchMonday was national coffee day! So I've got a whole bunch of coffee songs for you today! And a couple tea songs, because T is also for Teresa Storch, who is coming to Fairfield for a house concert on Sunday Oct 5th, so we'll finish up with a set of songs from her new album, Come Clean!

(Thanks also to DJ Brandon Nelson for the coffee theme inspiration!)

(Email DJ Hum at LyricalVenus at gmail for details about the house concert.)

U.S. Senator Bernard Sanders of Vermont. Senator Sanders is considering running for President in 2016. The interview will be followed with a discussion with Dennis Raimondi and James Moore.

Eli Lieb is singer song writer and an internet sensation. He has over 24 million visits to his postings on youtube. Eli recently was a featured performer at the 2014 GLADD AWARDS in San Francisco. 

  • Wed
    Jun 25
    8:00 am -
    9:00 am
  • Sat
    Jun 28
    5:00 am -
    6:00 am

Interview with Edie Carey & Sarah Sample on Lyrical Venus! Wed 6/25

Sarah Sample and Edie CareyTake two accomplished singer-songwriters with a friendship that goes back far enough to sweeten their harmonies in a way that only time and familiarity can.  Add a few years of motherhood and singing their babes to sleep.  Reach out to their fanbases to find out favorite soothing songs across ages and artists.  Choose 14 of those original and cover songs and record them with a stellar team of musicians. The result is "Til The Morning: Lullabyes and Songs of Comfort" by Edie Carey & Sarah Sample, a dreamy collection of songs that both children and parents can enjoy for lulling themselves off to sleep.

Tune in to Lyrical Venus for an interview with Edie & Sarah to find out more about how they met, why they chose to do this project together and of course, to hear a few songs! Lyrical Venus is Wednesday, June 25 from 9-10am Central. Interview at 9:30am.

  • Wed
    Apr 23
    8:00 am -
    9:00 am
  • Sat
    Apr 26
    5:00 am -
    6:00 am

Interview with Daisy on Lyrical Venus Wed 4/23!

Singer Songwriter DaisyOh Maria won't you come with me?
I called your name around the rosary
Oh Maria you can disagree
Spinning in the stormy history
~ Maria, by Daisy

With songs delightfully deep and quirky-fun by turns, Austin singer-songwriter and ray of sunshine Daisy released her debut EP entitled Do Be Do this week. Tune in to hear her discuss her path from her childhood on a farm in Washington state, to becoming a social worker, to giving that up to follow her heart to the musical mecca of Austin, Texas where she met producer Daniel Barrett.  Together they polished up 5 of her songs, including some co-writes with Steve Poltz, into a shiny gem of an EP that is sure to get your boots stomping along, at least when it isn't tugging at your heartstrings.

Tune in to Lyrical Venus from 9-10am Central for songs by female singer-songwriters. Interview with Daisy starts shortly after 9:25am.

  • Thu
    Apr 17
    12:00 pm -
    1:00 pm
  • Tue
    Apr 22
    7:00 am -
    8:00 am

Walk the Moon!

Join host, Andrew Tint as he highlights the issues facing Generation Y.

This week Generation whY talks with Walk the Moon's lead singer, Nicholas Petricca.  Nicholas Petricca is the lead vocals, Keys, Synthesizer, and Bass Drum.  Nicholas wrote the song "Anna Sun", which was named the song of the summer in a 2011 Esquire article "30 Summer Songs Every Man Should Listen To". Written by Petricca and New York singer/songwriter Nick Lerangis towards the end of their college career, the song is named after their professor from Kenyon College and is meant to symbolize youth. "It's about college, about maintaining that little bit of being a kid," Petricca said. "Don't be afraid to play."

Walk the Moon is an indie rock band based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Lead singer Nicholas Petricca started the band in 2008 and went through several member changes before finally coming together with current members, Kevin Ray, Sean Waugaman, and Eli Maiman sometime in 2010. The band derives their name from the song "Walking on the Moon" by The Police. The group independently released their debut album, i want! i want!, in November 2010, receiving airplay for the track "Anna Sun". In February 2011, Walk the Moon signed with Mick Management. They signed to RCA Records and released their first official album, Walk the Moon in June 2012. Their self-titled debut is composed of many of their original tracks from i want! i want! in addition to new tracks that were written specifically for the album and were meant to reflect the kind of energy the band produced in their live shows.

  • Sun
    Apr 13
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  • Sun
    Apr 20
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    3:00 pm
  • Sun
    Apr 27
    2:00 pm -
    3:00 pm

Spinning Gold April 13th

Playlists including Hotchip, Daft Punk, Magnetic Man, La Roux, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Sbtrkt, Jethro Tull, Jimi Hendrix, Keys N Krates, Moby, Rush, Minus The Bear, Simon and Garfunkel, and oh so much more

  • Wed
    Apr 09
    8:00 am -
    9:00 am
  • Sat
    Apr 12
    5:00 am -
    6:00 am

Ellis is back! Live Interview Today, Concert Saturday 4/12!

Ellis Delany

Ellis. Who hasn’t heard Ellis. Fairfield has fallen in love with her. She packs Cafe Paradiso every time she plays. The phenomenon is however not unique. She seems to have this effect wherever she goes. Ellis is quietly amassing a loyal following of supporters across the country.

After her Feb 2013 appearance on A Prairie Home Companion, Ellis’ music charted in the Folk Top 100 in iTunes and Folk Top 20 on Amazon.com. She also received hundreds of messages from strangers including, "you exude pure joy", "I heard you and fell in love" and “I was stopped in my tracks by your music and captivating laugh” as well as "Yours is a voice we all need to hear.” Ellis’ performances are transformational; she leaves her audiences better than she finds them, with softened edges & opened hearts. 

Tune in to Lyrical Venus Wednesday morning for a live call-in from this amazing artist.  She will be appearing at Cafe Paradiso on Saturday, April 12th at 8pm

  • Mon
    Feb 17
    10:00 pm -
    12:00 am

Interview with Hugh Cornwell of the The Stranglers

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.   

Hospice workers Jennifer Hamilton and Liza McClure with be discussing both their new company Thresholding: Customized Palliative Services, www.thresholdingcare.com and the death cafe they are hosting www.deathcafe.com

Mike Ragogna (aka the encyclopedia of music) will discuss all aspects of the music industry. He is recently back from Mexico where he interviewed music legend, Carlos Santana. Mike is a regular contributor to he Huffington Post. 

  • Thu
    Jan 02
    1:00 pm -
    2:00 pm
  • Tue
    Jan 07
    8:00 am -
    9:00 am

Millennial Music

Generation whY

Join host, Andrew Tint as he highlights the issues facing Generation Y.

This week Generation whY does something different. It's been a long year and I want you to relax, sit back, and enjoy some of my favorite music from 2013. Band include; Pacific Air, Radical Face, Phosphorescent, and more. 

Playlist can be found here.

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.

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