Singer, song writer Eli Lieb. After ten years in NYC, Eli has returned to Fairfield where he has been writing and recording music. He recently completed a CD and will be performing at the Sondheim Center Friday July 8, 2011 at 7:30 pm. In the last year, Eli's recordings posted on youtube have received close to one million hits.
This week on Lyrical Venus we start with a set of music by the talented ladies on the newly released Beauty Shop compilation album Bedrooms and Basements. If you haven't yet heard the album, you'll be impressed with the variety and skill of these young Fairfield artists. We will also play an unreleased track by a brand new project in Austin, TX called Les RAV.
Tune in from 9-10am Central Time US for your weekly concentrated dose of music by female singer-songwriters and hear some of the freshest tunes out there!
Check out the songs and artist websites from the playlist.
Sometimes following a random road leads to a new idea, like when I press shuffle on my music library and suddenly see a bit of a theme emerging. This week the hint of a theme came together from something to do with pins, needles, razors, rust, guns, coal and diamonds. A sort of sharp, metallic morning mix for you, but balanced with a healthy scoop of angelic sweetness and an occasional touch of sass.
Tune in Tuesday morning from 9-10am Central to hear women like Sara Bareilles, Jennings, Teresa Storch, Boca Chica, Neko Case, Tori Sparks, Pieta Brown, Susan Gibson and more. Click here for the playlist.
Mike Ragogna's 2.0 brings two music legends to the solar powered KRUU airwaves this week!
Friday, 8 AM, Mike speaks with the incredible Randy Newman about his musical career and most recent cd, "The Randy Newman Songbook, Vol. 2".
Tuesday, 8 AM, master film score composer, Danny Elfman, shares stories and speaks on his career and craft.
This weeks Ultra Lounge presents tracks from 60's and 70's cool and exotic Italian cinema; Rocky Horror Picture Show; New Wave icons Duran Duran's new album featuring their title track "All You Need is Now"; Sam Butera & The Witnesses; Bobby Darin and MORE.
That's Wed June 1st, 2-3pm for Ultra Lounge's Soundtrack for High Living.
This weeks film scores features selections from the current Marvel Superhero Thor; Marco Beltrami's Soul Surfer on the incredible true story of Bethany Hamilton. Beltrami triumphs with one of his best. Also featured is Dracula 2000; Jerry Goldsmith's The Edge; Disney's Song of the South; Bernard Herrmann's Twilight Zone episode Walking Distance; Hans Zimmer's Megamind; Ennio Morricone's Nostromo and Alexandre Desplat's Firewall.
Lots of action music and more. Tune in Wed June 1st, 3-4pm.
The first guest on this week's Writers' Voices will be Bonnie Micheals. Bonnie, along with Allison Blankenship, has written the book "Upside: How To Zig, When Life Zags". During a time when many people are experiencing sudden changes, from the economy to personal matters, "Upside" helps show ways to create an inspiring, sustainable lifestyle no matter what life may bring. The book presents 29 tips for making smart choices about your career, money, and lifestyle that will hopefully lead you to happiness and fulfillment. Bonnie Michaels is an internationally recognized speaker and the president of Managing Work & Family, Inc, a work-life consulting and training firm dedicated to helping organizations and workers solve work-and personal life conflicts.
The second half of the show will feature a conversation with Ann Mortifee. Ann will be giving a workshop this weekend as part of MUM's Music and Consciousness Symposium. Ann has released ten cds, written three musicals, as well as several ballet and film scores. She is also the author of "In Love with the Mystery". A book of words and pictures that encourage the reader to listen to their their own heart.
tune in 11PM to 12AM for a brand new planet pete featuring lots of guitars. mmmmm guitars.
Tuesday - Dr. Norman Rosenthal is the world renowned psychiatrist and author whose research in describing season affective disorder, SAD, and the pioneering use of light therapy has helped millions of people. His latest book is Transcendence: Healing and Transformation Through Transcendental Meditation. He has appeared on the Today Show, Good Morning America, and National Public Radio.
David S. Ware, the legendary jazz saxophonist. Ware's band became the avant- garde supergroup of the 90's. Wrote one critic, " His knowledge of functional harmony is above and beyond that of virtually any other free saxophonist. He is a true heir to Coltrane."
Thursday - Rick Cutler is an outstanding jazz drummer andpianist. He studied at Julliard and with the great Chick Corea. Mr. Cutler served for eighteen years the musical director and keyboardist for tap dance legend Gregory Hines. Rick has shared the stage with likes of Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, and Bill Eckstine. Dr. Norman Rosenthal will be rebroadcast.
Listen to the Fried Octopuss Show this Saturday at 5 pm cst. Good time rock -n- roll.
Raw and cheap like a well-paid politician and a tender touch of the gun that your momma keeps under her pillow to keep that disco monster at bay.
Bite that glitter vamp before your daddy finds out you've been funkin' in the basement when you should be rocking out your mind web with some reverb skeleton screams.
We got what you need to cure that itch...