Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:38:00 -0400On his magical and melancholy concept album The Party, Saskatchewan's Andy Shauf explores the awkward moments and juicy encounters at a shindig in a small town.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:53:00 -0400Recently knighted Sir Raymond Douglas Davies is still all about the work more than 50 years after The Kinks hit number one with "You Really Got Me" in 1964. At 72 he finds he can't stop working even if he wanted to. In our conversation about his new album Americana, recorded with The Jayhawks, he talks about British and American myths- inspired by Saturday afternoon trips to the cinema to watch Westerns as a child. He shares that the other British Invasion bands in the sixties were not always as welcomed as the lovable British moptops, The Beatles.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:51:00 -0400Armed with a full horn section, these Austin, Texas natives perform lively tracks from their latest record Backlash. Black Joe Lewis tells David Dye about the dramatic changes his band has seen in their hometown over the past few years, and how Austin's music scene has been impacted.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:18:00 -0400From living with Philip Glass as a kid to being sampled by Drake after he started releasing his own music, Gabriel Garzon-Montano tells the stories that have shaped his life and performs songs from his latest album, Jardin.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 10:25:00 -0400"This record is the chronicle of my discovering and reconciling pain", says John of his big, ambitious new album. We spoke last Friday in his dressing room before a concert in Philadelphia about his return to pop, taking off the "too tight t-shirt" of early fame and the raw emotion behind some of his new songs.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 09:40:00 -0400From a deeply personal song in Spanish addressing police brutality ("La Jura""") to the more global concept behind their new album Freedom is Free, Chicano Batman are not afraid to discuss the issues they care about. The LA group brings a sense of style, psychedelic swagger and Afro-Latin influences in the music they play live in this Latin Roots session.
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 12:00:00 -0400Cameron Avery's Songs of Cigarettes, Sex and Swagger
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 11:03:00 -0400Sting Talks Early Days with The Police and His New Record
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 09:15:00 -0400West-coast country artist Jamie Wyatt performs autobiographical songs from her new album, Felony Blues.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:45:00 -0400In studio performances of songs from Oczy Mlody the latest Flaming Lips album and Wayne Coyne tells about making it and about the artistic chaos in his Oklahoma City home growing up that made the Lips the perfect band for him!