Roots

The Chapin Sisters end their North American Tour in Studio 5

The Chapin Sisters ended their busy North American tour and raced in to our Minneapolis studios right after their final concert in River Falls WI. They come from a musical family with Dad, singer-songwriter Tom Chapin and Uncle Harry Chapin. And you get to hear them Live From Studio 5!

Koerner & Glover

MinneCulture’s July concert series concludes with two West Bank legends: Spider John Koerner and Tony Glover, recorded live at Mill City Museum.

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Artist Song Album Label Length
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Yonder Mountain String Band Angel Yonder Mountain String Band Vanguard 4:13
Whiskey Folk Ramblers Gambling Preacher and His Daughter …and there are devils self 3:36
Ramblin Jack Elliott More Pretty Girls Best of the Vanuguard Years Vanguard 2:11
The Foghorn Trio Go Home Sud de la Lousiana Self 3:05
Taj Mahal Queen Bee Senor Blues Private Music 4:38
Nikki and the Ruemates New Bumblebee We All Live Together Self 5:14
Carolina Chocolate Drops Black Eyed Blues Heritage Dixiefrog 3:20

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Thanks to Angie Pykonen, host of KFAI’s In Your Ear and regular contributor to this show, for sitting in with me again today.

New music included John Hiatt, Imelda May, Shake Down City, Mike Zito, and Brian Molnar & The Naked Hearts.

For a peek at all the songs we played, click the link that says “more” below. You can also listen to the show via that link.

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Another week crammed full of excellent new dubwise & rootical music. From Juakali’s Dreadbass Soundsystem, to Dub Vision’s “Counter Attack”, to Mista Majah P’s Tolerance, to Asante Amen’s “Over the Years”, to Mystica Tribe’s “Meditation Stick”. And that was just the first course…

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Live in the Studio: Carrie Rodriguez

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Eclectic Ensemble
Produced by Daniel Zamzow & Nancy Sartor

Meet members of Eclectic Ensemble: Tim Donahue, Charlie Hendrickson and John Vance. This improvisational group runs on solar power and transports its gear by bicycle. Tonight’s show was recorded at Minnehaha Falls, and includes commentary from the band. To learn more about Eclectic Ensemble and where they will be playing, follow them on facebook or visit their website: the Eclectic Ensemble.

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Today during the first hour we listen North Indian singer, Devashish Dey, recorded in concert at the Cedar Cultural Center October 2010. Recording engineer was Mario Vano.

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