Tonight The Echo Chamber commemorated the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. – featuring the “I Have A Dream” speech as well as parts of the “But If Not” sermon, and of course many tracks fitting the theme. Brand new music from SOJA, Sir Oliver Skardy & Fahrenheit 451, African Head Charge, Dubsalon, Dub for Light, Rivel feat. K.E.M., Fumitake Uchida, and more.
We speak with Alex Gilvarry about his debut novel, From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant, the story of a fashion designer who is sent to Guantanamo Bay for his supposed involvement in a terrorist plot.
Our guest in the second half of the show is poet Sierra DeMulder. An award-winning veteran of both the local and national poetry slam scene, she will release her second collection of poetry, New Shoes on a Dead Horse, Sunday, January 29th, at Honey.
Act 2 of The Great High Wind That Blew the Low Post Down, the story of Bob Beers and how he got the Great McGinty fiddle, and with it the Scotch/Irish music that helped spawn the folk renaissance of the 1960s. From the One Act Audio Theater of San Francisco.