Roots

The Mooseknuckle Brothers wiped out our A/C

Winner of the Famous Dave's Battle of The Blues Bands recently, The Mooseknuckle Brothers entertained us, to put it mildly. Check them out here

(But whatever you do, DON'T Google images of "mooseknuckle").

The Honeydogs at Aster Cafe
Recorded June 4, 2001, at the Aster Cafe in Minneapolis
Produced by Daniel Zamzow

Visit them at honeydogs.com

Recorded for MinneCultu Honeydogs perform new material before heading into the studio to record its new CD, “What Comes After” (November release on Grain Belt Records).

Written in earnest and recorded in less than six days, “What Comes After” blends roots pop with orchestral and soul arrangements. From the brash title track to the psychedelic “The Devil You Do,” the Honeydogs are an inspired ensemble. With shades of Leonard Cohen, Harry Nilsson, Nick Drake and Tony Joe White, the new CDis a soul folk and country record tracked with minimal overdubs.

Band includes:

Adam Levy – guitars/vocals
Brian Halverson – guitars/vocals
Darren Jackson – guitar/vocals/banjitar
Trent Norton – bass
Peter J. Sands – keyboards/accordion
Peter Anderson – drums
Stephen Kung – trumpet
Matt Darling – trombone

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Rosie Flores phoned in from Austin, Tx….we chatted and played a few songs by her. She’ll be in town Thurs. 7/7 at Lee’s Liquor Lounge.

New music included Nathan Moore, J.P. Soars, Jimbo Mathis, Eilen Jewell, David Bromberg, and The Old 97’s.

Click “More” below to link into the playlist and the archive of the program (including the Rosie Flores interview). The show starts at 4 minutes, 15 seconds into the archive, just after the news update.

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This week’s Chamber debuted Zion Dirty Sound’s “Celebrity Fever”, a new Dub Tentacles Vol. 3 compilation, a Beats International/Lily Allen mashup by Jejah and See-I’s self-titled release on Fort Knox. Pressure Sounds turned up in the mix with some reissued classic Lee Perry and Augustus Pablo productions, and upcoming Bayfront performers Steel Pulse and Taj Weekes figured into the proceedings, as well as the hypnotizing, organically chilled groove of Tinariwen.

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The Brass Kings
Produced by Dale Connelly

In 2005, three friends formed a band and called it The Brass Kings. Now in its sixth year, the trio is going strong, exploring new sounds, and even talking about regular rehearsals. Hear the players describe how their different paths led them to this unique, acoustic sound.

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Today we listened the the Boys of the Lough in concert in St. Paul. Recording engineer was Chris Dronen, Edited by Dan Rein.

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