This week on Ric on the Radio: Desert Soaked. We’ll listen to bands that formed from the sand and sun of the Mojave Desert, Arizona and New Mexico. Calexico, Sidewinders, Giant Sand, Gin Blossoms, The Pistoleros, Queens of the Stone Age, Kyuss, earthlings?, Thin White Rope, JFA, Meat Puppets, Sun City Girls, Yawning Man, and more!
"Something Completely Internationally Exotic" - on Something Completely Different
When: Tuesday, May 23rd - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: KRCB-FM (91.1, 90.9, on line @ KRCB.org, w/the FREE app @iTunes store and Google Play!)
Yet another Something Completely Different show that takes the form of three distinctive woman singers, definitely deserving of the title DIVA. I hope you're not tired of these threesomes. I promise you - - next week is gunna be different.
If there is life elsewhere in the universe, why haven't we heard from the extraterrestrials yet? And given that there is no sign of them, does that mean we are all alone? This week, stories asking the most fundamental questions about the need to connect— to a spouse, to a daughter, to an E.T.
Hear This American Life every Friday night at 7:00 pm, and repeating Saturday morning at 9:00 am on KRCB-FM Radio 91!
In this special program, American Routes' host Nick Spitzer uncovers the music and cultural traditions of Los Angeles: from Hollywood to neighborhood. Join Nick as he travels across the City of Angels to hear from L.A. legends -- including Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys and songwriter Randy Newman -- and explores musical cultures with Cambodian-born rapper PraCh Ly in Long Beach, Louisiana Creole zydeco accordionist T-Lou in South Central, and East L.A.'s Ersi Arvizu.
Your Average Abalone, with host Johnny Bazzano, is an underwater adventure diving into the musical currents of folk, bluegrass, alternative country, singer songwriter, americana and more. Johnny has hosted Your Average Abalone since KRCB first began broadcasting in 1994.
Hello music lovers, time for another Flashback program tonight. Tonight's playlist is comprised of songs reflecting the current political zeitgeist, so songs of alarm, confusion, uncertainty, etc. As follows:
Strange Days The Doors 1984 Spirit We're Going Wrong Cream 1984 Bowie This Ain’t the Summer of Love Blue Oyster Cult Dazed and Confused Led Zeppelin
Ball of Confusion The Temptations For What It's Worth The Staple Singers Ballad of A Thin Man Bob Dylan Slipping Into Darkness War My Dark Hour The Steve Miller Band
We devote this entire episode to one story: Over the course of six months, reporter and This American Life contributor Jack Hitt followed a group of inmates at a high-security prison as they rehearsed and staged a production of the last act—Act V—of Hamlet.
Listen to This American Life every Friday night at 7:00 pm, and repeating Saturday morning at 9:00 am on KRCB-FM Radio 91.
Sunday May 14th is Mother's Day. KRCB-FM Radio 91 will air a special edition of The Moth Radio Hour dedicated to Mothers. A woman who has never wanted children suddenly questions her choice, a little girl gets angry at her mother and runs away from home, a son struggles at his mother's deathbed, and a man finds a mother's love in unconventional ways. Hosted by The Moth Radio Hour Producer, Jay Allison (with help from his mom).
Our guest this week on Art of the Song is musician, composer, author and philanthropist, Peter Buffett. With an acclaimed career that spans more than 30 years, Peter is an Emmy Award winner, and New York Times best-selling author. He is the youngest son of investor Warren Buffett. Along with his wife, Jennifer, Peter is the co-chairman of the NoVo Foundation supporting the development of capacities in people to help create a caring and balanced world.
May 12th, 2017 - American Routes celebrates Mother's Day with Marty Stuart and his mom, Hilda. We'll talk about their shared love of photography and a certain girl singer, Connie Smith. Then we'll hear stories about mothers from Fontella Bass, Sonny Rollins, Bo Diddley, and Geno Delafose, among others. Plus songs from blues to bluegrass about and for dear old mom.
This week, chef Ana Sortun unveils the secrets of Turkish cooking. We also take a look at a Vietnamese-style weeknight dinner with Andrea Nguyen, wine expert Stephen Meuse explores the sommelier's romance with one wine, and we'll offer our recipe for caramel oranges. Finally, Sara Moulton and Christopher Kimball take your calls.
This week Ric presents "Deep FM Cuts", a throwback to the days before demographics and playlists (which basically whittled the thousands of songs available to DJs down to about one hundred). Deep album cuts from classic rockers like AC/DC, Aerosmith, Pink Floyd, Jimi Hendrix, Thin Lizzy, Blue Oyster Cult, UFO, Queen, Yes and more!
Singer/songwriter and musical powerhouse Aoife O’Donovan makes a return visit to eTown’s solar-powered stage this week. At a young age, she has already recorded, collaborated, toured and performed with a list of musical A-listers too long to name, and we’re happy to have her back with us to share some of her latest inspirations. Santa Cruz-based artist Marty O’Reilly and his ‘Old Soul Orchestra’ also stop in to share their one-of-a-kind sound, plus a great eChievement Award story about a California woman with a creative idea to keep waste out of the landfill.
NOTE: KALEIDOSCOPE has moved to a new day and time! Kaleidoscope is now heard on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month! Take note!
From rock to blues, jazz to worldbeat, Kaleidoscope is a free-form radio expression session featuring several genres of music during one program or similar styles for a whole program. If a historic music event happened on the date of the show, you might just hear a retrospective on the event or artist.
Monday night May 8th on Folk Alley, with host Elena See:
In HOUR ONE of Folk Alley, new music from The Steel Wheels, Sera Cahoone, Front Country, Tony Furtado, and Jesca Hoop; from our Folk Alley Session archives, a set of exclusive in-studio tracks featuring the Howlin' Brothers; we'll hear the premiere of a song from Deb Talen's new release, 'Lucky Girl' due out 5/19. Plus favorites from Red Tail Ring, Andrew Bird, and many more.
Join me every second and fourth Monday from 7-10PM on KRCB-FM - Radio 91, for our exploration of the Newtopian Dream. I'm rt newt, your host, guide and fellow traveler, and together we'll search for new musical territory. Just like world travelers, we'll be sharing favorite territories, looking for new and exotic experiences and learning about some of the backgroound, history and connections among our various destinations. Blues, jazz, folk, rock, world and sometimes classical music and even some spoken word. Music on a whim and with inspiration: The Newtopian Dream.
This week, David Leite analyzes himself, plus reporter Linni Kral of the Atlantic explains naturally lactose-free milk, Dr. Aaron Carroll explains why Meals on Wheels works, and our recipe for grown-up chocolate chip cookies.
Tune in Thursday night, May 4th at 9:00 pm, for North Bay Songwriters hosted by Jon Gonzales. This "locals only" segment showcases songs from our very own songwriters in the North Bay, including in-studio interviews with performing artists around the county, listings of live local shows, and a vast range of homegrown music.
On their sophomore album Pageant, queer punk duo PWR BTTM explode with glitter, grit and a powerful message of inclusion that extends way beyond their roots in the LGBTQ community. Also, on a special Nashville Session, Ann Powers welcomes Ruby Amanfu.
Listen to World Cafe weekdays at 2:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91!
It’s a family affair this week in eTown, as mother-and-son folk duo Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear pull up a couple of stools and share their intimate and soulful brand of acoustic music for the listening audience. Also with us is Canadian-born / Nashville-based singer/songwriter Lindi Ortega. After extensive touring as a backup singer for The Killers’ Brandon Flowers, Lindi decided to step to front of the stage, where quickly her music has already been nominated for two Juno Awards and two Canadian Country Music Awards.