At first, it’s super annoying, getting told it’ll make sense when you’re older. Then, when you’re a teenager, hard lessons are learned, despite your best efforts to be too cool to care. By the time you’re actually old, you know a bunch of stuff— and you’re desperate to hold onto it. You might even wonder HOW you know all the things you know. Hosted by Chana Joffe-Walt and featuring SNL’s Sasheer Zamata.
Listen to This American Life Friday nights at 7:00pm, and repeating Saturday mornings at 9:00 am on KRCB-FM Radio 91!
Friday at noon on American Routes: Bob Dylan's songs are part of American consciousness, with sources and symbols drawing from old-time country and folk, blues and ballads, ancient and modern poetry, the beauties and absurdities of life, love and loss. His contributions to the big river of songs have grown and been recognized worldwide. The young man from Hibbing, Minnesota, is now an elder... a Nobel Laureate; but his listeners didn't need that or any such weathervane to prize Bob Dylan.
Join KRCB, KQED, NPR Music and Lagunitas Brewing Company for a celebration of the Tiny Desk Contest community in Petaluma! This event will feature a live performance by 2017 Tiny Desk Contest winners Tank and the Bangas, as well as some of our favorite local artists who entered the Contest this year:
This week on Mountain Stage - it's a "Special Memorial Edition" featuring Buckwheat Zydeco, Mose Allison, Warren Zevon, Allen Toussaint, Odetta and more. Performances in this week's program include:
- Mose Allison - Buckwheat Zydeco - Allen Toussaint - Guy Clark - Odetta - John Hartford - Warren Zevon - Suzzy and Maggie Roche/John Trudell/Alex Chilton - Bill Monroe/Doc Watson/Jean Ritchie/Ralph Stanley - David Morris/Hazel Dickens
Your Average Abalone 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.
Be Sure to listen to Your Average Abalone - 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month at 7:00 pm - on KRCB-FM Radio 91!
"Something Completely Greenwich Village" on Something Completely Different with host Roland Jacopetti Date & Time: April 18, 7-9 PM Location: KRCB-FM (91.1, 90.9, on line @ KRCB.org, w/app @iTunes store and @ Google Play, and Comcast 961)
This week, Christopher Kimball takes a tour of South Boston and learns about the secret life of chef Barbara Lynch; Dr. Aaron Carroll campaigns for dissing the 5-second rule; Ana Sortun gives a quick recipe for a midweek Turkish supper; and we present our recipe for soba noodles and asparagus.
Listen to Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Radio every Sunday night at 7:00 pm, after Mouthful, on KRCB-FM Radio 91!
Since Russia meddled in our election, there's been concern that the fake news and disinformation that's so prevalent there could be taking hold in this country. But is that hyperbole? This week we look at what it's actually like to live in the confusing information landscape that is Putin's Russia.
Guests this week on Art of the Song are Grammy Award-winner Olivia Newton-John, Grammy nominee Beth Nielsen Chapman and SOCAN Award-winner Amy Sky. They’ve collaborated their vocal and songwriting talents to create Liv On, a collection of songs for those who wish to transcend loss while walking a journey toward new-found meaning and hope. This inspiring project grew out of the three artists’ personal experiences with loss and illness, which they all survived to Liv On and celebrate each day with a depth of gratitude.
In this hour of Blue Dimensions, it's "Made In America," a new album from saxophonist Bobby Watson, who offers music honoring several African-American leaders and innovators, whose great achievements may not be well-known to the public at large, including a highly successful businesswoman and philanthropist (Madam C. J. Walker), a guitarist (Grant Green - we'll also hear from him as well), and a famed officer of the law (Bass Reeves).
The Retro Cocktail Hour is a hi-fi highball of vintage "bachelor pad" music, exotica, private eye jazz and eccentric, overstimulated pop music of the 1950s, '60s and '70s.
The show's spiced with everything from obscure Italian B-movie soundtracks and bossa nova to contemporary bands like Don Tiki, the Tokyo Panorama Mambo Boys, Waitiki, the Tikiyaki Orchestra, the Italian Secret Service, Balanco and others.
On Wednesday night's show we'll hear emerging two singer/songwriters with a combined total of over 70 years in the music business: Claudia Schmidt and Rickie Lee Jones... alternative roots with new music from Heather Maloney out of Northampton, MA, classic R&B from the late great Etta James performing Marvin Gaye's "Inner City Blues" and new music from activist folk duo Emma's Revolution...
eTown welcomes legendary soul singer/songwriter William Bell for his very first visit to eTown. Known throughout the world for penning such soul classics as “You Don’t Miss Your Water” and “Born Under A Bad Sign”, William takes the stage with eTown’s house band to share music from his latest release, as well as a few classics. Also with us is eTown newcomer Alejandro Escovedo who brings his stellar band to share his unique version of punk-influenced rock and roll.
Over the past few seasons, BSC has brought our listeners a lot of Memphis music from a funky Midtown dive known as DKDC (Don't Know, Don't Care). On this week’s program we take a closer look at what makes a music spot special, how it fits in with the overall scene, and we talk with the owner, restaurateur Karen Carrier. Oh, and we also have killer performances from The Reigning Sound and Lucy Woodward!
Date & Time: April 11, 7-9 PM Location: KRCB-FM (91.1, 90.9, on line @ KRCB.org, w/app @iTunes store & Google Play
Tonight on Something Completely Different - it's "Something Completely Fashionable!"
I've heard some grumbling in the ranks, all about how too many Something Completely Different shows are too...well...quirky. Like people's first and last names. Like birds in the title. Like...like...dead people, for instance. What about concentrating more on singer-songwriters, on musicians, or musical instruments, even?
In HOUR ONE of Folk Alley, new music from Noam Pikelny, Tim O'Brien, Quiles & Cloud, Doolin', Bill Scorzari, Mipso; we have some baseball tunes to celebrate opening day with tracks from Steve Goodman, Sam Bush, Chaim Tannenbaum; a set from California-based country songwriter Sam Outlaw's new record, 'Tenderheart'; also one from Valerie June's new album 'The Order of Time'; plus favorites from Eric Bibb, Emmylou Harris, Altan, Kieran Kane & Kevin Welch, and many more.
This Sunday evening at 6, Mouthful welcomes Kitty Keller of KL Foodways, importers of specialty products and producers of a delicious selection of mustards. Joining in will be Janel Healy, talking about the upcoming IPA 10k, taking place at The Barlow on April 15. Yep, it's beer, mustard, and more, on Mouthful - Smart Talk about Food, Wine, and Farming with host Michele Anna Jordan on KRCB FM Radio 91!
"In Defense of Ignorance" - Exactly how incompetent you are. What your ex’s best friend really thinks of you. The approximate time that you will die. Some things in life are better not to know about. And sometimes there can be a benefit to not knowing. In this episode, examples of ignorance truly being bliss, or even being an asset.
All Songs Considered is NPR's guide to discovering new music below the radar. Every week, host Bob Boilen and producer Robin Hilton go through hundreds of new CDs to find music that's worth getting excited about, whether it's the latest Swedish pop band, a hip hop artist going ambient, or a singer-songwriter with a twisted new take on love.
Notes on Spring - hosted by Charlie Warren: an assuring hour of music and information about the promising resurgence of spring, including rare facts about the featured music and the reasons for springtime warming and rain.
Connections 3: a compilation of Northern California musicians
Brand new for 2017!
Twenty tracks donated by some of our area's finest bands and singer-songwriters. Artists include: Kate Wolf, Banana, Buzzy Martin, Michael Capella Band, Cori Wood, Dirty Cello, Greenhouse, Greg Scherer, Hank Levine, HUGElarge, Jay Gottlieb, Joanne Rand, Jon Gonzales, Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally, The Pulsators, Tone Bent, Teresa Tudury, Timothy O'Neil....