CD of the Week

CD of the Week
9:05 am
Mon August 11, 2014

The Bootleg Honeys

 The Bootleg Honeys are a homegrown Sonoma County Trio. Singer-Songwriters Alison Harris, Hannah Jern-Miller, and Katie Phillips perform original material and classic Americana covers with delicious three part harmonies. A back-porch blend of sweet and sassy vocals and acoustic guitars is spiced up by Hannah’s rockin’ electric guitar leads, Alison’s honky-tonk piano, and Porchboard stomp pedal and tambourine. Bill Bowker of KRSH radio calls The Bootleg Honeys “A breath of fresh air” in Americana and Country Music.

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CD of the Week
3:56 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

Mother Hips' Chronicle Man

Mother Hips' Chronicle Man

One of the first lessons they teach you in film school is that you sometimes have to “kill your darlings”. It’s a term that means no matter how much you love a scene you shot; if it doesn’t fit in the film, it ends up on the cutting room floor. In 2009, The Mother Hips rescued a short stack of 2-inch analog tapes from a Los Angeles basement and started picking through hours of material, most of it recorded around the era that produced 1995’s Part Timer Goes Full and ‘96’s Shootout. They were thrilled with what they heard.

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CD of the Week
10:09 am
Mon July 28, 2014

The Timothy O'Neil Band's TOB

TOB

 Originally from Riverside, CA, Timothy O'Neil  has found himself rooted in the Folk/Americana Scene of Sonoma County. The Timothy O'Neil Band mixes origin roots of punk rock with a strong nod to bluegrass, folk, and a lifetime and adoration for songwriters and songwriting.

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Song of the Week
5:53 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Download Debbie Goodman's Song "If I Didn't Love You"

Debbie Goodman

With a couple of hard life experiences behind her, and a head full of songs ready to tell about it, Debbie Goodman packed up a U-Haul and headed to Los Angeles with her guitar and her percussionist.  She left behind a budding country career in Nashville to pursue pop and rock in more progressive California. Debbie’s rock and country crossover tunes and that undeniable twang in her voice reveals an Oklahoma City upbringing with a nice mix of Tennessee.

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CD of the Week
11:16 pm
Sun July 13, 2014

Mingo Fishtrap's On Time

Mingo Fishtrap

Mingo Fishtrap is a Soul and funk band based in Austin, Texas. They were formed in the mid-1990s in Denton, Texas. The band consists of Roger Blevins, Jr., Guitar/Lead Vocals; Chip Vayenas Drums/Vocals; Dane Farnsworth Organ/Keyboards; Mikel Urdy Percussion; Roger Blevins Sr. Bass; Steve Butts Trumpet/Flügelhorn; Dan Bechdolt Tenor Saxophone; Zol Waterhouse [Trombone]

Their newest album, OnTime is our CD of the Week this week. Listen to it now:

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CD of the Week
11:07 pm
Sun July 13, 2014

Kathy Kallick's Cut to the Chase

Kathy Kallick's "Cut to the Chase"

"Cut To the Chase" contains 14 of Kathy's new original story songs. Despite the presence of her mighty bluegrass band -- Annie Staninec, Cary Black, Greg Booth, and Tom Bekeny -- as well as luminaries like John Reischman, Sally Van Meter, and Bill Evans -- the style is mostly not-quite-bluegrass.

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CD of the Week
8:17 am
Mon June 30, 2014

The String Cheese Incident: Song in My Head

The String Cheese Incident

F. Scott Fitzgerald once famously said, “There are no second acts in American lives.” He obviously never met The String Cheese Incident.

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CD of the Week
12:08 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Amy LaVere's Runaway's Diary

Amy LaVere's Runaway's Diary

Amy LaVere is an American singer, songwriter, upright bass player and actress based in Memphis, Tennessee. LaVere was born in Shreveport, Louisiana and grew up in Bethany, Louisiana, a small Texas-Louisiana border town in the Piney Woods. Nurtured by musical parents with a passion for traditional country music, she began singing and playing at an early age.  Her family moved 13 times by the time she entered high school, ultimately landing in Detroit where LaVere fronted the punk band Last Minute while still in her teens. 

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CD of the Week
7:56 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Tommy Malone's Poor Boy. Download a Free Track!

The prime mover behind the New Orleans swamp-rock band The Subdudes, Malone has been a fixture in the Louisiana music scene and beyond for 40 years. His new CD Poor Boy is our CD of the Week.

Download a free track by right-clicking and saving on the image below.

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CD of the Week
9:53 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

The Secret Sisters' Put Your Needle Down

Laura and Lydia Rogers, two sisters from Florence, Alabama, just down the road from Muscle Shoals, worked with  ubiquitous music genius, T Bone Burnett, on their second album, Put Your Needle Down.  It's a gumbo of country, Americana, blues, folk, and gospel, and makes a wider and more grown-up sound than their debut release.   "The first time around," Laura says, "we were these two innocent country girls who were very green. Now, we’ve traveled around the world and made friends and fans. We know what it means to be artists. 

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