Stasia Lanier

Four Corners Music Director

Stasia has been involved at KSUT in different capacities, including programming, operations, marketing communications and management for over two decades. Today she continues the station's music acquisition efforts, is a popular on-air host, provides design and marketing assistance, and represents KSUT as an active community member.

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KSUT will feature the new CD from the Punch Brothers, ‘Phosphorescent Blues’, Friday, February 6, at 12 noon.

KSUT will feature the new Decemberist's album 'What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World' on Friday 1/30/15 at 12 noon.

This week, KSUT is featuring the new album from dobro master Rob Ickes, and newcomer Trey Hensley. Co-produced by Ickes & Hensley, 'Before the Sun Goes Down', seamlessly blends contemporary bluegrass with the spare studio stylings of classic ’60s and ’70s country music. Accompanied by some of the finest musicians in Nashville, the duo tackles a diverse group of songs, putting a fresh spin on the music of Jimmy Martin, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Billy Joe Shaver, Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jimmie Rodgers and Bob Wills.

 Fresh off her induction into the prestigious Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Gretchen Peters is about to release her new album Blackbirds. Co-produced with Doug Lancio and Barry Walsh and recorded in Nashville, the album features a who’s who of modern American roots music: Jerry Douglas, Jason Isbell, Jimmy LaFave, Will Kimbrough, Kim Richey, Suzy Bogguss and more.

 Family, the new collaborative album from Teddy Thompson, his father Richard, mother Linda, brother Jack, younger sister Kami, her husband James Walbourne, and nephew Zak Hobbs, collectively dubbed Thompson; has engendered glowing reviews from around the world.

KSUT will feature the new solo project from Bryan Ferry, Avonmore, at noon on Friday.

This week's Feature CD is Jenny Lewis' "The Voyager", which can be heard in its entirety at noon on Friday 12/26 on KSUT. Lewis's third solo album, post her tenure with the band Rilo Kiley, is lyrically direct and informed by break ups, adult life, and other personal challenges. It's a very enjoyable and melodic collection of pop (but in a good way) songs.  This one can be found on countless year end top pick lists, we concur. 

Correctly answer the trivia question at around 12:30 p.m. and you could win free lunch at Zia Taqueria.

"Blood Oranges in the Snow" is the new holiday-themed record from the Ohio-based folk duo Over The Rhine. After 25 years as a band, the new release marks the group’s third seasonal effort following 1996’s The Darkest Night Of The Year and 2006’s Snow Angels. The trend isn’t surprising considering Over The Rhine’s husband-and-wife core, Linford Detweiler and Karin Bergquist, so often employ the strings and bells of pristine acoustic folk—tones and styles ideally suited for holiday music.

An Americana Christmas is a collection of classic Christmas songs and brand new holiday recordings from the icons and today’s current stars of the Americana genre. It features 16 songs, including 6 brand new recordings exclusive to the collection. Artists include John Prine, Emmylou Harris, Johnny Cash, Dwight Yoakam, Valerie June, The Band, Bob Dylan and more.  KSUT will play the CD in its entirety 12/12/14 at noon. Take a chance at our trivia question at 12:30, for your chance to win free lunch at Zia Taqueria.

The Alvin brothers cut their musical teeth in the Blasters in the early 1980s. Since leaving the band in the mid '80s, Dave Alvin has gone on to become a staple on KSUT and one of the most revered Americana acts around. The brothers recently reunited to release their first album as a duo, "Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin Play and Sing the Songs of Big Bill Broonzy" — this week's Feature CD on KSUT. Tune in at noon this Friday (Dec. 5) to hear the album in its entirety. If you correctly answer Jim Belcher's trivia question at around 12:30, you could win lunch at Zia Taqueria!