Stasia Lanier

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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Music
6:43 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

The Railsplitters, RS, feature CD, 4/4

In honor of the 20th annual Durango Bluegrass Meltdown, this week's feature CD is "RS" by The Railsplitters. A Boulder-based quartet, their original take on the music, instrumental and vocal virtuosity, variety in tune selection (featuring powerful female and male leads and harmonies along with impressive instrumentals), and contagious enthusiasm and soul all leave audiences clamoring for more. Hear "RS" in its entirety at 12 p.m. Friday. If you correctly answer Jim Belcher's trivia question at about 12:30, you could win lunch at Zia Taqueria!

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Music
6:58 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Los Lobos, Disconnected in New York City, feature CD, 3/28

In honor of their Thursday performance at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, this week's feature CD is the latest live record from Los Lobos, "Disconnected in New York City." Hear the album in its entirety at noon on Friday 3/28. Correctly answer Jim Belcher's trivia question at around 12:30 and you could win lunch at Zia Taqueria!

Music
10:54 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Angelique Kidjo, Eve , feature CD, 3/21

On Eve, Angelique Kidjo's new album named for her own mother as well as the mythical “mother of all living,” the Beninese born, Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter builds on this ever-evolving legacy with a 13-track, three interlude set of melodically rich, rhythmically powerful expressions of female empowerment.

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In Studio
10:42 am
Mon March 17, 2014

KSUT and the Henry Strater Theatre present Eilen Jewell in concert 3/19, and live in-studio

Prior to her performance at the Henry Strater Theatre on Wednesday, March 19, Eilen Jewell will appear live in the KSUT studios at 2 p.m. that same day. Tune in to catch what will surely be a great KSUT/Henry Strater Theatre production later that night! Tickets are available at henrystratertheatre.com and cost $15 in advance and $18 day of show.

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In Studio
10:37 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Patty Larkin joins us live on KSUT 3/18, at 1 PM

Patty Larkin will join us live in the KSUT studios at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18, prior to her appearance at the Durango Arts Center later that night. Patty's song, "Wolf at the Door," is a highlight of KSUT Roots & Rhythms Vol. 2, released a decade ago. She's been a favorite of Four Corners folk audiences for decades thanks to her introspective lyrics, lush production and guitar pyrotechnics.

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Music
9:13 am
Mon March 10, 2014

The Infamous Stringdusters, Let It Go, feature CD 3/14

Let It Go, the new album from Grammy-nominated bluegrass-rock expansionists The Infamous Stringdusters, will be released April 1 on the band’s own High Country Recordings. The new album is a milestone for the group - Andy Hall (Dobro), Andy Falco (guitar), Chris Pandolfi (banjo), Jeremy Garrett (fiddle) and Travis Book (upright bass) - that showcases their eight-year evolution from IBMA Award-winning bluegrass torchbearers to multi-dimensional string explorers, mixing tight song craft and a flare for improvisation.

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Music
9:10 am
Tue March 4, 2014

Lake Street Dive, Bad Self Portraits, feature CD 3/7

This week's feature CD is the latest from Lake Street Dive, "Bad Self Portraits." The four-piece group describes their music as a blend of jazz and soul, but it's rock & roll vibe comes out front and center on this album, which is getting rave reviews.  Since it's fund drive week, listen for your chance to pledge, help us complete our funding puzzle and pick up a copy. We'll play the CD in its entirety at noon on Friday, March 7.  

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Music
9:57 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Travis Book, Alice, feature CD, 2/28

KSUT will feature the fine new solo release 'Alice' from Travis Book, bass player with the Infamous Stringdusters, on Friday 2/28 at 12 noon. 

From his blog (http://onespeedblog.blogspot.com/), here's Travis's description of the project:

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In Studio
9:46 am
Tue February 25, 2014

The Badly Bent reunites, hear them live on KSUT Wednesday, 2/26 at 2 PM

After a 3+ year hiatus, The Badly Bent, winners of the coveted Telluride Bluegrass Festival band competition, is reuniting.  We invite you to hear them live on KSUT, this Wednesday, February 26 at 2:06 PM following BBC News, as they warm up for their first reunion show at the Henry Strater Theatre Friday night.

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Music
2:13 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

John Hammond, Timeless, feature CD, 2/21

  This week's feature CD is a great new live album, "Timeless," by John Hammond. Here, he digs deep into acoustic blues by covering legends like Little Walter, Elmore James and Howlin' Wolf, plus originals and re-toolings of songs by the likes of Tom Waits and Chuck Berry.  Tune-in this Friday, February 21 at noon to hear the whole CD. Correctly answer host Jim Belcher's trivia question at about 12:30 and you could win lunch at Zia Taqueria! 

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