Tune in to KSUT at noon on Friday, Oct. 18 to hear this week's Feature CD, the latest from the Tedeschi Trucks Band. "Made Up Mind" is the highly anticipated follow-up to their Grammy-winning debut, "Revelator," and last year's scorching live collection, "Everybody's Talkin'." Through unparalleled musicianship and a timeless, authentic sound, Made Up Mind proves that TTB is fast becoming a band for the ages. Correctly answer host Jim Belcher's trivia question and you could win lunch at Zia Taqueria.
Originally published on Thu October 17, 2013 6:00 pm
We had to move Moby's Morning Becomes Eclectic live set to the Village Studios in order to fit all of his singers, band members and special guests like Damien Jurado and Skylar Grey. Moby is now a proud LA resident and his recent album "Innocents" is a reflection of that, with an almost playful approach of incorporating new musical elements.
Known initially as a Christian singer named Leslie Phillips, Sam Phillips eventually changed her name and started working with producer T-Bone Burnett, who would later become her husband. The music she made with the legendary producer was richly layered, with melodies reminiscent of The Beatles.
When Irish singer-songwriter Foy Vance was a kid, he traveled the American South with his preacher father. On Tuesday's episode of World Cafe, he sits down with host David Dye to discuss how that experience and his father's death have affected his writing.
Woodstock didn't just bring together some of the most important musical acts of the late 1960s: It showed that a music festival could be a truly historic event.
These days, leave any pasture open long enough and someone will start setting up amps and concession stands. The outdoor music festival is ubiquitous in 2013. But so far, there has been no Woodstock for comedy.
Mick Jones, Paul Simonon and Nicky "Topper" Headon of The Clash recently visited the WXPN studios for a lively conversation to celebrate the release of Sound System, a new 12-disc box set. The collection includes remastered versions of all the albums the original band released, in addition to video and audio rarities.
In a fascinating discussion, the former bandmates talk about the development of The Clash's image, and how the group's style changed throughout its existence.