Originally published on Tue October 22, 2013 3:38 pm
For the whys and whos of Detroit's Sense of Place in rock history, World Cafe host David Dye talks with Motor City music icon Wayne Kramer. In the 1960s, Kramer co-founded the MC5, the loud, passionate, radical rock band that served as the foundation of much of the Detroit rock that came later.
Originally published on Tue October 22, 2013 4:09 pm
How much does any musician's outtakes, sanctioned for release years after the fact, enlarge our understanding of their canonical work? Depends on the artist; depends on the work. Sometimes they serve a shadow function — unissued songs that, had they come out the first time around, would have fundamentally rewritten the artist's story. Sometimes they simply present alternate routes to the same basic end-point. And sometimes they should have stayed in the damn vault.
Paul McCartney's new album — fittingly titled New — is reminiscent of a Beatles record. The recent project from the music idol is all over the place stylistically, just like The White Album from his days with the iconic English rock group.
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.