Indie rocker, John Vanderslice, is a true American original. In addition to a successful two-decade career in music, he also owns the Tiny Telephone recording studios in San Francisco and Oakland.
He joined Christian Schaeffer last month to discuss his recent album, 'The Cedars,' as well as his libertarian philosophies on drugs, technology and building permits. While in the studio, Vanderslice performed "I'll Wait for You," "Henry Ford Gymnasium" and "I Got S**t to Lose."
Recorded at KDHX in St. Louis, Missouri on May 2, 2019. The sound engineer was Andy Coco, with technical producer KE Luther.
Parker Gispert is best known as the singer and guitarist for the Athens, Georgia band, The Whigs. Late last year, he released his first solo album, the raw, country-influenced Sunlight Tonight.
He joined host, Christian Schaeffer, last month to discuss recording outside of Nashville, the freedom of touring solo and the transformative power of a solar eclipse. Gispert performs "Volcano," "Is It 9?" and "Too Dumb to Love Anyone."
Recorded at KDHX in St. Louis, Missouri on April 27, 2019. The sound engineer is Jon Valley, assisted by Sami Ross. The technical producer is KE Luther. And the executive producer is Andy Coco.
Madisen Ward & the Mama Bear are often considered an Americana band but much of their work defies easy categorization. Last year, they sat down with guest host, KE Luther, to discuss how they arrived at their distinctive sound.
This episode includes live performances of "Hell and Back," "Everybody's Got Problems," and "Mother Mary." Recorded at KDHX in St. Louis, Missouri on September 21, 2018. Jon Valley served as music engineer.
Kiley Lotz is the creative force behind Petal, and her new record "Magic Gone" mixes autobiographical detail with emotional, pop-punk smarts. Lotz and her bandmates play the songs "Better Than You," Magic Gone" and "Stardust." Recorded at KDHX in St. Louis, Missouri on January 21, 2019. Music recorded by Andy Coco, mixed by Taylor Perkins.