Live from Studio A

This Duluth band, started by former members of Gallus, has been around for about two years and joined us in the studio on September 25, 2015 to talk about their debut album, Fortune Favors the Brave.


Three fourths of this local alt-country band joined us in the studio on September 21, 2015. They went through many band name changes (Next of Kin, Sonja and the Reckoning) before settling on a moniker that pays tribute to their beloved dog. They recently released their first album as Feeding Leroy.


Lee Martin and Sonja Bjordal from this local alt-country band join us in the studio on Monday, September 21 at 2pm. The two went through many band name changes (Next of Kin, Sonja and the Reckoning) before settling on a moniker that pays tribute to their beloved dog. They recently released their first album as Feeding Leroy, and will perform on Tuesday, September 22 at Beaner's Central in West Duluth for their annual One Week Live celebration.

This non-traditional bluegrass group from Illinois joined us in the studio on September 18, 2015.


Christine Dean

Check out our session with this indie pop/rock group that got its start in Duluth from September 11, 2015. We talked about their latest project, Stories from the Road, a series of short documentaries highlighting inspiring stories of fans the band has met on tour. They also gave us some hints about their next album, due to be released song by song over the next few months along with an accompanying movie.

Cloud Cult


Listen to our session with this pop/rock performer from September 4, 2015. The Chicago native spent a decade in the Twin Cities before relocating last year to New York City, where she recorded her latest album, Red Letter Day. She performed at the Duluth Armory Music Fest on September 6, 2015.

Courtney Yasmineh website


  We were happy to welcome back to our studios this veteran Minnesota folk performer (originally from New Jersey) on August 28, 2015. We talked about his latest release, Bright Side of Down, which came out early last year.


 Listen to our session from August 28, 2015 with this St. Paul musician, who takes an offbeat and eclectic approach to playing the accordian. We talked about how it became his primary instrument and about his main band, Cafe Accordian Orchestra, and how it differs from his solo performances.


Check out our session from August 18, 2015 with this band of Duluth natives who are releasing a new album of indie pop/rock the same night at the Red Herring Lounge in Duluth.


Listen to our session with Twin Cities singer/songwriter Johnny O'Brien when he returned to our studios on August 14, 2015. He performed the same night at Thirsty Pagan Brewing in Superior.


Members of this Twin Cities Americana band joined us in the studio on July 31 2015 to give us a stripped-down preview of their full band show the same night at Fitger's Brewhouse in Duluth. The group recently released its second album, We Can do Anything.


Listen to our session from July 17, 2015 with this Mississippi native who's keeping the Bentonia style of blues alive. Holmes still runs the Blue Front Cafe, which was started by his parents and is one of the oldest juke joints in Mississippi. His 2006 debut album, Back to Beltonia, won three Living Blues awards, and he's since released three more discs. He performed the same night at the Red Herring Lounge in Duluth.

7/23 Live From Studio A: The Sharrows

Jul 7, 2015

Listen to our session with three-fifths of this rootsy rock band from Madison, Wisconsin from July 23, 2015. They talked about recording their latest EP, Days of Yore, at Mississippi's Zebra Ranch Studio (started by Jim Dickinson and now run by his sons, Luther and Cody of the North Mississippi Allstars).

The Sharrows


This Grand Marais singer/songwriter and guitarist joined us in the studio on June 26 2015. He performed the next day at the Park Point Art Fair.
Michael Monroe
Park Point Art Fair


This country gospel group, which includes local musician Colleen Myhre, got its start playing at a small country church in Mahtowa, Minnesota. They recently released their second album and joined us in the studio on June 26, 2015. They performed at a CD release show on June 28 at 7pm at Teatro Zuccone in Duluth.
The Holy Hootenanners
Teatro Zuccone


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