Live from Studio A

Listen to our session from November 20, 2015 for a session with this Minneapolis indie rock band who released their debut EP, Time Will Come, earlier this year. They were in town to play a couple of shows around town.

After releasing attention-grabbing internet singles, this Duluth five-piece unleashed their debut album, Dark Side of the Roller Rink, on November 13. They joined us in the studio on November 12, 2015 to give us a taste of their garage-rock-meets-synth-pop sound in anticipation of their release show the following night. 


  This Minnesota guitarist, the son of artist George Morrison, has put together a jazz album as a soundtrack to a slideshow of his father's work. He joined us on November 3, 2015 to preview a live showing of the slideshow and performance of the soundtrack at the Tweed Museum of Art the same evening.

This Minneapolis Americana band has its roots in Duluth, where band members Wills Johnson and Jackson Chalgren (both UMD graduates) met and started their musical collaboration. The full band has been playing their eclectic, jamming mix of bluegrass, rock, and reggae for more than two years and released their self-titled debut album earlier this year. They joined us in the studio on October 23, 2015 to preview their show the following night at the Rex in Duluth.

This New Orleans string band joined us on October 21, 2015. They be performed at a square dance at Tycoons in Duluth the same night.


Listen to our session with these two Twin Cities-based  guitarists from October 9, 2015. Bruhn is a former Duluthian and Fosburgh is the founder of independent label Grass-Tops Recordings.


This Denver, Colorado Americana band joined us for a session on October 6, 2015. They performed the same night at Amazing Grace Bakery in Duluth.


The nontraditional bluegrass band from the Twin Cities, Ginstrings, joined us October 1, 2015. They played the same night at the Red Herring Lounge in Duluth.

Ginstrings


Local folk/punk performer, Rick McLean, joined us for a session on September 25, 2015. He performed at Beaner's Central in Duluth as part of their One Week Live Celebration.


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.

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