Music, Etc. – Lee Ritenour: Turning Devastation into Dreamcatcher
Lee Ritenour lost 100 guitars, 40 amps and his studio to a fire; now he’s back with his first true solo album, Dreamcatcher.
Music Etc. – Chuck Prophet, ‘The Land That Time Forgot’
Steve Harvey talks with guitarist, singer, producer and raconteur Chuck Prophet about the meandering path that led to the former Green on Red guitarist's latest solo project, 'The Land That Time Forgot.'
Music Etc. – Huey Lewis and the News Deliver ‘Weather’ Report
Steve Harvey talks with Johnny Colla, founding member and longtime producer of Huey Lewis & the News, about their latest album, Weather; mixing with Bob Clearmountain; and how highpoint “One of the Boys” came together.
Lara Downes: Reinterpreting Freedom Songs and African American Women Composers
Pianist Lara Downes shares insights about recording her new album, which mixes interpretations of revered freedom songs with pieces by celebrated early 20th century African American women composers.
Music, Etc. – Rob Graves – Creating an Atmospheric Solstice
Dove Award-winner Rob Graves talks about producing hard rockers Red, recording his own new album and why coronavirus might become a positive experience.
Music, Etc.: Ranky Tanky — Gullah, Good Time and a Grammy Win
Based around the rhythms and culture of Gullah-Geechee, Ranky Tanky’s 2019 album "Good Time" won this year’s Grammy for Best Regional Roots Album.
Music, Etc.: Gloria Gaynor — Surviving, Thriving and Testifying
Gloria Gaynor’s 2019 Gospel album, Testimony, won a Grammy Award for Best Roots Gospel Album, taking the career of a disco legend (“I Will Survive”) in a whole new direction. Gaynor and engineer F. Reid Shippen dish on recording...
Music, Etc.: Craig Leon, ‘Anthology of Interplanetary Folk Music Vol. 2: The Canon’
Craig Leon dishes on producing the Ramones, his favorite folk music influences and his new synth epic, "Anthology of Interplanetary Folk Music, Vol. 2: The Canon."
Music Etc.: William Shatner—Trekking Through Christmas
"Captain Kirk" himself talks about recording his new Christmas album, hanging out on Brad Paisley's tour bus, and what the recent Mars landing might mean for our future.
Music, Etc.: James, ‘Living in Extraordinary Times’
Tim Booth, leader of legendary Britpop pioneers James, discusses generational shifts, old-school jams and "Living in Extraordinary Times."
Music Etc.: Ian McCulloch, Echo & The Bunnymen, ‘The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon’
Jacques Sonyieux talks with Ian McCulloch of Echo & The Bunnymen about black mold, why the best vocal take is always among the first three, and why the danger of covering one’s own songs is overstated.
Music, Etc.: Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Dave Alvin – An American Odyssey
By Jaques Sonyieux. Each an acclaimed artist in his own right, Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Dave Alvin deliver their first duo album, 30 years in the making.
Music, Etc.: The Radio Dept. – Running Out of Love
Johan Duncanson and Martin Larsson of The Radio Dept. discuss their latest album, 'Running Out of Love.'
Music, Etc.: The Luxembourg Signal – Field of Vision
By Jacques Sonyieux. Transatlantic act The Luxembourg Signal spill what it was like recording their latest album across the ocean.