6-8am: American Routes With Nick Spitzer
Each year, American Routes celebrates the long Thanksgiving weekend with a sonic cornucopia from the National Heritage Fellows. Since 1982, the National Endowment for the Arts has presented the fellowships – America’s most prestigious award for folk & traditional arts. We’ll hear music and conversation from Fellows in years gone by, like Doc Watson, Staple Singers, Clifton Chenier, Ralph Stanley, B.B. King, Flaco Jimenez and New Orleans’ own Treme Brass Band. Then we present the 2015 Fellows, many performing live from the stage at George Washington University, including the Gee’s Bend quilters, a circus aerialist, Piedmont bluesman, klezmer musicians, mariachis and more.
8am-9am: Kentucky Homefront
A live show recorded in Louisville with host John Gage featuring local and regional artists.
9am-12pm: John Timmons
12pm-4pm: Mark Murdock
3:30pm – Winter Wednesday Flashback – David Wax Museum
4pm-7pm: Relics With Duke
Listen for this program focusing on music from 1965-1981!
7pm-9pm: Little Steven’s Underground Garage
Each week Little Steven takes you on a two hour trip down the path of what was cool in all six decades of Rock and Roll, a celebration of Pop culture, and features the best emerging new bands worldwide.
9pm-10pm: The Rolling Stones Radio Hour With Kevin Yazell
No stone will be unturned as we explore the past present and future of the Greatest Rock and Roll Band In The World.
10pm-12am: Blues Party With Kevin Yazell
From Robert Johnson to Derek Trucks, The Saturday Night Blues Party is your opportunity to hear some of the greatest recorded music of all time…and you might learn something along the way!
12am-6am: Woody’s Roadhouse
Woodrow on the Radio spins wax for insomniacs all night long in the juke joint of the mind.
5am – Workin’ On A Building – an hour of classic gospel music!
After giving us a track that included relatively sparse but still uncommon instrumentation (Sagres, which featured percussion and strings), The Tallest Man on Earth has released another song from the album Dark Bird Is Home that’s truer to form. The record’s title track is just Kristian Matsson and his guitar, the way we’ve come to know him.
My Morning Jacket just released another new track from their upcoming album, The Waterfall. In the sprawling musical missive Spring (Among the Living), Jim James sings about the season of transition, transformation and resurrection.
Courtney Barnett’s ambling lyricism and laid back delivery are applied to perfect effect on Depreston, a song about the slow realization that you might not be in the happiest of locales. Her new album, Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit, is out March 24 via Mom + Pop Music.
If accomplished producer Emile Haynie’s latest single only featured a guest appearance from Miike Snow’s Andrew Wyatt, that would be a big enough deal. If it only featured a guest appearance from Brian Wilson, that would be an even bigger deal. So the fact that both vocalists can be heard on Falling Apart is downright amazing.
4th and Roebling is the lead cut from The Districts debut full-lenght, A Flourish And A Spoil, which is out now on Fat Possum. Produced by John Congleton, it’s the follow-up to last year’s self-titled EP from the eastern Pennsylvania indie rockers.
Supergroup Diamond Rugs (featuring members of Deer Tick, Los Lobos, Dead Confederate, Six Finger Satellite and The Black Lips) is prepping a new album. In anticipation of Cosmetics, which is out Feb. 24, the band has given us a three-song sampler with a track from the new record as well as songs by Deer tick and Dead Confederate’s T. Hardy Morris.