In The Studio: Jonathan Glen Wood

Photo credit: Layne Anderson

Photo credit: Layne Anderson

Before Jonathan Glen Wood’s involvement with Old Baby and Jaye Jayle, he wrote and sang exquisite country songs. He still does.

Recently, Jonathan stopped by Michael Young’s Roots n’ Boots program to talk about his new country album, The Ballad of Jon, and his journey from a rewarding career in West Virginia to his status as a genre-bending bright spot on the Louisville music scene.Jonathan Glen Wood in the WFPK Studio by WFPK

In the Studio: Courtney Barnett

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Australian wordsmith Courtney Barnett stopped by the studio before opening for Phosphorescent at Headliners on Tuesday to play a couple of acoustic tunes and discuss her newfound and unexpected (on her part) popularity in the US.

In the Studio: Starbilly

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Several members of Starbilly came by the WFPK studio before their big Waterfront Wednesday reunion show.

In the Studio: Spanish Gold

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Dante Schwebel and Patrick Hallahan of Spanish Gold came by the 91.9 studio before playing at WFPK Waterfront Wednesday. They performed a couple of acoustic songs from their new album, South of Nowhere. They’ll be returning to Louisville for this year’s Forecastle Festival.

In the Studio: Portugal. The Man

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Bass player Zachary Scott Carothers of Portugal. The Man came by the WFPK studio before their show at the Brown on May 15. We not only talked about their music, working with Danger Mouse, but also why one of Portugal. The Man’s records is in the Smithsonian Museum.

Live Lunch Listen: Willie Watson

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Willie Watson packed out the Live Lunch studio today with his off-kilter folk warble and engaging songs. He might’ve gotten his start with Old Crow Medicine Show, but he’s standing on his own two feet these days. He’s playing Zanzabar tonight.