We’ve got a musical recipe for your Thanksgiving Day on 91.9 WFPK, as we re-broadcast some of our favorite Live Lunches of the year and more!
6-8am – Meg Samples
Listen for Alice’s Restaurant in the 7am hour!
8-10am – A Grateful Journey: Kris Kristofferson
An American Routes conversation with a man of many talents: songwriter, actor, boxer, military man, among many titles, Kris Kristofferson, reflecting on his life in music, his songwriting craft, and the nature of gratitude for his life’s adventures.
10am-Noon – Isn’t It Good: The Beatles Rubber Soul Special
A celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Rubber Soul release from award-winning Beatles’ history producer Paul Ingles. Music writers, musicians, and Beatles fans take you through a track-by-track tour of this legendary album, considered by most as the pivotal release in the Beatles’ career.
Noon-6pm – Live Lunch Marathon
12:00 – Ben Sollee
1:00 – Anderson East
2:00 – Bahamas
3:00 – White Horse
4:00 – Maiden Radio
5:00 – Randall Bramblett
6-8pm – World Cafe
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, with live performance and interview. And in the second hour, a live Latin Roots performance and interview with Billy Gibbons and the BFG’s.
8-9pm – Sound Opinions
Sometimes we look forward to an artist’s new release with great expectations, only to be crushed by the result. In honor of Thanksgiving, we present the annual Sound Opinions Turkey Shoot, where hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share the biggest musical disappointments of the year.
9pm-1am – FPK’s After Dark With Sean Cannon
11pm – Late Night Wars – We play the best late night TV performance of the week
1am–2am – Night Visions
An eclectic mix of independent and under-represented dance, electronica, rock and pop music from around the world.
This morning, public radio stations across the country are premiering genre-bending rock band TV On The Radio’s new single, Million Miles. It’s the group’s second single from a yet-to-be-titled fifth studio album, due for release sometime soon on producer Dave Sitek’s own record label, Federal Prism. It will be TV On The Radio’s first album since parting ways with Interscope Records, which released the group’s prior three albums.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin has been pretty busy. In addition to working on a new album called Fly by Wire, which is out Sept. 17 on Polyvinyl, the band recently filmed a documentary about a trip to Russia that was organized by the US State Department and the Boris Yeltsin Foundation. Here’s a trailer for the film and the lead cut from the record, Nightwater Girlfriend.
It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Volcano Choir, Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon’s collaboration with fellow Wisconsinites Collections of Colonies of Bees. So it came as something of a surprise when a new Volcano Choir album was announced. It’s called Repave and will be out Sept. 3 on Jagjaguwar. Here is the first taste of it, Byegone.
While the John McCauley’s lyrics and most of the instrumentation on The Rock are unquestionably despondent, the horns give you the feeling that maybe – just maybe – there’s light at the end of the tunnel. Negativity is out Sept. 24 on Partisan Records.