Tonight, Mark Simmet brings you selections from the Studio One CD of The Week, Colored Emotions by the Minneapolis-based band Night Moves. Also, new music from Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite, Of Montreal and Andrew Bird.
A live in-studio visit tonight, as Mark Simmet welcomes the Canadian band Rah Rah to our Cedar Falls studios. This acoustic set was recorded earlier today. Also, more from our CD of The Week, Lonerism by Tame Impala. Plus, a track from the forthcoming new album Hands Of Glory by Andrew Bird.
Mark Simmet will bring you a live set tonight from Euforquestra with special guest Kyle Hollingsworth of String Cheese Incident, recorded by IPR at Camp Euforia in Lone Tree, Iowa in 2010. Also, more from our CD of the Week, Transcendental Youth by The Mountain Goats.
Mark Simmet has new music tonight from The Rolling Stones, Diamond Rings and Titus Andronicus. Also, more from Transcendental Youth, our CD of The Week by The Mountain Goats. Plus, new music from Iowa City's Unknown Component and Dubuque's The Enemies Of Confusion.
Tonight, Mark Simmet has the latest music from The Avett Brothers, Mumford & Sons, Birds Of Chicago and Bow Thayer. Also, new music from Iowa's Unknown Component and the multi-artist Iowa City Song Project. Plus, selections from our CD of The Week, Transcendental Youth by The Mountain Goats.
On tonight's show, Mark Simmet brings you more from our CD of The Week, All Is Here from the Des Moines band Parlours. Also, new music from Animal Collective, Ben Folds Five, Van Morrison and The Mountain Goats.
New music tonight from host Mark Simmet, as he brings you the latest from Tame Impala, The Avett Brothers, Django Django and Paul Simon. Also, more from our CD of The Week, All Is Here by the Des Moines band Parlours.
Be listening tonight as host Mark Simmet brings you new music from The Mountain Goats, Mumford & Sons and David Byrne & St. Vincent. Also, selections from our CD of The Week, All Is Here, the debut full-length album from the Des Moines band Parlours.
Mark Simmet has new music tonight from John Cale, Mumford And Sons, and Animal Collective. Plus, more from our CD of The Week, Coexist by The XX. Also, hear an interview feature with the Des Moines band Parlours in the first hour of the show.
Tonight, Mark Simmet brings you the latest music from Bettye Lavette, Grizzly Bear, Paul Simon and Jason Lytle of the band Grandaddy. You will also hear selections from our CD of the Week, Coexist by The XX.
It's an all new potpourri spotlight segment show including spotlights on rock'n'roll duets of the 50s, some early 60s releases from the vaults of ABC-Paramount Records, some song comparisons between the hit version and the NOT so famous original version, and lots and lots of listener suggestions leftover from last week's Listener Picks show.
We conclude our eight week series surveying the nominees for this year's Blues Music Awards with the nominees in the two BIGGEST categories: The B B King Entertainer of the Year and Band of the Year. Plus we'll listen to exclusive IPR recordings of Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport.
We continue to survey the nominees for this year's Blues Music Awards by hearing every song nominated for Song of the Year and a selection from every Album of the Year nominee. Plus, exclusive IPR recordings of Shane Dwight at Electric Park Ballroom in Waterloo and more of the interview with Shaun Murphy!
We'll hear music by all of the nominees For Blues Music Awards from The Blues Foundation in the Soul Blues Album of the Year and the Traditional Blues Album of the Year categories. Plus exclusive IPR recordings of Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport.
Hear music from all of the Blues Foundation's nominees for Blues Harmoncia Player of the Year and Contemporary Blues Male Artist of the Year. Plus a spotlight on Shuan Murphy who has done world tours with Bob Seger, Eric Clapton, and Little Feat. Not bad for a girl who went to high school in Cedar Rapids!
The multi-week survey of nominees for The Blues Foundation's Blues Music Awards continues with music by all of the nominees for the Koko Taylor Traditional Blues Female Artist of the Year and The Contemporary Blues Album of the Year. Plus we'll hear exclusive IPR recordings of Bryce Janey at The Campbell/Steele Gallery in Marion.
We continue the multi-week series of listening to the nominees for this year's Blues Music Awards from The Blues Foundation. This week, hear all the nominees for Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year and Gibson Blues Guitar Player of the Year. Plus, hear exclusive IPR recordings of Perry & The Pumpers at the 2011 Bluesmore Celebration in Cedar Rapids.
We continue our multi-week survey of the Blues Foundation's nominees for the annual Blues Music Awards including the Best New Artist Debut category and the Rock Blues Album of the Year category. Plus we'll listen to exclusive IPR recordings of Memphis guitar player Eric Gales at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport.
We'll hear from all the nominees for Blues Music Awards in the Acoustic Album of The Year and Traditional Blues Male Artist of the year catagories, plus exclusive IPR recordings of Smokin' Joe Kubek and Bnois King at the 2011 Mississippi Valley Blues Fest in Davenport.
Some of my personal favorites of 2012 including the latest realeases by Mississippi Heat, Little G Weevil, Paula Harris, and Robert Cray. Plus exclusive IPR recordings of Trampled Under Foot at last February's Friends Blues Blowout.
The latest releases from soul bluesman John Nemeth, Texas duo Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King, and Robert Cray; new blues artists Paula Harris and The 44s; exclusive IPR recordings of The Shane Dwight Band; and blues on vinyl from one of the first records by Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers
Some artists that were "new to me" in 2012 including Darren Jay & The Delta Souls, Little G Weevil, and soul singer Meena. Some Christmas blues by Chris Cain and The Mighty Blue Kings. And exclusive IPR recordings of Iowa bluesman Bryce Janey at the Campbell Steele Gallery in Marion.
New releases from Eric Lindell, Sean Carney, and Iowa's Craig Erickson; exclusive IPR recordings of Chubby Carrier at the 2011 Bluesmore Celebration in Cedar Rapids, and blues on vinyl by J.B. Hutto and Jr. Wells