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6:29 pm
Sun March 1, 2015

Blue Avenue March 1

This week we hear music from all the Blues Foundation's nominees for Band of The Year and Song of the Year (this program originally aired 2/1/15) (except for the final 15 minutes, which is brand new for 3/1/15!)

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

THE MANNISH BOYS-IT WAS FUN

RICK ESTRIN-KEEP YOUR BIG MOUTH SHUT

ELVIN BISHOP BAND-CAN'T EVEN DO WRONG RIGHT

JOHN NEMETH & THE BO-KEYS-BAD LUCK IS MY NAME

SUGAR RAY & THE BLUETONES-THINGS COULD BE WORSE

BOB CORRITORE-RUKUS RHYTHM (EXCERPT)

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Studio One
1:00 am
Sun March 1, 2015

Featured Release This Week From Father John Misty

Credit Emma Tillman/Courtesy of the artist via NPR.org

Rockville, Maryland native Joshua Tillman has been recording music for over ten years under his given name, as well as J. Tillman, and most recently as Father John Misty.  He was also a member of Fleet Foxes from 2008-2012.  It was after leaving Fleet Foxes that Tillman began releasing albums as Father John Misty, for the Sub Pop label.  I Love You, Honeybear is his second full-length under that moniker.  Tillman is a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter with a distinct narrative voice.  He has described the new record as a concept album about himself.   

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Studio One
2:05 am
Sat February 28, 2015

The Beatles Medley March 1

This week's Medley originally aired 2/1/15. Check that week's playlist for a complete song list.

Java Blend
8:33 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Local Americana Group Red Rock Hill Soars with Rich Sound

Stop by The Java House for a free full hour with local group, Red Rock Hill.

What do you hear when you think Americana?

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Java Blend
9:27 am
Mon February 23, 2015

Firesale's New Album Draws Energetic Crowd

Download the podcast for a full hour with Davenport funk-rockers, Firesale.

Who doesn’t love a good jam? Fire Sale certainly does. 

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Studio One
1:00 am
Sun February 22, 2015

Featured Release This Week From Dr. Dog

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Live At A Flamingo Hotel is the new live record from the Philadelphia band, Dr. Dog.  The group has been around since 1999, but this is their first official live album.  The performances are spirited, with 19 songs spanning Dr. Dog's career.  The material was recorded during the six-piece band's 2014 tour, drawn from shows in different cities, with devoted and enthusiastic Dr. Dog fans in the audiences.  You may have seen Dr. Dog last July in Des Moines- their 80/35 set was a highlight of the festival!   

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Studio One
4:03 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

Hear Milk Duct Tape's Studio One Set

Milk Duct Tape performing live in the Cedar Falls studios of Iowa Public Radio.
Credit IPR/Tony Dehner

The Iowa City trio Milk Duct Tape played an energetic live set for Studio One on Feb. 17, in IPR's Cedar Falls studios.  In the great rock tradition of guitar/bass/drums, the band played songs from their new release Styrofoam Tombstone and more.  Milk Duct Tape describe their music as "grunge rock from the Iowa desert."  Have a listen and find out what that means! 

    

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Java Blend
9:18 am
Mon February 16, 2015

Korby Lenker's Sneaky Good Folk Pop

Download the podcast for a full hour with indie folk pop artist, Korby Lenker.
The TR Agency

In this encore episode of IPR Studio One's "Java Blend," host Ben Kieffer will chat with Korby Lenker.

In case you're not familiar, Korby Lenker is a sneaky-good songwriter. And singer. And multi-instrumentalist.

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Studio One
1:00 am
Sun February 15, 2015

Featured Release This Week From Belle And Sebastian

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Belle and Sebastian formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 1996.  Of course, the first thing to mention is that there is no Belle and no Sebastian in the band.  The name comes from a French children's book that later was adapted for television.  Long-time critical favorites, Belle and Sebastian have released their ninth full-length record, Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance.  Stuart Murdoch is the lead singer and songwriter in the group, lending his distinctive vocals and literate lyrics to their songs.

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat February 14, 2015

Backtracks February 14

Valentine's LUV show. Rock'n'Roll love songs all afternoon long

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE SHIRELLES-DEDICATED TO THE ONE I LOVE

FRANKIE LYMON & THE TEENAGERS-WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE

ELVIS PRESLEY-A BIG HUNK O' LOVE

THE BEATLES-LOVE ME DO (original single version)

MICKEY & SYLVIA-LOVE IS STRANGE

SAM COOKE-CUPID

CONNIE FRANCIS-STUPID CUPID

OTIS REDDING-DON'T MESS WITH CUPID

JACKIE WILSON-HIGHER & HIGHER

BILLY FURY-THAT'S LOVE

LITTLE JESSE-HUGGIN' (EXCERPT)

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Studio One
7:24 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Did Beck Deserve The Best Album Grammy?

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Conventional wisdom has it that the voters participating in the Grammy Awards are often out of touch with current music.  Those voters work in various creative and technical areas of the recording industry, nominating the finalists and determining the winner in each category.  One theory is that they vote based on name recognition, therefore they may be  biased toward artists that have been around longer.  A famous example of this is Jethro Tull winning the Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Performance award over Metallica in 1988.

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Java Blend
9:37 am
Mon February 9, 2015

A Dirt Stompin' Good Time With Tallgrass

Download the podcast for a full hour with Iowa City locals, Tallgrass.
Image provided by artist.

In this encore episode of IPR Studio One's "Java Blend," host Ben Kieffer will chat with Tallgrass.

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Studio One
6:59 pm
Sun February 8, 2015

The Beatles Medley February 8

RINGO STARR-DRIFT AWAY

PAUL MC CARTNEY-DRIVING RAIN

THE BEATLES-KOMM, GIB MIR DEINE HAND/I'LL FOLLOW THE SUN/I FEEL FINE

PAUL MC CARTNEY-ALLIGATOR

JOHN LENNON-BE MY BABY

THE BEATLES-SLOW DOWN

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun February 8, 2015

Blue Avenue February 8

The first hour of the trip gives a chance to hear music from every Blues Foundation nominee for Contemporary Blues Male Artist of the Year and Soul Blues Female Artist of the Year.

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

SISTA MONICA-THE SISTA DON'T PLAY

SHARON JONES-YOU'LL BE LONELY

VANEESE THOMAS-CORNER OF HEARTACHE AND PAIN

CANDI STATON-A BETTER WORLD COMING

MISSY ANDERSON-I'VE BEEN WALKIN'

BOB CORRITORE-HARP BLAST (EXCERPT)

GARY CLARKE JR.-IF TROUBLE WAS MONEY

JOE LOUIS WALKER-LOVE ENOUGH

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Studio One
1:00 am
Sun February 8, 2015

Featured Release This Week From The Decemberists

The Portland, Oregon band The Decemberists have been creating their own particular brand of folk-rock/baroque pop since 2000.  What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World is their seventh full-length release.  The Decemberists have maintained their folky traditional instrumentation and idiosyncratic approach to writing lyrics, even as they have edged closer to being a "mainstream" band.  Lead vocalist and principal songwriter Colin Meloy is the frontman in the group.

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat February 7, 2015

Backtracks February 7

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

HANK BALLARD & THE MIDNIGHTERS-WORK WITH ME ANNIE

ROY BROWN-BOOGIE AT MIDNIGHT

JAMES BROWN-LET'S MAKE IT

CLYDE MC PHATTER & THE DOMINOS-HAVE MERCY BABY

LULA REED-BUMP ON A LOG

LINK WRAY AND THE WRAY MEN-BIG CITY STOMP

JOHNNY 'GUITAR' WATSON-SPACE GUITAR

EDDIE BOND-SLIP, SLIP, SLIPPIN' IN

MARVIN RAINWATER-I CAN'T FORGET

LINK WRAY-CREEPY (EXCERPT)

THE LAMONT CRANSTON BAND-(AIN'T NOBODY HERE BUT US) CHICKENS/GOIN' ON DOWN THE LINE/TAKIN' A CHANCE

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Java Blend
1:15 pm
Mon February 2, 2015

Snowblink Captures Nature's Music

Download the podcast for a full hour with nature-inspired and Toronto-based group, Snowblink.
Greg Slick

In this encore episode of IPR Studio One's "Java Blend," host Ben Kieffer will chat with Snowblink.

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Studio One
6:59 pm
Sun February 1, 2015

The Beatles Medley February 1

This week's Medley play list was submitted by Cedar Falls listener Patrick Ashwood

GEORGE HARRISON-THE BALLAD OF SIR FRANKIE CRISP

THE BEATLES-ONLY A NORTHERN SONG/BECAUSE/A DAY IN THE LIFE

RINGO STARR-OH MY MY

THE BEATLES-REVOLUTION I

JOHN LENNON-REMEMBER

THE BEATLES-12 BAR BLUES (EXCERPT)

Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun February 1, 2015

Blue Avenue February 1

This week we hear music from all the Blues Foundation's nominees for Band of The Year and Song of the Year

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

THE MANNISH BOYS-IT WAS FUN

RICK ESTRIN-KEEP YOUR BIG MOUTH SHUT

ELVIN BISHOP BAND-CAN'T EVEN DO WRONG RIGHT

JOHN NEMETH & THE BO-KEYS-BAD LUCK IS MY NAME

SUGAR RAY & THE BLUETONES-THINGS COULD BE WORSE

BOB CORRITORE-RUKUS RHYTHM (EXCERPT)

JANIVA MAGNESS-LET ME BREATHE

BOBBY RUSH w/BLIND DOG SMOKIN'-ANOTHER MURDER IN NEW ORLEANS

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Studio One
1:00 am
Sun February 1, 2015

Featured Release This Week From Sleater-Kinney

Credit Instagram: Sleater-Kinney

Sleater-Kinney formed in Olympia, Washington in 1994, and by the turn of the century the trio had come to be recognized as one of the best rock bands in America.  They released seven studio albums between 1994 and 2005.  In 2006, Sleater-Kinney went on a hiatus to work on individual projects and also to simply live their lives.  Corin Tucker (vocals and guitar), Carrie Brownstein (guitar and vocals) and Janet Weiss (drums) quietly reunited about a year ago to write and record the songs for a new album, No Cities To Love.  Their common aim was to reinvent the band.

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat January 31, 2015

Backtracks January 31

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

MARIE ADAMS-AIN'T CAR CRAZY

HELEN HUMES-WOOJAMACOOJA

ANITA TUCKER-HOP, SKIP & JUMP

LITTLE ESTHER-IF IT'S NEWS TO YOU

GLORIA LYNN-COOL DADDY

WYNONIE HARRIS-BLOODSHOT EYES

OTIS WILLIAMS & THE CHARMS-KO KO MO

JAMES BROWN-THERE MUST BE A REASON

LITTLE WILLIE JOHN-NEED YOUR LOVE SO BAD

EARL BOSTIC-JUNGLE DRUMS (EXCERPT)

THE BYRDS-ALL I REALLY WANT TO DO/POSITIVELY 4TH STREET/SPANISH HARLEM INCIDENT

VAN MORRISON-ST. DOMINIC'S PREVIEW

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Studio One
8:28 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Blues Blowout With Lamont Cranston Band & The Blue Band

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Hey, does anyone remember the Shadow?  The  mysterious crime-fighter with psychic powers began his long-running career in the 1930's, as a pulp magazine character, and also as the subject of a memorable dramatic radio program (voiced for a time by Orson Welles).  The radio shows and the striking visual image of The Shadow have never really gone away, just faded into the...shadows.  The character certainly made an impression on Minneapolis/St Paul-area brothers Pat and Larry Hayes, who founded their band in 1969 and named it after The Shadow's alter-ego, Lamont Cranston.

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Java Blend
9:13 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Des Moines' The River Monks Explode onto National Scene

Download the podcast for a full hour with Java Blend veterans and Des Moines natives, The River Monks.
Graham Gardner

In this encore episode of IPR Studio One's "Java Blend," host Ben Kieffer will chat with The River Monks.

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Studio One
6:59 pm
Sun January 25, 2015

The Beatles Medley January 25

THE BEATLES-I'LL BE BACK/DIZZIE MISS LIZZIE/IT'S ALL TOO MUCH

GEORGE HARRISON-ISN'T IT A PITY

THE BEATLES-GET BACK/YOU KNOW MY NAME

JOHN LENNON-MY MUMMY'S DEAD

THE BEATLES-HER MAJESTY

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun January 25, 2015

Blue Avenue January 25

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

DAVE ALVIN & PHIL ALVIN-ALL BY MYSELF

MUD MORGANFIELD & KIM WILSON-I DON'T KNOW WHY

MARK HUMMEL-TONIGHT WITH A FOOL

PAT HAYES-INTERVIEW

LAMONT CRANSTON BAND-C JAM (EXCERPT)

LAMONT CRANSTON BAND-LOOK DOWN

PAT HAYES-INTERVIEW

LAMONT CRANSTON BAND-WOUDA COUDA SHOUDA

BOB PACE & THE DANGEROUS BAND-TRYING TO TELL ME

BOB CORRITORE-SHUFF STUFF (EXCERPT)

6:00

LUCKY AND TAMARA PETERSON-EXCLUSIVE IPR RECORDINGS-BLUESMORE CELEBRATION, CEDAR RAPIDS 8/3/13

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Studio One
12:09 pm
Sun January 25, 2015

Backtracks January 24

This is the monthly LIVE Listener Picks show. All the tunes were suggested by listeners.

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE ALLMAN BROS. BAND-JESSICA

STEELY DAN-PEARL OF THE QUARTER

AVERAGE WHITE BAND-CUT THE CAKE

BUDDY HOLLY-NOT FADE AWAY

THE ROLLING STONES-NOT FADE AWAY

JACKIE DE SHANNON-WHEN YOU WALK IN THE ROOM

THE ROLLING STONES-2120 S. MICHIGAN AVE.

PAUL BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND-MELLOW DOWN EASY

RICHIE VALENS-FRAMED

HUMBLE PIE-HALLELUJAH I LOVE HER SO

SMALL FACES-ALL OR NOTHING

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Studio One
1:00 am
Sun January 25, 2015

Featured Release This Week From Panda Bear

Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper is the fifth full-length album Noah Lennox has released under his nom de plume Panda Bear.  Baltimore native Panda Bear is a co-founding member of Animal Collective, a band known for their musical creativity and experimentation.  The multi-instrumentalist has indicated that death and personal growth are lyrical themes of the new record.  The music has been aptly described as "swirling" and "as pure as a babbling brook." 

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Studio One
5:00 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

Iowa Talent Represented In NPR Tiny Desk Concert Contest

NPR Tiny Desk Concerts are intimate video performances, recorded live at the desk of All Songs Considered host, Bob Boilen.  Boilen's desk is located at NPR headquarters in Washington, DC.  Past performers have included Lucinda Williams, Rubblebucket, St Paul and The Broken Bones, J. Mascis, Tweedy, Pixies, Neko Case and many more!  

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Java Blend
1:35 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

The Nadas are IA's Favorite Mix of Alt, Rock, and Country

Download the podcast for a full hour with Iowa natives, The Nadas.
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In this episode of IPR Studio One's "Java Blend," host Ben Kieffer will chat with The Nadas.

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Studio One
6:59 pm
Sun January 18, 2015

The Beatles Medley January 18

This week's Medley was suggested by listener Paul DuBay who listens to IPR via streamed audio in San Antonio TX, using the theme "YOU".

THE BEATLES-YOU NEVER GIVE ME YOUR MONEY/YOU CAN'T DO THAT/FOR YOU BLUE

JOHN LENNON-WHATEVER GETS YOU THROUGH THE NIGHT

GEORGE HARRISON-GOT MY MIND SET ON YOU

PAUL MC CARTNEY & WINGS-TO YOU

THE BEATLES-YOU WON'T SEE ME/ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE

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