Studio One

Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun April 13, 2014

Blue Avenue April 13

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

JOHN NEMETH-ELBOWS ON THE WHEEL

CATHY LEMONS-HIP CHECK MAN

ROBERT CRAY-PILLOW

RAY BONNEVILLE-LOVE IS WICKED

SHAUN MURPHY-I WOULDN'T TREAT A DOG

THE HOLMES BROS-YOU'VE GOT TO LOSE

BARRELHOUSE CHUCK & KIM WILSON-K & C BOOGIE

MATT SCHOFIELD-CLEAN BREAK

DAMON FOWLER-GRIT MY TEETH

JIM SUHLER-SKY FULL OF CROWS

RUSH CLEVELAND-MANS GOTTA DO

NIC ARP-DEEP FREEZE

THE SMITHSONS-FISHIN'

MUDDY WATERS BAND-FUNKY BUTT (EXCERPT)

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Studio One
1:00 am
Sun April 13, 2014

CD of the Week from Tacocat

Credit Facebook: Kelly O

Arriving a bit early to be a summertime record, Tacocat's second album NVM​ can certainly fit the bill as a fun, fun, fun springtime record!  Emerging out of the Pacific Northwest and based in Seattle, the female-fronted (Emily Nokes on  lead vocals, Lelah Maupin on drums, Bree McKenna on bass, lone male Eric Randall on guitar), Tacocat deliver with short, punchy power pop songs and sweet harmonies.

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat April 12, 2014

Backtracks April 12

This show is TWICE as nice! It's the first EVAH Backtracks duos/duets show.

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

THE EVERLY BROS-'TIL I KISSED YOU

DON & DEWEY-FARMER JOHN

MICKEY & SYLVIA-LOVE IS STRANGE

DINAH WASHINGTON & BROOK BENTON-A ROCKIN' GOOD WAY

TOM & JERRY-FIGHTIN' MAD

DEE DEE SHARP & CHUBBY CHECKER-SLOW TWISTIN'

IKE & TINA TURNER-IT'S GONNA WORK OUT FINE

THE RIGHTEOUS BROS-SOUL AND INSPIRATION

SKIP & FLIP-IT WAS I

THE FIREBALLS-BULLDOG (EXCERPT)

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Studio One
3:15 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Hear Brother Trucker's Studio One Live Set

Des Moines band Brother Trucker performing in IPR's Studio One.
Credit IPR/Andrew Arganbright

The Des Moines-based band (with Davenport connections) Brother Trucker brought their roots-rock Americana sound to IPR's Cedar Falls studios for a crowd-pleasing live set on April 10.  Andy Fleming (lead vocals/guitar), Mike Fitzpatrick (lead guitar/vocals), Lyle Kevin Hogue (bass), Jim Viner (drums) and Matt Jesson (keyboards) showcased some of their best songs with road-refined musicianship! Listen here for the complete performance, including a song that only the studio audience got to hear!

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Studio One
4:25 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

The Good Listener: How Do I Appear Knowledgeable Without Acting Like A Jerk?

Jack Black in a scene from the 2003 film School Of Rock
Andrew Schwartz PARAMOUNT

We get a lot of mail at NPR Music, and amid the fliers for yard-cleaning services that know a big job when they see one are a slew of smart questions about how music fits into our lives — and, this week, thoughts on ways to drop musical knowledge without seeming obnoxious.

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Java Blend
12:17 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Java Blend Exclusive Hour With Rebecca Rego

Tune in for this special hour with Rebecca Rego.
regorego.com

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

Listen to and download the podcast to find out more about the Wisconsin based artist.

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Studio One
5:04 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

Inside Llewyn Davis: The Legacy of Dave Van Ronk

Every once in a while, folk music pokes its way out of obscurity and gets noticed by a wider public. Filmmaking brothers Joel and Ethan Coen shone a spotlight on music of the American south in their 2000 film O Brother, Where Art Thou, and they’ve done it again with this year’s Inside Llewyn Davis.  The movie is a fictionalized account of the Greenwich Village folk music scene of the early 1960s, when baby boomers discovered traditional music, and the oxymoronic concept of the “professional folk singer” took root.

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Studio One
6:59 pm
Sun April 6, 2014

The Beatles Medley April 6

Spring has (finally) sprung. We're celebrating with a Beatles Medley of songs that were spring hits for The Fabs with all the tunes on the Billboard charts in the months of March or April.

THE BEATLES-ALL MY LOVIN'/THERE'S A PLACE/LOVE ME DO

JOHN LENNON-POWER TO THE PEOPLE

THE BEATLES-TICKET TO RIDE/NOWHERE MAN/LADY MADONNA

GEORGE HARRISON-BLOW AWAY

THE BEATLES-LET IT BE/DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET

THE BEATLES-CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun April 6, 2014

Blue Avenue April 6

New releases, Iowa blues, and exclusive IPR recordings:

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

THE HOLMES BROS-STAYED AT THE PARTY

RAY BONNEVILLE-WHEN I GET TO NEW YORK

ROBERT CRAY-YOU MOVE ME

JOE LOUIS WALKER-LOVE ENOUGH

NICK MOSS BAND-LIGHT IT UP

BRYCE JANEY-CHROME HORSE

TINSLEY ELLIS-SASSY STRAT (EXCERPT)

JOHN NEMETH-THREE TIMES A FOOL

CATHY LEMONS-AIN'T GONNA DO IT

SHAUN MURPHY-I'M A LITTLE MIXED UP

CATFISH KEITH-SWEET HONEY HOLE

ROBERT 'ONE MAN' JOHNSON-'81 MERCEDES

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Studio One
1:00 am
Sun April 6, 2014

CD of the Week from The War On Drugs

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The War On Drugs formed in Philadelphia in 2005, with founding members Adam Granduciel and Kurt Vile.  Vile left for a solo career following the release of The War On Drugs' debut album in 2008, and the band has included a few other members over the years, with songwriter, vocalist and guitarist Granduciel the only constant.  The new record, Lost In The Dream, is the third full-length release for The War On Drugs, furthering the band's appealing blend of indie-rock and classic rock.

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Studio One
4:59 pm
Sat April 5, 2014

Backtracks April 5

Some 50s rock'n'roll duos, early 60s British rock'n'rollers, instrumentals and lots and lots of Listener Picks leftover from last week's live show!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

EDDIE COCHRAN AND HANK COCHRAN-GUILTY CONSCIENCE

THE COLLINS KIDS-PARTY

THE EVERLY BROS-BIRD DOG

THE KALIN TWINS-JUMPIN' JACK

MICKEY & SYLVIA-WHAT WOULD I DO

CLIFF RICHARD & THE SHADOWS-PLEASE DON'T TEASE

MARTY WILDE-TOMORROWS CLOWN

TOMMY STEELE-WATER WATER

THE DAVE CLARK 5-I KNEW IT ALL THE TIME

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Java Blend
11:23 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Java Blend Exclusive Hour With Jason Carl

Tune in for a full hour of Davenport's Jason Carl and the Whole Damn Band.

 In this episode of IPR Studio One's "Java Blend," host, Ben Kieffer will chat with Davenport rockers, Jason Carl and the Whole Damn Band.

Listen to and download the podcast to find out more about their latest self-titled album.

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Studio One
4:33 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Scarlett Picks: 2014 Mission Creek Festival Artists

Clockwise from upper left: Hannibal Buress, Warpaint, !!! (chk chk chk), Of Montreal, Jason Isbell, Laurie Anderson, Phillip Glass, The Head and The Heart
Credit Scarlett Cerna

April 1st kicks off the 2014 Mission Creek Festival in Iowa City welcoming both national and regional artists to the area. Launched in the spring of 2006, music is just one aspect of Mission Creek. Film showcases, local food tasting, stand-up, and literary events have also been incorporated into the festival in recent years. New for 2014, is the Tech + Innovation Conference (April 4-5).  Over the course of six days you can check out a wide variety of artists from Phillip Glass to !!! (pronounced chk chk chk), and from Laurie Anderson to Hannibal Buress.

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Studio One
6:59 pm
Sun March 30, 2014

The Beatles Medley March 30

This week's Medley was picked out by Des Moines listener Jerry Perkins with the theme Beatles On The Move

THE BEATLES-MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR/DAY TRIPPER/TICKET TO RIDE

JOHN LENNON-WATCHING THE WHEELS

THE BEATLES-DRIVE MY CAR/THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD/ACROSS THE UNIVERSE

PAUL MC CARTNEY & WINGS-BAND ON THE RUN

THE BEATLES-FLYING (EXCERPT)

Studio One
6:29 pm
Sun March 30, 2014

Blue Avenue March 30

The latest releases from Robert Cray, Nick Moss, and Cathy Lemons; some Iowa blues from Rush Cleveland and Catfish Keith; exclusive IPR recordings of harp player R J Mischo and some Blues On Vinyl by Bo Diddley

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

ROBERT CRAY-I GUESS I'LL NEVER KNOW

JOHN NEMETH-HER GOOD LOVIN'

SHAUN MURPHY-CAN'T STOP LOVIN' MY BABY

CATHY LEMONS-I'M A GOOD WOMAN

TOMMY CASTRO-SECOND MIND

NICK MOSS-WAS I EVER HEARD

TINSLEY ELLIS-BERRY TOSSIN' (EXCERPT)

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Studio One
3:06 am
Sun March 30, 2014

Backtracks March 29

A live show, with all the music coming from Listener Suggestion!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

DEE JAY & THE RUNAWAYS-PETER RABBIT

SOUTH DALLAS COUNTY CREWCUT COWBOY BAND-BUY BUY BUY

DAVE PLAHN-SATISFYING MAN

THE KINGPINS-COME AND SEE

THE LAW-NOTHING IN THE REAL WORLD

VANILLA FUDGE-YOU KEEP ME HANGIN' ON

FLOYD CRAMER-FLIP, FLOP & BOP (EXCERPT)

THE ROTARY CONNECTION-SOUL MAN

THE FRATERNITY OF MAN-DON'T BOGART ME

CROW-EVIL WOMAN

JIMI HENDRIX-FIRE

CANNED HEAT-EVIL WOMAN

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Studio One
1:00 am
Sun March 30, 2014

CD of the Week from Black Lips

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Black Lips formed in 1999 in Dunwoody, Georgia, a northern suburb of Atlanta, while founding members Cole Alexander (guitar) and Jared Swilley (bass) were still in high school.  Drummer Joe Bradley joined a few months later, and lead guitarist Ian Saint Pe' joined in 2004.  After releasing records for other labels, Black Lips signed with Vice Records in 2007, releasing their new Underneath The Rainbow on that label.

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Studio One
1:45 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Hear TWINS' Studio One Live Set

TWINS perform in IPR's Studio One.
Credit IPR/Tony Dehner

In anticipation of the April 1 release of their new record Tomboys On Parade, the Waterloo-based band TWINS joined me for an exuberant March 27 in-studio performance on Studio One.  The band (lead vocalists/guitarists Joel and Harper Sires, drummer/vocalist Luke Sires and bassist/vocalist Devin Ferguson) were in fine form, playing Tomboys On Parade songs and more, including an encore that was not part of the live broadcast, but was heard by the studio audience.  Here is their set, complete with encore and my conversation with TWINS.

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Java Blend
9:57 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Java Blend Exclusive Hour With The PBJs

Tune in for this special hour with indie folk rockers, The PBJs

In this episode of IPR Studio One's "Java Blend," host, Ben Kieffer will chat with southeast Iowa indie folk-rockers, The PBJs.

Listen to and download the podcast to find out more about the sweet and salty duo.

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Studio One
1:57 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Hear John June Year's Studio One Live Set

John June Year perform in IPR's Studio One.
Credit IPR/Tony Dehner

The Iowa band John June Year stopped by IPR's Cedar Falls studios for a high energy in-studio performance on March 25.  Their music has been described as filling the gap between British guitar rock, the raw and artsy sounds of the Velvet Underground, the early 2000's garage rock revival of bands like the Strokes, and contemporary torch-bearers such as the Arctic Monkeys.  You'll hear those influences in this live set, plus a Monkees cover included among their original songs! 

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Studio One
1:31 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

John June Year Live on Studio One

John June Year, from Clinton, Iowa (and currently residing in Cedar Falls) join me for a live in-studio set on Tuesday, March 25, beginning around 7:15 pm.  John June Year fills the gap between British guitar rock, the raw and artsy sounds of the Velvet Underground, the early 2000's garage rock revival of bands like the Strokes, and contemporary indie rock torch-bearers such as the Arctic Monkeys.  The free show will be on the third floor of the Communication Arts Center on the UNI campus in Cedar Falls.

Studio One
2:13 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Scarlett Picks: Hot Spring Artists and Releases

Credit Scarlett Cerna

Spring is here, and if you didn’t get to head down to the South by Southwest festivities in Austin, no worries! We got you covered on IPR’s Studio One; and complied a list of some of the hottest upcoming artists on the scene, as well as the spring releases we are looking forward to.

Brooklyn duo, Denitia and Sene have created a buzz with their blend of electronic pop and soul. As one of groups to watch out for at this year’s SXSW, here is a track off their 2013 debut His and Hers.

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Studio One
10:44 pm
Sun March 23, 2014

CD of the Week and Live Broadcast from Twins

The Waterloo, Iowa band Twins are about to release the  follow-up to their 2012 album, Funny Faces.  The new record, Tomboys On Parade, was self-produced by the band at Jealous Dog Studios in Cedar Falls, with Al Eacret engineering the recording sessions.  Eacret mixed the album along with Twins lead vocalist and guitarist, Joel Sires.  The line-up of Twins also includes Luke Sires on drums, Harper Sires on guitar and Devin Ferguson on bass.

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The Beatles Medley
7:00 pm
Sun March 23, 2014

The Beatles Medley March 23

This week's Medley was picked out by Rock Island IL listener Pete Caras.

THE BEATLES - SLOW DOWN

THE BEATLES - I WANNA BE YOUR MAN

THE BEATLES - DON'T LET ME DOWN

GEORGE HARRISON - WAH WAH

THE BEATLES - DON'T BOTHER ME

THE BEATLES - THIS BOY

THE BEATLES - HONEY DON'T

RINGO STARR - IT DON'T COME EASY

THE BEATLES - MATCHBOX

THE BEATLES - THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD

THE BEATLES - CRY FOR A SHADOW (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue
6:30 pm
Sun March 23, 2014

Blue Avenue March 23

Some more Blues Music Award nominees, exclusive IPR recordings of Trampled Under Foot and blues on vinyl by Robert Cray and Magic Slim

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

HARRISON KENNEDY - VOODOO

DOUG MACLEOD - ROSA LEE

JOHN PRIMER & BOB CORRITORE - THE CLOCK

FRANK BEY & THE ANTHONY PAULE BAND - I'M LEAVIN' YOU

DAVE KELLER - SEARCHIN' FOR A SIGN

4 JACKS - DEAL WITH IT (EXCERPT)

CANDYE KANE - WHEN TOMORROW COMES

BIG JAMES & CHICAGO PLAYBOYS - I LOVE 'EM

TRUDY LYNN - RED LIGHT

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Backtracks
5:00 pm
Sat March 22, 2014

Backtracks March 22

It's an all Iowa music edition of the show. Tunes that might have been born in your neighbor's garage!

VARIOUS ARTISTS-OPENING COLLAGE OF SONGS

RURAL - DRUNK NO. 1

THE MOTHER BLUES BAND - THE IOWA CRAWL

DENNIS MCMURRIN - L.A.

THE DREAMS BAND - YOU WANTED TO CHANGE ME

THE MISSISSIPPI BAND - BLUE GRASS COUNTRY

GREG BROWN - DOWNTOWN

ROY BUCHANAN - PRETTY PLEASE (EXCERPT)

JERRY MARTIN - JANET

BO RAMSEY - JUST LIVE

ZIPLOC & THE INCREDIBLE SANDWICH BOYS - GIRL OF MY DREAMS

THE NON STOP - ALMOST THERE

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Java Blend
12:18 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Java Blend Exclusive Hour with Tiff Jimber

Tune in to catch rising pop-star from California, Tiff Jimber.

In this episode of IPR Studio One's "Java Blend," host, Ben Kieffer will chat with Santa Monica based pop-rocker,  Tiff Jimber.

Listen to and download the podcast to find out more about her and her recent U.S. tour.

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Studio One
1:00 am
Mon March 17, 2014

CD of the Week from St. Vincent

Credit Flickr: Jason Persse

Annie Clark, better known as St. Vincent, began her career as a member of The Polyphonic Spree.  She formed her own band in 2006, and released her debut album the following year.  After a couple more full-length records, she collaborated with David Byrne on Love This Giant.  Byrne and St. Vincent toured together, wowing the crowd at last year's 80/35 Festival with a tight and celebratory show.  The new album, St. Vincent, showcases the next steps in Clark's musical evolution, with smart, accessible songwriting and ear-pleasing innovative songs.

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The Beatles Medley
6:59 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

The Beatles Medley March 16

It's the long and the short of it

THE BEATLES - HEY JUDE

THE BEATLES - MAGGIE MAE

THE BEATLES - IT'S ALL TOO MUCH

PAUL MCCARTNEY - THE LOVELY LINDA

THE BEATLES - I WANT YOU (SHE'S SO HEAVY)

JOHN LENNON - MY MUMMY'S DEAD

THE BEATLES - I AM THE WALRUS

THE BEATLES - FLYING (EXCERPT)

Blue Avenue
6:29 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

Blue Avenue March 16

We will hear all 5 nominees for the Blues Music Award for Blues Album of the Year plus new releases by Damon Fowler and John Nemeth and exclusive IPR recordings of Iowa City's Kevin Burt & The Instigators at the 2012 Bluesmore celebration in Cedar Rapids.

WILLIAM CLARKE-BLOWIN' THE FAMILY JEWELS (EXCERPT)

BEN HARPER & CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE - GET UP

SUGAR RAY NORCIA (AMONG OTHERS) - UP THE LINE

LURRIE BELL - GOING AWAY BABY

BUDDY GUY - I CAME UP HARD

JAMES COTTON WITH DELBERT MCCLINTON - HARD SOMETIMES

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