Studio One on IPR Studio One http://iowapublicradio.org en CD of the Week from Black Lips http://iowapublicradio.org/post/cd-week-black-lips <p>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. &nbsp;Drummer Joe Bradley joined a few months later, and lead guitarist Ian Saint Pe' joined in 2004. &nbsp;After releasing records for other labels, Black Lips signed with Vice Records in 2007, releasing their new <em>Underneath The Rainbow</em>&nbsp;on that label. Sun, 30 Mar 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Mark Simmet 38272 at http://iowapublicradio.org CD of the Week from Black Lips CD of the Week from Lucius http://iowapublicradio.org/post/cd-week-lucius <p><em>Wildewoman&nbsp;</em>is the very well-crafted indie pop debut record from the Brooklyn band Lucius. &nbsp;Co-writers and vocalists Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig&nbsp;met while attending the Berklee&nbsp;School of Music in Boston. &nbsp;<em>Wildewoman</em>‚Äč succeeds due to their classic pop songwriting and their wonderful harmony vocals.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 16:30:36 +0000 Mark Simmet 34522 at http://iowapublicradio.org CD of the Week from Lucius TV On The Radio Exclusive Listen http://iowapublicradio.org/post/tv-radio-exclusive-listen <p>This morning, public radio stations across the country premiered 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.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 21:52:19 +0000 Robin Hilton 28150 at http://iowapublicradio.org TV On The Radio Exclusive Listen Song Premiere: The Avett Brothers, 'Another is Waiting' http://iowapublicradio.org/post/song-premiere-avett-brothers-another-waiting <p>It hasn't even been 11 full months since released <em>The Carpenter</em>, the North Carolina band's most recent collection of poignant and infectious, bluegrass-inflected folk-rock. And, given the lengthy touring cycle that each major album release generally spawns - the Avetts of last month's Newport Folk Festival with songs from <em>The Carpenter</em> - fans had no reason to expect new music this year.</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 17:05:51 +0000 Stephen Thompson 27141 at http://iowapublicradio.org Song Premiere: The Avett Brothers, 'Another is Waiting' Play In Semi Final Performance - The Uniphonics http://iowapublicradio.org/post/play-semi-final-performance-uniphonics <p></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 1.2em;">http://youtu.be/ZEu8z55xiyE</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 16:02:36 +0000 Scarlett Cerna, Mark Simmet & Al Schares 19855 at http://iowapublicradio.org Play In Semi Final Performance - The Uniphonics Play In Semi Final Performance - FireSale http://iowapublicradio.org/post/play-semi-final-performance-firesale <p></p><p>http://youtu.be/JQhKZvAFNPw</p> Thu, 09 May 2013 15:31:02 +0000 Mark Simmet, Scarlett Cerna & Al Schares 19854 at http://iowapublicradio.org Play In Semi Final Performance - FireSale Play In Semi Final Performance - The Mittens http://iowapublicradio.org/post/play-semi-final-performance-mittens <p></p><p>http://youtu.be/F3RemxfwR88</p> Fri, 03 May 2013 15:18:54 +0000 Al Schares, Mark Simmet & Scarlett Cerna 19847 at http://iowapublicradio.org Play In Semi Final Performance - The Mittens Play In Semi Final Performance - TWINS http://iowapublicradio.org/post/play-semi-final-performance-twins <p></p><p>http://youtu.be/Wl0rf48GbZ4</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 15:33:43 +0000 Al Schares, Mark Simmet & Scarlett Cerna 19842 at http://iowapublicradio.org Play In Semi Final Performance - TWINS Play In Semi Final Performance - Emperors Club http://iowapublicradio.org/post/play-semi-final-performance-emperors-club <p></p><p>http://youtu.be/U8LN0Sz2c0Q</p> Wed, 01 May 2013 15:30:39 +0000 Al Schares, Scarlett Cerna & Mark Simmet 19841 at http://iowapublicradio.org Play In Semi Final Performance - Emperors Club Play In Semi Final Performance - Holly and the Night Owls http://iowapublicradio.org/post/play-semi-final-performance-holly-and-night-owls <p></p><p><a href="http://youtu.be/nmEuza7DGEo" style="line-height: 1.5;">http://youtu.be/nmEuza7DGEo</a></p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 15:40:59 +0000 Mark Simmet, Scarlett Cerna & Al Schares 19837 at http://iowapublicradio.org Play In Semi Final Performance - Holly and the Night Owls Live set from The Envy Corps http://iowapublicradio.org/post/live-set-envy-corps <p>The Envy Corps' indie quasi-anthems, filled with galvanizing arrangements and elasticized melodies have garnered the Des Moines band the affection of the Midwest, and fans internationally.&nbsp; The band stopped by the IPR Cedar Falls studios on September 8, 2011.&nbsp; Tune in to hear a set recorded that night on the Thursday, April 25 edition of <em>Studio One</em>, in the 7:00 pm hour.</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 16:33:00 +0000 Mark Simmet 18780 at http://iowapublicradio.org Live set from The Envy Corps Live set from Christopher The Conquered http://iowapublicradio.org/post/live-set-christopher-conquered <p>Christopher The Conquered has always been the primary outlet for the musical explorations of Iowa songwriter Chris Ford, but <em>The Fate Of A Good Man</em> marks an important moment in the evolution of the project, as it is the first album to feature a full band, with Ford staying seated at the piano.&nbsp; He's backed by The Black Gold Brass Band, with songs arranged to rise and fall with the energy of the five-piece horn section.&nbsp; Joining them is a rhythm section of bass, drums, guitar and Ford's keys.&nbsp; The full band performed live in IPR's Cedar Falls studios on June 27, 2012. Tue, 16 Apr 2013 15:47:00 +0000 Mark Simmet 18773 at http://iowapublicradio.org Live set from Christopher The Conquered CD of the Week from Devendra Banhart http://iowapublicradio.org/post/cd-week-devendra-banhart <p>Devendra Banhart&nbsp;was born in Houston,&nbsp;Texas, raised&nbsp;by his mother in Venezuela, and later moved to California as a teenager.He studied visual art at the San Francisco Art Institute, but dropped out to perform music in Europe, San Francisco and Los Angeles.&nbsp; Banhart released his debut album in 2002.&nbsp; On his latest record, <em>Mala</em>, he explores different genres, his musical experiments unified by his always interesting songwriting.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Mark Simmet 18782 at http://iowapublicradio.org CD of the Week from Devendra Banhart Live set from Bonne Finken and The Collective http://iowapublicradio.org/post/live-set-bonne-finken-and-collective <p>Bonne Finken's remarkably versatile voice allows her to transcend genres effortlessly.&nbsp; One moment, the Iowan is melting your heart with a classic soul-inspired ballad.&nbsp; The next, she's making your heart race with a take-no-prisoners approach to a slice of driving, R&amp;B-tinged pop.&nbsp; Join us for a live set from Bonne Finken and The Collective, recorded in IPR's Cedar Falls studios on November 15, 2011.&nbsp; Tune in Thursday, April 11 in the 7:00 pm hour of <em>Studio One.</em></p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 14:33:24 +0000 Mark Simmet 18767 at http://iowapublicradio.org Live set from Bonne Finken and The Collective Live Set from William Elliott Whitmore http://iowapublicradio.org/post/live-set-william-elliott-whitmore <p>Hailing from a horse farm along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River, Iowa singer-songwriter William Elliott Whitmore has developed an intense love and spiritual understanding of the land, which he conveys through all of his records.&nbsp; Whitmore stopped by the IPR Cedar Falls studios on July 11, 2012, playing and singing for a very appreciative audience.&nbsp; We'll feature a set from that performance in the first hour of the Thursday, April 4 edition of <em>Studio One.</em></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 21:46:01 +0000 Mark Simmet 18676 at http://iowapublicradio.org Live Set from William Elliott Whitmore CD of The Week from Low http://iowapublicradio.org/post/cd-week-low <p><em>The Invisible Way</em> is the tenth album from the Duluth, MN trio Low.&nbsp; Low's guitarist and vocalist Alan Sparhawk tells the story of how the new record came together:&nbsp; "While driving through Chicago, on tour, we stopped finally to visit Wilco at their studio, The Loft....It's a great place- a sea of instruments in a relaxed, open working environment."&nbsp; Wilco's Jeff Tweedy agreed to produce the new Low album.&nbsp; "He spoke a language we understood, but then took us effortlessly into the mystery," according to Sparhawk.</p><p></p> Sun, 31 Mar 2013 20:11:00 +0000 Mark Simmet 18289 at http://iowapublicradio.org CD of The Week from Low Studio One CD of The Week from Richard Thompson http://iowapublicradio.org/post/studio-one-cd-week-richard-thompson <p></p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 13:54:20 +0000 Mark Simmet 18101 at http://iowapublicradio.org Studio One CD of The Week from Richard Thompson Studio One Wednesday, March 13, 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/studio-one-wednesday-march-13-2013 <p>Mark Simmet hosts, with more from our CD of The Week, <em>Holy Fire </em>by the UK band Foals.&nbsp; Also, new music from Richard Thompson, Thao and the Get Down Stay Down and David Bowie.</p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Mark Simmet 18163 at http://iowapublicradio.org Studio One Tuesday, March 12, 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/studio-one-tuesday-march-12-2013 <p>Mark Simmet hosts, with new music from David Bowie, Devendra Banhart, Johnny Marr, Steve Earle &amp; The Dukes (and Duchesses) and Low.&nbsp; Also, more from our CD of The Week, <em>Holy Fire</em> by Foals.</p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Mark Simmet 18162 at http://iowapublicradio.org Studio One Thursday, February 21, 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/studio-one-thursday-february-21-2013 <p>Mark Simmet hosts, with new music from Foxygen, Robyn Hitchcock, Son Volt and The Waterboys. Also, more from our CD of The Week, <em>Hummingbird</em> by Local Natives.</p> Sun, 03 Mar 2013 00:26:50 +0000 Mark Simmet 17106 at http://iowapublicradio.org Studio One Wednesday, February 20, 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/studio-one-wednesday-february-20-2013 <p>Mark Simmet hosts, with new music from Robyn Hitchcock, Emmylou Harris &amp; Rodney Crowell, Harper Simon and Iceage. Also, more from our CD of The Week, <em>Hummingbird </em>by Local Natives. Plus, the Canadian band Rah Rah recorded by IPR in our Cedar Falls studios.</p> Sun, 03 Mar 2013 00:26:06 +0000 Mark Simmet 17105 at http://iowapublicradio.org Studio One Tuesday, February 19, 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/studio-one-tuesday-february-19-2013 <p>Mark Simmet hosts, with new music from The Waterboys, Bjork, Shout Out Louds and Woodpigeon. Also, more from our CD of the Week, <em>Hummingbird</em> by Local Natives.</p> Sun, 03 Mar 2013 00:24:27 +0000 Mark Simmet 17104 at http://iowapublicradio.org Studio One Thursday, February 14, 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/studio-one-thursday-february-14-2013 <p>Mark Simmet hosts, with new music from Frightened Rabbit, Charles Bradley, The Slide Brothers and Harper Simon. Plus, more from our CD of The Week, <em>We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace And Magic</em> by Foxygen.</p> Sun, 03 Mar 2013 00:23:39 +0000 Mark Simmet 17103 at http://iowapublicradio.org Studio One Wednesday, February 13, 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/studio-one-wednesday-february-13-2013 <p>Mark Simmet hosts tonight, with new music from Nick Cave &amp; The Bad Seeds, Foals and The James Hunter Six. Also, more from our CD of The Week, <em>We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace And Magic</em> by the band Foxygen.</p> Sun, 03 Mar 2013 00:22:57 +0000 Mark Simmet 17102 at http://iowapublicradio.org Studio One Thursday, February 7, 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/studio-one-thursday-february-7-2013 <p>Tonight, host Mark Simmet has a live set from William Elliott Whitmore, recorded in our IPR Cedar Falls studios last July. Also, music from this coming Saturday's Blues Blowout performers, Ana Popovic and Lil' Ed &amp; The Blues Imperials.</p> Sun, 03 Mar 2013 00:22:11 +0000 Mark Simmet 17101 at http://iowapublicradio.org Studio One Wednesday, February 6, 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/studio-one-wednesday-february-6-2013 <p>Mark Simmet hosts, with new music from Nightlands, Buddy Guy and Dr. Dog. Also, more from our CD of The Week, <em>Beta Love</em> by Ra Ra Riot.</p> Sun, 03 Mar 2013 00:21:21 +0000 Mark Simmet 17100 at http://iowapublicradio.org Studio One Tuesday, February 5, 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/studio-one-tuesday-february-5-2013 <p>Mark Simmet hosts tonight with new music from Richard Thompson, They Might Be Giants and Unknown Mortal Orchestra. Plus, tracks from our CD of the Week, <em>Beta Love</em> by Ra Ra Riot.</p> Sun, 03 Mar 2013 00:20:16 +0000 Mark Simmet 17099 at http://iowapublicradio.org Studio One Thursday, January 24, 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/studio-one-thursday-january-24-2013 <p>Tonight, Mark Simmet has more from our CD of the Week, <em>Hung At Heart</em> by The Growlers. Also, new music from Crystal Castles, The Joy Formidable and Neil Young &amp; Crazy Horse. Plus, a live set from Christopher The Conquered, recorded by IPR in our Cedar Falls studios.</p> Sun, 03 Mar 2013 00:19:25 +0000 Mark Simmet 17098 at http://iowapublicradio.org Studio One Wednesday, January 23, 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/studio-one-wednesday-january-23-2013 <p>Mark Simmet hosts, with new music from Foxygen, Trixie Whitley and Toro Y Moi. Also, more from our CD of the Week, <em>Hung At Heart </em>by the California-based band The Growlers.</p> Sun, 03 Mar 2013 00:16:49 +0000 Mark Simmet 17097 at http://iowapublicradio.org Studio One Tuesday, January 22, 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/studio-one-tuesday-january-22-2013 <p>Join host Mark Simmet tonight for new music from Richard Thompson, Crystal Castles and Nick Cave &amp; The Bad Seeds. Also, selections from our CD of The Week, <em>Hung At Heart</em> by The Growlers.</p> Sun, 03 Mar 2013 00:15:17 +0000 Mark Simmet 17096 at http://iowapublicradio.org