Sadly, your browser does not work with Mixcloud. Raz Kennedy is a veteran music educator, producer, and vocalist whose eclectic efficiency credits include serving as a founding member of the internationally acclaimed Bobby McFerrin’s Voicestra and performing as a background vocalist on recordings for many legendary artists, including Whitney Houston, Al Jarreau, and Kenny Loggins, as well as on stage for Sting, Santana, and Mickey Hart.
Long-time KALW morning host Joe Burke retired from his radio job final yr, however he joins host Devon Strolovitch to speak about his new album, Just Watching the Present, and to spin some favorite records that the suits would by no means let him play throughout drive-time.
Philadelphia’s The War on Drugs are the most recent to add their voices to a refrain of tributes to the late rock and curler Tom Petty, who passed away Monday at age 66. At an October fifth show on the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, the band opened the present with a cover of Time To Transfer On,” from Petty’s 1994 solo album Wildflowers.
Ancient Elk visited the CPR Performance Studio to play four songs from the LP. The members also spoke with Alisha Sweeney about writing the album over the course of three years, the coloring e-book they’re offering with “Ancient Elk” and their connection to the Moon Magnet music collective in Denver.
I was introduced to the group — comprised of Matt Lowell, Crisanta Baker, Sam Stewart, and touring drummer Sterling Legal guidelines — when prepping to see them at NonCOMM final May And although I clasped my super-sleuthing cap on tight in detective-like determination, I might discover nothing, save the lone 7 minute-long, slow-burning and soaring atmospheric rock observe.