Tune in to Hell or High Water today from 1-2PM to hear some ballads and banjo tunes recorded by John Cohen on his 1965 trip through North Carolina and Virginia - Lloyd Chandler, Dellie Norton, Gaither Carlton, Wade Ward, Frank Proffitt, Fred Cockerham and more! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jktOKa4wxnU
This week on the Thursday Night Feature on WXYC, DJ Montgomery Morris spins and talks records with Jason Yoder, record collector and curator of the Indiana 45s blog and archive. Tune in for three hours of obscure R&B, soul, garage, and rockabilly sides along with stories from the Hoosier State. Nine to midnight on 89.3 FM.
Tonight on WXYC's local music show The Backyard Barbecue -- music from Des Ark; Jason Crumer; Jason Bivins, Ian Davis, and Jimmy Ghaphery; The Butchies; Southern Culture On The Skids; and The Old Ceremony. Also, details about the Hiss Golden Messenger "Poor Moon" release show this Saturday! 8 to 9 PM.
Tonight on The Backyard Barbecue: tracks from Future Islands and Dex Romweber Duo (both playing this week!); new records from Robes and Systems; dusting off some Rebar and Her Majesty's Secret Cervix just because.
Tonight's Thursday Night Feature on WXYC showcases the free jazz piano and sax work of Charles Gayle, a Buffalo native many of whose years were spent homeless on the streets of NYC. In late 1980s, however, he gained both recording contracts and a roof over his head, and has taught music intermittently in addition to releasing about thirty albums. Nine to midnight on WXYC.