Americana Music Show's Blog – May 2012 Archive (4)

TPR#89 Allison Russell and Dom Flemons of Sankofa

On episode 89 of the Taproot Music Show, Allison Russell and Dom Flemons from the jug band Sankofa talk about how they and their band mates Sule Greg Wilson and Ndidi Onukwulu put together this unique collection music. They talk about the history of jug band music, the instruments and culture it was built on in the early 20th century.

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Added by Americana Music Show on May 25, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

TPR#88 Addam Scott - Interview and Music

On episode 88 of the Taproot Music Show, Addam Scott, the musician, not the actor, talks to Calvin about his latest CD, San Diablo. He discusses the concept of conflict that runs through the CD and how he likes ““I like to move forward that contradiction and show the best of who we are as people and the worst of who we are as people.” He discusses his musically formative…

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Added by Americana Music Show on May 18, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

TPR#87 MC Taylor from Hiss Golden Messenger - Interview and Music

On episode 87 of the Taproot Music Show, MC Taylor visits the studio to play acoustic versions of songs from Hiss Golden Messenger's latest release, Poor Moon. He talks to Calvin about how he and Scott Hirsch got started writing music together back in their college days at University of California at Santa Barbara; describes this CD as a sort of gospel CD but that Jesus only has "a cameo or two"; talks about his roots in…

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Added by Americana Music Show on May 11, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

TPR#86 Milagro Saints - Interview and Music

On episode 86 of the Taproot Music Show, Steve Ineson, Berto Morales, and Lee Kirby join Calvin in the studio to perform acoustic versions of three tracks from their latest release, Chance and Circumstance. Steve tells the story of his Pennsylvania Rose, Berto Morales talks about how he came to be the mandolin player for the band. Lee Kirby impresses everyone with his ability to switch…

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Added by Americana Music Show on May 4, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments

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