On October 29th, the Juggernaut String Band made an appearance on the Melanie in the Morning program. The band chatted with Mel about their latest adventures and played several tunes for the WNTI audience.
Rock-it Science host Greg Lewis welcomed NYC Blues Hall Of Fame guitarist Arthur Neilson for a conversation and live performances. These days Arthur is best known for recording and touring around the world with the fabulous Shemekia Copeland.
During the afternoon of October 15th, Spider Glenn welcomed Lost Leaders to the WNTI airwaves. They were kind enough to take time out of their busy schedule to join Spider for a quick appearance on The Spider Glenn Radio Program.
The duo is currently touring the country in support of their new self-title album. It is always a pleasure to have groups as talented as Lost Leaders appear live in the WNTI studios. If you missed the interview and performances, you can listen using the media player on this page.
We get a lot of mail at NPR Music, and alongside the promotional ghost peppers we unwittingly spilled on our pants is a slew of smart questions about how music fits into our lives — and, this week, a request for music to fill your head with sound, but not distractions.
Quint Smith writes via Twitter: "I'd love to see that editing playlist with Stars Of The Lid you mentioned on [Pop Culture Happy Hour] posted somewhere. I'm in need of ideas."
Listener James Fischer from the Zoological Lighting Services co-hosted with the Dawnbird Melanie for the second time and will be coming back for a third in the near future. The theme of today’s show was all about birds, musically and with the Save a Billion Birds campaign.