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The Grateful Dead Hour & Backtracks

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The Grateful Dead Hour and Backtracks

Top Ten December 8th – 15th:

Weekly Top Ten

December 15, 2014 - 12:21 pm

  1. Eric Bibb  Blues People  (Stony Plain)
  2. Frazey Ford  Indian Ocean  (Nettwerk)
  3. Heroes Of The Dancefloor  Shelter  (independent)
  4. Lucinda Williams  Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone  (Highway 20)
  5. Bill FriselGuitar in the Space Age  (Okeh)
  6. Red Martina  Come on Home  (Badtape)
  7. Hot Rize  When I’m Free   (Ten In Hand)
  8. The Blind Boys of Alabama & Taj Mahal  Talkin’ Christmas!  (Sony)
  9. Nikki Yanofsky  Little Secret  (A440)
  10. Sly & The Family Stone  I’m Just Like You: Sly’s Stone Flower 1969-70  (Light In The Attic)

Past Top Ten

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DJs’ Favorites for 2014

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December 11, 2014 - 10:00 am

Just in time for your holiday shopping, KBCS hosts bring you their favorite recordings in 2014.

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  1. Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn  Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn  (Rounder)
  2. Mark Erelli  Milltowns  (independent)
  3. True North  Elsebound  (independent)
  4. Ben & Ellen Harper  Childhood Home  (Prestige [...]

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Jane Siberry live in-studio

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December 5, 2014 - 9:52 am

Listen to Jane Siberry play acoustic versions of new and classic songs, and talk with KBCS’ Steve Ramsey about her writing process.

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Top Ten Recordings for 2014

photo: Alessandro Scaparro [crop] photo: Alessandro Scaparro [crop]

December 5, 2014 - 9:46 am

The new releases most played in 2014

  1. Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings  Give the People What They Want  (Daptone)
  2. Frazey Ford  Indian Ocean  (Nettwerk)
  3. various artists  Take Me To The River Soundtrack  (Stax/Concod)
  4. Quantic  Magnetica  (Tru Thoughts)
  5. The Holmes Brothers  Brotherhood  (Alligator)
  6. Ruthie Foster  Promise of a Brand New Day  (Blue Corn)
  7. Mike Farris  Shine For All The People  (Compass)
  8. Taylor McFerrin  Early Riser  (Brainfeeder)
  9. Keb Mo’  Bluesamericana  (independent)
  10. Naomi Wachira  Naomi Wachira  (independent)

 

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Art for Social Change

Courtesy of Jasmine Brown Courtesy of Jasmine Brown

December 4, 2014 - 2:53 pm

Some people in our community say that art not only helps promote social relationship and awareness, but encourages social change.  Listen to segments of interviews with artists, art educators  and art students about how art is a conversation.

Episode 1:  University of Washington Tacoma, Professor of Interdisciplinary studies, Beverly Naidus talks about her experience in [...]

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