Album of the Week: The Strokes ~ Room On Fire

The Strokes Room on Fire cover imageRich kids from New York aren't supposed to actually become one of the most recognized bunch of musicians to define a turn-of-the-century sound, right? The Strokes' debut "Is This It?" not only drew critical acclaim and appears at the top of a bunch of "best of the decade" lists for the oughts...

A Constant Grin

Live Friday 2-2:30pm
Replays Monday 9-9:30pm, Tuesday 10-10:30am, Friday 8-8:30pm

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A 30-minute sampling of indie rock derived from the 1990s and 2000s, fancy subgenres include (but are not limited to): shoegaze, space rock, lo-fi, math rock, dream pop, post-rock, experimental, psychedelic, indie folk, and alternative country. Don't worry--I don't understand what any of those na

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Album of the Week

Replays Wednesday 1-2pm, Thursday 6-7pm

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A weekly rotating crew of merry pranksters gives you extended gut-busting awesomeness with in-depth examinations of entire albums.  Remember those artisitic statements?  No, not singles or one track, but groups of songs that capture a period of time in a musician's or band's life.   

Live Tracks

Live Thursday 7-9pm
Replays Monday 1-3pm, Sunday 9-11pm

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Live Tracks frequently features performances from local musicians recorded and mixed by the show's host, Jim Buchanan. This show also highlights CDs and vinyl from live musical performances ranging widely from early 60's rock to rock-a-billy, and from blues to bluegrass recorded at a variety of venues.

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Golden Road

Live Saturday 2-4pm
Replays Thursday 9-11pm, Sunday 7-9pm

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On the air here at KDRT since February of 2007, The Golden Road takes listeners on the musical adventures of the Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia, and many of the other fine musicians from Northern California and occasionally other geographic regions around the country. The focus of most Golden Road broadcasts are recordings captured live from many of the approximately 2350 shows performed by the Grateful Dead, and plenty of Jerry Garcia's solo work with his own electric band along with his masterful excursions in the acoustic music world.

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Outta Style

Live Friday 8:30-9pm
Replays Monday 9:30-10pm, Tuesday 10:30-11am, Friday 2:30-3pm, Sunday 10:30-11am

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A bit of musical mayhem.

Electric Compost Heap

Live Wednesday 7-9pm
Replays Monday 10pm-Tuesday 12am, Wednesday 7:30-8:30am, Friday 10pm-Saturday 12am

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Dug Deep hosts a dig through many sound forms--the obscure detritus of blues, soul, country, rock, reggae, jazz, funk, punk, psych, and more--mixing a rich and fertile musical humus.

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Calendar: The Davis Dirt

Jonathan Nadel, tenor, with I-Hui Chen, piano
04/24/2014 - 12:00pm
Poetry in the Garden
04/24/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Poetry in the Garden
04/24/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Jonathan Nadel, tenor, with I-Hui Chen, piano
04/24/2014 - 12:00pm
Jonathan Nadel & I-Hui Chen
04/24/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm