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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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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Aggressively Progressive

Live Wednesday 10-11am
Replays Thursday 11pm-Friday 12am

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An hour of progressive metal and its influences--from the experimental prog of the 70s to the extreme metal of the 21st century--Daniel takes you on a tour through one of the most technical, energetic, and diverse genres of rock music.

Free Form Music

Replays Monday 12-7:30am, Tuesday 12-7:30am, Wednesday 12-7:30am, Thursday 12-7:30am, Friday 12-7:30am, Saturday 12-7:30am, Sunday 12-7:30am

The Grapevine

Live Wednesday 6-7pm
Replays Monday 3-4pm, Friday 7:30-8:30am, Saturday 8-9pm

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The best of Motown, classic R & B, soul, the blues now and then, and other sounds that move the spirit.

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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.

Jazz After Dark

Live Tuesday 8-9pm
Replays Monday 6-7pm, Saturday 9-10pm

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20th-century jazz--each show featuring instrumental and vocal jazz, usually presented in historical sequence. Occasionally contemporary, sometimes much older selections, lots from the 1940s to the 1980s. Some big band and swing, lots of cool jazz and West Coast, some fusion, a little bebop. Usually some boogie woogie, blues, bossa nova. Always something by Ella.

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Calendar: The Davis Dirt

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