Marvel at a slew of new releases on Tuesday's MEDICINE BALL CARAVAN (11am-noon Central Standard on 88.7FM locally or www.krvs.org) including Brass Bed, Meat Puppets, Wavves, Blaudzen, Hymn For Her, Futurebirds and Devendra Banhart. Also: some My Morning Jacket, The Beatles and Pedal Steel Transmission.
Monday's MEDICINE BALL CARAVAN (11am-noon CST on 88.7FM locally or www.krvs.org) spins the new tune by The Civil Wars w/ T. Bone Burnett, Dayna Kurtz, The Revelers, Justin Townes Earle and Steve Earle. Also: classic Canned Heat, Little Sonny Jones, Audrey Bryant, Johnny 'Hammond' Smith, The Animals, Led Zeppelin, Stephen Stills and Boz Scaggs.
A true rennaisance man, Zachary Richard drops by for a visit on this morning's MEDICINE BALL CARAVAN (11am-noon Cebtral Standard on 88.7FM locally orwww.krvs.org). We'll catch up on what he's been up to as well as spinning material from his fine new release, LE FOU.
Originally published on Wed April 10, 2013 10:44 am
In an attempt to discover the best new local music in Nashville, we headed to Grimey's Records, the mecca for indie music in town. It was opened by Mike Grimes in 1999, who also manages The Basement, the club in Grimey's basement. And the institution is still growing, recently opening a satellite store next to its already expanded store.
In this segment, co-founder Doyle Davis (who also hosts a local music show, "The Indie Underground Hour" on local station Lightning 100) picks his five best local bands.
Republicans don't often make high-profile speeches at Howard University, one of the country's most prominent historically black schools. But on Wednesday, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul will talk to Howard students about how his party can be more inclusive.
Paul believes one answer is libertarianism — and party leaders are starting to think he might be on to something.