Music by and about mothers, featuring tunes from Tsumi, Domestica, Tilly and the Wall, Mates of State, Ember Schrag, The Golden Hearts, Kimya Dawson, Au Revoir Simone, Rainer Maria, Joni Mitchell, Parenthetical Girls, Jenny Lewis, Kate Bush, Lauryn Hill and more! Now to 3 p.m. CT, streaming live at http://KZUM.org/!
Except a rainy, depressing, maudlin spring, apparently.
Featuring Jolie Holland, PJ Harvey, Blonde Redhead, M83, Bessie Smith, Azure Ray, Lucy Wainwright Roche, The Mynabirds, Irma Thomas, Architecture in Helsinki and more. Now till 3 p.m. CT, streaming live on KZUM.org!
The first of two shows looking at X-Rated’s top songs and albums of 2011, including The Bears of Blue River, The Wandering Bears, Alex Winston, Gloworm, All Young Girls Are Machine Guns, The Betties, Amy Schmidt, Honeybee & Hers, Little Scream, Tennis, Arrah and the Ferns and more! Today is more regional/local music, and next week will feature predominantly (though not exclusively) national acts, as well as several albums heretofore unplayed on X-Rated … streaming live, now till 3 p.m. CT!
Just started today’s radio show, featuring I Am The Navigator, Honeybee & Hers, Cassie Morgan and the Lonely Pine, Laura Marling, Fever Ray, Givers,Maria Taylor, Little Scream, the Better Beatles, Erykah Badu, Nero, Juliana Hatfield, Irma Thomas, The Good Foot, Venus Hum and much more!
“I am really proud to say I worked on the new Tennis album. I think they are a really talented band, and it’s exciting to work with a band who is trying to move forward. Patrick, Alaina and James have great ideas—everything really…
"Now before anyone complains that there’s nothing wrong with being an important female (there isn’t) it needs to be pointed out that in the context of a patriarchal society terms like ‘important female artist’ are very damaging, for all the reasons listed above. When maleness stops being the norm against which all behaviours are measured is the moment when statements like ‘important female artist’ will stop being limiting."
Hey everyone. My name is Chez. I’m a freelance touring sound tech based out of Los Angeles. I work mostly for a major international sound company doing a variety of sound related jobs. Most recently I’ve been doing a lot of FOH tech work but I’ve also done monitor tech and general PA…
Today is the first of two shows featuring the top non-local songs played on X-Rated in the last year. I’ve got Marina & the Diamonds, Gillian Welch, Cowboy Indian Bear, Neko Case, Lissie, Out Hud, Glasser, Blonde Redhead, Best Coast, Noisettes, Oh Land, Caroline Smith & the Goodnight Sleeps, MEN, Austra, Bat for Lashes, Janelle Monae and more! 1:05 p.m. central to 3 p.m. central, streaming live online.