Radio http://wvpublic.org en 'A Change of Tune' Interviews New God http://wvpublic.org/post/change-tune-interviews-new-god <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.5555562973022px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.5555562973022px; vertical-align: baseline;">This week, "A Change of Tune" host Joni Deutsch interviews Petersburg-native Kenny Tompkins about New God, Tompkins' Baltimore-based art pop band that includes his very own brother, Curt Tompkins. The interview veers into topics as diverse as New God's music, the future of youth in West Virginia, and the confusion over the band's name and a popular Kanye West song. If you're a fan of music that invokes the breezy,&nbsp;lo-fi&nbsp;catchiness&nbsp;of The Beach Boys, this interview and band are recommended for you.</em></em></p><p></p><p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:07:19 +0000 Joni Deutsch 17844 at http://wvpublic.org 'A Change of Tune' Interviews New God U.S. Marine Band Tours the Mountain State http://wvpublic.org/post/us-marine-band-tours-mountain-state <p></p><p>The United States Marine Band will be starting its annual 30-day tour starting September 1st. They'll be making two stops in West Virginia:</p><p><strong>Morgantown: Tuesday, Sept. 2nd 7:30 PM at the Clay Concert Theater at the Creative Arts Center</strong></p><p><strong>Charleston: Wednesday, Sept. 3rd 7:30 PM at the Municipal Auditorium.</strong></p><p>They're also kicking off their tour near the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia in<strong> </strong>McHenry, MD on September 1st.</p><p><strong>Tickets are FREE!! </strong>and are distributed by the local sponsor.</p><p>Tickets may be obtained by sending a self addressed and stamped envelope to...</p><p>St. Albans High School<br />C/O Tim White / Tickets<br />2100 Kanawha Terrace<br />St. Albans, WV 25177</p><p>or:</p><p>Tickets will be available at<br />Charleston Civic Center Box Office &amp; Taylor Books<br />For more information visit <a href="http://www.marineband.marines.mil">www.marineband.marines.mil.</a></p><p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:06:00 +0000 Matt Jackfert 17768 at http://wvpublic.org U.S. Marine Band Tours the Mountain State Mountain Stage After Midnight- August 30 & 31 http://wvpublic.org/post/mountain-stage-after-midnight-august-30-31 <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.5555562973022px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Want to hang out with some great live performance radio this Labor Day weekend? Of course you do! To celebrate the end of summer, "Mountain Stage After Midnight" is serving up some delicious performances straight from the&nbsp;<a href="http://wvpublic.org/post/mountain-stage-archive-project-sharing-30-years-great-performances" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.5555562973022px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">Mountain Stage archives</a>. Broadcast from 1am-5am Saturday and Sunday mornings here on West Virginia Public Radio, "Mountain Stage After Midnight" takes the best episodes from the show's 31 year history and shares their memories and songs with our late-night listeners. Each week we'll hand-pick two of our favorite episodes and they'll alternate order each night.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.5555562973022px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:10:06 +0000 Joni Deutsch 17766 at http://wvpublic.org Mountain Stage After Midnight- August 30 & 31 Mountain Stage Staff Picks: Mieka Pauley Plays "Wreck" http://wvpublic.org/post/mountain-stage-staff-picks-mieka-pauley-plays-wreck <p></p><p>Earlier in the year, Mountain Stage staffers each picked a single performance to be featured as bonus content on the "best of" USB drives that are given away as pledge premiums. Associate Producer Jeff Shirley chose "Wreck" by singer-songwriter Mieka Pauley:</p> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:30:00 +0000 Josh Saul 17685 at http://wvpublic.org Mountain Stage Staff Picks: Mieka Pauley Plays "Wreck" Hear the Steep Canyon Rangers Play "Tell the Ones I Love" Live on Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-steep-canyon-rangers-play-tell-ones-i-love-live-mountain-stage <p></p><p><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_Sotw">Bluegrass band The Steep Canyon Rangers appear on this week's broadcast of Mountain Stage, fresh off their Grammy award-winning collaborations with Steve Martin. Here they perform the title track from their latest album, "Tell The Ones I Love."</span></p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:58:01 +0000 Josh Saul 17675 at http://wvpublic.org Hear the Steep Canyon Rangers Play "Tell the Ones I Love" Live on Mountain Stage K Flay - Mixing It Up http://wvpublic.org/post/k-flay-mixing-it <p>Channel surfing one night, I stumbled upon a video of a young woman performing on<a href="http://www.nbc.com/last-call-with-carson-daly/video/kflay-then-it-got-loud/2768327" target="_blank"> Carson Daley's Last Call</a>.&nbsp; She was rapping and singing what appeared to be original material. It was infectious.</p> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Jim Lange 17407 at http://wvpublic.org K Flay - Mixing It Up Mountain Stage After Midnight- August 23 & 24 http://wvpublic.org/post/mountain-stage-after-midnight-august-23-24 <p>What goes best with Doctor Who's Season 8 premiere this weekend? <span style="color: rgb(84, 84, 84); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 18.200000762939453px;">A big ball of wibbly wobbly, timey wimey live performance radio! Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:32:40 +0000 Joni Deutsch 17443 at http://wvpublic.org Mountain Stage After Midnight- August 23 & 24 "A Change of Tune" Interviews Run River North http://wvpublic.org/post/change-tune-interviews-run-river-north <p></p><p><em>&nbsp;&nbsp;<em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This week, "A Change of Tune" host Joni Deutsch interviews&nbsp;</em><span style="font-weight: bold; color: rgb(84, 84, 84); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 18.200000762939453px;">Alex</span><span style="color: rgb(84, 84, 84); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 18.200000762939453px;">&nbsp;Hwang (vocals, acoustic guitar) of indie folk group Run River North about the band's self-titled debut. The discussion also veers into the Korean-American band's connections to Honda, their definition of folk music, and how the group was influenced by, of all things, rap and hip-hop music.&nbsp;</span><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">If you’re a fan of indie folk music with a twist, this interview is recommended for you.</em></em></p><p></p><p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:26:35 +0000 Joni Deutsch 17423 at http://wvpublic.org "A Change of Tune" Interviews Run River North Hear Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott Play "It All Comes Down to Love" Live on Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-tim-obrien-and-darrell-scott-play-it-all-comes-down-love-live-mountain-stage <p>Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott are two of roots music's most formidable singer-songwriters in their own right, but when they join forces, the results are nothing less than spectacular. Here they perform "It All Comes Down to Love," from their acclaimed collaboration <em>Memories and Moments</em>.</p> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:23:08 +0000 Josh Saul 17350 at http://wvpublic.org Hear Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott Play "It All Comes Down to Love" Live on Mountain Stage Mountain Stage After Midnight- August 16 & 17 http://wvpublic.org/post/mountain-stage-after-midnight-august-16-17 <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Put down the mixtapes and turn on West Virginia Public Radio this weekend to hear the best live performance radio, courtesy of “Mountain Stage After Midnight." Broadcast from 1am-5am Saturday and Sunday mornings here on West Virginia Public Radio, "Mountain Stage After Midnight" takes the best episodes from the show's 31 year history and shares their memories and songs with our late-night listeners. Each week we'll hand-pick two of our favorite episodes and they'll alternate order each night.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 01:11:53 +0000 Joni Deutsch 17149 at http://wvpublic.org Mountain Stage After Midnight- August 16 & 17 "A Change of Tune" Interviews Yeasayer's Anand Wilder http://wvpublic.org/post/change-tune-interviews-yeasayers-anand-wilder <p></p><p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">This week, "A Change of Tune" host Joni Deutsch interviews Yeasayer co-founder Anand Wilder about his indie Appalachian musical “Break Line." The record features musicians from major indie/alt bands like Chairlift, MGMT, and Vampire Weekend, and the musical itself is inspired by West Virginia’s coal mining past. If you’re a fan of indie rock collaborations and classic rock operas, this interview is recommended for you.</em></p><p> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 00:19:13 +0000 Joni Deutsch 17147 at http://wvpublic.org "A Change of Tune" Interviews Yeasayer's Anand Wilder Ginger Power: Redheads on Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/ginger-power-redheads-mountain-stage <p>Between Brett Dennen, Joy Kills Sorrow singer Emma Beaton, and retro-inspired diva Dominique Pruitt, it's safe to say that redheads run <a href="http://www.mountainstage.org/mtnstageevent.aspx?id=30995"><strong>this week's broadcast of Mountain Stage</strong></a>. With that in mind, we thought this was a great excuse to take a look back at powerful performances by redheads on Mountain Stage. First though, two from this week's broadcast.</p><p></p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:05:12 +0000 Josh Saul 3074 at http://wvpublic.org Ginger Power: Redheads on Mountain Stage Hear Brett Dennen Play "Don't Mess With Karma," Live from Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-brett-dennen-play-dont-mess-karma-live-mountain-stage <p><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_Sotw">Singer-songwriter Brett Dennen was so beloved by the audience in Charleston that he was asked to perform an encore at the end of his set - a Mountain Stage rarity. Here he is performing "Don't Mess With Karma," from this week's special encore broadcast.</span></p> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:52:57 +0000 Josh Saul 16984 at http://wvpublic.org Hear Brett Dennen Play "Don't Mess With Karma," Live from Mountain Stage America's Test Kitchen Recipes http://wvpublic.org/post/americas-test-kitchen-recipes <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The folks at </span><a href="http://wvpublic.org/programs/americas-test-kitchen" style="line-height: 1.5;">America’s Test Kitchen</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> have kindly shared a few of their favorite recipes with us. We thought they looked so good that we asked &amp; obtained permission to post them for you. You’ll learn more valuable cooking secrets when you tune in for America’s Test Kitchen, Sundays at 3 p.m. on West Virginia Public Radio.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:09:25 +0000 Kristi George 16683 at http://wvpublic.org America's Test Kitchen Recipes Listen to Jesse Winchester Play "Never Forget to Boogie," Live on Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/listen-jesse-winchester-play-never-forget-boogie-live-mountain-stage <p>Jesse Winchester - who passed away this April - visited Mountain Stage 8 times during his career; always captivating the audience with his nimble lyrics and trademark low-key delivery. A songwriter's songwriter in the truest sense, he had come to count Bob Dylan, Elvis Costello, Jimmy Buffet and Neko Case among his most vocal fans. Winchester continued to create amazing new music until the end of his life, including the instant Mountain Stage staff favorite "Never Forget to Boogie," which was recorded during his final appearance on the show in October of 2014.</p> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:45:27 +0000 Josh Saul 16633 at http://wvpublic.org Listen to Jesse Winchester Play "Never Forget to Boogie," Live on Mountain Stage Hear Jesse Winchester play "That's What Makes You Strong," Live from Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-jesse-winchester-play-thats-what-makes-you-strong-live-mountain-stage <div id="Description" title="Description"><p>Many have tried - but the late Jesse Winchester was among the elite group of songwriters who could truly captivate an audience with just his words, his voice, and an acoustic guitar. Here he preforms one of his most beloved tunes, "That's What Makes You Strong," in front of an entranced Morgantown audience during his final Mountain Stage appearance, recorded in October of last year.</p></div><p></p> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 19:14:01 +0000 Josh Saul 16572 at http://wvpublic.org Hear Jesse Winchester play "That's What Makes You Strong," Live from Mountain Stage "A Change of Tune" Interviews Woman's Hour http://wvpublic.org/post/change-tune-interviews-womans-hour <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15.555556297302246px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Each week, “A Change of Tune” host Joni Deutsch chats with up-and-coming artists and gives Spotify-like music recommendations in a feature called “Recommended If You Like.” This week, Joni interviews London-based&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(84, 84, 84); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 18.200000762939453px;">ethereal&nbsp;</span>pop group Woman's Hour's Fiona Jane Burgess (vocals) about the songwriting process, 90's musicians, and the band’s new record, Conversations. If you like the swoon-worthy melodies of Beach House, this band and interview are recommended for you.</em></p><p> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 22:16:53 +0000 Joni Deutsch 16410 at http://wvpublic.org "A Change of Tune" Interviews Woman's Hour In Concert with the WVU Wind Symphony http://wvpublic.org/post/concert-wvu-wind-symphony <p>Classical Host, Matt Jackfert, interviews conductor, John Hendricks, of the WVU Wind Symphony about their upcoming season and plays recordings from past concerts.</p> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:12:07 +0000 mjackfert 16389 at http://wvpublic.org In Concert with the WVU Wind Symphony Mountain Stage After Midnight- August 2 & 3 http://wvpublic.org/post/mountain-stage-after-midnight-august-2-3 <p>Celebrate the weekend with a pair of performances that share a common Drive-By Truckers thread, courtesy of “Mountain Stage After Midnight." Broadcast from 1am-5am Saturday and Sunday mornings here on West Virginia Public Radio, "Mountain Stage After Midnight" takes the best episodes from the show's 31 year history and shares their memories and songs with our late-night listeners. Each week we'll hand-pick two of our favorite episodes and they'll alternate order each night.</p> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:38:03 +0000 Joni Deutsch 16379 at http://wvpublic.org Mountain Stage After Midnight- August 2 & 3 Hear Dave Mason Perform "We Just Disagree" Live from Mountain Stage http://wvpublic.org/post/hear-dave-mason-perform-we-just-disagree-live-mountain-stage <p><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_Sotw">English singer-songwriter and musician Dave Mason has had his hand in countless classic rock staples, including his chart-topping single "We Just Disagree." He performs it here, on the special 800th episode of Mountain Stage.</span></p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:43:46 +0000 Josh Saul 16250 at http://wvpublic.org Hear Dave Mason Perform "We Just Disagree" Live from Mountain Stage