PLAYBACK available until 11/25 via KEXP:: Without a doubt, Allen Toussaint was one of my favorite musicians. He was a writer, producer, arranger, and on occasion performer and recording artist in his own right. He had a gift. His golden touch is unparalleled. He was shrewd enough to know that to maximize his amazing gift as […]

'Fess

Greg Vandy here, back as your Mardi Gras correspondent from the far reaches of Endymion, Comus, Rex, and the land of Mama Roux and King Zulu. It’s Carnival season! I’m psyched to be back for one week only to present this annual show about that Joyful Noise one can only make in New Orleans. It’s […]

Doc Pomus

The Drifters: Save The Last Dance For Me (Doc Pomus): This fantastic documentary film about a songwriter you probably don’t know, is a must see. Released last year, AKA Doc Pomus might have slipped by some, but our man Bart Cameron is here to tell ya all about it: The moment you understand the existence […]

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

Listen to this show via KEXP’s streaming archive right now! Link is below Last week a listener emailed me and wondered if the show had changed in it’s direction and if there was conscience decision to play more newer music as opposed to “that ol’ scratchy stuff”. My response was that yes, I’m playing alot of […]