Friday, April 28, 2017

Fine Tuning Preview: 4/30/17

This Sunday in the album spotlight on Fine Tuning I'll be featuring songs from "Volume 1" by the indie-rock supergroup BNQT. BNQT (pronounced 'banquet') features Mike Pulido of Midlake, Band of Horses’ Ben Bridwell, Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand, Travis’ Fran Healy, and Jason Lytle of Grandaddy. Also in the mix will be new tunes from John Mellencamp and Trombone Shorty, a tribute to film director Jonathan Demme (who died on April 26 at the age of 73) and a 100th birthday tribute to the First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald (Ella would have turned 100 on April 25). Fine Tuning: 4 - 6 p.m. Sundays on ann arbor's 107one

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Fine Tuning Preview: 4/23/17

This Sunday on Fine Tuning I'll put the album spotlight on "Americana," the first album of new songs in almost ten years from ex-Kinks frontman Ray Davies. A companion piece to Davies' 2013 memoir of the same name, "Americana" notably features the Jayhawks serving as Ray's back-up band. Also in the spotlight will be new songs from the indie-rock supergroup BNQT, and a feature on the Monterey International Pop Festival. Fine Tuning: 4 - 6 p.m. Sundays on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Fine Tuning Preview: 4/16/17

This Sunday on Fine Tuning I'll be featuring "Silver / Lead," the 16th studio album from post-punk pioneers Wire. Also in the mix will be new music from Ray Davies, Rodney Crowell and Robyn HItchcock. Fine Tuning: 4 - 6 p.m. Sundays on Ann Arbor's 107one.

Friday, April 07, 2017

Fine Tuning Preview: 4/9/17

This Sunday on Fine Tuning I'll be featuring Bob Dylan's third exploration of classic American songs, "Triplicate," plus I'll have new songs from Robyn Hitchcock, Wire, Jeb Loy Nichols and ZZ Ward. Fine Tuning: 4 - 6 p.m. Sundays on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Fine Tuning Preview: 4/2/17

This Sunday on Fine Tuning I'll be featuring "Whiteout Conditions," the latest studio effort from the New Pornographers (the band very notably features Neko Case on vocals). Also in the mix will be new songs from Wire, Rodney Crowell, Robyn Hitchcock and Dan Auerbach. Fine Tuning: 4 - 6 p.m Sundays on 107on

Friday, March 24, 2017

Fine Tuning Preview: 3/26/17

I'm back from vacation and back with a brand new Fine Tuning program this Sunday on 107one. In the album spotlight will be the sensational new album from Spoon, entitled "Hot Thoughts." I will also pay tribute to prime rock and roll architect Chuck Berry, who died at the age of 90 on March 18, plus I'll play new tunes by Jason Isbell, Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo', and Jeb Loy Nichols. Fine Tuning: 4 - 6 p.m. Sundays on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Fine Tuning Preview: 3/12/17

This Sunday on Fine Tuning I'll be featuring "Brand New Day," the brilliant new studio album by the Mavericks, led as always by their powerhouse lead vocalist. Also in the mix will be songs from Joe Jackson (who has just announced a June 17 concert at the Michigan Theater), plus new tracks by Taj Mahal with Keb' Mo', John Mellencamp, Trombone Shorty, and the Tedeschi Trucks Band. Fine Tuning: 4 - 6 p.m. Sundays on 107one.