Friday, September 13, 2019

Fine Tuning preview: 9/16/19

This Sunday in the album spotlight on Fine Tuning I'll feature "Free," the new album by Iggy Pop. Also in the mix will be tracks from guitarist Bill Frisell and rock legend Patti Smith, who both have concerts scheduled locally next week. That plus songs sung by Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Johnny Cash & Hank Williams, played in anticipation of the new Ken Burns docu-series "Country Series." Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbors's 107one. -

Friday, September 06, 2019

Fine Tuning preview: 9/8/19

This Sunday in the album spotlight on Fine Tuning I'll be featuring Norman (expletive) Rockwell, the astounding new release by Lana Del Rey. The reviews for Lana's latest have been rapturous, with Pitchfork's Jenn Pelley leading her 9.4 out of 10 review with this statement: "On her elegant and complex fifth album, Lana Del Rey sings exquisitely of freedom and transformation and the wreckage of being alive. It establishes her as one of America’s greatest living songwriters." Also in the mix will be songs by Massive Attack, Iggy Pop, Chrissie Hynde, Dusty Springfield, The Band, Keb' Mo' and Andrew Bird. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 pm. on ann arbor's 107one

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Fine Tuning preview: 9/1/19

Please join this Sunday on Fine Tuning for a Studio A2 session with the outstanding Americana band Hiss Golden Messenger! Also in the mix will be tracks from Lloyd Cole's latest album "Guesswork," plus new music from Chrissie Hynde & James Carter. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.com.

Friday, August 23, 2019

Fine Tuning preview: 8/25/19

Lots happening this Sunday on Fine Tuning! In the album spotlight will be the sensational new release by Sleater-Kinney, "The Center Won't Hold," produced by St. Vincent. I'll also have birthday tributes to Elvis Costello, Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, Van Morrison and ex-Stranglers leader Hugh Cornwell. And I'll pay tribute to founding Canned Heat bassist Larry Taylor, who died on Aug. 19th at the age of 77. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, August 16, 2019

Fine Tuning preview: 8/18/19

This Sunday in the album spotlight on Fine Tuning I'll be featuring "Who Are You Now," the impressive debut album from singer-songwriter Madison Cunningham. Also in the mix be a 50th anniversary tribute to Woodstock, an 80th (!) birthday tribute to drummer Ginger Baker, and new songs by Lana Del Rey, Lloyd Cole and Johnny Marr. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, August 09, 2019

Fine Tuning preview: 8/11/19

This Sunday in the album spotlight on Fine Tuning I'll be featuring "Brighter Days," the inspirational new release from Robert Randolph & the Family Band (pictured). Also in the mix will be a 70th birthday tribute to former Dire Straits leader Mark Knopfler; new songs by Bruce Cockburn, Madison Cunninghan and Rodney Crowell; plus a tribute to Art Neville, a founding member of the Meters and the Neville Brothers. Art passed away at the age of 81 on July 22nd. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, August 02, 2019

Fine Tuning preview: 8/4/19

This Sunday in the album spotlight on Fine Tuning I'll be featuring songs from the soundtrack to Quentin Tarantino's sensational new film "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," including tracks from Los Bravos, the Rolling Stones, Jose Feliciano, Mitch Ryder and Bob Seger. Also in the mix will be brand new tunes by Elbow, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, and Iggy Pop.