Friday, January 18, 2019

Fine Tuning preview; 1/20/19

This Sunday in the album spotlight on Fine Tuning I'll be featuring "Remind Me Tomorrow," the critically acclaimed new release by singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten. Also in the mix will be new songs by Steve Gunn, Joe Jackson and Deerhunter. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Fine Tuning preview: 1/13/19

This Sunday in the album spotlight on Fine Tuning I'll be featuring "Bitter-Sweet," the new release from ex-Roxy Music leader Bryan Ferry. Bryan's new album was inspired by his work on the Netflix television series ‘Babylon Berlin,' set in the 1920's. Also in the mix will be new songs from the Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sharon Van Etten, John Mellencamp and Steve Gunn, plus a birthday tribute to Captain Beefheart (aka Don Van Vliet),one of my all-time favorite musicians! Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 - 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one. 

Friday, January 04, 2019

Fine Tuning preview: 1/6/19

This Sunday on the first Fine Tuning of 2019 I'll be featuring a birthday tribute to David Bowie, who would've turned 72 on January 8. And in the album spotlight will be "The Prophet Speaks, the latest release from the legendary Van Morrison. Fine Tuning: 4 - 6 p.m. Sundays on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, December 21, 2018

Fine Tuning preview: 12/23/18

This Sunday on Fine Tuning I'll be playing in its entirety "A Charlie Brown Christmas," the classic 1965 album by the Vince Guaraldi Trio. Also in the mix will be songs from the new Christmas album by JD McPherson, "Socks," plus other holiday classics by the Kinks, Elvis Presley, James Brown and more. Merry Christmas! Fine Tuning: 4 - 6 p.m. Sundays on ann arbor's 107one.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Martin Bandyke's Top Ten Albums of 2018

1. AMEN DUNES: FREEDOM
2. BETTYE LAVETTE: THINGS HAVE CHANGED
3. ELVIS COSTELLO & THE IMPOSTERS: LOOK NOW
4: PAUL MCCARTNEY: EGYPT STATION
5. JOHN PRINE: THE TREE OF FORGIVENESS
6: NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS: TEARING AT THE SEAMS
7. PAUL WELLER: TRUE MEANINGS
8. MADELEINE PEYROUX: ANTHEM
9. NENEH CHERRY: BROKEN POLITICS
10. SUNFLOWER BEAN: TWENTYTWO IN BLUE

Friday, December 14, 2018

Fine tuning preview: 12/16/18

This Sunday on Fine Tuning I'll play songs from my Top Ten Albums of 2018...it was a VERY good year for music! Fine Tuning: 4 - 6 pm Sundays on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, December 07, 2018

Fine Tuning preview: 12/9/18

This Sunday on Fine Tuning I'll pay tribute to Buzzcocks leader Pete Shelley, who died yesterday at the age of 63. Shelley formed the Buzzcocks with Howard Devoto in 1975, and the group is renowned for quintessential punk-pop singles like “What Do I Get?,” "Orgasm Addict," "Are Everything" and "Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t Have)." In the album spotlight will be "Warm," the new solo album from Wilco's Jeff tWeedy, plus I'll play new tracks by the Specials and Van Morrison. Fne Tuning: 4 - 6 p.m. Sundays on ann arbor's 107one.