Friday, March 20, 2020

Fine Tuning Preview: March 22, 2020

This Sunday in the album spotlight on Fine Tuning I'll be featuring "Solo," the first album in sixteen years by the legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Gordon Lighthfoot. Also in the mix will be birthday tributes to Aretha Franklin and Cars frontman Ric Ocasek. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one. Please stay well, everybody!

Friday, March 13, 2020

Fine Tuning preview: March 15, 2020

This Sunday in the album spotlight on Fine Tuning I'll be featuring "Heavy Light," the seventh studio release by U.S. Girls, the recording alias of singer-songwriter Meghan Remy. Also in the mix will be new music from Bettye LaVette, a birthday tribute to folk legend Fred Neil, and Brittany Howard's favorite tunes of all time. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, March 06, 2020

Fine Tuning preview: March 8, 2020

This Sunday in the album spotlight on Fine Tuning I'll be featuring "Are You Gone," the first release in almost a decade from Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah Harmer. Also in the mix will be a birthday tribute to legendary jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery, plus new music from Lucinda Williams and S.G. Goodman. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, February 28, 2020

Fine Tuning preview: 3/1/20

This Sunday in the album spotlight on Fine Tuning I'll be featuring "And It's Still Alright," the personal and poignant new release by singer-songwriter Nathaniel Rateliff, one of the recent headliners at the Ann Arbor Folk Festival. I'll also be featuring Pet Shop Boys & New Order, who just announced a joint U.S. tour this fall, plus I'll be playing brand new music by Lucinda Williams! Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, February 21, 2020

Fine Tuning preview: 2/23/20

This Sunday in the album spotlight on Fine Tuning I'll be featuring the self-titled debut from Bonny Light Horseman. This gorgeous, captivating reinterpretation of ancient folk songs is the work of Anais Miitchell (who won eight Tony Awards for her musical Hadestown), Eric D. Johnson (leader of indie band the Fruit Bats) and Josh Kaufman (a veteran multi-instrumentalist who's worked with everyone from the National to Josh Ritter). Also in the mix will be new music from Nataniel Rateliff and a 20th anniversary tribute to Steely Dan's comeback album "Two Against Nature." Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Fine Tuning preview: 2/16/20

This Sunday in the album spotlight on Fine Tuning I'll be featuring "Live at the Royal Albert Hall 1974," a previously unreleased concert recording by Bryan Ferry. Featuring cover songs, tracks from Ferry's solo career and material from the Roxy Music catalogue, the Royal Albert Hall concert was part of Bryan's first-ever solo tour. Also in the mix will be new songs by Jason Isbell and Pokey LaFarge along with a birthday tribute to the legendary vocalist Nina Simone. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, February 07, 2020

Fine Tuning preview: 2/9/20

This Sunday in the album spotlight on Fine Tuning I'll be featuring "El Dorado," the fourth studio recording by blues-rock sensation Marcus King. If you are a fan of the Allman Brothers or Tedeschi Trucks Band, you are sure to love Marcus's latest album, produced by Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys. I'll also have two tributes on Sunday: one to Andy Gill, guitarist in the essential post-punk band Gang of Four, the other to multi-instrumentalist and composer Ivan Kral, best known for his work in the Patti Smith Group. Gill died on Feb. 1 at the age of 64, while Kral passed away on Feb. 2 at the age of 71. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.