Friday, April 09, 2021

Fine Tuning preview: 4/11/21

This Sunday on Fine Tuning I'll devote much of the program to Fred Neil, the legendary singer-songwriter-guitarist best known for writing "Everybody's Talkin', "Other Side To This Life," "The Dolphins," and "Candy Man." In the mix along with these classic tracks will be selections from "38 MacDougal," a previously unreleased album he recorded in 1965. I'll also do birthday tributes to Al Green and Little Feat's Lowell George. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, April 02, 2021

Fine Tuning preview: 4/4/21

This Easter Sunday on Fine Tuning I'll feature "Breathe," the new album from the legendary jazz organist Dr. Lonnie Smith. Most of Lonnie's latest was recorded live in 2017 at the Jazz Standard club in New York City. The opening and closing tracks (covers of Timmy Thomas' "Why Can't We Live Togther" and Donovan's "Sunshine Superman") are recent studio recordings done with special guest Iggy Pop on vocals. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, March 26, 2021

Fine Tuning preview: 3/28/21

This Sunday on Fine Tuning I'll feature Lana Del Rey's new album "Chemtrails Over the Country Club," and I'll also have birthday tributes to Norah Jones, Richard Manuel of the Band, and Dave Greenfield of the Stranglers. That plus 'Why Can't We Live Together,' a track from jazz organist Dr. Lonnie Smith's new album "Breathe" that features Iggy Pop on vocals! Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, March 19, 2021

Fine Tuning preview: 3/21/21

This Sunday on Fine Tuning I'll feature "Obviously," a masterclass in sweet soul-pop from Lake Street Dive, the Boston-based band led by vocalist Rachael Price. Also in the mix will be birthday tributes to Aretha Franklin, Vivian Stanshall and Nick Lowe, plus a brand new version of Donovan's classic 'Sunshine Superman' that features Hammond B-3 organist Dr. Lonnie Smith and vocals by Iggy Pop!. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.n. on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, March 12, 2021

Fine Tuning preview: 3/14/21

On Fine Tuning this Sunday I'll be featuring "The Moon and Stars: Prescriptions for Dreamers," the entrancing new album by singer-songwriter Valerie June. I'll also be talking to Valerie about how she wrote and recorded the songs for her brilliant new album. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, March 05, 2021

Fine Tuning preview: 3/7/21

This Sunday on Fine Tuning I'll be featuring "Glowing in the Dark," the fourth album by the English art-rock quartet Django Django. Also in the mix will be new music from Lord Huron & Lake Street Dive, plus birthday tributes to Arthur Lee of Love and the legendary jazz guitarist Wes Montgomery. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, February 26, 2021

Fine Tuning preview: 2/28/21

This Sunday in the album spotlight on Fine Tuning I'll feature "The Complete Atlantic Singles 1968 - 1971," by Dusty Springfield. This brand new compilation includes many of the songs from her masterpiece "Dusty in Memphis," its lesser known follow-up "A Brand New Me," plus many other related tracks. Also in the mix will be birthday tributes to Guy Garvey of Elbow, Lou Reed of the Velvet Underground, and Mark E. Smith of the Fall. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.