Thursday, June 10, 2021

Fine Tuning preview: 6/13/21

This Sunday on Fine Tuning I'll feature "Delta Kream," the new studio release by the Black Keys, which features Dan Auerbach & Patrick Carney covering hill country blues songs. Also in the mix will be birthday tributes to Paul McCartney (turning 79 on June 18th), Harry Nilsson (June 15th would've been his 80th birthday), and Nick Drake (who would've turned 73 on June 19th). Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, June 04, 2021

Fine Tuning preview: 6/6/21

This Sunday on Fine Tuning I'll feature the superb new Lord Huron album "Long Lost," plus I'll have birthday tributes to Four Tops lead vocalist Levi Stubbs and jazz guitarist Grant Green. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Fine Tuning preview: 5/30/21

This Sunday on Fine Tuning I'll spotlight "Scatterbrain," the new album by the esteemed New Zealand indie-rock band the Chills. Led as always by vocalist and songwriter Martin Phillips, the Chills continue to make thoughtful, beautiful music on their third post-reformation release. Also in the mix will be songs from Lord Huron's new album "Long Lost," and I'll have birthday tributes to Richard Butler of the Psychedelic Furs, Ian Hunter of Mott the Hoople, and Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones (Charlie turns 80 on June 2!). Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, May 21, 2021

Fine Tuning preview: 5/23/21

This Sunday on Fine Tuning I'll have an 80th birthday tribute to Bob Dylan, and in the album spotlight will be "Fat Pop Volume 1," the latest studio recording by ex-Jam leader Paul Weller. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 pm on ann arbors's 107one.

Friday, May 14, 2021

Fine Tuning preview: 5/16/21

Lots to get to this Sunday on Fine Tuning! In honor of its 50th anniversary, I'll start the show by playing Marvin Gaye's essential 1971 masterpiece "What's Going On" in its entirety. This magnificent, spiritual album sounds more relevant and profound than ever in 2021. I'll also do a 75th birthday tribute to guitar legend Robert Fripp, plus I'll play brand new music by the Black Keys, St. Vincent, the Stranglers, Paul Weller, Los Lobos and the Chills. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, May 07, 2021

Fine Tuning preview: 5/9/21

This Sunday on Fine Tuning I'll feature "Surrounded By Time," the sensational new album by the legendary Welsh vocalist Tom Jones. Recently debuting at #1 on the British album charts, "Surrounded By Time" includes Tom's take on songs written by Bob Dylan, Terry Callier, Cat Stevens and Michael Kiwanuka. Also in the mix on the show will be birthday tributes to Brian Eno, Donovan and Eric Burdon. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbor's 107one.

Friday, April 30, 2021

Fine Tuning preview: 5/2/21

This Sunday on Fine Tuning I'll feature the 50th anniversary reissue of John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band, the best post-Beatles solo album ever made. A cathartic, visceral, starkly beautiful collection of songs, John's first solo album after leaving the Fab Four is presented with a new mix that dusts off some of the old cobwebs, and features numerous never-before-heard outtakes. Also in the mix will be birthday tributes to James Brown, the Godfather of Soul; and Ian McCulloch, lead singer of Echo & the Bunnymen. Fine Tuning: Sundays from 4 to 6 p.m. on ann arbors' 107one.