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Oct 182010
 

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals were Tad Abbey’s guests this morning on Late for Work. They chatted and played some tunes including the radio debut of “One Short Night”. They are on tour right now with The Avett Brothers.

Jason Pollock visits WNRN!

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Oct 142010
 

Jason Pollock came into the WNRN studio to talk with Anne Williams and play acoustic versions of his songs from his new album “French Girl”.  Songs include Change This and Perfect.  He will be preforming tomorrow, Friday, October 15th at the Batesville store for the CD release party of “French Girl”. Listen in!

Free Energy plays for WNRN!

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Oct 142010
 

Free Energy opened for Titus Andronicus at the Jefferson Theater on September 22nd!  They play some songs off of their album “Stuck on Nothing” as well as a Bruce Springsteen cover.  Listen here!

Visiting with Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys!

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Oct 122010
 

Tad Abbey went backstage at the Charlottesville Pavillion to talk with Dan Auerbach.

They discuss what goes through a performer when it is time to preform for the crowd, how Dan feels about doing what he loves for a living, and how he feels as an artist when a filmmaker uses their music.

Listen here!

The Infamous String Dusters at WNRN!

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Oct 122010
 

Anne Williams had The Infamous String Dusters in earlier to chat. They talk a bit about where their band members came from in music and why to record in Charlottesville when you live in Nashville, a hint at The Festy, and some of their solo projects–including a solo song, Wichita Stomp.

They also play When Silence is the Only Sound and talk about their album in the works , “Things that Fly”.  Hear it here!

James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem at WNRN!

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Oct 122010
 

James Murphy, of LCD Soundsystem fame,  stopped in to talk to Tad Abbey about the need to have lived before producing music, the nature of how energy works for bands, and scoring for a movie. Listen in!

Sahara Smith Interview at WNRN!

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Oct 072010
 

Sahara Smith was in recently to speak with Anne Williams about her new album “Myth of the Heart” and, who she has and will be opening for,  about when she played in the Prairie Home Companion Twelve to Twenty Competition.  Sahara plays Are You Lonely? and other songs for us. Listen now!

Kim Richey visits WNRN!

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Oct 072010
 

Kim Richey came in to the WNRN studio to play music from “Wreck Your Wheels” and chat with Anne Williams.  Kim tells us a lot about writing, including the art of collaboration, finding people to work with around the world, and doing things outside of the normal.  She also talks about her influences and her peers whom she admires or loves to work with.

Danny Schmidt at WNRN!

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Oct 072010
 

One of Anne Williams’s first interviews has returned to WNRN, bringing Carrie Elkin with him. He talks about his album in the works, “Man of Many Moons” including deciding the album artwork, renovating houses and plays a song inspired by hunting for houses. He currently has several performances in the area happening now!

Have a listen!

The Hold Steady on RadioVA

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Oct 062010
 

The Hold Steady with WNRN's Ian Solla-Yates. Photo by Lynn Crounse http://www.lynncrounse.com/

The Hold Steady was our guest on RadioVA at Sound of Music Recording Studios on September 20th. David Lowery interviewed the band and they played 5 songs, produced by Alan Weatherhead. Thanks to Insubordinate Media for making it possible.

The Hold Steady on WNRN’s RadioVA

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Sep 232010
 

The Hold Steady with WNRN's Ian Solla-Yates. Photo by Lynn Crounse. Lynncrounse.com

The Hold Steady came to Richmond on Monday and dropped by Sound of Music Recording Studios for an interview with David Lowery and a session on RadioVA. Here is a preview to whet your appetite for the full session that we will be broadcasting on WNRN next week!

The Michael Clem Trio at WNRN!

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Sep 162010
 

Michael Clem, Rusty Speidel, and Thomas Gunn of The Michael Clem Trio came to WNRN to speak with Anne Williams unfortunate breaks in playing, writing, teaching, part-time bands, and a headfull of carpooling.  Hear “Little Green Houses” and more!