Cast Category: MusicCast

Feb 25, 2019

Interview with Goodbye Lucy Grey

Music Director, Sydney Wolf, had the opportunity to sit down with Cathy and Cameron from the local St. Cloud band Goodbye Lucy Grey. They discussed their upcoming record and also how they’re changing things up within the band. Stay tuned to hear their newest single "heartbeats".

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Jan 24, 2019

Tim Sparks and James Buckley Riff on “Jukebox Dreamin”

Minneapolis musicians Tim Sparks and James Buckley played a show in support of the duo’s new CD "Jukebox Dreamin" at Bo Diddley’s Pub and Deli in January 2019. Tim Sparks is well-known as a finger-picking guitar specialist, playing in jazz group Rio Nido for over 40 years. Double bassist James Buckley leads his own jazz […]

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Dec 3, 2018

Granite City Radio Theatre Musical Guest Erik Koskinen on KVSC

Songwriter and producer Erik Koskinen has long been a part of the local music scene— even before he moved to Minnesota. Now living in St. Peter, Koskinen has opened a new studio in nearby Cleveland, Minnesota and continues to write songs and produce music by many of the outstanding artists from across the state. Erik […]

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Nov 5, 2018

Party Favor: Max from Wilderado

Since 2016, Wilderado has released 3 EPs and numerous singles that garnered a lot of online attention and manifested into festival appearances at Bonnaroo in addition to dates with Band of Horses and Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie. Sydney Wolf of the KVSC Music Department speaks to Max Rainer of the lush indie rock band […]

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Oct 17, 2018

Folk Legend Peter Yarrow Returns to Central Minnesota

Peter, Paul and Mary have been a bright beacon on the folk music scene since 1961. The trio’s music figured prominently in the Civil Rights movement and the anti-war protests during the ’60’s. Since the death of Mary Travers in 2009, both Noel Paul Stookey and Peter Yarrow still tour, and sometimes together. Yarrow—who has […]

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Sep 28, 2018

Genital Panic On Undercurrents

Tina Schlieske is probably best remembered locally as the leader of Tina & The B-Sides, the Minneapolis band that released eight records from 1987-1999. Tina then relocated to Santa Barbara, California and has continued with various musical projects, returning occasionally to Minnesota. Looking for a way to channel her frustration over misogyny in U.S. culture […]

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Aug 16, 2018

The Baddest Hats in the Whole Dang Town

Kerry Alexander, principal songwriter and lead of the Minneapolis indie pop outfit   Bad Bad Hats spoke with Chris G. of Crispy Critics about the new Bad Bad Hats full-length album ‘Lightning Round‘, the growth she has witnessed since starting the band, and what they get up to when they are not touring/making music. If […]

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Jun 18, 2018

Joe Reinhart Yaps About

Musician and producer Joe Reinhart, currently the guitarist of Philadelphia-based indie rock quartet Hop Along, spoke with Crispy Critics host Chris G. about his experience co-running a recording studio called The Headroom in Philadelphia, the newest Hop Along record ‘Bark Your Head Off, Dog’, and the band’s upcoming sold out show at the Turf Club […]

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Apr 26, 2018

Crispy Critics: Robert Gordon

Free lance writer and filmmaker Robert Gordon recently published "Memphis Rent Party–The Blues, Rock & Soul in Music’s Hometown." (Bloomsbury Publishing) Gordon’s sixth book is a collection of short pieces that pull together some of the colorful characters that have defined the music scene in Gordon’s hometown. John Drake recently had a conversation with Gordon […]

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Apr 26, 2018

Crispy Critics: Teague Alexy

Duluth musician Teague Alexy–who also plays in The Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank–grew up in Philadelphia, and fondly recalls the sounds of Irish traditional music sung by his grandmother, in the house he grew up in. Alexy’s most recent project is a collaboration with Trampled By Turtles mandolin player Erik Berry. The CD "Irish American" […]

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