Cast Category: MusicCast

Jun 4, 2024

Backstages: The One Cent Story

A KVSC Special Report about the money artists do and don’t earn in the digital music economy. KVSC Production Director Johnny interviews several Minnesota-based performers about the challenges they face in a culture where streaming music rules.

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Nov 29, 2022

Keith Secola Shares Life and Music with KVSC

Native American Hall of Fame singer/songwriter Keith Secola spent some time before the November 2, 2022 Radiant Reverberations concert to speak with host John Drake. Keith recalled the recording of December Wind’s 2022 “Hoka” CD, […]

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Apr 20, 2022

Jaedyn James Reclaims Her Voice With New Music

Jaedyn James has taken time away from the stage to reclaim her voice and approach her music with a sense of lyrical honesty. She’s producing new music in 2022 and […]

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Apr 12, 2022

Kiss the Tiger’s Meghan Kreidler Reveals Band’s Origins…and Amplifying the Group

Lead singer of Kiss the Tiger Meghan Kreidler spends time on Crispy Critics with host John Drake to share the story of the rise of the Minneapolis rock band. You […]

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Sep 23, 2021

Dick Lucas of Culture Shock

Dick Lucas, longtime frontman of UK ska/punk/reggae band Culture Shock (and some may know him from The Subhumans or Citizen Fish)shares his thoughts about the state of the world as […]

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Apr 14, 2021

Blues and Americana Man Jake La Botz Joins Crispy Critics

We can’t say it any better than Rolling Stone. Join KVSC’s John Drake as he shares the music and story of artist Jake La Botz as part of Crispy Critics […]

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Apr 2, 2020

Crispy Critics: Tame Impala & Asgeir

Syd and John Drake discuss the latest music from critically acclaimed psychedelic indie artist Tame Impala called “The Slow Rush”. Up next is the newest music from icelandic singer-songwriter Asgeir.

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Apr 2, 2020

Crispy Critics: Will Oldham & Alex Ebert

John Drake and Syd hit the studio to discuss two very different records. First up is the latest record from Will Oldham A.K.A. Bonnie Prince Billy. Also discussed is the […]

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Feb 5, 2020

Crispy Critics: Drive By Truckers & Frances Quinlan

John Drake and Syd hit the studio to first talk of the latest record, fueled from America’s political climate, from Drive By Truckers and their latest album “The Unraveling”. Up […]

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Jan 29, 2020

Crispy Critics: AJJ & Bombay Bicyle Club

Syd and John Drake tackle the new fiery political folk punk sounds of AJJ. They also the discuss the latest music from recently regrouped band “Bombay Bicycle Club“.

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