Cast Category: MusicCast

Mar 4, 2010

Collective Unconscious-CSNY Deja Vu

They’ve been performing together for a decade in Minnesota. Collective Unconscious is a group of musicians, and really, friends…who believe in the power of good music and how we’re all connected deeper because of it. They’re presenting their lastest tribute show at the Pioneer Place on 5th in March 2010.  Jo McMullen chats with these […]

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Dec 17, 2009

Crispy Critics Gets in the Mood for Some Pulled Pork

This week on Crispy Critics, Max and Ben decide to ask questions now and shoot later. First, they bring you the most technical segment of Crispy Critics ever recorded while pondering the concept of "off-kilter" vocals with Thomas Function. Then, they delve into the psyche of depressed hip-hop with Slug and Murs (a.k.a. Felt) by […]

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Dec 11, 2009

George Maurer’s Wayward Journey

George Maurer’s journey is one we’ve been proud to tag along with at KVSC.  In this podcast, one of Minnesota’s most talented and respected jazz performers shares his story–and his latest CD that represents the last five years of his sojourn. George Maurer is a classically trained composer whose talent travels well beyond jazz. Listen […]

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Oct 1, 2009

Crispy Critics Go Punk with Bad Religion

In a special edition of Crispy Critics, the duo of Ben Prchal and Mike Jones interview Jay Bentley of Bad Religion for half the show. Bentley, the bassist and one of the original founders of the world famous rock group has been with Bad Religion for over 25 years. Leading up to this exclusive interview […]

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Sep 17, 2009

Crispy Critics go European!

In this edition of Crispy Critics, Ben and Mike do up an (accidental) all-European show! First, they take a look at the latest from French hip-hopper Wax Tailor (a.k.a. Jean-Christophe Le Saoût), which causes both to marvel at the awesomeness of European electronica and imitate a beer commercial. Then the duo swims across the Channel […]

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Sep 8, 2009

Crispy Critics–Arctic Monkeys, fun. & more

This week, in the inaugural edition of Crispy Critics for Fall 2009, Your Humble Music Director, Ben Prchal and Co-Host, Max Brown dig into a couple of debut releases, and the latest from an emerging/established band. First, we review “Why There Are Mountains,” the first release from New York band Cymbals Eat Guitars, wherein Max […]

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Jul 1, 2009

Greg Brown Podcast with Jo McMullen

Greg Brown has been a prolific songwriter–fans of his work know how his words can feel just right. During this interview Brown discusses his view on the war in Iraq, the changing tone of America, and his personal little record label housed in an Iowa trailer. The podcast offers a charming insight into this very […]

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Jul 1, 2009

Fred Eaglesmith Podcast with Wayne Bergerson

Wayne Bergerson, KVSC folk music host of 25 years, sat down with an artist he has long admired. Wayne interviews Canadian singer-songwriter Fred Eaglesmith at the 2006 Winnipeg Folk Festival. Eaglesmith hopped a western bound train as a young man and hasn’t stopped writing songs since. You can sense the connection Wayne and Fred make […]

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Jul 1, 2009

David Dondero Crispy Critics Podcast

KVSC’s Music Director, Jason Schueppert, talks to David Dondero about the troubadour’s latest release, Simple Love, Myspace, touring, and his record label, Team Love. Few songwriters have experienced and expressed the sinking depths and uplifting optimism of humanity like David Dondero, and his ability to shine a light on the human condition (his own included) […]

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