WMM Playlist from September 3, 2014

Wednesday MidDay Medley
TEN to NOON Wednesdays – Streaming at KKFI.org
90.1 FM KKFI – Kansas City Community Radio
Produced and Hosted by Mark Manning

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Music of The 10th Annual Crossroads Music Festival
+ “Water Is Food” + Katy Guillen & The Girls

1. Prince – “BREAKDOWN”
from: ART OFFICIAL AGE / NPG – Warner Bros. / September 30, 2013
[The 34th studio album in 36 years from the prolific master of music. On April 18, 2014, Prince released a new single entitled, “The Breakdown”. Along with news that a new album was in the works, an expanded edition of Purple Rain would be released for the 30th anniversary, and he has re-signed with his former label, Warner Bros. Records after an 18-year split. He also gained the rights to his master recordings from the 1980s, which had been a point of contention for his initial split with the major label.]

90.1FM KKFI Presents: 10th Annual Crossroads Music Fest –
Saturday, September 6th,
7 Stages / 30+ Bands.

Tickets
Online: CrossroadsKC.com (Add venue fee + Convenience Charge)
Outlets: Grinders & Bottleneck (Add venue fee + Convenience Charge)
KKFI 901.FM (NO EXTRA CHARGES)

Venues:
CrossroadsKC at 18th & Locust – ALL AGES – 6pm to Midnight

The Brick at 18th & McGee – 6:00 pm to 3:00 am

Czar at 16th & Grand
Noon – 5:00 pm – KCVLAA Musicians Boot Camp
6:00 pm – 2:00 am —The Record Machine Label Showcase

Green Lady Lounge at 18th & Grand – 5:30 pm to 3:00 am

Tank Room at 18th & Grand – 6:00 pm to 1:30 am

Collection at 16th & Grand – ALL AGES –
Song Writers Venue – 6:00 pm to Midnight

Mercy Seat Alley at 16th & Grand – ALL AGES – 7:00 pm to Midnight

More info at http://www.cmfkc.com.

10:06

2. The Breeders – “Invisible Man”
from: Last Splash / 4 A.D. / August 31, 1993
[“Last Splash was the Breeders 3rd studio release. The band formed in 1988 by Kim Deal of the Pixies and Throwing Muses’ Tanya Donelly. The current line-up consists of the original Last Splash formation. Kim Deal (vocals and guitar), her twin sister Kelley Deal (vocals and guitar), Jim Macpherson (drums) and Josephine Wiggs (bass). The band’s website, Breedersdigest.net reports that Since completing their eight-month, 60-date world tour performing Last Splash, they’ve been working on new material. This September, the band will debut a selection of new songs with a series of dates leading up to a show at the Hollywood Bowl where—joined by Carrie Bradley—we’ll share the stage with Neutral Milk Hotel.]

[The Breeders play recordBar, 1020 Westport Rd. TONIGHT, Wednesday, September 3, in a SOLD OUT show, with The Funs. Doors at 9:30 pm show at 10:00.]

3. Hipshot Killer – “I’ll Tell You”
from: Hipshot Killer / Locket Love Records / April 29, 2011
[Debut release from KC based 3-piece power punk band formed in the fall of 2008 by, Mike Alexander (Starhaven Rounders, John Velghe & The Prodigal Sons, Revolvers, Architects), on Guitar & Vocals, Chris Wagner (John Velghe & The Prodigal Sons, 100 Years War, Jackie Carrol) on Bass & Vocals, Brad Wicklander (Dark Circles, Anvil Chorus), on Drums.]

[Hipshot Killer play the Crossroads Music Fest, Sat, September 6, at 9:00 pm, on the BROADWAY ROASTING CO. Stage at MERCY SEAT ALLEY, 16th & Grand, ALL AGES venue, 7:00pm to Midnight, with Chris Meck & the Guilty Birds, and Onward Crispin Glover (Reunion)]

[Mike Alexander will also plays Crossroads Music Fest, Sat, Sept 6, for Money Wolf Music Showcase showcase on the KISSICK CONSTRUCTION STAGE at COLLECTION, 16th & Grand, at 9:00 pm.]

[Mike Alexander will also play with The Starhaven Rounders at the Crossroads Music Fest, Saturday, September 6, on the VINYL RENAISSANCE STAGE at THE BRICK, 18th & McGee, at 8:40]

10:13 – Underwriting

10:15

4. Mount Veritas Orchestra – “Mahabharata”
from: Irio – Water Is Food / Independent / September 6, 2014

[Gamelan Genta Kasturi, Mount Veritas Orchestra, and Metatone play the “Water Is Food” Concert, Saturday, September 6, 7:00pm at The City Market, Kansas City]

10:19 – Interview with Mũcũgũ Wahome and Ami Freeberg

Mount Veritas Orchestra on Wednesday MidDay Medley, September 3, 2014 — with Ami Freeberg, Sarah Preston, Mũcũgũ Wahome, Evan Hoffman and Aryana Nemati.

Mount Veritas Orchestra on Wednesday MidDay Medley, September 3, 2014 — with Ami Freeberg, Sarah Preston, Mũcũgũ Wahome, Evan Hoffman and Aryana Nemati.

Mũcũgũ Wahome and musicians from Mount Veritas Orchestra: Sarah Preston, Evan Hoffman, and Aryana Nemate joined us to share new recordings and live performances from “Water Is Food” a recording to benefit: Water.org and Cultivate Kansas City. We are premiered the music from “IRIO,” the Food Album. (Music from “MAJI” the Water Album premiered on River Trade Radio, Aug. 31.)

Also joining us was, Ami Freeberg of Cultivate KC.

Gamelan Genta Kasturi, Mount Veritas Orchestra, and Metatone collaborated together for this special project.

A download of “Water Is Food” will be available at http://www.mountveritas.org where you can donate to the not-for-profit organizations: Water.org and Cultivate KC.

The “Water Is Food” FREE Concert, is Saturday, September 6, 7:00pm at The City Market, Kansas City.

Mũcũgũ Wahome told us how he discovered the music of Metatone from one of the band’s members Rabbit Killer aka Mark Smeltzer who he met at the Rural Grit happy Hour at The Brick.

Mũcũgũ Wahome, told us about how the polyrhythms of Metatone reminded him at the Kikuyu music of Kenya.

Metatone’s May 14, 2013 release called “Metatone” was recorded & mixed by Metatone from 2012 to 2013. With songs written by J. Ashley Miller & Metatone. The album’s credits: J. Ashley Miller: Vocals, Guitar; Gary Miller: Percussion, Harmonica, Vocals; Jon Kraft: Drums; Rabbit Killer: Mr. Squeaky; Abbi Miler: Vocals; Hank Eddins: Bass; Rhys Ziemba: Guitar; Iko: Vocals, Hype. More info at metatone.bandcamp.com

The new original songs for Water Is Food were recorded and engineered by Mũcũgũ Wahome with Jonathan Kraft and Ashley Miller of Metatone.

Music from “MAJI” the Water Album premiered on River Trade Radio, last Sun. Aug. 31

“Water Is Food” a recording to benefit: Water.org and Cultivate Kansas City.

Ami Freeberg is communications and outreach manager of Cultivate KC

Cultivate Kansas City, Kansas City’s Center for Urban Agriculture, is a catalyst for the production and consumption of locally grown food in Kansas City neighborhoods.

Founded in 2005 Cultivate KC is based at 4223 Gibbs Rd. Kansas City, Kansas 66106. More info at: http://www.cultivatekc.org

Cultivate KC helped to found the New Roots for Refugees with Catholic Charities in 2008.

Cultivate KC launched Get Growing KC in partnership with KC Community Gardens & Lincoln University Cooperative Extension in 2011.

Cultivate KC also organized and presents Urban Farm & Garden Tour, that starting next your will be an annual event.

Cultivate KC is interested in helping to support sustainable, community- engaged farms are scattered throughout the metro, providing an abundance of fresh and healthy food to city residents. There are opportunities for people to earn income through farming. Unused spaces are turned to food producing farms and gardens, and appropriately scaled agriculture is understood and practiced as an integral part of a beautiful, lively, and healthy neighborhood.

10:28

5. Mount Veritas Orchestra – “Africa’s Joy” (LIVE)from: Maji – Water Is Food / Independent / September 6, 2014
[Performed live by Mũcũgũ Wahome on guitar & vocals, Sarah Preston on harmony vocals, Evan Hoffman on percussion, and Aryana Nemate on saxaphone]

10:33

A download of “Water Is Food” will be available at http://www.mountveritas.org where you can donate to the not-for-profit organizations: Water.org and Cultivate KC.

The “Water Is Food” FREE Concert, is Saturday, September 6, 7:00pm at The City Market, Kansas City.

The Conceert Features:
Gamelan Genta Kasturi – Balinese Percussion
Mount Veritas Orchestra – African Harmonies and
Metatone – Devotional Polyrhythms

Mũcũgũ Wahome lived most of his childhood and formative years in Kenya

10:44

6. Mount Veritas Orchestra – “NDuma Na Ngwace” (LIVE)from: Irio – Water Is Food / Independent / September 6, 2014
[Performed live by Mũcũgũ Wahome on guitar & vocals, Sarah Preston on harmony vocals, Evan Hoffman on percussion, and Aryana Nemate on saxaphone]

10:49

“Water Is Food” is a new recording to benefit: Water.org and Cultivate Kansas City. Today we are premiering music from “IRIO,” the Food Album. Gamelan Genta Kasturi, Mount Veritas Orchestra, and Metatone collaborated together for this special project. A download of “Water Is Food” will be available at http://www.mountveritas.org where you can donate to the not-for-profit organizations: Water.org and Cultivate KC.

The “Water Is Food” FREE Concert, is Saturday, September 6, 7:00pm at The City Market, Kansas City.

10:54

7. Mount Veritas Orchestra – “Famine & Feast”
from: Irio – Water Is Food / Independent / September 6, 2014

11:00 – Station ID

Today we are playing more music from artists and bands participating in the 10th Annual Crossroads Music Festival, Presented by 90.1 FM KKFI on Saturday, September 6, 6:00 to 3:00am at Crossroads KC at Grinder’s and area venues. This year’s fest includes seven stages and over 40 artists/bands, two record label showcases, and the KCVLAA Legal Bootcamp for Musicians. More info at http://www.cmfkc.com.

8. Madisen Ward & the Mama Bear – “Whole Lotta Problems”
from: We Burned The Cane Field / Independent / October 6, 2012
[Singer songwriter, Madisen Ward graduated from William Chrisman High School in Independence, Missouri in 2007. He plays live and records with his Mother, Ruth WardMama Bear, both on guitar, with Mama Bear harmonizing with her son. Their debut EP was recorded in Kansas city’s Element Recording by Joel Nanos.]

[It was recently announced that on October 1, Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear will open for BB King at The Midland Theatre!]

[Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear play the Crossroads Music Fest, Sat, September 6, on the DataFile Technologies & Umbrella Managed Systems STAGE at TANK ROOM, at 18th & Grand with: Scott Hrabko & the Rabbits – 6:00 to 6:45 / Old Sound – 7:15 to 8:00 / Maria The Mexican – 8:30 to 9:30 / Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear – 10:00 to 11:00 / The Philistines – 11:30 to 12:30]

9. Danny Krause – “Not Yet Known”
from: Plain Brown Wrapper / Independent / 2004

[Danny Krause plays Crossroads Music Fest, Sat, Sept 6, for Money Wolf Music Showcase showcase on the KISSICK CONSTRUCTION STAGE at COLLECTION, 16th & Grand.]

10. Mikal Shapiro – “The Situation”
from: The Crow The Lark & The Loon / Independent / 2008

[Mikal Shapiro plays Crossroads Music Fest, Sat, Sept 6, for Money Wolf Music Showcase showcase on the KISSICK CONSTRUCTION STAGE at COLLECTION, 16th & Grand, at 9:00 pm.]

11:14 – Underwriting

11:16

11. Katy Guillen & The Girls – “Woke Up In Spain”
from: Katy Guillen & The Girls / Independent / September 6, 2014
[Katy Guillen (guitar, vocals), Claire Adams (bass, vocals) & Stephanie Williams (drums). Finalist for the Int. Blues Competition in Memphis.]

[Katy Guillen & the Girls play an Album Release Show at Knuckleheads on Saturday, September 6.]

[Katy Guillen & the Girls play an acoustic benefit performance for 90.1 FM, in the Gospel Lounge, at Knuckleheads, Sunday September 7. More info at: http://www.kkfi.org]

11:20 – Interview with Katy Guillen & the Girls

Katy Guillen and The Girls on Wednesday MidDay Medley, September 3, 2014 — with Stephanie Williams, Katy Guillen and Claire Adams.

Katy Guillen and The Girls on Wednesday MidDay Medley, September 3, 2014 — with Stephanie Williams, Katy Guillen and Claire Adams.

Katy Guillen & the Girls returned to Wednesday MidDay Medley to share music from their brand new eponymous full length release. Katy Guillen, Claire Adams & Stephanie Williams were finalist for the International Blues Competition in Memphis, and winners of the 2014 Pitch Music Award for Best Emerging Band. Katy Guillen & the Girls play an Album Release Show at Knuckleheads on Saturday, September 6, and on the following evening, September 7, they’ll perform an acoustic benefit performance for 90.1 FM, in the Gospel Lounge, at Knuckleheads.

Katy Guillen, Claire Adams & Stephanie Williams, have had a very busy year playing The Folk Alliance Conference, SXSW, The International Blues Challenge.

11:28

12. Katy Guillen & The Girls – “If You Were Gone” (LIVE)
also available on: Katy Guillen & The Girls / Independent / Sept 6, 2014

11:31

Katy Guillen & the Girls play an Album Release Show at Knuckleheads on Saturday, September 6, with Old # 5s.

The following evening, September 7, they’ll perform an acoustic benefit performance for 90.1 FM, in the Gospel Lounge, at Knuckleheads.

Katy Guillen, Claire Adams are also members of The B’Binas, and Claire & The Crowded Stage.

11:38

13. Katy Guillen & The Girls – “Grind” (LIVE)
also available on: Katy & Go Go / Independent / April 19, 2012

11:41

Rehearsal process, three very talented, multi talented women

Katy Guillen & The Girls are winners of the 2014 Pitch Music Award for Best Emerging Band

Katy Guillen & The Girls have played recent shows with Schwervon and Not A Planet.

11:48

14. Katy Guillen & The Girls – “Think Twice”
from: Katy Guillen & The Girls / Independent / September 6, 2014
[Katy Guillen (guitar, vocals), Claire Adams (bass, vocals) & Stephanie Williams (drums). Finalist for the Int. Blues Competition in Memphis.]

[Katy Guillen & the Girls play an Album Release Show at Knuckleheads on Saturday, September 6.]

[Katy Guillen & the Girls play an acoustic benefit performance for 90.1 FM, in the Gospel Lounge, at Knuckleheads, Sunday September 7. More info at: http://www.kkfi.org]

11:50 – More CMF

15. Onward Crispin Glover – “Action”
from: Further and the Faster / Anodyne Records Records / September 7, 2001
[Byron Huhmann – Guitar, Vocals; Kristin Thompson – Bass guitar; Marty Robertson – Guitar; Billy Johnson – Drums. Byron was in TV Fifty and Exit 159; Billy was part of Rocket Fuel is the Key and Frogpond; Marty played in El Fontain and Frogpond.]

[Onward Crispin Glover play a special reunion show at the Crossroads Music Fest, on the BROADWAY ROASTING CO. Stage at MERCY SEAT ALLEY, 16th & Grand, ALL AGES venue, at 7:00 pm, with Chris Meck & the Guilty Birds, and Hipshot Killer.]

16. Me Like Bees – “Ra Ra etc.”
from: The Ides / Loveway Records / July 9, 2013
[Formed in Joplin by Luke Sheafer, Nick Bynum, Pete Burton, Tim Cote.]

[Me Like Bees play the Crossroads Music Fest, at Crossroads KC, Sat, September 6, at 11:00. with Not A Planet, My Brothers & Sisters, Loose Park]

11:58

Next week on Sept. 10th, we’ll play Rolf Peterman joins us to share information and music from the Seedco Harvest Festival in East Lawrence, in the Warehouse Arts District, Sept. 13, featuring a great line up of bands including: Cs Luxem, Your Friend and Oils.

At 11:15 Sean Starowitz joins us to talk about The Talk Shop

11:59:30

19. Noel Coward – “The Party’s Over Now”
from: Noel Coward in New York / drg / 2003 [orig. 1957]

Sources for notes on tracks: artist’s websites and wikipedia.org

Wednesday MidDay Medley in on the web:
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