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, February 25, 2015
Shy Boys + The Brannock Device
+ J. Ashley Miller & Quadrigarum’s R v B
Mark plays New & MidCoastal Releases from: The Architects, The Life and Times, Shy Boys, Brannock Device, Quadrigarum, Schwervon!, The Fog, Not A Planet, My Brothers & Sisters, Jose Gonzales, Crocodiles, Kiya Heartwood, and more.
At 10:30, members of the band Shy Boys, Collin Rausch, Kyle Rausch, and Konnor Ervin join us LIVE in our 90.1 FM Studios. The KC based trio is heading out on tour. Their self titled, debut album was released on High Dive Records, and was #1 on Wednesday MidDay Medley’s The 114 Best Recordings of 2014. More info at: http://www.shyboys.bandcamp.com. Shy Boys play the Eighth Street Taproom, in Lawrence, KS, on Thursday, February 26, at 10:00 pm, with J Fernandez, and The Fog. Shy Boys play Harling’s Upstairs, 3941-A Main Street, KCMO, on Saturday, February 28, at 10:00 pm with J Fernandez, and Karma Vision.
At 11:00 Bernard Dugan, Jr. and Jason Beers join us to talk about, The Brannock Device, formed in 1995, with guitarist and vocalist Jeremy Schutte. We’ll spin a few of the band’s earliest recordings. The three original members of the trio: Bernie, Jason, and Jeremy, will reunite for the first time in six years to play The Brick, and officially release an album that was recorded 12 years ago! The Brannock Device play a 20 Year Anniversary & Album Release Party at The Brick, 1727 McGee, KCMO, on Friday, February 27, at 9:00 pm, with special guests: Black Luck and The Heavy Figs.
At 11:30 Mark talks with J. Ashley Miller, who with his trance band Quadrigarum, composed and produced a new operetta called, R v B, featuring six actors and an octet of curated musicians. In conjunction with their grant from the Charlotte Street Foundation, each performance is a singular event, featuring site specific compositions, fiercely performed and captured with high definition cameras and recording equipment. The performance features two agile drone instruments, known as ‘Chariots’, designed and built by founder and conductor of Quadrigarum, J. Ashley Miller. Quadrigarum performs R v B, March 7 & 8, la Esquina Gallery, 1000 W. 25th Street, KCMO. Doors open at 7:30 pm, the performance begins at 8:00 pm sharp (no late entry). Tickets are $10.00 and seating is limited to 50 people per performance. More info at: http://www.charlottestreet.org or http://www.quadrigarum.brownpapertickets.com
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