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, July 15, 2015
Rev Gusto + BUMMER
Mark plays New & Mid Coastal Releases from: Dusty Rust, Ry Cooder, Jamaican Queens, Shiner, Shay Estes & Desmond Mason, X, Be/Non, LaBelle, Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear, Rev Gusto, BUMMER, and more.
At 10:30 Mark talks with members of the band Rev Gusto, a Kansas City based, 5-piece garage pop band made up of: Jerry Frederick on vocals & guitar, Shaun Crowley on guitar & trumpet, Sam Frederick on bass and vocals, Peter Beatty on guitar & keyboard, and Quinn Hernandez on drums. Their songs are written by lead singer Jerry Frederick who studied songwriting techniques in England with the Kinks’ Ray Davies. The band released a self-titled EP in November 2012 and has been gaining local recognition, local radio airplay, and have opened and shared the stage with: Matt & Kim, The Mowgli’s, and The Colourists. Rev Gusto also played the Sony and Midcoast Takeover showcases at SXSW in 2014. In April of 2014 Rev Gusto put out their first physical release, a 7’ inch single, as part of The Too Much Rock Single Series. In May 2014 the band was signed to High Dive Records. Their debut full length release, “Burnt Out Friends” was recorded at Element Recording with Joel Nanos, and will be released, July 28, 2015. More info at http://www.highdiverecords.com.
At 11:15 Mark talks with members of the band Bummer. This 3-piece band is made up of: Matt Perrin on vocals & guitar; Mike Gustafson on bass; and Sam Hutchinson on drums. The band is based in Kansas City and members grew up in Olathe, KS. Bummer likes loud rock n’ roll music and that is how they play. Formed in July 2012, Bummer has released two EP’s: “Young Ben Franklin” and “Milk”. Their new release, “Spank” was recorded over at Westend Recording Studios and recorded and mixed by Justin Mantooth, who co-produced the recordings with the band. The music is being released on High Dive Records. More info at https://bummerkc.bandcamp.com Bummer plays recordBar, Thursday, July 16, with Sharp Weapons. Bummer also plays The Riot Room, July 24, with Coliseum, and Valkyrie.
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