WMM with Shiny Jets + Old Sound + Center Cut Records

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

James Andrews & Patrick Sprehe of Center Cut Records + Grady Keller of Old Sound + Shanté Clair & Tucker Slough of Shiny Jets

Mark plays New & MidCoastal Releases from: Blackstarkids, We The People, Kristie Stremel, Ebony Tusks, The Black Creatures, Old Sound, Molly Hamer, Shiny Jets, Major Matt Mason USA, Fritz Hutchison, Mike Dillon, Flutienastiness, Dandelions, Barry Lee & The Mystic Arrows, Shamir, and Bettye LaVette.

James Andrews and Patrick Sprehe of Center Cut Records

At 10:30 we talk with Jim Andrews & Patrick Sprehe of Center Cut Records. James Andrews has worked in the publishing business since 1999 and is part-owner of Andrews McMeel Universal. Patrick Sprehe has worked as High School teacher for 25 years, first serving with the Peace Corps in Kazakhstan, and then moving on to Raleigh, NC; Oakland, CA; and Tokyo, Japan. He spent 13 years teaching at Academie Lafayette. Center Cut Records have a mission to illuminate the amazing collection of musical talent in Kansas City and solidify its place in the national discussion about sonic art. Center Cut Records has released Calvin Arsenia‘s CANTALOUPE (2018), and L.A. SESSIONS (2019), and the EP HONEYDEW (2019); Fritz Hutchison‘s WIDE WILD ACRES (2020); and they recently signed and remastered and reissued The Black Creatures WILD ECHOES (2019 – 2020) full length album digitally and on vinyl. More info at: http://www.centercutrecords.com

Old Sound

At 11:00 Mark talks with musician and song writer Grady Keller about his band Old Sound and their new album DELUGE, recorded at Temple Sounds in Kansas City. Old Sound, is a Kansas City based band formed by Greg Herrenbruck, Grady Keller, and Chad Brothers. “Deluge” dives deep into the band’s 20-year chemistry, showcasing the band’s acoustic soundscapes and strong three-part harmony. The wide range of songwriting contains lyrics concerning life, love, self-expression, capitalism, climate change, police brutality, the demise of our country, death, and much more. The new album was produced by Old Sound, Brendan Moreland and Phil Wade. The album was engineered and mixed by Brendan Moreland and Mastered by Duane Trower at Weights & Measures Sound Lab. In 2014 they released their debut recording RAIN FOLLOWS THE PLOW. More info at: http://www.oldsoundmusic.com

Tucker Slough and Shanté Clair of Shiny Jets

At 11:30 Shanté Clair & Tucker Slough of Shiny Jets join us to share music from their: EPs 1 & 2, and EPs 3 & 4, written, recorded and mixed by Shiny Jets. Shiny Jets is an experimental rock band formed in Chicago in 2004 when drummer Tucker Slough encountered singer/guitarist Shanté Clair performing at a party thrown by a mutual friend in Rogers Park. The two became friends and began incorporating Tucker’s drumming into Shanté’s existing solo project, The Maybe. Soon they began writing new songs and pushing their musical ideas further, incorporating looping and electronics until they had compiled a number of songs. Some time afterwards, Tucker moved back to his hometown of KC and Shanté left Chicago to live in New York City. In 2014, the two began collaborating again, with Shanté writing songs that Tucker would then add drums parts to and send back via Dropbox. In 2015 Shanté moved to KC to begin work on the project that would become Shiny Jets. Using songs written back in Chicago and those songs written long distance from NYC and KC, the two began adding layers of sampling and further experimentation with even more complex looping and arrangements. More info at: http://www.shinyjetsmusic.com

On your local radio dial 90.1 FM or
STREAMING LIVE at: kkfi.org

Show #864

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