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The New Standards

The New Standards – Sunday Morning Coming Down (Ep. 136)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with all-star piano, bass and vibraphone trio The New Standards about their 2012 release Sunday Morning Coming Down ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Sunday Morning Coming Down
  2. This Must Be The Place
  3. I Scare Myself
  4. Call Your Boyfriend
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about the New Standards and purchase their music directly at:
http://www.thenewstandards.com

The Suburbs:
https://thesuburbsband.com/

Trip Shakespeare:
https://tripshakespeare.net/

Alec Soth (album cover photographer)
https://alecsoth.com/photography/

Love is the Law Pub Ale from Bald Man Brewing
https://www.baldmanbrewing.com/love-is-the-law

Call Your Boyfriend Video by Wyatt McDill:
https://youtu.be/rzPWOVdI__Y

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Amanda Standalone

Amanda Standalone – Millions of Blackbirds (Ep. 135)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with award-winning writer, folk musician and multi-instrumentalist Amanda Standalone ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Millions Of Blackbirds
  2. Just The Stars And I
  3. The Hammer Song
  4. Old Crows
  5. Bird Flew Hard
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Amanda and purchase her music directly at:
http://www.amandastandalone.net/

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Paul Metsa

Paul Metsa – Paper Tigers (Ep. 134)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with legendary Minnesota musician, songwriter and author Paul Metsa about his 1984 debut album Paper Tigers ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Virginia
  2. Robots On Death Row
  3. Stars Over the Prairie
  4. Paper Tigers
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Paul at:
https://www.paulmetsa.com/

Get Paul’s book, Alphabet Jazz on Amazon:
https://a.co/d/7Qtz7a3

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Hope Dunbar

Hope Dunbar – Sweetheartland (Ep. 133)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed singer-songwriter Hope Dunbar about her 2021 release Sweetheartland ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Dog Like You
  2. Evacuate
  3. Woman Like Me
  4. The Road Is
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Hope and purchase her music directly at: https://www.hopedunbarmusic.com/

Hope’s Podcast: Prompt Queens:
https://promptqueens.libsyn.com/

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Jordan Hamilton

Jordan Hamilton – Vibrations. (Ep. 132)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with folk-soul cellist and vocalist Jordan Hamilton about his 2021 release Vibrations. ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Diatomic
  2. Circuits
  3. Radiation
  4. Solar
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Jordan and purchase his music directly
http://www.jordanhamiltonmusic.com/

Last Gasp Collective
https://thelastgasp.bandcamp.com/

Andy Catlin (The Lasso, Producer):
https://www.facebook.com/TheSoundofLasso/

Esan Sommersell (Cover Art Artist)
https://www.starhustler.art/

Tri-Magi (The Lasso Project)
https://thelasso-mmg.bandcamp.com/album/tri-magi

Earthwork Music
https://earthworkmusic.com/pages/about-us

Jordan Hamilton Trio (live version of Circuits on YouTube)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGi3rwNbrR8

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The Lowest Pair

The Lowest Pair – The Perfect Plan (Ep. 131)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with lauded Americana banjo duo The Lowest Pair about their 2020 release The Perfect Plan ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. How Far I Would Go
  2. Too Late Babe
  3. Wild Animals
  4. Morning Light
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about The Lowest Pair and purchase their music directly:
https://thelowestpair.com/

Album produced by Mike Mogis at Another Recording Company
http://anotherrecordingcompany.com/

References to John Hartford’s low-tuned banjo can be found in episodes with Alison Brown (Ep. 92) and Special Consensus (Ep. 46)

Video for Wild Animals
https://youtu.be/tUiw6bELXeM

String and Shadow Puppet Theater
https://www.stringandshadow.com/

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Maygen & The Birdwatcher

Maygen & The Birdwatcher – The People We Don’t Choose (Ep. 130)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with award-winning Americana band Maygen & The Birdwatcher about their 2018 release The People We Don’t Choose ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Time to Begin
  2. Black Sheep
  3. Comeback
  4. Katy
GALLERY

SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Maygen & The Birdwatcher and purchase their music directly:
https://www.maygenlacey.com/birdwatcher/

Want a CD? Just a few copies left!! Send $15 and your home address to: paypal.me/maygenlacey | Venmo: @maygenlacey

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Jaerv

Jaerv – Under den linden (Ep. 129)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with innovative Swedish folk quintet Jaerv about their 2016 release Under den linden ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Glasgow
  2. Svarta nattens aฬˆlv, Polska fraฬŠn Haveroฬˆ
  3. Silibrand
  4. Husmors vals
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Jaerv and purchase their music directly at:
http://www.jaerv.com/

Learn more about their fall tour with The OK Factor (Ep. 51):
https://www.theokfactor.com/traditions

Pedro Ferreira (Engineer / Producer):
https://www.spinroadstudios.com/

Song Silibrand based on old Swedish folk tale. It appears to be related to another song “I Riden Sรฅ” done by a few bands. I found this version on YouTube which has lyrics translated in comments:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPR56PXiLqY

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Heath Loy

Heath Loy – Drakesville (Ep. 128)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Minnesota banjo player Heath Loy about his 2018 release Drakesville ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Drakesville
  2. Arkansas
  3. Somewhere in the Rockies
  4. Top Ten List
  5. Girl on the Billboard
SHOW NOTES

Like what you hear? Tip Heath by buying his album directly!! Send $15+ and your mailing address via: Venmo: @Heath-Loy | PayPal: heathloy [at] aol.com

Loy Show Barn

Randy Kohrs (Producer/Engineer)

Stream Drakesville

Becky Schlegel

Harley Allen

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Drew Nelson

Drew Nelson – Tilt-A-Whirl (Ep. 127)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed storytelling songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Drew Nelson about his 2012 release Tilt-A-Whirl ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Promised Land
  2. Dust
  3. Lessons
  4. 5th of September
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Drew at:
https://www.facebook.com/Drew-Nelson-singersongwriter-45080254917/

Like what you hear? Purchase this album here: https://store.compassrecords.com/products/tilt-a-whirl

Fill up Drew’s tip jar via PayPal: drew [at] drewnelson.net

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