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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 🎶 💿. 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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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 🎶 💿. 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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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 🎶 💿. 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 🎶 💿. 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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Ray Bonneville

Ray Bonneville – Goin’ By Feel (Ep. 125)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed Americana raconteur Ray Bonneville about his 2007 release Goin’ By Feel 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Sabine River
  2. Crow John
  3. Shy star
  4. Cemetery Road
  5. I Am the Big Easy
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Ray Bonneville and purchase his music directly at: https://raybonneville.com/

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Brent Fuqua

Brent Fuqua – Songwriter (Ep. 123)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Minneapolis songwriter and mandolinist Brent Fuqua 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Kansas City Stomp
  2. No nonsence Girl
  3. Old Trombone
  4. Evolution to the Blues
  5. Cowgirl From Hell
SHOW NOTES

💿 Like what you hear? Purchase Brent’s music directly: (Digital) https://brentfuqua.bandcamp.com| (Physical CD) PayPal Brent with Address: brentfuqua@gmail.com

🫙Like what you hear? Fill up Brent’s tip jar at PayPal: brentfuqua@gmail.com

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Becky Kapell

Becky Kapell – That Certain Ache (Ep. 121)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Americana singer-songwriter Becky Kapell about her 2018 release That Certain Ache 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS

  1. Say Goodbye
  2. Spend My Time
  3. That Certain Ache
  4. Such a Fool
  5. Hungry Dog (outro / partial)

SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Becky and purchase her music directly: beckykapell.com

Becky Kapell – That Certain Ache (Official Music Video)
https://youtu.be/FXbXNSU2J9k

🫙Like what you hear? Fill up Becky’s tip jar via: PayPal: missbecky64@gmail.com | Venmo: @becky-kapell

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Jake Manders

Jake Manders – Self-Titled (Ep. 109)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with folk singer-songwriter and multi-media artist Jake Manders 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Plus One
  2. Absinthe
  3. Roundabouts
  4. Can’t Say Goodbye
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Jake, his music and his artwork at:
http://www.jakemanders.com/

Ben Kyle: producer, co-writer, musician on album:
https://benkyle.com/

Pistol Whippin’ Party Penguins:
https://pwppmusic.com/

Recent piece of NE Mpls. bar Dusty’s:

Grid drawing website mentioned in episode:
http://www.griddrawingtool.com/

Catch Jake and the Party Penguins at the Blue Ox Music Festival:
https://www.blueoxmusicfestival.com/

Like what you hear? Purchase Jake’s music via Venmo ($10 CD / $20 Vinyl) – @Jake-Manders (add address to notes field).

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Erik Brandt

Erik Brandt – The Long Winter (Ep. 106)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Americana songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Erik Brandt about his 2012 release The Long Winter 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Anywhere But Here
  2. Hard Life
  3. Wherever You Go
  4. I Drove Past Your House Today
GALLERY

SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Erik and buy his music directly at:
http://erikbrandt.com/

Like what you hear? Fill up Erik’s tip jar: HERE

Alex Oana (producer):
http://www.alexoana.com/

Jeremy Szopinski (guitarist and album artist)
http://www.jeremyszopinski.com/

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Jon Rodine

Jon Rodine – Last Star (Ep. 101)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Minnesota based singer-songwriter Jon Rodine 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Way Down by the Ocean
  2. Last Star
  3. Hey You
  4. Congratulate Your Love
  5. Lean Girl
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

House of Mercy:
https://www.houseofmercy.org/

Molly Maher:
https://mollymaher.com/

Richard Manuel:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Manuel

Erik Koskinen:
https://erikkoskinen.com/

Electric Fetus (legendary Twin Cities record store):
https://electricfetus.com/

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