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Matthew French – Sweet Love (Ep. 152)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Minneapolis roots-rock songwriter Matthew French about his 2018 release Sweet Love ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Sweet Love
  2. Tonight
  3. Back To You
  4. The Things That Matter
GALLERY
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Learn more about Matthew and purchase his music directly at: mfrenchmusic.com

Danny O’Brien / Hot Dad Labs (studio)
https://www.hotdadlabs.com/

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Joy Clark

Joy Clark – Self-Titled EP (Ep. 149)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with New Orleans singer-songwriter Joy Clark about her 2020 self-titled EP ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Here
  2. Love Yourself
  3. I Will Be Here
  4. Changes
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Joy and buy her music directly at: https://joyclarkmusic.com/

Watch Joy’s videos on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/@rudaje2000

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Anne Heaton

Anne Heaton – Honeycomb (Ep. 148)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed singer-songwriter and pianist Anne Heaton about her 2012 release Honeycomb ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. The Alchemist
  2. I Still Love You
  3. Last Drive
  4. Sin Vergรผenza
  5. Saint Francis Prayer
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Anne and purchase her newer music directly at: https://anneheaton.com/

Purchase Honeycomb by sending Anne $15 and your mailing address via: Venmo: @Anne-Heaton | PayPal: mocha.aych@gmail.com

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Taylor James Donskey

Taylor James Donskey – Paper Over It (Ep. 147)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Americana songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Taylor James Donskey about his 2020 release Paper Over It ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Friend You’re Too Far Away
  2. Today
  3. By The Cut in the Tree
  4. Box & Letter
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Taylor and purchase his music directly:
https://taylorjamesdonskey.com/

Music video for “Today”:
https://youtu.be/oYIEC-xtY7E

Like what you hear? You can tip Taylor by giving to Southside Harm Reduction Services:
https://southsideharmreduction.org/donate/

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Chris Castino

Chris Castino – Brazil (Ep. 146)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed musician and songwriter and co-founder of legendary Minnesota jamband The Big Wu, Chris Castino about his 2020 release Brazil ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Duluth
  2. Leore
  3. Brazil
  4. Beginners Mind
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Chris and purchase his music directly at: https://chriscastino.com/

The Big Wu:
https://www.thebigwu.com/

Dylan Nau (Engineer/Producer):
https://www.rocketsnakerecords.com/

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The Accidentals

The Accidentals – Vessel (Ep. 145)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with award-winning indie folk-rock band The Accidentals about their 2021 release Vessel ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Go Getter
  2. Rollercoaster
  3. Wildfire
  4. Slow and Steady
  5. Cityview
GALLERY
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Learn more about the Accidentals and purchase their music directly at: https://www.theaccidentalsmusic.com

Join The Accidentals on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theaccidentals

Watch their music videos for “Go Getter” and “Slow and Steady” on their YouTube channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCF8HxEsQ9TCcGxiL9nJIAMQ]

Caroline Shaw’s ‘Partita for 8 Voices’:
https://youtu.be/NDVMtnaB28E

Play it forward, again and again (non-profit):
https://www.facebook.com/playitforwardagainandagain/

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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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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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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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