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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 🎶 💿. 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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Brass Lassie

Brass Lassie – self-titled debut album (Ep. 143)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with pioneering Celtic fusion ensemble Brass Lassie about their 2018 self-titled debut album 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Anne Laceys-Taybank Shenanigans
  2. Dugan MacKenzie’s, The Blue Crowbar, The Return Home
  3. Bog an Lochain_Calum Crubach_Còta Mòr Ealasaid_The Periwig
  4. Cuando Me Vaya
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Brass Lassie and purchase their music directly at: brasslassie.com

Get the latest updates on the band and Laura’s other projects by joining her email list at: lauramackenzie.com

Salsa Celtica
https://salsaceltica.com/

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Jeremy Messersmith

Jeremy Messersmith – The Reluctant Graveyard (Ep. 142)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with celebrated Minnesota indie pop singer-songwriter Jeremy Messersmith about his 2010 release The Reluctant Graveyard 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Dillinger Eyes
  2. Organ Donor
  3. Violet!
  4. A Girl a Boy and a Graveyard
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Jeremy and purchase his music directly at: https://www.jeremymessersmith.com

Like what you hear? Jeremy is passing his hat for the Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless, please send tips to:
https://www.mnhomelesscoalition.org/

Andy Thompson (Engineer / Co-Producer)
https://www.andywho.com/

The Library Recording Studio
https://www.thelibraryrecordingstudio.com/

Nick Schubert – Cover Art Artist (No Link Available)

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The McCrary Sisters

The McCrary Sisters – A Very McCrary Christmas (Ep. 141 – Encore Episode)

Join us for a special holiday encore episode of the Back Catalog Listening Party as we replay our chat with acclaimed gospel, soul and Americana quartet The McCrary Sisters and listen to tracks off of their 2019 holiday release A Very McCrary Christmas 🎄 🎶 💿. This was a very heartfelt and fun episode full of great songs and stories!!

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Go Tell it on the Mountain
  2. What Child Is This?
  3. O Come All Ye Faithful
  4. Away in a Manger
  5. Joyful, Joyful
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about The McCrary Sisters and purchase their music:
https://www.mccrarysisters.com/

Joyful, Joyful (Live):
https://youtu.be/bCPK49qaojY

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Southside Aces

Southside Aces – Santaphone (Ep. 140)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with Minneapolis-based New Orleans style jazz ensemble Southside Aces about their 2012 holiday release Santaphone 🎅🎺🎶 💿. Join us for this special seasonal episode as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
  2. Santaphone
  3. Santa’s New Suit
  4. Winter Wonderland
GALLERY
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Learn more about the Southside Aces and purchase their music directly at: https://www.southsideaces.com/

Charlie DeVore – Tony Balluff’s mentor
Contact Tony at mplsjazzman [at] gmail.com for more info about Charlie.
Charlie’s Obituary

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Neal & Leandra

Neal & Leandra – Angels and Fools: A Christmas Collection Volume 2 (Ep. 139)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with folk singer-songwriter couple Neal & Leandra about their 2005 release Angels and Fools: A Christmas Collection Volume 2 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS

  1. Toyland
  2. Boswell’s Lights
  3. Fool
  4. Silent Night
  5. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

SHOW NOTES

Learn more at:
https://www.nealandleandra.com/

Keep up with Neal & Leandra (including occasional livestreams) on their Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100034065375764

Rob Genadek (Engineer and Producer)
Brewhut Recording Studio
https://www.facebook.com/TheNewBrewhut

Purchase Neal & Leandra’s music directly by sending $15 and your address to: Venmo: @Leandra-Peak OR PayPal: music [at] nealandleandra.com

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Megan Bee

Back Catalog Listening Party: Megan Bee (Ep. 138)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk this Friday with award-winning singer-songwriter Megan Bee about her 2020 release Waiting 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Middle of The Morning
  2. Waiting on the Wind
  3. Rock and Roll
  4. Dreams I Don’t Remember
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Megan and purchase her music directly at: https://meganbeemusic.com/

Middle of the Morning (Official Lyric Video) – featuring photos from Megan’s mom Amy Bihn:
https://youtu.be/CsfYE_rmmqY

Words in the Hills: writing retreats & workshops: https://wordsinthehills.com/

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Heather Styka

Heather Styka – While This Planet Spins Beneath Our Feet (Ep. 137)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed Chicago songwriter Heather Styka about her 2014 release While This Planet Spins Beneath Our Feet 🎶 💿. Join us as we listen to her music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. Long Spring
  2. Careful With My Heart
  3. Emily
  4. Love in the Multiverse
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Heather and purchase her music directly at: http://heatherstyka.com/

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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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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 🎶 💿. 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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