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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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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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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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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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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 ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. 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 ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. 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

๐Ÿ’ฟ Like what you hear? Purchase Brent’s music directly: (Digital) https://brentfuqua.bandcamp.com| (Physical CD) PayPal Brent with Address: brentfuqua@gmail.com

๐Ÿซ™Like what you hear? Fill up Brent’s tip jar at PayPal: brentfuqua@gmail.com

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The Sea The Sea

The Sea The Sea – Stumbling Home (Ep. 120)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with indie folk-pop duo The Sea The Sea about their 2020 release Stumbling Home ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to their music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. A Thousand Years
  2. Parachute
  3. Rainstorm
  4. Stumbling Home
GALLERY
SHOW NOTES

Learn more and purchase their music music directly: https://www.theseathesea.com

Todd Sickafoose – Album Producer:
http://www.toddsickafoose.com/

Songwriter Retreat they attended by Johann Wagner:
https://jwagnermusic.com/songwriter-s-retreat

Kristen Meyer – Album Art Artist – Salvage Design:
http://www.salvagedesign.net/

Parachute – Stop Motion Video
https://youtu.be/UXPOfnpMrbs

Stumbling Home Video: Oil on Paper
https://youtu.be/G9nyTAr8KM0

Join The Sea The Sea on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/theseathesea


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Cliff Eberhardt

Cliff Eberhardt – The High Above And the Down Below (Ep. 118)

Hosts Mother Banjo and Anthony Ihrig talk with acclaimed folk singer-songwriter Cliff Eberhardt about his 2007 release The High Above And the Down Below ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿ’ฟ. Join us as we listen to his music together and hear the stories behind the songs and recording.

FEATURED SONGS
  1. The High Above and the Down Below
  2. Missing You
  3. The Next Big Thing
  4. The Right Words
  5. It’s Home Everywhere I Go
SHOW NOTES

Learn more about Cliff at: cliffeberhardt.net

Like what you hear? Purchase The High Above And the Down Below at: redhouserecords.com

Like what you hear? Fill up Cliff’s tip jar at Paypal: paypal.me/cliffeberhardt | Venmo: @cliff-ebehardt

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