First broadcast January 17, 2014

Catching Up On New Releases

10 p.m. to Midnight Host: Steve Winters

I’ve got a backlog of recommended recent releases that stretches back into the old year. With all the thematic programming surrounding the holidays, we’ll be catching up on “new” issues ad infinitum. Because, as we plow through the backlog, batches of brand new recordings are finding their way into our mailbox. As I’ve oft remarked, there’s so much fine music being made that the task of catching up is, frankly, never accomplished.

This show includes a closing set that features performers who’ve appeared live in our studios and have produced new releases. Midwestern balladeers Tim Grimm and Ben Bedford make a rare East Coast appearance together Sunday at the Acoustic Celebration series in nearby Ridgefield.

  • Artist, "Title", Album, Label

  • Liz Carroll, “Barbra Streisand’s Trip To Saginaw/Michael Connell’s”, On The Off Beat, Independent

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  • Thereafter, “Moonshiner”, “Neck Belly/Trip To Herve’s”, Ceremony, Go Strong Records

  • Coracree, “McGann’s March/Janet’s Fancy/North Carolina Breakdown/Greasy Coat”, Dancing In the Sky, Independent

  • Liz Carroll, “Never Far Away”, On The Off Beat, Independent

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  • Ben Bedford, “Fire In His Bones”, What We Lost, Waterbug

  • Tim Grimm, “King Of The Folksingers”, “Anne In Amsterdam”, The Turning Point, Cavalier Recordings

  • Ben Bedford, “Lincoln’s Man”, Lincoln’s Man, Hopeful Sky Records

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  • Ron Block, “Nickel Tree Line”, “What Wondrous Love Is This?”, Walking Song, Rounder

  • The Stray Birds, “Blue Yodel #7”, “I Wish It Would Rain”, Echo Sessions, Independent

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  • Shoregrass, “Never Will Forget”, “If I’m Dreaming”, Hummingbird, Shaw Family Publishing

  • Lys Guillorn, “New Tattoo”, “Silver”, Winged Victory, Little Cowgirl Records

  • Wool & Grant, “Get The Frack Outta Here”, “Last Man On The Mountain”, Wool & Grant, Independent

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  • Liz Carroll, “Tinsel”, On The Off Beat, Independent