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Entries from August 2009

Episode 61 - Randy Weeks & Erik Koskinen

August 25th, 2009 · Comments

Born in Windom MN and currently based in Austin TX, Randy was part of the L.A. scene that included Lucinda Williams, Dwight Yoakam, Jim Lauderdale, Rosie Flores and Buddy Miller.  He was a member of the legendary Lonesome Strangers that recorded three influential albums, two of which were produced by Pete Anderson (Dwight Yoakam) and garnering a Billboard Top 40 Hit.  Joined by Minneapolis based Erik Koskinen, who is quickly becoming one of the Midwest's premier writers and singers of folk and blues music.

randyweeks.com

cdbaby.com/koskinen3

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Episode 60 - Arkadiy Yushin

August 18th, 2009 · Comments

Arkadiy is a superb songwriter and musician based in Minneapolis.  He regularly performes with multi-instrumentalist Peter Ostroushko.

arkanmusic.com

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Episode 59 - Chuck LeMonds

August 18th, 2009 · Comments

A good friend of ours, Chuck LeMonds has ben writing songs and performing for 30 years and continues to from his home near Graz, Austria.  His fluent finger-style guitar and poignant songwriting will captivate.  Chuck will be joined by Arkadiy Yushin.

www.chucklemonds.org

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Episode 15 - Mike Marshall’s Big Trio & Caterina Lichtenberg (repeat)

August 11th, 2009 · Comments

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Two of the world’s greatest mandolinists!  Marshall was a member of David Grisman’s seminal newgrass groups, the founder of the Modern Mandolin Quartet and adept on just about anything with strings.  Lichtenberg is considered one of the top classical mandolinists in the world.  This is a short Mad Toast Live! interview segment followed by excerpts from the show.

mikemarshall.net

myspace.com/bigtriomusic

caterinalichtenberg.com

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Episode 11 - Doug Brown & Ester Knutson (repeat)

August 11th, 2009 · Comments

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Doug Brown is a musician’s musician.  He is a multi-instrumentalist, song-writer, composer.  Doug features some of his original material as well as backing up jazz vocalist and songwriter Esther Knutson.

dougbrownmusic.com

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Episode 58 - Amy Curl & Dan Kennedy

August 4th, 2009 · Comments

Curl and Kennedy stay busy in Madison creating panoptic pop music that ranges from folky acoustic to quirky indie.  They are currently touring in support of their debut release on Slothrop Music.  Catch them while you can!

curlkennedy.com

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Episode 57 - Andina & Rich

August 4th, 2009 · Comments

When folk/pop/satirical singer and songwriter, Sandy Andina, gets together with the friendly neighborhood yodeling cowboy, Stephen Lee Rich, the result is a perfect blend of the traditional and the contemporary.  Stephen has been on MTL before, so we know you will enjoy the show!

andinaandrich.com

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