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Yusuf/Cat Stevens from the Vault!

Published 2 months ago by AJ Edmonds

What is old is new again! Yusuf/Cat Stevens has released a video for “Lady D’Arbanville,” a track from his upcoming 50th anniversary reissue of the 1970 album “Mona Bone Jakon”...

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88FIVE Live with The Grahams

Published 2 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

88FIVE Live with The Grahams

88FIVE Live At Home with The Grahams is brought to you by the Independent 88.5 FM, CSUN & Saddleback College.

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Single Premiere: Chris Pierce - American Silence

Published 2 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Chris Pierce - American Silence

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New Music From Jade Bird!

Published 2 months ago by AJ Edmonds

Jade Bird has teased her upcoming album with a brand new single, 'Headstart.' We've been waiting a while for new music from Jade, the last being her self-titled debut album...

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Hear At Home with Amanda Shires & Jason Isbell

Published 2 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

ear At Home with Amanda Shires & Jason Isbell

For this Hear At Home episode, Afternoon host Andy Chanley chats it up with Amanda Shires and Jason Isbell about their latest releases. Shires and Isbell reflect on the thoughts and feelings the pandemic has stirred up within them. Shires discuss how her latest single, “The Problem,” came to be and the implications her lyrics hold. Isbell also explains the thought process behind penning his lyrics for his latest album, 'Reunions.'

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Nathaniel Rateliff Covers "There is a War" for Charity

Published 2 months ago by AJ Edmonds

Nathaniel Rateliff has teamed up with Kevin Morby, and Sam Cohen for a cover of Leonard Cohen’s “There Is a War”.

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Hear At Home with James Mercer

Published 2 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Hear At Home with James Mercer of The Shins

In this Hear At Home episode, Morning host Nic Harcourt has a conversation with the founder and vocalist of The Shins and Broken Bells, James Mercer.

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New Music: Ani DiFranco - Do or Die

Published 2 months ago by Byron Gonzalez

Ani DiFranco - Do or Die

The activist and singer/songwriter's newest single, "Do or Die,' is a call to action to vote. She wants to mobilize every eligible voter in the country to utilize their most powerful weapon at their disposal, their right to vote!

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