Electric CD of the Month – April, 2014

April 1 2014, 6:05pm
Categories: CD of the Month

Portland’s eight piece choral ensemble Ages and Ages helps us usher in Spring with Divisionary, WNRN’s Electric CD of the Month for April.




Ages and Ages second full length CD, Divisionary, has a Big Tent Revival sound on eleven songs of joy and catharsis.

Discover new music from Ages and Ages throughout the month of April and become a CD of the Month club member now.


Acoustic CD of the Month – April, 2014

April 1 2014, 5:42pm
Categories: CD of the Month

WNRN’s Acoustic CD of the Month for April is the first album from Nickel Creek in 8 years, A Dotted Line.


 


Join WNRN’s Acoustic CD of the Month and we will handpick a new CD for you every month. This month, it is the new one from Nickel Creek, celebrating 25 years of playing bluegrass influenced and acoustic music together. The trio’s new CD is called A Dotted Line.

 

A Dotted Line Showcases a wide range of styles and the virtuosity of its three founding members. Chris Thile, along with siblings, Sara and Sean Watkins, step back into their teamwork on each song. Each member showcases their technical skills as well as their ability to bring the emotional depth and appeal of this new collection.


March, 2014 Acoustic CD of the Month

March 3 2014, 9:39pm
Categories: CD of the Month + Membership

WNRN’s Acoustic CD of the Month for March presents an album from the LA based duo of Texans, Jamestown Revival, called Utah.




Join WNRN’s Acoustic CD of the Month Club for a new handpicked CD every month. This month, it is a collection of songs rooted in the country rock rock tradition by the duo Jamestown Revival

Jamestown Revival, showing the influence of the Everly Brothers, Neil Young, Creedence Clearwater Revival and Graham Parson, Jamestown Revival tells new stories with catchy tunes, tight harmonies and roots rock energy.

Listen all month for tracks from WNRN’s Acoustic CD of the Month for March, Utah, from the Jamestown Revival, only on Independent Music Radio – WNRN.


February Acoustic CD of the Month

February 7 2014, 11:25am
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WNRN’s Acoustic CD of the Month for February is the third album from the jazz-schooled, pop conscious alt-country combo, Lake Street Dive,  Bad Self Portraits.


 

Lake Street Dive’s instrumental versatility puts the perfect frame around Rachael Price’s blues, jazz and roots rock vocals.

Listen all month for tracks from WNRN’s Acoustic CD of the Month for February – Lake Street Dive’s Bad Self Portraits, and join the CD of the Month Club.


February Electric CD of the Month

February 7 2014, 11:16am
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Broken Bells’ After The Disco is  WNRN’s Electric CD of the Month for February.




Broken Bells returns with the electronic pop production genius of Danger Mouse and the Shin’s lead singer & multi-instrumentalist – James Mercer

After The Disco is a thoughtful and fulfilling collaboration of both moody and upbeat soundscapes

Listen all month for new music from Broken Bells After The Disco and become a CD of the Month Club member.


Acoustic CD of the Month – January, 2014

January 9 2014, 8:56pm
Categories: CD of the Month

WNRN’s Acoustic CD of the Month for January is Grammy winner, Rosanne Cash’s 11th studio album, The River and The Thread.




Cash wrote these 11 original songs with her husband, John Leventhal, after trips to her father’s boyhood home, her own birthplace in Memphis and other southern locations. The stories found on these trips are woven together with the sounds of blues, country and rock.

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Electric CD of the Month – January, 2013

January 9 2014, 8:50pm
Categories: CD of the Month

WNRN’s Electric CD of the Month for January is Give the People What They Want, the CD from Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings that was delayed with last year’s cancer diagnosis for Sharon.




After winning her battle against cancer, Sharon Jones returns with a sharp, soulful collection backed by one of the most respected funk/soul combos in the business, The Dap Kings

Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings return in 2014 with a new tour and a new CD, Give The People What They Want.

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Acoustic CD of the Month, December, 2013

December 9 2013, 10:27am
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WNRN’s Acoustic CD of the Month for December is the collaboration between Green Day frontman, Billie Joe Armstrong, and Norah Jones. It is the recreation of the 1958 Everly Brothers album called “Songs Our Daddy Taught Us” renamed for 2013 by Billie Joe and Norah as Foreverly.

A collection of traditional and country songs that were homage to Phil and Don Everly’s dad have been brought into the 21st century by Armstrong and Jones with their tight sibling harmonies intact, and ready for another generation to discover.

Become a member of the Acoustic CD of the Month Club and get your copy of the country and folk music album Foreverly by Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones.


Electric CD of the Month, December, 2013

December 9 2013, 10:22am
Categories: CD of the Month

Shangri-La from Jake Bugg is WNRN’s Electric CD of the Month for December.

19-year-old Brit Jake Bugg’s second full-length collection, Shangri-La was a one song project that blossomed into a full CD with supe -producer Rick Rubin.


Introspective, thoughtful, street smart and brash, Shangri – La pushes forward with an amplified folk rock edge.

Become a member of the CD of the Month club and we will handpick new music for you every month.


November 2013 Electric CD of the Month

November 5 2013, 11:11am
Categories: CD of the Month

Arcade Fire shine like a disco ball with their fourth album Reflektor, WNRN’s Electric CD of the Month for November.

Reflektor adds Haitian kompas dance beats to their dense and dramatic sound to find depth in the story of the musical half God Orpheus and other myths and stories.




Hear deeper tracks from Reflektor throughout November from Arcade Fire’s new 2 CD set on WNRN. Become a member of the Electric CD of the Month Club and receive a hand-picked CD in the mail every month.