Arts & Culture

This episode features the late great Susumu Yokota (?/?/60 or 61 – 3/27/15)… and his many aliases! Mr. Yokota crafted a wide variety of electronic and electroacoustic musics both beat-heavy and ambient, flying under handles such as "Anima Mundi", "Stevia", "Prism", "Ebi" and more, including "Ringo" …not to be confused with either Starr or Shiina! Non-Yokota names croppinng up in the mix included Bill Laswell (collaborating with YMO's Haruomi Hosono, who also turns up in the company of Atom Heart a.k.a. Senor Coconut a.k.a.

We speak with Lauren Sanders about her new novel The Book of Love and Hate. She is also the author of the novels Kamikaze Lust, which won a Lambda Literary Award, and With or Without You. Her writing has appeared in various publications, including Bookforum, the American Book Review, and Time Out New York.

Ruth Moody Interview & Live Music from Lena Elizabeth!

*New Releases

**Womenfolk Theme Song

I had two interviews today hence the short playlist. Pat McLaughlin, Charles Solberg and Tony Houle stopped by the studio to talk about VetFest coming up in 2018. They are hosting a fundraiser for this event at Wilebski's Blues Saloon on Sunday November 5, 2017 Noon to 6pm. Also, Debbie Duncan and her brother William Duncan stopped by to tell us about a gospel concert taking place this Sunday October 29th at Unity Minneapolis Church on Golden Valley Road. The concert is in support of William's CD release called "We Give Thanks".

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Freedom Suite

A writer goes to a remote cabin to be uninterrupted, but can't escape his own characters.  Written and directed by Michael Heflin.

The Count

A Dracula-like vampire gets involved in Show Business, with dire consequences.  Written by J. Eugene Green and produced by the Atlanta Radio Theater Company, and sent to us in their science fiction audio magazine, The Centauri Express. 

Spontaneous Local Music Hour!

Host Pam Hill pulled together a mix of new and well-loved releases from local rock, electronic and americana artists, many with shows coming up. Check the playlist for new Fog and Dylan Hicks, well-loved Cloud Cult, Semisonic and The Brass Kings, and much much more, squeezed into an hour. 

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