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Narrow Is The Place But The Combination Is Winning

Monday, September 9

Listen for selections from The Narrow Place, the 2017 effort from Karen & The Sorrows as well as music from John Hiatt’s Walk On.

Tuesday, September 10

Painted Image is the latest from Memphis-based soul artist Liz Brasher we’ll hear selections from that recording as well as songs from the latest by Kansas-born singer-songwriter Chuck Mead, Close To Home.

Wednesday, September 11

Listen for music from Old Crow Medicine Show’s 2017 re-creation of Bob Dylan’s Blonde On Blonde as well as music from Dom Flemons Presents Black Cowboys.

Thursday, September 12

Twelve Nudes is the latest release from singer-songwriter Ezra Furman. We’ll hear selections from that album as well as music from Oklahoma’s Unwed Sailor.

Friday, September 13

Listen for music from Winning Combination, the latest release from Chicago’s The Safes as well as selections from the Windy City’s The Lilacs, who have a new EP out, The Lilacs Endure.

We'll also remember "outsider" singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston, who died Wednesday at age 58. Johnston's struggles with mental illness as well as his artistic and musical genius were chronicled in the 2005 documentary, The Devil and Daniel Johnston. His songs have been covered by a diverse range of artists, including Beck, M. Ward, Flaming Lips and Tom Waits.

Saturday, September 14

We’ll hear music from Death Cab For Cutie’s The Blue EP as well as selections from The Cure’s Disintegration.

Jedd Beaudoin is host/producer of the nationally syndicated program Strange Currency. He has also served as an arts reporter, a producer of A Musical Life and a founding member of the KMUW Movie Club. As a music journalist, his work has appeared in Pop Matters, Vox, No Depression and Keyboard Magazine.