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A Saucerful Of Reason

Album Cover Art Courtesy Chris Schlarb

Thursday, October 8

Listen for selections from Psychic Temple’s new double LP, Houses of the Holy and music from Sufjan Stevens’ The Ascension.

Credit Album Cover Art Courtesy Big Ego Records
David Lord's 'Forest Standards Vol 2'

Friday, October 9

Forest Standards Vol.2 is the latest from guitarist David Lord. We’ll hear music from that as well as selections from Good Days the 2020 LP from Chicago Underground Quartet.

We'll also remember musician Edward Van Halen, whose death was announced on October 6. Van Halen, along with his brother Alex, formed the California rock quartet that bore their surname in the 1970s in the adopted home of Los Angeles. The group became one of the most commercially successful rock bands of the era. We'll hear music from across Van Halen's career and some of his guest work on albums by Michael Jackson and Nicolette Larson among others.

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'Sign O the Times' from Prince

Saturday, October 10

Listen for selections from Hearts Town, the latest by The War and Treaty as well as selections from Prince’s 1987 LP Sign O’ The Times.

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Nick Mason's 'Saucerful of Secrets'

Monday, October 12

Former Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason is back with a live recording with his band Saucerful of Secrets. The group was formed in 2018 and features latter-day Floyd bassist Guy Pratt as well as Gary Kemp of Spandau Ballet. The unit focuses on the early music of Pink Floyd and is heard on a new release titled Live At The Roundhouse. We’ll hear music from that effort as well as selections from Us + Them from former Pink Floyd bassist, vocalist and primary songwriter Roger Waters. We’ll also hear from Delicate Sound of Thunder, the 1988 live LP from the David Gilmour-led version of Pink Floyd.

Tuesday, October 13

We’ll hear music from the newly reissued 1989 LP from Lou Reed, New York as well as selections from Private Lives, the new double album from Low Cut Connie.

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Chris Smither's 'More from the Levee'

Wednesday, October 14

Listen for music from Bonnie Whitmore’s Last Will and Testament as well as selections from Chris Smither’s new LP, More From The Levee.

Thursday, October 15

Good Luck With Whatever is the latest from Los Angeles-based group Dawes. We’ll hear music from that recording as well as selections from The New OK, a digital-only collection from Drive-By Truckers.

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.