SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine – Jul 19

SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine – Jul 19

Listen to Americana music on the Bearded Sunshine SXSWfm specialty radio show stream that is now available on MixCloud. The award winning and revolutionary SXSWfm Americana music show “Bearded Sunshine“ is hosted by resident musical scholar and SXSW staffer Matt Small. Join Matt weekly as he dives into the aforementioned Americana music, current events, humor and other listener favorite topics. This is the opposite of every show you’ve ever liked.

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SXSWfm is the official internet radio stream of the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival. Last year its 30th anniversary was celebrated in Austin, Texas with over 2,200 official performers from more than 67 countries and happened again recently from March 13-19, 2017. This is a great way to discover new music.

 

Bearded Sunshine 35 – Shall We Begin? (7/19/2017) – 1 h 12 min

Playing tracks by Penny & Sparrow, Fruition, Kelly Dalton, Rayland Baxter, Joan Shelley and more.

 

Bearded Sunshine Episode 35 celebrates the triumphant return of GoT! We also talk about swords, contact lenses and O.J. Simpson and R. Kelly’s big week. All of this and new songs from new albums will be played on the show!

Playlist

This mix includes the following artists and songs.

  • Birdtalker – One
  • Deer Tick – Baltimore Blues No. 1
  • Lord Huron – Love Like Ghosts
  • Penny & Sparrow – Finery
  • Offa Rex – The Old Churchyard
  • Rayland Baxter – Oh My Captain
  • Zach Lupetin and the Dustbowl Revival – Devil
  • Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – If We Were Vampires
  • Josh Ritter – Homecoming
  • Kelly Dalton – I’m on Fire
  • Fruition – The Meaning
  • Sammy Brue – I Never Said
  • Joan Shelley – Stay On My Shore

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SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine – Jul 5

SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine – Jul 5

Listen to Americana music on the Bearded Sunshine SXSWfm specialty radio show stream that is now available on MixCloud. The award winning and revolutionary SXSWfm Americana music show “Bearded Sunshine“ is hosted by resident musical scholar and SXSW staffer Matt Small. Join Matt weekly as he dives into the aforementioned Americana music, current events, humor and other listener favorite topics. This is the opposite of every show you’ve ever liked.

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SXSWfm is the official internet radio stream of the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival. Last year its 30th anniversary was celebrated in Austin, Texas with over 2,200 official performers from more than 67 countries and happened again recently from March 13-19, 2017. This is a great way to discover new music.

 

Bearded Sunshine 34 – Day after the 4th show (7/5/2017) – 58 min

Playing tracks by John Moreland, Daniel Levi Goans, Dusty Heart, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Paper Aeroplanes and more.

 

Matt discusses America’s birthday AND we talk about a new band with a funny name that you can’t go another day without hearing! All of this plus…more, on Episode 34.

Playlist

This mix includes the following artists and songs.

  • Rainbow Kitten Surprise – Cocaine Jesus
  • Henry Green – Electric Feel
  • Holly Macve – Heartbreak Blues
  • Daniel Levi Goans – Albatross
  • Justin Townes Earle – 15-25
  • Great Lake Swimmers – Zero in the City
  • Tom Petty – It’s Good to Be King
  • Paper Aeroplanes – Same Mistakes
  • John Moreland – Lies I Choose to Believe
  • John Joseph Brill – False Names
  • Jeffrey Foucault – Slow Talker
  • J. Tillman – Love No Less Worthy
  • Andrew Combs – Rainy Day Song
  • Dusty Heart – Timbre and Trail

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SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine – Jun 14

SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine – Jun 14

Listen to Americana music on the Bearded Sunshine SXSWfm specialty radio show stream that is now available on MixCloud. The award winning and revolutionary SXSWfm Americana music show “Bearded Sunshine“ is hosted by resident musical scholar and SXSW staffer Matt Small. Join Matt weekly as he dives into the aforementioned Americana music, current events, humor and other listener favorite topics. This is the opposite of every show you’ve ever liked.

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SXSWfm is the official internet radio stream of the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival. Last year its 30th anniversary was celebrated in Austin, Texas with over 2,200 official performers from more than 67 countries and happened again recently from March 13-19, 2017. This is a great way to discover new music.

 

Bearded Sunshine 32 – We Won. Yep. (6/14/2017) – 54 min

Playing tracks by Joan Shelley, If Birds Could Fly, Mandolin Orange, CF Watkins & Daniel Levi Goans, Watkins Family Hour and more.

 

This week, a new Champ is crowned and a sign war is waged! Join Matt as these topics are discussed and Americana goodness is played.

Playlist

This mix includes the following artists and songs.

  • The Wild Reeds – Only Songs
  • My Bubba – Dogs Laying Around Playing
  • Look Homeward – Morning Light
  • If Birds Could Fly – Skin and Bones
  • Annabelle’s Curse – Spread Thin
  • CF Watkins & Daniel Levi Goans – Francis & Jack
  • Margaret Glaspy – Somebody to Anybody
  • River Whyless – Sailing Away
  • Pharis & Jason Romero – Ballad of Old Bill
  • Julien Baker – Something
  • Watkins Family Hour – Feeling Good Again
  • Joan Shelley – Wild Indifference
  • Mandolin Orange – Old Ties and Companions
  • Jesca Hoop – The Lost Sky

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SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine – Jun 7

SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine – Jun 7

Listen to Americana music on the Bearded Sunshine SXSWfm specialty radio show stream that is now available on MixCloud. The award winning and revolutionary SXSWfm Americana music show “Bearded Sunshine“ is hosted by resident musical scholar and SXSW staffer Matt Small. Join Matt weekly as he dives into the aforementioned Americana music, current events, humor and other listener favorite topics. This is the opposite of every show you’ve ever liked.

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SXSWfm is the official internet radio stream of the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival. Last year its 30th anniversary was celebrated in Austin, Texas with over 2,200 official performers from more than 67 countries and happened again recently from March 13-19, 2017. This is a great way to discover new music.

 

Bearded Sunshine 31 – The Man (6/7/2017) – 1 hr 10 min

Playing tracks by The Honeycutters, Joseph, Blind Pilot, Ryan Bingham, Twin Forks and more.

 

This week America’s favorite Americana show gets to the bottom of the water slide video that is sweeping the nation. Is it fake or not!? Conspiracies and Americana music, there is no better way to get you through the rest of the week.

Playlist

This mix includes the following artists and songs.

  • Joseph – Cloudline
  • Brett Dennen – What’s the Secret?
  • The Wind and The Wave – Skin and Bones
  • Blind Pilot – Umpqua Rushing
  • The Lone Bellow – You Never Need Nobody
  • The Head and the Heart – Rivers and Roads
  • Parker Millsap – Hades Pleades
  • Ryan Bingham – Bread & Water
  • The Honeycutters – Ache
  • Peter Bradley Adams – The Longer I Run
  • Twin Forks – Back To You
  • Jamestown Revival – Journeyman
  • Rayland Baxter – Ghost, Again

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SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine – May 10

SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine – May 10

Listen to Americana music on the Bearded Sunshine SXSWfm specialty radio show stream that is now available on MixCloud. The award winning and revolutionary SXSWfm Americana music show “Bearded Sunshine“ is hosted by resident musical scholar and SXSW staffer Matt Small. Join Matt weekly as he dives into the aforementioned Americana music, current events, humor and other listener favorite topics. This is the opposite of every show you’ve ever liked.

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SXSWfm is the official internet radio stream of the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival. Last year its 30th anniversary was celebrated in Austin, Texas with over 2,200 official performers from more than 67 countries and happened again recently from March 13-19, 2017. This is a great way to discover new music.

 

Bearded Sunshine 28 – Nuggs for Retweets (5/10/2017) – 1 hr 10 min

Playing tracks by Daniel Romano, Matthew and the Atlas, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, Willy Mason, Lucinda Williams and more.

 

When news hits, someone has to break it. Matt takes the burden of that task by letting us know the new post that has the most retweets ever AND how a local school name change gets out of hand. All that mixed with your favorite Americana songs from yesterday and today.

Playlist

This mix includes the following artists and songs.

  • The Jayhawks – She Walks In So Many Ways
  • The Oh Hellos – Bitter Water
  • Jackson Browne – The Pretender
  • Matthew and the Atlas – On a Midnight Street
  • Look Homeward – Steamboat
  • Charlie Simpson – Would You Love Me Any Less
  • Nick Mulvey – Fever To the Form
  • William Fitzsimmons – Passion Play
  • Black Prairie – Nowhere, Massachusetts
  • Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors – Fight for Love
  • Lowland Hum – Palm Lines
  • Daniel Romano – Toulouse
  • Willy Mason – We Can Be Strong
  • Jonah Tolchin – THousand Mile Night
  • Lucinda Williams – Can’t Let Go
SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine (Taco) – May 3

SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine (Taco) – May 3

Listen to Americana music on the Bearded Sunshine SXSWfm specialty radio show stream that is now available on MixCloud. The award winning and revolutionary SXSWfm Americana music show “Bearded Sunshine“ is hosted by resident musical scholar and SXSW staffer Matt Small. Join Matt weekly as he dives into the aforementioned Americana music, current events, humor and other listener favorite topics. This is the opposite of every show you’ve ever liked.

SXSWfm_bigger

SXSWfm is the official internet radio stream of the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival. Last year its 30th anniversary was celebrated in Austin, Texas with over 2,200 official performers from more than 67 countries and happened again recently from March 13-19, 2017. This is a great way to discover new music.

 

Bearded Sunshine 27 – Taco (5/3/2017) – 54 min

Playing tracks by Matt Corby, The Felice Brothers, Andrew Combs, Dan Mangan, Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop and more.

 

This week on Bearded Sunshine, we find out how to hack into Netflix, also that there is a man named Taco and of course we will have a whole lot of that sweet Americana music to get us through our week.

Playlist

This mix includes the following artists and songs.

  • Andrew Combs – Bourgeois King
  • Joy Williams – Don’t Let Me Down
  • Brandi Carlile – Murder In the City
  • The Head and the Heart – Library Magic
  • Fruit Bats – Humbug Mountain Song
  • Dan Mangan – Basket
  • Rosi Golan – Can’t Go Back
  • Jonny Fritz – I Love Leaving
  • The Tallest Man On Earth – Time of the Blue
  • The Low Anthem – To Ohio
  • The Felice Brothers – Plunder
  • The Duke & The King – If You Ever Get Famous
  • Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop – Valley Clouds
  • Matt Corby – Monday
Bruce Robison & the Back Porch Band

Bruce Robison & the Back Porch Band

Listen to Americana music by Bruce Robison on his new album Bruce Robison & the Back Porch Band, his first solo album in 8 years, which he describes like this:

Recorded on analog tape with no digital shenanigans. Just like back when music was good…

Bruce Robison & the Back Porch Band (2017) – 9 songs, 33 min

 

Read more about Bruce, band, and this album at his web site. He is currently on tour from May – Jul. Bruce was the writer of three #1 country hits, “Wrapped,” by George Strait, “Angry All the Time,” recorded by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, and the Dixie Chicks’ “Travelin’ Soldier”. There are some interesting articles at RFD-TV and Rolling Stone.

Video

Here is a video from the new album with his wife, Kelly Willis.

Sweet Dreams – with Kelly Willis – 4 min 27 sec

 
More music by Bruce Robison: albums and links