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.

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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 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
Old Crow Medicine Show: 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde

Old Crow Medicine Show: 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde

Listen to bluegrass music by Old Crow Medicine Show on their new (6th) album 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde. This is an amazing Old Crow remaking of Bob Dylan’s classic 1966 double album recorded live 50 years later over 2 nights in May 2016 at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee.

50 Years of Blonde on Blonde (2017) – 14 songs, 1 hr 4 min

 
They are currently on tour performing the entire album in the US, UK, and Netherlands from May – Aug. There are interesting articless at Rolling Stone with How Old Crow Medicine Show Reimagined Bob Dylan’s ‘Blonde on Blonde’ and Inside Bob Dylan’s ‘Blonde on Blonde’: Rock’s First Great Double Album. Also you might enjoy this recent collection album with their best songs.

Best of Old Crow Medicine Show (2017) – 14 songs, 45 min

 

Videos

These are some videos of songs from their new album.

50 Years of Blonde on Blonde (Album Trailer) – 3 min 10 sec

 

Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 (Live) – 3 min 36 sec

 

Obviously 5 Believers (Live) – 2 min 41 sec

 

Just Like a Woman (Live) – 3 min 59 sec

 

Listen to more of his music at my Old Crow Medicine Show post with additional albums, videos, and links. These recent albums have been included there as well.

Photo credit: 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde @ Amazon (album cover)

SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine – Apr 19

SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine – Apr 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 25 – Masterpiece (4/19/2017) – 1 hr 17 min

Playing tracks by Bear’s Den, Ryan Adams, Futurebirds, Jesse Woods, Old 97’s and more.

 

We can finally get back to the way this show was intended! Matt has some of the latest Americana hits plus he dives into a few interesting and alluring SXSW 2017 stories. Don’t change that dial because you will not want to miss a minute of Episode 25.

Playlist

This mix includes the following artists and songs.

  • Old 97’s – Good with God
  • Big Thief – Masterpiece
  • Ryan Adams – I Know Places
  • Holly Macve – No One Has the Answers
  • Father John Misty – Pure Comedy
  • Jesse Woods – Walking Along Cattle Drives
  • The War on Drugs – An Ocean in Between the Waves
  • Angel Olsen – Shut Up Kiss Me
  • Grant Lee Buffalo – Mockingbirds
  • Bear’s Den – Elysium
  • Pepper Rabbit – Older Brother
  • Futurebirds – Twentyseven
  • Birdtalker – Just This
SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine – Mar 8

SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine – Mar 8

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 it will happen again from March 13-19, 2017. This is a great way to discover new music.

 

Bearded Sunshine 23 – SXSW Meet and Greet Round 2 (3/8/2017) – 1 hr 5 min

 

The city of Austin is abuzz with the excitement of SXSW 2017’s triumphant arrival. Matt celebrates the start of SXSW by having one more all-2017 artist playlist. Nothing will get your mind right for the big event better than episode 23 of Bearded Sunshine!!

Playlist

This mix includes the following artists and songs.

  • Real Estate – Darling
  • M. Ward – Never Had Nobody Like You
  • Run River North – Mr. Brightside
  • The Avett Brothers – Head Full of Doubt / Road Full of Promise
  • David Ramirez – The Bad Days
  • Tall Heights – Spirit Cold
  • Spoon – I Summon You
  • Future Islands – A Dream of You and Me
  • The Roomsounds – Baby’s Got The Bluest Eyes
  • Star Parks – Theoretical Girls
  • The Band of Heathens – All I’m Asking
  • The Secret Sisters – Tomorrow Will Be Kinder
  • Aldous Harding – Horizon
  • She Drew the Gun – Poem
SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine – Mar 1

SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine – Mar 1

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 it will happen again from March 13-19, 2017. This is a great way to discover new music.

 

Bearded Sunshine 22 – Now Introducing SXSW 2017 Musical Acts (3/1/2017) – 1 hr 13 min

 

We are just mere weeks away from the start of SXSW 2017. In honor of the closeness of the event Matt has made up a playlist to introduce some of this years artists. Some are familiar faces and some are new. Of course, yes of course, we are also talking about the Oscars.

Playlist

This mix includes the following artists and songs.

  • The Avett Brothers – Live and Die
  • The Accidentals – Michigan and Again
  • Matthew Logan Vasquez – Halfcolt
  • Future Islands – Ran
  • The Shelters – Rebel Heart
  • Hurray for the Riff Raff – Hungry Ghost
  • The Lonesome Heros – Steel
  • Langhorne Slim – Land of Dreams
  • Elijah Ford – The Lion
  • Slow Leaves – Life of a Better Man
  • Future Generations – Stars
  • Spoon – The Way We Get By
  • Whitney Rose – Three Minute Love Affair
  • Wild Rivers – Wandering Child
  • The Shacks – No Surprise
  • Ben Sollee – Prettiest Tree On the Mountain
SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine 21 (The Missing Guitar) – Feb 22

SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine 21 (The Missing Guitar) – Feb 22

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 it will happen again from March 13-19, 2017. This is a great way to discover new music.

 

Bearded Sunshine 21 – The Missing Guitar (2/22/2017) – 1 hr 2 min

 

On this episode of Bearded Sunshine, Matt tells the tale of his journey to a Neil Young tribute show. The playlist this week will have a very Neil feel to it. We will also dive into the story of a guitar that was missing for over 40 years.

Playlist

This mix includes the following artists and songs.

  • Neil Young – Ohio
  • Leon Bridges – Coming Home (live)
  • Shakey Graves – Dearly Departed
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival – Fortunate Son
  • Alabama Shakes – I Ain’t the Same
  • White Denim – Pretty Green
  • Matt Pond PA – New Hampshire
  • Houndmouth – Sedona
  • Norah Jones – Little Broken Hearts
  • Heartless Bastards – Parted Ways
  • Neil Young – Cinnamon Girl
  • Matthew Logan Vasquez – Personal
  • The Dead Weather – I Can’t Hear You
  • The Kills – Black Balloon
  • Charlie Sexton – Regular Grind