Posts tagged with "Michael Atchison"

Episode 135 – Jazzmatazz and Other Pizazz

Posted on November 22 2020 by Michael Atchison

This week’s show features some jazzy hip hop, five titans of post-punk, and characters from a great Thanksgiving movie. We also hear some early psychedelia from The Byrds and The Yardbirds, and we remember the late Johnny Nash. All that, plus Rosanne Cash... [Read More]

Episode 134 – A Apolitical Show

Posted on November 15 2020 by Michael Atchison

This week’s show features a trio of blues guitar legends, some forgotten women of Memphis soul, and three icons of American alt rock. We also hear a pair of tracks sung by the brassy Miss Shirley Bassey and a lesser known tune by one of America’s greatest... [Read More]

Episode 133 – So Uptight, Mr. Kite

Posted on November 8 2020 by Michael Atchison

This week’s show features three Motown classics, two Britpop rivals, and a pair of covers by legendary New York punk bands. We also celebrate the 20th anniversary of a brilliant PJ Harvey album and spin one from the last recording Big Star made in their i... [Read More]

Episode 132 – Young Dudes and Cool Jerks

Posted on November 1 2020 by Michael Atchison

This week’s show features three phases of Annie Lennox, a trio of Todd Rundgren productions, and the story behind one of rock’s most famous drum sounds. We also hear a soul classic and its less famous answer song, and we kick the show off with some prime... [Read More]

Episode 131 – Second Annual Revival Masquerade Ball

Posted on October 25 2020 by Michael Atchison

We get ready for Halloween on this week’s show with our second annual Masquerade Ball, as we play nothing but covers, including four Beatles songs reinterpreted and the surprisingly delightful collision of country and reggae. We also discover what happens... [Read More]

Episode 130 – Remembering Steve Phillips and Eddie Van Halen

Posted on October 18 2020 by Michael Atchison

On this week’s show, we remember two guitarists we’ve recently lost — local hero Steve Phillips and global icon Eddie Van Halen. We also explore five classic albums featured in a documentary series that’s now available to Bridge members, and we spin track... [Read More]

Episode 127 – Remembering Toots Hibbert

Posted on September 27 2020 by Michael Atchison

This week’s show features vintage alt rock from Pere Ubu and Joy Division, classic soul from Wilson Pickett and James Brown, and one track from – and one track about – Gene Vincent. We also remember reggae legend Toots Hibbert, who died recently at age 77... [Read More]

Episode 113 – Higher Ground

Posted on June 21 2020 by Michael Atchison

This week’s show features a pair of lost classics from Volt Records, a live track from the Grateful Dead, and the title track to one of Van Morrison’s great '70s albums. We also celebrate the 80th birthday of a 1960s pop chanteuse, and spin tracks fro... [Read More]

Episode 105 – Strange Boats and Stray Cats

Posted on April 26 2020 by Michael Atchison

This week’s show features three giants of African music, a trio of bands on the fringe of new wave who had huge hits in the 1980s, and the somewhat obscure debut single by Marshall Crenshaw. We hear one from "Exile On Main Street," plus classics from the... [Read More]

Episode 104 – Miles Beyond

Posted on April 19 2020 by Michael Atchison

This week’s show features three giants of reggae, two stalwarts of ska, and a pair of jazz artists who became rock stars — thanks in part to Miles Davis. We hear some classics of Philadelphia soul, plus the song that put Elastica on the map, and the track... [Read More]

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