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Scenic Route

  • Friday 4-5pm
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Local & Regional Music

A showcase of local and regional music.


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Ari and Chris Silver - from back cover of Sheltered

Chris and Ari Silver play live on Scenic Route

Chris and Ari Silver are a father and son Americana duo from River Falls, WI. They join host Will Moore live from their home studio to pick some of their favorite tunes, including some from their new album Sheltered, which was recorded during quarantining from the coronavirus.

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Sister Species - Emily Kastrul, center, and Willow Waters, center right

Scenic Route: Sister Species is back with Light Exchanges

Sister Species is a chamber-pop septet from the Twin Cities who are celebrating the release of their third full-length record, Light Exchanges. Vocalist/accordionist Emily Kastrul and guitarist Willow Waters join Will Moore on the Scenic Route to talk about making the new record, the group's brassy and intricate sound, trumpet parties, and more. 

Their video for "Heat Death (Hold Me Here)" can be found here

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Woodblind at RadioWaves 2019, Jason Wussow on right

Jason Wussow discusses new Woodblind album and release show

Jason Wussow is the guitarist of Duluth acoustic ska band Woodblind and the proprieter of Wussow's Concert Cafe in West Duluth. His band has a new album finished entitled "Bluebird Day" and he chats about it with Will Moore on the Scenic Route ahead of their dual album release show at the Cafe with polka duo Dance Attic. 

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Molly Maher - photo via Facebook by Ilia Horsburgh

Molly Maher talks about new album "Follow" on Scenic Route

Molly Maher is a songwriter from the Twin Cities with a great new album out, entitled Follow. It's her first album since 2011. Maher chats with Will Moore on the Scenic Route about the long road to its release and inspiration from trips to Mexico.

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Joe Paulik, photo via Facebook

Joe Paulik performs on Scenic Route, announces new album

Longtime North Shore songwriter shares some songs from a distance on Scenic Route with Will Moore. Joe and Will talk about creativity and music in times of strife, family nature walks, and a Joe's new upcoming album.

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Bryan Gerrard / via Facebook

Bryan Gerrard talks DJing and house music on Scenic Route

Bryan Gerrard is the owner and operator of the Poplar Haus up the Gunflint Trail. But before he came up north to become a lodge owner, he had spent decades in the underground music scene of Minneapolis, spinning vinyl at numerous clubs, including First Avenue, and even had his own label called Celebrity Records. He talks with Will Moore on the Scenic Route about his days DJing, the Chicago house music style which influenced him, and his series of DJ sets streaming live on Twitch.tv.

 

Bryan's Twitch streams can be found here.

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Kenna Rose with her dog, Genevieve

Kenna Rose performs live solo set on Scenic Route

Cook County musician Kenna Rose joins Will Moore for a live virtual set of music on the Scenic Route. Kenna is part of the local group Vessel and shared her stellar voice and guitar skills on the air from her home in Hovland. 

 

 

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Rhoda Anderson at WTIP. Photo by Will Moore

Rhoda Anderson Habedank returns remotely to Scenic Route

Rhoda Anderson Habedank returns to the Scenic Route for a remote live session, playing guitar and catching us up on what's been happening with her and her family in Norman County, MN. She tells stories about playing socially distant concerts in chicken coops and challenges of being a school counselor in a time of home learning and cancelled graduations.

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Adam Moe via Facebook

Adam Moe plays new ukulele songs on Scenic Route

Adam Moe is a fiddler from Duluth best known to Northlanders as half of the folk duo Pushing Chain. Lately he's been performing numerous virtual concerts on Facebook and through Patreon, and challenging himself to write a new song every single day on a different instrument - ukulele. He joins Will Moore on the Scenic Route to talk about being a musician in a time of quarantine and adapting to the new virtual music environment.

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One Less Guest (Nick Glass center right) - photo by Cece Boyle

Nick Glass talks One Less Guest debut album "Monochrome"

Twin Ports band One Less Guest finally arrives with a new full-length album called "Monochrome". Bass player Nick Glass joins Will Moore on Scenic Route to talk about about the making of the record, influences, and the bands newfound energetic sound.

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