Carolyn Wonderland © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Carolyn Wonderland

Carolyn Wonderland is a triple threat with diverse songwriting, soulful vocals and guitar goddess skills. One critic wrote “If you put Melissa Etheridge, Chrissie Hynde, … Continue reading

Vince Gill ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Vince Gill

Music fads come and go. Country music superstar Vince Gill examines the flux of modern trends in his hit song “Next Big Thing,” but this … Continue reading

Cafe Tacuba ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Café Tacvba

Since the late ’80s Café Tacuba has been building an international fan base through their innovative and multi-award winning experimentation with music. The Mexico City … Continue reading

Tift Merritt ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Tift Merritt

With a voice that “is a magical combination of cool reserve and effortless warmth” (Entertainment Weekly), Tift Merritt pulls together country, blues and soul to … Continue reading

Femi Kuti © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Femi Kuti

Combining politics and music, Nigerian superstar Femi Kuti is taking his unique sound to the world, while carrying on a legacy began by his father, … Continue reading

Manu Chao © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Manu Chao

With multiple Latin Grammy and Billboard award nominations and dozens of hits throughout the globe, Manu Chao is an international star. A truly multicultural artist, … Continue reading


The Head and the Heart

With a sound built around piano, violin and prominent three-part harmonies, The Head and the Heart have a unique sound full of “sing-along meditations and … Continue reading

Jack Johnson ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Jack Johnson

Over the last five years, Jack Johnson has gone from accomplished surfer to award-winning filmmaker to acclaimed singer-songwriter. While scoring his multi-award winning surf films … Continue reading

Death Cab for Cutie ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Death Cab for Cutie

From indie-pop fan favorite to a headlining gig on The O.C., Death Cab for Cutie has come a long way since they began recording songs … Continue reading

John Mayer © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

John Mayer

“The night I was recognized for ‘Daughters’ at the Grammys was the night this record started,” said Mayer. “I knew I had bought the time … Continue reading