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Afternoon Freeform

Interview: Joan Baez

Oct 9, 2017

Wed. 10/11, 1:30p: Carol Boss will feature her interview with Joan Baez, who's coming to Albuquerque with the Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees Tour.  She'll share the stage with Steve Earle, James McMurtry, Patty Griffin and more.

Thu. 9/21 1:30p: We'll hear highlights from a recent conversation Scott Denton had with Nels Cline, bandleader, composer, improviser & lead guitarist for Wilco who appear at the Santa Fe Opera on 9-26.  

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Thursday, 8/3, 2p: An interview with SAUDADE musicians, Bob Gusch (founder and woodwinds) and Debo Orlofsky (vocals) with host Cristina Baccin. We talk about their history of 12 years as band and their deep connection to Brazilian music and some of its genres, such as choro, bossa nova, and samba.   

Bébé La La: Stunning Harmonies For Readers

Jun 9, 2017

Tues. 6/13 3p: Newly-minted Afternoon Freeform host Marty Adamsmith interviews local musical duo Bébé La La before their performance at the Juan Tabo library the following Tuesday, June 20th, at 6PM. Their music combines Maryse's French influences with Alicia's original folk-Americana inspired "art" songs. Bébé La La boasts a unique and lovely repertoire that highlights their signature "stunning" harmonies, rhythmic lilts and rich melodies accompanied by Alicia on viola and guitar, and Maryse on accordion and harmonium.

Courtesy NM Peace Choir

Wed 6/7, 1:30p: Carol Boss welcomes The NM Peace Choir who will perform in KUNM's Studio A.  An inclusive choir formed to inspire peace and joy and help raise social awareness, they will be representing the U.S. at The World Peace Choir Conference in Vienna this July.  

Michael G. Stewart

Wed 4/26, 1:30p: Carol Boss welcomes one of the world's most prominent and renowned oud masters. On his new recording from Smithsonian Folkways, Rahim AlHaj conveys the story of contemporary Baghdad from the fall of Saddam Hussein to the present day. 

Mexico/New Mexico borderland, NASA Landsat, courtesy UNM MAGIC

Afternoon Freeform Tuesday 4/4, 3p: We continue our series of conversations with presenters at the interdisciplinary environmental justice forum Decolonizing Nature: Resistance, Resilience, Revitalization that takes place April 19 - 22, 2017 at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque.

Albuquerque's Prism Bitch is a band of many names.  As they begin work on their second ep the band stopped by Thursday "Freeform" for a plugged in recording & conversation with host Brandon Kennedy.

Recorded live in our Main Studio by Brandon Kennedy

Prism Bitch is:
Lauren Poole, Emma Crane, Lila Rose, Chris Walsh & Teresa Esguerra

Find them currently at prismbitches.bandcamp.com

Jalila Arthur

Tue. 3/21 3p: Part 1 of 4 interviews with speakers from upcoming interdisciplinary environmental justice forum "Decolonizing Nature: Resistance, Resilience, Revitalization," taking place April 19th - 22nd. The music will be focused on the first of the conference's three themes: RESISTANCE! More at decolonizingnature.unm.edu

Mon. 3/6 1:30p: We'll honor World Storytelling Day Saturday, March 18th with Argentinean storyteller, Matilde Machiavello.  She will talk about a celebratory event that will be at the South Broadway Cultural Center on the 18th.  She may even share a story or two.

Tickets and info at www.southbroadwaytickets.com

Wed 3/8, 1:30p: Join Carol Boss for an eclectic array of female music makers as we celebrate strong, rebellious, sensitive, funny, poignant, independent women.
A few guests will be in the studio too including former Albuquerque Poet Laureate Jessica Helen Lopez.

cidnybullens.com

Wed 2/1, 1:30p: Carol Boss welcomes singer-songwriter Cidny Bullens to Freeform where he will perform live in the studio. He'll also talk about his solo multimedia autobiographical show in Albuquerque this week at the Q Solo Festival at Aux Dog Theater in which he chronicles his transition from female to male. 

Scott Darsee

Wed 12/14 1:30p: Scott Darsee and Johanna Hongell-Darsee join Carol Boss on Wednesday Freeform for an "almost solstice, almost Chrismas" mini-concert in the studio.  They'll perform traditional and some medieval songs that evoke scenes of the winter season and the holidays that will soon be upon us.

 

Wed. 11/16, 1:30p  Carol Boss honors Leonard Cohen on Freeform with covers from a variety of artists and a visit to the studio by The Handsome Family.  They'll play a Cohen song as well as some music from their new release, Unseen.

Wed 11/9, 1:30p: Post-election day!  What will it look like, how will it feel?  Carol Boss welcomes two amazing slam poets, Mercedez Holtry and Ebony Isis Booth, to share in spoken word their states of mind and heart on this long anticipated day.  Also, singer-songwriter Louise Gabrielle performs live in the studio.

Gabrielle Louise

Nov 2, 2016

In a preview of the release party for her CD "If the Static Clears" songwriter Gabrielle Louise dropped by Tuesday "Freeform" with Albuquerque's Justin Evan Thompson to trade songs and stories of a life in music and the peculiar charms of Las Vegas, NM. 

Hosted and engineered by Jalila Arthur on November 1, 2016.

Cloacas

Nov 2, 2016
Kate Russell

Santa Fe band Cloacas brought their "folk music of an unknown country" to Friday "Freeform" for a rare Albuquerque performance.  Hosted and engineered live by Mary B. on October 31, 2016, the multi-instrumentalists of Cloacas are:

Johnny Bell, Ben Gerhards, Damon Griffith, Sabrina Griffith and Michael Smith (clarinetist Lenore Gusch was unable to join her bandmates).

Keep up with them at www.cloacasmusic.com.

Right About Now

Oct 3, 2016

This session features the Jazz trio Right About Now as they performed live on KUNM in July.  Formed in 2010, Right About Now features some of Albuquerque's busiest musicians in semi-improvised settings.  To preview a New Mexico Jazz Workshop performance the trio stopped by Mark Weber's Thursday "All That Jazz" program on July 21, 2016.

Lewis Winn: archtop guitar
Jon McMillan: bass
John Bartlitt: drums & percussion

Engineered by Mark Weber.
Right About Now has no recorded material to date.

  Wed. 7/20 1:30p:  Carol Boss welcomes singer-songwriter Kristina Jacobsen to Freeform.  She's an ethnomusicologist who plays guitar and lap steel.  She leads the "all-girl" Merlettes and the UNM Honky Tonk Ensemble.  Joining Kristina will be Folk/Country/Americana singer-songwriter Eryn Bent.  Both will be performing at this weekend's Art of the Song Coffeehouse.

Amy Etra Photography

Wed. 7/6, 1:30p: Mamadou Kelly is kicking off his U.S. tour in NM. Hear him first on Freeform hosted by Carol 
Boss.

Covering Prince

Apr 25, 2016
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 Wed. 4/27, 1:30p: A spectacular performer, gifted songwriter and  producer, Prince is the man behind songs that you may not even know were his.  Carol Boss spins some outstanding covers, a few of which are identified more with the cover artist than with Prince himself. 

Center for Southwest Research

Mon. 3/21 1:30p: UNM was founded as a coed university in 1889.  After some research at UNM, a university communications representative with the help of the librarian archivist was able to dig up this photo showing the first female graduates.  The size of the graduate class was 80 and the women got their degrees in teaching. In honor of Women's History Month, you'll hear a few selections from the KUNM library that address women's rights, struggles and history. Tune in to hear that and, of course, some terrific freeform selections.

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Mon. 2/15, 1:30p: I  accompany you during the afternoon with music from the milky way to around the corner...: from fresh music pearls such as the Celtic electric harp of Alan Stivell to today´s Grammy nominee Malawi´s Zomba Project. Host: Cristina Baccin

Jimmy King

01/14 1:30p: Scott Denton devotes the entire show to a career spanning retrospective of David Bowie's music and influence.

Thu. 12/17 1:30p:  Host Scott Denton will feature recent and forthcoming releases from Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Prince, Ennio Morricone, Love, Sun City Girls, Dave Rawlings Machine, Big Star, New Order, Wilco, The Allman Bros. and more, plus artists playing in New Mexico in coming months, vintage gems, and forgotten favorites.  

 

davidberkeley.com

Wed. 12/9, 1:30p: David Berkeley joins Carol Boss as he performs music from his new release, Cardboard Boat.

Check out David's website for the great reviews he's garnered from the NY Times, Rolling Stone, No Depression, San Francisco Chronicle, the Boston Globe and many more.  davidberkeley.com

Thu. 12/3 1:30p: Join me for Afternoon Freeform on air, online or using the Two-week Archive.  Recent and forthcoming releases featured today will include Weather Report, The Velvet Underground, Ty Segal, Kandia Kouyaté, Dexter Story, Gloria Ann Taylor, Mekons, Animal Collective, Mary Halvorson, Kurt Vile, Jesse Malin and more, plus artists playing in New Mexico in coming months, vintage gems, and forgotten favorites.  

Shows I host, available on the Two-week Archive:
Other Voices, Other Sounds (avant-garde) 11-22, 9-11pm
 

Marya Errin Jones

Thu. 11/12 1:30p:  Host Brandon Kennedy - Local musicians Casey Mraz and Monica Demarco are play live in the studio at 2:30. 

Two of the most creative forces on Albuquerque’s music scene have come together to form an exciting duo.  Violinist Muni Kulasinghe and drummer Jefferson Voorhees visited Carol Boss in our studio on August 19 to debut  their dynamic improvisational collaboration.  Muni is a co-founder of New Mexico’s popular Le Chat Lunatique and Jefferson plays currently with his band, Pray for Brain.

Tue. 8/18 3:30: Freeform host Jered Ebenrek invites two members of "Lindy Vision" into the studio to discuss their new album "the art of being synthy" and the state of music in today’s media landscape.  This is how they describe themselves on their band website:

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