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The Sonic Blender - Gruffiness, Coughiness and Playlists!

Posted by Katharine Cole
Katharine Cole
Katharine Cole, DJ for the Sonic Blender, is a pioneer in the Bay Area Americana music scene. She holds a degr...
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on Sunday, 26 April 2015 in Music - Americana

Greetings KZYXers! If you noticed, I've been a bit under the weather lately, BUT I'm still putting The Sonic Blender together and doing my best to be intelligible while telling YOU who I'm playing every Tuesday 2-4pm SO here is last week's playlist AND a preview of this coming show as well. It's jam packed with the latest from the Americana charts - new material from Brandi Carlile AND Dwight Yoakam in the mix:


April 21st Playlist:

Darrell Scott (You're Everything I Wanted Love to Be)

Dave Alvin (Johnny Ace is Dead)

Dawes (From the Right Angle)

Emmylou Harris (Where Will I Be)

First Aid Kid (Lion's Roar)

Jesca Hoop (Born To)

John Hiatt (Memphis in the Meantime)

The Lonely Wild (Out of My Mind)

Mandolin Orange (House of Stone)

Marshall Chapman (Love in the Wind)

Mary Gauthier (Drag Queens in Limosines)

namoli brennet (We Belong)

Neko Case (People Got a Lotta Nerve)

Punch Brothers (Boil Weevil)

Albert King (Drowning on Dry Land)

Amos Lee (Windows Are Rolled Down)

The Black Lillies (The Fall)

Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis (Long Way Home)

Jenny Kerr (If I Had Wings)

Joy Lynn White (One More Time)

Leo Kotke (Retrograde)

Leonard Cohen (In my Secret Life)

Loretta Lynn (When the Tingle Becomes a Chill

Madeleine Peyroux (Dance Me to The End of Time)

Rhiannon Giddens (Don't Let It Trouble Your Mind)

Rosanne Cash (Black Cadillac)

Shovels & Rope (The Devil is All Around)

The Duhks (It's Alright Ma, I'm Only Bleeding)

JD McPherson (Let the Good Times Roll)


April 28, 2015 (Don't Tell!):


Dwight Yoakam (Man of Constant Sorrow)

The Mavericks (Summertime)

Allison Moorer (Have You Ever Seen the Rain?)

American Dquarium (Losing Side of Twenty-Five)

Brandi Carlile (Wherever is Your Heart)

Gretchen Peters (Blackbirds)

The Lone Bellow (Then Came the Morning)....


And I MAY be in the studio the morning of Saturday May 23rd, so stay tuned on that - thanks for LISTENING!!!



Katharine Cole, DJ for the Sonic Blender, is a pioneer in the Bay Area Americana music scene. She holds a degree in Music from UCLA, is a member of BMI, Nashville Association of Songwriters, and NARAS/Grammy. She has been a career musician and music critic, for over 25 years.

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