Tag Archives: WCBN

The Monkey Power Trio makes considerable headway despite serious challenges

I forgot to mention it, but The Ballad of Christian Wolfcock, the most recent record by my one-day-a-year pseudo band, the Monkey Power Trio, debuted on the college charts a few weeks ago, which I think might be a first for us. [While we’ve always gotten played quite a bit by the likes of WFMU […]

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Sometimes WCBN gets things very right, and sometimes they get things very, very wrong

I’ve just received word that The Ballad of Christian Wolfcock, the most recent release by my one-day-a-year band, the Monkey Power Trio, is currently the second most played record on WCBN. I know that I should be happy about this incredible achievement, but I’m finding it difficult to look beyond the fact that I don’t […]

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WCBN goes and One Louder with Skink

Greg Pratt, who I interviewed a week or so ago about his work with local homeless folks, is also a DJ on WCBN, and it was in that capacity that he sent me the following video a few days ago. That’s my old band, Prehensile Monkey-tailed Skink, from back around 1991, when Ann Arbor still […]

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Spending the evening with Patrick Elkins on WCBN

If you’re near a radio, computer or phone, Patrick Elkins and I are about to go live on the world’s best radio station to talk about Legfest… Join us at WCBN. update: While I didn’t get any audio of our interview, which I think went really well, I did get a few short videos from […]

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Shadow Art Fair defenders and detractors mix it up one last time

Like every year at this time, the Shadow Art Fair media juggernaut has begun in earnest. As of today, there are articles in The Ypsi Courier and The Current, as well as on AnnArbor.com. And, this afternoon, WEMU aired an interview that I’d done with local “All Things Considered” host Bob Eccles. (I think it […]

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