Finding A Voice

& WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS Playlist for June 26, 2016 Justin Timberlake, who earned dubious street cred in the folk community for his role as a folksinger in the Coen Brothers film Inside Llweyn Davis, found himself in deeper hot water last weekend at the BET Awards. It started with Timberlake tweeting … → read more

Ron’s Favorites of 2015

Ron Olesko on the air at WFDU-FM on June 15, 2004

& WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS Playlist for January 10, 2016 The year 2016 is two weeks old and I have already received over a dozen new recordings to share on my radio show. While I am looking forward to all the musical treats the coming 12 months promise, I want to take a … → read more

Podcast: The Midwest, Remembering Art
Episode #15-28 | airing 7-08-15

Art Thieme

We’ll be traveling this Summer on The Sing Out Radio Magazine. We’ll begin our journey by spending two weeks in the Midwest. We lost the master folksinger Art Thieme on May 26 and these next two programs are dedicated to him. We’ll hear songwriters and traditional musicians, many whom were … → read more

Podcast: The More The Merrier
Episode #15-27 | airing 7-01-15

Dustbowl Revival

This week we explore big bands in folk music, including the Full English, Spuyten Duyvil and more. It’s the More the Merrier on this episode of Sing Out! Radio Magazine. LISTEN: https://singout.org/audio/sorm/sorm1527_podcast.mp3 To subscribe via iTunes, click .  |   To listen using Stitcher, click . Artist / “Title” / CD … → read more