"Big Head" Todd Park Mohr
01/23/2023
"Big Head" Todd Park Mohr
The Big Head Todd and the Monsters frontman spoke with morning host Matt Pelsor last week ahead of their Brown County Music Center show about their work with NASA, their Monsters Music Monthly songs, and a new album likely arriving this year.
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Stephan Jenkins of Third Eye Blind
01/09/2023
Stephan Jenkins of Third Eye Blind
Third Eye Blind frontman Stephan Jenkins talks about how Pandemic made them scrap an entire album and write a new one, 2021’s Our Bande Apart. He also teases yet another album that may drop this year, and reflects on the band’s enduring influence on a fanbase that somehow stays the same age as the y
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Strand of Oaks
12/26/2022
Strand of Oaks
Indiana singer/songwriter/guitarist Strand of Oaks (Timothy Showalter) spoke with morning host Matt Pelsor about touring Europe with Magnolia Electric Company following the death of friend and fellow musician Jason Molina. He also talked about cast in the television show Mayans MC, as well as what i
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Mike Love of the Beach Boys
12/12/2022
Mike Love of the Beach Boys
Founding member of the Beach Boys Mike Love explores the moment that the Beach Boys’ later albums (1969-1979) are having among Indie Rock and New Wave fans who have been lauding them as highly influential and essential to the sounds that came afterward. This era is explored in the new box set Sail O
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Dispatch
11/28/2022
Dispatch
Chad and Brad from Dispatch talk with Matt Pelsor about the inspiration for the title track on their latest album “Break Our Fall,” as well as their recent tour with OAR, and their choice to record a signature song of theirs in Russian in an attempt to inspire peace on the other side of the world.WT
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Melissa Etheridge
11/14/2022
Melissa Etheridge
Melissa Etheridge talks with Matt Pelsor about her latest release One Way Out, which is a collection of older songs that were never released, plus two live recordings. She shares how she keeps her voice fit for touring, and talks about her relationship with her spouse who happens to be her exact sam
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Cannons
10/31/2022
Cannons
The band Cannons have enjoyed another banner year with the release of their album Fever Dream, a headlining tour, and multiple festivals; so it’s hard to imagine them being anxious about being on stage. But they talk about how nervous they were to play their first big crowd, Lollapalooza 2021. They
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Matty Healy of The 1975
10/17/2022
Matty Healy of The 1975
Frontman Matty Healy of The 1975 talks with morning host Matt Pelsor about their new album Being Funny in a Foreign Language, which just dropped on October 14th. Matty talks about working with mega-producer Jack Antonoff on the record, and about how he sounds different now compared to their breakthr
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Jackson Browne
10/03/2022
Jackson Browne
The legendary Jackson Browne chats with morning host Matt Pelsor about his latest album and subsequent tour that brought him through Indianapolis in June. Browne talks about working with his son Ryan on the video for the song “Minutes to Downtown,” and about the decades-long inspiration for the albu
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Jonathan Russell of The Head and The Heart
09/19/2022
Jonathan Russell of The Head and The Heart
Jonathan talks to morning host Matt Pelsor about how making the new album, Every Shade of Blue, felt like the band’s earlier days because of the unique and healthy way the band came together during the pandemic. He goes into detail on the single “Virginia,” and reveals the superstar he was trying to
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Bryan Devendorf of The National
09/05/2022
Bryan Devendorf of The National
The National drummer talks about 2019’s I am Easy to Find, and the film that goes along with it, as well as the new music coming out later this year. He also talks about what has kept him in his home city of Cincinnati ahead of their concert date at Indy’s TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park
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Matt Nathanson
08/22/2022
Matt Nathanson
Singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson plays the HiFi Annex on August 30! He joins morning host Matt Pelsor to talk about his new album, Boston Accent, as well as passion project Achtung Matty, his U2 tribute released around the 30th anniversary of the iconic Achtung Baby.
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Warren Haynes of Gov't Mule
08/08/2022
Warren Haynes of Gov't Mule
The Gov’t Mule frontman joins morning host Matt Pelsor to talk about their latest album, Heavy Load Blues. He explains how the recording process was unlike any other album they’ve done, and hints at the next record–both of which they recorded simultaneously. He also shares the unique way they decide
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Nels Cline of Wilco
07/25/2022
Nels Cline of Wilco
Wilco guitarist Nels Cline joins morning host Matt Pelsor to talk about how the new album Cruel Country came together, and compares its process to Matt’s favorite Wilco album Sky Blue Sky. Wilco plays TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park on August 14th.
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Ani DiFranco
07/11/2022
Ani DiFranco
Prolific singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco chats with morning host Matt Pelsor about her return to touring after the pandemic, and the funny reason she played three encores at a recent show. Matt also shared the origin story of his fandom for her, and he asked about the inspiration for the title track
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Ben Bridwell of Band of Horses
06/27/2022
Ben Bridwell of Band of Horses
Band of Horses frontman Ben Bridwell talks to morning host Matt Pelsor about the various inspirations for the new album Things are Great; breakups, both personal and within the band, as well as musical inspiration from a hotel room in Iceland. He shares on their decision to produce the record intern
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Derek Trucks
06/13/2022
Derek Trucks
Derek Trucks chats with morning host Matt Pelsor about the new Tedeschi Trucks Band quadruple album project I Am The Moon that comes out in stages throughout the summer. They talked about his unique style of playing, and when he realized he had a style all his own. Finally, Derek explained just what
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Chris Vos of The Record Company
05/30/2022
Chris Vos of The Record Company
Chris Vos of The Record Company chats with morning host Matt Pelsor about taking furniture from a legendary music venue on tour, Midwestern culture and ‘isms,’ as well as his role in popularizing bratwurst in LA. Plus, he shares his beer brat recipe, and talks about the struggle that was making the
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Paul Janeway of St. Paul & The Broken Bones
05/16/2022
Paul Janeway of St. Paul & The Broken Bones
Paul Janeway of St. Paul and the Broken Bones chats with morning host Matt Pelsor about his vast record collection, the band’s many TV appearances–including an Emmy-nominated appearance on CBS Saturday Morning, and a career turning point when they played David Letterman’s final season. He also share
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Adam Granduciel of The War On Drugs
05/02/2022
Adam Granduciel of The War On Drugs
Adam Granduciel talks with morning host Matt Pelsor about re-visiting select tracks on the album “I Don’t Live Here Anymore” after the album was mastered–something that rarely happens. Matt asks about working with Lucius again on the album’s title track, and Adam brings up their new member Eliza Jon
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Ben Rector
04/18/2022
Ben Rector
Ben Rector talks with morning host Matt Pelsor about the origin of “Joy,” the Jim Henson’s Creature Shop character created for his current album “The Joy of Music.” They explore the collaborators on the record, including Snoop Dogg and saxophone phenoms Dave Koz, and Kenny G; and Ben talks about gol
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Todd Snider
04/04/2022
Todd Snider
Singer-songwriter Todd Snider talks with morning host Matt Pelsor about his unique philosophies on life and music, and what audiences wanted from the first shows after the worst of the pandemic. He also talked about the movie Hard Luck Love Song, inspired by his song Just Like Old Times; plus his po
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Nathaniel Rateliff
03/21/2022
Nathaniel Rateliff
Nathaniel Rateliff joins us again to talk about making SNL history, the new Night Sweats album, his signature guitar from Gibson, and getting back out on the road with the band.
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Graham Nash
03/07/2022
Graham Nash
Graham Nash plays Brown County Music Center March 27th. Morning host Matt Pelsor spoke with him about reviving the same dates he had to cancel two years ago, his new music, his new book of photographs, his double live album coming out in April, and the controversy surrounding close friend Neil Young
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