Sat January 7, 2012
Music News

Frampton's Dream Guitar, Recovered Decades Later

Originally published on Sun January 8, 2012 7:03 am

Frampton poses with the guitar he thought he'd lost forever.
Courtesy Gregg Roth

Peter Frampton sold millions of records with the help of a customized Gibson guitar. Three decades ago, that guitar was destroyed in a plane crash ... or so he thought.

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Sat January 7, 2012
Music Interviews

Carolyn Wonderland: A Full 'Meal' Of Texas Blues

Carolyn Wonderland (center) learned guitar after getting thrown out of school at 17.
Todd Wolfson

Austin musician Carolyn Wonderland kicks off her new album, Peace Meal, with "What Good Can Drinkin' Do," an old Janis Joplin tune. You'd be excused if you thought you were listening to Joplin herself.

"You know, it's a funny thing growing up in Texas: If you're a girl, you pretty much learn that you sing Janis songs to yourself in private," Wonderland says. "You don't do it in public. If it's not against the law, I'm not sure why."

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Sat January 7, 2012

Weekend Audition: Richard Shindell & Ruthie Foster

Screen Capture of performance from Ruthie Foster's new live DVD/CD Ruthie Foster Live at Antone's.

Two delightful new projects came in to KUNC this week-- the latest work from singer, songwriter and tale weaver, Richard Shindell and the dynamic Ruthie Foster.

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Fri January 6, 2012
World Cafe

Primus On World Cafe

Courtesy of the artist

Formed in 1984, Primus is best known for its irreverent funk-metal style, which came to dominate radio airwaves in the '90s. Since releasing its official debut in 1989, the band has experienced lineup changes over the years, but one important element has remained constant: the spiraling bass lines of lead singer and bassist Les Claypool. Throughout the '90s, Primus grew a cult following, then burst into the mainstream with releases like 1993's Pork Soda. The group also wrote the now-classic opening theme for South Park before going on hiatus in 2000.

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Fri January 6, 2012
KUNC Presents

Jason Isbell @ The Fox Theatre [pics]

There's nothing like having your name in lights
Jim Hill KUNC

If you weren't in Boulder last night at the Fox for a show, then you missed a great one! KUNC Presents was on hand for Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit with The Band of Heathens.

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