6/22/14 @ 10:00 PM: Studio Rio Presents: The Brazil Connection
Embracing the All In One Rhythm™ Theme of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Studio Rio Presents: The Brazil Connection is an innovative collection of 12 beloved vocal recordings re-experienced through new samba and bossa nova arrangements created by iconic Brazilian musicians and The Berman Brothers.
In this one-hour radio special, hosted by David Dye (of NPR’s The World Cafe) and produced by Paul Chuffo (Joyride Media), we’ll go behind the scenes and hear how familiar songs were transformed and talk to producer Christian Berman, drummer Paolo Braga, and arrangers Marcos Valle, Roberto Menescal, Mario Adnet and Torcuato Mariano.
5/23/14-5/26/14: Roy Orbison – Mystery Girl
Our exclusive Roy Orbison Mystery Girl Radio Special celebrates the 25th Anniversary reissue of his posthumous comeback album, Mystery Girl, available in in Expanded and Deluxe editions on Tuesday, May 20, 2014.
In this new one-hour radio special hosted by John Carter Cash (Johnny Cash’s son), you’ll hear about the life and times of Roy Orbison from his sons – Wesley, Roy Jr. and Alex – plus Roy’s producer, collaborator, and Traveling Wilburys bandmate, Jeff Lynne.
2/14, 2/15 & 2/16/14: Def Leppard – Slang
Our exclusive Def Leppard ‘Slang’ Radio Special celebrates their new release, a deluxe edition of their 1996 album, ‘Slang,’ available in stores on Tuesday, February 11, 2014.
In addition to all the great music, this special also includes brand new interviews with singer Joe Elliott and guitarists Phil Collen and Vivian Campbell who take you behind-the-scenes of this album that they feel is one of their best.
10/18/13: Sly & The Family Stone – Higher!
Celebrate International Funk Day on Friday, October 18th with a brand new, career spanning, two-part Sly & the Family Stone radio special. The special includes music from the first-ever deluxe Sly & the Family Stone 4-cd anthology box set, Higher!, released August 27th, also honoring Sly’s 70th birthday in 2013. The collectible package features 77 tracks, including 17 previously unreleased cuts.
All through the brilliant highs and the murky lows of the late ’60s and early ’70s, Sly & The Family Stone had the globe dancing to the music. The creativity of the mixed-race, mixed-gender, and mixed-genre band shines in this CD of highlights from the new 77-track, four-cd box set. This incredible collection showcases the classic hits not just in stereo format, but in the good ol’ mono mixes which went missing long ago with the transistor radio, and in unheard studio outtakes, and concert performances.
The legacy of Sly & The Family Stone persists through four decades of movie and TV soundtracks, commercials, radio playlists, and parties worldwide, and influenced countless makers of rock, funk, jazz, and hip-hop. Here s a chance to take it Higher!
8/18/13: Elvis Presley at Stax Special
- 5/26 & 5/27/13: Memorial Day Special – Remembering Hendrix: ‘The Jimi You Never Knew’ – Listen HERE!
- 3/29-3/31/13: Mad Season: ‘Above’ Radio Special – Listen HERE!
- 3/8/13-3/10/13: West of Memphis: Voices for Justice – Listen HERE!
- 12/28/12-12/30/12: Paul McCartney & Wings: Band on the Run – Listen HERE!
- 12/21/12 – 12/23/12: Encore Presentation: “In The Lab with Incubus” – Listen HERE!
- 12/14/12 – 12/16/12: Heart: Strange Euphoria – Listen HERE!
- 6/22-6/24/12: Monterey at 45 – Listen HERE!
- 5/25-5/27/12: Occupy This Hour Radio Special - Listen HERE!
- 5/18-5/20/12: Joey Ramone Radio Special - Listen HERE!
- 4/20-4/22/12: Bob Marley” ‘Marley” Radio Special - Listen HERE!
- 12/30/11-1/2/12: The Beatles “1″ Radio Special – Listen HERE!
- 12/16-12/18/11: The Rolling Stones: Some Girls Radio Special – Listen HERE!
- 11/24-11/27/11: U2 Achtung Baby 20th Anniversary Radio Special – Listen HERE!
- 9/23-9.25/11: Pearl Jam 20 Radio Special – Listen HERE!