The Right Now (#104)
The Right Now plays soul music, and soul music is all about feeling; not style, not fashion, but emotion. The band's new album Carry Me Home, set to be released on March 3, 2010, lives within the four walls erected by the arresting lead vocalist Stefanie Berecz, the stellar song crafting of Brendan O'Connell, the spot-on horns and layers of back-up vocals, and a solid bedrock of rhythm.
The Right Now continually tours the country, converting listeners to a brand of R&B that is simultaneously classic and contemporary. [28 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Full Program: The Right Now plays soul music, and soul music is all about feeling; not style, not fashion, but emotion. 28:13
Full Program: On the fringes of country music are some truly enjoyable artists. One of these artists is Randy Weeks. He has been... 27:26
Full Program: Singer and songwriter Gregory Douglass’s evocative, alternative sound has been compared to Tori Amos, Jeff Buckley and... 27:47
Full Program: Irish singer-songwriter Andy White carries a 12-string guitar under his arm and wears his particular brand of Irish... 27:46
Full Program: Veteran Cedar Falls musician Raldo Schneider brings his signature country-folk with a jolt and a twang to the stage... 27:46
- Watch more video from this program »
Series Description: Iowa Public Radio's "Java Blend" with Ben Kieffer serves up fresh-brewed performances and conversation with musicians from around the state and around the country. Recorded before a live audience at The Java House in downtown Iowa City, the shows offer an eclectic mix of live tunes from the vibrant independent music scene. Ben Kieffer infuses the performances with lively chats to find out about the artists' music and lives.
All Upcoming Episodes
There are no broadcasts currently planned. Please check back for future broadcast dates.