Death Valley Radio

Death Valley Radio is a format-free program for the musically curious.

Death Valley Radio can be heard on Tuesdays at 8:00 PM ET on WNTI.

Program 1,053 features gurgling Wurlitzers (North Mississippi Allstars, Hiss Golden Messenger); nautical songs (Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Peter Gabriel, Maria Chiara Argirň); violins and electronics (Sudan Archives, Lars Horntveth); modern spirituals (Ryuichi Sakamoto, Bon Iver with Bruce Hornsby, Ambrose Akinmusire with Becca Stevens); Jamila Woods's salute to James Baldwin, Toni Morrison and Cornel West; Cuban guitars (Nella, Madera Limpia); Akemi Naito's percussion piece inspired by Kōbō Abe's 1962 novel "The Woman in the Dunes"; and something new from Michael Kiwanuka with Danger Mouse, Dana Saul, and Michele Rabbia, Gianluca Petrella and Eivind Aarset.

That's Death Valley Radio, where the party never ends....

"No pain unless necessary, but if necessary, pain." — Aunt Lydia, Margaret Atwood's The Testaments

Death Valley Radio is dedicated to the memory of my wife Valerie. And sometimes I miss Maria Alessandra more than words can say.

© 1998-2019 Ron Alden / Last Updated: 03 December 2019
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