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 1,058 features piano blues, ragtime and parlor songs (Allen Toussaint, Dr. John, Haerim Elizabeth Lee with Alex Brown, Randy Newman, Bettye LaVette, Norah Jones); social and political commentary from Steve Reich by way of Ken Ishii, then Terri Lyne Carrington with Meshell Ndegeocello, Angela Davis and Assata Shakur; Spanish guitars and a Japanese shamisen (Three Cane Whale, Nels Cline & Julian Lage, Ryuichi Sakamoto); and something new from Hiss Golden Messenger and Michael Kiwanuka.

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. Maria Alessandra? The thought of her makes me smile.

© 1998-2020 Ron Alden / Last Updated: 28 January 2020
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