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 1,059 lampoons US consumer culture (Fishbone, Motihari Brigade) and features pre- and post-apocalyptic visions (Dirty Projectors, Tom Waits, Michael Kiwanuka); telephones (Little Feat, Howlin' Wolf, Captain Beefheart, Scott Johnson); trumpeter Kate Amrine's new recording of "Thoughts and Prayers," Kevin Joest's sound collage dedicated to future gunshot victims; unconventional spirituals (Altius Quartet, Tom Verlaine and Kronos Quartet, Rickie Lee Jones); sad country songs (John Hiatt, Sarah Morris, Pistol Annies); and something new from Bon Iver, Christina Courtin with the Knights, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Thomas Bartlett, Yorkston/Thorne/Khan and Martin Simpson.

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: 11 February 2020
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