Music Interviews
1:07 pm
Sat August 16, 2014

For Benjamin Booker, A Missed Shot Became A Music Career

Benjamin Booker will release his self-titled debut on Aug. 19.
Max Norton Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Sun August 17, 2014 3:14 am

Benjamin Booker has had a big year. On the strength of a homemade demo that caught on strong, the 25-year-old musician has signed with a big label, toured with Jack White, booked sets at Lollapalooza and the Newport Folk Festival and been a musical guest for David Letterman and Conan O'Brien.

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6:29 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Live In-Studio Emma Hill & Bryan Daste

Emma Hill and her Gentlemen Callers
Credit Monolith Agency

Friday August 15th 2014 Emma Hill and Bryan Daste were Live In-Studio during the Alaska Music Spotlight. A couple live tunes and a couple shared from the new CD. 



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1:03 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Live In-Studio - Dylan Lee Johnston & Megan Palmer

Thursday August 14th, 2014 Dylan Lee Johnston and Megan Palmer stopped by KNBA for a Live-In Studio session. Megan Palmer, now residing in Nashville, has been playing an amazing amount of gigs all over south-central Alaska this August mostly with touring partner Tim Easton.  Over the last two years she's collaborated on several projects with Alaskan Dylan Lee Johnston as they cross paths annually at Salmonstock in Ninilchik. Dylan is also touring this August with his band Deadhorse Hwy. 

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5:03 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Emma Ruth Rundle, 'Arms I Know So Well'

Emma Ruth Rundle.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri August 15, 2014 7:08 am

This is debut music from the ethereal performer Emma Ruth Rundle. The video for "Arms I Know So Well" is a beautiful portrayal of solitude and living with one's self, directed by Thomas McMahan. "Arms I Know So Well" is from her first album, called Some Heavy Ocean. She and her band Marriages is currently on tour with Boris. Tour dates are below.


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World Cafe
9:54 am
Thu August 14, 2014

Ought On World Cafe

Victoria Davis Courtesy of the artist

It's always helpful to understand an artist's background when making sense of its creations, especially when it comes to a group like Ought. The band and its debut album, More Than Any Other Day, were shaped significantly by events that occurred in its hometown of Montreal.

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