Acoustic Conversations

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August 17, 2010

“Leave Oregon. It’s the first song I play when I hit the stage in Nashville … but it really is OH-re-gon.”

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Acoustic Conversations with Matthew Price

January 25, 2010

“When I was a kid, I think it was when I was in high school … I made this decision that I wanted to start focusing on really doing things, instead of just watching.”

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Acoustic Conversations with Jake Oken-Berg

January 11, 2010

If there’s a gimmick to Jake Oken-Berg, it’s the run for Mayor.

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Acoustic Conversations with James Jeffrey-West

December 21, 2009

“For me, the musicians that I like are the ones that are somehow tapping into the universe.”

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Acoustic Conversations with Lisa Forkish

May 22, 2009

“I’ve gotten really into Dollhouse,” says Lisa Forkish. “My whole family is obsessed with Joss Whedon.” And yet, somehow, her music stands in stark contrast this geek cred.

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Acoustic Conversations with Justin Jude

April 17, 2009

“I think a lot of my earlier songs were all about relationships. Mostly that went wrong.”

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Acoustic Conversations with Dustin Pattison

March 31, 2009

“I figured if I was going to write this kind of music, I was going to need a murder ballad.”

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Acoustic Conversations with Matt Vrba

March 9, 2009

Matt Vrba isn’t pure folk. He isn’t pure country. He certainly isn’t pure rock and roll. But somewhere in there, somewhere munged between the blues licks and jazz, up under the trucker cap and faded jeans, there’s a storyteller with grace of the greats and style enough to take a bar coaster in the eye.

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Acoustic Conversations with Sam Wegman

January 20, 2009

Sam Wegman has been playing the guitar since he was 12. So what, right?

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Acoustic Conversations with Tyler Stenson

January 18, 2009

Tyler Stenson calls his music “Epic Folk”, a fusion of country, folk, and rock. It is at once a grab bag of honest storytelling and cutting lyricism that he deftly illustrates with his guitar. This week on the show, we talk with Tyler about growing up in a family of 10 siblings, we talk about a refined view of success as a working musician.

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