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Ivy and the Wicker Suitcase Impromptu Interview

Today at 2 PM we interviewed Brian Beattie, currently touring and supporting his new album “Ivy and the Wicker Suitcase”. As always, the interview can be heard on our two week archive.

Brian is playing tomorrow at 1 PM at Eddie’s Attic in Decatur. It’s a free show! Go see it!

Songs played from the album include:

Busy, Busy, Busy / Nothing is Something

Nobody Understands Me

Iron Skillet

Caliche Road

I was Sleeping

So Far Away

Ivy Falls Home

WREK says farewell to The Desoto Hour

WREK is sad to announce the end to one of our longest running shows The Desoto Hour. Started by his father, Fred Runde III has hosted the nationally acclaimed show since 2004. Please join Fred as he hosts his last show this Saturday, March 8th at 6pm. If you’d like to say thanks for the many years of big band jazz, feel free to email Fred at desoto@wrek.org

WREK OFF AIR UNTIL 4 PM FOR ENGINEERING

Hello,

I regret to inform you that WREK is off air until 4 PM on 9/14/2013 for engineering purposes. Streaming services should still be working.

Thanks and sorry for the inconvenience,
Alexander Leavitt
Webmaster at WREK

50 Lbs of Rice 9/2/2013

Here is the set list for the show tonight

  1. Vong Co Geisha by Vinh Thuyen Kim
  2. Mat Chiec Nhan by Vinh Thuyen Kim
  3. Xuan Cuoi by Thuy Chi-Pham Minh Tien
  4. Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence by Ryuichi Sakamoto
  5. Koi by Kojki
  6. Hiten Ryu by joji Hiroto & Hiten Ryu Daiko
  7. Cai Trong Com by Bau Tranh Sao
  8.  Eternal Silence by Gensou Kyoku

50 LBS of Rice Cambodian Psychedelic Rock 12/03/2012

Here is the set list for Tonight’s

  1. Chom 10 Kae Theav (Wait 10 Months More) by The Cambodian Space Project off a 2011: A Space Odyssey
  2. Kolos Srey Chaom (Love God) by The Cambodian Space Project off a 2011: A Space Odyssey
  3. Rom Chong Vat a Go Go (Dancing a Go Go) by The Cambodian Space Project off a 2011: A Space Odyssey
  4. Mean Visa Kmean Bai (Have Visa, No Have Rice) by The Cambodian Space Project off a 2011: A Space Odyssey
  5. Snaeha Doc Toek Kmon ( Love Like Honey) by The Cambodian Space Project off a 2011: A Space Odyssey
  6. I’m Unsatisfied by The Cambodian Space Project off a 2011: A Space Odyssey
  7. Mean Visa Kmean Bai (Have Visa, No Have Rice) by The Cambodian Space Project off a 2011: A Space Odyssey
  8. Jeas Cyclo (Ride Cyclo) by Yol Aularong off Cambodian Rocks
  9. Sou Slarp Kroam Kombut Srey (Rather Die Under the Woman) by Yol Aularong off Cambodian Rocks
  10. Yuvajon Kouge Jet (Broken Heart Man) by Yol Aularong off Cambodian Rocks
  11. Yol Aularo (Whiskey Whiskey) by Yol Aularong off Cambodian Rocks CD1
  12. Snaeha by Pan Ron off Dengue Fever Presents: Electric Cambodia
  13. I Will Marry You by Pan Ron off Electric Cambodia (14 Rare Gems from Cambodia’s Past) LP
  14. Rom Jongvak Twist (Dance Twist) by Pan Ron off Cambodian Rocks (Cambodian Psych and Garage Music from the 60s and early 70s)
  15. Komlos Teng Bey (Three Gentlemen) by Sinn Sisamouth and Meas Samon off Cambodian Rocks
  16. Pros Kangaroo (Kangaroo Boy) by The Cambodian Space Project off 2011: A Space Odyssey