Story Time – 8/24/14

Story Time – 8/24/14

Hadestown – Anais Mitchell, Ani Difranco, Justin Vernon, Greg Brown, Ben Knox Miller, Haden Triplets

  • Wedding Song
  • Epic (Part I)
  • Way Down, Hadestown
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  • Songbird (Intro)
  • Hey, Little Songbird
  • Gone, I’m Gone
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  • When The Chips Are Down
  • Wait For Me
  • Why We Build The Wall
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  • Our Lady of the Underground
  • Flowers (Eurydice’s Song)
  • Nothing Changes
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  • If It’s True
  • Papers (Hades Finds Out)
  • How Long?
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  • Epic (Part II)
  • Lover’s Desire
  • His Kiss, The Riot
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  • Doubt Comes In
  • I Raise My Cup To Him
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  • Bon Iver – Holocene
  • Anais Mitchell – Coming Down
  • Ani Difranco – In the Margins
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  • Greg Brown – Spring Wind
  • The Low Anthem – To Ohio
  • The Haden Triplets – Slowly
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  • This Train Is Bound For Glory

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



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