Loft Sessions - Josh Rouse (debut)
Today 12:00 pm ET
Ditch your shoes, grab a bean bag, and join us when we invite our favorite artists up to The Loft and ask them to create their ideal intimate musical session. This can include their own songs and the stories behind them, and sometimes even a cover or two.
Bernie Taupin's American Roots RadioSaturdays 6 pm ET Rebroadcasts Thursdays midnight ETOn this remarkably eclectic, entertaining and enlightening adventure through every genre of American music, you'll hear everyone from Robert Johnson to Little Richard to the Rat Pack, all hand-picked from Bernie's own music collection, The Ranch Archives, with fascinating commentary and insight from the legendary Brown Dirt Cowboy himself.
Lou Reed's New York Shuffle with Hal WilnerSaturdays midnight ETHear music that runs the gamut from jazz to vintage rock. As Lou says, “I’ve always been a fan of eclectic radio. I loved the days when DJs who did their own programming set the bar high.“ Lou co-hosts the show with record producer Hal Willner, his recent collaborator on the concert film Berlin.
David Johansen’s Mansion Of FunSundays 12 pm ET Rebroadcasts Tuesdays midnight ETNew York Dolls founder David Johansen, inhabitor of the body of Buster Poindexter and leader of David Johansen and The Harry Smiths, is also a musicologist. From all over the map, the jungles of Africa to the Bayou of Louisiana, from Duke Ellington to Phil Spector, freeform philosophy lives here.
Meg Griffin’s DisorderSundays 3 pm ET Rebroadcasts Wednesdays 3 am ETMeg is a bona-fide radio legend and one of a handful of DJs celebrated in the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame and Museum's exhibit honoring the greatest personalities to grace the airwaves! We are truly honored to have "Megless" with us on The Loft.
Vin Scelsa's Idiot's Delight Wednesdays & Thursdays 12 pm ET Rebroadcasts Fridays 2am, Sunday 8 pm ET A most-respected figure in NYC radio, Vin Scelsa brings his free-flowing mix of music, monologues, live performances and interviews with a wide variety of guests on a range of subjects beyond their own projects. Scelsa's sensibility and eclectic tastes make Idiot's Delight a unique radio journey.
Loft Sessions Mondays 12 pm ET Rebroadcasts Wednesdays 2 pm, Saturdays 12 pm, Sundays midnight ETDitch your shoes, grab a bean bag, and join us when we invite our favorite artists up to The Loft and ask them to create their ideal intimate musical session. This can include their own songs and the stories behind them, and sometimes even a cover or two.
Your Roots Are Showing with Franny ThomasSundays 6 pm ET Rebroadcasts Thursdays 2 pm, Fridays midnight ETFrom the first banjo-sprinkled note to the final whine of the pedal steel, this show is an exploration of modern music that sips from the jugs of country, folk, blues and rock and roll to form something that can't be defined by any fancy schmancy "genre." It is music proud to bare its roots.
From The Living Room to The LoftSundays 7 pm ET Rebroadcasts Tuesdays 12 pm ETDon't get off that couch! Direct from New York's Lower East Side, this hour-long, bi-weekly show features performances and interviews with Lofty singer-songwriters (both familiar and new) recorded live exclusively for The Loft at the famed Living Room. From Ludlow Street to you!
Mike Marrone | email Weekdays 6 am - 12 pm ET Saturdays 1 pm - 6 pm ET Sundays 6 am - 10 am ETThe Loft's original architect, Mike has a long and storied history at the forefront of new radio. He was one of the pioneers of Alternative Radio, and involved from the very beginning in the development of the AAA format and web radio. He is a fountain of music knowledge and passionate family man.
Meg Griffin | emailMondays, Tuesdays 1 pm - 6 pm ET Wednesdays 3 am - 6 am; 3 pm - 6 pm ET Thursdays 3 pm - 6 pm ET Fridays 12 pm - 6 pm ET Saturdays 8 pm - midnight ET Sundays 3 pm - 6 pm ET
A bona-fide radio legend and one of a handful of DJs celebrated in the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame and Museum, "Megless" actually went to school to be a veterinarian, but after getting a gig at a college radio station, she was hooked. 30 years in radio later, we can see her instincts were spot on.
Franny Thomas | email Weekdays 6 pm - 12 am ET Saturdays 12 am - 1 am; 6 pm - 10 pm ET Sundays 6 pm - 7 pm ETFranny Thomas would like to set the record straight: her first name is spelled with a Y. When not hanging out at The Loft (usually alphabetizing stacks of CDs), she can be found trolling the D.C. area for live music, hiking to the top of mountains and searching for the perfect chocolate chip cookie.
Vin Scelsa | email Wednesdays, Thursdays 12 pm - 2 pm ET Fridays 2 am - 6 am ET Sundays 8 pm - 12 am ETOne of the most respected figures in NYC radio, Vin Scelsa can now be heard live on The Loft, bringing us his free-flowing mix of music, monologues, live performances and interviews with a wide range of guests. Whether he spends the program time with guests – encouraging them to speak on a range of subjects beyond their own projects – or alone in his home studio, going one-on-one with listeners and tapping into his vast personal music library – it is Scelsa's sensibility and eclectic tastes that make his Idiot's Delight a unique radio journey.
Lou Reed Sundays 12 am - 2 am ETLou Reed’s ongoing program on The Loft features music that runs the gamut from jazz to vintage rock, and everything in between. As Lou says, "For years, I've always been a fan of eclectic radio, such as FM radio in the past when you could hear stations play widely divergent music, ranging from Rock to Country to Jazz to Opera. I loved the days when DJs who did their own programming set the bar high." Lou co-hosts the show with record producer Hal Willner, who Lou recently collaborated with on the concert film Berlin.
David Johansen | email Wednesdays 12 am - 3 am ET Sundays 12 pm - 3 pm ETDavid Johansen, the founder of The New York Dolls, inhabitor of the body of Buster Poindexter, and leader of David Johansen and The Harry Smiths, is also a musicologist. From the jungles of Africa to the Bayou of Louisiana, from Duke Ellington to Phil Spector to Billy Joe Shaver, David's show is all over the musical map. The soul of free form philosophy lives at The Mansion of Fun.
Bernie Taupin Fridays 12 am - 2 am ET Sundays 10 pm - 12 am ETAs Elton John’s writing partner on such historic albums as Madman Across The Water and Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Bernie Taupin has penned some of the most enduring lyrics in modern music. Throughout his childhood in Northern England, he was fascinated by the history and romance of the American West; the Brown Dirt Cowboy now lives on a ranch in central California.
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Adventurous music for grown-ups, from a diversity of styles and eras.