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Sessions From Studio A is a local program dedicated to showcasing regional and touring musicians, featuring performances recorded in our very own Studio A in DeKalb. The program presents genres of music ranging from folk to indie rock, blues, alternative country, Americana, world music and more, in a way that provides the listener with a live concert experience. Hosted by Carl Nelson, these performances are accompanied by interviews with the artists who discuss their inspirations, aspirations, and the stories behind their original songs.

Sessions From Studio A is a local program dedicated to showcasing regional and touring musicians, featuring performances recorded in our very own Studio A in DeKalb. The program presents genres of music ranging from folk to indie rock, blues, alternative country, Americana, world music and more, in a way that provides the listener with a live concert experience. Hosted by Carl Nelson, these performances are accompanied by interviews with the artists who discuss their inspirations, aspirations, and the stories behind their original songs.
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Sessions From Studio A is a local program dedicated to showcasing regional and touring musicians, featuring performances recorded in our very own Studio A in DeKalb. The program presents genres of music ranging from folk to indie rock, blues, alternative country, Americana, world music and more, in a way that provides the listener with a live concert experience. Hosted by Carl Nelson, these performances are accompanied by interviews with the artists who discuss their inspirations, aspirations, and the stories behind their original songs.

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Episodes

Sessions from Studio A - Name the Moon

4/18/2019
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Sessions from Studio A is back on the road this week with a performance from Name the Moon live at Mary's Place in Rockford. The band recently released their latest full length album, Space Force, which won a RAMI award for Album of the Year.

Duration:00:52:00

Sessions from Studio A - Taboo Blah Blah

4/11/2019
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Sessions from Studio A is back on the road this week with Taboo Blah Blah from Rockford. Some of you may remember Taboo Blah Blah as our first ever band we recorded for Sessions back in 2016! The band (and our show) has changed a lot since then, but they don' t show any signs of slowing down. Check out their newest release "Bleeding Hearts In Bloom" on their bandcamp page. Taboo Blah Blah performing "Lost" live at Mary's Place in Rockford, IL. Taboo Blah Blah performing "Escalator" live at...

Duration:00:52:00

Sessions from Studio A - Pelafina

3/28/2019
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Chicago band Pelafina joined us in Studio A this week and gave an explosive performance. Hear their full set and interview here on Sessions from Studio A. Hear more from Pelafina at their Bandcamp and Facebook pages. Pelafina performing "How Many Raindrops" in WNIJ's Studio A. Pelafina performing "Visitation Dreams" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Duration:00:53:00

Sessions from Studio A - The Perrilles Project

3/21/2019
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The Perrilles Project was formed by jazz musicians who met while attending NIU School of Music. Check out their live set, recorded at The House Cafe in DeKalb, as well as an interview with drummer and bandleader Paul Perrilles. Find out more about The Perrilles Project at their Facebook page and check out their EP on Bandcamp .

Duration:00:52:00

Sessions from Studio A - Katie Belle & The Belle Rangers

3/14/2019
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Katie Belle & The Belle Rangers perform live at Uptown Grill in LaSalle, IL. Katie Belle & The Belle Rangers (or KBBR) is a roots-rock band whose big sound is making them heard across Illinois. Find out more about the band at their website and Facebook page.

Duration:00:52:00

Sessions from Studio A - Rodrigo Villanueva Quartet

2/28/2019
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Sessions from Studio A - Rodrigo Villanueva Quartet Rodrigo Villanueva and his band, comprised of NIU students and faculty, performed during our Listener Appreciation Night here in Studio A. You can find more from Rodrigo at his website and Facebook page.

Duration:00:52:00

Sessions from Studio A - The Darling Suns

2/21/2019
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The Darling Suns perform "Wash Your Blues Away" in WNIJ's Studio A. An indie band from the Chicago area, The Darling Suns recently released their debut EP in 2018 and show no signs of slowing down. Hear their full performance and interview on this week's Sessions from Studio A. Find out more about The Darling Suns on their website and Facebook page.

Duration:00:52:00

Sessions from Studio A - Eddie B. Smooth

2/14/2019
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Eddie B. Smooth performs "Sneaky" in WNIJ's Studio. Smooth jazz group Eddie B. Smooth recently joined us in Studio A. Hear them play some slow, soulful tunes as well as some upbeat covers of a few jazz standards. Find out more about Eddie B. Smooth on Facebook and Reverbnation .

Duration:00:52:00

Sessions from Studio A - Raye Zaragoza

2/7/2019
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Raye Zaragoza took time out of her busy tour schedule to perform some songs live with us in WNIJ's Studio A. Find out more about Raye Zaragoza on her Website and Facebook .

Duration:00:52:00

Sessions from Studio A - Long-Shot

12/20/2018
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Long-Shot performs live in WNIJ's Studio A. Find Long-Shot online at ReverbNation or on Facebook .

Duration:00:52:00

Sessions from Studio A - Lehto & Wright

12/13/2018
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Lehto & Wright performs in WNIJ's Studio A. Find the music of Lehto & Wright online .

Duration:00:52:00

Sessions from Studio A - Blue Dream

12/7/2018
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Find Blue Dream online .

Duration:00:52:00

Sessions from Studio A - Olivia Dvorak

11/29/2018
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Olivia Dvorak performs "Siren's Call" in WNIJ's Studio A. Olivia Dvorak performs "Drown it all in Whiskey" in WNIJ's Studio A. Find Olivia's music at her website .

Duration:00:52:00

Sessions from Studio A - Justin Gambino

11/15/2018
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Justin Gambino performs "Your Hands & Feet" in WNIJ's Studio A. Justin Gambino performs "Silhouettes" in WNIJ's Studio A. Find Justin Gambino at his website .

Duration:00:51:55

Sessions from Studio A - Emily Hurd

11/1/2018
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Emily Hurd performs "Brush Fire" in WNIJ's Studio A. Emily Hurd performs "Daytime Fireflies" in WNIJ's Studio A. Follow Emily Hurd at her website .

Duration:00:52:00

Sessions from Studio A - Mackenzie O'Brien

10/25/2018
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Mackenzie O'Brien performs "Live by the Sun" at the Prairie Street Brewing Company in Rockford. Mackenzie O'Brien performs "High Class, Low Rent" at the Prairie Street Brewing Company in Rockford. Find Mackenzie O'Brien at her website .

Duration:00:52:00

Sessions from Studio A - The Sanctified Grumblers

10/18/2018
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The Sanctified Grumblers perform "Nancy Jane" Dockside Live at the Prairie Street Brewing Co. in Rockford. The Sanctified Grumblers perform "Mama's Little Sonny Boy" Dockside Live at the Prairie Street Brewing Co. in Rockford. Find The Sanctified Grumblers online at sanctifiedgrumblers.com .

Duration:00:52:00

Sessions from Studio A - Kraig Kenning

10/11/2018
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Kraig Kenning performs "Left Chicago" Dockside Live at the Prairie St. Brewing Co. Kraig Kenning performs "Left Chicago" Dockside Live at the Prairie St. Brewing Co. Find the music of Kraig Kenning at KraigKenning.com

Duration:00:52:00

Sessions from Studio A - Zach Pietrini

10/4/2018
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Zach Pietrini performs "I Don't Want to Leave" live on the docks at Prairie Street Brewing Co. in Rockford. Zach Pietrini performs "Like the Pain" live on the docks at Prairie Street Brewing Co. in Rockford. Find Zach Pietrini online at zachpietrini.com .

Duration:00:52:00

Sessions from Studio A - Spirits Having Fun & Lina Tullgren

9/27/2018
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Lina Tullgren performs "Home" in WNIJ's Studio A. Lina Tullgren performs "Glove" in WNIJ's Studio A. Spirits Having Fun performs "Electricity Explorer" in WNIJ's Studio A. Spirits Having Fun performs "Touch the Sky" in WNIJ's Studio A. Find Spirits Having Fun and Lina Tullgren online.

Duration:00:52:00