Live from Studio A

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Interviews and live performances from local, regional, and national musicians on KUMD in Duluth, MN. "Live from Studio A" is produced at KUMD by Christine Dean and Chris Harwood with funding provided by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

KUMD is pleased to share "Live from Studio A." Interviews and live performances from local, regional, and national musicians on KUMD in Duluth, MN. "Live from Studio A" is produced at KUMD by Christine Dean and Chris Harwood with funding provided by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Listen to audio archives at kumd.org


445 Pieces

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Caption: Cory Coffman, Credit: Christine Dean
This Duluth musician released his debut solo album, Canvas and Color, back in November. Coffman's history in the local music scene includes progres...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 36:01
Caption: Tony Petersen
Cloquet native Tony Petersen was on the road with The Social Animals when the pandemic hit in 2020 and their tour came to an abrupt end. Since then...

  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 30:42
Caption: Lyla Abukhodair in Studio A, Credit: MALACHY KOONS FOR KUMD
This year's Duluth Homegrown Music Festival guide documents how this musician went from being an ensemble player in the six-piece band NorShore Sum...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 18:29
Caption: Grace, John, and Hattie Peach of the Penny Peaches in KUMD's Studio A, Credit: CHRISTINE DEAN FOR KUMD
Recent UMD graduate Hattie Peach and her sister Grace (a recent high school graduate) recently released an EP, also featuring their dad John on dru...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2021
  • Length: 27:02
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This Minneapolis musician was the youngest ever winner of the Hibbing Dylan Days Singer/Songwriter competition in 2009 at age 13. He joined us for ...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 33:52
Caption: Dedric Clark in Studio A, Credit: CHRISTINE DEAN FOR KUMD
This Cloquet native was on tour in Europe with his band The Social Animals when the pandemic shut everything down. Now based in Nashville, Clark ha...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2021
  • Length: 18:31
Caption: A man and his guitars., Credit: RANDY CASEY
In his more than 30-year career, this Minnesota native has played guitar with a wide array of performers in a wide array of genres on stages across...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 38:26
Caption: Ian Alexy in Studio A, Credit: MALACHY KOONS FOR KUMD
The latest solo album from Ian Alexy (who also performs with his brother Teague in Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank) features his Minneapolis-based back...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 30:27
Caption: Michael Gay sent us a selfie from his home in the Twin Cities, Credit: MICHAEL GAY
This Minneapolis Americana musician recorded his latest album, Make it Right, in Nashville shortly before the pandemic hit. After delaying the rele...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 34:16
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In May of 2020, local alt-country band Boxcar released its debut album, Cheap Hotel. They followed that up that collection of originals several mon...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 30:01
Caption: Minorbirds in Studio A, Credit: CHRISTINE DEAN FOR KUMD
This Northern Minnesota duo features Brooke Anderson, who is also a songwriter and performer in The Holy Hootenanners, and Megan Barr. They write a...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 33:45
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This Duluth native is releasing her ninth album, Bones, on July 1. In addition to being an accomplished violin player and vocalist, she is a visual...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2021
  • Length: 36:59
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Rich Mattson and the Northstars released their latest album, Skylights, back in February. In addition to working on his own album, Mattson also fou...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2022
  • Length: 33:44
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Minnesota native (and Superior resident) James Moors and Kort McCumber teamed up several years ago after pursuing solo musical careers. The singer/...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2022
  • Length: 34:31
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This old-timey trio features Hibbing's Megan Orwig Reynolds and Jefferson Reynolds plus Twin Ports fiddler Clancy Ward. They released their debut a...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2022
  • Length: 30:44
Caption: Stardust Collective, Credit: Isaac Quick
Duluth's first live, in-person Homegrown Music Festival since 2019 kicked off on May 1, 2022 and we gave you a preview when Stardust Collective, on...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2022
  • Length: 25:56
Caption: Babie Eyes, Credit: Christine Dean
This new Duluth trio features Heidi Feroe on lead vocals and guitar, Ian Alexy on bass and harmony vocals, and Curtis Bellows on drums. Feroe and A...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2022
  • Length: 30:47
Caption: Theyself, Credit: Christine Dean
Pat Dougherty, better known as "Doc," is the musician behind this Twin Cities project, which they describe as "americana traditions woven with indi...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2022
  • Length: 38:35
Caption: Lyla Abukhodair, Credit: Christine Dean
This Duluth singer/songwriter released a new album, Scream, earlier this year. Recorded with Adam Herman of the Slamming Doors, the album, accordin...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2022
  • Length: 28:22
Caption: Charlie Parr, Credit: Christine Dean
Since our last visit with this esteemed Duluth musician, he signed with the Smithsonian Folkways record label, fitting for someone whose early musi...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2022
  • Length: 43:51