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


400 Pieces

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Caption: Severio Mancieri, Credit: Christine Dean
This Duluth-based singer/songwriter/guitarist was born here but grew up in Iowa. A few years back he returned to Duluth and began performing regula...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2021
  • Length: 26:16
Caption: Sarah Morris
This Twin Cities Americana musician released an album in February of 2020, just before the pandemic shut down most live performances for a year. Wh...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2021
  • Length: 35:45
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Series: Live from Studio A
Caption: Lanue, Credit: Christine Dean
Duluth musician Sarah Krueger joined us on March 5, 2021 to talk about her first album since 2014. To reflect the evolution of her creative vision,...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2021
  • Length: 38:55
Caption: Adam Herman, Credit: Christine Dean
Duluth roots-rock band The Slamming Doors has released two EPs during the pandemic, Brown Bears Volumes 1 and 2, the latter of which came out on Va...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2021
  • Length: 30:09
Caption: Breanne Marie, Credit: Christine Dean
After 11 months, we at KUMD were excited to host our first live, in-person Live from Studio A since last March. COVID protocols were in full effec...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2021
  • Length: 30:11
Caption: Chris Cunningham and John Hermanson of Storyhill, Credit: STORYHILL.COM
Folk duo Storyhill was in the midst of a 30th anniversary tour when the pandemic hit, putting an end to live performances for the time being. They ...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 41:50
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Twin Cities trio the New Standards features seasoned musicians Chan Poling (The Suburbs), John Munson (Trip Shakespeare, Semisonic) and Steve Roehm...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 44:14
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The Minnesota musician joins the long list of artists releasing their work during a pandemic. She joined us via the internet on August 21st to chat...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 33:50
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Caption: Ellis, Credit: Terri Delaney
This Minneapolis folk singer/songwriter recently released her tenth full-length album, Ordinary Love, with a virtual release show. We heard some so...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2020
  • Length: 35:28
Caption: Sound an Echo
Rachael Kilgour and Sara Pajunen make up this duo that combines Rachael’s singer/songwriter/guitaristbackground with violinist Sara’s classical and...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2020
  • Length: 30:53
Caption: Eli Gardiner
This native of Michigan's U.P. is now based in Minneapolis, where he recently recorded a fourth album, The Fire and the Medicine, due out this spri...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2020
  • Length: 30:13
Caption: Mark Joseph, Credit: KUMD
This Twin Cities singer, songwriter, and guitarist was last in our studios as part of The Big Wu. This time around he has a new solo blues album to...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2020
  • Length: 30:54
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A native of England, this singer/songwriter has lived in the Twin Cities for several years now, performing in bands including The Camdens before re...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2020
  • Length: 24:19
Caption: Glitterati, Credit: KUMD
This local supergroup features Marc Gartman, Trampled by Turtles members Dave Carroll and Tim Saxhaug, and drummer Kyle Keegan. They've released th...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2020
  • Length: 26:21
Caption: Key Kids, Credit: KUMD
This garage-pop duo from Northfield, Minnesota, recently released its debut album, Townie. We got to know them and they performed songs from the al...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2020
  • Length: 33:57
Caption: Taylor James Donskey, Credit: KUMD
This Minneapolis-based songwriter and performer got his start in music as a teenager in his hometown of La Crosse, Wisconsin. He's performed in Twi...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2020
  • Length: 33:59
Caption: Pert Near Sandstone, Credit: KUMD
This Minnesota quintet has been making high-energy, foot-stomping string band music (complete with percussion from a clogger) for over a decade. Th...

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  • Added: Jun 17, 2020
  • Length: 28:51
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Caption: Dan Israel, Credit: KUMD
This Twin Cities singer/songwriter recently released his 15th album, Social Media Anxiety Disorder. We found out more when he joined us in the stud...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2020
  • Length: 23:16
Caption: Sing! Women's Chorus, Credit: KUMD
Mags David formed this women's chorus in 1999 with a small group of beginners learning how to sing. The group has since expanded to 30-plus members...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2020
  • Length: 23:08
Caption: Life Parade, Credit: KUMD
Life Parade is the brainchild of Cameron Mathews, who recorded the project's pop-rock debut album, Suburban Life, by himself. When the album starte...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2020
  • Length: 30:39