The Monday Sampler

The Crazy Fun of Late Night Radio comes to Monday afternoons! A lively mix of Jazz, Swing, Classic Rock, Space Age Lounge Music, Modern Folk, Blues, and more from both CD and Vinyl! Local  and Touring Bands often drop by the studio to play live.  Special Guestsalso stop by, or call in,  to talk about Upcoming Performances, Happening Events, Movies, DVDs, Comic Books, CD Releases, Cartoons, and other High Trash, Art & Culture! Hosted second through fourth or fifth Mondays by that Over 40 Teenage Werewolf, Fortunato, assisted by Audio Pilots Captain Jon, Just Jess, and Dev L, The All-Hearing Ear.

First Mondays is the Singer Songwriter showcase on the Monday Sampler, hosted by Ed Mellnik .

 

Episode Archive

The Monday Sampler

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 04/14/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.

Tune in for crazy fun as Fortunato heads up another two hours of live music and special guests. Jeremy  Burton and Bryan Mudrick will be dropping by to perform. Ayleen Crotty will be on hand to tell us all about the fabulous Film By Bike Film Festival ,which is being held this coming weekend. Miss Mona is expected in to review the new Captain America film. And Pinball Keith and Zoe Vrabel will be in to tell us about upcoming Portland pinball tournaments.

The Singer Songwriter edition of the Monday Sampler with host Ed Mellnik

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 04/07/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Host Ed Mellnik - The Singer Songwriter Edition of the Monday Sampler

Lots of great music today. New just released material along with some great classics.
Crackity Jones joins Ed Mellnik for his monthly picks.
IN the second hour we hear music by Joanne Rand and talk with her on the phone
about her new CD.

The Monday Sampler

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 03/31/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.

Only half of the show we'd planned to put on. Cat 8 Crow did come down and played live,. Some of them even stayed and played some extra songs when we found out that the ever popular Shook Twins had to fly home to Idaho because their sister was having a baby.  DK Holm called in to update us on what to expect with the new DVD release of the great silent comedy The Freshman, starring Harold Lloyd, coming out this week from Criterion. All in all, a fun show .

Monday Sampler

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 03/24/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.

Live music in the studio today on the Sampler. Up first, we welcome back Whorehound to the studios. In our second hour, Portland's own Pretend Sweethearts will perform songs off of their new EP,  and tell us about their upcoming EP Release Party.  All this, plus film and television reviews by DK and Miss Mona,  live in the air room.

The Monday Sampler

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 03/17/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.
For all the talking we did, this was really one rockin' program featuring music by Bill Doggett, Marcia Bell, Patty Smith, new songs by both Lakinin and Shook Twins, and even some Irish music. Our first hour featured a visit by Gus Fredrick,  who will be appearing, March 25 at the McMenamins Old Church and Pub in Wilsonville, with a presentation about Oregon cartoonist Homer Davenport (1867-1912). Gus will give us some background on this famous political cartoonist from the progressive era at the start of the 20th Century. Who pal around with the likes of William Randolph Hwearst. President Theodore Roosevelt, Fredrick Remington and many others.

The Monday Sampler

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 03/10/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.
It's that time once again to pickup the kids at school and tune in for crazy fun.

The Monday Sampler

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 03/03/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Host Ed Mellnik - The Singer Songwriter Edition of the Monday Sampler

Crackity Jones joins host Ed Mellnik for a set of picks of his singer songwriter favs.
Also Mare Wakefield interview and music from her new CD.

Monday Sampler

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 02/24/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.
Today, our #1 Production Assistant, Daniel Robinson  will be bringing in his band A Mile To Go, to perform live in the studio.

Monday Sampler

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 02/17/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.

It's that time once again to pickup the kids at achool and tune in for crazy fun. DK and Miss Mona will join Fortunato to talk about the outstanding movies and television shows of last year

Monday Sampler

Program: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
Mon, 02/10/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The late night radio show that comes on in the afternoon.
It's that time once again to pickup the kids at achool and tune in for crazy fun.

Audio

Hopeless Jack & the Handsome Devils perform with Holy Children on the Monday Sampler

program: 
The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Wed, 03/09/2011

Fortunato and The Monday Sampler welcome two of Portland's rockingest new bands Hopeless Jack and the Handsome Devils and Holy Children tp play live for our listeners.

Interview with Pokey Lafarge

Categories:
program: 
The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 08/09/2010

Last June, Pokey Lafarge and the South City 3 performed live in our studios on the first day of Summer. Since then they have continued touring the country and ended up appearing on stage at this year's Newport Folk Festival. (Their performance can be heard at the NPR music website) From Newport they flew to England for a tour of the United Kingdom and a stopover in Denmark to perform at the Tonder Festival.

But before they took off, Fortunato was able to get Pokey on the telephone for a quick interview. Asking about the folk festival, his love for early 20th century jazz, blues and country music, and how he got interested in performing.

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Pokey Lafarge and the South City Three perform LIVE on the Monday Sampler

program: 
The Monday Sampler
program date: 
Mon, 06/21/2010

Last June 21st  Pokey La Farge and the South City Three came to the studio and played for our listeners. After this Pokey and the lads went on to play at the Newport Folk Festival and to Denmark to perform at the Tonner Festival. And just this week their album Riverboat Soul has been nomminated for two Independent Music Awards! For Best Americana Album and Best Americana Song, 'Claude Jones' written by Pokey La Farge & Adam Hoskins. They are scheduled to appear at this year's Pickathon, but you can hear them now.

Playlists

The Monday Sampler playlist for 12/01/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
12/01/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
The Sweet LowdownRoad SongChasing the SunThe Sweet Lowdown
A Catherine MacLellanWon't Talk about LoveSnowbirdMusic PEI
Cal ScottCarved Wood BoxCarved Wood BoxTamarack Recordings
Yusuf Cat StevensI was Raised in BabylonTell 'Em I'm GoneSony Music
DuoverGive GroundDuover 2
Damien JuradoSilver TimothyBrothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son
Ed KuepperHey JoeReturn of the Mail-Order Bridegroom
Marissa NadlerDead City EmilyJuly
Peter Paul and MaryBe Right BackDiscovered In ConcertWarner Brothers
Anna TivalLive in studio
Joan BaezChristmas in WashingtonDark Chords on a Big GuitarKoch Records
Bob Dylan and the BandThe Complete Basement TapesSpecial Radio SHowColumbia

The Monday Sampler playlist for 11/24/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
11/24/2014
ArtistTitle
Horace SilverSenor Blues
LakinSecond Street
The Clubfoot OrchestraSuerte De Le Noche
Butterfly BreakdownThe Left Column
Laurel BraunKaleidoscope Eyes
ConiiBieberachCorrouado
Captain Beefheart And His Magic BandWhen I see Mommy I Feel Like A Mummy
Today we had some extremely talented and exciting musicians play music for us: Conii and Mario, with incredible and gorgeous Latin sounds. Butterfly Breakdown played very soulful beautiful tunes. Thomas Mudrick just about melted our faces off with there unique psychedelic jams.

The Monday Sampler playlist for 11/03/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
11/03/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
FruitionPortland BoundJust One of Them NightsFruition
Rachel HarringtonYou'll DoCelilo FallsSkinnyDennis Records
The Stray BirdsBest MedicineBest MedicineYepRoc Records
First Aid KitStay GoldStay Gold
MirahChanging LightGold Rush
Travis MagraneMystery ShipThis Too Will Pass
Alela DianeCorlorado BlueAbout Farewell
Shook TwinsWhat We DoCrisperCurly Pinky Records
Peter MulveyWings of the RagmanNotes from ElsewhereBlack Walnut Records
Anna TivelLive in the StudioBefore Machines
Shook TwinsEye to the PollsWIndowShook Twins
Peter SeegerWhat did you Learn in School Today?We Shall OvercomeColumbia
Loudon WainrightWhat GivesSocial Studies
Spark & WhisperWe Autumn LeavesGhost TownsSpark & Whisper
David FranceyAmerican BluesSo Say We ALlLaker Music
Melissa CrabtreeCat Fishin'Off the Beaten PathMelissa Crabtree
Anne WeissLair's DayConcrete World and the Lover's DreamPotter Street Records
Misty RiverDesert WIndLive at the backgate stageMisty River
John McCutchenImmagrant22 days
Patty LarkenRed+LuckRed=LuckVangaurd
Local Singer-Songwriter Anna Tivel joined Ed Mellnik in the studio today.

The Monday Sampler playlist for 09/22/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
09/22/2014
I Take A Lot of Pride in What I Am -- Bryan & The Haggards (Eugene Chadbourne) from the album MERLES JUST WANNA HAVE FUN
(that was just sort of inspired by the Noontime Jamboree) 

TODAY'S MONDAY SAMPLER IS DEDICATED TO THE JUMPIN, INDOMITABLE SPIRIT OF DON MANNING---
1. EQUINOX - John Coltrane (McCoy Tyner-piano, Elvin Jones-drums & Steve Davis-bass)
2. ORNITHOLOGY - Charlie Parker (Fats Navarro-tp, Bud Powell-p, Curley Russell-b, and Art Blakey-d)- at Birdland, 1950

LIVE in Studio One-- THE SHIVAS
LIVE in Studio Two-- AMANDA RICHARDS
LIVE in Studio One-- CHELSEA (aka Voe Viona?)

ROBOT - The Plastics
BIMBO - Yello

LIVE in Studio One-- AMANDA RICHARDS does a few more songs
insanely short interview with GILAD ATZMON (like Amy Goodman- "So, Gilad, i realize you just came off a train and were whisked straight over here to KBOO--can you tell us what youre here speaking about regarding what you call "the cognitive divide" between the US, Israel and Palestine? You have 30 seconds.."..."umm, well there is essentially cognitive elitism dividing-" "Sorry,we're gonna have to leave it there. Good night folks!") 
Berlin - Gilad Atzmon & The Orient House Ensemble (from the CD Songs of The Metropolis) 

sorry, Don...more bebop next time

The Monday Sampler playlist for 08/04/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
08/04/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Nickel CreekThe Hand SongNickel CreekSugar Hill
Nickel CreekWhen in RomeWhy Should the Fire Die?Sugar Hill
Nickel CreekI should have dreamed betterThis SideSugar Hill
Nickel CreekPastures NewNickel CreekSugar Hill
Nickel CreekDestinationA Dotted LineSugar Hill
WildishProphetBow to the WIndWIldish
The Low PairDo You Leave the Lilght On36 CentsTeam Love Records
Benjamin VerdoesUnknown FearsThe Evil EyeBrick Lane Records
Tori AmosWinterlittle EarthquakesAtlantic
Tori AmosHappy Phantomslittle earthquakesAtlantic
Eric ClaptonHey HeyEric Clapton UnpluggedReprise
Joan BaezWelcome MeRing Them BellsGuardian Records
Zoe MulfordOpen WaterBonfiresAzalea City
Paul KwitekSchwinn TyphoonRoundaboutPaul Kwitek
Anne WeissMountainWhere Folk Gets the BluesPotter Street Records
Shook TwinsCrisperWhat We DoCurly Pinky Records
Corinne WestThe River's FoolThe PromiseMake Records
Tim GrimmKing of the FolksingersThe Turning PointCavalier Records
Adler & HearneHollerin' the HillsLive at Eddies AtticSpring Hollow Records
David GreyReal LoveA New Day at MidnightRCA
HannaleeRun So FastMorchella
Peter Paul & MaryEl SalvadoreNo Easy Walk to FreedomGold Castle Records
John Malcolm PennAgua MansaDriftin' RiverBlue Night Records
Ed Mellnik hosts the Singer-Songwrtier edition of the Monday Sampler which airs the first Monday of every month.

The Monday Sampler playlist for 07/07/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
07/07/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Larry DiehlMetal and StoneClose to the SoulSunflower Music
Caroline AikenSpeed and SteelAre we there yet, Mama?Caroline Aiken
Walin JenniesSaucy Sailor40 DaysRed House Records
Gillian WelchTennesseeThe Harrow & The HarvestAcony
Shook TwinsWhat we DoWhat We Do
The Student LoanCulture SHockMoonlit ToastersJamface Productions
The Student LoanPennicillinMoonlit ToastersJamface Productions
Cal ScottCarved Wood BoxCarved Wood BoxTamarack Recordings
Joanne RandShady GroveSnake Oil & HummingbirdsHomefire Productions
Joni MitchellA Case of YouMiles of IslesAsylum
Tim O'Brien & Darrell ScottWhite Frieghtliner BluesLive performance Recording
Lisa HaagenIn My BonesWith HoneyLisaHaagen
Harpeth RisingHouse of the Rising SunTales from Jackson BridgeGrimm Rising
Otter CreekThe Times are a ChangingShiver Into SparkOtter Creek
Author DavenportReality BendsReality BendsDee Dubelyew Music
Natasha BorzilovaGhostBalancing ActHadley Music Group
Peter MulveyShirtNotes From ElsewhereBlack Walnut Records
RunaThe Banks Are Made of MarbleCurrent AffairsRuna
Flying CanoeThe LongingFlying CanoeNeil Bjorklund
Crosby Stills Nash and YoungDeJa VuDeja VuAtlantic Recording Corporation
The Singer Songwriter edition with Host Ed Mellnik

The Monday Sampler playlist for 06/02/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
06/02/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Joni MitchellFree Man In ParisCourt and SparkElectra/Asylum
Peter MulveyEverybody KnowsThe Good StuffSignature Sounds
Paul SachsSurvival is the new SuccessSurvival is the New Success
Suzanne VegaI never Wear WhiteTales from the Realm of Queen of Pentacles
Hurray for the Riff RaffThe New SF Bay Blues
Diane CluckDraw Me OutBoneset
Indigo GirlsDown By the River1200 CurfewsEpic
Joan BaezDont Think TwiceRing Them BellsGuardian
Abe LoomisPancakesThe Early TreasuriesAbe Loomis
Still on the HillLost BridgeOnce a River
Tracy GrammerTanglewood TreeTanglewood Tree
Tracy GrammerCrocodile ManTangwood Tree
John FlynnSonger SingwriterPoor Man's DiamondsFlying Stone Music
Crosby Stills NashDear Mr. FantasyCSN 4Atlantic
Caroline AikenDay be DayUnshaken
Tattletale SaintsComplicated ManHow Red Is the bloodOld Oak Music
Scott and Michelle DalzielAnother RollercoasterAnother RollerCoasterDL Arts
Host Ed Mellnik for the SInger/Songwriter edition of the Monday Sampler

The Monday Sampler playlist for 05/05/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
05/05/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Sarah JaroszOver the EdgeOver the EdgeSugar Hill Records
Brother SunLady of the HarborBrother SunBother sun music
Lynn HollyfieldIn the BalanceIn the BalanceLynn HollyField
Shook TwinsToll FreeWhat we DoCurlypinky Records
Cal ScottDig Down DeepCarved Wood BoxTamarack Recordings
David FranceyHarmSo Say We AllLaker Music
Tracy GrammerLaughlin BoyFlower of AvalonSignature Sounds Recordings
Tim GrimmKing of the FolksingersThe Turning PointCavalier Records
Spark & WhisperYesterday & TomorrowSpark & WhisperSpark & Whisper
Kate MacLeodButch CassidyKate Macleod at Ken Sanders Rare BooksKate MacLeod
Tom MerelloEase My Revolutionsary MindWoody Guthrie at 100legacy Recordings
Joe CrookstonGeorgia I'm HereGeorgia I'm HereMilagrito Records
Host Ed Mellnik had Crackity Corner with Crackity Jones giving his picks for the month.
And Kate MacLeod live in the Studio.

The Monday Sampler playlist for 04/07/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
04/07/2014
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Joni MitchellWoodstockMiles of AislesAsylum
Joni MitchellCactus TreeMiles of AislesAsylum
Misner & SmithSeven Hour StormSeven Hour StormOn the Wall Music
The WaymoresWay MoreThe WaYMORESwAYMORE rECORDS
West My FriendMissing YouWhen the Ink DriesGrammar Fight Records
Twin ForksPlansTwin ForksDine Alone Musci
John McCutchenTonight22 DaysAppalseed Productions
Cal ScottCarved Wood BoxCarved Wood BoxTamarack Recordings
Shook TwinsWhat we doWhat we DoCurly Pinky Records
Shook TwinsCrisperWhat We DoCurly Pinky Records
Greg KlymaGood WOrkPianomandonationGreg Klyma
Arthur DavenportJewelsWhispering to the WindGood Read Music
Caroline AikenLove ain't Going NowhereButler FieldSilverwolf Records
Lauren SheehanDirty Rat SwingRose City RambleLauren SHeehan
Joanne RandEinsteinStill a Real WorldHomefire Productions

The Monday Sampler playlist for 03/03/2014

Program name: 
The Monday Sampler
Air date: 
03/03/2014
ArtistTitleAlbum
Richard ShindellFenarioVuelta
Jim Patton and Sherry BrokusI'm All Right NowThe Great Unknown
Tim O'Brian & Darrell ScottMaggie's FarmLive in Portland
Bob DylanAll I Really Want to DoGreatest Hits Vol. II
Lindsey BuckinghamI am WaitingUnder the Sun
Steep RavinePonderosaTrampin' On
Neil BjorklundDont Call Me NowLight and Darkness
Mare Wakefield & NomadRat tle SnakePoet on the Moon
Mare Wakefield & NamadClementinePoet on the Moon
Spark and WhisperBurger for a buckGhost Towns
Jen HajjI of the StormI of the Storm
THe AmigosHey JoeDinner in the Sky
Dave McGraw and Mindy FeSerotinySeed of a Pine
David FranceyBorderlandsLate Edition
Otter CreekWhisper into SparkWhisper into Spark
Mike HigginsChump Man BluesPick a Peck of Pedmont Pickers
Tracy GrammerIt's Hard to make itFlower of Avalon
Shook TwinsWild FireYou Can Have the Rest
Host Ed Mellnik does the Singer Songwriter edition of the Monday Sampler

Comments

6-14-10

what a WONDERFUL two hours of music. Eclectic and fun! do it again...and again...and again!

 

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