Blue Dog Jam

Hosted By Nick Brunner

Contemporary rock, local bands, live recordings and artists heard on NPR

Schedule

Saturday, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
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LATEST SHOW | Saturday, May 28, 2016

BDJ - The One With Soul

This weekend we sample a TON of new releases by Islands, Open Mike Eagle, Kristin Kontrol, Radiohead, & Homeboy Sandman. And from our featured record of the week: A few tracks of forgotten Chicago soul from the 60s & 70s. Good stuff.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Another Blue Devin Jam

They Might Be Giants, Ra Ra Riot, and Foxtails Brigade grace the playlist tonight. Call your friends.

Saturday, May 14, 2016

BDJ - A Loud Hot Noisy Summer

Samples from the new Radiohead record A Moon Shaped Pool this week along with cuts from Holly Miranda, David Bowie, Prince Rama, La Luz and more.

Saturday, May 7, 2016

BDJ: The Dugout

With the fund drive wrapped (THANK YOU for all the donations to BDJ last Saturday) it's time to dive deep into the Dugout. Tried and true tracks to help us relax & revive this weekend. Weezer to The Pharcyde. Bowie to Bonnie "Prince" Billy.

Saturday, April 30, 2016

BDJ: The Funk Drive

You bring the funds, we'll bring the funk. Donate for more pop music discovery on CapRadio - 1.800.800.5867 or here at the site!

Saturday, April 23, 2016

BDJ - All That's Purple is Gold

2Nite We Honor The Purple 1

Saturday, April 16, 2016

BDJ - They're Not THAT Violent

Saturday, April 9, 2016

BDJ In-Studio Performance with Foxtails Brigade

Like an intricate series of music spinning gears, Foxtail's Brigade sounds like a Rube Goldberg-designed coo coo clock. The band's latest album came out this week and they stopped by CapRadio to perform songs and talk with Nick Brunner.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

BDJ - Meet The Empire Builder

Let's get to know Laura Gibson, shall we? Her newest record came out yesterday. It's strong, vulnerable, peppy & sorrowful. ALSO! Eleanor Friedberger, PJ Harvey, Guided By Voices, Kaki King and Pulp. Dig It.

Saturday, March 26, 2016

BDJ - Is On Point...

2016 has been an unkind reminder that our heroes are mortal. This week the world lost The Funky Diabetic, The Five Foot Assassin, Phife Dawg: founding member of A Tribe Called Quest. We pay homage to his work and a local tribute to ATCQ.