Intimate interviews with your favorite WTTS artists including Paul McCartney, Chris Martin, U2, Keith Richards, Robert Plant, and many more.
Ben Bridwell of Band of Horses
Band of Horses frontman Ben Bridwell talks to morning host Matt Pelsor about the various inspirations for the new album Things are Great; breakups, both personal and within the band, as well as musical inspiration from a hotel room in Iceland. He shares on their decision to produce the record internally, and on his appreciation for being able to play out again; as well as why he’s looking forward to coming to Indy specifically.
Band of Horses play with Black Keys July 16th at Ruoff Music Center.
Derek Trucks chats with morning host Matt Pelsor about the new Tedeschi Trucks Band quadruple album project I Am The Moon that comes out in stages throughout the summer. They talked about his unique style of playing, and when he realized he had a style all his own. Finally, Derek explained just what it is he loves so much about his preferred guitar, the Gibson SG.
Tedeschi Trucks Band plays TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park on Tuesday, June 28th
Chris Vos of The Record Company
Chris Vos of The Record Company chats with morning host Matt Pelsor about taking furniture from a legendary music venue on tour, Midwestern culture and ‘isms,’ as well as his role in popularizing bratwurst in LA. Plus, he shares his beer brat recipe, and talks about the struggle that was making the new album “Play Loud”
Paul Janeway of St. Paul & The Broken Bones
Paul Janeway of St. Paul and the Broken Bones chats with morning host Matt Pelsor about his vast record collection, the band’s many TV appearances–including an Emmy-nominated appearance on CBS Saturday Morning, and a career turning point when they played David Letterman’s final season. He also shares the funny story of shrugging off an initial offer to open for the Rolling Stones–something they eventually did. And a quick chat on the band’s evolution through the new album “The Alien Coast.” St. Paul & The Broken Bones play with Fitz and The Tantrums June 18th at TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park.
Adam Granduciel of The War On Drugs
Adam Granduciel talks with morning host Matt Pelsor about re-visiting select tracks on the album “I Don’t Live Here Anymore” after the album was mastered–something that rarely happens. Matt asks about working with Lucius again on the album’s title track, and Adam brings up their new member Eliza Jones and what she’s adding to the band’s sound and their current tour.
Ben Rector talks with morning host Matt Pelsor about the origin of “Joy,” the Jim Henson’s Creature Shop character created for his current album “The Joy of Music.” They explore the collaborators on the record, including Snoop Dogg and saxophone phenoms Dave Koz, and Kenny G; and Ben talks about golfing with one of his musical heroes.
Ben Rector plays TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park May 14th, 2022
Concert Connection: https://www.wttsfm.com/events/ben-rector/