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Songs: "Act of Quiet Desperation" and "Settled"
Ted Leo joined Mary Lucia in the Current studios about life on the road and concert crowd etiquette and perform stripped down versions of his songs.
While they've been a band for over a decade, it's their side projects that make coming back to Ivy a delight. They joined Mary Lucia in the Current studios to talk about their longevity and perform songs from their latest release.
Blending elements of spaghetti westerns, gypsy, mariachi, and folk has lead the group to stand out amongst the recent crop of new bands. The group joined Mark Wheat to talk about their influences and perform a few songs.
Songs: "So Begins Our Alabee," "Party's Crashing Us," and "Repudiated Immortals"
M. Ward joined Mark Wheat in the Current studios to perform songs from his latest album, Transistor Radio. It's a concept album of sorts that addresses the conglomerization of commercial radio.
What started out as a side project for James Mercer, frontman for the Albuquerque, New Mexico-based group has now turned into a full time project and one of the most popular indie-rock groups of recent years. The Shins joined Mary Lucia in the Current studios to perform songs from their past two releases as well as a web-only version of Van Halen's "Hot For Teacher."
Thomas and Christian from French group Phoenix drop by the Current Studios to chat with Mary Lucia and perform acoustic versions of their songs.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin-native Jeff Hanson has been playing in a band since the age of 13, but it is only recently that he has gone the solo route. He joined Mark Wheat in the Current studios to talk about his decision to go solo and perform songs from his latest self-titled album.
Hailing from the same city as the likes of the Black Keys, Akron, Ohio-based singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur joined Mary Lucia in the Current studios to perform songs from his latest release, "Come to Where I'm From."