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Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of March 6th 2023

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Milky Chance (Living In A Haze), Tianna Esperanza (Buy You A New Attitude), Nick De La Hoyde (Don't Go Changing), boygenius (Not Strong Enough), Taylor Hicks (Porch Swing), Allison Ponthier (Character Development), & Durand Jones (Lord Have Mercy)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues featured some new music with a show titled The 2023 Fresh Music Sampler. Featuring new music from The Wood Brothers, Devon Gilfillian, Taj Mahal, Van Morrison, & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was a tribute to the Women who laid the foundation for the Funk! Featured music from Marva Whitney, Esther Phillips, Betty Davis, Lyn Collins, Ike & Tina Turner, Laura Lee, The Pointer Sisters, & more! A full playlist can be found here.

DeBraun Thomas fell in love with radio at a young age but only had interest in working in radio after learning Funk musician Sly Stone got his start in radio. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Thomas moved to Lexington in 2009 to attend the University of Kentucky and pursue a career in radio. Thomas joined WRFL in 2009 and through the UK school of Journalism, Thomas had 2 features air on WUKY. In October of 2012, Thomas began interning at WUKY and produced the Unghosting of Medgar Evers. In August of 2013 Thomas became a staff member at WUKY and since that time, Thomas regularly produces the weekly segment Local Music Mondays which highlights local musicians in Lexington. Thomas hosts the Crunkadelic Funk Show which airs Saturday nights at 9pm and also produced a documentary on the 50th anniversary of the March on Frankfort. In addition to producing and hosting a radio show, Thomas also explores his other passion as a musician in Lexington.
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  • This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from The Teskey Brothers (Oceans Of Emotions), M83 (Amnesia), Daisy Jones & The Six (Look At Us Now (Honeycomb)), Wild Child (End Of The World), Slaid Cleaves (Second Hand), Natalie Merchant Featuring Abena Koomson-Davis (Come On, Aphrodite), & Steve Lacy (Helmet)!
  • This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Michigander (Superglue), Sunny War (No Reason), The Jaws Of Brooklyn (Who's Heart Is This), Umphrey's McGee (Staircase), St. Paul & The Broken Bones (Sea Star), Depeche Mode (Ghosts Again), & Beck (Thinking About You)!