© 2024 WUKY
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Rock & Roots REWIND: Week of February 12th 2024

This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Dehd (Mood Ring), Girl In Red (Too Much), Shygirl Featuring SG Lewis (Mr. Useless), Iron & Wine (You Never Know), Madeline Rhodes (Bailing On Your Birthday), Say She She (Never Say Never), & Maggie Rogers (Don't Forget Me)!

Monday evening on Joe's Blues was all about love with a show titled The Lovers: He Said, She Said! Featuring music from Muddy Waters, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Etta James, Big Maybelle, Sharon Jones & more! The full playlist can be found here.

Saturday night on The Crunkadelic Funk Show was a bit of a musical journey! Featured music from Tony! Toni! Toné!, Evelyn Champagne King, Michel'le, Sylvester, Whitney Houston, Con Funk Shun, Maurice White, & 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.
Related Content
  • This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from Lo Moon (Water), Ben Okafor & The Liberators (Beware Of The Snake), Camera Obscura (Big Love), X Ambassadors (No Strings), J Mascis (Right Behind You), Rett Madison (Flea Market), & Paramore (Burning Down The House)!
  • This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from The Red Clay Strays (Wondering Why), Chestnut Grove (Da Freakness), Tyler Ramsey (These Ghosts), Khurangbin (A Love International), Paula Cole (The Replacements & Dinosaur Jr), Mumford & Sons Featuring Pharrell Williams (Good People), & Norah Jones (Running)!
  • This week: Rock & Roots featured new music from The Steel Wheels (Hero), Middle Kids (Dramamine), Big Head Todd & The Monsters (Her Way Out), The Wandering Hearts (River To Cry), Real Estate (Water Underground), Aaron Lee Tasjan (Horror Of It All), & The Black Keys Featuring Beck (Beautiful People (Stay High))!