Studio 865

The man behind some of your favorite NPR theme songs has released his first and possibly last album.  BJ Leiderman talks with Todd Steed about his lively new record, his own secret Watergate tapes, and his streaking past. 

Homemade Sound

May 8, 2017

On the latest Flipside, George Middlebrooks shares some of his favorite songs recorded in various homes. 

Annie Clark-Rankin

Mic Harrison sits down with Todd on Studio 865 Flispside to dish the dirt on his his latest release, Vanishing South. 

Melding Musical Worlds

Mar 2, 2017

Guitarist Andy LeGrand and vocalist Jacqueline Brecheen team up for a lovely performance and interview on the March episode of Studio 865. 

  https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=umhSqv93izA

Comedian Trae Crowder shares his favorite music and explains his reasons for leaving Knoxville. 

Asheville musician Shane Parish treats us to some solo acoustic music and discusses his intimate new recording.  He'll be back in town for the Big Ears Festival in March. 

Songwriter Todd Burge stops by for an enjoyable performance and chat on Studio 865.  Todd discusses his history on Mountain Stage and life in West Virginia. 

From Beijing to Nashville, Wu Fei has redefined Chinese classical music.  From collaborations with John Zorn to Abigial Washburn, she has opened up what the guzheng can bring to modern music.  Wu Fei performs live in the studio and discusses the magic of her instrument. She will be back in Knoxville this spring as part of the Big Ears Festival.  This podcast version includes the full performance and interview with Todd Steed.

Part two of our interview with Marshal Andy.  The good Marshal explains how created his persona and television show. 

WUOT practicum student Jake White takes Todd through the world of Bedroom Pop. 

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