"You're either on the bus or off the bus," wrote Tom Wolfe in The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, his candid 1968 portrait of Ken Kesey and his Merry Pranksters. Tonight at 8 on "Idiot's Delight"®, Vin Scelsa is definitely on the bus with reflections on Wolfe and Kesey, plus music from Paul McCartney's new album, Paul Simon's collection of recently unearthed demos, the Avett Brothers, Sam Phillips and much more.
Vin Scelsa is hooked on the music of L.A. singer-songwriter John Isaac Watters and tonight on "Idiot's Delight"® at 8, Vin will delve into all three of Watters' albums, including his most recent release, Campanas.
Perusing the Studio V shelves, Vin also pulls albums from Van Morrison, Goldfrapp, Howe Gelb, Glenn Miller and more.
Tonight on Vin Scelsa's "Idiot's Delight"® at 8, following Mixed Bag, Vin has a bespoke mix of music, including finely tailored tracks from Roy Smeck, Neko Case, Fred Astaire, Devon Sproule, John Isaac Watters and much more.
Elsewhere, Vin explores turn of the century songs resurrected with contemporary artists.
The afterglow of the full harvest moon illuminates Vin Scelsa's "Idiot's Delight"® tonight at 8, as Vin gazes skyward with music from Neil Young, The Milk Carton Kids, Townes Van Zandt, Benny Goodman, Laura Veirs and much more.
It's the first autumn edition of Vin Scelsa's "Idiot's Delight"®, Saturdays from 8-10 p.m. on 90.7FM, also streaming online.
Tonight on "Idiot's Delight"® at 8, on this last balmy evening of summer, Vin Scelsa explores the new release from folk-country songwriter Bill Callahan called Dream River.
Branching out from Callahan's poetic path, Vin has also lined up selections from Richard Thompson, Mark Eitzel, Lucy Rose, Randy Newman and others.