Most-Recent Entries

Album Review: Sietch Ramshackle "U.R.//Nctrl"
By: Amy Foxworthy
Saturday, December 28, 2019


Mixed Tape Monday: Darrin's Favorite Discoveries of 2019
By: Darrin Snider
Monday, December 16, 2019


Indianapolis “Art Rock” Band Midwest Contraband Releases Killer 4th Album
By: Amy Foxworthy
Sunday, October 6, 2019


Special Presentation #01: MP Cavalier Meets Martin Barre of Jethro Tull
By: Darrin Snider
Saturday, May 4, 2019


Mix-Tape Monday: Great Guitarists
By: Darrin Snider
Monday, March 25, 2019


Mix Tape Monday: Darrin's Tribute to Tony Iommi
By: Darrin Snider
Monday, March 18, 2019


Mix Tape Monday: Darrin's Guilty Pleasures
By: Darrin Snider
Monday, March 11, 2019


Mix Tape Monday: Relax with a Nice Bottle of Wine
By: Darrin Snider
Monday, March 4, 2019


Mix Tape Monday: Stuff I Feel Like I May Be the Only Person Who Owns It
By: Darrin Snider
Monday, February 25, 2019


Mix Tape Monday: My (First) Prog Mix Tape
By: Darrin Snider
Monday, February 18, 2019

Show #186: Tad Robinson

By: Darrin Snider (darrin at indyintune dot com)
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 5:00:00 PM

    

We're coming up on the ninth anniversary of Indy In-Tune.  I will admit, when I started this project, I probably didn't know a fourth of what I thought I knew about the local music scene.  Over the years, I think I've picked up a bit of knowledge, seen a few bands, and made friends with a few people.  Of course then I get in a conversation with someone like Jeff Sample or Dave Brown and I feel like I'm right back there where I started.  Granted I live to hear new music and meet new musicians for the very first time, but glancing at the upcoming schedule -- much of it courtesy of Ms. Leslie Lynnton-Fuller and her deep connections in the Jazz, Blues, and Soul scene here in town -- and I'm once again awe-struck at just how much music is out there that I haven't even scratched the surface of after all these years.

This week, for example, we meet Mr. Tad Robinson. Now, of course we've all heard the name and the music, but wow, now he's actually ... like ... here ... in Studio B!  Tad is a New Yorker by birth, but we give him a pass because he's a graduate of the IU school of music.  Over a career that spans four decades now, he's lent his talents to the likes of such regional and national acts as the Hesitation Blues Band, Big Shoulders, Dave Specter and the Bluebirds, and others.  Beyond that, his solo career, has earned him a string of soul and blues-related awards including multiple Album of the Year and Artist of the Year nods ... and still he finds time to hang out in Studio B, talk shop, and play lightning round with the likes of us.  Trust me, you owe it to yourself to listen to this music and hear the stories from the man himself.

Links Referenced in the Show:

  • (Coming Soon)




Previous Post:
Local Is Our Genre #007: Booking and Promoting
Next Post:
Show #187: Jon Knight


Blog comments powered by Disqus

Today on Indy In-Tune

Listen Live:  

Happy Hump Day!

12:00 AM: Random Access Music
6:00 AM: Artist Spotlight
7:00 AM: Blind Pig Confessions
8:00 AM: Work Safe Weekday Music
6:00 PM: Artist Spotlight
7:00 PM: (Original Live Programming)
10:00 PM: Whiskey on the Rails
11:00 PM: Artist Spotlight

* Schedule subject to change without notice. Sorry, but that's rock and roll.

Solicitations and Submissions

Solicitations for blog posts can be made by sending and email to "blog -at- indyintune -dot- com" and should follow these guidelines:

  • Local (Indianapolis-based) acts always have priority.
  • Visisting acts playing a bill with one or more local acts are also considered.
  • We generally don't like to repeat content found on other sites. If your request already has a lot of coverage on other sites, it will be considered low-priority unless you can give us an exclusive angle.
  • For obvious reasons, we don't do solicited album reviews, though we do appreciate you letting us know when you have a new release. Consider coming in and talking about the album yourself live on the air or a podcast.
  • All of our staff writers are unpaid enthusiasts. All requests for blog posts are entirely at their descretion.
  • As such, they generally need a lot of lead-time to put something out -- we're talking weeks of lead time, not hours.
  • That said, individual authors have full authority to ignore the following guidelines and write whatever they want ... if you can convince them to.
  • In addition, feel free to write your own post and submit it for posting as a "guest blogger." Those almost always get accepted.
  • Finally, regional or national acts submitting without meeting the above guidelines are generally ignored. We're not trying to be dicks, but if you send us a generic form-letter with your press release, and it doesn't even remotely concern a local artist or event, then you're not part of our core focus.