Sonic Byways with Jamie Lynn

Welcome to Sonic Byways with Jamie Lynn

People of Note, Striking a Chord

Tune in right here. Scroll through your episodes, press play, and let the revelrie take you away. Sonic Byways, featuring music, interviews and insights with interesting people.

And comedy. Lots of comedy.

On the air, on the road; tune in to Sonic Byways, Saturdays at 8 p.m streaming on aspenpublicradio.org. That’s Mountain Standard Time, so if you’re 4-wheelin’ in the Serengeti or listening on your Ipad 10,000 leagues under the Red Sea – check your local timetable.

Having been on-air in FM radio for over 15 years, Jamie Lynn is an enthusiastic music journalist and a perennial live music aficionado. She’s also a dedicated rock climber, life-long skier, frequent flier and endless road-tripper.

Convertible season brings music festivals, climbing trips and the open road—top down, heat up. With musical tastes all over the map, she’s taken many a scenic drive to soak up new sounds and learn more about existing favorites. Jamie Lynn’s Sonic Byways combines a love of a good lyric with an appreciation for the singer-songwriter, exploring connections between musical genres and musical regions from around the country.

 

The Topless Episode: Jesse Stockton and Philip Stokes

It’s a hot, steamy session of Sonic Byways, featuring Jesse Stockton and Philip Stokes as Moonlight Co. We’re in Jamie Lynn’s new recording studio/sweatlodge/warehouse digs at Wilmington’s Art Factory, and it’s positively dripping mojo. This week’s guests dole out candid conversation, an impromptu jam session, and why you should never sell a dryer on Craig’s List. But first–they take their shirts off.

The Information Collector

There’s a down-side to being an open-minded, non-judgmental single gal: you end up in some random-ass social situations, embroiled in conversations which include “Wanna go

Dawes, and the Legacy of the Laurel Canyon Sound

Every now and then, it feels good to cue up, wind down and get lost in the lyrics. The band Dawes is deep and has an established sound, that nostalgic, sunshine-infused Southern California folk-kind of rock and roll. From Joni Mitchell to CSN, Laurel Canyon has long been a creative enclave, and Dawes – hailing from greater Los Angeles – brings some new energy to the neighborhood. Throw in jam partner Conor Oberst and tour-mate Jackson Browne, and we’ve got ourselves an episode. It’s a feel good hour of Sonic Byways, now playing around the electronic campfire.

The End of the World as We’ve Downloaded It

The world did not end on December 22, 2012. Hopefully you’re not too disappointed.

While this cultural milestone did not mark the end of the world as we’ve known it, I like to think it ushered in an era of more organic, face-to-face interaction.

The world as we know it involves technological escalation at the speed of light and sound—rates too fast for me to quantify. The more add-ons and updates, the more technophobic I become. It’s hereditary, I’ve decided: My mom never could figure out how to work the VCR. Read more…

James Justin and Company: the Dive Bar Episode

This week on Sonic Byways, Jamie detains her favorite traveling band of friends in the back room of Reggie’s 42nd St. Tavern, for some hearty guffaws, the good word on the new album and to get a closer look at Bailey’s finely-coiffed moustache.

Tax Day from Folsom Prison

It must’ve been both sides and all the groovy liner notes on my Johnny Cash “Live at Folsom Prison” LP…cuz I finally got a tax refund. Thanks Johnny! Tune into a just-for-fun-and-refund episode of Sonic Byways, and join Jamie as she wades through receipts just long enough to flip to Side 2.