Radar Brothers

Join Turnpike host Tim vonHolten as he, through the pillowy haze of failing Nyquil and a silly mustache, gets warm and fuzzy with Radar Brothers, kings of psychedilic sweetness. The cure for common music.

Dogs Die in Hot Cars

Dogs Die in Hot Cars, when not dodging boogies and dreaming of pooh, ride around on a bus spreading copious amounts of infectious pop throughout the world. Their debut record on V2, "Please Decribe Yourself" is an unabashedly catchy glimpse ...

Abileen

When you imagine exotic locales, your mind may wander to Tahiti. Or maybe to Oahu or one of the other islands on that faraway continent of Hawaii. But no more, mis amigos. Come with us to those romantic days of ...

Crooked Fingers

What happens when you take a talented singer/songwriter and toreador enthusiast who can actually articulate why he writes the music he does, and put him in a comfy booth with Turnpike host Tim vonHolten? They talk. They teach. They share. ...

Koufax

With "Hard Times are In Fashion," newly transplanted Lawrencian Rob Suchan finds the strongest Koufax lineup yet. Tim vonHolten tosses back a pint with Suchan, erstwhile ivory tinkler Jared Rosenberg, and newest members Rob and Ryan Pope, at the Bourgeois ...

The Meat Purveyors on Fusion

Hung over, fresh off the casino riverboat, and barely able to pry their eyes open, The Meat Purveyors nevertheless made a pit stop at the vonHolten homestead for coffee, baudy talk, and a few selections from their vast oeuvre of ...

The Wilders

Joining us live from the Victorian Veranda Country Inn are The Wilders, Kansas City's hardest working (and most exuberant) band. When The Wilders are in town you know you're going to get a full helpin' of collard greens and old-time ...

The Arcade Fire

The Arcade Fire is one of the year's most unexpected success stories. The Montreal-based collective's debut album "Funeral" has been both critically adored and dissected (the album's themes of reconciliation and mourning were inspired by the deaths of family members). ...

Sleep Station

Tired of the standard indie-rock themes like love, loss, and lost love? Try Sleep Station on for size. Frontman Dave Debiak writes bee-u-tiful pop songs steeped in concepts that may superficially touch on these topics, but then veer toward such ...

The Golden Republic

The Golden Republic originally formed in 1999 in KC as a five-piece glam-rock band called the People. After a very brief stint as The Populist, the band signed with Astralwerks Records in 2004 and changed their name to The Golden ...