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Undercurrents - American Music with a Passport

Jul 4, 2022 10:00 PM – 8:00 AM

Music Show

With Gregg McVicar & Gabriela Castelan

WE HAND-PICK MUSIC FOR YOU EVERY DAY, BLENDING IT WITH LOVING CARE.

UnderCurrents is the daily, 4-hour music mix heard around the USA and the world via Native Voice One: The Native American Radio Network. We began as a service to enhance and extend the offerings of Native stations, of which there are dozens. But the show has caught the ear of music lovers everywhere and is now heard on 190 stations, in Alaska, California, The Southwest, Texas, The Deep South, Great Lakes, Plains and Rockies; from the big cities to cozy villages we're there...even in Guam and New Zealand! UnderCurrents brings together music fans across borders, cultures and generations.

Host Gregg McVicar (Tlingit) is an award-winning radio producer with a deep background in all aspects of on-air life: journalism, documentaries, interviewing, field recording, digital editing & mixing, voiceover, live talk shows...and of course, music. Gregg and crew attend a lot of music festivals!

He began his radio career in college radio (KHSU) where the very first program committee met on his waterbed and designed the station's format. He honed his DJ chops in rural markets like Arcata and Mendocino, then moved up to major market air gigs in Sacramento, Los Angeles and The Bay Area, working on-air at stations while freelancing for NPR, Pacifica, CBC and others. All along the way, he's been collecting music, meeting artists, teaching, learning, sharing and enjoying the creative playground of noncommercial radio.

Senior Producer Gabriela Castelan hosts twice each week. She has a great ear for music and serves as the studio Chef, continually tasting new music for possible inclusion in the mix. She also makes sure the playlists are available to you each day here on this website and on Twitter.

Over the years, you may have heard her on KBBF, KQED, California Public Radio, KPFA, Pacifica, and national voiceovers. When she’s not in the studio (or the kitchen), you'll find her at the farmer's markets.

Assistant Producer Joe Yurhe is a singer/songwriter/guitarist. With his musician's ear, he makes sure Gregg & Gabriela's mixes find their way smoothly to the the public radio satellite.

We are living, breathing folks who care about music as much as you do. We are not robots...

Undercurrents - American Music with a Passport
10:38 PM
The Hillbilly Moon Explosion - My Love For Evermore
The Hillbilly Moon Explosion My Love For Evermore
My Love For Evermore The Freed 2011 FRU011000034
10:34 PM
Shinyribs - East TX Rust
Shinyribs East TX Rust
Well After Awhile Nine Mile Records 2014 USF2M1000299
10:31 PM
Midnight Shine - Heart of Gold
Midnight Shine Heart of Gold
High Road Midnight Shine Music 2018 CABYY1800007
10:29 PM
Django Django - Shake and Tremble
Django Django Shake and Tremble
Shake and Tremble WMG - Because Music 2015 GBMVH1500050
10:25 PM
Tears For Fears - The Tipping Point
Tears For Fears The Tipping Point
The Tipping Point Concord Records 2021 USC4R2109706
10:22 PM
Zac Harmon - Long as I Got My Guitar
Zac Harmon Long as I Got My Guitar
Long as I Got My Guitar Catfood Records 2021 usl4q2115857
10:18 PM
Paul Thorn - Holy Hotty Toddy
Paul Thorn Holy Hotty Toddy
Holy Hotty Toddy Perpetual Obscurity Records 2021 USFNU2000011
10:14 PM
WAR - All Day Music
WAR All Day Music
Greatest Hits 2.0 Rhino 2021 USRH12100600
10:10 PM
Steve Poltz - 4th Of July
Steve Poltz 4th Of July
Shine On Red House Records 2019 USRHR1931008
10:07 PM
Helado Negro - Ya no estoy aquí
Helado Negro Ya no estoy aquí
Ya no estoy aquí MERLIN - 4AD 2022 GBAFL2200063
10:03 PM
Spoon - Let Me Be Mine
Spoon Let Me Be Mine
They Want My Soul Universal Music 2014 USUG11400508
10:00 PM
Sihasin - We the People
Sihasin We the People
We the People Tacoho Records 2021 USHM82131439

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