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Superior Reviews – “Somewhere in the Unknown World”

Superior Reviews – “Somewhere in the Unknown World”













Lin Salisbury is a bibliophile and commentator on WTIP. In today’s edition of her book review feature, Superior Reviews, Lin reviews Kao Kalia Yang's book, “Somewhere in the Unknown World”.

Suddenly, I Could Not Catch a Breath

Suddenly, I Could Not Catch a Breath

Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.


Cross Over Show with Counter Stories

Cross Over Show with Counter Stories

Anthony and Georgia take some time to reflect on the first two weeks of the trial. They’re joined by Counter Stories co-hosts Don Eubanks and Hlee Lee. Guests: Don Eubanks, Hlee Lee


Nashville musican Caitlin Evanson joins Roadhouse

Nashville musican Caitlin Evanson joins Roadhouse

A few weeks ago we spoke with Jerry Vandiver about his role as “Jerry Berry” on his new kid’s album, “Let’s Go Outside!”


Thunder Bay’s first roundabout to feature a medicine wheel design

Thunder Bay’s first roundabout to feature a medicine wheel design

A new roundabout in Thunder Bay will be designed like a medicine wheel. WTIP’s Rhonda Silence spoke with Thunder Bay City Councilor Shelby Ch’ng about the roundabout and the importance of the design.


Struggling to adjust to daylight saving time? An expert explains why

Struggling to adjust to daylight saving time? An expert explains why

Seems like the spring time change is hard for lots of people. Dr. Michael Howell, a sleep specialist, and professor at the U of MN joined Ann to talk about why exactly the time change is so difficult and what to do about it.


Jerry Vandiver talks new album made for kids

Jerry Vandiver talks new album made for kids

Nashville musicians Jerry Vandiver and Caitlin Evanson, also known as Jerry Berry and Camper Cait, are just out with a fun new album of music for kids. It’s called “Let’s Go Outside!”


Bright-Eyed & Blind: Life Trip

Bright-Eyed & Blind: Life Trip

Tonight on The Sound we check out Life Trip, an album by the band Bright-Eyed and Blind. Life Trip is full of good hooks and guitar driven pop-rock tunes. The 5 piece group joins us tonight to discuss the making of the album, a year without shows including a long overdue release party, and plans for another album. I’m Bill Stoneberg, stick around for Life Trip with Bright-Eyed and Blind, tonight on The Sound.
Original air date: 04/07/21.
The Sound is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University.
The Sound is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


Reina del Cid: Rerun City

Reina del Cid: Rerun City

Tonight on The Sound we check out tunes from Reina del Cid’s 2017 album Rerun City. Tonight is all about catchy riffs, great storytelling and amazing musicianship. I caught up with Reina at the 2018 Midwest Music Fest to talk about her band, her influences and what the future holds for the young artist. I’m Bill Stoneberg, with Reina del Cid, tonight on The Sound.
Original air date: 03/03/2.
The Sound is written and produced by KQAL on the campus of Winona State University and is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


The Shackletons: Second Attempt

The Shackletons: Second Attempt

Tonight on The Sound we check out Second Attempt by The Shackletons. The Shackletons are an energetic punk rock band from Minneapolis. I caught up with the band when they played Ed’s no name Bar for the 2019 Mid Wes Music Fest. The band discusses the possibility of a new album, a summer show with The Posies at The Turf Club and of course we discuss bigfoot and even the Loch Ness Monster. Stick around, I’m Bill Stoneberg and this is The Shackletons with their EP Second Attempt, on The Sound.
Original air date: 02/10/21.
The Sound is written and produced by KQAL FM on the campus of Winona State University and is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


The Gentlemen’s Anti-temperance League:

The Gentlemen’s Anti-temperance League:

Tonight on The Sound we check out The Gentlemen’s Anti-Temperance Leagues album Masquerade. The band hails from Minneapolis but their music is straight out of the speakeasies of prohibition. So get ready to swing to some old-time jazz and Latin rhythms. I’m Bill Stoneberg, with The Gentlemen’s Anti-Temperance League, Tonight on The Sound.

Original air date: 02/10/21.
The Sound is written and produced by KQAL FM on the campus of Winona State University and is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


Matt Browne: Northern Nights

Matt Browne: Northern Nights

Tonight on The Sound, Minnesota musician Matt Browne visits us in studio. Browne, a Winona native, stopped by as he was celebrating the holidays in his hometown. We spoke with Matt about his single, “Northern Nights,” his organic blend of folk genres and what he loves most about being a musician. I’m Bill Stoneberg, with Matt Browne, tonight on the Sound.
Original air date: 12/16/20.
The Sound is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University.
The Sound is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


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