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Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: Words for Today are Wanendam and Mikendam

Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: Words for Today are Wanendam and Mikendam













Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn the Ojibwe words for forgot "wanendam" and remember "mikendam". Natash and Nana Boozhoo remember some things from the 1980's that they would rather forget.

Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: Words for Today are Wanendam and Mikendam

Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo: Words for Today are Wanendam and Mikendam

Today on Boozhoo Nana Boozhoo we learn the Ojibwe words for forgot “wanendam” and remember “mikendam”. Natash and Nana Boozhoo remember some things from the 1980’s that they would rather forget.


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


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.


Kind Country: Hard Times/Mountains

Kind Country: Hard Times/Mountains

Tonight on The Sound, we hear from the Minneapolis jamgrass group, Kind Country. We’ll get a chance to hear some tunes from their Hard Times album and the Mountians EP. We also speak with them about their inspiration, creative process and much more. So stick around as KQAL’s Willard Hyuck gets down with Kind County, tonight on The Sound.
Original air date: 12/02/20.
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.


Author: IIFOIIC

Author: IIFOIIC

Tonight on the Sound we check out the tunes of Minneapolis band Author. Author plays a mix of ambient rock with pop sensibilities. Tonight, we hear tunes off of Author’s 2018 release titled, IIFOIIC (is it far or is it close) as KQAL’s Willard Hyuck gets the inside scoop from the band. Here’s KQAL’s Willard Hyuck with the band Author, tonight on The Sound.
Original air date: 11/25/20.
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.


Statewide Conversation on COVID- April 09, 2021 – Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan

Statewide Conversation on COVID- April 09, 2021 – Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan

This week celebrated ONE year since we’ve hosted the Statewide Conversations on MN’s COVID-19 response with MN Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan. She made a commitment to join us each week, or find a state official each week so that citizens in Minnesota had a chance to ask questions.

This week our conversation included outbreaks in the state, vaccine availability, and listener questions about mask mandates, employers, and mental health.


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