UnderCurrents WEEKEND

Series produced by UnderCurrents

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An exhilarating mix of new records and deep favorites, punctuated by street interviews, cooking and conversation. Hosts Gregg McVicar and Gabriela Castelán ease listeners from the hectic week into a playful weekend state of mind.

From the creators of UnderCurrents, the daily music show now heard on 177 stations nationwide, comes this new series designed especially for the start of the weekend (even if your station is primarily news/talk). It's an exhilarating mix of new records and deep favorites, punctuated by street interviews, cooking and conversation. Hosts Gregg McVicar and Gabriela Castelán ease listeners from the hectic week into a playful weekend state of mind. Your ticket to music and fun!

UnderCurrents WEEKEND is available by an annual carriage fee. For more information please contact Wayne Knickel at wayne@creativepr.org.


109 Pieces

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"RUMBLE" thundered with power chords that shook radio and inspired young bands like Aerosmith and The Who. Shawnee guitarist Link Wray is among the...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:59:54
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Gabriela visits the home of renowned Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (La Casa Azul) and Gregg spins music from Prince, The National, Lord Huron, Ry Cood...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2019
  • Length: 01:59:50
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In this encore edition from January 2018, expectations were high as California legalized recreational sales of cannabis. We'll meet customers waiti...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2019
  • Length: 01:59:54
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This is the last weekend of 2018 AND the final episode of UnderCurrents WEEKEND. For three years we have experienced true joy in making this speci...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:56
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This week we spin some of our favorite songs from 2018 — along with interview clips from some delightful 2018 encounters and adventures. And we re...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:55
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Co-Hosts Gregg & Gabriela plow through the list of 2019 GRAMMY nominations looking for favorite gems. We’ll hear from GRAMMY nominee Fantastic Neg...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:53
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Co-Host Gregg McVicar meeets a heavily tattooed man who explains everything about his commitment to ink. Co-Host Gabriela Castelán recommends spri...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:54
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We chat with our friend, music writer Bruce Borgerson, who just drove down Highway 61 to the Mississippi Delta to gain a feel for the place where ...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:55
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We learn what the Winnemem Wintu people are doing to return the original Chinook salmon to their rivers. Then we enjoy a live set with Alaska’s in...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:46
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Gregg explores the roots of Progressive FM Radio with alums from a top-rated station back in the day.  At the rocker's 50th reunion, Gregg talks to...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:54
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If you saw the movie COCO or the opening scenes of the James Bond thriller SPECTRE then you already know something about Day of the Dead (Día de Mu...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:52
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Co-Hosts Gregg McVicar & Gabriela Castelán take to the streets to gather opinions about internet dating. We mix it up with topical bits from stand...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:53
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OK, it’s almost Halloween, but more importantly, the midterm elections are almost here! Lots of folks are devoting their precious weekend time to ...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:53
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Gregg interviews a woman motorcycling alone through the Northwest, Gabriela learns about electric bicycles, and a farmer gives advice on planting w...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:49
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We take our backpack recorders to Old Spanish Fiesta Days in Santa Barbara, CA. It’s a wonderful annual event celebrating Spanish dance and Mexica...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:55
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Co-Hosts Gregg McVicar & Gabriela Castelán meet young couples who have started little businesses for people to have fun: exotic tent "glamping" and...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:53
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This week we explore a few of the many strands in the braid of today’s American culture. In Hr1 we go to see the new Michael Moore film Fahrenheit...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:52
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Co-Hosts Gregg & Gabriela take in a Boz Scaggs concert and meet the fans. Then we walk down the street and chat with a young amateur astronomer. ...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:54
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We explore voices of all kinds, from the vocables of Wakan Waci Blindman to the rich expressions of Richard Thompson, Joni Mitchell, Mike Farris, W...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:53
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Gregg & Gabriela go backstage at the Fillmore to hang with Fantastic Negrito. Then Gregg learns about plans underway for aerial ridesharing, hoppi...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2018
  • Length: 01:59:52