Mike Graves

Music Director / Rock & Roots Host

Mike Graves took over as WUKY's music director in 2011. You can also hear him weekdays from 9 -  noon on Rock & Roots.

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Being in a band feels a lot like being in a relationship: Making music with another person borders on spiritual, and is one of the most intimate experiences you can share with another individual. That's precisely why the long-awaited reunion of mid-'70s-era Santana works so well on record: These musicians' chemistry is palpable, and it flows through Santana IV, their new album together.

Review: Bonnie Raitt, 'Dig In Deep'

Music Review: 'Livin' On A High Note,' Mavis Staples

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Here's a music collaboration you might not expect.


MAVIS STAPLES: (Singing) Jesus, lay down beside me. Lay down and rest your troubled mind.

Review: Dr. Dog, 'The Psychedelic Swamp'

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ David Bowie fans found a new way to be passing time after
the pop star's death: setting a single-day record for video views on Vevo.
 The music video service owned by Universal and Sony says views of Bowie videos
hit 51 million Monday, the day after he died at age 69.
 That broke the record held by Adele, whose videos had 36 million views when her
song ``Hello'' debuted on Oct. 23.
 Vevo hosts more than 60 Bowie videos, including ``Space Oddity'' and ``The Jean

AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine

Harry Connick, Jr. On Tough Love And Letting Go Of The Wheel

In 1989, the New York Times wrote this about a 21-year-old up-and-comer from New Orleans: "Harry Connick, Jr. may have what it takes to inject the world of traditional jazz with a shot of Hollywood glamour."

Review: Jeff Lynne's ELO, 'Alone In The Universe'

G. Love & Special Sauce: Still Cooking

OCTOBER 25, 2015

In the beginning, there was the blues. A while later, there was hip-hop. And then, in the early 1990s, the musical melting pot of G. Love and Special Sauce served up something called hip-hop blues.