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.

Ways to Connect

The Record Company On World Café

L.A. band The Record Company first connected over a John Lee Hooker album called Hooker N' Heat, on which the legendary boogie bluesman collaborated with Canned Heat.

The guitar-bass-drums trio's debut album is called Give It Back To You. Hear the band perform songs from the record in the audio segment above, and get a look inside the studio in the performance video of "Off The Ground" below.

Set List

▪       "Off The Ground"

Review: Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop, 'Love Letter For Fire'

Stephen Thompson April 7, 20167:00 AM ET

Review: Sturgill Simpson, 'A Sailor's Guide To Earth'

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

Listen Here…

ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

Here's a music collaboration you might not expect.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "JESUS LAY DOWN BESIDE ME")

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

Review: Dr. Dog, 'The Psychedelic Swamp'

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