Ann Delisi's Essential Music

  • Saturday Sunday 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

After working hard work all week, Ann Delisi’s Essential Music is your weekend destination for fun. Ann serves up a thoroughly hand-picked combination of great contemporary music and the classics you need to hear. ADEM features music made in Detroit, along with live in-studio performances, interviews and special features. Submit your Essential Songs at the ADEM page on Facebook.

Get in touch with Ann at adelisi@wdet.org.

Love music? Come out to one of Ann's Essential Music Listening Parties, hosted each month at The Majestic Cafe in Midtown. Vote on new music, meet other music lovers, and hear a local band perform - free!



Ann Delisi's Essential Music Saturday broadcasts are made possible by the generous support of our Sustaining Members.

  • Oct 26

    Ann Delisi's Essential Music: 2014-10-26 - Ann Delisi's Essential Music



    Song

    Artist

    Album

    Waiting on an Angel
    Ben Harper Welcome to the Cruel World
    How Come You Never Go There?
    Feist Metals
    Time to Run
    Lord Huron Lonesome Dreams
    Wild is the Wind
    David Bowie Station to Station
    The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead
    XTC Nonsuch
    So What
    Miles Davis Kind of Blue
    Alison
    Elvis Costello My Aim is True
    Money
    Easy Star All-Stars Dub Side of the Moon
    Firewater
    Django Django Django Django
    Morning Light
    Hardkandy Second to None
    Breathe In
    Frou Frou Details

  • Oct 25

    Ann Delisi's Essential Music: 2014-10-25 - Ann Delisi's Essential Music



    Song

    Artist

    Album

    Superstition
    Stevie Wonder Talking Book
    Tombstones
    Suzanne Vega Nine Objects of Desire
    A-Punk
    Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend
    The Ghost Inside
    Broken Bells Broken Bells
    Psycho Killer
    Talking Heads Talking Heads 77
    Maybe Your Baby
    Stevie Wonder Talking Book
    Walking with a Ghost
    Tegan & Sara So Jealous
    Ghost in Your Head
    Chris Degnore and the Blackdrops Cinema
    Mermaids
    Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Push the Sky Away
    Sinister Kid
    The Black Keys Brothers
    Howl
    Florence + The Machine Lungs
    Voodoo Chile
    Gabriel Rios Angelhead
    The Ghost
    Efterklang Piramida

  • Oct 19

    Ann Delisi's Essential Music: 2014-10-19 - Ann Delisi's Essential Music



    Song

    Artist

    Album

    I'll Be Around
    Carolyn Striho Secrets in Space
    My Silver Lining
    First Aid Kit Stay Gold
    Everybody Pays
    Big Harp White Hat
    Blake's Rag
    The Whistle Stop Revue The Whistle Stop EP
    Stay With Me
    Ryan Adams Ryan Adams
    I Can't Let You Go
    The Blueflowers At the Edge of Disaster
    Everywhere
    The Blueflowers At The Edge of Disaster
    Help Somebody
    Maxwell BLACKsummers'night
    Life Spins
    Michael Bermudez Live & Let Downs
    Wild and Free
    Ziggy Marley Wild and Free
    Gold Country
    Moke Hill Moke Hill
    Black Hole
    Mayaeni N/A

  • Oct 18

    Ann Delisi's Essential Interview with Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Leonard Slatkin - Ann Delisi's Essential Music

    Did you know that the DSO's Leonard Slatkin had an early career in radio? The internationally renowned conductor joined Ann Delisi in the WDET studios for an in-depth interview following his 70th birthday.


  • Oct 18

    Ann Delisi's Essential Music: 2014-10-18 - Ann Delisi's Essential Music



    Song

    Artist

    Album

    Keep On Running
    The Spencer Davis Group Best of the Spencer Davis Group
    Big Dipper
    Delorean Aryton Senna
    The Other Way Around
    Gabin Featuring China Moses Mr. Freedom
    Run On
    Elvis Presley Amazing Grace
    Canned Heat
    Jamiroquai Synkronized
    Ooh La La
    Goldfrapp Supernature
    Rock Steady
    Aretha Franklin Young, Gifted and Black
    Citi Soleil
    The Afghan Whigs 1965
    Rumble and Sway
    Jamie N Commons Rumble and Sway EP
    Run Run Run
    Phoenix Alphabetical
    Run Through the Jungle
    Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory
    Soundtracks and Comebacks
    Goldfish Perceptions of Pacha
    Running Up That Hill
    Kate Bush Hounds of Love

Ryan Adams