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.

  • May 20

    Ann Delisi's Essential Music Listening Party

    Tuesday, May 20th
    7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

    Venue: The Majestic Cafe
    Organization: WDET
    Cost: Free

    Join us at The Majestic Cafe for an evening of food and music sampling featuring a free live performance by the The Social Bandits!


  • Apr 20

    Ann Delisi's Essential Music: 2014-04-20 - Ann Delisi's Essential Music



    Song

    Artist

    Album

    Reach Out (I'll Be There)
    Carolyn Striho Secrets in Space
    Supernova
    Ray LaMontagne Supernova
    Fall Away
    Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks Mirror Traffic
    Heal Yourself
    Ruthie Foster The Phenomenal Ruthie Foster
    Crying
    Roy Orbison & kd lang King of Hearts
    You're My Favorite Waste of Time
    Marshall Crenshaw The 9 Volt Years
    Tip of My Tongue
    Kate Monaghan FADE
    Long Walk Home
    American Mars Western Sides
    You've Got Nothing to Lose
    Michael Kiwanuka You've Got Nothing to Lose
    Nathaniel
    Ben Watt Hendra
    Coffee
    Sylvan Esso Sylvan Esso

  • Apr 19

    Ann Delisi's Essential Music: 2014-04-19 - Ann Delisi's Essential Music



    Song

    Artist

    Album

    Down on the Street
    The Stooges Funhouse
    It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
    Joe Jackson The Duke
    Hole of Sorrow
    The Blueflowers Stealing the Moon
    Mistakes of My Youth
    Eels The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett
    Love Needs a Chaser
    Dutch Pink Lady Luck Motel Suite
    I'm Not Lucky
    The Corktown Popes And Also with You
    I Can Only Give You Everything
    Royal Blackbirds Shot Down
    I Can Only Give You Everything
    Nick Waterhouse Time's All Gone
    Ghost in Your Head
    Chris Degnore and the Blackdrops Cinema
    Neon Hotel
    The Whiskey Charmers N/A
    Red Ride in Hollywood
    500 Club Pacifica
    The Sound of Coming Down
    The Hard Lesson Complete B&G Sides

  • Apr 13

    Ann Delisi's Essential Music: 2014-04-13 - Ann Delisi's Essential Music



    Song

    Artist

    Album

    Blood on the Feathers
    Decamp Sisters Quick, Efficient, & Deadly
    King and Cross
    Asgeir In the Silence
    Empty Cup
    Mike Vial Where the Sand Meets the Tide
    Morning
    Beck Morning Phase
    My Favourite Book
    Stars In Our Bedroom After the War
    Quail and Dumplings
    Bonnie "Prince" Billy Wolfroy Goes To Town
    Down
    The Good Things The Bedroom Sessions EP
    Eye Know
    De La Soul 3 Feet High and Rising
    Magic
    Girls Father, Son, Holy Ghost
    Simeon's Dilemma
    WHY? Alopecia
    Sirenes
    Bazbaz La Chose
    I Never Wear White
    Suzanne Vega Tales from the Realm of the Queen of Tentacles
    Thirst
    City and Colour The Hurry and the Harm
    Everything is Broken
    Bob Dylan Oh Mercy

  • Apr 12

    Ann Delisi's Essential Music: 2014-04-12 - Ann Delisi's Essential Music



    Song

    Artist

    Album

    Prince of Darkness
    Indigo Girls Indigo Girls
    Zoot Suit Riot
    The Bluewater Kings N/A
    Balanca
    Bossacucanova Our Kind of Bossa
    Heaven Help Me
    El Dee Endearment
    Somewhere Between Here and There
    The Black Hollies Somewhere Between Here and There
    Blue Moon
    Beck Morning Phase
    Amidinine
    Bombino Nomad
    Where Eagles Dare
    Pional Last House on the Left
    Digital Witness
    St. Vincent St. Vincent
    I Don't Wanna Live on Mars
    Ziggy Marley Fly Rasta
    Big Wheel
    Cass McCombs Big Wheel and Others
    Killing Moon
    Echo & the Bunnymen Songs to Learn and Sing
    Just for Show
    The Blueflowers Watercolor Ghost Town

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