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 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

  • Oct 12

    Ann Delisi's Essential Music: 2014-10-12 - Ann Delisi's Essential Music



    Song

    Artist

    Album

    Gooey
    Glass Animals Gooey EP
    City Swan
    Neko Case The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Try, The Harder I Try, The More I Love You
    Rewind
    Flint Eastwood Live in the WDET Studios
    Singers and the Endless Song
    Iron & Wine Ghost on Ghost
    Dance Me to the End of Love
    Leonard Cohen Various Positions
    If You Didn't See Me (Then You Weren't on the Danc
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. The Speed of Things
    In My Teeth
    The Rosebuds Sand + Silence
    What's Happening
    Elizabeth Shepherd The Signal
    Amsterdam
    Daughter If You Leave
    Hurricane Waters
    Citizen Cope The Clarence Greenwood Recordings

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