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Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

No one knows more about popular music and the magic of radio than Rob Reinhart. “Good radio is now one of the only media that isn’t designed to simply reflect the taste of the user. It’s still a community that brings together lots of different people.”

Rob’s version of Essential Music is a  creative mix of old and new, rock and soul, folk and a bit of jazz, thematic elements, humor, exclusive/rare material, from local and national artists alike. It’s quite a feat which Rob pulls off seamlessly. 

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Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 6-27-15

June 27, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

The All Canadian Music Show!!!

Song Artist Album
The Canadian Dream Sam Roberts Band We Were Born In A Flame
Back In Your Head Tegan & Sara The Con
1234 Feist The Reminder
1,2,3,4 Alan Doyle So Let's Go
Jane Barenaked Ladies Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Oh Delores Whitehorse Leave No Bridge Unburned
Getaway Car Ron Sexmith Carousel One
This Beat Goes On/Switchin' To Glide The Kings The Kings Are Here
Jigsaw Heart Elliott Brood Work And Love
Hurt Me Tomorrow K'naan God, Country or the Girl
This Is The Last Time Stars No One Is Lost
I'm Still Lovin' You Blackie & The Rodeo Kings Kings & Queens
September Fields Frazey Ford Indian Ocean
Up In Fox Island Stan Rogers For The Family
Song Artist Album
Closer To The Heart Rush A Farewell To Kings
I Must Have Someone Else's Blues Great Lake Swimmers A Forest Of Arms
The Truck Got Stuck Corb Lund Hair In My Eyes Like A Highland Steer
Rockin' In The Free World Neil Young Freedom
Brill Bruisers The New Pornographers Brill Bruisers
The Shade Metric Pagans In Vegas
Charms The Philosopher Kings The Philosopher Kings
Make Up Your Mind Tonight Hawksley Workman Old Cheetah
Stages Leonard Cohen Can't Forget
Old 45's Chromeo White Women
Lunatic Fringe Capitol As Far As Siam
For Free Joni Mitchell Ladies Of The Canyon
The Maker Daniel Lanois Acadie
Song Artist Album
I'm Like A Bird (live) Nelly Furtado Whoa, Nelly!
Ahead By A Century The Tragically Hip Trouble At The Henhouse
No Good Woman Elise LeGrow Elise LeGrow EP
Little Record Girl Bahamas Bahamas Is Afie
No One But You Doug Paisley Constant Companion
The Rest Of My Life Sloan Action Pact
Heavy Love Bobby Bazini Where I Belong
One Day I Walk Bruce Cockburn High Winds White Sky
Grey Gardens Rufus Wainwright Poses
Sunny Oscar Peterson Motions And Emotions
You Could Have Been A Lady April Wine On Record
Vegas Dave Monks All Signs Point To Yes
What I Wouldn't Do Serena Ryder Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
To Kingdom Come The Band Music From Big Pink

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 6-20-15

June 20, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

Live Indigo Girls, RIP Wendell Holmes, Leon Bridges tix and more!

Song Artist Album
Learned It On Me Indigo Girls Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
New York, New York Ryan Adams Gold
Mannequin Chris Emmerson Chris Emmerson
Hot Shot Saun & Starr Look Closer
Nothing Without Love Nate Ruess Grand Romantic
Gasoline Drawers The Holmes Brothers Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Take Me As I Am Bettye Lavette Concert Of Colors concert recording
Detroit Zombie Royal Blackbirds It Ain't Right
Sexx Laws Beck Midnight Vultures
Dreams Beck single only
Lonesome Street Blur The Magic Whip
Teardrop Massive Attack Mezzanine
Song Artist Album
Gates Of Dawn Heartless Bastards Restless One
El Camino Amos Lee Live At Red Rocks
Tell Me Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings 100 Days 100 Nights
Peanut Butter Conspiracy Jimmy Buffet A White Sport Coat And A Pink Crustacean
Electricity Seth Glier If I Could Change One Thing
Strangers Langhorne Slim & The Law The Spirit Moves
Breathing Underwater Hiatus Kaiyote Choose Your Weapon
Slipping Into Darkness War Concert Of Colors recording
A New Wave Sleater Kinney No Cities To Love
The Beep The Infatuations single only
God Only Knows The Beach Boys Pet Sounds
Venus And Mars/Rock Show Wings Venus And Mars
Song Artist Album
Happy In The Sorrow Key Indigo Girls Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Coming Of Age Foster the People Supermodel
Wolves Without Teeth Of Monsters And Men Beneath The Skin
Some Kind Of Nature Gorillaz Plastic Beach
Be Part Of The Band The Verve Pipe A Family Album
The Life You Chose Jason Isbell Something More Than Free
Whiskey Bones Ed Dupas A Good American Life
Evangeline Los Lobos Concert Of Colors recording
Twistin' And Groovin' Leon Bridges Coming Home
It's You For Me Sonny Knight And His Lakers Do It Live
No Room In Frame Death Cab For Cutie Kintsugi
Opportunity To Cry The Holmes Brothers Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Song Artist Album

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 6-13-15

June 13, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

Eastern Market from 2-4, tickets to give between 4-5!

Song Artist Album
Guitar Heroes Richard Thompson Still
Sweet Satisfaction Ryley Walker Primrose Green
Candyman Steven Mullan Burn
The Soundmaker Rodrigo y Gabriela 9 Dead Alive
Seasons Laura Rain & The Caesars Closer
To Be Completely Honest Dawes All Your Favorite Bands
Another Good Mistake Camila Ballario Another Good Mistake
Hand In My Pocket Alanis Morissette Jagged Little Pill Acoustic
The Ideal Husband Father John Misty I Love You Honeybear
Where You're At Allen Stone Radius
Take It To The Limit Eagles One Of These Nights
Song Artist Album
Once A Day Michael Franti single only
Fool For Love Lord Huron Strange Tails
Sugar Man Sonny Knight & The Lakers Do It Live
Preacherman Melody Gardot Currency Of Man
Som'n Ain't Right The Blackman Som'n Ain't Right
All I Want Is To Be Your Girl Holly Miranda Holly Miranda
Sugar Mama Led Zepplin Coda
It Aint Right Rollie Tussing & The Midwest Territory Band Rollie Tussing & The Midwest Territory Band
Man Of Constant Sorrow Dwight Yoakam Second Hand Heart
Take Me To The Fair Annie & Rod Capps Searching For Neverland
Big Wave Donavon Frankenreiter single only
Draggin' The Line Chris Stamey Euphoria
Song Artist Album
Compound Fracture My Morning Jacket The Waterfall
Pacing Like Prince Ryan Montbleau Band Growing Light
Happy In The Sorrow Key Indigo Girls One Lost Day
Buffalo Toro Y Moi What For?
TV Set Spoon Poltergeist OST
Rescue Me eOne Amy Helm
Ramona Kris Daniel Kris Daniel
I Learned The Hard Way Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings I Learned The Hard Way
Ball And Chain Tedeschi Trucks Band Revelator
Future People Alabama Shakes Sound And Color
You And I Honey Honey 3
Control Broken Bells After The Disco

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 6-6-15

June 6, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

A great new album from Detroit’s Chris Emmerson, plus the new thing from FFS, Brian Wilson tix and more!

Song Artist Album
Push Someone Chris Emmerson Chris Emmerson
Hard Time Seinabo Sey For Madeleine
Big Wheel Saun & Starr Look Closer
Save Me From Myself FFS FFS
Kiss Prince Parade
Windows Are Rolled Down Amos Lee Live At Red Rocks w/The Colorado Symphony
The King Must Die Elton John with The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Live In Australia
FM Radio Dar Williams Emerald
Higher And Higher Galactic Into The Deep
Keep Going The Revivalists Men Amongst Mountains
All Your Favorite Bands Dawes All Your Favorite Bands
Bohemian Like You The Dandy Warhols Thirteen Tales From Urban Bohemia
Song Artist Album
Nothing But The Silence Striking Matches Nothing But The Silence
Somebody To Shove Soul Asylum Gracve Dancers Union
Pocketful Of Golden Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters Lullabye and... The Ceaseless Roar
Katie Drew De Four Bartillery
Hoodie On Matt & Kim New Glow
Oh Delores Whitehorse Leave No Bridge Unburned
I'm Not Your Hero Tegan & Sara Heartthrob
Therapy Mary J. Blige The London Sessions
Unbelievers Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires Of the City
Lampshades On Fire Modest Mouse Strangers to Ourselves
Caught Up Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas Secret Evil
Jealous (I Ain't With It) Chromeo White Women
She's A Lady Tom Jones Reloaded - Graetest Hits
Bad As Me Tom Jones Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Song Artist Album
Let The Cool Goddess Run Away Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Saturns Patterns Paul Weller Saturns Patterns
Lonesome Street Blur The Magic Whip
Dead Fox Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit and Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
Comeback Town Dave Russell single only
Love And Mercy Brian Wilson Love And Mercy
Saturday Night Brian Wilson No Pier Pressure
The Denial Twist The White Stripes Get behind Me Satan
Rock & Roll Is Cold Matthew E. White Fresh Blood
Somewher Under Heaven Tom Petty Wildflowers - All The Rest
You Wreck Me Tom Petty Wildflowers
Fight The Power The Isley Brothers The Heat Is On
Funknroll Prince Plectrum Electrum

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 5-30-15

May 30, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

Tickets for Robert Plant, Beach House, new music from Galactic and more!

Song Artist Album
When The Saints Go Marching In Marcus Belgrave Tribute To Louis Armstrong
Born On The Bayou John Fogerty Wrote A Song For Everyone
Travelin' Band Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory
Into The Deep Galactic Into The Deep
I Try Macy Gray On How Life Is
Strangers Langhorne Slim Spirit Moves
Never Let Me Go Michael Bermudez Love And Let Downs
Learned It On Me Indigo Girls One Lost Day
Written In the Water Gin Wigmore Blood To Bone
Coma Girl Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros Streetcore
Imperfect Animals Becca Stevens Band Perfect Animal
Call Girl FFS (Franz Ferdinand + Sparks) FFS
Right Action Franz Ferdinand Right Thoughts Right Words Right Action
Song Artist Album
The Greatest Alabama Shakes Sound And Color
True Affection Father John Misty I Love You Honeybear
It Hurts Me Too Sonny Landreth Bound By The Blues
Faith Lake Street Dive Fun Machine
10 Mile Stereo Beach House Teen Dream
There Are Too Many Of Us Blur The Magic Whip
Fingerprints Hiatus Kaiyote Choose Your Weapon
Gold Dave Crossland Mother Country
Little Maggie Robert Plant & the Sesational Space Shifters Lullabye... And The Ceaseless Roar
Gold In The Summertime Matt Nathanson single only
Give The People What They Want O'Jays The Ultimate
Blackbirds Boogie The Royal Blackbirds It Ain't Right
Whip It Devo Freedom Of Choice
Song Artist Album
Meet Me In The Middle Laura Rain & The Caesars Closer
Universe SizedArms Chris Stamey Euphoria
New York, New York Ryan Adams Live At Carnegie Hall
Cavalry Captain The Decemberists What A terrible World, What A Beautiful World
Long Live Rock The Who The Kids Are Alright
Molly Town Joss Stone Water For Your Soul
Brill Bruisers The New Pornographers Brill Bruisers
When Love Comes To Town U2 Rattle And Hum
Misunderstood Tedeschi Trucks Band Made Up Mind
Little Boys With Shiny Toys Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings single only
A ROCK STAR BUCKS A COFFEE SHOP Neil Young + Promise Of the Real The Monsanto Years
On The Sunny Side Of The Street Marcus Belgrave/Lawrence Williams Working Together

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 5-16-15

May 16, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

Eastern Market live broadcast, cool tickets and more!

Song Artist Album
I Believe (When I Fall In Love) Stevie Wonder Talking Book
Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys Traffic Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys
Higher Ground Red Hot Chili Peppers Under the Covers
Higher Love Becca Stevens Band Perfect Animal
I You Lived Here You'd Be Home Now Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell The Traveling Kind
The Legend Of Chavo Guerrero Mountain Goats Beat The Champ
Stronger Than That Bahamas Bahamas Is Afie
Sagres The Tallest Man On Earth Dark Bird Is Home
Stages Leonard Cohen Can't Forget
Flag Xavier Rudd & The United Nations Nanna
Riding With The King B. B. King & Eric Clapton Riding With The King
Song Artist Album
What I Thought Chris Emmerson single only
I'm A Woman (I'm A Backbone) Orgone Beyond The Sun
Time Machine Ingrid Michaelson Lights Out
Back In '72 Bob Seger Back In '72
Keep Going The Revivalists single only
Inside Out Spoon They Want My Soul
Dearly Departed Shakey Graves Acoustic Cafe in-studio session
Come By Here The Word Soul Food
Future People Alabama Shakes Sound And Color
Early In The Morning B.B. King Let The Good Times Roll
Song Artist Album
Elephant Tame Impala Lonerism
Bed On Fire Butch Walker Afraid Of Ghosts
Not Alone Matt And Kim New Glow
It's A Trap Nick Piunti Beyond The Static
Perfect World Allen Stone Radius
Four Five Seconds Seinabo Sey Acoustic Cafe in-studio session
Bullets And Rocks Calexico Edge Of The Sun
Slipping Away Tanlines Highlights
They've Trapped Us Boys Jakob Dylan Women + Country
Live And Die The Avett Brothers The Carpenter
Not The Loving Kind Buffy Sainte-Marie Power In The Blood
Five Long Years B.B. King Guess Who

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 5-9-15

May 9, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

Lots of tickets, Seger’s 70th, and brand new Motor City music!

Song Artist Album
Come To Poppa Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band Night Moves
Hot Shot Saun & Starr Look Closer
We Can't Stop Us The Prime Ministers Youngstown Milk Run
Fool For Love Lord Huron Strange Trails
Ice Cream Man Blur The Magic Whip
The Miracle (of Joey Ramone) U2 Songs Of Innocence
Coming Home Leon Bridges Coming Home
Bring It On Home To Me Sam Cooke The Man And His Music
Love The One You're With Bob Seger Smokin' OP's
Lilly Toro y Moi WHAT FOR?
An Illusion Of Lonliness Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit
Those Final Feet Cowboy Junkies Miles From Our Home
Song Artist Album
Actin' A Fool Pokey LaFarge Something In The Water
Gout! Gang! Go! Palma Violets Danger In The Club
I Must Have Someone Else's Blues Great Lake Swimmers A Forest Of Arms
Highway 61 Revisited Bob Dylan Highway 61 Revisited
Gone Gone Gone Orgone Beyond The Sun
Shame On The Moon Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band The Distance
I'm Ready Twin Shadow Eclipse
Goin' Down Rockin' Whitey Morgan & The 78s Sonic Ranch
The Outlaw In Disguise The Social Bandits The Social Bandits
Moon Song Raelyn Nelson Band Raelyn Nelson Band
Thinkin Bout You Becca Stevens Band Perfect Animal
Metropolis Kraftwerk The Man Machine
Tryin' To Live My Life Without You Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band Nine Tonight
Song Artist Album
Detroit Zombie The Royal Blackbirds It Ain't Right
The Beep The Infatuations single only
Somebody Else Robert Glasper Experiment Black Radio 2
Rusty Hammer Xavier Rudd & The United Nations Nanna
Parachute Chris Stapleton Traveler
Detroit Made Bob Seger Ride Out
I Know Dionne Farris Wildseed - Wildflower
Mister Sister Kate Pierson Guitars & Microphones
Jockey Full Of Bourbon Los Lobos Ride This - The Covers EP
Angel Dance Robert Plant Band Of Joy
Against The Wind The Hold Steady Boys & Girls In America
I've Been Working Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band Live Bullet

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 5-2-15

May 2, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

Metro Times Blowout artists, Courtney Barnett, Mavis, and sets of old/new/covers!

Song Artist Album
Stay With Me Ryan Adams Ryan Adams
To Be Young Ryan Adams Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Wonderwall Ryan Adams Love Is Hell
Crucial Times The Prime Ministers Youngstown Milk Run
Fight Mavis Staples Your Good Fortune
Happy In The Sorrow Key Indigo Girls One Lost Day
Galileo Indigo Girls Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Clampdown Indigo Girls Burning London: The Clash Tribute
Recovery Frank Turner Tape Deck Heart
Foxy And Free Jacob Mondry Unison
Little Boys With Shiny Toys Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings single only
Big Wheel Saun And Starr Look Closer
Mr. Big Stuff Jean Knight Mr. Big Stuff
L.I.F.E.G.O.E.S.O.N. Noah & The Whale Last Night On Earth
Rosalind (You Married The Wrong Guy) The Waterboys Modern Blues
Song Artist Album
Fake Your Death (And I'll Fake Mine) Whitehorse Leave No Bridge Unburned
Good Help (Is So Hard To Find) Death Cab For Cutie Kintsugi
Bigger Than Both Of Us Hall & Oates Beauty On A Back Street
It Ain't Hard The Gasoline Gypsies The Gasoline Gypsies
Not Hanging Out Ryan Allen & His Extra Arms Heart String Soul
My Promise Earth Wind & Fire Now, Then & Forever
Gratitiude Earth Wind & Fire Gratitude
Got To Get You Into My Life Earth Wind & Fire Greatest Hits
Dead Fox Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit And think, And Sometime I Just Sit
Sweet Jane Mott The Hoople All The Young Dudes
Shoegaze Alabama Shakes Sound And Color
City On The Hill Desaparcidos Payola
Wild Woman The Ballroom Thieves A Wolf In The Doorway
You Really Got Me Denmark & Winter Reimagined
Song Artist Album
The Gambler The Both The Both
You're With Stupid Now Aimee Mann Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Two Of Us Aimee Mann & Michael Penn I Am Sam
By Fire Hiatus Kaiyote Choose Your Weapon
Flight Snarky Puppy Sylva
O Mother Son Little single only
Wolf Mumford & Sons Wilder Mind
Something In The Dark J.D. Souther Tenderness
Go Go Boots Are Back Steve Earle & The Dukes Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Copperhead Road Steve Earle American Songbook
Mr. Mudd And Mr. Gold Steve Earle (w/Justin Townes Earle) Townes
Uptown Funk Mark Ronson (w/Bruno Mars) Uptown Special
Flashlight Parliament Funkentelechy Vs. the Placebo Syndrome

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 4-11-15

April 11, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

Lady Day’s 100th, a new Jack White film, Prince in Motown…

Song Artist Album
Careless Alex Winston Careless EP
Anti-Summersong The decemberists What A terrible World, What A beautiful World
Higher Love The Becca Stevens Band Perfect Animal
Good For/At Nothing Violent Femmes Happy New Year
FunkNRoll Prince Art Official Age
Pacing Like Prince Ryan Montbleau Band Growing Light
Let's Call The Whole Thing Off Billie Holliday The Complete Verve Years, Disc 9
Fine And Mellow Jose James Yesterday I Had the Blues: The Music of Billie Holiday
Song Artist Album
Candyman Steven Mullan Burn
When I'm With You The London Souls Here Come The Girls
Gratitude Earth Wind & Fire Gratitude
Travelin' Man Bob Seger Beautiful Loser
Comeback Town Dave Russell single only
Forest For The Trees The Hangabouts Illustrated Bird
i Can't Lose Mark Ronson Uptown Special
The Word The Beatles Rubber Soul
Time Wave Zero Kate Pierson Guitars & Microphones
Song Artist Album
Little Ghost The White Stripes Get Behind Me Satan
Duncan And Jimmy The New Basement Tapes Lost On The River
Come by Here The Word Soul Food
Pop Life Prince Around The World In A Day
Long Time, Wrong Time Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings Give The People What They Want
Gates Of Dawn Heartless Bastards Restless One
Hey World Michael Franti & Spearhead All Rebel Rockers
Rock it Herbie Hancock Greatest Hits

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 3-28-15

March 28, 2015 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

Twin Shadow’s newest, tickets to see him and much more!

Song Artist Album
Castanets Alejandro Escovedo A Man Under the Influence
Rent I Pay Spoon They Want My Soul
Come By Here The Word Soul Food
Tired Oak Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas Secret Evil
The Spark Pokey Lafarge Something In The Water
Crystals Of Monsters And Men Beneath The Skin
No Trouble The Weepies Sirens
Here We Go Again Norah Jones Featuring...
Thinking About You Norah Jones Not Too Late
I'm Ready Twin Shadow Eclipse
Lovin' You Is Never Easy Michael Bermudez Love & Let Downs
Leaves On The Trees Dede & The Dreamers single only
Serpentine Fire Earth Wind & Fire All 'N All
Song Artist Album
Violent Shiver Benjamin Booker Benjamin Booker
Dearly Departed Shakey Graves And The War Came
Nobody's Empire Belle & Sebastian Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance
Baby Baby Baby Sonny Knight I'm Still Here
Moving To Brussels Bhi Bhiman RHYTHM & REASON
Lonesome Street Blur The Magic Whip
The More You Ignore Me Morrissey Vauxhall And I
Throw Down The Roses Kate Pierson Guitars & Microphones
Make You Better The Decemberists What A terrible World, What A Beautiful World
Atop A Cake Alvvays Alvvays
Walking On Sunshine Katrina And The Waves Katrina And The Waves
Killin' Time Diamond Rugs Cosmetics
Dr. Dragon The Hangabouts Illustrated Bird
Song Artist Album
Night Still Comes Neko Case The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight
I'm Alive Michael Franti & Spearhead All People
Good For Nothing Violent Femmes Happy New Year
There's No Perfect Time Steven Mullan Burn EP
With My Own Two Hands Jill Jack Moon Be Thine
Little Record Girl Bahamas Bahamas Is Afie
Mr. Tembo Damon Albarn Everyday Robots
The House That Jack Built Aretha Franklin 30 Greatest Hits
Elderberry Wine Elton John Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player
I Must Be High Wilco A.M.
Driving In Your Car Kristin Diable Create Your Own Mythology
Cosmik Debris Frank Zappa Apostrophe
Empyrean Abattoir of Montreal Aureate Gloom
Presence Of The Lord Blaind Faith Blind Faith

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