Rob Reinhart


Host, Rob Reinhart's Essential Music & Acoustic Cafe

Rob started his professional broadcasting career while still in college, pursuing his degree in Psychology. After college, he chose radio over the human psyche. He currently hosts “Essential Music” on WDET, and “Acoustic Cafe,” syndicated around the country and worldwide on Voice Of America.

Over the last 20 years, Reinhart has also owned a small ad agency, written and produced syndicated comedy for radio, voiced thousands of radio and TV commercials, consulted movie, television and internet media projects, and even been the voice of Radio Bonnaroo!   Follow @RobReinhart

Recent Posts

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 8-6-16

Aug. 6, 2016 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

Birthdays for Chuck D, the Revolver album, tickets and more

Song Artist Album
Yellow Flicker Beat Lorde The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt. 1
Rent I Pay Spoon They Want My Soul
Loudspeaker Muna The Loudspeaker
Messed Up The Bruised Reed single only
Bring The Noise Public Enemy It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
Keep It Between The Lines Sturgill Simpson A Sailor's Guide To Earth
Rome Wasn't Built In A Day Morcheeba Fragments Of Freedom
Light Of Gold Skye & Ross Skye & Ross
Lemonade Adam Friedman (w/Mike Posner) single only
If You Want It Sam Roberts Band single only
105 Fred Eaglesmith Lipstick, Lies & Gasoline
Vaporize Amos Lee Spirit
Carry On Norah Jones Day Breaks
Gratitude Earth Wind & Fire Gratitude
Fo No One Tapes N Tapes Tomorrow Never Knows: A 50th Anniversary Tribute TO The Beatles' Revolver
Song Artist Album
America Back Jill Sobule single only
Yell Fire Michael Franti & Spearhead Yell Fire
Way Down We Go Kaleo A/B
Redemption Song Macy Gray Stripped
Free Steven Mullan You Were My Favorite EP
I'm Still Here Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings Miss Sharon Jones
Almost Makes Me Wish For Rain Lucius Good Grief
The Road And The Sky Jackson Browne Late For The Sky
Monkey Man Gov't Mule Stoned Side Of The Mule, Vol. 1
No Place Left To Hide Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas Secret Evil
Golden Days Whitney Light Upon The Lake
Trans-Island Skyway Donald Fagen Kamaki
Song Artist Album
Stretchin' Out (In A Rubber Band) Bootsy Collins Stretchin' Out (In Bootsy's Rubber Band)
Tough Guy Wild Beasts Boy King
Float Switchfoot Where The Light Shines Through
And Your Bird Can Sing The Beatles Revolver
Tomorrow Never Knows Michael Hedges Oracle
Body Was Made Ezra Furman Perpetual Motion People
Honey And Smoke case/lang/veirs case/lang/veirs
It All Comes Round Herbie Hancock Monster
Lazarus David Bowie Blackstar
Off The Ground The Record Company Give It Back To You
Start It Up Ziggy Marley Ziggy Marley
Let Love Be (With You) Kula Shaker K 2.0
Union Town Tom Morello World Wide Rebel Songs
Prophets Of Rage Prophets Of Rage Prophets Of Rage

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 7-30-16

July 30, 2016 on Rob Reinhart's Essential Music

New Sharon Jones, Detroit power pop from Nick Piunti and more!

Song Artist Album
Hand Of Fate The Rolling Stones Black & Blue
Evening Gown Alejandro Escovedo Down To The Promised Land
I'm Still Here Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings Miss Sharon Jones
Maureen Fountains Of Wayne Out-Of-State Plates
Aeroplane Look Park Look Park
Hell No Ingrid Michaelson It Doesn't Have To Make Sense
Volcano Damien Rice O
I Need A Forest Fire James Blake The Colour in Anything
Black Man In A White World Michael Kiwanuka Love & Hate
Trust Your Instincts Nick Piunti Trust Your Instincts
Possum Kingdom Toadies Heretics
Somebody To Shove Soul Asylum The Unplugged Collection, Vol. One
Song Artist Album
Boogie Chillen Buddy Guy & Junior Wells Alone & Acoustic
I'm So Happy I Could Die Skylar Gudasz Oleander
Somebody's Love Passenger Young as the morning, old as the sea
Toes Son Little Son Little
Crazy For You Michael Franti & Spearhead Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Whiskey Six Chris Buhalis Big Car Town
Doors Of Heaven Lucinda Williams The Ghosts Of Highway 20
Let's Take A Walk Raphael Saadiq The Way I See It
Sweet Baby Macy Gray Stripped
Cleopatra The Lumineers Cleopatra
Blessings Chance The Rapper Coloring Book
Tell Moses Shawn Colvin/Steve Earle Colvin & Earle
Fire Barns Courtney single only
Library Magic The Head & The Heart Signs Of Light
Song Artist Album
Lakeside Park Rush Caress Of Steel
Prophets Of Rage Prophets Of Rage Prophets Of Rage
Bad Moon Rising Ozomatli Quiero Creedence
Pressure My Brightest Diamond This Is My Hand
Burn The Witch Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool
Born Under A Bad Sign William Bell This Is Where I Live
Fadeback Fitz & The Tantrums Fitz & The Tantrums
Tell Me Corinne Bailey Rae The Heart Speaks In Whispers
In Your Eyes Badbadnotgood IV
Lingerie & Candlewax Mayer Hawthorne Man About Town
I Can Make Music The Reverend Al Green Everything's OK
Rise Up Andra Day Cheers To The Fall
Dead Flowers The Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 7-23-16

July 23, 2016

Happy 75th George Clinton, brand new Regina Spektor, lots of tickets and more!

Song Artist Album
Testify Parliament Up For The Down Stroke
Time Moves Slow Badbadnotgood IV
U-turn Tegan & Sara Love You To Death
Got Your Number Serena Ryder Utopia
Ain't That Something Trashcan Sinatras Wild Pendulum
Fly Away Lenny Kravitz 5
Prophets Of Rage Prophets Of Rage Prophets Of Rage
Bootleg Los Lobos Quiero Creedence
Tobacco Road Shawn Colvin & Steve Earle Colvin & Earle
Mortimer's Blues Adia Victoria Beyond The Bloodhounds
Great Night Need To Breathe Hard Love
I Know Shovels & Rope Little Seeds
Bleeding Heart Regina Spektor Remember Us To Life
Detroit Zombie Royal Blackbirds It Ain't Right
Song Artist Album
Do That Stuff Parliament The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein
Personal Jessus Depeche Mode Violator
Harlem River Blues Justin Townes Earle Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Bullets Wild Child Acoustic Cafe in-studio performance
Emotions & Math Margaret Glaspy Emotions & Math
The Ghosts Of Beverly Drive Death Cab For Cutie Kintsugi
The Man Aloe Blacc Lift Your Spirit
Driving Me Wild Bryan Ferry Avonmore
Muddy Waters LP Death Valley
Lookee' For A Reason Appleseed Collective Live At The Ark
Leave My Guitar Alone Chris Robinson Brotherhood Anyway You Love, We Know How You Feel
Hard To Handle The Black Crowes Shake Your Money Maker
Song Artist Album
Ride On Parliament Chocolate City
Lonely Boy The Black Keys El Camino
Fleet Foot Black Pistol Fire Don't Wake The Riot
Anyhow Tedeschi Trucks Band Let Me Get By
I Try Macy Gray Stripped
Satan Pulls The Strings The Avett Brothers True Sadness
If I Ever Was A Child Wilco Schmilco
Born To Play Guitar Buddy Guy Born To Play Guitar
I Put A Spell On You Jeff Beck w/Joss Stone Emotion & Commotion
Say Yeah Kishi Bashi Sonderlust
Rivers And Roads The Head & The Heart The Head & The Heart
Can You Get To That Funkadelic Maggot Brain