Arts Underground

Arts is everywhere, perhaps never better exemplified than in the diversity of alternative music. From alternative and whisper rock to indie, americana, electronic, and more -  tune in for a cultivated and obscure selection of truly good music. 

Hosted by Sarah Williamson, Arts Underground airs Saturday from 2-3 PM ... or listen to a podcast below.

The Arts Underground "Southern Music and Art" (June 13, 2015) Hour 1

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Chad Burton Johnson does art in the South, and it's somewhat controversial. We'll hear him talk about his work, and we'll hear a good bit of Southern music as well. Y'all come on in.

The Arts Underground "Southern Music and Art" (June 13, 2015) Hour 2

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Chad Burton Johnson is a Southern artist, and we'll hear him talk a little bit about his somewhat controversial work on today's show. Also we have a good bit of music for the American South. Y'all make yourselves at home, now. 

The Arts Underground "All Kinds of Music" (May 30, 2015) Hour 1

Monday, June 1, 2015

Comedienne Sharon Singletary shares her observations on starting a career in comedy. She likes all kinds of music, and that's what we'll hear, featuring works by the Beatles, Ravi Shankar,  Erin Miley, and Gilbert & Sullivan, among others.

The Arts Underground "All Kinds of Music" (May 30, 2015) Hour 2

Monday, June 1, 2015

Comedienne Sharon Singletary shares her observations on starting a career in comedy. She likes all kinds of music, and that's what we'll hear, featuring works by the Beatles, Ravi Shankar,  Erin Miley, and Gilbert & Sullivan, among others. 

The Arts Underground "Music for the Modern and the Smart" (May 23, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

An interview with Tarra Anzalone and Amanda Blanton of the design firm Modern and Smart, at the Lowe Mill. Also we'll hear some of Amanda and Tarra's most recent favorite modern music, and some music by Mozart to make you smarter.

The Arts Underground "Music for the Modern and the Smart" (May 23, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

An interview with Tarra Anzalone and Amanda Blanton of the design firm Modern and Smart, at the Lowe Mill. Also we'll hear some of Amanda and Tarra's most recent favorite modern music, and some music by Mozart to make you smarter.

The Arts Underground "David Nuttall's Artimaps" (May 16, 2015) Hour 1

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Lowe Mill artist and cartographer David Nuttall makes things called Artimaps. He'll explain to us exactly what those are. We'll also navigate our way through some musical places such as Chris Potter's Imaginary Cities, Jennifer Higdon's City Scape and some music by the Alloy Orchestra for the silent film Metropolis. Stand in the place where you are!

The Arts Underground "David Nuttall's Artimaps" (May 16, 2015) Hour 2

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Lowe Mill artist and cartographer David Nuttall makes things called Artimaps. He'll explain to us exactly what those are. We'll also navigate our way through some musical places such as Chris Potter's Imaginary Cities, Jennifer Higdon's City Scape and some music by the Alloy Orchestra for the silent film Metropolis. Stand in the place where you are! 

The Arts Underground "Claire-ly Glass" (May 9, 2015) Hour 1

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Music about glass, music for glass harmonicas, an interview with glass artist Claire Mikkelsen of HAL and Lowe Mill, and music by Philip Glass, of course.

The Arts Underground "Claire-ly Glass" (May 9, 2015) Hour 2

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Music about glass, music for glass harmonicas, an interview with glass artist Claire Mikkelsen of HAL and Lowe Mill, and music by Philip Glass, of course.

The Arts Underground "Watercolors" (May 2, 2015) Hour 1

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Lowe Mill and Huntsville Art League artist Terri Shows loves to paint in watercolors. She tells the story of how this happened and I found some watercolory music to go with her interview. We'll hear works of Gustav Mahler and Claude Debussy, and Trout Fishing in America.

The Arts Underground "Watercolors" (May 2, 2014) Hour 2

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Lowe Mill and Huntsville Art League artist Terri Shows loves to paint in watercolors. She tells the story of how this happened and I found some watercolory music to go with her interview. We'll hear works of Gustav Mahler and Claude Debussy, and Trout Fishing in America.

The Arts Underground "Tom Hand and Shahrazad" (April 25, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Huntsville comedian Tom Hand talks about comedy to the tunes of Rimsky-Korsakov, Ravel, and the Igor Butman Orchestra. What's so funny about that, ha ha ha yourself. 

The Arts Underground "Tom Hand and Shahrazad" (April 25, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Huntsville comedian Tom Hand talks about comedy to the tunes of Rimsky-Korsakov, Ravel, and the Igor Butman Orchestra. What's so funny about that, ha ha ha yourself.

The Arts Underground "Sylvia Sycamore Toffel" (April 18, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Alabama dancer Sylvia Sycamore Toffel talks about her life in dance and that of her mother, Laura Knox. Music to inspire dance, by de Falla, Chavez, Dave Brubeck and LaDonna Smith.

The Arts Underground "Sylvia Sycamore Toffel" (April 18, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Alabama dancer Sylvia Sycamore Toffel talks about her life in dance and that of her mother, Laura Knox. Music to inspire dance, by de Falla, Chavez, Dave Brubeck and LaDonna Smith.

The Arts Underground "Pop Goes the Classical" (April 11, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

We'll hear tunes by Billy Joel, The Beatles, Queen, Radiohead, Jimi Hendrix, Brian Wilson and Gordon Lightfoot, all "classicaled up."

The Arts Underground "Pop Goes the Classical" (April 11, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

We'll hear tunes by Billy Joel, The Beatles, Queen, Radiohead, Jimi Hendrix, Brian Wilson and Gordon Lightfoot, all "classicaled up." 

The Arts Underground "Don Quixote" (April 4, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Music for your impossible dreams by Manuel de Falla, Richard Strauss, Georg Philipp Telemann, Jules Massenet, and Robert W. Smith,

The Arts Underground "Don Quixote" (April 4, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Music for your impossible dreams by Manuel de Falla, Richard Strauss, Georg Philipp Telemann, Jules Massenet, and Robert W. Smith,

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