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The Sunday Buzz

A series of rock 'n roll matinee shows at Cafe` 9
3-6pm every Sunday.

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Stream of Consciousness Review: “I’m a Boy” ep by Lys Guillorn and Her Band

Lys Guillorn and Her Band I’m a Boy 5-song ep (Stream of Consciousness Review by Frank Critelli) March, 2017 Starts strong right our of the gate. This Townshend tune sounds particularly powerfully coming from Lys Guillorn. Definitiely a cool early-60s vibe happening here. Mystery. Darkness. Importance. Melodic. Imagine Patti Smith fronted the early Who, Zombies,

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Interview with Paul Belbusti – December 2016

Paul Belbusti and Mercy Choir continue to write and record beautiful and challenging music. Each new record becomes my favorite in Belbusti’s ever-growing discography.  This interview was recorded in December 2016 at The Crow’s Nest, Branford, CT, engineered by Rick Allison. Paul talks about his songwriting and this new record, Like a Fountain Stirred.    

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The Beer Show – Willimantic Brewing Co.

Episode #7 Brew House: Willimantic Brewing Co. Visit Date: 1/28/17 Air Date: 2/07/17 Frank Critelli & G. Gone visited this local Connecticut Brew House, sampled their beers, and recorded this show about the experience. Many Thanks to the fine folks at Willimantic Brewing Co.   

Stream of Consciousness Review: The Sawtelles – 8×3

Yep…it’s The Sawtelles, alright. I’d recognize them anywhere. Yet… wait. What’s happening here? Why do I like this more than usual? It’s more minimalist, and it’s minimalist w/ more. The sax just slugged me. I’m knocked out loaded. Peter’s lyrics and as good as Dylan’s. Or Lou Reed’s. Julie’s drums are an ever-evolving and deepening

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My Week That Was – Top 10 of 2016 hr.1

“My Week That Was” 12-29-16 playlist Top 10 of 2016 Hr.1 #10 – Case/Lang/Veirs – S/T Delirium Honey and Smoke Greens of June #9 – Dawes – We’re All Gonna Die Less Than Five Miles Away When the Tequila Runs Out Quitter #8 – The Right-Offs – Quiet Down Break it Up Greater Ajax Yeah,

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My Week That Was – Top 10 of 2016 hr.2

“My Week That Was” 12-29-16 playlist Top 10 of 2016 Hr.2 #5 – Laini and the Wildfire – S/T Higher Newport Cruel Summer #4 – Ian Hunter (feat. The Rant Band) – Fingers Crossed Ghosts Fingers Crossed Bow Street Runners #3 – Tyrone Shoelaces – Shoot The Radio Shoot The Radio I Didn’t Notice 06850/Closing

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The Beer Show – Half Full Brewery

Episode #6 Brewery: Half Full Brewery Visit Date: 11/26/16 Air Date: 12/06/16 Frank Critelli & G. Gone visited this local Connecticut Brewery, sampled their beers, and recorded this show about the experience. Many Thanks to the fine folks at Half Full Brewery.      

“Read All About It!”

A Heartfelt thanks to Alan Bisbort, Hartford Courant, and Ctnow.com for a wonderful article on CygnusRadio.com. Read the Entire Article on-line HERE.  And a cool video HERE.  

Every Little Thing

EVERY LITTLE THING Sunday’s 11:00 AM ET (not available On-Demand) Hosted by: Ken Michaels The Beatles radio show “Every Little Thing” is a one-hour weekly program that encompasses all the works of the Beatles’ group and solo-careers. Every show includes a wide mixture from this massive catalog, along with bonus features, such as cover versions, side-projects,

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The Beer Show – Two Roads Brewing Co.

Episode #5 Brewery: Two Roads Brewing Co. Visit Date: 10/29/16 Air Date: 11/01/16 Frank Critelli & G. Gone visited this local Connecticut Brewery, sampled their beers, and recorded this show about the experience. Many Thanks to the fine folks at Two Roads Brewing Co.