Special Guest: African Night Dance Fusion
In celebration of the 7th annual African Night Dance Fusion event ELEVN2HVN sits down with the show's producer and two musicians to learn more about this special night.
Listen to the full interview and performance below (performance starts at 11:30 minute mark).
(Artwork credit: Diaspora Showcase)
Special Guest: The Carport Theater
Members of Tucson's Carport Theater stop by ELEVN2HVN to talk all things Breakdown Breakthrough- their 2019 spring show.
Find the full interview below.
(Artwork credit: The Carport Theater)
Special Guest: Lukie D Promo Team
What is it like to work with an international artist for a local Tucson show? This Lukie D team- a show producer, a band member, and a social media consultant- stop by ELEVN2HVN to share show details and why they enjoy working with this multifaceted artist.
Find an excerpt of the interview below.
(Artwork credit: Lukie D)
Sally Roundhouse In Studio
By popular demand Sally Roundhouse came to visit ELEVN2HVN! As a local performer, writer, poet, and Casa Libre Executive Director, Sally is a busy human so we were very thankful for the time. We not only were lucky enough to get a live performance of four songs, but we also talk about what it's like growing as a performer, whether in the traditional poetry or music worlds. Full interview and performance below. is
(Artwork credit: Sally Roundhouse)
Time markers for Sally Roundhouse interview and performance:
0:38- welcome Sally!
3:43- Q & A with Sally
10:09- Sally live set #1 (three songs: Toaster Strudel, Wrinkle, Great Eye)
17:26- discussion about Toaster Strudel song
19:17- how Sally feels about performing live
25:00- discussion about being a "Skrappy's art kid" in Tucson
30:18- Sally live set #2 (song: Cricket)
32:29- discussion about Cricket song
33:04- future plans for Sally
34:57- Sally's inspiration tracks intro and discussion
39:51- final words from Sally
Special Guest DJ: Quaker Folk
Tucson artist, Steven A. Cosand aka Quaker Folk, ruined us with this epic ELEVN2HVN stopover. We start at the beginning of how his current project Quaker Folk came to be, get five tracks from the debut release, Harshest Piety, and an epic playlist of inspiration tunes that did the ELEVN2HVN heart proud . We had a great time hanging out with Quaker Folk so this is a long one, but a worthwhile journey.
(Artwork credit: Quaker Folk)
Time markers for part 1:
01:40- introduction and first set of songs from Harshest Piety, Covenant of Mercy and Blood Atonement
08:07- Quaker Folk interview
15:19- intro to first set of inspiration tracks (experimental artists)
22:46- second set of songs from Harshest Piety (Naught of Good and Lucifer's Brother)
30:10- Quaker Folk interview continues
Time markers for part 2:
00:00- second set of inspiration track samples (R&B artists) and discussion
03:55- the story behind the album artwork (how that Santa picture happened)
07:37- Quaker Folk's favorite song from Harshest Piety, Idumea
12:20- Quaker Folk discusses Idumea
13:44- discussion of third set of inspiration tracks (Country Western artists)
14:55- Quaker Folk discusses how Country music has helped shape their sound
20:10- discussion of fourth set of inspiration tracks (Hardcore genre)
22:30- future plans for the project
Special Live Guest: Jaime J. Soto
Ah! After days of begging him, Jaime J. Soto, let us talk about his music on the radio! We know we're supposed to be all hush hush about JaimeJ's secret non-radio life, but he just released his first full length album, FGGTFAILUR, so it's a cause to break some rules. We get him to share some of the artists that inspire him and some tracks from the album. (Main interview starts at: 11:30. Inspirational artists discussion: 04:00. Three track excerpt from FGGTFAILUR: 17:28.)
(Photo credit: Becky Stephenson on Facebook )
Special Guest DJ: Graesyn Spiers
Tucson musician and organizer for Grunge Night: A Tribute to Chris Cornell and Other Fallen Stars, Graesyn Spiers, spins some grunge tunes on ELEVN2HVN and with the help of fellow Melisma band member, Joke, dives deep into the details of this special tribute night.
(Artwork credit: Graesyn Spiers)
Special Guest DJ: Daniel Fury
Experimental electronic artist, Daniel Fury (PHX), brought the tunes to ELEVN2HVN for a special Phoenix-Tucson-Phoenix-Tucson experimental music exchange show (full playlist: here). He also shared songs from his recent release, Frantic. Manic. Obsessive. Compulsive., and talked about making music in the Valley of the Sun. Listen to full interview and Daniel Fury's tracks below (interview starts at the 12:50 minute mark).
(Artwork credit: Daniel Fury)
Mullarkey In Studio
Before heading off to live in the Sunshine State, Mullarkey (of Run-On Sunshine and Watchable Wildlife) stopped by for a visit. We're so lucky and thankful! Listen to full interview/performance below (performance starts at the 13:00 minute mark).
(Photo credit: James Dean on Instagram)
Friendships In Studio
Friendships, electronic/visual artists from Melbourne, stopped by ELEVN2HVN to chat about tour life, music, and making friends.
Nullarbor 1988-1989 is available now. Listen to full interview/performance below (performance starts at the 17:00 minute mark).
(Photo credit: JaimeJSoto on Instagram)
The story: After leaving the Monday afternoon music mix JaimeJ was given the opportunity to create a show for the cool, sweet, late-night hours of Sundays on KXCI. He pulled a long time live music fan from the shadows of Tucson's smallest music venues and two local club DJs into the radio booth to help with the show. He told them to have fun and play their favorite music. The combination produced an eclectic mix of Indie, Hip-Hop, Pop, Electronic, and everything in-between. ELEVN2HVN was born.
Trainwrecking on the radio since September 2014. The show starts at 11pm on Sundays and goes until 2am on Mondays. Somewhere along the way the listener hopefully finds a little piece of their personal heaven.
Cast of characters (current and retired co-hosts):
JaimeJ (the dad)
Skye Shadowz (the concert-goer)
DJ E_Rupt (ultimate Keep Tucson Party guy; retired in 2016)
DJ B-Rad (beat lover extraordinaire; retired in 2015)
DJ Aunt Becky (the writer- about birds and music; sporadic ELEVN2HVN guest DJ and classic track trivia specialist)
Original ELEVN2VN logo created by DJ E_Rupt. Glitch art featured on this website is from Enad Yenrac.
Questions? Comments? Music submissions?