Nic started us off with a selection from the L.A. area band, The Record Company.
He says the Record Company contacted him via email years ago, then he played them on a syndicated show he hosted at the time and "we kept in touch."
The blues has been reworked and doing quite nicely these last ten years with bands like the white Stripes, The Black Keys and Alabama Shakes, this is another spin on the genre as the Record Company blends raw bass and lap steel driven music
Chris brought in BJ the Chicago Kid, who's done songs with Mary J. Blige, Kanye West, and Stevie Wonder. His parents were choir directors and his first gig was with Grammy-winning Christian duo Mary Mary.
In My Mind is his new album, and Chris' favorite song is this one, Turning Me Up
Nic also brought us selections from Fantastic Negrito, whose new album is called, The Last Days of Oakland.
And Lucinda Williams.