Sounding off on sound

I’ve been getting a great response to my humor commentary about “Sound” that was broadcast on 91.7 KAXE last Saturday. It features the first professional voice work by young George and Doug Brown (don’t worry about the budget; they work for Goldfish crackers). If you’d like to know what my radio work sounds like, take… Read More →

Brown on the Air: SOUNDS!

What’s your favorite sound? What’s your least favorite sound? My weekly contribution to the Saturday morning call-in/music show “Between You and Me” on 91.7 KAXE joins the unique program’s rotating topic of “sounds.” I share both good sounds and bad in an essay that I originally titled “The Sound and the Furry” because I thought… Read More →

Overburden on Hibbing radio today

I did an interview this morning for the Hibbing radio show “The Craig and Kate Affair” which will be rebroadcast today at about 5:30 p.m. on 650 AM WNMT. After the sun sets AM frequencies carry hundreds of miles, reaching many far away places. I don’t know why they ever switched to FM. Darn kids…. Read More →

Overburden media tour fires up

I’ve been doing interviews for my new book, “Overburden: Modern Life on the Iron Range” and you’ll start to see and hear some of these in Minnesota media. Jeff Warner is writing a story that will run in the “Tailings” section of the Sunday, Oct. 12 Hibbing Daily Tribune. “Tailings” is like the A&E section,… Read More →

StoryCorps reception tonight

A reminder, tonight is the community reception for the StoryCorps project in Grand Rapids at 91.7 KAXE, a really cool studio and radio organization next to the Grand Rapids Public Library on the Mississippi River. There will be appetizers, wine and probably stories. My Saturday radio essay and Sunday column both highlight the StoryCorps project… Read More →

More Dylan Days press, including my large head on a webcam

This morning’s Dylan Days interview on the top-rated 95 KQDS morning show out of Duluth (and repeated on the Iron Range at 105.5 FM) was rescheduled for Wednesday at 8:35 a.m. I will take the Dylan Days act to 91.7 KAXE in northern Minnesota (streaming online here) and KOOL 101.7 FM in Duluth Tuesday morning… Read More →