Up on the Sun: The Podcast, with Howe Gelb, Black Milk, and More

Welcome to the first episode of Up on the Sun's new weekly podcast, Up on the Sun: The Podcast.

In this week's episode, we speak with Detroit MC and producer Black Milk about his collaborations with Danny Brown, and the "Detroit sound." We also speak with Howe Gelb of Giant Sand, about his new record Tucson, and why he's calling the band Giant "Giant" Sand these days.

We also listen to tunes from Hooves and Pickster One and Riot Earp.

What you're hearing: Eddy Detroit, "Whiplash," Hooves, "Love Letter Lisp," Pickster One & Riot Earp, "She's Just," Black Milk and Danny Brown, "Black & Brown," Tierra del Fuego, "Steel Guitar Swing in F Maj," Black Milk, "Sound Check (Instrumental)," "Zap (Instrumental), "Royal Mega (ft. Jack White)," Giant Sand, "1972," Jonathan Wilson, "Desert Raven," Giant Sand, "Muck Machine," "Recovery Mission," Josef Van Wissem & Jim Jarmusch, "Concerning The Entrance Into Eternity"

Where to Hear It:

Hooves is scheduled to perform Friday, March 16, at Crescent Ballroom.

Black Milk is scheduled to perform at Chasers on Saturday, March 17, in Scottsdale.

Howe Gelb is scheduled to perform Saturday, March 20, at Crescent Ballroom.

Pickster One performs every Thursday at Blunt Club at Yucca Tap Room, and Sticky Fingers at Bar Smith.

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Jason P. Woodbury is a music and pop-culture writer based in Phoenix. He is a regular contributor to the music blog Aquarium Drunkard and co-host of the Transmissions podcast.