Sessions From Studio A

Thursday at 7 p.m. & Sunday at 6 p.m.

Sessions From Studio A is a local program dedicated to showcasing regional and touring musicians, featuring  performances recorded in WNIJ's own Studio A in DeKalb.

The program presents genres of music ranging from folk to indie rock, blues, alternative country, Americana, world music and more, in a way that provides the listener with a live concert experience. Hosted by Carl Nelson, these performances are accompanied by interviews with the artists who discuss their inspirations, aspirations, and the stories behind their original songs.

Have a band you'd like to hear on Sessions from Studio A? Send us your suggestions: sessions@niu.edu

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Sessions from Studio A - Name the Moon

Dec 8, 2016
Carl Nelson

Name the Moon performs "Car Fun" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Name the Moon performs "Goddamn" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Name the Moon performs "Los Angeles" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Sessions from Studio A - Nick Urb

Dec 1, 2016
Carl Nelson

Nick Urb performing "Emily" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Nick Urb performing "Until the End of Days" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Nick Urb performing "Brothers" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Sessions from Studio A - Aaron Williams

Nov 24, 2016
Carl Nelson


Aaron Williams performs "Promised Land" in WNIJ's Studio A.

You can find Aaron on Facebook at Facebook.com/awband.

Sessions from Studio A - White Shape

Nov 17, 2016
Carl Nelson

White Shape performs "Sky Burial" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Find White Shape online at: whiteshapeband.com.

Sessions from Studio A - Gavin Mee & Cody Lee

Nov 10, 2016
Carl Nelson

Gavin Lee performing "Mosquito Chicks" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Cody Lee performing "Bounder" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Find Gavin Mee and Cody Lee on the web.

Sessions from Studio A - Tentacles Everywhere

Nov 3, 2016
Carl Nelson

Tentacles Everywhere performs "Native" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Find Tentacles Everywhere on Facebook: @tentacleseverywhererockford

Sessions from Studio A - The Pines

Oct 27, 2016
Carl Nelson

The Pines perform "Aerial Ocean" in WNIJ's Studio A.

The Pines can be found on the web at thepinesmusic.com

Sessions from Studio A - Piece of Cake

Oct 20, 2016
Carl Nelson

Piece of Cake performing "Somebody" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Find Piece of Cake on the web at Bandcamp and Facebook.

Carl Nelson

The Galactic Cowboy Orchestra performs "Triple S" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Find The Galactic Cowboy Orchestra online at galacticcowboyorchestra.com.

Sessions from Studio A - Future Stuff

Oct 6, 2016
Carl Nelson

Future Stuff performing "Molasses Kiss" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Future Stuff performing "Elephants" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Find Future Stuff on the web at futurestuffmusic.com and on Facebook: @FutureStuffMusic.

Sessions from Studio A - Backwoods Bunny Fight

Sep 29, 2016
Carl Nelson

Backwoods Bunny Fight performs "Moonshine Blind" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Find Backwoods Bunny Fight on Facebook: @backwoodsbunnyfight

Sessions from Studio A - MAKS the Fox

Sep 22, 2016
Carl Nelson

MAKS The Fox performing "Honey" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Find MAKS The Fox on the web at maksthefox.com

Sessions from Studio A - Kendra Swanson

Sep 15, 2016
Carl Nelson

Find Kendra Swanson on the web at KendraSwanson.com

Sessions from Studio A - PINK BEAM

Sep 8, 2016
Carl Nelson

PINK BEAM performing "Where I'm From" in WNIJ's Studio A:

Find PINK BEAM on the web at Facebook and Bandcamp

Sessions from Studio A - EGi

Sep 1, 2016
Carl Nelson

EGi performing "Peaches" in WNIJ's Studio A:

EGi performing "Fresh" in WNIJ's Studio A:  

Find EGi on the web at egimusic.com

Sessions from Studio A - White Mystery

Aug 25, 2016

White Mystery performs "Alien vision bomb" in WNIJ's Studio A:

White Mystery performs "Cerebellum" in WNIJ's Studio A:

Find White Mystery on the web, at WhiteMysteryband.com.

Sessions from Studio A - Hungry Mountain

Aug 18, 2016

Hungry Mountain performs "Hibernation" in WNIJ's Studio A:

Hungry Mountain performs "Probably the News" in WNIJ's Studio A:

Find the music of Hungry Mountain right here.

The Great Influence machine performing "Cornfield" in WNIJ's Studio A:

The Great Influence Machine performing "Tekufah" in WNIJ's Studio A:

Find the band at

Sessions From Studio A - Taboo Blah Blah

Aug 4, 2016
Carl Nelson

Sessions From Studio A features Taboo Blah Blah, a Rockford-area band that recently won a couple awards from the Rockford Area Music Industry.

Taboo Blah Blah performs "Checks" in Studio A:

Taboo Blah Blah performs "Woods" in Studio A:

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