Frank “the Tank” Mesiti

Host of "The Rooster Gallery"

Mondays, 8 am - 10 am

Show Description:
Blues, Blues based rock n' roll, and music that has it's roots in the Blues...

What bands will you hear on your show?
Likely to hear artists ranging from the old school Bluesmen such as Son House, Lighnin' Hopkins, Buddy Guy, BB King, Howlin' Wolf, Albert King, & Freddie King.. More recent Bluesmen such as Stevie Ray Vaughan, & Robert Cray.. British Blues artists Such as John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, Peter Green, & Eric Clapton. Great Rock artists from the 60s & 70s whose music is based on the Blues; such as Jimi Hendrix, The Allman Brothers Band & Led Zeppelin. And current Artists that fit these descriptions, such as The Black Keys, Warren Haynes, & Joe Bonamassa,, And Much more...!

When did you start DJing?
Starting DJing in 2008, and found KBUT thru friends associated with the station

Favorite Beverage?
Coffee in the AM, and is nice cold IPA in the PM (& maybe a little whiskey)!

Favorite Album Cover?
Howlin' Wolf - "The London Sessions"

Hometown?
Albany, NY

Final Thoughts?
The Blues was born in America, and is the basis for many modern musical genres. If you havn't explored the Blues, tune in and hear the roots of American Music that can only be played and heard through the soul.

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KBUT’s Top 5 New Albums


1. Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau - Christ Thile & Brad Mehldau
2. A Tribe Called Quest - We Got It From Here...Thank You 4 Your Service
3. Tycho - Epoch
4. Cherry Glazerr - Apocalipstick
5. All Them Witches - Sleeping Through The War
 

 


Top 10 Albums of 2016

Here are the top ten new albums played on KBUT in 2016, according to DJ playlist reporting.


1. RJD2 - Dame Fortune
2. Paul Simon - Stranger To Stranger
3. Bonnie Raitt - Dig In Deep
4. The David Grisman Sextet - David Grisman Sextet
5. Santigold - 99 Cents
6. Tedeschi Trucks Band - Let Me Get By
7. Autolux - Pussy's Dead
8. Jeff Beck - Loud Hailer
9. Andrew Bird - Are You Serious
10. DJ Shadow - The Mountain Will Fall

- List compiled by KBUT Music Director Bonnie Gollhofer

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