On the Radio

Fense’s Radio Show: May 10, 2013

I’ve been getting into several new albums of late, and when that happens, I often want to play several songs from the same band on my radio show. I restrained myself, narrowing it down to a pair each; that’s the theme of tonight’s show – doubles. I’ll be playing back-to-back tracks from each artist I… Continue reading Fense’s Radio Show: May 10, 2013

On the Radio

Fense’s Radio Show: May 11, 2012

Last weekend was my grandmother’s Celebration of Life. It would have been her 92nd birthday. We all had margaritas (it was also Cinco de Mayo; I had three) and told funny stories about her life. It was a blast, a good closure and celebration to a woman who meant a lot to a lot of… Continue reading Fense’s Radio Show: May 11, 2012

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What The Heck Fest! 2011 Edition!

In the photo above you can see Phil Elverum (Mount Eerie, Microphones, D+), Calvin Johnson (The Cave Dwellers, The Halo Benders, K Records), and Karl Blau (Karl Blau, D+). So yes, it is that time of year again. The sun is out (for once) in Western Washington and all the unique individuals in Anacortes come… Continue reading What The Heck Fest! 2011 Edition!

Live Reviews

Arrington de Dionyso: Anacortes, WA [2010.01.30]

You may know Arrington de Dionyso from his other alter ego as the front-man of Old Time Relijun. When I saw the band open for HEALTH at SXSW back in 2007, it was one of those special moments – the kind you never forget. Shows like this, ones with wild stage antics, are the best… Continue reading Arrington de Dionyso: Anacortes, WA [2010.01.30]

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Farewell: Anacortes All-Ages Venue Department Of Safety

This is it, the last call. The last show. And yet it’s a first for me; my first time visiting the Department Of Safety in Anacortes. The evening began with a brief drive along dark highways to the town known most, perhaps, for its ferry system connecting mainland Washington with the San Juan Islands. Eight… Continue reading Farewell: Anacortes All-Ages Venue Department Of Safety