On the Radio

Fense’s Radio Show: October 28, 2011

I didn’t begin this show well. Stuarto had a pre-recorded spot and, given it was only my fourth show, I didn’t realize the little button up top where it said “iPod” needed to be on. This led to a little stumbling in the beginning on my part; I mumbled a few words then played several… Continue reading Fense’s Radio Show: October 28, 2011


Beat Connection: Silver Screen [Video]

A few days ago I wrote a piece on Beat Connection’s new LP, Surf Noir, which coincidentally went live a few hours ago. Shortly after wrapping that piece, I discovered their video for “Silver Screen”, crafted by Seattle’s DUMB EYES. Peruse DUMB EYES’s library of videos and you’ll find some pretty trippy stuff. But none,… Continue reading Beat Connection: Silver Screen [Video]

Album Reviews

Beat Connection: Surf Noir [Album Review]

They call it “chillwave,” a term that has come to define this style of electronica meets psychidelia. The term is fitting, and of late has come to encompass a different side of beach-style pop thanks to the various effects and loops involved. It’s all quite hypnotic. I think the first band fitting the bill (the… Continue reading Beat Connection: Surf Noir [Album Review]