This week, Damien Jurado gave us the second track from his forthcoming LP â€œThe Monster Who Hated Pennsylvaniaâ€. The new track is called â€œTomâ€ and like the previously released â€œHelenaâ€ and every other track on the new record, it tells an imagined story of a person crafted by Jurado. And like past music by Damien… Continue reading Damien Jurado Teases Two from Forthcoming LP â€œThe Monster Who Hated Pennsylvaniaâ€
Continuing the countdown to my favorite record of 2012, today I present numbers 11 through 20.
Each year I shun Christmas music like it’s the plague. It begins too early, is far too repetitive, and, quite frankly, is a bit boring. That is, until this year. It began with “The Week Between”, a new track off One Christmas at a Time, an LP that finds Jonathan Coulton and John Roderick (The… Continue reading Fense’s Radio Show: It’s An Indie Christmas
Damien Jurado may be a big fan of Christmas, but there’s one thing he hasn’t done since he began his solo songwriting career in the mid 1990s: write and record an original Christmas song. Well that has changed and Jurado can now scratch that off his bucket list. “Kalla Hus” came out earlier this week… Continue reading Damien Jurado: Kalla Hus (Video)
Brett and I met up a little before 9:30pm at KSVR, spent a few minutes catching up, then organized the selection of records we would play that night. It was a first for me — having a co-host — and it turned out to be a blast. Friday nights from 10pm to midnight can be… Continue reading Fense’s Radio Show: November 2, 2012