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Crack-Up with Fleet Foxes: “Third of May” is a Little Early.

After 6 full years of nothing new by Fleet Foxes, they return in 2017 with their third LP, Crack-Up on June 16. A lot has changed in the past 6 years. Frontman Robin Pecknold ditched his beard (as seen in the photo below by Shawn Brackbill. J Tillman left and now creates music under the… Continue reading Crack-Up with Fleet Foxes: “Third of May” is a Little Early.

Videos

Fleet Foxes: The Shrine / An Argument (Video)

Of all Fleet Foxes‘ collective works to date, none have impressed me as much and as thoroughly as “The Shrine / An Argument”. Off their latest LP, Helplessness Blues, the song is a medley of sorts, an elongated story with various movements. It’s downright exciting to see the song played out in an eight-minute video,… Continue reading Fleet Foxes: The Shrine / An Argument (Video)

On the Radio

Fense’s Radio Show: October 7, 2011

I entered the studio at about 9:35pm, meeting up with Stuarto, who has the time slot before mine. A quick interview about 15 minutes before my show, another few songs, and I was up. It was requested that I attempt a transition, and as indie music is my theme, and world music is his, I… Continue reading Fense’s Radio Show: October 7, 2011

Videos

Fleet Foxes: Grown Ocean [Video]

Fleet Foxes new one is a bit different from their debut. The production is vastly different. Robin Pecknold’s vocals sound extremely different (not to mention the lyrics, which a friend equated to being similar to those found in his high school journal), having been honed and crafted whereas before they sounded a bit raw at… Continue reading Fleet Foxes: Grown Ocean [Video]

Lists And Mixes

A Retrospective Top 33 and 1/3: Best Albums of 2008

When I compiled my original Best Of 2008 list last December, it was a snow day. The sky dropped about a foot, maybe a foot and a half of fluffy white stuff and we lowly sub-compact drivers could go nowhere. Between ranking albums and locating album art, I took a stroll around town with my… Continue reading A Retrospective Top 33 and 1/3: Best Albums of 2008

Videos

Fleet Foxes: He Doesn’t Know Why [Video]

Written by Fense Oh I like this video. It’s a bit of a departure from Fleet Foxes’ first video, “White Winter Hymnal”, but it’s just as good. The video displays perfectly the group’s ability to construct multiple-part vocal harmonies, and emphasizes the band’s folk-rock sensibilities. If you’re new to Fleet Foxes, you’re in for a… Continue reading Fleet Foxes: He Doesn’t Know Why [Video]