It seemed wrong to do anything outside a tribute to the late Jason Molina. Since learning of his passing the other weekend, Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co. have been dominating my playlists; in particular the former. Given this fact, I focused on the sub-genres Molina often found himself in – folk, folk-rock, and alt-country.… Continue reading On Air at KSVR: March 22, 2013 Playlist
I’ve been in a weird place musically of late. I’m a bit scattered, all over the map. My affinity for light, soft and playful folk has returned, but I’m also crushing on slacker pop and dream pop at the moment. Pretty hard, thank to bands like Darlings and Indians. I shouldn’t be surprised at this… Continue reading On Air at KSVR Mount Vernon: February 1, 2013 Playlist
There were a few unexpected surprises in this week’s show; some great new bands and new tracks from longtime favorites. Parenthetical Girls, who formed about 30 minutes South of here, have a new EP and it is superb; Alameda’s sophomore LP is pretty great as well. And the brand new track by Still Corners is… Continue reading Fense’s Radio Show: September 28, 2012
Move over Sam Beam; check out this new video for “Andaman Sea” by Matt Bauer (with Jolie Holland on back-up vocals). Yeah, I said that right. Channelling a similar more-folk-than-pop sound paired with Downy soft vocals, the song featuring Matt Bauer and Jolie Holland is a perfect end-of-summer folk track.