Finally, I present to you my top 10 records of 2012. Once again, we begin with a pair of honorary mentions — the recent single that’s leading into my most anticipated album of 2013, and an album I know would have made the top 50 had I checked it out in advance of compiling and… Continue reading The Best LPs of 2012 Countdown: 10 to 1
Alright, so I have a treat for you. Being that I spent Thanksgiving week on vacation in Vancouver, WA with my parents — yes, a full week — I was out of town for my normal Friday show. Rather than having Stuarto cover for me, as holidays aren’t the best for extra shifts at the… Continue reading Fense’s Radio Show: November 23, 2012
If you listen to my KSVR radio show, you’ll know I’m a pretty big fan of Purity Ring‘s new LP, Shrines. It’s been on steady rotation since I picked it up several months ago. Never seemed to find a good time to write about the band, though. Until now. They have a new video for… Continue reading Purity Ring: Lofticries (Video)
I’m not going to talk about my October 19 radio show, other than this sentence and noting the playlist is below. Instead, I’m going to pump up the forthcoming October 26 show. But first, a little history behind next week’s show.
The week leading up to this week’s radio show was spent taking it easy. It’s almost the end of summer, and after several consecutive weekends of house projects that overlapped into weekday evenings, it was a needed break. The resulting playlist was a mix of randomly-pieced together new releases paired with some classic favorites such… Continue reading Fense’s Radio Show: September 14, 2012
Music videos can be total sensory overload. Not only do you get great audio from bands that have often spent insurmountable time mastering a song they have created, adding to them videos can open a similar avenue with interesting visual storylines and themes. Some have plots, some have twists, and some have neither; others are… Continue reading 15 Must-See Indie Music Videos of 2012
Andi and I went to the beach this past weekend. And now we’re engaged, around five years and five days after our official first date. We’re pretty excited and have been talking to all our old friends about the plans (completely unofficial at this time); most likely a June 2013 wedding. I sense a show… Continue reading Fense’s Radio Show: August 3, 2012