FensePost Podcast Series: FenseCast #3, Summer Heat Part 1

It’s been a few months since I threw together a podcast, so I figured it was about time for another one. Besides, I’ve been working diligently on a mix-tape for a new local pal, Brett Sandström, whom I met after purchasing a Tullycraft single on eBay – he being the seller, both of us being… Continue reading FensePost Podcast Series: FenseCast #3, Summer Heat Part 1

Song Reviews

Salmon Thrasher: Bad Blood [mp3]

On my radar this year is one of Seattle’s newest and most prolific artists, Justin Ripley. I have, honestly, loved pretty much everything he has passed my way — and all of it (to my limited, often diverted knowledge) has been in the year of 2010. A full length as well as a small handful… Continue reading Salmon Thrasher: Bad Blood [mp3]

Album Reviews

Justin Ripley: Personal Space [Album Review]

Personal Space is the latest solo work by Justin Ripley, who not all too long ago gave us Just Just. From the opening notes of “The Gold Of Similar Sand”, we’re treated to a similar sound though it has a few more psychedelic sensibilities. The song gives the impression of minimalism, yet is packed with… Continue reading Justin Ripley: Personal Space [Album Review]


Salmon Thrasher CD Discharge Party

It’s finally here — the Salmon Thrasher debut CD release party. Although they’re calling it a “discharge” party, which conjures all sorts of unpleasant images. But then again, they are a band named Salmon Thrasher, so what can you expect?. The debut album is called What Gives and you can pick it up over at… Continue reading Salmon Thrasher CD Discharge Party


Justin Ripley [Demo Reel]

Not all too long ago, I featured an exclusive track by a brand new Seattle band called Salmon Thrasher. Member Justin Ripley recently sent me a homemade album he recorded for close friends and various music types. He dubbed it Just Just, as, well, it was just Justin performing. He wrote the songs, played the… Continue reading Justin Ripley [Demo Reel]


Here’s a First: Salmon Thrasher Live!

Seattle is known for a few things. Fish is one, salmon in particular. Grunge in another. And then there’s rain. Salmon Thrasher, the latest (literally) garage band from The Emerald City, is a moniker that fulfills two out of three of those items. Apt title. So this news has is twofold: an introduction to the… Continue reading Here’s a First: Salmon Thrasher Live!