Intro by Fense: Each year I look forward to posting Nate’s top album picks. First, he uses phrases like “silly-good.” But it’s mostly because he always has a different perspective, sometimes finding obscure items to drop in or checking out albums I wanted to hear but didn’t have a change to for some reason or… Continue reading Nate’s Top 10 Albums of 2012
Yesterday we saw my list from 50 to 41. Today, the countdown to my number one album of 2012 continues with Deer Creek Canyon by Sera Cahoone at number 40… but first, a few honorary mentions.
It’s been a whirlwind few weeks, finishing the kitchen project, rearranging the living room (the above photo is from that project) and now beginning to terrace the back yard. It’s hard to imagine I found time to check out new music. This week’s favorite discoveries include the new LP by The Maldives, the latest by… Continue reading Fense’s Radio Show: September 7, 2012
Visiting the parents is often a stressful time. Despite their incessantly busy schedules, they have actually learned to relax in retirement despite their hectic lifestyle. I visited them two weekends ago now. Hence the absence of an August 17 radio show recap; there was none. Instead, I participated in my brother’s wedding.
Last weekend Andi and I visited Anacortes and walked around the dock, discussing our future as polo-shirt-wearing yacht owners and shopping for the ideal water home. Sure, this fantasy may never come to pass, and while I may find myself in a polo shirt now and again, that doesn’t mean the boat life is for… Continue reading Fense’s Radio Show: July 20, 2012
Sera Cahoone is back with a new LP on Sub Pop called Deer Creek Canyon, and with the announce of the new album comes a song from it. With “Naked”, Cahoone sounds more confident and self-aware than what we’ve heard in the past — even the phenomenal title track to Only As The Day is… Continue reading Sera Cahoone: Naked MP3
It’s no secret that one of my all-time favorite groups is Carissa’s Wierd [sic]. That group has birthed some of the greatest names in music today, from Band Of Horses to Grand Archives. And, of course, Sera Cahoone. Cahoone’s music lands somewhere between folk and country with heavy inclusion of steel slide (played by Jason… Continue reading Sera Cahoone: Baker Lake [Video]