On the Radio

Fense’s Radio Show: November 4, 2011

Friday evening was a mad house. Getting into the station wasn’t the issue, as I expect it will be in the coming weeks now that winter is upon us; it was the transition. Transitioning from one on-air personality to another is a bit nerve-wracking. The quarters are cramped, the mic is hot, and you have… Continue reading Fense’s Radio Show: November 4, 2011

Videos

Sugarplum Fairies: The Images We Get [Video]

It’s been a few years since we’ve heard anything from Los Angeles circa Vienna band Sugarplum Fairies. The duo of Silvia Ryder and Ben Bohm are back with a new album called The Images We Get, featuring the signature airy vocals of Ryder and light southern-tinged Americana folk pop. As found on the band’s prior… Continue reading Sugarplum Fairies: The Images We Get [Video]

Song Reviews

Sugarplum Fairies: First Rate Show [Track Review]

It’s been a few years since we’ve heard from Sugarplum Fairies, and the extensive time has allowed me to forget how fun this band can be. “First Rate Show” is off their upcoming release, Chinese Leftovers, out July 28. The song features hushed and melancholy female vocals, a lovely brass section, and folk-based indie pop.… Continue reading Sugarplum Fairies: First Rate Show [Track Review]