On the Radio

Fense’s Radio Show: October 14, 2011

Being that my typical night consists of hitting the sack at around 10pm, and that my new radio show is Friday nights from 10pm to midnight, I figured that my second show would center around the theme of sleep. So I pieced together a playlist of bedroom pop, chill wave, dreamy shoegaze and what I’ve… Continue reading Fense’s Radio Show: October 14, 2011

Lists And Mixes · Videos

25 Great Bands, 30 Great Music Videos

Creating a music video, in my opinion, should be about creating art. There are so many intricate elements that should go into a video that are so often left forgotten or, at least, unattended. First and foremost is the song itself — a video must compliment the art to which it is expanding from audio… Continue reading 25 Great Bands, 30 Great Music Videos

Videos

Warpaint: Elephants [Video]

I’m not typically one to enjoy your run-of-the-mill music video that merely shows the band performing, but it’s hard to not like this video. Warpaint consists of three quite attractive ladies who like to perform in the most seductive of ways, and who are supported by an outstanding percussionist. Put that theme to excellent shoegaze… Continue reading Warpaint: Elephants [Video]

Lists And Mixes

FensePost Top 20: Best EPs of 2009

Not surprisingly, this list is filled with EPs by quite a few bands you know and quite a few you probably don’t. Of the ones you don’t know, many are likely from Washington; a quick count leaves me with five bands, or 1/4 of this list. Many of these bands I consider among the most… Continue reading FensePost Top 20: Best EPs of 2009

Videos

Warpaint: Stars [Video]

Warpaint combines hypnotic, surreal vocals with a backing sound somewhere between psychedelic and shoegaze. It would be calming were it not for the anxious tension in the instrumentation, continually pressing forward. They use it well, beginning “Stars” with a simple minimalistic guitar. Warpaint pairs this dreamy sound with a video muddled in darkness, yet at… Continue reading Warpaint: Stars [Video]