(See link to play list below). American alternative music genius Beck offers more melifluous tracks from his Morning Phase CD introduced last week. Jeff Kelly and his Seattle band Green Pajamas (photo) contribute a twin-spin. DJ Andy Bargerstock prepares the local Fairfield audience for the upcoming May concert with Ian Moore by playing "Abilene."
The 2nd-hour Chill Session leads off with Texas-based vocal group Pentatonix "Say Something." The ladies take the stage featuring Deb Talan of The Weepies and beautiful Corrine Bailey Rae (photo above) with a slow-jazz interpretation of Led Zeppelin's song "Since I've Been Loving You." The bliss will flow ethereally. Click here for play list.
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(See play list link below). Pink Floyd leads off with track "Pillows of Clouds" from the remastered Meddle album from 1971, a delicious drift into the ether. The spotlight shines brightly on the new CD from Beck called Morning Phase (cover photo). Beck is considered by many as one of the most inventive, eclectic musicians in alternative music. In this album he hits the Fringe Toast sweet spot of beautiful blends of melodies and instrumentation. Listen for three tracks in the second hour. Sharing the limelight is Brazz Tree (photo below), a NYC-based violin-guitar duo and Julie Ann Bee (a.ka. Sea Bees).
On this program, you will hear twin-spins from Beth Orton (UK folk singer), Akon (R&B vocalist), Bruce Kaplan (pedal steel slide guitar virtuoso), and Mike Mains & the Branches (Michigan-based indie band). And, the second-hour Chill Session is guaranteed to boost your natural brain bliss chemistry.
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(Link to play list below). DJ Andy Bargerstock continues with his tribute on the 50th anniversary of the Beatles debut in the USA. In the first hour, you will hear original tracks of Beatlesque music from Emmit Rhodes, Fraternal Order of All, Lucy Schwartz (photo), and the Green Pajamas. If you enjoyed last week's music, you'll have another great experience.
In the second hour Chill Session, listen to Suzanne Vega (photo below) and her new track "Laying on of Hands / Stoic 2", three more songs from recently FT discovery Nashville singer-songwriter Angel Snow, and an extended set of nujazz and lounge music compiled by Brigetta Dunson (a.k.a. Bria Project) on Vibe Boutique Records. Listen for twin spins from guitarist Steven "Golden" Gunn (USA) and Brazilian influenced S-Tone Inc. (Italy).
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(See link to play list below). On this week's program, DJ Andy Bargerstock offers a first-hour tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' explosion onto the American music scene.... not in the typical way, but rather in Fringe Toastian language. Don't expect any Beatles cover songs! No, no, instead we will explore original compositions of non-Beatles songwriters that reflect similar chord structures and/or instrumentation of the late-Beatles era circa 1967-70. Most of the music you will have never heard before! Andy MacKenzie will offer a few Beatlesque Station IDs. You will hear bands such as Klaatu and Emitt Rhodes ('70s), Utopia ('80s), Green Pajamas, Cotton Mather, Fraternal Order of Now, Siouxsie & the Banshees ('90s), and more contemporary artists such as Nick Nicely, Shadow Kabinet, and Edwyn Collins. Oh, you do not want to miss this delightful journey.
In the second hour Chill Session, band Temples lead with their own 2014 release "Shelter Song" from Sun Structures with its distinctive George-Harrison-like guitar intro. Then, we move into contemporary alternative electro-chill with London Grammar's Hannah Reid (photo above), Peter Bradley Adams, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, and S-Tone. Oh, yeah, listen closely for the funky sound of The Brand New Heavies (photo) too.
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(See link to play list below). Leading off this program, Fleetwood Mac's Peter Green plays "Rattlesnack Shake" from 1971. Soon, thereafter, we hear from James Mercer and Dangermouse (a.k.a., Broken Bells and photo left) from their recent CD release and David Crosby with "What's Broken" from his new CD. Nashville singer-songwriter, Angel Snow (photo below) makes her Fringe Toast debut with tracks from her self-titled CD from 2012.
In the second hour Chill Session, we hear from Beck's new album, FT first-timers including the obscure electronic band Alpha Stone, The Jayhawks (American alternative band from Twin Cities), and electronic composer Ray Lynch. More good tracks from Scotland's Steve Mason, UK's Above & Beyond, and English sarod player Chinmaya Dunster.
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The program begins with 11-minute “Raja Khan” (1972) by Renaissance, a progressive UK classical-folk-rock band featuring the vocals of Annie Haslam. After nearly four-year absence from the music scene, UK electro-chill duo Sam Hardaker and Henry Binns (a.k.a, Zero 7) released two single tracks in 2013. DJ Andy Bargerstock shares track called “Don’t Call It Love” followed by “Peripheral Visionaries” by Canada’s band Young Galaxy. Additional first hour contributions by Brown Bird (David Lamb and Morgan Eve Swain), Harry Manx (Canadian acoustic blues on veena), Valerie June (photo showing soul singer) and Laura Veirs (Portland-based singer-songwriter). Listen closely for Americana and blue grass contributions from Gillian Welch and New England's Crooked Still.
The second hour Chill Session features down-tempo electro-acoustic tracks from Spiral System, OuterSect, Soma Sonic, Indigo Jam Unit, and Massive Attack. A good way to enjoy the cool summer nights, Fringe Toast offers the best music you never hear!
CLICK HERE for Play List. Join live stream at www.kruufm.com. Program broadcast originally 8/28/13.
After the fringe Underground 1976 track from Klaatu (UK) called "Little Neutrino," DJ Andy Bargerstock launches another live program with 100% new tracks from off-the-beaten-track. Fantastic young and beautiful vocalist Hannah Reid with her band London Grammar returns with "Wasting My Young Years." Amy Helms (Leon's daughter second from left in photo) with her band Ollabelle offers live version of "Soul of a Man." Canadian Celtic singer Mary Jane Lamond sings in Gaelic language.
In the second-hour Chill Session, southern California band Races performs from their 2012 CD Year of the Witch. Fringe Toast first-timers include ethereal US slow jazz improv band Margaret Explosion, Danish duo Blue Foundation, Scottish singer Steve Mason, classically-trained UK electronic composer Tom Middleton, and US singer Kelly Flint covering "Story in Your Eyes", a song made famous by the Moody Blues. So many good reasons to check out the play list and join the live stream at http://www.kruufm.com. Okay, so here it is: Click here for play list.
The program spotlight shine brightly on two rising talents in the music scene: (a) Hannah Reid (photo), the amazing 23-year old voice of the new English band called London Grammar and, (b) Ian Lubar (photo) lead songwriter with Mt. Thelonious, an eclectic American band from St. Louis that will play at Cafe Paradiso in Fairfield on Friday, Jan. 31. DJ Andy Bargerstock interviews Ian about the band's creative processes and shares three tracks from their new self-titled CD.
In the second-hour Chill Session, you will hear from a variety of dreamy Fringe Toast first-timers including Chinmaya Dunster, Karsh Kale, Jef Stott, Cub Sport, Newton, and Races.
(Active play list link below). The program begins with rare bonus tracks from the 2013 remastered release of the original 1969 LP Then Play On by Fleetwood Mac featuring guitarists Danny Kirwan and Peter Green on his last album with them. This is the era before the ladies joined the band. Some think it was their most artistically creative period. The program offers music mostly from 2011-2013 and all but two tracks never played before on Fringe Toast. More great music from Ian Moore, Jagwar Ma, and Laura Marling who covers Neil Young's "The Needle and the Damage Done." Guitar virtuoso Joe Bonomassa shares lives blues performances. New duo tracks from singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell (photo right) who performs at Cafe Paradiso on Feb. 1.
In the second hour Chill Session, DJ Andy Bargerstock carefully selects down-tempo, electro-accoustic instrumentals and alternative singer-songwriter tracks for your delectation and edification. Check out the play list. Invite friends to join the worldwide streaming of this program. The best music you never hear... unless you are dialed into FT.
DJ Andy Bargerstock kicks off the new year with 100% of tracks never played before on Fringe Toast. This program opens with Mama Cass, former lead singer with the Mamas and Papas, with her 1963 trio called the Big 3. During the first hour, you will hear the new duo, Love Over Gold (photo left), featuring Iowa's Pieta Brown and Australia's Lucie Thorne. Soon thereafter, Australia's Jagwar Ma (photo right) present their intriguing Beach Boy style singing and contemporary electronic touches. Ian Moore offers a twin-spin from his newly released EP, Aerie.
In the Chill Zone during the second hour, listeners will be treated to The Time and Space Machine featuring the brilliance of Richard Norris who quite obviously has been influenced by the psychedelic late-'60s era. Pink Floyd fans should be delighted with his music! New tracks from Nightmares on Wax and Darkside. So many other good treats in store for you.