(Play list link below now active). It's time for DJ Andy Bargerstock's annual selection of best new music releases from emerging artists for the 2013 Crispy Awards.
It is a rare event to land on this choice Fringe Toast Music list. It is exceedingly rare to garner recognition for two tracks in the same year. This year, twin-spin honors go to NY jam band Assembly of Dust, singer-songwriter Sarah Jarosz and multi-instrumentalist/singer Arthur Lee Land (with kudos to his lyricist wife). We also tip the hat to Ian Moore and Ian Lubar and his band Mt. Thelonious who are expected to play in Fairfield during first half of 2014.
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After the opening set with rare Eric Clapton track (circa 1974) to open the show, DJ Andy Bargerstock lets the spotlight shine on UK's Gary Butcher (a.k.a. Gary B photo right) now living in Ibiza, Spain producing some of the most sublime chillout music with warm acoustics and mellow electronics often enhahced by vocals from long-time collaborator Julie Harrington. This week, we hear tracks from 2013 CD called Safe Place. Ian Moore launches a new CD Aerie with a twin-spin; Fairfielders may get a visit from Ian in Spring 2014.
In the extended Chill Session, you will hear dub musicians playing a genre of mostly instrumental music derived from reggae beats, electronic keyboards, and ghostly guitars. Argentina's Juana Molina joins the fun along with Yasmine Hamdan (photo below) with her Lebanese band, Soap Kills playing tracks from Putumayu - Sahara Lounge. Other bands include Australia's Grey Area and USA's Desert Dwellers, a high desert collaborative from the Southwest.
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"Fringe" because it is not mainstream. "Toast" because we hope you will be crispy around the edges by the end of the program.
(See link to play list below). Abundantly flowing international talent sweeps across this week's play list. From Australia, you will hear former frontman for Men At Work, Colin Hay, offer tracks off his 2011 CD and multi-instrumentalist Xavier Rudd. From North Africa, you will discover blues guitarist Omar "Bombino" Moctar (photo below left). From Nashville (USA), music collaborative Inland Sky teams with singer Mindy Smith (photo left) on tracks from soon-to-be-released CD. From Canada, Michael Timmons and the Cowboy Junkies release the new CD, The Kennedy Suite. And new tracks from Morcheeba (UK) from their Head Up High CD. Additional 1st-hour treats from Richie Havens.
Epic second-hour Chill Session centered on triple-spin from Ibiza-based Luminous, aka DJ Gary-B (photo right) and Canada's electronic band Delerium. Louisiana swamp-blues player Tony Joe White returns with twin-spin from his new CD. Spread the word to your social network. Invite friends to join the Fringe Toast experience. Click here for play list.
(See link for play list below). DJ Andy Bargerstock returns with a live program featuring Bo Ramsey's sons whose group The Pines (photo left of David Huckfelt and Benson Ramsey) will play at Cafe Paradiso on Dec. 7 in Fairfield. Discover Tim Rose (photo), American singer-songwriter who lived in UK during the 1960s and inspired Jimi Hendrix to record "Hey Joe." You will hear a remixed version of Tim's 1966 recording, two years before Jimi released his version. Special treat in the first set is "In Dulce Decorum (Dub)" by The Damned remixed from the 1986 version. Listen closely for super-rare unreleased Paul Kantner, David Crosby,and Jerry Garcia practice sessions circa 1970.
The second-hour Chill Session celebrates a remix of Alt-J's "Tesselate" by Ben Devries. Your ears will resonate with delight from additional confections with new music from Tony Joe White (remember his '60s song, "Poke Salad Annie"?), The Desert Dwellers and Death Cab for Cutie. Oh, it will be another fabulous journey into the FRINGE. Invite friends worldwide to join the live stream at www.kruufm.com. Click here for play list.
(See link to playlist below). Shuggie Otis (photo left) begins the program with the "Underground Classic of the Week" with his 1971 song "Sweet Thang" from his LP Freedom Flight. Then, DJ UndergroundMan shines the spotlight on the extraordinary talents of Vancouver's acoustic blues master, Harry Manx (photo right), who specializes in playing the 20-string Indian instrument called the Mohan Veena.
Tracks in the first-hour from Pinback, The Cowboy Junkies, and Andrew Bird.
The second-hour Chill Session benefits from All India Radio (actually, an Australian band), UK's Porcupine Tree, Belgium's Monte La Rue, Portland, OR duo Mackintosh Braun, and UK electronic wave collaboration known as Kaya Project.
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(See link to play list below). Thanks to a listener recommendation, this week's program shines a brilliant spotlight on UK electronica duo, Syntax, who shares a twin-spin including one from unreleased CD Meccano Mind (see album cover). We encourage listeners to send such recommendations to DJ UndergroundMan at email@example.com.
Lebanese singer Yasmine Hamdan (photo left) takes the stage with new release "Deny" track. Later, Sarah Jarosz continues to prove why we are so pleased to know that she has graduated college and will be devoting full-time to her music career. New, young singer Jeff Sontag begins releasing cover songs for his first CD. You will hear "You Know You Like It."
The second-hour Chill Session offers epic tracks from classic Fringe Toast programs over the past eight years including tracks from Two to Stay, Grey Area, Patchwork, and Morcheeba. No doubt.... this is the best music you never hear unless you are dialed into Fringe Toast. Check out the playlist. Spread the good word to friends to join the live stream every Wednesday from 8-10pm CT at www.kruufm.com.
(See link to play list below). After the 1972 Underground classic "Flying Dutchman" by McKendree Spring, DJ Andy Bargerstock casts a spell of some of the best music your never hear. Polish vocalist, DJ and producer, Novika (photo), contributes 2012 track "Miss Mood - Satin Jackets Remix" followed immediately by Tucson area Indie-Americana band, Giant Sand (photo) featuring singer-songwriter Howe Gelb, who offer two tracks from their 2008 CD. Listen for twin spins from The Pines (featuring Benson Ramsey) and The Cowboy Junkies with Margo Timmins.
2013 released tracks from John Mayer, Mazzy Star, Midlake, and Harry Manx. Additional Chill Session music from the likes of Junopilot, Urban Myth Club, and Love on a Real Train. Click here for play list. Invite friends to join us via live stream at www.kruufm.com.
(See play list link below). The 2012 Goat Rodeo Sessions (see photo) features the talents of classical celloist Yo-Yo Ma, bluegrass mandolin player Chris Thile, double bass player extraordinaire, Edgar Meyer, and Stuart Duncan on violin. A second spotlight shines on the 2013 CD release Constellation from recently reunited California alternative rock band, Toad the Wet Sprocket (3-guitar photo). Listen for the twin-spin from Junopilot from The Erotic Lives of Women, which comes from a German website collaboration among an author, photographer and musician, Jojo Büld (alias, Junopilot).
The second-hour Chill Session swirls with World Music from Gustavo Santaolalla, Bahramji & Mashti and Dharma Dogz. Additional good tracks from electronic musician Zero One and Massive Attack. But, perhaps the most interesting track of the night comes from UK's Dirty Vegas, "Simple Things, Pt.2" tinged with a satisfying Pink Floydian ending. Oh, you must grab the Play List here. Invite friends to join the Fringe Toast swoon with the "best music you never hear" .... unless you are dialed in.
(Note: See link to play list below). After opening kudos to Jethro Tull with classic Underground track "Sossity Your a Woman" (1970), DJ Andy Bargerstock continues with twin-spin from Eddie Vedder and choice-cut from song-writer Cat Power's (photo) 2012 CD. Additional twin-spins come from Amos Lee and two former Luna bandmembers, Dean and Britta (photo) from the 2010 collection entitled, 13 Most Beautiful: Songs For Andy Warhol's Screen Tests. All except the early Vedder tracks have never been heard before on Fringe Toast.
The second-hour Electro-chill Session soaks deeply in the fragrance of 2013 releases from Goldfrapp (UK), Natalia Clavier (Argentina/Spain), Alt-J (England), AM & Shawn Lee (US), CFCF (Canada), Spiral System (UK), and Bombay Dub Orchestra (UK). This program promises another stellar ride into music from off-the-beaten-path. Click here for play list. Invite friends to join the live stream at www.kruufm.com.
(See play list link below). Back at KRUU after a few weeks with family in NC, DJ Andy Bargerstock unveils a LIVE 100% show of tracks never played on Fringe Toast including the electronic music collaborative Urban Myth Club featuring the talents of Hollywood film composer Stephen Barton (photo) enhanced by very cool female vocals. Singer-songwriter Sarah Jarosz (photo) offers tracks from her new CD Build Me Up from Bones. The exotic and obscure defunct German band Opera to Relax contributes an extremely rare song called "Kyle of Lochalsh" that appears to be available only through YouTube.
The Chill Session second-hour resonates with endorphin dripping music from international chill artists including Bombay Dub Orchestra, Toires, Jamiroquai, Harry Manx, The Pallers, and The Funky Lowlives. Check out the play list here. Invite friends to join the live stream at www.kruufm.com and click on Listen Live.