(See link to play list below). Exotic, scintillating, magical music from off-the-beaten path from the Golden Era (1967-75). Many tracks sound remarkably contemporary. If you love the Fringe Toast play lists, you will definitely enjoy this rare ride with DJ Andy Bargerstock who was a college DJ in Pennsylvania in the '70s. Native American, Buffy Sainte-Marie (photo), sings about addiction to "Codine". California band, It's a Beautiful Day (album cover), reflects on a "Girl with No Eyes." You will hear bands with unusual names such as Tonto's Expanding Head Band, Joe Byrd and the Field Hippies, H.P. Lovecraft, and McKendree Spring.
You will also hear rare tracks from some better known artists, e.g., "2000 Light Years from Home" by The Rolling Stones, and "Tree Top Flyer" by Stephen Stills, and "Laughing" by David Crosby. This play list is a splendid slice of music history. CLICK HERE for play list. Invite your friends to join the Fringe Toast Music experience via live stream at www.kruufm.com.
The program begins with exceptionally well-produced Underground Classic, "The Smell of Incense" by West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band (1967). Soon thereafter, Fairfield's own Mike Ragogna steps in with "Not Your Father's Folk Song" from his recently released retrospective collection called End of the Line (2013). Later, you will hear from Ian Lubar's band Mt. Thelonious (see Ian's photo) from their new self-titled CD. With connections to Fairfield, we hope to hear Ian's trio live sometime soon. Missy Higgins (photo) also brings her charms to the FT stage this week. Other Fringe Toast first-timers during the first hour include Darcie Minor, Lori McKenna, Angela Sterling Forest, Alina Simone, and MilkDrive.
DJ Andy's carefully-selected acoustic-electro Chill Session will be conjured by Magic Sound Fabric, France's Télépopmusik, Tulku, Calexico, and Rob Crow (Pinback lead man). Click here for play list.
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(See link to play list below). John Martyn opens with his 1973 Underground Classic "Dreams by the Sea." Jam-band extraordinaire, Widespread Panic, picks up the pace with two tracks from their 1994 LP Ain't Life Grand. Former Fleetwood Mac lead blues-guitarist Peter Green displays his talents with "Help Me" (2005). We honor the passing of two virtuosos with recent tracks: Ray Manzarek, former keyboard player for The Doors, and Alvin Lee, electric guitarist for Ten Years After (photo).
When the ladies take the stage, you will hear from Eliza Gilkyson, Margo Timmins of The Cowboy Junkies, and classically-trained violinist and electronic musician, Anomie Belle (photo). In the second-hour Chill Session, aural delights come from Anugama, One Eskimo, Trust, and The Orb. Invite friends to join the live stream at www.kruufm.com. Click here for play list.
(See link for play list below). This week's program opens with the beautiful Underground Classic, "Song for a Dreamer" (1971) by Procol Harum featuring the guitar talents of Robin Trower. During the first hour, you will hear choice tracks of recently featured artists including Luluc and Aoife O'Donovan. The spotlight shines on the exquisite film soundtrack for Stephen King's Ghost Brothers of Darkland County. Music written by John Mellencamp and produced by T. Bone Burnett, the contributing performers include Kris Kristofferson, Rosanne Cash, and Neko Case. So, why is this music on Fringe Toast? It is haunting and moody in unexpectedly pleasing ways. Listen for double-spin retrospective with Hope Sandoval (photo) of Mazzy Star.
The second hour Chill Session offers tracks from Fringe Toast first-timers Fela Kuti (photo), Davell Crawford, Raz O'Hara, Lost at Last, and Rocket Empire. Oh, it will be an endorphin enriching cool summer evening ride. CLICK HERE for play list. Enjoy the live stream at www.kruufm.com. Invite friends to join the best place to find music from off-the-beaten track.
Read DJ Andy Bargerstock's July music review from the Iowa Source Magazine. This article highlights 10 new releases for 2013 that will bring delight: http://www.iowasource.com/fringe/2013_07.html
(Link to play list below). Underground Classic of the Week comes from Shawn Phillips with "The Ballad of Casy Deiss" (1972). Featured spotlight shines on new music from Aoife O'Donovan (center of group photo) from her solo 2013 CD release and a track with her band, Crooked Still, innovative progressive blue grass band from Boston. More acoustic tracks from The Milk Carton Kids whose style reminds us of early Simon & Garfunkel with a dash of the Everly Brothers. Among the new artists to Fringe Toast Music on this week's lineup: Freedy Johnston (Kansas songwriter with themes about troubled loners), Roadkill Ghost Choir (Florida alternative band), and smooth American jazz guitarist, Chieli Minucci.
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(Link to Play List below). This week's program begins with the Underground classic, "On Your Way Down" by Little Feat (1973). In response to requests for more music from the Australian duo, Luluc, DJ UndergroundMan offers tracks from the tribute to legendary songwriter, Nick Drake (photo) titled Way to Blue (2013). Listen closely in first hour for newly released track by the Civil Wars. Hank Dogs, UK folk-alternative band, returns with songs from their 1999 CD Bareback. UK electronic singer-songwriter, Imogen Heap (photo), brings delight with three of DJ Andy's fav tracks.
Stay tuned for the epic second-hour chill session with contributions from electro-acoustic artists Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Younger Brother, Porcupine Tree and Emancipator (2013 releases). Spotlight obscure track of the evening: "Under Attack (Drum Remix edit)" by Shy Girls. CLICK HERE for play list. Join live stream every Wednesday at 8pm Central Time at http://www.kruufm.com. Discover the best music you never hear!
(See link to play list below). Tune early into Fringe Toast for DJ Andy Bargerstock's 10-minute interview with Zoe Randell of the Australian duo LULUC (photo) with Zoe's partner Steve Hassett. Enjoy tracks from their Dear Hamlyn CD. Twin-spins from North Carolina band Jump Little Children and UK folk singer Laura Marling, and Sweden's Junip featuring Jose Gonzalez, former member of Zero 7.
New music from Austrian electro-swing jazz band Parov Stelar Trio with their exotic track, "At the Flamingo Bar." Kristina Train offers attractively moody music from her Lexus commercial called, "I am Wandering." Oh, the second hour Chill Zone promises another endorphin elevating swoon with uniquely beautiful tracks from off-the-beaten track. CLICK HERE for play list.
(See Play List link below). After leading off with Underground Classic, "Hogbottom," by Elvin Bishop, DJ UndergroundMan highlights this program with epic tracks from the newly released CD Ultramarine by Canada's Young Galaxy featuring exquisite vocals by Catherine McCandless (photo). Listen closely for the twin-spin from Bareback CD by the folk finger-picking UK band Hank Dogs (photo). Never-before-played on Fringe Toast Music groups include Deer Tick, The Wood Brothers, Richard Thompson, and Ryan Montbleau Band.
Stay tuned for another enthralling Chill Session during the second hour. Let everyone know that DJ Andy is back in town with LIVE shows every Wednesday evening via live stream at http://www.kruufm.com. Click here for play list. Invite friends in your social network to this program.
(See play list link below). Neil Young at his best leads off this program with a rare (live, 1970) 10-minute acoustic medley of "Loner/Cinnamon Girl/Down by the River". You will also hear David Crosby's demo for "Deja Vu" (1969) and Josie Cotton covers "Cowgirl in the Sand". Soon thereafter, DJ Andy Bargerstock plays three tracks from the 2011 tribute to Buddy Holly featuring talents of Zooey Deschanel, Chris Isaak, and Natalie Merchant. Pay close attention to late first hour performance of Imogen Heap and guitar virtuoso Jeff Beck on a live concert version of her song, "Blanket" followed by female artists Emilie Satt, Leslie Feist, Lisa Hannigan (photo right), and Sera Cahoone.
In the second-hour Chill Session, you will benefit from DJ UndergroundMan's recent forays into rarified electro-acoustic caverns. You will hear surreal tracks from Velours Perfect, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Thievery Corporation, and Magic Sound Fabric. Click here for play list. Originally aired October 19, 2011.
(See link to play list below). This program celebrates 4 recent CD releases from Fringe Toast Music cherished artists: Cat Power ("Sun" CD cover photo below), Sweet Talk Radio, The Pines, and Federico Aubele. DJ UndergroundMan will share a few tracks from each CD, all new music for FT listeners. Listen early for LA singer-songwriter Keaton Simons (photo left) whose music took off after attending Evergreen State College in WA. For those who missed The Pines in Fairfield a few months ago, here's the chance to hear their unique, Dylanesque, ethereal talents. The second-hour Chill Session will be anchored by Honeyroot, Imogen Heap, Blue October, Richard Bone, OceanLab, and The Sundays. There is no better way to build your brain biochemistry than to listen to the "best music you never hear" except for Fringe Toast Music.
Click here for play list. Originally aired on Sept. 12, 2012. Encourage friends worldwide to join the live stream at www.kruufm.com and then click on "Listen Live". Link to DJ Andy's latest music review for May 2013 issue of Iowa Source Magazine: http://www.iowasource.com/fringe/2013_05.html