DJ Andy Bargerstock reveals the rarely-heard QMS track, "Fire Brothers," during this week's second-hour Chill Session. See band photo with Dino Valenti tending to the sail. The "best music you never hear" promise continues to deliver with Sophie Barker's (photo below) "Calling" recorded during her collaboration with the electronic band, Bliss. You may know Sophie as one of the pivotal singer-songwriters with Zero 7 during their electric ride in the early to mid 2000s. Among the many first-time performers on this week's Fringe Toast play list are Steen Thottrup, Cellar 55, American Analog Set, Tarmac, Tosca, and vintage early '70s underground band, Lothar and the Hand People. For those who listen regularly, your heart will skip with joy with more marvelous sounds from Starseed, Soundbuffet, andBombay Dub Orchestra. You are destined for another fine ride on this program made available LIVE worldwide via the KRUU-FM website at www.kruufm.com. Click here for play list. This program was originally aired on 7/20/2011.
This program continues with DJ Andy Bargerstock's favorite new music discoveries from the past year of Fringe Toast Music programs. Check out this epic play list. You will delight in enhancements to your brain chemistry brought by many international groups from Germany, Ireland, UK, Austria, Australia, Korea, Netherlands, Belgium and USA. You will hear diverse music including Ruth Moody (photo), one of the Wailin' Jennys with her Roots America banjo ballads, and Dutch-Belgium jazz group Gare Du Nord (duo photo) with their unique remix of Robert Johnson's "Pablo's Blues." The second hour Chill Session offers special treats from Mackintosh Braun, Outersect, Kaya Project, Aurthur Lee Land, Parov Stelar Trio, Potlatch, and Lost at Last.
This is a perfect program to introduce your friends to Fringe Toast Music where we are dedicated to enhancing your music library with some of the best music you never hear! Join the live stream at www.kruufm.com.
This epic program play list celebrates Year 7 of Fringe Toast Music hosted by DJ UndergroundMan, a.k.a., Andy Bargerstock (photo with ladies), who selects his favorite discovered tracks from the past 50 weeks of FT shows. Want to know what's been kicking around in DJ Andy's brain? This is the show that reveals the play list that some of you will share with children and grandchildren. Most of the music has been released in the past three years. Print the play list here.
Mark your calendar for the two-show sequence on live stream on the next two Wednesdays 9/25 and 10/2 at 8pm CT at www.kruufm.com. Invite friends to join the fun. Listen to program promo here.
After opening with 1968 track "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" by UK acoustic folk-jazz band, Pentangle, DJ Andy Bargerstock offers 100% newly discovered tracks from "off the beaten path." Featured artist spotlight shines on London Grammar, a NEW English indie-alternative band blessed by vocals from Hannah Reid (photo).
Later, you will hear the story from Harry Manx about how he left Canada to go to India to learn from Mohan, master of the veena (unique 21-string lute) and then you will enjoy tracks from Manx 2013 CD Om Suite Ohm.
The second-hour chill session will help you ease into the cool night air with exotic tracks from FT first-timers including Nomumbah, 5 Alarm Music, Karlie Bruce, The Funky Lowlives, Dharma Dogz, and Toires. Miles Davis contributes track "In a Silent Way".
Check here for play list. Some say Fringe Toast offers Pandora-quality play lists but with more variety. Invite friends to join the live stream at www.kruufm.com.
(see link to play list below). Underground Classic "Juliette" (1973) by Little Feat opens this week's program followed by a set of contemporary tracks (2000-07) from '70s musicians Joe Cocker, Robin Trower, and Wishbone Ash. The spotlight shines on Arthur Lee Land, former Fairfield resident and brilliant multi-instrumentalist, whose 2013 CD Cracked Open demonstrates his broad musical genius as both songwriter and performer. When the ladies take the stage, you will hear from Laura Veirs, Sarah Jarosz (with Simon & Garfunkel cover song), and Sia Furler (Aussie singer-songwriter and former anchor for Zero 7) with live version of "Distractions."
Hold tight for the second-hour Chill Session featuring delightful tracks from Suisse Modular (France), Harry Manx (Canada), Haim (girl band from LA), and Shpongle (UK/India world music collaborative). This will be another excursion into music from off the beaten path. Invite your friends worldwide to join via live stream at www.kruufm.com and click on "LIVE STREAM" in upper left corner. Click here for play list. Enjoy the best music you never hear.... unless your hooked into Fringe Toast.
This program is dedicated to moving your music collection into the WORLD MUSIC arena. We begin with a special 40-minute mix by DJ Andy Bargerstock featuring music from What About Me? recorded in 2009 by 1 Giant Leap as part of a TV documentary on the theme, diversity within harmony. Among the many countries represented are South Africa, Senegal, Kenya, Gabon, Egypt, Mali, and Ghana. The remaining first-hour play list features tracks from One Giant Leap's self-titled debut CD from 2002 that includes magical confections from Michael Stipe (band, REM), Asha Boshle (classical Indian singing legend), and Eddi Reader (Scotland).
The second-hour is an ALL-AFRICA carpet ride with contributions from Ali Farke Toure and Boubacar Traore KarKar (both from Mali), Geoffrey Oryema (Uganda), Ayub Ogada (Kenya), Baaba Maal (photo) and Maria de Barros (Senegal), Nawal (Comoros), and two delightful femal singers from Nigeria (Asa and Ayo, last shown in underwater photo). Print the play list and follow along during the program. Invite friends to join the live stream at www.kruufm.com. Discover the best music you never hear! ... unless you are hooked into FRINGE TOAST!
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) release two single tracks next week. DJ Andy Bargerstock shares an advanced release track called “Don’t Call It Love” followed by “Peripheral Visionaries” by Canada’s band Young Galaxy. Additional new 2013 tracks in first hour by Brown Bird (David Lamb and MorganEve 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!
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(See link to play list below). After opening with a special mix of tracks from Procol Harum's 1968 LP Shine on Brightly, DJ Andy Bargerstock lays down a first hour featuring US singer-songwriter KT Tunstall's new CD and ex-Band member Levon Helm's CD Dirt Farmer (2007). See photos. Swedish singer-songwriter Jose Gonzalez contributes songs from both his special Itunes recording session and his band Junip. Grammy winning mandolin-player Chris Thile plays his interpretations of J.S. Bach violin sonatas. Take a look at the play list below. Where else can you find an exotic line up like this? Tune in regularly!
In the second-hour Chill Session, you will enjoy a set of Indian influenced blues electronica from Canadian veena player Harry Manx, UK's Siouxsie and the Banshees, and San Francisco area composer Rob Rayle who records under the name Outersect. Germany's Roland Voss (aka, Lemongrass) offers his downtempo electronica compositions from 2007 CD Filmothèque. Click here for play list. Enjoy the best music you never hear! Enjoy the live stream on Wednesday at 8pm CT at www.kruufm.com.
(See play list link below).The program begins with a recent live recording of David Gilmour's current band playing Pink Floyd's 1968 song "Remember a Day." Then, DJ UndergroundMan shares choice tracks from The Civil Wars (photo) now in August 2013 releasing their self-titled and presumably last album after announcing their breakup last fall. New release music from KT Tunstall.
The second hour Chill Session begins with a set of three tracks from Soma Sonic, the Canadian brother chill duo with ethereal female vocals. Listen carefully for California electro-mix duo Poolside's rework of Black Sabbath's "Planet Caravan." First timers to Fringe Toast include several international artists including Amar, Fredrik (Sweden), Suisse Modular (France), Four80East (Canada), Spiral System (UK), and Blue Stone (US). Alt-J steps in with tracks from 2012 CD Awesome Wave.
Invite friends worldwide to join the live stream at www.kruufm.com. Click here for play list. The best music you never hear!
(See link to play list below). After opening music from former leadman for The Guess Who, Burton Cummings, and the rising Colorado-based high energy, folk-alternative band,The Lumineers, DJ Andy Bargerstock lays down tracks from Vermont's duo, Quiet Lion, featuring Tommy Alexander and Grace Flynn (photo), who provide a soothing counterpoint to Tommy's deep vocals. On the song, "The Quiet Child," you will learn the simple joy that comes when "you can sit still with the quiet child and untangle all that is wrong and right." Artists who play Fairfield, Anais Mitchell and Cuddle Magic, round out the singer-songwriter section of the program.
During the second-hour Chill Session, you will hear UK ambient electronic duo Honeyroot, upstate New York dub, reggae roots band, 10 Ft. Ganga Plant, electronic grooves with Phase Selector Sound, and more good tracks from Germany's Deep-Dive-Corp.
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Click here for play list. Program originally broadcast 8/8/12.