(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
(See play list link below). Discover the new musical genre called "Daytime Disco Chillwave" with optimistic vocals and retro sythesizer effects as offered by the LA-based duo, Poolside, consisting of Filip Nikolic and Jeffrey Paradise (photo). On this program you will hear two tracks from their 2012 released CD Pacific Standard Time (album cover).
DJ UndergroundMan offers the Underground Classic spotlight song: "The White Ship" by H.P. Lovecraft (1968). In the second hour Chill Session, you will hear contributions from exotic electronic and dream pop bands such as Junior Boys, Peaking Lights, Andrew Belle, DJ Shadow, Nouvelle Vague, Pentatonik, Afterlife, and Sounds from the Ground. Oh, you don't want to miss this one. Encourage friends worldwide to join the live stream on www.kruufm.com. Original program broadcast 11/07/12. Click here for play list.
(See link to play list below). On this week's program, DJ UndergroundMan pays special tribute to his favorite electronic blues band, Zero 7, with lead duo of Henry Binns and Sam Hardaker. Yet, it was the three female singers on the CD "When It Falls" (2004 album cover photo) that magically entranced the world with their incredible down-tempo blues ballads.
This extended survey of Zero 7 music will take you to new territories with special attention to their instrumental pieces and the singing of Sia Furler (Australia), Sophie Barker (UK) and Danish singer Tina Dico (photo). Do yourself a favor and print the play list for further downloading fun. Click here for play list. You do not want to miss this program with nearly 70% of tracks coming from Zero 7. Spread the word. Listen via live stream at www.kruufm.com. Original broadcast date Wednesday, 12/19/12.
NOTE: Enjoy DJ Andy Bargerstock's latest music review of Young Galaxy and Shearwater published in the May issue of Iowa Source Magazine. Click here for article.
(See link to play list). The program begins with 1969 track "Stone Circle" by Third Ear Band, an underground band rarely ever heard by anyone anywhere. Unveiling his first 100% new tracks program for 2013, DJ Andy Bargerstock (a.k.a., UndergroundMan) shines the spotlight on the trio known as Flight Facilities (photo left), an exciting and mysterious Australian band labeled as electronic-dance music but taking us well beyond the confines of their airport theme. Listen closely for track "Clair de Lune". Other featured artists include Trippfinger, Bhi Bhiman (photo right), Mollie O'Brien, and the exotic, downtempo electro-chill duo, Smith & Mudd. The traditional 2nd hour chill session will take you to ethereal spaces yielding delight and contentment. Share with your friends worldwide and invite them to listen via live stream at www.kruufm.com. REPLAY of program orginally aired on 1/16/13. Click here for playlist. Discover why some say Fringe Toast is the best music you never hear!
(See link to playlist below). The program begins with Roberta Flack's sublime interpretation (1971) of the Bee Gees cover song, "To Love Somebody" that was used recently for TV-program credits for The Americans. This week's feature spotlight shines on two new CD releases from Dido (photo) and from the NY City band, Hem, with lead vocals from Sally Ellyson (photo with band). Listen carefully for Fairfield's Josie Overmyer track, "The Net That Tied Me Up," that she sang recently live in our community. This recorded version includes some awesome backing xylophone accompaniment.
Music for the second-hour Chill Session includes artists from around the world including N Grandjean (Denmark). Jiuyue Ma (China), Bombay Dub Orchestra (UK/India), Ror-shak (Germany), and Poolside (USA). Enjoy the cool night air with these great down-tempo sonic seasonings.
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(See play list link below). This week's program begins with two 1974 tracks from LP Ice Water by the acoustic virtuoso, Leo Kottke (photo) followed by a new Beatles mix from our own Andy MacKenzie called "Tomorrow Knows A Shining Place." Last week's starlet, Lisa Hannigan, returns with a twin-spin. And, then we preview the upcoming Fairfield Cafe Paradiso performance of Threefifty Duo with skillful, original classical guitar compositions.
On this program, listeners will be treated to an extended Chill Session featuring an array of world-wide musicians including India's Suphala (photo), master of tabla and electronic music blending the best of East and West. You will also hear music from UK, Germany, Hawaii, and mainland USA. The highlight of the Chill Session will be DJ UndergroundMan's own 6.5 minute mix called, "Glimmerings - Tranquillium Mix" featuring the pioneering electronic talents of Wisconsin music professor, Don Voegeli and UK's Tonto's Expanding Head Band. The mix of these two pieces was originally envisioned in the 1970s. With the assistance of the Voegeli family, DJ Andy created this unique melding of the two tracks.
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(See play list link below). DJ UndergroundMan begins the program with the 6.5 minute, surreal, 1968 acid-folk journey called "Electroallentando" by Chicago based band, H.P. Lovecraft (see album cover) complete with wind chimes, ghostly piano, organ, acoustic guitar, synthesizers and the soaring vocals of George Edwards. The evening spotlight falls on the beautiful form and voice of Lisa Hannigan (photo) with special merit to the live recording of "Hushabye Mountain" made with British guitarist, Richard Hawley.
More outstanding new tracks to Fringe Toast in the second-hour Chill Session including ones from The Milk Carton Kids, The Bamboos, RJD2, Luminous, Potlatch, and Opera to Relax. So, throw the windows wide, enjoy the Spring cool, and bask in the swoon of another Fringe Toast experience.
Invite friends to join us via live stream at www.kruufm.com. Print and follow the play list. Discover why people say that Fringe Toast offers the best music you never hear.... unless you are here!
(See play list link below). George Harrison provides the opening underground classic "Deep Blue" (1973) followed by Guy Lee's tribute to the same song. Highlight of the first hour is Leigh Nash (photo), lead singer for Sixpence None the Richer covering Crowded House's epic song, "Don't Dream It's Over." More than 90% of the play list has never been played before on Fringe Toast, the best place to find music from "off-the-beaten path".
Stay tuned for the second hour Chill Session with cooling tracks from mysterious Korean electronic musician, Potlatch, assisted by singer Ann Yang from CD Terra Firma (2012) on the Cosmicleaf record label. You will also hear an extremely rare 7-minute live recording of the exotic German husband/wife duo, Opera to Relax, with their unique stylizing of soft jazz, subtle percussion, sax, and ethereal female vocals. Go try to find information on these groups... very obscure stuff! This week someone told us that "Fringe Toast is like Pandora but with even better variety."
( See link to play list below). 1972 Underground Classic, "Leavin' (Again)" by Foghat launches this week's program of music from off-the-beaten path. DJ UndergroundMan shines the first-hour spotlight on American progressive acoustic trio Nickel Creek (photo) and southern California duo Sweet Talk Radio. Fairfield area singer-songwriter, Jenn Trimpe offers LIVE tracks at the station during the broadcast. Listen closely for extra special track "Tam Lin" by Anais Mitchell (frequent Fairfield visitor) and Jefferson Hamer.
In the Chill Session (2nd hour), you will be guided through ethereal spaces by alternative and electronic artists including Shearwater, The Burned, Phosphorescent, The Dandy Warhols, and Luminous. Enjoy downloading fun by printing the play list here. Tell your friends to join the live stream at http://www.kruufm.com.