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  • Wed
    May 27
    8:00 pm -
    10:00 pm
  • Tue
    Jun 02
    12:00 am -
    2:00 am

Fringe Toast - RISING APPALACHIA & EMANCIPATOR on 5/27 at 8pm CT

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After new program theme song "Save Me" by Listenbee, DJ Andy Bargerstock delivers another live program presenting the best music from off-the-beaten path with special focus on new tracks from sister-duo Rising Appalachia (alternative folk, photo rising appalachialeft) and Emancipator (ambient electronica composer).  Addtional new releases from Tanlines, The Weepies, Milk Carton Kids, and Plumb.

The second-hour Chill Zone offers an extended set of East Indian and western electronica fusion with Ganga Beats and also Adam Shaikh & Catherine Potter. Late in the show, former lead singer with Zero 7, Sophie Barker, contributes a beautiful down-tempo track, "Home (Custom Blue Remix)." Sounds so much like Zero 7 in their heyday.

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Rhiannon Giddens(Link to playlist below)DJ Andy Bargerstock returns with more original programs LIVE beginning this week. The program begins with emerging mysterious artist named Listenbee with track "Save Me." Lead singer from old-time music influenced Carolina Chocolate Drops, classically trained Rhiannon Giddens (photo left), offers banjo, violin and vocals, from her new CD Tomorrow is My Turn. Twin-spins from new Fringe Toast performers include Adam Cohen (Leonard's son), Emily Shirley, Sean Watkins, Gregory Alan Isakov, and Heather Maloney.

In the second-hour Chill Session, you ears will tingle with delight from Zoe Johnston, Plumb, Rara Avis, FC Kahuna, and Space Art.  The program concludes with an 8-minute beautifully obscure acoustic guitar and synthesizer piece by Frenchman, Michel Moulinie.

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(Playlist link below). POSTPONED from May 6th due to technical issues. Starting 5 songs from the TV series Sons of Anarchy featuring beautifully gritty performances from Battleme, Paul Brady, White Buffalo, and KaKat Edmonsontey Sagal who also plays a character in the series. Listen for her song with house band from Charming, CA , The Forest Rangers.  More new tracks from recently featured artists including LA singer-songwriter Meiko, and UK bands Alt-J and Smoke Fairies.   First timers to Fringe Toast include Kat Edmonson (photo below), Neulore, Gideon Grove, and duo Dave McGraw & Mandy Fer who play at Cafe Paradiso periodically.

The second-hour international Chill Session offers more fine ambient electro-acoustic tracks from La Hell Gang (Chile), Laid Back (Denmark), UK’s Phil Mison (a.k.a., Cantoma), Deep Dive Corp. (Germany), Ásgeir  (Iceland), Krono (France), and the amazingly duo Tosca (Austria).

Click here for playlist.  This program originally broadcast on 11/12/14. Invite friends worldwide to share the live stream.

(Playlist link below). We begin with five songs from the TV series Sons of Anarchy featuring beautifully gritty performances from Battleme, Paul Brady, White Buffalo, and KaKat Edmonsontey Sagal who also plays a character in the series. Listen for her song with house band from Charming, CA , The Forest Rangers.  More new tracks from recently featured artists including LA singer-songwriter Meiko, and UK bands Alt-J and Smoke Fairies.   First timers to Fringe Toast include Kat Edmonson (photo below), Neulore, Gideon Grove, and duo Dave McGraw & Mandy Fer who play at Cafe Paradiso periodically.

The second-hour international Chill Session offers more fine ambient electro-acoustic tracks from La Hell Gang (Chile), Laid Back (Denmark), UK’s Phil Mison (a.k.a., Cantoma), Deep Dive Corp. (Germany), Ásgeir  (Iceland), Krono (France), and the amazingly duo Tosca (Austria).

Click here for playlist.  This program originally broadcast on 11/12/14. Invite friends worldwide to share the live stream every Wednesday at 8pm CT.  Fringe Toast offers the best music you never hear!

  • Wed
    Apr 29
    8:00 pm -
    10:00 pm
  • Tue
    May 05
    12:00 am -
    2:00 am

Fringe Toast

scattered treesSwiss duo, AUAurahRAH (couple photo), and UK/India instrumental duo Amaya lead the second hour Chill Session with their alpha wave generating music.  USA singer and frequent Fairfield visitor, Barbara Morillo of Bambufame, offers vocal brilliance from her collaboration on CD Triptic Soul and followed later by Germany's Deep Dive Corp. with more cosmic ether.

Chicago-based Scattered Trees (group photo above) anchors the first hour with tracks from Sympathy (2011).  Don't miss this program's opening set of twistedly cool blues, new grass songs including an incredible Kraak & Smaak remixed version of "Man of Constant Sorrow."  Will blow your mind!  First timers to DJ Andy B's LIVE Fringe Toast include The Honey Dewdrops, The Wind and the Wave, Skeewiff, Still Parade, Collide and Never Ending White Lights.

Click here for playlist.  Invite friends worldwide to join the live stream at www.kruufm.com.  This program originally aired 12/03/14.

 

Flunk(Link to playlist below). Nearly 100% new music on this program with featured artists FLUNK (photo left), Norwegian electronic band with magical cut "Blue Monday" and more new music from UK's Laura Marling (photo right), 25 year young lass who exudes flavors of Joni Mitchell. Fresh off the Davenport, IA concert of the Shook Twins, DJ Andy reveals new tracks never played before on Fringe Toast. LisLaura Marlingten closely for Shook Twins' super rare Tribal Spectrum remix of "Time to Swim." 

More sublime music from Mohan veena virtuoso Harry Manx from his new CD 20 Strings and the Truth.  UK's electronica duo Zero 7 checks in with two tracks off their recently released EP3.  Cedar Rapids electronic violinist Natalie Brown brings her talents along with The Pines who will grace the stage during Fairfest in mid-June.

Oh, what a wonderful way to enjoy the cool spring air.  Click here for playlist. Invite friends to join the live stream at www.kruufm.com.

  • Wed
    Apr 15
    8:00 pm -
    10:00 pm
  • Tue
    Apr 21
    12:00 am -
    2:00 am

Fringe Toast - LAURA MARLING & BARR BROS. on Wed., 4/15 at 8pm CT

Laura Marling(Link to playlist below). This week features 25 year-old UK singer-songwriter Laura Marling (photo left) with her exquisite 2015 CD Short Film and the Americana-Alternative music of The Barr Brothers (photo right).  Twin-spins from New England's Anaïs Mitchell, southern California's Stick Figure, and Shook Twins, Portland-based "quirky folk" band appearing in June at Fairfest and also appearing this Thursday at the Redstone Room in Davenport.Barr Brothers

Reflections on The Appleseed Collective that played last week in Fairfield. Other Fringe Toast first-timers include Marika Hackman, X-Ambassadors, Becca Stevens Band, The Magician, and Solar Fields.  Turn the lights down low and sink into the deep tissue release with the best music you never hear.... unless you are tuned to this eclectic foray into the heavenly underground music scene. 

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Evan Rachel Wood(Link to playlist below). Twin-spin, remastered Underground music from early 1970s begins this program featuring Wishbone Ash's "The King Will Come" and Blodwyn Pig's "Dear Jill." Listen closely for another choice acoustic blues cut from John Hammond. Perhaps, the highest light for first hour will come from an unreleased practice session involving David Crosby, Jerry Garcia, and Paul Kanter from back-in-the-day thanks to DJ Gary Garles.  Oh, let's not forget tJim Sturgisshe sublime Beatles cover songs from Evan Rachel Wood (photo left) and Jim Sturgiss (photo right) from the movie "Across the Universe."

Stay tuned for second-hour sublime sounds from the Fringe Toast treasure trove of music from shows over the past 8 years including artists like Gram Rabbit, Sounds from the Ground, Clive Button, and Desert Dwellers.   New tracks from José González and Magic Sound Fabric.

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  • Wed
    Apr 01
    8:00 pm -
    10:00 pm
  • Tue
    Apr 07
    12:00 am -
    2:00 am

Fringe Toast - SOHN & MARINA BELICA on Wed., 4/1 at 8pm CT

Sohn(See playlist link below). After awesome opening set featuring acoustic blues legend John Hammond, DJ Andy Bargerstock lays down another LIVE 100% never before played on Fringe Toast program including first-hour tracks by Sohn (photo left of UK electronic ambient musician based in Vienna), Swedish House Mafia (Sweden), Beth Lodge-Rigal (US), MariMarina Belicana Belica (photo right), and Fat Freddy's Drop (New Zealand). Oh, you don't want to miss this one.

Second-hour chill zone will sweep you into the ether with international electro-chill bands including M86 & Susie Q, Magic Sound Fabric, Glen Hansard, Mogwai, and Harry Manx.

The finest music you never hear... unless you are tuned into Fringe Toast. Click here for the epic playlist.  Invite friends to join the live stream at www.kruufm.com.  Discover why so many listen to Fringe Toast avidly. 

Elephant Revival(Playlist link below). Colorado folk-indie band Elephant Revival (photo left) anchors the first hour with DJ Andy Bargerstocks favorite tracks. The New York Times described the Indianapolis-based sister duo Lily & Madeleine (photo below right) as producing folk music with a "vocal blend, deep and seamless and relaxed."  Listen closely for tracks from their new CD (Fumes) in the second hour.

More good tracks never played before on FT from Fat Freddy's Drop (New Zealand), Rosi Golan (Israel), Peter Bradley Lily & MadeleineAdams (Alabama), The Wallflowers (LA), Missy Higgins (Australia), and Jose Gonzalez (Sweden) .... and let's not forget Worldwide Groove Corporation (Nashville downtempo electronic male/female duo) whose 8-minute track "Chillodesiac Fevertini Mix" will lead us to sleepytime as last song of the evening.

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