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Elvin Bishop's "Hogbottom" (1970) launches the program as DJ Andy's Underground Classic.  The spotlight shines on Canada's female trio, The Wailin' Jennys and Austrian-born soul-blues singer, Meena Cryle (photo) with the title track from her 2010 CD Try Me.  New tracks from Avett Brothers, Pinback, Andrew Bird, and the Pines. You will hear former Monkees band member, Micky Dolenz, with his recently released 8-minute cover of Harry Nilsson's "Remember".  Pay special attention in the first hour for local, emerging blues group, The Red Door Band, with a practice session recording. Let's get these guys on stage at a local venue.meena

In the second-hour Chill Session, your ears will tingle with delight from various international electro-acoustic artists including Dutch band Monte La Rue, Fabergé who explores the dark side of lounge music, UK's Younger Brother and Afterlife, and USA's obscure Dreampeter duo.  Discover the best music you never hear!

Check out this program's playlist, print it, and follow along during the show. Share with friends on the worldwide web to join us via livestream at www.kruufm.com.

poolside album cover(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 andpoolside Jeffrey Paradise (photo). On this program you will hear two tracks from their 2012 released CD Pacific Standard Time (album cover). 

DJ UndergroundMan debuts a new weekly spotlight, "Underground Classics," that will feature an obscure music track from the late 60s and early 70s.  This week's 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.   Click here for play list.

ben taylor(Print play list from link below). Back with his first live show in Year 7 of FT, DJ UndergroundMan (aka, Andy Bargerstock) brings 100% newly discovered tracks from "off the beaten path."  You will hear the magic of Ben Taylor (photo), son of Carly Simon and James Taylor, from his recently released CD, Listening.  Former Roxy model and San Diego singer-songwriter, Tristan Prettyman (photo) shares tracks from her 2012 CD, Cedar + Gold.

The second-hour chill session features a wide tristan prettymanvariety of artists from around the globe including UK's electronic producer Afterlife (aka, Steve Miller), a remix of Robert Johnson's "Pablos Blues" by Gare du Nord, Sweden's Korallreven, and Peaking Lights, a male/female duo who are genre-blenders of reggae, dub, and dream-pop. There is so much good stuff waiting for you.  Click here to link to play list.  Invite friends to join the live stream at www.kruufm.com

  • Wed
    Oct 24
    8:00 pm -
    10:00 pm
  • Tue
    Oct 30
    12:00 am -
    2:00 am

Encore : 6th ANNUAL Best of FRINGE TOAST - PART 2

(See link to playlist below.)  This week's program is an encore replay of PART 2 of the 6th Annual Best of Fringe Toast young galaxyMusic by DJ UndergroundMan (a.k.a., Andy Bargerstock) where he shares his favorite newly discovered track from the previous 50 weeks.  The first couple sets continue with singer-songwriters.  But, the major theme is electro-acoustic chill music. Among the many sublime tracks, you will hear "Peripheral Visionaries" by Young Galaxy (photo) from Vancouver, BC.  Print the play list here.  Share this story with your friends on social media and invite them to join us via live streaming at http://kruufm.com/node .  Get ready for next week's new live edition of Fringe Toast Music on Wed., October 31.

  • Wed
    Oct 17
    8:00 pm -
    10:00 pm
  • Tue
    Oct 23
    12:00 am -
    2:00 am

Encore presentation: 6th ANNUAL Best of FRINGE TOAST MUSIC

harry manx(Print from play list link below). This week's show features a replay of the September program PART 1: Singer-songwriters from DJ Andy's 6th Annual Best of FT Music where he selects his favorite newly discovered tracks from the previous 50 weeks.  The music swings from acoustic blues by Harry Manx (photo) and Kevin Breit (Canadian folk blues duo) to The Devil Makes Three (California acoustic bluegrass band) to 78 year old Leonard Cohen (from his 2012 CD release). The Civil Wars (photo) check in with "Tip of My Tongue". civil wars

 

90% of the music you will hear has been released within the past two years.   Print the play list to harvest these gems.  Find out what has been kicking around in the brain of your show host.  Click here for play list. Spread the word!

Younger Brothers(See link to play list below). Continuing with choice Fringe Toast cuts from the past year, DJ Andy Bargerstock begins with part 2 of singer-songwriter tracks including Willis, Unforscene, Purity RingGram Rabbit, and Snakefarm. And, then the extended acoustic-electro chill artists take the soundstage.  Among the most notable are Younger Brother (photo), the exotic UK electronic trio who holds the unique position with two tracks on this Best of FT show, and the Canadian duo Purity Ring (photo) consisting of Megan James (vocals) and Corin Roddick (instrumentals). 

There are so many outstanding pieces of music on this program.  Do yourself a favor by printing the play list.  Share with friends on your social network to join the LIVE STREAM on www.kruufm.com at 8pm every Wednesday night.  To read DJ Andy's monthly music column with Iowa Source magazine, go to http://www.iowasource.com/fringe-toast-music/

fringe toast(Print the play list from link below). Enjoy DJ Andy Bargerstock's favorite musical discoveries from the previous 50-weeks of Fringe Toast Music radio shows. On this Part 1 of a two-part Best of FT series, you will be treated to singer-songwriters, alternative, indie and jazz fusion artists. Treat this play list like gold for harvesting some of the best music that you might be missing unless you are a regular listener to Fringe Toast. Pay special attention to the three artists who earned two tracks on this special edition: Eilen Jewell (photo) and Anna Domino's Snakefarm band (photo) and the brother-sister duo Angus & Julia Stone.

anna dominoOn next week's Part 2 show (September 26, 2012),eilen jewell the theme will be downtempo, acoustic electronic tracks on a 100% Chill Session.  Both programs are guaranteed to enhance your brain biochemistry. 

Click here for play list.  Do yourself a favor and find out what has been kicking around in DJ UndergroundMan's brain over the past year.  Encourage friends worldwide to join via live internet streaming at www.kruufm.com .

  • Wed
    Sep 12
    8:00 pm -
    10:00 pm
  • Tue
    Sep 18
    12:00 am -
    2:00 am

FRINGE TOAST - Cat Power & Sweet Talk Radio Releases

keaton simmons(See link to play list below). This program celebrates 4 new 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 this week, here's the chance to hear their unique, Dylanesque, ethereal talents.  The second-hour Chill Session will be anchored by Honeyroot, Imogen cat powerHeap, 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.   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 Iowa Source Magazine:  http://www.iowasource.com/fringe/2012_09.html

  • Wed
    Aug 22
    8:00 pm -
    10:00 pm
  • Tue
    Aug 28
    12:00 am -
    2:00 am

FRINGE TOAST - Robert Cray & Potlatch as BOOKENDS - Wed. 8-10pm CT

fringe toast(Print play list from link below). As a retrospective tip of the hat to Robert Cray (photo), DJ UndergroundMan offers tracks from 1988-2010 early in the first hour along with other rare tracks from Machinations, Talk Talk, and Spooky Tooth. Later, in the second-hour Chill Zone you will hear virtually never-heard music from Korean electronic musician named Potlatch potlatch cover Le Grand Bleuwho will release two CDs in September 2012 including "La Grand Bleu" (album cover robert crayphoto).   New music coming from The Wallflowers, A.A. Bondy, Joshua Radin, and Tina Dico.   Fringe Toast first-timers include Ibiza electronic musician Solee, Ministry (industrial metal reunion band touring USA this month) that covers Ten Years After track "Here They Come."   Oh, it will be a delightful edition where you can discover some of the best music you never hear.   Print the play list and follow along.  Encourage friends to join the live stream at kruufm.com

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

PINK FLOYD REMIX by DJ UndergroundMan on Wednesday 8-10pm CT

fringe toast(See play list link below). In 1970, Pink Floyd (photo) collaborated with UK composer Ron Geesin to create the innovative 23-minute, 6-part. rock-classical-fusion, Atom Heart Mother Suite completed with rock, brass, cello, and choral elements. On this program, you will hear how DJ Andy Bargerstock has modified the beginning, middle, and ending of this classic piece.  See if you pink floydcan determine where he has slips in five minutes from another Floyd composition, Cirrus Minor.  The second special delight of this program comes in the form of the music of Sixto Diaz Rodriguez whose life as an international musician has garnered solid attention in the 2012 film documentary, Searching for Sugarman.  You will hear from this American legend "who never was" from his 1970 Cold Fact LP.  Amazing to hear how contemporary his songwriting fits into today's musical milieu.

In the second-hour Chill Session, the mood is shaped by global electro-acoustic groups including Cargo Cult, RJD2, Zero 7, Drift, Dimitri from Paris, and Koop.  Oh, the endorphins will flow.  Check the latest music reviews by DJ Andy for Iowa Source magazine: http://www.iowasource.com/fringe-toast-music/

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