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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
    7:00 pm -
    9:00 pm
  • Mon
    Oct 29
    11:00 pm -
    1:00 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
    7:00 pm -
    9:00 pm
  • Mon
    Oct 22
    11:00 pm -
    1:00 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
    7:00 pm -
    9:00 pm
  • Mon
    Sep 17
    11:00 pm -
    1:00 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

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
    7:00 pm -
    9:00 pm
  • Mon
    Aug 20
    11:00 pm -
    1:00 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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fringe toast(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 provides a soothing counterpoint to Tommy's deep vocals.  On the song, "The Quiet Child," quiet lionyou will learn the simple joy that comes when "you can sit still with the quiet child and untangle all that is wrong and right."  Anais Mitchell and Cuddle Magic round out the singer-songwriter section of the program.

During the second-hour Chill Session (that some say is so well-designed for massage sessions), 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. that finished off last week's Chill Zone.

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All India RadioThis week's program begins with a set of recently released music by Jerry Douglas (with Mumford & Sons and Eric Clapton) and the rising UK songwriter Michael Kiwanuka, who supported Adele in last year's world tour.  When the ladies take the stage, you will hear from Leslie Feist (Canadian singer), Rachel Yamagata (American songwriter whose music has been used in films and TV), and Nigeria's exotic Ayo who is known for her beauty and joyful songs.

During the second-hour Chill Session, DJ UndergroundMan (Andy Bargerstock) willhellmut hattler share down-tempo electro-acoustic tracks from Deep-Dive-Corp (featuring guitar-work of Germany's Hellmut Hattler - photo right), Australia's All India Radio (photo), US-based Piper Street Sound and Solution, and reggae-beats from Dubconscious to end the program.

Enjoy this program via live-stream on www.kruufm.com.   Click here for play list.