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  • Wed
    Jan 19
    9:00 pm -
    11:00 pm
  • Tue
    Jan 25
    1:00 am -
    3:00 am

FRINGE TOAST - King Crimson & Santana - Wed, 1/19/11 at 8pm CT.

king crimson(Link to play list at bottom). After the seldom-heard and highly cherished 1969 signature classic by King Crimson, "In the Court of the Crimson King" (album cover photo), Carlos leighton meesterSantana offers two tracks from his 2010 CD, Guitar Heaven, where he covers "Riders on the Storm" and "While My Guitar Gently Weeps."   DJ Andy Bargerstock shares his favorite tracks from new movie, Country Strong featuring up-and-comers Garrett Hedlund and Leighton Meester (photo).  Snow Patrol, Alanis Morissette and Mumford & Sons round out the first hour.

pete murray(See link to play list at bottom). From Australia, singer-songwriter Pete Murray (photo) splashes onto the Fringe Toast scene.  Canada's Leslie Feist (photo) teams up with feistCalifornia band, The Rubies on "I Feel Electric" to kick off the 2nd hour chill session with DJ Andy Bargerstock.   Early in the show, you will hear acoustic Alanis Morissette and a Civil War Era song from Leon Russell and Elton John.  Others joining this week's fun include The Shins, Cary Brothers, and Melody Gardot.

morning after girls(See link to play list below). On this week's show, DJ Andy Bargerstock reveals new tracks from his recent journeys to the underground music scene.  Psychedelic eddie vedderAustralian group, The Morning After Girls, (photo: former members Aimee Nash and Scott Von Ryper) perform "Hidden Spaces" from their 2005 CD. Late in the show, Eddie Vedder (photo) shares acoustic songs from two movie soundtracks. Covering the '80s classic "If you were Here" by the Thompson Twins, Kitty Hawk (New Zealand) and Cary Brothers (USA) offer two exotic interpretations.

Tina Dico(See LINK below for play list). Did you ever notice that the infinity sign consists of two interlinking elipses? Yeah, really! Zzero oneero plus zero equals infinity.  On this night you will experience infinite bliss via DJ Andy Bargerstock's play list of his choice selections of two exquisite fringe groups named Zero 7 (photo, singer Tina Dico) and Zero One (album cover).  Zero 7, the UK electronic band organized by Sam Hardaker and Henry Binns features rotating lead vocals by world-class artists including Denmark's Tina Dico, Australia's Sia Furler, England's Sophie Barker, and Sweden's Jose Gonzalez. You will hear music mostly from two recommended CDs, Simple Things (2001) and When It Falls (2004). 

Skunk(See link to play list at bottom). Fairfield's own Skunk River Medicine Show (photo left) and Georgia's blues/jazz singer Lizz Wright (photo right) are the featuredLizz Wright artists on this week's Fringe Toast radio show.  Morgan and Foster delivered an outstanding CD release performance locally this past weekend.  You will hear tracks "Sliding Delta" and "Cypress Grove Blues," renamed by DJ Andy Bargerstock as "Cypress Grooveyard" due to Morgan's master banjo reverb and Foster's inspired bass lines. Sultry Lizz Wright shares three tracks from her 2005 CD, Dreaming Wide Awake, including covers of Neil Young's "Old Man" and The Youngblood's "Get Together".  Note: Click on READ MORE.

women of africaListen early for two selections from CD "Women of Africa" that is part of the Putumayo World Music collection.   Photo here shows artwork of Nicola Heindl, famous British artist who does most of the Putumayo CD covers.  jacqui huntFrom this CD you will hear Maria de Barros, sharing music from the island nation, Cape Verde, off the northwest coast of Africa. Also, you will hear singer Nawal from the island nation of Comoros, off the east coast of Africa.  Soon thereafter on this night, Single Gun Theory with lead singer, Jaqui Hunt (photo), takes the Fringe Toast stage.

autamata(Play list link at bottom) The latest discoveries of the best music you never heard!  On this week's program, we highlight the music of Norway's Kings of Convenience (photo right) and Ireland's Autamata (photo left) featuring the musical talents of Kevin McHugh.  During the first hour, you will hear from the Kings, Morcheeba, Meg Hutchinson, Thievery Corporation, Autamata and Eric Clapton.  Click on "read more" for complete article and play list.

  • Wed
    Nov 24
    9:00 pm -
    11:00 pm
  • Tue
    Nov 30
    1:00 am -
    3:00 am

FRINGE TOAST - Beaver & Krause meet Christina Perri

all good men(Link to play list at bottom). Special alert: Listen closely for extremely rare Pink Floyd tracks during this program. In 1974, the experimental avant-gard electronic duo, Beaver & Krause, released their final LP, All Good Men (album cover photo) but few people ever heard christina perrimuch from this eccentric mix of musical styles.  You will hear two tracks: "All Good Men" and small masterpriece "Legend Days Are Over" with spoken word by an elderly Native American who laments the loss of her people's way of life.

  • Wed
    Nov 17
    9:00 pm -
    11:00 pm
  • Tue
    Nov 23
    1:00 am -
    3:00 am

FRINGE TOAST - Jerry Garcia Love Fest - Wed., 11/17/10 at 8pm CT

garciaGreat way to get over the hump at mid-week.... Take the Fringe Toast Express on another intergalactic ride. Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia (photo) takes center stage in the firstsusheela raman hour with rare tracks from the film sountrack to Zabriskie Point (circa 1970).  Vintage British blues from Blodwyn Pig and early '70s track from John Martyn's Solid Air LP. Fairfield's own Jane Roman Pitt offers her soulful jazz-blues on "Sunshine Switch" from her 2006 CD Peace of the River. (Click on "Read more" for rest of article and play list.)

blind faith(See REVISED link to play list at bottom). On this week's show, DJ Andy Bargerstock plays the best music you never heard from the Golden Era (1967-72), an incredibly creative period following the release of The Beatles landmark LP, Sgt. Peppers Lonelyamerican metaphysical circus Hearts Club Band.  You will hear the 20 music tracks that appeared in the October and November issues of DJ Andy's music column in The Iowa Source.  You'll hear exotic, creative music that deserves to be recognized.....

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