Two friends recently explained to me the meaning of ¿qué onda? One described it simply as the “what’s up” of Mexico and certain South American countries. He added that in certain company the phrase might have a more, let’s say, steamy connotation. The other offered the following translation: “what are the vibes?” I was taken. […]
The Road to Nowhere returns with a reprise of its first episode: The Naked City. More slinky jazz, barroom wailers, cruising soundscapes, and paeans to urbanity. Thanks for coming back and listening! Love . . . DJ Finn
It’s a replay of my show going over trivia about David Bowie and various artists from the soundtrack Guardians of the Galaxy. This show was shortly after finding out about David Bowie’s passing and talking about his musical career. I had also just watched the film, “Guardians of the Galaxy” and played a few tracks […]
A continuous mix of vinyl while covering for The Cue. 4 Note: Unfortunately, the audio dropped out in the middle of the Bobbie Gentry track I played. I’ve edited it out and segued together the track before and prior.
Each episode of Static + Distance begins with a (usually) unobtrusive track playing while I give a short run down of the episode to come. This week, I revisit those intro tracks in a continuous mix of ambient, Americana and downtempo. Enjoy.