Well, at least it wasn’t boring. Let’s not beat around the bush, much of this year’s music was inextricable from real world circumstances. There is simply no dancing around the little issue of COVID-19 and a global pandemic kind of dampening everybody’s lives this year, not least of which because it obviously cross-contaminated a lot […]
Hello and welcome to Fatherly Talk, a show where I ramble on about some of my favorite bands for an hour! This week I discuss some of my favorite bops from my Spotify weekly and get moody about how I miss my friends during quarantine!
Goodbye 2019. As another year comes to a close, my yearly opportunity to play tastemaker arrives again. There’s a fantastic array of music here, 2019 was a very different year than years prior and we’ve had a wealth of great music to appreciate. I took the liberty of searching high and low for the most […]
A David Bowie triumph, the solo album commonly known as Pet Sounds ’88, and the stylings of Hot Sauce Johnson and his album Truck Stop Jug Hop. All of this COULD BE YOURS . . . if you listen to this week’s Left of the Dial. Join radio host Chris-R as he ventures through the classic […]
Welcome back to Left of the Dial, the only radio show “daring” enough to play Springsteen, Swans, Captain Beefheart, & KISS in the same playlist (more bands are available of course). Enjoy the write-ups below from radio host Chris-R, along with Spotify & YouTube links to stream the entirety of the playlists. This episode […]
*note from 2019: the WordPress update messed with the embedded links’ presentation #100 “City on the Water” -The Stone Foxes The Stone Foxes deliver a riveting entry to the modern Blues Revivalist movement currently happening in Rock music. Supported by a strong backbone from the rhythm section and some catchy singing, the band is […]
Welcome back to the most preposterously titled radio show this side of the Willamette river, I’m your host Chris-R and we’ve got some primo bops to play. Ranging from the 50’s heyday of velvet crooners courtesy of Roy Orbison and The Platters, to supposed originators of the Shoegaze genre a whopping 20 years before it’s breakthrough (“All […]
Tune back into Left of the Dial, as we journey through deep cuts from the classic age of vinyl and beyond. Another delectably interesting smorgasbord to choose from, our selections range from the bygone era of 60’s Garage Rock burgeoning into a new psychedelia (The Byrds, The Electric Prunes), Outlaw Country western tall-tales (Lorne Greene and […]