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FFFoxy Podcast #82

I have a pretty jam-packed episode for you this time around; one that is perhaps a bit more rock-oriented and rhythmic than usual, though not overwhelmingly. The station presented a concert with The Blind Shake this past weekend, so I think I’ve just been more receptive to music in that vein in the build-up to…

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FFFreakout #520 (special edition): The Blind Shake feature

If you’ve tuned into KMSU over the past couple of weeks you’ve likely heard us or others mention on air that the station is pleased to be bringing the powerhouse Twin Cities-based garage-psych-surf-punk trio, The Blind Shake, to Mankato for the first time on Saturday, July 9th. They’ll be performing at The What’s Up Lounge…

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FFFreakout #516-517

With our work schedules a little more flexible during the summer months, we’ve been able to make it up to the KMSU studios to do the Thursday show live over the past couple of weeks. We’re hoping to continue that in the weeks ahead, too. For those who have been tuning in, you probably heard…

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FFFoxy Podcast #80

Summer has definitely arrived around these parts since the last show and, no, it’s not a dry heat. I was sweatin’ it out in the studio amongst the heat-radiating equipment assembling this latest episode, which is a fairly jammed packed show of mostly newer releases, some arriving within the last week in fact. Of these…

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FFFreakout #513-515

Summer is fast approaching and plenty of cool things are happening in and around the FFF orbit. For starters, lots of great new music keeps arriving each week. The latest LP from The Bibs has been a recent favorite, not to mention the latest archival titles from Fraser & DeBolt and Sun Ra on the…

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FFFoxy Podcast #79: Eric Frye with Guerino Mazzola

For this installment of the FFFoxy Podcast, it was a pleasure to have Eric Frye join me in the KMSU studios. Eric is a Minneapolis-based electro-acoustic composer and artist, whose work explores various aspects of spatialisation, psychoacoustics, and other conceptual realms. Eric operated the now defunct Scumbag Relations and Sleepy Cobalt Sounds tape labels over…

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FFFreakout #506-512

Once again, I’ve fallen a bit behind on posting our weekly playlists to this site. Oh well, I’m guessing no one is losing sleep over such minor details anyways. This post, however, takes you through the past couple of months of activity that included discussion of Carl’s Iggy Pop live outing, the sad passing of…

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FFFoxy Podcast #78

The smoke from the Canadian wildfires found its way down to southern Minnesota this weekend, so this episode comes to you with itchy eyes and the dank smell of a smoldering early morning campfire. But, I’m excited about all of the music featured on this installment, so that seemed to make up for the lingering…

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FFFoxy Podcast #77

It’s been a rather interesting, slightly intense, time around these parts since the last show with, of course, the sad passing of a Minnesota music legend in Prince this week, and then KMSU being a fairly active place with its annual Spring Pledge Drive going on. On top of that, I have also been working…