“Tambourine Light”- Woods

May 28, 2014 7:57 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Tambourine Light"- Woods

Woods’ quietly aching “Tambourine Light” engenders comparisons to the Byrds while traveling its own shimmering path.
By Jared McNett

‘Small Victories’- Chris Shelton

May 14, 2014 3:00 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
'Small Victories'- Chris Shelton

Kansas City artist Chris Shelton’s ‘Small Victories’ EP paves its own lane in a crowded post-rock genre and takes its time doing it.
By Jared McNett

“Rooney Mara”- L3thargic1

May 8, 2014 11:21 am By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Rooney Mara"- L3thargic1

Hannibal, MO electronic-artist L3thargic1′s “Rooney Mara” is dreamy glitch music that leisurely skips to wherever it wants to go.
By Jared McNett

Angel Olsen Live at the Riot Room

April 29, 2014 1:25 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Angel Olsen Live at the Riot Room

Angel Olsen’s foot-stamping, heartbreaking set a Kansas City’s tightly packed Riot Room was one of blissful contradictions.

Arcade Fire Live at the Starlight Theatre

April 27, 2014 3:48 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Arcade Fire Live at the Starlight Theatre

Buoyed by heartfelt, headstrong music, Arcade Fire’s set to a sold-out crowd at the Starlight Theatre found a connection.
By Jared McNett

“Nov. 18 1994″- Whale’s Sink

April 16, 2014 12:10 am By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Nov. 18 1994"- Whale's Sink

Local-act Whale Sink’s mordantly matter-of-fact folk song “Nov. 18 1994″ shows that often the only way to survive a situation is to avoid it.

“Get By Get High”- Feathered Rhino

March 14, 2014 4:09 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Get By Get High"- Feathered Rhino

Hidden in folk-artist Feathered Rhino’s ragged acoustic cut “Get By Get High,” there’s a tinge of “romantic” psychedelia.
By Jared McNett

“Flirted With You All My Life”- Vic Chesnutt

March 4, 2014 1:34 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Flirted With You All My Life"- Vic Chesnutt

The painful honesty of Vic Chesnutt’s 2009 track “Flirted With You All My Life” makes the ragged folk tune one of modern music’s most haunting songs.
By Jared McNett

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