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

‘Burn Your Fire for No Witness’- Angel Olsen

February 24, 2014 1:02 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
'Burn Your Fire for No Witness'- Angel Olsen

Indie-folk singer Angel Olsen’s sophomore LP ‘Burn Your Fire for No Witness’ finds tenderness in dire circumstances and proves time is the ultimate opportunity creator.
By Jared McNett

“Stained Glass & the Dark Cathedral”- Merriweather

February 13, 2014 12:25 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Stained Glass & the Dark Cathedral"- Merriweather

There’s little to no information about lo-fi/experimental Kansas City band Merriweather and that mysteriousness makes all the difference.
By Jared McNett

Advertising Signs: In Defense of Bob Dylan’s Super Bowl Spot

February 4, 2014 3:26 pm By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Advertising Signs: In Defense of Bob Dylan's Super Bowl Spot

Bob Dylan’s Super Bowl spot was met with cries of “selling out”, but the chameleon-like artist has been “selling out” since the beginning.
By Jared McNett

“Passing Out Pieces”- Mac Demarco

January 25, 2014 2:26 am By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Passing Out Pieces"- Mac Demarco

Mac Demarco’s “Passing Out Pieces” masks honest emotion with sedate guitar riffs and slacker aphorisms.
By Jared McNett

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