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Tape Quarantine: Tiger Trap

Saturday, May 30th, 2020
With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, highlighting and documenting the most outstanding in his collection. In the fifth volume, he catches himself in a tiger trap. I am swimming through tapes—not even counting what [...]
With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, hig [...]

Tape Quarantine: Galaxie 500

Monday, May 25th, 2020
With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, highlighting and documenting the most outstanding in his collection. In this edition, he stumbles upon a classic shoegaze favorite. After a week of rain should be a wee [...]
With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, hig [...]

Tape Quarantine: Soccer Mommy’s Color Theory

Tuesday, May 05th, 2020
With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, highlighting and documenting the most outstanding. Here's his take on the latest Soccer Mommy album: color theory. It rained last week to a degree that even the family [...]
With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, hig [...]

Tape Quarantine: Yves Tumor-Heaven to a Tortured Mind

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, highlighting and documenting the most outstanding. For the this  week's edition, here is a look at Yves Tumor's debut EP, Heaven for a Tortured Mind. For most, self-quarantine do [...]
With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, hig [...]

Tape Quarantine: Angel Olsen’s Strange Cacti

Sunday, April 12th, 2020
With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, highlighting and documenting the most outstanding. For the inaugural edition, here is a look at Angel Olsen’s debut EP, Strange Cacti. Over the course of the last decade, Ange [...]
With Internal Music Director under self-quarantine, Matthew McPherson (Wane Lietoc) has taken to his personal tapes, hig [...]

Bandcamping in Self-Isolation

Monday, March 30th, 2020
“Written by Matt McPherson aka Wane Lietoc, External Music Director and DJ of  Wane Lietoc Consumes the Bloghouse! and Lietoc's Krankcast Currently, as I type this up, I have left Santa Barbara for self-quarantine south in Escondido. In these delicate times, KCSB, from community programmers t [...]
“Written by Matt McPherson aka Wane Lietoc, External Music Director and DJ of  Wane Lietoc Consumes the Bloghouse! a [...]

Wane Lietoc’s 12 Albums of the Year

Saturday, January 04th, 2020
Written by Matt McPherson aka Wane Lietoc, External Music Director and DJ of  Wane Lietoc Consumes the Bloghouse! I’m stubborn about music, generally. It seems odd to think about it like that, because I spent much time interrogating at least 150 albums this year. Back catalogs from discogs and al [...]
Written by Matt McPherson aka Wane Lietoc, External Music Director and DJ of  Wane Lietoc Consumes the Bloghouse! I’m [...]

MUSIC REVIEW: Lumpy Records

Thursday, October 10th, 2019
Written by Matt McPherson, External Music Director Music Director policy has us on an active hunt for music, from the mere curios to the glaring omission. Sonically, there's much the station can benefit from. Case in point: recently, a programmer tipped me off to a little label called Lumpy Recor [...]
Written by Matt McPherson, External Music Director Music Director policy has us on an active hunt for music, from the [...]
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World Music Wednesday: Child of the Rainbow

Monday, January 07th, 2019
Few albums of the past decade resist simple categorization as Gurrumul’s 2018 release Djarimirri: Child of the Rainbow does. Gurrumul hailed from Australia's Elcho Island as a member of the indigenous Yolngu people. Born totally blind, he never learned braille or used a guide dog and was intense [...]
Few albums of the past decade resist simple categorization as Gurrumul’s 2018 release Djarimirri: Child of the Rainb [...]

Scene and Heard: Good Time and “The Pure and the Damned

Friday, December 21st, 2018
      Connie, the protagonist of the Safdie brothers’ grimy, propulsive crime thriller Good Time (2017), is not a good person. After a botched bank robbery results in the incarceration of his brother Nick (who served as Connie’s accomplice), Connie hurdles through a night of increasingly poor c [...]
      Connie, the protagonist of the Safdie brothers’ grimy, propulsive crime thriller Good Time (2017), is not a g [...]