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Dre Danburry sat on a sofa with fire behind him.

COMIN’ atcha with a bagful of tunes that strike right at your heart in a simply lovely way – in that way the songs of Daniel Johnston or BMX Bandits do, naive, true, unaffected, from the heart – Drew Danburry, who also sometimes dons the Icarus Phoenix baseball cap for recording purposes – is the …

JENNIFER is the avatar adopted for the world of music by Denver’s Zach Spencer, an artist who read an interview with instrumental guitar legend John Fahey in which John did away with the reputation garnered by his own work in one pithy couplet: “cosmic-sentimentalism” he called it. But that phrase stuck with Zach not as …

Dre Danburry sat on a sofa with fire behind him.

Legendary American D.I.Y. folk-pop singer-songwriter (and barber shop owner) Drew Danburry has just released his latest single – “Song To Long” – a revived and re-recorded version of a song written and recorded in 2006 with collaborator Ian Aiello. It’s an interesting thought experiment. How many artists have partially written and half recorded songs that …

WHITED SEPULCHRE is one of those brilliant little labels nibbling away at, and fascinated by, what’s happening out on the margins. The artists driven less by adoring teens and the bucks, and much, much more by exploring what’s possible, following their muse ever deeper into a particular aesthetic. As la mode, many of Whited Sepulchre’s …

MARK TWAIN once said, it is noted, about Cincy, The Queen City, out there in Ohio: “When the end of the world comes, I want to be in Cincinnati; because it’s always twenty years behind the times.” C’mon now Mark: great writer you may have been, but is that entirely fair? Well, it’s had it’s …

IF YOU like your music LOUD, conceptual, chaotic and confrontational, maybe it’s about you let yourself through the basement back door and into the world of Cincinnati’s Fruit LoOops. Melt-Banana the kinda band you like to kick back to of an evening? Boredoms? Ah yeah. Step this way. Fruit LoOops meld intensity and noise-percussion in …

YOU MAY know the names involved in this self-titled collaborative LP, brought to you by the twin instrumental and exploratory talents of Ezra Feinberg and John Kolodij; you may not. But if you have any interest in the more textured zone where post-rock has bumped into its good friend, post-classical, even out-folk; the world of …

WHITED SEPULCHRE is one of those loving little curators of out-musics that play nuanced and important roles in our lives: their guiding light is that these creations are out there, finding the ears of those who are receptive, who will swoon, who’ll gather little aural treasures to their chests. The label has been operating out …