Shara Nova, aka My Brightest Diamond has done opera, both as a composer and singer, brought power and terror to a Decemberists' rock opera and has made some strait ahead plain old good songs. Her latest EP, titled Champagne, takes those talents to the dance floor.
Shane Renfro, aka RF Shannon is a Texas-based psychedelic bluesman.
Harriete Pillbeam, aka Hatchie put out this single last year, and recieved a lot of positive attention, including from Robin Guthrie of Cocteau Twins.
Left of the Dial airs Friday nights from 9-11pm and Saturdays from noon-2pm on KRCU.
Thanks, Pete, for the mad beach tunes.
One last thing, it's a 3-day weekend, so you've got time for this, the entirety of Rush's "2112" painstakingly set to clips from Peanuts. Just say "Yes."