Although the term 'unplugged' has become cliché, nothing could be more Idyllic. Over the past few months, these switched off Independent songs have accumulated and become inevitable. This week, we'll hear from Jen Gloeckner, Under, Brian Dondo, Juli and The Brobdingnagian Bards. I'm Jim Nye.
We start in Dubuque with the alluring big-sky, small-room mystery of Jen Gloeckner. This is 'Prodigal Son
Hear more at www.jengloeckner.com San Francisco's Under describe their sound as Electronic Pop Noir but it’s the imagery that compels. Here is 'The Cars Below'
'. Hear more from Under at www.underthemusic.com From Winnipeg comes the epic storytelling of Brian Dondo and 'Escape from Colditz' History buffs might recognize Colditz as the Nazi-era castle-prison.
Listen to more from Brian at www.soundlift.com/brian_dondo Es ist Juli. This is 'November'
That was Juli featuring Eva Briegel Found at the music.podshow.com We close with the idyllic simplicity of the Autoharp and Recorder and theBrobdingnagian Bards
There are more than 100 songs to listen to and download at www.soundclick.com/brobdingnagianbards For more on this podcast including show notes, scripts and links to the artists as well as the band Idyllic, log on to www.idyllicmusic.com with archives at idyllicmusic.blogspot.com. Also Independent artists support themselves through an unspoken agreement with their fans.
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Thanks for listening. I'm Jim Nye.