This is a long time coming.  I have really been listening to music in an entirely different way since leaving radio.  What I mean is, before when hosting CrossCurrents on KRNN, I felt like I was constantly scanning for new music, trying to piece together songs that rang true with rich sounds, dark ambiance and […]

XC 3.19.08

Just a heads up, this may be my last CrossCurrents show for a while. Early mornings with child and radio is becoming a bit overwhelming. It’s been a great couple years with great listeners in a magical community of folks who give their souls to public radio. I’ll be on the radio sporadically as a […]

XC 3.5.09

artist, song, album beck, soldier jane, the information clap your hands and say yeah, gimme some salt, cyhasy conor oberst, get-well-cards, conor oberst jason isbell and the 400 unit, cigarettes and wine, jason isbell and the… the felice brothers, love me tenderly, the felice brothers seth bernard, may’s waltz, being this being spokane, new close […]

XC 2.26.09

artist, song, album sigur ros, flugufrelsarinn, ageatus byrjun the shins, sea legs, wincing the night away bright eyes, lover i don’t have to love, lifted or the story is beneath the soil beirut, a sunday smile, flying cup club radiohead, lucky, ok computer jason isbell and the 400 unit, coda, jason isbell and the 400 […]

XC 2.12.09

Abe Lincoln’s birthday, but he didn’t sing or at least wasn’t prolific in recording, so instead we’ll set honest Abe aside and dedicate today, Jason Isbell day in anticipation of his new cd Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit which comes out on Tuesday. Also a bunch of newly discovered music this week thanks to […]

XC 1.22.09

artist, song, album tom waits, johnsburg illinois, swordfishtrombones “”, 13 shells from a 30-6, “” elvis costello, my science fiction twin, brutal youth benoit poulard, archoise, temper “”, ahn, “” stereofidelics, shadows in the shade, only sleeping “”, black elephants, “” sea wolf, you’re a worf, leaves in the river julian schnabel, she’s dancing- he’s […]

XC 1.15.09

artist, song, album tom waits, alice, alice bill frissel, you can run, east west live “”, heard it through the grapevine, “” alvin youngblood hart, mama don’t allow, territory bob dylan, ’till i fell in love with you, time out of mind andrew bird, measuring cups, andrew bird and the mysterious production of eggs bon […]