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July 15, 2020

Johnny Dioxide: “Red Turtle”

By: Jack Anderson

Originally from Grayslake, Illinois, singer-guitarist Chase Risinger has been writing since the tender age of thirteen, when lyrical inspiration could be found in the likes of Pirates of the Caribbean. Fast forward to 2013 when Risinger loaded his truck up and moved to Austin, where he’s since found a footing with several bands, most notably with The Pendulum Hearts and with his own Ghost Rock Radio under the moniker Johnny Dioxide.

Dioxide’s latest came just today with a single and music video inspired by Toshio Suzuki’s film of the same name, and with a Reinhardt-reminiscent acoustic guitar solo to boot, this is a perfect opportunity to poke your head out of your shell and take a breath of fresh air (with your mask on, please) with “Red Turtle”!

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September 25, 2023

Katherion: “Roses and Daisies”

Song of the Day is finally back from a much-needed break! And as a token of appreciation for everyone’s patience in the interim, we’ve got some great new picks to catch y’all up on, one of which made an inaugural streaming appearance just last weekend. We’re talking about Katherine Yuna, also known as Rion Reed, […]


September 8, 2023

Komorebi: “The Fall”

Although DJ Shadow turned trip-hop instrumentals into an American institution at the tail end of the ’90s, we can’t overlook the influence of pioneering English artists like Massive Attack, Portishead, and Sneaker Pimps earlier in the decade. Their unique placement of feminine falsettos over seductive, sample-and-synth-heavy soundscapes still inspires acts today, not just in the […]


September 7, 2023

Beekeeper Spaceman: “Locusts and Honey”

We’re so over the moon from yesterday’s Lunar Gold premiere that we’re not ready to descend quite yet. So before touching down to the terrestrial for the weekend, let’s heed a far out beacon from Dallas duo Beekeeper Spaceman. The skeleton crew consists of guitarist-singer-songwriter Greg Brownderville and producer/multi-instrumentalist Spencer Kenney, who named themselves after […]