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August 16, 2019

awe + thanks


friends,

 

episode 668 is just me + you + three songs.

 

if you haven't already, i hope you'll check out my recent interview (episodes 666 and 667) with kris hauch of the band norway house. i'm a sincere fan of kris, his collaborators, and their songs. you can find (and support) them @ bandcamp.

 

this is - norway house

the (new) album - why are there strawberries coming out of my face?


tonight's songs:

- heart shaped (v.2.0, 2019)

- you broke me baby (v2.0, 2019)

- statue man (norway house)

 

i hope you'll listen.

 

love,

russell

August 09, 2019

norwegian homes (part two)


friends,

 

episode 667 is part two of my recent interview with kris hauch.

 

kris is the genius behind the band norway house, and an unstoppable songwriting force of nature. you can find (+ purchase!) kris' discography @ bandcamp.

 

my sincere thanks to kris, his musical colleagues, and you, for being here.

 

this is - norway house

the album - why are there strawberries coming out of my face?

 

songwriter - lee hazelwood

the song - love and other crimes

and - these boots were made for walking

performed by - nancy sinatra

 

the book - the game

this is - neil strauss

an interview with - the author


the songs:

- oh island

- you can't plant me down

- best damn man you'll ever meet

- world around you

- fly away

 

i hope you'll listen.

 

love,

russell

August 02, 2019

norwegian homes (part one)


friends,

 

episode 666 is part one (of two) episodes with the amazing kris hauch.

 

kris and his band norway house just released a new album titled "why are there strawberries coming out of my face?" which is available now @ bandcamp.

 

this is - norway house

the album - why are there strawberries coming out of my face?

this is - lee hazelwood

this is - paul mccartney's album ram

this is - tug of war

and this is - red rose speedway


the songs:

- just money

- baby come back

- carry the load (live)

- regional manager

- oh island

- carry the load (album version)

 

i hope you'll join us!

 

love,

russell

July 26, 2019

holding it


friends,

 

episode 665 is me working through drums for two songs in-process.

 

this is - norway house

the album - why are there strawberries coming out of my face?

 

i hope you'll listen.


the songs:

- you broke me baby (scratch drums, 2019)

- heart shaped (scratch drums, 2019)

- let me down easy (cat eyes, 2016)

 

love,

russell

July 19, 2019

projections


friends,

 

episode 664 finds me wondering about three mysterious songs.

 

this is - projection

this is - mirroring

this is - abandonment

 

which reminds me of - this

 

i hope you'll join me.


the songs:

- motherless children have a hard time (night beach, 2011)

- this is how you love me (almost-finished, 2019)

- sober (lost demo, 201?)

 

love,

russell