The Hear and Now

Felsen performs live on The Hear and Now – January 25, 2018

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The East Bay indie rock band Felsen is celebrating the release of its fifth album, Blood Orange Moon, with a show at the Brick & Mortar Music Hall in San Francisco on Friday, February 2, at 9 p.m. KPFA listeners get a sneak preview with a live in-studio concert on “The Hear and Now,” hosted by Derk Richardson and engineered by Tony Ferro, assisted by Joel Sachs. Led by Alamedan Andrew Griffin on vocals and guitar, Felsen includes Dara Ackerman (backing vocals and glockenspiel), Roger Rocha (guitar), Bryan Bixby Dean (bass), Joanne de Mars (cello), and Robert “Titio” Tucker (drums).

In the second hour: a few classic oldies and new music by Amy Denio, ROVA Saxophone Quartet, and Henry Kaiser.


FELSEN live in-studio concert
Felsen: Andrew Griffin (lead vocals, acoustic guitar); Dara Ackerman (backing vocals, percussion); Roger Rocha (electric guitar); Bryan Bixby Dean (electric bass, backing vocals); Joanne de Mars (cello); Robert "Tito" Tucker (drums)Seven songs: Vultures on Your Bones / Private Airline in the Sky / Rock 'n' Roll's not Dead / Like Water Fit for Babies / Telepathic Kind / Blood Orange Moon / White Denim JeansLive in the KPFA performance studio; Tony Ferro engineering, assisted by Joel Sachsn.a.
Dave MasonOnly You Know and I KnowUltimate CollectionHip-O
Neil DiamondSolitary ManThe Bang YearsColumbia Legacy
Joni MitchellIn France They Kiss on Main StreetThe Hissing of Summer LawnsAsylum
Amy DenioI Love This CunterieThe Big EmbraceSpoot Music
Hugh MasekelaNgena-NgenaBeatin' Aroun de BushNovus RCA
ROVA Saxophone Quartet, Kyle Bruckman and Henry KaiserSnapsSteve Lacy's Saxophone Special RevisitedClean Feed
ROVA OrkestrovaNothing Stopped / But a Future (for Buckminster Fuller)No Favorites! (for Lawrence "Butch" Morris)New World Records
Henry KaiserA Spoonful of Ice Death BluesThe Deep Unreal: Henry Kaiser solo guitar 2017Metalanguage
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