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Etienne de Rocher Playlist Part 3 (S2 | E58)

Etienne de Rocher Playlist

Haunted Shed’s frontman (and founder) brings his exotic blend of music to our welcoming ears on this part three of our three-part series. And it is simply more of the same… same fun, same ground-breaking music, same shared love of music.

From Todd Rundgren to The Meat Puppets we hear a wide range of music. And we finish off this scrumptious Faltering Light in style. And finally, Mr. de Rocher agrees that indeed Todd Rundgren has something to do with one of his tracks. Whew!

Etienne de Rocher Bio

[From HAUNTED SHED . COM]

Fronted by lifelong musician and songwriter Etienne de Rocher, Haunted Shed sometimes sounds like it evolved from the West Coast’s lineage of late 20th century indie rock. Other times it sounds like there is a new genre happening here, right before our ears: something that unravels familiar sounds from the past to weave into brand new patterns and shapes.

Etienne was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama but came up in the San Francisco, Bay Area’s vibrant 1990s music scene before relocating to Athens. His eponymous 2006 album has garnered a cult following – the kind that still pay him well to play private events and evening front-porch shows, streaming long distance in real-time. Etienne’s songs have always blended the avant-sonicity of indie rock with the elegance of 1960s baroque pop. But with Haunted Shed, many of his lyrics conjure the specters of Southern Gothic tomes. He explains, “These themes are definitely a big part of how I saw the South growing up. And it was something I missed during my West Coast years. You can’t escape it in Athens. It’s steeped in the soil, trees, and buildings.” This is handsomely contrasted with songwriting and compositional arrangements that enter an entirely advanced dimension, with ample help from some of Athens’ most seasoned veterans.

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Etienne de Rocher Playlist – Part 3
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Show Playlist

TRACKARTISTALBUMYEAR
Aurora BorealisMeat PuppetsII1984
All My FriendsPrimitonsStrum & Thrum2020
Cursed FemalePorno for PyrosPorno for Pyros1993
That’s When I Reach for My RevolverMission of BurmaSignal Calls and Marches1981
Old JoyHaunted ShedFaltering Light2021
Innocence of ManHaunted ShedFaltering Light2021
Faltering LightHaunted ShedFaltering Light2021
HypnoHaunted ShedFaltering Light2021
The Spark of LifeTodd RundgrenTodd1974
Etienne de Rocher, *PJDJ

You lucky radio stations – for finding LTNF you get this fabulous show on your air! Well done!

Etienne de Rocher Playlist – Part 3 (E58).

Thank you thank you stations we love!

WPVM 103.7FM WERB 107.5 FM KPOV 88.9 FM WHPW 93.7 FM
KYGT 102.7 WBDY 99.5 FM KFOI 90.9 FM KUGS 89.3

 

 

PJ

DJ and radio personality PJ Ewing is the host of Lester the Nightfly.

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  1. PJ

    I like this record even more now that I have three episodes on Haunted Shed in the bank.

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