Podcast – April 30th, 2011

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“The River’s Higher Now” – Jeff Zentner
“Sego Lily” – The Backgrounds
“Fizzy Fizzy Girl” – The Neighbors
“Misery” – Fossil Fools
“All Packed Up” – Idiot Glee
“When Children Turn Into Monsters” – Good Morning Passenger

Podcast – April 30th, 2011

Open mic at your stake center?

When I first heard about the 5th Friday Open Mic from Mark Simnitt (singer, guitarist, and songwriter from Fossil Fools), I was amazed.  I would love to see these happen elsewhere in the Church.  If any of you would like to see something like this in your own stake, read on.  Any successes should immediately be reported back to us.  Rock on! – Syphax

My mid-life crisis took me by surprise when it hit seven years ago.  I was happily married and serving in a bishopric, so the last thing I expected was to wake up one day and feel like there was something missing from my life.  I got a personal trainer and ran a marathon which helped a little.  I leased a Jaguar, which really didn’t help at all.  Then I started guitar lessons and miraculously, the hole in my life started to fill in.  Music, it seemed, was the answer. Continue reading “Open mic at your stake center?”

Open mic at your stake center?

Podcast – May 31st, 2010

Featuring SURPRISE INTERVIEW from a special guest… the INSUFFERABLE HIPSTER!

Free – Checkpoint Charley
Fallen – Cindy Bury
State of Decay – American Hollow
I’ll Find You – The Neighbors
Perfect Eight – Fossil Fools
Treasure the Moment – Australis
Impressionism – Crossing Columbia

special thanks to Thomas Hatton, the Insufferable Hipster

Podcast – May 31st, 2010

Fossil Fools

ROCKABILLY

Portland is blossoming like a rose with LDS talent.  It takes a special place to be able to support great LDS artists like Lindsey Pool, Canoe, KaRyn Daley, and the very retro and impeccably stylish Fossil Fools, and one need look no further than the 5th Friday Open Mic to see that Portland isn’t your ordinary LDS community.  Mark Simnitt is responsible for both Fossil Fools and the 5th Friday Open Mic, but don’t worry- just because he’s smarter and more talented than everyone doesn’t mean he’s not humble, because he is.  He said so himself.

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Fossil Fools