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Before we get to a full 2017 music recap, let's revisit the labels we've previously featured that are part of the OMNIAN Music Group: Captured Tracks (episode 40), 2MR (episode 43), Sinderlyn (ep 45),…
We're back at it with another look at Omnian Music Group - this time it's the legendary New Zealand jangle pop label, Flying Nun Records. Get a taste of some classic Kiwi bands as well as newer artists working with the label. For the second half of the show, we check out new music from the past few weeks, keeping the pop and punk vibes of the label feature going with great stuff from Cults, Faith Healer, Partner, and more!
Ralph Pugay's paintings depict scenes from everyday life that have been turned on their heads, and infused with humor, heavy doses of the absurd, and a general sense of existential dread. He mines ideas from philosophy, pop culture, and conversations with friends to inspire these bizarre scenes that in some ways are reminiscent of Gary Larson's Far Side comics for their use of both visual and verbal plays on words. However, Ralph's colorful tableaus seem like they're most interested in the sincere yet often futile ways that us humans try to control the unpredictable and unforgiving world that we live in.
"Like getting hit by a semi-truck full of the best music in the world. You die on impact, but you don't even care; you're already in heaven." -- Sir Bernie Taupin on Overnight Sensation.

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