Listen: Oshima Brothers Have The Mountain Stage Song of the Week: “Colorblind”


Our spring broadcast season continues this weekend with another new episode as host Kathy Mattea welcomes Josh Ritter, Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors, Dori Freeman, Oshima Brothers and Jake Xerxes Fussell. Join us starting March 11 on these NPR Music stations.

In their first appearance on Mountain Stage, an indie duo based in Maine, Oshima Brothers brought songs from their recent album. Sean and Jamie Oshima have been creating music together since childhood, and together they build a substantial sound using live looping techniques and rich layered harmony. Our song of the week, “Colorblind”, appears on their Dark ep1released in March 2021.

Oshima Brothers – Colorblind, Live on the Mountain Stage

The Oshima brothers perform “Colorblind” on Mountain Stage.

This week we also hear live performances from modern folk wordsmith Josh Ritter, who sings new songs and also reads a passage from his latest novel. Based in Nashville Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors, who are hosting two birthday nights for Drew at the Ryman Auditorium this summer, bring us their melodic and thoughtful songs. Guitarist and songwriter Jake Xerxes Fussell and Galax, Virginia Dori Freeman round out the show.

Join host Kathy Mattea this weekend for more live radio performances on these NPR Music Stations and be sure to check out our podcast section so as not to miss any notes.


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