KAFM Music Blog

KAFM Music Blog

'The Outer Vibe’ Shines Like A Diamond At The Radio Room

February 1, 2017
Another magical musical moment last night as KAFM’s Radio Room concert series presented Grand Rapids MI regional favorites, the multi-faceted five piece gem, ‘The Outer Vibe”.  With an energy that demanded attention, positivity flow lit up the Radio Room with sunny “Cinematic Surf Disco”, that featured scorching surf guitar riffs, shimmering keyboards, lead solos of sustained and staccato trumpet, a funk\disco dusted rhythm section and some of the best pure male lead vocals in the business powered by front man, Sean Zee.  Playing to an obviously appreciative audience, a well-planned playlist mixed it up with TOV originals, occasionally throwing back to some R&R classics from ‘The Beatles’, ‘Dick Dale’, ‘The Rolling Stones’, and even some ‘Led Zeppelin’.  Masters of their profession (quite literally as several of the band members have up to master’s degrees in, or are professors of, music theory, performance, classical voice, and recording technology) the quintet showcased their individual multi-instrument talents, often switching front and center stage positions to perform their technical expertise solo while still enjoying space to improvise on a musical mélange of past, current, and developing collaboratively written works.  Clearly a band with a plan, TOV recently moved to Nashville to better enhance their goal strategies.  Wrapping up in Colorado after a western states tour, TOV heads back to their native turf before traveling south to Austin for SXSW Showcase performances in March.  If you missed it or just want to relive TOV live, check out this performance of 'Shining Like a Diamond' ....



Band Members:
  • Sean Zee (Sean Zuidgeest ) – Lead vocals, guitar, keyboards, harmonica
  • Nick Hosford  - Guitars, vocals
  • Lisa Kacos  - Keyboards, trumpet, ukulele, drums, percussion, vocals
  • Andrew Dornoff ( aka “Wonder”) -  Bass, vocals
  • Noah Snyder -  Drums, vocals

Releases to date:
  • Games We Play
  • Pretty Good
  • Hoka Hey
  • Monster EP – CD and Vinyl
  • Full Circle – CD and Vinyl
  • Surf Disco Compacto Vol. 1

Set List: (sample listening here)
  1. Angry Young Man
  2. Pink Moon 
  3. Why Don’t You Listen
  4. Fionna
  5. Kitchen Dancer
  6. Under My Thumb
  7. Rose Colored Shades
  8. Take It Slow
  9. Full Circle
  10. Big Bad Machine
  11. Misirlou
  12. Hoka Hey
  13. Sweet To The Rind
  14. Pure Gold
  15. Rock and Roll
  16. Waits For Me
  17. Sold My Brain
  18. Shining Like A Diamond
  19. Crossroads of Desire
Special thanks goes out to KAFM staff and volunteers for “making it happen!”

 
No Comments   |   Add a Comment >>

Support KAFM

KAFM is community radio and exists based on the support of listeners like you! Please help keep KAFM on the air by making a contribution or becoming a Monument Member!

Upcoming Events

Cross Orchards Market

Sep 18 @ 8:00AM
Each summer, Cross Orchards Historic Site is home to a special market. Vendors at the Cross Orchards…

View More >>

Watercolor Workshop

Sep 18 @ 9:30AM
Watercolor using both traditional and non-traditional techniques to create depth and dimension in…

View More >>

Benefit Concert at Grand Mesa Arts & Events Center

Sep 18 @ 7:00PM
A benefit for the Delta County Public Libraries Foundation.

View More >>

Dana Cooper in Concert

Sep 19 @ 7:00PM
Dana Cooper is a contemporary folk singer-songwriter who has performed on Austin City Limits,…

View More >>

Grand Valley Bike to Work Day

Sep 22 @ 7:00AM
Give up the keys and bike to work on September 22. Bike in and get rewarded with a free breakfast…

View More >>

Bike to Work Day

Sep 22 @ 7:00AM
Give up your keys for the day and bike to work. Get rewarded with a free breakfast at Octopus Coffee…

View More >>

Community Resources

In an effort to support our community's public health and the well-being of our local business community, we will be adding updates and resources regrading COVID-19. Please check our Community Resources page for full details.

On Air: Tied to the Tracks The Wolfe-man 12:00-3:00
Up Next: Overnight Variety 12:00-3:00