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The One AM Radio: Soft Melodies and Airy Vocals

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The One AM Radio: Soft Melodies and Airy Vocals

The One AM Radio: Soft Melodies and Airy Vocals

The One AM Radio: Soft Melodies and Airy Vocals

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Song List

  • "In the Time We've Got"
  • "Lest I Forget"

Hrishikesh Hirway, better known as The One AM Radio, has been arranging and performing lush, eclectic pop and electronica since he took on the moniker in 1999. He's dabbled in dreamy post-rock and ambient electronic suites that mix soft melodies with airy vocals, and recorded demos as a student at Yale. After meeting and collaborating with violinist Jane Yakowitz in 2000, the newly formed band released its debut EP, A Cloud's Fear of Kites. Two years later, the duo released its first full-length, The Hum of Electric Air.

Hirway continued to record and play live with a revolving cast of musicians before releasing A Name Writ in Water, which received strong reviews, enthusiastic fan support and even a remix disc by John Tejada and Daedalus. The One AM Radio just released This Too Will Pass, its third album of moving, spacey songs earlier this year.