A weekly audio tour of the forgotten West, visiting obscure moments in musical and cultural history along the way.
Host Erik Bluhm was the editor of Great God Pan magazine (“the Champion of Californiana”) through the ‘90s and West Coast Fog may be seen as an aural extension of that venture.
A Sea of Sound Surrounds You - West Coast Fog 7/8/21
Paddle around some island coves while listening music made only by women from tapes and a couple CDs, early '80s up to late '90s.
Bay Mountain Bliss - West Coast Fog 5/19/21
Hike a hill; traverse a trail; cross a creek; listen to '80s and '90s tapes on the move.
Into Infinity - West Coast Fog 4/24/21
The stage is set for a spiritual Spring sojourn in the foothills. We listen to devotional joy on cassettes from the '80s and '90s, Germany, India, and California.
May the Winds Blow Warm - West Coast Fog 4/8/21
'80s and '90s Spring sounds from California, Colorado, Georgia, Michigan, Germany, Oregon, Vermont, and Australia, all from the comfort of a car driving around in the San Gabriel Valley.
Stratus Status - West Coast Fog 3/20/21
Trek up to an abandoned fire lookout in a snowstorm while listening to select meditative cuts from '80s and '90s tapes out of Hungary, Los Angeles, Oregon, Colorado, Los Gatos, and San Francisco.
Obsidian Oblivion - West Coast Fog 2/24/21
Ski up and down snow-covered cinder cones in California's high desert and in your MIND. Hear sublime stringy soundtracks from mostly '80s and '90s tapes.