Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Request for requests

Since starting this blog the single-most viewed post has been the post-punk nuggets show. I'm thinking of doing another one next week and would love to get in anything y'all want to hear, so leave me a comment with your request!

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

21st Century show

Since I've been playing quite a bit of older material, I wanted to do a show with strictly 21st century stuff. All these tracks were plucked off my favorite albums of their respective years.

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The Blue Aeroplanes - Jazz Baby (Cavaliers & Roundheads, 2000)
Sick Bees - Tool Room (My Pleasure, 2000)
Grinderman - Honey Bee (Let's Fly To Mars) (Grinderman, 2007)
The Go-Betweens - Going Blind (The Friends Of Rachel Worth, 2000)
Animals That Swim - All Your Stars Are Out (Happiness From A Distant Star, 2001)
Longwave - Exit (single version) (Exit EP, 2002)
Githead - Rotterdam (Art Pop, 2007)
The Stills - Love And Death (Logic Will Break Your Heart, 2003)
Justin Sullivan - Ocean Rising (Navigating By The Stars, 2003)
The Uncle Devil Show - Leonardo's Bicycle (A Terrible Beauty, 2004)
Rob Dickinson - Intelligent People (Fresh Wine For The Horses reissue, 2008)
Dave Couse And The Impossible - Batman And Robin (The World Should Know, 2005)
Clearlake - No Kind Of Life (Amber, 2006)
Drywall - Bold Marauder (Barbeque Babylon, 2005)
The Frank And Walters - Fight (A Renewed Interest In Happiness, 2007)
Grant Lee Phillips - Love's A Mystery (Mobilize, 2001)
Whiskeytown - Crazy About You (Pneumonia, 2001)
Caitlin Cary - Please Don't Hurry Your Heart (While You Weren't Looking, 2002)
Hem - Not California (Funnel Cloud, 2006)
Pooka - One In A Million (Fools Give Birth To Angels, 2001)
Cloudboy - Red Rubicon (Down To The End Of The Garden, 2001)
The Bads - Bit By Bit (Earth From Space, 2005)
Humphreys & Keen - You Smiled (The Overflow, 2006)
Mestar - Konked Out (Shut The Squizwot Factories Down, 2006)
Deluxeboy - All Gone Now (My Design) (All Gone Now, 2005)
Tender Trap - 6 Billion People (6 Billion People, 2006)
The Shins - Sea Legs (Wincing The Night Away, 2007)
Thomas Feiner & Anywhen - All That Numbs You (The Opiates Revised, 2008)
Sweet Billy Pilgrim - In The Water I Am Beautiful (We Just Did What Happened And No One Came, 2005)
Wild Beasts - The Devil's Crayon (Limbo Panto, 2008)

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Singled Out: Wire

Tonight my friend Amanda joined me in the studio to present an hour of one of our all-time favorite bands, Wire. We picked tracks off each album and focused on the poppier side of the band but still presented a broad view of their work.

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Wire - Strange (Pink Flag, 1977)
Wire - Outdoor Miner (single version) (Chairs Missing, 1978)
Wire - Map Ref. 41°N 93°W (154, 1979)
Wire - Ahead (The Ideal Copy, 1986)
Wire - Kidney Bingos (A Bell Is A Cup... Until It Is Struck, 1989)
Wire - Eardrum Buzz (12” version) (It's Beginning To And Back Again, 1989)
Wire - Torch It (Manscape, 1990)
WIR - So and Slow it Grows (The First Letter, 1991)
Wire - Nice Streets Above (full version) (Send, 2003)
Wire - One Of Us (Object 47, 2008)
Wire - Smash (Red Barked Tree, 2011)
Wire - Drill (Peel session) (Coatings, 1997)

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

No show today

The weather here is awful this morning - snow, freezing rain, a joy to drive in! Unfortunately that means no show today, but on Thursday night from 9-10pm my friend and I will be doing a Singled Out hour of Wire, tune in!

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

1-11-11 Show

Yeah, I could've done a theme on the '1' in the date or a numerical theme but after all the theme shows (which sometimes lend themselves to tracks I might not ordinarily play) I just wanted to pick some of my favorite stuff! New material in the first set then bits and bobs from years passed.

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British Sea Power - Who's In Control? (Valhalla Dancehall, 2011)
Gang Of Four - She Said "You Made A Thing Of Me" (Content, 2011)
The Wheat Pool - Helpless (EP mix) (Behind The Stars EP, 2010)
Glasser - Mirrorage (Ring, 2010)
Brian Eno - I Fall Up (II: Vocal Box, 1993)
10cc - I'm Not In Love (The Original Soundtrack, 1975)
Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street (City To City, 1978)
Foo Fighters - Requiem (Requiem EP, 1997)
Mick Karn - The Three Fates (Dreams Of Reason Produce Monsters, 1987)
Dalis Car - His Box (The Waking Hour, 1984)
The Great Unwashed - Neck Of The Woods (Collection, 1992 - originally released in 1984)
Jean Paul Sartre Experience - Bleeding Star (Bleeding Star, 1993)
The Verlaines - Heavy 33 (You're Just Too Obscure For Me, 2003 - originally released in 1993)
Heavenly - Itchy Chin (The Decline And Fall Of Heavenly, 1994)
The Reindeer Section - You Are My Joy (Son Of Evil Reindeer, 2002)
The Replacements - Kiss Me On The Bus (Tim, 1985)
The Golden Palominos - Dying From The Inside Out (Drunk With Passion, 1991)
Fuel - Butterfly Knife (Timeless EP, 1994)
The Magnetic Fields - Reno Dakota (69 Love Songs, Vol. 1, 1999)
Modern Eon - Euthentics (single version) (Euthentics 7", 1980)
Polak - 2 Minutes 45 (3x3, 1999)
Richard Butler - Good Days Bad Days (Richard Butler, 2006)
San Francisco Seals - Nowherica (Nowherica 7", 1993)
Foetus - Bedrock ('Sink', 1989)
Dustball - Owe It All To... (Quality But Hers, 1998)
Rich Kids - Ghosts Of Princes In Towers (Ghosts Of Princes In Towers, 1978)
Far Out Corporation - If You Want Release (Far Out Corporation, 1998)
The In Out - T'koff (Cosmosis, 1997)
Gigolo Aunts - Where I Find My Heaven (Flippin' Out, 1993)

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

New Years Show

This weeks them was the new year, and since there's very few explicit 'New Year' songs I focused more on the 'year' part. My themes lately lend themselves to little sets of NZ, AU, power-pop, punk and post-punk that work well together.

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Camera Obscura - Happy New Year (Biggest Bluest Hi-Fi, 2001)
Gene - Her Fifteen Years (To See The Lights, 1996)
The Stray Trolleys - Ten Million Years (Barricades And Angels, 1982)
The Triffids - New Year's Greetings (The Country Widower) (The Black Swan, 1989)
Weddings Parties Anything - Hungry Years (live) (They Were Better Live, 1999)
The Mutton Birds - Last Year's Shoes (Rain, Steam & Speed, 1999)
Nocturnal Projections - Another Year (Never Ends In Power Lines, 1995 - originally released in 1983)
Luna - Happy New Year (Hedgehog EP, 1995)
The Brilliant Corners - Sixteen Years (Somebody Up There Likes Me, 1994 reissue)
Roxy Music - Stronger Through The Years (Manifesto, 1979)
Game Theory - Bad Year At U.C.L.A. (Tinkers To Evers To Chance, 1990)
Material Issue - I'd Wait A Million Years (V/A - Yellow Pills Vol. 4, 1997)
Dancing Hoods - Impossible Years (12 Jealous Roses, 1985)
TV Smith - This Year, Next Year... (Generation Y, 1999)
X - Year 1 (Wild Gift, 1981)
The Partisans - 17 Years Of Hell (The Partisans, 1983)
The Comsat Angels - Light Years (Sleep No More, 1983)
Steve Diggle - 50 Years Of Comparitive Wealth (The Secret Public Years 1981-1989, 1994 - originally released in 1981)
Josef K - 16 Years (The Only Fun In Town, 1981)
Alejandro Escovedo - Thirteen Years (Thirteen Years, 1994)
Uncle Tupelo - That Year (No Depression, 1990)
Typewriter - Hypnotized For Years (Birdsnest, 2006)
Tears For Fears - Year Of The Knife (The Seeds Of Love, 1989)
Danse Society - 2,000 Light Years From Home (Heaven Is Waiting, 1984)
Cop Shoot Cop - Coldest Day Of The Year (White Noise, 1991)
Love Spit Love - 7 Years (Trysome Eatone, 1997)
Red Sky Coven - Eleven Years (Volume 2, 1995)
Wonder Stuff - 30 Years In The Bathroom (Hup, 1989)
Savage Republic - Year Of Exile (Ceremonial, 1985)
Raymond Scott - New Year's Eve In A Haunted House (Reckless Nights And Turkish Twilights, 1992 - originally released in 1939)