14 April 2015 Show

• April 15th, 2015










‘My fault, my failure, is not in the passions

   I have, but in my lack of control of them.’

 -  Jack Kerouac





The Mekons – Memphis Egypt

Elvis Presley – Polk Salad Annie (Live)

Frank Zappa – Bobby Brown

3rd Bass – Brooklyn Queens


Tanlines – Slipping Away

Waxahatchee – Under A Rock

Avers – The Only One

It’s Arbor Day, Charlie Brown

The Rolling Stones – Stoned

Trio – Anna Lassmichrein Lassmichraus


Bob Dylan – Talkin’ New York

Ben Ottewell – Red Dress

American Psycho Sound Bite

Huey Lewis and the News – Heart and Soul

Icehouse – Street Café

Holly and the Italians – Just Young


Old Virginia Foods Commercial


St. Vincent – Teenage Talk

St. Vincent – Actor out of Work

St. Vincent – The Strangers

Spinal Tap Soundbite

Spinal Tap – Hell Hole


Speedy Ortiz – Graduates

Jim Morrison – Stoned Immaculate

Brady Bunch Sound Bite

Black Sabbath – Sweet Leaf

Wolfmother – Back Round

Loverboy – Turn Me Loose


Yo La Tengo – Periodically Doubled or Tripled

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi-Love

Thee Oh Sees - Web

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31 March 2015 Show

• April 1st, 2015













‘Most people outside of America won’t get it.

   It’s the Easter Bunny. It’s another lie and I don’t

   understand why we had to invent this character.’

 -  Todd Rundgren



Easter Playlist


The Mekons – Memphis Egypt

Judy Garland and Fred Astaire – Easter Bonnet

Jesus Christ Superstar

John Eddie – Jesus Is Coming


The Hold Steady – How A Resurrection Really Feels

House Of Pain – Back From The Dead

Patton Oswalt – Paas

Gospel Soul Revivals – If Jesus Came Today

Elvis Presley – If I Can Dream


Bob Dylan – I Shall Be Released (Take 2)

Johnny Cash – When The Man Comes Around

Bible Story Sound Bite

Mott The Hoople – Roll Away The Stone

Nancy Sinatra – You Only Live Twice


Cadbury Crème Egg Commercial


Al Jolson – April Showers

Bing Crosby – Easter Parade

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong – I’m Putting All My Eggs In One Basket

It’s The Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown Sound Bite

Kurt Vile – Jesus Fever


Patti Smith – Easter

Bruce Springsteen – The Rising

Bugs Bunny Sound Bite

The Stranglers – Hanging Around

Elvis Costello – Miracle Man


Lou Rawls – Spring Again

It’s The Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown Sound Bite

The Prize Fighter Inferno – Easter

The Hollies – Jesus Was A Crossmaker

Simple Minds – East At Easter (Live)

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24 March 2015 Show

• March 25th, 2015










‘There is geometry in the humming of the strings,

   there is music in the spacing of the spheres.’

 -  Pythagoras





The Mekons – Memphis Egypt

Star Trek Intro Sound Bite

Leonard Nimoy – Put A Little Love In Your Heart

The Left Banke – Walk Away Renee

Ron Nagle – Marijuana Hell

Barbra Streisand – Sam, You Made The Pants Too Long


Quarterbacks – Not In Luv

Matthew Ryan – The First Heartbreak

Mourn – Your Brain Is Made Of Candy

Lady Lamb – Billions Of Eyes


Bob Dylan – It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue

The War On Drugs – Best Night

My Morning Jacket – Big Decisions

Star Trek Sound Bite

Stevie Wonder – Have A Talk With God


Golden Grahams Cereal Commercial


The Pop Group – Citizen Zombie

The Pop Group – She Is Beyond Good and Evil

Rip Rig & Panic – Storm The Reality Asylum

Kid Creole and the Coconuts – Off The Coast Of Me


Blur – There Are Too Many Of Us

Fugazi – Bad Mouth

Devo – Secret Agent Man

Six Million Dollar Man Sound Bite

The Pretty Things – Rosalyn


Free – Alright Now

Tim Lee 3 – Where Things Get Lost

The Waterboys – November Tale

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17 March 2015 Show

• March 25th, 2015












‘Music inflames temperament.’

 -  Jim Morrison





*NOTE: Due to a technical error, the first 15 minutes

  of this show was not recorded.


Kevin Salem – Will

Matthew E. White – Rock and Roll Is Cold


Bjork – Family

Savages – Adore (Live, NYC)

Gang Of Four – Stranded


Robbie Fulks – Roly Poly (Live, Chicago, April 2015)

Calexico – Falling From The Sky

Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield – Fond Farewell

Courtney Barnett – Depreston (Live on Ellen, March 2015)


Tweedy – New Madrid

The Go-Betweens – Second Hand Furniture


Andy Kim – Sister OK

Andy Kim – Longest Time

Andy Kim – Rock Me, Gently


The Thrills – The Irish Keep Gate Crashing

The Devlins – Waiting

U2 – An Cat Dubh


Kid Creole and the Coconuts – Going Places

Kid Creole and the Coconuts – Gina Gina


Tim Lee 3 – Devil’s Rope

Superchunk – Come Pick Me Up

Hinds – Davey Crockett

Joe Ely – Boxcars

Carolyn Mark – Last To Know

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10 March 2015 Show

• March 13th, 2015











‘Rock and roll smells phony and false. It is sung,

  played and written, for the most part, by cretinous


 -  Frank Sinatra





The Mekons – Memphis Egypt

Adam 12 Sound Bite

Barbra Streisand – People

Panda Bear – Boys Latin

Billy Squier – In The Dark


The Charlatans UK – Come Home Baby

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – On The Heat Of The Moment

Joker’s Wild Sound Bite

Blur – Go Out

Greg Kihn Band – The Breakup Song (They Don’t Write ‘Em)


Bob Dylan – On The Road Again

Sensational Five – Coming On Strong, Staying Long

Redfoo – Juicy Wiggle

Kate Pierson – Mister Sister

Welcome Back Kotter Sound Bite

Carly Rae Jepson – I Really Like You




Robert Palmer – Some People Can Do What They Like

Robert Palmer – Have Mercy

Robert Palmer – Spanish Moon

Hollywood Squares Sound Bite

Steve Earle – Baby Baby Baby (Baby)


Screaming Females – Empty Head

Modest Mouse – The Best Room

Let’s Make A Deal Sound Bite

Colleen Green – Pay Attention

Purity Ring – Begin Again


Belle and Sebastian – The Cat and the Cream

Led Zeppelin – Everybody Makes It Through (In The Light)

The New Pornographers – From Blown Speakers

The Buckinghams – Kind Of A Drag

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24 February 2015 Show

• February 26th, 2015










‘If I can’t dance to it, it’s not my revolution.’

 -  Emma Goldman





The Mekons – Memphis Egypt

Tattletales Sound Bite

Ada Richards – I’m Drunk and Real High (In the Spirit of God)

Carol Douglas – Doctor’s Orders

Definition of Sound – Wear Your Love Like Heaven


Speedy Ortiz – Raising The Skate

Manic Street Preachers – Let’s Go To War

Match Game ’75 Sound Bite

The New Pornographers – Use It

Pop Will Eat Itself – There Is No Love Between Us Anymore


Bob Dylan – Why Try To Change Me Now

Sufjan Stevens – No Shade In The Shadow Of The Cross

Gill Landry – Just Like You

The Professionals – A Part Of Being With You

Hollywood Squares Sound Bite

Father John Misty – Chateau Lobby #4 (In C For Two Virgins)


Post Raisin Bran Cereal Commercial


Visage – Fade To Gray

Tangerine Dream – Love On A Real Train

Lesley Gore – You Don’t Own Me

Buddy Holly and the Crickets – Not Fade Away

Joe Cocker – Feeling Alright


Vicious Pink – Cccan’t You See

Hot Chip – Huarache Lights

Password Sound Bite

Tune-yards – Gangsta

Kings of Convenience – Misread


The Decemberists – The Wrong Year

Flake Music – Deluca

Pile – The World Is Your Motel

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17 February 2015 Show

• February 19th, 2015













‘Music is the best means we have of

   digesting time.’

 -  W. H. Auden





The Mekons – Memphis Egypt

Your Hit Parade Sound Bite

We Are Scientists – Cash Cow

Death Cab For Cutie – Black Sun

Father John Misty – Heart Shaped Box

Kate Bush – Wow


Ariel Pink – Sexual Athletics

Dr. Dog – Heart It Races (Live)

Modest Mouse – The Ground Walks, With Time In A Box

Father John Misty – Strange Encounter


Bob Dylan – That Lucky Old Sun

Lou Reed – Lisa Says

Drive-by Truckers – Lisa’s Birthday

Good Times Sound Bite

Wire – Joust & Jostle

Toro Y Moi – Empty Nesters


Labatt’s Commercial


Courtney Barnett – Cannonball

Wye Oak – Running Up That Hill

Gwar – West End Girls / People Who Died


Elvis Costello & the Attractions – Radio Radio (SNL, 1977)

Courtney Barnett – Pedestrian At Best

Jaill – The Stroller

The Jeffersons Sound Bite

The Mountain Goats – The Legend Of Chavo Guerrero


The New Pornographers – All The Old Showstoppers (Live)

The Go-Betweens – I Need Two Heads

The Decemberists – Carolina Low

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10 February 2015 Show

• February 16th, 2015











‘I have spent my life judging the distance

  between American reality and the American


 -  Bruce Springsteen





The Mekons – Memphis Egypt

Bruce Springsteen – Incident On 57th Street (Live @ The Main Point, 1975)

Low – I’m On Fire

Perfect Pussy – Candy’s Room


Townes Van Zandt – Racing In The Street

Tegan and Sara – Dancing In The Dark

Warren Zevon – My Ride’s Here

Matthew Ryan – Something In The Night


Bruce Springsteen – I Want You (Live @ The Main Point, 1975)

Louis CK Sound Bite

David Bowie – It’s Hard To Be A Saint In The City

The Hold Steady – Atlantic City


Bruce Springsteen 1975/85 Commercial


Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Born To Run

John Wesley Harding – Wreck On The Highway

Mary Lou Lord – Thunder Road

Chrissy Hynde – Nebraska


Kurt Vile – Downbound Train

Son Volt – Open All Night

Weird Al / Bruce Interview Sound Bite

Johnny Cash – Johnny 99

Elvis Costello – Brilliant Disguise


Jah Love and Bruce Springsteen – My Hometown

Bruce Springsteen – Thunder Road (Live @ The Main Point, 1975)

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03 February 2015 Show

• February 7th, 2015


‘Without deviation from the norm, progress

   is not possible.’

 -  Frank Zappa





The Mekons – Memphis Egypt

America’s Top 40 Sound Bite

The Long Winters – Blue Diamonds

The Replacements – Answering Machine

Spoon – Something To Look Forward To

Cult Of Youth – God’s Garden


The War On Drugs – Taking The Farm

Johnny Cash – The Whirl and the Suck

Little Rascals Sound Bite

Magazine – Shot By Both Sides

Sons and Daughters – Johnny Cash

Greta – Is It What You Wanted


Bob Dylan – Trouble In Mind

Memento Sound Bite

The Weather Underground – Neal Cassady

Joseph Arthur – Can’t Exist

Josh Rouse – Winter In The Hamptons


Columbia Stereophonic Hi-Fidelity Phonograph Commercial


Hiss Golden Messenger – Saturday’s Song

Hiss Golden Messenger – Lateness Of Dancers (Live)

The Lone Bellow – Take My Love

Rhiannon Giddens – Don’t Let It Trouble Your Mind


Manic Street Preachers – Walk Me To The Bridge

Savages – City’s Full

Au Pairs – Sex Without Stress

Sleater-Kinney – No Anthems


The New Pornographers – Backstairs

Wilco – Any Major Dude Will Tell You

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27 January 2015 Show

• January 28th, 2015












‘The only truth is music.’

 -  Jack Kerouac





The Mekons – Memphis Egypt

Hee Haw Sound Bite

The Rave Ups – Positively Lost Me

Old 97s – Doreen

Bottle Rockets – Radar Gun


Tarbox Ramblers – Already Gone

The Beat Farmers – California Kid

True Grit Sound Bite

The Blasters – American Music

BR5-49 – Even If It’s Wrong

The Beat Farmers – Gun Sale At The Church


Bob Dylan – Nashville Skyline Rag

Jason and the Scorchers – Absolutely Sweet Marie

Bonanza Sound Bite

Rank and File – Amanda Ruth

Hillstomp – Banjo Song #2

The Rave Ups – Rave Up/Shut Up


Hanes Commercial


Steve Earle – Guitar Town

Justin Townes Earle – Looking For A Place To Land

Townes Van Zandt – I’ll Be Here In The Morning

A Fistful Of Dollars Sound Bite

Uncle Tupelo – I Got Drunk

Clem Snide – Beautiful


The Long Ryders – Mason-Dixon Line

Green On Red – Gravity Talks

Hee Haw Sound Bite

Jim White – Handcuffed To A Fence In Mississippi

Iron & Wine – Low Light Buddy Of Mine


Whiskeytown – 16 Days

Blood Oranges – Shady Grove

Robbie Fulks – She Took A Lot Of Pills (And Died)

Blood On The Saddle – Poison Love

Son Volt – Drown

The Mavericks – I Should Know

Old 97s – Time Bomb

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