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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20 January 2015 Show

• January 21st, 2015











‘Secretly I wanted to look like Jimi Hendrix,

but I could never quite pull it off.’

 -  Bryan Ferry





The Mekons – Memphis Egypt

Match Game ’73 Sound Bite

The War On Drugs – An Ocean In Between The Waves

Future Islands – Seasons (Waiting On You) (BADBADNOTGOOD Remix)

Wings – Let ‘Em In


The New Pornographers – Dancehall Domine

Django Django – First Light

The Jeffersons Sound Bite

Barry Manilow – Flashy Lady

Gino Vannelli – I Just Want To Stop


Bob Dylan – Stay With Me

Beck – Waking Light

Dire Straits – Solid Rock

Where The Buffalo Roam Sound Bite

Devo – Human Rocket

Devo – Turn Around

Nirvana – Turn Around


Del Monte Corn Commercial


Screaming Females – Criminal Image

Screaming Females – Ripe

Screaming Females – Wishing Well

Lost In Translation Sound Bite

Iron and Wine – Everyone’s Summer of ‘95


Chuck Berry – Festival

What’s Happening Sound Bite

The A’s – Five Minutes In A Hero’s Life

Iggy Pop – High On You

The Dead Milkmen – Everybody’s Got Nice Stuff But Me


Swervedriver – Setting Sun

St. Vincent – Cheerleader

Quarterbacks – Not In Luv

Winger - Seventeen

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13 January 2015 Show

• January 15th, 2015











‘Music is forever, music should grow and mature with you,

following you right on up until you die’

 -  Paul Simon





The Mekons – Memphis Egypt

Gil Scott-Heron – Pardon Our Analysis (We Beg Your Pardon)

The New Birth – Wildflower


Modest Mouse – Lampshades On Fire

Charlotte Gainsbourg – All The Rain

Rhoda Sound Bite

Sleater-Kinney – Surface Envy

Quarterbacks – Center

Springtime Carnivore – Name On A Matchstick


Bob Dylan – I Shall Be Free

Bo Diddley – I Don’t Like You

Good Times Sound Bite

Chuck Berry – Dear Dad

Elvis Presley – Milkcow Blues Boogie


Buc Wheats Commercial


Honey Cone – Wants Ads

Melanie – Brand New Key


The Antlers – VCR (xx cover)

The Antlers – Intruders

CBS-TV Promo Sound Bite

Centro-Matic – Parade Of Choosers

The Clientele – We Could Walk Together

Walter Salas-Hamara – Curve and Shake


Roseanne Cash – 50,000 Watts

Justin Townes Earle – Round The Bend

Stars – Take Me To The Riot

Panda Bear – Principe Real

Robert Ellis – Good Intentions

The Cure – Hello Goodbye


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06 January 2015 Show

• January 11th, 2015














‘Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel..’

 -  Jimi Hendrix





The Mekons – Memphis Egypt

Big Star – Thirteen

Sun Kil Moon – Ben’s My Friend

Caribou – Can’t Do Without You

Eno and Hyde – A Man Wakes Up


Allo Darlin’ – Romance and Adventure

Angel Olsen – Hi-Five

Lucinda Williams – Protection (Tiny Desk Concert)

The Fontaines – Dustin Hoffman


Sturgill Simpson – Long White Line

Ariel Pink – Put Your Number In My Phone

Guster – Simple Machine

Todd Terje – Johnny and Mary (feat. Bryan Ferry)

Cloud Nothings – I’m Not Part Of Me


Maganavox Odyssey Commercial


Shakey Graves – Perfect Parts

Shakey Graves – Big Time Nashville Star

Roseanne Cash – Modern Blue

The New Pornographers – War On The East Coast

Allah-Las – Had It All


The Antlers – Hotel

Phantogram – Fall In Love

Flake Music – Spanway Hits


Strand Of Oaks – Goshen 97

Total Control – Expensive Dog

Iceage – How Many


Lucius – Wonderful

Townes Van Zandt – Rake

Eyelids – Sex Beat

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02 January 2015 Show (2014 Top 30 Countdown)

• January 3rd, 2015











‘I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied

   with the best.’

 -  Oscar Wilde



2014 Top 30 Countdown Playlist


The Mekons – Memphis Egypt

Apollo 13 Sound Bite


30 Courtney Barnett – History Eraser

29 Spoon – Do You

28 Leonard Cohen – Almost Like The Blues

27 Ex-Hex – Beast


26 Tune-Yards – Water Fountain

25 J. Mascis – Me Again

24 Jack White – Lazaretto

23 Bruce Springsteen – Heaven’s Wall


22 Ty Segall – Tall Man Skinny Lady

21 St. Paul and the Broken Bones – Don’t Mean A Thing

20 Bob Mould – I Don’t Know You Anymore

19 The War On The Drugs – Under The Pressure


18 Foxygen – Cosmic Vibrations

17 Real Estate – Talking Backwards

16 Perfume Genius – Queen

15 Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots


14 Ought – Habit

13 Hooray For The Riff Raff – The Body Electric

12 Parquet Courts – Ducking and Dodging

11 My Brightest Diamond – Pressure


10 King Tuff – Black Moon Spell

09 The New Basements Tapes – Down In The Bottom

08 Death From Above 1979 – Trainwreck 1979

07 Beck – Blue Moon


06 TV On The Radio – Careful You

05 Wilco – The TB Is Killing Me

04 Belle & Sebastian – The Party Line

03 Broken Bells – After The Disco


01 (tie) Lucinda Williams – West Memphis

01 (tie) St. Vincent – Digital Witness


Future Islands – Seasons (Waiting On You)

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23 December 2014 Show

• December 24th, 2014











‘In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.’

 -  William Blake




The Mekons – Memphis Egypt

The Waltons Sound Bite

Dent May – I’ll Be Stoned For Christmas

Purity Ring – Push Pull

St. Vincent – Pieta

Perfume Genius – Queen


The xx – Last Christmas

Spectrals – It’s Christmas and I’ve Got Everything I Want

The Fall – Hark The Herald Angels Sing

My Morning Jacket – When The Bells Start Ringing (feat. The Head and the Heart)


Bob Dylan – Property Of Jesus

The Velvet Underground – Jesus

Frank Hoier – Jesus Don’t Give Tax Breaks To The Rich

Elf Sound Bite

The Heavenly Gospel Singers – When Was Jesus Born?

Kurt Vile – Jesus Fever


McDonald’s Gift Certificates Commercial


Joe Cocker – With A Little Help From My Friends

Joe Cocker – Everybody Hurts

Marianne Faithful – Sparrows Will Sing

J. Mascis – Fade Into You


Screaming Blue Messiahs – Jesus Chrysler Drives A Dodge

The Long Winters – Sometimes You Have To Work On Christmas (Sometimes)

A Christmas Story Sound Bite

Joey Ramone – Don’t Worry About Me

Captain Sensible – One Christmas Catalogue


Matthew Ryan – Then She Threw Me Like A Hand Grenade

The Fauntleroys – Chinese White

Shakey Graves – Dearly Departed (feat. Esme Patterson)


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