Category Archives: Rock and Roll

Sharkmuffin – Quarter Machine; Soft Landing

Episode 95 

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New York trio is brilliantly loud; drums and bass pound and groove; vibrant vocal/guitar. goodness.

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STRFKR – While I’m Alive

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Episode 87- the fuckers of stars groove on into 2014. Their album Miracle Mile is a whole lotta fun and you can really bug out to it.

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Quasi – You Can Stay But You Gotta Go

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Portland rock and rollers Sam Coones and Janet Weiss are Quasi and their new album Mole City is excellent.

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Bad Sports – Washed Up

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Bad SportsBad Sports new album Bras perpetuates their persistent pursuit for punk perfection. The songs are tight. The songs are loud. The songs are fast. Kickin ass in your earhole.

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8 Songs 1 Show 3 Months Later

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I apologize for the lengthy absence, but I cannot say that it will not happen again.
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I’ve got a lengthy show for you, to make up for lost time, a bit. I wrote an article on some of the best albums of 2013 so far and I’m going to play some songs from those very albums (and perhaps some that were not mentioned). So, here’s the list:

I Come From the Mountain by Thee Oh Sees off the album Floating Coffin
You’re Different in Person by Pissed Jeans off the album Honeys
Teasin Ass Bitch by A Giant Dog off the album Bone
You Don’t Turn Down by Marnie Stern off the album The Chronicles of Marnia
 
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In Between by The Growlers off the album Hung at Heart
For Goodness Sake by Shannon and the Clams off the album Dreams in the Rat House
Heart by Gap Dream off the album Gap Dream
Before We Run by Yo La Tengo off the album Fade

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Low Fat Getting High – Better Better Worse


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Brooklyn band Low Fat Getting High just released a new EP called “Bad Yoga” and it is good. 4 songs, all loud fast and fun. Have a listen, buy the EP, impress your friends.

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Shannon & the Clams – Into a Dream


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Oakland punks Shannon and the Clams dropped this album earlier this year and it is a doozy! I’m loving Shannon’s vocal style-ings; and the surf garage doo-wop r&b rock outfit blasts out 15 tracks on the LP, get yours today!

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Shark Week – Baby Maybe

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Out of Washington DC comes a rollicking good time of a single from the doo-wap, bluesy, surf punks Shark Week. The single releases on July 30 so order yours today.

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Wild Yaks – Last Tear


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Wild Yaks released Million Years last November on the Ernest Jenning Record Co. As their fb states they have no management and no booking agent so if you are either of these please contact them asap.

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End of Season 1

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It seems that somewhere around 15 songs makes for a pretty decent playlist. So I decided to recap the first 15 episodes with “the songs that could’ve been.”

Enjoy.

Season 1 – That’s a Wrap ~62 minutes

the list

Fugazi – Margin Walker

Mudhoney – Flat-Out Fucked

Deep Purple – Perfect Strangers

Tom Waits – Filipino Box Spring Hog

Pterodactyl – Esses

White Denim – I Start To Run

The Thermals – Now We Can See

Marnie Stern – For Ash

I Heart Hiroshima – Punks

High Tension Wires – Toyko Is Burning Down

Ty Segall – The Slider

Jay Reatard – Nightmares

Alice Donut – Mother Of Christ

The Jesus Lizard – Monkey Trick

Liars – The Overachievers

David Bowie – Five Years

I have a scrapbook of David Bowie images in my head. Ziggy Stardust – the vampire in The Hunger – singing Christmas carols with Bing Crosby – the Goblin King in Labyrinth – duet with Tina Turner.  Then there’s that whole Tin Machine thing.  I don’t know much about the man, but I got a pretty good feeling he’s pretty much a total bad-ass.  I threw a bunch o songs on this one, somewhat haphazardly, thanks to Pascal for turning me on last minute to Seventeen Evergreen.  Also, I finally included Thee Oh Sees, after threatening to play them in at least 2 maybe 3 episodes previously, a San Francisco Bay Area band (Seventeen Evergreen are also locals).  A handful of older songs show up in the mix, hope you like it: David Bowie – Five Years ~63 minutes

the list:

David Bowie – Five Years

Psychic Ills – Mind Daze

The Horrors – Endless Blue; Changing The Rain

Seventeen Evergreen – Angels

Beat Happening – Indian Summer

Built to Spill – Car

Thee Oh Sees – The Dream

Jay Reatard – My Shadow

TV on the Radio – DLZ

Portugal, The Man – Senseless; Head Is A Flame (Cool With It); So American

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The Tambo Rays – Draggin Our Bones

Tom Waits – Hell Broke Luce

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This is the first installment of my best of 2011.  Tom Waits has been writing, recording and performing phenomenal music for longer than I have been alive, and I am not young, anymore. Bad as Me, his latest offering, the first in many years instantaneously filled a vacancy within me that I hadn’t known was there.  I didn’t know a new Tom Waits album was coming nor had I even wondered if he was going to put another one out; then one fine day while booting up Terri Gross’ Fresh Air podcast I’m whisked back to a warm, comfortable place filled with familiar faces and unmistakable sounds.  There isn’t a whole lot more I can write here that I didn’t already say in the show, have a listen and go get “Bad as Me.” ~57 minutes

My son really liked the video for “Satisfied” as do I.

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