Friday, January 29, 2010

Playlist for 1-28-10

Hey folks,

I'm still doing abbreviated radio shows due to basketball pre-emptions, but that's fine. I'm honing my two-hour radio show down to 45 minute LASERS OF RADIO INTENSITY. I'd apologize if I rock your face too hard, but we both know how much you like it.

The playlist:

Things that Are Square 1-28-10

(*) = New release

(*) Library Science - Pat Down - Dolphin

(*) Los Campesinos! - I Warned You: Do Not Make An Enemy of Me - Romance Is Boring
The Thermals - Here's Your Future - The Body, The Blood, The Machine
Ghost Mice - Critical Hit - Andrew Jackson Jihad/Ghost Mice Split
Best Friends Forever - Handpocket - Romance Conflict Adventure

(*) Surfer Blood - Swim - Astro Coast
(*) Beach House - Zebra - Teen Dream
Jeff Mangum - My Dream Girl Don't Exist - Unreleased
Akron/Family - Oceanside - Akron/Family & The Angels of Light

(*) Owen Pallett - What Do You Think Will Happen Now? - Heartland
Tom Waits - Black Wings - Bone Machine
Silver Jews - Random Rules - American Water
The Avett Brothers - Living of Love - Emotionalism

Thursday, January 28, 2010


Monday, January 25, 2010

Today, we relax

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Put your makeup on, fix your hair up pretty, and meet me tonight in Atlantic City

It's weird how nearly everything off of the album "Nebraska" wouldn't sound out of place on old Bright Eyes albums.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Cheerful tunes to head into the weekend

You kids going to the Andrew Jackson Jihad show at the Echo Curio on Sunday? You probably have Monday off (unless you work for the KKK). $5!

And, in case you were wondering what the best books AJJ read in 2009 were, some fine website asked them that VERY QUESTION.

Playlist for 1-14-10

Is it just me, or did this week seem to crawl by? Like a little turtle in a wheelchair. There's a word-image for you to start your weekend. Your THREE-DAY-WEEKEND? HECK YEAH!

Playlist (short due to basketball pre-emption)

Things that Are Square 1-14-10

Frank Black - Freedom Rock - Teenage of the Year

Old Time Relijun - Indestructable Life! - Catharsis in Crisis
Calvin Johnson - Rabbit Blood - Before the Dream Faded...
Danielson Famile - Rubbernecker - Tri-Danielson (Alpha) (For Brian in Costa Mesa, CA)
(*) The Endless Bummer - Itacan of Lakota - Modern American Calypsos for Voice and Computer

(*) Owen Pallett - Lewis Takes Off His Shirt - Heartland
The Magnetic Fields - Grand Canyon - 69 Love Songs
The Feelies - Forces at Work - Crazy Rhythms
(*) Retribution Gospel Choir - Hide It Away - 2

Destroyer - Trembling Peacock - This Night
Xiu Xiu - Muppet Face - La Forêt
Little Wings - Queen of Valencia - The Wonder City

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Like "The Philadelphia Story." Or...I guess..."The North Carolina Story"

Bonus trivia: the two main characters in this video, Mac and Laura of Superchunk, had broken up very recently before this video was shot. Fuck yeah, awkwardness.

Friday, January 8, 2010

Playlist for 1-7-10

Good morning folks,

First show of the new year. Anything different? Well...I was pre-empted for basketball for half my show. So...starting the year off right!


Things that Are Square 1-7-09

(*) = New release

(*) White Denim - I Start to Run - Fits

The Dodos - Trades & Tarriffs - Beware of the Maniacs

This Bike Is a Pipe Bomb - Body Count - Front Seat Solidarity
Ghost Mice - Critical Hit - Andrew Jackson Jihad/Ghost Mice Split
The Thermals - Here's Your Future - The Body The Blood The Machine

(*) Fuck Buttons - Flight of the Feathered Serpent - Surf Solar
Casiotone for the Painfully Alone - Graceland - Advance Base Battery Life
Silver Jews - Slow Education - Bright Flight
(*) My Robot Friend - By Your Side (Feat. Dean Wareham) - Soft-Core

The xx - Crystalised - XX
Hymie's Basement - You Die - Hymie's Basement
Antony and the Johnsons - My Lady Story - I Am a Bird Now

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

I'll take "Things You Shouldn't Say to a Group of Children" for $400, Alex

Monday, January 4, 2010

Playlist for 12-31-09

Hey folks,

Here was the playlist for my last show of 2009, before I went home and did absolutely nothing for New Year's Eve due to plans falling through and such. It was, as the French say, a total fucking downer. Hahaha.But at least the songs were nice.


Things that Are Square 12-31-09

(*) = New release

Los Campesinos! - You! Me! Dancing! - Hold On Now, Youngster...

Dananananaykroyd - Infinity Milk - Hey Everyone!
Coconut Coolouts - (Please Don't Break Me Out Of) Party Jail - Party Time Machine
Death From Above 1979 - Romantic Rights - You're a Woman, I'm a Machine
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart - Young Adult Friction - The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

Japandroids - Young Hearts Spark Fire - Post-Nothing
(*) The Drums - Let's Go Surfing - Summertime!
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Upon this Tidal Wave of Young Blood - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Best Friends Forever - Handpocket - Romance Conflict Adventure

Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard - Broken Broken Broken Heart - 'Em Are I
(*) The King Khan & BBQ Show - I'll Be Loving You - Invisible Girl
Dub Narcotic Sound System - Handclappin - Handclappin
Dirty Projectors - Stillness Is the Move - Bitte Orca

Fool's Gold - Surprise Hotel - Fool's Gold
Animal Collective - Summertime Clothes - Merriweather Post Pavilion
Dan Deacon - Snookered - Bromst

Math the Band - It's Gonna Be Awesome - Don't Worry
EAR PWR - Super Animal Bros. III - Super Animal Brothers III
The Fall - Totally Wired - 50,000 Fall Fans Can't Be Wrong
Thee Oh Sees - Quadrospazzed - The Master's Bedroom Is Worth Spending a Night In

Belle and Sebastian - Women's Realm - Fold Your Hands Child, You Walk Like a Peasant
Mirah - The Country of the Future - (A)Spera
The Phenomenal Handclap Band - Baby - The Phenomenal Handclap Band

Akron/Family - Last Year - Set 'Em Wild, Set 'Em Free