Archive for April, 2009

Day by Day

April 30, 2009

Go out and buy Generation X’s S/T album. You won’t be disappointed. Day by Day is such a great song.

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1. Gang of Four’s Glass
2. Generation X’s Day by Day
3. Archers of Loaf, Learo, You’re a Hole
4. Dinosaur Jr’s I Got Lost

5. Morrisey’s Suedehead
6. Built to Spill’s Made-Up Dreams (request)
7. Thee Headcoats, clarabella
8. 13th floor elevators, levitation blues
9. Adam & the Ants, Kings of the WIld Frontier
10. Buzzcocks, Fiction Romance
11. Bangs, Call and Response, Dirty Knives
12. Bikini Kill, Pussy Whipped, Rebel Girl
13. Bratmobile, I’m in the Band
14. Simple Minds, New Gold Dream
15. New Order’s Leave Me Alone
16. Joy Division’s Transmission
17. The Dream Syndicate’s Tell Me When It’s Over off of The Days of Wine and Roses.
I never really listened to these guys much, but lately I can’t get enough of them. They rock in that way that is not overly artsy, but individualistic enough to get my attention. This is another album I recommend getting, its a great listen.

18. Siouxsie and the Banshees, Cities in Dust
19. Cocteau Twins, Violaine
20. Sonic Youth’s Death Valley ’69
21. Jane’s Addiction’s Ocean Size

22. Dead Kennedys, Stealing Peoples’ Mail
23. Bad Brains, Sailin’ On
24. The Clash, Career Opportunities
25. Hot Snakes, Who Died
26. Love And Rockets, Motorcycle
27. Les Savy Fav’s One to Three
28. The Von Bondies, Pale Bride (This was a request, he said I had a nice voice. I need more callers like this in my life, it made my evening. Heck it probably made my week.)
29. Tom Waits’s Filipino Box Spring Hog
Here’s a weird bootleg version of the track, its strangely AWESOME!

30. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion’s Hey Mom
31. Holly Golightly’s Serial Girlfriend
32. Mission of Burma’s That’s When I Reach for my Revolver.

Horndog Fest…

April 23, 2009

Dude, the Dirtbombs. Who wouldn’t buy an album called Horndog Fest that contains songs entitled “I can’t stop thinking about it”.
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1. Air Formation’s All is fine
2. The Amps, Empty Glasses
3. The Dirtbombs, Horndog Fest, I can’t stop thinking about it
4. Wire, Chairs Missing, Sand in my joints
5. Husker Du, Warehouse songs and stories, No Reservations
6. Aveo, Bridge to the Northern Lights, Escape artist melody
7. The cure’s Close to me
8. Echo and the Bunnymen’s Do it Clean
I find Ian McCulloch’s hair strangely sexy in this video, especially with his button up black silk shirt.

9. Cocteau Twins, Head Over Heels, Multifoiled
10. Grant Lee Buffalo, Mighty Joe Moon, Lone Star Song
11. The Flaming Lips, Hear it is, With you
12. King Missile, Mystic Shit, Jesus was way cool (hysterical request, you’ve got to love these guys.)
13. XTC, Skylarking, Dear God

14. Enon, Believo, Get the Letter Out
15. Black Tambourine, Complete Recordings, Pam’s Tan
16. The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Tepid Peppermint Wonderland A Retrospective, Oh Lord
17. Minutemen’s The Anchor
18. The Cynics, Blue Train Session, I can’t get away from you
19. The Church’s Unguarded Moment

20. The Violent Femmes, American Music (request)
21. The Velvet Underground’s Beginning to see the Light (A call out for Mike)
22. Public Image Limited, Second Edition, Careering (Request)
23. Talking Heads, Speaking in Tongues, Girlfriend is better
24. Devo’s Girl U Want
25. The Replacements, Let it be, We’re Coming Out
26. Love and Rockets, Earth Sun Moon, No New Tale to Tell
Ok seriously, check out these sexy BEASTS!

27. The Barracudas, Frenchy Scissorhands, Inside Mind
28. Hoodoo gurus, mars needs guitars, like wow wipeout
29. New Order, Substance, Subculture (A request)
30. Jad Fair, Kill Rock Stars Compilation, Red Dress
31. The Tell-Tale Hearts, A matter of time, Crawling back to me
32. The Milkshakes, In Germany, Love Can Lose

Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now…

April 15, 2009

Oh Morrissey, I wish I could get away with talking like this on a consistent basis. I just love you.

I’ve got a fun list (I think) for this Wednesday. I am going to feature some classics, along with some post-punk treasures. Either way its going to be a fun time. No real theme here, except for tunes that just make me smile. I’m going to start off slow, and then rock out at the end. As always listen in this Wednesday from 8 to 10 pm on KRUI 89.7fm.

1. The Smiths, Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now

2. Mazzy Star’s I’ve Been Let Down
3. Tom Waits’ Hold On
4. The Replacements Can’t Hardly Wait (This is the first song I heard by the Replacements, and its still one of my favorite, but didn’t get to play this week.)
5. R.E.M.’s Pretty Persuasion (didn’t get to)
6. Frank Black’s All My Ghosts
7. Crooked Fingers, Luisa’s Bones
8. Calla’s Fear of Fireflies
9. The Clash’s The Magnificent Seven (didn’t get to)
10. The Appleseed Cast’s Woodland Hunter, Part 1
11. Sonic Youth’s 100%
12. Seam’s Get Higher
13. Les Savy Fav COVERED SUPERCHUNK’s Precision Auto
14. Ryan Adams who now increased his cool factor by covering Superchunk’s Like a fool
15. Well, I thought I’d bring you some actual Superchunk with Water Wings
16. Siouxsie & the Banshees, green fingers
17. Virgin Prunes Pagan Lovesong
18. Peru Ubu Not Happy (I wanted to play this track during my post punk show and never got to it. So quirky, but so good.)
19. The Amps Bragging Party (didn’t get to)
20. The Swell Maps, Cake Shop Girl
21. Cat Power, Itchyhead (dude she rocks with this song)
22. The Dead Boys, Ain’t It Fun

23. The Germs, Forming
24. Polvo, Bridesmaid Blues (didn’t get to)
25. Slint, Nosferatu Man
26. Fugazi, KYEO
27. Soul Asylum, Whoa!
28. Clinic, Mr. Moonlight (a request)
29. Half Japanese, Movin On Up

1995 to 2000

April 7, 2009

Radio Loveless is on again playing tracks from 1995 to 2000. Listen in this Wed from 8 to 10 pm.

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1. Boss Hog, Boss Hog, I dig you (Christina Martinez is DAMN hot on this 1989 Boss Hog cover. Granted I will not play a track off of this album, but I couldn’t help sharing it. I found this image off of wikipedia. Craziness.)
2. Guided by Voices, Do The Collapse, Teenage FBI
3. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Now I got Worry, Dynamite Lover
4. 16 Horsepower, Hoarse, Black Soul Choir
5. Belle & Sebastian, The Boy with the Arab Strap, The Rollercoaster Ride
6. Blonde Redhead, Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons, Equally Damaged
7. Swervedriver, 99th dream, 99th dream (What a great request..)
8. Cat Power, What Would the Community Think, Taking People
9. Elliot Smith, XO, independence day
10. Folk Implosion, Insinuation-EP, Insinuation
11. Madder Rose (I know I know, Panic On was 94′ such a good set of tracks though.)
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12. Mercury Rev, Deserter’s Songs, Holes
13. Modest Mouse, Lonesome Crowded West, Convenient Parking
14. Pinback
15. PJ Harvey, Is this Desire?, Joy
16. Radiohead, Ok Computer, Let Down
17. Silver Jews
18. Stereolab, Emperor Tomato Ketchup, Metronomic Underground
19. Dandy Warhols
20. Yo La Tengo, You Can Hear the Heart Beating as One, Moby Octopod

21. Built to Spill, Perfect from now on, Kicked it in the Sun
22. les Savy Fav, 3/5, False Starts
23. Sleater-Kinney
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24. Mazzy Star, Among My Swan, I’ve been let down
25. Morphine, Yes, Honey White
26. Pavement, Terror Twilight, Spit on a Stranger (A request for pavement, I will always play pavement.)
27. Sonic Youth, a thousand leaves, heather angel
28. Tom Waits
29. Frank Black and the Catholics, pistolero, Billy Radcliff