7:11 PM on 9·29·2014


Fall programming returns with a vengeance this week. And here’s some of the vast amount of music waiting for you at the station.

First up is “My Club” from The Asteroids Galaxy Tour, this video is made for some spontaneous hip shaking. RIYL: The Ting Tings, Santogold, Crystal Fighters.

With their first full length release since 2004, it’s the return of Death From Above 1979 this month. Check out “Trainwreck 1979” right here. RIYL: Death Grips, MSTRKRFT, Royal Blood.

The new Minus The Bear release Lost Loves is a compilation of B Sides and rarities from more than a decade’s worth of releases. Check out “The Lucky Ones” here below. RIYL: This Town Needs Guns, Dear And The Headlights, Owen.

The end of September also sees the release of the third King Tuff album, Black Moon Spell out now from our friends at Sub-Pop. Check out “Eyes Of The Muse” right here. RIYL: Jeff The Brotherhood, Ty Segall, Bass Drum Of Death.

Ah yes, fuzzed-up, modern-retro garage continues to be among my favorite new-old things. Check out all the tracks from Memphis’s own Tiger High after the jump. Out now on Trashy Creatures Records. RIYL: Jaill, Twin Peaks, Hunx & His Punx.

“I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” -Henry David Thoreau

Doc Sonic on behalf of the promo team.

5:53 PM on 9·22·2014


Fall begins officially this evening and this week marks a break in the new Fall schedule.

We have lots of new music to share with you for this week. Starting with the video for “Rapt” the first single from Yeah Yeah Yeah’s frontwoman Karen O’s new album Crush Songs. RIYL: Cat Power, Neko Case, Charlotte Gainsbourg

Next is this track from New Zealand’s best export since Hakas’ and The Flight Of The Conchords. That would be Electric Wire Hustle of course. Check out “Bottom Line” and a bunch of tasty remixes after the jump. RIYL: Hot Chip, Haiatus Kayote, AU

Sticking with the southern hemisphere, we have this one from Tin Sparrow “Echo In The Dark” from the EP Shoelace Ring RIYL: Ra Ra Riot, Smith Westerns, Air Traffic Controller

Make sure to check out this one from Roadkill Ghost Choir, In Tongues in the new bin this week. Listen to the rest of the album after the jump. RIYL: Matt Pond, Bombadil, Alberta Cross

Making a grand and beautiful noise we have Texas’s This Will Destroy You in the new bin this week. Check out “Invitation” out now on Suicide Squeeze records. RIYL: Mogwai, Explosions In The Sky, Sigur ros

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”
-Albert Camus

Doc Sonic on behalf of the promo team



The Signal on 9·30·2014

The Extended Play on 9·30·2014

Monsters and Robots on 9·30·2014


by Brian McKinley from Mick's Tape Show at 8:28 PM on 9·30·2014

Johnny Cash – Cry! Cry! Cry!
Allison Krauss – Let Your Loss Be Your Lesson
Etta James – All I Could is Cry

David Bowie – Young Americans
Peter, Bjorn & John – Objects of My Affection
REM – You are the Everything
Beach House – Lover of Mine
Rusted Root – Cry

Prince – When Doves Cry
Flaming Lips – Do You Realize?
Lily Allen – Smile
Dire Straits – Romeo and Juliet

Elvis Costello – Bitter Tears
The Smiths – How Soon is Now?
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Heads Will Roll
Saint Etienne – Only Love Can Break Your Heart

The Cure – Boys Don’t Cry
Stevie Ray Vaughn – I’m Cryin’
Nirvana – On a Plain

by DJ EP from The Extended Play at 4:31 PM on 9·30·2014

Blue Ridge Mountain – Hurray for the Riff Raff (Small Town Heroes)
Trials, Troubles, Tribulations – Valerie June (Pushin’ Against A Stone)

Hard Travellin’ – Woody Guthrie
Hang Me, Oh Hang Me – Dave Van Ronk
Northwest Passage – Stan Rogers
Green, Green Rocky Road – Dave Van Ronk
Paradise – John Prine

Old Time Religion – Parker Millsap (Parker Millsap)
Straight to Hell – Hard Working Americans (hard Working Americans)
Home – Jamestown Revival (Utah)
Brushy Mountain Conjugal Trailer – Old Crow Medicine Show (Remedy)
Chicken Fried – Zac Brown band (The Foundation)

Only Lies – Robert Ellis (The Lights from the Chemical Plant)
Wild Horses – The Rolling Stones (Sticky Fingers)
That’s What’s Up – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros (Here)
That’s the Way the World Goes Round – John Prine

Shark Attack – Grouplove (Spreading Rumours)
Lovely Cup – Grouplove (Never Trust a Happy Song)
Blame it on the Boogie – The Jacksons

Lovable/Kind – Farewell Milwaukee (When It Sinks In)

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