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by Brian McKinley from Mick's Tape Show at 4:02 PM on 1·16·2013

The Jam – Move On Up (1982)
Bruce Springsteen – Atlantic City (1982)

Michael Jackson – Beat It (1983)
Big Country – In a Big Country (1983)
The Police – Walking In Your Footsteps (1983)
Frankie Goes to Hollywood – Two Tribes (1984)
Herbie Hancock – Rockit Remix (1984)
Big Audio Dynamite – The Bottom Line (1985)
INXS – What You Need (1985)
Zappa – PMRC (Parents Music Resource Center)
The Hooters – And We Danced (1985)

Paul Simon – Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes (1986)
Run DMC – Walk This Way (w/ Aerosmith) (1986)
Bon Jovi – Livin on a Prayer (1987)
REM – The One I Love (1987)
Sugarcubes – Delicious Demon (1988)
Thomas Dolby – Airhead (1988)

Neneh Cherry – Buffalo Stance (1989)
The B-52’s – Love Shack (1989)
De La Soul – The Magic Number (1989)
Jane’s Addiction – Stop(1990)
Depeche Mode – Enjoy the Silence (1990)
Jesus Jones _ Right Here, Right Now (1991)
KLF – 3 AM Eternal (1991)
Nirvana – Smells Like teen Spirit (1992)

Pavement – Summer Babe (Winter Version) (1992)
Dr. Dre & Snoop Doggy Dogg – Nuthin But a G Thang (1993)
Breeders – Cannonball (1993)
Beastie Boys – Sabotage (1994)
Meat Puppets – Backwater (1994)
Notorious B.I.G. – Big Poppa (1995)
Smashing Pumpkins – 1979 (1996)
Oasis – Wonderwall (1996)
Foo Fighters – Everlong (1997)
Daft Punk – Da Funk (1997)

Radiohead – Subterranean Homesick Alien (1997)
Liz Phair – Polyester Bride (1997)
Cake – Never There (1998)
The Hives – Fever (1998)
Neutral Milk Hotel – In the Airplane Over the Sea (1998)
Marcy Playground – Sex and Candy (1998)
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy – Mr. Pinstripe Suit (1998)

Fatboy Slim – Praise You (1999)
Blue – Song 2 (1997)
Green Day – Minority (2000)
Nine Days – Story of a Girl (2000)
At the Drive-In – One Armed Scissor (2000)
Gorillaz – Tomorrow Comes Today (2000)
Outkast – Ms. Jackson (2001)
White Stripes – Fell in Love With a Girl (2001)

The Strokes – Last Night (2002)
Weezer – Island in the Sun (2002)
PJ Harvey – This Mess We’re In w/ Thom Yorke (2001)
Death Cab for Cutie – Title and Registration (2003)
Peelander-Z – S.t.e.a.k. (2003)

Arcade Fire – Wake Up (2004)
Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out (2004)
Jonathan Richman – My Baby Love Love Loves Me (2004)
Polyphonic Spree – Hold Me Down (2004)
Kanye West – Touch the Sky (2005)
Beck – Hell Yes (2005)
M.I.A. – Galang (2005)
Sleater-Kinney – Entertain (2005)

The Fratellis – Whistle for the Choir (2006)
Lupe Fiasco – Kick Push (2006)
Lily Allen – Smile (2006)
The National – Fake Empire (2007)
Amy Winehouse – You Know I’m No Good (2007)
LCD Soundsystem – New York, I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down (2007)

Vampire Weekend – Mansard Roof (2008)
Thao with the Get Down Stay Down – Bag of Hammers (2008)
Hold Steady – Sequestered in Memphis (2008)
Foals – The French Open (2008)
K’naan – Take a Minute (2009)
Neko Case – This Tornado Loves You (2009)
Avett Brothers – I and You and Love (2009)

Florence and the Machine – Dog Days are Over (2010)
Sleigh Bells – Run the Heart (2010)
Sufjan Stevens – Vesuvius (2010)
Booker T. Jones (with Yim Yames) – Progress (2011)
Black Keys – Lonely Boy (2011)

Best Coast – The Only Place (2012)
Bobby Womack – Please Forgive My Heart (2012)

by Chris Kocher from The Signal at 1:26 AM on 1·16·2013

[From 7-10 p.m. Tuesday]
We started the show with “Over the Rainbow,” a charity single from BU alumna Ingrid Michaelson and children from Newtown, Conn.

From there, I softened people up for the Dr. Pants interview with some various pop/rock.
“Did It Really Even Matter” – the Rescues (NEW)
“Seven Days a Week” – the Sounds
“Girl Party” – Deni Bonet (NEW)
“Jump They Say” – David Bowie
“Whiskey & Green Tea” – Supergrass
“Goth Girl” – John Wesley Harding
“Gifted” – the Jigsaw Seen (NEW)
“Antwoman” – Robyn Hitchcock
“Mayor of Simpleton” – XTC
“Helicopter” – XTC

Then we had a fun interview with David Broyles, mastermind behind the band Dr. Pants, to discuss the wrap-up of the 4-EP project “The Trip.” Learn more at doctorpants.com. Songs we played during the chat and after:
“Robot Spiders”
“No Funkies”
“Natalie”
“Maria”
“S.W.E. (The Na Na Na Song)”
“The Trip”
“Make the Midnight Hang”
“Bowling with a Genius”
“Hipster Kid/Sexy Beards”
“Calling Chewbacca”
“The Cassette Song”

And here was the final half-hour:
“Wallflowers” – MC Frontalot
“Kent the Zen Master” – Hypnotic Clambake
“Virtual Campfire TV Show Theme Song” – Virtual Campfire
“You’re Not There” – Piece Pettis
“Little Blue Bird” – Grace Pettis
“Furry Sings the Blues” – Daphne Ashbrook

Next Tuesday at 7 p.m., I’ll be joined by Russell Swanger (a.k.a. Russ the Big Guy) to discuss the EPAC Idol competition – auditions are next week.

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