The Signal

with Chris Kocher

A weekly entertainment show hosted by Chris Kocher, entertainment writer for the Press & Sun-Bulletin. Bringing you the best of Greater Binghamton's music and entertainment scene.

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Fun to talk with Nate Marshall of Nate & Kate about the duo’s CD release show at 9 p.m. Thursday at Galaxy Brewing Co. in Binghamton. Here’s what we played.
Nate & Kate – “Livin’ on Gasoline” (Here You Are)
Nate & Kate – “Invisible” (Here You Are)
Nate & Kate – “If You Wanna Be Rich” (Here You Are)
Nate & Kate – “House of the Risin’ Sun” (Here You Are)
Nate & Kate – “The Click Drag Cut & Paste” (Here You Are)
Nate & Kate – “Opposites Attract” (Here You Are)
Nate & Kate – “Here You Are” (Here You Are)

From there, we played a few new tracks to fill out the show.
Zarni de Wet – “New Love” (single)
Mike Doughty – “Light Will Keep Your Heart Beating in the Future” (Stellar Motel)
Jim Photoglo – “Something of Me” (Halls of My Heart)
Teresa Storch – “Make You Mine” (Come Clean)

And finally, one for Jacqui.
The Grand Slambovians – “The Invisible” (The Grand Slambovians)

Next week, we’ll discuss the RoberCon sci-fi convention at Roberson Museum and Science Center in Binghamton on Sept. 27-28.

Before Taina called in at 8, I played an hour of random but cool music.

Robyn Hitchcock – “To Turn You On” (The Man Upstairs)
Spottiswoode & His Enemies – “Lazarus” (Building a Road)
Spottiswoode & His Enemies – “Drunk” (Building a Road)
The Grand Slambovians – “The Trans-Slambovian Bipolar Express” (The Grand Slambovians)
The Grand Slambovians – “Forever & A Day Like This” (The Great Unravel)
Davey O – “Standing in These Shoes” (No Passengers)
Jeremy Lyons – “When I’m Feeling Better” (Make It Better)
The Stray Birds – “Never for Nothing” (Best Medicine)
Adler & Hearne – “Love is a Fire” (Second Nature)
Teresa Storch – “Abigail” (Come Clean)
Kyle Carey – “Wind Through Casper” (North Star)
Eliza Lynn – “Everything Sped Up” (Goodbye Nashville)

At 8, Taina Asili joined me on the air to talk about her Sept. 20 show at Cyber Cafe West in Binghamton with La Banda Rebelde as well as the band’s new album, “Fruit of Hope.” Here are the tracks we played.
Taina Asili y La Banda Rebelde – “Fruit of Hope” (Fruit of Hope)
Taina Asili y La Banda Rebelde – “Baila al Movimiento” (Fruit of Hope)
Taina Asili y La Banda Rebelde – “And We Walk” (Fruit of Hope)
Taina Asili y La Banda Rebelde – “Journey to Joy” (Fruit of Hope)
Taina Asili y La Banda Rebelde – “Freedom” (Fruit of Hope)
Taina Asili y La Banda Rebelde – “For Our Children” (Fruit of Hope)
Taina Asili y La Banda Rebelde – “Abeja” (Fruit of Hope)
Taina Asili y La Banda Rebelde – “Survival” (Fruit of Hope)
Taina Asili y La Banda Rebelde – “This Is Our Moment” (Fruit of Hope)

Then we were random again for the last half-hour.
Aaron Nathans & Michael G. Ronstadt – “Cars Don’t Keep” (Crooked Fiddle)
John Gorka – “Bright Side of Down” (Bright Side of Down)
Amanda Pearcy – “A Thousand Tender Recollections” (Royal Street)
Britt Connors – “Can’t Leave Well Enough Alone” (Warmer Season)
Jacob Johnson – “Chim Chim Chiree” (One-Take Jake)
Brother Sun – “Love is the Water” (Brother Sun)
The Kinks – “Summer’s Gone” (Word of Mouth)

After the events list, I played some tracks from musical acts that will be at Colorscape Chenango in downtown Norwich this weekend.
The Grand Slambovians – “Sullivan Lane” (Flapjacks from the Sky)
The Grand Slambovians – “Big Eight Wheeler” (Flapjacks from the Sky)
The Grand Slambovians – “Fumes” (Flapjacks from the Sky)
The Grand Slambovians – “Summer’s Day” (The Great Unravel)
The Grand Slambovians – “Very Happy Now” (The Grand Slambovians)
The Grand Slambovians – “Northern Sea” (The Grand Slambovians)
The Grand Slambovians – “Flapjacks from the Sky” (Flapjacks from the Sky)
John Gorka – “Writing in the Margins” (Writing in the Margins)
John Gorka – “Holed Up in Mason City” (Bright Side of Down)
John Gorka – “Procrastination Blues” (Bright Side of Down)
The Kennedys – “Breathe” (Better Dreams)
The Kennedys – “When I Go” (Stand)
Brother Sun – “The House that Jack Built” (Some Part of the Truth)
Brother Sun – “Sister Moon” (Brother Sun)
Brother Sun – “St. Christopher” (Some Part of the Truth)
Brother Sun – “In the Name of Love” (Some Part of the Truth)
Burns & Kristy – “Blue Paper Boat” (Caravan)
Burns & Kristy – “Peace in My Heart” (Caravan)
The Christine Spero Group – “Don’t Say No” (My Spanish Dream)
The Christine Spero Group – “The Festival” (My Spanish Dream)
Aztec Two-Step – “Stargazers” (Days of Horses)
Aztec Two-Step – “Rabbit in the Moon” (Cause & Effect)
Aztec Two-Step – “I Don’t Believe in Jesus (But I Sure Do Like His Songs)” (Days of Horses)

From there, a few songs from Adam Marsland and talking about his show 8 p.m. Wednesday at Cyber Cafe West in Binghamton.
Adam Marsland – “Like Other Men” (Go West)
Adam Marsland – “Dave Matthews Again” (Hello Cleveland)
Adam Marsland – “What the World Needs Now is a Good Deus Ex Machina” (You Don’t Know Me)
Adam Marsland – “This is Hard” (Go West)

And then some random tracks at the end.
Beautiful Small Machines – “The DJ Stayed Home” (The DJ Stayed Home)
The New Pornographers – “Another Drug Deal of the Heart” (Brill Bruisers)
The New Pornographers – “War on the East Coast” (Brill Bruisers)
Robyn Hitchcock – “The Ghost in You” (The Man Upstairs)
Robyn Hitchcock – “Somebody to Break Your Heart” (The Man Upstairs)
Dr. John – “When You’re Smiling (The Whole World Smiles With You)” (Scat-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch)
Spottiswoode & His Enemies – “Muscle Man” (Salvation)
Greg Klyma – “One Foot in the Grave (The Ballad of the Self-Abusers)” (Not a Complicated Guy)
Isaac Hayes – “The Theme from Shaft” (“Shaft” Soundtrack)

Next week, I’ll be joined by Taina Asili to discuss the new Taina Asili y La Banda Rebelde album and their show at Cyber Cafe West on Sept. 20.

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