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.


Another week of showing Apprentice Jason the ropes.

Here’s what I played.
Mike Doughy – “Unmarked Helicopters” (Circles Super Bon Bon …)
Mike Doughy – “So Far I Have Not Found the Science” (Circles Super Bon Bon …)
K’s Choice – “As Rock 'n’ Roll As It Gets” (The Phantom Cowboy)
K’s Choice – “Private Revolution” (The Phantom Cowboy)
K’s Choice – “I Was Wrong About Everything” (The Phantom Cowboy)
The Slambovian Circus of Dreams – “Living with God” (A Box of Everything)
The Slambovian Circus of Dreams – “Very Happy Now” (A Box of Everything)
Dirt Farm – “Blaming Satan Again” (Binghamton Music Vol. 1)
Zydeco Po’ Boys – “String Bean Joe” (Binghamton Music Vol. 1)
Beth Hart – “Swing My Thing Back Around” (Bang Bang Boom Boom)
Beth Hart – “The Ugliest House on the Block” (Bang Bang Boom Boom)
Happy Traum – “Careless Love Blues” (Just For the Love of It)
Happy Traum – “In the Pines” (Just For the Love of It)

Here’s what Jason played.
Led Zeppelin – “Good Times, Bad Times” (Led Zeppelin)
The Beatles – “Come Together” (Abbey Road)
Led Zeppelin – “Dazed & Confused” (Led Zeppelin)

Apprentice Jason gets his first lessons on the air and behind the scenes.
Here’s the music I played.
Malcolm Holcombe – “Who Carried You” (The RCA Sessions)
Malcolm Holcombe – “Mister in Morgantown” (The RCA Sessions)
Malcolm Holcombe – “My Ol’ Radio” (The RCA Sessions)
Ray Wylie Hubbard – “All Loose Things” (The Ruffian’s Misfortune)
Ray Wylie Hubbard – “Hey, Mama, My Time Ain’t Long” (The Ruffian’s Misfortune)
Ray Wylie Hubbard – “Too Young Ripe, Too Young Rotten” (The Ruffian’s Misfortune)
Leni Stern – “Calling” (When Evening Falls)
Leni Stern – “Ice Cold Water $1” (When Evening Falls)
Leni Stern – “Oje Mama” (When Evening Falls)

And here were Jason’s choices.
Queen & David Bowie – “Under Pressure” (Hot Space)
Tina Turner – “Acid Queen” (The Who’s Tommy: The Original Soundtrack)
Talking Heads – “Psycho Killer” (Stop Making Sense)
Elton John – “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” (Goodbye Yellow Brick Road)
Led Zeppelin – “All My Love” (In Through the Out Door)

I think this kid is gonna work out just fine. 

Great to have RoberCon panelists and organizers on the show: David “Doc” Rasey, Brian Keller, Lisa Stuckey and Crystal Sarakas.

We had a fun chat about geeky topics and previewed the sci-fi convention at Roberson Museum & Science Center on Sept. 26-27.

When Is It On?

Fall 2015

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Tuesdays from 7 PM to 8:30 PM.

Upcoming Shows

October 13 @ 7 PM


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