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The Saturday Album 05-30-15

The Saturday Album – 05/30/15 Sat: 11:00am & 11:00pm et Huron by Treavor James & The Perfect Gentlemen will be broadcast in its entirety, without interruption. Trevor James & The Perfect Gentlemen are a four piece ensemble that write rootsy and sometimes rocky folk tunes; melody and lyric being the ultimate focus. Whether it’s the undeniably

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The Backroom 5.26.15

The Backroom digs deep for connections.  From Barbara Acklin to Joss Stone and a trip to the graveyard.  Also:  A tribute to Louis “Thunder Thumbs” Johnson.


Indie Go Round Episode#21 5/22/15 Episode #21 Mom+Pop Records showcase Polica-Raw Exit Lady Lamb-Milk Duds Courtney Barnett-An Illustration of Loneliness Sufjan Stevens-Fourth of July Sufjan Stevens-Should Have Known Better Metric-Breathing Underwater fuzz set- Low-Last Snowstorm of The Year Smith Westerns-Weekend Apples in Stereo-I Want Mac McCaughan-Box Batteries Sleigh Bells-Comeback Kid Jose Gonzalez-Leaf Off/The Cave Wye Oak-Glory Wye Oak-Logic of

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Lonesome Noise Radio: 5/24/15

  This week’s show is a special one, as I have 1974 joining me in the studio! We talk about their influences, the CT Music Awards, and their new album. We also have the honor of premiering their new song, “Echoes of War.” As for the playlist, I chose songs that remind me of this

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the allison transmission 05.22.15

  it’s the last new transmission for a week or so…have i planned something special? you’d think so..but it turns out to be the same nonsense . weekend gig reminders…wayback related stuff…old stuff, new stuff, local stuff, stuff from outer space …you know, the usual. still , i love you for listening. the allison transmission

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My Week That Was 05-21-15 hr.1

“My Week That Was” 05-21-15 playlist Hr.1 A Drama in the Air – Mythos (juvenile products) working class – The Sawtelles Essential Arms – 1974 Guerrilla Radio – Rage Against The Machine Lamplighter – Empty Vessels Fight for Your Right – Beastie Boys Whammer Jammer (live ’72) – The J. Geils Band Sanctuary – The

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My Week That Was 05-21-15 hr.2

“My Week That Was” 05-21-15 playlist Hr.2 Pub Crawl – Graham Parker & the Rumour Railroad Spikes – Graham Parker & the Rumour Ridin’ On A Train – James Velvet Slow Train – Bob Dylan Train Kept A Rollin’ – Aerosmith For Now We Live – Malka She’s a Jar – Wilco Elysium – Bear’s

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the allison transmission 05.21.15

  goodbyes…hellos…more music stolen back from commercials and what will be another rather distracted show , if i had to guess right now. the allison transmission The Letterman Theme- Pat Patrick Band Everlong -Foo Fighters Let’s Dance -David Bowie Little Wing- Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble Stutta -Jellyshirts Molly -Jellyshirts Hole In My

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the allison transmission 05.20.15

for a good time …please assume the position and adjust your device to receive . the allison transmission To the Morning -Dan Fogelberg Ridgetop -Jesse Colin Young Cosmik Debris- Frank Zappa Open Country Joy -Mahavishnu Orchestra Firebird / Birds of Fire -Don Sebesky Stay -Jason Prince Sleepwalker -Eurisko Company Man -The Proud Flesh wayback

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The Backroom 5.19.15

The Backroom goes to Reunion.   It’s funk, soul, R&B and disco from my bright college years … 1976 to 1980.