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The Sunday Buzz

A series of rock 'n roll matinee shows at Cafe` 9
3-6pm every Sunday.

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the (not so random) local bands archives

New Show!!!! the (not so random) local bands archives Sundays 12:00 noon-ish et Hosted by James Velvet & Rick Allison Approaching 30 years on-air spotlighting Connecticut Artists, The Local Bands Show is the one constant in the CT music scene. This series takes a look back. What should you expect? Expect to enjoy the local

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“Read All About It!”

A Heartfelt thanks to Alan Bisbort, Hartford Courant, and for a wonderful article on Read the Entire Article on-line HERE.  And a cool video HERE.  

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Tones of Texas Episode #3 1/20/17 Episode #3 Emily Wolfe Atta Blues Mother Falcon Dirty Summer Quiet Company Understand the Problem mirrorman live set mirrorman vacancy mirrorman new song Gina Chavez Gotta Get Frog Hair Lonesome Roads Sixteen Deluxe Hit It Young Tongue Heavy Metal Thunder Shivery Shakes Recurring Dreams My Education Armistace Day The Octopus Project The Falls Magnet

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Inauguration Day Show!  Since the musical entertainment at the 2017 balls was so lame,  I thought I’d take a look at some of the artists that performed at Inauguration Balls past in set 1.   Set 2&3 explore this week in music history.  Thanks for listening! Jimi Hendrix Star Spangled Banner Frank Sinatra That’s Life Van

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the allison transmission 01.20.17

a show in two parts .  pt1 and part b. a little yin …a little yang ..Sturm und drang…ick und poo…rock und roll…dramedy und fact™…the merry pageant of life itself. free. the allison transmission Mercy- Charlie Wood Truth -Todd Rundgren Ugly Truth Rock -Matthew Sweet Black Friday -Steely Dan Everything But The Truth -Lucinda

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My Week That Was 01-19-17 hr.1

“My Week That Was” 01-19-17 playlist Hr.1 NRBQ – Help Me Somebody NRBQ – RC Cola And A Moon Pie NRBQ – Get Rhythm Big Audio Dynamite – Vitamin C Bandit and Butler – Medicate The Sawtelles – lose her The Gary Munro Project – Seizures Big Audio Dynamite – Push Those Blues Away ChardRy

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My Week That Was 01-19-17 hr.2

“My Week That Was” 01-19-17 playlist Hr.2 Laura Ganci – Sung To Laura Ganci – Gypsy Laini and the Wildfire – Rhapsody Laini and the Wildfire – Reckless Saint Bernadette – I Get Lost Saint Bernadette – In The Time Of Moses Bob Dylan – Mississippi Bob Dylan – High Water (For Charley Patton) The

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the allison transmission 01.19.17

with all the tunes in the world available, why chose these? with the history of music at hand, why start here…and then play that? one thing i can tell you is that algorithms have nothing to do with it…focus groups either. it’s just the sound of one dj spinning. the allison transmission Fixed Income-

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the allison transmission 01.18.17

it’s ten AM mountain time. do you know where your radio is? better late than never ? you know that thing where the radio was’t a total insult to everything you hold dear about music? and the d.j. didn’t say more than a couple stupid things a show? the allison transmission is sorta like that.

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The Backroom 1.17.17

Gearing up for the inauguration with a funky take on the transition, plus a bunch of other stuff.  Just for you.  Check it out.  Click on Trump.

the (not so random) local bands archives 01.15.17

2 classic loco episodes back to back. one show from january 2000, one from january 2008.  james velvet and rick allison ,with commercials and dave drzal’s concert calendar just as they originally aired. this week you’ll hear: hi fi automatic…hot rod circuit…psychedelic breakfast…pearly sweets…peter and the wolves…the mocking birds…mold monkees…mr. right…ron anthony…redbeard…eula…paul spencer…broken…malachi krunch  

the allison transmission 01.17.17

oh no ..boilerplate…general words of invitation…limited detail…vague promises…not even frank will be there. he clearly has no plan for todays little vanity project. why, then , should we listen. well..that’s why. the allison transmission Tower of Song- Leonard Cohen Everybody Knows- Rufus Wainwright The Future -Teddy Thompson I’m Your Man- Leonard Cohen Fanfare for

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