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The Backroom 9.26.23

A funky welcome, looking toward a gubmint shutdown, corruption allegations, and a Jazz Meditation™ on rain brought to you by Ophelia.

the Allison transmission 09.26.23

I wonder, occasionally, why do I feel the need to explain the musical contents of the transmission. then I realize it’s different from regular radio because there IS a reason typically. (other than popularity or focus group opinion or program director dictum) it’s one thing leads to another , because… the allison transmission-made fresh daily

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Capital Radio 9-25-23: Waiting for the UFOs

We know them as flying saucers and UFOs, But they’re calling them by the much clunkier acronym UAP in Congressional hearings this year. They’ve inspired a lot of songs over the decades, from Woody Guthrie and Ella Fitzgerald to Jefferson Airplane, Radiohead and Parliament.  We played 26 of them today on Capital Radio, on an

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the Allison transmission 09.25.23

as promised ( and though I’m nominally a radio pitch man some of my lies are true…) episode two of gordon weingarth on the allison transmission will air today at 10am (et)…superb tunes and a dear friend now gone. listen. the allison transmission-recorded for your convenience gordon weingarth 03.28.19 one bourbon, one scotch, one

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the loco archives 09.24.23

this sunday (09.24) at noonish on’s loco archives show, two great shows from the more than 34 year history of thelocalbandsshow as aired on wplr…original commercials, concert calendar and your hosts the one and only james velvet and rick allison part one aired September 24th 2006 frank critelli visits…wait …what… you’ll hear:james…mark mulcahy…sawtelles…zack…and the

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Franorama 2.0 9/21/23

And it’s Goodbye From Him! British punkish popsters Duncan Reid and the Big Heads exit the stage gracefully with an excellent new album.

Deranged Radio 9/22/23

Evan Johns & the H-Bombs/Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit/Little Village/Mike June/Deer Tick/The Can Kickers/Golden Smog/Dan Baird & Homemade Sin/Dogbite/Jason & the Scorchers/Charlie Robison/The Rivergods/Loose Diamonds/The Mallett Brothers Band/The CarLeans/Ben de la Cour/Dirt Road Radio/The Bottle Rockets/Joe Jackson/New Johnny 5/The Bongos/Echo & the Bunnymen/The Psychedelic Furs/Pulp/The Dream Syndicate/Oberon Rose/Black Rebel Motorcycle Club/Robyn Hitchcock/The Velvet Underground/Oasis/Ringers/Chuck

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