Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sonic Bliss 17-39

Sonic Bliss #17-39
September 20-24, 2017

               Hour 1                   
Water In Our Hands - Dive Index
Swan Lake - William Orbit
Waking Light - Beck
Just A Memory - Odesza w/Regina Spektor
Blue Autumn - Alpha
Dusk To Dawn - Emancipator
Eternal Ambition - Thievery Corporation
How We Do - Nosaj thing
Lover, You Should Have Come Over - Jeff Buckley
Let Me Remain - All India Radio
Wandering Star - Portishead
The Only Way - Tricky
Boss On The Boat - Tosca

               Hour 2               
Paradise Circus - Massive Attack
Myth - Beach House
Wait - Sarah McLachlan
See The Light - Sofa Surfer
Dusk You And Me - Groove Armada
Everything In It's Right Place - Radiohead
Autumn Leaves - Eric Clapton
Spring - Saint Etienne
Blood Theme From Dexter - Daniel Licht
The Gate - Bjork
Le Dernier Mot - Autour de Lucie
Two Tongues - Swell Season

               Hour 3               
Falling Short - Lapsley
You Know I Have To Go - Royksopp
Cold Earth - Boards of Canada
Deathless - Ibeyi
Halo - Depeche Mode
Autumn Interlude - Amethystium
Tears In Rain - Kate Havnevik
Silence - Tender
Eden - Hooverphonic
Half Heart - Angelo Badalamenti
Moondust - Special Strength (Chakra Bird)
Face A La Mer - Blank & Jones
Curtains - Peter Gabriel

UTR 17-39 (Deer Tick)

Under The Radar Radio #17-39
September 24 - September 30, 2017

                Pick Of The Week              
       Deer Tick - Deer Tick Vol. 2       

Deer Tick - Jumpstarting
   Deer Tick Vol 2 (2017)    Released two distinct albums on 9/15, the other was folkier
The Gravel Pit - Favorite
   Silver Gorilla (1998)   Group out of the Boston area
Diet Cig - Maid Of The Mist
   Swear I'm Good At This (2017)   Band from college town New Paltz, NY
Parquet Courts - One Man No City
   Human Performance (2016)   New album with Daniele Luppi & Karen O coming 10/27
Rostam - Bike Dream
   Half-Light (2017)   First solo album after several collaborations
Liam Gallagher - Wall Of Glass
   As You Were (2017)   Says his Twitter was hacked after some nasty tweets about his brother.
Last Shadow Puppets - Bad Habits
   Everything You've Come To Expect (2016)  
The National - Turtleneck
   Sleep Well Beast (2017)    The most political album so far from The National
Deer Tick - It's A Whale
   Deer Tick Vol 2 (2017)   Won't be playing in Detroit this time around
Replacements - Bastards Of Young
   Tim (1985)   The most anthemic song in their catalog
Alex Lahey - Everyday's The Weekend 
   I Love You Like A Brother (2017)   She is from Melbourne, Australia
*Wolf Parade - Valley Boy
  Cry Cry Cry (2017)
World Party - Way Down Now
   Goodbye Jumbo (1990)   Karl Wallinger played nearly all the instruments on the album
The War On Drugs - Nothing To Find
   A Deeper Understanding (2017)     Touring Texas this coming week
Kasabian - Good Fight
   For Crying Out Loud (2017)    
Teddybears w/Iggy Pop - Punkrocker
   Soft Machine (2006)   They wear Teddy Bear heads on stage,  well, not Iggy......
Cut Copy - Airborne
   Haiku From Zero (2017)   Group from Australia
*Ted Leo - The Future
  The Hanged Man (2017)
*Whigs - Production City
  Mission Control (2008)  Band is from Athens, GA
Waxahatchee - No Question 
   Out In The Storm (2017)    Katie Crutchfield is from Alabama. Waxahatchee is a local creek.
Retribution Gospel Choir - Feel It
   The Revolution EP (2012)    Alan from Low and Mark from Red House Painters
Deer Tick - Don't Hurt
   Deer Tick Vol. 2 (2017)    
Partner - Everybody Knows
   In Search Of Lost Time (2017)   Out of Sackville in New Brunswick, Canada
Preoccupations - Continental Shelf
   Viet Cong (2015)   Band changed their name from Viet Cong after it offended people
Elf Power - Ten Dollars On the Ground
   Twitching In Time (2017)  From the fantastic town of Athens, Georgia
*Imperial Drag - Boy Or A Girl
  Imperial Drag (1996). This was their only album
*Wavves - Daisy
  You're Welcome (2017)
Caulfields - Devil's Diary
   Whirlygig (1995)    One of the few bands we play from Delaware
Absolutely Free - The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore
   Single.   Proceeds from the vinyl sales go to
Morrissey - Spent The Day In Bed
   Low In High School (2017)    Despite 123 cancelled dates in recent years, he's touring
Throwing Muses - Counting Backwards
   The Real Ramona (1991)    Like Deer Tick, a band from Rhode Island
Deer Tick - Wants/Needs
   Deer Tick Vol. 2 (2017)
Tricky w/Avalon Lurks - Doll
   uninform (2017)    This is a cover of the 1994 Hole song "Doll Parts"

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Sonic Bliss 17-38

Sonic Bliss #17-38
September 13-17, 2017

          Hour 1          
Love Crime - Siouxsie Sioux & Brian Reitzell
Trainspotting - Primal Scream
Find My Way - Nine Inch Nails
Big Picture - London Grammar
Evangeline - Cocteau Twins
Can't Do A Thing (To Stop Me) - Chris Isaak
Bossa Per Due - Nicola Conte
Electra - Airstream
Shelter - The xx
Begin - Shallou
Setembro - Delicatessen 
Gymnopedie - Erik Satie
Into You - Richard X w/Jarvis Cocker

          Hour 2          
Breathe In - Frou Frou
On The Level - Mac DeMarco
Towers - Bonobo
Marlene Dietrich's Favourite Poem - Peter Murphy
Afterlife - Jon Hopkins
This Woman's Work - Kate Bush
Hoppipolla - Sigur Ros
Protection - Massive Attack
Clean Living - The War On Drugs
Chilled Goodbyes - Medaka
Light Your Light - Delerium
Rest - Charlotte Gainsbourg
Petals - Bibio

          Hour 3          
This Life - Mandalay
Morse - Nightmares On Wax
Remind Me - Royksopp
Spirit - The Belle Game
Windmills - Beauty's Confusion
Stop, Look, Listen - Lewis Taylor
You Feel Right - If By Yes
Go Get It - Slowdive
Adagio - Robin Youngsmith
Shine - Ulrich Schnauss
Island - Zoe Durrant
Sweet Memory - Tindersticks
I've Seen It All - Bjork & Thom Yorke

UTR 17-38 (Ted Leo)

Under The Radar Radio #17-38
September 17-23, 2017

               Pick Of The Week              
        Ted Leo - The Hanged Man      

Ted Leo - Can't Go Back
  The Hanged Man (2017)   Ted's first album under his name since 2010
VHS Or Beta - Can't Believe A Single Word
  Bring On The Comets (2007)  Band out of Lexington, Kentucky
Preatures - Girlhood
  Girlhood (2017)   From Sydney Australia
Superchunk - Rosemarie
  Majesty Shredding (2010)  This was the Chapel Hill, NC's first album in 9 years
Wolf Parade - You're Dreaming
  Cry Cry Cry (2017)  Their album is coming out on 10/6
*Morrissey - Spent The Day In Bed
  Low In High School (2017) Morrissey back on tour this fall (hopefully) 
*Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks - Stick Figures In Love

  Mirror Traffic (2011)  S Pavement may reunite next year for 30th anniversary  
The Eels - The Man
   Tomorrow Morning (2010)   This album reflected a great period in the life of Mr. E
Mynabirds - Shouting At The Dark
  Be Here Now (2017)    Artist out of Nebraska on the Saddle Creek label
Benjamin Gibbard - Alcoholiday
  Bandwagonesque (2017)   Still a member of Death Cab For Cutie
Pernice Brothers - How To Live Alone
  Yours, Mine & Ours (2003)   Artist about of the Boston area (Somerville, MA)
Ted Leo - Run To The City
  The Hanged Man (2017)  Self-performed, Self-produced, Self-Released album
Guided By Voices - Glad Girls
  Isolation Drills (2001)   The most prolific independent artist of all time
Daniele Luppi/Parquet Courts/Karen O - Talisa
  MILANO (2017)  Their collaborative album is out October 27th
Husker Du - Don't Want To Know If You Are Lonely
  Candy Apple Grey (1986)  Early Husker Du music coming in November (Savage Young Du)
Grant Hart - Twenty-Five Forty-One
  Intolerance (1988)  Grant passed away last week at the age of 56
PINS - All Hail
  Bad Thing EP (2017)  This Manchester band will release their next full length in 2018
Starcrawler - Let Her Be
  single (2017)   Group out of Los Angeles,  that's all I know so far.....
Mike Doughty - Busting Up A Starbucks
  Haughty Melodic (2005)   Mike's response to people smashing store windows for no reason
Ted Leo - Used To Believe
  The Hanged Man (2017)   Ted's last release was with Aimee Mann in 2014 as The Both
Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile - Over Everything
  Lotta Sea Lice (2017)   Their album is out October 13
The Jam - That's Entertainment
  Sound Affects (1980)   Paul Weller's response to the stresses of city life
Big Thief - Shark Smile
  Capacity (2017)  This Brooklyn-based group has roots in Minnesota
*Acetone - Wonderful World
  York Blvd. (2000)  
*Frightened Rabbit - Rained On

  Recorded Songs (2017)  Their al  
Father John Misty - I'm Writing A Novel
  Fear Fun (2012)   He's at Royal Oak Music Theater on Tuesday 9/19 - Could be interesting
Luna - Fire In Cairo
  Sentimental Education (2017)  First album in 13 years is all-covers
Hamilton Leithauser & Rostam - A 1000 Tims
  I Had A Dream that You Were Mine (2016)  Rostam has his own new album now
Ted Leo - William Weld In The 21st Century
  The Hanged Man (2017)  Ted is playing in Detroit on Wednesday 9/20
Bjork - The Gate
  Utopia (2017)   Bjork's new album is coming in November..........we think.  

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Sonic Bliss 17-37

Sonic Bliss #17-37  
September 6-10, 2017

"Don't push me 'cause I'm close to the edge.....

     Hour 1     
Six Underground - Sneaker Pimps
Reykjavik - Mocean Worker
All Points Back To U - Nosaj Thing
Drake - Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man
Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me - The Smiths
Mary L. - St. Germain
Teardrop - Massive Attack (vocal: Elisabeth Fraser)
Blanket Me - Hundred Waters
Number 4 - Sigur Ros
Farewell Part A - Audiotreats
High - Little Dragon
To Lose Someone - Taken By Trees
Trouble's What You're In - Fink

     Hour 2     
Superheroes - Esthero
Tumbleweed - 9 Lazy 9
Beautiful Otherness - Bent
Girl - The Internet
Just A Girl, She Said - Dubstar 
O - Coldplay
Air - Cafe Del Mar
Bright Lights - Archive
All Is Full Of Love - Bjork
Moments In Love - Art Of Noise
When We Die - Tricky & Martina Topley Bird
Know How - Kings Of Convenience w/Feist
Folk Song - The Sundays

     Hour 3     
Richest Man In Babylon - Thievery Corporatiohn
Fool's Paradise - Cold Specks
I've Been Thinking - Handsome Boy Modeling School & Cat Power
Airplane Shadows - Kiln
Look At Where We Are - Hot Chip
Lean On Me - Sounds From The Ground
Edge Of The Ocean - Ivy
Petrified - Flunk
Blue Paper - Moby
Lilac Wine - Jeff Buckley
Darling - Carla Bruni
Adeline - alt-J
Waltz for Koop - Koop

.....I'm tryin' not to lose my head"

UTR 17-37 (The War On Drugs)

Under The Radar Radio #17-37
September 10 - 16, 2017

                   Pick Of The Week                           
  The War On Drugs - A Deeper Understanding   

The War On Drugs - Nothing To Find
  A Deeper Understanding (2017)   One of the best of the year
Real Estate - Talking Backwards
  Atlas (2014)
Ted Leo - Used To Believe
  The Hanged Man (2017)  Next week's Pick of The Week
Grandaddy - El Caminos In The West
  Sumday (2003)  
Daniele Luppi & Parquet Courts - Talisa (f/Karen O)
  MILANO (2017)  Previously collaborated with Danger Mouse, Norah Jones and Jack White
Lost In The Trees - Past Life
  Past Life (2014)
Rainer Maria - Blackird
  S/T (2017)   At El Club in Detroit with Oliva Neutron-John on September 21st
The War On Drugs - In Chains
  A Deeper Understanding (2017)
Prefab Sprout - Looking For Atlantis
  Jordan: The Comeback (1990)    A lush album inspired by Elvis and Jesse James 
Jake Bugg - In The Event Of My Demise
  Hearts That Strain (2017)    This is Jake's "yacht rock" album
  UTR Road Trip: Philadelphia  
Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile - Over Everything 
  Lotta Sea Lice (2017)    At the Royal Oak Music Theater on Devil's Night
Marah - Freedom Park
  20,000 Streets Under The Sky (2004)   Shimmy Shimmy Cocoa Pop, Shimmy Shimmy Rock...
The Districts - Ordinary Day
  Popular Manipulations (2017)   
The Roots - The Seed
  Phrenology (2002)   Featuring Cody Chesnutt
Dead Milkmen - Punk Rock Girl 
  Beelzebubba (1998)  Detroit Tiger Jim Walewander introduced them to Sparky Anderson
The War On Drugs - Pain
  A Deeper Understand (2017)  
*Turnover - Super Natural
  Good Nature (2017)
Replacements - Nightclub Jitters
  Pleased To Meet ME (1987)   The most un-Replacements song of all
Kevin Morby - City Music
  City Music (2017)   Former bass player for Woods
Deer Tick - Wants/Needs 
  Deertick Vol. 2 (2017)   Two, yes Two albums coming on 9/15
Frank Black - Los Angeles
  Frank Black (1992)   First solo album after disbanding the Pixies by Fax
St. Vincent - Los Angeles
  MASSEDUCTION (2017)   Finally, we have title and release date (10/13)
*Grizzly Bear - Cut Out
  Painted Ruins (2017)
*elbow - High Ideals
  Build A Rocket Boys!  (2011)
Tender - Vow
  Modern Addction (2017)   
Au Revoir Simone - Lark
  The Bird of Music (2007)   The appeared in two episodes of Twin Peaks (Season 3)
The War On Drugs - Clean Living
  A Deeper Understanding (2017)
Joseph - Everybody Wants To Rule The World
  single (2017)    I don't want to rule the world,  heavy lies the crown

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Sonic Bliss 17-36

Sonic Bliss #17-36
August 31 - September 3, 2017

       Hour 1       
Renaissance Affair - Hooverphonic
Rise - Nightmares On Wax
To the End - Woman's Hour
See The Light - Sofa Surfers
Ghosts - Ibeyi
Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime - Beck
Until The Morning - Thievery Corporation
Inside Your Dream - Melorman
Yama - Youssou N'dour
Microfilm - Beauty's Confusion
Have You Forgotten - Red House Painters
Gush Forth My Tears - Miranda Sex Garden
Last Light - Zero 7 & Jose Gonzalez

       Hour 2       
What If - Tosca
Out Of Town - Cantoma
Dream - West Indian Girl
Farewell - UNKLE
The Moon Song - Karen O & Ezra Koenig
Man Enough - Lloyd Cole
Breathe Me - Sia
Passenger's Seat - Death Cab For Cutie
Til It Happens To You - Corinne Bailey Rae
This Isn't The Place - Nine Inch Nails
A Case For Shame - Moby w/Cold Specks
In A Lonely Place - Smithereens
Relaxin' With Cherry - Kid Loco

       Hour 3       
Roads - Portishead
The Ubiquitous Mr. Lovegrove - Dead Can Dance
The Motive - Elsiane
City Moon - Love Spirals Downward
High Point - Air
Mariana - Seu Jorge
Easy Way Out - Carmen Rizzo w/Gem
Simply Beautiful - Al Green
Thinking Like That - Hope Sandoval
The Only Way - Tricky
Dream Lover - Saint Etienne
Rollercoaster - Everything But The girl
*Dub One - Bud Bongo (not on Ann Arbor broadcast)
*Falling - Julee Cruise (only on Ann Arbor broadcast)

UTR 17-36 (Neil Finn)

Under The Radar Radio #17-36
September 3 - 9, 2017

            Pick Of The Week          
     Neil Finn - Out Of Silence     

Neil Finn - Second Nature
  Out Of Silence (2017)  The album was recorded in live sessions
Aimee Mann - The Moth
  Lost In Space (2002)
Liam Gallagher - For What It's Worth
  As You Were (2017)  Will he take the stage with Noel?  Such drama!
Lawrence Arabia - Apple Pie Bed
  Chant Darling (2009)  He is James Milne from Christchurch, NZ
Badly Drawn Boy - If It's Too Late
  Being Flynn Soundtrack (2012)
Car Seat Headrest - War Is Coming (If You Want It)
  (2017)   Just a stand-alone single
Ben Folds - Jesusland
  Songs For Silverman (2005)  - Ben's description of Tennessee suburbs
St. Vincent - New York
  (2017)  No new info on the album - in Detroit on 11/14
Rostam - Bike Dream
  Half-Light (2017)   Album coming 9/15.  Still collaborating with Vampire Weekend
Josh Rouse - Winter In The Hamptons
  Nashville (2005)  Someone's a Smiths fan
Neil Finn - The Law is Always On Your Side
  Out Of Silence (2017) The final sessions were mixed, mastered and released in a day
*Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile - Over Everything

  Lotta Sea Lice (2017) The collaboration finally coming out October 13th
*Liam Finn - Burning Up the Road

  The Nihlist (2017) The son of Neil Finn and touring member of Crowded House
*The Lemon Twigs - Night Song
  Brothers Of Destruction EP (2017)  Coming out on 9/22
Rufus Wainwright - April Fools
  Rufus Wainwright (1998)  From his debut album
Stars - Real Thing
  There Is No Love In Fluorescent Light (2017).  new album in October
Ted Leo - Can't Go Back
  The Hanged Man (2017)  His self-produced and self-released album coming 9/8
Beautiful South - Domino Man
  0898 Beautiful South (1991)     
Benjamin Gibbard - I Don't Know
  Bandwagoneque (2017)   Ben only played a few dates to support this
      TIMELINE: Neil Finn      
Split Enz - Message To My Girl 
  Conflicting Emotions (1983)  Neil joined his brother Tim's band in 1977  
Crowded House - Never Be The Same
  Temple Of Low Men (1988)  Band named after their LA living condition
Finn Brothers - Anything Can Happen
  Everyone Is Here (2004).  Working with Tim again
Pajama Club - From A Friend To A Friend
  Pajama Club (2011)  This time working with his wife Sharon
Neil Finn - Chameleon Days
  Out Of Silence (2017)  This is his 6th solo studio album
Mark Eitzel - Sacred Heart
  60 Watt Silver Lining (1996).  I wish it was on Spotify
The National - Day I Die
  Sleep Well Beast (2017)  The album is finally coming out Friday
Tender - Illuminate
  Modern Addiction (2017)  
Suzanne Vega - 99.9 F
  99.9 F (1992)  Her daughter's name is Ruby Froom.  Coolest name ever
Angus & Julia Stone - Chateau 
  Snow (2017) Brother and sister from Sydney, Australia
Neil Finn - More Than One Of You
  Out Of Silence (2017)