Sunday, February 25, 2018

Sonic Bliss 18-08

Sonic Bliss 18-08
February 21-25, 2018

             Hour 1             
Somebody's Sins - Tricky
Aquarius - Boards Of Canada
History - The Verve
Fool's Pardise - Cold Specks
Almost Sleeping - Laika
Someone Like Me - Royksopp
Little Monsters - Charlotte Gainsbourg
Catch You Dreaming - Ride
Glory Box - Portishead
Mission Delores - Robin Guthrie
The Trapeze Swinger - Iron & Wine
Breather 2000 - Afterlife

             Hour 2             
Dissolved Girl - Massive Attack
Sweet Chance - Subground
Dream - West Indian Girl
Le Force de Melodie - Thievery Corporation 
Need To Feel Loved - Unclubbed f/Zoe Durrant
Bluebird Of Happiness - Mojave 3
As You Fall - Bent
All The World - Fauxliage
Blue Moon - Engine Ear Z Experiment w/Kate Havnevik
Sparks - Coldplay
Setembro - Delicatessen
Simply Beautiful - Al Green
Pavane (Faure) - William Orbit

             Hour 3             
Isobel - Bjork
Farewell Part A - Audiotreats
Shape The Future - Nightmares On Wax
Wait For Me - Moby
The Way You Dream - 1 Giant Leap w/Michael Stipe
Don't Wait - Bonobo
Sanvean - Dead Can Dance
Shattered - Koda
Who Is Speaking - Loma
Waking Light - Beck
Black Mermaid - Esthero
Watching the Storm - U137

UTR 18-08 (U.S. Girls)

Under The Radar Radio #18-08
February 25 - March 3, 2018

                   Pick Of The Week                 
      U.S. Girls - In A Poem Unlimited      

U.S. Girls - Pearly Gates
  In A Poem Unlimited (2018)  Her real name is Meg Remy
St. Vincent - Regret
  St. Vincent (2014)  Her real name is Annie Clark
Loma - Relay Runner
  Loma (2018)  Their real name is Loma
MGMT - One Thing Left To Try
  Little Dark Age (2018)  Okay, no more Real name crap, till later
of Montreal - It's Different For Girl
  Innocence Reaches (2016)   Playing in Pontiac at the Crofoot on March 31
Parquet Courts - Almost Had To Start A Fight
  Wide Awake (2018)  New album coming in May produced by Danger Mouse

Lost In The Trees - Past Life
  Past Life (2014)   Band is from Chapel Hill, North Carolina
DeLux - Cause for Concern
  More Disco Songs About Love (2018)
Wye Oak - The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs
  The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs (2018)  Duo from Baltimore No. 1 this week
Temper Trap - Sweet Disposition
  Conditions (2009)   Featured in the film '500 Days Of Summer'
U.G. Girls - Poem
  In A Poem Unlimited (2018)   Meg is American but now lives in Canada

Albert Hammond Jr. - Far Away Truths 
  Francis Trouble (2018)  His new album is out March 9th
Radiohead - There There
  Hail To The Thief (2003)  COMING TO DETROIT!!!  July 22nd - Little Caesar's Arena
Sloan - The Day Will Be Mine 
  12 (2018)    Their new album is coming April 6th
eels - This Is The Day
  The Deconstruction (2018)   Their new album is also coming April 6th
Best Coast - This Lonely Morning 
  California Nights (2015)   Been quiet for about 3 years now
Rolling Blackout Coastal Fever - Mainland
  single (2018)    From Australia

D.D. Dumbo - Satan
  Utopia Defeated (2016)   Back to the real name thing he's Oliver Perry
U.S. Girls - Rage Of Plastics
  In A Poem Unlimited (2018)  Marble Bar in Detroit on April 18th
*Django Django - Further
  Marble Skies (2018)
*Laura Veirs - America
  Warp and Weft (2013)
*Belly - Shiny One
  Dove (2018)  - May 4th release
Breeders - Nervous Mary 
  All Nerve (2018)   New album is coming next Friday 3/2
Gardens & Villa - Fixations
  Music For Dogs (2015)  My dog Diego likes Prince's Parade album, he really does. 
The Districts - Nighttime Girls 
  single (2018)   Spring tour with Twin Peaks starts march 16th in Iowa

Chromatics - Shadow
  Twin Peaks Season 3 (2017)    From the return episode of Twin Peaks. 
Beach House - Lemon Glow
  single (2018)    New album is coming but details are not
Air - Surfing On A Rocket
  Talkie Walkie (2004)   Duo from Baltimore No. 2
Father John Misty - Mr. Tillman
  single (2018)   Is he getting ready to transition to his real name? 
U.S. Girls - Rosebud
  In A Poem Unlimited (2018)  

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Sonic Bliss 18-07

Sonic Bliss #18-07
February 14-18, 2018

              Hour 1               
Black - Danger Mouse, Daniel Luppi f/Norah Jones
Relaxin' With Cherry - Kid Loco
Cavallo - Tosca
Black Willow - Loma
Life In Mono - Mono
Que N'ai Je - Keren Ann
We Found Each Other In The Dark - City And Colour
Tears In Rain - Kate Havnevik
Meditation From Thais - Dominguess & Ives
Million Miles Away - Washed Out
You And Your Sister - This Mortal Coil (Kim Deal)
If I Lost You - Garbage
Everybody Here Wants You - Jeff Buckley

              Hour 2               
Hatfield 1980 - Everything But The Girl
Edge Hill - Groove Armada
Curtains - Peter Gabriel
Stir Me Up - Lane 8
Heaven - Bitter:Sweet
Tears From The Moon - Conjure One w/Sinead O'Connor
Sunworshipper - Mylo
The Spoils - Massive Attack
Summer - 9 Lazy 9
Silence - Tender
Lentil - Sia
You And I - Delerium
Waiting For The Night (Bare Version) - Depeche Mode

              Hour 3               
A Kissed Out Red Floatboat - Cocteau Twins
Moments In Love - Art Of Noise
Second Guessing - Dive Index
Lie - Shallou
The First Taste - Fiona Apple
The Necklace Of Wrens - Gloaming
La Belle Etoile - Andrea Lindsay
Exit Music (For A Film) - Radiohead
Reykjavik - Mocean Worker
Taste - Rhye
A Case For Shame - Moby w/Cold Specks
Werewolf - Cat Power
Petals - Bibio
Out Of Town - Cantoma

UTR 18-07 (Superchunk)

Under The Radar Radio #18-07
February 18-24, 2018

                     Pick Of The Week                    
   Superchunk - What A Time To Be Alive   

Superchunk - What A Tim To Be Alive
  What A Time To Be Alive (2018)   They formed in 1989
Replacements - Can't Hardly Wait (Demo)
  Tim sessions (1985)  They changed the lyrics and re-recorded it for Pleased To Meet Me
Ty Segall - She
  Freedom's Goblin (2018)    Just a fun fuzz-guitar rocker
Sebadoh - Rebound
  Bakesale (1994)   One of the all-time great indie albums
Beach House - Lemon Glow
  single  (2018).     new album is coming in the spring, that's all I know

We Were Promised Jetpacks - A Part Of It
  Unravelling (2014)    How cool would it be to zoom around in a jetpack?
Calexico - Under The Wheels
  The Thread That Keeps Us (2018)    It's part mariachi, part folk, part rap, great song
Superchunk - Reagan Youth
  What A Time To Be Alive (2018)   Great albums aren't always long, this one is only 32 minutes
The Clash - Spanish Bombs
  London Calling (1979)   I used to sing the Spanish lyrics without knowing their meaning
Goat Girl - The Man
  Goat Girl (2018)    After a few singles they finally release their debut LP on April 6th
*Ride - Pulsar
  Tomorrow's Shore EP (2018)
*Alvvays - Next Of Kin
  Alvvays (2014)
*Belle and Sebastian - The Girl Doesn't Get It
  How To Solve Our Human Problems (2018)

Sleater-Kinney - You're No Rock & Roll Fun
  All Hands On The Bad One (2000)   Will Carrie Brownstien rejoin them after Portlandia ends?
Death By Unga Bunga - Soldier
  So Far So Good So Cool (2018)   From Moss, Norway
Lord Huron - Ancient Names
  Vide Noir (2018)   This reminds me of SniffN 'n' The Tears "Driver's Seat"
Sonic Youth - Kool Thing
  Goo (1990)   A song directed at LL Cool J for his misogynistic lyrics.  Chuck D helps.  
Courtney Barnett - Nameless, Faceless
  Tell Me How You Really Feel (2018)  Her next solo album is coming in May

  UTR ROAD TRIP: Chapel Hill, North Carolina  
Superchunk - Break The Glass
  What A Time To Be Alive (2018)  The most political album they've ever released
Ben Folds Five - Jackson Cannery
  Ben Folds Five (1995) Members met while in a band called Meet Barry Black, Ben played drums
Mount Moriah - Lament
  Mount Moriah (2011)   A rather harsh way to break up, eh?
Dillon Fence - Collapsis
  Outside In (1993)   Their drummer, Scott  Carle later formed a band called Collapsis
Southern Culture On The Skids - Freak Flag
  The Electric Pinecones (2016)   Raise that freak flag high......and eat some Banana Puddin'

*Gord Downie - A Natural
  Introdruce Yourself (2017)
*Josh Rouse - Salton Sea
  Love In The Modern Age (2018)
Built To Spill - Carry The Zero
  Keep It Like A Secret (1999)    Still waiting on another band from Idaho
Albert Hammond Jr. - Muted Beatings
  Francis Trouble (2018)  Albert & Julian Casablancas with albums coming in March
Ted Leo & The Pharmacists - Hearts Of Oak
  Hearts Of Oak (2003)  There are some cool people from Notre Dame, after all.  
Superchunk - Erasure
  What A Time To Be Alive (2018)  
The Shacks - Follow Me
  Haze (2018)  A lovely song to segue into Sonic Bliss

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Sonic Bliss 18-06

Sonic Bliss #18-06
February 8-11, 2018
"And I don't ever want to spend a day, not a single moment from your side"

            Hour 1                 
Svefn -g-Englar - Sigur Ros
Cut The Jazz - De-Phazz
Oysters In May - Tosca
Shape The Future - Nightmares On Wax
Whenever There Is You - Koop
I Think Of You - Ivy
Spirit Waltz (Satie) - Lushlife Project
Sweet Memory - Tindersticks
Rest - Charlotte Gainsbourg
To Lose Someone - Taken By Trees
Please Say You Will - Kaskade
Snow - Emiliana Torrini
Gabriel - Lamb

            Hour 2             
Something About Us - Daft Punk
Now I Must Remember - Bent
Inisde And Out - Feist
Mere Anarchy - Moby
Blue Autumn - Alpha
Halcyon - Jon Hopkins
Release Your Problems - Chet Faker
The Rip - Portishead
Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me - Smiths
Stay Safe - Rhye
Seashell - Skylab
For Light - Jay Som
Two Tongues - Swell Season

            Hour 3             
Airlock Holmes - Fila Brazillia
Have You Forgotten - Red House Painters
Angel - Massive Attack
Left Bank - Air
Bat Country - Emancipator
Venus As A Boy - Bjork
Porcelain - Snowbird
That's Not Her Way - eels
Makes Me Wanna Die - Tricky
Ocean Jewel - Astrovoid
Golden Slumbers - elbow
Without You - Sasha Dobson
Nobody Has To Know - Spain
A Place In My Heart - Club 8

UTR 18-06 (MGMT)

Under The Radar Radio #18-06
February 11 - 17, 2018

                Pick Of The Week               
           MGMT - Little Dark Age           

MGMT - Me & Michael
  Little Dark Age (2018)   The Brooklyn duo's 4th album
De Lux - Cause For Concern
  More Disco Songs About Love (2018)  
King Tuff - Psycho Star
  The Other (2018)    Real name is Kyle Thomas
Goat Girl - The Man
  Goat Girl (2018)  We finally have a full length album on April 6th
Superchunk - Erasure 
  What A Time To Be Alive (2018)   Band from the awesome town of Chapel Hill, NC
Sloan - The Day Will Be Min
  12 (2018)   Their 12th album, with 12 tracks is arriving April 6th

*Caroline Rose - Soul No. 5
  Loner (2018)  Out on February 23rd
*Calexico - Voices In The Field
  The Thread That Keeps Us  (2018)
*Ty Segall - Every 1's A Winner
  Freedom's Goblin
*Okkervil River - Don't Move Back To L.A.
  In The Rainbow Rain (2018)  - Coming April 27th
Yo La Tengo - Shades Of Blue
  There's A Riot Going On (2018)   The band name is courtesy of the 1962 Mets
Laura Veirs - Everybody Needs You
  The Lookout (2018)  First project since case/lang/viers
Ash - Buzzkill
  Island (2018)     I thought buzzing out the swearing was funnier than beeping. 
Sunflower Bean - Crisis Fest
  Twentytwo In Blue (2018)   New album is out March 23rd. 
MGMT - One Thing Left To Try
  Little Dark Age (2018)    

Karen O & Michael Kiwanuka - Yo! My Saint
  single (2018)   For the KENZO fashion house.......whatever that is
Moby - Motherless Child
  Everything Was Beautiful and Nothing Hurt (2018)   Title is from The Slaughterhouse 5
U.S. Girls - Rosebud
  In A Poem Unlimited (2018)  Canadian singer-songwriter Meghan Remy 
Stephen Malkmus - Middle America
  single (2018)   No new album announced yet - At the Majestic in Detroit on June 8th
The Radio Dept. - Your True Name
  single (2018)    They own their own label now called Just So
Breeders - Joanne
  All Nerve (2018)   Kim Deal gets folky

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Echo
  Wrong Creatures (2018)   Velvet Underground fans? 
MGMT - Little Dark Age
  Little Dark Age (2018)   
Jukebox The Ghost - Everybody's Lonely
  Off To The Races (2018)   Album comes March 30th
Belle and Sebastian - Sweet Dew Lee
  How To Solve Our Human Problems (2018)   The full EP box set comes out Feb. 16
eels - Today Is The Day
  The Deconstruction (2018)   The album (April 6th) appears to be about starting over

Django Django - Surface To Air
  Marble Skies (2018)  
Franz Ferdinand - Lazy Boy
  Always Ascending (2018)   Nothing to do with the furniture chain
Editors - Magazine 
  Violence (2018)   Album comes on March 9th
MGMT - When You Die
  Little Dark Age (2018)
PJ Harvey - An Acre Of Land
  Dark River Soudntrack (2018)  From the British film starring Ruth Wilson

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Sonic Bliss 18-05

Sonic Bliss #18-05
February 1-4, 2018

            Hour 1                 
Venus - Air
One - DJ Sun
Paradise Circus - Massive Attack
Leviathan - Koda
Je Reviens - Autour de Lucie
Transatlanticsm - Death Cab For Cutie
Anything With You - Hillton FM
Gone Forever - Ulrich Schnauss & Robin Guthrie
Taste - Rhye
On The Level - Mac DeMarco
Bright As Yellow - Innocence Mission
Hide And Seek - Imogen Heap

            Hour 2            
Bachelorette - Bjork
Turquoise Hexagon Sun - Boards Of Canada
Dead To The World - Royksopp
Farewell- UNKLE 
Sweet Lullabye - Deep Forest 
The City Sleeps - MC 900 Ft. Jesus
Somersault - Zero 7 & Sia
Island - Zoe Durrant
Wait For Signal - Tricky
Eyesdown - Bonobo
Falling - Julee Cruise
Omni - Daniel Lanois
A Question Of Lust - Depeche Mode

            Hour 3            
Superheroes - Esthero
Trainspotting - Primal Scream
Eternal Ambition - Thievery Corporation
Slow Disco - St. Vincent 
Poems Of The Past - Fura
Last Broadcast - Doves
Far Away - All India Radio
Winning A Battle, Losing the War - Kings of Convenience
Incognito - Essence
Master Plan - Nightmares On Wax
Hold Your Hand - Paul Oakenfold
Raincoat - Bibio
Red Light, Green Light - Sounds From The Ground
Silicone - Mono

UTR 18-05 (Ty Segall)

Under The Radar Radio #18-05
February 4 - 10, 2018

                Pick Of The Week             
       Ty Segall - Freedom's Goblin    

Ty Segall - 5 Ft. Tall 
  Freedom's Goblin (2018)  13th solo album in 10 years
Kim Gordon - Murdered Out
  single (2016)  The term for cars painted with Black Matte spray
Matthew Melton - Night Life
  Night Life (2018)   Sounds like a low-fi vinyl 
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever - Mainland
  single (2018)  Buy the single for $1 
Apples In Stereo - Go
  The Discovery Of A World Inside The Moon (2000)  On hiatus to do math genius stuff
The Radio Dept. - Your True Name
  single (2018)  They started their own label called Just So. 

Brendan Benson - Feel Like Myself
  The Alternative To Love (2005)  
Calexico - Under The Wheels
  The Thread That Keeps Us (2018)  
Breeders - All Nerve
  All Nerve (2018)  Album is coming March 2nd
Elephant Stone - Knock You From Yr Mountain
  The Three Poisons (2014)  Band from Montreal
Ty Segall - She
  Freedom's Goblin (2018)   Seriously, this cat rocks.   

Elf Power - Spiral Stairs
  In A Cave (2008)  From Athens, Georgia
The Voidz - Leave It In My Draems
  Virtue (2018)   Julian Casablancas is still the singer
Alberto Hammond Jr - Muted Beatings
  Francis Trouble (2018)  Another album from a member of the Strokes
Sloan - 13 (Under A Bad Sign)
  Commonwealth (2014)   New music coming in 2018 !!!!
*Sloan - The Day Will Be Mine
  12 (2018)   NEW SLOAN.........NEW SLOAN
Sugar - Hoover Dam 
  Copper Blue (1992)  Wrote this in an apartment in NYC
Loma - Relay Runner
  Loma (2018)  Debut album comes February 16

PJ Harvey - Meet Ze Monsta
  To Bring You My Love (1995)  
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Little Thing Gone Wild 
  Wrong Creatures (2018)    
Ty Segall - Fanny Dog
  Freedom's Goblin (2018)   This is literally about his dog. 
Mikal Cronin - See It My Way
  MCII (2013)       If Ty is Pick Of The Week, you knew I'd play Mikal
Lord Huron - Ancient Names I & II
  Vide Noir (2018)   Why break up this great 8-minute song?  

*Protomartyr - Windsor Hum
  Relatives In Descent (2017)
*King Tuff - Psycho Star
  The Other (2018)  - April 13th
Wye Oak - The Louder I Call The Faster It Runs
  The Louder I Cal The Faster It Runs (2018)   new album on April 13th
Autolux - Brainwasher
  Pussy's Dead (2016)
Born Ruffians - Side Tracked
  Uncle, Duke & The Chief (2018)   Here's to the great sliders at Sidetracks in Ypsilanti
Ty Segall - My Lady's On Fire
  Freedom's Goblin (2018)  This is the rare instance where Ty does not rock.