Sunday, February 18, 2018

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

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