Playlist, WSUM, 2010-02-22, 6-8am

First Hour:

  1. Odessa by Caribou from Swim [Merge]
  2. Minors by Toro Y Moi from Causers Of This [Carpark]
  3. Terminally Chill by Neon Indian from Psychic Chasms [Lefse]
  4. I Know There’s An Answer by The Beach Boys from Pet Sounds Sessions [Capitol]
  5. Hang On To Your Ego by Frank Black from Frank Black [4AD]
  6. Art Czars by Japandroids from Art Czars 7″ [Polyvinyl]
  7. I Learned The Hard Way by Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings from I Learned The Hard Way [Daptone]
  8. Love More by Sharon Van Etten from Shaking Through 2010 [Weathervane Music]
  9. Our Love Was Saved by Spacemen by The Pipettes from Our Love Was Saved by Spacemen [Self-Released]
  10. The High Road by Broken Bells from The High Road Single [Columbia/Sony]
  11. Apartment Story by The National from Boxer [Beggars Banquet]
  12. The Blackest Purse (Radio Edit) by Why? from Eskimo Snow [Anticon]
  13. Army by Ben Folds Five from The Unauthorized Biography Of Reinh [Caroline/Sony]
  14. Cigarettes Will Kill You by Ben Lee from Breathing Tornados [Grand Royal]
  15. The Rules by Ben Kweller from On My Way [ATO Records/RCA]

Second Hour:

  1. I Like Your Old Remix Better Than Your New Remix by Regurgitator from The Fourth Single From Unit [eastwest/Warner Australia]
  2. Weeds by Pulp from We Love Life [Rough Trade]
  3. Weeds II (The Origin Of The Species) by Pulp from We Love Life [Rough Trade]
  4. Me and You, Watson by Alec Ounsworth from Mo Beauty [Anti]
  5. Mama, I’m Swollen by Cursive from Mama, I’m Swollen [Saddle Creek]
  6. Life Magazine by Cold Cave from Love Comes Close [Matador]
  7. The Mighty Sparrow by Ted Leo + Pharmacists from The Brutalist Bricks [Matador]
  8. Airplanes by Local Natives from Gorilla Manor [Frenchkiss]
  9. This Too Shall Pass (Live) by OK GO from Of The Blue Colour Of The Sky [Self-Released]
  10. Giving Up The Gun by Vampire Weekend from Contral [XL]
  11. Excuses by The Morning Benders from Big Echo [Rough Trade]
  12. Natural Selection (feat. The Black Angels) by UNKLE from Where Did The Night Fall [Surrender All]


  • Japandroids will be releasing 7″ singles with songs from the Post-Nothing sessions, with cover songs on the flipside. Art Czars is available for pre-order now from Polyvinyl.
  • Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings will release their new album I Learned The Hard Way on April 6.
  • The Pipettes have released the single Our Love Was Saved by Spacemen, which is available for download from their website.
  • The National are working on a new album. They are also on tour with The Antlers this spring. They’ll be playing Bonnaroo, among other dates.
  • Ben Folds, Ben Lee, and Ben Kweller went on tour in Australia as The Bens. They recorded and released a 4-song EP as a group, taking turns on lead vocals.
  • Alec Ounsworth will play on Wednesday, 2/24/2010 at the High Noon Saloon in Madison.
  • Cursive will play on Saturday, 2/27/2010, at The Metro in Chicago.
  • Cold Cave have canceled their show on Friday, 2/26/2010, at The Project Lodge, as well as the rest of their Midwestern US tour.
  • Ted Leo + Pharmacists will release their new album, The Brutalist Bricks, on 3/9/2010 on Matador.
  • OK GO continue to make (arguably) entertaining videos. See their latest, featuring the Notre Dame Marching Band, on their website.
  • Vampire Weekend have also just released a new video, starring RZA, Jake Gyllenhall, Lil’ Jon, and Joe Jonas.
  • The Morning Benders will release their new album, Big Echo, on 3/9/2010 on Rough Trade.
  • UNKLE are set to release their new album, Where Did The Night Fall, on 05/11/2010.