Playlist, WSUM, 2010-08-23, 6-8am

First Hour:

  1. Woo Boost by Rusko from O.M.G.! [Mad Decent]
  2. Groove Me (Remix) by Maximum Balloon from Maximum Balloon [DGC/Interscope]
  3. Hunny by Dom from Sun Bronzed Greek Gods [Burning Mill]
  4. Saviour by Teen Daze from Four More Years [Arcade Sound]
  5. Make The Bus (feat. Of Montreal) by Janelle Monae from The Archandroid [Bad Boy]
  6. Golden Haze by Wild Nothing from Golden Haze EP [Captured Tracks]
  7. The End Of The World Is Bigger Than Love by Jens Lekman from The End Of The World Is Bigger Than Love [Self-Released]
  8. Superball by Magic Kids from Memphis [True Panther Sounds]
  9. Home by The Suzan from Golden Week For The Poco Poco Beat [Fool’s Gold/Downtown]
  10. Paint A Vulgar Picture by The Smiths from Strangeways, Here We Come [Rough Trade]
  11. Photojournalist by Small Black from New Chain [Jagjaguwar]
  12. Only Existing Footage by The Extra Lens from Undercard [Merge]
  13. Ira Glass by Adam WarRock from TrackLog [Self-Released]
  14. David by The Radio Dept. from Clinging To A Scheme [Labrador]
  15. Yulia by Wolf Parade from Expo 86 [Sub Pop]

Second Hour:

  1. The Earthquake of ’73 by The Fruit Bats from Spelled In Bones [Sub Pop]
  2. Dance Song ’97 by Sleater-Kinney from Dig Me Out [Kill Rock Stars]
  3. Pop Song ’89 by R.E.M. from Green [Warner]
  4. No Satisfaction (Black Mountain cover) by The Black Angels from No Satisfaction [Self-Released]
  5. Wucan by Black Mountain from In The Future [Jagjaguwar]
  6. 10 A.M. Automatic by The Black Keys from Rubber Factory [Fat Possum]
  7. Social Studies by Body Language from Social Studies [Self-Released]
  8. Stranded by The Walkmen from Lisbon [Fat Possum]
  9. Soil To Seed by Matthew Dear from Black City [Ghostly]
  10. Round And Round by Lou Barlow from Emoh [Merge]
  11. Tattoo by Wye Oak from The Knot [Merge]
  12. The Two Sides Of Monsieur Valentine by Spoon from Gimmie Fiction [Merge]
  13. Don’t Leave My Mind by Azure Ray from Drawing Down The Moon [Saddle Creek]
  14. You Were A Kindness by The National, Live on MPR’s The Current


  • Very excited for the self-titled release of Maximum Balloon‘this week. Dave Sitek from TV On The Radio has assembled a small army of guest vocalists for this project.
  • Anyone got intel on the new release from Magic Kids? I’m interested. Very interested.
  • The Suzan is an all-girl band from Japan. Do they sound like the 5-6-7-8s? Sure, but maybe that’s too easy a comparison.
  • Small Black will release their debut album New Chain on Jagjaguwar Records on 26 Oct 2010.
  • The Extra Lens is John Darnelle from The Mountain Goats and Franklin Bruno. Formerly known as The Extra Glens. New album on Merge coming in 2010.
  • The Black Angels and Black Mountain are going on tour together, and both albums will be releasing new albums on 14 Sept 2010. The closest they’ll get to Madison is a Thursday, 28 October show at The Metro in Chicago, doors 8pm, show 9pm. Tickets $19.
  • Enter to win Black Mountain vinyl over at Insound.
  • The Walkmen will play at The Barrymore Theatre in Madison, WI on Thu 14 Oct 2010 at 8pm. Japandroids and Miniature Tigers will open. Tickets $17 adv / $19 dos.
  • Lou Barlow and The Missingmen will play a 9pm show at The Frequency in Madison, tonight. Wye Oak opens. Tickets $10.
  • As always, you can find playlists from my show or any of the shows on WSUM at: