Playlist, WSUM, 2014-03-04

Massive Attack, Mezzanine and Depeche Mode, People Are People.
Massive Attack, Mezzanine and Depeche Mode, People Are People.

First Hour:

  1. Hidden XS [new release] by Fuck Buttons from Slow Focus [ATP Recordings]
  2. Preservation [new release] by Hookworms from Pearl Mystic [Weird World/Domino]
  3. Tone Burst by Stereolab from Transient Random-Noise Bursts With Announcements [Elektra]
  4. Massive Aggressive (edit) [new release] by Caustic [a local artist] from CORPROPHAGIA/CONSUMMATIA [Self-Released]
  5. Trans Am by Trans Am from Trans Am [Thrill Jockey]
  6. Doctor by Hot Chip from Dark And Stormy [Domino]
  7. Americans [new release] by Oneohtrix Point Never from R Plus Seven [Warp]
  8. Get The Balance Right by Depeche Mode from People Are People [Sire/Mute]
  9. Black Out Days [new release] by Phantogram from Voices [Republic]
  10. Cayucos by Cayucas from Bigfoot [Secretly Canadian]
  11. Casual Goodbye by Bear In Heaven from Beast Rest Forth Mouth [Hometapes]
  12. Risingson by Massive Attack from Mezzanine [Circa Records]

Second Hour:

  1. Words Gone Weird [new release] by Crystal Stilts from Nature Noir [Sacred Bones]
  2. Giant Tortoise [new release] by Pond from Hobo Rocket [Modular]
  3. Holding On For Life [new release] by Broken Bells from After The Disco [Columbia]
  4. Geographic [new release] by Cheatahs from Cheatahs [Wichita]
  5. (When You Wake) You’re Still In A Dream by My Bloody Valentine from Isn’t Anything [Creation]
  6. Single Like A Wire [new release] by Sleigh Bells from Bitter Rivals [Mom & Pop]
  7. I Got Made [new release] by King Khan And The Shrines from Idle No More [Merge]
  8. Sand In My Joints [Wire cover] by Wax Idols from No Future [HoZac]
  9. Nightengale by Hospitality from Trouble [Merge]
  10. Counting Stars by SISU from Blood Tears [Monoprism]
  11. Too True To Be Good [new release] by Dum Dum Girls from Too True [Sub Pop]
  12. I Wanna Kill (edit) by Crocodiles from Summer Of Hate [Fat Possum]
  13. CC by Warpaint from Warpaint [Rough Trade]
  14. Autocrat by For Against from Echelons [Independent Project]
  15. Treason! Animals [new release] by Franz Ferdinand from Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right [Domino]
  16. The Eighth Station Of The Cross Kebab House by Belle And Sebastian from The Third Eye Centre [Matador]

Upcoming Shows (in Madison, unless otherwise noted):

  • Mon, 24 Mar, Low + TBA @ Majestic Theatre, 8:00pm, $15.
  • Tues, 25 Mar, Real Estate + Pure X @ Majestic Theatre, $16 adv $18 dos.
  • Thu, 27 Mar, Future Islands + TBA @ High Noon Saloon, 8:30pm $10 adv $12 dos, 18+.
  • Fri, 28 Mar, Drive By Truckers + Blitzen Trapper @ Barrymore Theatre, $25 adv $28 dos, all ages.
  • Sat, 29 Mar, Yellow Ostrich + Pattern Is Movement + The Fatty Acids @ High Noon Saloon, 9:30pm, $12 adv $14 dos, 18+.
  • Sun, 30 Mar, Warpaint + TBA @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $16 adv $18 dos, 18+.
  • Tues, 08 Apr, Fanfarlo + Lilies On Mars @ High Noon Saloon, 6:30-9pm (early show), $10 adv $12 dos, 21+.
  • Thu, 10 Apr, Dessa + Caroline Smith @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $15, all ages.
  • Fri, 11 Apr, The Pines + The Sills @ High Noon Saloon, 6:30pm (early show), $15, 18+.
  • Sat, 12 Apr, Phantogram + TBA @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $21.50, all ages.
  • Sun, 13 Apr, Shakey Graves + Esme Patterson @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $10 adv $12 dos, 18+.
  • Mon, 14 Apr, Mates Of State + TBA @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $15 adv $17 dos, 18+. Seated acoustic show.
  • Thu, 17 Apr, Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks + Dustin Wong @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $15, all ages.
  • Fri, 25 Apr, Temples + Drowners @ High Noon Saloon, 9:30pm, $13 adv $15 dos, 18+.
  • Fri, 25 Apr, The Faint + TBA @ The Barrymore, 9pm, $22 adv $25 dos, all ages.
  • Fri, 25 Apr, Danny Brown + TBA @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $20, all ages.
  • Fri, 02 May, Cloud Nothings + Protomartyr @ High Noon Saloon, 9:30pm, $13 adv $15 dos, 18+.
  • Sat, 03 May, Trust + Mozart’s Sister @ The Frequency, 9pm, $10 adv $12 dos, 18+.
  • Sat, 03 May, EMA + Downtown Boys @ High Noon Saloon, $12, 18+.
  • Sat, 03 May, The 1975 @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $20
  • Wed, 14 May, Neko Case + The Dodos @ The Orpheum, 7:30pm, $28.50 adv $32.50 dos, general admission, all ages.

Playlist, WSUM, 2014-02-25

Lou Reed, Berlin and Stereolab, Mars Audiac Quintet.
Lou Reed, Berlin and Stereolab, Mars Audiac Quintet.

First Hour:

  1. Sad Song by Lou Reed from Berlin [RCA]
  2. Three-Dee Melodie by Stereolab from Mars Audiac Quintet [Elektra]
  3. White Gold (Tarsius Remix) by Ladytron from Gravity The Seducer Remixed [Nettwerk]
  4. Radio Friendly Unit Shifter by Nirvana from In Utero (Steve Albini Mix) [Sub Pop]
  5. The Swan by Cheatahs from Cheatahs [Wichita]
  6. I’ll Be You by The Replacements from Don’t Tell A Soul [Sire]
  7. Weird House by Disappears from Era [Kranky]
  8. Wind-Up by Pity Sex from Feast O Love [Run For Cover]
  9. Don’t Look Back by A Place To Bury Strangers from Strange Moon [Dead Oceans]
  10. Change by Mikal Cronin from MCII [Merge]
  11. Digging My Own Grave by Future Bible Heroes from Partygoing [Merge]
  12. Babieca by Destroyer from Five Spanish Songs [Merge/Dead Oceans]
  13. Crush With Eyeliner by REM from Monster [Warner]

Second Hour:

  1. Tiger Kit by Sleigh Bells from Bitter Rivals [Mom & Pop]
  2. Breathless by Small Black from Limits Of Desire [Jagjaguwar]
  3. Chain My Name by Polica from Shulamith [Totally Gross National Project]
  4. Exercise by Jaguar Ma from Howlin [Mom & Pop]
  5. Tell Me by Soft Metals from Lenses [Captured Tracks]
  6. So Says I by The Shins from Chutes Too Narrow [Sub Pop]
  7. Milk & Black Spiders by Foals from Holy Fire [Transgressive]
  8. Memory Room by Crystal Stilts from Nature Noir [Sacred Bones]
  9. Sun Structures by Temples from Sun Structures [Fat Possum]
  10. Police On My Back by The Clash from Sandinista [Sony]
  11. Don’t Swallow The Cap by The National from Trouble Will Find Me [4AD]
  12. The Chauffeur by Duran Duran from Rio [Capitol]
  13. Never Coming Home by Marty Finkel from It’s Alright Now [Slothtrop]
  14. Love Is To Die by Warpaint from Warpaint [Rough Trade]

Upcoming Shows (in Madison, unless otherwise noted):

  • Mon, 24 Mar, Low + TBA @ Majestic Theatre, 8:00pm, $15.
  • Tues, 25 Mar, Real Estate + Pure X @ Majestic Theatre, $16 adv $18 dos.
  • Thu, 27 Mar, Future Islands + TBA @ High Noon Saloon, 8:30pm $10 adv $12 dos, 18+.
  • Fri, 28 Mar, Drive By Truckers + Blitzen Trapper @ Barrymore Theatre, $25 adv $28 dos, all ages.
  • Sat, 29 Mar, Yellow Ostrich + Pattern Is Movement + The Fatty Acids @ High Noon Saloon, 9:30pm, $12 adv $14 dos, 18+.
  • Sun, 30 Mar, Warpaint + TBA @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $16 adv $18 dos, 18+.
  • Tues, 08 Apr, Fanfarlo + Lilies On Mars @ High Noon Saloon, 6:30-9pm (early show), $10 adv $12 dos, 21+.
  • Thu, 10 Apr, Dessa + Caroline Smith @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $15, all ages.
  • Fri, 11 Apr, The Pines + The Sills @ High Noon Saloon, 6:30pm (early show), $15, 18+.
  • Sat, 12 Apr, Phantogram + TBA @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $21.50, all ages.
  • Sun, 13 Apr, Shakey Graves + Esme Patterson @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $10 adv $12 dos, 18+.
  • Mon, 14 Apr, Mates Of State + TBA @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $15 adv $17 dos, 18+. Seated acoustic show.
  • Thu, 17 Apr, Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks + Dustin Wong @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $15, all ages.
  • Fri, 25 Apr, Temples + Drowners @ High Noon Saloon, 9:30pm, $13 adv $15 dos, 18+.
  • Fri, 25 Apr, The Faint + TBA @ The Barrymore, 9pm, $22 adv $25 dos, all ages.
  • Fri, 25 Apr, Danny Brown + TBA @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $20, all ages.
  • Fri, 02 May, Cloud Nothings + Protomartyr @ High Noon Saloon, 9:30pm, $13 adv $15 dos, 18+.
  • Sat, 03 May, Trust + Mozart’s Sister @ The Frequency, 9pm, $10 adv $12 dos, 18+.
  • Sat, 03 May, EMA + Downtown Boys @ High Noon Saloon, $12, 18+.
  • Sat, 03 May, The 1975 @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $20
  • Wed, 14 May, Neko Case + The Dodos @ The Orpheum, 7:30pm, $28.50 adv $32.50 dos, general admission, all ages.

Playlist, WSUM, 2014-02-18

Stereolab, Transient Random-Noise Bursts With Announcements
Stereolab, Transient Random-Noise Bursts With Announcements

First Hour:

  1. Pack Yr Romantic Mind by Stereolab from Transient Random-Noise Bursts With Announcements [Elektra]
  2. Kenworth by Cheatahs from Cheatahs [Wichita]
  3. I Come From The Mountain by Thee Oh Sees from Floating Coffin [Castleface]
  4. We Come In The Sunshine by The Dirtbombs from Ooey Gooey Chewy Ka-blooey! [In The Red]
  5. Daylight by Medicine from To The Happy Few [Captured Tracks]
  6. Drown Me Out by Pity Sex from Feast Of Love [Run For Cover]
  7. Snowflakes Are Dancing by Kurt Vile from Wakin On A Pretty Daze [Matador]
  8. Perfect World by Broken Bells from After The Disco [Columbia]
  9. Run by Dale Ernhart Jr. Jr. from The Speed Of Things [Warner]
  10. Do I Wanna Know? by Arctic Monkeys from AM [Domino]
  11. Last Words by Hospitality from Trouble [Merge]
  12. I’m A Cuckoo (The Avalanches Remix) by Belle And Sebastian from The Third Eye Centre [Matador]

Second Hour:

  1. Bullet by Franz Ferdinand from Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right [Domino]
  2. Dead Boy by Bleached from Ride Your Heart [Dead Oceans]
  3. Chain My Name by Polica from Shulamith [Mom & Pop]
  4. I Miss The Girl by Mike Doughty from Circles Super Bon Bon [Snack Bar/Megaforce]
  5. It Is What It Is by Blood Orange from Cupid Deluxe [Domino]
  6. Home Alone Stoned by Regurgitator from Dirty Pop Fantasy [Valve]
  7. Georgia by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark from Architecture And Morality [Dindisc]
  8. Silver Trembling Hands by Tame Impala from Peace & Paranoia Tour EP [Lovely Sorts Of Death]
  9. Shelter Song by Temples from Sun Structures [Fat Possum]
  10. The Jean Genie by David Bowie from Alladin Sane [EMI]
  11. Hegira Emigre by of Montreal from Lousy With Sylvianbriar [Polyvinyl]
  12. History Eraser by Courtney Barnett from A Double EP: A Sea Of Split Peas [Marathon]
  13. Johnny Sunshine by Liz Phair from Exile In Guyville [Matador]
  14. Lost Boys & Girls Club by Dum Dum Girls from Too True [Sub Pop]

Upcoming Shows (in Madison, unless otherwise noted):

  • Fri, 21 Feb, Dropkick Murphys, Lucero + Skinny Lister @ Orpheum Theatre, 8pm, $50 gold circle, $35 dos, $30 adv, general admission, all ages.
  • Sat, 22 Feb, Lucius + You Won’t @ High Noon Saloon, 9:30pm, $12 adv $14 dos, 18+.
  • Sat, 03 May, The 1975 @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $20

Playlist, WSUM, 2014-02-11

Warpaint, Warpaint (Rough Trade) and For Against, Echelons (Independent Project)
Warpaint, Warpaint (Rough Trade) and For Against, Echelons (Independent Project)

First Hour:

  1. Intro / Keep It Healthy by Warpaint from Warpaint [Rough Trade]
  2. Shine by For Against from Echelons [Independent Project]
  3. 9-9 by REM from Murmur [IRS]
  4. I Luv The Valley OH!! by Shearwater from Fellow Travelers [Sub Pop]
  5. You’re So Physical by Adam Ant from Peel Sessions [Strange Fruit]
  6. Just Strut by King Tuff from Was Dead [Burger]
  7. Hiders by Burial from Rival Dealer [Hyperdub]
  8. Eyesite by Blouse from Imperium [Captured Tracks]
  9. Careful by !!! from THR!!!ER [Warp]
  10. Iamundernodisguise by School Of Seven Bells from Alpinisms [Ghostly]
  11. Sophie by Small Black from Limits Of Desire [Jagjaguwar]
  12. Form By Firelight by Jon Hopkins from Immunity [Domino]
  13. Graceless by The National from Trouble Will Find Me [4AD]

Second Hour:

  1. We Suck Young Blood by Radiohead from Hail To The Thief [Capitol]
  2. Mosquito by Yeah Yeah Yeahs from Mosquito [Interscope]
  3. Sticks And Stones by Crystal Stilts from Nature Noir [Sacred Bones]
  4. The Body In Rainfall by Wild Nothing from Empty Estate [Captured Tracks]
  5. Someday Believers by Portugal, The Man from Evil Friends [Atlantic]
  6. Very Ape by Nirvana from In Utero (Steve Albini Mix) [Sub Pop]
  7. In Our Time by Hookworms from Pearl Mystic [Weird World/Domino]
  8. Drawstring by Pity Sex from Feast Of Love [Run For Cover]
  9. Born To Die by King Khan And The Shrines from Idle No More [Merge]
  10. Monkeys by Echo & The Bunnymen from Crocodiles [Sire]
  11. Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High? by Arctic Monkeys from AM [Domino]
  12. Wheel by Building On Buildings from Wheel [Self-Released]
  13. If I Was Here To Change Your Mind by Black Hearted Brother from Stars Are Our Home [Slumberland]
  14. Rockets And Jets by Hospitality from Trouble [Merge]
  15. Rimbaud Eyes by Dum Dum Girls from Too True [Sub Pop]

Upcoming Shows (in Madison, unless otherwise noted):

  • Fri, 21 Feb, Dropkick Murphys, Lucero + Skinny Lister @ Orpheum Theatre, 8pm, $50 gold circle, $35 dos, $30 adv, general admission, all ages.
  • Sat, 22 Feb, Lucius + You Won’t @ High Noon Saloon, 9:30pm, $12 adv $14 dos, 18+.
  • Sat, 03 May, The 1975 @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $20

Playlist, WSUM, 2014-02-04

Stereolab, Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night, Duophonic
Stereolab, Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night, Duophonic

First Hour:

  1. The New Life (David Holmes Remix) by Girls Names from The Next Life [Slumberland]
  2. Wise Up Ghost by Elvis Costello & The Roots from Wise Up Ghost & Other Songs [Blue Note]
  3. 5785021 by Jessy Lanza from Pull My Hair Back [Hyperdub]
  4. Smokin & Drinkin by Danny Brown from Old (Clean) [Fool’s Gold]
  5. You’re Not Good Enough by Blood Orange from Cupid Deluxe [Domino]
  6. Butter by A Tribe Called Quest from The Low End Theory [Jive]
  7. Gold Sneakers by Wax Idols from No Future [Hozac]
  8. Honey Pot by Pity Sex from Feast Of Love [Run For Cover]
  9. Searching Through The Past by Bleached from Ride Your Heart [Dead Oceans]
  10. (You’ll Never Be) So Wrong by Bass Drum Of Death from Bass Drum Of Death [Innovative Leisure]
  11. HazeMaze by Fuzz from Fuzz [In The Red]
  12. Blips Drips And Strips by Stereolab from Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night [Duophonic]
  13. Tiananmen Square by IO Echo from Ministry Of Love [IAMSOUND]

Second Hour:

  1. Imperium by Blouse from Imperium [Captured Tracks]
  2. Francis Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle by Nirvana from In Utero (Steve Albini Mix) [Geffen]
  3. Cheerleader by Shearwater from Fellow Travelers [Sub Pop]
  4. I Miss Your Bones by Hospitality from Trouble [Merge]
  5. Hey, Doreen by Lucius from Wildewoman [Mom & Pop]
  6. Cult Of Love by Dum Dum Girls from Too True [Sub Pop]
  7. I.C.D.K. by Cold Cave from Love Comes Close [Matador]
  8. The Passives by The Faint from Blank Wave Arcade [Saddlecreek]
  9. Entrance Song (Rain Dance Version) by The Black Angels from Phosgene Nightmare [Blue Horizon]
  10. Roller Coaster by The 13th Floor Elevators from The Psychedelic Sounds Of… [Sundazed]
  11. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel from In The Aeroplane Over The Sea [Merge]
  12. Sea Legs (Clean) by Run The Jewels from Run The Jewels (Clean) [Fool’s Gold]
  13. Sea Legs by The Shins from Wincing The Night Away [Sub Pop]
  14. Disco/very by Warpaint from Warpaint [Rough Trade]

Upcoming Shows (in Madison, unless otherwise noted):

  • Tues, 04 , The Black Angels + Roky Erickson @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $22.
  • Sat, 08 Feb, Mason Jennings @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $20.
  • Sat, 08 Feb, Neutral Milk Hotel @ Orpheum Theatre, 8pm, SOLD OUT, all ages.
  • Mon, 10 Feb, Man Man + Xenia Rubinos @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $16 adv $18 dos.
  • Fri, 21 Feb, Dropkick Murphys, Lucero + Skinny Lister @ Orpheum Theatre, 8pm, $50 gold circle, $35 dos, $30 adv, general admission, all ages.
  • Sat, 22 Feb, Lucius + You Won’t @ High Noon Saloon, 9:30pm, $12 adv $14 dos, 18+.
  • Sat, 03 May, The 1975 @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $20

Playlist, WSUM, 2014-01-21

Quiet morning music: Jesus And Mary Chain, Holograms, A Place To Bury Strangers.
Quiet morning music: Jesus And Mary Chain, Holograms, A Place To Bury Strangers.

First Hour:

  1. Stalker by Fuck Buttons from Slow Focus [ATP Recordings]
  2. Open Eye Signal by Jon Hopkins from Immunity [Domino]
  3. Stars Are Our Home by Black Hearted Brother from Stars Are Our Home [Slumberland]
  4. Dead Moon Night by A Place To Bury Strangers from Strange Moon [Dead Oceans]
  5. Teenage Lust by Jesus And Mary Chain from Honey’s Dead [Plain Records]
  6. Rush by Holograms from Forever [Captured Tracks]
  7. Sleigh Ride by Fuzz from Fuzz [In The Red]
  8. See It My Way by Mikal Cronin from MCII [Merge]
  9. Five Colors Blind by TV Ghost from Disconnect [In The Red]
  10. Long Black Train by Lee Hazlewood from Trouble Is A Lonesome Town [Light In The Attic/LHI]
  11. A Seat At The Table by J. Tillman from Singing Ax [Western Vinyl]
  12. Misty’s Nightmares 1 & 2 by Father John Misty from Fear Fun [Sub Pop]

Second Hour:

  1. You Want The Candy by Ravonettes from Lust, Lust, Lust [Vice]
  2. Cherry by Chromatics from After Dark 2 [Italians Do It Better]
  3. No Stranger by Small Black from Limits Of Desire [Jagjaguwar]
  4. Fine Fine Fine by !!! from THR!!!ER [Warp]
  5. Data World by Wild Nothing from Empty Estate [Captured Tracks]
  6. Blood, Bones, and Sand by Corin Tucker Band from Kill My Blues [Kill Rock Stars]
  7. So Far I Have Not Found The Science by Mike Doughty from Circles Super Bon Bon [Snack Bar / Megaforce]
  8. Right Action by Franz Ferdinand from Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right [Domino]
  9. Government Center by The Modern Lovers from The Modern Lovers [Beserkley]
  10. Future Folklore by Crystal Stilts from Nature Noir [Sacred Bones]
  11. Soothsayer by The Fresh And Onlys from Soothsayer [Mexican Summer]
  12. Normal Person by Arcade Fire from Reflektor [Merge]
  13. Natural One by Shearwater from Fellow Travelers [Sub Pop]
  14. El Rito by Destroyer from Five Spanish Songs [Merge]
  15. Hazel by Weekend from Red [Slumberland]

Upcoming Shows (in Madison, unless otherwise noted):

  • Thu, 23 Jan, Califone + William Tyler @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $15 adv $15 dos, 21+.
  • Fri, 24 Jan, Cate Le Bon + Kevin Morby @ The Frequency, 9pm, $10 adv, $12 dos.
  • Thu, 30 Jan, Damien Jurado @ @ The Frequency, 9pm, $10 adv, $13 dos.
  • Mon, 03 Feb, JD Samson & Men @ The Frequency, 9pm, $12 adv, $14 dos.
  • Tues, 04 , The Black Angels + Roky Erickson @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $22.
  • Sat, 08 Feb, Mason Jennings @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $20.
  • Sat, 08 Feb, Neutral Milk Hotel @ Orpheum Theatre, 8pm, SOLD OUT, all ages.
  • Fri, 21 Feb, Dropkick Murphys, Lucero + Skinny Lister @ Orpheum Theatre, 8pm, $50 gold circle, $35 dos, $30 adv, general admission, all ages.
  • Sat, 22 Feb, Lucius + You Won’t @ High Noon Saloon, 9:30pm, $12 adv $14 dos, 18+.
  • Sat, 03 May, The 1975 @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $20.

Playlist, WSUM, 2014-01-14

Leonard Cohen & OMD, each with a song about Joan Of Arc.
Leonard Cohen & OMD, each with a song about Joan Of Arc.

First Hour:

  1. Joan Of Arc by Leonard Cohen from Songs Of Love And Hate [Legacy/Columbia]
  2. Joan Of Arc by Arcade Fire from Reflektor [Merge]
  3. Joan Of Arc by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark from Architecture And Morality [Dindisc]
  4. You by Clinic from Free Reign [Domino]
  5. Long As The Sun by Medicine from To The Happy Few [Captured Tracks]
  6. Form And Function by Hookworms from Pearl Mystic [Weird World/Domino]
  7. Sea Of Air by Portugal, The Man from Evil Friends [Atlantic]
  8. Sea Of Love by The National from Trouble Will Find Me [4AD]
  9. What Love by Jaguar Ma from Howlin [Mom + Pop]
  10. Breathe This Air by Jon Hopkins from Immunity [Domino]
  11. Out There On The Ice by Cut Copy from In Ghost Colours [Modular]
  12. Snow by Claudine Longet from Something Festive [A&M Records]

Second Hour:

  1. Avant Gardener by Courtney Barnett from The Double EP: A Sea Of Split Peas [Marathon]
  2. Turn It Around by Lucius from Wildewoman [Mom + Pop]
  3. 24 by Sleigh Bells from Bitter Rivals [Mom + Pop]
  4. Have To Pretend by Cave Singers from Naomi [Jagjaguwar]
  5. Love On The March by Belle And Sebastian from The Third Eye Centre [Matador]
  6. Frankly Mr. Shankly by The Smiths from The Queen Is Dead [Rough Trade]
  7. Child Of Moving On by Caroline Smith from Half About Being A Woman [United Interest]
  8. Faded by Lizzo from Lizzobangers [Totally Gross National Project]
  9. Togano by Diarrhea Planet from I’m Rich Beyond Your Wildest Dreams [Infinity Cat]
  10. Oubliette by Weekend from Jinx [Slumberland]
  11. Out Of The Sun by Superchunk from I Hate Music [Merge]
  12. Careers In Combat by Parquet Courts from Light Up Gold [Dull Tools / What’s Your Ruptures]
  13. Don’t Give Up by Washed Out from Paracosm [Mexican Summer]
  14. I Need $ by Polica from Shulamith [Totally Gross National Project]
  15. Candy by Joanna Gruesome from Weird Sister [Slumberland]

Upcoming Shows (in Madison, unless otherwise noted):

  • Thu, 16 Jan, FRZN FEST 2014-THU: Caroline Smith + Lizzo + Bad Bad Habits + The Traveling Suitcase @ High Noon Saloon,  7pm, $10 adv $12 dos.
  • Fri, 17 Jan, FRZN FEST 2014-FRI: San Fermin + Communist Daughter + Escondido + Milagres @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $10 adv $12 dos.
  • Sat, 18 Jan, FRZN FEST 2014-SAT: Diarrhea Planet + Weekend + Nothing + Fire Retarded @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $10 adv $12 dos.
  • Sun, 19 Jan, FRZN FEST 2014-SUN: Superchunk + Bare Mutants @ High Noon Saloon 8pm, $20 adv $22 dos.
  • Thu, 23 Jan, Califone + William Tyler @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $15 adv $15 dos, 21+.
  • Fri, 24 Jan, Cate Le Bon + Kevin Morby @ The Frequency, 9pm, $10 adv, $12 dos.
  • Thu, 30 Jan, Damien Jurado @ @ The Frequency, 9pm, $10 adv, $13 dos.
  • Mon, 03 Feb, JD Samson & Men @ The Frequency, 9pm, $12 adv, $14 dos.
  • Tues, 04 , The Black Angels + Roky Erickson @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $22.
  • Sat, 08 Feb, Mason Jennings @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $20.
  • Sat, 08 Feb, Neutral Milk Hotel @ Orpheum Theatre, 8pm, SOLD OUT, all ages.
  • Fri, 21 Feb, Dropkick Murphys, Lucero + Skinny Lister @ Orpheum Theatre, 8pm, $50 gold circle, $35 dos, $30 adv, general admission, all ages.
  • Sat, 22 Feb, Lucius + You Won’t @ High Noon Saloon, 9:30pm, $12 adv $14 dos, 18+.
  • Sat, 03 May, The 1975 @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $20.

Playlist, WSUM, 2013-12-31

My top two Slumberland Records: Weekend, Jinx and Wax Idols, Discipline And Desire.
My top two Slumberland Records: Weekend, Jinx and Wax Idols, Discipline And Desire.

First Hour:

  1. A Christmas F***king Miracle (Radio Edit) by Run The Jewels from Run The Jewels (Clean) [Fool’s Gold]
  2. Lizzie Borden (Radio Edit) by Lizzo from Lizzobangers [Totally Gross National Project]
  3. Dip (Radio Edit) by Danny Brown from Old (Clean) [Fool’s Gold]
  4. Prince’s Prize by Fuck Buttons from Slow Focus [ATP Recordings]
  5. Perusha by Mood Rings from VPI Harmony [Kemado]
  6. All I Know by Washed Out from Paracosm [Sub Pop]
  7. Wires by Telekinesis! from Dormarion [Merge]
  8. Zzuf by The Hussy from Pagan Hiss [Southpaw]
  9. Monomania by Deerhunter from Monomania [4AD]
  10. Holy Roller (Hallelujah) by Portugal, The Man from Evil Friends [Atlantic]
  11. Evil Things by The Black Angels from Indigo Meadow [Blue Meadow]
  12. Luminous by Holograms from Forever [Captured Tracks]
  13. Providence by Foals from Holy Fire [Warner]

Second Hour:

  1. Matty by Polica from Shulamith [Totally Gross National Project]
  2. City’s Full by Savages from Silence Yourself [Pop Noire]
  3. Obvious Bicycle by Vampire Weekend from Modern Vampires Of The City [XL]
  4. Super Bon Bon by Mike Doughty from Circles Super Bon Bon [Snack Bar / Megaforce]
  5. Descend (The Way) by Parquet Courts from Tally All The Things That You Broke [What’s Your Rupture]
  6. Older Today by Golden Grrrls from Golden Grrrls [Slumberland]
  7. Madison by Joanna Gruesome from Weird Sister [Slumberland]
  8. Teenage by Veronica Falls from Waiting For Something To Happen [Slumberland] 
  9. Cocaine (Radio Edit) by Fidlar from Fidlar (Clean) [Mom + Pop]
  10. Marquis De Sade by Crocodiles from Crimes Of Passion [Frenchkiss]
  11. Demon To Lean On by Wavves from Afraid Of Heights [Mom + Pop]
  12. Oh Crust by Black Hearted Brother from Stars Are Our Home [Slumberland]
  13. Drawing Lines by Girls Names from The New Life [Slumberland]
  14. Stare Back by Wax Idols from Discipline And Desire [Slumberland]
  15. Rosaries by Weekend from Jinx [Slumberland]
  16. Ritual (Reset Remix) by Ladytron from Gravity The Seducer Remixed [Nettwerk]

Upcoming Shows (in Madison, unless otherwise noted):

  • Fri, 03 Jan, Wisconsin Reggae Fest: Natty Nation + RAS Movement + TUGG + DJ Trichrome @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $10.
  • Sat, 04 Jan, Wisconsin Folk Fest: Field Report + Blessed Feathers + Whitney Mann + Corey Hart Band + J.E. Sunde + Count This Penny @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $10.
  • Fri, 10 Jan, Wisconsin Punk Fest: Direct Hit!, American Dead + Whisky Pig + Government Zero + 4 Asprin Morning + IDFK + Help Desk @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $10.
  • Sat, 11 Jan, Wisconsin Bluegrass Fest: Evergreen Grass Band + Smokin Bandits Duo + Dead Horses + Chicken Wire Empire @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $10.
  • Thu, 16 Jan, FRZN FEST 2014-THU: Caroline Smith + Lizzo + Bad Bad Habits + The Traveling Suitcase @ High Noon Saloon,  7pm, $10 adv $12 dos.
  • Fri, 17 Jan, FRZN FEST 2014-FRI: San Fermin + Communist Daughter + Escondido + Milagres @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $10 adv $12 dos.
  • Sat, 18 Jan, FRZN FEST 2014-SAT: Diarrhea Planet + Weekend + Nothing + Fire Retarded @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $10 adv $12 dos.
  • Sun, 19 Jan, FRZN FEST 2014-SUN: Superchunk + Bare Mutants @ High Noon Saloon 8pm, $20 adv $22 dos.
  • Thu, 23 Jan, Califone + William Tyler @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $15 adv $15 dos, 21+.
  • Fri, 24 Jan, Cate Le Bon + Kevin Morby @ The Frequency, 9pm, $10 adv, $12 dos.
  • Thu, 30 Jan, Damien Jurado @ @ The Frequency, 9pm, $10 adv, $13 dos.
  • Mon, 03 Feb, JD Samson & Men @ The Frequency, 9pm, $12 adv, $14 dos.
  • Tues, 04 , The Black Angels + Roky Erickson @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $22.
  • Sat, 08 Feb, Mason Jennings @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $20.
  • Sat, 08 Feb, Neutral Milk Hotel @ Orpheum Theatre, 8pm, SOLD OUT, all ages.
  • Fri, 21 Feb, Dropkick Murphys, Lucero + Skinny Lister @ Orpheum Theatre, 8pm, $50 gold circle, $35 dos, $30 adv, general admission, all ages.
  • Sat, 22 Feb, Lucius + You Won’t @ High Noon Saloon, 9:30pm, $12 adv $14 dos, 18+.
  • Sat, 03 May, The 1975 @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $20.

Playlist, WSUM, 2013-12-24

John Denver, Los Straitjackets, Beach Boys. Christmas Albums.
John Denver, Los Straitjackets, Beach Boys. Christmas Albums.

First Hour:

  1. Winter Wonderland by Herb Alpert & Tijuana Brass from Something Festive [A&M Records]
  2. We Wish You A Merry Xmas by Border Brass from Tijuana Christmas [Design Records]
  3. Sleigh Ride by Mexicali Brass from Winter Wonderland [Crown]
  4. Las Mananitas by Herb Alpert & Tijuana Brass from Christmas Album [A&M Records]
  5. Fairytale of New York by The Pogues from If I Should Fall From Grace With Go [Island]
  6. Wonderful Christmastime (Tittsworth Bmore Remix) by Paul McCartney
  7. Christmas Reindeer by The Knife from The Knife [Rabid]
  8. Christmas in Las Vegas by Los Straightjackets from Tis The Season for Los Straitjacket [Yep Rock]
  9. Santa’s Beard by The Beach Boys from Christmas Album [Capitol]
  10. Please Daddy Don’t Get Drunk This Christmas by John Denver from Rocky Mountain Christmas [RCA]
  11. Silent Night by Johnny Cash from Christmas With Johnny Cash [Columbia/Legacy] 
  12. Goin’ Home For Christmas by Merle Haggard from Goin’ Home For Christmas
  13. Hard Candy Christmas by Dolly Parton from Best Little Whorehouse In Texas [RCA]
  14. Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) by Darlene Love from Phil Spector’s Christmas [Warner]
  15. Christmas Time’s A-Coming by Emmylou Harris from Light Of The Stable [Warner]
  16. Medley: We Wish You A Merry Christmas, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, O Come All Ye Faithful, Joy To The World by Harry Belafonte from I Wish You A Merry Christmas [RCA]
  17. Just Like Christmas by Low from Christmas [Kranky]

Second Hour:

  1. Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis by Tom Waits from Blue Velvet [Elektra]
  2. Merry Xmas Everybody by Oasis
  3. O Come All Ye Faithful by Weezer
  4. Blue Christmas by Sharon Van Etten
  5. Get Behind Me Santa by Sufjan Stevens from Songs For Christmas V: Peace [Asthmatic Kitty]
  6. Santa Looked A Lot Like Daddy by Reverend Horton Heat from We Three Kings: Christmas Favorites
  7. Bells of St. Ignatius by Wormburner from Bells of St. Ignatius Single
  8. New Year’s Resolution by Otis Redding & Carla Thomas
  9. Purple Snowflakes by Marvin Gaye
  10. Christmas in E.C. by Brazzaville from Welcome To Brazzaville [Mimicry Records]
  11. Gloria by Elastica from Just Say Noel [Geffen]
  12. Merry Christmas Baby (Please Don’t Die) by Dum Dum Girls & Crocodiles from Merry Christmas Baby (Please Don’t Die)
  13. The Little Drummer Boy by The Dandy Warhols
  14. Santa’s Got A Bag Of Soul by James Brown
  15. All I Want Is Truth (For Christmas) by The Mynahbirds from All I Want Is Truth (For Christmas)[Saddlecreek]
  16. Teenage Christmas by Eux Autres from Another Christmas At Home [Bon Mots]

Christmas Bonus Tracks:

  1. Twas The Night Before Xmas by Henry Rollins from A Lump Of Coal
  2. Blood On The Snow by Erasure from Snow Globe [Mute]
  3. Happy Christmas by The Toasters
  4. Deck The Halls by Los Straightjackets from Yuletide Beat [Yep Roc]

Upcoming Shows (in Madison, unless otherwise noted):

  • Sat, 28 Dec, Marty Finkel + The Living Statues + The Earthlings @ The Frequency, 9pm, $7.
  • Fri, 03 Jan, Wisconsin Reggae Fest: Natty Nation + RAS Movement + TUGG + DJ Trichrome @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $10.
  • Sat, 04 Jan, Wisconsin Folk Fest: Field Report + Blessed Feathers + Whitney Mann + Corey Hart Band + J.E. Sunde + Count This Penny @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $10.
  • Fri, 10 Jan, Wisconsin Punk Fest: Direct Hit!, American Dead + Whisky Pig + Government Zero + 4 Asprin Morning + IDFK + Help Desk @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $10.
  • Sat, 11 Jan, Wisconsin Bluegrass Fest: Evergreen Grass Band + Smokin Bandits Duo + Dead Horses + Chicken Wire Empire @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $10.
  • Thu, 16 Jan, FRZN FEST 2014-THU: Caroline Smith + Lizzo + Bad Bad Habits + The Traveling Suitcase @ High Noon Saloon,  7pm, $10 adv $12 dos.
  • Fri, 17 Jan, FRZN FEST 2014-FRI: San Fermin + Communist Daughter + Escondido + Milagres @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $10 adv $12 dos.
  • Sat, 18 Jan, FRZN FEST 2014-SAT: Diarrhea Planet + Weekend + Nothing + TBA @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $10 adv $12 dos.
  • Sun, 19 Jan, FRZN FEST 2014-SUN: Superchunk + Bare Mutants @ High Noon Saloon 8pm, $20 adv $22 dos.
  • Thu, 23 Jan, Califone + William Tyler @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $15 adv $15 dos, 21+.
  • Fri, 24 Jan, Cate Le Bon + Kevin Morby @ The Frequency, 9pm, $10 adv, $12 dos.
  • Thu, 30 Jan, Damien Jurado @ @ The Frequency, 9pm, $10 adv, $13 dos.
  • Mon, 03 Feb, JD Samson & Men @ The Frequency, 9pm, $12 adv, $14 dos.
  • Tues, 04 , The Black Angels + Roky Erickson @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $22.
  • Sat, 08 Feb, Mason Jennings @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $20.
  • Sat, 08 Feb, Neutral Milk Hotel @ Orpheum Theatre, 8pm, SOLD OUT, all ages.
  • Fri, 21 Feb, Dropkick Murphys, Lucero + Skinny Lister @ Orpheum Theatre, 8pm, $50 gold circle, $35 dos, $30 adv, general admission, all ages.
  • Sat, 22 Feb, Lucius + You Won’t @ High Noon Saloon, 9:30pm, $12 adv $14 dos, 18+.
  • Sat, 03 May, The 1975 @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $20.

Playlist, WSUM, 2013-12-17

OMD, Dazzle Ships and Kraftwerk, Computer Love.
OMD, Dazzle Ships and Kraftwerk, Computer Love.

Podcast (107 mb): 2013-12-17.mp3

First Hour:

  1. Radio Prague by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark from Dazzle Ships [Telegraph/Virgin]
  2. Genetic Engineering by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark from Dazzle Ships [Telegraph/Virgin]
  3. Computer World by Kraftwerk from Computer World [Warner]
  4. Ace of Hz (Punks Jump Up Remix) by Ladytron from Gravity The Seducer Remixed [Nettwerk]
  5. Biggy by Warpaint from Warpaint [Rough Trade]
  6. 25 Bucks (F. Purity Ring) by Danny Brown from Old [Fool’s Gold]
  7. Grandloves (f. Young Magic) by Purity Ring from Shines [4AD]
  8. Age Of Consent by The Golden Filter from Power, Corruption & Lies Covered [Mojo]
  9. The Throw by Jaguar Ma from Howlin [Modular]
  10. My Baby Just Sailed Away by Black Hearted Brother from Stars Are Our Home [Slumberland]
  11. Sugarcane by Sleigh Bells from Bitter Rivals [Mom & Pop]
  12. Sugarcrush by Joanna Gruesome from Weird Sister [Slumberland]

Second Hour:

  1. Sugar On Top by The Dirtbombs from Ooey Gooey Chewy Ka-Blooey! [In The Red]
  2. We Exist by Arcade Fire from Reflektor [Merge]
  3. Comic Strip by Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte Bardot from Comic Strip [Island]
  4. Torre by Polica from Shulamith [Totally Gross National Project
  5. Astral Plain by The Modern Lovers from The Modern Lovers [Beserkley]
  6. Arabella by Arctic Monkeys from AM [Domino]
  7. Just My Kind by The Julie Ruin from Run Fast [Dischord/TJR]
  8. Bury Me by Smashing Pumpkins from Gish [Virgin] 
  9. One Task by J.Tillman from Singing Ax [Western Vinyl]
  10. Peculiar Guy by Lee Hazlewood from Trouble Is A Lonesome Town [Light In The Attic/LHI]
  11. The More It Works by Parquet Courts from Tally All The Things That You Broke [What’s Your Rupture]
  12. Take It Or Leave It by The Strokes from Is This It [RCA]
  13. Pennyroyal Tea by Nirvana from In Utero (Steve Albini Mix) [Sub Pop]
  14. The Partisan by Leonard Cohen from Songs From A Room [Columbia/Legacy]
  15. I’m Not Sayin by The Replacements from Songs For Slim [New West]

Upcoming Shows (in Madison, unless otherwise noted):

  • Tue, 17 Dec, Marty Finkel + Kyle Banjer @ Mickey’s Tavern, 10pm, free.
  • Wed, 18 Dec, Communion Madison: Rosco Bandana + Jeremiah Nelson @ The Frequency, 9pm, $5.
  • Sat, 28 Dec, Marty Finkel + The Living Statues + The Earthlings @ The Frequency, 9pm, $7.
  • Fri, 03 Jan, Wisconsin Reggae Fest: Natty Nation + RAS Movement + TUGG + DJ Trichrome @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $10.
  • Sat, 04 Jan, Wisconsin Folk Fest: Field Report + Blessed Feathers + Whitney Mann + Corey Hart Band + J.E. Sunde + Count This Penny @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $10.
  • Fri, 10 Jan, Wisconsin Punk Fest: Direct Hit!, American Dead + Whisky Pig + Government Zero + 4 Asprin Morning + IDFK + Help Desk @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $10.
  • Sat, 11 Jan, Wisconsin Bluegrass Fest: Evergreen Grass Band + Smokin Bandits Duo + Dead Horses + Chicken Wire Empire @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $10.
  • Thu, 16 Jan, FRZN FEST 2014-THU: Caroline Smith + Lizzo + Bad Bad Habits + The Traveling Suitcase @ High Noon Saloon,  7pm, $10 adv $12 dos.
  • Fri, 17 Jan, FRZN FEST 2014-FRI: San Fermin + Communist Daughter + Escondido + Milagres @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $10 adv $12 dos.
  • Sat, 18 Jan, FRZN FEST 2014-SAT: Diarrhea Planet + Weekend + Nothing + TBA @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $10 adv $12 dos.
  • Sun, 19 Jan, FRZN FEST 2014-SUN: Superchunk + Bare Mutants @ High Noon Saloon 8pm, $20 adv $22 dos.
  • Thu, 23 Jan, Califone + William Tyler @ High Noon Saloon, 8pm, $15 adv $15 dos, 21+.
  • Fri, 24 Jan, Cate Le Bon + Kevin Morby @ The Frequency, 9pm, $10 adv, $12 dos.
  • Thu, 30 Jan, Damien Jurado @ @ The Frequency, 9pm, $10 adv, $13 dos.
  • Mon, 03 Feb, JD Samson & Men @ The Frequency, 9pm, $12 adv, $14 dos.
  • Tues, 04 , The Black Angels + Roky Erickson @ Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, $22.
  • Sat, 08 Feb, Mason Jennings @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $20.
  • Sat, 08 Feb, Neutral Milk Hotel @ Orpheum Theatre, 8pm, SOLD OUT, all ages.
  • Fri, 21 Feb, Dropkick Murphys, Lucero + Skinny Lister @ Orpheum Theatre, 8pm, $50 gold circle, $35 dos, $30 adv, general admission, all ages.
  • Sat, 22 Feb, Lucius + You Won’t @ High Noon Saloon, 9:30pm, $12 adv $14 dos, 18+.
  • Sat, 03 May, The 1975 @ Majestic Theatre, 9pm, $20.