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Radio Show 263 Thursday June 21, 2018 9-11pm Eastern US Time on WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

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Tonight’s local music radio show on WBKM.ORG will run from 9-11pm US Eastern time Thursday June 21st. It can be streamed here: WBKM It will go as follows.

Song before: Bury My Lovely – October Project

intro

From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. Usually, I start out a little mellow and work my way up into a maelstrom. Let’s change that tonight and start rocking now.

1.) This Town – Suburban Samurai
2.) Betty Rage – Doll Fight
3.) Willow I & II – Tyler Daniel Bean

Great music from Tyler and the band. There is a wonderful video for Willow II that speaks about depression. If you ever feel that way, please reach out to friends. We care more than you might realize. Another reason to play i & II is to celebrate Tyler’s new shop called Willow’s Bagels. I’ve enjoyed my two visits. Great rockers from Fight and Samurai. OK, so last week I finished playing Engine by Kelly Ravin. Tonight we begin the trek through The Uncanny Doom Service.

4.) The Curse Of The Doom Service – Doom Service
5.) Imaginary – Envy
6.) Sugar Coated Candy Stix – Dino Bravo VT
7.) Paper Train – David L Jarvis

That’s a classic from the ’90’s. Fun rocker from Dino, that song was recorded last year. Envy were an amazing part of the local music scene in the ’90’s. Great song, and album, by Doom. So, Envy had two great singer songwriter guitar players named Sean Toohey and Matt Hutton. They went on to form The Red Telephone and the duo will play a show at Radio Bean on Saturday at 7pm. They recorded an interview with Mike Luoma this afternoon that will be broadcast on WBKM tomorrow around 1pm. Let’s dive in and listen to some of their music.

8.) Pennsylvania – The Red Telephone
9.) Jet Pilot High – The Red Telephone
10.) Bionic – The Red Telephone
11.) Teenage Mother Earth – The Red Telephone
12.) Today Is Tomorrow – The Red Telephone
13.) I Don’t Know What To Believe – The Red Telephone

Bionic was from the album they did after getting signed to Warner Brothers. Believe is about getting dropped from the label and going out on your own. Jet is the first song on their solo EP Aviation. Pennsylvania is from the Cellar Songs album, as is Teenage. Today is from the Places You Return album that came out a couple of years ago. I’m so happy to see them play on Saturday. OK, this next artist is at Foam Brewers tomorrow.

14.) Mama – Ivamae
15.) Strings – Binger
16.) Sandblaster – The High Breaks
17.) Detective Norman – Sad Turtle

Turtle will be at the Bean after the Hutton Toohey Disaster on Saturday. The Breaks will be at Foam on Saturday. Binger will play BCA on Wednesday. This next band played a cool show last week.

18.) Plague Bearer – Wolfhand
19.) Space Weed Zombies – Wave of the Future
20.) Carnage – Black Rabbit
21.) Signal Loss – Zeus Springsteen

Zeus and the Rabbit will be at The Monkey House on Saturday. I thought it would be fun to play the zombie song since Turtle, Wolfhand and Wave share band members. OK, let’s keep rocking.

22.) Everything You Say And Do – Bison
23.) Simpsons – J Bengoy
24.) My New Mix Tape – Eef
25.) Today Is Mine – David Rosane & The Zookeepers

Great new song from the Book Of Zoo album. David and the band will soon launch their noble quest to encourage literacy and support libraries. Super fun song from Eef and interesting advice about how to watch the Simpsons. Bison are so much fun. OK, let’s keep on with more beautiful music.

26.) Middlesex – SWALE
27.) Poem for Torin/Ethan Is Stoned – Peg Tassey MUSIC
28.) Even The Clouds Get High – James Kochalka
29.) Grandma Betty’s Good Time Smoking Weed – Brother Zag.

The Brother seldom plays out but now and then you might hear a random guitar play through the old north end. Fun song from James and classic from Peg. We wish you well Peg, get better soon. Well, I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?

outro

Songs after
Solo – Fish
Looking For A Place To Happen – The Tragically Hip
Gettin’ High – Heavy Plains
Alan’s Garden – Ruckzuck
Go Ahead – farm
Let’s Go Get Stoned – Marco Benevento
Stratosphere – Joe Adler
Low Spark Of High Heeled Boy – Traffic
Sons And Daughters – The Decemberists
Heavy – Clever Girls
Ozone – Ace Frehley
Regular awesome programming

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Radio Show 243 Thursday February 1, 2018 9-11pm Eastern US Time on WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

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Tonight’s local music radio show on WBKM.ORG will run from 9-11pm US Eastern time Thursday February 1st. It can be streamed from the website or our Facebook page here: WBKM It will go as follows.

Song before: Sugar Bullets – Stranglers

intro

From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. Let’s begin tonight with a look back at the good old days when you would make mix tapes and give them to friends and lovers.

1.) My New Mix Tape – Eef
2.) True Hue – Ivamae
3.) The Cats – Hana Zara
4.) 15 Steps – Maryse Smith

I was excited to hear that Maryse will be back in town for many shows in February including a residency at Light Club Lamp Shop. Hana will be back in town for a show on February 11th at Radio Bean and I’m very excited for that too. Ivamae plays such beautiful songs. Great song from Eef. OK, here is the next song on Black, Blue, and White.

5.) The Sun Comes Up – The New Siberians
6.) The Static Divine – Crazyhearse
7.) Glover Tonight – Chin Ho
8.) Come Kiss Me – Near North

That’s such a lovely song from North. That’s a classic from Ho. Great song from the Middlebury band. Another great song from the Siberians. That album is packed with them. OK, I’ve got a treat for you. This next song is brand new and features Urian Hackney on drums!

9.) Honest Will – The Parts
10.) Light Walking – Adam Wolf
11.) Midnite Dance – Christopher Dorian Alley All Star Band
12.) Interview/Neutrino – Black Rabbit

That’s from the Live From Robot Dog Studio album that Ryan Cohen and I put out last week. They will be at ArtsRiot tomorrow. Another cool song from Alley’s new Hippo Nose album. I caught Adam a couple of weeks ago and loved the show. His band will be at ArtsRiot on Saturday. Great song from Danny LeFrancois and the rest of the Parts. OK, these next three bands will be at Club Metronome tomorrow.

13.) Monsters Are Due – Doom Service
14.) Six Month Winter – Suburban Samurai
15.) A Part Of You – NODON
16.) No Magic – Hellascope
17.) Doomed Convoy – Wolfhand
18.) …And The Gods Made War/Visions Of Gehenna – Black Pyramid

I caught Pyramid, Wolfhand, and Hellascope at Nectar’s last Metal Monday and loved all three. The first three will rock Metronome hard tomorrow. OK, let’s keep rocking.

19.) Burn – Dirty Blondes
20.) Move Through Time – Persian Claws
21.) Sun In The Sky – Ninja Custodian
22.) Sequoia 3 – Binger

I love the lyrics and power of that song. The Ninja song always used to cheer me up when i was down. Great rockers from Persian and the Blondes. Hey, this next band just released this new song.

23.) Where Do we Go From Here? – Madaila
24.) She Moves In Passages – Late Night Sneaky Uncle
25.) Basin And Range – Ver Sacrum
26.) Miniature Stairway To Heaven – James Kochalka Superstar
27.) Waiting For The World To End – The Depth and the Whisper
28.) The Next Instead – SWALE

Such a great song from Swale. The Whisper song has stuck with me since they played town that one time. Great new song from James. Ver is Matt from Vedora. He’s such a good soul and the music has a lovely flow. I love Ann-Marie’s singing on the Uncle song. Thanks for all that you do Madaila. Well, I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?

outro

Songs after
Jungle Ride – Fish
She Didn’t Know – The Tragically Hip
The Revenge Of Vera Gemini – The Contrarian
Usual Plays In Heaven/Be Kind And Talk To Me – Active Heed
Try To Love parts 1 and 2 – Dam Kat
A Great Good Comes – analog missionary
Strange Phenomena – Kate Bush
Not I – Andriana Chobot
Holes – Mercury Rev
Another Murder Of A Day – Fish and Tony Banks
Images – Saga
New York My Lovely – Joshua Glass Music
Myrrh – The Church Band
regular programming.

 

 

Radio Show 217 Thursday July 20, 2017 9-11pm Eastern US Time on WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

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Tonight’s local music radio show on WBKM will run from 9-11pm US Eastern time Thursday July 20 and will go as follows.

Song before: Looking For A Place To Happen – The Tragically Hip

intro

From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. It’s been a great week for music and I’ve been getting out to as many shows as possible. This first performer took the stage for the first time in many years last Thursday and sounded as great as ever. This is the song she opened with.

1.) First Kiss – Peg Tassey MUSIC
2.) (What’s So Funny ’bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding – Elvis Costello
3.) The Art Of Giving In – 1881
4.) Oliver’s Army – Elvis Costello

I want to thank Higher Ground for sponsoring us at the station and for bringing so much great music to town. They are bringing Elvis Costello to the Shelburne Museum on Sunday and I could not be more excited. That’s the next song on 1881’s series of EP’s called Lights, Camera, Action. I had to stick that one in between other songs since the intro and outro are so fun. Great songs from Elvis and It was so great to hear Peg sing again. OK, let’s head over to Robot Dog Studio for another edition of WBKM live at Robot Dog. Tonight we feature the amazing Andriana Chobot.

5.) Dig Him – Andriana Chobot
6.) Cascade – Andriana Chobot
7.) Another Day – Andriana Chobot
8.) My Old Home – Andriana Chobot

I love Andriana’s songs and hope you do to. Thanks Ryan Cohen for making us sound so great. I saw this next performer play a couple of songs a long time and have loved their music ever since. I got to see them play a long show at American Flatbread yesterday and they were fantastic. Here is one of the songs they played.

9.) Urban Country – David Rosane & The Zookeepers
10.) Elevator – SWALE
11.) My New Mix Tape – Eef
12.) On My Way – Hover

That’s a classic from Burlington’s ’90’s. Eef played around in the ’90’s too but got back together about a year ago for a show and I’ve loved the song Mix Tape ever since. That Swale song has been stuck in my head all week. I hope it gets stuck in yours too. Great song from David and the band. This next band are at Red Square tonight.

13.) Lovely Day – gneiss
14.) Children Of The Stars – Madaila
15.) The Light – Kat Wright
16.) Salty Things – Queen Tangerine

Alice Austin and Julia Austin used to be in Zola Turn then did an album as QT and put out a few cool songs. Great song from Kat Wright‘s new album. Fun song from Madaila who will shut down Main st for a show in a few weeks. Gneiss are so lovely. This next band will be at the Amy E. Tarrant Gallery which is part of the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts for a free show at 5pm tomorrow as part of it’s Exhibitionist series.

17.) I Know, Right? – The Mountain Says No
18.) Sin Is Funner – Swillbillie
19.) Oklahoma Road Rage – Crazyhearse
20.) Yayo – Dirty Blondes

The Blondes, Crazy, and Swill will be at The Monkey House tomorrow and that show will rock. This next band rocked the Monkey House last week.

21.) Lunacy – Cave Bees
22.) NA – Modern Trigger
23.) Stick That In Your Juicebox And Sip It – Better Things
24.) The Wolves Are Coming – Suburban Samurai
25.) Time Travel – Bearchild

Bear, Better, Modern and the Bees played a great show at the Monkey last week. Better and Suburban play there on this coming Saturday. OK, let’s rock out for a bit.

26.) Every Last One Of Us – Swale
27.) Song About The Ocean – Dino Bravo VT
28.) Jackbooted Thugs (Have All the Best Drugs) – Anders Parker
29.) Tow Truck – David L Jarvis

I want to dedicate that song to everyone who’s been aggravated to find that their car has been towed, especially to people named Cody. Anders has a couple of shows coming up soon. Great songs from Dino and Swale. I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?

outro

Songs after:
Feast Of Consequences (live) – Fish
New Americana – Halsey
Hello Earth (live) – Kate Bush
Morrigan – Children in Paradise
This Is The Sound – Folksongs For The Afterlife
Isn’t It A Pity (live) – George Harrison
Pump It Up – Elvis Costello
Surrender (live) – Cheap Trick
The Wherewithal – The Tragically Hip
New York My Lovely – Joshua Glass Music

Radio Show 147 Thursday February 25, 2016 9-11pm Eastern US Time WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

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WBKM photo by Tim Lewis Dec 17 2015

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I just got back from my local music radio show on internet only WBKM.ORG. I played a few new songs, a few classics, a few that were mellow and a few that were metal.

Songs before:

Parisian Walkways – Greg Lake and Gary Moore
This Is The Sound – Folksongs For The Afterlife
New Americana – Halsey
Vitamin Dee – Persian Claws

recording begins

Song Before: Escape Is At Hand For The Traveling Band – The Tragically Hip

Promo

Intro

From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. Binger have been playing some great shows lately, both in Burlington and all around. They have a brand new song that features Stephanie Heaghney on vocals, and the usual spiritually alive lyrics. Let’s take a listen.

1.) If I knew – Binger
2.) We Shall Overcome – Bernie Sanders
3.) Freeway – David Rosane and the Zookeepers
4.) This Land Is Your Land – VT Artists

I just love the version of the classic that Kat Wright, Bob Wagner, and lots of others put together to honor Bernie Sanders and to stand behind him. Freeway has a revolutionary spirit, in a Bernie kind of way. I caught David last night at Radio Bean and enjoyed the two songs I heard. He is playing a Bernie benefit in West Newbury on Saturday. Classic from the album Bernie recorded back in the ’80’s. We get to vote for him on Tuesday here in Vermont. Last night, I went out to Higher Ground to see the Wee Folkestra. I don’t have any of their music, but many members of the band played on this album.

5.) A Quiet Pun – Joe Adler
6.) Foxy – Abbie Morin
7.) What’s In California? – Josh Glass
8.) Gold In California – The Red Telephone

I love that new Telephone song. Sean, from the band, played a great show last night at Radio Bean with his new band The Nancy Druids. I caught Josh Glass at the Marriott last Saturday and really enjoyed the show. He did a great version of that song. I caught the first set by Abbie Gail at Nectar’s last Saturday after Josh and loved it. OK, let’s play the last song from Red Flannel Hash.

9.) Where Do We Go? – Black Rabbit
10.) Affection – Guppyboy
11.) My New Mixtape – Eef
12.) Knucklehead – Screaming Broccoli

Classic from Borccoli. Such a fun song. Great new song from Eef. Guppy were a big influence on the Burlington scene in the ’90’s. Great song and album from Rabbit. I saw this band a while ago at Metal Monday and they are coming back to play Nectar’s this Monday. This is dedicated to my brother Ken who is going to the show with me.

13.) Descent Into The Maelstrom – Holy Grail
14.) No Way – Phantom Suns
15.) We Need Bigger Knives – As We Were
16.) Finder – Rocketsled

Great cover of the Madelines song from Rocket. I haven’t seen As We Were for a while but always enjoy them when I do. Killer song from Phantom who have been playing a ton of shows lately. What a rocker from Grail. That should be fun on Monday. This next band come to town every year or so. They are coming back in May with a new album. Here is one of the new songs.

17.) Paycheck – Slingshot Dakota
18.) I Need A Raise – Cave Bees
19.) Morning Again – Doll Fight
20.) Yardsale – Lendway

I miss Lendway. Great rocker from Doll Fight. Don’t we all Cave Bees, don’t we all? Killer new song from Dakota. Is it May yet? Last week I played a song from the new Gregory Douglass album. I dug into it a bit more this week and really liked this one.

21.) The Great Wide – Gregory Douglass
22.) Never Cry – David Rosane and the Zookeepers
23.) Endless War – Jeremy Gilchrist
24.) This Machine – Invisible Homes

Never is another cool song from David. The lyrics suggested the Homes song, and Homes are playing The Monkey House tomorrow. Never also suggested the Jeremy Gilchrist song so I though it would be cool to line those up like that. OK, time for a couple more. Here is another new live song from When Particles Collide.

25.) Storm Cloud – When Particles Collide
26.) That’s When I Reach For My Revolver – Ninja Custodian

I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?

Outro

Promo

Song after: Poet’s Moon – Fish

recording ends

Delirious – The Church
Every 10 Seconds Before – Active Heed
Green Doors – Lowell Thompson
Winged Victory – Brave The Vertigo
Barstool Blues – Seth Yacovone
Wild Is The Wind – David Bowie
Basalt Anchor – Vedora
King Grifter – The Mountain Says No
Heart Of Lothian – Marillion
Tantalized (live) – The Church
Empire Of The Clouds – Iron Maiden
Starship Trooper – Yes
Natural Science – Rush
Isn’t It A Pity – George Harrison
Love Is Everything – Jane Siberry
All The Love – Kate Bush
If You Get Lost – Swale
Take Me As I Am – October Project
By My Side – Kat Wright and the Indomitable Soul Band
New York My Lovely – Josh Glass
regular programming

As always, I want to thank everyone who made tonight’s show possible. Thanks to: Persian Claws, La Dee, Jeremy Frederick, The Tragically Hip, Binger, Shakir Stephen, Dalton Muzzy, Braden Winslow, Bernie Sanders, David Rosane & The Zookeepers, Kat Wright, Bob Wagner, Dwight & Nicole, Marie Claire Johnson, Joe Adler, Abbie Morin, Abbie Gail, Joshua Glass Music, The Red Telephone, Matt Hutton, Ann Mindell, Black Rabbit, Marc Scarano, Darlene Scarano, Jane Boxall Percussion, Eef, Jedd Kettler, Holy Grail (Official Page), Phantom Suns, Ryan Cohen, As We Were, Casey Merlin Rae, Slingshot Dakota, Carly Comando,Tom Patterson, Cave Bees, Steve Tremblay, Rebekah Whitehurst, Creston Lea, Doll Fight, Kelly Cardigan, Lendway, Michael Clifford, Matthew Bryan Hagen, Kevin Lynam, Todd Gevry, Jeremy Gilchrist – Singer-Songwriter, Invisible Homes, Sean Witters, When Particles Collide, Chris Viner, Sasha Alcott, Ninja Custodian, Brendan Devitt, Doug McAllister, Ted Pappadopoulos, Fish, The Church Band, Active Heed, Umberto Pagnini, Seth Yacovone Band, Vedora, Caroline Marie, The Mountain Says No, Ben Maddox, Andrew Frappier, Marillion, Iron Maiden, Yes (official), RUSH, jane siberry, Kate Bush, SWALE, Amanda Gustafson, Eric Olsen, Tyler Bolles, Kat Wright & The Indomitable Soul Band, and everyone else!!!

 

The new Binger song is here:

 

https://binger1.bandcamp.com/track/if-i-knew-ft-stephanie-heaghney

 

 

Radio Show 144 Thursday February 4, 2016 9-11pm Eastern US Time WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

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I just got back from my local music radio show on internet only Wbkm.org. It was kind of rocking and kind of mellow and kind of really rocking.

Songs before: Preparing To Fly – The Waterboys
Tongues – The Color Exchange

recording begins

Song Before: Silver Machine – The Church

promo

intro

From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. Let’s begin tonight by thinking about the cosmos and our place in it and what makes us different and what makes us the same.

1.) The Same Stars – Zola Turn
2.) Sequoia 3 – Binger
3.) Brothers And Sisters – Joe Adler

I love the imagery in that song. It’s nice to look up at the stars and realize that we all look at the wold from the perspective of one person going through it, which lets you understand how similar we all really are. I think all of those songs made that point in different ways. There is lots of music going on tomorrow and I will miss most of it since I have a ticket to go see Intergalactic Nemesis at the Flynn with my brother. If I wasn’t doing that, I’d likely go see these next two bands at the Monkey House.

4.) Could You Be The One? – Phil Yates and the Affiliates
5.) Goner – REDadmiral
6.) Honor Of The Rainbows parts 1 & 2 – Arc Iris

Arc Iris are playing at Light Club Lamp Shop tomorrow. They are pretty incredible and always put on a stunning show. This next song is a new one that has me hooked.

7.) Swing The Gavel – Elephants Of Scotland
8.) Giving Up The Ghost – Aaron Flinn
9.) Paper Tiger – Queen Tangerine

That was from a demo ep that came out before their one and only album. Great song from Aaron, who is a great guy and an amazing guitar player. Great new Elephants song! This next song is a new one that has me hooked.

10.) The Night Syd Barrett Died – Colin Nicholas Clary
11.) Mine All Mine – Cave Bees
12.) We’re Closed – Blue Button
13.) Bloodboy – Barbacoa

That was a fun cover of the Envy song by Barbacoa. Fun rocker from BB. I love the video for that one, which is shot at the OP. The Colin song has references to the Cave Bees and an alligator, so I had to play the Bees song. OK, here is the next song from Red Flannel Hash.

14.) Rotten Egg – Black Rabbit
15.) Good Old Days – Screaming Broccoli
16.) Finally Found The One – When Particles Collide
17.) Mad Mary Jones – The Vacant Lots

Great song from the Lots who are headed to Europe again soon. Great song from Particles who come visit us from time to time. Classic rocker from Broccoli. This next song is a new and heavy and really cool song.

18.) Pastoral – Vultures Of Cult

That was pretty amazing. I love the way it steadily gets more intense. OK, let’s play some shorter songs, but still keep rocking.

19.) Can’t Feel It – Vetica
20.) Domestic Tranquility – The Toes
21.) Seeds And Stems – The New Siberians
22.) Get Your Own Bag – The Fags

Great song from the classic punk rockers. Solid rocker from the Siberians. The Toes are so wonderful, you have to experience them live to really appreciate them. Great song from Vetica. OK, there is time for a couple of more songs. This next one is from a ’90’s band who broke up, then got back together to make a new album.

23.) My New Mixtape – Eef
24.) Iron And Metal – The Mountain Says No

I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?

outro

promo

Song after: Do Not Walk Outside This Area – Fish

recording ends

Songs After: Strangers When We Meet – David Bowie
Usual Plays In Heaven/Be Kind And Talk To Me – Active Heed
Oh Freedom – Bernie Sanders and 30 Vermont Musicians
Cortez The Killer – Real Old & Insane Donkey
Little Wing – Bob Wagner and the Book ‘Em Blues Band
Silver And Gold – Waylon Speed
Orange Like Water – The Cush
Afraid Of Sunlight – Marillion
All In My Mind – Love And Rockets
Early Morning Dreams – Pete Townshend
Gates Of Babylon – Rainbow
Mimi On The Beach – Jane Siberry
Parisian Walkways – Greg Lake and Gary Moore
Canadian Cowboy – Arc Iris
The Man With The Child In His Eyes – Kate Bush
Empire Of The Clouds – Iron Maiden
The Disillusionist – The Church
Jigsaw – Marillion
New Americana – Halsey
What’s In California? – Josh Glass
Ain’t No Telling – Kat Wright and The Indomitable Soul Band
regular programming

Thanks to everyone who made tonight’s show possible. Thanks to Justin Ellis, The Color Exchange, The Church Band, Alice Austin, Julia Austin, Binger, Braden Winslow, Shakir Stephen, Dalton Muzzy, Joe Adler, Phil Yates & The Affiliates, Phil Yates, Jacob Blodgett, Raph Worrick, REDadmiral, Gordon Glover, John Billingsley, Arc Iris, Ray Belli, Elephants of Scotland, Adam Rabin, Ornan McLean, John M Whyte, Dan MacDonald, Aaron Flinn, Colin Nicholas Clary, Cave Bees, Steve Tremblay, Rebekah Whitehurst, Creston Lea, Blue Button, Eric Olsen, Jason Cooley, Jeremy Frederick, Black Rabbit, Darlene Scarano, Marc Scarano, Jane Boxall Percussion, The THE VACANT LOTS, Jared Artaud, When Particles Collide, Sasha Alcott, Chris Viner, Vultures of Cult, The Toes, Pam Ant, The New Siberians, Ted Pappadopoulos, Brendan Devitt, Eef, Jedd Kettler, The Mountain Says No, Andrew Frappier, Ben Maddox, Fish, Active Heed, Bernie Sanders, Seth Yacovone Band, Bob Wagner, Waylon Speed!, Kelly Ravin, The Cush, Burette Douglas, Gabrielle Douglas, Marillion, Steven Rothery, Ritchie Blackmore Official Site, jane siberry, Arc Iris, Kate Bush, Iron Maiden, Joshua Glass Music, Kat Wright & The Indomitable Soul Band, and everyone else!!

 

Radio Show 137 Thursday December 3, 2015 9-11pm Eastern US Time WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

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I just got back from my local music radio show on internet only WBKM.org. I played a couple of new songs and a couple of new to me songs.

Weeping Willow – Persian Claws
Armadillo – Swale
Preparing To Fly – The Waterboys

recording begins

Song before: Falling Farther In – October Project

promo

intro

I hope you had a nice Thanksgiving. I enjoyed the day off last week and spent it with family and friends and friends that really are family. It’s great to find wonderful people and let them be part of your life. I’ve been thinking about seeing music and seeing people on the stage and you always want to think the best of them and hope they are wonderful people pursuing their dreams and art. Sometimes you don’t know people at all. Sometimes you get to know them a little, sometimes a lot. On rare occasions you get to know someone very deeply and get to see their delicate and powerful soul and find the staggering beauty in that. Tonight I want to start with a set from one of the most beautiful souls I have had the chance to know.

1.) Robin’s Song – Peg Tassey MUSIC
2.) Angle Of The Sun – Peg Tassey
3.) First Kiss – Peg Tassey

Those are all staggeringly beautiful and strong songs from the Kissing Circle era and created and performed by the magnificent Peg Tassey. This next performer is pretty wonderful too.

4.) New York My Lovely – Joshua Glass Music
5.) Ordinary Day – Milton Busker
6.) Megan’s Song – Hana Zara
7.) 15 Steps – Maryse Smith

2015 seems to be the year of change. That is a song about change from Maryse Smith who is leaving town. Hopefully, she will come back and visit from time to time. Hana moved back to Nebraska but sure put her mark on this town. I’m sure she will come and visit sometime too. Great songs from Milton and Josh. I saw this next artist the night before Thanksgiving at Radio Bean and greatly enjoyed his set.

8.) I Know – Dom the Barber
9.) Goner – REDadmiral
10.) Today Is Tomorrow – The Red Telephone
11.) Falling In And Out Of Sleep – Envy

I loved seeing Envy back in the ’90’s. Sean Toohey and Ann Mindell, from the band, are in a cool new band called The Nancy Druids, who played a killer set after Dom that night at the Bean. Sean used to play with RT. Fun new song from Admiral. Nice ditty about aliens from Dom. Last time I finished playing the Phil Yates & The Affiliates album No Need To Beg, so now it’s time to start a new album to play all the way through, song after song, week after week. For the next few weeks we will go all the way through Red Flannel Hash by Black Rabbit.

12.) Nicky Says – Black Rabbit
13.) Long Term Sermon – The Mountain Says No
14.) My New Mixtape – Eef
15.) Maleman – Eef

Classic song from the ’90’s in Burlington. It was cool to see Eef get back together to play a show last Friday at ArtsRiot. They played old ones like Male and new ones like mix, which is about making a mixtape for the girl you like, you know, that thing we did back in the ’80’s and ’90’s. Mountain played that show also and did a killer version of Sermon. Great song from Rabbit. More to come in the next several weeks. OK, let’s keep rocking.

16.) Destroying Everything They see – Blue Button
17.) Windigo – Crazyhearse
18.) Silver And Gold – Waylon Speed!
19.) The Drone – The Cush

Those are four of the most intense songs ever played in Burlington. It’s not a complete list, but there is a lot of greatness in that set. OK, let’s keep rocking.

20.) Blind Pigs – ROUGH FRANCIS
21.) If You Get Lost – Swale
22.) Glorkian Warrior Sleepytime – James Kochalka Superstar

I just got a bunch of Kochalka so expect to hear lots more soon. Great song from Swale. Killer new song by Francis that is unfortunately still timely. Maybe someday we really will make it a summer of love. OK, let’s step back in time.

23.) Hold Me Tight – The Decentz
24.) So They Say – The New Siberians
25.) Ghost Train – Jerichovox

I love the smooth and strong sound of Vox. I just love that new Siberians song. I love that classic from Decentz. I love this last song too.

26.) Bad Oasis – farm

I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?

outro

promo

Song after: Mission Statement – Fish

recording ends

In The Garden Of Mystic Lovers – Francis Dunnery
Adore – Tilt
Down By The River/Like A Hurricane – Seth Yacovone Band
Mimi On The Beach – jane siberry
Wow – Kate Bush
Block – The Church Band
All These Christs – Tony Turrell
Hearts – Jon Anderson
Until We Sleep – David Gilmour
Mel’s Rock Pile/Lakeside Park/Anthem – RUSH
A Plague Of Ghosts (live Poland) – Fish
Old Souls of Chatham County – Jeremy Gilchrist – Singer-Songwriter
By My Side Kat Wright & The Indomitable Soul Band
What’s In California? – Josh Glass
regular programming

 

Astrocat, The Mountain Says No, Eef at ArtsRiot November 27, 2015   Leave a comment

ArtsRiot photo by Tim Lewis

ArtsRiot photo by Tim Lewis

I had a great time seeing music last night. I got out of work at 7, got home quickly and grabbed a bit of leftover Thanksgiving food, then took the long walk to ArtsRiot on Pine st. I thought the show started at 8 but it was closer to 8:30, so I had 20 minutes to settle in and chat with Brad Searles (after having to be reminded who he was, it’s been ages) and Ben Maddox.

Astrocat photo by Tim Lewis

Astrocat photo by Tim Lewis

Astrocat hit the stage as a guitar bass drums trio and rocked pretty hard. The sound ranged from mid paced indie rock to slow and sludgy almost Sabbath metal. A couple of songs had some double time speed just to mix things up a little. The drummer was steady and strong. Buck’s bass had lots of fun runs, but the real star of the show was the fuzzed out guitar. I didn’t catch too much of the lyrics as the vocal mic could have been a little higher, but everything sounded nice. The show started a little slow but soon they locked in and had a nice rock energy. When they started Cookie Jar, a really fast fun rocker, it rang a bell, so I must have seen or heard them do that at one point. It was fun to see live, as was their whole set.

The Mountain Says No photo by Tim Lewis

The Mountain Says No photo by Tim Lewis

I went to get another drink and ran into Sean Toohey and Ann Mindell and chatted a bit, but soon it was time for The Mountain Says No. Their heavy rock sound was blissful to my ears and soul. They opened heavy with Long Term Sermon, then eased up a bit with Who Could Say? They let loose the sludgy beginning of Iron And Metal then let it slip into full rock mode as the song progressed. They kept things at top gear with Restaurant before easing off into the weirdly mellow and sort of spooky 3,000. They followed with a new one that had a great rock sound and an eerie vibe and might have been my favorite song of the night. A majestic version of King Grifter followed, then they tossed in another killer new song. Things got a little funky with Ricky The Rider then went back to the heavy rock for Come And Decide. They closed the show with a truly stunning version of The Bomb. I was elated note for note and am still committed to the idea that if you miss a Mountain show, you really are missing something.

Eef photo by Tim Lewis

Eef photo by Tim Lewis

At this point I had certainly gotten my $5 worth, and the main band had yet to play. I don’t think I was a huge Eef back in the day, though likely caught them at some point. I didn’t really know what to expect and could not judge them on past performances or nostalgic notions. The only thing I had to go on was the band in front of me. They took the stage as a trio with Brad on drums, Michael Barrett on bass, and Jedd Kettler (doing double duty for the night) on guitar. Some of the songs had that classic early ’90’s indie “Burlington Sound”, and some were just fun punkish rock songs. They mixed new songs with classics and I really liked them all. Maleman was pretty cool. The song about making mixtapes (opened with Don’t Let’s Start and ended with Love Will Tear Us Apart) was pretty great. Around half way into the set they brought up Trevor (the rock god) from Astrocat on guitar and rocked extra hard for the rest of the night. Sugar High was fast and heavy and fun. An new one about my cat turning black suggests a mix I need to do on my next radio show. Late in the set they thanked the small but mighty audience for showing up, played one more and that was that. Nostalgia aside, it was a solid rock show from a great rock band and I loved every moment. I’m so glad I put in the effort, it was so rewarding.

ArtsRiot sign photo by Tim Lewis

ArtsRiot sign photo by Tim Lewis