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Radio Show 210 Thursday June 1, 2017 9-11pm Eastern US Time 107.1 FM and WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

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Tonight’s local music radio show will stream at WBKM and can be heard over the air at 107.1FM. It will run from 9-11pm US Eastern time and will go as follows:

Song before (Then Came The) Last Of May – Blue Oyster Cult

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From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. Let’s begin tonight with a woman who has come to town for years to share her music with us. Here is the brand new song she just released.

1.) Walkabout – Sarah Blacker & New England Groove Association
2.) Mama – Ivamae
3.) Powder – The New Siberians
4.) Lovely Day – gneiss

That song makes me so happy. I hope it does the same for you. Great song from the Siberians debut album from a few years ago. Ivamae are so wonderfully talented. Great new song from Sarah. OK, here is the next song from Lights Camera Action and is the last song on the Lights EP.

5.) Sleepwalker – 1881
6.) Just Another Day – The Nancy Druids
7.) Alan’s Garden – Ruckzuck
8.) Last Day Of May – The Red Telephone

Today is the first of June so I thought that would be appropriate to play. After seeing Ruckzuck so much last week, I’m still pretty enthralled with them and wanted to play Garden again. Great rocker from Nancy and wonderful song about insomnia from 1881. That’s a lot of sheep to count. OK, I almost saw this band last Tuesday at Light Club Lamp Shop but I worked just late enough to miss them

9.) Sri Lanka – Ellen Degenerates
10.) I Will – Camp Howard
11.) The Field – The Dead Shakers
12.) Look At The Lilacs – Binger

The lilacs around town have begun to fade but what a show they have put on for the last couple of weeks. I missed Ellen at the show last week, but did catch Howard and Shakers and really enjoyed both. OK, here is a song that really speaks about Burlington Vermont.

13.) Feel The Bern – Violint Wednesday
14.) There’s A Problem – Mr. Doubtfire
15.) Ornan – Dirty Blondes
16.) TFAY – Elephants of Scotland

I heard that John M Whyte has joined Ornan McLean in the Blondes and both play in Elephants so i had to play those two. Can’t wait to see him play a show with them. Great songs from Doubtfire and Violint. There’s a guy around town named Joe who makes and brings us lots of music. Here is one of his songs.

17.) Stratosphere – Joe Adler
18.) Forsythia – Cricket Blue
19.) Day Of The Dead – Hana Zara
20.) 45 (live) – Clever Girls

Such a complex and beautiful song from the Girls. Great song from the enchanting Hana Zara. Cricket are so wonderful and so is Joe. OK, here is a Burlington classic.

21.) My Old Boyfriend – Wide Wail
22.) Ladybug – Ninja Custodian
23.) Always Monica/Down At The Duck – Chin Ho
24.) My Fear Of Losing You – Milton Busker

Great newish song from Milton. Classics from Chin, Ninja, and Wail. OK, here’s a brand new song from Swale. They are just about to drop the new album There’s No One Here and this is a breezy instrumental.

25.) Here’s Where You Are – SWALE
26.) Every Last One Of Us – Swale
27.) Last Love – Myra Flynn Music
28.) Once Upon – Vedora

Classic song from Caroline Marie. Her band Steady Betty is playing around town for Jazzfest. Myra is playing at least one show and doing a songwriting workshop, which sounds cool, as part of the huge festival. Hmmm, Swale. I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?

outro

Songs after:
The Field (live) – Fish
Waiting For The World To End – The Depth and the Whisper
Ball Of Confusion – Love And Rockets
The Old And The Young – MIDLAKE BAND
First Date – gneiss
Hymnalayas – Gong
Your Eyes – Forest Gray
Afterglow – Genesis
Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen
Skateaway – Dire Straits
Kaleidoscope – Arc Iris
New York My Lovely – Joshua Glass Music
regular programming

 

Radio Show 194 Thursday February 9, 2017 9-11pm Eastern US Time 107.1 FM and WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

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Tonight’s local music radio show on WBKM 107.1FM will run from 9-11pm US Eastern time and can be streamed from the Facebook page link above. It will go as follows:

Song before: Joan Crawford – Blue Oyster Cult

intro

From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. It’s been another cold and warm and clear and snowy week in Vermont. That does not stop us from doing what we do. I want to dedicate this first song to Rich Haskell and anyone who likes to get in their car and drive, no matter what.

1.) Driving All Alone – Danny LeFrancois
2.) Freeway – David Rosane & The Zookeepers
3.) Silence Kills – Secret Heliotropes
4.) I’ll get Wise – Anachronist

Great song from the central Vermont band. I’d seen Heliotropes listed on show bills but have never seen them. That may have to change. Great songs by David and Danny. OK, last week I finished the last song on Shovel Down so now I need to play a new album, song after song, week after week until it’s done. Let’s begin with the title song from the new album by Kat Wright Official

5.) By My Side – Kat Wright
6.) Last Love – Myra Flynn Music
7.) Secret – Madaila
8.) Freak Out Friday – Rue M.

Rue pop up now and then to help us dance dramatically. Great song from Madaila. Myra is a true treasure. So are Kat and the band, as you will hear over the next several weeks. OK, let’s keep the flow going.

9.) Unveiled – Pours
10.) Strings – Binger
11.) Gazerbeam – The Mountain Says No
12.) The Revenge Of Vera Gemini – The Contrarian

Casey Merlin Rae used to sing in bands and write about music in town and was just back a couple of weeks ago to sing for the Rocketsled reunion. He was good friends with Sandy Pearlman and just put out an album of Blue Oyster Cult covers. That was one of them. Great new song from Mountain from the upcoming Golden Landfill album. Great songs from Binger and Pours. Since I just played a cover song, I think I will continue for the next set.

13.) Paint It Black – Silver Bridget
14.) Breathe – Ninja Custodian
15.) Is It My Body? – Peg Tassey MUSIC
16.) ETI (Extra Terrestrial Intelligence) – The Contrarian

I just had to play another Contrarian song. Classic cover of the Alice Cooper song by Peg. Ninja always did some fun covers. That’s a great take on Pink Floyd. Great cover of the Rolling Stones song by Bridget. So, The Snaz just released a new album called Sensitive Man.

17.) Spit N’ Fluff – The Snaz
18.) We’re Closed – Blue Button
19.) Blind Pigs – ROUGH FRANCIS
20.) This Ain’t The Summer Of Love – The Contrarian.

The Francis song has the line about I thought it was the summer of love so I had to play another Contrarian song. Francis will play Higher Ground tomorrow and Blue Button will open. Snaz played there last week. Thanks HG for sponsoring us at WBKM.ORG. This next band are from Montreal but will return to The Monkey House on Sunday.

21.) Epic – Laureate
22.) Room To Grow – The Red Summer Sun
23.) Monsters Are Due – Doom Service
24.) Rejected – Black Rabbit

The last time I saw Laureate Rabbit opened the show. Doom and Red Summer are playing with them on Sunday. OK, let’s go back to the 1990’s.

25.) Sunflower Street – David Jarvis
26.) Who Do You Love? – The Red Newts
27.) Angela Carter – Cricket Blue
28.) God On Our Side – Wire Train

Back in the early ’80’s Wire Train came and played Hunt’s a few times and I had a great time seeing them. That’s a great cover of the Dylan song. Cricket are just so amazing. I should have played an original Newts song but thought that was fun, and I’m playing covers anyway. They are at Sidebar tonight. Great song from Dave. I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?

outro

Songs after:
So Fellini-Lucky-Internal Exile-Market Square Heroes (live) – Fish
Faith Without Works – Cell15
Running Hard (live) – Renaissance
Break – Slingshot Dakota
Stumble – Andriana Chobot
Nowhere Feels Like Home – Fire The Cannons
ME 262 – The Contrarian
Black Blade (live) – Blue Oyster Cult
Seven Screaming Diz-Busters (live) – Blue Oyster Cult
Blow At High Dough (live) – The Tragically Hip
Megaphone – Joshua Glass Music
regular programming

 

Radio Show 161 Thursday June 2, 2016 9-11pm Eastern US Time 107.1 FM and WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

WBKM photo by Tim Lewis Dec 17 2015

WBKM photo by Tim Lewis Dec 17 2015

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Tonight’s local music radio show on 107.1FM WBKM from 9-11pm US Eastern time will go as follows:

Song before: Russian Autumn Heart – The Church Band

intro

From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. Jazzfest kicks off tomorrow in Burlington, so I’ve got a bit of jazz lined up, but the main part of the show will be to go deeper into the albums of a few bands I’ve been playing recently. It seems like I have played one song by a bunch of bands and said that I would have to check them out more. We will do that tonight. However, considering the date, I have to begin with a different song. Today is the second of June, so let’s begin with this:

1.) Last Day Of May – The Red Telephone
2.) Farside – Villanelles
3.) Sometime Next Year – 1881
4.) The Blackout – The Static Age

I love that song by Static and just have to pull it out and play now and then. Another cool song from 1881. I may have to check them out live sometime soon. Great song from Villanelles new album Blue Heart Attack, which had a great write up in Seven Days this week. Great song from Telephone. OK, here is the next song on Callisto.

5.) Flicker Flutter – Alpenglow
6.) Break – Slingshot Dakota
7.) Empty Frequency – Rue M. (Rue Mevlana)
8.) Last Love – Myra Flynn Music

Myra will kick off Jazzfest at The Skinny Pancake on Friday. I just love the energy that Rue put into a song and a show. Another gorgeous song from Slingshot. If you hadn’t noticed, I played their entire Break album song for song for the last 9 weeks. Break is the last song on the album. Flicker is the second to last song on Callisto. I will play the last one next week, then start another album the week after that. OK, it’s Jazzfest. Let’s play some jazz.

9.) NoRoomForSquares – Sneakers Jazz Band
10.) My Hero, The Enemy – Gregory Douglass
11.) Now That You Are Gone – Francesca Blanchard

Another great song from Francesca’s deux visions album. Great song from Gregory. So many great jazz players used to play at Sneakers. This next song is a great song that I do not play often enough.

12.) What’s In California? – Joshua Glass Music
13.) Who’s Fault Was That? – The Snaz
14.) Barstool Blues – Seth Yacovone Band
15.) Freeway – David Rosane & The Zookeepers

Great song from David and the band. Killer cover of the Neil Young song from Seth. The Snaz just rock. I love the Josh song. OK, Let’s play a song from Vetica from an album they put out after breaking up. This is a song from the Songs In The Key Of V album.

16.) Distance – Vetica
17.) Green Apple Girl – Dave Jarvis
18.) Blue Lights – Sink or Swim
19.) Mush – Phantom Suns

Great rocker from Phantom. I have to get out and catch them soon. Same for Sink. I love that Dave song from the ’90’s. I miss Vetica. OK, let’s let the music get a little scary for a while.

20.) Devil Knows My Name – Great Western
21.) Raising The Dead – Carraway
22.) Ninjas VS Zombies – Phil Yates

Such a fun song from Phil. Great song from Carraway. Same for Western. Here is a new song from a band I’ve been meaning to check out more.

23.) Sunshine – Apartment 3
24.) High Water Mark – The Pants

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

outro

Songs after:Market Square Heroes – Fish
Hounds Of Love – Kate Bush
Empire Of The Clouds – Iron Maiden

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Radio Show 151 Thursday March 24, 2016 9-11pm Eastern US Time 107.1 FM and WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

WBKM photo by Tim Lewis Dec 17 2015

WBKM photo by Tim Lewis Dec 17 2015

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I just got back from my local music radio show, streaming online at our Facebook page, WBKM.ORG and over the airwaves at 107.1FM. I highlighted a couple of upcoming shows and played some rock and roll.

Song before: Dannemora – Seth Yacovone

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From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds of Burlington. Last Friday I made it out to see The High Breaks at Juniper at Hotel Vermont. They have just released their debut album and I got a copy. It’s called Droppin’ Off With The High Breaks. Let’s begin with a couple of songs from it.

1.) Ankle Breaker – The High Breaks
2.) Wicked World – The High Breaks
3.) The Big One – The High Breaks

Great rockers from the band. When they played last Friday they tossed in a few of the Surf Sabbath songs, including Wicked, so I thought that would be fun to toss Wicked into the set. OK, let’s continue on with the next song on Bernie Sanders album.

4.) This Land Is Your Land – Bernie Sanders and 30 VT Artists
5.) Feel The Bern – Violint Wednesday
6.) Mon Ange – Francesca Blanchard
7.) Friends – Myra Flynn

Great song from Myra. Francesca has a ton of shows coming up soon. I’m still loving the Bern song and Bernie and his message. So, a week ago Wednesday I got to see The Nancy Druids at WRUV then I got to see them again last Monday at the Monkey House. They put on a great show. I don’t have any of their music but here is some from Sean’s previous bands.

8.) 1,000 Lies – Sean Toohey
9.) Sunday – Envy
10.) Today Is Tomorrow – The Red Telephone

Sean did that song with Matt Hutton last year. Sunday is a classic rocker from the ’90’s. Great solo song from Sean in the ’90’s. Speaking of the ’90’s, one of the classic bands from that era, The Pants, just had a movie made about them. The movie will be shown at Higher Ground on Saturday and then a ton of local musicians will play some Pants songs and maybe a few other classics from the era. Here are a few songs from the Pants;

11.) Vermont – The Pants
12.) Cows – The Pants
13.) Overboard – The Pants
14.) High Water Mark – The Pants

There’s a pretty good chance you will hear all of those on Saturday. You may hear some of the next songs too.

15.) All My Life – Wide Wail
16.) One More Grave – The Contrarian
17.) Old North Ender – James Kochalka Superstar
18.) Affection – Guppyboy

Chris Ziter & Jeff Baron from Guppyboy will be at the show. James will be at the show. Casey Rae will be at the show, and since Swale are the house band, Amanda from Wide Wail will be there. It’s going to be lots of fun. OK, up next I want to highlight a show that is happening on Friday at Club Metronome. It’s a benefit for the VNA Family Room and features Jamie Lee Thurston & The Starline Rhythm Boys.

19.) Best Damn Night – Jamie Lee Thurston
20.) Somebody Up There Loves Me – The Starline Rhythm Boys
21.) You Make Me See Stars – Lonestar Chain

Lonestar were Burette Douglas’ solo band and wrote a bunch of great songs, including that one. Stars always gets me going. Cool songs from Starline and Jamie. OK, let’s play some classic Burlington rock.

22.) Moving Song – Zola Turn
23.) Not True – Peg Tassey
24.) TFAY – Elephants Of Scotland
25.) Green Apple Girl – Dave Jarvis

Dave always wrote and played such fun songs. TFAY is such a great song. I just love Peg’s voice and energy and songs. Same goes for Zola. Well, I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we? Goodbye, Ta ta. See You, Sayonara.

26.Sayonara – Black Rabbit

outro

Songs After: Tumbledown – Fish
Empire Of The Clouds – Iron Maiden

As always, I want to thank everyone who made tonight’s show possible. Thanks to Seth Yacovone Band, The High Breaks, Matthew Bryan Hagen, Todd Gevry, Kevin Lynam, Michael Clifford, Bernie Sanders, Francesca Blanchard, Ann Mindell, The Red Telephone, Matt Hutton, Tom Lawson, Amanda Gustafson, The Contrarian, Casey Merlin Rae, The Lonestar Chain, Burette Douglas, Creston Lea, Steve Hadeka, Julia Austin, Alice Austin, Peg Tassey MUSIC, Peg Tassey, Elephants of Scotland, John M Whyte, Adam Rabin, Ornan McLean, Dan MacDonald, David Jarvis, Black Rabbit, Marc Scarano, Darlene Scarano, Jane Boxall Percussion, and everyone else!!!!

 

Radio Show 149 Thursday March 10, 2016 9-11pm Eastern US Time WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

WBKM photo by Tim Lewis Dec 17 2015

WBKM photo by Tim Lewis Dec 17 2015

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I just got back from my local music radio show on (currently) internet only WBKM. I highlighted some of the cool music that will be happening in town this week, highlighted some of the music from around New England, and said Happy Birthday to Alice Austin.

Songs before: Jenny – Stellastarr
Bury My Lovely – October Project

recording begins

Song before: Flypaper – Persian Claws

promo

intro

From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds of Burlington. I usually play a lot of music from bands who play in Burlington and from all over Vermont, but tonight let’s take a trip around New England and check out some cool songs from the past and present.

1.) Two Sleep Arms – Lendway
2.) The Loops (We’re Those Kids) – The Mockingbirds
3.) Uh Oh – Slowdim
4.) Lean In – When Particles Collide

Particles used to live in Maine but have moved to New Hampshire. They will be doing a tour soon, so check them out if you like to rock. Slowdim are from Boston and have some amazing songs. The Mockingbirds were a 90’s band from Rhode Island. That’s such a great song, and highlights the struggle for musicians to be able to get health care, among other things. Lendway were from Vermont and I miss them. Michael moved to California but the other three guys formed The High Breaks and Matt Hagen is in a few other bands too. OK, it’s time for the next song on the album Bernie Sanders recorded with 30 VT artists back in the 80’s.

5.) The Banks of Marble – Bernie Sanders
6.) Feel The Bern – Violint Wednesday
7.) New Atlantis – Aaron Flinn
8.) Flicker Flutter – Alpenglow

That’s another song from their brand new album Callisto. I had to play the Aaron song because it’s so good, and it’s been raining so much today it reminds me of an underwater kingdom. I love the song about Bernie that really highlights how Bernie’s policies, when enacted, can help make a beautiful city and help people get health care, even musicians. The imagery in that song is so clear. I love the song by Bernie that shows how he has kept the same message for such a long time. Unwavering. One of the great musicians to come out of Burlington has a birthday today. Here is a tiny bit of the music that she has brought to this world.

9.) Tastes Like Nothing – Zola Turn
10.) Dragged Around The Universe – Queen Tangerine
11.) Void – The Lavas
12.) Wing To Me – Alice Austin
13.) Left One In The Rain – Alice Austin

I had to play Rain, since it’s been such a damp day. That is from a recent ep. Wing is from her solo album To A Star In The Yard. Alice started in Zola then moved to QT, then The Lavas before heading out on her own. Thanks for all the great music Alice!! OK, this next song has been running though my head lately.

14.) Neighborhood – Black Rabbit
15.) Righteous – Rough Francis
16.) Local Lore – Savage Hen
17.) Bootstrap – Mac Swan & Black Holly
18.) Be Aggressive – Be Aggressive

Aggressive are from Bradford but come up to rock Burlington now and then. Matt Hagen from Lendway plays bass with Holly, and the metal/punk band uses a banjo instead of guitar. Matt also plays bass with Hen who just have bass,drum, and vocals. Great song from the last Francis album. I can’t wait for the next one. Great song from Rabbit. This next band are playing Saturday at Radio Bean

19.) Little French Earthquakes – Phil Yates and the Affiliates
20.) Crow King – Binger
21.) Kids – Wren Kitz
22.) Doris – Wren Kitz

Those are the closing two pieces form Wren’s new album For Evelyn. He is doing a release show for the album tomorrow. Binger are playing tomorrow at Radio Bean. This next band just had their Kickstarter funded and have begun recording their first full album. It can be a wild ride to see if a band gets a Kickstarter funded and I’m so glad they made it. Here is one form their first EP.

23.) Afterall (Glad We Made It) – Kat Wright & The Indomitable Soul Band
24.) Last Love – Myra Flynn
25.) Naive Melody – Strange Machines (W Hayley Jane)
26.) Avalon – Split Tongue Crow

Such a lovely and powerful song from Crow. They are from Rutland. Machines are from Boston and come to Burlington now and then. That was recorded in February this year at Nectar’s. Great song from Myra. I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week. Ta ta.

27.) Sayonara – Black Rabbit

outro

promo

Song after: Shadowplay – Fish
Paycheck – Slingshot Dakota

recording ends

Lights Of Montreal – Lobot
Usual Plays In Heaven/Be Kind And Talk To Me – Active Heed
Down By The River/Like A Hurricane – Seth Yacovone
Silver And Gold – Waylon Speed
Looking For A Place To Happen – The Tragically Hip
Vale – Midlake
Theme For The Scientist Of The Invisible/Domino – Masters Of Reality
On And On – Michael Schenker Group
Heroes (live) – King Crimson
Lost In America – Alice Cooper
King Of The Night Time World – Kiss
If Eternity Should Fail – Iron Maiden
Kundalini Express – Love And Rockets
Arc Of The Curve – Fish
Cinderella Search (live) – Marillion
So Love May Find Us – The Church
Hide Not Your Light – Jane Siberry
L’Amour Looks Something Like You – Kate Bush
By My Side – Kat Wright & The Indomitable Soul Band
Man On The Side – Josh Glass
regular programming

As always, I want to thank everyone who made tonight’s show possible. Thanks to: stellastarr* official page, Persian Claws, La Dee, Jeremy Frederick, Lendway, Michael Clifford, Matthew Bryan Hagen, Todd Gevry, Kevin Lynam, Slowdim, Ana Karina DaCosta, Paul Sentz, When Particles Collide, Chris Viner, Sasha Alcott, Bernie Sanders, Aaron Flinn, Alpenglow, Alice Austin, Julia Austin, Black Rabbit, Marc Scarano, Darlene Scarano, ROUGH FRANCIS, Urian Hackney, Bobby Hackney Jr., Julian Hackney, Paul Comegno, Savage Hen, Mac Swan & Black Holly, BE AGGRESSIVE, Keeth Maurice, Jawknee Brochu, Phil Yates & The Affiliates, Phil Yates, Raph Worrick, Jacob Blodgett, Binger, Shakir Stephen, Dalton Muzzy, Braden Winslow, Wren Kitz, Kat Wright & The Indomitable Soul Band, Kat Wright, Bob Wagner, Hayley Jane and the Primates, Split Tongue Crow, Matt Marro, David Anderson, Jane Boxall Percussion, Fish, Slingshot Dakota, Carly Comando, Tom Patterson, Chris Farnsworth, Active Heed, Umberto Pagnini, Seth Yacovone Band, Waylon Speed!, Kelly Ravin, The Tragically Hip, MIDLAKE BAND, Adrian Belew, Alice Cooper, Ace Frehley, Iron Maiden, Marillion, Steven Rothery, The Church Band, jane siberry, Kate Bush, Joshua Glass Music, WBKM, and everyone else!!!

 

Radio Show 141 Thursday January 14, 2016 9-11pm Eastern US Time WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

WBKM photo by Tim Lewis Dec 17 2015

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. Last week I had it well together but this week the work time change hours from the last couple of weeks are really catching up. I slacked and did a short show then filled the rest of the time with Bowie songs, which I might have done anyway.

Songs before:Suffragette City – David Bowie
It Ain’t Easy – David Bowie

recording begins

Song before: Station To Station (live) – David Bowie

promo

intro

From our small city to the great big world these are The Sounds Of Burlington. It’s not as bustling in town this week but is a beautiful mellow night. I want to apologize since I think tonight is going to be a bit of a shorter show. My whole work schedule changed a couple of weeks ago and working early mornings Monday to Friday is taking some getting used to. I’m not sure if the change is permanent or temporary, but I’ll get used to it soon. Last Friday I got to see four great bands. This first band played another stunning show at The Skinny Pancake.

1.) If You Get Lost – Swale
2.) The Saddest Man – Myra Flynn
3.) Spi-Fy – Barbacoa
4.) A Quiet Pun – Joe Adler & The Rangers Of Danger

Joe Adler and the Rangers played a wonderful show at Nectar’s last Friday. Myra opened and I picked up her Half Pigeon album and Saddest really jumped out. In hindsight I should have not left Barbacoa so soon, they played after Swale at the Pancake, but I thought the timing was tighter and Myra’s band was pretty amazing. Sometimes there is too much music in town. OK, let’s play the next song on Red Flannel Hash.

5.) Blue Sky – Black Rabbit
6.) Statistik – The Mountain Says No
7.) Swing The Gavel – Elephants of Scotland
8.) Gettin High – Heavy Plains

Plains are playing at The Monkey House tomorrow and I’m very psyched for the show. I love that new Elephants song. Mountain played a couple of stunning sets at Zen Lounge last Saturday. I love the Rabbit song, and all of their songs. I just got this next song last week and played it on last weeks show. I liked it so much I want to play it again.

9.) Barstools (live) – Abbie Morin
10.) Wiser – And The Kids
11.) Ladybug – Ninja Custodian
12.) Elanor Rigby – Screaming Broccoli

What a fun rocking cover by the late ’80’s Burlington band. I miss Ninja. Kids are out and touring the country. If they come to your town, go! Great song from Abbie Gail. This is another great Burlington classic.

13.) Lights Of Montreal – Lobot
14.) Extended Werewolf – farm

Both of those are such great songs. Well, I’m going to call it a night, but I have a bunch of Bowie stacked up if you want to listen for a while. I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?

outro

promo

Song after: Five Years – Fish

recording ends

Moonage Daydream – David Bowie
Blackstar – David Bowie
Sound And Vision – David Bowie
Rebel Rebel – David Bowie
Heroes – David Bowie
Scary Monsters – David Bowie
Art Decade – David Bowie
Alabama Song – David Bowie
Diamond Dogs – David Bowie
By My Side – Kat Wright & The Indomitable Soul Band
New York My Lovely – Joshua Glass Music
Ordinary Day – Milton Busker

regular programming

 

Swale & Barbacoa at The Skinny Pancake and Myra Flynn & The Rangers of Danger at Nectar’s January 8, 2016   Leave a comment

Nectar's photo by Tim Lewis

Nectar’s photo by Tim Lewis

I had a great time seeing music last night. I had not checked the timing but got out of work early enough to take a long nap. I knew The Rangers of Danger were at Nectar’s with Myra Flynn opening and that Swale and Barbacoa were at The Skinny Pancake. I woke up at 7pm, saw that Swale were due on at 8:30 sharp and sent out a couple of messages to friends. Christopher Larrow replied and said he wanted to go. He showed up around 8:10 and we arrived just about 8:30. The band was not on yet so we settled in.

Soon enough, Swale took the stage. They started tuning up and the tuning slowly turned into Soft Fireworks. They let a gorgeous version of the song reveal itself. During the last part of the song Rich Haskell and Mary Wolcott arrived. As the song ended, the let it slide into Dimedrop and the slow steady intensity of the music began to rise. Fireworks is so mellow, but Dime has a nice riff and is a little faster. They followed with a gentle version of Beaten Down, though Eric Olsen‘s guitar had a bit of a sting. A new one, likely called We Could All Be That Way, since that is the only lyric and is repeated frequently, started slow and built and built and went through many stages and styles and started rocking before it crested and slid into a gentle ending. A song that I did not know, Loser (?), was next and had a fun uptempo beat that bopped along pleasantly. They followed with a stunning version of If You Get Lost and the mostly full room was very appreciative. Joyless followed and started slow, but rocked hard by the end. Another new one, Drug Laws, started a bit slow but just got more and more intense and was brilliant in it’s power and glory. That one is quickly becoming the most intense rock song in Burlington! They followed with a rocking, but not quite as intense, Everyone Likes To, then let the energy slide back down. They announced the next song was the last one and a steady, but gentle Waiting For You capped the night. Swale indeed.

At this point, things became tricky. Time wise, I assumed Myra was on at the other show and that Joe would be on soon. I did not want to miss the Rangers but took a chance on a couple of songs by the next band at the Pancake.

Barbacoa played as a four-piece with Lowell Thompson joining them, as he sometimes does. The first song was a country rock song, likely an original. It took me by surprise, but sounded quite nice. They lit into the surf rock with the next one, and instrumental cover of Paint It Black. I love when they do that. We hung out for another high energy rocking surf song, then headed out the door. Chris headed home, but Rich, Mary, and I headed on to Nectar’s.

Myra Flynn was on stage sounding great. Her band had a cello, keys, a drummer flown in from LA, a five-string bassist, and Dave Grippo on sax and cowbell. The song had a nice big sound in a groovy funky rocky sort of way. When they wrapped up the song Myra said they would be back for a second set. Rats, we should have stayed for all of Barbacoa’s set.

The three of us chatted for a bit in the break, but soon enough, Myra and the band we back on stage. The music had a sweet sound and the band were super tight. Her voice was tremendous and she was an engaging front-woman. Everything about the show was great. They played a half dozen songs that took their time and worked the grooves. The mostly full room was enthralled and having a great time. The set was so well received, after they wrapped up the last song, the audience demanded an encore. The band agreed and kept the party going.

There was a bit of time between when they ended the set and the Rangers started, but it was not too bad of a wait at all.

Joe Adler & The Rangers Of Danger hit the stage with a full band and a wonderful version of Brothers And Sisters. They had Joe Adler on the card deck guitar and lead vocals. Eric played lead guitar. I did not know the bass player or drummer, but they were solid all night long. I did not know the keyboard player, who also played trombone on a couple of songs, but did recognize Jake Whitesell :on sax. Samara Lark Brown added some great backing vocals, and during that slow part in the late middle of the song, Johnnie Day Durand‘s musical saw sang ethereally. As the show went on, Aya Inoue came up to sing backing vocals on a couple of songs, a couple of rappers, who also played with Myra, joined the fray. Myra’s drummer came up for one song to play the two snares and cowbell, and man was he good. Matthew Bryan Hagen played his theremin on a couple. The set was mostly from Joe’s solo album. Many A Girl was a fun romp. Relax was mellow fun with a nice groove. The Mime was a solid rocker. A Quiet Pun was a slower rocker with a great lyric. New ones like Little Bird and Midnight Jones And The Jimmer were great to hear. A cover of Walk On The Wild Side was super fun and they wrapped the set with a ripping version of Mirror Mirror.

I got a ride home from Rich and Mary and am so glad I put in the effort to see all of that great music!