Clever Girls pic by Tim Lewis
Tonight’s local music radio show on WBKM 107.1FM will run from 9-11pm US Eastern Time Thursday April 20th and will go as follows.
Song before: Mirror Mirror (Look Into My Eyes) – Def Leppard
From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. As a music fan I’m happy to leave myself in the capable hands of the many great musicians out there. I almost never want to offer advice, except for this. Please, record your music and release your records.
1.) Release Your Records – SWALE
2.) Always Monica – Chin Ho
3.) Souvenir – The Depth and the Whisper
4.) The River – Kat Wright
That’s the next wonderful song on By My Side, the album I’m playing all the way through, song after song.. Whisper played a lovely show at Radio Bean last Sunday. Classic from Chin and great brand new song from Swale! OK, let’s head over to Robot Dog Studio for an interview and music by Clever Girls.
5.) Loose Tooth – Clever Girls
6.) Tell Me No – Clever Girls
7.) Catch And Release – Clever Girls
8.) 45 – Clever Girls
Thanks to Ryan Cohen for recording us and to the band for playing such great versions of those songs and for hanging out and chatting with me. OK, these next two bands will be at The Monkey House on Saturday and I will be out of town on a trip with my mother and brother. Can everyone go in my place?
9.) Time To Save The World – Carraway
10.) Gazerbeam – The Mountain Says No
11.) Iron And Metal – The Mountain Says No
12.) The Bad Year – Carraway
That’s going to be a great show with those too bands. OK, last Sunday before The Depth And The Whisper I caught one song from the opening band. The bass player for the band performed earlier as a solo act and gave me a CD to check out. It’s pretty cool. Here’s a song.
13.) Clarity – Hello Tortoise
14.) Totally Submerged – Totally Submerged
15.) Hole In The Sky – Surf Sabbath (The High Breaks)
16.) Laughing Jim – The Edd
The Edd have a new album that was released at 4:20 today. Surf played a great version of that last Friday at Foam Brewers. I finally caught up with Submerged at Radio Bean on Monday and they rocked. Cool song from Tortoise. So hey, is it a holiday today?
17.) Grandma Betty’s Goodtime Smokin’ Weed – Brother Zag
18.) Seeds And Stems – The New Siberians
19.) Sun-Dripped Orphan And The Wizard’s Tea Pot – Elephants of Scotland
20.) Strings – Binger
I love the insight of Binger’s lyrics and their music is pretty cool too. Great songs from Elephant, Siberians and the elusive Brother Zag. Here’s a cool brand new song that just came my way.
21.) Break A Leg – David Rosane & The Zookeepers
22.) Poem for Torin/Ethan Is Stoned – Peg Tassey MUSIC
23.) Your Eyes – Forest Gray
24.) I Love The Night – The Contrarian
I want to send Night out to Rob Slater. Lovely song from Forest. Classic song from Peg and great new song from David. Well, I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?
Clock Moves Sideways – Fish
Obscured By Clouds/When You’re in – Pink Floyd
kundalini Express – Love And Rockets
Waiting Phase I and II – Porcupine Tree
Astronomer’s Call/And Dream Of Sheep – Kate Bush
Alone In The Night – Andriana Chobot
New York My Lovely – Joshua Glass Music
Tonight’s local music radio show on WBKM 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: The End Of The World – Skeeter Davis
From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. Tonight is the 200th show that I’ve done on WBKM and it’s been a joy bringing you some of Burlington’s best music over the past 4 years. Tonight, I will pull out a whole bunch of classic songs. Let’s begin with one of my favorite songs from 2007.
1.) Star – The New Siberians
2.) Alone In The Night – Andriana Chobot
3.) Black Sheep – Kelly Ravin
4.) Green Doors – Lowell Thompson Music and Crown Pilot
Lowell and Kelly play in a band called The Welterweights and they play at Higher Ground on Saturday. Thanks for sponsoring our station Higher Ground! Andriana is amazing and I loved seeing her play that song last Friday. Hmmm, Siberians. OK, it’s time to play the next song on By My Side.
5.) Way With Words – Kat Wright
6.) Harvest Moon – Silver Bridget
7.) Unspoken – Anders Parker
8.) When She Sleeps – Peg Tassey MUSIC
Great gentle and powerful song from Peg. Anders is just amazing. Bridget are playing some enchanting shows these days. Yet another great song from Kat. This next band released this song last year and it quickly became a favorite. They are playing at The Monkey House on Saturday.
9.) The Bad Year – Carraway
10.) Paper Train – Dave Jarvis Band (Daffy Mal Yinkleyank)
11.) Tastes Like Nothing – Zola Turn
12.) Popular Crowd – SWALE
Swale are playing great shows and are about to drop a new album on us. They have a Kickstarter going if you want to help out. Zola and Dave put on great shows in the ’90’s and Dave is now in Agent 802. Great song from Carraway. This band played around in the early 2010’s.
13.) Move Through Time – Persian Claws
14.) There’s A Problem – Mr. Doubtfire
15.) Sun In The Sky – Ninja Custodian
16.) You – Screaming Broccoli
Broccoli played in the late ’80’s and early ’90’s. Same for Ninja. I want to send Sun to anyone going through a rough time. It’s always been a source of strength for me. Doubtfire are out playing great shows and have a new EP coming soon. Hmmm, Claws. OK, here is another of my favorite songs.
17.) Alienation – Black Rabbit
18.) Plastic Revolution – Doll Fight
19.) Bloodboy – Envy
20.) Black & Red – ROUGH FRANCIS
Francis are a tremendous band and have a new album coming soon. Envy played great shows in the ’90’s and one last year. Doll Fight rocked us in the 2000’s and Rabbit are rocking us now. This next song is one of the most intense songs that got played in town many times over the years.
21.) The Drone – The Cush
22.) Release The Beast – The Mountain Says No
23.) Knight Ov Swords – The Contrarian
24.) Bionic – The Red Telephone
Such a great song from Matt Hutton and Sean Toohey as they moved from Envy to RT. Casey Merlin Rae is the Contrarian and is amazing. Great song from Mountain’s first album and an absolute classic from The Cush. This next band are playing around as The High Breaks but did an album of Sabbath.
25.) Children Of The Grave – Surf Sabbath
26.) Can’t Feel It – Vetica
27.) Grey Goo – Villanelles
28.) Break – Slingshot Dakota
SD come to town so often they are honorary Vermonters. Villanelles are playing around and that song always makes me happy. Great song from Vetica from the 2010’s and a rearranged classic from the Breaks from the last year or so. I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?
29.) Sayonara – Black Rabbit
Where In The World – Fish
Brothers And Sisters – Joe Adler
Breathing In – The Hero Cycle
The Awful Ache – The Church Band
The Old And The Young – MIDLAKE BAND
On And On – Michael Schenker Group
In Trance – Uli Jon Roth
TFAY – Elephants of Scotland
Two Weeks (’til The End Of the World) – Grand
Fear Of The Dark – Iron Maiden
Afraid Of Sunlight – Marillion
New York My Lovely – Joshua Glass Music
Tonight’s local music radio show on 107.1FM WBKM will run from 9-11p, US Eastern time and can be streamed from the Facebook page link above. It will go as follows:
Song before: Take The Skinheads Bowling – Camper Van Beethoven
From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. I want to begin by thanking Higher Ground for sponsoring out station. They have a ton of great music happening this week. Tonight I will feature just a few of the wonderful bands we have in Vermont but play a set of music for each, so you get a good sense of who they are. It will go as follows.
1.) Wanderer – Francesca Blanchard
2.) My Heart – Francesca Blanchard
3.) The Sea (Zach’s Song) – Francesca Blanchard
Francesca plays around town and around the country and around the world. Definitely check her out when you get a chance. OK, here is the next song on By My Side.
4.) Marvelous – Kat Wright Official
5.) Dear God – Kat Wright
6.) The River – Kat Wright
Kat and the band are playing great shows all around the northeast. You will be happy if you go see them. OK, this next band played at Nectar’s last night. Here is them life at Nectar’s from a couple of years ago.
7.) Totalitarian Democracy – ONEoverZero
8.) Be Free – ONEoverZero
9.) We Do Not Agree – ONEoverZero
Their jam/reggae sound is what Burlington sounds like on a regular basis. OK, it was a warm day today but if you go out for a walk this evening, well you won’t need a winter coat, but will need an overcoat. This next band played a lovely show on Saturday night.
10.) Overcoat – SWALE
11.) Edible #2 – Swale
12.) If You Get Lost – Swale
That is such a lovely song and Swale are doing great things these days. This next band played after Swale on Saturday.
13.) Shy Spiders – Villanelles
14.) Parking Lot – Villanelles
15.) Gray Goo – Villanelles
It was great to Villanelles play two nights in a row. They played all three of those both Saturday and Friday. On Friday the played with this band who played all three of these songs.
16.) Little Song – Invisible Homes
17.) All Your Basis – Invisible Homes
18.) This Machine – Invisible Homes
This machine kills fascists with ideas not weapons. Great stuff from Homes. They are playing tonight at SideBar with this next band. They also played the show last Friday.
19.) You Say You’re Alive – The Mountain Says No
20.) The Mountain – The Mountain Says No
21.) I Know Right – The Mountain Says No
Mountain are playing powerful music and brilliant shows and it’s always great to see them live. OK, let’s go back to the ’90’s for an artist who always put on a tremendous show.
22.) Poem For Torin/Ethan’s Stoned – Peg Tassey MUSIC
23.) The Naked Garden – Peg Tassey
24.) I Remain/The Jam – Peg Tassey
Peg is a treasure and is cooking up some great music for us right now. Hopefully, the album she is producing for Miriam Bernardo will be out soon. OK, for tonight’s last set it won’t just be one band but they are all very related. Here is a song from Adam Rabin‘s solo project.
25.) The Other Room – Mailbox
26.) Found In A Field – Neb Crabula
27.) TFAY (live) – Elephants of Scotland
Elephants are a cool local prog band, despite the name, they really are from Vermont. Greg Skillman writes some of the lyrics and formed a band with Adam called Neb Crabula. We started with Adam covering an Elephants song. Well, I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?
Cliche (live) – Fish
Innocent Party (live) – Fish
Sunsets On Empire (live) – Fish
Cowboy Song (live) – Thin Lizzy
The Boys Are Back In Town (live) – Thin Lizzy
Emerald (live) – Thin Lizzy
Part 1 Morrigan – Children in Paradise
Part 2 Cu Chulainn Is Mine – Children In Paradise
Part 3 The Nightmare – Children In Paradise
What’s In California? – Joshua Glass Music
Tonight’s local music radio show on WBKM 107.1 FM will run from 9-11ish pm US Eastern time. You can listen from the Facebook link above or over the air on both sides of the Champlain Valley. It will go as follows:
Song before: Something On – The Tragically Hip
From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds of Burlington. It’s been a great week of music and this coming week looks pretty good too. I want to thank Higher Ground for sponsoring us. Let’s begin with a band who played last Saturday at Hotel Vermont and last night at The Daily Planet.
1.) Love Me Tender – Silver Bridget
2.) Wishing Away – Satori Bob
3.) One By Sea – Elephants of Scotland
4.) Might As Well Settle – Phil Yates & The Affiliates
Phil and the band played a great show last Friday at Manhattan Pizza. That’s a cool song by Elephants. Wishing is a song by John Baumann and Robert Gagnon. Bob is now playing bass for Elephants. Hmmm, Silver Bridget. OK, here is the next song from Shovel Down.
5.) Mr Reed – Seth Yacovone Band
6.) The Road – Anders Parker
7.) Devil Knows My Name – Great Western
8.) The Next Instead – SWALE
Since I was playing epic songs in that set, Instead just had to be there. It’s been a while since I’ve seen Western so hopefully they will play around again soon. I’m still reeling from that show Anders put on a few weeks ago at ArtsRiot. I just love that song from Seth. This next singer is playing Saturday at Radio Bean
9.) Great Escape – Jeremy Gilchrist – Singer-Songwriter
10.) A Quiet Pun – Joe Adler
11.) The Feeling Is Strange – Binger
12.) Burning Down The House (live at Nectar’s) – Joe Adler & The Rangers Of Danger
Joe is playing the Radio Bean show Saturday too. Joe is joining up with Binger on Friday for a show at the Bean. Binger will be the Rangers Of Danger and at some point Joe will leave and it will become a Binger show. I think that will be pretty extraordinary. OK, this next band came to town last week for the first time in a long time. They played three epic sets at Manhattan Pizza and played all of these songs.
13.) Fight – When Particles Collide
14.) Constant Disaster – When Particles Collide
15.) Lean In – When Particles Collide
16.) Finally Found The One – When Particles Collide
I had to skip an epic reunion show to see them but loved every moment of their show. OK, this next set of songs are ones that I just think will sound great together.
17.) Could You Be The One? – Phil Yates and the Affiliates
18.) Last Night – Carraway
19.) Ladybug – Ninja Custodian
20.) Can’t Feel It – Vetica
I love the indie rock vibe on all of those songs. I hope you did too. OK, let’s go back to the ’90’s.
21.) These Days – Zola Turn
22.) Clear – Wide Wail
23.) Where Are You Tonight?/Get Into Your Sex – Peg Tassey MUSIC
24.) All Love – Kat Wright
I had to toss in the great new song from Kat to contrast the older classics. OK, let’s close with a couple of songs that were paired together on the first EP that I ever bought by this band who come to town on a semi-regular basis.
25.) Until The Day I Die – Slingshot Dakota
26.) I-78 – Slingshot Dakota
I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town, let’s do it again next week, shall we?
13th Star – Fish
Upstream – The New Siberians
Downstream – Supertramp
In Waves – Sarah Blacker & New England Groove Association
Heroes – King Crimson
Cracked Actor – David Bowie
Don’t Pay The Ferryman – Chris DeBurgh
Orange Like Water – The Cush
Afraid Of Sunlight – Marillion
Aura – The Church Band
Drawn To The Rhythm (live) – Sarah McLachlan
New York My Lovely – Joshua Glass Music
Tonight’s local music radio show on WBKM 107.1 FM runs from 9-11pm and will go as follows.
Song before: The Last Of The Unplucked Gems – The Tragically Hip
From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. I want to begin by thanking Higher Ground for sponsoring our station and for reuniting Rocketsled for a show on Saturday. Today is a historic day and tomorrow will be our first day with a new President. I hope this opening set fits our mood.
1.) Whole World Hangs – Anachronist
2.) This Machine – Invisible Homes
3.) Jackbooted Thugs (Have All The Best Drugs) – Anders Parker
4.) Freeway – David Rosane & The Zookeepers
That’s a great song about protesting. We will likely need that a lot in the next few years. I want to send that out to all of the women who will march on Washington DC this weekend. Great song from Anders. Great Woody reference by Homes and great song from Anachronist. OK, here is the next song on Shovel Down.
5.) Mistake – Seth Yacovone Band
6.) Today Is Tomorrow – The Red Telephone
7.) Storm Cloud – When Particles Collide
8.) The Circus – Cold Sweat
Sweat used to play at Texas and other clubs around VT and upstate NY. I wanted to play that one in response to the closing of the Ringling Brothers circus. Particles are playing at Manhattan Pizza and Pub on Saturday and always rock. Sean from RT now plays in The Nancy Druids and they were amazing last night at Radio Bean. Great song from Seth. OK, let’s keep rocking.
9.) Nicky Says – Black Rabbit
10.) Eggshell – The Mountain Says No
11.) Monsters Are Due – Doom Service
12.) Time To Get Out – Aaron Flinn and Salad Days
Great rocker from the all around wonderful Aaron. Great rocker from Doom. Great new song from Mountain! Rabbit rock so hard and are always fun. The days are still short and the nights are still long and this song just feels right.
13.) Alone In The Night – Andriana Chobot
14.) When The Nights Get Long – Carraway
15.) Not Quite As Good – 1881
16.) This Isn’t Your Parade – Crazyhearse
Such a fun song from their Tordadic Beige album. Great new song from 1881’s Action EP. I love the huge sound on both the Carraway and Andriana songs. This next song is from a bunch of wonderful local artists who recorded this song to support the candidacy of Bernie Sanders.
17.) This Land Is Your Land – Various Artists
18.) We Shall Overcome – Bernie Sanders and 30 VT Artists
19.) Secret – Madaila
20.) You’ve Got Problems – Kat Wright
Great song from Kat and the band. Madaila likely have nothing to do with the band the Medallions who are playing at the oath of action day at The Skinny Pancake Burlington tomorrow but stop in and find out for yourself. Great message from Bernie and all the wonderful artists. OK, let’s rock.
21.) All My Life – Wide Wail
22.) Don’t Turn Back – Kelly Ravin
23.) The Summer Of Andy – The Cancer Conspiracy
24.) Tastes Like Nothing – Zola Turn
Zola and CC rocked us so well back in the 1990’s. Great new song from Kelly and old song from WW. This next artist is a constant inspiration to me.
25.) First Kiss – Peg Tassey MUSIC
26.) The Territory – Hana Zara
27.) Make It Work – The New Siberians
28.) Tha Critic – Ninja Custodian
29.) Ninjas Vs Zombies (Let’s Keep Our Heads) – Phil Yates
We may have to go out of our way to make it a point to keep our heads starting tomorrow. Great rocker from Ninja. Same for the Siberians. Hana and Peg create such strong music. I love them both. I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?
Big Wedge (live) – Fish
Who Are These Gods? – Dam Kat
Be Like Ryan – The Mountain Says No
Joan Crawford – Blue Oyster Cult
Until We Sleep – David Gilmour
I Know Right – The Mountain Says No
Cloudbusting (live) – Kate Bush
Lost – The Church Band
I Lost My Marbles – Joshua Glass Music
Tonight’s local music radio show on 107.1FM WBKM can be heard from our Facebook page link, or over the air. It will run from 9-11pm this evening and will go as follows:
Song before: No Plan – David Bowie
From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. I want to begin by thanking the wonderful Higher Ground for sponsoring our station. With the upcoming change in Presidents a lot of us are feeling anxiety. Hopefully, tonight’s show will confront that anxiety and help steel our nerves for what is to come.
1.) Two Weeks (’til The End Of The World) – Grand
2.) I know Right – The Mountain Says No
3.) Six Month Winter – Suburban Samurai
4.) Lion Tamer – Carraway
Now that the lions will soon be in charge we are all going to need to learn to become lion tamers, in a loving caring way. Great new song from Suburban. They played at The Monkey House last night. That’s a great new song from Mountain from their upcoming album Golden Landfill. That’s an early mix but sounds so cool. Great song from Grand. OK, let’s play the next song on Shovel Down, the album I’m playing all the way through song after song week after week.
5.) The Violent Strain Of My Broken Heart – Seth Yacovone Band
6.) The Mime – Joe Adler
7.) The Road – Anders Parker
8.) Machu Picchu – The Mountain Says No
Wow, they really had to climb the heights to create that one. Thanks Mountain! Anders played an amazing show at ArtsRiot last Friday. His version of that song was stunning. It’s pretty great on album too. Joe played at Radio Bean a week ago Monday and reminded me how great that song is. Great song from Seth. OK, with lots of fake news about and an incoming President who speaks in vague generalities and when he does cite facts, is usually wrong, it’s pretty scary and makes this song sound appropriate.
9.) Barbie’s Plastic Army – REDadmiral
10.) Nicky Says – Black Rabbit
11.) There’s A Problem – Mr. Doubtfire
12.) Get Out Of Your Own Way – Kelly Ravin
Great song from Kelly’s new Bonneville album. He and his band the Welterweights opened for Anders last Friday. Doubtfire played at the Monkey last night. Rabbit nicely sing about the countdown to meltdown. Sadly appropriate song from Admiral. OK, here’s another Anders song. He wrote it about the W Bush years but is seems it will be appropriate again soon.
13.) Jackbooted Thugs (Have All The Best Drugs) – Anders Parker
14.) You Say You’re Alive – The Mountain Says No
15.) Devil’s Right Hand – Swillbillie
16.) 8 Long Years – 1881
Great new song from 1881’s Action EP. Hopefully, it will be four. Swillbillie will play at Nectar’s on Saturday. Another stunning new Mountain song. What a great rocker from Anders. OK, let’s play another new Mountain song. I’ve been waiting a long time to be able to play this one.
17.) Glazerbeam – The Mountain Says No
18.) Waterlanding – SWALE
19.) American Proxy – The Hero Cycle
20.) The Possibility Shop – The Red Telephone
No matter what happens in the next few years, there will be tons of possibilities. Let’s consciously make decisions to try and make choices that are good for us and our communities at all times. Great song from Hero. Swale are playing with a ton of other local bands at The Monkey House tomorrow. Everyone is playing country songs so that should be fun. I love that Mountain song. OK, as we stand at the abyss of a new administration this song seems appropriate.
21.) Into The Void – Surf Sabbath (The High Breaks)
22.) Politicians In My Eyes – Death World Wide
23.) Blind Pigs – ROUGH FRANCIS
24.) Boys Club – Peg Tassey MUSIC
That is a great song about lashing out at an idea that seems to be coming back into power. Great song from Francis about standing up to racism. Sadly still appropriate song from Death. Breaks are playing at Foam Brewers tomorrow. This song is about fighting for the American Dream.
25.) American Dream – Doll Fight
26.) Upstream – The New Siberians
27.) Back Home – Eastern Mountain Time
28.) Babies To War – Milton Busker
Great song from Milton. Yes, let’s not send our babies to war anymore. He and his band The Grim Work played at Light Club Lamp Shop last weekend. Eastern are at the Monkey tomorrow. That’s a great new song from them. Great songs from Siberians and Doll. I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?
The Great Unraveling – Fish
Willow i & II – Tyler Daniel Bean
Nothing In This – The Mountain Says No
Morrigan – Children in Paradise
Not I – Andriana Chobot
King Of The Mountain (live) – Kate Bush
Last American Right – The Cush
Forgotten Sons (live) – Marillion
Block – The Church Band
Be Like Ryan – The Mountain Says No
Whole World Hangs – Anachronist
New York My Lovely – Joshua Glass Music
Mon Ange – Francesca Blanchard