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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
WBKM photo by Tim Lewis Dec 17 2015
I just got back from my local music radio show on internet only Wbkm,org. I played an homage to Dark Side Of The Mountain’s homage to Pink Floyd, and some songs about Bernie Sanders.
Songs before:The Bomb – The Mountain Says No (not chosen by me, it just came up in the queue before the songs I picked.)
Help Wanted – Wide Wail
Song In Space – The Church
Sparks – The Color Exchange
Clash City Rockers – The Clash
Song before: Judy Is A Punk – The Ramones
From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. Former Mayor of Burlington, Bernie Sanders, did pretty well by winning four states on Super Tuesday. It’s so inspiring to see him doing so well in his run for the US Presidency. He is that rare politician who lays our specific plans to make life easier for Americans, so it’s inspiring to hear him speak, but is really inspiring because of his record of accomplishment. He has inspired a lot of citizens and artists and musicians. Here is some music inspired by Bernie Sanders.
1.) I Saw Bernie Sanders At Al’s French Fries – Patrick Heltz
2.) This Land Is Your Land – VT Artists
3.) Feel The Bern – Violint Wednesday
4.) Bernie Is A Punk – Bern Unit
Nice reworking of the Ramones Judy Is A Punk by the California band. Violint is a woman named Emma Sky who used to live in town. I love the references to knowing Bernie personally and the humable Feel The Bern chorus. Lovely song from Kat Wright, Bob Wagner, and the rest of the crew. It was great seeing lots of those musicians on stage with Bernie in Essex on Tuesday night. Great song from Patrick about seeing Bernie about town. Bernie and Al’s are two Burlington classics. Last week I finished the last song from the Black Rabbit album Red Flannel Hash. It’s time to start a new album to play song after song, week after week, until it’s done. Of course, it will be the album that Bernie Sanders recorded back in the 80’s with 30 Vermont musicians.
5.) Oh, Freedom – Bernie Sanders and 30 VT Musicians
6.) It’s Just A Ride – Bill Hicks
7.) Freeway – David Rosane and the Zookeepers
8.) If I Knew – Binger
I love the vitality of the lyric in the Binger song. The whole set was about people getting along and working together to make a great world. Freeway has that feel, and is a good rocking song. Bill was a preacher on par with none, and one of the funniest people who ever walked the planet. Yea Bernie. So, something cool happened this week. Alpenglow released their first full length album.
9.) Been So Long – Alpenglow
10.) Northern Skies – The Lindbergh Baby
11.) The Blackout – The Static Age
12.) Stop – REDadmiral
Great fun rocker from Admiral. I love the sound and flow of the Static song. I used to work with Scott Broderick and love that song from his band. Hmmm, Alpenglow. So, I saw a cool show last week at the Rusty Nail in Stowe. They ran a school bus from Nectar’s to the show, so I took the ride and saw Dark Side of the Mountain play a stunning Pink Floyd tribute show. This was the encore.
13.) Echoes->Comfortably Numb->Echoes
Because, if you are going to play a 23 minute song for your encore, why not throw in another 7 minute one in the drifty section in the middle. Stunning show. This next artist has been playing her well crafted songs all around.
14.) Wanderer – Francesca Blanchard
15.) Poem For Torin/Ethan Is Stoned – Peg Tassey
16.) No Countries – And The Kids
17.) Popular Crowd – Swale
Great rocker from the great band. Kids have been playing a ton of shows all over lately. Go see them if you ever get a chance. That is such an epic song from Peg. Sadly, she just lost her mom. My heart goes out to you Peg! This next band played Metal Mondays last year and blew me away. They came back this Monday and played another great show.
18.) Crystal King – Holy Grail
19.) A Different Machine (live) – Elephants Of Scotland
Killer song from the local prog band who occasionally plays Metal Mondays too. Grail rocked last Monday! I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we? Good bye. See Ya. Ciao.
20.) Sayonara – Black Rabbit
Song After: State Of Mind – Fish
Speed Of Light – Iron Maiden
Running With The Devil – Van Halen
Julianne Wait – Lowell Thompson
Why Does Love Got To Be So Sad? – Bob Wagner and the Book ‘Em Blues Bad
Home By The Sea – Genesis
Swing The Gavel – Elephants Of Scotland
Hello Earth->The Morning Fog – Kate Bush
The Lamia – Steve Hackett and Steven Rothery
In The Blue Light – Jane Siberry
Blue Light Shines – Gabrielle Douglas and the Dwellers
Blue Light – David Gilmour
Tantalized – The Church
Garden Party/Market Square Heroes – Marillion
Empire Of The Clouds – Iron Maiden
My Hero The Enemy – Gregory Douglass
Presence – Satori Bob
Glastonbury Song – The Waterboys
By My Side – Kat Wright and the Indomitable Soul Band
New York My Lovely – Josh Glass
As always, I want to thank everyone who made tonight’s show possible. Thanks to: The Mountain Says No, Andrew Frappier, Jedd Kettler, Ben Maddox, Amanda Gustafson, The Church Band, The Color Exchange, Justin Ellis, Bob Wagner, Kat Wright, Dwight & Nicole, Marie Claire Johnson, BERN UNIT, Bernie Sanders, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, AMERICAN The Bill Hicks Story, David Rosane & The Zookeepers, Binger, Dalton Muzzy, Shakir Stephen, Braden Winslow, Alpenglow, The Lindbergh Baby, Scott Broderick, Bobby Hackney Jr., REDadmiral, John Billingsley, Gordon Glover, Dark Side of the Mountain, Matthew Bryan Hagen, Francesca Blanchard, Peg Tassey MUSIC, And The Kids, SWALE, Eric Olsen, Tyler Bolles, Jeremy Frederick, Holy Grail (Official Page), Elephants of Scotland, Adam Rabin, John M Whyte, Dan MacDonald, Ornan McLean, Black Rabbit, Jane Boxall Percussion, Darlene Scarano, Marc Scarano, Fish, Iron Maiden, Kate Bush, Steve Hackett, jane siberry, Gabrielle Douglas, David Gilmour, Marillion, Satori Bob, John Baumann, Kat Wright & The Indomitable Soul Band, Joshua Glass Music, and everyone else!!!!
I had a great time seeing music Saturday night at the Rusty Nail. It had been a while since I’ve seen Dark Side of the Mountain play some serious Pink Floyd tunes and the idea of catching a bus from Nectar’s to go see the show in Stowe was too good to pass up. The bus was set to leave at 8 and I arrived around 7:40 and saw the yellow school bus parked in front of Nectar’s. After a few minutes lots of people started to show up and we boarded the bus and off we went. The trip was quick and fairly mellow. I thought it might be more of a party bus, but people were just chatting quietly. When we arrived I met up with Rich Haskell and Mary Wolcott and we got drinks and found a place on the floor in front of the stage.
The lights went down and the intense video production started and a heavy version of Obscured By Clouds, which fell into When You’re In, opened the show. The band were magnificent and the music vibrated every fiber of your body. They followed with Welcome To The Machine and had the whole audience in their grasp. Interstellar Overdrive was next, but around half way in, before the pinging starts, they went into something that I did not catch. It played for a short time before the opening effects from Dark Side Of The Moon kicked in. They played Speak To Me and Breathe, and took a wild ride through On The Run. The clocks went off and Time was just wonderful as they played it through and brought it back to the reprise of Breathe. I thought they would keep going, but they took an odd turn and dropped it into Young Lust. Kat Wright came out to sing it then stayed on for Have A Cigar. Kat left and the band continued on with Hey You. Shine On You Crazy Diamond followed. I wasn’t sure which parts they would play, but by the end, I’m pretty sure they played the whole thing. In the middle, Jake Whitesell laid down some intense sax playing. Wish You Were Here followed and they dropped it into Fearless and played a great version of the song. They said something about maybe taking a break, or maybe just keep on playing. They decided on the latter and the opening strains of Pigs On The Wing Part 1 began. Dogs followed then they played Pigs. They followed that with Sheep before putting Animals to bed with Pigs On The Wing Part.2. They lightened things up a little with Matthew Bryan Hagen singing a breezy San Tropez, then lit back into the intense set with Lucifer Sam. They returned to the dark side with Any Colour You Like then closed the set with Kat singing Brain Damage and Eclipse. They left the stage briefly then came back and the opening blips from Echoes began. They played it into the middle section then took a turn into Comfortably Numb. They played Numb all the way through then brought it back into the middle of Echoes then played out the full ending.
Happily exhausted, I said good night to Rich and Mary then hopped back on the bus. It was a little more chatty than the ride down, but was still fairly quite after such a stunning show. The ride home was quick and easy and the walk back to the North End from Nectar’s was uneventful. The whole show was so much fun and so easy and so great, I’m really glad I put in the effort.
I just got back from my local music radio show, number 43, on internet only WBKM. I had to work all day, then got out at 7 with only a rough sketch of some of the show. I got into the studio and started to build it.
Song before: Something On – The Tragically Hip
promo ( Lendway promo)
From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. I’ve been on a tear lately and ended the year seeing a ton of great music. I saw Milton Busker play a beautiful set at Radio Bean on Friday. I saw a ton of bands on Saturday at The Monkey House‘s 7th birthday party, like Black Rabbit and Dino Bravo VT (and spaced all of the others), on Sunday I saw the last Dark Side Of The Mountain show and Matthew Bryan Hagen was great and Grace Potter sang Great Gig In The Sky and Kat Wright sang most of side two of Dark Side Of The Moon. I stayed in Monday and on Tuesday caught Hana Zara at Radio Bean then went to The Monkey Hose to see Maryse Smith, Nyko, and ended 2013 with a killer set from Vedora. Tonight I will start with a song Hana played at the Bean. It’s a very appropriate song for this time of year on WBKM, and this is Burlington’s kind of music.
1.) The New One – Hana Zara
2. Happy New Year – Ninja Custodian
3.) Big Slowdown – Great Western
I’ve only caught GW a couple of times but loved then every time I did. I have to get out to see them in 2014. I’m just getting to know their new album and wanted to get that one on the air. I love Ninja and have been waiting months to play that one. Hana is super talented and her new songs are really good. I can’t wait to hear the album about Amanda in full. At her current writing pace, that should be very soon. Well, Vedora was the last band I saw in 2013, and they played a killer version of this one.
4.) Promises – Vedora
5.) Captain 20 – Barbacoa
6.) Warm Chills – Persian Claws
7.) Horse – Envy
I just love that song by Envy and have been jumping around the studio like a crazy man with the volume cranked. The Claws are always fun and basically Barbaco with La Dee singing. I’ve had a great time whenever I’ve seen them. Hmmm, Vedora. OK, now it’s time for the second to last song on To A Star In The Yard.
8.) Let’s Make Mercy – Alice Austin
9.) Black Horse Acre – The Lonestar Chain
10.) Lights Of Montreal – Lobot
11.) Stylus Of Id – Somah
I loved seeing Somah and love the song about seeing Orion at this time of year. I love to sing I don’t mind the cold, as it’s 10 degrees below zero and snowing in Burlington. It seems like Lobot come back and play a reunion show every year. Is it time yet??? That was a great song from Lonestar. The next two bands are all about 2014. The second is someone I’m hoping will play some shows, with new songs or old, sometime this year. The first are putting the finishing touches on their new album. It will be ready soon!
12.) Home Away From Home – Elephants of Scotland
13.) Poem For Torin/Ethan’s Stoned – Peg Tassey MUSIC
I saw Peg at the Precipice this year and hope she puts something together soon. Well, I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?
Song after: All Loved Up – Fish
and then Great Gig In The Sky by the real Pink Floyd,
I think tonight went:
Obscured By Clouds -> When You’re In
Lucifer Sam -> Arnold Layne chant ->Run Like Hell with slow dance jam.
Lowell Thompson came up to sing and play Arnold Layne
Marco Benevento came on for Speak To Me->Breathe->On The Run->Interstellar Overdrive, in the middle of which Matthew Bryan Hagen and Marco were going off and made me wonder what they might be able to collaborate on, then let it flow into Time. Things settled as they approached Gig. I was really close to the stage and suddenly there was a woman low on the stage who began to sing. As she nailed Gig she rose, and it was Grace Potter. She sang Gig will all of her heart and it was great. The band wrapped it up, and that was the end of set 1.
I correctly guessed that set 2 would begin with Money. I though Kat would sing it, but it was all Bob Wagner. Kat and Luc came up for Us and Them, the core 5, OK 6 with Marco, played a killer Any Color, then Kat came back for Brain Damage/Eclipse. My notes get fuzzy, but I think Matt crooned San Tropez then they brought up another singer, who’s name I missed, for Childhood’s End. Somewhere in there Kat sang Have A Cigar. Kelly Ravin came up to sing and play Yong Lust, then Kat returned, with Benny, for Wish You Were Here. They let it flow into Fearless, as usual. They followed with Pigs On A Wing (part 1) into Dogs., then wrapped the set with a killer Comfortably Numb.
They came back for Shine On You Crazy Diamond (the first 5 parts), then followed with Echoes to finish the night. It was another excessively late night of blisteringly magnificent music and I can’t thank all that were involved anywhere nearly enough.
Sorry, I totally slacked about writing this up. But….
You know it’s a good night of music when late in the second set the band says they have three long songs left. They say this is the shortest one, and play Comfortably Numb. They leave the stage, come back and play Pigs On A Wing (part1) and let it flow into Dogs, then follow with Echoes. I love Dark Side Of The Mountain!!!!!!
Lucifer Sam (w/Arnold Layne chant)
Another Brick Pt 2
Matthew Bryan Hagen crooning San Tropez
Childhood’s End? (with wicked jam)
Arnold Layne (W/ Lowell Thompson)
Wish You Were Here->Fearless->Us And Them->Fearless with Lowell and sax player (Jake Whitesell)
Young Lust with Kelly Ravin
Have A Cigar with Kelly (epic Jam)
end of set 1
Obscured By Clouds->When You’re In
Run Like Hell
One Of These Days
Speak To Me->Breathe->On The Run->Time->Breathe (Reprise)->Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun
Shine On You Crazy Diamond
end of set
Pigs On A Wing (Part 1)->Dogs
I had a really good time at Dark Side Of The Mountain last night at Nectar’s. Christopher Larrow wanted to go, so we headed out around 9:30, and got there a little early. I was psyched to see Matthew Bryan Hagen setting up with the band.
When it was showtime, the band took the stage in white jumpsuits. Matt reached over to the keyboard and hit one key. The plink sound signaled the beginning of Echoes, and we were off. They sounded even better than last week, and they played a monstrous version of the first half of the song. As it slowed into the middle section, guitarist Bob Wagner and bassist Josh Weinstein spent most of the time close to the floor, playing and twiddling. Dan Munzing’s keys kept things trippy, and Matt Burr’s drumming was Nick Mason hypnotic. Mr Hagen threw in some sonic chaos with some cool theremin, and used a power drill to elicit some searing notes from his guitar. They drifted through it for a while when the opening strains of Speak to Me began. They followed it into Breathe and suddenly we were on the Dark Side Of The Moon. On The Run was especially trippy and tons of fun. Time was great as always. Again, this week, they had an extra microphone on the stage. I expected Bob to play the vocal parts of Great Gig In The Sky on guitar again, but they were joined by a guy, who may have been Chamberlin’s Mark Daly. Whomever he was, he sang the hell out of Gig. I used to think the only guy who could sing that was Scott Fultz, but apparently there are at least two. The packed audience was stunned and thrilled.
The band kept things going and brought out Kat Wright to sing Money. She was joined by sax player, Jake Whitesell. His playing was great, and her singing was cool and smooth. They stayed and helped Us And Them soar to fantastic heights, but left the stage as the band jammed out Any Color You Like. Kat returned for Brain Damage and Eclipse and everyone in the room was having a great time. As the song faded they drifted back into the middle section of Echoes and brought it back to full fury as they played the end part. After that, it was time for a set break.
Chris headed out, but I settled in for set 2. The band came out in animal masks and lit into Pigs On A Wing (part 1) and let it flow into Dogs. They followed with Shine On You Crazy Diamond and the sax player returned for some killer riffs. They followed with Run Like Hell and put a killer jam into the middle. Kat returned to get her Roy Harper on and sang a great version of Have A Cigar. Next, they went way back for Lucifer Sam and threw in and Arnold Lane chant. They followed with a rousing Young Lust, then jammed out Interstellar Overdrive, with a journey through Set The Controls For The Heart Of The sun in the middle. A quick run through In The Flesh rocked the place hard. They mellowed it out a bit with Wish You Were Here and let it flow into Fearless. The heavy strains of Obscured By Clouds followed and they let it go into When You’re In, and that was it.
They did not even make it off the stage when the encore demand started. Instead of leaving and coming back, they just stayed and unleashed a killer Comfortably Numb.
That truly was the end of the set. I headed out the door and walked up a chilly Church St. The clock said 2:15 and I had a delightful walk home. They are doing this again next Wednesday, again for free at Nectar’s, and on the 29th at Club Metronome with Marco Benevento. I’ve got to get a ticket soon.