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Radio Show 220 Thursday August 10, 2017 9-11pm Eastern US Time on WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

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Tonight’s local music radio show on WBKM.ORG can be streamed from our website or this WBKM Facebook link. It will run from 9-11pm US Eastern Time on Thursday August 10th and will go as follows:

Song before: The Sound Of A – Alice Cooper

intro

From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. Let’s begin with a local classic.

1.) North Hyde Park – Hover
2.) Crazy – Clever Girls
3.) What’s To Become Of The Meaning Of Love – Daniel Romano
4.) Beach Day – Looms
5.) Automatic Sweetheart – Hammydown

Last Saturday I got to see Clever Girls play at The Monkey House with Looms and Hammydown and last night I saw Clever Girls with Daniel Romano at ArtsRiot. Tomorrow Clever Girls are playing at the Tarrant Art Gallery as part of Exhibitionists: Clever Girls at 5pm. OK, let’s play the last song on the Action EP.

6.) Everyday Weekend – 1881
7.) Kick Rocks – And The Kids
8.) Another Day Closer To Nothing – Grand
9.) Epic – Laureate

Laurieate will come visit us on Sunday for a show at the Monkey House. I haven’t seen Grand for a while and hope to catch up with them soon. They are such a fun band. The Kids are at Higher Ground tonight and always put on a great show. Great song from 1881. I hope you enjoyed listening to all of the songs on their Light’s, Camera, and Action EP’s. I’ll start a new album to play song after song week after week, nest week. These next two bands will be at the Monkey House on Sunday too.

10.) From Here – The Red Summer Sun
11.) Ex-Files – Better Things
12.) Surf Showdown – The High Breaks
13.) The Territory – Hana Zara

Hana has a new album together called Where Amanda Is King. She just launched a Kickstarter to raise money to get it mastered and printed. She writes such great songs and I’m sure the new album will be terrific. The Breaks played at the Summervale festival in the Intervale earlier today. Great songs from Better and Summer. Here is a cool song that I have not heard in a while.

14.) Think I’ll Stay – Great Western
15.) Breathing In – The Hero Cycle
16.) Somewhere Far – The Red Telephone
17.) The Drone – The Cush

The Cush have played many stunning versions of that song in our town over several years. Great song from Telephone who evolved out of Envy. Hero appeared for a year or so and went away but left us with some great music. I have not seen Western in ages but they put on some great shows in the 2010’s. OK, let’s keep rocking.

18.) Weapons Factory – The Wards
19.) Gas And Oil – Gas And Oil
20.) Alcohol Injection – Lord Silky
21.) The Path – Savage Hen

It’s been a while since I’ve seen the Hen. I may have to go check them out in a couple of weeks. Silky just put out a new album and play stunning rock shows. Gas was Beano Parker’s side project and the Wards were his main band. OK, let’s keep rocking.

22.) An Obscene Amount Of Debt – Sink or Swim
23.) The Wolves Are Coming – Suburban Samurai
24.) We Need Bigger Knives – As We Were
25.) Welcome To The Hellmouth – Doom Service

Doom have been playing some shows but I have not caught up with them in a while. I’ll have to change that sometime. As used to play some great punk for us but I have not seen them around lately. Samurai were in town a couple of weeks ago. Swim just played out west. OK, let’s keep rocking.

26.) Carnage – Black Rabbit
27.) Jackbooted Thugs (Have All The Best Drugs) – Anders Parker
28.) Song About The Ocean – Dino Bravo VT
29.) Freeway – David Rosane & The Zookeepers

Great song form David and the band who are playing all over Vermont right now, and are recording a new album. Great new classic from Dino. Anders will be in Montpelier on Friday and at ArtsRiot on Saturday. Rabbit always rock. Oh, and I had to play Freeway to set up the next two songs. I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?

outro

Songs after
Whiplash – Fish
Dynamite Road – Alice Cooper
Ronnie James Dio Medley – Metallica
Fireball – Alice Cooper
Delirious – The Church Band
Paranormal – Alice Cooper
Make It Work – The New Siberians
Rats – Alice Cooper
I Know Right – The Mountain Says No
Holy Water – Alice Cooper
Elevator – SWALE
New York My Lovely – Joshua Glass Music
regular programming

 

Radio Show 162 Thursday June 9, 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 runs from 9-11pm US Eastern time and will go as follows:

Song before: New Americana – Halsey

intro

From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. I have been so inspired by Bernie’s valiant run for President. No matter what happens next, he has gotten his message out to the people in staggering ways. He has inspired people in ways that we will not understand for years, but we do have some music that has been inspired by his highest ideals. Let’s begin tonight with some of those.

1.) Bernie Is A Punk – BERN UNIT
2.) Feel The Bern – Violint Wednesday
3.) We Shall Overcome – Bernie Sanders and 30 Vt Musicians

His message is so wonderfully inspiring and I’m glad he has the chance to spread it to so many people. OK, here is the last song on Callisto. I will have to pick a new album to play all the way through next week.

4.) Skydiving – Alpenglow
5.) Violet – Sneakers Jazz Band – Live at White Crow
6.) Rocket – Soule Monde I Burlington, VT

Soule will play around at Jazzfest. I had to play Violet since the Sneakers band are so great. What a lovely way to end the Callisto album. OK, Soule are also playing a few shows with Josh Weinstein and Bob Wagner at Nectar’s as Soule Indomitable so let’s play a Kat Wright song.

7.) Let’s Move – Kat Wright & The Indomitable Soul Band
8.) Aerosol Ball – The Felice Brothers
9.) Zigzagging Toward The Light – Conor Oberst

I really enjoyed the Connor show with the Felice Brothers at Higher Ground last Tuesday and wanted to play some of their music. Great song by Kat and the band. On Monday I got to see a cool band called Silver Bridget. I don’t have any of their music to play but they did a great version of this next song. This next song is a cover of a classic as performed by a band who will play the top of the block on Church St on Friday Night.

10.) Starman – Madaila
11.) See Me On My Way – Superhuman Happiness
12.) Rise – Barika
13.) ComeTooLate – Paper Castles

Castles played a new bar called Side Bar on Wednesday. I should check that place out soon. Barika and Superhuman will be playing around this weekend. Great cover from Madaila. This next band played at Higher Ground last Sunday.

14.) Could You be The One? – Phil Yates & The Affiliates
15.) Chopped And Channeled – Barbacoa
16.) The Big One – The High Breaks
17.) Carnage – Black Rabbit

I’m psyched to see Rabbit on Saturday at Four Quarters Brewery in Winooski. The Breaks will play in Nectar’s garage window on Saturday and on Church St on Sunday. Barbacoa are playing at The Skinny Pancake on Saturday. This next band will feature some bass playing at Manhattan Pizza and Pub on Saturday.

18.) Local Lore – Savage Hen
19.) No Way – Phantom Suns
20.) Fight – When Particles Collide
21.) Blind Pigs – ROUGH FRANCIS

I got to chat with Urian Hackney who said the new Francis album should be out around Labor Day. Woo hoo!! Great new song from Particles. Phantom played The Monkey House on Wednesday. This next song is a personal favorite.

22.) Iron And Metal – The Mountain Says No
23.) Roll Me – The Cush
24.) The Perfect Map – Elephants of Scotland
25.) Be A Good Citizen – Pinhead

I thought I’d end where I began by speaking about citizenship. Great new song from Elephants. I love that song by The Cush. I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we? See Ya. Ta Ta. Goodbye

26.) Sayonara – Black Rabbit
outro

Songs after: Sunsets on Empire – Fish
Strangers When We Meet – David Bowie
Radiance – The Church Band

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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!!!

 

Dino Bravo and Savage Hen at Club Metronome December 18, 2014   Leave a comment

I had a great time seeing music at Club Metronome that Thursday night. I did my radio show on Wbkm Dot Org from 9-11 then ran the couple of doors down to the club. There was a huge noise coming out the door and it just got louder and louder as I walked up the stairs. I had missed the Miss Fits but Dino Bravo VT were on stage and rocking hard. I hoped I could catch a couple of their songs, but they were running a bit late so I was lucky enough to catch a bunch of them. They rocked hard on Sugar Coated Candy Sticks and Two Car Garage. They said they did not have any Christmas songs, so they rewrote the lyrics to My My, Hey Hey, switching the heys for hos and fun was had by all. Chris Farnsworth played some stunning leads as the band sang Hey hey, my my Santa Claus will never die, and stuff like that. I thought that might wrap it up, but they kicked out a killer Strawberry Blonde with Chris and Matt playing sweet harmony lead guitars. They wrapped the set with Past the Mark and that was that. What a killer set.

Up next was a band I’ve been meaning to catch for ages. Savage Hen took the stage with some heavy sludgy rock. They are a three-piece with a singer, Matt Matthew Bryan Hagen on bass, and Jeremy Gartner on drums. What? No guitar in a metal band? What? The music was heavy and dark and completely depended on Matt to turn the rock into songs. He did a great job. Jeremy pounded the drums with a Sabbath intensity. His head was down the whole time with arms and hair flying. The singer growled out songs about squid attacks and fun stuff like that. They tossed in a couple of Christmas songs. I think one was a vicious Jingle Bell Rock and they made the idea of Santa Claus coming to town something to be feared and dreaded. The set was short but nothing but fun, and I can’t believe I waited so long to make it out to see them.