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Radio Show 143 Thursday January 28, 2016 9-11pm Eastern US Time WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

WBKM photo by Tim Lewis Dec 17 2015

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I just got back from my local music radio show on internet only WBKM.ORG. I started a bit mellow, with a couple of new songs, then let it rock.

Lined up before:
Adore – Tilt
The Theater And Its Double – The Church
A Certain Slant Of Light – The Tea Party
Wavelength – The Bears
New Americana – Halsey
Highway Brain – The Cush

Song before: Safe European Home – The Clash

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From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. One of the legendary Burlington musicians from the ’90’s released a new ep this week. She is celebrating with a release party tonight in California. This is the title song.

1.) Cowboy Summer – Alice Austin
2.) Endless War – Jeremy Gilchrist
3.) Snow In The Controls – Dom The Barber
4.) All The Same To You – Milton Busker

Great song from Milton. I’ve been waiting until it was snowy out to play the Dommer Barber song. It isn’t really snowy out, but is in late January. I have played the Jeremy song before but that was a demo and this is the brand new studio version. Great stuff from Alice, as always. This next band played a fantastic version of this song last week at Signal Kitchen.

5.) Golden Crutch – Swale
6.) Son, You Are No Island – Torres
7.) Year Of The Snake – Tyler Daniel Bean
8.) Jack Sharp – Swale

Swale played a rocking version of that one too. Tyler played that song solo acoustic, but it had a lot of fire, and the version I just played is the full band version. Pretty cool song. Island was the song that stood out the most at the Torres show, though I really liked it all. I love the slow build and heavy surge at the end. I though it would be fun to bookend that set with Swale. OK, here is the next song on Red Flannel Hash

9.) Alienation – Black Rabbit
10.) Throw Me Away – Spill
11.) Nowhere Feels Like Home – Fire The Cannons
12.) Las Vegas – Ninja Custodian

Classic rocker from Ninja. FTC rocked us for a few years in the early 2000’s and put on some pretty intense shows. Spill are another great ’90’s band and that song always grabbed me. I just love that Rabbit song!! There is a cool show happening tomorrow at Twofourtwo Main with these next three bands.

13.) Last Song – Carraway
14.) No Way – Phantom Suns
15.) Nothing Important – Doom Service

Doom have a new album called Live At Mount Doom, so I got that one from that album. Great songs from Phantom and Carraway. I really have to make it to 242 Main tomorrow. OK, let’s keep rocking.

16.) Ladders – Heavy Plains
17.) Great Scott – Wave Of The Future
18.) Too Drunk – The Dirty Blondes
19.) Hello World – Screaming Skull
20.) On A Sunday – Screaming Broccoli

Killer song from the late ’80’s early ’90’s band. That Skull song is so cool. It’s a short intro followed by a shorter burst of intense rock. I just heard that the Blondes are playing at the Bowie tribute thing at Higher Ground tonight and I’m bummed I missed them. That is such a fun song from Wave. Great rocker from Plains. OK, let’s keep rocking.

21.) Little French Earthquakes – Phil Yates and the Affiliates
22.) Not True – Peg Tassey
23.) Blue Light Shines – Gabrielle Douglas and The Dwellers
24.) Plastic Revolution

I keep singing that song “Revolution, Bern style now.” Great rocker from Gabby. Great rocker from Peg. Earthquakes had me bouncing around the studio, but of course, the other songs had me doing that too. OK, let’s keep rocking.

25.) Something I Drew – Farm
26.) Gas And Oil – Gas And Oil
27.) Weapons Factory – The Wards with the Dirty Blondes
28.) Purpose and Object – The Contrarian

I love that song from Casey Merlin Rae. Classic from the ’80’s punk band. That was a re-recorded version with a bit of help from Diane Sullivan on vocals. Great song from Beano’s solo band. Hmmm, Farm. I liked the Torres show so much, I want to toss in another song. This is the title song from the new album.

29.) Sprinter – Torres
30.) The Summer Of Andy – The Cancer Conspiracy

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

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Song after: The Company – Fish

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lined up after:
Angels And Demons – Invisible Homes
Funeral In His Heart – October Project
Why Does Love Got To Be So Sad? – Bob Wagner an the Book ‘Em Blues Band
Cowgirl In The Sand – Real Old and Insane Donkey
Five To One – The Doors
Yours Is No Disgrace – Yes
Empire Of The Clouds – iron Maiden
Wow – Kate Bush
This Is The Sound – Folksongs For The Afterlife
Dancing Class – Jane Siberry
Heroes – King Crimson
Tantalized – The Church
Emerald Lies – Marillion
Fractured Mirror – Ace Frehley
On And On – Michael Schenker Group
Ninjas VS Zombies – Phil Yates
All About You – Kat Wright and the Indomitable Soul Band
Megaphone – Josh Glass
Oh Freedom – Bernie Sanders
We Shall Overcome – Bernie Sanders

 

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Radio Show 93 Thursday January 8, 2015 9-11pm Eastern US Time WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

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I just got back from tonight’s local music radio show on internet only Wbkm Dot Org. I pulled our a few gems from the past and played a couple of songs that are barely a week old.

Songs before:Hopin’ That I’m Wrong – Will
Let Us Go – The Church Band

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From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. It’s a cold night in Burlington but a few intrepid souls are out and about and not letting it get them down. Here is a song I got a couple of days ago, but have been enjoying live for a few months now. This is Burn It Down Bernadette by Phil Yates & The Affiliates on WBKM and this is Burlington’s Kind Of Music.

1.) Burn It Down Bernadette – Phil Yates & The Affiliates
2.) Blue Light Blue – Heavy Plains
3.) Blue Light Shines – Gabrielle Douglas and the Dwellers

I love that song and had to play it out of the Plains song. That’s another new song from Luke Awtry‘s new band. Great song by Phil Yates. I’m so happy to have new songs of theirs. Let’s play the next song on Many Things & Many Scenes. This is one of my favorites.

4.) A Quiet Pun – Joe Adler
5.) Think I’ll Stay – Great Western
6.) This Land Is Your Land – Bernie Sanders and 30 Vermont musicians

Nice reggae feel to the Woody Guthrie classic. I think about the idea of pluralism we strive for in the United States and many other countries. It’s terrible when someone uses violence to try and silence an artistic voice. The response to the killings in Paris have been some incredible works of art that will touch millions of souls. The picture of the pencil with the words “This Machine Kills Fascists”, which is what Woody had written on his guitar, really hit me. The great part about art is it does not kill people, just bad ideas. Senator Sanders wages peace, so that is why I played that song. I love that song from Western!!! Last Saturday I made it out to The Monkey House and saw great sets from Black Rabbit and Dino Bravo VT. The Mountain Says No did a stunning job opening the show, but they don’t have anything recorded yet so I can’t play any of their songs. Instead, I’ll play a song from the soundtrack of Ben Maddoxs underwater adventures.

7.) Straight Outta Kill Kare – I See Fish People
8.) Always Monica/Down At The Duck (live) – Chin Ho!
9.) No Way – Phantom Suns

I’ve really got to get to know Suns better. Great song. Classic couple of songs from the mighty Chin Ho! This next song has been running through my head a lot, so I’ll play it again.

10.) Killing Ghosts – Better Things
11.) I-90 East – ROUGH FRANCIS
12.) Freakin Out – Death World Wide

I’m so psyched about the show at the Flynn with Death, Francis and others. It’s going to rock! Sometimes the news gets too heavy. I mean you need to stay informed, but after a certain amount of understanding the world, sometimes you need a distraction.

13.) Distraction – When Particles Collide
14.) Cats Were Born – And The Kids
15.) Dragged Around The Universe – Queen Tangerine
16.) Bionic – The Red Telephone

Love the lyric in the RT song. I was feeling fired up the other day and had it running through my head. They used to rock Burlington with that one. Great song from Julia Austin and Alice Austin from the days after Zola Turn. Can’t waif for the new Kids album. Great song from Particles. This band seem to play for a while, go quiet for a while then play again. They’re around and this is a cool song.

17.) Parking Lot – Villanelles
18.) All Around – Hover
19.) Let The World Turn – Death.

I hope they play that one when they play the Flynn! Great song from Brad Searles old band. I love this next song, and love the live version just a little bit more.

20.) TFAY (live) – Elephants of Scotland
21.) Ornan’s Song – The Dirty Blondes
22.) 1.21 Jigawats – Wave of the Future

Love that song. Their guitar player plays drums for Mountain Says No and it was cool that most of Wave came to the show to support him. Ornan McLean plays drums for the Blondes and Elephants. OS was dedicated to my brother Ken who loves that song. Earlier today I asked for requests and got four. I’ll have to hold the Red Admiral until I’ve listened more but these next three are dedicated to Marc Scarano, David Jarvis Mark Crowther, and Kitty Kindbud.

23.) Flight Of The Alligator – Cave Bees
24.) Paper Train – Dave Jarvis
25.) You Can’t Always Get What You Want – Bud & Budd ~ The Kind Buds

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

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Song after: Big Wedge (live) – Fish

 

Radio Show 91 Thursday December 18, 2014 9-11pm Eastern US Time WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

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I just got back from doing my local music radio show on internet only Wbkm Dot Org. I played a lot of Christmas songs and some songs about what Christmas could mean.

Song before: Blue Light Shines – Gabrielle Douglas and the Dwellers

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From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. I’m going to play a bunch of local artists doing Christmas songs but before I get into it, earlier today I was chatting with a musician about songs having value and being worth buying. He had a new single out and offered to give me a copy but I opted to purchase it instead. This is Old Souls Of Chatham County by Jeremy Gilchrist on WBKM, and this is Burlington’s Kind Of Music.

1.) Old Souls Of Chatham County – Jeremy Gilchrist
2.) I donwannago (Surfin) – Super Music Band
3.) Beautiful Bones (live) – Lobot
4.) Christmas Sled – The Mountain Says No

Love that song by Mountain. Can’t wait to see them January 3rd at The Monkey House with Black Rabbit and Dino Bravo VT. Chris Farnsworth plays guitar with Dino and Lobot and just got me a collection of 6 leftover Lobot songs. What a great guitar player. Dino also are playing tonight at Club Metronome. Another new song from Doug McAllister‘s new band. He’s in California now but has deep Vermont roots. Great song from Jeremy, totally worth the $ 1.00 I paid. OK, let’s dive into Christmas songs.

5.) Carol Of The Bells – Gordon Stone Trio
6.) It Came Upon A Midnight Clear – Electric Halo
7.) Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas – Greg Alexander
8.) Merry Christmas Baby – Sandra Wright.

Great version of the song by Sandra, who used to play all the time in town. Beautiful singing by Greg. Beautiful saw by Johnnie Day Durand on the Halo song. Love the banjo work on Bells. This next song is by a great supporter of the local music scene and great local musician.

9.) Santa Baby – Samara Lark Brown
10.) Frosty The Snowman – Construction Joe
11.) Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer – Linda Bassick
12.) The Christmas Song – Motel Brown
13.) Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – Scott Managan

Very elegant version of that song! Motel did a great version of that classic. I really like Linda’s take on Rudolph. That’s a fun instrumental version of Frosty. OK let’s step away from Christmas songs for a while. Last week I finished off the last song on Lipstick And Dynamite. It’s time to start a new album to play one song a week and go through the whole album. This next album features a great guy and a ton of great VT musicians. This is the first song from Many Things & Many Scenes.

14.) The Mime – Joe Adler
15.) Give Me All Your Love – Madaila
16.) Neighborhood – Black Rabbit
17.) Finally Found The One – When Particles Collide

That was not a Christmas song, but the idea of finding the one for you and using that to step forward into life is reminiscent of the love of family that we focus on at Christmas. Congratulations Particles on winning the award for best new band in Boston. That feeling of love can easily extend beyond your direct family to your friends in the neighborhood. Nice song about love by Madaila, and thanks to Mike Luoma for getting me a copy of the song just before i went on air. Seven Days did a nice article on some of the people behind the music scenes in VT, and showcased a lot of wonderful people who make it all happen. I think Mike is one of those, even if he, and hundreds of others, were not directly mentioned. This next song is not a Christmas song but is a song about love, and choosing love and is very much in the spirit.

18.) You Can Love If You Want To – Peg Tassey MUSIC
19.) Silent Night – Tammy Fletcher
20.) Jingle Bell Rock – Sarah Stickle

Great version of the classic by Sarah. Wow, what amazing singing by Tammy! Great song by Peg. Let’s keep the Christmas songs flowing.

21.) Winter Wonderland – Joshua Glass
22.) God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen – Viperhouse
23.) Little Drummer Boy – Aaron Flinn
24.) Merry X-Mas (War Is Over) – Joshua Glass Music

Wow, it’s been so many years since John Lennon wrote that song. You’d have though humanity would have caught up by now. Apparently not, but we can any time we choose. Great song by Aaron! That was a fun acid jazz version by Viper. This next song is not a Christmas song but truly invokes the spirit of peace on earth, good will toward people. They are playing right now at Manhattan Pizza and Pub but I’m on the air. I will have to catch up with them soon.

25.) Sequoia 3 – Binger
26.) It’s Just A Ride – Bill Hicks
27.) Silver Bells – Josh Glass and Jackie Buttolph
28.) White Christmas – Giovanina Bucci

Beautiful version of the classic. Great song by Josh and Jackie. I get the feeling Bill is still hanging at the evolution bell curve waiting for humanity to catch up. Maybe some day. This next song is not a Christmas song, but is seasonally appropriate.

29.) Winter – David L. Jarvis
30.) TFAY – Elephants of Scotland

Check your list, you don’t want to forget about anyone. My brother Ken is having a birthday tomorrow, and I know he likes rocking music, so I’m sending that one out to him. This next song is for my father, your father, everyone’s father and you if you are a father.

31.) The Fathers Of The Year – I See Fish People
32.) Oh Holy Night – Cait Hoffman

Beautiful version of that song. I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town, let’s do it again next week, shall we?

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Radio Show 84 Thursday October 23, 2014 9-11pm Eastern US Time WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

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I just got back from my local music radio show on internet only Wbkm Dot Org. Despite there being great music out and about, I really wanted to spend the night fully in the studio and into the show. I guess I can’t see it all.

Song before: Starman

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From our small city to the great big world these are the Sounds Of Burlington. Sorry that none of my prerecorded breaks played last week. Tonight I’m in the studio for the full two hours. Let’s finish up playing Row, the great EP from Montpelier’s Anachronist. The last two are coming and the first is He’s Still There on WBKM and this is Burlington’s Kind Of Music.

1.) He’s Still There – Anachronist
2.) Clouds – Anachronist
3.) Unveiled – Pours
4.) Never Satisfied – THE VACANT LOTS

The Lots played a killer show at the BCA center last week. Pours did a great job opening, and I loved Unveiled when they played it live. Clouds is pretty appropriate considering the grey rainy days we’ve been having in Vermont. Sometimes you have to realize that your surroundings can influence how you think, but it’s good to know there is a lot more happening. The sky looks grey, but the stars are out behind it. Thanks to Britt Shorter for hooking me up with the Pours album and the ticket to Alpenglow at the Universalist Church last Sunday. It was a gorgeously powerful show and this song really jumped out.

5.) Brothers In Crime – Alpenglow
6.) Star – The New Siberians
7.) You Make Me See Stars – The Lonestar Chain
8.) Hollywood – Lendway

It was good to see Michael Clifford at the Alpenglow show. Matthew Bryan Hagen will be playing with The Dark Side Of The Mountain playing Pink Floyd covers at Nectar’s October 31st and November 1st. Lonestar have a show November 4th. Vote first, then go see them. Binger are playing that night too. Word has it Brendan Devitt has a ton of new Siberians songs coming soon. Here’s a song from another Burlington star, who is in California at the moment. She has a new album coming soon too.

9.) Under Bright Stars – Alice Austin
10.) What’s In California? – Joshua Glass
11.) Gold In California – The Red Telephone

Great new song from RT! Love those guitars!! Great song from Josh! There is a series called live from the fort that some local artists are doing. I just saw a cool one from Maryse Smith where she played 3 songs and had 2 short interviews. It was pretty sweet. She played this one.

12.) 15 Steps – Maryse Smith
13.) Ordinary Day – Milton Busker
14.) Santa Anna – Hana Zara

Hana will play Radio Bean next Sunday, and always puts on a great show. Milton will play next Wednesday at the Bean and is always excellent too. Let’s pick up the pace and rock a bit.

15.) The Mime – Joe Adler
16.) Mississippi River – Gabrielle Douglas and the Dwellers
17.) Wave – Slingshot Dakota

Slingshot are finally coming back to town on November 1st. They are playing 242 Main. Great songs by Gabby and Joe. This next band are playing November 1st at Signal Kitchen, and have a killer new video out!

18.) Popular Crowd – Swale
19.) Neighborhood – Black Rabbit
20.) Ornan’s Song – The Dirty Blondes

The Blondes have an anniversary show coming up at Club Metronome on October 31st. Black Rabbit are likely playing there right now with Dino Bravo VT. I want to be there but I want to be here with you too. Decisions. It was so fun watching Ryan Miller teach Amanda Gustafson this next song when they played the Bean a few weeks back. He’s playing the November 1st show with Swale at SK.

21.) Satellite – Guster
22.) Might As Well Settle – Phil Yates & The Affiliates
23.) The Tranquility Bomb – The Cush

I’m so excited to see them on November 7th at Arts Riot. Phil Yates is playing Radio Bean on November 3rd. This next song contains a bad word, so if you are really sensitive, you may want to hit mute for the next 2 minutes. It’s not meant maliciously but to drive home the anger one feels when one has parked their car and found that it has been towed. This is a classic Burlington song.

24.) Tow Truck – David L. Jarvis
25.) Contact – Phish

I love the symbiotic lyric between those two songs. I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?

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Radio Show 68 Thursday June 26, 2014 9-10pm Eastern US Time WBKM.ORG   2 comments

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I just got back from my local music radio show on internet only Wbkm Dot Org. Black Rabbit released a great new EP on Saturday and I featured a few songs. I used that to create a set of really rocking music!

Song before: Prisoners Of Rock And Roll – Neil Young And Crazy Horse

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From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. I’ve got some great new music to play tonight but I want to start with a song I heard at Signal Kitchen a couple of weeks ago, that I keep listening to again and again. This is The Globe by Landlady on WBKM, and this is Burlington’s Kind Of Music.

1.) The Globe – Landlady
2.) Blue Light Shines – The Dwellers
3.) Despite The Rain – Starlight Conspiracy

Great song from Brad Searles and friends. I love the dwellers song and Gabrielle Douglas‘ voice. There is a new The Cush streaming, but I don’t have a copy to play yet. I will, the moment I do. I love the Globe. On Saturday Black Rabbit released a killer 6 song EP. This one rocks!

4.) Tarpaulin – Black Rabbit
5.) You Want It All – When Particles Collide
6.) The New Super Heroes – Lindy Pear
7.) Cats Were Born – And The Kids

Last Friday, I went to The Monkey House to see Phil Yates and the Affiliates, and The Mountain Says No. The show was over early enough to run to Radio Bean and catch And The Kids. They played a great show and that song jumped out at me. Thanks to Joe Adler for organizing the Burlington-North Hampton band exchange. Lindy used to always be the second band on at the Radio Bean Birthday party, and always rocked! Great song from road warriors When Particles Collide. Songs like Tarpaulin keep me going to see Black Rabbit again and again. Well, last week I played the last song on Dancing With The Big Guy. It’s time to start playing a new album all the way through, song by song, week after week. This is another classic Burlington album. This is the first song from Ninja Jane.

8.) Ninja Jane – Zola Turn
9.) Throw Me Away – Spill
10.) Null – Five Seconds Expired
11.) Carnage – Black Rabbit

Another great song that I’ve loved for a while, that is now recorded. Yea. Killer song from FSE, one of the heavy rock bands from the ’90’s. Same with the Spill song. Zola were always there rocking , when I needed a band. It will be fun to play the full album all the way through. I think this next song is misnamed and is really a cover.

12.) Violence – Peg Tassey and Proud Of It
13.) That’s When I Reach For My Revolver – Ninja Custodian
14.) The Invisibles – Black Rabbit.

Great song from Rabbit. Great Mission Of Burma cover by Ninja, and I think the Peg Tassey MUSIC song was really Is It My Body by Alice Cooper. I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town, let’s do it again next week, shall we?

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Song After: Innocent Party – Fish

 

Radio Show 56 Thursday April 3, 2014 9-10pm Eastern US Time WBKM.ORG   Leave a comment

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I just got back from my local music radio show on internet only WBKM.ORG. I played a lot of bands who have, or just about to release new albums. I played a couple who are not.

Song Before: Vale – MIDLAKE BAND

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From our small city to the great big world, these are the sounds Of Burlington. It was sunny today and it’s been in the high ’30’s and low ’40’s all week and the snow and ice are melting. It feels like flowers could start blooming and the world is coming to life and musicians are set to release the new music that the have grown. Elephants of Scotland released their new album, Execute and Breathe, on April 1st and they played a killer two sets at Nectar’s that night. This is Endless part 1, on WBKM, and this is Burlington’s Kind Of Music.

1.) Endless pt 1 – Elephants of Scotland
2.) Joyless – Swale
3.) Endless pt 2 – Elephants of Scotland

I got home from work Monday and the album was waiting. I listened to it Tuesday before work, then went to see them after work. Tremendous new album from the guys. I was going to play them back to back, but my impish side had me play Joyless in between. Swale should have the new album out any time now, and played a great show at The Monkey House last week. Up next, there is a odd phenomena in Burlington where sometimes the sky glows purple.

4.) It’s Purple And It Sparkles – Zola Turn
5.) Take Your Gold Away – Lendway
6.) Blue Light Shines – The Dwellers

The Dwellers are Gabrielle Douglas‘ solo band and I love that song. The Cush have an album that’s ready to go. One of my friends has a copy, but since I don’t have a copy yet, I had to play Blue Light. I love Lendway and wish more other people did to, so they’d get out and play more. I chatted with Michael Clifford at the Elephants show and he is learning to do sound with Sergei (sp?). Go Michael. I love that song from Zola. Next up is the next song from Dancing with the Big Guy. This was recorded in 1990 and a few years later a lot of bands sounded like this.

7.) Cold Stompin’ – Ninja Custodian
8.) Linea – Vetica
9.) Imaginary – Envy
10.) Mark My Words – Black Rabbit

I haven’t heard from Black Rabbit in a bit and got a message saying they are done the next recording. We’ve got that to look forward to. Great song by Envy who used to rock this town in their day. Sean Toohey and Matt Hutton are working on new songs, so maybe something will come from them in the future. Vedica have called it a day, but Luke Awtry said they might finish off and release the album they have. Next time you hear a rapper, compare him to Ninja Mike on this song, and consider that Mike was playing the drums while rapping! I ran into Ted Pappadopoulos at the Swale and Ryan Ober (I’ve got to get some of his music to play!!) show last week at the Monkey House, and he said he and Brendan Devitt have recorded a lot of new songs and may have a new album or three out soon.

11.) 1965 – The New Siberians
12.) Not A Nice Guy – ROUGH FRANCIS
13.) Mousetrap – Elephants Of Scotland

I love that Elephants song. Rough Francis finally released the video and hopefully lots of New Siberians soon! I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?

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Radio Show 36 Thursday November 7 , 2013 9-10pm Eastern US Time WBKM.ORG   2 comments

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I just got back from local music radio show 36 on internet only WBKM.ORG. It was a grey rainy day today, so I went with that mood

Song before: Hasn’t Hit Me Yet – Blue Rodeo

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From our small city to the great big world, these are the Sounds Of Burlington. I had a great time at Radio Bean‘s birthday party Saturday. I saw a ton of great music. I want to thank everyone who put it on, especially Joe Adler. He and the Rangers Of Danger played a great version of this song. This is The Mime on WBKM, and this is Burlington’s kind of music.

1.) The Mime – Joe Adler and The Rangers Of Danger
2.) Mississippi River – The Dwellers
3.) Catskills – Alpenglow

I’ve enjoyed seeing Alpenglow a couple of times this summer. That song reminds me of driving through the mountains of New York, just across the lake from Burlington. Gabrielle Douglas used to play Mississippi all the time. It would be great to have her come back and play it again for us. Next up, let’s play the next song on Alice Austin‘s To A Star In The Yard. Having a degree in economics and or personal relationships will help you with this song.

4.) Laissez Faire – Alice Austin
5.) Good Thing – Maryse Smith
6.) This Is Our Good Night – Aya Inoue
7.) Science Fiction – Hana Zara

Hana just won the Advance music singer songwriter competition. Word has it that she really impressed some people with that song. Aya sang some soaring vocals on a song in Dripline’s set at the Bean birthday bash. I’ve seen her occasionally, over a few years, and am always happy when she’s on the bill, because I’ve always had a good time when she plays. Maryse had a good set at the Bean, though it was buried by talking and coffee drinks. She persevered like a champ and played a sweet version of Good Thing when the audience quieted down. Swale had a great set at the Bean, and played a killer show the night before Halloween. They opened with this:

8.) Armadillo – Swale
9.) High On A Good Day – Chuch
10.) If The Sea Won’t Rise – Sean Altrui

It was fun checking out Sean’s album for Halloween. I liked this song so much I wanted to play it today. Chuch have been around for a while and that’s a pretty cool song. Swale will be part of the Lou Reed tribute night at The Monkey House on Saturday. It will be fun. OK, time to rock. Here is a brand new song from Black Rabbit.

11.) Mark My Words – Black Rabbit
12.) Golden Goose – Cave Bees
13.) Planning My Funeral – Poxy
14.) Projector – Vetica

Per Andrew from Vetica, they have broken up. Rats! Hopefully they will put something new together. Per Facebook, Poxy are no more. Rats! I hope they put something new together too. The Cave Bees just played a killer set at the Bean. They are probably heading to Texas soon, maybe we’ll get lucky and they play another show before they go. Black Rabbit singing about JFK. Well, I hope you enjoyed checking out the music of our town. Let’s do it again next week, shall we?

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Song after: The Leaving – Fish
Song after that – Usual Plays In Heaven, Be Kind And Talk To Me – Active Heed