Train of Thought (Music)
With Nick Cowan
Fri Sep 30th 2011 3.00am–5.00am
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
Point Juncture, WA “When You Wake Up It's Today” from PDX Pop Now 2011 (PDX pdxpopnow.org 2011) N —I love comps like this, they're always 40 or 50 songs of stuff I've never heard, always a gem or two.Buy it!
The Gathering “The May Song” from Nighttime Birds (Century Media Records Ltd 1997) —Really great band from Norway (pretty sure it's Norway), one of those bands that's got a ton of records in their native country but that popularity didn't come over to the U.S. Not on a huge scale anyway.Buy it!
King's X “Cigarettes” from Best of King's X (Atlantic 1997) —A song about grief. Someone goes out to get smokes and doesn't come back, leaving the narrator to wonder "if you got anything for me", it's about the way folks latch onto a thought, any thought, to help them get a grip on what's about to be an awful situaBuy it!
Echolyn “The Cheese Stands Alone” from ProgFest 1994 (Musea 1995) —We all have a band that's like a personal cult. No one else is as into them no matter how much you evangelize them. You may only like them that way for a month or a year, maybe you hid those cd's, this might be his if he were around. That aside, a songBuy it!
The Formula Kid “To Mother From Her Son” from Posthumously, The Formula Kid (self 2006) L —I hereby recommend that you download this EP, it's a lot of fun: http://theformulakid.com/weblog/?paged=2Buy it!
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