Rocket 88 (Music)
With Darren Snow
Tue Feb 8th 2011 7.00am–10.00am
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
Lifeguards “Paradise Is Not So Bad” from Waving at the Astronauts (Guided By Voices 2011) N —Another Robert Pollard joint, available for download or corporeal purchase starting Feb. 15. And Bob, if you're reading this, feel free to use "Corporeal Purchase" as a song title.Buy it!
Destroyer “Suicide Demo for Kara Walker” from Kaputt (Merge www.mergerecords.com 2011) N —Dan Bejar's voice and attitude still bug me somewhat, but damned if I don't love the SOUND of this new album. James Christopher Monger (allmusic.com) says it all for me with the phrase "producing the soundtrack for a discotheque with a capacity of one"Buy it!
Sick of Sarah “Kiss Me” from 2205 (Adamant Records 2011) N —Playing Cicero's March 9. Woulda made a perfect double-bill with Vanity Theft a week earlier, but it's also great that each band gets to headline...Buy it!
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