Meltdown Promo

Mar 17

Here’s the promo for this year’s Meltdown:

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The lineup is crazy good.  Deedle Deedle Dees, Robbi K & Friends, Ratboy Jr., Planet Z, Aric Bieganek, Alastair Moock & Friends, Brendan Taaffe, Nields, Anna Sobel Puppets, Tom Knight Puppets, Josh Gannon-Salomon Stories & Songs, Shiprock & Anchordog, Beethoven’s Wig, School for the Dead, Hey Dango.  Plus authors John Marciano, Lisa Yee, Eric Wight, Jeff Mack, and Heidi Stemple & Jane Yolen!

Saturday, March 31, 2012.  10-4.  JFK Middle School.  Rock.

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Playlist for 3/17/2012

Mar 17

Listen any time you want at our page at WRSI.com!

Segment 1
TMBG – It’s Spare the Rock
ID
TMBG – Istanbul (Not Constantinople) (in-studio)
Gustafer Yellowgold – Pumpkin Pied
ID
Elizabeth Mitchell – Green, Green Rocky Road
Israel Kamakawaiwo’ole – Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World
ID
Josh Levine – The Wheel Deal

Segment 2
Haley Bonar – Beautiful You
Caspar Babypants – A Thousand Tiny Doughnuts
ID/prep to rock
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock
Presidents of the USA – Peaches
The Not-Its – Vacation
ID
Boogers – In Wonder With the World

Segment 3
Fishbone – Everyday Sunshine
Royal Order of Chords & Keys – Cookies & Milk
ID
Deedle Deedle Dees – Bring ‘Em In
Ratboy Jr. – Banana Stand
ID

Segment 4
ScribbleMonster – Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child
ID
Uncle Rock – Polar Bear Over There
NRBQ – Accentuate the Positive
Father Goose – By and By (with Cherise King)
ID
Pizzicato Five – Good
ID

Segment 5
TMBG In-studio
(Dr. Worm, Dr. Worm minor key, New York City)

Segment 6
Telephone Company – Panda Brain
Okee Dokee Brothers – Bullfrog Opera
ID
Duke Otherwise – My Uncle the Aunt
Soul Coughing – Super Bon Bon
The Pop-Ups – Math Rock
ID
TMBG – Put It to the Test
TMBG – Spare the Rock

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KidVid 2012: Leadbelly Region Round 1

Mar 15

This time up, we’ve got Rocknoceros’s “Early Worm” up against Jim Gill’s “Living Inside of a Jar.”  Feel free to comment, but the only official way to vote is using the poll at the end of this poll.  Play nicely.

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KidVid Round 1 – Woody Guthrie Region (Seeds 4 & 5)

Mar 13

Update: Congratulations to Princess Katie & Racer Steve with a decisive win!  Come back tomorrow for another set of votes, and head to Zooglobble to keep up on all of the voting.

We are pleased to yet again play host for some of the first-round brackets for Zooglobble’s KidVid Tournament, with voting today and Thursday.   Feel free to comment, but the only official count is the poll at the end of the post.

Today, we’ve got Princess Katie & Racer Steve’s video for “Sand in My Sandwich” up against Mike Park’s “Animal Park.”  Watch ’em both, and then vote!

Princess Katie & Racer Steve – Sand in My Sandwich vs. Mike Park – Animal Park

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2012-03-10 Playlist

Mar 10

Listen any time you like at our page at WRSI.com!

Segment 1
TMBG – It’s Spare the Rock
ID
TMBG – My Name is Kingof Socks
Cat & a Bird – Night Owl
Billy Jonas – Eyes Wide Open
ID
Andrew Bird – Measuring Cups
Papa Crow – That’s the Life for Me
ID
Uncle Rock – Play Outside Today (live at the River)

Segment 2
Renee & Jeremy – Rely
Caspar Babypants – Bunny Brown
ID/prep to rock
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock
Elvis Costello – (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love & Understanding?
Deedle Deedle Dees – Zora
Guided by Voices – Doughnut for a Snowman
ID
Jimmies – Every Day’s a Holiday

Segment 3
Hipwaders – Educated Kid
Farmer Jason – Take a Hike
ID
REM – Get Up
James Brown – Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved
ID
Robbi K & Friends – Feel da Beat

Segment 4
ScribbleMonster – Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child
ID
School for the Dead – Omnivore (live at Spare the Rock)
Billy Kelly – Me and My Brand New Haircut (feat. Davy Jones)
ID
Mono Puff – Unsupervised, I Hit My Head
The Board of Education – Know Your Inventors, Pt. 1
ID

Segment 5
Alastair Moock – Feets Up (w/ Rani Arbo)
ID
Uncle Rock – Secret Spaceman
Poochamungas – Imagination Train
ID
Rudy Trubitt – Wear My Pajamas to School
Mike Doughty – 27 Jennifers

Segment 6
Royal Order of Chords & Keys – Punk Rock, One Sock!
Fountains of Wayne – Laser Show
ID
Secret Agent 23 Skidoo – Secret Handshake
Grenadilla – Rhyming
ID
Madness – One Step Beyond
ID
TMBG – One Everything
TMBG – Spare the Rock

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