2016-03-26 Playlist & Stream

Mar 27

Super fun to have Mal Blum stop by too! Here’s one video of theirs from here:

1st set
They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock
ID
They Might Be Giants – Moles, Hounds, Bears, Bees and Hares
Rogue Wave – My Little Bird
Uncle Rock – Shoe Bandit
ID
Tim Kubart – Superhero
Vampire Weekend – White Sky
ID

[KUTX – Booker T. Jones – Harlem House

[WJFF/KCMJ – Booker T. Jones – Harlem House

2nd set
Frances England – Ballad for a Beatboxer (new)
ID/prep to Rock (MAX)
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
ID
Mal Blum in-studio

[KUTX – Todd McHatton – Ooh Shiny

[WJFF/KCMJ – Sunshine Collective – I Just Want TO Play

3rd set
Renee & Jeremy – Daydream Believer
Mista Cookie Jar & the Chocolate Chips – The Way We Get Down (new)
ID
Rhythm Child – Everybody Is the One
Sugar Free Allstars – Upside Down Town (new)
ID
They Might Be Giants – Happy Doesn’t Have To Have An Ending
They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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2015-10-25 Live on KUTX!

Oct 29

We did the big show live from KUTX on Sunday, with Elizabeth McQueen co-hosting, and visits from Joe McDermott and Louise McDermott and Sara Hickman!  You can stream it here (click off to the left of the “00:00” – there’s a play button there, it’s just not visible.)

The pledge drive is done and was a big success — but you can and should still donate if you haven’t already, and let ’em know you love Spare the Rock!

Here’s (I think) what we played:

TMBG – It’s Spare the Rock

TMBG – Alphabet of Nations (Studio 1A)

Elizabeth Mitchell – Lovely Day

ID

Dean Jones – Sing Like a Sparrow

Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings – This Land is Your Land (Studio 1A)

ID

Joe McDermott in-studio

TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock

CandyBand – Down By The Bay

Frank Turner – I Still Believe

ID

Sara Hickman with the African Children’s Choir – Don’t Give Up

Mister G – Ghosts & Goblins (Studio 1A)

ID

Craig Finn – Forever Young (Studio 1A)

TMBG – Wakeup Call

TMBG – Spare the Rock

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2015-10-24 Playlist & Stream: Mister G and Fids & Kamily!

Oct 22

It’s time! This week, we hang out with Mister G in studio 1A, and announce the Fids & Kamily Music Awards!

People in Austin: We’ll be doing the show LIVE this Sunday with our pal Elizabeth McQueen, as part of KUTX’s pledge drive. So we won’t play everything you see below, but we will have Joe McDermott live in the studio!

1st set
They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock
ID
They Might Be Giants – Toddler Hiway
Mister G in-studio
[KUTX Interview – ABCs of ATX]

[KUTX – Joe McDermott & Staci Gray show promo (0:30)

[WJFF/KCMJ – Christina Marrs – Ramblin’ Round
WJFF/KCMJ – Bob Marley – Small Axe

2nd set
[NO PREP TO ROCK THIS WEEK]
ID/prep to Rock
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
ID (intro Fids & Kamily)
10. Andrew & Polly – Little Bitta You (Odds & Ends)
9. Red Yarn – Bile Them Cabbage Down (Deep Woods Revival)
ID
8. Josh & the Jamtones – Rocksteady (Rocksteady)
7. Tim Kubart – Breakfast Club (Home)
ID
6. Recess Monkey – Paper Airplane (Hot Air)
ID

[KUTX –

[WJFF/KCMJ –
[WJFF/KCMJ –

3rd set
ID (TIED)
6. Renee & Friends – You and Me (Simpatico)
4. Lori Henriques – How Great Can This Day Be (How Great Can This Day Be)
ID
3. The Pop Ups – Indoor Picnic (Great Pretenders Club)
2. Alastair Moock & Friends – People (feat. Rani Arbo) (All Kinds of You and Me)
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1. Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly – Two Trees, Old Friends (Trees)
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They Might Be Giants – I Am Not Your Broom
They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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Tim Kubart in the studio

Oct 04

It sure was great to have Tim Kubart, Matt Puckett, and Jumpsuit Alex come by the studio! Here’s the live version of “Better,” featuring Matt filling in for Laurie Berkner on the duet.

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2015-09-05 Playlist & Stream

Sep 04

runwithcraigfinn

If you know me even a little, you know I’m a huge Hold Steady fan, and I’m also a huge fan of Craig Finn, the band’s singer.  I’ve gotten to do a run with him and hang out with him a couple of other times (that’s us all sweaty over to the left).  So when I heard he was doing a recording at KUTX’s Studio 1A, I asked if he’d want to do a song for the show, and I was thrilled when he immediately said yes — and even more thrilled when I thought of the song “Forever Young” for him to cover.  We got to play it on the show this week and it’s just stunning.  Enjoy!

1st set
They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock
ID
They Might Be Giants -Zeros
Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Max Roach – A Little Max
ID
Frances England – Charlie Parker
Renee & Friends (feat. Glen Phillips of Toad the Wet Sprocket) – You Were Meant To Be (new)
ID
Wilco – What Light

[WJFF/KCMJ/KUTX – Andrew Bird – A Nervous Tic Motion of the Head to the Left]

KUTX – Cyclocross promo

2nd set
Brian Wilson – Vega-Tables
ID/prep to Rock
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
ID
Josh & the Jamtones – Sloop John B (new)
Gustafer Yellowgold – Rock Melon (new)
WKRP bumper
Lunch Money – Come Over to My Dollhouse (feat. Secret Agent 23 Skidoo)
Surfers – Underdog
ID

WJFF/KCMJ – Alastair Moock – This Land is Your Land
KUTX: The Not-Its! – Love is Love

3rd set
Dessa – Into the Spin
Craig Finn – Forever Young (new, in-studio)
ID
The Hipwaders – The Boy Who Cried El Chupacabra (new)
Tim & the Space Cadets – Breakfast Club (new, Domain 10/3)
ID
Flans ID
They Might Be Giants – I Made a Mess
They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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2015-08-29 Playlist & Stream

Aug 27

It was great to have Austin Musician of the Year Gina Chavez come by! Check out videos of her performances below.

1st set
They Might Be Giants – It’s Spare the Rock
ID
Flans ID
They Might Be Giants – Another Weirdo (new)
Gina Chavez in-studio

[WJFF/KCMJ/KUTX – Caspar Babypants – Bold Little Bird]

2nd set
The Doubleclicks – Tiny Paper Elephant (new)
ID/prep to Rock
TMBG – Don’t Spare the Rock!
ID
The Not-Its! – Welcome to Our School
The Boo Hoo Crew – Karate Tickle (new)
Rev-105 bumper
New Pornographers – Twin Cinema
Ralph’s World – Do the Math (new)
ID

WJFF/KCMJ: Justin Roberts – Best Friend
KUTX: Dan Zanes w/ Dar Williams – Wild Mountain Thyme

3rd set
Charlie Hope – If I Were a Bird (new)
Rolie Polie Guacamole – Bird Belly (new)
Dale Watson – Kitty Liang in-studio
ID
Rudy Trubitt – Little Chicken (new)
Queen – You’re My Best Friend
ID
They Might Be Giants – Particle Man
They Might Be Giants – Spare the Rock

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